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Antenna or wave energy "plumbing" making

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029592000 - METHOD OF MECHANICAL MANUFACTURE

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
029600000 Antenna or wave energy "plumbing" making 89
20130081261Antenna Modification To Reduce Harmonic Activation - An arrangement for modifying a printed circuit antenna of the type used in mobile communication devices includes introducing one or more discontinuities into a printed circuit pattern of the antenna so that it is not activated at undesired frequencies. Examples of discontinuities include localized narrowing the printed circuit strip, localized widening of the printed circuit strip and localized changing of the shape of the printed circuit strip.04-04-2013
20100071197INTEGRAL ANTENNAS IN METAL LAMINATES - A method of making an integral antenna from a metal laminate is provided. The metal laminate comprises a top metal layer, a middle thermoplastic layer, and a bottom metal layer. A portion of the top metal layer of the metal laminate is isolated to create an antenna structure so that the antenna remains a part of the metal laminate to create an integral antenna.03-25-2010
20090044399Methods for producing large flat panel and conformal active array antennas - Methods for assembling an active array system are described. In one exemplary embodiment, an active subarray panel assembly having a first surface with a first array of electrical contacts and a radiator aperture with an array of radiator structure and an aperture mounting surface with a second array of electrical contacts are assembled together. The first surface of the panel assembly and the aperture mounting surface of the radiator aperture are brought into contact with an adhesive layer including microwave interconnects in a pattern corresponding to the first array of electrical contacts and the second array of electrical contacts so that the adhesive layer is between the first surface of the panel assembly and the aperture mounting surface of the radiator aperture. Pressure, heat and vacuum are applied to cure the adhesive and complete engagement of the microwave interconnects.02-19-2009
20100000076MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS - A method for manufacturing wireless communication devices for use in tracking or identifying other items comprises a number of cutting techniques that allow the size of the antenna for the wireless communication device. Further, the chip for the wireless communication device is nested so as to be flush with the surface of the substrate of the wireless communication device. Rollers cut the tabs that form the antenna elements. In a first embodiment, a plurality of rollers is used, each on effecting a different cut whose position may be phased so as to shorten or lengthen the antenna element. In a second embodiment, the rollers are independently positionable to shorten or lengthen the antenna element.01-07-2010
20090100666METHOD OF INSTALLING OF ANTENNAS OF A NOTEBOOK - A method of installation of notebook antennas, the method is mainly to design to use a mode of manufacturing labels to make groups of or integrate antennas required by the notebook to make a label type antenna; then the label type antenna is stuck and fixed on an inner layer of the housing of the notebook. This method can reduce cost of manufacturing and thickness and weight of notebooks.04-23-2009
20130055555Method of Manufacturing Conductive Structures - The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a web of a plurality of conductive structures which may be used for example to produce an antenna, electronic circuit, photovoltaic module or the like. The method involved simultaneously patterning at least one pattern in a conductive layer using a plurality of registration marks. The registration marks serve to align and guide the creation of the plurality of conductive structures. Optical brighteners may also be utilized within the adhesive layer and the registration marks of the present invention in order to detect the location where conductive structures are to be placed.03-07-2013
20090271973Methods of Making a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags - Methods and apparatuses for an electronic assembly. The electronic assembly has a first object created and separated from a host substrate. The first object has a first electrical circuitry therein. A carrier substrate is coupled to the first object wherein the first object is being recessed below a surface of the carrier substrate. The carrier substrate further includes a first carrier connection pad and a second carrier connection pad that interconnect with the first object using metal connectors. A receiving substrate, which is substantially planar, including a second electrical circuitry, a first receiving connection pad, and a second receiving connection pad that interconnect with the second electrical circuitry using the metal connectors. The carrier substrate is coupled to the receiving substrate using the connection pads mentioned.11-05-2009
20090271972Method for Producing a Contactless Transponder by Stitching a Contactless Module to an Antenna, and Transponder Obtained - A contactless transponder includes an antenna and an electronic module placed on a substrate and connected to the antenna by a conducting wire passing through the contact pads in the form of at least one stitch. The module is produced as a single block, having at least one integrated circuit and contact pads. The module is transferred to the substrate before connection to the antenna.11-05-2009
20090056105METHOD FOR FORMING A PHOTONIC BAND-GAP STRUCTURE AND A DEVICE FABRICATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH A METHOD - A device for application in the high frequency field and a method for forming a photonic band-gap structure are provided. The device being mountable on a primary substrate for forming the device. The device being formed by forming conformal coplanar waveguide metallizations on surface areas of two substrates, connecting the conformal coplanar waveguide metallizations of the two substrates, and structured back-etching of the two substrates, starting at surface areas of the two substrates that are opposite the coplanar waveguide metallizations.03-05-2009
20110010926MICROWAVE ANTENNA AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - A method for fabricating a microwave horn antenna in which a thermoplastic sacrificial layer is mounted to a thermoplastic horn layer. A heated horn embossing plate having at least one horn shaped embossing element is then moved into the horn layer so that the horn element penetrates through the horn layer and extends partially into the sacrificial layer thus forming a horn opening in the horn layer complementary in shape to the horn element. The horn layer and sacrificial layer are then separated from each other and the horn opening and at least a portion of the back surface of the horn layer is covered with a metal coating. A thermoplastic wave guide layer formed by embossing wave guide channels into the layer is covered with metal and attached to the back side of the horn layer to form the antenna. Alternatively, a portion of the horn and the remaining portion of a microwave channel are formed in both a first and second thermoplastic section. These portions of the microwave guide channel and horn are then coated with a metal material and the sections are secured together in a facing relationship so that the horn portions and wave guide channel portions on both the first and second sections register with each other.01-20-2011
