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20080151443 - A/v media distribution in a power center: An apparatus 100 for protecting electrical products, consumer electronics devices in particular, from A/C voltage problems while providing enhanced wireless or wired networking data functionality. Apparatus 100 transmits data signals on AC power lines and routes them around selected power protection components to outlets for connecting with the electronic devices.... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20080151444 - Method and apparatus for protection against current overloads: An over-current protection device is provided that uses a micro-controller to sense and interrupt current flow used by motors. Because the same micro-controller that is operating the motors may be used for the overall application current monitoring, no significant hardware overhead is incurred. The micro-controller uses two input/output pins to... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.c.
20080151445 - Earth fault protection of a frequency converter: A method in connection with a frequency converter, which frequency converter comprises output phases and switches of the output phases, the output phases being switched to feed a load, and the main circuit of the frequency converter being provided with common-mode inductance. The method comprises a step where, in case... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Pc
20080151446 - Electrostatic discharge protection device and layout thereof: An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device and a layout thereof are provided. A bias conducting wire is mainly used to couple each base of a plurality of parasitic transistors inside ESD elements together, in order to simultaneously trigger all the parasitic transistors to bypass the ESD current, avoid the elements... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080151447 - Systems and methods using diodes to protect electronic devices: A system for protecting an electronic device from an electrical event such as electrostatic discharge and other spurious events according to one embodiment of the present invention includes first and second leads adapted for passing an electric current through an electronic device, a first diode protection mechanism coupled to the... Agent: Zilka-kotab, Pc- Ibm
20080151448 - Load driver circuit and ignition device using the same: A protection circuit can be prevented from malfunctioning due to the parasitic operation attributable to the unstable base potential of a transistor. In one embodiment, the protection circuit can be constituted by a reverse transistor system where the bases of transistors are connected to the collectors so that bases and... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080151449 - Power supply apparatus and power supply system including the same addressing abnormality: A power supply apparatus connected via a bus line to another power supply apparatus includes a voltage generation circuit generating a voltage, an abnormality detection circuit detecting an abnormality of the power supply apparatus including the abnormality detection circuit and outputting an abnormality detection signal, an abnormality control circuit, and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.
20080151451 - Asymmetric fault detection and protection with ac solid state power controllers: An apparatus and method for protecting an AC load from half-wave rectified power detects a half-wave rectified voltage or current, sets a status indication indicating the type of asymmetric fault causing the half-wave rectified power, and selectively turns the SSPC ON or OFF depending on the type of fault. There... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.c.
20080151452 - Circuit for protecting computer: A circuit is used for preventing a computer from being powered up before a CPU voltage of the computer is prepared properly. The circuit includes a power supply for providing power to the computer, a power button for powering on the computer system, a power controller, and a switch. The... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151450 - Feedback and protection circuit of liquid crystal display panel backlight apparatus: A feedback and protection circuit is provided for detecting voltage and current of a cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL) of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel backlight apparatus and integrating all voltage and current input signals to output single current and voltage feedback signals to a PWM controller, so as... Agent: Hsu, Da-jing
20080151453 - Information device supplying power to device connected thereto by cable: A power supply apparatus included in an information device supplies a power supply voltage to a device connected to the information device by a cable including a power supply line. The power supply apparatus includes a voltage supply circuit that outputs the power supply voltage to the power supply line... Agent: Osha Liang L.l.p.
20080151454 - Electronic battery safety switch: The invention relates to an electronic battery safety switch which facilitates a reliable and reversible disconnection of the motor vehicle on-board network from the battery. For this purpose an electronic solid-state switch is used which facilitates an unlimited number of switching cycles. The solid-state switch electrically disconnects the motor vehicle... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20080151455 - Circuit and method for protecting motherboard: A circuit for protecting a motherboard includes a first transistor (Q1), a second transistor (Q2), a third transistor (Q3), and a power control circuit (200). The power control circuit includes a power controller (10), and a power supply (20), and a fourth transistor (Q4) connected therebetween. The first transistor is... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151456 - Automatic detection of a cmos device in latch-up and cycling of power thereto: A monitoring and protection circuit associated with a voltage regulator supplying power to a CMOS device can sense over current levels precisely enough for determining if a fault has occurred in a circuit of the CMOS device, e.g., latch-up, failed or shorted transistor, etc., then this monitoring and protection circuit... Agent: Attention Of: Paul N. Katz Baker Botts L.l.p.
20080151457 - Voltage protection circuit for power supply device and method therefor: A device is disclosed that includes an interface and an integrated circuit. The interface is communicatively coupled to a network connection to provide power and data to a power over Ethernet (PoE) powered device via the network connection. The integrated circuit is coupled to the interface. The integrated circuit includes... Agent: Toler Law Group
20080151458 - Wall mount electronic controller: An electronic controller that is adapted to cooperate with a decorative wall plate is provided. In one illustrative embodiment, the electronic controller may be adapted to be mounted in a junction box, with a user interface having a shape and size to fit within one or more apertures in a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080151459 - Energy conditioner with tied through electrodes: The application discloses energy conditioners that include A, B, and G master electrodes in which the A and B electrodes include main body electrodes with conductive paths that cross inside the energy conditioner and which has A and B tabs at one end of the main body electrodes conductively tied... Agent: Neifeld Ip Law, Pc
20080151460 - Surge arrester having a discharge element: A surge arrester has a diverter element with a shielding element that increases the creepage path. The shielding element includes at least one shield. The shielding element is configured from an electrically insulating material and the diverter element forms a discharge current path. One section of the diverter element lying... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20080151461 - Protective device: A protective device for transmitting electromagnetic signals of a desired frequency band from a source to a load comprises an outer conductor, an inner conductor extending coaxially within the outer conductor and a quarter wavelength shunt conductor. A radio frequency impedance control (RFIC) tube is used to maintain the proper... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman
20080151462 - Apparatus and method for controlling a solenoid: An apparatus and method for controlling the operation of a solenoid includes a control circuit configured to receive an activation signal in response to a predetermined condition. The control circuit, in response to said activation signal, provides a first energizing signal to the solenoid for a first predetermined period, and... Agent: General Electric Company - C&i Global Patent Operation
20080151463 - Apparatus and method for controlling a circuit breaker trip device: An apparatus and method for controlling the operation of a solenoid in a circuit breaker includes a control circuit configured to receive an activation signal in response to a predetermined condition. The control circuit, in response to said activation signal, provides a first energizing signal to the solenoid for a... Agent: General Electric Company - C&i Global Patent Operation
20080151464 - Method and apparatus for driving a switch: A method of driving a switch having a movable member and a contact first applies (to the switch) a first signal having a first level, and then applies a second signal having a second level to the switch (after applying the first signal). The first level is greater than the... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20080151465 - Electricity removal apparatus: The present invention relates to suppressing wear and contamination of the electrode needle as well as effectively removing the electricity from a charged body. An electricity removal mode in which the electrode needle is applied with a high voltage to produce ions and a halt mode in which the electrode... Agent: Kilyk & Bowersox, P.l.l.c.
20080151466 - Electrostatic chuck and method of forming: An electrostatic chuck is disclosed which includes a substrate, a patterned conductive layer overlying the substrate, such that the patterned conductive layer is defining electrode pathways separated by gaps. The electrostatic chuck also includes a resistive layer overlying the patterned conductive layer and a low-k dielectric layer overlying the substrate... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20080151467 - Electrostatic chuck and method of forming: A Coulombic electrostatic chuck is disclosed which includes a substrate, a conductive layer overlying the substrate, and an arc elimination layer overlying the conductive layer. The electrostatic chuck further includes a high-k dielectric layer overlying the arc elimination layer, wherein the high-k dielectric layer has a dielectric constant of not... Agent: Larson Newman Abel Polansky & White, LLP
20080151468 - Substrates with slotted metals and related methods: Substrates with slotted metals and related methods are provided. According to one aspect, a slotted metal attached to a substrate can include a metal patterned with slots less than or about equal to 2 microns. The slots can result in line widths that are approximately the size of a single... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080151469 - Capacitor having electrode terminals at same end of capacitor to reduce parasitic inductance: A capacitor is disclosed having reduced impedance. In one embodiment, the capacitor includes a cathode including a first terminal and a first set of electrodes extending from the first terminal in a first layer, each electrode in the first set coupled to one corresponding electrode of a second set of... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro Llc
20080151470 - Laminated electronic component and method for manufacturing the same: A method for manufacturing a laminated electronic component is performed such that a water-repellent agent is applied to end surfaces at which ends of internal electrodes are exposed so as to be filled in spaces along interfaces between insulating layers and the internal electrodes. Subsequently, an abrading step is performed... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20080151471 - High voltage capacitor and method for manufacturing same: A high voltage capacitor includes multiple conductive strips on each side of a dielectric layer. The conductive strips on one side of the dielectric layer partially overlap conductive strips on the opposite side of the dielectric layer, in effect forming a series combination of subcapacitors. Insulating layers may overlay the... Agent: Anatoly S. Weiser
20080151472 - Electrochemical double layer capacitor: An electrochemical double layer capacitor (EDLC) is provided. The EDLC can include first and second multi-layered polarizable electrodes arranged within a casing. Each multi-layered polarizable electrode can include a nanoporous carbon layer and a metal current collector layer including a metal substrate having a first surface and a second surface.... Agent: Law Office Of Peter G. Korytnyk, Pllc
20080151473 - Electronic components and a method of manufacturing the same: The present invention aims to overcome current problems with manufacturing electronic device, particularly when the device is manufactured using printing techniques to form elements of the device on a substrate. Here, any anomalies in printed electrode which result from the printing process are reduced or minimised by causing a portion... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.l.p.
20080151474 - Dual anode capacitor with internally connected anodes: A capacitor comprising a casing of first and second casing members, a feedthrough electrically insulated from the casing and extending there from, first and second anodes electrically connected to each other within the casing, a cathode, and an electrolyte. The casing comprises first and second casing members, the first casing... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.
20080151475 - Locking device and withdrawable rack provided with said locking device: A locking device for an electric switch is disclosed which is movably guided in a withdrawable rack via an actuating shaft wherein the electric switch is placed in a preferred position, in particular in a disconnected position. In at least one embodiment, the locking device is movable from a release... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080151482 - Display device and collection device: A display device includes a circuit board, a pocket-shaped structure, a holder, and a display panel. The pocket-shaped structure includes a first side wall, a second side wall, a third side wall, a fourth side wall, and two support plates. The third side wall and the fourth side wall each... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20080151476 - Hinge for laptop computer: A hinge includes a first connector, a lining, a bush and a second connector. The first connector includes a root and a socket extended from the root. The root can be connected to a host of a laptop computer. The lining is fit in the socket so that the lining... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.a.
20080151477 - Hinge for laptop computer: A hinge is provided for a laptop computer. The hinge includes a first connector, a bush and a second connector. The first connector includes a root and a socket extended form the root. The root can be connected to a host of the laptop computer. The bush is fit in... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.a.
20080151478 - Hinge for laptop computer: A hinge includes a first connector, a casing, a bush and a second connector. The first connector includes a post and a beam extended from the post. The post can be connected to a portion of a laptop computer. The casing is non-rotationally mounted on the beam. The bush is... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.a.
