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Electricity: electrical systems and devices May archived listing by USPTO class 05/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20070121256 - Portable electronic device carrying apparatus and method of use thereof: The invention concerns a portable carrying apparatus (100) and a method (800) of the operation thereof. In one arrangement, the portable carrying apparatus can include a holding device (104) and a clip (106). The holding device can be made of a material that is capable of transmitting light. A light... Agent: Motorola, Inc Intellectual Property Section
20070121257 - Multifunction hybrid solid-state switchgear: A universal hybrid solid-state switchgear for power transmission or distribution systems incorporates a fast mechanical switch and solid-state power electronics switching circuits to provide circuit breaker and fault current limiting applications.... Agent: Curatolo Sidoti Co., Lpa
20070121258 - Switching power supply and semiconductor device used therefor: A switching power supply capable of reducing the size as well as noise is provided. A switching element is connected in series with a primary winding of a transformer, a rectifier/smoothing circuit is connected with a secondary winding and a wave-shaping circuit is connected with an auxiliary winding. An operating... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20070121259 - Thermal overload protection: A thermal overload protection for an electrical device, particularly an electric motor (M), measures a load current supplied to the electrical device (M), and calculates the thermal load on the electrical device on the basis of the measured load current, and shuts off (S2) a current supply (L1, L2, L3)... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070121261 - Apparatus for detecting arc fault: Disclosed herein is an apparatus for detecting an arc fault, which prevents a malfunction caused by a conventional current detecting method by detecting a source voltage applied onto a conductive wire to determine whether there is an arc fault, prevents a malfunction with respect to a pseudo arc signal by... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20070121260 - Power cord with gfci device and remote test/reset unit for an electrical appliance: An electrical appliance includes a power cord having a GFCI device and an associated remote test/reset unit. The power cord includes a first end portion provided with a plug adapted to be inserted into an electrical outlet. The first end portion extends to a second end portion that is electrically... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070121262 - Bias for electrostatic discharge protection: An electrostatic discharge protection circuit adapted to reduce an electrostatic discharge event on a line of an integrated circuit. The protection circuit includes an NMOS transistor having a source contact that is electrically connected to the line. A drain contact is electrically connected to a logical low voltage, and a... Agent: Lsi Logic Corporation
20070121263 - Timing controller chip: A timing controller chip including a first resistor, a second resistor, a first electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit, a second ESD protection circuit, and an operational amplifier is provided. Wherein, the first and the second resistors are electrically coupled to a first and a second low voltage differential signal (LVDS)... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070121264 - Signal transmission circuit, data transfer control device and electronic device: A signal transmission circuit transmitting signals via a first and a second signal lines that provide a differential pair, includes: a current source installed between a first power source and a given node; a first switching element installed between the first signal line and the node; a second switching element... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070121265 - Method and system for controlling a power distribution system: A method and system for a power distribution system are provided. The method includes determining at a central controller normal mode configuration settings for a plurality of circuit breakers of the power distribution system and determining at the central controller alternate mode configuration settings for the plurality of circuit breakers... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (12552)
20070121266 - Power distribution system and a method for assembling the power distribution system: A power distribution system and a method for assembling the power distribution system are provided. The power distribution system is configured to be mounted on a wall and to hold a plurality of devices thereon. Further, the power distribution system is configured to supply either an AC voltage or a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20070121267 - High-frequency power supply system: A high-frequency power supply system includes an anomaly detector 3 which detects an anomaly occurring in a circuit on the side of a load L as from an outputting end A of a high-frequency power source 1. The anomaly detector 3 includes a first detector 21 which detects a voltage... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
20070121268 - Circuit breaker including open neutral interlock: A circuit breaker includes line and load terminals, separable contacts electrically connected between the line and load terminals, and a line neutral pigtail. An operating mechanism including an operating handle is adapted to open and close the contacts. A trip circuit responds to current flowing through the contacts and cooperates... Agent: Martin J. Moran, Esq. Eaton Electrical, Inc.
20070121269 - Earthing and overvoltage protection arrangement: An earthing of an electronic circuit is disclosed in a device belonging to a low-voltage system with, for example, a maximum AC voltage of 1000 V or a maximum DC voltage of 1500 V in which the device is at the main voltage potential or is connected to the main... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070121270 - Clamping apparatus for optical members: An exemplary clamping apparatus (9) for optical members (40) includes a holder (10) and a protecting member (20). The holder has a plurality of receiving members (12) therein for receiving the optical members. The protecting member covers the optical members and carries a static electrical charge.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121271 - Substrate-chucking electrostatic chuck, and substrate bonding apparatus and method for liquid crystal display panel using the same: A substrate-chucking electrostatic chuck (ESC) is disclosed which is sub-divided into at least three groups of electrostatic blocks, to uniformly chuck the substrate. A substrate bonding apparatus and method for a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel using the electrostatic chuck is also disclosed. The ESC includes at least three groups... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20070121272 - Cooling apparatus: Cryogenic apparatus is provided having first and second single-shot refrigerators and an enclosure for containing a coolant gas. First and second condensation surfaces are provided within the enclosure, the said surfaces being selectively cooled when in use by the respective first and second single-shot refrigerators such that coolant gas condenses... Agent: Maine & Asmus
20070121273 - Built-in capacitor type wiring board and method for manufacturing the same: In order to provide a built-in capacitor type wiring board capable of preventing misalignment of the capacitor, a capacitor built-in type wiring board is provided which includes a core board; a multilayer portion disposed on at least one side of the core board and formed by a plurality of interlayer... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC
20070121275 - Monolithic capacitor and mounting structure thereof: A monolithic capacitor includes a main capacitor unit having first capacitor portions and a second capacitor portion arranged in a direction of lamination, with the first capacitor portion located towards at least one end in the direction of lamination, so that the first capacitor portion is located closer to a... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20070121274 - Small volume thin film and high energy density crystal capacitors: Embodiments of the invention provide parallel plate capacitors comprising a bulk single crystal or single crystal film dielectric material disposed between the parallel plates and capacitors comprising one or more bulk single crystal or single crystal film dielectrics each disposed between two electrodes. Energy storage devices incorporating these capacitors also... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20070121276 - Electrolytic solution for use in electrolytic capacitor, and electrolytic capacitor: An electrolytic solution, for use in an electrolytic capacitor, comprising a solvent and a solute wherein water accounts for 20 to 100% by weight of the solvent and the total solute content is from 1.5 to 44% by weight, and an electrolytic capacitor comprising a capacitor element, a case containing... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20070121278 - Articulated device comprising two relatively movable elements: An articulated device includes first and second elements movably connected by a pivot pin. Each element has a borehole. A metallic bearing bush having first and second collars is positioned within the first borehole. The pivot pin has first and second steps having different diameters with the diameter of the... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20070121277 - Power distribution system: A power distribution system and method may include a first power domain having a first plurality of power rails, a second power domain having a second plurality of power rails, where the first power domain is electrically independent of the second power domain, and a plurality of modules coupled to... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070121279 - Translating axes slide mechanism: An electronic product (10) includes a front housing (12) coupled to a first frame (32) having a first frame guide rail (34), a rear housing (14) coupled to a second frame (42) having a second frame guide rail (54), a pivot arm (50) coupled between a fixed axis (33) on... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt
20070121280 - Display used on a desk or a wall: A display used on a desk or a wall, includes a display; a center seat pivoted to a rear side of the display; and a base pivoted to the center seat. The base can be rotated to a lower portion of the display, serving as a pedestal to support the... Agent: Fulbright And Jaworski LLP
20070121283 - Do it yourself server modules: A server includes a front module (10), a middle module (50), and a back module (30). The front module includes a first chassis (12) able to receive a plurality of data processing components. The back module includes a second chassis (32) able to receive a plurality of auxiliary components to... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121282 - Hinge structure for notebook computer: A hinge structure for notebook computer is provided. The notebook computer includes a main body, a liquid crystal display (LCD) module, and a hinge unit. The hinge unit consists of two shaft holders, two shafts, and at least two annular bodies; the two shafts are mounted on the two shaft... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070121284 - Laptop-type personal computer: A laptop-type personal computer operable on power supplied from at least one of an AC adaptor and a battery pack includes a memory card loader configured to detachably load a memory card powered by at least one of the AC adaptor and the battery pack; a cover mechanism configured to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070121281 - Voltage regulator module support: In accordance with one embodiment, the present invention relates to a support structure for an electronic component, such as a voltage regulator module for a computer device. The exemplary support structure has a body and a leg extending askew from the body, the leg and body cooperating to define a... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070121285 - Mounting apparatus for storage device: A mounting apparatus for holding a storage device with a mounting hole comprises a bracket, an operating member, and a fastener. The bracket comprises a first sidewall connected to a second sidewall, and the second sidewall is generally perpendicular to the first sidewall. The storage device is disposed in the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121286 - Memory module airflow redirector: A method, apparatus and system are disclosed for utilizing a mechanical air redirection device with air cooled computer assemblies in order to evenly distribute airflow to provide balanced cooling of heat producing components, such as memory chips and boards. The present invention improves the thermal distribution and dissipation of heat... Agent: Gerald J. Iwanejko, Jr.
20070121287 - Housing arrangement: A housing arrangement including a receiving housing with an interior inside which a cooling device and one or several electric units are accommodated. The cooling device includes a flow line and a return line extending at least partially between the base area and ceiling area of the receiving housing. Connecting... Agent: Pauley Petersen & Erickson
20070121290 - Detachable fan assembly: A detachable fan assembly, which includes a casing, which has an opening and angled lugs at two sides of the opening, a mounting frame, which has hooked portions respectively detachably hooked on the angled lugs of the casing, a fan fastened to the mounting frame with fastening members, and a... Agent: Datavan International Corp.
20070121292 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, there is provided an electronic apparatus including: a substrate on which an electronic component is mounted; a casing that accommodates the substrate and has a recess portion; an air vent through which the recess portion is communicated with an inside of the casing; a hood that... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070121289 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device includes a heat sink (22), a first fan (24) disposed on one part of the heat sink, a second fan (26) disposed on another part of the heat sink and a cover (30) disposed to enclose the heat sink, the first fan and the second fan.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121291 - Heat sink module of a notebook computer: A heat sink module used in a notebook computer is provided, in which a heat sink fin set is fixed in a fan case and an upper case is disposed on fan leaves within the fan case, the upper cover has a hole disposed at a region over the fan... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP
20070121288 - Outdoor apparatus: An outdoor apparatus includes a box-shaped main casing body that has an opening formed at a front face and that houses at least one electronic circuit board in an interior thereof; and a box-shaped front panel that covers the front opening of the main casing body; an upper plate of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070121293 - Cooling module holder: An improved cooling module holder has a main body with two sides, a cooling fan and a heat sink disposed on the both sides respectively in formation of a cooling module. The ventilation hole corresponding to the cooling fan is disposed on the main body. At least one still leaf... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070121295 - Hybrid liquid-air cooled module: A method and incorporated hybrid air and liquid cooled module for cooling electronic components of a computing system is disclosed. The module is used for cooling electronic components and comprise a closed loop liquid cooled assembly in thermal communication with an air cooled assembly, such that the air cooled assembly... Agent: Lily Neff IBM Corporation - Ms P386
20070121294 - Multi-element heat exchange assemblies and methods of fabrication for a cooling system: A heat exchange assembly for a cooling system, having first and second cooling loops, includes a housing with a first coolant inlet and outlet and a second coolant inlet and outlet, respectively coupling to the first and second cooling loops, and multiple heat exchange elements. Each heat exchange element includes... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20070121296 - Computer system with cooling device for cpu: A computer system includes a casing, a motherboard, a CPU mounted on the motherboard and a cooling device. The casing includes a pair of parallel panels. Air inlets and air outlets are respectively defined in the parallel panels and oriented toward each other. The motherboard is parallelly positioned between the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070121297 - Display device provided with radiating structure and plasma display device provided with radiating structure: A display device provided with a radiating structure for cooling heat of heat generating parts is provided. In a PDP device provided with a display panel which displays videos, reinforcement support members which reinforce the display panel fixed to an enclosure is made to contact heat generating parts which are... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070121299 - Heat transfer apparatus, cooled electronic module and methods of fabrication thereof employing thermally conductive composite fins: A heat transfer apparatus and method of fabrication are provided for facilitating removal of heat from a heat generating electronic device. The heat transfer apparatus includes a thermally conductive base having a main surface, and a plurality of thermally conductive fins extending from the main surface. The thermally conductive fins... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20070121298 - Locking device for heat sink: A heat dissipation device includes a heat sink, a retention module and a clip. The retention module includes a plurality of locking portions. The clip includes a main piece, an operating piece pivotally connecting with the main piece, and a buckling piece pivotally connecting with the operating piece. The main... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070121300 - Back plate assembly for mounting a heat sink assembly to a motherboard: A back plate assembly for a motherboard includes a back plate, four posts and four plastic rings. The back plate abuts against an underside of the motherboard. The posts extend from the back plate and pass through the motherboard. The rings engage with the posts respectively and elastically abut against... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070121301 - Heat dissipation assembly: A heat dissipation assembly used for dissipating heat from heat generating electronic components includes a mounting frame, a heat sink and a fan duct. The heat sink is positioned on the mounting frame; the fan duct is attached to the heat sink. The fan duct includes a plurality of first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121302 - Industrial operation console: A KVM operation console includes a lower body and an upper body. The lower body and the upper body are assembled into and can be separately slid from an industrial console. A lock mechanism is installed in a bottom cover of the upper body. An L-shaped arm and is pivotally... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070121303 - Multi-configuration portable electronic device and guiding module thereof: A multi-configuration portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a dual-axis hinge and at least a guiding module is provided. The dual-axis hinge has a first axis pivotally coupled to the first body and a second axis pivotally coupled to the second body. The guiding module prevents... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP
20070121305 - Multilayer wiring board for an electronic device: A multilayer wiring board includes a first insulating film and a first patterned metal wiring film extending along a first major surface thereof, and a second insulating film a second patterned metal wiring film extending along a second major surface thereof. The wiring board includes solid metal interconnects connecting the... Agent: Tessera Lerner David Et Al.