20100088884Antenna with thermally transferred element - An antenna includes an element that is made by thermally bonding a patterned conductive layer to a dielectric sheet. The antenna can be redesigned easily for prototype or low volume production yet the invention is suitable for volume production as well. The antenna, or an element thereof, can be made from a xerographic print using toner as an adhesive.04-15-2010
20080295317PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE OF A LOW COST EXTRUDED AND LAMINATED MICROSTRIP ELEMENT ANTENNA - Methods, systems, and apparatuses for automated manufacturing microstrip element antennas is described. The microstrip element antenna comprises a printed circuit layer, a dielectric layer and a ground plane layer. Mass manufacturing process for such microstrip element antennas without any substantial manual assembly process is described. Automation of the manufacturing steps leads to lower production costs, faster production and a higher yield.12-04-2008
20100263199Multilayer metamaterial isolator - A method of fabricating an array of radiating elements includes on one layer or surface of a dielectric substrate, forming a first leg of a first resonator loop, on another layer or surface of the dielectric substrate forming a second leg of the first resonator loop between adjacent radiating elements, forming a via through the dielectric substrate, and metallizing the via forming a third leg of the first resonator loop interconnecting the first and second legs.10-21-2010
20100031495METHODS FOR PRODUCING LARGE FLAT PANEL AND CONFORMAL ACTIVE ARRAY ANTENNAS - Methods for assembling an active array system are described. In one exemplary embodiment, an active subarray panel assembly having a first surface with a first array of electrical contacts and a radiator aperture with an array of radiator structure and an aperture mounting surface with a second array of electrical contacts are assembled together. The first surface of the panel assembly and the aperture mounting surface of the radiator aperture are brought into contact with an adhesive layer including microwave interconnects in a pattern corresponding to the first array of electrical contacts and the second array of electrical contacts so that the adhesive layer is between the first surface of the panel assembly and the aperture mounting surface of the radiator aperture. Pressure, heat and vacuum are applied to cure the adhesive and complete engagement of the microwave interconnects.02-11-2010
20120186073MULTI-FREQUENCY ANTENNA AND MANUFACTURING METHOD - A multi-frequency GNSS antenna is provided which can be manufactured from PCB materials and exhibits good multipath rejection. The antenna is capable of receiving RHCP signals from all visible GNSS satellites across a wide beamwidth. A multi-frequency GNSS antenna manufacturing method includes the steps of providing PCB base and support assemblies, first and second feed networks and connecting said first and second feed networks to first and second hybrid connector outputs.07-26-2012
20120110834Cooled Dielectrically Buffered Microwave Dipole Antenna - Microwave antenna assemblies incorporating a resilient insulating coupler are described herein. The microwave antenna includes a radiating portion connected by a coaxial feedline to a power generating source, e.g., a generator. Distal and proximal radiating portions of the antenna, which correspond to inner and outer conductors provided by the coaxial feedline, are separated by the resilient insulating coupler. The described coupler includes a proximal threaded portion, and an overmolded insulating portion formed from an elastomeric material. The inner conductor of the coaxial feedline is joined to the threaded portion of the coupler, and is placed under tension to draw together the distal radiating portion, the coupler, and the proximal radiating portion into a single rigid assembly. In use, the resilient coupler provides increased strength and reliability by absorbing mechanical stresses typically encountered during microwave ablation procedures.05-10-2012
20100083485METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SECURITY LAYERED CONSTRUCTION AND SECURITY LAYERED CONSTRUCTION AND IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS CONTAINING SUCH A CONSTRUCTION - A method for producing a security layered construction as well as a security layered construction for an identification document (04-08-2010
20100263200WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE USING VOLTAGE SWITCHABLE DIELECTRIC MATERIAL - A wireless communication device, such as an RFID tag, is provided material that is dielectric, unless a voltage is applied that exceeds the materials characteristic voltage level. In the presence of such voltage, the material becomes conductive. The integration of such material into the device may be mechanical and/or electrical.10-21-2010
20080216304METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ANTENNA MODULE BY LASER CARVING - A method of manufacturing antenna by laser carving comprising the following steps: to attach metal material such as copper, silver etc. onto the base plate by a method of conductive coating by spraying; and then to trim the metal material to complete the shape of an antenna by laser carving. Thereby, the size and shape of the antenna are not limited, and the antenna can be manufactured on a non-planar base plate, thus the height of the entire antenna module can be reduced.09-11-2008
20090007415Hollow waveguide and method of manufacturing the same - A hollow waveguide has a metal-clad pipe having an inside metal layer and an outside metal layer, and a hollow region formed inside of the metal-clad pipe. The metal-clad pipe is formed by pressure-bonding metal pipes each of which is made of a metal material different from each other.01-08-2009
20090038141METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ANTENNA - Provided is a method for manufacturing an antenna which is minimized and used in a low frequency band. The method includes forming and preparing a radiator for an antenna, mounting the radiator inside a dam molding part including an upper dam molding part and a lower dam molding part, injecting a molding material into the dam molding part through an inlet provided at one side of the dam molding part, the molding material including a composite material with a controlled diameter and content, hardening the injected molding material, and separating the hardened molding material covering the radiator from the dam molding part. Accordingly, a miniaturized antenna can be provided, which can achieve a high integration density, prevent deformation of the radiator caused by external pressure generated in processes, and be used in a low frequency band by covering the radiator with a molding material having a high permittivity and a low-loss characteristic.02-12-2009
20090265916Antenna Core and Method for Production of an Antenna Core - An antenna core comprises a flexible stack of a plurality of oblong soft-magnetic strips consisting of an amorphous or nanocrystalline alloy. The strips of said antenna core are separated from one another by an electrically insulating film each. The amorphous or nanocrystalline alloy has a magnetostriction value lambdas in the range of +4<.>10<−6> to −4<.>10<−6> and a linear BH loop. The coefficient of induction L of the antenna core changes at 60 kHz at a center distortion by 25% of its length by less than 10% and the quality Q of the antenna core is >=10 at 60 kHz.10-29-2009
20090265915INSERT-MOLDED COVER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - The present invention relates to an insert-molded cover (10-29-2009
