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Operation and stabilization of mod-mux wdm transmitters based on silicon microrings

. . . . A transmitter comprising a plurality of modulator and multiplexer (mod-mux) units, each mod-mux unit operating at an optical wavelength different from the other mod-mux units. The transmitter can additional include in each mod-mux unit two optical taps and three photodetectors that are configured to allow the respective mod-mux unit to be tuned to achieve thermal stabilization and achieve effective modulation and wdm operation across a range of temperatures. ... Conio Inc

Optical link architecture based on wireline equalization techniques

A high data rate, high sensitivity, low power optical link using low-bandwidth components and low-bandwidth e/o drivers and receivers and method of building same. The method is based on the idea of making the optical part of the link look like a bandwidth limited lossy electrical channel, so that the powerful equalization methods used in the wireline electrical links can be applied to recover the transmitted data in a situation with low bandwidth and/or high loss and strong inter-symbol interference. ... Conio Inc

Method for operating of a regenerative bipolar membrane fuel cell, and regenerative bipolar membrane fuel cell there for

The invention relates to a method for operating a regenerative bipolar membrane fuel cell and regenerative bipolar cell for storing and generating energy. The method according to the invention comprises: —providing a regenerative bipolar membrane fuel cell comprising: —a reactor with an anode compartment having an anode and a cathode compartment having a cathode; and—a number of cell units separating the anode and cathode compartments, wherein the cell unit comprises an anion exchange membrane, a cation exchange membrane, and a bipolar, with the membranes defining compartments; —providing a fluid on both sides of the bipolar membrane with ion concentrations such that water activity difference between the fluids on both sides of the bipolar membrane is minimized; —storing energy in an energy storage state by providing an external current to the reactor such that a ph difference between fluids in contact with the bipolar membrane is achieved; —switching between the energy storage state and an energy generation state; and—regenerating energy in the energy generating state from the p h difference between fluids in contact with the bipolar membrane.. ... Conio Inc

Resistance element and method for manufacturing the same

A frequency-dependent resistance element includes an element assembly composed of a sintered magnetic material and a coil conductor embedded in the element assembly. The sintered magnetic material is composed of a primary component containing fe, zn, ni, and cu and a secondary component containing co. ... Conio Inc

Second opinion network

Systems and methods are provided to facilitate consultations between a referral source (e.g., labs, pathologists and patients) and a consultant (e.g., pathologist, radiologist, or other digital image analyst). Links between the various referral sources and consultants are established through a scanning center via a data communication network such as the internet. ... Conio Inc

Transaction analyzer using graph-oriented data structures

Techniques described herein relate to generating graph-oriented data structures based on cross-channel multi-user transaction and/or interaction data from one or more data sources, additional techniques relate to analyzing and processing transactions using the graph-oriented data structures. Transaction data may be received from various data sources, and analyzed to determine subsets of the transaction data relating to interactions between specific pairs of users. ... Conio Inc

Differential for automobile

A differential for an automobile according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a housing in which a pinion gear and a plurality of side gears are disposed and is provided with a flange portion in which a coupling hole is formed at an outer side thereof; and a bush which has an insertion portion which is inserted into the coupling hole and is provided with a thread at an inner surface thereof so as to be coupled with a coupling member. Since the coupling member is not directly coupled to the housing but is coupled to the bush which is connected to the housing, the direct contact friction between the housing and the coupling member which are made of different materials can be avoided and thus the damage of the coupling section can be prevented.. ... Conio Inc

Electrolytic system and reduction method for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization, alkali carbonate preparation and alkali hydrogen carbonate preparation

The present disclosure relates to electrolysis. The teachings thereof may be embodied in a reduction process and/or an electrolysis system for electrochemical carbon dioxide utilization wherein carbon dioxide is introduced into an electrolysis cell and reduced at a cathode. ... Conio Inc

Ald process for nio film with tunable carbon content

Processing methods comprising exposing a substrate to a first reactive gas comprising a cyclopentadienyl nickel complex and a second reactive gas comprising a sub-saturative amount of oxygen to form a nickel oxide film with a carbon content in the range of about 2 to about 10 atomic percent are described.. . ... Conio Inc

A nickel-based alloy

A nickel-based alloy composition consisting, in weight percent, of: between 12.3 and 15.2% chromium, between 4.8 and 12.0% cobalt, between 2.5 and 8.3% tungsten, between 0.0 and 0.5% molybdenum, between 0.0 and 0.5% rhenium, between 3.5 and 6.7% aluminium, between 6.1 and 10.7% tantalum, between 0.0 and up to 0.5% hafnium, between 0.0 and 0.5% niobium, between 0.0 and 0.5% titanium, between 0.0 and 0.5% vanadium, between 0.0 and 0.1% silicon, between 0.0 and 0.1% yttrium, between 0.0 and 0.1% lanthanum, between 0.0 and 0.1% cerium, between 0.0 and 0.003% sulphur, between 0.0 and 0.05% manganese, between 0.0 and 0.05% zirconium, between 0.0 and 0.005% boron, between 0.0 and 0.01% carbon, the balance being nickel and incidental impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

High affinity sirp-alpha reagents and methods of using

High affinity sirp-α reagent are provided, which (i) comprise at least one amino acid change relative to the wild-type protein; and (ii) have an increased affinity for cd47 relative to the wild-type protein. Compositions and methods are provided for modulating phagocytosis in a mammal by administering a therapeutic dose of a pharmaceutical composition comprising a high affinity sirpα reagent, which blocks the physiological binding interaction between sirpα and its ligand cd47.. ... Conio Inc

Method for increasing citric acid production by aspergillus niger fermentation

The invention discloses a method for improving citric acid production by aspergillus niger fermentation, which integrates aspergillus niger gaba pathway succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase ssd gene into aspergillus niger genome to obtain recombinant aspergillus niger strain, and uses recombinant black the aspergillus strain ferments to produce citric acid; the expression of the succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase ssd gene is regulated by the pgas promoter. The method of the invention realizes the expression of succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase ssd in aspergillus niger to enhance the gaba pathway so as to strengthen the tca cycle and promote the synthesis of citric acid.. ... Conio Inc

Photochromic articles containing a polyoxometalate and methods of making and using same

A photochromic article is provided, containing a structural component, a fluid in contact with the structural component, and a polyoxometalate complex in contact with the fluid. The polyoxometalate complex includes a counter cation complexed with either a polyoxometalate anion or a polyoxometalate derivative anion. ... Conio Inc

High performance brine viscosifier

A viscosity-retaining formulation for use in high-temperature hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir applications. The formulation includes a brine composition and a viscosity enhancing composition, the viscosity enhancing composition operable to enhance viscosity retention of the viscosity-retaining formulation at least, in part, through micellization, the viscosity enhancing composition including a polycation composition and an anionic surfactant composition.. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194956

Ultraviolet (uv) curable inkjet ink compositions

An example of an ultraviolet (uv) curable inkjet ink composition includes a pigment dispersed by an anionic polymeric dispersant, an organic co-solvent, polyvinylpyrrolidone, a photoinitiator, a uv radiation curable polyurethane, and a balance of water. The polyvinylpyrrolidone has a number average molecular weight ranging from about 10,000 to about 40,000.. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194954

Porous thermally insulating compositions containing hollow spherical nanoparticles

A method of thermally insulating a surface, the method comprising applying a coating of a thermally insulating composition onto said surface, wherein said thermally insulating composition comprises: (i) hollow spherical nanoparticles having a mean particle size of less than 800 nm in diameter and a particle size distribution in which at least 90% of the hollow spherical nanoparticles have a size within ±20% of said mean particle size, and a first layer of cationic or anionic molecules attached to said surfaces of the hollow spherical nanoparticles; and (ii) a second layer of molecules of opposite charge to the first layer of molecules, wherein said second layer of molecules of opposite charge are ionically associated with said first layer of molecules, wherein the molecules in said second layer have at least eight carbon atoms.. . ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194903

Method of preparing a polymer dispersion and polymer dispersions prepared thereby

Disclosed herein is a method of preparing a polymer dispersion including combining a first solution with a second solution to provide an emulsion, and removing the first solvent from the emulsion to provide a dispersion including a plurality of polymer particles. The first solution includes a first solvent, a polyetherimide, a polycarbonate, or a combination of at least one of the foregoing, and optionally a nonionic surfactant. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194892

Halo-containing anion exchange membranes and methods thereof

The present invention relates to functionalized polymers including a poly(phenylene) structure having modifications suitable for an anion exchange membrane. Exemplary modifications include use of a cationic moiety and a halo moiety. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194867

Continuous synthesis method for a modified diene elastomer, facility for implementing same

A system for the continuous synthesis of a modified diene elastomer is provided. The system comprises a device for modifying a living diene elastomer resulting from an anionic polymerization step, modelled on one of the following models: 1. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194814

Method for reconstructing aspergillus niger to increase citrate production

The invention discloses a method for increasing citrate production from genome reconstructed aspergillus niger. The method is to insert a gene of low affinity glucose transporter, lgt1, to genome of a. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194801

Method for isolating and purifying recombinant human serum albumin from transgenic rice grain

A method for separating and purifying recombinant human serum albumin (rhsa) from transgenic rice grain, sequentially comprising the steps of: 1) subjecting crude extract of rhsa to cation exchange chromatography to obtain primary product i; 2) subjecting the primary product i to anion exchange chromatography to obtain secondary product ii; 3) subjecting the secondary product ii to hydrophobic chromatography to obtain purified rhsa. The method may further comprise a step of ceramic hydroxyapatite chromatography prior to the hydrophobic chromatography. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194531

Child-resistant and senior-friendly eco-friendly pill dispenser blister package

A blister and package system made of a blister card and an outer package with unique interacting locking mechanisms. The blister card or strip is inserted into the outer package or sleeve and locks immediately without having to further process the outer package or the blister card or strip. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194214

Drive device for hybrid vehicle

A drive device is equipped with a countershaft, an engine, a first mg, a second mg, and a ravigneaux-type planetary gear unit that includes a ring gear, a pinion, a carrier, a first sun gear, and a second sun gear. The pinion includes a first tooth portion that meshes with the ring gear and the first sun gear, and a second tooth portion that is provided at a position offset from the first tooth portion in an axial direction of the pinion and that meshes with the second sun gear. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194201

Dual damper device of vehicle air vent

A dual damper device of a vehicle air vent includes a dial support; a dial knob coupled with the dial support so as to rotate in one direction or another direction; a gear bush having an upper end portion coupled to a bottom of the dial knob, and a pinion gear formed at a lower portion; a guide gear having a rack gear part at one side thereof and engaging the pinion gear so as to move forward or backward; and a damper provided to an air channel of a duct housing so as to rotate in one side direction or another side direction. The damper is coupled to the guide gear so that the damper moves according to an amount of a forward or backward movement of the guide gear.. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194095

Platform for constraining a workpiece on an x-y stage

A platform for constraining a workpiece includes x-y stage connected to a base, wherein the x-y stage includes a floor and a y-axis datum and a x-axis datum aligned along a first axis and a second axis perpendicular to the first axis, respectively, and a primary constraint mechanism on the x-y stage. The primary constraint mechanism includes an x-axis wedge, a primary y-axis wedge and a primary z-axis clamp, and a primary linear actuator with a rod extendable and retractable parallel to the second axis. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193812

Use of an ampholyte copolymer as colloidal stabilizer

And wherein the ampholyte copolymer has more cationic charges than anionic charges, wherein the cationic charges of the ampholyte copolymer are exclusively due to the at least one quaternary ammonium group of the cationic monomer.. . ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193388

Amniotic fluid formulation for treatment of joint pain or disorders

A human amniotic fluid formulation has been developed for administration into a joint or associated soft tissue such as a tendon or ligament for treatment of pain, degeneration or injury. The formulation is a sterile de-cellularized human amniotic fluid (d-haf), devoid of amniotic stem cells and elements of micronized membrane or chorion particles, which has not been heat treated or treated with ethidium bromide. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193387

Amniotic membrane preparations and purified compositions and therapy for scar reversal and inhibition

Compositions having a combination of specific biological components have been found to exert a number of useful effects in mammalian cells, including modulating tgf β signaling, apoptosis, and proliferation of mammalian cells, as well as decreasing inflammation in mice. These components can be obtained commercially, or can be prepared from biological tissues such as placental tissues. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193380

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

07/12/18 / #20180193379

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

07/12/18 / #20180193296

Ltb4 inhibition to prevent and treat human lymphedema

Provided are therapeutic methods for treating a patient with lymphedema, or prophylactically treating an individual susceptible to lymphedema, by inhibiting synthesis activity of leukotriene b4.. . ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193268

Fusogenic liposome-coated porous silicon nanoparticles

The disclosure describes a fusogenic liposome-coated porous silicon nanoparticles for high loading efficiency of anionic payloads (small molecules, dyes, nucleic acids), and for non-endocytic delivery of hydrophilic and lipophilic payloads by membrane fusion. The liposome coating can be further modified with targeting peptides or antibodies via covalent binding chemistry between the ligands and functionalized poly(ethylene glycol). ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193264

Wnt compositions and methods for purification

Disclosed herein are methods, processes, compositions, and kits for generating bone graft materials for use at a site of bone defect that utilizes a composition which contains liposomal wnt polypeptide, such as liposomal wnt3a polypeptide, liposomal wnt5a polypeptide, or liposomal wnt10b polypeptide. Also disclosed herein are methods, processes, compositions, and kits for enhancing mammalian bone marrow cells that utilizes a composition which contains liposomal wnt polypeptide, such as liposomal wnt3a polypeptide, liposomal wnt5a polypeptide, or liposomal wnt10b polypeptide.. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193075

Technique and method to locally deliver objects into bone

An object delivery arrangement is disclosed for delivering objects into bone. The arrangement is configured for generating localized mechanical waves into a tissue, for performing localized deposition of the objects near bone, and for exposing the objects and the bone to said mechanical waves to obtain deposition of the objects into the bone.. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193064

Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine

Devices, systems and methods for dynamically stabilizing the spine are provided. The devices include an expandable spacer or member having an unexpanded configuration and an expanded configuration, wherein the expandable member in an expanded configuration has a size, volume and/or shape configured for positioning between the spinous processes of adjacent vertebrae in order to distract the vertebrae relative to each other. ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180193034

Devices, apparatuses, kits, and methods for osteotomy plates, guides, and cutters

Embodiments are disclosed that relate generally to orthopedic treatments, and more particularly, but not by way of limitation, to devices, apparatuses, kits, and methods for an orthopedic device comprising one or more osteotomy plates, guides, and/or cutters (e.g., for bunion removal or for stabilizing a joint or a cut/break line of a fracture).. . ... Conio Inc

07/12/18 / #20180192660

Method for preserving fresh produce, solid composition for application in a method for preserving fresh produce and preserved fresh produce

A solid composition for the preservation of food includes a source of potassium cations selected from at least one of potassium carbonate and potassium hydrogen carbonate; and at least one of a source of ascorbate ions and a source of isoascorbate ions, wherein the source of ascorbate ions is selected from at least one of ascorbic acid, a salt of ascorbic acid and acerola or from any other suitable ascorbic acid rich source, wherein the source of isoascorbate is selected from at least one of isoascorbic acid and a salt of isoascorbic acid, and wherein a molar ratio of potassium cations to ascorbate anions and/or potassium cations to isoascorbate anions in the solid composition is within the range from 1.00:0.95 to 1.00:0.50, preferably 1.00:≤0.78 to 1.00:0.50.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192187

Circuit and a receiver comprising the circuit

. . . . A circuit and a receiver comprising the circuit, the circuit is able to either feed a received signal directly to the receiver coil or amplify the signal before transmission to the coil. The circuit receives a supply power and amplifies the input signal if the supply power exceeds a threshold value.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180192139

Systems and methods for current service information

Message exchange techniques for current service information communication a primary device and a companion device are described.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191685

Recurring transfer notifications and secure transfers

Requests for secure transfers may be received and processed between devices at different domains within electronic transfer networks. Various properties and recurrence parameters may be received and stored based on a first secure transfer request initiated at a transferor device. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191664

Methods and systems for managing a multi participant event

A method for managing communication among a plurality of social network members. The method comprises defining a multi participant task, setting at least one forward rule limiting the distribution an invitation message for participating in the multi participant task, forwarding the invitation message to at least one addressee from a plurality of social network members, allowing the at least one addressee to forward the invitation message to at least one additional addressee from the plurality of social network members under the at least one forward rule, monitoring a plurality of feedbacks to the invitation message to determine whether the multi participant task is achieved, and updating a status of the multi participant task according to the determination.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191013

Enhancement of conductivity in nanostructured proton exchange membranes

An ion exchange membrane is provided with a nanostructure material of random poly(ethylene glycol)-polyimide copolymers doped and annealed in an ionic liquid, the poly(ethylene glycol) having a molecular weight ranging from 1000 to 4000 and the poly(ethylene glycol) representing at least 40% of the volume of the ion exchange membrane. It is shown that the conductivity of these membranes was dramatically increased by the thermal annealing by 2-5 times. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180190254

Systems and methods for providing contactless sensing of percussion instruments

Trigger devices, systems, and methods for sensing a strike on a vibratory membrane. A trigger device includes an optical sensor positioned a distance from the vibratory membrane and a processing device. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189949

Skin abnormality monitoring systems and methods

A method of monitoring skin abnormalities on a skin portion of a patient including the steps of receiving a first image data from an image capture device and identifying a first skin mask corresponding to the skin portion. The image data includes the skin portion and a first scaling element on the skin portion. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189895

Method and apparatus for detecting user interactions

A method and an apparatus utilize communication devices and systems and/or internet of things (iot) devices and systems to track a person's user interaction events, store them, and process the individual events or the accumulated history of these events for computing and generating an indicator of the level of user isolation for the tracked individual. During the monitoring and processing of the events, when the generated indicator meets or exceeds a predetermined value, an alert can be generated to notify the individual's friends, relatives, associates, or other identified persons to initiate contact with the senior.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189781

Real-time approval and execution of data exchanges between computing systems

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented systems and processes that perform operations that initiate, approve, and execute exchanges of data between network-connected systems, apparatuses, and devices in a computing environment. For example, a network-connected apparatus may receive, from a network-connected terminal device, data specifying an exchange of data initiated at the terminal device. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189709

System and method for analyzing media for talent discovery

A method for analyzing media to evaluate talent of a subject portrayed in the media is provided. The steps describe receiving a plurality of the media at a server, the media being performance based media; transforming the media into at least a data set corresponding to at least a characteristic of the media at the server, wherein the server is in communication with a node; identifying features in the data set that correspond to a probability of success of the subject in the media; receiving subjective opinion polling data from a plurality of participants as to whether the subject in the media has talent; training the node via machine learning algorithm to identify, using the identified features in the data set and the subjective opinion polling data provided, whether the subject is likely to have talent; and executing the machine learning algorithm to output a score relating to the talent of the subject in the media. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189309

Storage space management in union mounted file systems

One embodiment provides a method for re-balancing data and metadata across multiple sub-file systems of a file system. The method includes determining sub-file systems including an amount of data that exceeds a threshold. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189124

Rebuilding the namespace in a hierarchical union mounted file system

One embodiment provides a method for file system namespace rebuilding. The method includes creating attribute data structures for a top-file system and sub-file system hierarchy system. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189080

System and method for reacquiring a running service after restarting a configurable platform instance

An improved system and method are disclosed for reacquiring a service on a configurable neutral input/output (nio) platform. In one example, the method includes determining, by a core of a nio platform instance that is running on a device, whether any services that the core is configured to start are currently running on the device before being started by the core. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188809

Bioelectricity-based control method and apparatus, and bioelectricity-based controller

The present invention relates to the field of natural human-computer interaction technologies, and discloses a bioelectricity-based control method and apparatus, and a bioelectricity-based controller, so as to improve naturalness of human-computer interaction. The method is as follows: performing characteristic extraction on a collected surface electromyography signal generated when a user performs a finger press operation, so as to obtain characteristic information; determining, according to a pre-created finger type recognition template, a finger type that is used to perform the finger press operation and that is corresponding to the obtained characteristic information; and mapping the determined finger type used to perform the finger press operation to a corresponding first instruction, and controlling a controlled device according to the first instruction. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188629

Optical waveguide element and optical modulator using the same

Disclosed herein is an optical waveguide element that includes a substrate and a waveguide layer formed on the substrate and comprising lithium niobate. The waveguide layer has a slab part having a predetermined thickness and a ridge part protruding from the slab part. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187807

Hose connection

The invention relates to a hose connector (1) having a sleeve-shaped union nut (2) which (2) surrounds a sleeve-shaped connector part (3) that (3) is connected to a hose end (4) of a flexible hose line (5) and that (3) has, at its end region oriented away from the hose end (4), an annular flange (6) which (6) bears rotatably against an annular shoulder (7) of a circumferential wall (8), and having at least one sealing ring (9) which is held in a retaining groove (10) provided on the outer circumferential side of the connector part (3) and radially seals an annular gap provided between the connector part (3) and the circumferential wall (8). The hose connector (1) according to the invention is distinct by the fact that, between the connector part (3) and the circumferential wall (8), there is provided a clearance that is dimensioned such that the connector part (3) and the circumferential wall (8) can be tilted with respect to one another (see fig. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187804

Hammerless pipe union

A device for forming a union of pipe ends includes two pipe connectors, each configured for attachment to an end of a length of pipe at one end and for joining to the other of the two connectors at the other end and a nut having a bore with internal threads configured to mate with outer threads on the outer surface of one or both of the two pipe connectors. The outer lateral surface of the nut includes a plurality of handle connection structures. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187786

Flexible metal seal assembly

A flexible metal seal assembly for isolating one or more fluids in an operative region of a machine comprises a first flexible metal seal and a second flexible metal seal arranged in series, allowing the additional exertion of a spring bias. The inner surface of the first flexible metal seal is restrainably and hermetically attached to the outer surface of a metallic coupler, while the outer surface of the second flexible metal seal is restrainably and hermetically attached to the inner surface of the metallic coupler. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187762

Limited slip differentials with centrifugal spring mass actuator for vehicle powertrains

Disclosed are limited slip differentials (lsd), methods for making and methods for using such lsds, and motor vehicles employing an lsd. An lsd for a motor vehicle is disclosed that includes a differential casing that drivingly connects to the driveshaft, and two side gears rotatably mounted inside the casing. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187721

Synchronized roller with free wheels

The synchronized roller with freewheels includes a central body which exposes an outer cylindrical rolling surface provided to roll between two rolling tracks lined with a synchronizing unit, each end of the body presenting a smooth axis about which a synchronizing pinion is freely rotatable, the axis having a pinion axial stop unit which prevents the pinion from emerging from the pinion, while a roller axial guide bears on the central body and on the rolling tracks to keep the outer cylindrical rolling surface approximately centered on the tracks.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187718

Bearing device

In a bearing device 1 which is assembled to a pinion 3 of a rack-and-pinion type drive mechanism 2, the bearing device 1 has a plurality of needle rollers 13. A plurality of pin rollers 9 are supported by an inner surface cylindrically formed by the plurality of needle rollers 13. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187662

Frac trailer

Missile flow lines are incorporated into frac manifolds, especially trailered or skidded frac manifolds. The missiles manifold the discharge from a plurality of pumps and comprise at least two junction fittings joined by spooled pipe. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187537

Frac manifolds and components for frac manifolds

Missile flow lines are incorporated into frac manifolds, especially trailered or skidded frac manifolds. The missiles manifold the discharge from a plurality of pumps and comprise at least two junction fittings joined by spooled pipe. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187507

High pressure flow line

Flowline components are assembled into high-pressure fluid transportation systems by a flange union. The flowline component comprises a body defining a substantially cylindrical central conduit. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187303

Lanthanide precursors and deposition of lanthanide-containing films using the same

Wherein ln is a lanthanide; a is independently n, si, b, p or o; each e is independently c, si, b or p; m and n are independently 0, 1 or 2; m+n>1; each r is independently an h or a c1-c4 hydrocarbyl group; l is a −1 anionic ligand selected from the group consisting of nr′2, or′, cp, amidinate, β-diketonate, or keto-iminate, wherein r′ is an h or a c1-c4 hydrocarbon group; and l′ is nr″ or o, wherein r″ is an h or a c1-c4 hydrocarbon group. Also disclosed are methods of synthesizing and using the disclosed precursors to deposit lanthanide-containing films on one or more substrates via vapor deposition processes.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187297

Molybdenum containing targets

The invention is directed at sputter targets including 50 atomic % or more molybdenum, a second metal element of niobium or vanadium, and a third metal element selected from the group consisting of titanium, chromium, niobium, vanadium, and tantalum, wherein the third metal element is different from the second metal element, and deposited films prepared by the sputter targets. In a preferred aspect of the invention, the sputter target includes a phase that is rich in molybdenum, a phase that is rich in the second metal element, and a phase that is rich in the third metal element.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187295

Alloy steel in which carburization is prevented by processing load and method of manufacturing the same

Provided herein is an alloy steel in which carburization is prevented by a processing load, the alloy steel including: about 0.13 to 0.25 wt % of carbon (c), about 0.6 to 1.5 wt % of silicon (si), about 0.6 to 1.5 wt % of manganese (mn), about 1.5 to 3.0 wt % of chromium (cr), about 0.01 to 0.1 wt % of niobium (nb), about 0.01 to 0.1 wt % of aluminum (al), about 0.05 to 0.5 wt % of vanadium (v), the balance iron (f), and impurities, based on the total weight of the alloy steel.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187245

Method and system employing distinguishable polymerases for detecting ternary complexes and identifying cognate nucleotides

Method of identifying a cognate nucleotide (i.e., the “next correct nucleotide”) for a primed template nucleic acid molecule. In some embodiments, an ordered or random array of primed target nucleic acids characterized by different cognate nucleotides can be evaluated using a single imaging step to identify different cognate nucleotides for a collection of different primed template nucleic acid molecules. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187192

Synthetic hammerhead ribozymes with ligand-responsive tertiary interactions

A ligand-responsive hammerhead ribozyme is provided. In some embodiments, the ribozyme comprises: i. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187122

Removal of free fatty acids from glyceride oils

The present invention relates to a process for the removal of free fatty acids from glyceride oils, especially palm oil. In particular, the present invention is directed to a process wherein specific ionic liquids are utilised for removing free fatty acids contained in glyceride oils, preferably palm oil, such that a glyceride oil, having a reduced content of free fatty acids may be obtained. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180187067

Pressure-reducing and injection-enhancing anti-scaling agent for low-permeability water-injection well and preparation method thereof

The present disclosure provides a pressure-reducing and injection-enhancing anti-scaling agent for low-permeability water-injection wells and a preparation method thereof the anti-scaling agent is prepared from starting materials comprising: 10 to 12 parts of non-ionic surfactant(s), 18 to 20 parts of hexasodium triethylenetetramine-n,n,n′,n″,n′″,n′″-hexaacetate, 5 to 8 parts of anionic surfactant(s), 6 to 8 parts of an organic phosphonic acid-carboxylic acid scale inhibitor, 2 to 5 parts of a dispersant, 15 to 18 parts of a diluent, 8 to 10 parts of an organic amine salt, and 30 to 36 parts of water. The pressure-reducing and injection-enhancing agent according to the present disclosure is characterized by having multiple functions in one agent. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186931

Hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol, intermediate for production of hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol, methods for producing same, and hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol conjugate

Wherein any of (a) a chromatogram detected by a differential refractometer when the hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol is separated using reverse phase chromatography, (b) a chromatogram detected by a differential refractometer when the hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol is separated using cation exchange chromatography, and (c) a chromatogram detected by a differential refractometer when the hetero type monodispersed polyethylene glycol containing a compound represented by the formula (1) shown above is derivatized and separated using anion exchange chromatography satisfy specific relational expressions, respectively.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186824

Methods of preparing nicotinamide riboside and derivatives thereof

The invention relates to methods of preparing nicotinamide riboside and derivatives thereof. In an aspect, the invention relates to a method of preparing a compound of formula (i), wherein n is 0 or 1; m is 0 or 1; y is o or s; r1 is selected from h, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl, substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl, substituted or unsubstituted aryl, substituted or unsubstituted primary or secondary amino, and substituted or unsubstituted azido; r2-r5, which may be the same or different, are each independently selected from h, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl, substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl, and substituted or unsubstituted aryl; and x− is an anion, selected from an anion of a substituted or unsubstituted carboxylic acid, a halide, a substituted or unsubstituted sulfonate, a substituted or unsubstituted phosphate, a substituted or unsubstituted sulfate, a substituted or unsubstituted carbonate, and a substituted or unsubstituted carbamate.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186697

Acid/base binder comprising phosphate-based cements

A− is an acetate, formate, benzoate, tartrate, oleate, oxalate, bromide or iodide anion.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186622

Micro-electromechanical transducer

A micro-electromechanical transducer including one or more moveable members, and a viscoelastic substance having a predetermined viscoelasticity, the viscoelastic substance being adapted to influence the response of the transducer in a predetermined manner. The micro-electromechanical transducer of the present invention may include a mems transducer, such as a mems microphone, a mems vibration sensor, a mems acceleration sensor, a mems receiver.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186398

Steering device

A steering device includes the steering shaft configured to rotate by a steering torque input from the bar handle having a maximum steering angle of 180° or smaller on one side, the pinion gear configured to rotate together with the steering shaft, the rack shaft including the rack gear meshed with the pinion gear and configured to turn the wheels. The pinion gear is coupled as a separate body to the steering shaft.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186229

Transmission for a hybrid powertrain

A transmission for a hybrid powertrain includes a first input, a second input, a third input, and an output. A sun gear is attached to and rotatable with the first input. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186198

External mounting intelligent vehicle tire pressure management system apparatus

An finally mountable intelligent tire pressure management system (itpms) capable of real-time tire pressure monitoring, vehicle load detection, and automatic tire inflation and deflation for maintaining optimal tire pressure in a commercial vehicle. Additional functions include counting tire rotations for calculating and recording distance travelled for each tire, and detecting wheel sliding due to locked-up tires. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185972

Driveline test fixture having compliant collar

A spindle assembly for conducting transmission error testing between an input pinion with a ring gear of an axle assembly. The spindle assembly includes a spindle, which is rotatably disposed about a spindle axis, a collet assembly, which has a collet that is rotatably disposed about a collet axis, and a compliant coupling that couples the spindle and the collet assembly together for common rotation. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185835

Grafted polysulfone membranes

A polysulfone membrane is modified so that monomers are grafted onto the surface of the membrane. The polysulfone membranes can be grafted by contacting the membrane with a grafting solution and exposing the membrane to electromagnetic radiation, typically within the ultraviolet portion of the spectrum. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185828

Copper-doped iron metal-organic framework, preparation method thereof, and application method for activation of persulfate to treat organic wastewater

The present invention discloses a copper-doped iron metal-organic framework, a preparation method thereof, and an application method for activation of persulfate to treat organic wastewater. The copper-doped iron metal-organic framework is prepared by solution impregnation method, using relatively large specific surface area and more hollow structures of the iron metal-organic framework to effectively load copper ion. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185801

Amphoteric ester sulfonates

Disclosed are a variety of amphoteric ester sulfonates, including 3-(n, n-dimethyl-cocoylpropylammonio-1-yl)-2-hydroxypropanesulfonate. These amphoteric ester sulfonates can be advantageously prepared in high yield and purity by a two-step chemoenzymatic process, and have excellent surfactant properties.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185674

Patient-specific functional cranioplasty with integrated ultrasonic transmitter arrangement for neuromodulation and opening of the blood brain barrier

The invention relates to an ultrasonic transmitter arrangement (1) with a plurality of ultrasonic transmitters (2) arranged on the arrangement whose emittable ultrasonic waves are focused toward a common focus (3). The arrangement (1) is embodied as a cranial bone implant (4) that can be implanted in the cranial bones (5) of a person as a replacement for one or more parts of the cranial bone (5), with the common focus (3) of the entire arrangement being arranged in a defined region of the brain (6) in the implanted state.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185546

Enriched multilayer amnion derived tissue graft

An enriched amnion derived tissue graft has a stromal matrix layer and an epithelium layer. A stromal matrix layer may contain a basement membrane layer, a compact layer, a fibroblast layer, and an intermediate layer. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185543

Highly efficacious hemostatic adhesive polymer scaffold

The invention relates to biocompatible polymer gel compositions useful in facilitating and maintaining hemostasis. The biocompatible polymeric gel composition is comprised of (a) one or more than one polyanionic polymer, (b) one or more than one polycationic polymer, and (c) a solvent. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185414

Calcium salt composition and filaggrin production promoter using the same

The objective of the present invention is to provide a calcium salt composition with improved dispersity and preservation stability of calcium salt in an aqueous medium as well as with increased filaggrin production promoting action of calcium salt in addition. The present invention relates to a calcium salt composition comprising a calcium salt insoluble or poorly soluble to an aqueous medium and an anionic dispersant.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185340

Use of fk506 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension

A method for reducing pulmonary hypertension in a mammal that employs fk506 is provided. In certain embodiments, the method comprises administering fk506 to a mammal having pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with defective mbpr2 signaling at a dosage sufficient to reduce blood pressure in the pulmonary artery of the mammal.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185304

Pharmaceutical compositions for combination therapy

This invention relates to the use of pharmaceutical compositions comprising a therapeutically effective combination of tesofensine and metoprolol for preventing the cardiovascular side effects of tesofensine, while leaving the robust inhibitory efficacy on food intake and body weight loss unaffected.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185263

Clear suspending personal care cleansing compositions

Compositions of the present invention include an anionic surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant, a superhydrophilic amphiphilic copolymer, an organic acid; and a polymer selected from the group consisting of a non-hydrophobically modified alkali-swellable emulsion polymer and a non-crosslinked hydrophobically modified acid-swellable emulsion polymer, wherein, when the composition contains the non-hydrophobically modified alkali-swellable emulsion polymer, the non-hydrophobically modified alkali-swellable emulsion polymer is present in an amount of about 0.1% to 5% by weight, and when the composition contains the non-crosslinked hydrophobically modified acid-swellable emulsion polymer, the non-hydrophobically modified acid-swellable emulsion polymer is present in an amount of about 0.1% to 5% by weight, and wherein the composition has an ntu value of 95 or less, a yield value of about 0.1 pascal or more and ph of from about 3 to about 6.5.. . ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180185252

An emulsion composition having high content of oil

An emulsion composition comprising at least: (a) an oil phase; (b) a polyol; and (c) an amphoteric surfactant. Preferably, the emulsion composition is substantially free or completely free of any nonionic surfactant. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184947

Integrated goniometry system and method for use of same

An integrated goniometry system and method for use of the same are disclosed. In one embodiment of the goniometry system, an optical sensing instrument, a display, a processor, and memory are communicatively interconnected within a busing architecture in a housing. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184832

Ultimate communion

This invention creates a unique and simplified version of the disposable communion container. Two compartments are formed at opposite ends of the container from one piece of food grade, clear plastic material requiring only one thermo-forming application. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184717

Cartridge and electronic cigarette having same

A cartridge comprises an outer sleeve tube, an air passage tube located in the outer sleeve tube, and an atomization device. An annular space between the outer sleeve tube and the air passage tube forms a liquid storage chamber configured for storing tobacco liquid. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184716

Aerosol generator and aerosol inhaling device

The present disclosure provides an aerosol generator and an aerosol inhaling device which are capable of regulating easily the flavor of an aerosol inhaled by a user. The aerosol generator includes two chambers configured for generating an aerosol, an air outlet passage, a first branch and a second branch. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184666

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

07/05/18 / #20180184662

High residual effect and low off-site movement auxin herbicide formulations

The present invention generally relates to high residual effect and/or low off-site movement anionic herbicide formulations and, more particularly, auxin herbicide formulations. Generally, the formulations of the present invention include an anionic herbicide (e.g., an auxin herbicide), a particulate sorbent (e.g., silica), a cationic surfactant, and water.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184650

Hydrogen peroxide sanitizing cleaner

An environmentally safe aqueous hydrogen peroxide disinfecting solution having a ph of at least 2.0 is disclosed. The hydrogen peroxide disinfecting solution comprises a plurality of nonionic surfactants that positively affect surface cleaning and sanitizing and further comprises a plurality of hydrogen peroxide stabilizing agents which enhance the sanitizing cleaner's antimicrobial activity and prevent peroxide auto-decomposition.. ... Conio Inc

07/05/18 / #20180184622

Oriole bird feeder with tapered port access channel and integrated perch

An oriole bird feeder having a nectar reservoir with a base and a tapered port, and preferably a tapered port/perch assembly, is provided. The bird feeder allows orioles and other similarly sized members of the icterid family of birds to land on the perch and access the nectar in the reservoir base while, due to the diminishing taper of the opening in the tapered port, simultaneously preventing average sized italian, carniolan and caucasian honey bees from entering the reservoir base through the port to obtain the nectar where they subsequently become trapped and perish.. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180184293

Authentication method for connecting a companion device when same is disconnected from a subscriber device

The present invention provides a layered double hydroxide with improved conductivity, a layered double hydroxide and a composite material containing the layered double hydroxide. The layered double hydroxide is represented by the general formula: [mg2+(1-y)m1α+y]1-x[al3+(1-z)m2β+z]x(oh)2an−x/n.mh2o, wherein 0.1≤x≤0.4, 0≤y≤0.95, and 0≤z≤0.95, provided that both y and z are not 0 at the same time; α=1 or 2; β=2 or 3; an− is an n-valent anion, provided that n is an integer of 1 or greater; m≥0; m1α+ is a cation of at least one substituent element selected from monovalent elements, transition metal elements, and other elements with an ionic radius greater than that of mg2+; and m2β+ is a cation of at least one element selected from divalent elements, transition metals, and other elements with an ionic radius greater than that of al3+.. . . Authentication device and method for a system that includes a subscriber device and a companion device. The authentication method includes the subscriber device delivering to the companion device a temporary profile and an authentication response signed by the subscriber device for sending to a server, installing the temporary profile to configure a second wireless communication interface of the companion device, and requesting a second authentication from the server via the second interface by using the delivered authentication response so as to authorize the second interface when the companion device and the subscriber device are not in communication with each other via the first communication interface. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183101

Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and lithium secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolytic solution is a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery, the lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode that includes a positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode that includes a negative electrode active material which is a carbonaceous material storing and releasing a lithium ion. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes: one or more anions selected from an oxalato borate anion and an oxalato phosphate anion; and one or more arylamine compounds. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183044

Positive electrode active material for sodium-ion secondary cell

Provided is a novel positive electrode active material for a sodium-ion secondary cell having a good discharge capacity. A positive electrode active material for a sodium-ion secondary cell, the positive electrode active material containing, in terms of % by mole of oxide, 8 to 55% na2o, 10 to 70% nio, 0 to 60% cro+feo+mno+coo, and 15 to 70% p2o5+sio2+b2o3 and containing an amorphous phase.. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182524

Magnet assembly

The present invention provides a receiver comprising a housing, an armature, and a magnet assembly, where the armature and the magnet assembly are arranged in the housing. The magnet assembly comprises a magnet and a magnet shell. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182375

Method, system, and apparatus for voice and video digital travel companion

The present invention contemplates a variety of improved techniques using a travel companion. The travel companion can include a headset, a user device, and the cloud. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182024

Systems and methods of sharing an augmented environment with a companion

A system includes one or more memory devices storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform steps of a method for providing an interactive virtual environment. The system may receive environmental data, and augment the environmental data by adding virtual environmental data. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180982

Transparent screen and video image projection system comprising same

When the brilliance is y from the xyz color system measured with a goniophotometer.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180150

Power system

A power system includes an electric motor, a transmission, and a differential gear system. The transmission includes a first gear that is mechanically connected to the electric motor, a second gear that has a rotation axis in common with the first gear and is mechanically connected to a differential gear casing of the differential gear system, and a plurality of pinion gears that mesh with the first gear and the second gear. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180102

Sealing assembly for a cup bearing of a universal joint

A sealing assembly for a cup bearing of a universal joint includes a seal sub-assembly configured to be positioned in a space between a cup of the cup bearing and a trunnion of the universal joint. The seal sub-assembly includes an elastic sealing member configured to contact an outer surface of the trunnion, and a seal insert attached to the elastic sealing member and configured to contact an inner surface of the cup. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179774

Swimming pool cleaner

Disclosed herein are a steering system for a suction cleaning device, a locomotion system for a pool cleaner, and a turbine for use in an automatic cleaner. The steering system includes a fluid driven turbine that rotates a cam gear that is interconnected with a cam wheel for directing a drive pinion. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179773

Swimming pool cleaner

Disclosed herein are a steering system for a suction cleaning device, a locomotion system for a pool cleaner, and a turbine for use in an automatic cleaner. The steering system includes a fluid driven turbine that rotates a cam gear that is interconnected with a cam wheel for directing a drive pinion. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179742

Faucets providing water-and-air flow

A faucet having a faucet base, a water hose, a faucet head, and a chamber is provided. A water valve is provided in the chamber and includes a driving member and a control valve movable between a first position enabling mixing of water and air and a second position enabling shut-off of a water flow. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179633

Electroless plating method

Wherein r1 is an alkyl group having 8 to 20 carbon atoms or an aryl group having 5 to 14 carbon atoms, the alkyl group or the aryl group may be substituted by a hydroxyl group, a carboxyl group, a halogen or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms. R2, r3, and r4 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, the alkyl group may be substituted by a hydroxyl group, a carboxyl group or a halogen, wherein at least one of r2, r3, and r4 may be bonded with r1 to form a ring, x is a counter anion); (b) putting the substrate in contact with a catalyst composition, and (c) putting the substrate in contact with an electroless plating composition.. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179607

Ferritic stainless steel and method of manufacturing the same

Provided is a ferritic stainless steel and method of manufacturing the same. The ferritic stainless steel comprises, by weight percent, 0.02% or less of carbon (c), 0.02% or less of nitrogen (n), 1.0% or less of silicon (si), 1.20% or less of manganese (mn), 0.05% or less of phosphorus (p), 10.0 to 25.0% of chromium (cr), 0.5 to 2.0% of molybdenum (mo), 0.01 to 0.30% of titanium (ti), 0.30 to 0.70% of niobium (nb), and the remainder consisting of iron (fe) and other unavoidable impurities. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179553

Compositions and methods for nucleic acid and/or protein payload delivery

Provided are methods and compositions for nanoparticle delivery of payloads (e.g., nucleic acid and/or protein payloads) to cells. In some embodiments, a subject nanoparticle includes a core and a sheddable layer encapsulating the core, where the core includes (i) an anionic polymer composition; (ii) a cationic polymer composition; (iii) a cationic polypeptide composition; and (iv) a nucleic acid and/or protein payload; and where: (a) the anionic polymer composition includes polymers of d-isomers of an anionic amino acid and polymers of l-isomers of an anionic amino acid, and/or (b) the cationic polymer composition comprises polymers of d-isomers of a cationic amino acid and polymers of l-isomers of a cationic amino acid. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179509

Degron fusion constructs and methods for controlling protein production

Engineered fusion proteins comprising a self-excising degron for controlling protein production are disclosed. In particular, the inventors have constructed fusion proteins comprising a degron connected to a protein of interest through a cleavable linker comprising a hepatitis c virus (hcv) protease site. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179504

Polypeptides having trehalase activity and the use thereof in process of producing fermentation products

The present invention relates to polypeptides having trehalase activity. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using a trehalase of the invenion, in particular a process of producing a fermentation product, such as ethanol.. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179468

Liquid surfactant compositions having a modified oxo-alcohol derivative

A liquid surfactant composition can include a c9-c20 alkylbenzene sulfonate, a first alcohol ether sulfate (aes), and a nonionic surfactant. The first aes surfactant can have a molecular formula of r1—o—(ch2—ch2—o)m—so3m, wherein r1 represents a c10-c20 alkyl group, m represents a number from 6 to 8, and m represents a monovalent cation. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179467

Liquid surfactant compositions and associated methods

A liquid surfactant composition can include a c9-c20 alkylbenzene sulfonate, a nonionic surfactant, and an anionic surfactant. The anionic surfactant can include a first alcohol ether sulfate (aes) surfactant and a second aes surfactant. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179466

Nonionic surfactant composition and surface cleaning formulation

The present invention describes a composition of nonionic surfactants comprising a mixture of guerbet alcohols and natural fatty alcohols with different ethoxylation gradients for producing a surface cleaning formulation. Preferably, the natural fatty alcohols are the 4 eo and 6 eo lauryl alcohols. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179437

Treatment fluids for a subterranean formation

A method of stabilizing one or more clays within a subterranean formation comprises forming at least one treatment fluid comprising anionic silica particles, cationic silica particles, and at least one base material. The at least one treatment fluid is provided into a subterranean formation containing clay particles to attach at least a portion of the anionic silica particles and the cationic silica particles to surfaces of the clay particles and form stabilized clay particles. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179427

Creping adhesives containing functionalized crosslinked resins

Creping adhesives can include one or more crosslinked resins having the chemical formula (o), (p), or (q), where rx can be a crosslinking moiety, each ry can independently be a substituted or unsubstituted organic diyl moiety, and each a− can independently be an anion. The creping adhesive can have a cylinder probe adhesion of about 100 gram-force to about 300 gram-force. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179334

Process for preparing double metal cyanide catalysts and their use in polymerization reactions

The present invention is directed to a process for preparing a double metal cyanide catalyst of formula i (ma[m′(cn)czw]b.za), wherein m is a main group or transition metal cation, m′ is a main group or transition metal cation, which can be the same or different from m, z is an anion or ligand other than cyanide, a is an amphiphilic agent selected from heteroatom-containing organic compounds having at least one polar head group and an aliphatic, aromatic or partially aromatic moiety having a number of 6 to 42 carbon atoms, w is an integer greater than or equal to 0, but lower than c; a, b and c are integers greater than or equal to 1 so that catalyst (i) is electrically neutral, and z is a number from 0 to 12, which process comprises (a) reacting a metal salt of formula ii (mexf), wherein x is an anion and e and f are integers greater than or equal to 1 so that metal salt (ii) is electrically neutral, with a cyanometallate complex of formula iii (dg[m′(cn)c]b), wherein d is a cation and g is an integer greater than or equal to 1 so that complex (iii) is electrically neutral, and m′, z, c, w and b are defined as described above, in the presence of the amphiphilic agent a and optionally a solvent l to obtain a double metal cyanide adduct of formula iv (ma[m′(cn)c]b.xa.yl), wherein x is a number greater than or equal to 1 and y is a number greater than or equal to 0; and (b) thermally treating the adduct (iv) to obtain the double metal cyanide catalyst of formula (i).. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179329

Water soluble polymers and polymer adducts along with aqueous solutions thereof

A water soluble polymer or polymeric adduct has a backbone comprising a plurality of segments with amine functional groups and hydroxyl functional groups with a number average molecular weight in the range of about 500 to about 1,000,000 daltons. The polymeric adduct may be formed as an addition product by reacting at least one multifunctional amine compound reacted with a one or more polyfunctional epoxy compounds and/or one or more monofunctional epoxy compounds, such that there n are 1.3 to 3.8 reactive amine functional groups per reactive epoxy functional group. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179157

Ionic liquids comprising heteraromatic anions

Some embodiments described herein relate to ionic liquids comprising an anion of a heteraromatic compound such as optionally substituted pyrrolide, optionally substituted pyrazolide, optionally substituted indolide, optionally substituted phospholide, or optionally substituted imidazolide. Methods and devices for gas separation or gas absorption related to these ionic liquids are also described herein.. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178882