20070121304 - Printed circuit board with guidance portion for mounting component: The invention provides a printed circuit board capable of preventing an electronic component from tilting or uplifting without adopting special structures in an existing electronic component. The printed circuit board has an engagement portion and terminal holes and for mounting an electronic component, comprising narrowed portions and having substantially the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070121306 - Monolithic backplane having a first and second portion: A subrack having a front side and a rear side, wherein the subrack is coupled to receive an Advanced Mezzanine Card module, the subrack includes a monolithic backplane having a first portion and second portion, where the first portion runs substantially along the front side and the second portion runs... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070121308 - Electronic device capable of releasing esd: An electronic device capable of releasing ESD includes a housing with a seam, a component installed inside the housing, and a shielding unit installed between the seam and the component. The shielding unit is utilized to guide the charges into the housing through the seam to discharge elsewhere such that... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20070121307 - Emi/rfi shield for electronic device: A shield (30) for shielding electronic components mounted on a printed circuit board (20) disposed within a housing (10) for an electronic device. The shield includes a top wall (32) and a circumferential sidewall (34). The circumferential sidewall extends from peripheral edges of the top wall toward a side of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070121309 - Shielding device: A shielding device (1) comprises a top cover (11) and a frame (10). The top cover comprises a body portion (110) and a plurality of flanges (111) extends downward from outer edges of the body portion. A dome shaped projection (114) is formed in a central portion of the flange... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.05/24/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070115598 - Superconductor current limiting system and method: A fault current limiter for limiting current faults in an electrical network comprising: a series of phase coils located adjacent a superconductive coil for fault current limiting phase faults within the network; a series of neutral coils located adjacent the superconductive coil for fault current limiting neutral earthing faults in... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070115599 - Fan system and method for protecting the same: A fan system is electrically connected to a power supply and receives a power generated from the power supply. The fan system includes at least one fan, a driving circuit, at least one protecting device, and a protecting circuit. The driving circuit is electrically connected to the fan and receives... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070115600 - Apparatus and methods for improved circuit protection from eos conditions during both powered off and powered on states: Apparatus and methods for protecting an electronic application circuit from electrical over-stress (EOS) conditions both while the application circuit is powered on and while the application circuit is powered off. In one aspect apparatus is provided that integrates with the application circuit that utilizes an existing clamp circuit to guard... Agent: Lsi Logic Corporation
20070115601 - Lightning protector for an electrical appliance: A lightning protector for a circuit having a load and two inputs includes a protection element adapted to connect to the load in parallel, a point discharging device connected to the protection element in series and having two points spaced apart from each other for a predetermined distance such that... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, P.C.
20070115602 - Degaussing apparatus: A degaussing apparatus having permanent magnets employing common center poles arranged to obtain a flux level gauss of twice the normal level by arranging permanent magnets to create an enhanced center pole effect having an increased flux path as compared to the use of complimentary permanent magnets. The magnets are... Agent: Mchale & Slavin, P.A.
20070115603 - Demagnetization method by way of alternating current impulses in a conductor loop put in loops: A method for the reproducible, capacitor-free demagnetization of objects with residual magnetism by way of at least one low-frequency and frequency-modulated alternating current impulse (1) of variable amplitude and alternating current impulse width (2) in a flexible, completely insulated, unshielded conductor is suggested, by which means a magnetic field impulse... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20070115604 - System and method for monitoring an electrical power relay in a hybrid electric vehicle: A method and system to monitor a high voltage power relay operable to conduct electrical power from a source to a load, during each vehicle shutdown event. The system includes the electrical relay with a resistive device, electrically connected in parallel circuit, a controllable electrical load device, and a sensing... Agent: General Motors Corporation Legal Staff
20070115608 - Image forming apparatus: A display unit 5 of an image forming apparatus 1 has an LCD 52 held with an outer frame 51 made of resin molding. The display unit 5 is rotatably attached to a scanner housing 21 with rotation shafts 51a of the outer frame 51 on the scanner housing 21.... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070115607 - Lightning protection device: wet/dry glow-based streamer inhibitor: A lightning protection device for reducing exposure of an object to be protected from conventional and upward lightning strikes. The device includes a support structure adapted to be grounded and space charge producing conductors wound around the support structure and forming coils for producing space charge of opposite polarity to... Agent: Robic
20070115605 - Method and arrangement for shielding a component against electrostatic interference: The invention relates to an apparatus and arrangement for shielding a component, particularly a semiconductor component, against electrostatic discharge. The semiconductor component according to an embodiment of the invention comprises an electroconductive element, for which there is arranged at least one outlet so that the electroconductive element is groundable through... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070115606 - Method and structure for charge dissipation in integrated circuits: Methods and structures and methods of designing structures for charge dissipation in an integrated circuit on an SOI substrate. A first structure includes a charge dissipation ring around a periphery of the integrated circuit chip and one or more charge dissipation pedestals physically and electrically connected to the charge dissipation... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20070115609 - Capacitive pressure sensor and method of manufacturing the same: A capacitive pressure sensor and method of manufacturing the same is provided. The capactive pressure sensor includes a glass substrate that has a pair of surfaces opposite to each other. A recessed portion is provided to form a cavity on one of the pair of principal surfaces. A first protruding... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070115610 - Providing input signal through a sample and hold circuit with reduced distortion: According to an aspect of the present invention, samples of an input signal are provided with reduced distortion, when the input signal is received from a lead terminal offering lead inductance on an input path. Such a feature is achieved by charging a energy storage element to a value proportional... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070115611 - Electrolytic capacitor: The electrolytic capacitor includes two chemically processed anode foils, two cathode foils, four separator sheets, four lead tab terminals, two anode leads and two cathode leads. The two chemically processed anode foils, two cathode foils and four separator sheets are arranged alternately and rolled, to form a capacitor element. Two... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070115612 - Aluminium electrolytic capacitor: For realizing an electronic part of high reliability excelling in sealer airtightness and mountability, from which the evaporation of driving electrolyte is less, there is provided an aluminum electrolytic capacitor comprising bottomed cylindrical metal case (12) accommodating capacitor element (11) impregnated with a driving electrolyte and elastic sealer (13) closing... Agent: Patenttm.us
20070115613 - Solid electrolytic capacitor: A solid electrolytic capacitor comprises a capacitor element which includes an anode foil and a cathode foil rolled with a separator interposed therebetween, and a solid electrolyte layer or an electrically conductive polymer layer provided therein. The cathode foil is coated with a film of a titanium-containing compound metal nitride.... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20070115614 - Solid electrolytic capacitor with face-down terminals: A solid electrolytic capacitor with face-down terminals includes a capacitor element having an anode lead drawn out therefrom in an offset manner, an anode terminal, a cathode terminal, and an insulating casing resin. At a rectangular mount surface having a first and a second side parallel to each other and... Agent: Bradley N. Ruben, PC
20070115615 - Optical head: It is an object to save time and effort for operations in assembling and in detaching a radiation cover member when replacing and/or maintaining internal parts as well as to improve the assembling accuracy of the products. In an optical head A having a base 1, an actuator 2, and... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070115616 - Mounting systems and methods for, e.g., uninterrupted power supplies and the like: An assembly for latching together electrical components and the like is disclosed. In some embodiments, the assembly includes a latching mechanism that is used to latch together an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) system chassis having at least one electrical connector to electrically connect to at least one modular unit. In... Agent: Watchstone P+d, PLC
20070115617 - Modular assembly utilizing laser diode subassemblies with winged mounting blocks: An extremely versatile laser diode assembly is provided, the assembly comprised of a plurality of laser diode subassemblies mounted to a stepped cooling block. The stepped cooling block allows the fabrication of a close packed and compact assembly in which individual laser diode subassembly output beams do not interfere with... Agent: Patent Law Office Of David G. Beck
20070115619 - Flat panel display subassembly having speaker secured by integrated securing structure: An exemplary flat panel display subassembly (1) includes a front frame (10), a back cover (12), and a speaker (14). The back cover is adjacent to the front frame. The speaker is adjacent to one of the front frame and the back cover, and defines a through hole (146) therein.... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20070115618 - System for housing writing instruments of different sizes in a portable computer: A system that includes an electronic device (such as a portable computer), a writing instrument, and a receptacle located on the device for removably receiving the writing instrument. The receptacle includes an opening on the device and a channel in communication with the opening and extending inwardly with respect to... Agent: Gateway, Inc. Attn: Patent Attorney
20070115620 - Portable display device: A portable display device having improved durability includes: a mold frame mounting a first display panel and a back light assembly thereon; at least one printed circuit board, arranged on one surface of the mold frame, to supply control signals to the first display panel; and a protruding portion, surrounding... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070115621 - Appearance altering overlay: For customizing the finished exterior appearance of an OEM portable electron device, an appearance altering overlay is provided with a covering body having an interior surface constructed to overlie the finished surface, a customizable exterior surface defining a second appearance, and connectors with respective retention members operable to releasably retain... Agent: AdvantageIPLaw Firm
20070115625 - Display device: A display device which may include a bottom chassis receiving a display panel, at least one printed circuit board mounting parts for controlling the display panel, and a reinforcing chassis attached to the printed circuit board.... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20070115623 - Electronic device: An electronic device suitable for connecting to a portable storage device is provided. The electronic device includes a main body, a protective cover, a transmission cable and a movable connector. The main body has a display region and an accommodating space. The protective cover connects to the main body and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070115624 - Electronic device comprising a metal housing and a cosmetic envelope: The present invention concerns an electronic device comprising a set of electronic components, a housing element for lodging the set of electronic components, the housing comprising a top panel, a bottom panel, a front panel, a back panel, a left panel and a right panel, the device comprising an envelope... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070115622 - Latch mechanism for foldable electronic device: A latch mechanism for fixing a cover unit to a base unit of a foldable electronic device in a closed position is provided. The latch mechanism includes a locking member, an operating member, and at least one resilient member. The base unit includes a pair of recessed portions. The locking... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070115626 - Mounting apparatus for storage device: An exemplary mounting apparatus for a storage device includes a chassis, a locking member, and a fastener. The storage device defines a pair of fixing holes in one sidewall thereof. The locking member is attached to the other sidewall thereof and includes a pair of slots defined therein. The chassis... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070115627 - Blade server assembly: A blade server assembly is disclosed that includes a blade server chassis, a blade server, and a support assembly connected with the blade server chassis and with the blade server so as to support the blade server substantially outside the blade server chassis. A method is also disclosed for maintaining... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20070115629 - Multifunction machine and supporting structure thereof: A multifunction machine and a support structure thereof. The multifunction machine comprises a printing device, a scanning device and a supporting structure. The supporting structure comprises a supporting element and a guide groove. The supporting element comprises two connecting ends for connecting the printing device and the scanning device. The... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20070115628 - Pushing structure for extension base: A pushing structure of an extension base is disclosed. The pushing structure is used for the extension base to push a portable electronic device having a first bonding portion. The pushing structure includes a linked frame and a second bonding portion. The linked frame is jointed to the extension base... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20070115630 - Electrical distribution apparatus with controlled cooling: An electrical distribution apparatus configured to connect a load to a power source is disclosed. The apparatus includes a housing having an air inlet and an air outlet, a distribution conduction path, a thermal sensor in thermal communication with the conduction path, an electrical disconnect, and an airflow generator. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20070115631 - Electronic device with audio capability: A notebook computer with audio capability. A host pivots a monitor and includes a top casing and a bottom casing opposite thereto. A speaker module is disposed on the top casing and includes at least one first ventilator. A printed circuit board is disposed between the top casing and the... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20070115632 - Modularized redundant heat sink for dissipating heat generated from chips: A modularized redundant heat sink for dissipating heat generated from chips includes an independent rectangular fin whose sides are provided with at least more than two elastic pins, and which is provided with a bottom surface for conducting temperature; a circuit board on which are welded with at least more... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP
20070115633 - Fan cover: A fan cover for being mounted onto a heat sink fan with a casing is disclosed, wherein a plurality of openings are formed in the casing of the fan. The fan cover includes fan-cover body and an elastic integration unit mounted on the fan-cover body. The integration unit includes fitting... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20070115634 - Device for the local cooling or heating of an object: A device for the local cooling or heating of an object by means of a fluid is disclosed. The device comprises a circulation pump for the fluid. A thermal contact element for making thermal contact with the object is integrated in the circulation pump.... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070115636 - Cockpit for a motor vehicle: A cockpit for installation in a motor vehicle between two A-pillars includes a printed board having electronic components connected to a crossmember via a pipe. The pipe is filled with a heat-absorbing fluid and conducts away heat generated by the electronic components to the crossmember.... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070115635 - Passive cooling for fiber to the premise (fttp) electronics: A phase change material, including multiple phase change materials of different formulations, is placed in heat transfer association with an electronics enclosure (e.g., a sealed enclosure) deployed in an environment that causes the electronics and the phase change material to experience periods of heating and periods of cooling. During the... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070115637 - Heat dissipation device with heat pipe: A heat dissipation device (40) includes at least a heat pipe (45) and a plurality of metal fins (43) thermally connected to the heat pipe. Each of the metal fins defines therein an aperture (431). An extension flange (433) extends outwardly from the metal fin and surrounds the aperture. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070115640 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus that includes: a circuit board; a switch attached to the circuit board; an electronic part mounted on the circuit board; a wiring pattern extending between the switch and the electronic part; and a protrusion protruding from a surface of the wiring pattern, the protrusion being disposed adjacent... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 0166889, 006760
20070115638 - Heat sink clip and assembly: A heat sink clip and an assembly incorporating such clip are provide. The heat sink clip comprises: a body, an actuating member and a movable fastener. The body has a securing portion formed at one end thereof. The actuating member has a hinge portion thereof. The movable fastener is secured... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070115639 - Method and apparatus for fastening heat exchanger: A fastening apparatus for fastening a heat exchanger on a base, and the method using the same are provided. The heat exchanger is connected with a heat source for dissipating heat generated by the heat source through the heat exchanger. The fastening apparatus includes a first bracket connected to the... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070115642 - Fastening member for use in a heat-dissipating device: A heat-dissipating device includes: a base plate for disposing on a mounting surface, a plurality of cooling fins extending vertically from the base plate to define a first channel and a second channel on an upper surface of the base plate, and a fastening member. The fastening member includes a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070115641 - Heat sink apparatus: The present invention relates to a heat sink apparatus, which discloses that by using a meshed member as a heat sink member, the heat-sinking efficiency will be enhanced owing to increased surface areas. Furthermore, a first linear member is made to contact with a substrate at non-perpendicular angles to increase... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070115643 - Electronic device with dual heat dissipating structures: An electronic device with dual heat dissipating structures use in an electronic system is disclosed. The electronic device comprises the circuit board having the first and second heat producing surfaces, the major and auxiliary heat dissipating structures disposed on the first and second heat producing surfaces of the circuit board... Agent: Madson & Austin Gateway Tower West
20070115644 - Method of cooling electronic device and electronic device with improved cooling efficiency: A method of cooling an electronic device that includes a case, a printed circuit board, and internal components. The method includes disposing a heat conductive filler having elasticity on any one of or any combination of a top surface of the printed circuit board, a bottom surface of the printed... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070115645 - Apparatuses and methods for forming wireless rf labels: Apparatuses and methods for forming wireless RF labels are claimed. In one embodiment, a flexible layer may be made to receive an array of integrated circuit chips The integrated circuit chips may be powered by a signal from a transmitter which beams the information to the wireless RF labels. The... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070115646 - Fixing mechanism for quick release card: A fixing mechanism for quick release card is disclosed. The fixing mechanism consists of a main body, at least one fixing member and at least one locating element. The main body is an elastic body with the fixing member arranged on one end thereof. The fixing member can be arranged... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee05/17/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070109694 - Fault interrupter and disconnect device: A circuit or fault interrupting and disconnect device includes a tripping apparatus that ensures a vacuum interrupter of the device is opened upon initiation of a change of state of an associated disconnect blade assembly. The disconnect blade assembly may have an open state and a closed state. A drive... Agent: James V. Lapacek S & C Electric Co.
20070109695 - Multiple ul class ii secondary power sources: A transformer comprising multiple secondary circuits operable to provide less than 250 VA of output per secondary circuit when an external over-current protection device is bypassed, and no more than about 100 VA of output when the external over-current protection device is not bypassed.... Agent: Ice Miller LLP
20070109696 - Ground fault circuit interrupt device: A GFCI circuit for a 120/240 volt application employs a window comparator to trip the circuit when voltage is too high or too low, in addition to a current sensing transformer tripping the circuit on a ground fault. The tripping relay drops out before the circuit does, so that if... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20070109698 - Esd protection circuit: An ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) protection circuit includes a detection unit for detecting a rising time of a signal flowing into a first and a second power lines; a pre-driver for buffering an output signal of the detection unit; and a power clamp which operates in response to an output signal... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20070109697 - Rc-triggered esd power clamp circuit and method for providing esd protection: An RC-triggered electrostatic discharge (ESD) power clamp circuit and method for providing ESD protection uses a control circuit with a latch to selectively activate a clamping transistor to discharge ESD on a first voltage rail to a second voltage rail.... Agent: Wilson & Ham
20070109699 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: An integrated circuit formed on a semiconductor chip includes voltage regulators for stepping down an externally-supplied power voltage to produce an internal power voltage, and internal circuits which operate based on the internal power voltage. The voltage regulators are laid in the area of the buffers and protective elements for... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20070109700 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device: The semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a voltage control circuit that generates a control voltage for deactivating a field effect transistor by a gate voltage. The voltage control circuit controls a voltage so as to substantially minimize the leakage current which flows when the field effect transistor is inactive with... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070109701 - Adaptive relaying controlled by autonomous event detection: An adaptive relaying control system and method is disclosed for adapting coordination of protective measures provided to an electric-energy distribution system as a function of at least an ambient weather condition. A weather sensor senses the ambient weather condition within a region adjacent to at least a portion of the... Agent: Brouse Mcdowell Lpa
20070109702 - Machine boot up protection structure for parallel power supply equipment: A machine boot up protection structure for parallel power supply equipment provides a determination level to set the parallel power supply equipment in an ON condition. It has a control unit to receive a connection signal output by each of power supply units to compare with the determination level. If... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070109703 - Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus, electronic apparatus and method of manufacturing semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus: A semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus, electronic apparatus and method of manufacturing the semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus capable of achieving low power consumption without forming a critical path. The semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus is provided with first circuit block 3 including a critical path, second circuit block 4 including no critical... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070109706 - Arc discharge protection apparatus operating in current detection mode: An arc discharge protection apparatus operating in a current detection mode aims to prevent arc discharge caused by abnormal conditions in a high voltage output zone. The arc discharge protection apparatus has a current signal sampling unit to receive an arc discharge current signal generated in the high voltage output... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070109705 - Method for suppressing latch-ups occurring in a circuit, and systems for carrying out said method: According to the invention, in order to suppress a latch-up, the supply voltage is switched off following the detection of a latch-up, charge located in the circuit is reduced with the air of a short-circuiting switch, and the detection of a low voltage is temporarily canceled when the supply voltage... Agent: William Collard Collard & Roe, P.C.
20070109704 - Switching protective device comprising fuses: An aim is to make wiring accessories in distribution boards more compact. The aim is achieved by integrating fuses in switching protective devices that are used for functional switching, interrupting, and overload protection such that switching protective devices including fuses can be produced in a housing while short-circuit protection can... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070109707 - Gate drive for lower switching noise emission: A gate drive circuit for driving the gate of a power transistor switch comprising a gate drive sourcing circuit supplying gate drive current to the power transistor switch, the gate drive sourcing circuit initially providing a first current to the gate of the power transistor switch and then providing a... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20070109708 - Methods and apparatus for control of inductively coupled power transfer systems: A power pick-up for an Inductively Coupled Power Transfer (ICPT) system is provided having a resonant pick up circuit. The natural frequency of the pick-up circuit may be varied by controlling the conductance or capacitance of a variable reactive in the resonant circuit. The load being supplied by the pick-up... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20070109709 - Internally shielded energy conditioner: An energy conditioner structure comprising a first electrode (120), a second electrode (80), and a shield structure (70, 110, 150) provides improved energy conditioning in electrical circuits. The structures may exist as discrete components or part of an integrated circuit. The shield structure in the energy conditioner structure does not... Agent: NeifeldIPLaw, PC
20070109710 - Modular outlet strip: A modular surge protector is provided where only the number and types of modules needed are purchased and connected together by a fixed line current or a removable power supply outlet. Generally, the modular surge protector includes a power distribution module, which is connected to a source of line current... Agent: Butzel Long
20070109711 - Ion generating element, ion generating apparatus, and electric appliance: An ion generating element (10) has at least one first discharger (12) for generating positive ions and at least one second discharger (13) for generating negative ions, both fitted or printed on a single dielectric member (11). The first and second dischargers (12) and (13) are each composed of a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070109712 - Systems and methods for immobilizing using waveform shaping: An apparatus produces contractions in skeletal muscles of a target to impede locomotion by an animal of human target. The apparatus is used with at least one electrode for conducting a current through the target. The apparatus may be implemented as an electronic disabling device. The apparatus includes two circuits.... Agent: Taser International, Inc.