20100005647METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN INLET MEMBER FOR AN ELECTRONIC TAG - In order to offer the technology which can form the pattern of the antenna of the inlet for electronic tags accurately and cheaply, the resist layer at the time of forming the pattern of an antenna by chemical etching is formed using a photogravure printing machine. Let the extending direction of region 16C which has the minimum width in the height of the front surface of a gravure plate be an opposite direction to the direction of rotation of a gravure plate (a doctor's relative direction of movement seen from the gravure plate). The radius of curvature of an inner circumference of the curved part in region 16B is made larger than the radius of curvature of a periphery. The outer edge of region 16D is formed so that it may become forward tapered shape-like toward position D, so that the width of region 16D may become larger than the width of region 16C in position D which the end of height attains.01-14-2010
20080256785METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING MICROWAVE ANTENNAS INCORPORATED WITHIN NONWOVEN FABRIC - A method of constructing fabric microwave antennas with a calendering apparatus which comprises: heating the rollers of the calendering apparatus; setting the pressure at the nip or meeting point of said rollers of said calendering apparatus; shaping antenna patches from conductive fabric; feeding at least one roll of carrier fabric to the heated rolling drums of said calendering apparatus; placing preformed conductive patches on to the carrier fabric before the carrier fabric enters said heated rolling drums of the calendering apparatus; and cutting the calendered or bonded layers of conductive and non-conductive fabric into desired shapes for incorporation into flexible structures.10-23-2008
20080263854METHOD OF MAKING A MOTOR -VEHICLE ANTENNA ASSEMBLY - A motor-vehicle antenna assembly is made by first printing on a face of a substantailly flat deformable plastic film a layer of an electrically conductive paste. Then the film is permanently plastically deformed into a three-dimensional shape corresponding to a shape of an installation location of a motor vehicle. The plastically deformed film with the printed layer is then fitted to the installation location.10-30-2008
20090211079Method of designing and manufacturing an array antenna - A method of manufacturing an array antenna including a designing step which comprises: determining a one-dimensional reference radiation pattern and an associated reference aperture; computing the cumulative phasorial summation of the field distribution of said reference aperture in a reference direction and representing it as a reference curve in the complex plane; determining a polygonal curve optimally approximating said reference curve, subject to predetermined constraints; and determining, from said polygonal curve, an antenna array pattern, each side of said polygonal curve being associated to a particular antenna element of the array.08-27-2009
20090249610METHODS OF FABRICATING COPLANAR WAVEGUIDE STRUCTURES - Methods for fabricating a coplanar waveguide structure. The method may include forming first and second ground conductors and a signal conductor in a coplanar arrangement between the first and second ground conductors, forming a first coplanar array of substantially parallel shield conductors above the signal conductor and the first and second ground conductors, and forming a second coplanar array of substantially parallel shield conductors below the signal conductor and the first and second ground conductors. The method further includes forming a first plurality of conductive bridges located laterally between the signal conductor and the first ground conductor, and forming a second plurality of conductive bridges located laterally between the signal conductor and the second ground conductor. Each of the first plurality of conductive bridges connects one of the shield conductors in the first array with one of the shield conductors in the second array. Each of the second plurality of conductive bridges connects one of the shield conductors in the first array with one of the shield conductors in the second array.10-08-2009
20090077790MULTI-LAYER CONDUCTIVE TUBE ANTENNA - A method of manufacturing an antenna including providing a dielectric core which does not contain an electrical conductor, forming a layer of an electrically conductive material on the core and providing an electrically insulative tube over the core and over the layer of the electrically conductive material.03-26-2009
20100212142Antenna apparatus - A disclosed antenna apparatus includes: a punched out antenna element made of a sheet metal; a punched out ground element made of a sheet metal, the ground element facing the antenna element; and a surface mount type coaxial connector mounted across the antenna element and the ground element.08-26-2010
20100212141Method of manufacturing coil and coil device - A thin film made of a conductive material is formed on one surface of a long-sheet-shaped flexible base. The flexible base formed with the thin film made of the conductive material is wound in a roll shape to fabricate an original roll of coils. The flexible base formed with the thin film made of the conductive material is unwound from the original roll of coils, and rewound around an outer periphery of a core to fabricate a wound body. The wound body is cut in a direction orthogonal to the longitudinal direction of the core to make a coil intermediary body. A cut surface of the coil intermediate body which is cut from the wound body is lapped. Lead wires are attached to both ends of a winding section comprised of the conductive material within the coil intermediary body. The foregoing steps are performed in sequence to manufacture a coil.08-26-2010
20100242261COMBINED SATELLITE AND BROADBAND ACCESS ANTENNAS USING COMMON INFRASTRUCTURE - A method of installing multiple over-the-air antennas is disclosed. The method includes the steps of mounting a satellite antenna to a installation surface, such that the mounting allows the satellite antenna to be aimed at a satellite, attaching a broadband access antenna to one of the installation surface and a portion of the satellite antenna, such that the attaching allows the broadband access antenna to be aimed at a broadband access source, connecting first wiring from the broadband access antenna to a first downconverter and second wiring from the satellite antenna to a second downconverter, providing outputs of the first and second downconverters to a cable in communication with at least a satellite receiver and positioning, on at least a coarse scale, the satellite antenna and the broadband access antenna such that they are approximately pointed at the satellite and the broadband access source, respectively.09-30-2010
20120137505PROCESS FOR FABRICATING AN ORIGAMI FORMED ANTENNA RADIATING STRUCTURE - A process for fabricating an origami formed antenna radiating structure is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a process for precisely fabricating a radio frequency (RF) antenna structure, the process including providing a flexible circuit substrate, forming a plurality of parallel channels in the flexible circuit substrate in a first direction, mounting the flexible substrate to a precision die, pressing the flexible substrate into the precision die using an elastomeric material thereby sandwiching the flexible substrate between the elastomeric material and the precision die, and applying heat to the flexible substrate sandwiched between the elastomeric material and the precision die.06-07-2012
