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Provided herein are processes of producing estolide base oils, including the process comprising providing at least one fatty acid ester, and contacting the at least one fatty acid ester with at least one fatty acid to form an estolide base oil. Exemplary processes include the use of transesterification to form the at l...
L'invention concerne une composition photosensible comprenant des zéolites et des oxydes métalliques semi-conducteurs, l'utilisation de cette composition et un procédé de préparation de cellules solaires comprenant une telle composition. La présente invention concerne une composition photosensible conçue...
A data signal receiver (100) forms line samples of a received modulated data signal and applies them to a fractionally spaced equalizer (150). The equalizer outputs are demodulated and decisions are formed as to the values of the transmitted data symbols. An error signal is also formed. This is used to update the value...
Methods and apparatus for continuously extruding a hydraulically settable mixture and simultaneously placing continuous filaments within the extruding mixture to yield articles having a filament-reinforced, hydraulically settable matrix. The filaments can be placed within the mixtures in a parallel configuration, a hel...
An ambidextrous or hand specific glove with a widened cuff area to aid in donning or doffing the glove is disclosed, together with a former for fabricating the glove and a method of fabricating the same. The glove may further include a bead on the cuff to resist tearing when the glove is put on or taken off. The glove ...
Two-step process sequences uniformly etch both tungsten-based and titanium-based structures on a substrate. A sequence of wet etches using peroxide and heated nitric acid uniformly recesses a metal stack that includes W, TiN, and TiAl. W, TiN and TiC are uniformly recessed by a peroxide etch at ˜25 C followed by an ac...
A method for substantially simultaneously polishing a copper conductive structure of a semiconductor device structure and an adjacent barrier layer. The method includes use of a fixed-abrasive type polishing pad with a substantially abrasive-free slurry in which copper is removed at a rate that is substantially the sam...
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that selects links while updating a probabilistic generative model for textual documents. During operation, the system receives a current model, which contains terminal nodes representing words and cluster nodes representing clusters of conceptually related wor...
A circuit device for providing energy to at least one electrical component, such as a light emitting diode (LED). The circuit device comprises a positive contact, an inductor, a diode and a negative contact in series. A first component contact for electrical connection to a cathode end of an electrical component, a sec...
A method for securing a semiconductor device component to another element is provided. An adhesive material includes a pressure-sensitive component and a curable component is used to at least temporarily secure the semiconductor device component and the other element to each other. The pressure-sensitive component of t...
Methods, systems, and apparatus for removing flash from contact lens mold members are described. Flash is removed from contact lens mold members by cutting the flash from the mold member. The flash is removed by rotating a deflashing element or rotating a mold member, or both. After the flash is removed, the unfinished...
The present invention provides a system and method for simulating aircraft flight path trajectory by integrating the point mass equations using a selectable non-time based integration variable, including altitude, velocity or range. The present invention separates the horizontal and vertical profiles of an aircraft'...
Disclosed is an apparatus for forming a wire to include coil segments useable in a dynamoelectric machine, the apparatus including a plurality of forming structures simultaneously moveable along an axis into a coil segment forming configuration, with at least a number of the plurality of forming structures being config...
The assembly has an airbag that is arranged to be laterally adjacent to a seat occupant of a motor vehicle, in a filled state. A pyrotechnic gas generator (4) is provided for filling the airbag. The air bag comprises two blanks (1.1,1.2) that are connected to each other to define a fill volume. The blanks include multi...
A filter apparatus includes a housing assembly and a filter arrangement mounted in the housing assembly. The filter arrangement includes a reusable core assembly, a first filter assembly removably mounted around the exterior of the reusable core assembly, and a bypass assembly removably mounted to the reusable core ass...
Provided herein are estolide base oils and oligomeric compounds prepared from processes that include cross metathesis. Exemplary processes include the preparation of terminally-unsaturated fatty acids by cross metathesis, and the subsequent oligomerization of terminally-unsaturated fatty acids to provide estolide compo...
A coated substrate is disclosed. The coated substrate includes a substrate; an undercoating having one or more materials selected from tin oxide, silica, titania, alumina, zirconia, zinc oxide and alloys and mixtures thereof nitrides of titanium, zirconium, hafnium, silicon, aluminum and mixtures thereof, and oxy-nitri...
One example disclosed in the application is an electronic data-storage device comprising one or more arrays of memory elements that each includes a data-storage medium that is switched between two different states by application of a switching-inducing force or gradient to the data-storage medium, a top control element...
The present invention provides methods for producing cotyledonary pine embryos. The methods of the invention each include the step of culturing embryogenic pine tissue in, or on, a medium comprising a disaccharide and glucose to yield cotyledonary pine embryos, wherein the disaccharide and glucose are each present in t...
Waterborne coating compositions are disclosed that include a latex emulsion polymer, and, as a reactive coalescent, a 2,2,4-trimethyl-3-oxopentanoate ester. The coating compositions of the invention have a reduced VOC content, and provide improved coalescing activity....
New XML management transaction requests including XPath expressions are used, for example, to forward configuration changes on to a data network device. The generation and use of these new requests helps reduce the costs associated with designing or upgrading data network devices. These new requests may be generated in...
Methods that stimulate a protective immune response in a subject include a portion of a protein from a naturally occurring viral hemagglutinin, wherein the protein portion includes at least a portion of a globular head and at least a portion of at least one secondary structure that causes the globular head to essential...