20070109713 - Electrostatic chuck: The object of the present invention is to provide an electrostatic chuck in which the surface can be kept smooth after being exposed to plasma, so as to protect a material to be clamped such as a silicon wafer from being contaminated with particles, and which is excellent in clamping... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070109714 - Embossing chuck enabling wafer to be easily detached therefrom: An embossing chuck has an embossing part protruding, in a uniform height, from an upper surface of a body on which the wafer is put on. When viewed from the above, an area of the embossing part is 5˜30% for a total area of the body. According to the chuck,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20070109715 - Capacitor module, power converter, vehicle-mounted electrical-mechanical system: A capacitor module in which the structure of a connecting portion is highly resistant against vibration and has a low inductance. The capacitor module includes a plurality of capacitors and a laminate made up of a first wide conductor and a second wide conductor joined in a layered form with... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070109716 - High q and low stress capacitor electrode array: An embodiment of the present invention provides a capacitor, comprising a solid electrode, an electrode broken into subsections with a signal bus lines connecting the subsections; and wherein the signal bus further connects the solid electrode with the electrode broken into subsections.... Agent: James S. Finn C/o William Tucker
20070109717 - Multilayer chip capacitor: A multilayer chip capacitor includes a capacitor body having dielectric layers, and internal electrode layers separated from each other in the capacitor body by the dielectric layers. Each internal electrode layer has one or two leads and includes at least one coplanar electrode plate. External electrodes are electrically connected to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070109718 - Insulating ceramic composition, insulating ceramic sintered compact, and mololithic ceramic electronic component: The monolithic ceramic electronic component includes a first external electrode 5, a second external electrode 6, and a ceramic sintered compact 4 including internal electrodes 2 and 3, the first and second external electrodes 5 and 6 being disposed on both end faces 4a and 4b of the ceramic sintered... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070109719 - Electronic component: The invention relates to an electronic component including a capacitor and provides an electronic component in which electromigration can be prevented and whose capacitor element has an accurate capacity value. The electronic component includes a bottom conductor formed on a substrate, a dielectric film formed to cover the bottom conductor,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070109720 - Dielectric paste, capacitor-embedded glass-ceramic multilayer substrate, electronic component and method of manufacturing capacitor-embedded glass-ceramic multilayer substrate: A dielectric paste, and a dielectric layer of a capacitor-embedded glass-ceramic multilayer substrate comprise a barium titanate powder and a glass powder made of a glass containing manganese and a rare earth element and having a softening point of not higher than 1000° C. A method of manufacturing the capacitor-embedded... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20070109721 - Coin-shaped storage cell: A coin-shaped storage cell (1) has a pair of polarizable electrodes (17, 18), an insulating separator (21) interposed between the polarizable electrodes, an electrolytic solution (22) impregnated in the polarizable electrodes (17, 18) and the separator (21), a metal case (11) for housing the polarizable electrodes (17, 18), an insulating... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070109722 - Electric double layer capacitor: A solution or dispersion of an ion-permeable compound, a carbon fine particle a, and a solvent is coated on a conductive sheet such as an aluminum foil, the coat is dried to form a film a. which allows to obtain a collector for an electric double layer capacitor. A solution... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070109723 - Electric double layer capacitor and aggregation thereof: An electrolyte capacitor includes an anode, a cathode, and an electrolytic solution provided between the anode and the cathode. The anode may be a niobium porous sintered body with an oxide film formed as a dielectric layer on a surface thereof. The cathode allows an electric double layer at an... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20070109724 - Solid state electrolytic capacitor and manufacturing method thereof: A solid electrolytic capacitor includes a flat-shaped anode terminal having a first surface connected to an anode portion of a capacitor element and having a second surface opposite to the first surface, a flat-shaped cathode terminal having a first surface connected to a cathode layer of the capacitor element and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070109727 - Electrolytic capacitor with a thin film fuse: The present technology relates to fused capacitor structures provided with a leadframe design configured to accepting a plurality of selectively placed fuses. The leadframe and fuse configuration enables construction of fused capacitors exhibiting low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and allows construction of a variety of fuse configuration using a single... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20070109730 - Electronic control unit and waterproof case: The mounting direction, posture, or location of an electronic control unit provided with a respiratory filter in a waterproof case is not restricted in an engine room or the like. Raised protective walls that surround the portion at which the respiratory filter is arranged are provided, and at least two... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070109728 - Electronic device with fixing devices: An electronic device (10) includes a circuit board (30) and a panel (20). The circuit board includes at least one receiving portion (36), a first surface (32), and a second surface (34) opposite to the first surface. The panel includes a main portion (22) and at least one fixing member... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070109729 - Method of manufacturing circuit board, and brushless dc motor using the circuit board: A circuit board for a brushless DC motor whose rotation is controlled based on data stored on a rewritable non-volatile memory of a micro-computer mounted on the circuit board includes a substrate defined by a plurality of a circuit areas and a non-circuit area. The circuit areas and the non-circuit... Agent: Nidec Corporation C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20070109726 - Printed circuit board and chip module: The present invention relates to computer hardware design and in particular to a printed circuit board comprising wiring dedicated to supply electric board components such as integrated circuits with at least three different reference planes. In order to provide a printed circuit board having an improved signal return path for... Agent: Lynn L. Augspurger IBM Corporation
20070109725 - System and method for adaptive information handling system cooling profiles: An information handling system cooling profile is adjusted as the hardware configuration of the information handling system changes with the addition or removal of processing components. A cooling profile engine adapts the cooling profile to adjust for a processing components thermal profile, such as by retrieving the thermal profile from... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20070109731 - Multiple height, high density horizontal low voltage motor control center: A reduced form factor component support is provided for motor control centers and similar packaged electrical systems. The reduced form factor component support may be used with smaller components, such as small motor starters, motor drives, and so forth. Electrical connections with standard bus bars in the enclosure are made... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(fy)
20070109732 - Adjustment assembly for back-to-back enclosures, and back-to-back enclosure assembly employing the same: An adjustment assembly adjustably couples enclosures, such as a meter breaker panelboard and a load distribution panelboard, in a back-to-back configuration within a structure, such as a wall. The adjustment assembly includes a first end member at or about the top end of one of the enclosures, a second end... Agent: Martin J. Moran, Esquire Eaton Electrical, Inc.,technology & Quality Center
20070109733 - Vertical neutral bus and support for motor control center: A bus support system is disclosed that accommodates three-wire three-phase circuitry and four-wire three-phase circuitry. A main bus support element is designed to receive horizontal bus bars and vertical bus bars for installation in an electrical enclosure. The main support element is supplemented by an add-on bus support element where... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(fy)
20070109734 - Flat panel display with universal rotation: An exemplary flat panel display (1) includes a main body (10), a neck (11), and a base (12). The main body includes a chassis (17). The neck is connected with the chassis by a first pivot structure such that the main body can be rotated back and forth about a... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20070109737 - Computer enclosure: A computing device having an improved enclosure arrangement is disclosed. One aspect of the enclosure pertains to enclosure parts that are structurally bonded together to form a singular composite structure. In one embodiment, structural glue is used to bond at least two unique parts together. Another aspect of the enclosure... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP/apple Inc.
20070109736 - Computer rack with power distribution system: The invention relates to a computer rack, frame or system having a direct current power supply positioned at the upper portion of the rack. In one variation, the DC power supply is placed in the highest shelf in the computer rack. In another variation, the DC power supply is placed... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070109735 - Semiconductor device: The present invention intends to realize a narrow frame of a system on panel. In addition to this, a system mounted on a panel is intended to make higher and more versatile in the functionality. In the invention, on a panel on which a pixel portion (including a liquid crystal... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070109738 - Apparatus for installation of a device into a device cage: The present invention discloses a retention apparatus for installation of a device into a device cage, wherein the device cage has a front cage opening and a rear cage opening. The retention apparatus includes: an elongate main body adapted to be positioned on a side of the device; and a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20070109740 - Auxiliary cooling methods and systems for electrical device housings: Methods and systems for auxiliary cooling of electrical device housings are provided. In one embodiment, an electronics device enclosure system is provided. The system comprises a housing, wherein the housing encloses one or more electronic devices; a backplane situated within the housing wherein at least one of the one or... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC
20070109742 - Cooling computer components: A tank and a lid are configured to mate to provide a substantially airtight container for containing a processing board for a computer and a liquid. A cooling system is configured to cool the interior of the container, and a serial data connection is provided between the processing board and... Agent: James C. Wray
20070109739 - Drive bay heat exchanger: The present invention represents a significant advancement in the field of cooling systems for computer hardware. One embodiment of a system for cooling a heat-generating device includes a housing sized to fit within a drive bay of a computing device, a heat exchanger disposed within the housing and configured to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20070109741 - Power supply cooling system: A power supply for use in a negative pressure computer system is provided, including: an enclosure; an air exhaust port provided on a first side of the enclosure; an air intake port provided on a second side of the enclosure, said second side being adjacent to the first side having... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070109743 - Double jet film cooling structure: A film cooling structure includes a wall surface which faces a gas-flow passage for high-temperature gas. One or more than one pair of jetting holes are formed on the wall surface so as to respectively jet cooling media into the gas-flow passage. The pair of jetting holes respectively have jetting... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070109744 - Disk array apparatus: A disk array apparatus comprises a casing, a disk drive group configured by a plurality of disk drives, a controller unit configured by a plurality of circuit substrates, a plurality of cooling fans, and backflow prevention members. The plurality of cooling fans is provided so as to be aligned between... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070109745 - High integrity and availability multi-channel systems: Systems and methods for asynchronous multi-channel data communications are provided. In one embodiment, a system in accordance with the invention includes a plurality of redundant pairs of computer systems, a plurality of actuators, and a plurality of line replaceable units. Each of the line replaceable units is coupled to one... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20070109746 - Liquid cooling of electronic system and method: Various embodiments of a cooling system and method for disassembling a cooling system are provided. In one embodiment, a system is provided that comprises a closed circulation path containing liquid cooling medium, an impeller that is at least partially disposed within the closed circulation path, and a motor coupled to... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070109747 - Portable electronic apparatus: In a portable electronic device having two circuit boards having a heat generating electronic device, a frame arranged at a position pinched between the circuit boards, a first heat radiating plate brought into contact with the frame and having a higher thermal conductivity than the frame, and a second heat... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070109748 - Adjusting device especially for a throttle valve of an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to an adjusting device (1) which is characterized in that electrical contact is made by means of substantially exposed conductor tracks (12, 14) which are linked with a housing (9) of the adjusting device (1) merely in a positive fit. The conductor tracks (12, 14) are introduced... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, PC
20070109750 - Integrated circuit package system: An integrated circuit package system is provided forming a substrate having an integrated circuit die attached thereon, attaching a heat slug on the substrate, the heat slug having a planar top surface and an opening in the planar top surface, and molding the heat slug and the substrate through the... Agent: Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP
20070109751 - Printed circuit board retaining device: A retaining device holds a printed circuit board to a structure that has channels for receiving the retaining device. The retaining device includes a body having portions configured for receipt into the channels of the structure, flexible portions and protuberances protruding away from a first surface adjacent each flexible portion.... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP
20070109749 - Wafer scale heat slug system: A wafer scale heat slug system is presented providing dicing an integrated circuit from a semiconductor wafer, forming a heat slug blank equivalent in size to the semiconductor wafer, dicing the heat slug blank to produce a heat slug equivalent in size to the integrated circuit, attaching the integrated circuit... Agent: Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP
20070109753 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel. A chassis base is disposed substantially parallel to the plasma display panel, and a thermal conduction medium is interposed between and closely contacting the plasma display panel and the chassis base. The thermal conduction medium is a composite sheet having a... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell
20070109752 - Rack for computer system modules: A rack for mounting modules of a computer system to be tested includes a chassis including a bracing frame for mounting test components of the computer system, and a top panel attached to the chassis, the top panel includes a braces member, receiving a module for testing, the module is... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070109754 - Modules for a measuring device and measuring device: The invention relates to a module for a measuring device and to a measuring device. The inventive module for a measuring device is provided with a plug-in contact element for the electrical contact of the plug-and-socket plate of the measuring device which is used for data transfer. Said module for... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070109755 - Modules for a measuring device and measuring device: The invention relates to a module for a measuring device and to a measuring device. The inventive module for a measuring device is provided with a plug-in contact element for the electrical contact of the plug-and-socket plate of the measuring device which is used for data transfer. Said module for... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070109757 - Integrated circuit package system with channel: An integrated circuit package system provides a substrate and contact pads are formed on the substrate. A channel is formed in the substrate between the contact pads. A circuit component is electrically connected to the contact pads, with the circuit component over the channel. The circuit component, the contact pads,... Agent: Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP
20070109758 - Printed circuit board of semiconductor package and method for mounting semiconductor package using the same: Example embodiments may be directed to a printed circuit board having an insulating substrate, pads disposed on the surface of the insulating substrate, a solder resist, and a solder moving portion. Leads of a semiconductor package may be mounted on the insulating substrate. The pads to which the leads of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070109756 - Stacked integrated circuits package system: A stacked integrated circuits package system is provided providing a first substrate, mounting a first integrated circuit having a recess to the first substrate, and mounting a second integrated circuit in the recess.... Agent: Ishimaru & Zahrt LLP
