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ENCLOSURE DEVICE FOR DISPLAYS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments herein include display enclosure devices and related methods. In an embodiment, a display enclosure device enclosing an interior volume is included. The housing can include a front panel defining an aperture. The display enclosure device can also include a translucent pane of material occluding the aperture in the front panel and an air intake vent disposed on the housing adjacent the bottom of the housing. The display enclosure device can also include a first fan in fluid communication with the air intake vent to move air from the air intake vent, through the filter, and into the enclosed interior volume. The display enclosure device can also include an air exhaust turret disposed on top of the housing. The air exhaust turret can include an air exhaust vent to convey air from inside the air exhaust turret to the exterior environment. Other embodiments are also included herein.



Cooling Case for Electronic Device, Electronic Device, and Construction Machine

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A cooling case for an electronic device includes: a floor portion defining a cooling channel where a coolant flows; a first arrangement section, in which a first electronic component is disposed, defined in one of top and bottom surfaces of the floor portion; a second arrangement section, in which a second electronic component is disposed, defined in the other of the top and bottom surfaces; and a third arrangement section being in communication with the first and second arrangement sections through an opening of the floor portion. A smoothing capacitor unit is disposed in the third arrangement section to face both the top and bottom surfaces of the floor portion and includes first power storage portion for a circuit of the first electronic component and second power storage portion for a circuit of the second electronic component, which are integral with each other.



SIDE-COOLED MODULAR DATA CENTER

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A modular data center includes a cooling module with a cooling module enclosure and a first cooling unit housed within the cooling module enclosure. The cooling module enclosure includes a first interface side wall with a first cooling module supply opening that receives a first portion of cooling air from the first cooling unit. The center further includes a data module with a data module enclosure for housing data equipment. The data module enclosure includes a second interface side wall with a first data module supply opening that receives the first portion of cooling air from the first cooling module supply opening such that the first portion of cooling air flows into the data module enclosure and removes heat from the data equipment.



SUBRACK AND TERMINAL

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to a subrack and a terminal. The subrack includes a chassis, a first main board region arranged in a front part of the chassis, and a second main board region arranged at a rear of the chassis and also includes: a first air duct arranged in the chassis and a second air duct arranged in the chassis, where the second air duct and the first air duct are separated.



CONTAINER FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND RELAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An effective cooling system is provided by the configuration including: a blower; a first rectifier comprising a first opening that lets a first diversion pass through and a second opening that lets a second diversion divided from airflow pass through downstream a first electronic device; a mixing room that is arranged at a downstream portion of the first rectifier and that mixes the first diversion having passed through the first opening and the second diversion having passed through the second opening; and a second rectifier that is arranged at a downstream portion of the mixing room and includes a third opening and a fourth opening, a mixed airflow of the first diversion and the second diversion passing through the third opening and the fourth opening.



SCALABLE LIQUID SUBMERSION COOLING SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A scalable liquid submersion cooling system for electronics. The system includes a plurality of modular system components, such as electronics enclosures, manifolds, pumps, and heat exchanger units. The modular system components permit the liquid submersion cooling system to be scaled up or down to accommodate changing needs. In addition, the modularity of the components facilitates portability, allowing relatively easy transport and set-up/break-down of electronic systems.



STORAGE SYSTEM WITH CROSS FLOW COOLING OF POWER SUPPLY UNIT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Apparatus and method for cooling a power supply unit in a storage system. In some embodiments, a storage system includes a first section for receiving a plurality of storage media, a second section having a power supply unit, and a plenum arranged in communication with the first and second sections. The power supply unit has an inlet for receiving air, an outlet for exhausting air and an airflow generator which generates airflow therethrough, where the inlet and the outlet are in fluidic communication with the plenum.



INTERCHANGEABLE RACK SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to rack systems for housing computing devices. The rack may include shelves supported by flanges of a pair of corresponding inserts. The flanges may be spaced along the length of each of the inserts. The distance between the flanges may define the height of a shelf when placed in the rack. The pair of corresponding inserts may be placed along an inner sidewall of the rack by mating hooks of the inserts with corresponding slots of the inner sidewall and subsequently removed by demating the hooks and slots. For example, a pair of inserts with one distance between the flanges may be replaced by a pair of inserts with another distance between the flanges in order to increase the shelf height of the rack. By replacing the shelves and/or the inserts, a user may quickly and easily in order to reconfigure the rack.



HOUSING FOR AT LEAST ONE ELECTRONIC CARD

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Housing for an electronic card includes a chassis that has a base, a cover, and an insertion wall. The base has a female element and a pocket. The electronic card can be introduced/extracted through a window of the insertion wall. The electronic card also includes guide walls, each including: a guide groove to receive the electronic card; a male element to cooperate with the female element; a tongue disposed at an end of the guide wall oriented on a side opposing the insertion wall and forming an arm having a stud to be inserted in the pocket; a clip disposed at the guide wall end and forming an elastic blade with a tooth oriented towards the base, and a face of the blade is oriented towards the cover and is designed to abut the latter; and a backplane electronic card to be inserted between the blade and the arm.