Multi-pinion arrangement and bicycle drive having a multi-pinion arrangement of said type

A bicycle drive includes a multi-sprocket arrangement for rotatable mounting on a rear-wheel axle an engagement with a bicycle chain having inner link plate pairs and chain outer link plate pairs. The multi-sprocket arrangement includes a sprocket having, between an axial inner side and an oppositely situated axial outer side, a flat sprocket body and a plurality of teeth formed on a circumference of the sprocket. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178699

Vehicular seat back table

Disclosed herein is a vehicular seat back table apparatus including: a guide member installed at each of both sides of a table installation space of a backrest and including a rack gear portion; a driving shaft at which a pinion rotatably, which is installed at a guide frame and engaged with the rack gear portion of the guide member, is installed; a driving unit rotated by a rotation varying unit connected to the driving shaft, installed at a side surface of a table, and including a rotating hinge shaft member configured to provide a rotational force to rotate the table when the pinion is moved along the rack gear portion; and an elastic bias portion configured to support the guide frame to move upwardly along the guide member.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178688

Armrest release system

A vehicle armrest includes an armrest base. The armrest base includes a pivot axle that extends along a pivot axis. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178435

Injection stretch blow molding method and apparatus for producing internally threaded containers

A carrier assembly for injection molding a parison with internal threads. The carrier assembly may be used with an injection stretch blow molding machine that includes a core rod. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178271

Saltcore for die-casting with aluminum and manufacturing method therefor

Provided herein are a saltcore for casting with aluminum and a manufacturing method thereof, and more particularly, a saltcore and a manufacturing method thereof capable of reducing shrinkage while satisfying strength during die-casting by including at least one cation of k+, na+ and mg2+ and at least one anion of cl− and c032−, wherein a saltcore for casting with aluminum may include at least one cation of k+, na+ and mg2+ and at least one anion of cl− and c032−.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178189

Method for desorption of metal oxyanions from superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (spion)

The invention relates to a new method for arsenic adsorption-desorption and sorbent regeneration with no reagents added by taking advantage of the synergic thermo tuning of redox potential of the adsorption-desorption system.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178040

Multiple treatment beam type cancer therapy apparatus and method of use thereof

The invention comprises a method and apparatus for using a turning magnet of an accelerator of a cancer therapy system, the accelerator comprising first magnet coils and second correction coils wound about a magnet core where: (1) at a first time, the second correction coils are used to correct a magnetic field, resultant from the first magnet coils, used to turn cations and (2) at a second time, after reversing polarity of the correction coils, the correction coils are used to turn anions and/or electrons, the cations and electrons used to treat a tumor of a patient positioned in a treatment position relative to a treatment beam from the accelerator during the first and second time periods.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180178020

An earpiece assembly to interact with implantable neural stimulators

An ear-piece assembly includes (i) an antenna portion enclosing a transmitting antenna configured to send one or more input signals containing electrical energy to a passive implantable neural stimulator device such that the passive implantable neural stimulator generates one or more stimulation pulses suitable for stimulating a neural structure in the craniofacial region solely using the electrical energy in the input signals; and (ii) an enclosure coupled to the antenna portion, wherein enclosure is sized and shaped to be mounted on a helix portion of an ear such that, when worn by a patient, weight from the enclosure is distributed over the helix portion of the ear for the enclosure to rest thereon, wherein the enclosure comprises (i) a controller module configured to provide the one or more input signals to the transmitting antenna, and (ii) a battery adapted to provide energy to the ear-piece assembly.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177989

Vaginal rejuvenation methods and devices

Methods and apparatuses for vaginal rejuvenation are provided. A method of vaginal rejuvenation includes providing an injectable solution of amniotic membrane allograft. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177818

Hemostatic composition comprising an anion exchanger and a calcium salt

Provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising an anion exchanger and a calcium salt; methods for inducing hemostasis at a site of bleeding by applying to the site of bleeding an effective amount of the compositions; and methods of preparation of the compositions.. . ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177807

Surfactant lipids, compositions thereof, and uses thereof

The invention generally relates to methods to inhibit inflammation or pathogen infection by administering at least one anionic lipid or compositions comprising at least one anionic lipid to an individual. The invention also relates to methods to prevent or inhibit respiratory syncytial virus (rsv) infection by administering at least one anionic lipid or compositions comprising at least one anionic lipid to an individual. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177799

Compositions and methods for muscle regeneration using prostaglandin e2

Provided herein are compositions, methods, and kits for proliferating muscle cells by exposing the muscle cells to a prostaglandin e2 (pge2) compound or compound that activates pge2 signaling. Also provided are methods for regenerating muscle in a subject suffering from muscular atrophy, dystrophy, and/or injury by administering a pge2 compound alone or in combination with isolated muscle cells. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177708

Cosmetic compositions for treating keratinous substrates

Disclosed are compositions for treating and cleansing keratinous substrates, comprising: a polysaccharide; a cationic polymer in an amount of at least 0.1% by weight based on the total weight of the composition; an anionic surfactant chosen from sulfonate surfactants, carboxylic (carboxylate) surfactants, and mixtures thereof; a polyol; and a cosmetically acceptable carrier. The compositions can additionally contain a glyceryl ester. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177401

Methods and devices for imaging and/or optogenetic control of light-responsive neurons

A method for measuring the activity of one or more excitable cells, such as neurons, in a target tissue is provided. The present method may include measuring the activity of individual, selected excitable cells by projecting one or more three dimensional (3d) multi-focal laser light patterns into a target tissue containing excitable cells adapted to emit cellular electrical activity—sensitive fluorescence, to generate a multiplexed 2d diffraction pattern of fluorescence emitted by the neurons, and resolving the multiplexed 2d diffraction pattern. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177380

Dishwasher rack system

A dishwasher rack for a dish washing appliance. The dishwasher rack may be positionable between a stowed position and a deployed position. ... Conio Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177195

Coniothyrium minitans for use against moss growth

The invention relates to the use of coniothyrium minitans for controlling moss growth and to a method of controlling moss growth, comprising applying coniothyrium minitans to an area to be kept free from mosses.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176990

Driving method, driving assembly, and electronic cigarette having same

. . . . The present disclosure provides a driving method, a driving assembly, and an electronic cigarette having the same. The driving method includes: acquiring an output voltage of a power supply of the electronic cigarette; calculating a duty ratio meeting a preset power using the detected output voltage and an effective resistance of a heating assembly; and driving a current circuit of the heating assembly of the electronic cigarette to switch on or switch off according to the duty ratio, so that the heating assembly operates under the preset power. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176691

Armature and a transducer comprising the armature

An e-shaped armature including a central, flat, elongate element for extending through the coil and magnet assembly of a transducer. The armature has two flaring sheets at one end for attachment to the transducer housing outside of a plane of the flat element and for facilitating the bending of the armature. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176678

Receiver assembly

A receiver assembly including a receiver and an assembly housing. The receiver includes a sound outlet configured to outlet sound from the receiver. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176676

Receiver assembly

The present invention provides a receiver assembly comprising a receiver and an assembly housing. The receiver comprises a sound outlet configured to outlet sound from the receiver. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176358

Automatic device pairing

The description relates to device pairing. One example can involve a computing device (e.g., companion device) and a stylus. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176215

Companion out-of-band authentication

Methods and apparatuses for user authentication are described. In one example, authenticating a user includes establishing a first wireless communication link between a headset and a first computing device and a second wireless communication link concurrent with the first wireless communication link between the headset and a second computing device. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175822

Lithium niobate single crystal substrate and method of producing the same

A method of producing an ln substrate by using an ln single crystal grown by the czochralski process, in which an ln single crystal having a fe concentration of more than 1000 mass ppm and 2000 mass ppm or less in the single crystal and processed into a form of a substrate is buried in an al powder or a mixed powder of al and al2o3, and heat-treated at a temperature of 550° c. Or more and 600° c. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175456

Novel high voltage 10, 11, and 12-vertex carborane and borane electrolytes, their use in rechargable batteries, and processes for their preparation

The present disclosure provides electrolytes for an electrochemical device. In some embodiments, these electrolytes are mg salts comprising 10- vertex or 12-vertex carborane anions. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175448

Liquid electrolyte for battery

The present disclosure relates to an electrochemical cell which may be used, for example, in a rechargeable battery based on the reversible transfer of halide anions, and a method for making an electrolyte composition for use in the same. The electrochemical cell includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte composition positioned between the two electrodes, where the electrolyte composition contains a crown ether-metal halide complex in a solvent.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175398

Tin oxide, electrode catalyst for fuel cells, membrane electrode assembly, and solid polymer fuel cell

Disclosed is a tin oxide containing antimony and at least one element a selected from the group consisting of tantalum, tungsten, niobium, and bismuth. The antimony and the at least one element a selected from the group consisting of tantalum, tungsten, niobium, and bismuth are preferably dissolved in a solid state in tin oxide. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175390

Anode materials for lithium ion batteries and methods of making and using same

Where a, b, and c represent atomic % values and a+b+c=1; m2 comprises a metal; a is an anion; a>0; b≥0; and c≥0.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175354

Anion conducting membrane

Provided is a material capable of further extending the life of a cell including a zinc species as a negative electrode active material. The present invention relates to an anion conducting membrane formed using an anion conducting membrane-forming material, the anion conducting membrane-forming material including a conjugated diene based polymer and/or a (meth)acrylic based polymer, and a compound containing at least one element selected from groups i to xvii of the periodic table, the anion conducting membrane having a cross-section in which a ratio of a combined area of particles of the compound containing at least one element selected from groups i to xvii of the periodic table to a combined area of the components of the anion conducting membrane-forming material other than the compound (particles of the compound/components of the anion conducting membrane-forming material other than the compound) is 70/30 to 30/70.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175283

Method for producing composite wafer having oxide single-crystal film

A composite wafer having an oxide single-crystal film transferred onto a support wafer, the film being a lithium tantalate or lithium niobate film, and the composite wafer being unlikely to have cracking or peeling caused in the lamination interface between the film and the support wafer. More specifically, a method of producing the composite wafer, including steps of: implanting hydrogen atom ions or molecule ions from a surface of the oxide wafer to form an ion-implanted layer inside thereof; subjecting at least one of the surface of the oxide wafer and a surface of the support wafer to surface activation treatment; bonding the surfaces together to obtain a laminate; heat-treating the laminate at 90° c. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175282

Elastic wave device, high-frequency front end circuit, and communication apparatus

An elastic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate, an idt electrode including a first electrode layer located on the piezoelectric substrate and including one of mo and w as a main component and a second electrode layer laminated on the first electrode layer and including cu as a main component, and a dielectric film located on the piezoelectric substrate and covering the idt electrode. The piezoelectric substrate is made of lithium niobate. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175277

Piezoelectric element and piezoelectric element device

A piezoelectric element includes a first electrode formed on a substrate, a piezoelectric layer formed on the first electrode and composed of a complex oxide having a perovskite structure containing potassium (k), sodium (na), niobium (nb), and manganese (mn), and a second electrode formed on the piezoelectric layer. The manganese includes divalent manganese (mn2+), trivalent manganese (mn3+), and tetravalent manganese (mn4+), a molar ratio of the divalent manganese to a sum of the trivalent manganese and the tetravalent manganese ((mn2+/(mn3++mn4+)) is 1 or more and 10 or less, and a molar ratio of the potassium to the sodium (k/na) is 1.1 or less.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175222

Solar cell and organic semiconductor material

The present invention aims to provide a solar cell having high photoelectric conversion efficiency and excellent high-temperature durability, and an organic semiconductor material. The present invention relates to a solar cell having: an electrode; a counter electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the electrode and the counter electrode; and a hole transport layer disposed between the photoelectric conversion layer and the counter electrode, the hole transport layer containing an ionic compound that contains an organic semiconductor cation and a fluorine-containing compound anion, the hole transport layer having a metal concentration of 1,000 ppm or lower.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174390

Note image acquisition system

A note image acquiring system includes: a fiber laser, a fiber beam splitter, a fiber collimator, a laser beam expander, a lithium niobate intensity modulator array, a waveform generator, a signal amplifier, a polarization beam splitter, a quarter-wave plate, an imaging lens group, a line-array photosensitive chip, an image information processing module and an image combining module. The note image acquiring system can improve resolution of details of a note image without needing to increase the number of photosensitive chip units per unit length of a linear array image sensor.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174168

Method, apparatus, and computer-readable media for a web-based opinion survey factory

Web-based opinion survey method, apparatus, and computer-readable media operable to cause propositional function responses to be provided to a survey server from a client device. The propositional functions are p(x), where p and x are the predicate and subject. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173998

Group classification based on machine learning analysis of mass spectrometry data from sweat

Machine learning analysis of mass spectrometry spectra from human sweat samples is used to determine characteristics of interest such as age, ethnicity, gender drug use and disease state directly from the m/z data. This avoids the difficult problem of performing a full chemical analysis of human sweat samples to determine the characteristics of interest.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173918

Primary localization method and system for qr codes

A primary localization method for qr codes comprises: s1, binarizing pixel points of a received image containing a qr code; s2, partitioning the image into at least one mesh region; s3, recording the number of black pixel points in each mesh region, assigning the value 1 to mesh regions including black points, and assigning the value 0 to mesh regions not including black points; s4, marking the image as a non-object region; s5, scanning the non-object region line-by-line and column by column and marking the union of the mesh regions continuously with the value 1 for the first time in each line and the mesh regions continuously with the value 1 for the first time in each column as an object region; s6, judging whether the object region is the qr code region, if not, returning to step s5, and if yes, outputting the line numbers and the column numbers.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173856

Method and apparatus for transmitting, activating, purchasing and accessing protected content and services from connected devices

An approach is provided for providing digital rights management within a connected service and content ecosystem. The approach involves receiving a request for content for use at a least one device, wherein the request originates from at least one companion device. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173401

Mobile terminal

Provided is a mobile terminal which allows pieces of furniture to be virtually arranged. A mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a wireless communication unit which is capable of communicating with an external server or an external device; a display unit for displaying an execution screen of a certain application; and a control unit, wherein the execution screen at least comprises: a first area for displaying a first image corresponding to a certain area; a second area for displaying information on each of a plurality of pieces of furniture which can virtually be arranged on the first image; and a third area which includes a chat room for exchanging opinions related to the virtual arrangement of the pieces of furniture on the first image, with a user of at least one predetermined external device on which the certain application is installed.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173023

Bias control of optical modulators

An optical waveguide modulator with automatic bias control is disclosed. A portion of the modulator light is mixed with reference light and converted to one or more electrical feedback signals. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172788

Robust principal component analysis for separation of on and off-resonance in 3d multispectral mri

Accelerated 3d multispectral imaging (msi) on a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system uses phase-encoding in two dimensions and frequency-encoding in the third. The method generates randomized k-space undersampling patterns that vary between different spectral bins to determine k-space samples to be acquired in each spectral bin; orders k-space samples into echo trains that determine gradient waveforms; initializes the gradient waveforms, rf waveforms, and timing information; plays the gradient and rf waveforms using the timing information to excite and refocus different spatial and spectral bin regions; acquires undersampled mri signal data on the mri system from the spatial and spectral bin regions; uses robust principal component analysis to reconstruct on-resonance images and off-resonance images represented as sets of low rank and sparse matrices from the undersampled mri signal data; combines the on-resonance images and off-resonance images to yield a final image; and presents the final image on a display.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172689

Methods for diagnosis of bladder cancer

Methods for diagnosis of bladder cancer are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to the use of urinary biomarkers for aiding diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of bladder cancer, and to a panel of biomarkers that can be used to distinguish high-grade bladder cancer from low-grade bladder cancer.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172138

Power system

A power system includes: an electric motor that drives wheels of a vehicle; a transmission that is disposed on power transmission paths between the electric motor and the wheels; and a differential gear system that distributes output power shifted by the transmission to the wheels. The transmission includes: a first gear mechanically connected to the electric motor; a second gear that has a rotation axis in common with the first gear and is mechanically connected to a differential gear casing of the differential gear system; a pinion gear that meshes with the first gear and the second gear; and a pinion holder that rotatably supports the pillion gear. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172130

Power system and method of manufacturing the same

A power system includes an electric motor, a transmission, and a differential gear system. The transmission includes a first gear that is mechanically connected to the electric motor, a second gear that has a rotation axis in common with the first gear and is mechanically connected to a differential gear casing of the differential gear system, a pinion gear that meshes with the first gear and the second gear, and a pinion holder that rotatably supports the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171820

Aero-actuated vanes

A turbomachinery vane includes a vane body defining a longitudinal axis, a trunnion extending from the vane body and defining a pivot point for pivoting the vane body about the longitudinal axis, and a lock system operatively connected to the trunnion and configured to lock the vane body in a plurality of locked positions. A gas turbine engine includes a turbomachinery component including a row of actuated stators, wherein the actuated stator row includes a plurality of the turbomachinery vanes. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171690

Hydraulic hinge having an integrated soft-closure system

A hydraulic hinge with an integrated soft-closing system comprising a main coupling base, an upper lid with two pluralities holes, a primary union neck disposed in between the main coupling base and the bowl-shape pushing piece, a union lock that attaches the bowl-shape pushing piece and the main coupling base, a bowl-shape pushing piece that includes two extreme right pluralities holes and extreme left, a closing spring disposed in between the main coupling base and the bowl-shape pushing piece, which along the piston provide tension and softness at the doors' closing time, two stabilizer bushings disposed on the slow-closing neck, a slow-closing neck disposed on the primary union neck, a slow-closing pin disposed on the main coupling base, and attach to the extreme right piston to bring about the soft-closing function, a hydraulic piston disposed on the main coupling base, an easy installation support base disposed on the main coupling base, an attachment support base, is a base that attaches the hinge from an extreme and it attaches with the door's latch or where the hinge will be installed.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171495

Ion-conducting membranes

An anion-conducting polymeric membrane comprises vinylbenzyl-rs and a substituted ethene. Rs is a positively charged cyclic amine group. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171436

Grey gold alloy

A grey gold alloy which is nickel-free, cobalt-free, iron-free, silver-free, zirconium-free, niobium-free, chromium-free, indium-free, gallium-free and manganese-free and includes, expressed in weight percent, from 75.0 to 76.5% of au, from 15 to 23% of pd, from 1 to 7% of cu, and from 0 to 5% of at least one of the alloying elements ir, ru, b and re, the respective percentages of all the elements of the alloy adding up to 100%.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171401

Methods for obtaining a sequence

The invention generally relates to methods for obtaining a sequence, such as a consensus sequence or a haplotype sequence. In certain embodiments, methods of the invention involve determining an amount of amplifiable nucleic acid present in a sample, partitioning the nucleic acid based upon results of the determining step such that each partitioned portion includes, on average, a subset of unique sequences, sequencing the nucleic acid to obtain sequence reads, and assembling a consensus sequence from the reads.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171266

Aqueous composition suitable for cleaning and protection comprising silica nanoparticles, copolymer of acrylamide and acrylic acid, nonionic and anionic surfactant

Compositions include a water-soluble polymer, silica nanoparticles, and a combination of a nonionic and anionic dispersed in an aqueous liquid phase. The polymer is a water-soluble copolymer of acrylic acid and an acrylamide, or a salt of the same. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171212

Ethoxylated desorbing agents for enhanced oil recovery

For inhibiting the anionic-surfactant retention phenomena in an oil reservoir, especially in a carbonate-based or argillaceous reservoir.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171090

Thermoset polyester foams and manufacturing method

A process for manufacturing a thermoset polyester foam includes the following successive steps: (a) providing an expandable and thermosetting composition containing a polyol component including at least one element selected from glycerol, diglycerol and glycerol oligomers; a polyacid component including citric acid; a surfactant selected from alkyl polyglycosides and mixtures of an anionic surfactant and a cationic surfactant, and an esterification catalyst; (b) introducing the expandable and thermosetting composition into a mold or applying the expandable composition to a support; and (c) heating the expandable and thermosetting composition at a temperature at least equal to 135° c. So as to react the polyol component with the polyacid component and form a block of thermoset polyester foam.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171064

Aldehyde scavengers for polyurethane foams

A polyurethane composition comprising an aldehyde scavenger, a polyurethane product, and a process for making polyurethane foam are disclosed. The scavenger compounds can reduce, if not eliminate, the emissions of aldehydes from polyurethane foams. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171056

Diblock copolymers and polynucleotide complexes thereof for delivery into cells

Described herein are copolymers, and methods of making and utilizing such copolymers. Such copolymers have at least two blocks: a first block that has at least one unit that is hydrophilic at physiologic ph, and a second block that has hydrophobic groups. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171030

Sirp-alpha agonist antibody

Compositions and methods are provided relating to anti-sirpα agonist antibodies. The antibodies of the invention bind to human sirpα, and activate signaling, thereby inhibiting processes mediated by sirpα, including without limitation phagocytosis. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170847

Methods of acylation with an ionic liquid catalyzing medium

Described herein are methods of acylating an aryl substrate comprising combining a substituted aryl substrate with an acylating agent in the presence of a catalyzing medium, thereby acylating the substituted aryl substrate in the para position, wherein the catalyzing medium is an ionic liquid comprising at least one cation and at least one metal halide anion.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170530

Landing gear drive systems

A drive system for rotating one or more wheels of an aircraft landing gear for ground taxiing and/or spin-up prior to landing has a motor operable to rotate a first drive pinion via a first drive path, and a driven gear adapted to be fixed to the wheel. The drive system has a first configuration in which the first drive pinion meshes with the driven gear to permit the motor to drive the driven gear via the first drive path. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170085

Thermal transfer recording sheet

Where r1 to r7 are substituents, x− is an anion, and the compound of formula (ib) has at least one anionic substituent.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169955

Method and equipment for generating a numerical representation of a three-dimensional object, said numerical representation being suited to be used for making said three-dimensional object through stereolithography

Method for generating a numerical representation of a three-dimensional object (11) to be made through stereolithography, comprising the following operations: preparing a first set of data (1) representative of the geometry of the object (11); defining first surfaces (13, 13a) of the object (11) and reference surfaces (14, 14a) facing them; defining a first point (x1) on the first surface (13, 13a), a second point (x2) on the corresponding reference surface (14, 14a) and geometric parameters (p1 . . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169591

Two-dimensional metal carbide desalination membrane

The two-dimensional metal carbide desalination membrane includes a stack of two-dimensional metal carbide layers. A two-dimensional metal carbide included in the two-dimensional metal carbide layers may have the formula ti3c2tx, where t represents a terminating functional group, and x represents a number of the terminating functional groups. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169249

Injectable solution at ph 7 comprising at least one basal insulin the isoelectric point of which is between 5.8 and 8.5 and a hydrophobized anionic polymer

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.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169127

Compositions and methods that modulate white blood cells or neutrophils in a companion animal

White blood cells and/or neutrophils in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the white blood cells and/or neutrophils or adjusting the diet of the animal to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the white blood cells and/or neutrophils.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169125

Compositions of multicationic drugs for reducing interactions with polyanionic biomolecules and methods of use thereof

The present invention relates, in part, to a composition comprising a multicationic drug and an organic multianion. In some embodiments, the multicationic drug is enclosed within a carrier. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169068

Compositions and methods that modulate vitamin d and bone mineral content in a companion animal

Bone mineral content, 25(oh) vitamin d3, or 1,25(oh)2 vitamin d3 in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the bone mineral content, 25(oh) vitamin d3, or 1,25(oh)2 vitamin d3 or adjusting the diet of the animal to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the bone mineral content, 25(oh) vitamin d3, or 1,25(oh)2 vitamin d3.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180169014

Liposomes useful for drug delivery

The present invention provides liposome compositions containing substituted ammonium and/or polyanion, and optionally with a desired therapeutic or imaging entity. The present invention also provide methods of making the liposome compositions provided by the present invention.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168976

Stabilized color depositing shampoo

A composition for coloring and shampooing hair substantially free, preferably totally and completely free, of anionic surfactants, comprising at least one cationic dye, n-methyl alkyl glucamide with a carbon chain length from 8 and 20, inclusive, preferably 8 and 10, an aqueous carrier, and at least one stabilizer of anti-oxidant and free radical scavanger. By weight, (based on the total weight of the composition), the composition comprises 0.0005% to 3.0% cationic dye, 2.5 to 30% n-methyl alkyl glucamide, 30 to 70% water, and 0.01 to 0.5% stabilizers of anti-oxidant and free radical scavenger. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168974

Composition comprising an associative thickener

The present invention relates to a composition, preferably a cosmetic composition for a keratin substance, preferably skin, comprising: (a) at least one associative thickener; (b) at least one specific alkyleneoxide derivative; i(c) at least one nonionic surfactant, other than (b), with an hlb value of 13.0 or less; and (d) water. The composition according to the present invention can prevent soaping and can provide excellent texture, when used, while providing sufficient thickening or gelling effects.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168963

Oral care compositions

An oral care composition comprising zinc phosphate, stannous fluoride, an anionic polymer, and a basic amino acid, as well as methods of using the same.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168949

Bag on valve or dip-tube container for a pressurized personal care product

Described herein is an aerosol dispenser including a pressurized personal care product in a bag on valve or dip-tube container. The pressurized personal care product includes from about 2% to about 10% propellant, from about 0.5% to about 5% perfume, from about 1% to about 14% nonionic emulsifier, less than 5% cationic surfactant, from about 3% to about 17% silicone, and less than 7.5% high melting point fatty compound. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168943

Hair dye

The subject matter of the present disclosure constitutes agents for oxidative hair dyeing, containing from about 78-about 95 wt. % water, oxidation dye precursor(s), alkalizing agents, from about 0.1-about 2 wt. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168942

Cream-type hair coloring agent

The subject of the present disclosure is agents for oxidative hair coloring containing from about 70 about 95 wt. % water, oxidation dye precursor(s), alkalizing agent, from about 0.1-about 2 wt. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168941

Hair dye

The subject matter of the present disclosure relates to agents for oxidative hair dyeing, containing from about 70-about 95 wt. % water, oxidation dye precursor(s), alkalizing agents, from about 0.1-about 2 wt. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168828

Locking and unlocking device for a knee prosthesis

A locking/unlocking device for a knee prosthesis, comprising a femoral section and a tibial section provided with a tibial plate. These two femoral and tibial sections are both rotatably mounted, coaxial about an axis, comprising a disk constituting the femoral section, two left and right flanges, and a through-shaft, a freewheel assembly comprises a pinion provided with ramps and one rolling member per ramp, an unlocking arrangement comprising a wheel with pins, and a part remote from the unlocking arrangement comprising an angular control comprising at least one connecting rod interposed between the remote part and the tibial plate.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168725

Ablation of myocardial tissues with nanosecond pulsed electric fields

An apparatus and methods for performing ablation of myocardial tissues are disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of ablation electrode configurations to which nanosecond pulsed electric fields are applied. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168348

Joining device, particularly for joining a shelf to a wall of a piece of furniture

A joining device, particularly for joining a shelf to a wall of a piece of furniture, includes a cylindrical body that can be associated in a first hole adapted to be provided transversely in the shelf and provided with a first axial seat for the rotatable coupling of the first stem of a screw provided with a first crown-shaped head that can be arranged rotatably within a second seat that is adjacent to the first seat. The cylindrical body is provided with a third seat, which is perpendicular and connected to the second seat, for the temporary coupling of a pinion, which interacts with the first crown-shaped head, which protrudes externally to the cylindrical body and is accommodated within a second hole.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168197

Compositions and methods that modulate digestibility in a companion animal

A specific type of digestibility in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of digestibility or adjusting the diet of the animal to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of digestibility. The specific type of digestibility can be one or more of organic matter digestibility, dry matter digestibility, fiber digestibility, energy digestibility, fat digestibility, or protein digestibility.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168196

Compositions and methods that modulate bacteria in a companion animal

A specific bacterium in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of bacterium or to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of bacterium. The specific type of bacterium can be one or more of bifidobacterium, lactobacillus, or clostridium perfringens.. ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168195

Compositions and methods that modulate cholesterol in a companion animal

Cholesterol, high-density lipoproteins, and low-density lipoproteins in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the cholesterol, high-density lipoproteins, or low-density lipoproteins or adjusting the diet of the animal to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates cholesterol, high-density lipoproteins, or low-density lipoproteins.. . ... Conio Inc

06/21/18 / #20180168194

Compositions and methods that modulate phosphorus or enzymes in a companion animal

A specific type of organ health marker in a companion animal can be improved by adjusting the diet of the animal to increase the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of organ health marker or adjusting the diet of the animal to decrease the amount of a compound which positively or negatively modulates the specific type of organ health marker. The specific type of organ health marker can be one or more of phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase, or gamma-glutamyltransferase.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167536

Cleaner and vehicle with cleaner

. . . . . . A cleaner includes a high-pressure air generation unit and a nozzle. The high-pressure air generation unit includes a cylinder, a piston supported to the cylinder to be freely moveable and deliver the high-pressure air toward the nozzle, an urging spring urges the piston, and a movement mechanism which moves the piston to a predetermined position. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167404

Filtering onion routing traffic from malicious domain generation algorithm (dga)-based traffic classification

In one embodiment, a device in a network receives domain information from a plurality of traffic flows in the network. The device identifies a particular address from the plurality of traffic flows as part of an onion routing system based on the received domain information. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166745

Lithium metal battery

A lithium metal battery is disclosed. The lithium battery comprising a li metal anode, a cathode and an electrolyte in between the li metal anode and the cathode wherein the electrolyte includes immobilized anions at least at the interface between the li metal anode and the electrolyte to maintain the anionic concentration at the interface above zero throughout the charge-discharge cycles thereby preventing surface potential instability at the interface of the li metal anode and electrolyte.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166695

Ternary platinum alloy catalyst

A platinum alloy catalyst ptxy, wherein x is nickel, cobalt, chromium, copper, titanium or manganese and y is tantalum or niobium, characterised in that in the alloy the atomic percentage of platinum is 46-75 at %, of x is 1-49 at % and of y is 1-35 at %; provided that the alloy is not 66 at % pt20 at % cr14 at % ta or 50 at % pt, 25 at % co, 25 at % ta is disclosed. The catalyst has particular use as an oxygen reduction catalyst in fuel cells, and in particular in phosphoric acid fuel cells.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166622

Method for producing composite wafer having oxide single-crystal film

A composite wafer having an oxide single-crystal film transferred onto a support wafer, the film being a lithium tantalate or lithium niobate film, and the composite wafer being unlikely to have cracking or peeling caused in the lamination interface between the film and the support wafer. More specifically, a method of producing the composite wafer, including steps of: implanting hydrogen atom ions or molecule ions from a surface of the oxide wafer to form an ion-implanted layer inside thereof, subjecting at least one of the surface of the oxide wafer and a surface of the support wafer to surface activation treatment; bonding the surfaces together to obtain a laminate; heat-treating the laminate at 90° c. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166595

Apcvd of doped titanium oxide and the coated article made thereby

A method of making a doped titanium oxide coating in a float glass manufacturing process and the coated glass article made thereby wherein the dopant is a niobium or tantalum compound. The doped titanium oxide coating preferably exhibits an electrical conductivity>1×10−3 s/cm.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166276

Method for manufacturing semiconductor device

A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a mask layer including a) one metal from tungsten, tantalum, zirconium, hafnium, molybdenum, niobium, ruthenium, osmium, rhenium, and iridium, b) boron, and c) carbon on a layer to be etched. The mask layer is patterned. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180166137

Programming for electronic memories

Memory circuitry comprises memory cells having two terminals and a feedback path connected between the two terminals. The feedback path is used to adaptively amplify identical programming pulses that serve to change memory states of the memory cell, and the amplification is based on a current resistive level of the memory cell, which may for example be a multi-level memory cell.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164877

Interacting with an environment using a parent device and at least one companion device

A technique is described herein for using a parent computing device and at least one companion computing device to simultaneously interact with an environment. In one implementation, the parent computing device progressively builds parent map information through its interaction with the environment. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164745

Timepiece movement and mechanical timepiece

Provided is a timepiece movement that can improve the freedom of design in the layout of a small seconds hand. The timepiece movement has a barrel complete; a wheel train including multiple wheels that turn in conjunction with the barrel complete; an escape wheel that turns in conjunction with the barrel complete; and a small seconds wheel that turns in conjunction with the escape wheel and has a small seconds hand attached thereto. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164612

Thin-plate ln optical control device

A thin-plate ln optical control device includes: a thin-plate ln optical waveguide element which includes an optical waveguide formed by thermal diffusion of ti in a substrate made of lithium niobate, and a control electrode that is formed on the substrate and is configured to control a light wave propagating through the optical waveguide, and in which at least a part of the substrate is thinned; and a housing that accommodates the thin-plate ln optical waveguide element in an air-tight sealing manner. Oxygen is contained in a filler gas inside the housing.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164451

Method and system for coupling geophysical sensor cable sections

Coupling of geophysical sensor cable sections. At least some of the example embodiments are methods including coupling a first geophysical sensor cable section to a second geophysical sensor cable section. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164233

X-ray apparatus having a motor-driven torque compensation at the detector circle of the goniometer

For an x-ray apparatus comprising a goniometer with a detector circle rotatable about a goniometer axis, an actuator coupled to the detector circle for the motor-driven rotation thereof, a source arrangement with an x-ray source, a detector arrangement fastened to the detector circle and including an x-ray detector, and a sample position for a sample to be examined towards which the source arrangement and the detector arrangement are oriented, a compensation apparatus is provided that compensates for a torque about the goniometer axis produced by the weight of the detector arrangement on the detector circle. The compensation apparatus comprises a compensation motor coupled to the detector circle and a control device that actuates the compensation motor depending on a current position of the detector arrangement to apply a torque at least substantially equal and opposite to the torque produced by the detector arrangement.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164218

Raman probe and methods of imaging

The present disclosure provides for a raman probes and methods of imaging including a raman probe. The raman probes include a raman detection system configured to illuminate an area of a subject or a sample with a light source and to receive raman scattered light energy from the area. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164217

Raman topography system and methods of imaging

The present disclosure describes a raman topography system, which includes a container with at least one raman probe positioned within. Also described are methods of imaging which include the raman topography system.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163904

High pressure flowline union

A union joins male and female subs of two flowline components. The male sub includes a male end of one component, a retainer collar, and a union nut. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163843

Power transmission device

A power transmission device that includes a differential ring gear that meshes with a drive pinion gear to which power from a transmission is transmitted; a differential gear including a differential case coupled to the differential ring gear; a case that houses the differential ring gear and the differential gear; and a resinous partition that partitions an inside of the case into a differential chamber where the differential ring gear and the differential gear are placed and a working oil reservoir chamber to reserve working oil, wherein the partition includes a magnetic plate fixed to a lower part of a side surface thereof that faces the working oil reservoir chamber, and a magnet magnetically attracted and attached to the magnetic plate.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163828

Printer gear arrangement

A gear arrangement for a printer includes a rack and a pinion. The rack has a first end, a first tooth at the first end, and a second tooth adjacent the first tooth, with a width of the first tooth being greater than a width of the second tooth, and the pinion has a first tooth, a second tooth adjacent the first tooth, and a web between the first tooth and the second tooth, with the web to prevent engagement of the first tooth of the rack between the first tooth and the second tooth of the pinion.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163559

Conduit box assembly systems and methods

A system includes a conduit box assembly configured to be rated as an explosion-proof (ex d) rated enclosure. The conduit box assembly includes a housing configured to support an electrical device. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163382

Faucets providing water-and-air flow

A faucet having a faucet base, a water hose, a faucet head, and a chamber is provided. A water valve is provided in the chamber and includes a driving member and a control valve movable between a first position enabling mixing of water and air and a second position enabling shut-off of a water flow. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163289

Chromium-free thermal spray composition, method, and apparatus

A composition, method for depositing the composition on a downhole component, and a downhole tool. The composition includes about 0.25 wt % to about 1.25 wt % of carbon, about 1.0 wt % to about 3.5 wt % of manganese, about 0.1 wt % to about 1.4 wt % of silicon, about 1.0 wt % to about 3.0 wt % of nickel, about 0.0 to about 2.0 wt % of molybdenum, about 0.7 wt % to about 2.5 wt % of aluminum, about 1.0 wt % to about 2.7 wt % of vanadium, about 1.5 wt % to about 3.0 wt % of titanium, about 0.0 wt % to about 6.0 wt % of niobium, about 3.5 wt % to about 5.5 wt % of boron, about 0.0 wt % to about 10.0 wt % tungsten, and a balance of iron.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163284

A system and a method for metallurgical extraction of rare earth elements and niobium

A method for hydrometallurgical extraction of rare earth elements and niobium from a an ore or a flotation concentrate containing rare earth elements, niobium, iron and alkali earth metals, the method comprising removal of the alkali earth metals using an acidic solution of a ph in a range between about 1 and about 6, leaching the rare earth elements; precipitation of the rare earth elements from a resulting pregnant leach solution using sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate; physically separating metal hydroxides from a resulting leach residue containing metal hydroxides, iron oxide, silicate, and pyrochlore; removing the iron oxide by physical beneficiation and then by atmospheric acid leaching; and recovering niobium from a clean solid residue by pressurized acid leaching.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163241

Methods of producing epimerases and benzylisoquinoline alkaloids

A method of epimerizing an (s)-1-benzylisoquinoline alkaloid to an (r)-1-benzylisoquinoline alkaloid is provided. The method comprises contacting the (s)-1-benzylisoquinoline alkaloid with at least one enzyme. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163229

Novel recombinant adeno-associated virus capsids containing a designed ankyrin repeat protein (darpin) or fragment thereof

The present invention relates to variant aav capsid polypeptides containing designed ankyrin repeat proteins (darpins), wherein the variant capsid polypeptides exhibit an enhanced neutralization profile, increased transduction, and/or tropism in human liver and/or hepatocyte cells, or human pancreas and/or pancreatic cells, as compared to capsid polypeptides that do not include darpins.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163212

Benzylisoquinoline alkaloid (bia) precursor producing microbes, and methods of making and using the same

Methods and engineered yeast cells for generating a benzylisoquinoline alkaloid product are provided herein. A method comprises providing engineered yeast cells and a feedstock to a reactor. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163183

Recombinant adeno-associated virus particle purification with multiple-step anion exchange chromatography

The invention describes a method for obtaining purified recombinant adeno-associated virus particles (raav), comprising the steps of: a) performing a depth filtration of a starting material previously obtained from cells producing raav particles, the said starting material being selected in a group comprising a cell lysate and a culture supernatant, whereby a raav-containing clarified composition is provided; b) submitting the raav-containing clarified composition to a first step of anion-exchange chromatography on a chromatographic support wherein elution is performed by using a linear salt gradient and wherein the raav-containing fraction is collected, whereby a first raav enriched composition is provided; c) submitting the first raav enriched composition at least once to a second step of anion-exchange chromatography on a chromatographic support wherein elution is performed by using a linear salt gradient and wherein the raav-containing fraction is collected, whereby a second raav enriched composition is provided; d) submitting the second raav enriched composition to a step of tangential flow filtration, whereby purified recombinant adeno-associated virus particles (raav) are provided.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163127

Garnet compound and method for producing same, light emitting device and decorative article using garnet compound, and method of using garnet compound

(where a′, b′, and c′ are cations forming the garnet compound, and x is an anion forming the garnet compound), neither b′ nor c′ containing iron as a main component. The single particle in the garnet compound has a particle size categorized as sand in geology. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163059

Coating compositions with anticorrosion properties

Anticorrosive coating compositions as disclosed comprise a binding polymer and an aluminum phosphate corrosion inhibiting pigment dispersed therein. The coating composition comprises up to 25 percent by weight aluminum phosphate. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180163056

Hydrophilic curable compositions

A monolayer film which includes a crosslinked resin obtained by polymerizing a composition including compound (i) having at least one hydrophilic group selected from anionic hydrophilic groups, cationic hydrophilic groups and hydroxyl groups, and at least one functional group with a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond wherein the number of the functional groups with a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond is one when the hydrophilic group is a hydroxyl-containing group; compound (ii) having two or more functional groups with a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond; and at least one compound selected from a surfactant (iii) having a hydrophilic moiety including an anionic hydrophilic group, a cationic hydrophilic group or two or more hydroxyl groups, and a hydrophobic moiety including an organic residue, and compound (iv) having a siloxane bond and a molecular weight of 200 to 1,000,000 wherein the surfactant (iii) and the compound (iv) have no polymerizable carbon-carbon double bonds.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162997

Latex products having polymers and polymer adducts as quick-setting additives

A latex product composition that includes an anionicaily-stabilized latex; at least one volatile base compound; and one or more water soluble, polymers or polymeric adducts that have a backbone with a plurality of amine functional groups and hydroxyl functional groups. The polymers or polymeric adducts may be an addition product formed from at least one multifunctional amine compound reacted with one or more polyfunctional epoxy compounds, one or more monofunctional epoxy compounds, or a combination thereof. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162989

Low temperature curing composition, cured film formed therefrom, and electronic device having cured film

(b) a cationic thermal initiator for a ring-opening reaction of epoxide, the initiator being a salt of a sulfonium-based cation and a borate-based anion, wherein the compound represented by chemical formula 1 is a combination of a siloxane 1,000 and a siloxane compound of which a number average molecular weight is in a range of 1,000-10,000.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162930

Immunoglobulin purification

The current invention reports a method for purifying an immunoglobulin, wherein the method comprises applying an aqueous, buffered solution comprising an immunoglobulin in monomeric, in aggregated, and in fragmented form to an anion exchange chromatography material under conditions whereby the immunoglobulin in monomeric form does not bind to the anion exchange material, and recovering the immunoglobulin in monomeric form in the flow-through from the anion exchange chromatography material, whereby the buffered aqueous solution has a ph value of from 8.0 to 8.5. In one embodiment the anion exchange chromatography material is a membrane anion exchange chromatography material.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162746

Method of removing dissolved silica from waste water

Dissolved silica is ubiquitous in impaired waters, a fouling agent in desalination membranes, resistant to existing antiscalants, and difficult to remove from power plant feed waters, thereby inhibiting long term reuse of industrial water. According to the present invention, an inorganic anion exchanger, hydrotalcite (htc), can provide highly selective removal of silica from aqueous solutions. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162731

Method for manufacturing high purity sulfuric acid

A method for manufacturing high purity sulfuric acid is provided. A mixed solution subsequently undergoes a first preheating step, a second preheating step, a distilling step and an evaporating step to remove peroxide, water, oxygen and insoluble impurities, so as to obtain the first gas containing sulfur trioxide, sulfuric acid and hydrogen oxide. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162558

Deployment and control algorithms for wheel cluster formations of satellites

A control algorithm that determines one or more deviations in an orbit of a companion satellite, and control the companion satellite to minimize effects of perturbing forces.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162184

Tire valve for a pneumatic tire of a vehicle

The tyre valve according to the invention is characterised in that the union nut and, if the deformation element is located on the inside circumference of the union nut, also the deformation element, exhibit a minimum inside diameter that exceeds the maximum outside diameter of the valve cap.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161811

Stain-proof coating composition, method of forming stain-proof coating layer, and method of producing ceramic building material

The present invention provides a stain-proof coating composition including silica fine particles (a), a nonionic surfactant (b), and a nonionic surfactant (c), wherein the nonionic surfactant (b) is at least one kind of nonionic surfactant (b) selected from the group consisting of an acetylenediol-based surfactant (b-1) and a polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether-based surfactant (b-2), the nonionic surfactant (c) is at least one kind of nonionic surfactant (c) selected from the group consisting of a vinyl-based polymeric surfactant (c-1) and a polyoxyalkylene fatty acid ester-based surfactant (c-2).. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161755

Metal-organic frameworks (mofs), method for their preparation and their application

Coordination polymers of mof type, comprising a repeating unit of the general formula [m2(dcx)2l2], wherein m represents a metal cation (m2+), dcx represents an anion of a dicarboxylic acid and l represents a neutral molecule of hydrazone. A method for preparation of coordination polymers of mof type, wherein in the first step a compound of aldehyde or ketone group is condensed with a hydrazide, and in the second step the condensation product is reacted using a metal compound and a dicarboxylic acid. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161462

Theranostic bubble preparation (tb), and method for using same

Provided is a theranostic bubble preparation which makes it possible to diagnose and treat a tissue of interest by the irradiation with ultrasound such as diagnostic ultrasound and low-intensity therapeutic ultrasound. The theranostic bubble preparation comprises: a coating film comprising a lipid; and a gas enclosed in an inner cavity formed in the coating film. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161338

Retosiban for the treatment of pre-term labour

The present invention relates to a method of treating pre-term labour with retosiban in subjects with conditions resulting in uterine overdistension including polyhydroamnios and multiple gestation. In another aspect, the invention relates to a method of preventing pre-term labour in subjects by the prophylactic administration of retosiban.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161272

Liposomal nanoconstructs and methods of making and using the same

Provided herein is a liposome comprising: a) a conjugate comprising a lysophospholipid and a photosensitizer; b) a first derivatized phospholipid comprising a first phospholipid and a strained cyclooctyne moiety; c) a second derivatized phospholipid comprising a second phospholipid and a polyethylene glycol polymer; and d) a cationic or anionic lipid. Also provided herein is a liposome comprising: a) a conjugate comprising a lysophospholipid and a photosensitizer; b) a first derivatized phospholipid comprising a first phospholipid and a targeting moiety; c) a second derivatized phospholipid comprising a second phospholipid and a polyethylene glycol polymer; and d) a cationic or anionic lipid. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161263

Compositions for providing improved sunscreen protection

Topical compositions with improved sun protection factor and uva protection factor are described. The compositions have sunscreen and polymer of d-glucose and/or nonionic, branched heteroglycan and specific diol compounds to enhance skin protection benefits.. ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161253

Composition comprising a particular anionic associative polymer, a particular fixing polymer and a particular anionic polymer

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising: (i) one or more anionic associative polymers (i) comprising at least one unit of formula (i) and at least one unit of formula (ii) below: (ii) one or more anionic fixing polymers comprising at least one unit of formula (iii) and at least one unit of formula (iv) below: (iii) one or more anionic polymers, different from the anionic associative polymers (i) and from the anionic fixing polymers (ii), comprising: at least one (meth)acrylic acid monomer, at least one c1-c4 alkyl (meth)acrylate monomer, at least one (meth)acrylic ester monomer with a hydrophobic chain.. . ... Conio Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161140

Horizontal osteotomy implant, and methods of using the same

Various embodiments of craniofacial implants, surgical instruments, and techniques are described to provide improved surgical results.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160306

Methods and systems for validating mobile devices of customers via third parties

A method for authenticating a mobile device in real-time. The method includes detecting the mobile device, sending a text message containing a unique uniform resource locator (“url”) to the mobile device, and detecting an access of the unique url by the mobile device through a first communication path. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159974

Bi-directional audio generation device for speech quality assessment of telephony networks and speech codecs

A system for bi-directional quality testing of a telephony system or network using an audio generation device configured to automate perceptual evaluation of speech quality assessments and connect to a communication endpoint through computer telephony integration (cti) instruction or system configuration to enable auto-answering of the communication endpoint, listen, record, and process signals and audio data, calculate mean opinion scores (mos), generate signals and audio for playback, compare files using a full reference algorithm, and store data with mos results displayed in data naming structure.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159917

Service to invoke companion applications

A service to invoke a companion application or service is disclosed. In various embodiments, an indication to invoke a companion application is received in the context of a display page of a calling application. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159644

Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signal, apparatus for receiving broadcast signal, method for transmitting broadcast signal and method for receiving broadcast signal

A method for providing a broadcast service by a primary device (pd) includes performing a discovery process with a companion device (cd) application executed in a cd, wherein the discovery process includes receiving a device description request from the cd application, transmitting a first response message, receiving, from the cd application, an application information request destined for a first url and transmitting a second response message, wherein a header of the first response message includes the first url, and the second response message includes a second url used as a websocket endpoint of the pd; establishing a websocket connection between a websocket server and the cd application using the second url; receiving a request message for media timeline information from the cd through the websocket connection; and delivering a notification message to the cd through the websocket connection.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159181

Flame-retardant, non-toxic phosphate ester ionic liquid electrolytes and method of making

A phosphate ester compound can include a cation and an anion, the anion being an alkyl phosphate. The phosphate ester compound can be a phosphate ester ionic liquid. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159173

Lithium salt compound, nonaqueous electrolyte solution using same, lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion capacitor

The present invention is concerned with (1) a lithium salt compound including a lithium cation including, as a ligand, at least one ether compound selected from 2,5,8,11-tetraoxadodecane and 2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxapentadecane and a difluorophosphate anion; (2) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing the aforementioned lithium salt compound; (3) a lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; (4) a lithium ion capacitor using the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and (5) a production method of the aforementioned lithium salt compound, including bringing the aforementioned ether compound and lithium difluorophosphate into contact with each other. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution of the present invention is excellent in high-temperature cyclic property and output characteristics after high-temperature cycles and is capable of suppressing metal elution from a positive electrode or the like.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180158688

Methods for forming a transition metal niobium nitride film on a substrate by atomic layer deposition and related semiconductor device structures

Methods for forming a transition metal niobium nitride film on a substrate by atomic layer deposition and related semiconductor device structures are provided. In some embodiments methods may include contacting a substrate with a first reactant comprising a transition metal precursor, contacting the substrate with a second reactant comprising a niobium precursor and contacting the substrate with a third reactant comprising a nitrogen precursor. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180158052

Asynchronous cryptogram-based authentication processes

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented devices and processes that asynchronously authenticate data. For example, a network-connected device may obtain data identifying a product, and obtain cryptographic data from an executed application through a programmatic interface. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157973

Method and device for a computerized mechanical device

A method for training a computerized mechanical device, comprising: receiving data documenting actions of an actuator performing a task in a plurality of iterations; calculating using the data a neural network dataset and used for performing the task; gathering in a plurality of reward iterations a plurality of scores given by an instructor to a plurality of states, each comprising at least one sensor value, while a robotic actuator performs the task according to the neural network; calculating using the plurality of scores a reward dataset used for computing a reward function; updating at least some of the neural network's plurality of parameters by receiving in each of a plurality of policy iterations a reward value computed by applying the reward function to another state comprising at least one sensor value, while the robotic actuator performs the task according to the neural network; and outputting the updated neural network.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157815

Systems and methods for authenticating user identity based on user defined image data

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that facilitate two-factor authentication of a user based on a user-defined image and information identifying portions of the image sequentially selected by the user. In one aspect, a communications device presents a first digital image of a first user on a touchscreen display. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157212

Timepiece mechanism for bidirectional correction of a plurality of displays

A bidirectional correction mechanism for correcting the position of a first and of a second gear train, via a setting device driving a corrector pinion, including a correction lever pivoting on an arbor of the corrector pinion, which carries, meshing with the corrector pinion, a first wheel set for driving the first gear train, and a second wheel set for driving the second gear train. This mechanism includes an elastic element which, in the absence of action on the setting device, returns the correction lever to a neutral position wherein the wheel sets are uncoupled from the first and second wheel trains, and either a friction connection between the correction lever and the arbor, or a friction connection between the elastic element on the one hand, and the first wheel set and the second wheel set on the other hand.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156922

A method of processing offset carrier modulated ranging signals

A method of processing offset carrier modulated, ocm, ranging signals in a radionavigation system including a plurality of satellite-borne transmitters and at least one ground-based receiver includes receiving a first radionavigation signal from at least one of the plurality of satellite-borne transmitters and down-converting and digitizing the first radionavigation signal to derive therefrom a first ocm signal sa, receiving a second signal sb synchronously broadcast with the first ocm signal sa, the second signal sb having the same or substantially the same center frequency as the first ocm signal sa, coherently combining the first ocm signal sa with the second signal sb at the receiver to generate a combined signal sc, generating a combined correlation value yc corresponding to a correlation of the combined signal sc with a local replica of the first ocm signal sc, and deriving ranging information based on the combined correlation value yc.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156814

Methods for predicting time-to-delivery in pregnant women

The present disclosure relates to methods for predicting time-to-delivery in pregnant women. The methods include predicting that a pregnant woman will deliver within a predetermined time frame if pamg-1 is determined to be present at a level above a predetermined detection threshold in a vaginal fluid sample obtained from the pregnant woman. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156323

Side pinion differential locking mechanism

A differential assembly is disclosed, including a housing forming an interior space, and a shaft may extend into a portion of the interior space of the housing. A side gear including an aperture may be arranged within the interior space and an end portion of the shaft is aligned and extends through the aperture. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156307

Damper device

Six through holes are formed in pinion gear supporting portions of two input plate members working as a carrier that supports pinion gears of a rotary inertia mass damper. The two input plate members are opposed to each other in such a manner that the through holes are aligned with each other. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156293

Dual rack and pinion rotational inerter system and method for damping movement of a flight control surface of an aircraft

There is provided a dual rack and pinion rotational inerter system for damping movement of a flight control surface of an aircraft. The system has a flexible holding structure disposed between the flight control surface and a support structure of the aircraft. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156254

Tactical-gear interconnection system apparatus and method

A tactical-gear interconnection system apparatus and method allowing connection of a variety of tactical gear such as gun stocks, camera supports, sights, rangefinders, grips, and clamps, in field-interchangeable configurations responsive to changes in field conditions, by providing same-sized threaded plug units on all gear and same-sized interchangeable unions for removable connection of various pieces of gear.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155963

Built-in lift sliding door lock

The present invention relates to a technical field of building doors and windows drivers, and more particularly to a built-in lift sliding door lock, which includes a lock point linkage mechanism and a lock seat, wherein the lock seat is a flat structure adapted for being embedded into an extrudate, and has an import slot and a locking slot communicated with the import slot; the lock point linkage mechanism includes a lock point, a sliding plate, a fixed plate, a first plectrum, a second plectrum, a connecting piece and a cam. Beneficial effects of the present invention are as follows. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155875

Process for the production of paper or paperboard, paper or paperboard product obtained and uses thereof

Process for the production of a cured pulp product suitable for use in the production of paper, paperboard, tissue paper, filter paper or fluff pulp, comprising the steps of attaching an anionic or amphoteric carboxymethyl cellulose (cmc) to cellulosic fibres in acidic conditions or in the presence of divalent metal ions. Aluminium ions or divalent ions are then added to the slurry to a total molar concentration of from 0.0001 m to 0.5 m in the first pulp slurry. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155705

Method for isolating extracellular nucleic acids using anion exchange particles

The present invention pertains to methods and kits for isolating extracellular nucleic acids from a biological sample using anion exchange particles. It was found that incorporating into the binding mixture a polyoxyalkylene fatty alcohol ether compensates performance variations that are attributable to differences in the anion exchange surface as they may occur e.g. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155698

Polymerases engineered to reduce nucleotide-independent dna binding

Provided are engineered dna polymerases exhibiting modified functionality, and polynucleotides encoding same. Modified features include: (1) reduced catalytic activity in the presence of magnesium ions and/or (2) reduced affinity for primed template nucleic acid molecules in the absence of cognate nucleotide, and an ability to discriminate between cognate and non-cognate nucleotides under low salt conditions. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155657

Laundry detergent composition

The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant; and a lipid esterase.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155654

Anionic surfactants and detergents comprising them

Surfactants of the general formula (i) in which r1 is a linear or branched akyl radical having 6 to 20, especially 10 to 16 c atoms, r2 and r3 independently of one another are h or h3co, and m is hydrogen, an alkali metal or a moiety n+r4r5r6, in which r4, r5 and r6 independently of one another are hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 c atoms or a hydroxyalkyl group having 2 to 6 c atoms, are readily incorporated into laundry detergents or cleaning products, possess outstanding performance qualities and can be prepared on the basis of renewable raw materials.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155653

Novel anionic surfactants and washing agents containing said surfactants

Surfactants of general formula (i), in which r1 denotes a linear or branched alkyl residue having 6 to 20, and in particular 8 to 14 carbon atoms, r2 denotes h or ch3, and m denotes hydrogen, an alkali metal or an n+r3r4r5 grouping, in which r3, r4 and r5, independently of one another, denote hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms or a hydroxyalkyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atom, can be easily incorporated into washing or cleaning agents, have outstanding application-related properties, and can be produced based on renewable resources.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155614

Self-suspending proppants

A self-suspending proppant comprises a proppant substrate particle and a water-swellable composite coating on the proppant substrate particle comprising the combination of at least two of an anionic hydrogel polymer, a cationic hydrogel polymer and a nonionic hydrogel polymer.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155562

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

06/07/18 / #20180155542

Binder-treated fibrous materials

A liquid binder composition for binding fibrous materials in the fabrication of resin-infusible preform is disclosed. The binder composition is an aqueous dispersion containing (a) one or more multifunctional epoxy resins, (b) at least one thermoplastic polymer, (c) one or more surfactants selected from anionic surfactants, nonionic surfactants, and combinations thereof, (d) water, and is essentially free of organic solvents. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155533

Fibrous basic magnesium sulfate, production process therefor and resin composition thereof

Fibrous basic magnesium sulfate having excellent acid resistance. A fibrous powder comprising the fibrous basic magnesium sulfate, and an anionic surfactant (a) and a cationic surfactant (b), both coating the surface of the fibrous basic magnesium sulfate.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155460

Aminosilane initiators and functionalized polymers prepared therefrom

Metallated aminosilane compounds for use as functional initiators in anionic polymerizations and processes for producing an aminosilane-functionalized polymer using the metallated aminosilane compounds to initiate anionic polymerization of at least one type of anionically polymerizable monomer. Preferred use of the metallated aminosilane compounds results in rubber compositions for use in tires comprising an aminosilane functionalized polymer.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155411

Heterotypic antibodies specific for human rotavirus

Compositions and methods are provided relating to rotavirus serotypes and antibodies that bind to human rotavirus and modifications thereto which enhance the immunogenicity of the rotavirus protein for vaccine development with respect to the generation of a neutralizing immune response. Further disclosed are methods of using the antibodies for treating a rotavirus-mediated disease in a subject.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180155203

Polyaluminum salts and their uses in preparation of high-purity colloidal aluminum-silica composite particles and zeolites

Disclosed are novel aqueous aluminum complex compositions and methods of making and using them. The novel compositions comprise very low halide content, even when made from aluminum chlorohydrate. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154818

Tie down strap with strap loop for preventing disengagement while securing cargo

A strap assembly device is used to maintain engagement between the strap and the strap anchor point. The strap assembly device works by creating a loop to prevent the fastening hook on the strap from slipping. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154758

Hybrid powertrain for vehicle

A hybrid powertrain for a vehicle includes: a planetary gear system including coaxial double pinions each having a first pinion and a second pinion that have different diameters and are provided to rotate coaxially; a carrier carrying the coaxial double pinions; and four rotation elements through which power is input and output. The hybrid powertrain further includes an engine, a first motor generator, a second motor generator, and an output shaft that are respectively connected to the four rotation elements of the planetary gear system.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154514

Companion robot for personal interaction

A mobile robot guest for interacting with a human resident performs a room-traversing search procedure prior to interacting with the resident, and may verbally query whether the resident being sought is present. Upon finding the resident, the mobile robot may facilitate a teleconferencing session with a remote third party, or interact with the resident in a number of ways. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154347

Method of acid manufacturing using ion exchange resins

A method of acid manufacturing using ion exchange resin allows for the production of acids on location where the acid is being utilized to prevent the necessity of transporting the acid. An ion exchange medium provides a medium for substituting hydrogen ions for salt cations within a salt solution in order to protonate the salt solution. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154328

Polymer shell microcapsules with deposition polymer

A microcapsule containing a benefit agent inside a polyurea shell characterised in that polyurea has a nonionic polysaccharide deposition polymer covalently bonded to it. Also a process for making the microcapsule and compositions incorporating the microcapsule.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154312

Bipolar electrodialysis methods and systems

A bipolar membrane electrodialysis method and system are described for purifying an organic acid from an aqueous solution containing the salt of the organic acid. The system includes a bipolar membrane electrodialysis stack that includes at least one three-compartment bipolar membrane electrodialysis cell and at least one two-compartment bipolar membrane electrodialysis cell. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154259

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

06/07/18 / #20180154218

Multi-piece solid golf ball

In a golf ball having a core, an outermost layer and an intermediate layer therebetween, the intermediate layer is formed of a thermoplastic resin composition that includes (a) an ionic olefin-methacrylic acid-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester copolymer, (b) a nonionic olefin-acrylic acid copolymer, (c) an organic acid or a metal salt thereof, and (d) a basic inorganic metal compound, and the outermost layer is formed of a thermoplastic resin composition that includes (a) a specific ionic olefin-unsaturated to carboxylic acid copolymer and (h) a specific ionic olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester copolymer. The ratio (tan δ) between the tensile storage modulus (e′) and the tensile loss modulus (e″) in a dynamic viscoelasticity test on the outermost layer-forming resin composition conducted under specific conditions is not more than 0.150. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154142

Methods and devices for treatment of tumors with nano-pulse stimulation

Disclosed herein are methods and devices for stimulating an immune response to a disease in a subject, which involves passing sub-microsecond long pulses of electric fields having an amplitude between 5 kv/cm and 68 kv/cm through an abnormal growth of a subject sufficient to suppress myeloid-derived suppressor cell (mdsc) or regulatory t cell (treg) production, increase adenosine triphosphate (atp) or high mobility group box 1 (hmgb1) production, or stimulate dendritic cell activation in the subject.. . ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154114

Steerable guiding sheath with rack and pinion deflection mechanism

A guiding sheath has a braided layer for improved deflection characteristics and ring electrodes for electrical sensing, mapping and visualization, wherein lead wires for the ring electrodes are passed through lumened tubing position under the braided layer in a proximal portion of the guiding sheath shaft and above the braided layer in a distal portion of the guiding sheath shaft. Moreover, the hemostatic valve includes an improved friction ring with air vents to reduce the risk of air being introduced into the valve.. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154025

Hydrophilic fluorinated molecules for liposomal 19f mri probes with unique mr signatures

Readily available hydrophilic and small organofluorine moieties were condensed via “click chemistry” to generate nonionic hydrophilic fluorinated molecules with unique 19f mr signatures. These were used to fabricate stable liposome formulations for imaging various tissue types. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153995

Use of antimicrobial polymers for re-sensitization of microorganisms upon emergence of resistance to anti-microbial agents

Methods and compositions for treating microbial infections associated with an emergence of resistance of a pathogenic microorganism to an antimicrobial agent, following treatment with antimicrobial agent are disclosed. The methods are effected by using a polymer which exhibits antimicrobial re-sensitizing activity, for re-sensitizing the pathogenic microorganisms to the antimicrobial agent, in combination with the antimicrobial agent. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153646

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

06/07/18 / #20180153609

Multi-electrode electrical pulse delivery system for treatment of biological tissues

Systems and methods for treating or manipulating biological tissues are provided. In the systems and methods, a biological tissue is placed in contact with an array of electrodes. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153439

Time-resolved single-breath analysis using spectroscopic methods

Time-resolved continuous detection of gas species concentration in breath is provided by optical spectroscopy. Preferably this is performed for both target and reference chemical species, so that the reference measurements can be used to assist in identifying breath cycle phases and to correct the target measurements for contamination by environmental air. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153222

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An exemplary atomizer includes a housing, a liquid storage chamber, and an atomization assembly. The atomization assembly includes a main body defining a liquid inlet, a liquid absorbing element arranged in the main body. ... Conio Inc

06/07/18 / #20180153109

Foliage blocking agent for precise regulation of expression of cadmium absorption and transportation-related gene in rice and application thereof

The present invention relates to the field of environmental protection, and in particular to a leaf surface barrier for ac- curately controlling cadmium absorption and transport related gene expression in rice, and an application thereof. The present inven- tion comprises: reducing a raw material, i.e., selenious acid or selenite, by using ascorbic acid to generate a nanogel, and then emul- sifying the managed for peptization to obtain a leaf surface barrier for accurately controlling cadmium absorption and transport re- lated gene expression in rice; and then mixing the leaf surface barrier with a silica sol to obtain a composite selenium and silica sol leaf surface barrier. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152744

Message protocol sequence for primary device and companion device communication

. . . . . . . . A system and method for generating, providing and/or receiving services for companion devices and for communication between primary device and companion device.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180151900

Segmented cation-anion exchange membrane for self-humidification of fuel cells and method of making

A membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell has a segmented membrane including a porous support having a surface area, the surface area divided into a first portion and a second portion. An alkaline segment is formed from the first portion of the porous support imbibed with an alkaline ionomer. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180151797

Method for producing composite wafer having oxide single-crystal film

A composite wafer has an oxide single-crystal film transferred onto a support wafer, the film being a lithium tantalate or lithium niobate film, and the composite wafer being unlikely to have cracking or peeling caused in the lamination interface between the film and the support wafer. More specifically, a method of producing the composite wafer, includes steps of: implanting hydrogen atom ions or molecule ions from a surface of the oxide wafer to form an ion-implanted layer inside thereof; subjecting at least one of the surface of the oxide wafer and a surface of the support wafer to surface activation treatment; bonding the surfaces together to obtain a laminate; heat-treating the laminate at 90° c. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150855

Business district information provision system, business district information provision server, business district information provision method, service application server, and service application server operation method

Provided herein is a business district information provision system, including: a service application server providing a service application; a consumer terminal transmitting a consumer intention created by a consumer using the service application; and a business district information provision server by generating business district information big data by extracting at least one of consumer information, a business type, a business name, an application area, and a consumer's desired opinion on the basis of the consumer intention, and generating customized business district information corresponding to a request of a founder or a business operator on the basis of the business district information big data.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150596

Compressed sensing for simultaneous measurement of multiple different biological molecule types in a sample

A method and apparatus for simultaneously determining multiple different biological molecule types in a sample include labeling each different biological molecule type in a biological sample with a unique combination of a plurality of labels. Each different biological molecule type is selected from a population of m different biological molecules types. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150520

Extended monitoring of high availability database systems

A computer implemented method for extended monitoring of a database includes establishing a data virtualization communications connection between a first and a second datacenter that is a copy of the first datacenter. Requests for monitoring information corresponding to the first datacenter are made by accessing its system views. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150018

Cleaning blade

Provided is a cleaning blade to be used for removing a residual toner that remains on a surface of a counterpart member in an electrophotographic image forming device, by sliding contact with the counterpart member. The cleaning blade includes a conductive support including a plate-shaped portion; a blade part that is formed on the plate-shaped portion and is made of a polyurethane rubber; and a conductive adhesion layer that is provided between the plate-shaped portion and the blade part and contains a conductive agent. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149973

Resist composition, method of forming resist pattern, compound, and acid generator

A resist composition including a base component which exhibits changed solubility in a developing solution under action of acid, and a compound (b1) having an anion moiety and a cation moiety and being represented by general formula (b1) (wherein r01 to r014 each independently represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group which may have a substituent, or two or more of r01 to r014 may be mutually bonded to form a ring structure, provided that at least two of r01 to r014 are mutually bonded to form a ring structure, and at least one of r01 to r014 has an anion group, and the anion moiety as a whole forms an anion having a valency of n; n represents an integer of 1 or more; represents an integer of 1 or more; and mm+ represents an organic cation having a valency of m).. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149627

Low pressure anion exchange chromatography-turbidimetric method for simultaneous online analysis of trace sulfide and chloride in water samples

The present invention provides a low pressure anion exchange chromatography—turbidimetric method for simultaneous online analysis of trace s2− and cl− in water samples using an apparatus comprising a low pressure pump, a sample valve, a sample loop, a low pressure anion chromatographic column, a reactor, an optical flow cell, an optical detector, a computer system, a mixer, a sample flow path, a propelling solution flow path, and a color developer solution flow path, the method comprising: (a) mapping a baseline; (b) mapping spectrogram of s2− and cl− in test samples; (c) mapping standard working curves; and (d) calculating the concentrations of s2− and cl− in the test samples based on the peak heights of s2− and cl− in the spectrogram and the regression equations of standard working curves. In this method, a chromatography method is combined with a turbidimetric method for the first time to realize simultaneous online analysis of trace s2− and cl− in water samples, and the method is endowed with the advantages of fast analysis speed, high analysis efficiency and low analysis costs.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149415

Refrigerator

Disclosed herein is a refrigerator having dividers movable in the left-right direction to efficiently use the internal space of a container and enabling a tray or a shelf used in the fridge room to be used in the freezer room as well by preventing the gap between the dividers from narrowing to a certain distance or less to put the tray on the dividers. A refrigerator includes a main body, a storage compartment formed inside the main body with an open front, a door configured to open and close the open front of the storage compartment, a container contained in the storage compartment to store groceries therein, and a plurality of dividers arranged to be movable inside the container in the left-right direction and dividing the internal space of the container, wherein the divider includes pinion gears configured to guide movement of the divider along guide rails arranged on the front and rear walls of the container, a fixer configured to fix the divider to prevent movement of the divider, and a gap maintaining bar configured to prevent the gap between the dividers from narrowing to a certain distance or less.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149258

Method for generating a tooth profile of a wheel engaging with a roller pinion

Method for generating a tooth space profile (5) between two teeth (4) of a wheel (1) engaging with a roller (3) pinion (2) in a reference plane perpendicular to a central axis (x1) whose intersection with the reference plane defines a centre (c), comprising the step of defining a nominal tooth space with symmetrical first and second profiles so that the space is suitable for receiving a roller which comes into contact, without clearance, with the facing active portions of the first and second profiles at the level of a primitive diameter. The method of the invention comprises the steps of deforming the bottom portion (12) of the first profile so that the bottom point is brought nearer to the centre by an amount equal to a given radial clearance, and moving the first profile angularly through a given angular half-clearance around the centre to shift it away from the radial axis.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149252

A differential

A continuously variable differential gear including: a pair of rotating bevel gears engaged with one another via a pinion gear, each of the bevel gears including a first operating surface; an actuator, opposing ends thereof having a pair of interconnected fluid reservoirs, the actuator including a pair of secondary operating surfaces; the pair of rotating gears and the pinion gear being housed within the actuator such that the first operating surfaces of the bevel gears and the secondary operating surfaces of the actuator are cooperatively engaged, wherein relative rotation between the pair of bevel gears imparts a linear motion to the actuator thereby varying the pressure between the pair of interconnected fluid reservoirs to resist the linear motion of the actuator and thereby variably dampen relative motion of the bevel gears to each other.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149232

Damper device

An intermediate member is configured to include first and second intermediate members. Connecting portions that respectively extend outward from the first or the second intermediate plates are coupled with each other at two positions on the same circumference as pinion gears by two rivets (total six rivets at three connecting portions) as viewed in a central axis of the damper device. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149130

Starter for internal combustion engine

A starter for an internal combustion engine includes a rotating shaft formed with a helical spline on an outer periphery thereof and which rotates by a rotation of a motor, a pinion gear helically splined to the rotating shaft and movable in an axial direction of the rotating shaft along a tooth surface of the helical spline, a lever receiving member disposed opposing an end surface in an axial direction of the pinion gear, moved by receiving an axial pushing force by a pushing member, and causing the pinion gear to engage with a ring gear of the internal combustion engine by a movement thereof, and a buffer member for restricting a movement of the pinion gear in a rotational direction when the pinion gear moves along the teeth surface of the helical spline.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148967

Dual direction door closer

A door closer comprises a housing mountable to one of a door or a door frame, an arm having a first end pivotally attached to the housing and a second end connected to the other of the door or door frame, the arm being movable between a neutral door position and first and second open door positions up to 180 degrees from the neutral position in opposite directions, and opposing first and second racks movable relative to each other and relative to the housing. Each of the first and second racks has a first end adapted to engage a piston within the housing. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148858

Lithium niobate single crystal substrate and method of producing the same

A method of producing an ln substrate by using an ln single crystal grown by the czochralski process, in which an ln single crystal having a fe concentration of more than 1000 mass ppm and 2000 mass ppm or less in the single crystal and processed into a form of a substrate is buried in an al powder or a mixed powder of al and al2o3, and heat-treated at a temperature of 450° c. Or more and less than 550° c., to produce a lithium niobate single crystal substrate having a volume resistivity controlled to be within a range of more than 1×1010 Ω·cm to 2×1012 Ω·cm or less.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148814

Nickel base casting alloy, casting, and method for manufacturing an impeller of a rotary machine

A nickel base casting alloy includes a composition, by weight percent: 19.0-22.5 chromium, 7.0-9.5 molybdenum, 2.75-4.0 niobium, 1.0-1.7 titanium, 0.35-1.0 manganese, 0.2-1.0 silicon, 0 - 0.03 carbon, 0-0.015 phosphorus, 0-0.01 sulfur, 0-0.35 aluminum, 0-13.25 iron, the balance being nickel and incidental impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148642

Photoluminescent material

The present invention provides a photoluminescent material that emits visible light by irradiation of light, which is a sodalite containing a given amount of a silver atom (excluding a sodalite containing an oxalic acid anion) or a sodalite containing given amounts of a silver atom and a zinc atom.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148591

Ink set for inkjet recording, cartridge, and image forming method

An ink set includes a water-based ink and a water-based cleaning liquid. The water-based ink and the water-based cleaning liquid each contain at least 1.0% by mass and no greater than 4.0% by mass of a deliquescent agent. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148404

Amantadine nitrate compounds with neural protective effect, and preparation and medical use thereof

The compounds have multifunctional mechanisms, including inhibiting nmda receptors, releasing no, inhibiting calcium influxes, and having protective effects on cells particularly neurocytes. The compounds can be used in the preparation of medicaments having a cellular protective effect, for prevention or treatment of the diseases related to such as nmda receptors and elevation of calcium anions in cells, including the diseases related to neurodegeneration such as alzheimer's disease, parkinson's disease, cerebral paralysis and glaucoma, and the diseases related to cardio-cerebral-vascular system such as parkinson's syndrome combined with cerebral arteriosclerosis, as well as respiratory tract infections caused by influenza virus.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148355

Desalinaton devices

The exemplary embodiments provides a desalination device comprising an electrochemical cell comprising a porous positive electrode, a porous negative electrode, and a membrane positioned between the porous positive electrode and the porous negative electrode, the electrodes comprising a network of conductive material comprising a plurality of electrode active materials dispersed throughout the conductive material, the porous negative electrode and the porous positive electrode have the same electrode active material, a power supply to supply a current to the electrochemical cell, an inlet for providing a feed stream to the electrochemical cell, a first outlet line for removing a concentrated effluent and a second outlet line for removing a desalinated effluent. Also provided is a desalination device having a plurality of electrochemical channels with alternating anion and cation selective membranes, and a porous negative and positive electrode having the same electrode active material.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148342

Method for manufacturing lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate, and device therefor

The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate, and a device therefor. The present invention provides a method for manufacturing lithium hydroxide, comprising: a step of dissolving lithium phosphate in an acid; a step of preparing a monovalent ion selective-type electrodialysis device disposed in the order of a cathode cell containing a cathode separator, a monovalent anion selective-type dialysis membrane for selectively permeating a monovalent anion, a monovalent cation selective-type dialysis membrane for selectively permeating a monovalent cation, and an anode cell containing an anode separator, injecting the lithium phosphate dissolved in the acid between the anode separator of the anode cell and the monovalent cation selective-type dialysis membrane, and between the cathode separator of the cathode cell and the monovalent anion selective-type dialysis membrane, respectively, and injecting water between the monovalent cation selective-type dialysis membrane and the monovalent anion selective-type dialysis membrane; a step of obtaining an aqueous lithium chloride solution, and at the same time, obtaining a phosphoric acid aqueous solution formed as a byproduct, by applying an electric current to the monovalent ion selective-type electrodialysis device; and a step of converting the obtained aqueous lithium chloride solution into an aqueous lithium hydroxide solution.. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148332

Method for producing diluted hydrofluoric acid

The invention relates to a method and a device for producing diluted hydrofluoric acid using an electrode arrangement (1), which has an anode chamber (2) with an anode (4) and a cathode chamber (6) with a cathode (8), which are separated from one another by an anion exchange membrane (10), wherein in the method—pure water is guided through the anode chamber (2), —pure water, which includes at least one electrolyte which forms fluoride ions (f−), is guided through the cathode chamber (6), —and an electrical voltage is applied between the anode (4) and the cathode (8) such that the fluoride ions (f−) are moved through the anion exchange membrane (10) into the anode chamber (2), and an electrical current flows.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148237

Re-sealable container for a controlled substance having a child resistant lid

Provided is a re-sealable container for storing, preserving, identifying, tracking and transporting a federally controlled substance having a child resistant and senior friendly lid, and a process for identifying and tracking federally controlled substances within the re-sealable containers. The re-sealable federally controlled substance containers include a two-piece child resistant and senior friendly lid and a 2-factor authentication identification tag, as well as a microchip for identifying the container controlled substance contents and tracking the container. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147851

Water-based cleaning liquid for inkjet recording apparatus use and cleaning method

A water-based cleaning liquid for inkjet recording apparatus use contains at least 0.10% by mass and no greater than 10.00% by mass of a nonionic surfactant, at least 0.50% by mass and no greater than 30.00% by mass of a deliquescent agent, and a ph adjuster. The nonionic surfactant contains polyoxyalkylene alkylamine. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147715

Handle

A handle is used with a tool or other device to provide an ergonomic connection and gripping portion for the tool. The handle includes a first end that is canopy shaped, onion shaped, or otherwise not ball shaped to allow for the end to be placed in a palm and to spread force about a greater area of the palm. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147560

Method for fabricating a titanium-containing silicon oxide material with high thermal stability and applications of the same

The present invention discloses a method for fabricating a titanium-containing silicon oxide material with high thermal stability and applications of the same, wherein a titanium source, a silicon source, an alkaline source, a template molecule and a peroxide are formulated into an aqueous solution; the aqueous solution reacts to generate a solid product; the solid product is separated from the aqueous solution with a solid-liquid separation process and dried; the solid product is calcined to obtain a titanium-containing silicon oxide material with high specific surface area. The titanium-containing silicon oxide material fabricated by the present invention has high thermal stability. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147316

Simple coacervates and methods of use thereof

Described herein is the synthesis of adhesive from simple adhesive coacervates and their uses thereof. The adhesives are composed of (a) a polyanion in the absence of a polycation, wherein the polyanion comprises at least one crosslinking group capable of covalently crosslinking with itself, and (b) a sufficient amount of a complimentary multivalent cation or multivalent anion to produce the simple coacervate. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147261

Treatment of post-bariatric hypoglycemia with glp-1 antagonists

Treatment of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia comprises administration of an effective amount of a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor antagonist (glp1ra) alone or in combination with an amylinomimetic agent or any anti-gastric emptying agent. Patients suffering from hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery experience particular benefit, as there is no current method effective for their treatment. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147257

Btn3a ectodomain proteins and methods of use

Btn3a ectodomain polypeptides are provided, which comprise a btn3a ectodomain (e.g., a btn3a1, btn3a2, or btn3a3 ectodomain) and lack a btn3a transmembrane domain (e.g., a btn3a1, btn3a2, or btn3a3 transmembrane domain). Compositions and methods are provided for activating an antigen presenting cell (apc). ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147252

Inhibitors of mitochondrial fission and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides peptides and constructs that inhibit mitochondrial fission, and compositions comprising the peptides or constructs. The present disclosure provides methods of reducing abnormal mitochondrial fission in a cell. ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147213

Methods of cosmetically treating skin conditions with a cosmetic personal cleansing composition

A method of treating a skin condition including applying a rinse-off multi-phase cleansing composition including a cleansing phase including an anionic surfactant and zinc pyrithione and a benefit phase including a benefit agent.. . ... Conio Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147132

Active-substance mixtures for styling agents

Cosmetic agents and methods for temporarily shaping keratin-containing fibers using the cosmetic agents are provided herein. In one embodiment, the cosmetic agent includes a cosmetic carrier. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146301

Circuit for providing a high and a low impedance and a system comprising the circuit

. . . . . . . . A system including a transducer and an amplifier as well as a circuit which always has a high impedance at low voltages. In addition, at high voltages, the circuit has a high impedance at high frequencies but a low impedance at low frequencies. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146295

Transducer with a high sensitivity

An assembly including a transducer, such as a capacitive transducer, a vibration sensor or a microphone, and an amplifier for receiving and amplifying an output of the transducer, where the amplifier is supplied with a voltage being at least 60% of a voltage corresponding to an electrical field between two elements of the transducer. When the transducer is a biased transducer, the amplifier is supplied with a voltage being at least 60% of a biasing voltage of the transducer.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146286

Phase correcting system and a phase correctable transducer system

A phase correcting system for connection with a transducer. The phase correction may take place before amplifying the output of the transducer. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146047

Method and system for recommending features for developing an iot application

A method and system has been provided for recommending features for developing an iot analytics application. The method follows a deep like architecture. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180145658

Elastic wave device, high-frequency front end circuit, and communication apparatus

An elastic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate, an idt electrode including a first electrode layer which is provided on the piezoelectric substrate and contains pt as a main component and a second electrode layer which is laminated on the first electrode layer and contains cu as a main component, and a dielectric film that is provided on the piezoelectric substrate and covers the idt electrode. The piezoelectric substrate is made of lithium niobate. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180145643

Circuit for providing a high and a low impedance and a system comprising the circuit

A system including a transducer and an amplifier as well as a circuit which always has a high impedance at low voltages. In addition, at high voltages, the circuit has a high impedance at high frequencies but a low impedance at low frequencies. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180145334

Porous electrode for lithium battery, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium battery including the same

A porous electrode for a lithium battery, including a porous structure having a plurality of pores and including polyorganosiloxane, and an electrode active material layer disposed in the pores and on at least a portion of a surface of the porous structure.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144877

Photoelectric conversion element, solar cell, and compound

Provided is a photoelectric conversion element including at least a first electrode that includes a conductive support, a photosensitive layer that contains a light absorbing agent, a hole transport layer that contains an organic hole transporting material, and a second electrode. At least one of the photosensitive layer or the hole transport layer is provided on the conductive support to constitute the first electrode in combination with the conductive support. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144354

Near field communications based opinion collection content creation system

A near field communications (nfc) opinion expression system comprising a pair of nfc tags, each of the pair of tags is configured to emit a signal corresponding to an answer, an nfc reader configured to receive a signal from the pair of nfc tags, a display, a server adapted to store a plurality of opinion collection contents and their corresponding statistics and an application configured for retrieving an opinion collection content from the server, displaying the opinion collection content on the display, wherein the application is configured to associate a signal received from the pair of nfc tags to the opinion collection content and update the statistics of the opinion collection content in the server.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144335

Automated digital method and system of providing or sharing access

Advantageously, the invention is a true competitor for money transfer systems, such as western union, bitcoin, swift, visa, mastercard, etc. The invention is the example of the economy going cashless and killing money transfers as a class. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143464

Ultra-responsive phase shifters for depletion mode silcon modulators

A novel phase shifter design for carrier depletion based silicon modulators, based on an experimentally validated model, is described. It is believed that the heretofore neglected effect of incomplete ionization will have a significant impact on ultra-responsive phase shifters. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143313

Tracking using encoded beacons

A tracking system, comprising: multiple beacons, each associated with a different cyclic equivalence class of code-word length n, and each configured to broadcast a bit-stream comprising a repeating code-word, where the code-word belongs to the associated cyclic equivalence class; and a mobile tracking unit, comprising: a sensor, and a processor, wherein the sensor is configured to simultaneously detects at least some of the bit streams, and provide each sensed bit stream in real-time to the processor, wherein for each bit-stream received by the processor from the sensor, the processor is configured to identify the beacon that broadcasted the bit-stream using the first n received bits.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143277

System and method for performing wave-encoded magnetic resonance imaging of an object

A method for performing wave-encoded magnetic resonance imaging of an object is provided. The method includes applying one or more wave-encoded magnetic gradients to the object, and acquiring mr signals from the object. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143199

Methods of identifying glioblastoma patients as susceptible to anti-angiogenic therapy using quantitative imaging features and molecular profiling

The present invention provides methods to predict the treatment response of brain tumors such as glioblastoma multiforme to anti-angiogenic therapy based on quantitative perfusion-weighted mri that can optionally be combined with intra-tumor specific molecular profiling. Since only a subset of brain cancer patients will benefit from anti-angiogenic therapy, identification of this subset is critical so that the effectiveness of the patient's current anti-cancer treatment regimen and the patient's survival likelihood can be increased by the inclusion of an anti-angiogenic agent.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143068

Sensing circuit comprising an amplifying circuit and an amplifying circuit

A sensing system with an ac feedback to the non-signal and non-biased terminal of the transducer. An impedance element, such as two anti-parallel diodes, are provided at the amplifier input, and the amplifier gain is negative and has a size sufficient to ensure that the input on the one terminal does not exceed the forward voltage of the diode.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142326

Purification process

A process for purifying mo-99 from an acidic solution obtained by dissolving an irradiated solid target comprising uranium in an acidic medium, or from an acidic solution comprising uranium and which has previously been irradiated in a nuclear reactor, or from an acidic solution comprising uranium and which has been used as reactor fuel in a homogeneous reactor, the process comprising contacting the acidic solution with an adsorbent comprising a zirconium oxide, zirconium hydroxide, zirconium alkoxide, zirconium halide and/or zirconium oxide halide, and eluting the mo-99 from the adsorbent using a solution of a strong base, the eluate then being subjected to a subsequent purification process involving an alkaline-based mo-99 chromatographic recovery step on an anion exchange material. Also provided is apparatus for carrying out the process.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142204

Method for obtaining sterile human amniotic fluid and uses thereof

Provided herein is a pre-caesarean method for collecting amniotic fluid from a patient. A needle is inserted into the incision site for the future c-section, which may be under ultrasound guidance, through which the amniotic fluid is drawn under a low level suction and, optionally, gravity to a sterile collection container. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142189

Container washing and detergent for use thereof

The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to acidic disinfecting and/or cleaning compositions that comprise an acid, a solvent, a nonionic surfactant and optionally one or more additives. The disclosed compositions can be used to clean and/or disinfect a wide variety of products (such as bottles) in the food, dairy, beverage, brewery, and soft drink industries.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142188

Fabric treatment compositions having polymers and fabric softening actives and methods for providing a benefit

A fabric treatment composition having a polymer and a fabric softening active. The polymer includes a cationic repeating unit and a non-cationic repeating unit. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142187

Fabric treatment compositions having low calculated cationic charge density polymers and fabric softening actives and methods for providing a benefit

A fabric treatment composition having a polymer and a fabric softening active. The polymer includes a cationic repeating unit and a non-cationic repeating unit. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142186

Clean formulations and uses thereof

Cleaning compositions and methods of using such compositions. The compositions comprise oxidizing agent(s); weak acid(s), and surfactant(s) (e.g., a combination of short-chain non-ionic surfactant(s) and long-chain non-ionic surfactant(s) or a combination of short-chain anionic surfactant(s) and long-chain anionic surfactant(s)). ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142184

Multi-surfactant systems

Multi-surfactant systems where two or more surfactant molecules are coupled to control the spatial distribution of polar groups of the combined surfactant molecules are disclosed. The system can be implemented by an aqueous medium including an associate charge constant surfactant and charge variable surfactant. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142145

Doped semiconductors and methods of making the same

The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a first element, a second element, a third element, a ligand, and an anion, where the first element and the second element form a nanocrystal that includes a surface and a crystal lattice, a first portion of the third element covers at least a second portion of the surface in the form of a layer, a third portion of the third element is incorporated into the crystal lattice, and the ligand and the anion are ionically bound to at least one of the second element and/or the first portion of the third element.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180142043

Production methods for aqueous emulsion, fine powder and stretched porous body of modified polytetrafluoroethylene

To provide a production method for an aqueous emulsion of modified polytetrafluoroethylene which is environmentally friendly and which is suitable for producing a stretched porous body having excellent breaking strength. A production method for an aqueous emulsion of modified polytetrafluoroethylene, which is a method to obtain an aqueous emulsion of modified polytetrafluoroethylene particles having an average primary particle diameter of from 0.10 to 0.30 μm, by subjecting tetrafluoroethylene and a perfluoroalkyl ethylene to emulsion polymerization in an aqueous medium, using a polymerization initiator, in the presence of a fluorinated anionic surfactant having a logpow of from 2.4 to 3.4, wherein the amount of the perfluoroalkyl ethylene to be used, is from 120 to 3,000 ppm to the final production amount of the modified polytetrafluoroethylene; at the initiation of the emulsion polymerization, the entire amount of the perfluoroalkyl ethylene is permitted to be present, and, as the polymerization initiator, either one or both of a combination of a bromate and a bisulfite or sulfite, and a combination of a permanganate and oxalic acid, are used.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141940

Salt form and crystal form of 1,2,5-thiadiazolidin-1,1-dioxide, preparation method thereof and intermediate

The present invention discloses a salt form, crystal form and intermediate of the compound 1, and preparation method thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141832

Ion concentration polarization-electrocoagulation hybrid water treatment system

Between two juxtaposed similar ion exchange membranes (aems or cems), an ion depletion zone and ion enrichment zone are generated under an electric field. As cations are selectively transferred through the cems, for example, anions are relocated in order to achieve electro-neutrality, resulting in the concentration drop (increase) in ion depletion (enrichment) zone. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141813

Methods using ionic liquids for decomposing peroxides

The present invention relates to a method for generating oxygen, comprising providing at least one oxygen source, providing at least one ionic liquid, the ionic liquid comprising a cation and an anion, wherein the oxygen source is a hydrogen peroxide adduct compound which is at least partially soluble in the ionic liquid, the ionic liquid is in the liquid state at least in a temperature range from −10° c. To +50° c., and the anion is selected from metallate anions, and contacting the oxygen source and the ionic liquid.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141811

Compositions comprising ionic liquids for decomposing peroxides

The invention relates to a composition for generating oxygen, comprising at least one oxygen source, and at least one ionic liquid comprising a cation and an anion, wherein the oxygen source is a peroxide compound, the ionic liquid is in the liquid state at least in a temperature range from −10° c. To +50° c., and the anion is selected from metallate anions.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141809

Oxygen generator using ionic liquids

The invention relates to a device for generating oxygen, comprising at least one reaction chamber for housing a composition for generating oxygen, the composition comprising an oxygen source formulation and a ionic liquid formulation, the oxygen source formulation comprising a peroxide compound, and the ionic liquid formulation comprising a ionic liquid having a cation and a metallate anion, means for maintaining the oxygen source formulation and the ionic liquid formulation physically separated from each other, means for establishing physical contact of the oxygen source formulation and the ionic liquid formulation, and means for allowing oxygen to exit the reaction chamber.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141469

Lifter device

A lifter device including: pinion gear meshed with an input gear of a link mechanism configured to lift and lower a seat; and a rotation control device configured to control rotation of the pinion gear and including a rotation restriction mechanism including a meshed member configured to rotate together with a rotation shaft and a main meshing member configured to restrict rotation of the rotation shaft by being meshed with the meshed member; wherein the rotation restriction mechanism includes a sub-meshing member which is configured to mesh with a meshed member together with a main meshing member, and wherein the sub-meshing member has a shape which allows displacement of the sub-meshing member in a direction of gradually releasing the meshing of the sub-meshing member with the meshed member in a state where the meshing between the meshed member and the main meshing member is released.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141084

Method for producing a multicoat paint system on plastics substrates

The present invention relates to a method for producing a multicoat paint system on a plastics substrate, in which a basecoat film or a plurality of directly successive basecoat films are produced on a plastics substrate, a clearcoat film is produced directly on the one basecoat film or on the topmost of the plurality of basecoat films, and subsequently the one or more basecoat films and the clearcoat film are jointly cured, this method being a method wherein at least one basecoat material used for the production of the basecoat films comprises at least one aqueous polyurethane-polyurea dispersion (pd) comprising polyurethane-polyurea particles, where the polyurethane-polyurea particles present in the dispersion (pd) comprise anionic groups and/or groups which can be converted into anionic groups, and have an average particle size of 40 to 2000 nm and also a gel fraction of at least 50%.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141068

Touch spray head

A touch spray head is removably connected on an outlet of a faucet body and contains: a casing, a fixing cylinder, a water valve, and a manual operation. The casing includes a surrounding fence, an accommodation space, and a through hole. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141017

Reactor device for the release of a gas from a starting material

A reactor device for the release of a gas from a starting material includes a reactor housing having a longitudinal axis and at least one single reactor arranged in the reactor housing, the single reactor including a base plate oriented transversely to the longitudinal axis, a starting material flow channel defining a starting material flow direction, a catalyst arranged in the starting material flow channel, a heating unit for heating the catalyst and/or the starting material and a gas collection chamber arranged above the starting material flow channel for collecting the gas released from the starting material.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140998

Method of sequestering carbon dioxide

A method of sequestering carbon dioxide comprises reacting the carbon dioxide with aqueous magnesium ions at elevated ph to form magnesium carbonate-containing salts. The carbon dioxide is preferably reacted with alkali to form carbonate and/or bicarbonate anions at elevated ph, and the carbonate and/or bicarbonate anions are subsequently reacted with aqueous magnesium cations to form the magnesium carbonate-containing salts. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140866

Systems and methods for aesthetic treatment

Provided herein is a multifunctional aesthetic system including a housing, an electromagnetic array situated in the housing and having a plurality of electromagnetic radiation (emr) sources, each emr source configured to generate an emr beam having a wavelength different than that of an emr beam generated by another of the emr sources, a controller in electronic communication with the array to operate two or more of the emr sources to direct the emr beam to a treatment area, and a sensor in electronic communication with the controller for providing feedback to the controller based on defined parameters to allow the controller to adjust at least one operating condition of the multifunctional system in response to the feedback.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140752

Antithrombotic material

An antithrombogenic material includes a coating material containing: a cationic polymer containing, as a constituent monomer, a compound selected from the group consisting of alkyleneimines, vinylamines, allylamines, lysine, protamine, and diallyldimethylammonium chloride; and an anionic compound containing a sulfur atom and having anticoagulant activity; and a base material whose surface is coated with the coating material; wherein the cationic polymer is covalently bound to the base material; the anionic compound containing a sulfur atom and having anticoagulant activity is immobilized on the surface of the base material by ionic bonding to the cationic polymer; and the average thickness of the coating material is 15 to 400 nm.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140743

Enhancement of osteogenic potential of bone grafts

The present invention concerns the enhancement of the osteogenic potential of bone graft by ex vivo treatment with a wnt polypeptide, such as a liposomal wnt polypeptide.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140699

Methods for preparing hepatitis b immunoglobulin derived from plasma

The present invention relates to a preparation method of a human plasma-derived hepatitis b immunoglobulin preparation. More specifically, the present invention relates to a preparation method of a human plasma-derived hepatitis b immunoglobulin preparation characterized in that plasma protein fraction ii (fraction ii) containing human hepatitis b immunoglobulin is dialysis concentrated and then thrombus-producing materials and impurities formed during processes are removed by anion exchange resin and cation exchange resin purification techniques. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140684