20080151483 - Motorized support for a television or other electronic display: A support for an electronic display is provided. The support is movable through a panning motion by both manual manipulation and a motor. The support may include a clutch that facilitates both manual and motorized panning of the electronic display. The support is manually movable between a retracted position and... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20080151481 - Portable device: The portable device includes: a first casing; a second casing; and a hinge which joins the first and second casings, the first and second casings being capable of turning on the hinge to open and close with respect to each other, wherein when the portable device is in a closed... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080151480 - Portable terminal with flexible display: A portable terminal with a flexible display is disclosed. The portable terminal includes a first housing in which a portion of a flexible display is embedded in such a way to be inserted or drawn from the first housing, a second housing which faces or is separated from the first... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20080151479 - Structure of one-piece-form 3-dimensional bezel and manufacturing method thereof: A one-piece-form 3-dimentional bezel and its manufacturing method are disclosed here. The present invention utilizes a 3-dimentional frame element with one-piece-form rivet portions on a top side and on a lateral side and a 3-dimentional frame element with one-piece-form riveting holes on a top side and a lateral side to... Agent: Abelman, Frayne & Schwab
20080151484 - System in package: A system in package integrating a plurality of semiconductor chips, including a first chip mounted commonly in a plurality of system in packages and at least including a CPU, a second chip having a different specification for each of the plurality of system in packages depending on a connection of... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080151486 - Accessible electronic storage apparatus: A storage apparatus 10 is disclosed, that comprises a wiring substrate 11 having a first surface and a second surface, a flat type external connection terminal 12a disposed on the first surface of the wiring substrate 11, a semiconductor device 14 disposed on the second surface of the wiring substrate... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080151485 - Memory card power disrupt system: A mechanical interlock mechanism described herein prevents a user from removing a memory card while a portable electronic device is connected to an external power supply. The portable electronic device includes a memory port, a power connector, and a cover. The cover is movable between first and second positions. In... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20080151487 - Memory module assembly including heat-sink plates with heat-exchange fins attached to integrated circuits by adhesive: A memory module assembly includes a heat-sink plate attached to one or more of the integrated circuits (e.g., memory devices) of a memory module PCBA by adhesive. The heat-sink plate includes an elongated base structure, a first contact plate extending away from the base structure such that a step-like positioning... Agent: Bever Hoffman & Harms, LLP Tri-valley Office
20080151488 - Computer enclosure with interchangeable i/o plate: A computer enclosure includes a rear plate (20) defining a through opening (22) therein, a mounting bracket (30) secured on the rear plate to cover the through opening of the rear plate, and an interchangeable I/O plate (50). The mounting bracket includes a top wall (32) perpendicular to the rear... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151489 - 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
20080151490 - Airflow-guiding device: An airflow-guiding device (40) is secured at one side of a row of fans (20) in a computer chassis (10) and is capable of allowing air to flow therethrough in one direction only. The airflow-guiding device includes a bracket (42) and a plurality of shielding plates (44). The bracket is... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151492 - Computer case with intake filter with positive airflow: There is provided a computer case including an enclosure having a forward face and a rearward face. An inlet opening is formed on the forward face and is configured to allow ambient air to enter the enclosure through the inlet opening. At least one outlet opening is formed on the... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20080151491 - Systems and methods for cooling rack mounted electronics enclosures: In various embodiments, a cool air unit may provide relatively cooler air from outside a rack to fan inlets at the rear of a rack mounted chassis (e.g., a PXI chassis). This may reduce the amount of warmer rack air in the chassis. The cooler air may be presented (e.g.,... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.c.
20080151493 - Heat dissipating device for data storage device: A heat dissipating device for a data storage device includes a bracket configured for receiving the data storage device, a heat sink received in the bracket configured for dissipating heat from the data storage device, and a fastener. The bracket has two sidewalls. A slot is defined in each sidewall... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151494 - Device with integrated electronic components provided with a partition for separating ventilated zones: Device with integrated electronic components, that comprises a board forming a support for the said components, a cover mounted on the said board to cover the said components, and a separating partition which extends from the cover to the board substantially perpendicularly to the latter, the said partition separating two... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20080151496 - Cabinet for electronic devices: A cabinet includes a front panel, a rear panel defining a plurality of vent ports, and a top wall defining a plurality of apertures therein adjacent to the front panel. A rack having a plurality of shelves is mounted in the cabinet for holding electronic devices. At least one intake... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151495 - Fan assembly: A fan assembly (20) used for dissipating heat from an electronic device. The fan assembly includes a bracket (30) and a fan module (40). The bracket has two parallel retaining walls (31). Each retaining wall defines an opening (311) and two recesses (313) at opposite sides of the opening. The... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151497 - Server cabinet with air exhaust apparatus: A server cabinet includes a rack defining an interior space configured for accommodating a plurality of servers therein, and an air exhaust apparatus. The air exhaust apparatus includes a partition board disposed at a back of the interior space of the rack, a blower mounted to the partition board, and... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151501 - Electronic apparatus cooling structure: An electronic apparatus includes a circuit board, circuit elements mounted on the circuit board, and a cooling structure for cooling the circuit elements. The circuit elements include a heat generating element. The cooling structure includes a heat spreader, cooling fins integrally formed with the heat spreader, an air inlet, an... Agent: Posz Law Group, Plc
20080151499 - Electronic device and heat dissipation module thereof: An electronic device and a heat dissipation module thereof are provided. The heat dissipation module includes a base, a plurality of fins, a fan and a Stirling engine. The base is disposed on a heat source. The fins are connected with the base. The fan blows towards the fins. The... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc
20080151498 - Heat-radiating device with a guide structure: A heat-radiating device with a guide includes a radiator and a fan. The radiator includes a base and a plurality of radiating fins protruding upward from the top surface of the base. The fan is mounted to one side of the radiator, the air flow from the fan passes through... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20080151500 - Thermal module and electronic assembly incorporating the same: An electronic assembly includes a casing (10) of an electronic product, and a thermal module disposed in the casing. The casing has a sidewall (102) defining a plurality of slots (1011) therein. The thermal module includes a centrifugal blower (50), a fin assembly (40) and a plurality of sub-fins (701).... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151502 - Display device: An image display device comprising an image display panel, heat dispersion material positioned proximate to the image display panel, a frame system including a framework positioned proximate to the heat dispersion material opposite the image display panel, and a plurality of electronic components engaging the framework, where the image display... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.c.
20080151503 - Hand-held portable electronic device having a heat spreader: A hand-held portable electronic device frame assembly including a heat spreader made from a thermally conductive material; and an overmolded frame member which has been overmolded onto the heat spreader. The overmolded frame member includes a molded polymer material which forms a thermal insulator on the heat spreader. The frame... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc
20080151504 - System and method for cooling a module: Disclosed herein is a module cooling system, comprising, a module in operable communication with a circuit board, a stiffener abutting the circuit board, a heatsink abutting the module, a first biasing member biasing the heatsink towards the module, a plurality of non-influencing fasteners positionally fixing the heatsink, and a second... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Rochester Division
20080151505 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device is used for dissipating heat from a CPU and electronic components. The heat dissipation device includes a heat absorbing portion for absorbing heat from the CPU, and a heat sink located on the heat absorbing portion. The heat sink includes a plurality of curved fins defining... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151507 - Heat sink fastening assembly: A heat sink fastening assembly includes a fastener comprising a latching member and an operating member. The latching member includes a pressing part, a first latching leg and a second latching leg bent downwards respectively from two opposite ends of the pressing part. The operating member has a coping and... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151506 - Printed circuit board having vertical heat dissipating element: A printed circuit board having vertical heat dissipating element is characterized in that a substrate of the printed circuit board is made of metal and has a first surface and a second surface, and plural metallic heat dissipating elements are mounted on the first surface of the substrate and the... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20080151508 - Computer panel for protecting optical disc drive: A computer panel for protecting an optical disc drive includes a panel base defining an opening, a cover and a rotating member. A guiding rail is defined in the panel base in a direction perpendicular to a moving direction of the disc tray extending in or out the opening. A... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151509 - Electronic appliance with locking mechanism: An electronic appliance includes a base defining a receiving opening, a cover pivoted to the base, and a locking mechanism slideably secured to the base next to a guide board for locking the cover to the base. The base forms a guide board in an interior thereof. The cover defines... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151510 - Sliding structure for electronic device: A low friction and stable sliding structure for an electronic device that reduces the thickness of the electronic device. The sliding structure includes a first sliding member including at least one first guide portion, a second sliding member including a first receiving portion slidably receiving the first guide portion, and... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20080151511 - Lateral force countering load mechanism for lga sockets: Apparatus including a body as an intermediary between a device and a printed circuit board, the body including a contact area defined by a plurality of openings each to accommodate a contact therethrough and an alignment feature adjacent the contact area and protruding from a plane defined by the contact... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080151512 - Enhanced ball grid array package: An integrated circuit substrate has an array of surface interconnects and corner features with attachment elements. The corner features extend past the generally rectilinear perimeter of the substrate providing a lever arm to enhance the strength of the attachment elements thereby protecting the integrity of the array of surface interconnects.... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20080151513 - High-frequency pcb connections that utilize blocking capacitors between the pins: The board real estate consumed by a number of blocking capacitors, which are connected to the top surface of a printed circuit board to isolate circuits with different DC voltage levels while permitting a high frequency signal to pass through, and a number of metal-plated holes, which are associated with... Agent: Law Offices Of Mark C. Pickering
20080151514 - Method and apparatus for interfacing components: An apparatus operable to interface an electronic component with a signal input. The apparatus may generally include a low-ohm resistor and a voltage translator coupled with the low-ohm resistor. The low-ohm resistor is operable to couple with the input to receive an input signal therefrom. The voltage translator is operable... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP
20080151515 - Method of making circuitized substrate with resistor including material with metal component and electrical assembly and information handling system utilizing said circuitized substrate: A method of making a circuitized substrate including a resistor comprised of material which includes a polymer resin and a quantity of nano-powders including a mixture of at least one metal component and at least one ceramic component. The ceramic component may be a ferroelectric ceramic and/or a high surface... Agent: Lawrence R. Fraley Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP
20080151517 - Multilayer printed circuit board and multilayer printed circuit board manufacturing method: A multilayer printed circuit board has an IC chip 20 included in a core substrate 30 in advance and a mediate layer 38 provided on a pad 24 of the IC chip 20. Due to this, it is possible to electronically connect the IC chip to the multilayer printed circuit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080151516 - Printed-wiring board, method of manufacturing printed-wiring board, and electronic equipment: According to one embodiment, there is provided a printed-wiring board, includes a first base member including a component mounting face, a first electronic component with a through-electrode mounted on the component mounting face, a second base member stacked on the first base member via an insulating layer covering the first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20080151518 - Circuit board structure with embedded electronic components: A circuit board structure with embedded electronic components includes: a carrier board having an adhesive layer with two surfaces formed with first and second metal oxide layers covered by first and second metal layers and having at least one through hole; at least one semiconductor chip received in the through... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20080151519 - Multilayer printed circuit board and multilayer printed circuit board manufacturing method: A multilayer printed circuit board has an IC chip 20 included in a core substrate 30 in advance and a mediate layer 38 provided on a pad 24 of the IC chip 20. Due to this, it is possible to electronically connect the IC chip to the multilayer printed circuit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080151520 - Multilayer printed circuit board and multilayer printed circuit board manufacturing method: A multilayer printed circuit board has an IC chip 20 included in a core substrate 30 in advance and a mediate layer 38 provided on a pad 24 of the IC chip 20. Due to this, it is possible to electronically connect the IC chip to the multilayer printed circuit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080151521 - Circuit board with improved ground plane: A circuit board is provided for improving signal quality, including a signal plane for a plurality of signal traces arranged thereon and a ground plane formed by a plurality of tiles connected to each other in an array. Each tile is formed by ground traces. Different line segments of a... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151522 - Semiconductor element, method of manufacturing semiconductor element, multi-layer printed circuit board, and method of manufacturing multi-layer printed circuit board: An intermediate layer 38 is provided on a die pad 22 of an IC chip 20 and integrated into a multilayer printed circuit board 10. Due to this, it is possible to electrically connect the IC chip 20 to the multilayer printed circuit board 10 without using lead members and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080151523 - Mounting apparatus for data storage device: A mounting assembly includes a base (20), a pivot member (30), and a data storage device (50). The base includes a bottom panel (22) with a hook (2231) formed on a resilient cantilever (223) thereof, a first side panel (24) extending from one side of the bottom panel, and a... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080151524 - Horizontal cable manager: A cable manager provides horizontal cable management of adjacent patch panels or network equipment on network distribution racks. The cable manager includes a central section and a front cable routing section and is mountable on a network rack. The front cable routing section extends from the front side of the... Agent: Panduit Corp.06/19/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080144236 - Driving circuit and related driving method for providing feedback control and open-circuit protection: A driving circuit includes a first light-emitting device, a first constant-current supplier, a voltage regulator circuit, an analysis and decision circuit, and a first switch. The first constant-current supplier provides a constant current to the first light-emitting device. The voltage regulator circuit provides a driving voltage to the first light-emitting... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20080144237 - Thermal protection apparatus and method for hybrid vehicles: Thermal variable-operation regulator that regulates the operation of an operating device by progressively limiting the operation of the operating device (24) as a limitation temperature (Tset) increases. The limitation temperature (Tset), based on which the operation of the operating device (24) is limited, is set to a smoothed temperature (Ttmp),... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080144238 - Controller system for pool and/or spa: A control system for a pool and spa. Main line voltage is provided through a single line voltage service and a single ground fault circuit interrupter circuit, facilitating a ground fault test and simplifying installation. The control system acts as a power distribution system for controlling the pool and spa... Agent: Law Offices Of Larry K. Roberts, Inc.