DISPLAY UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display unit and a display device are disclosed. The display unit includes a display panel configured to display a content thereon, a printed circuit board (PCB) configured to generate a drive signal for driving the display panel; and a chip-on-film in which a display driver integrated circuit (IC) is mounted, configured to electrically interconnect the display panel and the PCB. One side of the PCB includes an uneven part including a convex region and a concave region, and the PCB is bonded to the chip-on-film in the concave region. The display device includes the display unit and a stand.



Lid and Power Supply Interlock Mechanism

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An approach is provided in which a system includes a lid detection mechanism that prevents a power supply unit from being electrically coupled to the system when a lid is detached from the system's chassis. According to another embodiment of the present disclosure, the system includes a power supply unit detection mechanism that prevents the lid from being detached from the system's chassis when the power supply unit is electrically coupled to the system.



FLEXIBLE DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A flexible device is provided. The flexible device includes a main body, a flexible display fixed to a first face of the main body, an auxiliary display disposed on a first region of a second face of the main body that is opposite to the first face, and a cover coupled to the second face to be movable while facing the second face of the main body. The cover is configured to have an area to cover the whole of the second face of the main body, and to be moved when the main body is curved, bent, or folded. The auxiliary display is closed by the cover in a state where the flexible device is unfolded, and the auxiliary display is opened in a state where the flexible device is folded.



ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING ROLLABLE DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a first body and a second body configured to move with respect to each other, a rollable display, a roller rotatably supported in the first body, wherein a first end portion of the rollable display is fixed to the roller and the rollable display is wound around an outer circumference of the roller, and a tensile force application portion configured to apply an elastic force to the roller to rotate in a direction to wind the display, the tensile force application portion rotating with the roller, in which, as the first body and second body move with respect to each other, the rollable display is wound around the roller to be accommodated in the first body or is released from the roller to expanding between the first body and the second body in a length direction.



INVERTER AND PHOTOVOLTAIC APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

According to one embodiment, an inverter includes a housing having a corner, a DC terminal, an electronic component, an AC terminal, a wireless communication module, and a projection mechanism. The DC terminal inputs DC power. The electronic component converts the DC power input to the DC terminal into AC power. The AC terminal outputs the AC power from the electronic component to the outside of the housing. The wireless communication module includes an antenna which receives or transmits a signal for controlling the electronic component. The projection mechanism projects at least a part of the antenna into the outside of the housing. The projection mechanism is provided in a portion of the housing other than the corner.



COMMON BUS STRUCTURE FOR AVIONICS AND SATELLITES (CBSAS)

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A Common Bus Structure for Avionics and Satellites (CBSAS) (10) as shown in FIG. 1 is comprised of a module lid (14), module floor (38), module stack base (16), module bolts (22) and stackable modules (12). Stackable modules (12) are sub-dividable to create module sealed chamber volumes (45) individually as required, while stackable modules (12) simultaneously create at least one collectively continuous raceway sealed chamber volume (44) perpendicular to individual stackable modules (12) in the vertical direction where no module floor (38) is present, in order to internally electrically interconnect the contents of any stackable module (12) with the contents of any other stackable module (12) via internal connector raceway system (24). Raceway sealed chamber volume (44) therefore collectively and continuously traverses all present stackable modules (12) positioned between module lid (14) and module stack base (16). Modules are interchangeable and inter-connectable in any order, and contain all required electronic or mechanical components required for CBSAS (10) to function as a single box consolidated avionics system that is equally functional in the atmosphere or the vacuum of space, while also being fully functional as a single complete stand-alone satellite system. CBSAS (10) enables a paradigm shift in the aerospace industry whereby all legacy and current multiple black-box systems on aerospace platforms such as missiles, rockets, satellites and aircraft are extremely inefficient when compared to the size, weight and power attributes of CBSAS (10). The ability for CBSAS (10) to be instantly employable as either a single box consolidated avionics system for use within the atmosphere or in space while also being fully functional as a stand-alone satellite enables a hardware, firmware and software capability never before manifested in the aerospace industry.



VARIABLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A variable display device includes a display panel; a joint plate installed at a rear surface of the display panel and including a plurality of plates each configured to be rotated by a hinge; and a driving system installed at a rear surface of the joint plate and rotating the plurality of plates with respect to a normal direction to the joint plate, wherein the display panel is variably driven in a flat mode having a flat surface or a curved mode having a curved surface by the joint plate and the driving system.



GLASS ARTICLES HAVING FILMS WITH MODERATE ADHESION, RETAINED STRENGTH AND OPTICAL TRANSMITTANCE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

One or more aspects relate to an article that includes a glass substrate having a first average strain-to-failure; and a crack mitigating layer disposed on a first major surface of the substrate forming a first interface. The article also includes a film disposed on the crack mitigating layer forming a second interface and having a second average strain-to-failure that is less than the first average strain-to-failure. Further, at least one of the first and second interfaces exhibits a moderate adhesion such that at least a portion of the crack mitigating layer experiences one or more of a cohesive failure and an adhesive failure at the interfaces when the article is strained to a strain level between the first average strain-to-failure and the second average strain-to-failure. In addition, the refractive index of the crack mitigating layer is between or the same as the refractive indices of the substrate and the film.