Modulation of muscle and adipocyte distribution and fate

Modulation of the adamts1 signaling pathway alters the commitment of progenitor cells to a muscle fate; and increases muscle mass.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140679

Modulation of axl receptor activity in combination with cytoreductive therapy

Compositions and methods are provided for treating cancer in a mammal by administering a therapeutic dose of a pharmaceutical composition that inhibits axl protein activity, for example by inhibition of the binding interaction between axl and its ligand gas6. The treatment may be combined with a cytoreductive therapy.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140641

Amniotic fluid formulation for treatment of lung disorders

Formulations of human amniotic fluid and methods of use thereof for treatment of lung disorders, and/or injuries have been developed. The formulations are suitable for topical delivery to the lung for treatment of lung disorders including chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders (copd), asthma, emphysema, bronchiectasis, chronic bronchitis, interstitial lung disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin emphysema, as well as for treatment of acute lung injuries. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140619

Compositions and methods for delivering therapeutic agents into the colon

Enema compositions containing corticosteroids or salicylic acid derivatives are disclosed. The compositions are liquid at room temperature but turn to gels at body temperature. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140556

Pharmaceutical or nutraceutical composition with resistance against the influence of ethanol

The invention refers to a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical composition comprising a core a) comprising an active ingredient and a water-insoluble polymer, a coating layer b) above the core a) comprising a salt of an alginic acid, and a coating layer c) above the coating layer b) comprising an anionic (meth)acrylate copolymer polymerized from a (meth)acrylate monomer mixture comprising 5-75% by weight in relation to the total weight of the (meth)acrylate monomer mixture of (meth)acrylate monomers with an anionic group, wherein the amount of the water-insoluble polymer in the core a) is 2 to 20% by weight in relation to the weight of the core a) and the amount of the salt of an alginic acid in the coating layer b) is 5 to 85% by weight in relation to the weight of the core a) and the amount of the anionic (meth)acrylate copolymer in the coating layer c) is 10 to 75% by weight in relation to the weight of the core a) and to the coating layer b).. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140343

Apparatus and methods for impingement cooling

A jet impingement cooling apparatus is provided including a housing having a surface to be directed at a treatment area, an optically transparent region on the surface of the housing through which electromagnetic radiation (emr) from a source can be directed from the housing to the treatment area, and at least one opening on the surface of the housing through which a fluid flow can be directed to the treatment area to maintain the treatment area at a therapeutically acceptable temperature range while avoiding interference with the emr being directed at the treatment area.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140020

Electronic cigarette, atomizer and control method thereof

An electronic cigarette, an atomizer and control method thereof are provided. The atomizer includes a housing defining a gas passage and an accommodation space communicated with the gas passage, an atomizing unit arranged in the accommodation space and configured to generate aerosol passing through the gas passage for user, a detecting unit arranged in the gas passage and configured to detect a gas flow quantity in the gas passage and a control unit electrically connected to the detecting unit and configured to adjust an atomizing quantity of the atomizer according to the gas flow quantity detected by the detecting unit.. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140019

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An atomizer includes a housing and a liquid storage cup. The housing has a mouthpiece thereon. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140018

Aerosol generator, detachable atomizing device and electronic cigarette having same

The present invention discloses an aerosol generator, an electronic cigarette, and a detachable atomizing device. The aerosol generator includes a housing, a storage chamber, a heating device, and an aerosol discharging channel. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180139968

Use of proteins to control molluscs

The present disclosure includes proteins toxic to zebra mussels, its method of production, and uses thereof. The protein was isolated from whole cell broth of pseudomonas protegens cl145a via anion exchange chromatographic fractionation. ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180139963

Ec formulations comprising organophosphate insecticides

Solvent formulations under ec form comprising (% by weight): 10-40% of one or more compounds having an insecticidal activity selected from the organophosphate class; 1-20% of an additive (a) methyl or ethyl esters of carboxylic acids having a c10-c20 chain, saturated or unsaturated, or mixtures thereof, the fatty acids deriving from vegetal oils; 0.5-10% of an additive b) of a cellulose derivative soluble in the organic solvent of ec formulation; 3-15% of one or more surfactants selected from non ionic and anionic surfactants, or thereof mixtures; the complement to 100% being of one or more organic solvents having the following characteristics: capable to solubilize the active principle, expressed as % by weight, at room temperature (20-25° c.) for at least 5%; preferably 10%, more preferably at least 20%, immiscible with water.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180139956

Microcapsule suspension

The present invention relates to a microcapsule suspension containing (1) an oil core compound having a pesticide active agent dispersed in an oil compound, (2) an aqueous solution containing a polycationic colloid and a polyanionic colloid in a ratio that the polycationic colloid is from 0.02 to 1% by weight and the polyanionic colloid is from 0.02 to 2% by weight, and (3) a ph adjuster.. . ... Conio Inc

05/24/18 / #20180139929

Body temperature modulating garment

A garment for facilitating the effective body temperature modulation, e.g., cooling, that incorporates both evaporative and radiant cooling phenomena is described. The present invention generally relates to a garment and method of use thereof for body temperature modulation of companion animals, specifically, a garment incorporates evaporative cooling, radiant cooling, or the combination thereof, which is configured to carry, e.g., ice in compartments that allow the melting ice to bathe the animal's skin directly in cool water, thereby facilitating evaporative and radiant cooling simultaneously, while adding only minimal weight to the animal's load. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139776

Wireless device and random access method thereof for mobile communication system

. . . . A wireless device and a random access method thereof for a mobile communication system are provided. The mobile communication system defines a plurality of preambles and a plurality of preamble subsets. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139596

Nfc-based communication method and apparatus

The invention provides communication method and apparatus based on nfc, and in particular, to communication method and apparatus based on nfc in a security element (se), a communication method based on nfc in a smart terminal, a security element and a smart terminal. The invention proposes a new way of connection with the nfc device so that the tee applications can have nfc ability.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139186

System for multiplexing and demultiplexing blockchain ledgers via a cryptographic hash

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for multiplexing and demultiplexing blockchain ledgers via a cryptographic hash. In particular, the invention uses cryptographic keys and hashes to combine and dissociate blockchain records from the private blockchains two or more entities. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139000

Staged transaction system for mobile commerce

Systems and methods for accepting payments for goods and services provided by a merchant. In one embodiment a method can be implemented by obtaining digital content; offering said digital content to a wireless telephone user; receiving payment information from said user for purchase of said digital content; processing said payment information so as to confirm payment for said digital content; and then downloading said digital content to said wireless telephone of said wireless telephone user. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138704

Electric power system control with measurement of energy demand and energy efficiency using t-distributions

A method, apparatus, system and computer program is provided for controlling an electric power system, including implementation of voltage measurement using paired t statistical analysis applied to calculating a shift in average usage per customer from one time period to another time period for a given electrical use population where the pairing process is optimized using a novel technique to improve the accuracy of the statistical measurement.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138556

Electrodes for faster charging in electrochemical systems

Improved charging performance for electrochemical devices such as batteries and supercapacitors is provided. A porous electrode is configured to have a lower electrode conductivity than the ion conductivity of the electrolyte disposed in pores of the electrode, in part or all of the electrode. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138505

Positive electrode active material for alkali-ion secondary batteries

A positive electrode active material for alkali-ion secondary batteries is provided which contains 20-55% of na2o+li2o, 10-60% of cro+feo+mno+coo+nio, and 20-55% of p2o5+sio2+b2o3 in terms of oxide-equivalent mol % and includes 50 mass % or more of an amorphous phase. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a positive electrode active material for alkali-ion secondary batteries that enables high energy density and is excellent in the charge and discharge characteristics.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138497

Na-doped and nb-, w-, and/or mo-doped he-ncm

An active material for an electrochemical energy store, in particular for a lithium cell. To increase the service life of the electrochemical energy store, the active material is based on the general chemical formula: x(limo2):1-x(li2-ynaymn1-zm′zo3), where m stands for nickel and/or cobalt and/or manganese and m′ stands for niobium and/or tungsten and/or molybdenum, and 0<x<1, 0<y<0.5, and 0<z<1. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138395

Method for producing composite wafer having oxide single-crystal film

Provided is a composite wafer (c-wafer) having an oxide single-crystal film transferred onto a support wafer (s-wafer), the film being a lithium tantalate or lithium niobate film, and c-wafer being unlikely to have cracking or peeling caused in the lamination interface between the film and s-wafer. More specifically, provided is a method of producing c-wafer, including steps of: implanting hydrogen atom ions or molecule ions from a surface of the oxide wafer (o-wafer) to form an ion-implanted layer inside thereof; subjecting at least one of the surface of o-wafer and a surface of s-wafer to surface activation; bonding the surfaces together to obtain a laminate; providing at least one of the surfaces of the laminate with a protection wafer having thermal expansion coefficient smaller than that of o-wafer; and heat-treating the laminate with the protection wafer at 80° c. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138394

Piezoelectric element, piezoelectric element application device, and method of manufacturing piezoelectric element

A piezoelectric element includes a first electrode, a piezoelectric layer formed on the first electrode by a solution method and formed of a perovskite-type composite oxide including potassium, sodium, and niobium, and a second electrode provided on the piezoelectric layer, in which the composite oxide further includes lithium and manganese, the content of lithium is 3 mol % to 5 mol % in the total number of moles of metal in the a site, the content of manganese is 5 mol % or less in the total number of moles of metal in the b site, and a lithium measured intensity (cps) maximum value in the film thickness direction of the piezoelectric layer in sims measurement is less than 2.65 times a minimum value.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138393

Piezoelectric element and device including the same

A piezoelectric element includes a first and a second electrode, a piezoelectric layer between the first electrode and the second electrode, and an orientation control layer between the first electrode and the piezoelectric layer. The orientation control layer contains perovskite complex oxide containing potassium, sodium, calcium, and niobium and preferentially oriented in the (100) plane.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138392

Piezoelectric element and piezoelectric element application device

A piezoelectric element includes a first electrode; a second electrode; and a piezoelectric layer arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, in which the piezoelectric layer is a thin film that includes a perovskite-type composite oxide which includes potassium, sodium, and niobium and which is preferentially oriented in the (100) plane, and a crystal structure of the perovskite-type composite oxide includes a basic lattice structure having an oxygen octahedron and a super lattice structure in which the oxygen octahedron is tilted.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137948

Euv multilayer mirror

To suppress the breakage of a mirror for reflecting high-intensity euv light, an euv multilayer mirror presenting a bragg diffraction effect is formed by a pile of a plurality of heavy-element layers (102) and a plurality of light-element layers (103) disposed on a substrate (101), wherein the light-element layers and the heavy-element layers are alternately deposited. The heavy-element layers (102) contain niobium as a main component, and the light-element layers (103) contain silicon as a main component. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137548

Self-adaptive electronic bill implementation method and system

A method for adatptively implementing an enote is provided. The method comprises: entering the information related to fields on the enote to be generated; determining the template size of the enote based on the entered information related to fields by the preconfigured computation function, and generating the template of the enote, wherein the input of the preconfigured computation function is the entered information related to fields, and the output is the template size of the enote to be generated; and filling in the information corresponding to each of fields on the generated enote template, thereby producing the final enote.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137483

Automatic performance of parameter-based operations in trusted network environments

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented systems and processes that facilitate an initiation and a performance of one or more trustless transactions between counterparty devices operating within a trusted, secure computer-networking environment. For example, an apparatus may receive, through a touchscreen display unit, first data that identifies a session identifier associated with a transaction session, and may determine a validity of the session identifier based on the received first data. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137417

Parsimonious inference on convolutional neural networks

The disclosed system incorporates a new learning module, the learning kernel activation module (lkam), at least serving the purpose of enforcing the utilization of less convolutional kernels by learning kernel activation rules and by actually controlling the engagement of various computing elements: the exemplary module activates/deactivates a sub-set of filtering kernels, groups of kernels, or groups of full connected neurons, during the inference phase, on-the-fly for every input image depending on the input image content and the learned activation rules.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137011

Partition aware partial query processing

Described herein includes a calculation scenario of a calculation engine that efficiently partitions data for processing at separate hosts, including in parallel, and unions intermediate results from such separate processing when required for further processing. Such parallel processing of partitions can allow for faster processing times, and such unioning of data only when required for further processing can limit the transferring of data that results in slower processing.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136792

Data-aggregating graphical user interfaces

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented devices and processes that generate, present, and manipulate data-aggregating graphical user interfaces. For example, a network-connected device may generate a first interface element representative of an obligation and may display, through a display unit, an graphical user interface that includes the first interface element and a plurality of second interface elements representative of time periods available for resolving the obligation. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136209

Companion methods and kits for il-2-based therapies and mesenchymal stem cell-based therapies

Described herein are companion methods and kits useful for il-2-based therapies and for mesenchymal stem cell-based therapies.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135977

Mobile devices and methods for determining orientation information thereof

A mobile device including an acceleration sensor, a magneto sensor, a gyroscope sensor, and a processor is provided. The acceleration sensor, the magneto sensor, and the gyroscope sensor generate acceleration data, magnetic field data, and angular velocity data, respectively. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135843

Cartridge and socket for light fixtures

A light fixture may include a housing and a light. A socket may be provided at the light fixture, the socketing having an opening configured to receive a removable cartridge and a power connection coupled to at least one power line between a power source and the light. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135784

Fluid connector assembly and method of establishing a fluid connection

Fluid connector assembly and methods are usable to establish a sealed fluid connection. The connector assembly comprises a female union connector having an axial bore extending therethrough, internal threads, and an internal shoulder. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135584

Starter

A starter includes a coil spring disposed between a pinion gear and a motor and a buffer rubber disposed between the pinion gear and the coil spring. When the pinion gear is subjected to a reactive force from an engine, the buffer rubber absorbs the impact. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135583

Motor generator, engine starting device, and engine start control method

Provided is a motor generator, which is always connected to an engine via a belt, and is configured to carry out start control of the engine and power generation control, the motor generator having a two-output power transmission mechanism including: a belt driving mechanism, which is configured to drive the engine through the belt; and a gear driving mechanism, which includes a pinion gear to be coupled to a ring gear on the engine side in accordance with an external instruction, and is configured to drive the engine by the pinion gear being coupled to the ring gear, in which an output of the belt driving mechanism and an output of the gear driving mechanism are arranged at positions opposing each other in an axial direction of a rotor of the motor generator.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135205

Lithium niobate single crystal substrate and method of producing the same

A method of producing an ln substrate by using an ln single crystal grown by the czochralski process, in which an ln single crystal having a fe concentration of 50 mass ppm or more and 1000 mass ppm or less in the single crystal and processed into a form of a substrate is buried in an al powder or a mixed powder of al and al2o3, and heat-treated at a temperature of 350° c. Or more and less than 450° c., to produce a lithium niobate single crystal substrate having a volume resistivity controlled to be within a range of more than 1×1010 Ω·cm to 2×1012 Ω·cm or less.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135204

Lithium niobate single crystal substrate and method of producing the same

A method of producing an ln substrate by using an ln single crystal grown by the czochralski process, in which an ln single crystal having a fe concentration of 50 mass ppm or more and 1000 mass ppm or less in the single crystal and processed into a form of a substrate is buried in an al powder or a mixed powder of al and al2o3, and heat-treated at a temperature of 450° c. Or more and less than 500° c., to produce a lithium niobate single crystal substrate having a volume resistivity controlled to be within a range of 1×108 Ω·cm or more to 1×1010 Ω·cm or less.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135187

Corrosion inhibition

Corrosion of steel in acidic solution is inhibited using a mixture of a compound in which a plurality of heterocyclic aromatic groups with a quaternary nitrogen atom are connected together, such as by a linking group which may be covalently attached to the quaternary nitrogen atoms of the aromatic heterocyclic rings, and a polarizable adsorption-intensifying anion.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134982

Ashless or reduced ash quaternary detergents

A composition of an oil-soluble ionic detergent that does not contribute metal ions to the composition, and which comprises a quaternary non-metallic pnictogen cation and an organic anion having at least one hydrocarbyl group of sufficient length to impart oil solubility to the detergent, the detergent having a total base number (tbn) to total acid number (tan) ratio of at least 2:1 imparts ash-free basicity to a lubricant composition.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134957

Mixed anion cesium rare earth silicates

Scintillating compounds, methods of synthesizing scintillating compounds, and applications of scintillating compounds are disclosed. The scintillating compounds can include cesium rare earth silicates. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134896

Cationic modified self-dispersing pigment dispersions

This invention pertains to self-dispersing pigment dispersions. The self-dispersing pigments are modified with a multivalent cation and an anionic polymer.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134888

Ultra-high solids emulsion and application

The present disclosure is directed to an ultra-high solids emulsion comprising a plurality of multiphase polymer particles, in which the multiphase particles comprises an acrylic-based copolymer derived from monomers comprising an alkyl methacrylate; an alkyl acrylate; a hydroxyalkyl acrylate; at least one or more acids; a vinyl aromatic compound; and a vinyl ester or vinyl lactam, a copolymerizable surfactant, at least one or more alkylphenol ethoxylate (ape) free nonionic surfactants, and at least one or more ape free anionic surfactants in aqueous medium in the presence of an initiator and a buffer. Additionally, methods for preparing such ultra-high solids emulsion and applications of such emulsion in coatings and adhesives are disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134878

Cellulose composite

[solution] a cellulose composite comprising cellulose, an anionic polysaccharide not having a chemically crosslinked structure, and water-absorbent particles comprising a compound having a chemically crosslinked structure wherein the cellulose composite has a viscosity of 10 mpa·s or higher when 1 mass % of the cellulose composite is dispersed in an aqueous solution in which 0.45 g of sodium bicarbonate is dissolved in 100 ml of pure water.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134833

Methods for synthesis of polyolefin-containing block copolymers

A methodology is described for the synthesis of polyolefin containing block-copolymers using a catalytic postpolymerization modification strategy. Common polyolefin grades may be converted into macroinitiators using a cross-metathesis reaction. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134830

Process for the continuous polymerization of a diene elastomer

A process for the continuous synthesis of a diene elastomer by n reactors r1 to rn, n ranging from 2 to 15, is provided. The reactor r1 is fed by an input solution comprising a solvent, one or more monomers, an anionic polymerization initiator and a polar agent, one or more of the reactor(s) r2 to rn also being fed by reinjection of a purified solution comprising solvent and/or monomer(s), the purity of the or of each reinjected solution being such that the proportion of the number of dead chains in the output stream from the reactor rn is less than 30%, of the number of living chains initiated in the reactor r1, the temperature of each reactor ranging from 20 to 150° c. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134655

Guanidine compounds for removal of oxyanions from aqueous solutions and for carbon dioxide capture

Wherein a is a ring-containing moiety and xm− is an anionic species with a magnitude of charge m. The invention employs bis-iminoguanidinium compounds according to formula (1a) as well as neutral precursor compounds according to formula (1), which can be used for removing undesirable species from aqueous solutions or air, such as removal of sulfate from water and carbon dioxide from air.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134581

Metal-organic frameworks for adsorption of liquid phase compounds

The present invention provides for the use of a metal-organic framework (mof) in removing particular chemical species or compounds, in particular oxy-anions, from a liquid or liquid stream. In some embodiments, the mof is a zr-based mof, such as nu-1000, and the oxy-anions that are removed include, include, for example, oxy-anions of selenium, including selenite (seo32−) and selenate (seo42−); oxy-anions of antimony, including oxy-anions in either the sb[iii] (antimonite) or the sb[v] (antimonate) redox state; and oxy-anions of lead, including oxy-anions in either the pb[ii] or the pb[iv] redox state, such as pb(oh)62−, pb(oh)64−, pbo32−, and pbo22−. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134576

Highly pure birnessite and method for the production thereof

A method of producing an oxide of manganese including reacting, in a first aqueous solution, a manganese salt and an alkali agent to form manganese hydroxide; separating the manganese hydroxide from the first solution; mixing the manganese hydroxide into an aqueous medium to form a manganese hydroxide suspension; mixing the manganese hydroxide suspension with alkali metal hydroxide to form a second aqueous solution; and oxidizing the manganese hydroxide in the second aqueous solution to form an oxide of manganese. The dried oxide of manganese includes birnessite, a maximum of 20% hausmannite, and a maximum of 10% feitknechtite, may further include a maximum of 400 ppm of anions, may have a specific surface area of at least 25 m2/g, and may have an average oxidation state of greater than 3.5.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133848

Systems and methods for low-manganese welding alloys

Systems and methods for low-manganese welding alloys are disclosed. An example arc welding consumable that forms a weld deposit on a steel workpiece during an arc welding operation, wherein the welding consumable comprises: less than 0.4 wt % manganese; strengthening agents selected from the group consisting of nickel, cobalt, copper, carbon, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, silicon, and boron; and grain control agents selected from the group consisting of niobium, tantalum, titanium, zirconium, and boron, wherein the grain control agents comprise greater than 0.06 wt % and less than 0.6 wt % of the welding consumable, wherein the weld deposit comprises a tensile strength greater than or equal to 70 ksi, a yield strength greater than or equal to 58 ksi, a ductility, as measured by percent elongation, that is at least 22%, and a charpy v-notch toughness greater than or equal to 20 ft-lbs at −20° f., and wherein the welding consumable provides a manganese fume generation rate less than 0.01 grams per minute during the arc welding operation.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133708

Hybrid ion exchange material and method for making the same

A high capacity hybrid ion exchange material with enhanced ability to selectively remove molecular (organics) and anionic (fluoride ion and oxyanions of phosphorus and arsenic) species from drinking water, industrial streams, and wastes, for applications predominantly in the medical and food industries, and a method for preparing the same.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133684

Adsorbents comprising organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous materials for sorption of water or alcohol and use thereof

Provided are a water and/or alcohol adsorbent including organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous materials, and use thereof, and more particularly, a water and/or alcohol adsorbent having a high adsorption amount at a low relative humidity or partial pressure, of which desorption/regeneration is possible at a low temperature, the water and/or alcohol adsorbent including organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous materials having 0.5 to 3 mol of a hydroxyl group (oh) or a hydroxide anion group (oh−) per 1 mol of a central metal ion, and use thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133683

Method for producing a filter material containing iron for the treatment of water

A method for producing an iron-containing filter material for water treatment includes the steps of reacting a trivalent iron compound and a base inside a vessel until the trivalent iron is completely neutralized, to obtain an iron hydroxide and a salt consisting of the anion of the trivalent iron compound and the cation of the base; feeding the iron hydroxide and the salt into ceramic membranes to wash the iron hydroxide from the salt in cross-flow; feeding the iron hydroxide suspension to a membrane filter press where part of the water is removed, to obtain a panel having a moisture content of less than 77% by weight; inserting the panel into containers; and positioning the containers inside a refrigeration chamber operating at atmospheric pressure and at temperatures less than 0° c. For a time between 24 and 240 hours.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133366

Flowable tissue compositions with enhanced buoyancy properties containing antibiotics and derivatives thereof

Disclosed are compositions of matter, protocols, and treatment means for generation of tissues capable of administration in a flowable manner through contain with one or more antibiotics, or derivatives of said antibiotics. In one embodiment the invention provides the treatment of morselized amniotic membranes with antibiotics in a manner as to increase buoyancy of morselized components of said amniotic membranes in order to prevent gravity based accumulation of said morselized tissue. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133236

Chemoembolisation

A composition for chemoembolotherapy of solid tumours comprises particles of a water-insoluble water-swellable synthetic anionic polymer and, absorbed therein an anthracycline. Suitably the polymer is a poly(vinyl alcohol) based polymer and the drug is doxorubicin.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180133191

Method of treating chronic kidney disease

The present invention discloses pharmaceutical-grade ferric organic compounds having enhanced dissolution rate. These ferric organic compounds, including but are not limited to ferric citrate, are useful for treating chronic kidney disease.. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180132810

System for determining tissue density values using polychromatic x-ray absorptiometry

Provided are computer-implemented methods of determining tissue composition by polychromatic absorptiometry. The methods include acquiring a raw intensity image of a tissue comprising dense tissue and adipose tissue. ... Conio Inc

05/17/18 / #20180132548

Protection device and method for manufacturing such a protection device

A protection device with an inflatable element apt to assume an active inflated condition and a rest deflated condition. The inflatable element includes a knitted body having a closed structure on at least four sides or walls and having a partially tubular shape to define an inner area or inner chamber. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180132026

Modular wireless earbuds

. . . . Compositions containing purified collagen biomaterial derived from tissues, for example, insoluble amnion, soluble amnion, soluble chorion of the human placenta, are provided. The collagen compositions can be used to promote wound healing, promote tissue regeneration, prevent or reduce scarring, reduce local inflammation, minimize tissue rejection, promote graft integration. . . . . Modular cordless earbuds structured to be carried, charged, and connected in different wearable and storage forms are provided. In some embodiments, the earbuds are modularized such that the earbuds can be combined with other compatible accessory products, including a bracelet, a pendant, a charging case, and a charging station. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131170

Cable glands

The present disclosure provides cable glands having an entry portion, an elbow portion and an exit portion. The entry portion includes an entry component. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131041

Lithium salt grafted nanocrystalline cellulose for solid polymer electrolyte

A solid polymer electrolyte for a battery is disclosed. The solid polymer electrolyte includes a polymer capable of solvating a lithium salt, a lithium salt, and nanocellulose in the form of nanofibers or nanocrystals onto which are grafted anions of lithium salt, the nanofibers or nanocrystals cellulose providing increased mechanical strength to the solid polymer electrolyte to resist growth of dendrites on the surface of the metallic lithium anode.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129997

Systems and methods for tracking and managing work projects

A system and method for tracking and managing projects assigned to one or more group of users on a web based platform is disclosed. In some embodiments, the system includes a processor, a memory attached to the processor, and a computer readable medium having instruction embedded therein. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129966

Method and system for quantum circuit synthesis using quaternion algebra

Quantum circuits are synthesized based on a projective gate set derived from a set of single-qubit gates, typically a basis set such as the clifford+t gates or the v-gates. An initial projective gate set is used to determine at least one characteristic of a quaternion algebra, and the quaternion algebra is used to define a new projective gate set. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129081

Optical modulator having a plurality of modulator segments

An optical modulator apparatus may include a plurality of segment drivers, each segment driver having a unique offset voltage and driving but a portion or a segment of an electro-optical modulator. A modulating electrical signal may be applied to the segment drivers via a plurality of electrical delays. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128822

Analyte detection with magnetic sensors

Methods for analyte detection with magnetic sensors are provided. Aspects of the methods include producing a magnetic sensor device having a magnetically labeled analyte from a sample, such as a serum sample, bound to a surface of a magnetic sensor thereof; and obtaining a signal, e.g., a real-time signal, from the magnetic sensor to determine whether the analyte is present in the sample. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128361

Axle assembly with interaxle differential support

An axle assembly having an interaxle differential unit. The interaxle differential unit may operatively connect an input shaft to a drive pinion and an output shaft. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128322

Connecting arrangement for connecting a shaft to a component

The invention relates to a connecting arrangement for connecting a shaft to a component. A tapered outer surface of an inner ring and a tapered inner surface of an outer ring are configured in a manner corresponding to each other. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128232

Pinion starter gearing having corrected gear geometry

A pinion starter drive for an internal combustion engine is provided. The pinion starter drive includes a drive pinion and a starter gear. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128170

Spherical compensator junction assembly for high pressure ducting system

A compensator junction assembly for carrying pressurized hot gases in an aircraft ducting system comprises a substantially spherical inner race having at least three apertures and at least three corresponding retainer assemblies, where the apertures in the retainer assemblies align with the apertures in the inner race, and at least three outer races, each having apertures generally aligned with the at least three inner race apertures, respectively. The retainer assemblies may include at least one bottom channel and at least one top channel for receiving one or more bearings and seals. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127960

Faucets providing additional control for water flow

A faucet having a faucet base, a water hose, a faucet head, and a chamber is provided. A water valve is provided in the chamber and includes a driving member and a control valve movable between a first position enabling mixing of water and air and a second position enabling shut-off of a water flow. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127959

Faucets providing mixed water and air flow

A faucet having a faucet base, a water hose, a faucet head, and a chamber is provided. A water valve is provided in the chamber and includes a driving member and a control valve movable between a first position enabling mixing of water and air and a second position enabling shut-off of a water flow. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127854

Niobium-based alloy that is resistant to aqueous corrosion

In various embodiments, a metal alloy resistant to aqueous corrosion consists essentially of or consists of niobium with additions of tungsten, molybdenum, and one or both of ruthenium and palladium.. . ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127827

Measurement and comparison of immune diversity by high-throughput sequencing

High-throughput long read sequencing is used to perform immunogenomic characterization of expressed antibody repertoires in the context of vaccination. Informatic analysis allows global characterizations of isotype distributions, determination of the lineage structure of the repertoire and measure age and antigen related mutational activity. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127721

Method of isolating mesenchymal stem cells from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord, a mesenchymal stem cell population isolated from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord and a cell culture medium for isolating mesenchymal stem cells from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord

The present invention relates to a method of isolating a mesenchymal stem cell population from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord, the method comprising cultivating umbilical cord tissue in a culture medium comprising dmem (dulbecco's modified eagle medium), f12 (ham's f12 medium), m171 (medium 171) and fbs (fetal bovine serum). The invention also relates to a mesenchymal stem population isolated from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord, wherein at least about 90% or more cells of the stem cell population express each of the following markers: cd73, cd90 and cd105 and lack expression of the following markers: cd34, cd45 and hla-dr. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127647

Light-emitting instrument and image display device

Provided are a light-emitting instrument, and an image display device utilizing an alon phosphor and having wide color gamut. The light-emitting instrument includes an emission source emitting light having a wavelength from 410 nm to 470 nm and a phosphor or a light-transmitting body where the phosphor is dispersed, and the phosphor includes an inorganic compound where an alon crystal, an alon solid solution crystal, or an inorganic crystal having a crystal structure identical to alon includes at least mn, an a element(a monovalent metal element) it necessary, a d element (a divalent metal element) if necessary, an e element (a monovalent anion) if necessary, and a g element (one or more elements other than mn, the a, al, o, n, the d, or the e) if necessary, and emits fluorescence having a peak wavelength from 515 nm to 541 nm upon irradiation of an excitation source.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127600

Water-dispersed electrodeposition solution for forming insulating film

A water-dispersed electrodeposition solution (11) for forming an insulating film includes: polymer particles; an organic solvent; a basic compound; and water. The polymer particles are made of: any one of; or both of polyamide-imide and polyester-imide, main chains thereof being free of an anionic group, a number-based median diameter d50 of the polymer particles is 0.05 μm to 0.5 μm, and polymer particles having a particle size within −30% to +30% of the number-based median diameter d50 are 50% or more of all of the polymer particles on a number basis.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127480

High affinity cd47 analogs

High affinity cd47 reagents are provided, which (i) comprise at least one amino acid change relative to the wild-type protein; and (ii) have an increased affinity for a sirpα relative to the wild-type protein. Compositions and methods are provided for modulating phagocytosis in a mammal by administering a therapeutic dose of a pharmaceutical composition comprising a high affinity cd47 reagent, which blocks the physiological binding interaction between sirpα and a ligand, e.g., native cd47.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127352

Synthesis of non-cyclic amide and thioamide based ionic liquids

Non-cyclic amide or thioamide based ionic liquids and methods of making them are disclosed. The non-cyclic amide or thioamide based ionic liquid comprises a cation and an anion and has the formula:. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127283

Zeolite ssz-52x

Wherein x− is an anion which is not detrimental to the formation of the ssz-52x. Ssz-52x is useful as a catalyst and shows improved durability, particularly with regard to nox conversion.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127175

Child-resistant senior-friendly medication bottle closure

A pharmacy container comprising a bottle and a closure is disclosed herein. The bottle includes a body, a neck, stops on the neck defining a lug retention area. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180127174

Child-resistant senior-friendly medication bottle

A bottle that includes a body, a neck, stops on the neck defining a lug retention area. The body defines a storage chamber therein. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126847

Tandem axle gearing arrangement

A drive axle system including a first axle assembly having an input shaft in driving engagement with an under-drive arrangement, an inter-axle differential in driving engagement with the under-drive arrangement, a through drive shaft in driving engagement with the inter-axle differential, a first axle drive pinion in driving engagement with the inter-axle differential, and a first axle differential arrangement including a first axle ring gear in driving engagement with the inter-axle differential through the first axle drive pinion. The drive axle system further includes the second axle assembly in driving engagement with the through drive shaft. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126845

Transaxle

A transaxle includes: an axle housing in which an input gear is rotatably supported; a differential casing that is contained in the axle housing while being rotatably supported relative to the axle housing; first and second side gears as a pair of spur gears that are contained in the differential casing, coaxially arranged, relatively rotatable with each other, and rotatable relative to the differential casing; a group of pinions as spur gears that are rotatably supported, in the differential casing, by rotational shafts that are in parallel with axes of the first and the second side gears in the differential casing, the group of pinions transmitting power between the first side gear and the second side gear; and a final gear having a ring shape that is contained in the axle housing, meshes with the input gear, incorporates the differential casing, and is relatively unrotatably coupled to the differential casing.. . ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126466

Machining tool

The present invention relates to a machining tool having a substrate surface made of a hard metal or a ceramic material, said substrate surface containing hard material particles on the basis of carbide and/or nitride and/or oxide that are embedded in a cobalt-containing binder matrix, and the substrate surface being smoothened. The substrate surface of the machining tool can be smoothened by way of a treatment with an ion beam that consists of monomer ions of at least one cation species, the cation species being mono-or poly-charged and being selected from the group consisting of: cations of the main group elements lithium, boron, aluminum, gallium, carbon, silicon, germanium, nitrogen, phosphorus and oxygen; and cations of the transition metals titanium, zirconium, vanadium, niobium, tantalum, chromium, molybdenum, tungsten, manganese, iron, cobalt, nickel and copper.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126205

Jump rope assembly

Disclosed is a jump rope assembly comprising one or more handles having a jump rope secured to a head that is rotatably disposed on a body of the handle. Additionally, head may include a fastener attached to an end of the rope and secured within the head of the jump rope yet still free to rotate about an axis formed by the centerline of the rope body. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126027

Compositions and their uses

Aqueous compositions, methods of manufacturing such aqueous compositions, and methods of removing reducing and/or suppressing malodours using such aqueous compositions are described. These compositions utilize a combination of hydrogen peroxide, a source of copper ii, nonionic surfactant and alcohol to provide a highly effective and stable malodour removing, reducing and/or suppressing composition. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180126013

Radiotherapeutic and companion imaging agents to target mc1r

The subject matter disclosed herein relates generally to cancer therapy and to anti-cancer compounds and imaging agents. More specifically, the subject matter disclosed herein relates to agents that target mc1r and their use in the treatment of cancer. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125934

Receptor-based antagonists of the programmed cell death 1 (pd-1) pathway

Provided herein are compositions and methods for alleviating cancer or infection in a subject by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising an isolated pd-1 variant polypeptide. The pd-1 variant polypeptide can inhibit the activity of pd-1 by, for example, competitive or non-competitive inhibition of the interaction between wild-type pd-1 and one or more of its ligands, pd-l1 and pd-l2.. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125896

Compositions and methods for treatment of cardiovascular disorders

Ecm based compositions including amniotic membrane and methods for employing same to treat cardiovascular disorders.. . ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125772

Oral care compositions

This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous biphasic compositions comprising two distinct aqueous phases, useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers, e.g. That protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125771

Oral care compositions

This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous biphasic compositions comprising two distinct aqueous phases, useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers, e.g. That protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125769

Foaming dentifrice with desensitizing agents

The present invention relates to an oral care composition having an anionic surfactant, a cationic or amphoteric surfactant, and a potassium salt, wherein the oral care composition does not include a non-ionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125689

Systems and methods for using transcutaneous electrical stimulation to enable dietary interventions

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125591

Method for navigating a robotic surgical catheter

Autonomous closed loop control of a flexible tendon-driven continuum manipulator having a sensor at a distal tip is performed by measuring spatial attributes of a sensor at the distal tip and estimating an orientation of a base of an articulating region of the flexible tendon-driven continuum manipulator from a kinematic model and the spatial attributes of the sensor. The manipulator control in a task space uses the estimated orientation, a desired trajectory in the task space, and the position of the sensor at the distal tip. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125437

X-ray mammography and/or breast tomosynthesis using a compression paddle

An x-ray breast imaging system comprising a compression paddle in which the compression paddle comprises a front wall and a bottom wall. The front wall is configured to be adjacent and face a chest wall of a patient during imaging and the bottom wall configured to be adjacent a length of a top of a compressed breast. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125302

Cooking utensil for flavoring poultry

A cooking utensil for flavoring a whole bird with salt includes a salt block configured to fit into the body cavity of a bird and a base pan having a salt block holder for holding the salt block in an upright position on the base pan. A whole bird can be placed over the upright salt block in the pan such that the salt block inserts into the body cavity of the bird. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125074

Pesticidal compositions and related methods

A pesticidal composition comprises at least one anionic surfactant and an active ingredient group alpha (aiga) compound at the weight ratio of anionic surfactant to aiga compound of at least about 20:1. The pesticidal composition shows an enhanced residue activity of the aiga compound in soil. ... Conio Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125073

Pesticidal compositions and related methods

A pesticidal composition comprises at least one nonionic surfactant and an active ingredient group alpha (aiga) compound at the weight ratio of nonionic surfactant to aiga compound of at least about 20:1. The pesticidal composition shows an enhanced residue activity of the aiga compound in soil. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124870

Electric heaters with low drift resistance feedback

A heater includes at least one resistive element. The at least one resistive element includes a material having a high temperature coefficient of resistance (tcr) such that the resistive element functions as a heater and as a temperature sensor, the resistive element being a material selected from the group consisting of greater than about 95% nickel, a nickel copper alloy, stainless steel, a molybdenum-nickel alloy, niobium, a nickel-iron alloy, tantalum, zirconium, tungsten, molybdenum, nisil, and titanium. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124136

Companion devices for real-time collaboration in teleconference sessions

The present disclosure provides a number of techniques for enhancing a user's experience when joining teleconference sessions with multiple devices. When a user attempts to join a teleconference session using the same user identity for multiple devices, a system differentiates the devices as a primary device and at least one companion device. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180123389

System, method, and apparatus for grid location

A computer system at a substation of an electrical grid examines on-grid communication channels and for very channel, the system compares and correlates a gla signal provided by a downstream transmitter on that channel to a reference gla signal. The channel that provided the signal with the best correlation is mostly likely the channel with the transmitter. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122587

Photoelectric conversion element, and solar cell using the same

Provided is a photoelectric conversion element including a first electrode that includes a photosensitive layer, which includes a light absorbing agent, and a second electrode. The light absorbing agent includes a compound having a perovskite-type crystal structure that includes a cation of a cationic organic group a, a cation of a metal atom m other than the element of group 1, and an anion of an anionic atom x. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122585

Photoelectric conversion element, and solar cell using the same

Provided is a photoelectric conversion element including a first electrode that includes a photosensitive layer, which includes a light absorbing agent, and a second electrode. The light absorbing agent includes a compound having a perovskite-type crystal structure including a cationic organic group a, a cation of a metal atom m other than the element of group 1, and an anion of an anionic atom x, a hole transport layer, which includes a hole transporting material, is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode, the hole transporting material includes a compound including a condensed polycyclic aromatic group having a number of rings of 4 or greater, at least two rings thereof are hetero rings, and the condensed polycyclic aromatic group includes at least one structure selected from the group consisting of benzene, naphthalene, and phenanthrene.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122402

Companion device for personal camera

A method that may be performed by a device may include receiving, from a personal camera, streaming content via a first wifi interface. The method may include receiving a vocal instruction regarding the streaming content. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121252

System and method for providing persistence in a configurable platform instance

An improved system and method are disclosed for providing persistence for components of a configurable neutral input/output (nio) platform. For example, a block running with a service of the nio platform may be configured to write information to and retrieve information from a persistence storage either directly or using an intermediary, such as a persistence module. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121134

Reusable memory devices with wom codes

A multiple-write enabled flash memory system, comprising: a flash memory comprising at least two planes, wherein each plane comprises multiple blocks, and wherein each block comprises multiple pages; an ftl memory manager configured: to reference one or more clean active blocks on each plane for a first write, wherein the first-write comprises writing one logical page of unmodified data to one physical page, and to reference one or more recycled active block on each plane for a second write, wherein each page of each recycled active block stores data from a previous first-write; and an encoder configured to encode a page of data via a write-once-memory (wom) code to produce wom-encoded data, wherein a combination of a target page of each recycled active block is configured to store the wom-encoded data via a second write.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120401

Methods for optimal gradient design and fast generic waveform switching

This disclosure provides a computer-implemented method for sequencing magnetic resonance imaging waveforms using a multistage sequencing hardware. The method comprises creating, with the aid of a computer processor, an active memory region that includes waveforms and schedules being played, and creating one or more buffer memory regions that contain waveforms and schedules not currently being played. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120398

Methods for mitigating local sar hotspots and flip angle uniformity in ultra high field simultaneous multisclice imaging using parallel transmission

Obtaining minimum duration parallel transmit pulses for simultaneous multislice imaging that includes minimizing specific absorption rate hotspots, using an impulse ptx optimization method to determine multiple spoke locations and multiple channel weights for multiple slices while enforcing a specified flip angle inhomogeneity tolerance over the multiple slices when excited, applying a control algorithm to conform a simultaneous multislice (sms) pulse to the excited multiple slices to minimize a cost function having terms corresponding to an excitation accuracy and a pulse power, where a regularization term in the cost function is configured by the control algorithm for excitation accuracy while limiting a peak pulse power, and applying a time-optimal variable rate selective excitation (verse) to enforce a peak power constraint with a minimum pulse duration by reshaping a rf waveform and a gradient waveform without altering an excitation profile if the peak power limit on a channel is exceeded.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120303

Immunochromatographic test strip and detection method using immunochromatography for detecting target in red blood cell-containing sample

A problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide an immunochromatographic test strip and a detection method using immunochromatography avoiding aggregation of colloidal gold conjugates while red blood cells in whole blood are agglutinated and then separated and removed in the case of using polybrene as a blood-agglutinating agent and the colloidal gold conjugates as a detection reagent. To solve the problem, the present inventers reviewed a past reagent configuration itself from a completely different viewpoint rather than selecting type and amount of polyanions and, as a result of extensive study on each element, the inventers surprisingly found that aggregation of colloidal gold can be suppressed by using a certain buffer solution without using neutralization by polyanions.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120191

Crankshaft balancer machine

A crankshaft balancer machine for balancing a crankshafts having a measurement station configured to rotate the crankshaft to obtain vibration-related data, a transfer station configured to transfer the crankshaft between the measurement station and the correction station, and a correction station configured to drill at least a portion of the crankshaft to correct an imbalance in response to the imbalance data. The measurement station includes a base structure, a measurement bridge support, a plurality of flexural support legs extending therebetween, at least one sensor, and a drive system to spin the crankshaft and output imbalance data. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120189

Crankshaft balancer suspension assembly

A crankshaft balancer suspension system for measuring an imbalance of a crankshaft. The crankshaft balancer suspension system has a base structure, a measurement bridge structure configured to support the crankshaft during rotation, and a plurality of flexural support legs extending between the base structure and the measurement bridge structure. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120187

Weight splitting control system

A measuring machine feeds imbalance data of the workpiece to a solution processor. The associated memory defines a model data structure to store the imbalance data and also store data indicative of the geometry of the workpiece, where the model data structure stores workpiece geometry data representing the location of at least one workpiece modification site, referenced to at least one predetermined reference frame. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120024

High pressure recovery of carbon dioxide from a fermentation process

A purification system for recovering carbon dioxide from a gaseous carbon dioxide stream originating from a fermentation process, brewery or a bottling line is provided. The purification system includes a compressor in fluid communication with an absorber. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120014

Fridge for thawing and aging

The invention relates to a fridge for thawing and aging, and it comprises a body 11 having inner space 12, a cooling unit 13, an inner panel 21 forming an inner wall facing the inner space 12 and being applied or impregnated by the functional materials 22 being capable of emitting anions or far-infrared radiations, a heating unit and a fan unit 30 whose exhaust hole 33 is disposed near to the inner panel 21 to exhaust the air against to or along the inner panel 21 of the body 11.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119797

Backlash adjustment system and method

In accordance with an example embodiment, a wrist includes a frame, ring gear rotatable about a ring axis, and motor assembly with a pinion subassembly and motor with an output shaft. The pinion subassembly includes an internal spline and pinion connected to opposite sides of an internal shaft and rotatable about a pinion axis, and motor and frame bolt patterns. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119663

Arrangement of solenoid assembly with an electronic switch for a starter motor

A starter for starting an engine in a vehicle, which includes a motor and an output shaft that rotates by receiving torque from the motor. The starter also includes a pinion movable body that includes a pinion for transmitting the torque of the motor to a ring gear of the engine. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119571

Turboshaft engine mountable in a reduction gearbox

A turboshaft engine for a helicopter, comprising a case inside which a gas generator and a turbine are accommodated, the turbine being mounted on a power shaft that extends along a longitudinal direction. The turboshaft engine further comprises means for removably mounting the power shaft into a reduction gearbox inside which at least one gear of a first reduction stage is accommodated. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119395

Faucets providing mixed water and air flow

A faucet having a faucet base, a water hose, a faucet head, and a chamber is provided. A water valve is provided in the chamber and includes a driving member and a control valve movable between a first position enabling mixing of water and air and a second position enabling shut-off of a water flow. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119292

Hybrid photo-electrochemical and photo-voltaic cells

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to a hybrid photo-electrochemical and photo-voltaic cell. In one aspect, device includes a substrate comprising a semiconductor, a transparent conductor disposed on the second surface of the substrate, a photoanode disposed on the transparent conductor, an electrolyte in electrical communication with the photoanode, and an electrode in contact with the electrolyte. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119252

Selective separation of elements or commodities of interest in aqueous streams

A process for selectively separating a metallic constituent from other metals and other materials accompanying the metallic constituent in a mixture is described. The process comprises the step of providing the mixture in an aqueous solution such that the metallic constituent forms a complex anion in the solution. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119208

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

05/03/18 / #20180119118

Delivery of cas9 via arrdc1-mediated microvesicles (armms)

Methods, systems, compositions and strategies for the delivery of ww domain-containing fusion proteins into cells in vivo, ex vivo, or in vitro via armms are provided. Methods, systems, compositions and strategies for the delivery of cas9 proteins and/or cas9 variants into cells in vivo, ex vivo, or in vitro via fusion to armm associated proteins (e.g., arrdc1 or tsg101) are also provided.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119107

Methods to preserve tumor-stromal interactions in culture and therapeutic predictive applications thereof

Functional in vitro assays are provided for determining patient specific responsiveness to immunotherapy agents within a clinically actionable time frame.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180119103

Isolation and cultivation of stem/progenitor cells from the amniotic membrane of umbilical cord and uses of cells differentiated therefrom

The present invention relates to a method of promoting skin rejuvenation in a subject. The method comprises administering to the subject an effective amount of a cellular extract of epithelial or mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells isolated from the amniotic membrane of the umbilical cord, wherein the cellular extract contains growth factors and peptides and is in the form of a supernatant into which the epithelial or mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells secrete the growth factors and peptides.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118971