20100299914Apparatus and Method for Making an Antenna for a Radiofrequency Identifying Device - An apparatus for making an antenna for wire transponders of electrically conductive material, comprising at least one depositing device for depositing said wire on a substrate placed on a support element, said at least one depositing device and said substrate being movable with respect to each other; said support element being movable along directions parallel to at least two axis of a Cartesian reference system. A method for making an antenna comprising providing a substrate intended to receive said antenna, providing a lamina or wire of electrically conductive material wound on at least one reel, unwinding said lamina, or said wire from said at least one reel, pressing said lamina, or wire, on a surface of said substrate by means of at least one pressing element, fixing said lamina, or wire, to said substrate, separating, by means of at least one cutting device a stretch of lamina, or wire, fixed to said substrate from the remaining lamina, or wire, wound on said at least one reel, said substrate being movable with respect to an assembly comprised of said at least one reel, said at least one pressing and said at least one cutting device, along at least one direction substantially parallel to an axis of a Cartesian reference system.12-02-2010
20110030198METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING ANTENNA PATTERN FRAME - A method of manufacturing an antenna pattern frame, includes arranging antenna radiators in an elongated radiator sheet in the form of cells, the antenna radiators including antenna pattern portions receiving an external signal, and while moving the radiator sheet, forming connection terminal portions of the antenna radiators by a successive bending process and injecting-molding radiator frames such that the antenna pattern portions are formed on one set of respective sides of the radiator frames and the connection terminal portions are formed on the other set of respective opposite sides of the radiator frames.02-10-2011
20090100667METHOD FOR BONDING A WIRE CONDUCTOR LAID ON A SUBSTRATE - Method for bonding a wire conductor arranged on a preferably card-like substrate during the manufacture of a transponder unit having a wire coil and a chip module, comprising a first phase, wherein the coil is permanently joined with the substrate, and a second phase, wherein the wire conductor and the chip module are bonded, whereas in the first phase at least one of the end portions of the wire conductor intended for later bonding with the chip module is attached to the substrate with a free loop being formed, and that the loop thus formed is gripped in a second phase and a section of the loop is then bonded with a bonding area of the chip module and attached to it in an electronically conductive manner.04-23-2009
20090031553RFID tag producing apparatus - This disclosure discloses an RFID tag producing apparatus comprising: a first antenna device that transmits and receives information to and from an RFID circuit element; a writing control portion that writes a command signal for commanding operation of at least one operating device so as to produce a command RFID tag; a second antenna device that transmits and receives information to and from the command RFID tag; a reading control portion that acquires the command signal; and a device control portion, based on information obtained by the reading control portion, that controls the at least one operating device.02-05-2009
20110209339METHOD FOR ASSEMBLY OF A SEGMENTED REFLECTOR ANTENNA - A method for assembly of a segmented reflector antenna, including coupling a central segment upon an antenna mount. Attaching a peripheral segment to a bottom portion of the central segment. Rotating the central segment to present a bottom portion of the central segment without a peripheral segment, and attaching a peripheral segment to the bottom portion. In additional steps, a secondary ring of peripheral segments may be applied, each connected to an outer edge of a peripheral segment connected to the bottom portion of the central segment.09-01-2011
20110088250MULTI-LAYER CONDUCTIVE TUBE ANTENNA - A method of manufacturing an antenna including providing a dielectric core which does not contain an electrical conductor, forming a layer of an electrically conductive material on the core and providing an electrically insulative tube over the core and over the layer of the electrically conductive material.04-21-2011
20110247197FORMING CHANNELS FOR AN ANTENNA WIRE OF A TRANSPONDER - Channels may be formed in the inlay substrate of a transponder, such as by laser ablation, and the antenna wire may subsequently be laid in the channels. Laying the wire in a channel ensures that it substantially fully embedded in the substrate, thereby eliminating a need for pressing the wire into the substrate. The channels may be tapered, or profiled, to enhance adhesion of a self-bonding wire. A recess for the chip module can also be formed using laser ablation, and insulation may be removed from end portions of the antenna wire using laser ablation. Laser ablation may also be used to create various mechanical and security features.10-13-2011
20110209338PATCH ANTENNA AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A patch antenna includes: a dielectric layer made of an insulation material, and having upper and lower surfaces, and a through hole; a radiation metal layer disposed on the upper surface of the dielectric layer, and having a first plate body, a first aperture aligned with the through hole, and a first protruding portion extending from a peripheral edge of the first aperture into the through hole; and a grounding metal layer disposed on the lower surface of the dielectric layer, and having a second plate body, a second aperture aligned with the through hole, and a second protruding portion extending from a peripheral edge of the second aperture into the through hole. The first and second protruding portions contact each other in the through hole so that the radiation and grounding metal layers are electrically connected. A method of making a patch antenna is also disclosed.09-01-2011
20090000106METHOD OF FORMING VERTICAL COUPLING STRUCTURE FOR NON-ADJACENT RESONATORS - A method for forming a vertical coupling structure for non-adjacent resonators is provided to have a first and a second resonators, a dielectric material layer, a first and a second high-frequency transmission lines and at least one via pole. The first and the second resonators respectively have a first and a second opposite metal surfaces. The dielectric material layer is disposed between the opposite second metal surfaces of the first and the second resonators. The first and the second transmission lines are respectively arranged at sides of the first metal surfaces of the first resonator and the second resonator. The first high-frequency transmission line is vertically connected to the second high-frequency transmission line by the via pole.01-01-2009
20120198689ANTENNAS WITH TUNING STRUCTURE FOR HANDHELD DEVICES - Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures. To accommodate manufacturing variations, the antenna structures and handheld electronic devices may be characterized by performing measurements such as antenna performance measurements. Appropriate antenna adjustments may be made during manufacturing of a handheld electronic device based on the characterizing measurements. An antenna may be formed using an inverted-F design in which an antenna flex circuit is mounted to a dielectric antenna support structure. Cavities in the support may be selectively filled with dielectric material and dielectric patches may be added to the antenna flex circuit to adjust the dielectric loading of the antenna. The length of a ground return path in the antenna may be adjusted by appropriate positioning of an electrical connector within the ground return path.08-09-2012