20080144239 - Differential protection device: In the protection device the test means are associated with the operating rating selection means and with the time delay selection means to select a minimum or reduced operating rating and to select a minimum or reduced time delay when said test means are actuated.... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20080144241 - Active clamp protection device: An active clamp device electrically couples first and second nodes in respective first and second supply domains referenced to ground potentials that can be different. The active clamp device comprises first and second active devices controlled by signals respectively referenced to the first and second supply domains that create a... Agent: Koestner Bertani LLP
20080144240 - Electro-static discharge protection circuit: An electrostatic-discharge protection circuit having a low level of current leakage from a first power supply to a second power supply. An example protection circuit includes a timing element that electrically decouples the first and second power supplies. Another example protection circuit includes two transistors connected via a node that... Agent: Downs Rachlin Martin Pllc
20080144242 - Esd protection circuit: An ESD protection circuit includes a substrate, diode device, first snapback device, ring structure, second snapback device and a control circuit. The diode device is formed in the substrate. The first snapback device is formed in the substrate and includes a first heavy ion-doped region, a first gate and a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc
20080144243 - Method and circuit for low-power detection of solder-joint network failures in digital electronic packages: A low power circuit and method for detects in-situ failures or precursors to failures in solder-joint networks on actual operational devices and packages in the field. An amplifying detector such as provided by a common-gate transistor sources current to the network to generate a signal voltage and a reference voltage... Agent: Eric A. Gifford
20080144244 - Well potential triggered esd protection: The present invention provides an integrated circuit for providing ESD protection. The integrated circuit comprises a transistor device having at least one interleaved finger having a substrate region, a source, drain and gate region formed over a channel region disposed between the source and the drain regions. The transistor device... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.c.
20080144245 - Adaptive power system with improved efficiency and distribution space reduction: The present disclosure provides a method and system using a power protector, such as an uninterruptible power supply (power protector) or a power line conditioner. An input of the power protector can be coupled to an output of one or more of circuit breakers using electrical buss bars for unique... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn: Ip Docketing
20080144246 - Combination current sensor and relay: A protection device for monitoring current in a power cable to an electrical device and for controlling a remotely located starter for the electrical device in response to a system controller. The device includes a transformer magnetically linked with the power cable to produce a voltage signal in response to... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel
20080144247 - Superconductor component with improved electrical contact: The present invention is directed to a superconductor component 1 suitable as fault current limiter comprising a superconductor body 2 provided with a shunt coil 3 and an electrical contact 4 on at least one end of the superconductor body 2 wherein the superconductor component 2 is provided with means... Agent: Sofer & Haroun LLP.
20080144248 - Network interface with transient protection apparatus for multiple ground planes: A network interface apparatus is disclosed that includes a connector coupled to a plurality of communication lines. A Physical Layer (PHY) device coupled to the communication lines and to a first ground level. A transient event suppression module coupled between the communication lines and a low impedance path to earth... Agent: Koestner Bertani LLP
20080144249 - Lightning strike protection method and apparatus: A method and apparatus for implementing a return current network that is external to a composite structure, which directs a current along a known path to the aircraft grounding system using appliqués. The appliqués have a dielectric polymer to isolate the return current from the structure, and a metal foil... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20080144250 - Device for generating a motive force: A device for generating a motive force includes a tubular housing, a driving member, and a magnetic unit. The driving member is movably disposed in the tubular housing and includes a magnet. The magnetic unit includes first and second magnets, each of which covers a respective one of first and... Agent: Curatolo Sidoti Co., Lpa
20080144251 - Annulus clamping and backside gas cooled electrostatic chuck: An electrostatic clamp (ESC), system, and method for clamping a workpiece is provided. A clamping plate of the ESC has central disk and an annulus encircling the central disk, wherein the central disk is recessed from the annulus by a gap distance, therein defining a volume. Backside gas delivery apertures... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates, Llc National City Bank Building
20080144252 - Programmable capacitors and methods of using the same: In a first aspect, a first method of adjusting capacitance of a semiconductor device is provided. The first method includes the steps of (1) providing a transistor including a dielectric material having a dielectric constant of about 3.9 to about 25, wherein the transistor is adapted to operate in a... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law
20080144253 - Multilayer capacitor: A multilayer capacitor 10 comprising a dielectric body 12 having an approximately rectangular parallelepiped shape formed by alternately stacking a plurality of dielectric layer 12a, a first conductor layer 21, a second conductor layer 22, a first terminal electrode 31 and a second terminal electrode 32 formed on a first... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080144254 - Feedthrough capacitor array: A feedthrough capacitor array has first and second terminal electrodes, first and second ground terminal electrodes, first and second signal internal electrodes, and first and second ground internal electrodes. The first signal internal electrode and the first ground internal electrode are arranged so as to be opposed to each other... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080144256 - High current efficiency supercapacitor desalination devices and methods of making the same: An electrode assembly is provided. The assembly includes a chargeable electrode configured to adsorb oppositely charged ions, where the electrode comprises a porous material. The assembly further includes an ion exchange material in contact with the porous material of the chargeable electrode, where the ion exchange material is similarly charged... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20080144257 - Anodes for electrolytic capacitors with high volumetric efficiency: A method for manufacturing valve metal anodes of electrolytic capacitors by deoxidizing the anodes using Mg vapor in a deoxidizing furnace, removing the anodes from deoxidizing furnace, placing them in sintering furnace, sintering at temperature lower than the temperature conventionally used for sintering in vacuum, and leaching of Mg oxide... Agent: Nexsen Pruet, Llc
20080144258 - Electrical switchgear assembly and basic module for an electrical switchgear assembly: The invention relates to an electric switching system which comprises a housing and components which are arranged therein and which are embodied as a control and/or measuring unit. Said components are arranged in modular-type drawers. At least one base module comprises at least one module support profile, in addition to... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Pc
20080144260 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a printed circuit board having lands and an electronic element having a body and terminals. First and second lands provide a zigzag pattern. Each first land is coupled with the first terminal, and each second land is coupled with the second terminal. The second terminal includes... Agent: Posz Law Group, Plc
20080144259 - Mounting apparatus for electronic device: An exemplary mounting apparatus for an electronic device includes a base, a cover covering the base, and an ejection mechanism. The base includes a first receptacle portion for receiving the electronic device, and a second receptacle portion for receiving the ejection mechanism. The ejection mechanism includes a retaining member having... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144261 - Electronic device: Disclosed is an electronic device 100 with a housing for electronic circuitry (110) and a flexible sheet (102) that completely covers both a touch screen region (114) and a keypad region (112) of the electronic device (100). The flexible sheet (102) is mounted to the housing and provides a front... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080144263 - Keyboard height adjustment system: Keyboards comprise mechanisms to raise a portion of the keyboard to angle the keyboard for more ergonomically efficient usage. A first embodiment includes a system of gears that rotates cylindrical feet out of the bottom of the keyboard. The gear system transforms a small amount of user input into a... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20080144262 - Portable electronic device with replaceable operation panels: A portable electronic device with replaceable operation panels includes a main body and several replaceable operation panels to be replaced. The panels can meet different operation requirements. The replaceable operation panels are selectively installed in the operation region of the main body and electrically connected to the main body. Because... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080144268 - Display device and information processing apparatus: A display device includes: a display panel unit having a display screen on which information is displayed; and a housing having a front housing section that covers the edge of the display screen of the display panel unit and a back housing section that covers the back of the display... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080144267 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus of the clamshell type includes a hinge bracket receiving the back surface of a display enclosure. The hinge bracket takes a closed attitude, where the display enclosure is superposed on a main body enclosure, to an opened attitude, where the display enclosure is flipped to open relative... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080144266 - Flat panel display device: A flat panel display device includes a display, a connecter secured to a bottom of the display, and a stand. The connecter includes a pivot portion and two opposing arm portions extending from the pivot portion. The stand includes a top wall with a receiving space defined thereunder. The top... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144265 - Slide-out information display: Slide-out and roil-up information displays and methods supply enlarged viewing areas. A slide-out information display device includes stacked display segments wherein each of the display segments except one is at least partially covered by the others. Separable bezel segments support the display segments, the stacked display segments being uncovered when... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Parc
20080144264 - Three part housing wireless communications device: A three part housing wireless communications device (100) with a display housing portion (110) with a display screen (137) and a left ear housing portion (160), with a with a left speaker 161 and left ear mount 340, pivotally mounted to the display housing portion (110). There is a right... Agent: Motorola Inc
20080144269 - Computer chassis: A computer chassis, specifically a box-like container in which computer components are installed to assemble a computer, has a top, a bottom, a left side and a right side, a rear and an open front. The top and bottom are formed of top and bottom members, respectively. At least a... Agent: Day Pitney LLP
20080144270 - Portable data storage device: A portable data storage device with shock resistant features. The portable data storage device constructed in accordance with the present invention includes an enclosure, with a data storage module mounted therein. An elastomeric shock absorbing snubber at least partially encases the data storage module. The portable data storage device includes... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20080144272 - Computer casing structure: A computer casing structure is composed of a chassis, which is provided with a front panel on which is mounted with a lower long through-hole and an upper long through-hole; a metallic shield, which is punched with a plurality of through-holes and is locked and positioned into the lower long... Agent: Troxell Law Office Pllc
20080144273 - Feedthrough connector with plated electrical trace: An apparatus which establishes an electrical feedthrough for a substrate, such as a housing wall of a data storage device enclosure. A one-piece dielectric body has a base portion configured for support adjacent the substrate, a first projection extending from the base portion through an aperture of the substrate, and... Agent: Fellers, Snider, Blankenship, Bailey & Tippens
20080144271 - Modular component and blank coupling: A modular component and blank coupling apparatus includes a chassis including a wall. A component bay is defined by the chassis and is located adjacent the wall. A plurality of guide channels are defined by the wall and are located adjacent the component bay. A single securing member is moveably... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20080144274 - Mounting apparatus for data storage device: A mounting apparatus for data storage device (50) with securing holes (52) defined therein, includes a base (20) and a pivot member (30) with one end pivotally attached to the base. The base includes at least a securing piece (241) corresponding to the securing hole of the data storage device... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144275 - Mounting device for data storage device: A mounting device (30) for a data storage device (80) has at least one retaining hole (81) defined in each one of two opposite sides thereof. The mounting device includes a receiving member (40) and a retaining member (50). The receiving member includes a side wall (43) and a bottom... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144276 - Computer enclosure with i/o plate: A computer enclosure includes a rear wall (10) and an I/O plate (20). The rear wall defines an opening (12) therein. The opening has two opposite edges. A positioning tab (16) is formed on one of the opposite edges of the opening. The I/O plate is shaped for covering the... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144277 - Disk array device: A disk array device comprises: a hard disk drive module including a disk for recording information thereon and having one side that has a length substantially equal to the diameter of the disk; a battery module; an operation module; a fan module having at least one cooling fan; a controller... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080144278 - Fan frame: A fan frame includes a main body (10) and conducting wires (40) secured on the main body. The main body has a securing tab (30) extending from an outer surface thereof. The securing tab has a free end. A groove (32) for the wires to extend through is defined between... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144279 - Heat sink: A heat sink is provided that makes air velocity between cooling fins uniform in order to improve heat dissipation performance, thereby realizing a reduction in weight and achieving high cost performance. Distal ends of fins disposed substantially in front of a cooling fan are located on the uppermost stream side... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20080144280 - Noiseproofed and ventilated air intake chamber for electronics equipment enclosure: A system and method are disclosed for enclosing electronic equipment in a noiseproofed and ventilated enclosure. This includes supplying air to an enclosure and removing air from the enclosure through acoustic chambers attached to the enclosure. The acoustic chambers can be constructed of materials or be treated with materials that... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston
20080144281 - Computer enclosure: A computer enclosure includes an airflow guide (10), a chassis (20) for mounting the airflow guide therein, a fan 30 mounted in the airflow guide, and a side panel (27) for covering the chassis. The chassis includes a rear panel (25) and a motherboard (21) mounted therein, a heat sink... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144285 - Electrical enclosure removable backplate: An electrical enclosure that includes a sidewall, a back and a top, defining an interior. The top of the enclosure is adapted to open and provide access to the interior. The enclosure includes a backplane mounted to the interior of the enclosure. The backplane has at least one cutout where... Agent: Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.l.p.