Aqueous polyurethane-polyacrylate dispersions

The present invention relates to an aqueous polyurethane-polyacrylate dispersion, obtainable by radical polymerization of a component a), comprising an ethylenically unsaturated compound, at least in the presence of a component b), comprising water and a polyurethane resin, obtainable by reaction of the following synthesis components i), comprising at least one aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, araliphatic and/or aromatic compound having at least two or more isocyanate groups, ii), comprising at least one polycarbonate polyol having an average molecular weight of 500 to 3000 g/mol, iii), comprising at least one anionically hydrophilizing compound which has at least one oh- or nh-functional group and comprising a carboxyl and/or carboxylate group, iv), comprising at least one polyol and/or polyamine having an average molecular weight of between ≥62 and ≤500 g/mol, and optionally v), comprising at least one or more monoalcohols and/or monoamines, the radical polymerization being initiated using a hydrophilic initiator.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118968

Topcoat compositions containing fluorinated thermal acid generators

Provided are topcoat compositions that include: a matrix polymer; a surface active polymer; an ionic thermal acid generator comprising an anion and a cation, wherein the anion, the cation, or the anion and the cation are fluorinated; and a solvent. Also provided are coated substrates and pattern-forming methods which make use of the topcoat compositions. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118906

Water-soluble film with low coefficient of friction

The disclosure provides a water-soluble film, including a mixture of a water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol, a plasticizer, and a starch, wherein (a) the starch includes a hydroxypropylated starch in an amount of about 5 phr to about 30 phr; (b) the starch includes a modified starch having a degree of modification greater than about 2%, in an amount of about 2.5 phr to about 30 phr; (c) the starch is an unmodified starch having an amylose content of about 20% to about 80%; or (d) the starch includes a hydroxypropylated starch having an amylose content of about 23% to about 95% and the polyvinyl alcohol includes unmodified polyvinyl alcohol or anionic modified polyvinyl alcohol with the proviso that the anionic modifier is not acrylate. The disclosure further provides a sealed article including a water-soluble film in the form of a pouch defining an interior pouch volume.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118793

Compositions and methods for use of anion channel rhodopsins

Methods and compositions used to identify and characterize a new class of rhodopsins derived from algae, which are highly sensitive and efficient anion-conducting channelrhodopsins. The rhodopsin domain of these anion-conducting channelrhodopsins have been cloned and expressed in mammalian systems and thus may be used in, among others, optogenetic applications and as therapeutic agents for electrically active cell mediated disorders.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118774

Method of performing a plurality of synthesis processes of preparing a radiopharmaceutical in series, a device and cassette for performing this method

A method of performing a plurality of synthesis processes of preparing a radiopharmaceutical in series includes carrying out a first synthesis run including the steps of: a) providing water containing fluorine-18; b) trapping the fluorine-18 from the water provided in step a) on an anion exchange material; c) eluting the trapped fluorine-18 from the anion exchange material to a reaction vessel of first radiopharmaceutical synthesis cassette; d) preparing a radiopharmaceutical incorporating the eluted fluorine-18 using the first radiopharmaceutical synthesis cassette; where steps a)-d) are repeated in at least one subsequent run using another radiopharmaceutical synthesis cassette; and where the method includes a reconditioning step of the anion exchange material between two consecutive runs. A device for performing this method and a cassette for use in the device are also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118771

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=ptiiand mb=ptiv) or h3mc(oh)6 (for mc=rhiii iriii) are converted in the presence of the donor ligands, wherein at least one hydroxo group of the hydro complex is exchanged. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118631

Enhanced biochar

Biochar is provided that is treated to have certain chemical and physical properties found to have the highest impact on plant growth and/or soil health. In particular, the following physical and/or chemical properties, among others, of a biochar have been identified as critical properties to control for in the selection of biomass feedstock, pyrolysis conditions, and/or enhancing treatment to increase biochar performance: (i) bulk density (ii) impregnation capacity; (iii) particle size distribution; (iv) solid particle density; (v) surface area; (vi) porosity; (vii) total porosity; (viii) ratio of macroporosity to total porosity (ix) content of residual organic compounds; (x) content of volatile organic compounds; (xii) ash content; (xiii) water holding capacity; (xiv) water retention capabilities; (xv) levels of dioxins and other potentially hazardous byproducts of pyrolysis; and (xvi) ph. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118629

Outer peripheral coating member and ceramic product

An outer peripheral coating member contains first particles containing titanium oxide, second particles containing zirconium oxide, third particles containing niobium oxide or aluminum oxide, and a dispersion medium. It is preferable for the first particles to have at least two peak values r1 in a distribution of particle sizes of the first particles. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118598

Nitrate removal by ion exchange and bioregeneration

A system for nitrate removal from water combining: an ion exchange unit comprising at least one column of an ion exchange resin, a brine bioregeneration circuit comprising a sequential batch reactor (sbr), and an ozonation unit, is disclosed. A method for nitrate removal from water is further disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118576

Thermochemical gas reduction process using poly-cation oxide

A two-step thermochemical gas reduction process based on poly-cation oxides includes repeatedly cycling a thermal reduction step and a gas reduction step. In the thermal reduction the poly-cation oxide is heated to produce a reduced poly-cation oxide and oxygen. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118333

Landing gear drive system flexible interface

A drive system for an aircraft landing gear, the drive system including a pinion gear, a drive shaft arranged to rotate the pinion gear about a drive axis, a driven gear arranged to mesh with the pinion gear to be rotatable by the pinion gear, the driven gear being connectable to a wheel of the landing gear to be capable of rotating the wheel about a wheel axis; and a flexible interface. The flexible interface includes a plurality of driven gear coupling members, each driven gear coupling member having a first connection portion attached to the driven gear, a second connection portion adapted to be attached to the wheel at an offset distance from the wheel axis, and a joint between the first connection portion and the second connection portion, the joint permitting relative movement between the first connection portion and the second connection portion.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118251

Multilayered sliding member and rack-and-pinion type steering apparatus for automobile using the same

A rack-and-pinion type steering apparatus 1 comprises a gear case 3 made of aluminum or an aluminum alloy and having a hollow portion 2; a steering shaft 6 rotatably supported by the gear case 3 through rolling bearings 4 and 5; a pinion 7 which is provided integrally on a shaft end portion of the steering shaft 6 and is rotatably supported in the hollow portion 2 by the gear case 3 through the steering shaft 6; a rack bar 9 on which rack teeth 8 meshing with the pinion 7 are formed; a rack guide 10 which is disposed in the hollow portion 2 of the gear case 3 and supports the rack bar 9 slidably; and a spring 11 constituted by a coil spring for pressing the rack guide 10 toward the rack bar 9.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117843

Mechatronic movement system for three-dimensional printer using helical racks and pinions

Disclosed is a mechatronic movement system for three-dimensional printing for a rapid-prototyping machine, such as a 3d printer, of the type provided with at least one microprocessor electronic management board, in which the movement of the printing way of the 3d printer along the axes x and y of the horizontal plane is obtained exclusively with geared kinematic chains.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117740

Pneumatic crankshaft clamp assembly

A pneumatic crankshaft clamp assembly for retaining a crankshaft during processing having a housing for supporting the crankshaft and a clamp arm pivotally coupled to the housing for movement between a clamp position and an unclamp position. The clamp arm engaging the crankshaft to retain the crankshaft in contact with the housing in the clamp position and be spaced apart from the crankshaft in the unclamp position. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117565

Method for producing catalyst, and method for producing unsaturated nitrile

The present invention provides a method for producing a catalyst to be used for a gas-phase catalytic ammoxidation reaction of propane, the method comprising a preparation step of dissolving or dispersing a raw material to thereby obtain a prepared raw material liquid, a first drying step of drying the prepared raw material liquid to thereby obtain a dried material, a calcination step of calcining the dried material to thereby obtain a composite oxide having a predetermined composition, an impregnation step of impregnating the composite oxide with a solution containing at least one specific element selected from the group consisting of tungsten, molybdenum, tellurium, niobium, vanadium, boron, bismuth, manganese, iron, antimony, phosphorus and rare earth elements to thereby obtain an impregnated composite oxide, and a second drying step of drying the impregnated composite oxide, wherein at least one of the impregnation step o and the second drying step is a step of impregnating the composite oxide or drying the impregnated composite oxide while stirring by a specific stirring power.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117227

Method for conveying a medium with a pump and pump comprising a rotor, a housing and a drive

A method for conveying blood or priming liquid as a medium using a blood pump, measures gas in the medium in a feed line to the pump, in or on the pump, and the pump power is increased only for a short time as a function of the measured gas. A blood pump, in particular a centrifugal pump or diagonal pump, includes a rotor, a housing and a drive, the pump including a gas detector which acts upon the drive when gas is detected.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117187

Tin sulfide quantum dots for in vivo near infrared imaging

An aqueous approach to synthesize capped sns quantum dots (qds) followed by optional capping molecule extension by attaching one or more extending molecules to the capping molecule via peptide bond formation at elevated temperature. The capped sns qds may have a capping molecule:sn:s molar ratio of 16:3:1 to 16:12:1. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117177

Crystals as hosts for entrapment and slow release of compounds

Composites comprising a metal carbonate and organic agent included within a crystal lattice of the metal carbonate are disclosed. Process of preparing the composites is also disclosed. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180117122

Treatment of post-bariatric hypoglycemia with exendin (9-39)

Compositions and methods for treating hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, such as hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery, are provided. In some embodiments, an effective amount of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor antagonist exendin(9-39) is subcutaneously administered twice per day.. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116946

Novel cosmetic emulsions provided in foam form, method for obtaining same and cosmetic use thereof

Disclosed is a foam, oil-in-water emulsion including, for 100% of the weight thereof, a) 27-89.9 wt. % aqueous phase (a1), b) 0.1-3 wt. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116937

Cleansing compositions with conditioning properties

The present disclosure relates to cleansing compositions, which are free of sulfates and ethoxylated surfactants. Methods for making and using the cleansing compositions are also described. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116918

Benefit delivery particle and composition comprising the particle

Disclosed is a benefit agent delivery particle comprising a benefit agent; and a chitosan salt at the outer surface of the particle, wherein the chitosan salt comprises a chitosan component and amino acid anion, wherein the amino acid comprises phenylalamine; the amino acid does not comprises tyrosine; and the amino acid does not comprises histidine or the amino acid comprises no greater than 20% of histidine by mole of the total amino acid, wherein the benefit agent comprises fragrance, pro-fragrance, hair conditioning agent, anti-dandruff agent, moisturizers, emollients, dyes, pigments, colour care additives, or a mixture thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116732

Real-time three dimensional display of flexible needles using augmented reality

A method of real-time 3d flexible needle tracking for image-guided surgery is provided that includes uploading, using a controller, a virtual model of a flexible needle to a calibrated 3d mixed reality headset, where the virtual model, establishing an initial position of a base of a flexible needle relative to a target under test, using the controller and the flexible needle, where the flexible needle includes sensors spanning from the base to along a length of the flexible needle, where the sensors communicate a position, a shape, and an orientation of the flexible needle to the controller, where the controller communicates the sensor positions to the calibrated 3d mixed-reality headset, and using the calibrated 3d mixed-reality headset to display in real-time a position and shape of the flexible needle relative to the target under test.. . ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116700

Craniomaxillofacial bone plate sizers and templates

One or more arrays of flexible, disposable, bone plate sizers with corresponding arrays of permanent bone plates, systems using these bone plate sizers and/or templates, and methodologies using these bone plate sizers and/or templates are embodied. Each array of disposable bone plate sizers has a plurality of sizers having differing configurations and sizes, each of the disposable sizers in a given array corresponding to a particular bone screw size. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116509

Modular adapters for mobile ophthalmoscopy

Modular lens adapter system are provided for use with a hand held computer device having a camera for mobile ophthalmoscopy. The modular lens adapter systems include an anterior adapter and a posterior adapter configured to removably engage with a hand held computer device. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116499

System and method for ocular function tests

A system for use in performing ocular examinations, such as convergence and accommodation useful in diagnosing traumatic brain injury (including concussion), includes an assessment device. The assessment device includes a portable carrier having a visual target and a distance measurement component. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116290

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An atomizer includes a mouthpiece assembly, a liquid supply assembly, a holder assembly, and an atomizing core. The liquid supply assembly includes a first liquid chamber, a second liquid chamber, an air pipe, a movable element, and an elastic element. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116288

Electronic cigarette

An exemplary electronic cigarette includes a power supply and an atomizer. The atomizer is connected with the power supply via a detachable connecting structure. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116287

Atomizer and electronic cigarette having same

An atomizer includes a main body and an atomizing device detachably connected to the main body. The main body defines a liquid chamber. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116269

Soluble calcium stabilised in an anionic-cationic polymer and fructans

The present invention provides processes that promote the solvation of calcium ions in macromolecular matrices. Processes in which the relationship, concentration, physicochemical conditions at each stage and preparation methods allow to obtain a stabilized soluble product, based on calcium salts and polymers. ... Conio Inc

05/03/18 / #20180116215

Composition for enhancing plant disease control effect of monosaccharides

A composition comprising at least one monosaccharide selected from d-tagatose, d-allose, d-psicose, d-talose, d-sorbose, d-galactose, lfructose, d-mannose and d-mannitol as an active ingredient and multiple surfactants selected from an anionic surfactant selected from aryl sulfonates, formalin condensates of aryl sulfonates, alpha-olefin sulfonates, alkyl sulfonates, alkyl diphenyl ether disulfonates, polyoxyethylene alkyl phenyl ether sulfonates, polyoxyethylene alkyl ether sulfosuccinic acid half esters, alkyl sulfates, sulfosuccinates, polyoxyalkylene aryl ether sulfates, polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether sulfates, polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene block polymer sulfates, polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether acetates, polyoxyalkylene aryl ether phosphates, polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether phosphates, polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene block polymer phosphates, alkyl phosphate esters, methyl taurates, polycarboxylates and fatty acid salts, wherein the anionic surfactants are at a blending ratio of 0.001 to 40 parts by weight based on 1 part by weight of monosaccharide, and is effective as an agricultural control composition against plant disease, particularly plant disease caused by fungi and plant disease caused by bacteria.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109862

Ear bud or dome

. . An ear bud or cone having multiple protruding, convex and soft elements which are configured to be deformed during insertion, extraction and operation in the ear canal of a person. The soft elements are cushion shaped and thus able to adapt to any shape of the ear canal without exerting excessive force to portions of the ear canal.. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109474

System and method for integrated private and public instant messaging

A computer-implemented method and system for providing users with an integrated private and public instant messaging solution. More particularly, users are enabled both to send/receive private messages to/from other users and to publish public messages not intended to be delivered to any particular recipient but to be made visibile to the entire network of users. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109410

Synchronization method and apparatus in mobile communication system

The present disclosure relates to a 5g or pre-5g communication system for supporting a higher data rate beyond a 4g communication system such as lte. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method for transmitting a synchronization signal by a base station in a filter bank multi carrier (fbmc) system and a base station using the same may be provided, the method comprising the steps of: generating a frequency-domain quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) symbol sequence having a length of k for a synchronization signal; mapping the qam symbol sequence to a sub-carrier of a filter bank on the basis of the correlation characteristic of the synchronization signal; generating a quadrature amplitude modulation-filter bank multicarrier (qam-fbmc) symbol including the synchronization signal on the basis of the mapping, and transmitting the generated qam-fbmc symbol. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108828

Ferroelectric thin-film laminated substrate, ferroelectric thin-film device,and manufacturing method of ferroelectric thin-film laminated substrate

There is provided a ferroelectric thin-film laminated substrate, including a substrate, and further including a lower electrode layer, a ferroelectric thin-film layer, an upper electrode adhesive layer, and an upper electrode layer being sequentially stacked on the substrate, in which: the lower electrode layer is made of platinum or a platinum alloy; the ferroelectric thin-film layer is made of a sodium potassium niobate (typical chemical formula of (k1-xnax)nbo3, 0.4≤x≤0.7); the upper electrode layer is made of gold; the upper electrode adhesive layer is made of a metal that has less oxidizability than titanium and can make a solid solution alloy without generating an intermetallic compound with gold; and a part of the upper electrode adhesive layer and a part of the upper electrode layer are alloyed.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108530

Method for manufacturing niobate-system ferroelectric thin-film device

This method for manufacturing a niobate-system ferroelectric thin-film device includes: a lower electrode film formation step of forming a lower electrode film on a substrate; a ferroelectric thin film formation step of forming a niobate-system ferroelectric thin film on the lower electrode film; an etch mask pattern formation step of forming an etch mask in a desired pattern on the niobate-system ferroelectric thin film, the etch mask being an amorphous fluororesin film laminated via a noble metal film; and a ferroelectric thin film etching step of shaping the niobate-system ferroelectric thin film into a desired fine pattern by wet etching using an etchant comprising: a chelating agent; an aqueous alkaline solution containing an aqueous ammonia solution; and an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108457

Method of depositing niobium doped titania film on a substrate and the coated substrate made thereby

A coated article includes an applied transparent electrically conductive oxide film of niobium doped titanium oxide. The article can be made by using a coating mixture having a niobium precursor and a titanium precursor. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180108014

Method and apparatus for establishing and maintaining pci dss compliant transaction flows for banking entities leveraging non-emv tokens

A payment processor or network receives an incoming pan pursuant to a payment card transaction between a merchant and a customer and translates the pan into a token having a token value for n digits within a middle portion of the pan, while preserving a pan value for m digits within a terminal portion of the pan. Pursuant to generation of the token, the payment processor or network performs bin substitution on the pan to replace the bin within the pan with a different bin. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180107372

System and method to perform a numerical input using a continuous swipe gesture

There is provided a gesture-based gui (system, method, etc.) to facilitate input of numerical data using a continuous swipe gesture. A gesture-based i/o device displays a gui presenting a gross number and a gross number control to initially define a specific number for further defining with specificity. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180107117

Resist sensitivity and profile improvement via acid anion control during field-guided post exposure bake

Methods disclosed herein provide apparatus and methods for applying an electric field and/or a magnetic field to a photoresist layer without air gap intervention during photolithography processes. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processing chamber configured to apply an electric field to a substrate via a non-gas phase intermediate medium. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106782

High throughput cardiotoxicity screening platform

Systems for assaying human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hipsc-cms) are provided. Aspects of the systems include a traction force microscopy substrate, such as a traction force microscopy hydrogel (tfm-hydrogel), having an adhesion protein domain on a surface thereof; a video imager configured to obtain video data from an hipsc-cm present on the adhesion protein domain; and a processing module configured to receive the video data and derive a parameter of the hipsc-cm therefrom. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180106071

Double door safety lock

The present invention provides a locking device based on a rack and pinion mechanism for securing a double door system, for example cabinets with double door. The locking system comprises a pair of jaws extending from a central housing and adapted to mount over the two handles of double door and the jaws are operably coupled to a gear assembly enclosed in the central housing. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105906

Free graphite containing powders

An improved atomized powder metal material containing an increased amount of free graphite after heat treatment and/or sintering is provided. The powder metal material is typically a ferrous alloy and includes carbon in an amount of 1.0 wt. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105877

Genetic polymorphisms associated with depression

The present disclosure provides methods for determining risk for depression, as well as compositions for use in such methods.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105869

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

04/19/18 / #20180105866

Identifying presence and composition of cell-free nucleic acids

This disclosure describes example techniques and systems for identifying the presence and/or composition of nucleic acids in the blood of a host organism of a model species harboring tissue of a donor organism of another species. For example, the technique may involve identifying the presence and composition of nucleic acids in the blood of a mouse harboring tissue of a human or another companion animal. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105769

Textile treatment method for removal of deodorant stains

The invention relates to method for removing deodorant stains from textiles wherein a textile treatment agent having an organic acid, an inorganic acid, a nonionic surfactant, and a deodorizing compound, is place in contact with stained textiles in a washing machine.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105738

Near-ir absorptive compounds and devices incorporating the same

Wherein: r1 and r2 are individually alkyl, alkoxy, or aryloxy; r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8 are individually h, alkoxy, or aryloxy; r9 and r10 are individually alkoxy, or aryloxy, or where r1 and r2 are alkyl, r9 and r10 are individually h, alkoxy, or aryloxy; and r11 and r12 are individually alkyl or —(ch2)nn+(r20)3 [x], wherein n is from 1 to 20; each r20 is individually alkyl; and x is an anion.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105575

Method of purifying albumin-fusion proteins

The present invention relates to a method of purifying albumin-fusion proteins to reduce the level of oxidation of susceptible amino acid residues. The method comprises an affinity matrix chromatography step and an anion exchange chromatography step. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105439

Regeneration of mixed bed resins

In an ion-exchange separation system, a single regeneration column provides for separation of anion and cation resins and the regeneration of both cation and anion resins with a very low level of cross-contamination. After regeneration most of the anion layer in the column is withdrawn, and most of the cation layer is withdrawn, but a portion of each layer adjacent to the interface between the layers remains in the column, to isolate these cross-contaminated portions from the regenerated resins. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105435

Recovery of metal chlorides from filter dust

The invention relates to a method for separating valuable metal chlorides, particularly titanium tetrachloride and niobium pentachloride, from solid residues, in particular the filter dust generated during the chlorination of raw materials containing iron and titanium in the production of titanium dioxide using the chloride process.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104970

Wiping print media

An example printing apparatus is described comprising a wiping element before the print zone, for slipping in contact with a print medium and wiping a printing surface of the print medium. An implementation of a wiping roller for wiping the printing surface of a print medium may comprise a rigid core, a layer of elastic material and a driving pinion. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104810

Power rotary tool and impact power tool

A rotary power tool, such as an oil pulse driver, includes: a motor, a pinion rotated by the motor, planet gears that mesh with the pinion, an internal gear that meshes with the planet gears and a shaft that is rotationally driven by the planet gears and disposed frontward of the planet gears. The internal gear comprises an internal gear part and an internal gear retaining part for holding the internal gear part. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104799

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

04/19/18 / #20180104348

Injectable and stable hydrogels with dynamic properties modulated by biocompatible catalysts

A hydrogel composition includes: (1) a polymer network including a first water-soluble polymer and a second water-soluble polymer that are crosslinked through dynamic bonds; and (2) a catalyst to modulate a rate of exchange of crosslinking of the polymer network.. . ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104345

Sustained release of antiinfectives

Provided are lipid antiinfective formulations substantially free of anionic lipids with a lipid to antiinfective ratio is about 1:1 to about 4:1, and a mean average diameter of less than about 1 μm. Also provided is a method of preparing a lipid antiinfective formulation comprising an infusion process. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180104166

Hair cleansing composition with improved color retention on pre-colored keratin fibers and improved foam properties

The present invention is directed to a composition comprising a combination of surfactants for cleansing keratin fibers, a method for cleansing, use of the composition for cleansing, and kit-of-parts thereof. It has been found that the combination of two anionic surfactants, an amphoteric surfactant, and a diol compound provide a rich foam and superior color retention on pre-colored hair.. ... Conio Inc

04/19/18 / #20180103638

Soil treatment

The present invention relates to compositions and formulations for soil disinfection against a wide spectrum of plant pathogens and pests. More particularly, the formulation comprising (i) peracids, such as peracetic acid and an (ii) anionic surfactant, such as capryleth-9 carboxylic acid is synergistically effective in treatment of soil to control plant parasitic nematodes and soil-borne plant pathogens such as bacteria, spores and fungi.. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102902

Methods, systems and computer program products for data protection by policing processes accessing encrypted data

. . . . . . The described embodiments relate to data protection methods, systems, and computer program products. A process-based encrypted data access policing system is proposed based on methods of encrypted data file management, process authentication and authorization, trojan detection for authorized processes, encryption key generation and caching, and encrypted-file cache management. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102447

Metal-contact-free photodetector

A ge-on-si photodetector constructed without doping or contacting germanium by metal is described. Despite the simplified fabrication process, the device has responsivity of 1.24 a/w, corresponding to 99.2% quantum efficiency. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102440

Photodetector with integrated temperature control element

A temperature-controlled photodetector sub-system is described. The temperature control element allows the operation of the photodetector at a desired temperature. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102243

Methods for mass spectrometry of mixtures of protein or polypeptides using proton transfer reaction

A method comprises: (1) making an extract of a biological sample; (2) repeatedly: (a) choosing a respective one of a plurality of pre-determined protein or polypeptide analyte compounds; (b) introducing a portion of the extract into an electrospray ionization source, thereby generating positive ions comprising a plurality of ion species; (c) isolating a plurality of subsets of the ion species comprising respective mass-to-charge (m/z) ratio ranges, each range including an m/z ratio corresponding to a respective protonation state of the chosen compound; (d) reacting the isolated plurality of subsets of first-generation ion species with proton transfer reaction reagent anions for a pre-determined time duration; (e) generating a mass spectrum of the product ion species; and (g) identifying either the presence or absence of the compound based on the mass spectrum; and (3) identifying the presence or absence of the microorganism within the sample based on analytes present.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102222

Photoelectric conversion element, and solar cell using the same

Provided is a photoelectric conversion element including: a first electrode that includes a photosensitive layer containing a light absorbing agent on a conductive support; and a second electrode that is opposite to the first electrode. The light absorbing agent includes a compound having a perovskite-type crystal structure that includes a cation of an element of group 1 in the periodic table or a cationic organic group a, a cation of a metal atom m other than the element of group 1 in the periodic table, and an anion of an anionic atom or atomic group x. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102194

Decontamination method reducing radioactive waste remarkably and a kit therefor

The present invention also provides a kit for decontamination including a chemical decontamination agent including sulfuric acid (h2so4) to decontaminate an object containing radioactive contaminated metals or alloys and ba or sr cation and hydroxyl ion or halogen anion salts to be added to the decontamination waste water to form a precipitate.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101906

Secure element method for distributed electronic ledger

A device has a secure element including a memory that stores at least one address, a set of rules, and a state of an asset. A processor is configured for receiving a request to change the state of the asset associated with the address, validating the request in the case where changing the state of the asset according to the request complies with the set of rules, and invalidating the request in the case where changing the state of the asset according to the request violates the set of rules. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101903

Computing device and method for the temporal arrangement of data

A computing device and method for managing an account. A computer displays a historical timeline and an event placement timeline. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101902

Computing device and method for the temporal arrangement of data

A device and method for management of an account. An event placement timeline is displayed. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101387

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

04/12/18 / #20180101255

Methods for multi-touch ultrasonic touchscreens

A method of multi-touch detection on a touchscreen by imparting lamb waves inside a touchscreen, using a first ultrasound transducer having a polarization direction positioned to excite lowest order symmetric lamb waves (s0), detecting the s0 lamb waves, using a second ultrasound transducer, where the transducers are connected to the touchscreen, controlling the transducers to selectively and repeatedly pulse the output s0 lamb waves output to propagate the s0 lamb waves inside the touchscreen and reflect from each edge of the touchscreen to form a base signal distribution of s0 reverberant lamb waves across the touchscreen, where a single or a multi-touch perturbation in the reverberant lamb waves absorbs a portion of the base signal, where the absorption forms an alteration in the base signal and is seen as a signal variation by the controller when received by the second ultrasound transducer, where the controller identifies and locates the perturbation.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100969

Integrated polarization splitter and rotator including a third region for tuning the polarization dependent loss of output transverse electric signals

An integrated polarization splitter and rotator (psr) employs the te0 and te1 modes of propagating light, rather than the te0 and tm0 modes used in conventional prior art psr. The integrated psr exhibits appreciably flatter wavelength response because it does not require a directional coupler to de-multiplex incoming polarizations. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100865

Protein binding domains stabilizing functional conformational states of gpcrs and uses thereof

The present invention relates to the field of gpcr structure biology and signaling. In particular, the present invention relates to protein binding domains directed against or capable of specifically binding to a functional conformational state of a g-protein-coupled receptor (gpcr). ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100562

Speed reducer comprising two intermediate transmission lines

The invention relates to a speed reducer having two intermediate transmission lines (4, 5) in particular for a turbine engine, comprising an input line (2) and an output line (3) driven by the input line by means of said intermediate lines, said intermediate lines being substantially in parallel with an axis (b) of rotation of the input line (2), said reducer further comprising means for distributing loads between the intermediate lines (4, 5), characterised in that said distribution means comprise a pinion (7) which is rigidly connected to a shaft (6) of the input line, the input line being movable in translation along said axis (b) and comprising two rings having helical external teeth (7a, 7b), the helices of which are oriented in opposite directions, each cooperating respectively with a pinion (12, 13) of an intermediate line (4, 5). The invention also relates to a turbine engine comprising such a speed reducer and to a method for distributing the loads in such a reducer.. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100554

Drawworks gearbox with redundant braking on input side

A drawworks gearbox includes additional braking on the input side of the gearbox to provide a redundant emergency brake and, optionally, a separate parking brake with the drum-side brakes being the emergency brake. An air-cooled brake disc is attached to a high speed coupling connected to the gearbox input pinion. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100238

Anti-corrosion and/or passivation compositions for metal-containing substrates and methods for making, enhancing, and applying the same

A method of disposing a corrosion resistant system to a substrate may comprise applying a plating material to the substrate; forming a chemical conversion coating solution by combining a solvent, at least one corrosion inhibitive cation comprising at least one of zinc, calcium, strontium, magnesium, or aluminum, at least one corrosion inhibitive anion comprising at least one of phosphate, molybdate, or silicate, and a complexing agent; and applying the chemical conversion coating solution to the plating material on the substrate.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100220

High manganese steel

Disclosed herein is a high manganese steel including: 0.5 to 1.2 wt % of carbon (c), 0.1 to 2.3 wt % of silicon (si), 15 to 30 wt % of manganese (mn), 7.0 to 13.0 wt % of aluminum (al), 0.01 to 3.0 wt % of nickel (ni), 0.01 to 0.5 wt % of chromium (cr), 0.01 to 0.4 wt % of molybdenum (mo), 0.01 to 0.5 wt % of vanadium (v), 0.005 to 0.3 wt % of niobium (nb), 0.005 to 0.3 wt % of titanium (ti), and remainder iron (fe) and other inevitable impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100202

Method for identifying or detecting genomic rearrangements in a biological sample

A method for detection, visualization and/or comparison of polynucleotide sequences of interest using specially designed sets of long and short probes that enhance resolution and simplify visualization and detection. Probe compositions useful for practicing this method and procedures for identifying useful probes and probe combinations. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100145

Robust quantification of single molecules in next-generation sequencing using non-random combinatorial oligonucleotide barcodes

A population of nucleic acid adaptors is provided. In some embodiments, the population contains at least 50,000 different molecular barcode sequences, where the barcode sequences are double-stranded and at least 90% of the barcode sequences have an edit distance of at least 2. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100139

Decellularized human amniotic membrane for cell delivery, cell culture and inflammation prevention

Provided herein is an isolated decelluarized amniotic membrane (dcm) and methods for using same therapeutically in vivo and in vitro. In one aspect, the isolated dcm is further processed, freezing, freeze drying, lyophilization micronized into powder or treatment with pepsin to create a hydrogel.. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100127

Laundry detergent composition

The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic charged surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant, a lipase enzyme; and a protease enzyme.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100096

Composition and method for scavenging sulfides and mercaptans

This invention relates to a composition comprising 1.) a metal carboxylate, wherein the metal m is selected from the group consisting of ag, cn, hg, pb, sn, ni, co, ca, fe, zn and mn, those metals being present as ions in a +2 or +3 charge state, and wherein the carboxylate anion is derived from a hydrocarbyl monocarboxylic acid having 5 to 20 carbon atoms, or a mixture of such acids, 2.) a solvent selected from the group consisting of water, glycol ethers having from 4 to 15 carbon atoms, alkyl alcohols having from 1 to 10 carbons, and aromatic hydrocarbon solvents having from 6 to 30 carbons, and 3.) an emulsion breaker which is a polymeric nonionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180100048

Method for manufacturing water-insoluble molded article and water-insoluble molded article

A process for producing a water-insoluble shaped material, including a step of treating a raw material shaped material containing a water-soluble salt of a polyanionic polysaccharide with a treatment liquid containing an acid anhydride to insolubilize the raw material shaped material in water, and the process makes it possible to simply produce a water-insoluble shaped material in which intrinsic characteristics of the polyanionic polysaccharide being a raw material are retained, which has a high safety in that a chemical crosslinking agent is not required, and which is useful as a medical material, a food material, a cosmetic material, and the like.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099942

Method for manufacturing furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (fdca) from a solid salt

A method for manufacturing furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (fdca) by converting a furan-2,5-dicarboxylate salt (mfdc) into furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (fdca), includes the steps of combining solid mfdc with an inorganic acid (hy), to form a reaction mixture having solid fdca in a concentration of 1-15 wt. % in a solution of a salt resulting from the cation of the furan-2,5-dicarboxylate salt and the anion of the inorganic acid (my solution), removing solid fdca from the reaction mixture in a solid/liquid separation step, and providing at least 40 vol. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099269

Strong basic polyacrylate anion exchangers

The present invention relates to quaternized diethylenetriamine-functionalized polyacrylate bead polymers, to a process for preparing same and to their use in the removal of oxoanions, particularly chromium (vi) oxoanions from aqueous- and/or organics solutions.. . ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180099070

Reinforced adhesive complex coacervates and methods of making and using thereof

Described herein is the synthesis of reinforced adhesive complex coacervates and their use thereof. The reinforced adhesive complex coacervates are composed of (a) at least one polycation, (b) at least one polyanion, and (c) a reinforcing component. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180098960

Composition for preventing and treating pancreatitis containing naphthoquinone-based compound as active ingredient

The present invention relates to a composition for the prevention and treatment of pancreatitis comprising a naphthoquinone-based compound, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, a prodrug, a solvate, or an isomer of the same. Particularly, the naphthoquinone-based compounds β-lapachone and dunnione can reduce the pancreatic weight/body weight ratio, which is increased by pancreatitis; reduce the increased activities of digestive enzymes (amylase and lipase); reduce the expressions of cytokines (il-1β (interleukin-1β) and mcp-1); reduce or inhibit the inflammation, edema, and cell necrosis of the pancreatic tissues; and inhibit the lung damage caused by pancreatitis. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180098953

Agent for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and its uses

A mineral-vitamin complex for osteoporosis includes at least 92 mass % of the mineral-vitamin complex of amino acids and krebs cycle acids and/or krebs cycle acid salts, wherein the amino acids include glycine of between 1% and 80% of the mineral-vitamin complex, and wherein the krebs cycle acids and/or krebs cycle acid salts are up to 5 mass % of the mineral-vitamin complex; and valine, leucine and isoleucine such that a mass ratio of glycine to a sum of valine+leucine+isoleucine is in a range of 10-1000. Optionally, the valine, leucine and isoleucine are derived from dry milk, any stable dry product derived from milk and/or a mix thereof. ... Conio Inc

04/12/18 / #20180098937

Artificial tear, contact lens and drug vehicle compositions and methods of use thereof

The invention provides artificial tear compositions, artificial tear-gel compositions, contact lens storage compositions, contact lens treatment compositions, ophthalmological drug vehicle compositions and topical drug vehicle compositions comprising one or more nonionic surfactants with one or more non-newtonian viscosity enhancing excipients and one or more of a polyol and or an electrolyte and methods of their use.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097976

Method and an electronic device for calibrating a plenoptic camera

The present disclosure concerns a method for calibrating a plenoptic camera. The plenoptic camera includes a lenslet array placed between a main lens and a photosensor, the lenslet array having a plurality of lenslets. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097938

Systems and methods to enroll users for real time communications connections

A computing apparatus uses an interactive user assessment test to identify and/or assess the need and skills of the user as part of an enrollment process for the user to register for the services of the system that provides real time communications connections between users and advisers. The advisers provide coaching services over real time communications connections provided via the system. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097910

System and method for processing an interaction response

A method and system are provided for processing an interaction response of a request service provider. The method includes detecting the interaction response for a first interaction session using a first interaction channel between a request initiator and the request service provider, assigning an identifier to the interaction response, determining a task associated with the interaction response, and obtaining context data of a plurality of other interaction sessions. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097889

System and method for processing an interaction request

A method and system are provided for processing an interaction request. The method includes detecting the interaction request for a first interaction session using a first interaction channel between a request initiator and a request service provider, assigning an identifier to the interaction request, determining a task associated with the interaction request, and obtaining context data of a plurality of other interaction sessions associated with the identifier. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097883

Automated implementation of provisioned services based on captured sensor data

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented systems and processes that perform operations consistent with services provisioned to a device based on real-time sensor data indicative of and characterizing a user's operation of the device and additionally or alternatively, a system or apparatus that includes the device. For example, the device may obtain stored data identifying a provisioned service, and may obtain sensor data captured by an on-board or external sensor during an operation of the device. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097783

Information masking using certificate authority

An apparatus for use in a digital messaging system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device storing software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configured the processor to: generate a first message comprising a payload portion; encrypt the payload portion of the message; derive a first session key from a domain-specific key; and sign the message using the first session key.. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097638

Certificate authority master key tracking on distributed ledger

An apparatus for use in a digital messaging system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device storing software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configured the processor to: generate a master private and public key pair; associate the master private and public key pair with a first certificate; and derive at least one domain-specific key from the one of the master private and public key pair. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097574

Device and method for processing emergency alert message in broadcast system

The present invention, with respect to a method for processing an eam (emergency alert message) by means of a pd (primary device) in a broadcast system, is characterized by comprising the steps of: generating an event for requesting a search of a cd (companion device); generating an event for receiving an eam from the pd, and requesting that an application in the cd for displaying the received eam be executed; and transmitting the eam to the cd.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097057

Field effect transistor device

A transistor device is described, the transistor comprising: a channel region in contact with the gate insulator and source and drain electrodes in contact with the channel region and arranged in a spaced-apart relationship. The channel region is configured with discontinuity in a material path of the channel, located between the source and drain electrodes. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096509

Multi-granular rigs for distributed node-based interactive workflows

Systems and methods are described for leveraging distributed computation systems to split animation application processing of node graphs into two components: 1) a low complexity, primary node graph, that is evaluated by the application of the local device; and 2) one or more, higher complexity, companion node graphs that connect to the primary node graph, and are evaluated by a distributed computation system. As the local device evaluates the original, low complexity node graph, an artist is provided with fast, direct manipulation of an animated object. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096434

System and method for controlling access to content to be displayed on an electronic display

A method and system are provided for displaying content on an electronic display. The method includes receiving data representing a plurality of items, each of the plurality of items being associated with a product or service. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096386

System and method for facilitating access to electronic data

A method and system are provided for facilitating access to electronic data. The method is executed by a processor of a computing device. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096349

Distributed electronic ledger with metadata

A system has a storage medium encoded with program instructions, and a processor coupled to access the program instructions. The instructions configure the processor for: receiving a first request at a pos terminal to surrender a previously purchased first asset in exchange for at least a portion of a second asset that was used to purchase the first asset, receiving the private key from the first asset; accessing a set of rules stored in a distributed electronic ledger, the set of rules specifying conditions associated with the first request; transmitting an authorization to return the at least a portion of the second asset in exchange for surrender of the first asset, in the case where the conditions are satisfied; and invalidating the first request in the case where one or more of the conditions are not satisfied.. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096345

Provisioning of secure application

Methods and devices for provisioning a secure application on an electronic device with first issuer data for a first issuer are described. In an embodiment, the provisioning system receives and stores first issuer records. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096342

Mobile terminal having offline transaction notification function and notification method

The invention relates to a mobile terminal having an offline trade notification function and a notification method that is implemented using the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal having an offline trade notification function comprises: a storage module for storing an offline trade application described below; a wireless communication module having a field inductor that is used for detecting surrounding radio frequency signals and for generating a control signal; a processing module which generates an interruption event when it receives the control signal; an application module which can read trade data of the offline trade application according to the notification from the processing module, calculate trade data variation of the offline trade application, and inform an input/output module described below of the trade data variation; and the input/output module for informing the user of the event of data variation.. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096335

Systems and method for enabling a data exchange

The present disclosure involves systems and methods for automatically analyzing available data exchange terms based on an analysis and comparison of available terms, where some of the terms may be unavailable in the current data exchange context based on the user and counter party to the data exchange. One example system includes a memory and a processor. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096322

System and method for processing an interaction request

A method and system are provided for processing an interaction request. The method includes detecting the interaction request in a first interaction session using a first interaction channel between a request initiator and a request service provider, assigning an identifier to the interaction request, determining a task associated with the interaction request, and obtaining context data of a plurality of other interaction sessions associated with the identifier. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096321

Automatic historical analysis of data exchange

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing ui-based modifications to adjust and interact with data exchange splits. One example system includes a processor for identifying a newly received data exchange (de) request associated with a particular user profile and receiving a first signal including a request to split the de request with at least one other user profile. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096319

System and method for facilitating access to electronic data

A method and system are provided for facilitating access to electronic data. The method is executed by a processor of a computing device. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096318

Systems and methods for dynamic user interface modification

Methods and devices for controlling display of a user interface. A computing device configured to enable data exchanges in connection with accounts, including a credit account, determines whether a requested data exchange with the credit account will result in the credit account exceeding a utilization threshold. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096311

Devices, systems and methods for determining suggested action initiation times for interactions

This application provides for determining a suggested action initiation time for an interaction with an interacting party. Some aspects comprise: determining an interaction settlement due date; querying an interaction database storing historical interaction records to determine if there is one or more of the historical interaction records related by one or more factors to the interacting party; retrieving, from the interaction database (where there is one or more historical interaction record(s) related to the interacting party), historical interaction data; determining from the retrieved historical interaction data a predicted processing time for the interaction; and determining, based on the interaction settlement due date and the predicted processing time, the suggested action initiation time. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096302

System and method for generating an interaction request

A method and system are provided for generating an interaction request to initiate a first interaction session using a first interaction channel between a request recipient and a request service provider. The method includes determining an identifier of the interaction request to be generated, determining a task associated with the interaction request, obtaining context data of a plurality of other interaction sessions associated with the identifier, determining a subset of the context data of the plurality of other interaction sessions and generating the interaction request using the subset of the context data. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096156

Device lock bypass on selectable alert

Methods and devices for generated and handling an alert are described. In one aspect, an electronic device includes an input interface and an output interface. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096036

Dynamic user interface for data exchange split

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing user interface (ui)-based modifications to adjust and interact with data exchange splits. An example client device can include can identify a data exchange (de) associated with at least three entities, the de associated with a total value. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096026

Algebraic data types for database query languages

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for implementing algebraic data types in database query languages. One of the methods includes receiving an expression in a database query language, the expression having a programming language construct representing an algebraic data type, wherein the expression specifies two or more alternative subtypes. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096022

Systems and methods for timing data transfer in a database

Methods and electronic systems for managing data transfer timing in a database are described. An electronic system includes a communication interface, a memory, and a processor coupled with the memory and the communication interface. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095956

System and method for retrieving and consolidating data according to apportionment rules

An entity computing system for retrieving and consolidating data associated with a plurality of records for transmission to a second entity computing system is described. The entity computing system comprises a memory storing computer-executable instructions and at least one processing device. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095857

Devices and method for detecting and addressing anomalies in data retrieval requests

Described are processing devices for detecting and addressing anomalies in data retrieval requests. According to some aspects, the processing device(s) are part of a first entity computing system and receives data retrieval request(s) from a second entity computing system. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095098

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

04/05/18 / #20180095080

Detection of biological molecules using surface plasmon field enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy (spfs) combined with isotachophoresis (itp)

A combination of surface plasmon field enhanced fluorescence spectroscopy (spfs) and isotachophoresis (itp) technologies for detecting biomolecules is disclosed. It uses itp to preconcentrate the reactants and accelerate the reaction, and then delivers the reacted sample to an spfs sensor for detection. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094698

Gearbox comprising an improved reduction gear

A gearbox for an aircraft turbine engine includes a drive shaft, a secondary drive shaft coupled to the drive shaft with a reduction mechanism, and output shafts, each of which is coupled to the drive shaft or to the secondary drive shaft with a set of ring and pinion gears, wherein the reduction mechanism includes an intermediate shaft, a first end coupled to the drive shaft with a first stage of gears and the second end coupled to the secondary drive shaft with a second stage of gears, and wherein the intermediate shaft is rotatably mounted in the gearbox about the main axis thereof which is oriented substantially perpendicular to the main axis of the drive shaft.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094205

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

04/05/18 / #20180094139

2,7-disubstituted cephalosporin derivatives as beta-lactamase substrates and methods for their use for the diagnosis of tuberculosis

β-lactamase substrates and methods for using the substrates to detect β-lactamase and to diagnose tuberculosis.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094119

Method of producing amine adduct of conductive composite, method of producing amine adduct liquid of conductive composite, and method of producing conductive film

Provided is a method of producing an amine adduct of a conductive composite, including: adding an amine compound to a conductive polymer dispersion liquid which contains water and a conductive composite containing a π conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion at a mass ratio of the π conjugated conductive polymer to the polyanion of 1:3 to 1:7.5 to precipitate an amine adduct of the conductive composite.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180093899

Process for the purification of water

The present invention relates to at least one surface-reacted calcium carbonate-comprising mineral material and/or a surface-reacted precipitated calcium carbonate that is/are coated with at least one anionic polymer to obtain a surface-coated calcium carbonate-comprising material as well as to a process for the preparation of the surface-coated calcium carbonate-comprising material. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process for the purification of water and/or dewatering of sludges and/or suspended sediments and to the use of a surface-coated calcium carbonate-comprising material for water purification and/or dewatering of sludges and/or suspended sediments.. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180093895

Method for preparing the silicoaluminate form of the aei zeolite structure with high yields, and its application in catalysis

The present invention relates to a new process for synthesising the silicoaluminate form of the aei zeolite structure based on the use of another zeolite, zeolite y, as the only source of silicon and aluminum, in order to obtain high synthesis yields (greater than 80%) in the absence of any other source of silicon, phosphine-derivedcationsand fluoride anions in the synthesis medium. The n,n-dimethyl-3,5-dimethylpiperidinium cation may be used as the osda, and the fau crystal structure is transformed into the aei crystal structure with high yields. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180093590

Vehicle seat

A vehicle seat includes: a seat cushion; a seat back; a frame; a headrest which is provided on an upper end portion of the frame; and a reclining portion wherein: the reclining portion includes: a link supporting the seat back at a swing end section; a sector gear rotated integrally with the link; a lock unit configured to move between an engaging position and a disengaging position for releasing from the engagement with the sector gear and configured to unrotatably hold the sector gear at the engaging position; and a biasing section biasing the lock unit toward the engaging position; and the lock unit includes: a pinion gear meshing with the sector gear at the engaging position and allowing rotation of the sector gear by rotating in a state of meshing with the sector gear; and a gear holding part configured to unrotatably hold the pinion gear.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180093174

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

04/05/18 / #20180093013

Bone implant and systems and coatings for the controllable release of antimicrobial metal ions

Antimicrobial metal ion coatings and implants including them. 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, rhodium, manganese, 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

04/05/18 / #20180092830

Compositions and methods for treating hair

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for styling hair comprising at least two latex polymers, wherein at least one latex polymer is a film-forming polymer; at least one aminofunctional silicone; at least one amphoteric surfactant; at least one alkylpolyglucoside; at least one anionic thickening agent; and water; wherein the at least two latex polymers are present in a combined amount ranging from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight, relative to the weight of the composition.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092829