20110113619PROCESS FOR FABRICATING A THREE DIMENSIONAL MOLDED FEED STRUCTURE - A process for fabricating a three dimensional molded feed structure is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a process for fabricating a three dimensional radio frequency (RF) antenna structure, the process including providing a flexible circuit substrate, forming a first preselected pattern of channels in the flexible circuit substrate, depositing a conductive layer on the formed flexible substrate, and removing portions of the conductive layer to form a plurality of conductive traces.05-19-2011
20110056069Method for Constructing a Dipole Antenna - A method of fabricating a microwave antenna assembly is disclosed. The fabrication method includes providing a proximal portion having an inner conductor and an outer conductor, the inner conductor extending at least partially therein. The method further includes providing a distal portion disposed distally of the proximal portion, with the inner conductor extending at least partially therein. A high strength material may be injected from an inflow slot to an outflow slot of the distal portion such that the material is disposed in-between the inner conductor and a ceramic layer. The material bonds the distal portion and the ceramic layer to the proximal portion while providing mechanical strength to the distal portion.03-10-2011
20090300901ANTENNA INCLUDING A SERPENTINE FEED WAVEGUIDE COUPLED IN PARALLEL TO A PLURALITY OF RADIATING WAVEGUIDES, AND METHOD OF FABRICATING SUCH ANTENNAS - The present invention relates to an antenna including a plurality of radiating waveguides disposed so that their wave paths are parallel two by two and including a feed waveguide having a wave path forming a flat zigzag serpentine pattern. The feed waveguide is disposed against the radiating waveguides so that a longitudinal axis of the feed waveguide pattern intersects the radiating waveguides at an angle of substantially 90 degrees. The feed waveguide includes coupling elements on its face in contact with the radiating waveguides. The radiating waveguides are straight and the straight portions of the zigzag wave path in the feed waveguide form a non-zero angle with the wave paths of the radiating waveguides, so that the coupling elements feed the radiating waveguides.12-10-2009
20120144657METHOD TO TURN BIOLOGICAL TISSUE SAMPLE CASSETTES INTO TRACEABLE DEVICES, USING A SYSTEM WITH INLAYS TAGGED WITH RADIO FREQUENCY INDENTIFICATION (RFID) CHIPS - The present invention relates to a method to turn cassettes for biological tissue samples into devices traceable with RFID technology, using a system with inlays tagged with an RFID chip, which inlays are placed in the tissue sample chamber of the tissue cassettes, wherein the part of the inlay that contains the antenna of the RFID chip is running around an opening or is folded together. Such inlays do not risk to be affected by damaging forces outside the tissue cassettes. With an inlay that at every suitable moment can be positioned in the tissue sample chamber for one or more limited periods of time, or indefinitely, tissue cassettes can tracked and traced with RFID technology without the fear of destroying the RFID chip during processing that involves the use of a microwave oven. During that period the inlay can be temporarily removed from the tissue cassette. The inlays are further designed to: allow sufficient flow of fluids through cassette lids and the bottom of the tissue cassettes. leave as much room as possible for tissue samples. fit in cassettes with and without an inner tissue sample chamber. enable the use of different RFID chips and antennas. enable fixation in a cassette, without additional fixation means.06-14-2012
20090025204MICROSTRIP LINE DIELECTRIC OVERLAY - A printed circuit board has a dielectric constant different from the dielectric constant of free space, with at least two microstrip lines routed adjacent to one another on a surface of the printed circuit board. A dielectric coating is applied to at least one of the at least two microstrip lines such that the dielectric constant of the dielectric coating differs from the dielectric constant of free space. In a further embodiment, the dielectric coating comprises a material having a dielectric constant approximately equal to the dielectric constant of the printed circuit board.01-29-2009
20110302770METHOD OF MANUFACTURE OF IC CONTACTLESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES - A method of manufacture of an electrical bridge including the following steps: (a) providing a first flexible electrically insulating material, (b) laminating a pattern of a second electrically conductive material, on the first material, (c) separating a strap having a connection portion formed from the pattern of electrically conductive material.12-15-2011
20110113618PROCESS FOR FABRICATING AN ORIGAMI FORMED ANTENNA RADIATING STRUCTURE - A process for fabricating an origami formed antenna radiating structure is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a process for precisely fabricating a radio frequency (RF) antenna structure, the process including providing a flexible circuit substrate, forming a plurality of parallel channels in the flexible circuit substrate in a first direction, mounting the flexible substrate to a precision die, pressing the flexible substrate into the precision die using an elastomeric material thereby sandwiching the flexible substrate between the elastomeric material and the precision die, and applying heat to the flexible substrate sandwiched between the elastomeric material and the precision die.05-19-2011
20120042505METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ANTENNA - A method for manufacturing an antenna includes steps as follows. First, a substrate is provided, wherein a surface of the substrate has an antenna region. Then, the surface of the substrate is electroless plated with a metal medium, so that the surface is covered with the metal medium. Then, the metal medium is covered with a resist. Then, a portion of the resist in the antenna region is removed. Then, the antenna region is electroplated with metal material to form an antenna main body. Then, a remaining portion of the resist is removed, and excluding a portion of the metal medium in the antenna region, the other portion of the metal medium is also removed from the substrate.02-23-2012
20120042506Method for Constructing a Dipole Antenna - A method of fabricating a microwave antenna assembly is disclosed. The fabrication method includes providing a proximal portion having an inner conductor and an outer conductor, the inner conductor extending at least partially therein. The method further includes providing a distal portion disposed distally of the proximal portion, with the inner conductor extending at least partially therein. A high strength material may be injected from an inflow slot to an outflow slot of the distal portion such that the material is disposed in-between the inner conductor and a ceramic layer. The material bonds the distal portion and the ceramic layer to the proximal portion while providing mechanical strength to the distal portion.02-23-2012
20110072642COMPACT WAVEGUIDE LOAD - A compact integrated waveguide load has a load section disposed within an interior region of the waveguide proximate to a closed end of the waveguide. The load section has a tubiform shape, with an exterior surface congruent with an interior surface of the waveguide and an interior surface defining a circumferential step within the waveguide. A method of making a compact integrated waveguide load includes providing a waveguide and placing electromagnetic wave absorbing materially circumferentially around the interior surface to create an inward step.03-31-2011