CONTROLLER FOR POWER CONVERTER

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A controller for a power converter that includes a multilayer board; a microcomputer that is implemented in a first area on one surface of the multilayer board; a power IC that is implemented in a second area on the other surface of the multilayer board; and a wiring that is formed in the multilayer board, and connects the microcomputer and the power IC to each other, wherein the second area is configured to be included in the first area when viewed in a normal direction of the multilayer board, and the multilayer board includes a portion of a ground potential in the second area when viewed in the normal direction of the multilayer board.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display device including: a flexible display panel; a first housing having an outer peripheral surface around which the flexible display panel is rolled; a jig in the first housing and connected to a first end of the flexible display panel, wherein the flexible display panel is configured to be rolled around the jig; and a second housing accommodating the first housing, wherein the jig and the first housing are configured to be rotated in different directions.



CURVED COVER FOR CURVED DISPLAY AND CURVED TYPE DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed are a curved cover for curved display and a curved type display apparatus including the same in which the curved type display apparatus includes a curved part that includes a front part covering one edge of a display panel having a curved shape, and the front part includes a curved part having a curved shape and a bending part provided at each of both edges of the curved part.



Method for Embedding a Component in a Printed Circuit Board

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A method for embedding a component in a printed circuit board or a printed circuit board intermediate product, wherein the printed circuit board or the printed circuit board intermediate product comprises at least one insulating layer made of a prepreg material, and the component is fixed by the resin of the prepreg material, is characterized by the following steps: providing a combination of the layers of the printed circuit board, or of the printed circuit board intermediate product, wherein this combination includes at least one curable prepreg material;creating a clearance in the combination for accommodating the component to be embedded;covering at least the region of the clearance with a first temporary carrier layer on a first side of the combination;positioning the component to be embedded in the clearance by way of the first temporary carrier layer;covering at least the region of the clearance on the second side of the combination with a second temporary carrier layer;compressing the combination with the component, curing the curable prepreg material; andremoving the temporary carrier layers.



Printed circuit board, circuit and method for producing a circuit

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Circuit having a first printed circuit board and a second printed circuit board. In the circuit, the printed circuit boards spaced apart from one another by means of an air gap are mechanically connected together by at least one power semiconductor.



FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THEREOF

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a flexible display device that may include a flexible substrate; a display device layer provided on a first surface of the flexible substrate; and a deformation-preventing portion provided on a second surface of the flexible substrate, the second surface corresponding to the opposite surface to the first surface provided with the display device layer, wherein the display device layer includes a first area and a second area, and the deformation-preventing portion is overlapped with the second area.



FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THEREOF

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A flexible display device is disclosed. The flexible display device may include a flexible substrate, a display device layer on a first surface of the flexible substrate, a receiving groove in a second surface of the flexible substrate, and a deformation-preventing layer in the receiving groove on the second surface of the flexible substrate.



ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is an electronic equipment which can effectively reduce unexpected unnecessary radiation. In the electronic equipment, a circuit board on which a noise source that is an electronic part becoming a source of the unnecessary radiation is mounted and a circuit board mounting plate on which the circuit board is mounted are disposed substantially parallel with a space put therebetween. In the electronic equipment, a partition plate is disposed, which functions as a noise reflecting surface on which an indirect wave emitted from the noise source towards the circuit board mounting plate is reflected. Further, an indirect wave dispersing member is disposed between the circuit board and the circuit board mounting plate so as to block spacing between the noise source and the partition plate.



Composite Heat Sink Device For Cooling Of Multiple Heat Sources In Close Proximity

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

In one aspect, an apparatus comprises a substrate, a first electrically-driven device disposed on the substrate, a second electrically-driven device disposed on the substrate, and a composite heat sink device. The composite heat sink device comprises a first thermal conduction member, a second thermal conduction member, and a thermal insulation member. The first thermal conduction member is disposed on the first electrically-driven device such that at least a portion of the heat generated by the first electrically-driven device is transferred to the first thermal conduction member by conduction. The second thermal conduction member is disposed on the second electrically-driven device such that at least a portion of the heat generated by the second electrically-driven device is transferred to the second thermal conduction member by conduction. The thermal insulation member is disposed between and thermally decouples the first thermal conduction member and the second thermal conduction member from one another.



SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A semiconductor device includes a first circuit operating with a first potential as a reference potential and a second circuit operating with a second potential different from the first potential as a reference potential, able to reliably detect that a negative voltage is applied to the first circuit. The first circuit includes a current source. The current source supplies a current to the low side circuit, and changes the current in response to whether or not the first potential becomes a negative voltage with respect to the second potential. Also, the second circuit includes a negative voltage detection circuit. The negative voltage detection circuit monitors a change in the current supplied from the current source and detects that a negative voltage is applied to the high side circuit.



ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION DEVICE WITH POWER MANAGEMENT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device to manage leakage current can, in response to a power good (PGOOD) signal, draw the gate terminal of an ESD clamp device to a voltage below ground. The device also drives an inverted copy of the PGOOD signal to a gated inverter, which can inhibit the gated inverter output from drawing the ESD clamp device gate terminal to ground. The ESD protection device also includes the ESD clamp device to, in response to the gate terminal of the ESD clamp device being drawn to a bias voltage less than ground, allow a leakage current to flow through the ESD clamp device that is less than a leakage current allowed to flow in response to the ESD clamp device gate terminal being drawn to ground.



ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE PROTECTION DEVICE WITH POWER MANAGEMENT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device to manage leakage current can, in response to a power good (PGOOD) signal, draw the gate terminal of an ESD clamp device to a voltage below ground. The device also drives an inverted copy of the PGOOD signal to a gated inverter, which can inhibit the gated inverter output from drawing the ESD clamp device gate terminal to ground. The ESD protection device also includes the ESD clamp device to, in response to the gate terminal of the ESD clamp device being drawn to a bias voltage less than ground, allow a leakage current to flow through the ESD clamp device that is less than a leakage current allowed to flow in response to the ESD clamp device gate terminal being drawn to ground.



INPUT PROTECTION CIRCUIT, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND MOVING OBJECT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An input protection circuit changes the voltage of a signal to be input to an input circuit to a predetermined voltage or less and outputs the signal. The input protection circuit includes a first NMOS transistor and a second NMOS transistor. The the first NMOS transistor includes a source to which an input signal is input, a gate to which a voltage based on a first voltage is applied, and a drain that outputs the signal to the input circuit based on the input signal and the gate voltage. The second NMOS transistor includes a source and a gate to each of which the voltage based on the first voltage is applied, and a drain that outputs a second voltage to the input circuit.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SURGE PROTECTION

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A circuit for attenuating a surge. The circuit includes an input conductor for receiving a signal, an output conductor for outputting the signal, a plurality of stages, and at least one electrically reactive component. The plurality of stages are coupled in series in pairs between the input conductor and the output conductor. Each of the plurality of stages is configured for attenuating a portion of a surge input into the circuit via the input conductor. Each pair of coupled stages is coupled via at least one of the at least one electrically reactive component. The circuit may be provided in a system includes a source of power and a load. The circuit couples the source of power to the load. The source of power may be a direct current source of power, and the load may be a cellular telephone site.



DC CIRCUIT BREAKER AND METHOD OF USE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A direct current circuit breaker includes main circuit for carrying a main-path current, and a transient circuit for carrying a transient-path current. The main circuit includes a first solid state switch and a main contactor. The first solid state switch is coupled in series with the main contactor. The transient circuit is coupled in parallel with the main circuit. The transient circuit includes an auxiliary contactor coupled in series with a second solid state switch. The second solid state switch closes when the main-path current exceeds a first threshold. The first solid state switch then opens. The main contactor opens when the main-path current falls below a second threshold. Then the second solid state switch opens. The auxiliary contactor opens when the transient-path current falls below the second threshold and after the second solid state switch opens.



POWER SUPPLY PROTECTION DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A power supply protection device including a driving circuit, a logic control unit and a protection module is provided. The driving circuit adjusts an external voltage according to a first driving signal and a second driving signal and outputs a driving voltage. The logic control unit generates the first driving signal and the second driving signal according to a protection signal and a pulse signal. The protection module outputs a plurality of test currents orderly to detect a plurality of impedances of the driving circuit before the driving circuit receives the external voltage, generates a plurality of voltage signals according to the impedances and compares the voltage signals with a plurality of reference voltages to generate the protection signal. A power supply protecting method for protecting a driving circuit is also provided.



BUILT-IN TEST CIRCUITS FOR TRANSIENT VOLTAGE PROTECTION DEVICES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A transient voltage suppressor device includes a transient voltage suppression circuit, a first voltage monitor lead connected to the transient voltage suppression circuit, and a second voltage monitor lead connected to the transient voltage suppression circuit. A voltage injection circuit having a plurality of output voltage levels is also connected to the transient voltage suppression circuit to provide indication via the first and second voltage monitors if the transient voltage suppression circuit is shorted or open.



Power Supply Clamp

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A power supply clamp connectable between power rails of an electronic circuit comprises a switching component which is switchable to provide a connection path between the power rails of the electronic circuit; a first detector configured to detect an electrostatic discharge event having a first characteristic time period and to generate a detector output signal in response to the detection; a series of one or more successive intermediate amplification stages between the first detector and the switching component, the series of amplification stages providing a control signal path for a control signal to control switching of the switching component in response to the detector output signal; and a second detector configured to detect an electrostatic discharge event having a second characteristic time period, shorter than the first characteristic time period, the second detector being provided at a node in the control signal path subsequent to the first detector (for example, at a second or subsequent one of the series of intermediate amplification stages) so that a detection by the second detector causes the control signal to control switching of the switching component.



CIRCUIT BREAKER

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A circuit breaker includes a tripping unit for interrupting an electrical circuit, and at least one current sensor for determining the electrical current flowing through the circuit breaker, connected to a control unit and configured such that the determined current is compared with current/period limit values. If a current/period limit value is exceeded, the tripping unit interrupts the electrical circuit. The current/period limit values include an adjustable first current limit value, present for a first period for an interruption; an adjustable second period, during which a second current limit value must be present to effect an interruption; and a range between the first current limit value and the second current limit value, the period decreasing with increasing current limit values in order to effect an interruption. The second current limit value can be adjusted at the circuit breaker.



Cable Protection Device

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

One embodiment of a disclosed cable protection device connected between the positive and negative wires of the cable that provides an efficient method of protection from overheating of the device due to changes in temperatures with minimal power dissipation. The cable protection device includes a temperature monitoring device that continuously senses the temperature of the cable and device to check for overheating. A controller connected to the temperature monitor sends out an alarm message and a control signal to either an actuator circuit or a crowbar function circuit. The actuator circuit can send out current pulses to the adapter indicating the adapter to lower its current limit, so that the device can still keep charging and is not over heated. The crowbar function circuit causes the adapter to turn off power to the cable in order to provide burning of the device or connector due to overheating.