20070109759 - Wiring board and semiconductor device using the same: A wiring board includes: a flexible insulating base; a plurality of conductive wirings arranged on the insulating base, end portions of the conductive wirings defining inner leads at a region where a semiconductor chip is to be mounted; and bump electrodes that are provided respectively at the inner leads of... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20070109760 - Techniques for controlling removal of a circuit board from a chassis using a button: A control assembly controls removal of a circuit board from a chassis. The control assembly includes a support member configured to fasten to the circuit board, and a handle pivotally attached to the support member. The handle is configured to swing from an opened position to a closed position relative... Agent: David E. Huang, Esq. Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20070109761 - Power-source switch box with a stabilizer: A power-source switch box with a stabilizer, it mainly has a control circuit board in its main body; the control circuit board is provided thereon with a stabilizer and a switch of a power source, the two ends of it are connected with lines respectively at an output terminal and... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC05/10/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070103819 - Self driven synchronous rectifier shutdown circuit and method: There is disclosed a power conversion circuit comprising a transformer having a primary side driven by an input section and a secondary side connected to first and second self-driven synchronous rectifiers. A shutdown section includes a control section adapted to detect a predetermined condition and means for shorting a winding... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20070103820 - Motor control system: A controller is operable in one of a plurality of operational modes, which include an estimated temperature computation performing mode for performing computing of an estimated temperature of the motor and an estimated temperature computation non-performing mode for stopping the computing of the estimated temperature of the motor. An operational... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070103821 - Motor overheat warning device for a hoisting winder: A motor overheat warning device for a hoisting winder includes a temperature control switch provided in the built-up space of a motor. The temperature control switch is electrically connected with a warning apparatus. When the inner temperature of the motor rises higher than a preset value, the warning apparatus will... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070103822 - System, device, and method for over-current relays protecting motors: A system, method, and device for protecting an induction motor are disclosed. The exemplary system may have a module for determining the current drawn by the motor and a module for determining the state of the motor. The system may calculate a used thermal capacity based on a first formula... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20070103823 - Protection system for medium-voltage potential transformers: s
20070103824 - Power and signal distribution system for use in interior building spaces: A power and signal distribution system for the building interior and a method for operating a power and signal distribution system for the building interior are provided. The system includes a plurality of conductors adjacent to at least one surface of a plurality of support members forming a grid. The... Agent: Mcnees, Wallace & Nurick LLC
20070103825 - High voltage esd circuit by using low-voltage device with substrate-trigger and gate-driven technique: An ESD protection circuit is disclosed. The ESD protection circuit includes a stacked MOS circuit and a trigger current generating circuit. The trigger current generating circuit will generate trigger signal(s) to turn on the stacked MOS circuit under ESD stress condition. The ESD voltage can thus be discharged through the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070103827 - Liquid crystal display having electrostatic discharge unit: An exemplary liquid crystal display (LCD) (100) includes a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate (12), a driving integrated circuit (IC) (13) disposed on the TFT substrate, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) (14) connected to an edge of the TFT substrate, and at least one electrostatic discharge unit (15) provided... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20070103826 - Methodology to guard esd protection circuits against precharge effects: An ESD protection circuit (710) is guarded by a parallel first precharge elimination circuit (720) relative to an I/O pad (721) and a parallel second precharge elimination circuit (730) relative to a VDD pad (731). The precharge elimination circuits are synchronized with the ESD protection circuit to eliminate any precharge... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070103828 - Methods and systems for detecting a protection device operation: Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting a protection device operation. The disclosed systems and methods may include detecting a voltage across a protection device. The voltage may be produced when the protection device operates from a closed state to an opened state. Furthermore, the disclosed systems and methods may... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070103829 - Enhanced classification for power over ethernet: A method of classification of power requirements in a power over Ethernet system, the method comprising: providing a first classification voltage for a first classification cycle time, the provided first classification voltage being within a classification voltage range defined by a lower classification voltage limit and upper classification voltage limit;... Agent: Powerdsine Ltd.
20070103830 - Circuit arrangement with at least two semiconductor switches and a central overvoltage protection: A circuit arrangement includes a first semiconductor switch and at least one second semiconductor switch, each of them having a control terminal and a first and second load terminal, and with an overvoltage protection arrangement for the at least two semiconductor switches. The overvoltage protection arrangement comprises a voltage limiting... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck Chase Tower
20070103831 - Intelligent safety device for vehicle on-board electric equipment: and at least one disconnecting system (15) controlled by the computing and control unit (6) in order to disconnect at least the electric circuit including a piece of electric equipment which is considered to be in an abnormal operating state by said unit.... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald
20070103832 - Load driving device: A load driving device for controlling a driving and a stop of a load through on/off switching of a semiconductor device under the control of a driving circuit, includes an overcurrent detecting unit that compares, with a prescribed judgment voltage, an inter-electrode voltage which is generated when a current flows... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20070103833 - Resettable circuit protection apparatus: A circuit protection device includes a solid-state resettable switch, a first terminal in electrical communication with a first portion of the switch, the first terminal configured to be connected to a load. A second terminal is placed in electrical communication with a second portion of the switch, the second terminal... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP
20070103834 - Circuit for charging protection with enhanced overcurrent protection circuitry: A charging protection circuit with an overcurrent protector circuit takes input from a power supply, and provides output power to a power storage device, such as a battery. A fuse is connected between an input and an output of the charging protection circuit to protect the power storage device from... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070103835 - Remote power management and monitoring system with remote circuit breaker control: An embodiment may comprise a power management control and monitoring system and integrated remotely actuated circuit breaker actuator apparatus that provides a greatly simplified power management control and monitoring system.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20070103836 - Managing power consumption of a graphic apparatus: A power management system includes a graphic controller configured to generate a first display information signal and a second display information signal. The system includes a memory device operatively connected with the graphic controller and a parallel terminal unit. The memory device and the parallel terminal unit are configured to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070103837 - Circuit device to prevent function of electronic equipment or appliance from attenuating: A circuit device to prevent electronic equipment or appliance from attenuating, which connect power to equipment or appliance, meanwhile, connect parallelly with serial connected circuit of current limiting resistance and metal oxide film transistor so as to make an anti-attenuation circuit, application of this parallel connected anti-attenuation circuit can reduce... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20070103838 - Ripple filter circuit: A ripple filter circuit for ensuring the driving of a driving subject while efficiently eliminating ripple even when the operational voltage margin is small. A first transistor, which is connected to a power supply voltage line, is connected to a ground line via a load of the driving subject. A... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20070103839 - Shielded energy conditioner: A structure comprising: a first electrode; a second electrode; a shielding electrode provides improved energy conditioning when used in electrical circuits. The structures may exist as discrete components, as part of an interposer or a first level interconnects, or a part of an integrated circuit.... Agent: NeifeldIPLaw, PC
20070103840 - Signal detecting device and method for inductive load: A signal detecting device detects, as analog voltage signals, a current flowing through an exciting coil of an electric power generator, a source voltage and a temperature of a regulator that change as a current is fed to the exciting coil by an FET. These analog voltage signals are subjected... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070103841 - Device for removing electrostatic charges on an object using soft x-ray: A remover of electrostatic charges comprises a head part, a soft X-ray protecting part, and a power controlling part. The head part neutralizes and weakens electrostatic charges of bodies that are objects of removal of electrostatic charges by generating soft X-ray having wavelengths in the range of 1.2 Å-1.5 Å... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070103842 - Ac ionizer with enhanced ion balance: An improved ionizer for providing an enhanced ion balance of negative and positive ions is disclosed. The ionizer may include a first ion emitter and a second ion emitter; at least one reference electrode coupled to ground; and a power supply for providing an AC voltage to the first and... Agent: Uriarte Law
20070103843 - Electrostatic mems components permitting a large vertical displacement: An electrostatic actuation device, including a flexible electrode, having a first and a second end, at least part of the flexible electrode being mobile relative to a substrate, two electrodes fixed relative to the substrate, and a mechanism for forming two pivots of the flexible electrode, located between the two... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070103844 - Disassembly method and reuse method of substrate mounting member: An electrostatic chuck and a base member are separated from each other while heating up a substrate mounting member to a thermal decomposition temperature within a range from a thermal decomposition starting temperature to a thermal decomposition ending temperature and then softening and decomposing an organic adhesive layer.... Agent: Burr & Brown
20070103845 - Circuits and methods for canceling signal dependent capacitance: Systems and methods for reducing the magnitude of signal dependent capacitance are provided. Capacitance canceling circuitry is operative to generate cancellation capacitance in response to the magnitude of a signal, which may be the same signal that produces the undesired signal dependent capacitance, to at least partially cancel the signal... Agent: Fish & NeaveIPGroup Ropes & Gray LLP
20070103846 - Multilayer vertically integrated array technology: The present subject matter is directed to methods and apparatus for providing a multilayer array component with interdigitated electrode layer portions configured to selectively provide signal filtering characteristics, over-voltage transient suppression capabilities, and land grid array (LGA) terminations. Embodiments of the present subject matter may define a single capacitor, a... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.
20070103847 - Electric double layer capacitor: An electric double layer capacitor including a separator, a pair of polarizing electrodes disposed opposite to each other with the separator interposed therebetween, an electrolytic solution impregnated in a pair of the polarizing electrodes and the separator, an exterior cover and an exterior case for accommodating the separator, a pair... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070103848 - Electrical circuit module: A printed circuit board unit is configured so that, when a charged electrical circuit unit is electrically connected to the printed circuit board unit, first, the ground potential of the electrical circuit unit is dropped to the frame ground potential, and next, the ground potential of the electrical circuit unit... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070103850 - Cage type battery terminal: An embodiment of the present invention includes a cage type battery terminal that is utilized in conjunction with a battery pad on a printed circuit board. In a first exemplary embodiment of the present invention, there is a remote keyless entry key fob. Key fob may include a chain with... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070103849 - Passive thermal solution for hand-held devices: The present invention relates to a thermal solution for hand-held devices. In an embodiment, the present invention implements a thermal gap filler and a system enclosure for effective thermal management of high performance hand-held devices. In an embodiment, a hand-held device of the present invention increases the thermal power dissipation... Agent: Intel/blakely
20070103851 - Slide apparatus of slide-type portable terminal: Disclosed is a slide apparatus of a slide-type portable terminal in which a slide apparatus is integrally formed on both sides of a slide type housing. The slide apparatus of a slide-type portable terminal includes a body housing and a slide housing opened and closed from and to the body... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20070103852 - Housing, in particular housing for electronic components or the like: This metal housing (2) is particularly intended to contain electronic or similar components. It includes a side wall (8) furnished with a ledge (20) having a bore (16) to receive a fixing screw (6). The side wall (8) has, at the bore (16), a recessed zone (10) whose concavity is... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070103856 - Displaying device and supporting structure of the same: A display device includes a display panel and a supporting structure. The supporting structure is connected to the display panel. The supporting structure includes a first body and a second body. The first body has a releasing part and an anti-sliding part. The releasing part is movable between a first... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070103854 - Liquid crystal display: A structure of a liquid crystal display includes a first housing, a display panel module, a second housing, and a frame-structure layer. The first housing includes a first wall forming a compartment for the display panel module. The second housing includes a covering plane and a second wall. An edge... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070103855 - Retractable display apparatus: A retractable display apparatus for use in a vehicle includes a main body disposed on a ceiling of the vehicle, a monitor unit rotatably held by the main body, an actuator for generating a driving force, a conversion assembly for perpendicularly converting a transmission direction of the driving force of... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070103853 - Structure for assembling flat display: Here provided is a structure for assembling a flat panel display in a notebook. A rear cover has a cross section of a wedge shape conformable to an LCD module so as to avoid using a conventional rectangular plastic mold frame by replacing it with the rear cover. Additionally, a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070103858 - Computer case: A computer case includes a primary frame body formed from a plurality of primary supports, a cover case mounted on the outside of the primary frame body, and a power supply coupled to the rear area of the primary frame body. The computer case preferably also includes a power supply... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070103857 - Computer chassis assembly: A computer chassis assembly having a base with a plurality of connectors and guides is adapted to snap into and out of a universal mounting bracket. The chassis assembly further includes a midsection adapted to house a plurality of computer subcomponents which are removable without tools, the midsection being snapably... Agent: John R. Thompson Stoel Rives LLP
20070103860 - Latch device for a tablet personal computer: A latch device applied in a tablet personal computer is provided. The latch device comprises a first engagement element and a second engagement element. The first engagement element comprises a hook, button and resilient plate. The hook comprises a sliding cavity, a first hole and a second hole. The first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070103859 - Modification of portable computer: The present invention discloses a modification of portable computer. The bottom of the lower seat of a notebook computer is provided with supporting pieces which can retrieve within and protrude over the bottom and which can render the aforementioned bottom to maintain a slanting angle and a gap with respect... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC One Skyline Place
20070103861 - Retaining modular mechanism for a hard disk and a modular frame thereof: A retaining modular mechanism for a hard disk and a modular frame thereof simplifies the conventional process of locking and unlocking a hard disk and reduces assembly time. Fixing holes are applied on two sides of a hard disk that includes a receiving housing and a modular frame. The receiving... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, P.C. Suite 500
20070103862 - Chassis with positive pressure: A chassis for an electronic device, such as a computer, includes a plurality of fans attached to a single face of the chassis with each of the fans directing a fluid into an interior of the chassis and towards a second face of the chassis. The second face of the... Agent: Steven M. Greenberg Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20070103863 - Cooling apparatus for flat display device: There is provided a cooling apparatus for a flat display device. The cooling apparatus includes a flat display module, a front cover for protecting a front portion of the flat display module, a back cover for protecting a rear portion of the flat display module, an air inlet formed on... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070103864 - Cooling apparatus for flat display device and cross-flow fan of the cooling apparatus: A cooling apparatus for a flat display device includes a flat display module, a front cover for protecting a front portion of the flat display module, a back cover for protecting a rear portion of the flat display module; an air inlet formed on a portion of the back cover... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070103865 - Flat display device and cooling apparatus for the same: A flat display device includes a flat display module, a front cover supporting a front portion of the flat display module, a back cover supporting a rear portion of the flat display module, a peripheral portion formed on the back cover and having an inclined surface inclined toward a center... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070103866 - Flat display device and cooling apparatus for the same: There is provided a cooling apparatus for a flat display device. The cooling apparatus includes a flat display module, a cover for protecting an exterior of the flat display module, an air inlet formed on one side of the cover, for introducing external air, an air outlet formed in the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070103867 - Cooling system for computer electronics: A cooling system is provided for supplying a coolant flow to a cold plate associated with a processing chip of an electronic device to cool the processing chip. The system includes an electric motor driven fan; a radiator; an accumulator tank connected to the radiator for the transfer of coolant... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer
20070103868 - Electronic device cooling device and electronic device cooling method: An electronic device includes a cooling apparatus having: a primary cooling unit which is disposed in close proximity with an electronic device so as to face a surface thereof; an auxiliary cooling unit which is disposed in close proximity with the electronic device so as to face a surface thereof;... Agent: Kaplan Gilman Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.