20100257725MAGNETIC POWDER PRODUCTION METHOD, MAGNETIC SHEET PRODUCTION METHOD, AND ANTENNA MODULE PRODUCTION METHOD - To provide a magnetic powder production method, a magnetic sheet production method, and an antenna module production method that are capable of reducing a size of magnetic particles, achieving thinning and a low loss, and improving magnetic permeability without lowering it.10-14-2010
20120131791ANTENNA SYSTEM AND METHOD - A radiator coupled to an antenna patch disposed along a first end of the radiator, said patch disposed on an insulator. A ground plane is connected to the insulator and a radome is disposed opposite a second end of the radiator. The radome may have a region presenting a convex surface towards the radiator, and the radome has a second region presenting a concave surface towards the radiator. The first end of the conical radiator is the apex of the cone. A ground plane is included and a portion of the ground plane is a planar surface and another portion extends away from the planar portion towards the radome. Also disclosed is a method for forming a radiation pattern by shaping the radome to effectuate a predetermined radiation pattern using localized convex and concave surfaces positioned on the radome at different points in relation to the conical radiator.05-31-2012
20110119902FILTER DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A filter device having a frame made of plated steel sheet generates a smaller insertion loss and is excellent in productivity. Resonant elements are shaped into a cylindrical form by bending the steel sheet, whose both sides are plated, before they are placed in a filter housing. A gap formed on a lateral face of each resonant element is brazed with solder, and an outer plated face of each resonant element is brazed with solder to an inner plated face of the frame.05-26-2011
20090019687Manufacturing method of planar antenna - A manufacturing method of a planar antenna is provided. Wherein, a plurality of antenna patterns and conductive patterns are simultaneously formed by the printing or electroless plating process. The conductive patterns which string the antenna patterns are taken as the plating electrodes and a roll-to-roll manufacturing process is cooperated to plate the antenna patterns. Then, a cutting process is used to separate the electroplated antenna patterns and the conductive patterns to respectively form the individual antenna structure. The manufacturing method has the advantages of speedy manufacture, mass production and low cost.01-22-2009
20110119901PNEUMATIC TIRE AND METHOD OF MOUNTING TRANSPONDER TO PNEUMATIC TIRE - In a pneumatic tire (05-26-2011
20120317793METHOD OF FORMING ANTENNA BY SPUTTERING AND LITHOGRAPHY - A method of forming an antenna includes molding a supporting body, sputtering a conductive layer onto the supporting body, and defining a pattern of the antenna on the conductive layer. The step of molding the supporting body includes molding the supporting body having a non-planar surface. The step of defining the pattern of the antenna on the conductive layer includes defining part of the pattern of the antenna on part of the conductive layer sputtered on the non-planar surface. The method of forming the antenna further includes performing metallization or chemical plating on the formed antenna.12-20-2012
20120297609RFID LABEL TECHNIQUE - An RFID webstock containing a relatively high pitch-density array of semiconductive chips is provided and joined to a web bearing relatively widely spaced antennas in a continuous process. The RFID webstock is separated or cut into individual chip sections, with the spacing of the chips being increased as the RFID webstock is die cut. The individual chips on the sections are then joined to corresponding antennas to form an RFID inlay stock. This process is conducive to high speed roll-to-roll production of RFID tag and label roll stock.11-29-2012
20110265314METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A MICRORADIO - A microradio is provided with a hysteretic switch to permit an optimum range increasing charging cycle, with the charging cycle being long relative to the transmit cycle. Secondly, an ensemble of microradios permits an n11-03-2011
20080235937WAVE ANTENNA WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD - A wireless communication device coupled to a wave antenna that provides greater increased durability and impedance matching. The wave antenna is a conductor that is bent in alternating sections to form peaks and valleys. The wireless communication device is coupled to the wave antenna to provide wireless communication with other communication devices, such as an interrogation reader. The wireless communication device and wave antenna may be placed on objects, goods, or other articles of manufacture that are subject to forces such that the wave antenna may be stretched or compressed during the manufacture and/or use of such object, good or article of manufacture. The wave antenna, because of its bent structure, is capable of stretching and compressing more easily than other structures, reducing the wireless communication device's susceptibility to damage or breaks that might render the wireless communication device coupled to the wave antenna unable to properly communicate information wirelessly.10-02-2008
20080222877COMBINATION OF TUBE ASSEMBLY AND CLIP FOR WIRELESS ANTENNA GROUNDING - An antenna tube configured to accommodate a grounding clip and an antenna, the antenna tube having a cylindrical tube having an upper end and an inner end opposite the upper end; a circumferentially extending groove in the cylindrical tube located between the upper end and the inner end; and a tapered lip at the inner end of the cylindrical tube, wherein the grounding clip fits between the circumferentially extending groove and the tapered lip, and at least a portion of the antenna slidably fits into the upper end of the cylindrical tube.09-18-2008
20130133181ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI) WAVEGUIDE DEVICE FOR USE IN A PARALLEL OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS MODULE, AND A METHOD - A parallel optical communications module is equipped with an EMI waveguide (WG) device having a tube-like structure that surrounds portions of one or more optical fiber ribbon cables that pass through the tube-like structure and connect to the module. The EMI WG device attenuates EMI to acceptable levels to provide the module with effective EMI shielding capability.05-30-2013
20110047784Method of Manufacturing Radome - A method of manufacturing a radome, which is provided on a detection side of a radar for detecting an obstacle in a vicinity of a vehicle, includes a first forming step of forming a transparent member that includes a recess on one surface thereof; an first installing step of installing a bright member, which has a shape corresponding to a space in the recess and of which a contact surface coming into contact with an inner surface of the recess has brilliance, in the recess; and a second installing step of installing a base member that covers the one surface and integrally holds the transparent member and the bright member.03-03-2011
20080196238 Antenna Enclosed Within an Animal Training Apparatus - An animal training apparatus including an electrical conductor embedded within a flexible member, and a housing having a through-opening for receiving the electrical conductor therethrough. The flexible member is molded around the electrical conductor and the antenna, while the electrical conductor is positioned such that it extends into the housing through the through-opening. As a result of the molding process, the flexible member shields the housing through-opening, discouraging substances such as water from accessing the interior of the housing via the through-opening.08-21-2008