20080144283 - Heat sinks for dissipating a thermal load: Heat sinks for dissipating a thermal load are disclosed that include: a heat sink base capable of receiving a thermal load from a thermal source; heat-dissipating fins mounted on the heat sink base, each heat-dissipating fin enclosing a hollowed cavity inside the heat-dissipating fin; and a thermal transport within the... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20080144284 - Heat sinks for dissipating a thermal load: Heat sinks for dissipating a thermal load are disclosed that include: a heat sink base capable of receiving a thermal load from a thermal source; heat-dissipating fins mounted on the heat sink base, each heat-dissipating fin enclosing a hollowed cavity inside the heat-dissipating fin; and a thermal transport within the... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)
20080144282 - Substrate mounted with electronic element thereon: A substrate mounted with an electronic element thereon, comprises a base, an insulator, a fluid passage, and a pressurizer. The base is made of a metal. The insulator is made of a ceramic material and provided on one face of the base. The insulator has a heat-generating electronic element mounted... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 0166889, 006760
20080144286 - Heat dissipating device having a fin also functioning as a fan holder: A heat dissipating device for cooling a heat-generating electronic device, includes a heat sink assembly (10) and a fan (20) mounted to a side of the heat sink assembly. The heat sink assembly includes a heat spreader (12), a plurality of fins (14), and heat pipes (16) thermally connecting the... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144287 - Mounting device for high frequency microwave devices: In a package mounting structure for mounting a package on a case, wherein the package internally incorporates at least one of a high-frequency transistor, MIC and MMIC used in the microwave to millimeter-wave band, and a base thereof is formed of metal and serves as ground, an electrically conductive sheet... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080144288 - Compliant thermal interface structure utilizing spring elements: A structure for cooling an electronic device is disclosed. The structure includes a solid heat-conducting layer disposed over the electronic device. The solid heat-conducting layer is a planar surface in contact with the electronic device. The structure further includes a plurality of copper spring elements disposed between the solid heat-conducting... Agent: Michael Buchenhorner, P.a.
20080144289 - Securing heat sinks to a device under test: Apparatus and method for securing a heat sink to a heat-generating device on a circuit board. The apparatus clamps onto the heating-generating device and the circuit board in a manner that avoids bending of the circuit board. The apparatus includes a retention module having a plurality of retention features that... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ss/nc) C/o Streets & Steele
20080144290 - Electronic unit and method for manufacturing an electronic unit: An electronic unit, in particular a control device for a motor vehicle, has a printed circuit board, populated with electronic components, and a housing enclosing the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board has at least one first section, arranged at a distance from the housing and equipped with electronic... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20080144291 - Methods and devices for cooling printed circuit boards: Methods and devices for cooling printed circuit boards having at least one heat source are disclosed and described. Such a device may include a dielectric layer disposed onto a surface of a substrate. The dielectric layer may include a plurality of carbonaceous particles disposed in a dielectric material. In one... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20080144292 - Semiconductor module with heat sink and method thereof: A semiconductor module, including a semiconductor device mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB), the PCB having an electrical connection to the semiconductor module, and a heat sink in direct contact with the semiconductor device, the heat sink being formed with a first end and a second end, the first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080144293 - Cable management system and method for rack mountable equipment: In accordance with the present disclosure, a drawer slide rack equipment mount that allows an equipment chassis to be operational when the chassis is slid in the rack and when the chassis is slid outward from the rack such that components in the chassis can be tested while the components... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson Pllc
20080144294 - Removal component cartridge for increasing reliability in power harvesting systems: A removable cartridge containing circuit components to be used with a distributed DC power harvesting system. Various components of the circuits, such as capacitors or transistors, may be included in removable cartridges that may be plugged into the overall circuit.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080144295 - Flexible printed circuit board: An exemplary flexible printed circuit board includes a flexible base film, a number of signal traces formed on the flexible base film, and at least a grounding metal layer formed on the flexible base film. The grounding metal layer defines a number of openings therein thereby forming a mesh-like pattern.... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080144296 - Press stripe device for computer interface card: A press stripe device for a computer interface card comprises a casing body; at least one press stripe locating above the casing body; the press stripe having a plurality of guide channels; each of two sides of the guide channel having a plurality of slots; at least one press unit... Agent: Wei-ping Chen
20080144297 - Structure for mounting board: A chassis has positioning plates which are perpendicular to each other formed by cutting and bending a plate material, attachment convex portions which are formed by press work of the plate material, and which are projected out in bending direction of the positioning plates, and L-shaped attachments. Aboard has a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080144298 - Printed circuit board and method of manufacturing printed circuit board: A chip capacitor 20 is provided in a core substrate 30 of a printed circuit board 10. This makes it possible to shorten a distance between an IC chip 90 and the chip capacitor 20 and to reduce loop inductance. Since the core substrate 30 id constituted by provided a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080144299 - Systems for and methods of circuit construction: A printed circuit board having only one circuit element, said circuit element having one or more leads and each lead being in electrical communication to one end of a trace on the printed circuit board, wherein said trace has a second end terminating at a pad, wherein said pad is... Agent: Frank E. Redmond Iii
20080144300 - Circuit board and manufacturing method thereof: There is provided a circuit board having an opening portion formed at the center of the circuit board by punching, the circuit board having a structure where a dummy electrode pattern connected with a rim of the opening portion is provided besides a wiring pattern which is connected with the... Agent: Dykema Gossett Pllc
20080144301 - Connecting terminal for receiving lead terminal in printed wiring board: A connecting terminal has an electrically-conductive ring surrounding a columnar space. Electrically-conductive elastic pieces extend from the electrically-conductive ring in the direction of the central axis of the columnar space. Electrically-conductive blades stand from the outer surfaces of the electrically-conductive elastic pieces. A lead terminal is received in the columnar... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080144302 - Flush mounted assembly for housing an ambient air abnormal condition sensor module: A flush mounted assembly for housing an electronic or electro-mechanical module which detects abnormal conditions and responds to the detection of such abnormal conditions. The assembly includes a base mounted in an opening in a structural member such as a wall, partition or ceiling. The base includes a peripheral wall... Agent: Cook, Alex, Mcfarron, Manzo, Cummings & Mehler Ltd
20080144303 - Electromagnetic interference shield for an optoelectronic module: An electromagnetic interference (“EMI”) shield that can help control the emission of electromagnetic radiation from an optoelectronic module in which the EMI shield is positioned. In one example embodiment, an EMI shield includes a base and plurality of flanges extending from a perimeter of the base. The base defines an... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080144304 - Carbon nanotube based compliant mechanism: A nano-scale compliant mechanism includes a coupler and a plurality of nanotubes disposed for nano-scale motion relative to a grounded component. The nanotubes are fastened at one end to the coupler and at the other end to ground, to guide motion of the coupler relative to the ground. Particular embodiments... Agent: Sampson & Associates, P.c.06/12/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080137238 - Electromechanical switching circuitry in parallel with solid state switching circuitry selectively switchable to carry a load current appropriate to such circuitry: A switching system is provided. The switching system includes electromechanical switching circuitry, such as a micro-electromechanical system switching circuitry. The system may further include solid state switching circuitry coupled in a parallel circuit with the electromechanical switching circuitry, and a controller coupled to the electromechanical switching circuitry and the solid... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20080137239 - Motor power device and motor including the same: A motor power device includes a power circuit having a low voltage part that receives and converts AC power and outputs DC voltage, wherein a first power for a motor drive coil and a second power for a control circuit controlling the motor drive coil are supplied by using the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP Song K. Jung
20080137240 - System and method for monitoring speed signals from multiple fans: A system and method is provided for monitoring the speed signals of a first fan and a second fan. The system includes a selection signal generation device, a logic gate, a counter and a control device. The selection signal generation device outputs a selection signal to the logic gate having... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, Pllc
20080137241 - Anti-surge power adapter: An anti-surge power adapter comprising: a transformer; a pair of copper sheets which, with a certain gap between themselves, is connected between said transformer and the power input terminal or on the said transformer to release instantaneous surge. The present invention features low cost, simple process and high reliability, and... Agent: Global Ip Services
20080137242 - Apparatus and surge protecting circuit thereof: A HomePlug apparatus is electrically connected to a power network and includes a HomePlug processing circuit and a surge protecting circuit. The HomePlug processing circuit is electrically connected to the surge protecting circuit. The surge protecting circuit has at least one inductor, at least one capacitor and at least one... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080137244 - Electrostatic discharge protection circuit: An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit. The ESD protection circuit comprises a silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) device and a metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) triggering device. The SCR device has a cathode connected to a first fixed potential and an anode. The MOS triggering device has a gate and a source connected to... Agent: Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP
20080137243 - Esd protection circuit for an integrated circuit with a negative voltage input terminal: An ESD protection circuit is provided for protecting an integrated circuit from ESD damage and for protecting lightening surge. The ESD protection circuit includes a first snapback device and a second snapback device. The first snapback device is connected to a first terminal having a negative voltage of the integrated... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080137245 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device is disclosed, which includes first, second and third power supply pads arranged in a peripheral area of a semiconductor chip, the second pad applied with a higher potential than the first pad, and the third pad applied with a higher potential than the second pad, first, second... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20080137246 - Relay system in substation and pcm current differential relay system: A PCM current differential relay is provided with a sampling synchronizing circuit unit which, on the basis of a deviation in sampling timing between digital current data of a local end and digital current data of a remote end inputted from the remote end, synchronizes the digital current data of... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Pc
20080137247 - Slave mode thermal control with throttling and shutdown: Within a group of components in a circuit, each component in the group has a thermal detector that describes whether that component is operating at a temperature that is normal, high or fatal. A first signal representing a first component's temperature is sent downstream to a second component in the... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20080137248 - Backlight unit having protection circuit using induced voltage detection: There is provided a backlight unit that determines whether a lamp performs an abnormal operation by detecting a voltage that is induced in a power conversion transformer without using a complicated and expensive detection circuit. A backlight unit having a protection circuit using induced voltage detection according to an aspect... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20080137249 - Mitigation of current collapse in transient blocking units: A transient blocking unit (TBU) includes at least two depletion mode transistors connected to each other such that they can rapidly switch from a normal low-impedance state to a high-impedance current blocking state in response to an over-voltage or over-current condition. This behavior makes TBUs useful for protecting electrical devices... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm, Inc.