20070103869 - Integrated liquid cooling system: An integrated liquid cooling system for removing heat from a heat-generating component includes a base (10), a pump (20) mounted in the base and a heat-dissipating member (30) communicating with the pump and coupling with the base. The pump includes a casing (21) having a chamber (212). A rotor (22),... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070103871 - Heat dissipation module: A heat dissipation module is provided. The heat dissipation module comprises a fixing part and a plurality of heat dissipation fins. The heat dissipation fins are fastened unto the fixing part. Each heat dissipation fin has at least a bent portion. The bent portion connects to a first portion and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070103870 - Locking device for heat sink: A locking device used for locking a heat sink to an electronic device, includes two clips each having a clamping portion. The clamping portion of each has a first pressing portion, a second pressing portion spaced from and in alignment with the first pressing portion, and a catch depending between... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070103872 - Heat sink assembly having a fan mounting device: A heat sink assembly (100) includes a heat sink (10) having a plurality of fins (14), a fan handle (24) buckled with the fins and a fan (30) mounted on the heat sink (10) via the fan handle. The fan handle includes a retaining body (26) clasping two adjacent fins... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070103873 - Heat sink module: A heat sink module has a heat sink, two arms and two fasteners. The arms are slidably mounted respectively in the heat sink to slide along pivotally to move to a certain position on a circuit board. The fasteners respectively extend through the arms and are fastened in the certain... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.
20070103875 - Cycling led heat spreader: A graphite heat spreader is provided for use with a flash LED light source for a camera of a handheld device such as a cell phone. Dramatically reduced operating temperatures are provided at substantially increased power levels thus providing both improved lighting and improved operating life of the electronic components.... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.C.
20070103874 - Heat dissipating device for a memory chip: A heat dissipating device for a memory chip comprises a heat dissipating body; a middle section of each of two opposite sides of the heat dissipating body having a hook; a distal end of each hook being bent as a hooking end; wherein the hook can be hooked to the... Agent: Chang Wan Chien
20070103876 - Miniaturized form factor wireless communications card for generic mobile information devices: A miniaturized form factor card provides a communications system for mobile information devices having an applications processor and user interface components. A receiving frame is provided in the mobile information device and an insertable miniaturized form factor card incorporating means for RF transmission and reception and a wireless modem and... Agent: Felix L. Fischer, Attorney At Law
20070103878 - Circuit device: A circuit device includes plural semiconductor circuit devices that are formed on independent substrates, respectively, and communicate with each other. Each of the semiconductor circuit devices includes: plural modules of an identical type, functions of which are substitutable for one another; a module selecting unit that selects, among the plural... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20070103877 - Flex circuit apparatus and method for adding capacitance while conserving circuit board surface area: An apparatus and a method for adding capacitance while conserving circuit board surface area. An apparatus for adding capacitance while conserving circuit board surface area includes a flex capacitor circuit with an upper surface and a lower surface and a plurality of conductive layers and an integrated-circuit (IC) device mounted... Agent: J. Scott Denko
20070103879 - Lighting device of discharge lamp, illumination apparatus and illimination system: A lighting device for a lamp device is provided. The lighting device includes a circuit board and film capacitors packaged on the circuit board by using leadless flow solders. Each film capacitor comprises polypropylene films and lead wires, and a material of the lead wires has a thermal conductivity lower... Agent: J C Patents
20070103880 - Drawer-type all-in-one card connector: A drawer-type all-in-one card connector includes a housing defining an insertion chamber; a plurality of card contact terminals; a sliding box slidably mounted in the insertion chamber of the housing and having a card receiving chamber for receiving one of memory cards of different specifications and a plurality of terminal... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070103881 - Electronic device: In an electronic device printed circuit boards in a housing are kept parallel to each other by guiding means. One or a plurality of these printed circuit boards is connected with a housing part each on their corresponding edge by means of electronic plug-in connections. To secure the electronic plug-in... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070103882 - Electronic device with shield: An electronic device includes a circuit board (20) and a shielding cove (10). The circuit board includes a plurality of mounting holes (26), a first surface (22), a second surface (24) opposite to the first surface, and at least one electronic component (28). The shield includes a top wall (12),... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070103883 - Clock emi reduction: EMI emissions generated by clock signals in a multi-slot electronic system are reduced by providing out-of-phase clock signals to alternate slots, which cause EMI emissions at typical testing distances and farther to be reduced. An electronic equipment comprises a plurality of slots, each slot operable to receive a clock signal... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP05/03/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070097562 - Communication unit: In a communication unit 100, a ground layer section 101 which is a sheet-like conductive material and a power-source layer section 102 which is a sheet-like conductive material are laid out in such a way that their one sides face each other, a voltage is applied in such a way... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.
20070097564 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus is provided which prevents, when timer programming is set, continuation of a state in which an outside power supply is stopped. A power supply section 21 converts a power supply from outside to a waveform (direct current) and a voltage to be used inside. When power is... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070097563 - Information processing apparatus and power supply control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a first DC-DC converter which outputs power to a first device and detects a first current value and a first voltage value of the first DC-DC converter. A second DC-DC converter outputs power to a second device and detects a second... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20070097565 - Distributed generation system and power system stabilizing method: A distributed generation system that can suppress a voltage fluctuation caused by a distributed generation by an apparatus of a small power capacity in the distributed generation itself and stabilize the power system voltage without inserting interharmonic voltage or current into the power system and without interference among a plurality... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070097566 - Control and protection methodologies for a motor control module: A motor control module designed to control operation of a plurality of different motors in a plurality of different tools a power tool uses an electronic clutch in the module in conjunction with a mechanical clutch in the tool to protect the tool against an overload event. The module is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070097567 - Method for reducing leakage current in a vacuum field emission display: A fabrication process is provided for reducing leakage current in a field emission display having at least one electron emitter (24) electrically coupled to a ballast resistor (16) coupled to a cathode metal (14), wherein at least one defect (28) extends to a gate electrode (20) from a region (22)... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C.
20070097568 - Esd protection for outputs: An ESD protection circuit is described that protects the output transistors of a target circuit, usually an integrated circuit, that has an output enable, OE, or similar control input. An OE signal turns off the output transistors allowing the target circuit output, or outputs, to electrically float. Such a condition... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20070097570 - High voltage esd power clamp: Method and device for protecting against electrostatic discharge. The method includes configuring a gate of at least one upper transistor of a transistor network connected between power rails to be biased to a prescribed value, and coupling an electrostatic discharge event to a gate of a lower transistor of the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070097569 - System and method of over voltage control for a power system: A system and method for preventing over voltages in a power system coupled to an electric machine are disclosed. Briefly described, one embodiment is a method comprising detecting an operating voltage on a high voltage direct current (HVDC) bus, determining if at least one component of the power system is... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070097571 - Multiphase voltage regulation using paralleled inductive circuits having magnetically coupled inductors: For one disclosed embodiment, phased control signals are generated, and pulsed signals are generated in response to generated phased control signals. Generated pulsed signals are received by multiple inductive circuits having magnetically coupled inductors. An inductive circuit receives pulsed signals corresponding to different phases. Multiple inductive circuits receive a pulsed... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070097572 - Protective circuit: A protective circuit for a battery includes: (1) an MOS transistor having a first drain/source terminal coupled to one terminal of the battery; (2) a switch selectable to couple the bulk terminal of the MOS transistor to (a) the first drain/source terminal, (b) a second drain/source terminal, or (c) float;... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20070097574 - Methods and apparatus for dc-dc converter having independent outputs: A DC-DC converter includes independent first and second outputs to drive respective first and second loads from a common boost module. In one embodiment, a first linear regulator controls a first controlling device for the first output and a second linear regulator controls a second controlling device for the second... Agent: Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20070097575 - Output circuit and constant current circuit used in the same: An output circuit includes a constant current circuit that generates and supplies a constant current to an output terminal of the output circuit. Based on the constant current, the output circuit converts an input signal to an output signal having a voltage within a voltage range specified by upper and... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070097573 - System lsi: A system LSI includes an input/output section and a logic circuit section. The input/output section includes an I/O power source cell having a supply voltage higher than a power source for the logic circuit section and a plurality of I/O cells in each of which an I/O power source line... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070097576 - Switch pre-driver system and method: Switch pre-driver systems and methods are described. The present switch pre-driver systems and methods facilitate switch driver breakdown protection, reduction of leakage current, and avoidance of false switching. In one embodiment, a switch system includes a switch driver, a switch pre-driver, and a mode detection circuit. The switch driver drives... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20070097578 - Control device of a switching converter with overcurrent protection circuit and related switching converter: A control device of a switching converter having an input terminal, an output terminal and a semi-bridge of a first and second transistor coupled between the input terminal and a reference voltage, includes a first circuit for detecting a signal representative of the signal on the converter output terminal and... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP
20070097577 - Electric power supplying apparatus and image forming apparatus: There is described an apparatus, which supply AC electric powers fed from a plurality of commercial electric power sources to an electric power loading section, so as to supply an amount of electric power exceeding a maximum rated electric power fed from one of the commercial electric power sources. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20070097579 - Logic circuit with restrained leak current to differential circuit: In the present invention, a logic circuit is provided therein with a current supply control circuit for controlling the amount of current supplied to a differential circuit. This current supply control circuit comprises a bypass path for bypassing the current around the differential circuit, a switching transistor interposed in the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070097580 - Method of cooling a wafer support at a uniform temperature in a capacitively coupled plasma reactor: A method of transferring heat from or to a workpiece support in an RF coupled plasma reactor includes placing coolant in an internal flow channel that is located inside the workpiece support and transferring heat from or to the coolant by circulating the coolant through a refrigeration loop in which... Agent: Robert M. Wallace Law Office Of Robert M. Wallace
20070097581 - Electrostatic discharge (esd) protection circuit for multiple power domain integrated circuit: An integrated circuit (300/400) includes first and second power domains and a bank of input/output (I/O) cells (305/405) coupled to the first and second power domains. The bank of I/O cells (305/405) includes a first plurality of active clamps (374/445) for the first power domain and a second plurality of... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20070097582 - Method and circuit breaker for reducing arc flash during maintenance in a low voltage power circuit: Maintenance trip functions override the normal or specified trip functions of a low voltage circuit breaker to reduce pickup currents and/or time delays to effect faster trips, which reduces arc energy produced by faults during maintenance or testing on a live circuit breaker.... Agent: Martin J. Moran Eaton Electrical, Inc.