Compositions and methods for treating hair

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for styling hair comprising at least two latex polymers, wherein at least one latex polymer is a film-forming polymer; at least one aminofunctional silicone; at least one thickening agent chosen from optionally crosslinked and/or neutralized 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid polymers (amps) and copolymers, crosslinked anionic copolymers of acrylamide, crosslinked anionic copolymers of amps, emulsions of crosslinked anionic copolymers of acrylamide/nonionic surfactants, emulsions of amps/nonionic surfactants, or mixtures thereof; at least one nonionic surfactant chosen glyceryl esters, fatty alcohols, alkoxylated alcohols and lanolin, alkylpolyglucosides, or mixtures thereof; and water; wherein the at least two latex polymers are present in a combined amount ranging from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight, relative to the weight of the composition.. . ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092820

Hair care compositions comprising glyceride copolymers

Disclosed are hair care compositions, such as shampoos, containing an anionic surfactant, an aqueous carrier, and one or more glyceride copolymers. The glyceride copolymers provide beneficial hair conditioning benefits. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092814

Foaming cosmetic compositions and methods for producing the same

Disclosed herein are foaming cosmetic compositions comprising: at least one anionic thickening agent; at least two alkaline compounds; and at least one silicone. Methods for producing the foaming cosmetic compositions and for improving the stability of a foamed cosmetic composition are also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

04/05/18 / #20180092665

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

03/29/18 / #20180091833

Apparatus, systems and methods for a content commentary community

. . . . . . Systems and methods of emulating a conversation about a thematic content event are disclosed. An exemplary embodiment receives a member dialogue video from a community member who is a member of a plurality of community members, wherein the member dialogue video includes video and audio portions, and wherein the member dialogue video expresses at least one of a personal opinion and a personal viewpoint about the thematic content event; generates dialogue text from the audio portion of each received member dialogue video, wherein the dialogue text comprises words and phrases spoken by the community member in the member dialogue video; receives a modified thematic content event; compares the words and phrases of the dialogue text with the plurality of keywords; and associates at least one portion of the member dialogue video having the words and phrases of the dialogue text that match with the matching keyword of the anchor point.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091601

Quick relay traffic management for cloud messaging

A quick relay communication protocol is used by an initiating communication device (such as a wearable electronic device, e.g., a smart watch) and/or a recipient communication device (such as a companion electronic device to the wearable electronic device, e.g., a smart phone, a tablet computer or a laptop computer) to selectively communicate messages via different communication channels. Based on available connections and a communication constraint associated with a message, a processor executing a program module in an application layer in the initiating communication device provides transmission instructions to an interface circuit in the initiating communication device, which transmits a message to the recipient communication device based on the transmission instructions. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091506

Automatic provisioning of services to network-connected devices

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that automatically provision one or more services available to an internet-of-things (iot) devices upon connection to and registration onto communications network. In one aspect, a device may receive, from a computing system, data specifying one or more first services provisioned to the device. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091386

Method and scoring node for estimating a user's quality of experience for a delivered service

A method and a scoring node for estimating a user's quality of experience, qoe, when a service is delivered in a media stream to the user by means of a communication network. Quality-related parameters pertaining to the service delivery are extracted, and an individual opinion score is determined for each of a set of quality models by applying each respective quality model in the set on the quality-related parameters. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091242

Channel detection method, channel detection system, terminal and base station

The present invention provides a channel detection method applied when an lte system works in an unlicensed frequency band, a terminal and a base station. The channel detection method applied when an lte system works in an unlicensed frequency band comprises determining a current sub-frame when a data traffic arrives, and setting a channel detection time in the current sub-frame and/or in a next adjacent sub-frame to perform channel state detection; and performing data traffic transmission when it is detected that the channel is in an idle state. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091118

Elastic wave device, high-frequency front end circuit, and communication apparatus

An elastic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate that includes first and second main surfaces which face each other, an interdigital transducer electrode that is provided on the first main surface of the piezoelectric substrate and includes a first electrode layer containing molybdenum as a main component, and a dielectric film that is provided on the piezoelectric substrate and covers the interdigital transducer electrode. The piezoelectric substrate is made of lithium niobate. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091088

Systems and methods for rotatably mounting and locking solar panels

Systems and methods are provided for rotatably mounting and locking solar (e.g., photovoltaic) panels. For example, the solar panels can be mounted so as to be rotatable about an axis so as to track the sun over the course of the day, and can be locked in a suitable position during high-wind conditions. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090923

Ultrasonic atomization control system and electronic cigarette

Disclosed are an ultrasonic atomization control system and an electronic cigarette. The system includes: a current feedback circuit and/or a voltage feedback circuit, a microcontroller unit, a push-pull circuit, and an oscillator driving circuit; wherein the push-pull circuit is coupled between the microcontroller unit and the oscillator driving circuit, the current feedback circuit and/or the voltage feedback circuit are/is coupled between the oscillator driving circuit and the microcontroller unit; and the oscillator driving circuit is configured to be connected with a load; wherein the microcontroller unit is configured to output a pulse width modulation signal with a predetermined frequency and voltage to the push-pull circuit, judge a current and/or a voltage fluctuation fed back by the current feedback circuit and/or the voltage feedback circuit are/is greater than a threshold, and stop operation of the load if the fluctuation is greater than the threshold.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090410

Heat sink for a semiconductor chip device

A heat sink for a semiconductor chip device includes cavities in a lower surface thereof for receiving electrical components on a top surface of the semiconductor chip, and a pedestal extending through an opening in the semiconductor chip for contacting electrical components on a bottom surface of the semiconductor chip. A lid may also be provided on the bottom surface of the semiconductor chip for protecting the electrical components and for heat sinking the electrical components to an adjacent device or printed circuit board.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090312

Shelling of halide perovskite nanoparticles for the prevention of anion exchange

A core/shell semiconductor nanoparticle structure comprises a core comprising a halide perovskite semiconductor and a shell comprising a semiconductor material that is not a halide perovskite (and that is substantially free of halide perovskites). The halide perovskite semiconductor core may be of the form amx3, wherein: a is an organic ammonium such as ch3nh3+, (c8h17)2(ch3nh3)+, phc2h4nh3+, c6h11ch2nh3+ or 1-adamantyl methyl ammonium, an amidinium such as ch(nh2)2+, or an alkali metal cation such as li+, na+, k+, rb+ or cs+; m is a divalent metal cation such as mg2+, mn2+, ni2+, co2+, pb2+, sn2+, zn2+, ge2+, eu2+, cu2+ or cd2+; and x is a halide anion (f−, cl−, br−, i−) or a combination of halide anions.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180090283

High-performance supercapacitors based on metal nanowire yarns

An energy-storage device is formed from a first and a second yarn, each yarn including a plurality of nanowires including aluminum and/or a transition metal. An anode pad is in contact with the first yarn and a cathode pad is in contact with the second yarn. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089690

Mobile payment device and mobile payment system

The present invention relates to a mobile payment device, comprising: a data exchange module, which is used for exchanging data with the external device; a security management module, which is used for installing and managing applications for electronic transactions, the security management module comprises a security element, which is used for storing information of user's transaction account; and an identity verification module, which is used for verifying information of user identity; wherein, both the security management module and the identity verification module operates under a trusted execution environment, the data exchange module operates under a rich execution environment, the trusted execution environment and the rich execution environment being active non-simultaneously. The complete flow of the transaction is under safety protection.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089655

Real time virtual draft system and method

An apparatus for use in a digital asset tracking system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to receive a signal representing a request comprising a first transfer from a first digital container associated with a first client to a second digital container associated with a second client. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089645

Real tme virtual draft system and method

An apparatus for use in a digital asset tracking system includes a storage device and a processor coupled to the storage device. The storage device stores software instructions for controlling the processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to receive a signal representing a request comprising a first transfer from a first digital container associated with a first client to a second digital container associated with a second client. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089641

Processing network architecture with companion database

A system comprises a non-transitory machine readable storage medium storing instructions and a database identifying a plurality of assets and a state of each asset. The instructions configure a processor for receiving updates to a distributed electronic ledger managed by plural peer processors. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088685

Attitude detecting device

The present invention relates to an attitude detecting device requiring no optical nor visual sensors but instead using an advanced processing method, which can be used in applications such as data-login, measurements, motion control, cursor pointing on graphic user interfaces, gaming, etc. The device includes inertial measurement units (imu) such as accelerometers, gyroscopes and may also include magnetometers. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088480

Two-component developer

A two-component developer includes a toner and a carrier. The toner is a positively chargeable toner that is positively charged by friction with the carrier. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088315

Detachable deep-viewing coaxial illuminator for flashlights with companion telescopic magnifier

A miniature companion telescopic magnifier for optional use with the coaxial illuminator that provides erect-image magnified viewing and may be easily reversibly attached to the illuminator is described.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088305

Converter, illuminator, and light sheet fluorescence microscope

Improved image quality by structured illumination or pivoting illumination and faster image acquisition are both achieved. A line light enters first to fifth virtual pixels of a grating light valve, and first to fifth lights are emitted respectively from the first to fifth virtual pixels. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088277

Back end of line process integrated optical device fabrication

An integrated optical device fabricated in the back end of line process located within the vertical span of the metal stack and having one or more advantages over a corresponding integrated optical device fabricated in the silicon on insulator layer.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087630

Transmission device for installation on a driveshaft

A transmission device for installation on a driveshaft, having a base body which encloses the driveshaft, a pinion which in the mounted state is arranged in the base body and on the driveshaft, and a rack which interacts with the pinion and runs through the base body. The transmission device is distinguished by the fact that the base body is open on one side in such a way that it can be fitted onto a driveshaft in the radial direction, and in that the pinion is in multiple parts such that it is possible to perform a mounting process on the driveshaft during which the parts of the pinion can be joined together by a radial movement with respect to the driveshaft.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087544

Rotary actuator

A rotary actuator (10) is provided with a linear activation mechanism (40a) that causes a pinion (80) to rotate, and a cylinder body (12) in which a cylinder hole (28a) is formed. The linear activation mechanism (40a) comprises a rack (42) on which a plurality of teeth (44) that mesh with the pinion (80) are provided, and pistons (48a, 48b). ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087177

Two-chamber electrodialysis cell with anion and cation exchange membrane for use as an anode in alkaline zinc electrolytes and zinc alloy electrolytes for the purpose of deposition of metal in electroplating systems

The invention relates to an anode for use in electroplating applications for highly alkaline electroplating electrolytes based on sodium hydroxide for depositing zinc and zinc alloys onto steel substrates and die-cast zinc substrates.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087095

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

03/29/18 / #20180087009

Interaction between quaternary compounds and anionic surfactants - foam enhancement and stabilization and preferred foaming antimicrobial compositions

The present disclosure describes antimicrobial, sanitizing and other applications employing a synergistic combination of a quaternary ammonium compound and an anionic surfactant. The present disclosure is also related to non-antimicrobial applications employing a synergistic combination of a quaternary ammonium compound and an anionic and/or nonionic surfactant. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087007

Cleaning composition

A hand dishwashing cleaning composition comprising a surfactant system including an anionic surfactant and an amine oxide co-surfactant wherein the weight ratio of the surfactant system to the amine oxide is from about 1.5:1 to about 4.5:1 and wherein the composition further includes a protease and an enzyme stabilizer selected from the group consisting of: potassium salts of halides, sulfates, sulfites, carbonates, hydrogencarbonates, nitrates, nitrites, phosphates, formates, acetates, propionates, citrates, maleates, tartarates, succinates, oxalates and lactates; a peptide aldehyde, peptide ketone, a hydrosulfite adduct thereof; a phenyl boronic acid, a derivative thereof and mixtures thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086896

Biomimetic, moldable, self-assembled cellulose silica-based trimeric hydrogels and their use as viscosity modifying carriers in industrial applications

The present invention provides moldable, fully scalable cellulose silica-based hydrogels for use as low-cost and safe carriers and aqueous viscosity modifiers in various industrial and medical applications.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086780

Method of production of n,n-bis(2-chloroethyl)tetrahydro-2h-1,3,2-oxazaphosphorine-2-amine 2-oxide

The invention relates to a method of production of n,n-bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)-2-oxo-1,3,2-oxazaphosphorinane in a reaction of phosphorous oxychloride pocl3, n,n-bis(2-chloroethyl)amine, and 3-aminopropan-1-ol in a single reaction vessel, characterized by the fact that phosphorous oxychloride and n,n-bis(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride are added to an inert aprotic organic solvent placed in a closed reaction vessel, in a slight molar excess in relation to phosphorous oxychloride, whereupon the mixture is cooled to temperature in the range of −15 to −10° c., and with the temperature maintained within this range and continuous stirring, the solution of 3-aminopropan-1-ol and the first portion of the auxiliary base is slowly added in an amount of 1 mole calculated as per 1 mole of 3-aminopropan-1-ol in an inert aprotic organic solvent, and subsequently, while maintaining the reaction mixture temperature in the range of −7 to −3° c. The second portion of the auxiliary base is added dropwise, in an amount required for binding of hcl released during the cyclisation reaction, and after the mixture reaches temperature in the range of 15 to 20° c. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086655

Portable liquid recovery system with optional preliminary processor and feed

A system and process for removing solids from raw, untreated liquid that combines mechanical techniques, such as via shakers, hydrocyclones author centrifuges, with an additive technique for removal of smaller solids. The additive is selected according to the application. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086378

Position detection system for a retractable steering column

A retractable steering column assembly for a selectively autonomous vehicle includes a lower jacket. Also included is a column housing moveable between an extended position and a retracted position. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086364

Steering column for vehicle

The present invention provides a steering column for a vehicle that includes: an input shaft having a first end connected to a steering shaft, a torque sensor being attached to an outer peripheral surface of the input shaft; an output shaft having a first end connected to a second end of the input shaft and a second end connected to a pinion shaft, a worm wheel being coupled to an outer peripheral surface of the output shaft; a torsion bar having a first end and a second end that are coupled to an inner peripheral surface of the input shaft and an inner peripheral surface of the output shaft, respectively; and a support member coupled to an outer peripheral surface of the second end of the input shaft and an inner peripheral surface of the first end of the output shaft.. . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085905

Compression engine for use within a fastener-driving tool utilizing a combustion chamber to move a working piston through its power stroke and a power assist mechanism to move the working piston back through its compression stroke

A compression engine for use within a gas fastener-driving tool for driving fasteners into workpieces comprises a first combustion chamber operatively associated with a working piston of the fastener-driving tool so as to move the working piston through its power stroke and thereby drive a fastener into a workpiece, and at least one power assist mechanism operatively associated with the working piston such that the power assist mechanism will effectively act upon the working piston in order to move the working piston from its disposition at the end of its power stroke back to its initial position and through a compression stroke at which time another fastener-driving operative cycle can be commenced. Preferably, the power assist mechanism comprises at least one other combustion chamber, or a rack and pinion mechanism. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085819

Servo-rotating all-function tool module for use with spring forming machine

A servo-rotating all-function tool module is provided for use with a spring forming machine and includes an axle rotating tool module that is mounted, together with an axle, to a front wall board and includes a tool and an axle slide base mounted to the axle, so that the axle slide base is acted upon by a force to slide along the axle, the tool is caused to press downward or return upward. A servo transmission module assembly is mounted to the spring forming machine to provide a driving force for causing the axle slide base to slide along the axle. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085818

Servo-rotating all-function tool module for use with spring forming machine

A servo-rotating all-function tool module is provided for use with a spring forming machine and includes an axle rotating tool module and a servo transmission module assembly. The axle rotating tool module is rotatably mounted, in combination with an axle of the rotary axle assembly of the spring forming machine, to a front wall board and includes an oscillating base and a tool. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085743

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

03/29/18 / #20180085676

Amusement ride comprising a station with a movable floor element

An amusement ride (1) and a method for its operation are disclosed. The amusement ride comprises a track (10) along which at least one vehicle (50) is movable, and at least one station (2) for the embarkation and/or disembarkation of passengers. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085580

Systems and methods for using a transcutaneous electrical stimulation device to deliver titrated therapy

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085570

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

03/29/18 / #20180085405

Treatment of stroke by amniotic fluid derived stem cell conditioned media and products derived thereof

Disclosed are compositions of matter useful for treatment of stroke derived from amniotic fluid stem cell produced factors. In one embodiment the invention teaches the use of products derived from amniotic fluid stem cells cultured under basal conditions. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085404

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of at least one layer of amnion tissue where the epithelium layer has been substantially removed in order to expose the basement layer to host cells. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085395

Polyion complex of poly(l-arginine) segment-containing block copolymer and polyanionic polymer

An object of the present invention is to provide a composition that serves as an efficient arginine substrate for inducible no synthase (inos) in tumor. The present invention provides a polyion complex (pic) of peg-b-poly(l-arg) or poly(l-arg)-b-peg-b-poly(l-arg) and a polyanionic polymer, and use thereof.. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085380

Composition for curing migraine headaches

The invention is directed to methods and compositions for curing migraine headaches. In particular, compositions are described involving the combination of dexamethasone, lidocaine, and thiamine. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085294

Foam compositions, aerosol products, and methods of using the same

A cosmetic foam composition that includes about 0.1% to 5% of a non-hydrocarbon propellant, and a liquid foamable composition. The liquid foamable composition includes about 0.05% to 5% of a surfactant and about 1% to 10% of a fatty alcohol. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085293

Stable foam compositions and methods of using the same to provide enhanced sensory and visual benefits to skin

A liquid foamable composition includes a cationic surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, or mixtures of these surfactants, a fatty alcohol, a sebum absorbing component. The sebum absorbing component includes silica silylate, hydrophobically or hydrophilically surface modified silica silylate or a mixture thereof. ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180085189

Spring-driven pump for dispensing discrete bursts of liquid

An oral care device (10) with a pump assembly (12) comprising: a plunger assembly (52) comprising a rack assembly (74); a compressible spring (64) configured to exert a forward force on the plunger assembly; and a rack and pinion assembly (72) configured to exert a force on the plunger assembly opposite the forward force, wherein the rack assembly comprises a plurality of rack teeth (74a . . ... Conio Inc

03/29/18 / #20180084832

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes a housing, a sleeve, an atomizer, a latch assembly and a control assembly. The sleeve includes a first limiting position and a second limiting position. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083710

Distributed traveling-wave mach-zehnder modulator driver

. . A distributed traveling-wave mach-zehnder modulator driver having a plurality of modulation stages that operate cooperatively (in-phase) to provide a signal suitable for use in a 100 gb/s optical fiber transmitter at power levels that are compatible with conventional semiconductor devices and conventional semiconductor processing is described.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083668

Method and apparatus for efficient communication with implantable devices

Described herein are methods of making and using and apparatus for wirelessly communicating data and providing power, particularly from a location exterior to a body and to an implantable device disposed within a body with tissue. The described embodiments provide apparatus and methods for efficiently transfer data and power between an external transceiver and an (implanted) biomedical device. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083213

Optoelectronic devices with organometal perovskites with mixed anions

The invention provides an optoelectronic device comprising a mixed-anion perovskite, wherein the mixed-anion perovskite comprises two or more different anions selected from halide anions and chalcogenide anions. The invention further provides a mixed-halide perovskite of the formula (i) [a][b][x]3 wherein: [a] is at least one organic cation; [b] is at least one divalent metal cation; and [x] is said two or more different halide anions. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083183

Shape-controlled ceramic fillers for enhanced piezoelectric properties of structured composites

A lead-free lithium doped potassium sodium niobate piezoelectric ceramic material powdered form and having a single crystalline phase and uses thereof are described. Methods of making the said piezoelectric ceramic material are also described.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083176

Thermoelectric materials, and thermoelectric element and thermoelectric module comprising the same

In chemical formula 2, a is a monovalent cation element, b is a monovalent anion element, a and b are different with each other, and x is in a range of 0.0<x≦0.4.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180083064

Methods of providing semiconductor devices and semiconductor devices thereof

Some embodiments include a method. The method can include: providing a carrier substrate; forming a first device material over the carrier substrate; and after forming the first device material over the carrier substrate, transforming the first device material into a second device material. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082840

Metal oxide-resistive memory using two-dimensional edge electrodes

Improved resistive random access memory (rram) devices are provided that use a 2-d electrode as the set electrode to take up a variable amount of oxygen from an oxide material, thereby providing a non-volatile resistive memory cell.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082839

Method for manufacturing ferroelectric thin film device

This method for manufacturing a ferroelectric thin film device includes: a lower electrode film formation step of forming a lower electrode film on a substrate; a ferroelectric thin film formation step of forming a ferroelectric thin film made of a sodium potassium niobate on the lower electrode film; an upper electrode film formation step of forming an upper electrode film on the ferroelectric thin film; and an upper electrode film etching step of shaping the upper electrode film into a desired micro-pattern by performing a reactive ion etching process on the upper electrode film. The upper electrode film etching step is a step of calculating a rate of change of sodium emission intensity in an ion plasma generated by the reactive ion etching process and determining that the etching process is completed when the rate of change falls below a predetermined threshold.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082682

Aerial drone companion device and a method of operating an aerial drone companion device

A method of operating an aerial drone companion device includes detecting a first voice command spoken by a first user. The aerial drone companion device is autonomously oriented such that an image capture device faces the first user in response to detecting the first voice command. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082278

Image recognition-based payment requests

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for sending payment requests to one or more persons or entities based on images in which the persons or entities appear. In one example, the process may include identifying an image associated with a payment request, the identified image containing at least one recipient associated with the payment request, and wherein the payment request includes a value, analyzing the identified image to identify the at least one potential recipient of the payment request, identifying contact information associated with the at least one identified recipient of the payment request, and sending the payment request to the at least one identified recipient of the payment request via a destination associated with the identified contact information.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081759

Migrating data slices in a dispersed storage network

A method for execution by a computing device includes obtaining utilization information of a pair of adjacent dispersed storage and task (dst) execution units of a common pillar. The utilization information of the pair of adjacent dst execution units is verified based on companion utilization information. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081528

System and method to perform an allocation using a continuous two direction swipe gesture

A system, method and computer readable medium provide a gesture-based graphical user interface to determine allocation information to instruct an allocation. A gesture-based i/o device displays a graphical user interface having: an amount region configured to define an allocation amount; a plurality of source regions each configured to define an allocation source; and a plurality of destination regions each configured to define an allocation destination. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081119

Bent taper with varying widths for an optical waveguide

A soi bent taper structure is used as a mode convertor. By tuning the widths of the bent taper and the bend angles, almost lossless mode conversion is realized between te0 and te1 in a silicon waveguide. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081116

Compact and low loss y-junction for submicron silicon waveguide

A compact, low-loss and wavelength insensitive y-junction for submicron silicon waveguides. The design was performed using fdtd and particle swarm optimization (pso). ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080909

High performance liquid chromatography method for polypeptide mixtures

The present invention relates to a high performance liquid chromatography method for polypeptide mixtures. Specifically, the method including the following steps: step (1): preparing a solution of the glatiramer acetate to be tested; step (2): performing gradient elution on a sample to be tested with an anion exchange liquid chromatography, a cation exchange liquid chromatography, or a reversed-phase liquid chromatography; step (3): determining a peak area corresponding to each component of the glatiramer acetate, comparing the peak area with to a peak area of a reference substance to determine whether the content of each component of the sample to be tested is in a qualified range.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080770

Optical system and method utilizing a laser-driven light source with white noise modulation

An optical system is provided having a laser configured to generate light having a first laser spectrum with a first linewidth, a waveform generator configured to produce a noise waveform, and an electro-optic phase modulator in optical communication with the laser and in electrical communication with the waveform generator. The electro-optic phase modulator is configured to receive the light having the first laser spectrum, to receive the noise waveform, and to respond to the noise waveform by modulating the light to produce light having a second laser spectrum with a second linewidth broader than the first linewidth.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080575

Valve control device

A device for actuating a valve by means of a rack meshing with an elliptical pinion connected with a sleeve so that one transmits a torque to the other. The connections between the pinion and the rack as well as the sleeve are separable, so that the angular reference positions of the pinion relative to both the rack and the sleeve can be adapted according to a predefined variation in the torque required for actuating the valve.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080172

Method for dyeing golf balls and dyed golf balls

A golf ball of a first color is dyed to a second color with an anionic or nonionic disperse dye. Either or both of a pigmented coating layer or an optional clear coating layer on the pigmented coating layer comprises a member selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyamides, and combinations thereof, which can be dyed by the anionic or nonionic disperse dye.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080073

Method and system for sequencing nucleic acids

Provided are compositions, methods and systems for determining the sequence of a template nucleic acid using a polymerase-based, sequencing-by-binding procedure. An examination step involves monitoring the interaction between a polymerase and template nucleic acid in the presence of one or more nucleotides. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180080021

Simultaneous sequencing of rna and dna from the same sample

Methods, compositions, and kits for simultaneously generating rna and dna sequencing libraries are disclosed. In particular, the disclosed methods allow high-throughput amplification and sequencing of both rna and dna from a single sample source without the need to divide the sample to separate nucleic acids from each other. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079993

Composition comprising a quaternary ammonium compound, a cationic polysaccharide and a nonionic polymer

The present invention relates to composition, in particular, a fabric conditioning composition, comprising at least a quaternary ammonium compound, a cationic polysaccharide, a nonionic polymer. The composition has excellent conditioning performance. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079971

Hydrocarbon-in-water purification anion-exchange system

A hydrocarbon-in-water purification system includes an anion exchange stage having an anion exchange resin and an inlet and a water permeate outlet and a hydrocarbon outlet. The inlet is in fluid communication with a hydrocarbon-in-water emulsion source.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079874

Method for producing a masterbatch of synthetic diene elastomer and carbonated filler

A method for preparing a masterbatch of synthetic elastomer and of carbon-based filler, which comprises the following steps: preparing an aqueous dispersion of carbon-based filler having a zeta potential with the opposite sign to that of an anionic or cationic synthetic elastomer latex, the difference between the potentials of the anionic or cationic elastomer latex and the aqueous dispersion of carbon-based filler being such that the absolute value thereof is greater than or equal to 20 mv, bringing together, and mixing, the anionic or cationic synthetic elastomer latex and the aqueous dispersion of carbon-based filler to obtain a coagulum, recovering the coagulum, and drying the recovered coagulum in order to obtain the masterbatch.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079844

"conjugated diene polymer and modified conjugated diene polymer produced using the same, rubber composition for tire, and rubber composition for rubber belt"

A conjugated diene polymer having a high content of cis-1,4-structures with a high activity, a conjugated diene polymer and a modified conjugated diene polymer using the same, a rubber composition for a tire, and a rubber composition for a rubber belt. Described are a catalyst for a conjugated diene polymerization including: a non-metallocene type gadolinium compound (a) represented by the general formula (1); an ionic compound (b) formed of a non-coordinating anion and a cation; and an organic metal compound (c) of an element selected from the group consisting of a group 2, a group 12, and a group 13 of the periodic table, a conjugated diene polymer and a modified conjugated diene polymer obtained using the same, a rubber composition for a tire, and a rubber composition for a rubber belt.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079738

Aromatic sulfonium salt compound, photoacid generator, resist composition, cationic polymerization initiator, and cationically polymerizable composition

(wherein, r1 to r10 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a nitro group, a cyano group, an alkyl group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms which is optionally substituted, or the like; r11 to r15 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkoxy group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms which is optionally substituted, or the like; at least one of r11 to r15 is not a hydrogen atom; and x1− represents a monovalent organic sulfonate anion).. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079695

Obscurant emission systems and methods

An obscurant-emitting composition may comprise an oxidizer comprising a cation comprising at least one of an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal, and an anion comprising at least one of nitrate, chlorate, bromate, iodate, perchlorate, periodate, or chlorite; a fuel; and a hydrated salt composition, wherein the obscurant-emitting composition comprises between 0.001% and 8% by weight hydrated salt composition.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079678

Rotary feed-through for mounting a rotating substrate tube in a lathe, a cvd lathe and a corresponding method using the cvd lathe

A rotary feed-through for mounting a rotating substrate tube in a lathe and providing a flow of process gas into the tube, said feed-through including a process gas supply line for providing a process gas into said substrate tube, a rotatable holder arranged for receiving and holding said substrate tube for rotating said substrate tube with respect to said process gas supply line, a rotary union provided between said rotatable holder and said process gas supply line for rotatably connecting said rotatable holder to said process gas supply line, a stationary housing connected to said process gas supply line and to said rotatable holder, therewith forming a closed cavity surrounding said rotary union, wherein said stationary housing further includes an auxiliary gas supply line for providing said closed cavity with an auxiliary gas.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079602

Transfer unit for transferring articles between two lines angularly disposed to each other

A transfer unit for transferring articles having a first orientation from a first line, to a perpendicular second line along which the articles advance with a second orientation, rotated in the horizontal plane relative to the first orientation, includes a carousel having a set of pickup devices carried by rotatably supported arms driven in counter-rotation and phase relationship with the rotation direction of the carousel. Counter-rotation is obtained by idler gears meshing with a crown wheel coaxial with and fixed to the carousel and with gears acting on the arms. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079294

Wheel unit

A wheel unit includes a motor, a pinion gear fixed to a rotating portion of the motor, a wheel including an annular ground surface and rotating around a final gear support shaft, and a final gear disposed on one side in an axial direction with respect to the wheel. The wheel unit further includes a speed reduction mechanism which decelerates rotation of the pinion gear and transmits the rotation to the final gear and a gear case which accommodates the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079293

Wheel unit

A wheel unit includes a motor, a pinion gear fixed to a rotating portion of the motor, a wheel including an annular ground surface and rotating around a final gear support shaft, and a final gear disposed on one side in an axial direction with respect to the wheel. The wheel unit further includes a speed reduction mechanism which decelerates rotation of the pinion gear and transmits the rotation to the final gear and a gear case which accommodates the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079292

Wheel unit

A wheel unit includes a motor, a pinion gear fixed to a rotating portion of the motor, a wheel including an annular ground surface and rotating around a final gear support shaft, and a final gear disposed on one side in an axial direction with respect to the wheel. The wheel unit further includes a speed reduction mechanism which decelerates rotation of the pinion gear and transmits the rotation to the final gear and a gear case which accommodates the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079157

Colored hydrogel contact lenses with lubricious coating thereon

The invention is generally related to colored contact lenses which comprise a hydrogel lens body having an opaque color image therein and/or thereon and a durable lubricious coating thereon. The coating comprises an anchoring layer of a polyanionic polymer having carboxyl groups and a hydrogel layer which is derived from a hydrophilic polymeric material having azetidinium groups and is covalently attached onto the anchoring layer of the polyanionic polymer through linkages each formed between one carboxyl group and one azetidinium groups. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078754

Systems and methods for using transcutaneous electrical stimulation to enable dietary interventions

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078642

Edible compositions

Edible compositions are provided and comprise a soluble mineral component and/or a phosphate component in amounts effective for use as an oral medicament. The soluble mineral component comprises one or more minerals selected from the group consisting of zinc, manganese, tin, copper, and mixtures thereof. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078577

Nonsurgical techniques for restoring tooth enamel

In some examples, the disclosure relates to a method including applying biomimetic mineralization process to an enamel defect of a tooth, wherein the applied biomimetic mineralization process remineralizes the tooth in the enamel defect. For example, applying a biomimetic mineralization process may include applying a polymer stabilized biomimetic mineralization composition in the area of the enamel defect and matrices, wherein the biomimetic mineralization composition infiltrates into a porosity of the enamel defect and crystalizes to remineralize the enamel defect. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078548

Methods for treating central nervous system disorders using vdac inhibitors

The present invention relates to use of small organic compounds interacting with the voltage-dependent anion channel (vdac) for the treatment of diseases associated with central nervous system (cns) disorders, including psychotic disorders, mood disorders, neurodegenerative diseases. In particular the present invention relates to the use of substituted piperazine- and piperidine-derivatives and pharmaceutical compositions comprising same for the treatment of psychotic disorders including schizophrenia, mood disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases.. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078485

Dyeing process using a mixture comprising a thickening polymer, obtained from an aerosol device, and device therefor

The present invention relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibres in which a mixture is applied to the fibres, this mixture being obtained from: a dye composition comprising at least one oxidation dye precursor, and an oxidizing composition comprising at least one chemical oxidizing agent, at least one of the compositions being dispensed from a pressurized container, the mixture of the two compositions comprising at least one thickening polymer chosen from: associative polymer, anionic non-associative polymer chosen from anionic polymers bearing sugar units, anionic polymers not bearing sugar units chosen from crosslinked acrylic or methacrylic acid homopolymers or copolymer, crosslinked 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid homopolymers and crosslinked acrylamide copolymers thereof, ammonium acrylate homopolymers, or copolymers of ammonium acrylate and of acrylamide, alone or mixtures thereof, and mixtures thereof; and also to a device suitable for performing this process.. . ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078434

Lift-assist chair

A lift-assist chair is provided. The presently-disclosed lift-assist chairs can comprise a seat frame, a seat base that is pivotally coupled to the front edge of the seat frame and can be moved between a depressed position and an extended position, an arm support having a proximate end that is coupled to a lateral edge of the seat frame and a distal end that extends from the top side of the seat frame, an arm that is pivotally coupled to the arm support about a point located between a front end and a rear end of the arm, and an arm connector coupling the arm to the seat base and disposed towards the rear end of the first arm relative to the first arm support. ... Conio Inc

03/22/18 / #20180078433

Mechanical lift seat for use with transportation assistance devices and/or on any stationary horizontal surface

A mechanical lift seat for use with transportation assistance devices and/or on any stationary horizontal surface is disclosed. The mechanical lift seat is designed for assisting a person into a seated position or into a standing position. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077501

Receiver with integrated membrane movement detection

A receiver for a hearable, said receiver comprising a moveable membrane, and an arrangement for detecting the movements of the moveable membrane during, for example, a fitting process. The arrangement for detecting the movements of the moveable membrane may include one or more electrodes forming one or more capacitors in combination with the moveable membrane. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077299

Document output processing

The invention relates to printing and other output of documents using data processors, and particularly to methods, apparatus, and computer programming useful for controlling output processes. In various aspects the invention provides systems, methods, and computer programming useful for minimizing the number of command inputs required from a user to complete printing or other output of multiple documents. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180076916

System and method for ofdm symbol interleaving

An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) transmitter that includes an encoder, an interleaver, a symbol processor; and a transmission module; wherein the encoder is configured to encode a superframe to provide an encoded superframe; wherein the encoded superframe comprises a sequence of encoded frames; wherein the interleaver is configured to allocate multiple frequency sub-bands to each encoded frame of the encoded superframe by assigning adjacent frequency sub-bands to successive symbols of each encoded frame; wherein the symbol processor is configured to generate, for each encoded frame and according to the assignment of the multiple frequency sub-bands, an intermediate set of symbols; and wherein the transmission module is configured to transmit simultaneously, for each encoded frame, ofdm symbols that represents the intermediate set of symbols.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075981

Ether-bridged dication, ionic liquid electrolyte and charge storage device thereof

An ether-bridged dication is provided with two monovalent cations bonded via a carbon chain having ether group(s). The ether-bridged dication, monovalent cations, and anions are contained together within an ionic liquid electrolyte which is applied to a charge storage device. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075979

Photoelectric conversion device

A photoelectric conversion device of an embodiment includes, in sequence: a substrate; a first electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer containing a perovskite compound and a solvent; and a second electrode. The perovskite compound has a composition represented by a composition formula of abx3. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075573

Minimum/maximum and bitwise and/or based coarse stencil test

Methods and apparatus relating to techniques for provision of minimum or maximum and bitwise logic and or logic or based coarse stencil tests are described. In an embodiment, metadata (corresponding to a plurality of pixels) is stored in memory. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075446

Data transmission method for mobile near field payment and user equipment

A method of data transmission for mobile near-field payment that is performed in a user equipment, comprising: establishing a first communication link based on near-field communication with a pos terminal; after the establishment of the first communication link, establishing a secure channel with the pos terminal, in order to conduct the first interaction related to the transaction request with the pos terminal through the secure channel; establishing a second communication link with the pos terminal, wherein the second communication link has longer communication distance and faster transmission speed compared to the first communication link, and the second communication link is arranged to conduct data transmission in an encryption manner; via the second communication link, the user equipment conducts the second interaction related to the transaction reply with the pos terminal. Also included is a user equipment for mobile near-field payment.. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074434

Ink jet recording medium having anionic inorganic particles

An ink let recording medium of this disclosure has a substrate and at least one or more ink receiving layers on the substrate, in which a first ink receiving layer which is the outermost surface layer contains anionic inorganic particles having an average particle diameter of 3.0 μm or more, a binder, a cationic polymer, and a polyvalent metal salt, the content of the polyvalent metal salt based on the anionic inorganic particles in the first ink receiving layer is 5 mass % or more and 40 mass % or less, the content ratio of the polyvalent metal salt to the cationic polymer in the first ink receiving layer (content of polyvalent metal salt/content of cationic polymer) is 1.0 or more and 8.0 or less, and the arithmetic average roughness ra of the surface of the recording medium is 1.0 μm or more.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074192

Call-sign implementation optimized for fmcw hf oceanographic radars

Techniques are described for implementation of the requirement of resolution 612 of international telecommunications union that oceanographic radar systems broadcast a morse-coded call sign for station identification at least once every 20 minutes.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073942

Capacitive force/torque sensor

A capacitive force sensor is provided that includes a first support layer and a second support layer, a dielectric layer disposed between the first support layer and the second support layer, where the dielectric layer is a non-conductive elastomer that is incompressible in the a normal direction and deflects in a shear direction, a layer of parallel conductive traces disposed between and bonded to the dielectric layer and the first support layer, and a conductive layer of parallel shear channel traces having at least two distinct channels disposed between and bonded to the dielectric layer and the second support layer, where the parallel conductive traces and the parallel shear channel traces are locally parallel to each other and provide capacitive shear force measurement sensitivity while rejecting normal forces, where the normal force measurement is decoupled from the shear force measurement.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073860

Systems and methods for compressive image sensor techniques utilizing sparse measurement matrices

Systems and methods for compressive image sensor techniques based on sparse measurement matrices are disclosed. A method to perform compressive sensing (cs) measurement operations for image sensors limits pixel summation to be within neighboring pixels and hence dramatically simplifies cs image sensor circuits and reduces their power consumption while providing better image quality compared to conventional random measurement matrix based methods. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073814

Vapor chamber heat flux rectifier and thermal switch

Embodiments of an evaporator chamber heat flux rectifier and thermal switch are provided. Some embodiments include an evaporator layer with a first thermally conductive surface, a wicking structure for facilitating evaporation of a fluid in the vapor chamber heat flux rectifier, and a condenser layer that includes a second thermally conductive surface. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073680

Arrangement and method for operating hydrogen filling stations

An arrangement for the advantageous construction of a hydrogen filling station. A special chemical substance class, which is called a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (lohc), is dehydrogenated and the hydrogen produced is pressed into the tank of a vehicle by compression. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073568

Permanently engaged starter with dry friction clutch

An engine starter that includes a starter motor, a ring gear, a pinion driven by the starter motor and meshingly engaged with the ring gear, a disk that is configured to be coupled to an engine crankshaft for common rotation, and a dry clutch that is configured to selectively couple the ring gear to the disk. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073246

Shaftwall system using folded panels, and panel

A panel for a shaftwall system includes a panel body with a core and at least one outer facing layer and an opposite backing surface. A score line is formed in the facing layer, defining two folded panel portions. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073210

Continuous monitoring system of leg position and loading for a drilling rig

The present invention generally relates to a continuous monitoring system and method for monitoring the loads in a support leg of an offshore drilling rig through a remote unit mounted to the climbing pinion shaft of a jacking drive system when the brake is engaged.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073114

High strength special steel

Disclosed herein is a high strength special steel including, by weight %: carbon (c): from about 0.1 to 0.5%; silicon (si): from about 0.1 to 2.3%; manganese (mn): from about 0.3 to 1.5%; chromium (cr): from about 1.1 to 4.0%; molybdenum (mo): from about 0.3 to 1.5%; nickel (ni): from about 0.1 to 4.0%; vanadium (v): from about 0.01 to 0.50%; boron (b): from about 0.001 to 0.010%; niobium (nb): from about 0.05 to 0.50%; and the balance of iron (fe) and inevitable impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073113

Case-hardenable stainless steel alloy

A steel alloy for a bearing, the alloy having a composition having from 0.04 to 0.1 wt. % carbon, from 10.5 to 13 wt. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073084

Method for predicting responsiveness to phosphatidylserine synthase 1 inhibitor

It is intended to develop a therapeutic strategy for specifically targeting cancer cells having the functional suppression of pss2. The present inventors have found that pss1 and pss2 are in a synthetic lethal relationship, and treatment inhibiting pss1 serves as a promising approach for the treatment of cancer having the functional suppression of pss2. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180073060

Simultaneous detection of oligonucleotides, a kit and a use related thereto

In a first aspect, the invention relates to a method for detecting at least two distinct oligonucleotides of equal length in parallel from one biological sample, said method comprising the steps of providing a biological sample containing or suspected of containing said oligonucleotides of interest; forming a hybridization mixture using at least two fluorescently labelled detection molecules with different surface charges; separating the detection molecules hybridised to said oligonucleotides by anion exchange hplc; and detecting the hybridized detection molecule-oligonucleotide moieties by means of quantitative fluorescence readout. In a further aspect, the invention relates to a kit comprising at least two detection molecules as defined in the present invention. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072917

Polishing agent, polishing method, and liquid additive for polishing

The present invention relates to a polishing agent including: metal oxide particles; an organic acid having a monodentate ligand; a nonionic polymer; and water, in which the polishing agent has a ph of from 3.0 to 7.0, and the nonionic polymer includes at least one selected from the group consisting of polyglycerin, polyoxyethylene polyglyceryl ether and polyoxypropylene polyglyceryl ether.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072831

Farnesene-based polymers and liquid optically clear adhesive compositions incorporating the same

A low viscosity polymer having a linear or branched backbone derived from farnesene monomers and at least one terminal-end functionalized with a hydroxyl group. This polymer may be further hydrogenated to reduce unsaturation and acrylated, such that it may be incorporated into a loca composition. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072765

Raw material for chemical deposition composed of organoplatinum compound, and chemical deposition method using the raw material for chemical deposition

The present invention relates to a raw material for chemical deposition shown in a formulae below and including an organoplatinum compound in which diimine containing two imines and an alkyl anion are coordinated to divalent platinum. In the formulae, each of substituents r1 to r4 on the diimine represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group or the like and has a carbon number of 5 or less. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072681

Backfunctionalized imidazolinium salts and nhc carbene-metal complexes

X is an anion; the method comprises cyclization of a halogenated acrylate with hünig's base in a solvent.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072610

Near infrared cutoff filter glass

A near infrared cutoff filter glass, which comprises, as represented by cation percentage: p5+ 30 to 50%, al3+ 5 to 20%, r+ 20 to 40% (wherein r+ is the total amount of li++na++k+), r′2+ 5 to 30% (wherein r′2+ is the total amount of mg2++ca2++sr2++ba2++zn2+), cu2+ 3 to 15% and comprises, as represented by anion percentage: o2− 30 to 90% and f− 10 to 70%, wherein (li++na++k+)/(p5++al3+) is from 0.45 to 1.0, and (sr2++ba2++cu2+)/(al3++mg2++ca2+) is from 0.5 to 1.0.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072341

Intermediate shaft assembly for steer-by-wire steering system

A steer-by-wire steering system includes a steering wheel. Also included is a steering shaft operatively coupled to the steering wheel and rotatable therewith. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072121

Trunnion-type vehicle suspension system

A vehicle suspension system can include a trunnion tube positioned between two axles, and at least one spring set attached to the axles and rotatably attached to the trunnion tube. An outer diameter of the trunnion tube can be substantially equal to an outer diameter of the axles. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072111

Tire pressure management system

A tire pressure management system includes at least an axle enclosing a pressurized fluid, a hubcap supported by the axle and having an interior and an exterior, a rotary union axially aligned with the axle and mounted to the hubcap, the rotary union includes at least rotary union housing providing a central bore, a fluid conduit having upstream and downstream ends, a first bearing and a second bearing. Each of the bearings are in contact engagement with the fluid conduit via an inner race, and in pressing engagement with a bearing sleeve via an outer race, the bearing sleeve in pressing contact with the central bore; and a first and second seal, the first seal is disposed between the first bearing and the downstream end of the fluid conduit, and the second seal is disposed between the second bearing and the upstream end of the fluid conduit.. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071833

Collet chuck

The invention relates to a collet chuck (1) for clamping a preferably cylindrical tool shank with a chuck body (2) of a collet (3) and an union nut (4), which are matched in such a way that the collet (3) can be driven into the chuck body (2) by tightening the union nut (4) such that it secures the tool shank in the collet chuck (1) ready for operation, wherein the collet (3) and the union nut (4) are permanently connected to one another and at the same time connected in a rotatable manner relative to one another.. . ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071727

High capacity adsorbent for flouride ion and oxyanions of phosphorous and arsenic and method for making the same

An alumina-based adsorbent and method of making exhibiting high affinity and capacity towards fluoride ions and oxyanions of phosphorus and arsenic in a broad ph range and presence of large excess of competitive ions. Alumina based adsorbent is a mixed oxide of alumina existing in tetra-, penta-, and octahedral coordination at specific ratio, and oxides of polyvalent metals of elements titanium, zirconium, tin, cerium, lanthanum, iron, or combinations thereof. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071655

Continuous process for separation of proteins

Disclosed is a continuous process for separating or extracting proteins from a low grade mixture of a protein of interest, other proteins, impurities, and salts in a continuous simulated moving bed separation process. The invention provides for direct extraction of heme protein and plant protein from a crude mixture of such proteins, other proteins, impurities and salts using the chromatographic technique of simulated moving bed (smb) continuous chromatography. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071540

Wireless midfield systems and methods

Implantable devices and/or sensors can be wirelessly powered by controlling and propagating electromagnetic waves in a patient's tissue. Such implantable devices/sensors can be implanted at target locations in a patient, to stimulate areas such as the heart, brain, spinal cord, or muscle tissue, and/or to sense biological, physiological, chemical attributes of the blood, tissue, and other patient parameters. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071465

Atomizing device and electronic cigarette having same

The disclosure discloses an atomizing device for an electronic cigarette and an electronic cigarette having the same. The atomizing device includes: an atomizing sleeve defining an e-liquid hole; an atomizing core removably arranged in the atomizing sleeve; and a sealing mechanism including a return spring and a liquid stopper, the liquid stopper connected to the atomizing sleeve via the return spring and configured to seal the e-liquid hole. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071431

Compositions of carboxypolysaccharides and polyalkylene oxides cross-linked using polyhydroxyl organic anions

Ionically cross-linked compositions containing carboxypolysaccharides, polyalkylene oxides, polyhydroxyl organic anions, optionally divalent cations, and aqueous media are provided. Methods for manufacturing ionically cross-linked compositions of carboxypolysaccharides, polyalkylene oxides, polyhydroxyl organic anions, optionally divalent cations, and aqueous media are also provided. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071423

Deodorant composition, deodorant fabric, and fiber product

A deodorant composition is capable of efficiently absorbing and removing sulfur-based gases, such as, methyl mercaptan and hydrogen sulfide. It also has excellent water dispersibility, and has excellent applicability to various fabrics, a deodorant fabric in which the deodorant composition is adhered to at least a part of a fabric, and a fiber product using the deodorant fabric at least in a part of a product. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071342

Inducing and accelerating post-stroke recovery by administration of amniotic fluid derived stem cells