20080137250 - Pulldown driver with gate protection for legacy interfaces: A protection circuit with a positive field effect transistor coupled to a power source, a negative field effect transistor connected to a pass-gate and a circuit ground, a circuit input terminal, a multi-level source of protection voltage coupled to an external circuit and at least three additional field effect transistors.... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Austin
20080137251 - Repair circuitry with an enhanced esd protection device: A repair circuitry consisting of at least one electrical fuse forming part of a conduction path between a positive voltage supply (VQ) pad and a complimentary lower voltage supply source (Vss). The repair circuitry includes at least one switching device and at least one control circuit. The at least one... Agent: Howard Chen, Esq. Preston Gates & Ellis LLP
20080137252 - Current protection circuit using multiple sequenced bipolar transistors: A current protection circuit that uses a sequence of bipolar transistors to provide or draw current from a protected circuit node. An initial bipolar transistor has its emitter terminal coupled to the protected circuit node, with its collector terminal coupled to a current source or sink. One or more additional... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080137253 - Circuit interruption device: A circuit interruption device (110) is provided in which an interruption element (112) and a fuse element (114) are configured electrically in parallel. The interruption element includes an electrical conductor and a current interrupter capable of severing the electrical conductor to eliminate its capacity to carry current. An exemplary embodiment... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20080137254 - Circuit breaker: The present invention provides a unique circuit breaker that can fit inside restricted spaces and even existing hardware that would otherwise be inaccessible with current circuit breakers. In at least one embodiment, the present disclosure provides a circular circuit breaker with an opening through which wires, hardware, and other equipment... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn: Ip Docketing
20080137255 - Current limiting device for electronic controllers or actuators for loads with non-linear current-voltage characteristics: An electronic current limiting device is provided in voltage or current controllers for loads with non-linear current-voltage characteristics. Load current is limited depending on load voltage. A current limiting line features non-linear behaviour with at least two different gradients section wise, which are neither zero nor infinite.... Agent: Walter A. Hackler, Ph.d. Patent Law Office
20080137256 - Slave mode thermal control with throttling and shutdown: Within a group of components in a circuit, each component in the group has a thermal detector that describes whether that component is operating at a temperature that is normal, high or fatal. A first signal representing a first component's temperature is sent downstream to a second component in the... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20080137257 - Method and system for a power switch with a slow in-rush current: Aspects of a method and system for a power switch with a slow in-rush current are presented. Aspects of the system may include at least one resistive component, which is coupled between an input control signal and an output stage circuit of a power switch circuit, so as to limit... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20080137258 - Method for operating a transmission line and correspondingly constructed device: A method and a device for operating a transmission line are provided. The device includes a line driver circuit and a protective circuit. The line driver circuit converts an input signal of the device into a current or a voltage for the transmission line while the protective circuit prevents an... Agent: Slater & Matsil LLP
20080137259 - Lightning protection system for aircraft composite structure: A lightning-protected conductive composite fuel tank includes a conductive material arrayed on an outer surface to at least partially cover a fastener centerline. Through holes extend along the fastener centerline through the conductive material and the underlying fuel tank shell. These through holes are countersunk into the fuel tank shell... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.c. (boeing)
20080137260 - Systems and methods for a user interface for electronic weaponry: An apparatus, according to various aspects of the present invention, produces contractions in skeletal muscles of a target to impede locomotion by the target. The apparatus is used with a provided deployment unit that deploys an electrode away from the apparatus. The electrode conducts a current through the target. The... Agent: Taser International, Inc.
20080137261 - Jig for producing capacitors, apparatus for producing capacitors and method for producing capacitors: The invention provides (1) a jig for producing capacitors, which stabilizes multiple long plates in order to simultaneously form dielectric layers on a plurality of conductors connected to the long plates and subsequently simultaneously form semiconductor layers thereon, wherein two edge-receiving portions to receive and fix the edges of each... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080137262 - Methods and systems for capacitors: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a capacitor. The capacitor includes a first electrode and a capacitor dielectric layer along-side the first capacitor electrode. A second electrode is found along-side the capacitor dielectric layer includes a number of inter-layers that are configured to prevent defects in the second... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080137263 - Method of fabricating a microelectronic device includling embedded thin film capacitor by over-etching thin film capacitor bottom electrode and microelectronic device made according to the method: A microelectronic device, a method of fabricating the device, and a system including the device. The method includes: providing a substrate including an underlying conductive layer and a polymer build-up layer overlying the underlying conductive layer; providing a passive microelectronic structure; embedding the passive structure in the polymer build-up layer... Agent: Michael A. Bernadicou Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman LLP
20080137264 - Electronic device, multilayer ceramic capacitor and the production method thereof: An electronic device, such as a multilayer ceramic capacitor, capable of suppressing grain growth of metal particles in a firing step, effectively preventing spheroidizing of internal electrode layers and breaking of electrodes and effectively suppressing a decline of a capacitance, and the production method are provided: wherein the production method... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080137265 - High voltage non-toxic electrolytes for ultracapacitors: Novel high voltage, non-toxic electrolytes for ultracapacitors, and high volumetric and gravimetric energy density ultracapacitors are disclosed herein, which provide substantial improvements in hybrid electric systems.... Agent: Sagar N. Venkateswaran
20080137266 - Motor control center with power and data distribution bus: A motor control center (MCC) is provided. The MCC includes a power and data distribution bus comprising a plurality of conductive bars for distributing power and data signals within the MCC. In one embodiment, the plurality of conductive bars is configured to receive and distribute three-phase power from an external... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(fy)
20080137267 - Electric connection box: A circuit constituent 10 comprises a circuit board 11 on which a switching member 13 is implemented and a bus bar 12 wired along the circuit board 11, and a case 20 is provided with a frame 21 arranged on the circuit board 11 and fixed along its peripheral edge... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080137270 - Electronic element package and method of manufacturing the same: An electronic element package includes a plate-like sensor substrate with a detector formed thereon, and a plate-like first cover substrate and a plate-like second cover substrate joined directly or indirectly to a top surface and a bottom surface, respectively, of the sensor substrate so that the sensor substrate is located... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20080137268 - Personal audio player case and integrated wireless adapter: An integrated personal audio player case and wireless adapter includes a rigid main body and a rigid closable top that are sized to receive and encase a selected personal audio player, such as a digital personal audio player having a user control structure and at least one output connector for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080137269 - Removable faceplates for portable electronic devices and packaging systems for same: A removable faceplate for a portable electronic device is provided. The faceplate permits a user to change the physical appearance of a surface of the device while retaining access to the mechanisms for controlling the function of the device. Preferably, the removable faceplate and electronic device are configured with a... Agent: Kalow & Springut LLP
20080137271 - Portable electronic device with double acting hinge arrangement: A hand-held portable electronic device including a housing having a first housing section and a second housing section; electronic circuitry in the housing; and a Jacob's Ladder flipping hinge arrangement connecting the first and second housing sections to each other.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc
20080137274 - Display device: A supporting mechanism movably supports a display body, a display surface of which is in the vertical position and in an inclined position. A pressing mechanism has an elastic member which stores repulsive force by being pressed by the display body as the display body moves from the vertical position... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc
20080137275 - Display device: The invention provides a display device including: a first electrode and a second electrode which are disposed in different directions from each other on a flexible substrate; an optical functional layer disposed between the first and second electrodes; and a display unit having a display pixel formed at a rectangular... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080137276 - Display device: A display is rotatably supported by a hinge portion as a support portion. The hinge portion has an engaging portion for performing engagement when the display is rotated to a predetermined using position. The engaging portion is constructed so as to perform the engagement in plural engaging places when the... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080137273 - Display height adjusting device, and portable computer and display having the display height adjusting device: A display height adjusting device is disposed to be mounted in a display. Through a pair of intersecting sliding support members, which have top ends connected slidably and pivotally to a rear face of the display and bottom ends connected slidably and pivotally to a support frame, the display height... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.c.
20080137272 - Flat panel display module: A display module includes a planar display panel, a frame disposed under the planar display panel, a lower bezel disposed outside the frame, and an upper bezel disposed outside the planar display panel. The frame includes at least one side wall. The outer surface of the side wall includes a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20080137277 - Low insertion force connector coupling: A low insertion force connector coupling apparatus includes a low insertion force connector body. A cable channel is defined by the low insertion force connector body. A plurality of low insertion force connector contact members are located on the low insertion force connector body adjacent to the cable channel. A... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20080137279 - Electronic equipment: An object is to provide an electronic equipment satisfying both compactness and resistance to a shock and a shake in spite of being equipped with a memory device such as an HDD or the like vulnerable to a shock. The electronic equipment 100 includes a memory device 13 that stores... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080137278 - Memory chip and insert card having the same thereon: A memory chip has a substrate, a die and an encapsulant. The substrate has multiple edges, a top surface, multiple die contacts, multiple outer contacts and multiple jumper contacts. The multiple die contacts are formed on the top surface of the substrate. The multiple outer contacts are formed on the... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.a.