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to methods of upgrading a conventional combustion system into an upgraded combustion system that includes a perforated flame holder. For example, the perforated flame holder may improve operational efficiency of the combustion system and/or reduce pollutants such as NO x outpu...
According to one embodiment, a removable tightening device is described. The tensioning mechanism is removably coupleable with an article without damaging the article so that upon removal, the coupling of the tensioning mechanism with the article is unrecognizable or not readily detectable. The tensioning mechanism is ...
Provided is a DC/DC converter for a multi-phase switching power supply device which include a plurality of DC/DC converters including a master DC/DC converter and a plurality of slave DC/DC converters that are connected in parallel to each other and operate in different phases. The DC/DC converter includes: first and s...
A method of manufacturing a metal pattern of a semiconductor device. A Ti layer and a metal layer are successively formed on a semiconductor substrate or on an insulating layer. Then, a wiring pattern including a Ti layer pattern and a metal layer pattern is formed by patterning said Ti layer and the metal layer. Heat ...
A process is described for making a composite article without shrinkage, particularly of ceramic and metal wherein the article includes complex internal surfaces or cavities. The process requires forming an insert body that includes an external surface that corresponds to an internal cavity of the article. The insert b...
A method of manufacturing a fabric article to include electronic circuitry in which a flex circuit is assembled to include conductive traces and pads on a flexible substrate, a fabric article is placed on a rigid surface, and the substrate of the flex circuit is secured to the fabric article. Also disclosed is a fabric...
A combination of non-persistent-based and persistent-based schemes are used to effectively manage volatile storages which are conventionally managed solely by using non-persistent schemes (e.g., LRU schemes in cache memory). Generally, the persistent-based schemes can be based on persistent information associated with ...
A method of transmitting data within a vehicle includes: storing two copies of a data message; constructing at an electronic control unit (ECU) a serial bus message that includes one copy of the data message and a message authentication code (MAC) created using a secret key stored at the ECU, a MAC algorithm, and a dif...
An analgesic/anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical dosage form which comprises an effective amount of an active ingredient selected from the group consisting of racemic 5-benzoyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-pyrrolizine-1-carboxylic acid, optically active forms thereof and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, in combination with a ...
A connector for electrical conductors that have, on their ends to be connected, contact/locking end-fittings designed to be inserted into electrically insulated locking members that are retained inside a connector body or case, characterized in that the method for retaining the locking members inside the case and for e...
Methods and compositions are disclosed for enhancing 19 F magnetic resonance imaging which utilize 19 F magnetic resonance contrast media having enhanced 19 F relaxivity. Fluorine-containing compounds having enhanced 19 F relaxation properties resulting from direct association with an unpaired spin are disclose...
Un porte-outil pour ensembles pourvus d'une benne piocheuse et de déchargement basculant de côté comprend un organe de retenue (2), une benne (3), un marteau basculant de côté (4) et des tourillons (11; 12) qui permettent de faire basculer la benne des deux côtés. Chaque tourillon coopère avec un dispositif...
A method for forming a semiconductor structure includes forming a sacrificial layer over a substrate. A first dielectric layer is formed over the sacrificial layer. A plurality of conductive structures are formed within the sacrificial layer and the first dielectric layer. The sacrificial layer is treated through the f...
Systems and methods consistent with the present invention use a Namespace paradigm to define an external component reference to a style sheet. When the style sheet processor processes the tags in the style sheet, it recognizes the external component declaration. The style sheet will contain a name of the external compo...
Operations for generating an integrated circuit netlist include generating a first schematic of an integrated circuit having a plurality of cells therein and generating a second schematic that defines pre-layout electrical interconnects between the plurality of cells of the integrated circuit and approximates parasitic...
Methods and compositions are provided for detecting a primer extension product in a reaction mixture. In the subject methods, a primer extension reaction is conducted in the presence of a polymerase having 3′→5′ exonuclease activity and at least one FET labeled oligonucleotide probe that includes a 3′→5′ ex...
A cable (20) includes a plurality of conductors (24) included in a core (22) enclosed in a sheath system. Voids between the conductors are filled by a mixture of a filling composition characterized by a styrene-rubber block copolymer having a styrene/rubber ratio of from 0.2 to 0.5, an ASTM Type 104A oil and polyethyle...
According to one embodiment a computer system is disclosed. The computer system includes a central processing unit (CPU), a cache memory coupled to the CPU and a cache controller coupled to the cache memory. The cache memory includes a plurality of compressible cache lines to store additional data. The cache controller...
A process of increasing the cellular production of secondary metabolites, such as antibiotics, is provided. The process is particularly useful for increasing antibiotic production by bacterial cells, especially erythromycin. The process includes the step of increasing the activity of methylmalonyl-CoA mutase....
Adhesives may include a base polymer composition, optionally a tackifying resin, optionally a wax, and optionally additives (e.g., plasticizers, fillers, antioxidants, and the like, and combinations thereof), where the base polymer comprises a highly plasticized cellulose ester and optionally polymers traditionally use...
Associating a state machine with an asset for impact analysis by creating an asset-and-event topic map meta-model that identifies assets and events in a topic map based index with instance ontology based on a topic map meta model that identifies assets and a topic map meta-model that identifies events; creating a state...