MODULAR POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND METHODS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A modular power distribution system comprises a chassis; and a backplane including a power input, and a plurality of module connection locations. A plurality of modules are mounted in the chassis, each module mounted to one of the module connection locations. Each module includes: (i) an OR-ing diode; (ii) a circuit protection device; (iii) a microprocessor controlling the circuit protection device; and (iv) a power output connection location. A circuit option switch is located on each module for setting the current limits for each module. A control module is provided connected to the backplane.



Electrical Junction Box With Built-in Isolation Transformer

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electrical junction box with a built-in isolation transformer is provided. The junction box comprises an interior base portion having at least one opening, a transformer secured to the interior base portion and in electrical communication with low-voltage and high-voltage terminals, a cover configured to attach to a junction box base plate and housing the interior base portion and the transformer, and a gasket providing a watertight seal between the cover and the junction box base plate.



COMPACT DUAL FEEDERS FOR CIRCUIT BREAKERS AND RELATED BUCKETS AND MOTOR CONTROL CENTERS (MCCs)

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Dual starters and/or feeders are positioned in a unit housing to be offset from one another in a front to back direction to provide a compact configuration for a MCC cabinet. The dual starters or feeders can communicate with a respective external handle attached to an inwardly oriented shaft. The handles can be rotary handles that connect to a respective gear assembly that transforms rotational input to linear input.



DOUBLE SHUTTER SHROUD AND TUNNEL FOR MCC BUS CONNECTIONS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A double shutter shroud (5) and a flexible sheath (11) surrounding a stab (10) of an MCC unit, form a protective tunnel (30) for the stab to connect to a bus 4. A first shroud (6) mounted on the bus, includes a first gate (12). A second shroud (20) mounted on the MCC unit includes a second gate (24). When the MCC unit slides into an MCC section, a unit key (16) opens the first gate. When the stab is advanced toward the bus, a stab key (28) opens the second gate, forming a protective tunnel (30) from the flexible sheath and through the first and second shrouds. The protective tunnel protects the stab and bus from contamination, helps prevent dielectric breakdowns and short circuits between different phase busses, and protects an operator from electrical hazard of touching the bus or stab with tools or fingers.



DISSIPATING HEAT FROM ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic apparatus includes first and second electronic devices, and first and second heat sinks for dissipating heat, wherein there is each of electrical conductivity between the first electronic device and the first heat sink, thermal conductivity between the first electronic device and the first heat sink, electrical conductivity between the second electronic device and the second heat sink, and thermal conductivity between the second electronic device and the second heat sink, wherein electrical conductivity is provided between the first and second heat sinks, and wherein thermal resistance is provided between the first and second heat sinks, so that the second heat sink remains cooler than the first heat, such as for protecting the second electrical device from the heat generated by the first electronic device.



CONDUCTIVE CONNECTING MEMBER AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An exemplary embodiment provides a conductive connecting member, and a display device including the same, that includes a flexible elongated body and terminals formed at opposite ends of the body to be electrically connected to the body, wherein the body may include terminal areas in which the terminals are formed and a central area disposed between the terminal areas, and wherein two or more recess portions may be formed in edges of the body within the central area of the body.



POWER MODULE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A power module or the like is provided in which lower inductance and miniaturization are achieved. The power module includes: main body units (11 to 13), cooling units (21 to 24) which cool the main body units (11 to 13), busbars (51, 52) connected to power terminals (1i, 1j) of the main body units (11 to 13), a casing (W) in which at least contact parts with the busbars (51, 52) are insulative, and a metal member (30) which supports the casing (W). The metal member (30) tightly contacts the casing (W), thereby forming a box with one side opened. At least the main body units (11 to 13) and the busbars (51, 52) are arranged inside the box. An insulating sealant is provided to fill the inside of the box.



DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUIT BREAKER USING MAGNETIC FIELD

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a direct current (DC) circuit breaker using a magnetic field, for generating a magnetic flux in a direction vertical to the direction of an arc current generated in a main switch so as to increase resistance to the arc current and for continuously supplying a circulating current from a DC line so as to further increase the magnetic flux and thus continuously increase the resistance to the arc current, thereby extinguishing an arc. The DC circuit breaker using a magnetic field according to the present invention comprises: a main switch installed in a DC line; a coil wound so as to generate a magnetic flux in a direction vertical to the direction of an arc current generated when the main switch is opened; a semiconductor switch for switching current application to the coil; a capacitor connected in series to the semiconductor switch; and a first diode for conducting the electric current of the line, supplied from one side of the main switch, to the capacitor, wherein the semiconductor switch is turned on, in case a fault occurs, so that the electric current is applied to the coil by the voltage charged in the capacitor.