20080137284 - Apparatus, system, and method for a modular blade: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for a modular blade. The blade has a first carrier card and a second carrier card. At least one of these cards connects into the backplane of a blade server and provides connectivity for the modular blade to the backplane. The carrier cards... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20080137281 - Computer enclosure with drive bracket: A computer enclosure includes a chassis with an opening defined therein, an elastic piece, a first drive bracket secured in the chassis, and a second drive bracket. One end of the elastic piece is secured to the chassis adjacent the opening, and the other end of the elastic piece is... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137280 - Computer enclosure with rotatable power supply: A computer enclosure includes a chassis (10), a disk drive bracket (20) secured in the chassis, and a power supply box (30) pivotally attached to the disk drive bracket. The disk drive bracket includes a pair of sidewalls (24) oppositely. A limiting guide slot (241) and a pivot guide slot... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137283 - Covering apparatus for expansion slot: A covering apparatus for covering an expansion slot of a rear panel of a computer enclosure, includes a receiving box mounted to the rear panel at a first end of the expansion slot, and an extendable cover received in the receiving box. The cover has a covering body configured for... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137282 - Data storage device carrier assembly: A data storage device carrier assembly includes a first carrier, a second carrier, and a bracket. The first carrier includes a pair of parallel side walls configured for mounting large data storage devices therebetween. The second carrier includes a pair of parallel side plates configured for mounting small data storage... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137285 - Height-adjustable docking station: A height-adjustable docking station including a main frame, a hook structure, and a lever is provided. The hook structure and the lever are pivoted on the main frame. The hook structure has a plurality of positioning grooves at different levels. One end of the lever has an adjusting rod, and... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080137286 - Computer system: A computer system includes a motherboard (10 or 50) with at least one CPU heat sink mounted thereon and a chassis (20) for mounting the motherboard therein. The chassis includes a plurality of bumps (23), and a plurality of knockdown standoffs (25). Some of the bumps are under the at... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137287 - Thermally integrated electronic enclosures: In one aspect, the present invention provides an enclosure for an electronic device that includes a thermally conductive casing for housing internal components of the device. The casing can include a internal surface for thermal coupling to the internal components and an external surface, thermally coupled to the internal surface,... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20080137288 - Fluid impelling device and electronic apparatus: A new type of device, useful as a fan among other applications, in which fluid flow is induced by providing within the device a chamber of constantly increasing volume and a chamber of constantly decreasing volume. Fluid moves through these chambers impelled by the rotation of a pair of members... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20080137289 - Thermal management system for embedded environment and method for making same: A thermal management system for an embedded environment is described. The thermal management system includes a pleumo-jet that has at least one wall defining a chamber, at least one piezoelectric device on the at least one wall, and a compliant material within the at least one wall and encompassing the... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20080137291 - Electromagnetic interference shielding for device cooling: Embodiments disclosed herein include EMI shielding to cool a computing device with one or more vents. In some embodiments, a louvered vent formed in the EMI shield of a computing device creates an air curtain between the EMI shield and a heat-generating component to cool the component, the EMI shield... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080137290 - Large-sized power supply device: A large-sized power supply device including: a plurality of lithium ion secondary batteries including sealed battery cases and safety valves, the sealed battery cases containing a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a porous heat-resistant layer placed between the positive and negative electrodes, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, and the safety valves... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080137296 - Active cooling of outdoor enclosure under solar loading: An outdoor enclosure for electronic equipment is described. A shroud mounted around the enclosure provides a plenum for external air, as well as protection from solar loading. A fan located inside the equipment enclosure circulates the air inside the equipment enclosure downward along the sides of the enclosure to accomplish... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20080137297 - Fan module: A fan module including a fan and a light source set is provided. The fan includes a frame and a blade set. The frame has a accommodating space, an air inlet and an air outlet, and the air inlet and the air outlet are communicated with each other. The blade... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080137295 - Fixing mechanism for a fan frame: A fixing mechanism fixes a side of a fan frame having a plurality of cooling fans and two first connecting tabs opposing to each other to a bottom board of a housing. The fixing mechanism includes a first end portion fixed to the bottom board; a second end portion perpendicularly... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20080137298 - Frequency converter with fan cooling: The invention relates to an air-cooled frequency converter, especially for construction site equipment, such as internal and external vibrators which are operated at a higher frequency than the existing electricity supply, said frequency converter comprising a housing and preferably being connected to a separation transformer for producing a protective extra-low... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20080137292 - Heat dissipation device for computer add-on cards: A heat dissipation device is to be mounted in a computer enclosure for dissipating heat generated by a VGA card (10). The heat dissipation device includes a heat sink (90), a fan (60) and a fan duct (50) connecting the heat sink (90) and the fan (60). The heat sink... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137293 - Heat-dissipating fan fixing device: A heat-dissipating fan fixing device used for accommodating and fixing a fan and mounted on a case is provided, which includes a frame, a plurality of hooks and an elastic buckle piece. The frame has a first end and a second end being opposite to each other. Between the first... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc
20080137294 - Heat-dissipating fan fixing device: A heat-dissipating fan fixing device, for accommodating and fixing a fan and mounted on a case is provided, which includes a frame, a plurality of hooks, and a stopping piece. The frame has a first end and a second end being opposite to each other. Between the first end and... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc
20080137300 - Liquid metal thermal interface material system: A metal thermal interface structure for dissipating heat from electronic components comprised a heat spreader lid, metal alloy that is liquid over the operating temperature range of the electronic component, and design features to promote long-term reliability and high thermal performance.... Agent: Jensen + Puntigam, P.s.
20080137299 - System and method that dissipate heat from an electronic device: The electronic system includes an electronic device and a liquid holding section that is thermally coupled to the electronic device. The electronic system further includes an impermeable section that engages the liquid holding section. The impermeable section includes a channel and a plurality of passages that provide fluid communication between... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080137301 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device (100) includes a base plate (10), a fin assembly (30), at least one heat pipe (40), and a pair of foot members (20) attached to the base plate. The base plate defines a top surface (12). At least one first channel (18) is defined in the... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080137302 - Boost spring holder for securing a power device to a heatsink: A system and method of dissipating heat form electronic components in an electronic device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a retaining device having a cavity extending upwardly a predetermined distance from a lower surface of the casing. A spring is seated within the cavity such that a lower portion of... Agent: Krieg Devault LLP
20080137305 - Clip module and heat-dissipation device having the same: A clip module and heat-dissipation device having the same is disclosed. The heat-dissipation device includes a retention module (RM) disposed on a circuit board having a heat-source, a heat sink disposed on the heat-source, and a clip module. The clip module is across in the heat sink and is clipped... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080137304 - Compound heat sink: A compound heat sink for the removal of thermal energy useful for, inter alia, electronic devices or other components. The compound heat sink includes a die cast base element; an extruded dissipation element having a thermal conductivity of at least about 150 W/m-K; and a thermal connection material positioned between... Agent: Waddey & Patterson, P.c.
20080137303 - Dual cavity, high-heat dissipating printed wiring board assembly: Two panel-sized fully populated printed wiring board assemblies formed together, with an anisotropic epoxy that provides electrical connection for RF signals and DC supplies without the need for wirebonds, mechanical interconnects or solder balls.... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20080137306 - Electromagnetic radiation containment and heat management in an electronic module: In one example, and electromagnetic radiation containment system includes an electrically conductive shroud configured to be mounted to a ground plane of a host board, the electrically conductive shroud defining an opening by way of which an edge connector of an electronic module can be received, the electrically conductive shroud... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080137307 - Method and system for extracting heat from electrical components: A system for extracting heat from an electronic device is provided. The system includes heat dissipation means positioned within a printed circuit board to form an in-board heat sink structure and a fluid heat transfer medium disposed in the heat dissipation means. The medium circulates through the heat dissipation means... Agent: General Electric Co. Global Patent Operation
20080137309 - Apparatus and method for thermal stabilization of pcb-mounted electronic components within an enclosed housing: An apparatus comprises a matrix of thermoelectric devices for applying thermal gradients across an electronic component mounted in a PCB substrate within an enclosed housing. A matrix of thermosensitive devices are placed around the perimeter of the electronic component to measure thermal gradients associated with the component. A controller controls... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080137308 - Thermal management system and method for semiconductor lighting systems: A method and assembly for dissipating heat from semiconducting light sources. The light sources are connected to a circuit board with a plurality of layers. The waste heat produced by the semiconducting light source is transferred through the layers of the circuit board in order to dissipate the heat.... Agent: Warn, Hoffmann, Miller & Lalone, .p.c
20080137310 - Electronic apparatus and electronic apparatus manufacturing method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprising: a first casing including a retaining hook; a second casing including a stopper edge; and a sliding unit including a base frame and a slider, the base frame coupled to the second casing, the slider separably coupled to the first casing; wherein... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc
20080137311 - Fastening structure for stacking electric modules: A fastening structure for stacking a plurality of electronic modules on a mainboard is provided. The fastening structure includes a locking member and a plurality of supporting members. The locking member is disposed on a first electronic module for locking the first electronic module onto the mainboard by locking elements.... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080137312 - Integrated circuit package system employing thin profile techniques: An integrated circuit package system that includes: providing an electrical interconnect system including a first lead-finger system and a second lead-finger system; stacking a second device over a first device between the first lead-finger system and the second lead-finger system; connecting the second device to the second lead-finger system with... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20080137313 - Fastening support assembly: Embodiments of the present invention provide a fastening support assembly configured to securely connect a first panel above a second panel. The fastening support assembly includes a shaft having a cap at a first end and a distal tip at a second end. The shaft defines an internal chamber. The... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20080137314 - Microelectronic substrate including embedded components and spacer layer and method of forming same: A microelectronic substrate, a method of forming the same, and a system including the same. The microelectronic substrate comprises: a conductive layer; a spacer layer disposed onto the conductive dielectric layer; a dielectric build-up layer disposed onto the spacer layer, the spacer layer being made of a material that has... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, Llc
20080137315 - Electronic component device and method of mounting electronic component: An electronic component device includes a wiring substrate having a wiring pattern, an electronic component mounted on the wiring pattern of the wiring substrate and provided with an electrode arranged on a side surface thereof, and a gold bump provided on the wiring pattern in side neighborhood of the electrode... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20080137316 - Conductive patterns and methods of using them: Conductive patterns and methods of using and printing such conductive patterns are disclosed. In certain examples, the conductive patterns may be produced by disposing a conductive material between supports on a substrate. The supports may be removed to provide conductive patterns having a desired length and/or geometry.... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi, LLP
20080137317 - Method and system for angled rf connection using a flexible substrate: A method and structure for producing an angled RF connection between a first element and a second element using a flexible substrate is provided. The method includes laminating a flexible substrate onto the first element; bending the flexible substrate such that a bonding pad on the flexible substrate is in... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20080137318 - Compliant structure for an electronic device, method of manufacturing same, and system containing same: A compliant structure for an electronic device comprises a substrate (110) composed of a first material (111) and a compliant zone (120) within the substrate. A plurality of solder joints (280) are located between, and form a connection between, the substrate and the electronic device (290). The compliant zone reduces... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, Llc
20080137319 - Arrangement for shielding motherboards with a shielding metal plate: A motherboard is shielded by way of a shielding metal sheet. A shielding metal sheet according to the invention is embodied such that the dimensions thereof in the longitudinal and transverse direction do not exceed the dimensions of the motherboard, thus advantageously allowing the shielding metal plate to be mounted... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20080137321 - Display device and method thereof: A display device includes a panel assembly which forms an image, an accommodating member which accommodates the panel assembly, at least one printed circuit board (“PCB”) installed on a back side of the accommodating member, and an electromagnetic wave shielding member disposed between the accommodating member and the PCB, and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20080137320 - Emi shielding gaskets: An exemplary embodiment of a gasket is configured for providing electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and/or grounding of one or more electrical components on a substrate disposed within a passageway of a member having a generally circular cross-section. The gasket may include inner and outer portions that cooperatively define a generally... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c
20080137322 - Power unit for movable member: This power unit includes a base plate fixed with an annular coil part, and a slot-shaped insertion hole formed at the base plate and extending in a radiating direction to the annular coil part. After a lead wire of the annular coil part is inserted into the insertion hole from... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw06/05/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by invention type
20080130177 - Circuit for clamping current in a charge pump: A circuit for clamping current in a charge pump is disclosed. The charge pump includes switching circuitry having a number of switching circuitry transistors. Each of first and second pairs of transistors in the circuit can provide an additional path for current from its associated one of the switching circuitry... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.c.
20080130178 - Load dump protection for power fet device: A load dump protection system is operable to provide protection for power transistors used to drive a blower motor of a vehicle. The load dump protection system includes circuitry for detecting an over-voltage transient. The circuitry adjusts a drive transistor into a saturation mode in response to a detection of... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP
20080130179 - Method and device for fault detection in transformers or power lines: A method for fault detection in a power transformer/autotransformer and/or interconnected power lines, which are within the zone protected by the differential protection, and particularly suitable for detecting turn-to-turn faults in power transformer/autotransformer windings. All individual instantaneous phase currents of the protected object are measured, individual phase currents as fundamental... Agent: Venable LLP
20080130180 - Circuit protection device: A voltage suppression device for suppressing voltage surges in an electrical circuit, comprised of a voltage sensitive element having a predetermined voltage rating, the voltage sensitive element increasing in temperature as voltage applied across the voltage sensitive element exceeds the voltage rating. Terminals are provided for electrically connecting the voltage... Agent: Kusner & Jaffe Highland Place Suite 310
20080130181 - Electric circuit with protection against overvoltages: An electric circuit includes a supply terminal to receive an outer supply voltage and a voltage regulator coupled to the supply terminal and to provide supply and resting voltages. A lock-out circuit is switchable between active and inactive states and receives the supply voltage at a supply node to generate,... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.a.