20130185929PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING AN ANTENNA FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE IN A TYRE - During a process for manufacturing an antenna, which includes a core of filiform shape and which is intended to be integrated into a rubber compound of a tyre, the core is coated with a coating made of a material different from a material of the core. After the core is coated, at least one portion of the coated core is plastically deformed.07-25-2013
20120017427METHOD FOR FORMING ANTENNA STRUCTURE - A method for forming an antenna structure is provided, including the following steps of: providing a non-conductive frame and disposing a plating resist material on the non-conductive frame, removing a part of the plating resist material within a predetermined region on the non-conductive frame and forming a roughened surface on the non-conductive frame within the predetermined region by laser marking, forming a medium layer on the roughened surface, wherein the medium layer comprises Pd or Ag, removing the plating resist material on the non-conductive frame, and forming a metal layer on the medium layer.01-26-2012
20120055013FORMING MICROSTRUCTURES AND ANTENNAS FOR TRANSPONDERS - Microstructures such as connection areas, contact pads, antennas, coils, plates for capacitors and the like may be formed using nanostructures such as nanoparticles, nanowires and nanotubes. A laser may be used to assist in the process of microstructure formation, and may also be used to form other features on a substrate such as recesses or channels for receiving the microstructures. A smart mobile phone sticker (MPS) mounted to a cell phone with a self-sticking shielding element comprising a core layer having ferrite particles.03-08-2012
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20120222290METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREPARING WIRELESS COMMUNICATION CHIPS FOR LATER PROCESSING - A method for manufacturing wireless communication devices for use in tracking or identifying other items comprises a number of cutting techniques that allow the size of the antenna for the wireless communication device. Further, the chip for the wireless communication device is nested so as to be flush with the surface of the substrate of the wireless communication device. Rollers cut the tabs that form the antenna elements. In a first embodiment, a plurality of rollers is used, each one effecting a different cut whose position may be phased so as to shorten or lengthen the antenna element. In a second embodiment, the rollers are independently positionable to shorten or lengthen the antenna element.09-06-2012
20080295318Method and Device for Continuously Producing Electronic Film Components and an Electronic Film Component - The invention relates to a method and device for continuously producing electronic film components, during which chip modules (12-04-2008
20100126000METHOD OF MAKING RFID DEVICES - A method of producing antennas for RFID devices includes cutting or otherwise physically separating the antennas from a preformed sheet of conductive material that includes apertures in the conductive material. Cutting locations relative to the apertures may be selected based on desired performance characteristics of the antenna and/or of the RFID device for which the antenna is to be used. The cutting locations may include one or more cuts through the aperture, and other cuts that do not pass through an aperture. The cutting locations may be selected as a function of such parameters as the desired bandwidth of the antenna and the operating frequency of the antenna. The method allows production of antennas with different characteristics, from a previously-prepared supply of sheet conductive material. This facilitates the ability to make small production runs of antennas, and/or to reduce the lead time for providing antennas with specified characteristics.05-27-2010
20120066894LOW COST HIGH FREQUENCY DEVICE PACKAGE AND METHODS - A low-cost high-frequency electronic device package and associated fabrication method are described wherein waveguide structures are formed from the high frequency device to the package lead transition. The package lead transition is optimized to take advantage of waveguide interconnect structure.03-22-2012
20090249611Method For Manufacturing Products Compricing Transponders - The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing products comprising transponders. The method comprises introducing a web comprising on its surface sequential structural modules comprising an impedance matching element and an integrated circuit electrically connected to the impedance matching element, the structural modules having a first distance between each other; cutting the web in such a manner that the sequential structural modules are separated from each other; attaching the structural modules to a product substrate, the sequential structural modules having a second distance between each other, the second distance being longer than the first distance; and attaching the impedance matching elements to antennas, the impedance matching elements and the antennas forming an electrical connection.10-08-2009
20120137506APPARATUS FOR FORMING A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method for manufacturing wireless communication devices for use in tracking or identifying items comprises cutting techniques that allow the size of antenna elements for the wireless communication device to be adjusted. Rollers cut tabs that form the antenna elements. In one embodiment, a plurality of rollers are used, each one effecting a different cut whose position may be adjusted so as to shorten or lengthen the antenna element. In another embodiment, the rollers are independently positionable to shorten or lengthen the antenna element. A radiator may be configured to assess a capacitance of the antenna elements prior to cutting to determine an appropriate size for the antenna elements.06-07-2012
20110247198METHOD FOR MAKING AN ASSEMBLY OF CHIPS BY MEANS OF RADIOFREQUENCY TRANSMISSION-RECEPTION MEANS MECHANICALLY CONNECTED BY A RIBBON - A method for making an assembly of chips equipped with radiofrequency transmission-reception means, including successively: making a plurality of chips, on a substrate, each chip having at least one reception area, connecting the reception areas of the chips of the assembly in series with an electrically insulating flat ribbon having a plurality of metallic patterns electrically insulated from one another, each pattern forming at least a part of a flat antenna electrically connected at the level of at least one connection area of the antenna to a corresponding reception area, and separating the chips at the level of the substrate, the chips being mechanically connected to one another by the ribbon.10-13-2011
20090000107METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR PRODUCING A SMART CARD - A method is provided for producing a smart card comprising a chip module with at least one contacting area, the chip module arrangeable in a mounting location of a substrate, wherein one contacting loop is formed from a wire connector fed by a wire guiding unit for at least one of the contacting areas, respectively by attaching a first section of the wire conductor to a surface of the substrate outside the mounting location, wherein a second section of the wire conductor proximate to the first section is guided to form the contacting loop along with and protruding from the surface, wherein a subsequent third section of the wire conductor is attached to the surface outside the mounting location, wherein the chip module is inserted into the mounting location and wherein the second section is bent over and electrically contacted to the contacting area.01-01-2009