Disclosed are means of inducing and accelerating neurological recovery subsequent to a stroke through administration of amniotic fluid derived stem cells. In one embodiment stem cells are isolated from amniotic fluid and expanded under conditions allowing for expression of ssea3, ssea4, tra1-60, tra1-81, tra2-54, oct-4 and cd105. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071250

Tesofensine, beta blocker combination formulation

The present invention relates to a controlled release formulation comprising the active compounds tesofensine and a beta blocker, such as metoprolol or carvedilol, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. The invention further relates to use of the controlled release formulation in a method of treatment of diabetes, obesity or an obesity associated disorder.. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180071130

Method for stimulation of endogenous craniofacial osteogenesis via stem cell activation

The present disclosure relates to methods for stimulation of craniofacial osteogenesis which includes the step of providing light intermittent cyclic tensil force to the craniofacial area of a patient. In an embodiment, the step of providing mechanical stress is achieved through the use of removable oral orthotic devices which utilize unilateral bite block technology.. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070817

Gonioscopic devices

A gonioscopic attachment can attach to a gonioscope and can include atraumatic retention elements that are configured to engage an eye to retain the gonioscope relative to the eye. The gonioscopic attachment can be configured to position the gonioscope so that at least a portion of the concave distal surface of the gonioscopic optical element is spaced apart from the eye, and/or so that the curvature of the distal surface is angularly offset from the curvature of the eye. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070732

Micro lift-oast device

In one embodiment, a device includes the upper platform, the scissor assembly coupled to a linear motor and the bottom platform fixed to a part of the existing staircase, occupying slightly more than half the existing standard staircase step length (leaving the other half of the step for normal healthy users; when electrically actuated, the device lifts up/down safely mobility impaired senior in a slow, safe and steady manner. Each individual step is fixed with a micro lift—osat device which raises the person to the next level. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070639

Atomizing device and electronic cigarette having same

The present disclosure discloses an atomizing device for an electronic cigarette and an electronic cigarette having the same. The atomizing device includes a housing and an electromagnetic induction heating device disposed in the housing. ... Conio Inc

03/15/18 / #20180070637

Atomizing device for electronic cigarette

An atomizing device for an electronic cigarette includes: an atomizing sleeve defining a liquid storage chamber for containing e-liquid; a heating element positioned in the atomizing sleeve and configured to heat the e-liquid to generate vapor; a liquid absorbing unit configured to absorb the e-liquid in the liquid storage chamber and transfer the e-liquid to the heating element; and a holder defining a hollow cavity. The holder fixes the liquid absorbing unit and the heating element, and the heating element is positioned in the hollow cavity. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180070024

Image capturing system and method for imaging cyclically moving objects

An image capturing system introduces or controls an aliasing/stroboscopic effect in a cyclically moving object. The system has a camera to capture a series of images to form a video of the cyclically moving object. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069961

Systems and methods of natural language processing to rank users of real time communications connections

A computing apparatus configured to perform natural language processing, e.g., by comparing the words in a communication transcript of a user to a list of keywords, to generate an input vector representing a pattern of text in the communication transcript. A predictive model is generated from correlating input vectors to user ranking scores, e.g., for retention. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069821

Determining consensus among message participants based on message content

Systems for determining and presenting consensus based on evaluating a message conversation are described. A consensus determination application may automatically parse each message of a series of messages related to a topic, using natural language processing or similar methods, to determine one or more suggestions and corresponding opinions for the one or more suggestions contained within those messages. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069697

Method and apparatus for restoring access to digital assets

A method and apparatus may include receiving a request to restore access to digital assets of a digital wallet. The digital assets are accessed via m-number of cryptographic keys. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069638

Self-coherent robust spectrally efficient optical transmission systems

Coherent reconstruction of dual polarized data and pilot signals without local oscillator or laser.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069166

Tunable lithium niobate resonators and filters via lithiation and delithiation

A surface acoustic wave (saw) device includes a silicon substrate, a piezoelectric substrate formed of lithium niobate, an alumina layer interposed between the silicon substrate and the piezoelectric substrate, and at least one electrode on the piezoelectric substrate.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069128

Display device

A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a substrate; a gate line and a data line that are provided on the substrate and are insulated from each other; a thin film transistor that is connected with the gate line and the data line; and a pixel electrode that is connected with the thin film transistor, in which at least one of the gate line and the data line includes a metal layer and a blocking layer that contacts the metal layer, and the blocking layer includes a first metal from a first group including molybdenum (mo) and tungsten (w), a second metal from a second group including vanadium (v), niobium (nb), zirconium (zr), and tantalum (ta), and oxygen (o).. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068414

Methods and software for generating a derived 3d object model from a single 2d image

Methods of reconstructing a 3d object model from portions of an object in a single 2d image using an existing 3d object model that is generic to a class to which the object in the 2d image belongs. In some embodiments, the methods determine a camera center from a computed estimated camera projection matrix. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068406

Method of generating, storing and mining data related to key opinion leaders in scientific fields and computer system configured for presenting an explorable graphical user interface

A method of storing and ingesting data related to key opinion leaders is provided. The method includes extracting published works data, individual data, organization data and subject matter data for a plurality of published scientific works to identify entities for each of the published scientific works and storing the published works data, the individual data, the organization data and the subject matter data in a graph database as an explorable network in which each of the entities is represented by a respective node, the published scientific works including at least one of results of clinical trials and biomedical scientific publications, the entities including the published scientific works, individuals, organizations and subjects, the nodes including published work nodes representing the published scientific works, individual nodes representing the individuals, organization nodes representing the organizations and subject matter nodes representing the subjects, each of the individual nodes being linked to at least one of the other individual nodes, at least one of the organization nodes and at least one of the subject matter nodes, the graph database being configured such that the individual nodes, organization nodes and subject nodes are each displayable on a graphical user interface as a center node icon in a partial view of the explorable network with linked nodes being generated as outer node icons surrounding the center node icon. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068130

System and method for maintaining a segregated database in a multiple distributed ledger system

An apparatus maintains a segregated database in a multiple distributed ledger system. The apparatus includes a storage device that stores software instructions for controlling a processor that when executed by the processor configure the processor to: create distributed ledgers, each created distributed ledger being associated with a respective individual profile; maintain a segregated database apart from the distributed ledgers including, for each individual profile, profile balance data; and process a data exchange between exchanging profiles. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067876

Systems and methods for content information communication

Message exchange techniques for content information communication between a primary device and a companion device are described. Content information may include service guide data. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067257

Bent and tapered optical waveguide for more converter and polarization rotator

A bent taper is provided that includes one or more waveguide bends, at least one of which has a tapering waveguide width along at least a portion thereof. In one embodiment, the bent taper is an s-shaped bent taper that is configured as a te0-te1 mode convertor. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067126

Protein binding domains stabilizing functional conformational states of gpcrs and uses thereof

The present invention relates to the field of gpcr structure biology and signaling. In particular, the present invention relates to protein binding domains directed against or capable of specifically binding to a functional conformational state of a g-protein-coupled receptor (gpcr). ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067111

Methods of determining cellular phenotypes

Methods of determining a phenotype of cells in a biological sample are provided. The methods are based measuring a refractive index of said cells based on a diffraction pattern received from a diffraction grating having a plurality of compartments having lateral dimensions such that said cells can fit therein.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067096

Auxiliary device for locating, mapping and microscopically measuring neoplasias

The present invention refers to an auxiliary device for locating, mapping and microscopically measuring neoplasias, in particular microcalcifications in breast surgery specimens, linked to a radiological procedure.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067077

Continuous cell detection by isotachophoresis

A system comprising a protein and a channel. The channel has a domain that binds a membranal component. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066789

High thermal efficiency tube for conveying fluids

This invention refers to a heat-insulated fluid injector tube through the development of a technology capable of increasing thermal efficiency by the use of high-efficiency conformed thermal insulation, which promotes uniform density and thickness of the insulating layer in the annular space between concentric tubes, as well as by reducing the risk of welding failure in the union of concentric tubes by using a specific geometry in welds, which promotes adequate distribution of mechanical efforts arising from the difference of dilation between the inner tube and the outer tube.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066759

Valves

A valve (50), which is particularly suitable for scuba apparatus, comprises a main body (52) with a sliding plug (58) in a bore (54) of the main body (52). The valve (50) has first (60) and second ports (62) in fluid communication with the bore (54). ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066743

Power transmission apparatus

Provided is a power transmission apparatus. The power transmission apparatus includes a rectilinear rack allowing a pinion to perform a rectilinear motion by interacting with the pinion, a curvilinear rack allowing the pinion to perform a curvilinear motion by interacting with the pinion, and a rectilinear-curvilinear conversion rack connected to the rectilinear rack and the curvilinear rack between the rectilinear rack and the curvilinear rack, and converting the rectilinear motion and the curvilinear motion of the pinion.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066742

Torque transmission device

A torque transmission device is provided that is capable of being compactified as much as possible in a direction of parallel arrangement of a pair of side gears while ensuring a differential function and a differential limiting function. The torque transmission device comprises side gears (5l, 5r) coupled to rear wheels (3l, 3r), a case (6) disposed on the outer circumferential side of the side gears (5l, 5r) and rotating around the axis of the side gears (5l, 5r), and a pinion gear (12) rotatably supported by the case (6) and engaged with the side gears (5l, 5r) in a straddling manner. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066735

Transmission device and power generation system including transmission device

In a transmission device, a power roller transmits a rotational driving force from an input disc to an output disc in a transmission ratio (transmission gear ratio) corresponding to a tilt motion angle. The power roller allows the transmission ratio to be changed in such a manner that the position of the trunnion on which the power roller is tiltably supported is changed by a trunnion drive mechanism. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066653

Figure eight pinion bearing support

A bearing support design configured to provide increased resistance to deflection of a crankshaft within a power end. The bearing support design is contoured in the shape of a figure eight and provides an increased surface area for supporting the crankshaft and gearing. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066357

Raw material for chemical deposition composed of organoplatinum compound, and chemical deposition method using the raw material for chemical deposition

The present invention relates to a raw material for chemical deposition in a formula shown below and including an organoplatinum compound in which an alkenyl amine and an alkyl anion are coordinated to divalent platinum. In the formula, n is 1 or more and 5 or less. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066340

A nickel-based alloy

A nickel-based alloy composition consisting, in weight percent, of: between 7.0 and 1.0% chromium, between 4.0 and 14.0% cobalt, between 1.0 and 2.0% rhenium, between 0.5 and 11.0% tungsten, between 0.0 and 0.5% molybdenum, between 4.0 and 6.5% aluminium, between 8.0 and 12.0 tantalum, between 0.0 and up to 0.5% hafnium, between 0.0 and 0.5% niobium, between 0.0 and 0.5% titanium, between 0.0 and 0.5% vanadium, between 0.0 and 0.1% silicon, between 0.0 and 0.1% yttrium, between 0.0 and 0.1% lanthanum, between 0.0 and 0.1% cerium, between 0.0 and 0.003% sulphur, between 0.0 and 0.05% manganese, between 0.0 and 0.05% zirconium, between 0.0 and 0.005% boron, between 0.0 and 0.01% carbon, the balance being nickel and incidental impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066237

Methods of purifying adeno-associated virus (aav) and/or recombinant adeno-associated virus (raav) and gradients and flow-through buffers therefore

A method of purifying a viral vector is provided. The method includes loading a nonionic density gradient into a continuous flow centrifuge rotor; loading a material including the viral vector and a predictable contaminant into the continuous flow centrifuge rotor; rotating the continuous flow centrifuge rotor in a manner sufficient to separate the viral vector from the predictable contaminant and the material in the nonionic density gradient; and unloading the separated viral vector from the continuous flow centrifuge rotor.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066227

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

03/08/18 / #20180066209

Amine salts of alkylbenzene sulfonic acids and their use in detergent formulations

Provided are amine-neutralized anionic surfactants and their use in detergent formulations. The amine-neutralized an ionic surfactants are of the formula i, as described herein.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066208

Solid detergent compositions and methods of adjusting the dispense rate of solid detergents using solid anionic surfactants

A method of adjusting dispense rate of a solid detergent block of a detergent composition is described here. A solid detergent block is produced from this method may have a predetermined dispense rate or a comparable dispense rate as a solid detergent block produced by extruding method. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066072

Anion-modified cellulose nanofiber dispersion liquid and composition

The present invention provides a dispersion liquid of anion-modified cellulose nanofibers and a composition of anion-modified cellulose nanofibers that are not colored when heated. Specifically, the dispersion liquid contains anion-modified cellulose nanofibers; an anti-coloring agent selected from the group consisting of borate salts and sulfite salts, or combinations thereof in an amount of 1 to 30 mass % based on an absolute dry mass of the anion-modified cellulose nanofibers; and a solvent.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180066000

Metal complexes and electroluminescent devices comprising these metal complexes

The present invention relates to metal complexes having a metal atom of groups 13 to 15 and at least one ligand, where the ligand comprises at least one anionic coordination group having at least one oxygen and/or nitrogen atom via which the metal atom is coordinated, and the ligand comprises at least one triarylamine group, to processes for preparation thereof and to the use thereof in electronic devices, especially in organic electroluminescent devices, called oleds (oled=organic light emitting diode). The present invention also further relates to organic electroluminescent devices comprising these metal complexes.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065925

Salt and photoresist composition containing the same

A− represents an organic anion.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065916

Catalyst for fixed bed aniline rectification residue recycling and preparation method

The present invention relates to a catalyst for fixed bed aniline rectification residue recycling and preparation method thereof. Based on the total weight of the catalyst, the catalyst comprises the following components in percentage by weight: 5-40% of an active component, 2-30% of a first cocatalyst component, 10-30% of a second cocatalyst component and the balance of carrier, wherein the active component is nio; the first cocatalyst component is one or more of fe, mo, cr or co oxide; and the second cocatalyst component is one or more of la, zr, y or ce oxide. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065914

Ruthenium polymerisation catalysts

Cis and trans ruthenium complexes that can be used as catalysts for ring opening metathesis polymerisation (romp) are described. The complexes are generally square pyramidal in nature, having two anionic ligands x. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065880

Optical glass and optical element

The present invention provides a high refractivity and high dispersion optical glass and optical element with small relative partial dispersion (pg,f), high transmittance and good chemical stability. For optical glass, with anion as o2−, wherein a cation thereof contains the following components by weight percentage: 12-25% of si4+; 58-75% of nb5++w6++zr4+; 8-25% of li++na++k+; 10% of ba2+ or less. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065868

High concentration bleach generator apparatus, system and method of use

The present invention provides a high concentration bleach generator apparatus and a system and method for its use. The apparatus includes a housing containing brine, anionic and cationic chambers. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065310

Polymeric materials and articles manufactured there from

A method for manufacturing a three-dimensional object includes steps of: a) providing a digital description of the object as a set of voxels; b) sequentially creating an actual set of voxels corresponding to the digital set of voxels; wherein at least one voxel comprises a composition comprising between about 35 and about 100 wt. % of a polymer selected from the group consisting of nonionic peg homopolymers, peg copolymers, and mixtures thereof; the polymer having an average molecular weight of between about 1,000 and about 95,000 amu; and between about 0 and about 65 wt. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065233

Spindle lock mechanism for pneumatic right-angle impact tool

A power tool is provided that includes a motor housing, an output head, a pinion, at least one pin, and at least first and second rings. The output head includes a rotatable output spindle and extends from the motor housing which extends longitudinally along a first axis. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065047

System and method for driving microtransactions in multiplayer video games

A system and method is provided that drives microtransactions in multiplayer video games. The system may include a microtransaction arrange matches to influence game-related purchases. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064941

Stimulation devices and methods

Described here are stimulation systems and methods for stimulating one or more anatomical targets in a patient for treatment conditions such as dry eye. The stimulation system may include a controller and a microstimulator. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064940

Stimulation devices and methods

Described here are stimulation systems and methods for stimulating one or more anatomical targets in a patient for treatment conditions such as dry eye. The stimulation system may include a controller and a microstimulator. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064831

Psma targeted nanobubbles for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

A psma targeted nanobubble includes a membrane that defines at least one internal void, which includes at least one gas, and at least one psma ligand coupled or conjugated to the membrane. The membrane includes at least one lipid and at least one nonionic triblock copolymer that is effective to control the size of the nanobubble without compromising in vitro and in vivo echogenicity of the nanobubble.. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064764

Compositions of morselized umbilical cord and/or amniotic membrane and methods of use thereof

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

03/08/18 / #20180064756

Treatment water of lifestyle-related diseases and method of treating the lifestyle-related diseases

To obtain a lifestyle-related disease therapeutic water which comprises a very small amount of anionized silver, nanosized gold, and 99.9% or more of water. A lifestyle-related disease therapeutic water comprising with respect to one liter of water (a), 3-15 mg in silver equivalent of thiosulfate silver ion (b), and 0.1-0.5 mg in gold equivalent of colloidal gold (c).. ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064752

Anionically modified polyallylamine derivative, use of anionically modified polyallylamine derivative as medicine, particularly for propylaxis and treatment of infections of respiratory tract caused by human metapneumovirus (hmpv), human rhinoviruses (hrv), and infection by influenza virus type a (iav) and pharmaceutical composition comprising the anionically modified polyallylamine derivative

The subject of the invention is an n-sulfonic polyallylamine derivative (nspah) with formula 1, wherein r is —so3− or —h, and n is an integer from 150 to 15000; an application of the n-sulfonic polyallylamine derivative as a medicine, particularly for prevention and treatment of respiratory tract infections caused by the human metapneumovirus (hmpv), respiratory tract infections caused by the human rhinoviruses (hrv), and infections caused by the influenza a virus; as well as a pharmaceutical composition comprising the n-sulfonic polyallylamine derivative and application thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064743

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

03/08/18 / #20180064700

Tesofensine compositions

The present invention relates to tesofensine compositions, methods to prepare the same and uses thereof in preparing medicines for the prevention and treatment of overweight, obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.. . ... Conio Inc

03/08/18 / #20180064620

Cosmetic composition comprising at least one organosilicon compound, at least one anionic surfactant and at least one nonionic thickener, and process using the composition

Provided is a detergent and conditioning cosmetic composition for keratin fibers, comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium: (i) at least one organosilicon compound chosen from silanes comprising one silicon atom and siloxanes comprising two or three silicon atoms, wherein the at least one organosilicon compound also comprises at least one basic chemical functional group and at least one group chosen from hydroxyl and hydrolysable groups per molecule, wherein the at least one organosilicon compound is present in a total amount ranging from 0.01% to 5% by weight, relative to the total weight of the cosmetic composition; (ii) at least one anionic surfactant, and iii) at least one nonionic thickener, wherein the weight ratio of the at least one organosilicon compound to the at least one anionic surfactant is equal to or greater than 5×10−4:1. Also provided herein is a process involving said compositions.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063067

Quinquelateral relationship-based kinship network system

The present disclosure is directed to compositions having lecithin and plasticizer components and related methods. The disclosed compositions may also include one or more co-surfactants such as anionic surfactants and/or non-ionic surfactants.. The present invention discloses a quinquelateral relationship-based kinship network system, comprising an internet platform, a registration and login module, an information storage module, an information modification module, an opinion feedback module, a system function module, and a background management module. According to the social network system provided in the present invention, a kinship network is established based on an internet platform, and a kinship architectural diagram is constructed. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062480

Toroidal continuously variable transmission and integrated drive generator

A toroidal continuously variable transmission comprises an input disc and an output disc which are disposed to face each other; a power roller which is tiltably disposed between the input disc and the output disc and transmits a rotational driving force of the input disc to the output disc in a transmission ratio corresponding to a tilt motion angle of the power roller; a trunnion including a base on which the power roller is rotatably mounted, and a pair of side walls provided on both sides of the power roller in an axial direction of a tilt motion shaft of the power roller in such a manner that the pair of side walls extend upward from the base and face a peripheral surface of the power roller, and a beam mounted on the pair of side walls, the beam extending in the axial direction of the tilt motion shaft, on a side opposite to the base when viewed from a position of the power roller, wherein the beam includes a pair of contact portions, each of the contact portions being configured to contact an end surface of a tip end side of each of the pair of side walls, and a pair of restricting portions configured to contact side surfaces of the pair of side walls, respectively, the side surfaces facing each other, to restrict a movement of the pair of side walls in a direction in which the pair of side walls approach each other.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062351

Quantum dot soa-silicon external cavity multi-wavelength laser

A hybrid external cavity multi-wavelength laser using a qd rsoa and a silicon photonics chip is demonstrated. Four lasing modes at 2 nm spacing and less than 3 db power non-uniformity were observed, with over 20 mw of total output power. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062181

Fuel cell oxidation reduction reaction catalyst

A fuel cell oxidation reduction reaction catalyst comprising a carbon substrate, an amorphous metal oxide intermediate layer on the substrate, and an intertwined matrix of platinum and elemental niobium arranged to form a surface metal layer covering the intermediate layer such that upon oxidation, the niobium binds with oxygen resulting in strengthened bonds between the platinum and the intermediate layer.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062068

Method for manufacturing ferroelectric thin film device

There is provided a method for manufacturing a ferroelectric thin film device including: a lower electrode film formation step of forming a lower electrode film on a substrate; a ferroelectric thin film formation step of forming a ferroelectric thin film made of a potassium sodium niobate on the lower electrode film; a ferroelectric thin film etching step of shaping the ferroelectric thin film into a desired micro-pattern by etching; and a thin film laminated substrate cleaning step of cleaning the substrate provided the ferroelectric thin film having a desired micro-pattern as a whole with a predetermined cleaning solution after the ferroelectric thin film etching step. The predetermined cleaning solution is a solution mixture containing hydrofluoric acid and ammonium fluoride, the hydrofluoric acid in the solution mixture having a molarity of 0.5 m or more and less than 5 m.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062024

Substrate with lithium imide layer, led with lithium imide layer and manufacturing method thereof

A substrate with a lithium imide layer, a led with a lithium imide layer and a manufacturing method of the led are provided. The substrate includes a lithium niobate layer and a lithium imide layer. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180061568

Method for producing sintered r-iron-boron magnet

A method for producing a sintered r-iron (fe)-boron (b) magnet, the method including: (1) producing a sintered magnet r1-fe—b-m, where r1 is neodymium (nd), praseodymium (pr), terbium (tb), dysprosium (dy), gadolinium (gd), holmium (ho), or a combination thereof; m is titanium (ti), vanadium (v), chromium (cr), manganese (mn), cobalt (co), nickel (ni), gallium (ga), calcium (ca), copper (cu), zinc (zn), silicon (si), aluminum (al), magnesium (mg), zirconium (zr), niobium (nb), hafnium (hf), tantalum (ta), tungsten (w), molybdenum (mo), or a combination thereof; (2) removing oil, washing using an acid solution, activating, and washing using deionized water the sintered magnet, successively; (3) mixing a superfine terbium powder, an organic solvent, and an antioxidant to yield a homogeneous slurry, coating the homogeneous slurry on the surface of the sintered magnet; and (4) sintering and aging the sintered magnet.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180061332

Driving device of automatically adjusting frame rate for active matrix electrophoretic display and driving method thereof

A driving device of automatically adjusting a frame rate for an active matrix electrophoretic display and a driving method thereof are provided. The driving method has a phase signal generation step for generating a plurality of phase signals, a phase signal processing step for processing an nth phase signal and an (n+1)th phase signal, an union step, and an output step for outputting a driving voltage selecting signal, a latch signal and a gate driver control signal. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180061087

Systems and methods for obtaining opinion data from individuals via a web widget and displaying a graphic visualization of aggregated opinion data with waveforms that may be embedded into the web widget

Opinion data may be obtained from individuals via a web widget and a graphic visualization of aggregated opinion data may be displayed via the web widget. The web widget may be provided for presentation via one or more third-party webpages. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060999

Construction and evolution of invariants to rotational and translational transformations for electronic visual image recognition

A spherical harmonic is defined which is an operationally optimal small finite subset of the infinite number of spherical harmonics allowed to exist mathematically. The composition of the subset differs depending on its position on virtual hemisphere. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060927

System and method for performing transactions similar to previous transactions

According to the invention, a method for initiating a similar transaction to one previously initiated by a user is disclosed. The method may include sending a digital receipt for a first transaction to a user. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060411

Building profiles for clusters with smart union of individual profiles

A system for generating a cluster profile is provided. The system may include a server and a database. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059432

Anti-shake mechanism for lens

An anti-shake mechanism for a lens includes a movable mechanism that is disposed between a base and a cover and that can move relative to the base and the cover, where a sensor for sensing a displacement of the movable mechanism is disposed on the cover, a drive coil is disposed on the base opposite to a front side of the movable mechanism, a drive magnet set opposite to the drive coil is disposed on the movable mechanism, a ball that enables the movable mechanism to move relative to the base in a manner of keeping a distance from the base is disposed between the base and the movable mechanism, and a floating magnet capable of mutually attracting the drive magnet is disposed on a back side of the base.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059086

Substrate containing latent vaporization reagents

Methods and reagents are disclosed for improved detection of inorganic oxidizers, such as but not limited to chlorates, perchlorates, permanganates, dichromates, and osmium tetraoxides. In one aspect of the invention, latent acid-generating reagents are employed that are chemically stable at room temperature but undergo an acidic transformation when exposed to an elevated temperature or radiation. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058959

Termination installation for long cables

A method for creating a composite cable having at least one high-performance termination on at least one end. A high-performance termination is added to an end of a short synthetic tensile strength member. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058915

Vibration sensor with low-frequency roll-off response curve

A vibration sensor comprising a pressure detecting arrangement adapted to detect generated pressure variations, and provide an output signal in response to the detected pressure variations, and a pressure generating arrangement adapted to generate pressure variations in response to movements thereof wherein the pressure generating arrangement is secured to an exterior surface portion of the pressure detecting arrangement. In a preferred embodiment the pressure detecting arrangement comprises a stand-alone and self-contained mems microphone unit comprising a mems microphone cartridge and a signal processing unit.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058781

Ion exchanger

An ion exchanger includes a case having an inflow hole and an outflow hole. The case accommodates a tube. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058729

Anionic electrochemical compressor and refrigeration system employing same

An electrochemical compressor utilizes an anion conducting layer disposed between an anode and a cathode for transporting a working fluid. The working fluid may include carbon dioxide that is dissolved in water and is partially converted to carbonic acid that is equilibrium with bicarbonate anion. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058665

Support of flexible component and light-emitting device

To provide a support for supporting a flexible component and a light-emitting device. A first substrate, a second substrate, a rack, a pinion, and a hinge are provided. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058411

Rocker pinion starter

Methods and systems are provided for starting a vehicle engine. In one example, an engine starter system for starting the vehicle engine may comprise a ring gear coupled to an engine crankshaft, and a pinion gear coupled to a starter motor, the pinion gear having rotatable rocker elements for engaging the ring gear. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058410

Engine starting system

An engine starting system is provided which is used with a vehicle equipped with a gear driving starter which is energized to bring a pinion gear into engagement with a ring gear of an engine mounted in the vehicle and also to rotate the pinion gear to crank the engine. The engine starting system works to terminate energization of the starter after the starter is energized to start the engine. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058295

Thermoelectric heat energy recovery module

This embodiment is a stirling-electric hybrid automotive exhaust module generator device for converting waste heat energy into electrical energy by employing the seebeck effect. The disclosure herein describes how the invention converts heat energy, from hot exhaust gases, from the operation of an automotive external combustion engine (e. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058192

Near-bit tool attitude measurement while drilling apparatus and method

A near-bit tool attitude mwd apparatus includes measurement sensors and a measurement circuit. The measurement sensors transmit measured signals to the measurement circuit, and the measurement circuit processes and calculates the signals to obtain attitude data. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180058011

Method of producing absorbent structures with high wet strength, absorbency, and softness

A method of making an absorbent structure including forming a stock mixture of fibers, a cationic wet strength resin, an anionic polyacrylamide and a cellulase enzyme, and at least partially drying the stock mixture to form a web.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057918

Cr-mn-n austenitic heat-resistant steel and a method for manufacturing the same

A cr—mn—n austenitic heat-resistant steel is provided. The heat-resistant steel comprises, in weight percentage, carbon 0.20% to 0.50%, silicon 0.50% to 2.00%, manganese 2.00% to 5.00%, phosphorus less than 0.04%, sulphur less than 0.03%, chromium 20.00% to 27.00%, nickel 6.00% to 8.00%, molybdenum less than 0.50%, niobium less than 0.60%, tungsten less than 0.60%, vanadium less than 0.15%, nitrogen 0.30% to 0.60%, zirconium less than 0.10%, cobalt less than 0.10%, yttrium less than 0.10%, boron less than 0.20%, with the balance iron. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057789

Direct conversion of cells to cells of other lineages

Methods, compositions and kits for producing functional neurons, astroctyes, oligodendrocytes and progenitor cells thereof are provided. These methods, compositions and kits find use in producing neurons, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and progenitor cells thereof for transplantation, for experimental evaluation, as a source of lineage- and cell-specific products, and the like, for example for use in treating human disorders of the cns. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057772

Fabric enhancer composition

The present invention relates to fabric enhancer compositions as well as the methods of making and using same. Such fabric enhancer compositions comprise a quaternary ammonium ester fabric softening active, a branched, ethoxylated nonionic surfactant and perfume. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057749

Method and reactor for cracking hydrocarbon and method for coating the reactor

A reactor has an inner surface accessible to the hydrocarbon and comprising a sintered product of at least one of cerium oxide, zinc oxide, tin oxide, zirconium oxide, boehmite and silicon dioxide, and a perovskite material of formula: aabbccdd03−δ. 0<a<1.2, g≦b≦1.2, 0.9<a+b≦1.2, o<c<1.2, 0≦d≦1.2, 0.9<c+d≦1.2, −0.5<δ<0.5. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057511

Organic anion lithium ionic cocrystal compounds and compositions

A cocrystal having the formula lix.am, or a solvate or hydrate thereof, wherein x is a conjugate base of an organic acid, m is a neutral organic molecule, and a is from 0.5 to 4, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such cocrystals, cocrystal solvates, or cocrystal hydrates, and methods of preparing such cocrystals, cocrystal solvates, or cocrystal hydrates, and such pharmaceutical compositions.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057370

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

03/01/18 / #20180057280

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

03/01/18 / #20180056885

Rack-and-pinion mounting device for vehicle-mounted storage containers and accessories

Disclosed are rack-and-pinion mounting devices, methods for making and methods for using such devices, and motor vehicles with storage containers secured by rack-and-pinion mounting devices. A mounting device is disclosed for attaching an accessory to a surface. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056830

Single spring linear adjusting lock

The present invention is an improved mechanical linear locking device, with a single locking coiled spring. When firmly coiled, the single locking coil spring is able to grip a smooth rod and prevent axial motion. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056733

Apparatus for delivering air through trailer axle system

A rotary union assembly for use with a tire inflation system includes a hollow tube configured to deliver air between proximal and distal ends, a bullet having a central axial aperture receiving the tube therethrough, a proximal retaining structure defined on the proximal end of the tube, and a distal retaining structure defined on a distal end of the tube, configured to retain the bullet on the tube therebetween. A cartridge is coupled to a distal end of the tube and includes one or more apertures on a sidewall thereof in fluid communication with the tube. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056573

Thermoforming mold for eva and method for making the same

The present invention relates to a thermoforming mold for eva, comprising an upper aluminum mold and a lower aluminum mold, both of which are hinged and each provided with a handle, wherein, the upper aluminum mold is provided with a raised pattern, and the lower aluminum mold is provided with a sunken cavity, characterized in that an upper passage passing through the inside of the pattern is provided inside the upper aluminum mold, a lower passage passing through the bottom of the cavity is provided inside the lower aluminum mold, the upper passage has a first opening in the inner surface of the upper aluminum mold, the lower passage has a second opening corresponding to and communicated with the first opening in the inner surface of the lower aluminum mold, and both sides of the lower passage are provided with a vapor/water inlet and a vapor/water outlet respectively.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056453

High surface roughness alloy for cladding applications

Cladding deposit compositions with improved surface roughness are provided by balancing percent weights of finely dispersed carbides such as boron (b), chromium (cr), molybdenum (mo), niobium (nb), vanadium (v), and tungsten (w). The result is a deposit with high surface roughness, high hardness, and high stress abrasion resistance while increasing bond strength from ˜7,000 psi to ˜60,000 psi when compared to typical anti-skid cladding alloys.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055904

Eutectic extraction solvents, extraction methods by eutectigenesis using said solvents, and extracts derived from said extraction methods

A eutectic extraction solvent for extracting plant (e.g. Vegetable) and/or animal and/or prokaryotic biological material, wherein the solvent is a clear, stable and fluid mixture comprising: (a) betaine or a hydrated form of betaine; (b) at least one hydrogen bond donor compound selected from the group consisting of polyols and organic acids; and (c) water with the proviso that the eutectic extraction solvent does not contain any exogenous sugar and/or amine salt and/or anion.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055871

Nutritional composition or pharmaceutical and dietary supplement containing said nutritional or pharmaceutical composition

The present invention relates to a nutritional or pharmaceutical composition for the treatment or prevention of gastroesophageal reflux disease comprising at least one salt of alginic acid and a salt of hyaluronic acid. The nutritional or pharmaceutical composition according to the invention has the advantage of being able to be used for the treatment or prevention of gastroesophageal reflux disease by acting, through the formation of a spongy gel, as a protective barrier that mechanically protects the walls of the gastroesophageal mucosa from possible erosion by acid in the contents of the stomach. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055857

Treatment of acne vulgaris with sequential topical formulations comprising antimicrobial organic acid anions in alkaline phase

A method for treating skin conditions of a patient, including acne vulgaris, includes the steps of formulating an acidic aqueous solution having no less than a 0.1% concentration of mandelic acid and up to and including a 2.0% concentration of salicylic acid, formulating an alkaline aqueous solution having an alkaline nitrite salt as a first alkaline salt and a second alkaline salt of an acid selected from the anion of chlorous acid, fumaric acid, mandelic acid and a combination thereof. Thereafter, sequentially applying the acidic aqueous solution directly to the afflicted portion of the skin of the patient and, at least five minutes later, but no more than ten minutes later, applying the alkaline aqueous solution to that portion of the patient to which the acidic aqueous solution has already been applied.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055768

Arrdc1-mediated microvesicles (armms) and uses thereof

The invention provide isolated arrestin domain-containing protein 1 (arrdc1)-mediated microvesicles (armms). Methods for generating and for isolating armms are also provided herein. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055759

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of two specific copolymers, a polymeric quaternary ammonium compound from the group of the vinylpyrrolidone copolymers and an anionic acrylate copolymer. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055758

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of an anionic acrylate polymer and an amphoteric polymer. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055757

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of two specific anionic acrylate copolymers. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055756

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The invention relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, comprising a combination of two specific anionic acrylate copolymers. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055755

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of two specific anionic acrylate copolymers. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055747

A tanning composition

A composition comprising 5 to 30% w/w skin tanning agent, 5 to 30% w/w oil, 1 to % w/w emulsifying and stabilizing agent, 7 to 15% w/w anionic surfactant, and water.. . ... Conio Inc

03/01/18 / #20180055026

Rotor drive unit waterproof structure and spinning reel

A waterproof rotor drive unit structure includes a driveshaft that rotates a rotor, a reel body, a housing member, and a lid member that supports a pinion gear so as to he rotatable around a rotational axis of the driveshaft. A first annular projection is disposed on an outer peripheral end of a rotor-facing surface of the lid member, the first projection protruding toward the rotor entirely around the rotational axis. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054661

System and method for battery management and antenna elevation in a pit mounted automatic meter reading unit

. . An enclosure and mounting system that provide ideal rf signal transmission and battery management for amr systems utilized with a utility meter in a utility meter pit environment are disclosed. The amr device includes processing electronics that receive consumption data from a pit-mounted utility meter, an antenna to wirelessly transmit signals from the amr device, and an enclosure that houses the processing electronics and the antenna to provide protection thereto. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054535

System and method for enhanced device interface for seniors and challenged users

A system and method for a customizable or adaptable user interface includes a touchscreen and a memory storing identification data corresponding to a device user. A processor generates a device interface screen on the display including a display of at least one user selectable, pressure sensitive area. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053959

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

02/22/18 / #20180053943

Ionomer resin, and ionomer solution, multilayer body, member, electrochemical element, and electrochemical device that include the same

L1 to l5 are each independently a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkanol group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or a specific functional group including an anion-exchange group, and an example of the functional group is —z2-m1-z1(r1)(r2)(r3). R1 to r3 are directly bonded to z1 and are each independently an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms or an alkanol group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053610

Lumnious keyboard

A luminous keyboard includes plural key structures and a light guide plate. Moreover, plural elongated condenser structures are formed on a top surface of the light guide plate. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053579

Method of removing impurities from natural ester, oil-based dielectric fluids

The method of manufacturing a natural ester, oil-based electrical insulation fluid by contacting refined, bleached, optionally winterized, and deodorized natural ester oil, e.g., soy oil, with an absorbent is improved by using as the absorbent a synthetic silicate absorbent comprising an alkali and/or alkaline earth metal, e.g., magnesium.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052965

Context setting algorithmic process for care companion device, self sensing and bridging a care pod to the care giver for non intrusive, seamless, continuous care monitoring for improving quality of care experience for care receiver

A “care pod” is a virtual container that encompasses a care receiver and devices such as biosensors and a medical kit that form the sensors ecosystem. The care pod is contextually and algorithmically nested and locked to a “care companion device”. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052290

Optically aligned hybrid semiconductor device and method

Two semiconductor chips are optically aligned to form a hybrid semiconductor device. Both chips have optical waveguides and alignment surface positioned at precisely-defined complementary vertical offsets from optical axes of the corresponding waveguides, so that the waveguides are vertically aligned when one of the chips is placed atop the other with their alignment surface abutting each other. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052162

Method to detect the onset and to monitor the recurrence of chronic graft versus host disease in tranplantation patients

The described invention comprises a method for detecting the onset or monitoring the recurrence of chronic graft versus host disease (cgvhd) in a transplantation patient. The method comprises isolating peripheral blood mononuclear cells (pbmcs) from the transplantation patient and analyzing the isolated pbmcs to detect a biomarker specific for a donor cell. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052160

Treating conditions associated with metabolic syndrome

A method for treating a condition associated with metabolic syndrome or for treating adiposis dolorosa (ad) comprises applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising one or more binding reagents capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr2, ccr1, ccr3, ccr4 or ccr5 immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing one or more chemokine receptor, optionally ccr2, ccr1, ccr3, ccr4 and ccr5 expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion diagnostic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051740

Trunnion assembly

A trunnion assembly, comprising at least two pivot-engagement sides located opposite each other, each of the at least two pivot-engagement sides including an attachment hole, each attachment hole including a threaded area and a counterbore, the at least two attachment holes being generally coaxially located relative to each other; and at least one through-hole perpendicular to and midway between the two attachment holes of the pivot-engagement sides; a fastener releasably attached to each of the at least two attachment holes, the fastener including a head and an at least partially-threaded shaft, and a pivot tube disposed around each of the fasteners between the head and the attachment hole, the pivot tube including an inner diameter larger than the diameter of the shaft and an outer diameter smaller than the diameter of a circumscribed circle of the head of the fastener and smaller than the diameter of the counterbore.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051594

Turning apparatus and control method for turning apparatus

A turning apparatus includes: an electric motor; a pinion gear that rotationally drives a wheel gear provided in a rotor in a first rotation direction and moves to a first position where the pinion gear can transmit a rotation of the electric motor to the wheel gear and a second position where the pinion gear cannot transmit the rotation of the electric motor to the wheel gear; a current value detection unit that detects a current value of the electric motor in a state where the pinion gear is positioned at the first position; and a control device that controls the electric motor to rotate the pinion gear in a second rotation direction opposite to the first rotation direction based on the current value detected by the current value detection unit. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051527

Spinning torque wrench

A torque wrench is provided. The torque wrench has housing and a rotating assembly rotatably mounted in the housing. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051361

Aluminum-titanium-vanadium-zirconium-niobium alloy composition for high temperature applications

An alloy composition that includes about 1 to about 9 atomic percent aluminum (al), about 25 to about 33 atomic percent titanium (ti), about 10 to about 33 atomic percent vanadium (v), about 5 to about 10 atomic percent zirconium (zr) and about 25 to about 33 atomic percent niobium (nb).. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051300

Self-complementary parvoviral vectors, and methods for making and using the same

The teachings herein are generally directed to a method of enhancing the genetic stability of parvovirus vectors. The stability of conventional ss or dsaav vector constructs can be enhanced, for example, to obtain a concurrent increase in vector titer and purity, as well as an improvement in vector safety, due at least in part to the elimination of stuffer dna from the aav vector. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051216

Process for removing heavy metals from hydrocarbons

This invention provides a process for removing mercury, from a mercury-containing hydrocarbon fluid. More specifically, the invention relates to a process for the removal of mercury from a mercury-containing hydrocarbon fluid feed comprising the steps of: (i) contacting the mercury-containing hydrocarbon fluid feed with a metal perhalide having the following formula: [m]+[x]− wherein: [m]+ represents one or more metal cations wherein the metal has an atomic number greater than 36; an atomic radius of at least 50 pm and a 1st ionization energy of less than 750 kjmol−1; [x]− represents one or more perhalide anions; and (ii) obtaining a hydrocarbon fluid product having a reduced mercury content compared to mercury-containing hydrocarbon fluid feed.. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051184

Non-foaming aqueous particle-free inkjet ink compositions

Colorless or colored coatings can be ink jetted onto a substrate using an aqueous particle-free inkjet ink composition that has a viscosity of less than 5 centipoises, and that includes a combination of an anionic polyether polyurethane and an anionic acrylic polymer or anionic styrene-acrylic polymer, in a total amount of less than or equal to 20 weight %. The composition can be colorless (free of colorants) or it can contain a suitable colorant to provide a color image. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051182

Method of inkjet printing a colorless ink

Colorless coatings can be ink jetted onto part or all of colored images as spaced colorless drops to provide a colorless image over at least 50% of colored areas of the colored image and on a predetermined areal percentage of non-colored areas of the colored image. The aqueous colorless inkjet ink composition has a viscosity of less than 0.005 n-sec at 25° c., and comprises an anionic polyether polyurethane and an anionic acrylic or styrene-acrylic polymer, each having an acid number of at least 50, and such polymeric materials are present in unique amounts. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051180

Reactive coating method for deposition of insoluble flame retardant using a water-borne coating procedure

A method includes coating a substrate to provide a flame resistant substrate. In an embodiment, the method includes exposing the substrate to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer deposited on the substrate. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051058

Light-activated chimeric opsins and methods of using the same

Provided herein are compositions comprising light-activated chimeric proteins expressed on plasma membranes and methods of using the same to selectively depolarize excitatory or inhibitory neurons.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180051018

Quinuclidine derivative

Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a lower alkyl group, a haloalkyl group, a lower alkoxy group, or a haloalkoxy group; y represents —c(c═o)—o—, —ch2—, or —ch2o—; m represents an integer of 1 to 5; z represents an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom; l represents a number of 0 or 1; n represents an integer of 0 to 4; x− represents an anion; and a substituent of a quinuclidine ring represents a 1,3-bond, or 1,4-bond, provided that when m is 3, l is 1, and n is 0, r1 represents a halogen atom, a lower alkyl group, a haloalkyl group, a lower alkoxy group, or a haloalkoxy group.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050954

Glass article and light guide

To provide a highly transmissive glass and a light guide that allow high internal transmittance of plate glass to be maintained and the internal transmittance spectrum of the plate to be flattened without lowering the redox of iron to a value equal to or more than a certain value. This glass article comprises a glass which includes 1 to 80 mass ppm of total iron oxide (t-fe2o3) in terms of fe2o3, has a redox of iron of 0 to 50% and includes 0.01 to 4.0 mass ppm of nio. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050932

Methods of removing perchlorate from water and vessels and systems for practicing the same

Provided are methods of removing perchlorate from water. The methods include contacting water suspected of containing perchlorate with a cationic material. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050628

Slide-out room with collapsible walls and roof and operating mechanism therefor

A slide-out room for a recreational vehicle having a wall defining an opening includes a fixed floor and a fixed outer wall connected to the floor. The room may include one or more of a first collapsible side wall, a second collapsible side wall, and a collapsible roof. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050336

Anion-exchange membrane, and electrochemical element and electrochemical device having same

L1 to l5 are each independently a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkanol group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or a specific functional group including an anion-exchange group, and an example of the functional group is —z2-m1-z1(r1)(r2)(r3). R1 to r3 are directly bonded to z1 and are each independently an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms or an alkanol group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050335

Resin having anion-exchange group, and resin-containing liquid, multilayer body, member, electrochemical element, and electrochemical device that include the same

R1, r2, r5, and r6 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, r3 and r4 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 18 carbon atoms, a1 is a saturated carbon chain having 3 to 7 carbon atoms or a structure resulting from substitution of a heteroatom for a part of the carbon atoms of the saturated carbon chain, m and n are each independently 0 or 1, and x1 and x2 are each independently a halide ion, a hydroxide ion, or an anion of an organic or inorganic acid.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050219

Systems, methods and compositions for optical stimulation of target cells

Stimulation of target cells using light, e.g., in vitro, is implemented using a variety of methods and devices. One example involves a vector for delivering a light-activated nphr-based molecule comprising a nucleic acid sequence that codes for light-activated nphr-based molecule and a promoter. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050215

Low-energy defibrillation with nanosecond pulsed electric fields

Methods for terminating fibrillation in a fibrillating heart employing nanosecond pulsed electric fields (nspefs) are disclosed. Nspef defibrillation demonstrates its effectiveness as a new defibrillation modality, achieving reliable defibrillation with energies that are an order of magnitude lower than those needed for conventional defibrillation (millisecond shocks with mono- and bi-phasic waveforms). ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050046

Fulvestrant formulations

The invention provides a fulvestrant composition comprising not more than 2% total impurities that comprises a nonionic surfactant and/or a ricinoleate vehicle and which, optionally, is free of a non-aqueous ester solvent. The composition may be used to treat hormone receptor positive metastatic breast cancer in a subject.. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049969

Hair care compositions comprising metathesized unsaturated polyol esters

Disclosed are hair care compositions, such as shampoos, containing an anionic surfactant, an aqueous carrier, and one or more oligomers derived from metathesis of unsaturated polyol esters. The oligomers provide beneficial hair conditioning benefits. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049967

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of two specific anionic acrylate copolymers. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049956

Composition for nanoemulsion emulsification, bicontinuous microemulsion, cosmetic, and method for producing same

Component (b) is a nonionic surfactant having an hlb value of 10 to 14, component (c) is a polyhydric alcohol, and component (d) is water.. . ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049907

Cutaneous stimulation devices and methods of using the same

Cutaneous stimulation devices are provided. Aspects of the devices include a cutaneous stimulation module and a cutaneous association element configured to stably associate the module with a skin location. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049883

Tools for implantation and extraction of articial discs

A hand manipulated endoscopic medical device is disclosed. The medical device includes a body having a proximal end, which is hand manipulated, and a distal end which includes a manipulator. ... Conio Inc

02/22/18 / #20180049459

Hypoglycemic composition and preparation method thereof

The present invention provides a hypoglycemic composition and preparation method thereof, wherein the hypoglycemic composition comprises 1-99 parts by weight of anise oil and 1-99 parts by weight of onion oil. Compared with the prior art, the anise oil in the hypoglycemic composition of the present invention can inhibit aldose reductase and α-glucosidase. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180049281