20080130182 - Power system fault characterization using transformed values: An apparatus can include a fault condition detector configured to detect a fault condition in an electrical system, a delta d-q power value generator configured to generate a delta d-q power value temporally corresponding to the detected fault condition, and a characterizer circuit configured to characterize the fault condition relative... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20080130183 - Power supply circuit protecting method and apparatus for the same: This invention relates to a power supply circuit protecting method and a power supply circuit protecting apparatus. The apparatus is provided with a power supply circuit for converting a voltage from a three-phase alternating current inputting power supply into a predetermined voltage, and an output operation circuit for performing a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080130184 - Arrangement for protection of electronic components: In devices for producing strong current high power impulses, the electronic components, for example, passive components such as capacitors and/or switch elements, such as semi-conductor switches, diodes or similar elements, need to be protected against overcurrents in the event of an error function. Generally, serial resistance and serial inductance are... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080130185 - Base station protector assembly for surge protection: A base station protector assembly for protecting telecommunications related equipment and other associated sensitive electrical components from transient voltage and current surges includes a housing unit, a main printed circuit board disposed within the housing unit, header connectors mounted upon the main printed circuit board, an auxiliary printed circuit board... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
20080130186 - Pwm drive apparatus and method for correcting output offset thereof: A first voltage-to-current converter converts a difference voltage between a command voltage and a reference voltage into a current. A second voltage-to-current converter converts a difference voltage between a positive output terminal and a negative output terminal of a PWM drive apparatus into a current. A low-pass filter is connected... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080130188 - Electrostatic discharge device for portable terminal: Disclosed is an electrostatic discharge device for a portable terminal including a main body mounted within the portable terminal. The main body includes a conductor coated with an insulator around the external circumference thereof. In addition, the main body also includes at least one electricity reception portion formed by partially... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.c.
20080130187 - Electrostatic shield and method of fabricating the same: An electrostatic shield (10) for use in a portable electronic device (A or B) includes a base (12), a conductive layer (14), and an electroplate layer (16). The conductive layer is formed on the base. The electroplate layer is formed on the conductive layer and defines an aperture (162) therethrough.... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130189 - Electrostatically atomizing device: An electrostatically atomizing device includes an emitter electrode, an opposed electrode opposed to the emitter electrode, and a cooling means which condenses the water on the emitter electrode from within the surrounding air, and a high voltage source applying a high voltage across the emitter electrode and the opposed electrode... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20080130190 - Ionization device: An ionization device with increased rigidity of a coupling portion is provided. The ionization device includes a casing member for applying high voltage to each needle electrode; a coupling member for mechanically coupling a plurality of casing members in a longitudinal direction and electrically connecting high voltage plates of the... Agent: Smith Patent Office
20080130191 - Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling ionizing blowers: An apparatus and method for monitoring the output of an ionizing blower. A measuring chamber captures a portion of the air ion stream, and measures balance plus air ion current. Since the measurement chamber is isolated from extraneous electrostatic fields, measurements contain less analytical noise. Air flow through the measurement... Agent: Mks/ion Systems Attn: John E. Menear
20080130193 - Systems and methods for an electronic control device with date and time recording: An apparatus impedes locomotion by a target. The apparatus is used with a provided electrode for conducting a current through the target. The apparatus includes a trigger, a circuit, a memory, and a signal generator. The circuit is responsive to the trigger. The signal generator, responsive to the circuit, provides... Agent: Taser International, Inc.
20080130192 - Systems and methods for immobilization with time monitoring: An apparatus for impeding locomotion by a human or animal target conducts a current through the target. The apparatus includes a trigger, a circuit, and a display. The trigger provides a signal. The circuit, responsive to the signal, provides the current for an interval as a series of pulses, and... Agent: Taser International, Inc.
20080130194 - Resonance tuning module for implantable devices and leads: An implantable medical assist device includes a medical device. The medical device has a housing and electronics contained therein. A lead provides an electrical path to or from the electronics within the medical device. A resonance tuning module is located in the housing and is connected to the lead. The... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20080130195 - Gettering/stop layer for prevention of reduction of insulating oxide in metal-insulator-metal device: An electronic device includes a first electrode, a second electrode and an insulating layer between the first and second electrodes, which insulating layer may be susceptible to reduction by H2. A gettering layer is provided on and in contact with the first electrode, the gettering layer acting as a protective... Agent: Paul J. Winters
20080130196 - Capacitor layer forming material and printed wiring board having embedded capacitor layer obtained by using the capacitor layer forming material: It is an object of the present invention to provide a capacitor layer forming material which is applicable to printed wiring boards manufactured through a high-temperature processing of 300° C. to 400° C. of a fluorine-contained resin substrate, a liquid crystal polymer and the like, and exhibits no deterioration of... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.c.
20080130197 - Multi-layer capacitor and method of manufacturing same: An electronic component and method for manufacture thereof is disclosed. A plurality of electrodes are positioned in stacked relation to form an electrode stack. The stack may include as few as two electrodes, but more may be used depending on the number of subcomponents desired. Spacing between adjacent electrodes is... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP Suite 1100
20080130198 - Multilayer ceramic capacitor: The “squeal” that occurs when an electric field is applied to a multilayer ceramic capacitor mounted on a substrate is suppressed by providing in an active part contributing to formation of capacitances between internal electrodes facing each other in a capacitor body, low-activity regions positioned near respective end edges of... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080130199 - Ceramic electronic component and method for manufacturing the same: The heat resistance of a joint between a terminal electrode and a metal terminal as well as the bonding strength of the joint are increased in a ceramic electronic component. The surface of the metal terminal in contact with a binder is formed of a coating layer which is a... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080130200 - Integrated circuit comb capacitor: The invention is directed to an integrated circuit comb capacitor with capacitor electrodes that have an increased capacitance between neighboring capacitor electrodes as compared with other interconnects and via contacts formed in the same metal wiring level and at the same pitches. The invention achieves a capacitor that minimizes capacitance... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g
20080130201 - Electrolytic capacitor: An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode lead, a cathode lead and a seat plate. The seat plate has two grooves. The anode lead is bent along one of the grooves in the seat plate to be placed in the groove. The cathode lead is bent along the other groove in... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080130202 - Electrode material and method for producing same: Provided are an electrode material which can secure both high electrical capacity and high stability with time and can be improved in the adhesion of a conductive material and a method for producing the electrode material. The electrode material comprises an aluminum foil (1) and a carbon-containing layer (2) formed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080130203 - Control assembly and mounting arrangement: A control assembly for a compact refrigeration unit and the like includes a display panel, a control board having an LED and a switch pad, a flexible extension extending between the switch and the display panel, and a mount supporting the display panel and control board and having a switch... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20080130206 - Attachment and detachment mechanism for portable electronic device: An attachment and detachment mechanism for detachably fixing the portable electronic device to the apparatus body includes an audio unit, a navigation unit detachably installed in the audio unit, a release pin provided at the audio unit to press the navigation unit installed in the audio unit to the pressing... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080130204 - Device for connecting at least one electrical component, especially pertaining to a motor vehicle, to a power supply: The invention relates to a device comprising a housing, wherein a first contact unit to which the power supply can be connected is arranged on a first side of the housing, and a second contact unit to which the electrical component can be connected is arranged on a second side... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080130205 - Surface acoustic wave device: A surface acoustic wave device includes a base portion that surrounds a surface acoustic wave element and is made of a resin, and a cap portion that is adhered onto the base portion so that a cavity sealing the surface acoustic wave element is formed, and is made of a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20080130207 - Usb connector assembly: A universal serial bus receptacle for receiving a universal serial bus plug is disclosed. The receptacle utilizes an inner casing similar to a typical universal serial bus receptacle and an outer casing mounted around the inner casing to provide supporting structure to resist vibrational or other forces so that vibrational... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
20080130208 - Electronic device: An electronic device is provided with a device housing which includes an upper case and a lower case. A key input section is provided in the device housing and includes a key sheet disposed on an inner surface of the upper case. The key sheet has a plurality of key... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc
20080130209 - Calculator letter opener: A multi-office-function assembly incorporating commonly used desktop utilities such as a handheld calculator, a tape flag dispenser, letter opener, a note pad storage, a digital clock, a mirror, or a picture frame. The assembly includes a base housing, an input housing hingedly connected to an upper surface of the base... Agent: The Soni Law Firm
20080130212 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display module and a front case. The display module displays images. The display module includes a boss fixing member having a combination hole. The front case covers a first surface of the display module and has a first boss that is inserted into the combination... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20080130210 - Display device: The present invention provides a technique which can decrease the number of folding times of a flexible printed circuit board in a display device having the structure which can fold the flexible printed circuit board in a compact form by folding the flexible printed circuit board plural times. The display... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080130211 - Display panel and display device: In a display panel mounted on a display device, a configuration of mounting that realizes decrease in thickness and weight and exhibits high reliability as well. The display panel is provided with a screen, a plastic frame supporting at least part of the outer periphery of a surface light source... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080130213 - Electronic apparatus and component: The component has a first opening through which a cable is inserted, and a second opening through which a fastening component is inserted. The second opening is connected to the first opening such that the second opening accepts a portion of the cable when the cable is inserted through the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080130214 - Mobile motherboard: A motherboard for a computer box having internal circuitry and communication ports comprises a portable motherboard having a connector for connection to an externally accessible connector of said computer box; wherein, connection of said portable motherboard connector to said externally accessible computer box connector enables said computer box to perform... Agent: Paul R. Juhasz
20080130215 - Adjustable emi baffling apparatus for data storage systems: The present invention is directed to an apparatus for reducing and constraining EMI (electronic magnetic radiation) emissions without affecting the internals of data storage system components. A baffle is attached to the exterior of the housing of a data storage system component by baffle mounts. The baffle is operable between... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20080130218 - Computer enclosure with disk drive bracket: A computer enclosure includes a chassis (10), and a bracket (30) secured in the chassis. The bracket includes a holding portion (32) configured for receiving at least one disk drive therein and an expansion portion (34) configured for securing a PCI card (40) thereon. The expansion portion is integrally formed... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130216 - Disk drive cage with shielding member: A disk drive cage includes a bracket (20) and a shielding member (10). The bracket includes two parallel side plates (21, 22). A positioning flange (212) is bent from one of the side plates (21). The shielding member includes a front wall (13), a top wall (15), a bottom wall... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130219 - Enclosure for computer peripheral devices: A canister is for use with a data storage device and a casing of a computer peripheral enclosure with the casing having at least one compartment. Each compartment has a rectangular cross-section and a depth. Each compartment also has two guide rail guides. The canister includes a u-shaped tray and... Agent: W. Edward Johansen
20080130217 - Swappable data access unit rack structure installable in a computer casing: In a swappable data access unit rack structure installable in a computer casing, a chassis is a box body composed of a lower casing, a front frame, a rear panel and an upper casing. The front frame has a frame hole, a transversal long hole at its upper edge, and... Agent: Wei-ping Chen
20080130220 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes a housing, a first unit that is attached through a front side of the housing, a second unit that is attached through a backside of the housing, a panel that has a first surface connected to the first unit, and a second surface connected to the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080130222 - Dual impeller push-pull axial fan heat sink: A fan sink that includes a dual impeller push-pull axial fan and a heat sink to cool a hot electronic device is presented. The axial fan has a hub motor, a first impeller that is radially proximate to the hub motor, and a second impeller that is radially distal to... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20080130221 - Thermal hinge for lid cooling: A thermal hinge couples a computing platform to a lid. The thermal hinge includes a hinge block that has a groove passing through the hinge block and a hinge pillar to couple to the lid. The hinge pillar is inserted in a first end of the groove passing through the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, Llc