HIGH-VOLTAGE DC CIRCUIT BREAKER

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a high-voltage direct current (DC) circuit breaker which interrupts a fault current flowing in a power transmission or power distribution DC line when a fault occurs in the DC line. The high-voltage DC circuit breaker according to the present invention comprises: a main switch, installed in the DC line, for interrupting a current in the DC line by being opened when a fault occurs in one side or the other side of the DC line; a nonlinear resistor, connected in parallel to the main switch, for consuming overvoltage; an LC circuit connected in parallel to the main switch and comprising a capacitor and an inductor that are connected to each other in series to generate LC resonance; a first switching element, connected in parallel to the LC circuit, for switching in such a manner that the polarity of a positive voltage (+VC) or a negative voltage (−VC) charged at the capacitor by the resonance of the LC circuit can be changed and charged; and a second switching element, connected between the LC circuit and the DC line so as to be connected in series to the LC circuit, for switching in such a manner that the current pulse, generated by −VC voltage or +VC voltage charged at the capacitor, can be supplied to the main switch.



BIDIRECTIONAL DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUIT BREAKER

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a bidirectional direct current (DC) circuit breaker for interrupting a fault current flowing through a DC line for power transmission or distribution in case a fault occurs at one side of the DC line. The bidirectional DC circuit breaker according to the present invention comprises: a main switch installed in a DC line, for interrupting the electric current of the DC line by being opened in case a fault occurs at one side or the other side of the DC line; an LC circuit, which is connected in parallel to the main switch (110) and comprises a capacitor and a reactor connected in series to each other; a switching element for charging, which is connected in series to the LC circuit and performs switching so as to supply a charging current for charging the capacitor; first and second switching elements for forming a first closed circuit between the LC circuit and the main switch and switching the flow of current in a first direction; and third and fourth switching elements for forming a second closed circuit between the LC circuit and the main switch and switching the flow of current in a second direction.



METHOD FOR PLASMA ACTIVATION OF BIOCHAR MATERIAL

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A method for using plasma to activate biochar is disclosed where reactive gas(es) are excited by external power; biochar set on a sample holder is electrically biased or set at a floating potential so that charged particles of a certain type are attracted to the biochar, leading to intensive chemical reactions.



CAPACITOR

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A capacitor that includes a porous metal base material, a first buffer layer formed by an atomic layer deposition method on the porous metal base material, a dielectric layer formed by an atomic layer deposition method on the first buffer layer, and an upper electrode formed on the dielectric layer.



TUNGSTEN POWDER, ANODE BODY FOR CAPACITORS, AND ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A tungsten powder for an electrolytic capacitor having good leakage current (LC) characteristics, which powder contains molybdenum element only in the particle surface region (first surface region) and having a molybdenum element content of 0.05 to 8 mass %. The tungsten powder preferably has a volume average diameter of the primary particle of 0.1 to 1 μm; the molybdenum element is localized in a region from the particle surface to a depth of 20 nm inside the particle; the tungsten powder contains at least one member selected from tungsten silicide, tungsten containing nitrogen solid solution, tungsten carbide, and tungsten boride only in the particle surface region (second surface region); and the content of phosphorus element is 1 to 500 ppm by mass.



TUNGSTEN POWDER, ANODE BODY FOR CAPACITORS, AND ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A tungsten powder for an electrolytic capacitor having good leakage current (LC) characteristics, which powder contains germanium element only in the particle surface region and having a germanium element content of 0.05 to 7 mass %. The tungsten powder preferably has a volume average diameter of the primary particle of 0.1 to 1 μm; the germanium element is localized in a region from the particle surface to a depth of 50 nm inside the particle; the tungsten powder contains at least one member selected from tungsten silicide, tungsten carbide, tungsten boride, and tungsten containing nitrogen solid solution only in the particle surface region; the content of phosphorus element is 1 to 500 ppm by mass; and the oxygen content is 0.05 to 8 mass %.



ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic component that includes a resistive element. A Ni concentration of a resistive thin film of the resistive element at a side where there is a connection interface with a connection electrode is higher than the concentration of Ni at the side opposite to the interface.



ELECTRODES FOR LINEAR SWITCHED CAPACITIVE DEVICES

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A switched capacitive device includes a stationary portion including a plurality of first electrodes extending at least partially in a longitudinal dimension. Each first electrode has a first substantially active electrode volume. The device also includes a translatable portion including a plurality of second electrodes proximate the plurality of first electrodes. Each second electrode has a second substantially active electrode volume. The first active electrode volume is greater than the second active electrode volume. The second electrodes are translatable with respect to the first electrodes. The second electrodes extend at least partially in the longitudinal dimension. The first electrodes are configured to induce substantially linear motion of the second electrodes in the longitudinal dimension through the use of an electric field induced by at least a portion of the first electrodes.



COMPOSITE ELECTRONIC COMPONENT

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A composite electronic component that includes an insulation substrate having a principal surface; a thin-film capacitor on the principal surface of the insulation substrate; a laminated insulation protection layer covering the thin-film capacitor; a first extended wiring in the insulation protection layer and connected to the thin-film capacitor; a first resin layer on the insulation protection layer, first and second thin-film resistors in the first resin layer; a through-hole penetrating the first resin layer in a thickness direction thereof so as to expose the first extended wiring; a first rewiring in the first resin layer and connected to the first extended wiring through the through-hole; and a second resin layer on the first resin layer. The interior of the through-hole is filled with the second resin layer, and the through-hole does not overlap the thin-film capacitor.