20070097585 - Apparatus for preventing static electricity and electric shock for mobile communication terminal: An apparatus for preventing static electricity and electric shock for a mobile communication terminal is disclosed having a main body housing that is partially or entirely made of a conductive material. The apparatus includes a ground of a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and a diode-varistor parallel circuit connected to the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm
20070097584 - High current surge panel with diagnostics: A transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS) device, suitable for commercial/industrial applications, incorporates diagnostic circuitry. The TVSS provides seven modes of protection for three phases of a typical electrical service. A surge panel can protect against large current transients. The large current-handling capability stems from passing a large amount of surge... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20070097583 - Tuned coil coaxial surge suppressor: An in-line surge suppressor insert and surge suppressor assembly having a body with a coaxial connection at a first and a second connector end. A surge suppressor insert mount is formed in the body between the first end and the second end adapted to receive a surge suppressor insert with... Agent: Babcock Ip, PLLC
20070097586 - Electrical interconnection arrangement: An electrical busbar arrangement has provision for connecting a single feeder cable to a plurality of branch cables within an insulating housing. A branch port is provided for each branch cable, and a spring-loaded slidable support plate is arranged to receive the branch cable and to retain it in an... Agent: Helen Odar Wolstoncroft Tyco Technology Resources
20070097587 - Inductive load drive device and drive method: An inductive load drive device for driving an inductive load shortens the attenuation time of the regenerative current produced in the inductive load without increasing capacitance between the power supply and ground. A drive signal generating unit produces a drive signal denoting a logic level of the drive state and... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20070097588 - Magnetic transistor circuit representing the data '1' and '0' of the binary system: A magnetic transistor circuit representing the data ‘1’ and ‘0’ of the binary system comprises a routing line and a magnetic transistor unit. The routing line has a current going through with a first current direction or a second current direction, wherein the first current direction and the second current... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070097589 - Method of preadjusting an electromagnetic actuator: m
20070097590 - Quick-operating valve: The switching valve of a quick-operating slider system is an electrically operated stop valve. In the case of a required rapid shutoff, the coil (19) must be de-energized in a very short period of time in order to allow the switching valve (18) to open. For this purpose, a voltage-dependent... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070097591 - Static eliminating method and apparatus therefor: To provide a static eliminating method and apparatus therefor which applies a high voltage to one of a pair of electrode needles and earths the other thereof, and eliminates the need of an earthed ground plate. A single or several electrodes are provided, having one pair of electrode needles for... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070097592 - Electrical weapon having controller for timed current through target and date/time recording: An apparatus for interfering with locomotion by a human or animal target includes a microprocessor programmed to track date and time, to initiate and maintain for a period an electrical current, and to record tracked date and time for each initiation of the current. The current, when conducted through the... Agent: Taser International, Inc.
20070097593 - Variable output ramping for an implantable medical device: A method, system, and apparatus for providing a stimulation signal comprising a variable ramping portion using an implantable medical device (IMD). The first electrical comprises a first ramping portion. The first ramping portion comprises a first parameter selected from the group consisting of an amplitude, a rate of change of... Agent: Cyberonics, Inc.
20070097594 - Protection element for a capacitor with self-healing properties: A protection element for a capacitor with self-healing properties. A protection element for a capacitor with self-healing properties, said protection element having a membrane and being provided for activating, upon a pressure exerted on said membrane, by a gas produced upon a self-healing operation occurred within said capacitor, a current... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC
20070097595 - Multipurpose programmable adjustable keyboard (mpak): A keyboard device formed of a generally planar interaction module having first and second sides, comprising a plurality of input indicia displayed on a first side, a matrix of micro-switchers coupled to the second side of the interaction module formed of a generally planar first electrode sheet having a first... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070097597 - Polymer-ceramic dielectric composition, embedded capacitor using the dielectric composition and printed circuit board having the capacitor embedded therein: Disclosed herein is a polymer-ceramic dielectric composition. The dielectric composition comprises a polymer and a ceramic dispersed in the polymer wherein the ceramic is composed of a material having a perovskite structure represented by ABO3 and a metal oxide dopant and has an electrically charged surface. According to the dielectric... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070097596 - Thin-film device and method of manufacturing same: A thin-film device comprises a substrate and a capacitor provided on the substrate. The capacitor incorporates: a lower conductor layer disposed on the substrate; a dielectric film disposed on the lower conductor layer; and an upper conductor layer disposed on the dielectric film. The thickness of the dielectric film falls... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070097598 - Direct process for the manufacture of tetraalkylammonium tetrafluoroborate-containing electrolyte compositions: Process for the manufacture of tetraalkylammonium tetrafluoroborate-containing electrolyte compositions characterized in that said process comprises step (i): (i) mixing of at least one tetraalkylammonium halide with at least one metal tetrafluoroborate in at least one organic solvent, which is partially or completely miscible with water.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20070097599 - Capacitor liner: A capacitor is presented that includes a housing, an electrode stack, a liner, and a fill port. The liner is located between the housing and the electrode stack. The liner includes a recessed portion. A fill port extends through the housing across from the recessed portion in the liner. A... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20070097600 - Method and apparatus for openings in a capacitor case: One embodiment of the present subject matter includes an apparatus which includes a capacitor stack, including at least one substantially planar capacitor electrode, a case having a first opening and a second opening, the first opening sized for passage of the capacitor stack, the second opening defined by walls having... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070097601 - Combination electrical connector: An electrical connector for connecting to an electrical apparatus within a high power circuit includes an electrical contact and an enclosure. The electrical contact is configured to connect to a bushing of an electrical apparatus within a high power circuit. The electrical contact extends along a first direction from a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070097603 - Joining structure between ceramic substrate and power supply connector: A joining structure between a ceramic substrate in which a metal member is buried and a power supply connector which supplies power to the metal member is disclosed. The joining structure includes a counterbore, a stress relaxation insert member, and a brazing member. The counterbore is formed in the ceramic... Agent: Burr & Brown
20070097602 - Switchgear with a switching device and an electronic component as well as a supplementary electrical circuit for the switchgear: A switchgear comprises a switching device, such as a relay, with a switching mechanism. A printed-circuit board that is provided with at least one electronic component is electrically connected to the switching device to form a supplementary electrical circuit, which receives an operating voltage supplied to the switching device.... Agent: Barley Snyder, LLC
20070097604 - Arc resistant baffle for reducing arc-flash energy in an electrical enclosure: A venting system is described for use with electrical enclosures in which hot gasses may be generated by certain types of fault. The venting assembly may be mounted to a surface of the enclosure, such as adjacent to an aperture formed in the enclosure door. The vent assembly includes a... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(fy)
20070097605 - Actuation mechanism for mating electronic card interconnect systems: An actuation assembly and method is described for a computing environment comprising a main housing and a (first) wedge complementary to the main housing. This wedge is connected to the housing at least partially such that this wedge and the main housing form a unitary housing entity. The wedge is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20070097606 - Semiconductor device mounting socket: A semiconductor device mounting socket is disclosed that is fixed to a motherboard and is used for mounting a surface mounted semiconductor device on the motherboard. The semiconductor device mounting socket includes a bracket that is fixed to the motherboard and a pad pitch converting member that is arranged within... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070097607 - Sliding mechanism with variable sliding range thereof: A sliding mechanism with variable sliding range thereof is disclosed, which is applied to a sliding type mobile phone and comprises: a slider; two sliding blocks for sliding on the slider and each having a sliding groove thereon; two rods, each having a fixed end and a free end, wherein... Agent: Ladas & Parry
20070097609 - Graphics and monitor controller assemblies in multi-screen display systems: A multi-monitor display system is described having an arm adapted for supporting a plurality of monitors containing display screens. The system also includes a column for supporting the arm, a monitor controller assembly for electronically controlling images displayed on the screens, and a graphics assembly for sending signals to the... Agent: Mass Engineered Design Inc.
20070097610 - Hinge and stand for display device: Provided are a hinge and a stand for a display device. The hinge includes a rotary body fixed to a display device; a support fixed to a base; a key bracket inserted in the rotary body; a hole formed inside the key bracket; and a rotary shaft inserted to the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070097608 - Lcd apparatus: Means for Solution: A main unit 1 in which a liquid crystal module 2 is housed in a cabinet 3 is supported so as to allow tilt adjustment, by a support leg 6 that rises up from a base 5. An attachment component 61 of the support leg 6 is... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20070097614 - Battery apparatus for different kinds of notebook computers: A common battery design for different kinds of notebook computers is provided. The common battery design includes a battery body and an L-shaped cover. The battery body has three pairs of parallel surfaces, and each of a first pair of parallel surfaces includes a set of grooves. The L-shaped cover... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, P.C.
20070097613 - Computer display biasing mechanism: A computer device comprises a display member coupled to a base member by at least one friction clutch hinge. The computer device also comprises a biasing mechanism spaced apart from the at least one friction clutch hinge and adapted to bias the display member away from the base member.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097612 - Modularly expandable data storage device receptacle: A modularly expandable data storage device receptacle includes a housing configured to receive a memory device for providing additional data storage for a computer system, in which the housing is external to the computer system. A first connector is provided for receiving data signals from the computer system for accessing... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097615 - Notebook computer with an integrated cosmetic set: A notebook computer is suitable for a user who wears make-up. In addition to the computing power, a cosmetic set is integrated into the notebook computer. Thus the user can carry the notebook computer with the cosmetic set together as one single item instead of carrying two separate items.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070097611 - Portable type electronic apparatus: It is an object of the invention to provide a portable type electronic apparatus including a hinge portion having a rotating function in a plurality of directions, wherein two casings can be held stably without shaking in a state in which they are opened. A portable type electronic apparatus (101)... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20070097616 - [atca board compatible hard disk mounting structure]: An ATCA board compatible hard disk mounting structure is disclosed to include a cover fastened to an ATCA board to hold a hard disk, a bracket fixedly fastened to the front side of the cover, a plurality of electric fans mounted in the bracket, an insulative member mounted in between... Agent: Adlink Technology Inc.