Organic electroluminescent element

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. . . . . . . An organic electroluminescent element contains a flexible substrate having thereon: a first gas barrier layer; a second gas barrier layer laminated on the first gas barrier layer; a light emitting unit layer laminated on the second gas barrier layer; and a covering layer spreading over the light emitting unit layer. The first gas barrier layer is a polysilazane reforming layer. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048693

Techniques for secure data management

Some disclosed embodiments include a platform for secure data management and, in particular, for secure data management of smart city data. A method includes converting at least a portion of a first plurality of data streams from a plurality of data sources into an unstructured format to create a second plurality of unified format data streams; generating, based on the second plurality of unified format data streams, at least one normalized data stream, wherein each normalized data stream is one of the second plurality of unified format data streams standardized with respect to at least one standardization parameter; and generating at least one virtual meter, wherein each virtual meter is a visual representation of one of the at least one normalized data stream.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048386

Coherent optical receiver testing

An heterodyne apparatus and method for measuring performance parameters of a coherent optical receiver at rf frequencies is disclosed. Two coherent lights are launched into signal and lo ports of the receiver with an optical frequency offset f. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180048027

Power storage device

A power storage device with reduced initial irreversible capacity is provided. The power storage device includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material layer, a negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer, and an electrolyte solution. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046996

Consumer due diligence for money transfer systems and methods

A method of transferring money from a sender to a recipient using a third party money transfer service a point of sale device receiving transaction details for a requested money transfer; determining whether the requested transaction is an allowable transaction; and either aborting the transaction; attempting to identify the sender as an existing customer using the transaction details; using the sender's transaction history and the transaction details to determine whether to allow the requested transaction to proceed. If the requested transaction is allowed to proceed, the method includes creating a money transfer record for the requested transaction; associating a money transfer control number to the money transfer record; and using the transaction details to determine whether to monitor the requested transaction.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046386

Memory swapper for virtualized environments

A method for reducing disk read rate by managing dataset mapping of virtual machine (vm) guest memory, comprising: monitoring a plurality of disk read write operations of a vm guest; updating a dataset mapping between disk blocks allocated to the vm guest and corresponding physical addresses of memory pages of the vm guest containing replica of data stored in the disk blocks, based on the plurality of disk read write operations; when identifying writing to one of the memory pages, removing a mapping of corresponding disk block and corresponding physical address of memory page; when reclaiming a mapped memory page of the vm guest by a host of the vm guest, discarding data contained in the memory page; and when the data is requested by the vm guest after it was reclaimed by said host, retrieving the data from corresponding disk block according to the mapping.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046244

Modular apparatus and system for reconfigurable user inputs

The present disclosure relates to a modular apparatus and system for providing customized, reconfigurable user inputs. In an aspect, there is provided a modular apparatus comprising a plurality of reconfigurable input modules with different types of user inputs, such as buttons, sliders, knobs, joysticks, trackballs, touch pads, touch screens, and other types of user interfaces. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046142

Power transmission body of timepiece and method of manufacturing power transmission body of timepiece

A power transmission body of a timepiece in which a fixed portion between an arbor and a power transmission member is hardly damaged is provided without increasing the number of components. A transmission wheel (one example of power transmission body) includes a gear and a pinion (one example of arbor). ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045953

Device components formed of geometric structures

Various embodiments are directed to an apparatus and methods of forming and/or using an apparatus comprising a plurality of device components. An example method includes geometrically optimizing a periodic or aperiodic device comprising a plurality of device components by optimizing a topology, for each device component, from a starting point to have particular optical properties for a particular optical response. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045887

Integrated on-chip polarizer

A low loss high extinction ratio on-chip polarizer is disclosed. The polarizer includes an input waveguide taper having an outer waveguiding region that widens in the direction of light propagation along at least a portion of the taper length, and a core waveguiding region that narrows in the direction of light propagation along at least a portion of the taper length, so as to selectively squeeze out light of undesired modes into the outer regions while preserving light of a desired mode in the waveguide core. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045731

Detection method and kit

Uses of ethyl 5,11-dihydroindolo[3,2-b]carbazole-6-carboxylate as a fluorescent ligand probe, preferably in a binding assay for quantitative analysis in combination with a recombinant aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) protein. A method for detection or quantitative analysis of suspected aryl hydrocarbon receptor (ahr) ligands in a sample, the method comprising the steps of: (a) providing a sample possibly containing at least one known or unknown ahr ligand; (b) mixing said sample with a composition comprising a recombinant ahr protein bound to ethyl 5,11-dihydroindolo[3,2-b]carbazole-6-carboxylate; and (c) determining the presence or the total amount of said at least one known or unknown ahr ligand in the sample by fluorescence spectroscopy. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045622

Method and system for imaging and analysis of a biological specimen

The present disclosure provides methods of preparing a biological specimen for imaging analysis, comprising fixing and clearing the biological specimen and subsequently analyzing the cleared biological specimen using microscopy. Also included are methods of quantifying cells, for example, active populations of cells in response to a stimulant. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045488

Sight

A sight apparatus with a rack and pinion mechanism, used to raise or lower a scope head and/or sight pin. The sight apparatus may also include a number of adjustment mechanisms for pivotally adjusting the sight, a locking mechanism and selectively interchangeable spools, e.g. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045308

Device and a method for distributing torque in a worm gear assembly

A worm gear assembly may include an input shaft having a first and second screw formed axially thereon, a first torque transfer unit comprising a first worm wheel operatively coupled to the first worm screw, a first radial pinion coaxially affixed to the first worm wheel, and a first axial crown wheel operatively coupled to the first radial pinion, and a second torque transfer unit comprising a second worm wheel operatively coupled to the second worm screw, a second radial pinion coaxially affixed to the second worm wheel, and a second axial crown wheel operatively coupled to the second radial pinion, wherein the first radial pinion is in meshed interface with the second radial pinion, and wherein torque differences between the first axial crown wheel and the second axial crown wheel are transmitted at least in part through said meshed interface.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045249

Tripod type constant velocity universal joint

Provided is a tripod type constant velocity universal joint, including: an outer joint member having track grooves; a tripod member including trunnion journals; and spherical rollers each fitted in a rotatable manner about each of the trunnion journals through intermediation of a plurality of needle rollers, in which a corner portion is formed at a root portion of the each of the trunnion journals so as to restrict movement of each of the plurality of needle rollers in the axial direction toward the root portion of the each of the trunnion journals by interference between an end surface corner rounded portion of the each of the plurality of needle rollers and the corner portion at the root portion.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045198

Gear pump for compressible liquids or fluids

Disclosed is a gear pump including a pumping chamber in which a first shaft and a second shaft are rotated about their respective axes, each of the first and second shafts supporting at least one hydraulic-pumping element that hydraulically pumps a fluid in the pumping chamber, the at least one hydraulic-pumping element of each of the first and second shafts being positioned in the pumping chamber and each having at least one first radial projection. In the pumping chamber, each of the first and second shafts further supports at least one mechanical drive pinion that rotates each of the first and second shafts, each mechanical drive pinion having second radial projections. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045161

Electrical starter system for the retrofit of motorcycles

An electrical starter system and construction kit for retrofitting harley-davidson motorcycles built from 1936 to 1957 with a mechanical starting device. The starter system includes a clutch device that can be coupled to the transmission main shaft for transmitting rotary motion having at least one starter gearwheel, a clutch hub, a clutch cage that can be or is attached to the hub for transmitting a rotary motion and an electrical starter motor with a starter shaft pinion that can be driven by the electrical motor for engaging the starter gearwheel. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044971

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 based on 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 a seal 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

02/15/18 / #20180044727

Method and system for sequencing nucleic acids

Provided are compositions, methods and systems for determining the sequence of a template nucleic acid using a polymerase-based, sequencing-by-binding procedure. An examination step involves monitoring the interaction between a polymerase and template nucleic acid in the presence of one or more nucleotides. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044715

Sequencing method for rapid identification and processing of cognate nucleotide pairs

Provided are methods and systems for reducing the time needed for sequencing nucleic acids. The approach relies on detecting formation of nucleotide-specific ternary complexes comprising a polymerase (e.g., a dna polymerizing enzyme), a primed template nucleic acid molecule, and a nucleotide complementary to the templated base of the primed template nucleic acid. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044598

Method of reducing hydrogen sulfide levels in gaseous mixtures using triazines

The present invention relates to a scavenging composition capable of scavenging a wide variety of sulfur-bearing compounds, such as hydrogen sulfide and method of use thereof. Said scavenging composition comprises an aqueous solution of a triazine compound, an anionic surfactant, and optionally an alcohol and/or glycol ether solution. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044516

A binder composition and a paint formulation made thereof

The present invention further provides a binder composition comprising a first binder and a second binder. The first binder comprises, by dry weight based on total dry weight of the binder composition, from 1% to 98% polymer particles, from 0.3% to 20% an anionic polyelectrolyte, and from 0.1% to 20% a colorant; and the second binder comprises, by dry weight based on total dry weight of the binder composition, from 0.5% to 70% a clay, and from 0.03% to 10% a dispersant. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044503

Additive compositions and polymer compositions containing the same

An additive composition comprises phosphate ester anions conforming to a specified structure, aromatic carboxylate anions, optionally cycloaliphatic dicarboxylate anions, aluminum (iii) cations, sodium cations, optionally calcium cations, optionally lithium cations, and optionally zinc (ii) cations. The anions are present in the additive composition in specified molar percentages. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044478

Resin composition, adhesive agent, and sealing agent

There is provided a photocurable and thermosetting resin composition which suppresses decrease of adhesive strength in a moisture resistance test of the cured resin composition, and has a sufficiently long pot life. The resin composition includes (a) an acrylic resin, (b) a multifunctional nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound represented by a specific chemical formula, (c) a latent curing agent, (d) a radical polymerization inhibitor, and (e) an anionic polymerization retarder. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044450

Bridged metallocene complex for olefin polymerization

The invention relates to a metallocene complex according to formula (1) wherein m is a metal selected from lanthanides or transition metals from group 3, 4, 5 or 6 of the periodic system of the elements, q is an anionic ligand to m, k is the number of q groups and equals the valence of m minus 2, z1, z2, z3 and z4 are identical or different and can be chosen from the group consisting of hydrogen and a hydrocarbon radical with 1-20 carbon atoms, and adjacent substituents z can form a ring system together with the carbon atoms of the cp ring to which they are bound.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044388

Opsin polypeptides and methods of use thereof

The present disclosure provides opsins, including variant opsins with increased activity and/or increased trafficking to the plasma membrane. The opsins are useful in therapeutic and screening applications, which are also provided.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180044312

Method for manufacturing furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (fdca) from a salt solution

A method for manufacturing furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (fdca) by converting a furan-2,5-dicarboxylate salt (mfdc) into fdca, including the steps of combining an aqueous solution of mfdc with a concentration of at least 5 wt.% with an inorganic acid (hy), to form a reaction mixture including solid fdca in a concentration of 1-15 wt.% in a salt solution resulting from the cation of furan-2,5-dicarboxylate salt and the anion of the inorganic acid (my solution), removing solid fdca from the reaction mixture in a solid/liquid separation step, and providing part of the my solution resulting from the solid/liquid separation step to the step of combining mfdc with hy. The step of providing part of my salt solution resulting from the solid/liquid separation step to the step of combining mfdc with hy makes it possible to obtain a stable and economic process which results in an fdca product with good quality and high yield.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043922

Steering system

A ratio of the distance by which a rack shaft moves in a first direction relative to the angle by which a pinion shaft rotates in a circumferential direction is defined as a stroke ratio. The stroke ratio is larger when the pinion meshes with one of a third rack and a fifth rack than when the pinion meshes with a first rack. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043190

Oral care compositions

This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043158

Diastolic endocardial accelerations for heart failure monitoring

Systems and methods for monitoring patients with cardiac diseases are described. A system may include an accelerometer sensor for sensing an epicardial or endocardial acceleration (ea) signal. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043062

Customized load-bearing and bioactive functionally-graded implant for treatment of osteonecrosis

An engineered medical device for treatment of osteonecrosis is provided where the size, porosity and ceramic content of the device can be personalized based on an individual patient's anatomical and physiological condition. The device distinguishes different segments mimicking anatomically-relevant cortical and cancellous segments, in which the cortical segments of the device can sustain mechanical loading, and the cancellous segment of the device can promote bone ingrowth, osteogenesis and angiogenesis.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043040

Imaging tumor glycolysis by non-invasive measurement of pyruvate kinase m2

The present disclosure provides a positron emission tomography (pet)-detectable 1-((2-fluoro-6-[18f]fluorophenyl)sulfonyl)-4-((4-methoxyphenyl)sulfonyl)piperazine ([18f]dasa-23) probe that can selectively bind to the pyruvate kinase variant m2 (pkm2) found in cancer cells, such as of human glioma. Given the importance of pkm2 in the regulation of tumor metabolism, there is an on-going need to non-invasively measure its expression through the development of pkm2-specific radiopharmaceuticals. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042834

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of two specific anionic copolymers. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042824

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

02/15/18 / #20180042239

Method for stimulation of seeds

Method for the stimulation of seeds of dicotyledonous plants, wherein the seeds are primed in a solution containing nonionic nanoparticles of a metal selected from: silver (ag), gold (au), copper (cu) and platinum (pt) at a concentration from 0.05 ppm to 50 ppm to obtain 40-60% by weight of water content, and then dried at room temperature to obtain 10-40% by weight of water content. The invention also relates to the use of a solution of nonionic nanoparticles of a metal selected from: silver, gold, copper and platinum to stimulate seeds of dicotyledonous plants.. ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042235

Stable aqueous dispersions of biocides

An aqueous dispersion containing bit and ipbc prepared using nonionic and anionic surfactants exhibits both chemical and physical stability and is suitable for use as a single product which is capable of imparting to a coating composition a high level of resistance against attack by a broad spectrum of organisms, including bacteria, fungi and algae, in both the wet-state and dry film-state.. . ... Conio Inc

02/15/18 / #20180042228

Interaction between antimicrobial quaternary compounds and anionic surfactants

The invention provides activated or inactivated compositions combining quaternary ammonium compounds and anionic surfactants or acids. The invention further provides activated or inactivated compositions combining quaternary ammonium compounds and anionic chelants or polymers. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041810

Systems and methods for content information message exchange

. . . . Message exchange techniques for content information communication between a primary device and a companion device are described. Example message exchange formats may include defined elements. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040912

Multifunctional energy storage composites

Described here is a multifunctional energy storage (mes) composite comprising (a) a stack of energy storage materials and (b) one or more structural facesheets sandwiching the stack of energy storage materials, wherein the stack of battery materials is perforated by (c) one or more reinforcements, and wherein the reinforcements are bonded to the structural facesheets. Also described here is a mes composite comprising (a) a stack of energy storage materials, (b) one or more structural facesheets sandwiching the stack of energy storage materials, and (c) one or more reinforcements perforated by the stack of energy storage materials, wherein the reinforcements are bonded to the structural facesheets.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040869

Layered double hydroxide, layered double hydroxide dense film, and composite material

The present invention provides a layered double hydroxide with improved conductivity, a layered double hydroxide and a composite material containing the layered double hydroxide. The layered double hydroxide is represented by the general formula: [mg2+(1-y)m1α+y]1-x[al3+(1-z)m2β+z]x(oh)2an−x/n.mh2o, wherein 0.1≦x≦0.4, 0≦y≦0.95, and 0≦z≦0.95, provided that both y and z are not 0 at the same time; α=1 or 2; β=2 or 3; an− is an n-valent anion, provided that n is an integer of 1 or greater; m≧0; m1α+ is a cation of at least one substituent element selected from monovalent elements, transition metal elements, and other elements with an ionic radius greater than that of mg2+; and m2β+ is a cation of at least one element selected from divalent elements, transition metals, and other elements with an ionic radius greater than that of al3+.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180040069

System and method for providing finance to recreational vehicle from an investor to plurality of travel companion group

Disclosed is a system and method for providing finance to recreational vehicle from investor to plurality of travel companion groups based upon a pre-defined criteria over a communication network. The system includes a database and a processing unit. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039663

Performing set operations on variable-length data sequentially stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for performing set operations on variable-length data that has been stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading. The set operation is performed on data records having any or all of multiple key/value pairs—such as a union of all data records having the key/value pairs, an intersection, or a difference. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039515

Systems and methods for identifying similarities in instructional data and creating consolidated records thereof

Methods herein may include receiving a request to initiate an allocation and transmitting a request for information relating to the allocation, including a quantity and an identification of institutions associated with first and second parties. Methods may also include consolidating the information with information received from other parties into consolidated information. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039200

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus

The electrophotographic member has an electro-conductive resin layer, and the resin layer comprises a resin having a specific structure and an anion.. . ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039172

Radiation based patterning methods

Stabilized precursor solutions can be used to form radiation inorganic coating materials. The precursor solutions generally comprise metal suboxide cations, peroxide-based ligands and polyatomic anions. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039026

Edge coupler

A composite optical waveguide is constructed using an array of waveguide cores, in which one core is tapered to a larger dimension, so that all the cores are used as a composite input port, and the one larger core is used as an output port. In addition, transverse couplers can be fabricated in a similar fashion. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038989

Method and system for monitoring for scale

A method and system of monitoring for scale compounds that include scale co-contributors of cations and anions. A scale compound can be monitored by measuring gamma ray counts of scale contributors using a spectral gamma ray detector. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038861

Treating mental disorders

A method for treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder comprises applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising a binding reagent capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr9, ccr1, ccr3 and/or ccr5 immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing chemokine receptor, optionally ccr9, ccr1, ccr3 and/or ccr5 expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion diagnostic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038860

Treating cancer

A method for treating cancer comprising applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising one or more binding reagents capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr7, ccr5, ccr6, ccr8, cxcr4, cxcr7, ccr4, ccr9, ccr10, cxcr3 or cxcr5 or to a treg receptor immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing one or more chemokine receptor, optionally ccr7, ccr5, ccr6, ccr8, cxcr4, cxcr7, ccr4, ccr9, ccr10, cxcr3 or cxcr5 or treg receptor expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion diagnostic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038859

Treating conditions associated with sepsis

A method for treating sepsis and/or respiratory distress syndrome (rds) comprises applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising one or more binding reagents capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr5, cxcr1, cxcr2, and/or ccr2 immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing one or more chemokine receptor, optionally ccr5, cxcr1, cxcr2, and/or ccr2 expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion therapeutic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038858

Treating respiratory conditions

A method for treating a respiratory conditions comprises applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising one or more binding reagents capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr2, ccr1, ccr3, ccr5, cxcr1, cxcr2 and/or ccr7 immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing one or more chemokine receptor, optionally ccr2, ccr1, ccr3, ccr5, cxcr1, cxcr2 and/or ccr7 expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion diagnostic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038857

Treating multiple sclerosis

A method for treating multiple sclerosis comprises applying peripheral blood from a patient or subject to an apheresis column loaded with a solid support comprising one or more binding reagents capable of specifically binding to a chemokine receptor, optionally the chemokine receptor ccr2, ccr6, ccr3, ccr5, ccr1, cxcr3 and/or ccr9 immobilized directly or indirectly on the support thus removing one or more chemokine receptor, optionally ccr2, ccr6, ccr3, ccr5, ccr1, cxcr3 and/or ccr9 expressing cells from the peripheral blood of the patient or subject. Various companion diagnostic methods and useful binding reagents are also described.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038525

Connecting arrangement for pipes

A connecting arrangement for connecting a pipeline to a connection piece of fuel or hydraulic systems is disclosed having a connecting element in the form of a union nut. A sealing head includes a sealing surface and a pressure surface and is provided at the end side of the pipeline. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038475

Differential apparatus

A differential case has no hole other than two oil holes except for a pinion shaft hole and a pair of drive shaft holes and has an annular receiver attached thereto that has an inner periphery smaller than the outer periphery of side gear washers with respect to the rotation center of the rotation axis of drive shafts and that has an outer periphery located beyond the outermost edge of the oil holes with respect to the rotation center of the rotation axis. This controls the outflow of lubricating oil located radially outward of the inner periphery of the receiver, thus allowing the side gear washers to be supplied with lubricating oil, regardless of whether the differential case is rotating or stops rotating.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038447

Synchronized dual drive gear assemblies and methods

A gear assembly includes an actuation gear and plural separate pinion bodies. The actuation gear has first gear teeth on one or more surfaces of the gear and is configured to rotate around an actuation axis of rotation. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180038433

Vehicle braking systems with automatic slack adjusters

A vehicle braking system includes a piston rod extendable from an air brake chamber, a rotatable cam shaft, and a slack adjuster coupled to the piston rod and the cam shaft. The slack adjuster is configured to rotate the cam shaft as the piston rod extends. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037975

Production of nanocrystalline metal powders via combustion reaction synthesis

Nanocrystalline metal powders comprising tungsten, molybdenum, rhenium or niobium can be synthesized using a combustion reaction. Methods for synthesizing the nanocrystalline metal powders are characterized by forming a combustion synthesis solution by dissolving in water an oxidizer, a fuel, and a base-soluble, ammonium precursor of tungsten, molybdenum, rhenium, or niobium in amounts that yield a soichiometric burn when combusted. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037898

Compositions and methods for expressing polypeptides on the surface of cells

Methods and compositions are provided for displaying a protein of interest (poi) on the surface of a eukaryotic cell by fusing the poi to a signal polypeptide, a stalk polypeptide, and a surface anchor polypeptide to generate a surface accessible fusion protein. Nucleic acids are provided that include nucleotide sequences encoding a signal polypeptide, a stalk polypeptide, and a surface anchor polypeptide. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037847

Aminoalcohol salts of alkylbenzene sulfonic acids and their use in detergent formulations

Provided are amine-neutralized anionic surfactants and their use in detergent formulations. The amine-neutralized an ionic surfactants are of the formula i, as described herein.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037809

Co-surfactant foam-forming composition for enhanced oil recovery

The present invention includes a foam-forming composition for use in enhanced oil recovery, and a method of using said foam-forming composition for recovering oil. The foam-forming composition of the present invention comprises a nonionic surfactant, in particular an alcohol-alkoxylate, and an anionic surfactant, in particular an alkyl diphenyloxide (di)sulfonate, where the foam-forming composition promotes a formation of a stable foam formed of a co2 and water.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037558

Synthesis of sulfur containing ammonium and phosphonium borates

The present invention relates to the preparation of sulfur containing ammonium and phosphonium borates ka wherein k is a compound of formula (i) a is an anion of formulae (iia) or (iib) by bringing into contact ammonium borates with sulfur containing ammonium or phosphonium halides or sulfonates. . ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037479

Apparatus for purifying a liquid and method for operating said apparatus

Apparatus for purifying a liquid, which comprises a container housing multiple closed cells, each delimited by an anionic membrane and by a cationic membrane, and multiple open cells, susceptible of being traversed by a liquid to be treated and each interposed between two adjacent closed cells. The apparatus also comprises two electrodes which are supplied with supply voltages with reversed polarities in order to push the ionized particles of the liquid into the closed cells during an operating phase, and in order to bring the ionized particles back into the open cells during a regeneration phase. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037468

Method for producing monolithic porous body comprising titania

Provided is a producing method that makes it possible to stably manufacture a homogeneous titania monolithic porous body by a sol-gel method using various titanium alkoxides as a titanium precursor. The method comprises the steps of; preparing a titanium precursor solution by mixing a titanium alkoxide other than titanium methoxide, which is a titanium precursor, and a first anion source in an organic solvent; preparing a sol by adding water or an aqueous solution containing a second anion source to the titanium precursor solution; forming a co-continuous structure of a titania hydrogel phase and a solvent phase by subjecting the sol to sol-gel transition and phase separation in parallel; and removing the solvent phase from the co-continuous structure, in which a temperature lower than the boiling point of the compound having the lowest boiling point present in the titanium precursor solution is maintained in the first three steps, and in which a blending amount of the first anion source or that of the first and the second anion sources is set such that a molar ratio of the first anion source or a molar ratio of the first and the second anion sources in total to the titanium precursor is equal to or higher than 1.05.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037315

Landing gear drive system

The invention provides a drive system for rotating a wheel of an aircraft landing gear. The drive system includes a motor operable to rotate a drive pinion, and a driven gear adapted to be mounted to the wheel. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037109

Power transfer unit pinion shaft and propeller shaft coupling member for a vehicle, and methods of use and manufacture thereof

Some embodiments are directed to a pinion shaft assembly of a power transfer unit for transferring torque from an output gear of a transmission to a driveline structure of a vehicle. The embodiments include a hollow shaft that includes an internal splined portion, a pinion gear connected to a first end of the hollow shaft, and a coupling member that includes a flange and a coupling extension extending from the flange. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180037071

Steer axle tire inflation system

A steer axle spindle may have one or more channels formed therein. A rotary union may be mounted to a steer axle wheel end assembly. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036821

Multi-axis metallic processing bevel head

A bevel head assembly is shown capable of fine motor control of a cutting tool (for instance, a laser or plasma cutter) in three simultaneous dimensions of movement. A rack-and-pinion system moves the bevel head assembly and cutter up and down in the z-axis while a rotational motor attached to the rack-and-pinion system moves the bevel head assembly in a first rotational (x) axis, and a linear actuator pivotally connected to the cutting tool is mounted to the rotational motor to move the bevel head assembly in a second (y) rotational axis.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036636

Companion display module to a main display screen for displaying auxiliary information not displayed by the main display screen and a processing method therefor

There is provided an electronic device operable with a computer. The computer can be configured to run/execute a program which can be associated with graphic based data and audio based data. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036511

Improved catheter handle

A catheter handle assembly comprising a handle body with a proximal end and a distal end with a passage extending therebetween. An adjustment unit disposed in the passage of the handle body and the adjustment unit comprising a gear mechanism that acts on the on a deflection stylet for adjusting deflection of the distal part of the deflection stylet. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036435

Dual-modality imaging probe for combined localization and apoptosis detection of stem cells

A ferumoxytol-based dual-modality imaging probe for long-term stem cell tracking through mri and early diagnosis of cell apoptosis through simultaneous fluorescence imaging is provided. Specifically, a ferumoxytol-based dual-modality imaging probe is provided with enhanced t2* relaxivity for tracking stem cells through magnetic resonance imaging and detecting apoptotic stem cells through fluorescence imaging.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036236

Ionic nanovesicle suspension and biocide prepared therefrom

A stable suspension, containing water, petrolatum, and at least one ionic biocide compound, wherein the suspension contains no added emulsifier, and all ionic biocide compounds present are either all cationic or all anionic, an ointment containing the stable suspension, and a method for producing the stable suspension.. . ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180036223

Product and method for the temporary shaping of keratin-containing fibers

The disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of hair, containing a combination of a polyurethane-polyacrylate hybrid polymer and an anionic acrylate polymer. The cosmetic composition provides an extremely good moisture resistance.. ... Conio Inc

02/08/18 / #20180035674

Arthropod control formulations and methods

The present invention relates to formulations and methods of arthropod control employing formulations comprising certain essential oils formulated as soaps using a saponified or partially saponified formulation comprising a mixture of fatty acids, geraniol, and peppermint oil.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034782

Secure device and proxy for secure operation of a host data processing system

. . . . Secure device and proxy operation include generating, using a processor, a first proxy and a first proxy companion paired with the first proxy and providing the first proxy to a host data processing system for installation therein. The first proxy in the host data processing system and the first proxy companion communicate. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034554

Coherent optical receiver testing

An heterodyne apparatus and method for measuring performance parameters of a coherent optical receiver at rf frequencies is disclosed. Two coherent lights are launched into signal and lo ports of the receiver with an optical frequency offset f. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034067

Printed silver oxide batteries

An energy storage device, such as a silver oxide battery, can include a silver-containing cathode and an electrolyte having an ionic liquid. An anion of the ionic liquid is selected from the group consisting of: methanesulfonate, methylsulfate, acetate, and fluoroacetate. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034042

Oxides for high energy cathode materials

A disorder rock salt composition for use as a cathode active material. The stoichiometry of the lithium, niobium, oxygen, and transition metal components of the disordered rock salt is varied to improved performance in an electrochemical cell while substantially maintaining the disordered rock salt crystallographic structure.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034037

Blended or multi-coated electrodes for lithium ion battery and capacitor hybrid system

Lithium-utilizing electrochemical cells, providing battery and hybrid-capacitor activity, are formed of one or more lithium battery anodes, one or more lithium battery cathodes, and one or more positive-charge or negative-charge hybrid capacitor electrodes which are formed of a combination of capacitor particles with one of anode or cathode particles. The anode and cathodes are formed of porous layers of particles of anode or cathode material, bonded to each side of a current collector foil. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033944

Systems and methods for fabrication of superconducting integrated circuits

Various techniques and apparatus permit fabrication of superconductive circuits. A niobium/aluminum oxide/niobium trilayer may be formed and individual josephson junctions (jjs) formed. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033724

Semiconductor devices including electrically isolated patterns and method of fabricating the same

A method of forming a composite dielectric material can be provided by performing a first deposition cycle to form a first dielectric material and performing a second deposition cycle to form a second dielectric material on the first dielectric material, wherein the first and second dielectric materials comprise different dielectric materials selected from a list consisting of a transition metal nitride, a transition metal oxide, a transition metal carbide, a transition metal silicide, a post-transition metal nitride, a post-transition metal oxide, a post-transition metal carbide, a post-transition metal silicide, a metalloid nitride, a metalloid oxide, and a metalloid carbide.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033563

Super dielectric capacitor using scaffold dielectric

A capacitor having first and second electrodes and a scaffold dielectric. The scaffold dielectric comprises an insulating material with a plurality of longitudinal channels extending across the dielectric and filled with a liquid comprising cations and anions. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033181

Audio-based caricature exaggeration

A method that uses at least one hardware processor for receiving a three-dimensional model of an object, receiving an audio sequence embodied as a digital file that comprises a musical composition, generating a video frame sequence, and synthesizing the audio sequence and the video frame sequence into an audiovisual clip. The three-dimensional model is embodied as a digital file that comprises a representation of the object. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033110

Apparatus, method and system to verify meta data of a person

One or more embodiments of the present invention provide a data processing apparatus operative to automatically verify meta data of a natural or legal person submitted to the data processing apparatus, the data processing apparatus configured to: establish a communications session with a communications terminal through a first communications system; receive from the communications terminal first address data defining a geographic location for the communications terminal; derive a first geographic location for the communications terminal from the first address data; and compare the first geographic location with a street address supplied to the data processing apparatus for the natural or legal person to determine a first geographic correspondence between the first geographic location and the street address. One or more embodiments of the present invention also provide a communications terminal operative for receiving input of meta data of a natural of legal person, a system operative to automatically verify meta data of a natural or legal person, and a method of operating the data processing apparatus.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033062

Purchase including push transmission from purchaser to future purchaser

A system and method are provided for encouraging online shoppers to share online purchase transactions. Included are online advertisements or offers at the point of checkout. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180033032

System and method for processing opinion data

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to solicit an appraisal for each of a plurality of media programs presented by the media processor for composing a proposal to update one or more operational features of the media processor according to one or more consumer preferences determined from one or more supplied appraisals. Other embodiments are disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032963

Context oriented assessment for travel companionship

Embodiments relate to a system, computer product, and method for identifying a potential travel companion. A travel companion application is provided for installation on a remote subscriber computer. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032840

Method and apparatus for neural network training and construction and method and apparatus for object detection

The embodiments of the present invention provide training and construction methods and apparatus of a neural network for object detection, an object detection method and apparatus based on a neural network and a neural network. The training method of the neural network for object detection, comprises: inputting a training image including a training object to the neural network to obtain a predicted bounding box of the training object; acquiring a first loss function according to a ratio of the intersection area to the union area of the predicted bounding box and a true bounding box, the true bounding box being a bounding box of the training object marked in advance in the training image; and adjusting parameters of the neural network by utilizing at least the first loss function to train the neural network.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032642

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

02/01/18 / #20180031956

Light adjuster and projector

A light adjuster includes: a first light shield and a second light shield disposed across a central axis of an emitted light beam; a drive section; a movement mechanism configured to move the first light shield and the second light shield using a driving force; a board; and a cover member combined with the board, in which the movement mechanism includes: a pinion gear; and a first gear and a second gear configured to be rotated in conjunction with a rotation of the pinion gear, the first light shield is attached to the first gear, the second light shield is attached to the second gear, and the cover member supports the first gear and the second gear so that the first gear and the second gear are rotatable, and is combined with the board to cover the pinion gear, the first gear and the second gear.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031596

Speed analyzer

An article and method are described that measure the average speed of an object. A timer measures the time an object takes to travel from a start to a finish. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031459

Non-contact velocity measurement instruments and systems, and related methods

Methods for calibration of non-contact velocity measurements and systems for implementing the same are described. Generally, the method comprises inducing a shock wave into a sample at a stress intensity that varies across the sample's elastic limit, which corresponds to the elastic-plastic state transition of the sample. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031113

Two-piece sintered metal ravigneaux carrier

A ravigneaux planetary carrier assembly is provided for accommodating pinion gears of an automatic transmission. The carrier assembly comprises a powder metal carrier member including a carrier plate having a plurality of integral carrier legs extending therefrom, and a powder metal cover member including a cover plate having a plurality of integral cover legs extending therefrom. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031112

Rotation support structure of planetary gear set for power transmission system

A rotation support structure of a planetary gear set included in a power transmission system of a vehicle, includes: a first shaft that a sun gear of the planetary gear set is integrally formed at an end portion of; a second shaft that is directly connected to a planet carrier of the planetary gear set which rotatably supports a plurality of pinion gears that are externally meshed with the sun gear and is disposed on a same axis as the first shaft; a plurality of bearings that is disposed in an inner space portion of an external gear and rotatably supports a ring gear of the planetary gear set which is internally meshed with the pinion gears and is integrally connected to the external gear for an output via a retainer; and a first support that is formed in a front housing and rotatably supports the ring gear.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031102

Differential assembly for machine

A differential assembly for a drive train having a first axle shaft and a second axle shaft is provided. The differential assembly includes a differential gear set, a first pinion gear disposed on the first axle shaft, a second pinion gear disposed on the second axle shaft, each of the first pinion gear and the second pinion gear being in meshing engagement with the differential gear set, and a differential locking arrangement mounted on at least one of the first axle shaft and the second axle shaft. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031084

Transmission assembly

The output gear of a transmission is externally supported from an interior support by two ball bearings. The output gear is fixed to a shell. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030777

Gear driven louver shutter system

The present invention is a gear driven louver shutter system, wherein each louver of the shutter system is attached to the end of a pinion at both its ends. The base of each pinion is engaged with a gear strip disposed within each frame member, with a glide strip having a channel for the gear strip to glide within. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030650

Method for producing leather-like sheet

A problem to be solved by the invention is to provide a method for producing leather-like sheets with excellent chemical resistance and discoloration resistance utilizing an aqueous urethane resin composition. The invention provides a method for producing a leather-like sheet in the form of a laminate including a film, the method including forming the film by applying an aqueous urethane resin composition onto a substrate and drying the composition, the aqueous urethane resin composition including a urethane resin, a nonionic emulsifier and an aqueous medium, the urethane resin being one obtained by reacting a polyol including a carboxyl group-containing polyol, an aromatic polyisocyanate and a chain extender, the urethane resin having a urea bond content of not more than 0.3 mol/kg. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030602

Fabrication method of strontium niobium oxynitride film having small carrier density and its use

The present invention provides a method for growing a strontium niobium oxynitride film, the method comprising: (a) growing, on a strontium titanate substrate, by a sputtering method, the strontium niobium oxynitride film having carrier density of not more than 1×1018 cm−3. The spirit of the present invention includes: (i) strontium niobium oxynitride having carrier density not more than 1×1018 cm−3, (ii) a strontium niobium oxynitride film having carrier density not more than 1×1018 cm−3, (iii) a photosemiconductor substrate comprising the strontium niobium oxynitride film, (iv) a hydrogen generation device comprising the photosemiconductor substrate, and (v) a hydrogen generation method using the photosemiconductor substrate. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030514

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

02/01/18 / #20180030504

Highly-multiplexed fluorescent imaging

Provided herein is a method and system for analyzing a sample. In some embodiments the method makes use of a plurality of capture agents that are each linked to a different oligonucleotide and a corresponding plurality of labeled nucleic acid probes, wherein each of the labeled nucleic acid probes specifically hybridizes with only one of the oligonucleotides. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030410

Producing mesodermal cell types and methods of using the same

Methods are provided for the generation of mesodermal cell types and derivatives thereof. Also provided are methods for generating purified populations of mesodermal cell types and derivatives thereof. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030388

Laundry liquid composition

The present invention concerns liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures and dye polymers. The dye polymers comprise a polyethylene imine covalently bound to a reactive dye. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030375

Fragrance composition reproducing the aroma of citrus flowers

The fragrance composition of citrus flowers according to the present invention is produced by respectively adding jasmone and β-caryophyllene to linalool, myrcene, nerolidol, methyl anthranilate or the like which have been analyzed to be aromatic components of the flowers of citrus unshin and the flowers of citrus natsudaidai by means of the spme method, and by adding γ-terpinene to linalool, myrcene, geraniol, β-ocimene or the like which have been analyzed to be aromatic components of the flowers of citrus sudachi, and also adding α-farnesene to β-ocimene, 6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one, anthranilaldehyde, limonene, methyl anthranilate or the like which have been analyzed to be aromatic components of the flowers of citrus japonica. The present invention makes it possible to provide a fragrance composition which is outstandingly palatable while reproducing the inherent aromas of citrus unshin, citrus natsudaidai, citrus sudachi and citrus japonica.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030369

Aromatic tetrahedral borate compounds for lubricating compositions

A lubricating composition includes an oil of lubricating viscosity and an ionic tetrahedral borate compound which includes a cation and a tetrahedral borate anion which includes a boron atom, the boron atom having at least one aromatic bidentate di-oxo ligand. The compound may be represented by formula (i), where r1 and r2 are selected from c1-48 hydrocarbyl groups or together form a substituted or unsubstituted 5- or 6-membered ring; r3 and r4 together represent a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic ring; m is 0 or 1; x is hydrogen, a c1-24 hydrocarbyl group, —or5, —nhr5, or=o, r5 is a c1-24 hydrocarbyl group; m represents the cation; and n is at least 1. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030337

Low density ceramic proppant and method for production thereof

A method of making a sintered ceramic proppant may include providing a ceramic precursor material comprising kaolin clay, 0.2%-2% by weight alkali silicate, and not more than 0.05% by weight polymeric anionic dispersant. The method may further include pelletizing the ceramic precursor and sintering the ceramic precursor pellets for form a sintered ceramic proppant having a specific gravity ranging from 2.40 to 2.57.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030295

Fluid sets for inkjet imaging

The present disclosure is drawn to fluid sets for inkjet imaging and can comprise a white ink and a fixer fluid. The white ink can include an aqueous ink vehicle, from 5 wt % to 50 wt % of a white metal oxide pigment, and from 0.02 wt % to 2 wt % of an anionic low molecular weight polymer. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030281

Optical device with antistatic property

An optical device having a first optical member, a second optical member, and an antistatic layer disposed between the first optical member and the second optical member wherein the antistatic layer contains the reaction product of a mixture comprising at least one polymerizable onium salt having an anion and at least one non-onium polymerizable monomer, oligomer, or polymer.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030230

Modified acrylic resin cured product, and laminate thereof, and production methods therefor

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a modified acrylic resin cured product, particularly, a modified acrylic resin film, having excellent lubricity and excellent transparency, and a laminate including the modified acrylic resin film. The modified acrylic resin cured product (c) according to the present invention is obtained by treating the surface of a cured product (x) including an acrylic resin by using a compound (a) containing, in each molecule, one or more anionic hydrophilic groups forming an ion pair with an onium ion of an amino silicone, and one or more groups selected from the group consisting of a group containing a polymerizable carbon-carbon double bond, an amino group, a mercapto group and a hydroxy group.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030162

Heterocyclic amido transition metal complexes, production and use thereof

Heterocyclic amido transition metal complexes are disclosed for use in alkene polymerization to produce polyolefins, preferably multimodal polyolefins. The heterocyclic amido transition metal complexes are formed by the chelation of a tridentate dianionic heterocyclic amido ligand to a group 3, 4, or 5 transition metal, where the tridentate ligand coordinates to the metal forming a five-membered ring and an eight-membered ring.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180030142

Sirp alpha-antibody fusion proteins

Sirpabodies comprise an immunoglobulin variable region, which may specifically bind a tumor antigen, viral antigen, etc., fused to a sequence comprising a binding domain of sirpα. The binding domain of sirpα comprises at least the n-terminal ig-like domain of sirpα, and may further comprise additional sirpα sequences. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029895

Electro-thermochemical li cycling for nh3 synthesis from n2 and h2o

An electro-thermochemical cycling system for producing ammonia is provided that includes a reaction chamber having a metal compound input port, an anode suitable for oxidation in contact with the metal compound and configured for oxidation of hydroxide ions to water and oxygen, a cathode suitable for plating in contact with the metal compound and configured to electrolyze the metal compound to metal, a voltage source connecting the cathode and anode, a nitrogen port to the reaction chamber that combines nitrogen with the electrolyzed metal on the cathode to form a metal-nitrogen compound proximal to the nitrogen input, an atomic hydrogen port to the reaction chamber that combines with the metal-nitrogen compound to form ammonia, and an ammonia output port from the reaction chamber, where a metal compound input port inputs the metal compound to the reaction chamber according to a depletion rate of the metal compound in the reaction chamber.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029763

Plasticizer blend for chlorine stability of water-soluble films

Disclosed herein are water-soluble films comprising a mixture of a water-soluble polyvinyl alcohol copolymer including an anionic monomer having a pendant carboxyl group, and a plasticizer blend comprising a first plasticizer comprising sorbitol and a secondary plasticizer selected from the group consisting of glycerol, trimethylolpropane, diglycerol, glycerol propylene oxide polymers, glycerol diacetate, 2-methyl-1,3-propanediol and a combination thereof, wherein (i) when the total plasticizer in the film is less than 12 phr, then the plasticizer blend comprises sorbitol, glycerol, and at least one additional secondary plasticizer; (ii) when the total plasticizer in the film is at least 12 phr and less than 20 phr, then the plasticizer blend comprises sorbitol, glycerol, and at least one additional secondary plasticizer selected from diglycerol, trimethylolpropane and a combination thereof; and (iii) when the total plasticizer in the film is 20 phr or greater, then sorbitol comprises at least ⅓ of the total plasticizer.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029689

Fiber metal laminate reinforced wing spar for retractable underwing mounted landing gear assemblies

Reinforced wing spars for underwing mounted retractable landing gear assemblies include a unitary (one-piece) metal wing spar having a central web and an upper spar flange, a trunnion mounted in the web of the wing spar for pivotally receiving a transverse mounting tube of a retractable landing gear strut, and a reinforcement laminate adhered to and extending along the upper spar flange above the trunnion, wherein the reinforcement laminate is comprised of at least one fiber reinforced composite layer alternately interposed with at least one metal reinforcement layer.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029667

Single motor power unit and procedure for mounting the unit onto bicycle frame

The invention is a single motor power unit, suitably for being mounted onto a bicycle frame, which is fitted with a motor (7), related power supply (13), bearings (8), crank shaft pinion gearhead (11), propulsor pinion gearhead (10), planetary gearbox (15), and central processor unit (12). It is characterized in that the propulsor pinion gearhead (10) is connected to a pinion with dynamometric system (19), having an at least approximately identical axis, and to a planetary gearbox (15) therethrough, while the inside of the bearing (8) is in fixed connection with the crank shaft (9) and the outside of the bearing (8) is in fixed connection with the crank shaft pinion gearhead (11). ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028688

Immolative cell-penetrating complexes for nucleic acid delivery

There are provided herein, inter alia, complexes, compositions and methods for the delivery of therapeutic, diagnostic and imaging agents, including nucleic acid, into a cell. The complexes, compositions and methods may facilitate complexation, protection, delivery and release of oligonucleotides and polyanionic cargos into target cells, tissues, and organs both in vitro and in vivo.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028670

Tamper resistant dosage form comprising an anionic polysaccharide

Wherein all wt.-%'s are based on a total weight of the dosage form, and the opioid (a) is present in a controlled-release matrix comprising the anionic polysaccharide (b) and the polyalkylene oxide (c).. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028651

Combination therapy for treatment of coronary artery disease

An effective combined dose of an anti-cd47 agent and an anti-tnf agent is administered to the subject in a dose and for a period of time effective to stabilize, prevent or reduce atherosclerotic plaque in the individual.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028587

Composition comprising an onion extract and liposomes

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a first onion extract (a), and liposomes, wherein at least a portion of the onion extract is encapsulated in the liposomes. Furthermore the present invention relates to a method for preparing a composition comprising a first onion extract (a), and liposomes, wherein at least a portion of the onion extract is encapsulated in the liposomes. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028575

Methods and compositions for treatment of penile defects

Compositions for use in treating penile defects, including erectile dysfunction and peyronie's disease. Compositions include penile stem cells and isolated penile stem cells substantially free of red blood cells, additives such as amnion, amniotic fluid, extracellular matrix components, growth factors, anti-inflammatories, antioxidants, wound healing agents, and collagenases. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028463

Transdermal formulation and delivery method of low solubility or unstable unionized neutral drugs by in situ salt-to-neutral drug conversion of salt drug

Compositions, devices, and methods for transdermal administration of active agents provided in their salt form instead of neutral form are provided.. . ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028435

Aqueous hair styling composition comprising high amounts of waxes and fatty compounds

The present invention relates to a hair styling composition with high amount of waxes and fatty compounds, use, and kit-of-parts thereof. It has been found out that a composition comprising one or more fatty substances, one or more wax components, one or more specific anionic surfactants and one or more styling polymers provides satisfactory styling effect on coarse hair and has satisfactory storage stability.. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180028427

Process for the purification of heparan sulfate and use thereof in cosmetological and dermatological preparations

The present invention relates to cosmetological and dermatological compositions comprising heparan sulfate. The invention further discloses a process for the purification of heparan sulfate for dermatological and cosmetological applications, which process comprises the following steps: solubilization of heparan sulfate in water, adsorption on an anion exchange resin, desorption from the resin by using conditions which result in selective desorption of heparan sulfate. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180027812

Method for disinfecting a surface, and composition suitable for use therein

A method for disinfecting a surface contaminated with microorganisms or suspected of being contaminated with microorganisms, the microorganism being one or more of escherichia coli, staphylococcus aureus, pseudomonas aeruginosa, and enterococcus hirae, including the step of contacting the surface with a disinfecting composition including: 0.1-10 wt. % of one or more n-acylated amino acids or n-acylated peptides, or a salt thereof, less than 0.1 wt. ... Conio Inc

02/01/18 / #20180027785

Vortex net cleaner jetter assembly

The present invention is a jetter assembly for cleaning aquaculture nets in situ. The jetter assembly includes a high-pressure rotational union connected to an outer shroud assembly and an inner washing ring assembly. ... Conio Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027379

Companion device location within enclosed spaces

. . One embodiment provides a method, including: collecting, at a first device, local movement tracking data comprising distance and direction travelled by the first device; receiving, at the first device, local movement tracking data of a second device; and providing, using combined local movement tracking data of the first device and the second device, a location indication of the second device using an output device of the first device. Other aspects are described and claimed.. ... Conio Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027375