20080130223 - Power converter: First and second bases and composing a coolant path structure are arranged at the middle stage of the power converter, and semiconductor modules and a capacitor are arranged on both surfaces of the coolant path structure. Furthermore, through-holes are formed in the first and second bases, and cables of DC... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20080130224 - Electric connection box: An electric connection box includes an electronic circuit board having an electronic component, and a power circuit board having a power circuit, which are disposed upright in a casing. A vertically-extending component area for mounting a heat generating component is formed on the power circuit board, so as not to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080130226 - Centrifugal fan device and electronic apparatus having the same: A centrifugal fan device includes a centrifugal fan having a hub portion having a cylindrical outer peripheral surface and a plurality of blade portions extended in a centrifugal direction from the outer peripheral surface of the hub portion, and a fan casing which rotatably accommodates the centrifugal fan therein and... Agent: Dickinson Wright Pllc
20080130227 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a circuit board, an MPU which is provided on the circuit board and produces heat, an attachment stay which is provided on the circuit board and has a plurality of attachment areas, and a fan unit which is attached to at least... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080130225 - Thermal management apparatus and method for printed circuit boards: An apparatus, system, and method for managing cooling within a printed circuit board (PCB) enclosure. The system includes a PCB having a first surface on which electronic components are mounted. Multiple contour control actuators are fixedly disposed in a substantially planar array in z-axis opposition to the first surface of... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20080130229 - Heat dissipating module and heat sink thereof: A heat dissipating module includes a fan and a heat sink. The heat sink comprises a body and at least one movable member. The body comprises a plurality of fins, at least one first slot and at least one second slot. The first and second slots are integrally formed on... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080130228 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device includes a heat sink (10) for contacting a heat-generating component and a fan (20) mounted to the heat sink. The fan includes a frame (22) and a motor (24) received in the frame. The fan has an intake. The frame has a top level and a... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130230 - Flat heat column and heat dissipating apparatus thereof: A heat dissipating module includes a heat dissipating apparatus and a fan. The fan is disposed adjacent to a side of the heat dissipating apparatus. A heat dissipating apparatus includes a flat heat column and a plurality of heat dissipating fins. The heat dissipating fins are disposed at the exterior... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080130231 - Heat dissipation module: A heat dissipation module for removing heat from a heat generating component, includes a block, a heat pipe and a fin unit. The block includes a first surface and a second surface. One end of the heat pipe is thermally attached to the fin unit, and the other end of... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130232 - Heat sink: A heat sink is provided that can prevent the velocity of air flowing between fins in the vicinity of the component mounting space from decreasing. In the heat sink, a plurality of fins and the component mounting space are disposed on a fin unit side of the base. A lateral-end... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20080130234 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus is provided with a first circuit board contained in a case, a heat-generating component mounted on the first circuit board, a second circuit board contained in the case and opposed to the heat-generating component, and a heat-conductive member which is interposed between the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080130235 - Electronic device: The heat sink is provided perpendicularly to a bottom of a case of an on-board information device as the electronic device and adjacent to a right side plate of the case having windows 104 and 105. The heat sink includes grooves each vertically extending from the first to the third... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080130233 - Heat sink assembly: A heat sink assembly (10) compatible with an ATX motherboard (20) and a BTX motherboard (30), includes a heat sink and a plurality of fasteners (15) extending through the heat sink. The heat sink includes a base (12) defining a slot (1220) therein. The fastener is capable of sliding along... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130236 - Apparatus and system, to secure a heat sink: An apparatus and system are disclosed for securing a heat sink against a central processing unit. The present invention teaches a heat sink securement device having a vertical retention arm that substantially encompasses a heat sink in a vertical direction, a horizontal retention arm that substantially encompasses a heat sink... Agent: Kunzler & Associates
20080130237 - Wafer having thermal circuit and power supplier therefor: Provided are a wafer having a thermal circuit and power supplier therefor, which enable the wafer to heat or cool itself without using any additional heating or cooling system. The wafer includes the thermal circuit that is installed on one side of the wafer to be capable of self-heating or... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20080130240 - Fixing structure of heat conduction pad: A fixing structure of heat conduction pad is used to uniformly press two heat conduction pads on the two heat generating electronic components on a circuit board respectively. The fixing structure includes a fixing member and an elastic member. The two ends of the elastic member are a fastening portion... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc
20080130239 - Heat dissipation device assembly: A heat dissipation device assembly is mounted on a printed circuit board (80). First and second electronic components (82, 84) are mounted on the printed circuit board. The heat dissipation device assembly includes a first heat sink (10) in thermal contact with the first electronic component, and a second heat... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130238 - Heat sink clip: A heat sink assembly (100) and a heat sink clip (20) are provided. The heat sink clip (20) includes a pin (22) and a spring (24) disposed around the pin (22). The pin (22) includes an upper section (22a) and a lower section (22b). The upper section (22a) has a... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130241 - Method and apparatus for supporting a computer chip on a printed circuit board assembly: A printed circuit board assembly and method of assembly in which underfill is placed between a chip and substrate to support the chip. A trench is formed in the upper layer of the printed circuit board to limit the flow of the underfill and in particular to limit the underfill... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates Llc
20080130242 - Using the wave soldering process to attach motherboard chipset heat sinks: A electronic device and method for extracting heat from a heat producing component having front and back sides, the front side is disposed across from the back side, and the front side is attached to a substrate including multiple holes. A thermal interface material is disposed over the back side... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, P.a.
20080130243 - Fastening mechanism: The present invention discloses a fastening mechanism for fastening a heat sink to the surface of an electronic device mounted on a circuit board, the heat sink being provided with a first positioning portion, the circuit board having two opposite sides each formed with a notch. The fastening mechanism at... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20080130244 - Mounting system for telecommunications panels: A mounting arrangement for a telecommunications system, the system including a panel and a frame. The mounting arrangement providing a tool-less connection between the panel and the frame for ease of assembly and installation. In one embodiment, the mounting arrangement including flexible retaining clips provided on the panel, and guides... Agent: Merchant & Gould Pc
20080130245 - Mounting apparatus for power supply: A mounting apparatus for power supply includes a chassis for carrying a power supply, a computer case, and a securing bracket. A pivot portion is formed on the chassis. The computer case includes a bottom wall and a rear plate perpendicular to the bottom wall. The rear plate defines a... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130246 - Electronic package encapsulating electronic components therein: An electronic component unit including a metallic member and an electronic component, such as a semiconductor element, mounted on the metallic member is encapsulated with molding resin such as epoxy resin, thereby forming an electronic package. The electronic component unit is covered with primer made of a material such as... Agent: Posz Law Group, Plc
20080130247 - Broadband-narrowband combining board in integrated access apparatus: The embodiments of the present invention disclose a broadband-narrowband combining board in an integrated access apparatus, which includes a broadband processing module, a narrowband processing module and a separator module, wherein the broadband processing module, the narrowband processing module and the separator module are removably connected to a connector. The... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20080130248 - Casing: A casing adapted for packing an electronic device is provided. The casing includes a shell, a cover, and a thermal switch. The shell has an assembly opening, and the cover is adapted for being installed to the assembly opening. The shell and the cover surround the electronic device. The thermal... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080130249 - Complex memory chip, memory card having the same, and method of manufacturing the memory card: A complex memory chip includes a peripheral circuit block, a memory block for storing data, and a control block for controlling functions of the peripheral circuit block and the memory block. The peripheral circuit block, the memory block and the control block are formed as a single chip. Further, a... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.c.
20080130250 - Back plate: A back plate serves to connect a circuit board. The back plate has an insulating body and a metal sheet. The metal sheet is installed on the insulating body having a strengthening function for the insulating body. The back plate with a metal sheet for strengthening the insulating body can... Agent: Troxell Law Office Pllc
20080130251 - Electronic apparatus, flexible board and board fixing member: A board fixing member has a first board supporting face and a second board supporting face both of which are adjacent to each other with an angle. A flexible board is fixed in a state in which the flexible board is supported by both the first and second board supporting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080130252 - Electrical connection box: An electrical connection box according to the present invention includes a case including a circuit board, a bus bar which is electrically connected to the circuit board and extends outside the case, wherein the bus bar includes a horizontal portion positioned in an area outside the case and extends in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080130253 - Sensor node and circuit board arrangement: An electronic circuit, preferable as a sensor node, has a highly sensitive radio function and is capable of performing a low-power-consumption operation. The electronic device has a board; a connector for connecting a sensor; a first signal processor circuit receiving an input of sensor data from the sensor through the... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20080130254 - Electronic device with reworkable electronic component, method of fabricating the electronic device and method of reworking the electronic component: An electronic device with a reworkable electronic component, a method of manufacturing the electronic device, and a method of reworking the electronic component are disclosed. The electronic device includes a first cavity provided in a board body. A first metal pattern is provided on the board body and adjacent to... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.c.
20080130255 - Printed circuit board: According to one embodiment, first to fourth pads are arranged on a surface mounting area of a printed circuit board along one side of the mounting area, with a preset gap defined between each pair of adjacent ones of the pads. The first to third pads form a first land,... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080130256 - Pin formation of electronic component: A motherboard includes a printed circuit board having a first via and a second via, and an integrated circuit component having a first pin and a second pin. The integrated circuit component is mounted on the printed circuit board by inserting the first pin and the second pin of the... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang
20080130257 - Assembly comprising a substrate and a chip mounted on the substrate and a method for fabricating the same: An assembly includes a substrate, a chip mounted on the substrate, a voltage controlled oscillator circuit including an inductor and further circuit elements. The inductor is mounted on or in the substrate, and the further circuit elements are mounted on or in the chip. An assembly is disclosed that includes... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/infineon Infineon
20080130258 - Electronic component and electronic-component production method: An electronic component and an electronic-component production method in which the magnitude of a stray capacitance produced between adjacent outer electrodes is controllable. The electronic component includes a chip body and first to fourth outer electrodes. In the chip body, first and second coil block are sandwiched between magnetic substrates.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080130259 - Shielding device in a base station: Device for shielding components on a printed circuit board (1206) in a radio base station. The circuit board comprises a first circuit section (1801) and a second circuit section (1802), and a conductive border portion (1207) arranged on the circuit board between said first circuit section and said second circuit... Agent: Albihns Stockholm Ab
20080130260 - Electromagnetic wave shielding gasket: An electromagnetic wave shielding gasket comprising a gasket body integrated with an electroconductive non-woven fabric or woven fabric, a seal part being provided, while avoiding the area of the electroconductive non-woven fabric or woven fabric, where the gasket body, preferably a gasket body with a lip-shaped projection, is integrated at... Agent: Butzel Long
20080130262 - Cable management system: A cable management system for routing cable with respect to electronic equipment. This system has a variety of improvements providing greater flexibility in routing cable to and from the equipment.... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (bln)
20080130261 - Detachable cable manager: A cable manager for arranging a plurality of electronic data cables in fixed positions for presentation to corresponding connection positions of an electronic communications connector block, including a plurality of cable guides for securing sections of the cables in spaced apart positions so that they converge at a common location... Agent: Merchant & Gould PcPrevious industry: Dynamic magnetic information storage or retrieval
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