Network Storage Device

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A network storage device is provided, where the network storage device includes a cabinet, a network switch, and a hard disk area, where the network switch and the hard disk area are installed inside the cabinet, the hard disk area includes at least one hard disk, each hard disk is fastened to the cabinet using a mounting bracket, each hard disk in the hard disk area and the network switch have a same type of interface, and the hard disk and the network switch are connected using a cable or a printed circuit board (PCB). Using the network storage device, a problem that storage density is limited is resolved, and expansion flexibility is high.



COOLING SYSTEM FOR A PROCESSOR

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A cooling system for a processor includes a base member that is electrically grounded, a circuit board having a first terminal and a second terminal that is electrically separated from the first terminal, one of the first and second terminals being secured and electrically connected to the base member, a cooling unit configured to be operated in a first mode in response to a first control signal and in a second mode in response to a second control signal, and a control unit configured to output the first control signal when the first terminal is secured and electrically connected to the base member and the second control signal when the second terminal is secured and electrically connected to the base member.



DISSIPATING HEAT WITHIN HOUSINGS FOR ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

In some examples, an apparatus includes a housing comprising an inner surface provided with thermal members, and a thermal attachment to transfer heat generated by a heat producing component to the housing. The thermal attachment is thermally contacted with the inner surface of the housing, and the thermal members are arranged to steer heat from the heat producing component and transferred to the housing by the thermal attachment at a greater heat flow rate through the housing to a first region of the housing and at a lesser heat flow rate through the housing to a second region of the housing.



Systems And Methods For User Modification Of Cooling Device Response In Information Handling Systems

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods are provided that may be implemented for facilitating user modification of cooling device speed response to sensed temperature in information handling systems. The disclosed systems and methods may be implemented to allow an information handling system user to modify how one or more individual cooling device/s respond to device speed control values specified by stored device speed control information without requiring the user to change the identity or pre-defined device speed values of the device speed control information with which the information system is currently operating.



METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ATTACHMENT OF A HEAT SINK TO A CIRCUIT BOARD

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A computer system including a heat sink including a peripheral portion and a middle portion, a circuit board, a first controller configured to be secured to the circuit board, one or more attachment devices configured to secure the heat sink to the circuit board at the peripheral portion of the heat sink, and a standoff component. The standoff component includes a first threaded section configured to secure the standoff component to the circuit board, and a second threaded section configured to secure the standoff component to the heat sink at the middle portion of the heat sink. The one or more attachment devices and the standoff component are configured to secure the heat sink to the circuit board and allow the heat sink to have thermal contact with the first controller.



HEAT DISSIPATING SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A heat dissipating system comprises a heat dissipating device including a carrying structure, a driving structure, and at least one swing structure. The carrying structure has a base seat and at least one buffering pad disposed on the base seat. The driving structure is configured to be driven by a periodic power for generating a magnetic field, which has cyclical changes. The swing structure includes a non-metal sheet having an elongated shape and a magnetic actuation disposed on the sheet. The sheet has a fixing end and an opposite free end. The fixing end is fixed on the base seat, the base seat and the fixing end clips the buffering pad. When the magnetic actuation is driven by the magnetic field to repeatedly move forward and backward with respect to the driving structure, the sheet repeatedly swings by the movement of the magnetic actuation.



DUAL PIVOT MECHANICAL HINGE WITH DISCREET WIRING

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Examples include discreet wiring coupling a physical keyboard to a mobile device. The keyboard includes a user interface component including a first housing body aligned substantially along a first axis, a device interface component including a second housing body aligned substantially along a second axis, and one or more conductors coupling the user interface component to the device interface component. A hinge assembly includes a first hinge body coupled to the first housing body such that the hinge assembly is movably coupled to the user interface component and a second hinge body coupled to the second housing body such that the hinge assembly is movably coupled to the device interface component. The conductors include a first segment extending substantially along the first axis and a second segment extending substantially along the second axis. Aspects enable a user to use a physical keyboard to provide input to the mobile device.



HEALTHCARE CART

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A healthcare cart having a frame, a display device support, a keyboard support, a compartment, a battery support and a sensor. The display device support is rotatable about an axis. The healthcare cart has a use mode and a security mode.



PORTABLE KEYBOARD

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A portable keyboard is disclosed, by which portability can be enhanced with a simple configuration. The present invention includes a plurality of key assemblies, a body part and a flexible connecting member. When the portable keyboard is carried, a plurality of the key assemblies are rolled up around an outer circumference of the body part in a manner that the flexible connecting member between a plurality of the key assemblies is folded. When the portable keyboard is used, a plurality of the key assemblies are unfolded by being rolled down centering on the body part in a manner that the flexible connecting member between a plurality of the key assemblies is unfolded.



PROTECTION LAYER ON A FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An information handling system includes a flexible display screen, first and second display platforms, and a plurality of micro-beads. The flexible display screen is movably mounted to the first and second display platforms. The plurality of micro-beads is coated on the flexible display screen, and the plurality of micro-beads comprises a protective layer of increase hardness relative to the flexible display screen.



ROLLABLE DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A rollable display device is provided. The rollable display device includes first and second bodies, a display, a roller supported in the first body to be rotatable, to which one end portion of the display in a length direction of the display is fixed and around an outer circumference of which the display is wound, and a support member a plurality of segmented links connected to pivot around a hinge shaft perpendicular to an image display surface, the support member being accommodated in an accommodation unit provided in the first body. As the first body is separated from the second body, the display is unwound from the roller and is unrolled outward from the first body to expand in the length direction, and the support member is unrolled outward from the first body in the length direction to support a rear surface of the display.