20070097618 - Display device quick connect system: A quick connect system for a display device, comprising a rear surface of the display device having a guide. The guide is configured to cooperate with a corresponding guide element of a docking station to communicatively couple the display device to the docking station.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097617 - Electronic device quick connect system: A quick connect system for an electronic device comprising an adapter couplable to the display device, the adapter configured to cooperate with a docking station to facilitate releasable coupling of the electronic device to the docking station.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097619 - Electronic device quick connect system: A quick connect system for an electronic device, comprising a docking station configured to engage the electronic device, the docking station having a locking mechanism actuatable to an unlocked position, the locking mechanism configured to independently remain in the unlocked position and automatically return to a locking position in response... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097621 - Air distribution system compatible with disparate data storage systems: A data storage library includes a drive enclosure bay which can be adapted to work with multiple air-flow configuration requirements. This is accomplished by creating air-flow ports in the top and bottom of the drive enclosure bay, by forming drive tray slots and printed circuit board ports in associated drive... Agent: Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP
20070097623 - Computer having an axial duct fan: A computer comprising a chassis supporting an electronic component. A fan housing with an axial duct is mounted to the chassis. A blade assembly is rotatably disposed within the duct and comprises a plurality of fan blades that extend radially from a hub to a fan diameter. The axial duct... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097622 - Heat sink detection: In one embodiment, a printed circuit board assembly comprises a heat sink having an electrically conductive mounting support and a printed circuit board including detection circuitry to detect an electrical connection between the electrically conductive mounting support and an electrically conductive receiver on the printed circuit board.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097620 - Heat sink verification: In one embodiment, a printed circuit board assembly comprises a printed circuit board including a processor, a heat sink mountable to the printed circuit board proximate the processor, and a memory module comprising logic instructions which, when executed by the processor, configure the processor to initiate a processor load routine,... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097624 - Low-power compact computer: A low-power compact computer comprises a processor having relatively low-power consumption, a supporting chipset having conventional power consumption, and a conventional random access memory storage circuit.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097625 - Printed circuit board with a heat dissipation device: An electronic assembly includes a printed circuit aboard, a CPU, an electronic component and a thermal pad attached to the printed circuit board. The CPU and the electronic component are located on a first face of the printed circuit board. The electronic component is located near the CPU. The thermal... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097626 - Structure for heat dissipation in a portable computer: The structure for heat dissipation in a portable computer according the present invention is a structural design that provides an additional heat dissipation room in the main containing space inside the notebook computer, and provides heat dissipation module in the heat dissipation room, such that the efficiency of heat dissipation... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070097627 - Electronics assembly having multiple side cooling and method: An electronics assembly is provided having a substrate and at least one electronics package supported on the substrate. The electronics package also has electrical circuitry and first and second side surfaces. The assembly further includes a first heat sink device positioned in thermal communication with the first side surface of... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20070097636 - Adaptive cooling method for computer rack enclosure: A technique for cooling equipment racks that contain multiple individual devices, such as computers, that each have their own internal cooling fans. An air passage (“shunt tube”) is placed between a compartment inside the rack, and the ambient air outside the rack, or between compartments inside the rack. Sensors inside... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070097629 - Axial duct cooling fan: A cooling fan comprising a housing that connects to a chassis that is operable to support an electronic component. An axial duct runs through the housing. A blade assembly is rotatably disposed within the duct and comprises a plurality of fan blades that extend radially from a hub to a... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097634 - Cooling system for server and server having the same: A cooling system in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the invention includes a chassis, a fan mounted in the chassis, a memory, and an air conducting cover, wherein the air conducting cover comprises two sidewalls mounted in the chassis, and a top wall connecting tops of the two sidewalls,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070097630 - Electronic system having a ventilating duct: A fan duct (8) buckled to a fan (7) is mounted in a computer enclosure (4) having an upper panel (44) defining a plurality of apertures (440). The fan duct includes a first open portion (80) having a first opening (804) and a second open portion (82) having a second... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097632 - Heat dissipating assembly with fan fastening device: A heat dissipating device (8) includes a heat sink (40), a first and a second fixing members (2, 3) mounted on the heat sink, a lever (1) pivotably mounted to the second fixing member, a fan holder (5) and a fan (6) mounted on the fan holder. A pair of... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097633 - Heat dissipating device having a fan duct: A heat dissipating device (8) for cooling a number of electronic devices. The heat dissipating device includes a heat sink (7), a fan (6) mounted to a side of the heat sink and a fan duct (5). The heat sink includes a heat spreader (70), a cover (74) and fins... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097628 - Heat dissipation apparatus for multiple housing devices: A handheld device (100) having means for dissipating heat is disclosed. The device comprises a first housing (102) having a first vent (112) and at least one heat-generating component (406). The device also comprises a second housing (104) having a second vent and a fan. A coupling that provides movement... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070097635 - Heat dissipation module and computer having same: A heat dissipation module and an electronic device assembly having the heat dissipation module are provided. The electronic device includes an enclosure, a plurality of heat generating components received in the enclosure, an electronic device received in the enclosure, and a heat dissipation module received in the enclosure. The electronic... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070097631 - Heat sink assembly: A heat sink assembly includes a heat sink (10), a fan holder (20) mounted on the heat sink and a fan (30) carried by the fan holder. The heat sink defines a slot (148) in a top thereof. The fan holder comprises flap (260) downwardly extending to engage in the... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097638 - Cpu heat dissipating device structure: A heat dissipating device includes a heat dissipating block, a liquid contained in the heat dissipating block, a first conduit joined to one end of the heat dissipating block, a second conduit joined to the other end of the heat dissipating block, a guiding tube, heat dissipating fins on the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070097637 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device (1) includes a heat sink (10), a fan (20), and an air cooling member (30). Airflow produced by the fan is led to the heat sink after passing through the air cooling member. The air cooling member can lower the temperature of the airflow below an... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070097639 - Apparatus for providing internet protocol television service and internet service: The invention includes a system for transporting type one traffic downstream from a service provider router to end user terminals by replicating the type one traffic at a first network layer and transporting type two traffic upstream from the end user terminals to the service provider router by merging the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ Lucent Technologies, Inc
20070097640 - Liquid cooling device: A liquid cooling device (10) includes a heat sink (12), a reservoir (14) containing liquid therein and distant from the heat sink, and a heat-transfer member. The heat-transfer member includes a heat-absorbing segment (162) contacting the heat sink and a heat-discharging segment (164) submerged in the liquid of the reservoir.... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097641 - Modular, scalable thermal solution: One embodiment of a modular, scalable cooling system includes a core cooling module configured to be thermally coupled to a heat-generating electronic device and a supplemental cooling module configured to be thermally coupled to the core cooling module. A first interface attached to the core cooling module is configured to... Agent: Moser, Patterson & Sheridan, LLP Suite 100
20070097644 - Heat dissipation assembly: A heat dissipation assembly includes a blower holder, a blower, a first heat sink and a second heat sink. The blower includes an inlet and an outlet and is attached to the blower holder. The blower holder is secured to the first heat sink with the inlet of the blower... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097645 - Heat pipe with expanded heat receiving section and heat dissipation module: Disclosed is a heat pipe with expanded heat receiving section, and a heat dissipation module using the heat pipe. The heat-receiving section is in physical engagement with a heat conduction box of the heat dissipation module. A fan is arranged between the heat conduction box and a heat dissipation fin... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070097642 - Method and apparatus for thermal dissipation: A thermal dissipation apparatus includes a thermal transfer device including a heat pipe member. A temperature sensitive material is coupled to the heat pipe member and operable to provide a visual indication of the heat transfer in the heat pipe member. The thermal dissipation apparatus may be coupled to a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20070097643 - Thermal structure for electric devices: A thermal structure includes a fin module, a heat sink base, a heat pipe, a fan housing, and a fan. One end of the heat pipe is connected with the fin module and the other end of the heat pipe is installed on the heat sink base. The fan housing... Agent: Hdsl
20070097646 - Heat dissipating apparatus for computer add-on cards: A heat dissipating apparatus mounted onto an add-on card (20) includes a base (70), a cover (30) mounted on the base, a plurality of fins (60) received between and thermally connecting the cover and the base, a fan (40) positioned on the base to blow air to the fins, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070097650 - Electronic packaging apparatus and method: An electronic assembly includes a substrate, a device attached to the substrate, and a thermally conductive heat spreader covering the device and at least a portion of the substrate. A metal substantially fills the space between the device and the thermally conductive heat spreader. A method includes attaching at least... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070097648 - Method and apparatus for establishing optimal thermal contact between opposing surfaces: To achieve optimal thermal contact between opposing surfaces, it is necessary to align such surfaces so that maximum contact is achieved. In a semiconductor package, it is necessary to align the surface of a semiconductor integrated circuit (IC) and a heat sink surface, where the heat sink contains a nano-composite... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20070097647 - Secure device for a heat dissipating component: A secure device for a heat dissipating component provides a base body with a plurality of engaging members attached to two lateral sides thereof. Each of the engaging members further has a secure part and a follower part for clamping the heat dissipating component.... Agent: G. Link Co. Ltd.
20070097651 - Thermal interface material with multiple size distribution thermally conductive fillers: A thermal interface material including a matrix and a thermally conductive filler. The thermally conductive filler includes first and a second thermally conductive particulate materials having different particle size distribution. A maximum particle size of the thermally conductive filler may be established by excluding particles having a size greater than... Agent: Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.c. Attn: Linda Kasulke, Docket Coordinator
20070097649 - Universal locking device for heat sink: A locking device includes a flat plate for contacting with a heat-generating electronic component, a plurality of fins mounted on the flat plate, four locking feet and four fasteners. The flat plate includes two locking portions at opposite sides thereof. Each locking foot includes two spaced pivot plates at an... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20070097652 - Heat dissipator for a surveillance camera: A heat dissipator assembly for a surveillance camera having a casing includes an L-shaped, integrally formed heat dissipator slidably received and adapted to be in direct contact with the casing. The heat dissipator is divided into a vertical portion and a horizontal portion and the horizontal portion has multiple connecting... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070097654 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device includes a heat sink with a plurality of fins, a fan mounted on a side of the heat sink with a space formed between the heat sink and the fan, and at least one airflow guiding board formed by one end of at least one of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20070097653 - Method and apparatus for grounding a heat sink in thermal contact with an electronic component using a grounding spring having multiple-jointed spring fingers: A grounding spring for electromagnetic interference (EMI) suppression is interposed between a heat sink and a printed circuit board (PCB). The grounding spring comprises a conductive material having an opening formed at its base through which the heat sink makes thermal contact with an electronic module mounted on the PCB.... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20070097655 - Loan status reporting system and method: A system and method is disclosed for managing and communicating the tasks required in business and financial application processing and for reporting real-time application status. The system enables those involved in application processing to create client data, import client data from another application or database, add a task template based... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)
20070097656 - Semiconductor device having a mount board: A semiconductor device includes a memory module board mounting thereon a plurality of DRAM devices, and a mount board mounting thereon the memory module board via a combination of socket and plug. The socket formed on the mount board has a pair of heat radiation guide plates attached onto the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070097657 - Housing for communication apparatus capable of installing led lamps having horizontal or vertical emitting direction therein, and communication apparatus comprising the same: A communication apparatus includes a housing and an electronic device installed in the housing. The housing has a shell body having a top wall, a front wall and a mounting zone defined by a part of the top wall and a part of the front wall, and a cover coupled... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070097658 - Techniques for alleviating the need for dc blocking capacitors in high-speed differential signal pairs: A circuit board has a first component interface configured to connect to a first circuit board component, a second component interface configured to connect to a second circuit board component, a differential signal pair electrically connecting the first component interface to the second component interface, and a signal return path... Agent: David E. Huang, Esq. Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20070097659 - Rack architecture and management system: One embodiment of the invention provides a fully distributed, scaleable and modular rack architecture and management system. One feature of the invention provides device management throughout the rack system with a vertical interface column integrated into the rack cabinet. Within each rack unit (U) of the vertical interface column, the... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20070097660 - Mounting slot connector on mezzanine board in electronic system: A first slot connector is mounted within a housing of an electronic system and is for connecting to a first plug-in card. A mezzanine board is installed within the housing. A second slot connector is mounted on the mezzanine board for connecting to a second plug-in card. The first and... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070097661 - A leak-tight system for boxes containing electrical and electronic components: The system consists of fixing the printed circuit board (3) to the bottom (1) of the body of the box with the cooperation of a perimetral and spacing flap (6) which creates a chamber (7) under the board (3), in which the components (4) associated to the lower side of... Agent: Bruce E. Harang
20070097663 - Card holder arrangement for circuit assembly: Described is an apparatus for releasably coupling an electrical component to a circuit board comprising a frame and at least one tab. The frame releasably couples to the electrical component and circumscribes at least a portion of a perimeter of the electrical component when coupled thereto. The at least one... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20070097662 - System for insertion and extraction of an electronic module: The system includes a chassis and a printed circuit board (e.g., a motherboard) that is attached to the chassis. The system further includes an actuator that is slidably engaged with the chassis and a cam plate that is rotatably engaged with the chassis. The actuator engages the cam plate such... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.Previous industry: Dynamic magnetic information storage or retrieval
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