Apparatus with Twistable Electronics Dock and Rotatable Connecting Port Having a Plurality of Heads

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to an apparatus such as a clock with an electronics dock that is twistable relative to a body and with a rotatable connecting port having a plurality of heads. The body has a top generally lying in a plane, a first face with a display and a second face with a display. An electronics dock is secured relative to the body in a twistable manner relative to the body top. In this regard, an electronic device held within the electronics dock can be selectively rotated for viewing about an axis that is generally perpendicular to the body top. Further, a connecting port with multiple charging heads is provided, such as for Android or Apple type devices. The connecting port can be rotated about an axis to allow access to the desired head. A lock is provided to hold the desired head in position for use.



Wearable propping display apparatus improvements

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed in this application are: 1) several arrangements and features to slidably and/or pivotally attach a display panel to a holder, cover or computing unit panel on a bag computer; 2) several wearable display arrangements based on the bag computer front wall and pivoting display panel format with the display propped against the operator and in his view; 3) removable interface between an operator and a portable display/computer for wearable use and including various computer accessories; 4) a display for mounting to a bag's back wall so it can be propped against the operator for wearable viewing.



DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a display apparatus which facilitates minimized thickness by innovatively removing a case and some portions of a set cover, which have been regarded as indispensable structures for the display apparatus, and simultaneously facilitates good aesthetic exterior appearance of the display apparatus by a novel design. The display apparatus comprises a set cover exposed externally and formed to have a storage space; a guide frame received in the storage space; a screw coupled to the guide frame by penetrating through the set cover so as to fix the guide frame to the set cover; a display unit placed onto the guide frame; and an adhesive member for fixedly adhering the display unit to the guide frame.



Display Housing and Display Device

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A display housing and a display device are disclosed. The display housing includes a front frame and a rear cover. A first hook and a first slot are disposed on the front frame, and a second slot and a second hook are disposed on the rear cover. The front frame and the rear cover are configured to be fixedly connected by snapping the first hook into the second slot and snapping the first slot into the second hook. The display housing may resolve the problem of assembling efficiency being low due to threaded connection.



CURVED DISPLAY PANEL, CURVED DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A curved display panel, a curved display device, and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed. Both the light output face and the light input face of the curved display panel are continuously curved surfaces. The curved display panel with a continuously curved surface has a bending degree which is closer to the natural bending degree of a liquid crystal panel, so that a relatively small stress is generated on the curved display panel, and the problem of serious peripheral light leakage caused by deformation of the curved display panel is alleviated. Besides, since the curvature radius of each point on the continuously curved surface changes slowly, the problem of serious peripheral light leakage caused by deformation of the curved display panel is alleviated, the complexity of the fabricating process is reduced, the fabricating process is simplified, and the production of the product is improved.



RACK DEVICE, RACK SYSTEM, AND HOUSING STRUCTURE

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A rack device includes a housing at which an electronic device and an air conditioner are installed; a partition plate that divides a space in the housing into a first space in which the electronic device is disposed and a second space in which the air conditioner is disposed; and a shielding member that divides the second space into a space in which an outlet of the air conditioner is disposed and which is coupled to a suction side of the electronic device in the first space and a space in which an inlet of the air conditioner is disposed and which is coupled to a discharge side of the electronic device in the first space.



FUEL TANK TUBE BONDING TAB

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed are systems and methods for grounding insulated P-clamps used to secure fuel conduits. To do so, one end of the device is adapted to be secured between the flanges of the P-clamp, and a second end is adapted to extend into the clamp to make electrical contact with the conduit. The device creates an electrical path to the grounded structure to which the clamp is secured.



MODULAR ELECTROADHESIVE GRIPPING SYSTEM

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Automated manufacturing often requires reliable tools for acquiring or moving items in a manufacturing process. An electroadhesive gripper utilizes electroadhesive surfaces to acquire and move items from one step in a process to another. An electroadhesive surface can include electrodes that are configured to induce an electrostatic attraction with nearby objects upon application of voltage to the electrodes. Systems described herein also employ a load-bearing frame that is coupled to an electroadhesive gripping surface. Components of these electroadhesive systems may be configured to be modular in construction to simplify construction and maintenance. Some components may be disposable or require more frequent repair than other components. Modular assembly and component construction simplifies maintenance and reduces overall costs of operation.



RACK SYSTEM HAVING AN ELECTRICAL SUPPLY

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A shelving system includes at least one vertically oriented shelf rail having a row of vertical slots leading to the shelf rail interior. In the interior, a bus bar includes conductors. A carrier element, such as a shelf element, is mounted on a bracket configured to hook into the shelf rail slots. A lighting device is attached to the carrier element or the bracket. A current collection device is fastened to the bracket and includes tap contacts that protrude from a housing and are disposed on the engagement section of the bracket. The tap contacts are resilient and disposed to be elastically pressed into the housing against a spring force when the bracket is being hooked into the shelf rail, pressed out of the housing when located in the shelf rail interior, and pressed against associated current conductors to establish an electrically conducting connection for the lighting device.