20120030931ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH EDGE SURFACE ANTENNA ELEMENTS AND RELATED METHODS - An electronic device may include a multilayer circuit board having opposing major surfaces and edge surfaces extending between the opposing major surfaces, wireless processing circuitry on at least one of the opposing major surfaces, and an antenna element on at least one of the edge surfaces. The multilayer circuit board may include a conductive trace coupling the antenna element to the wireless processing circuitry.02-09-2012
20120000065METHOD OF CONTINUOUSLY PRODUCING ELECTRONIC FILM COMPONENTS - Electronic components each having a chip module with module contacts and an antenna having antenna contacts is made by securing a plurality of the chip modules the inner face of a module film strip having an outer periphery projecting past the chip module with the chip modules spaced from one another at a uniform predetermined module spacing. A plurality of the antennas are secured to an inner face of an elongated antenna strip with the antennas spaced from one another by a predetermined antenna spacing. The module strip is longitudinally subdivided into sections each of which is of a length equal to the predetermined module spacing and each of which carries a respective chip module. The module-strip sections are pressed against the antenna strip such that the module contacts of each of the chip modules engage and bear on the antenna contacts of a respective antenna.01-05-2012
20120060359Method, System and Apparatus for Making Short Run Radio Frequency Identification Tags and Labels - The present invention is a method and apparatus for producing ready to use RFID devices in a convenient and economical manner. The apparatus of the present invention may be collocated with a manufacturer of consumer goods.03-15-2012
20120210564CIRCUIT OBFUSCATION - An obfuscated radio frequency circuit may include a metallization layer, and a dielectric layer under the metallization layer. The dielectric layer may be made up of a plurality of dielectric substrates having differing dielectric constants to obfuscate functions of the circuit.08-23-2012
20130014382METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING AN ELECTRONIC INTERFACE APPARATUS - A method for manufacture of an electronic interface card including defining a pair of apertures in a substrate layer, associating an antenna with the substrate layer such that opposite ends of the antenna terminate at the apertures, placing a conductor in each of the apertures, connecting the antenna to the conductor, forming a recess in the substrate layer, attaching continuous connection wires to a plurality of chip modules, attaching the continuous connection wires to a plurality of conductors on a corresponding plurality of the substrate layers, cutting the continuous connection wires so as to retain portions thereof which connect each chip module to a corresponding pair of conductors and sealing the chip module in the recess.01-17-2013
20100236053APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - The manufacturing apparatus of a semiconductor device includes a jig having a plurality of holders arranged in a row, a controller for controlling the pitch of the plurality of holders arranged in a row, a support means provided with a plurality of semiconductor integrated circuits, and a support means provided with a substrate having a plurality of elements. By mounting the semiconductor integrated circuits on the respective elements by using the jig having the plurality of holders arranged in a row, semiconductor devices are manufactured.09-23-2010
20100229375METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE HAVING ANTENNA CONDUCTORS - A method for manufacturing an integrated circuit device having antenna conductors is provided. The method includes the steps of providing a wafer with a plurality of integrated circuit components; forming a first antenna conductor on the surface of each integrated circuit component; forming a plurality of metal bumps above the first antenna conductor; coating an insulating layer to encapsulate the plurality of integrated circuit components and to cover the plurality of metal bumps; removing a portion of the insulating layer to expose a top portion of each metal bump; and forming a second antenna conductor on the insulating layer by screen printing.09-16-2010
20130091695METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A THERMALLY-ASSISTED MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD THAT SUPPRESSES PROTRUSION OF A PLASMON GENERATOR - A method of manufacturing a thermally-assisted magnetic recording head includes the steps of: forming a preliminary head section that has a surface to be polished and includes a magnetic pole, a waveguide, and a preliminary plasmon generator; causing a volumetric expansion of the preliminary plasmon generator with heat by introducing light into the core of the waveguide of the preliminary head section; and polishing the surface to be polished of the preliminary head section into a medium facing surface. The preliminary plasmon generator has an end face located in the surface to be polished. In the step of polishing the surface to be polished, the surface to be polished is subjected to polishing with the preliminary plasmon generator expanded in volume, whereby the end face of the preliminary plasmon generator is polished into the front end face, and the preliminary plasmon generator thereby becomes the plasmon generator.04-18-2013
20130125386Wireless Temperature Measurement System And Methods Of Making And Using Same - A temperature measurement system capable of operating in harsh environments including a temperature sensor having an antenna, diode, and dielectric layer disposed on the object of interest is provided, wherein the antenna includes a buried portion that extends through and is electrically coupled to the object of interest, and an exposed portion disposed upon an outer surface of the dielectric layer and the diode is coupled between the object of interest and the exposed portion of the antenna. The antenna is configured to receive interrogating signals from a transmitter, and to transmit response signals corresponding to the resonant frequency of the temperature sensor and its harmonics, which are indicative of the measured temperature of the object of interest. A receiver detects the response signals and correlates the frequency to a known temperature response of the dielectric material. Methods of making and using the temperature measurement system are also provided.05-23-2013
20130145612HEAT SINK FIN STRUCTURE BLOCKING ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION - A system to remove heat from a heat-generating electronic component within a computer chassis and to contain electromagnetic radiation from traversing high-throughput vents in a bezel that forms a portion of the chassis containment structure comprises a heat sink having a fin structure with an inlet face, an outlet face and interconnected air channels therethrough, a base to engage the component and to transfer heat from the component to the fin structure, wherein the inlet face of the fin structure is disposed proximate the vents to block electromagnetic radiation from traversing the vents. In one embodiment, a heat pipe or a spreader bar moves heat from a base engaging a component distal from the bezel to the fin structure having an air inlet face proximal to the vents.06-13-2013
20110271520METHOD FOR MOUNTING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ANTENNA IN TIRE - The invention provides a monitoring device and tire combination wherein an antenna is mounted to the tire in a location spaced from the monitoring device. In one embodiment, the antenna may be mounted to the tire sidewall outside the body cords of the tire. The antenna may be mounted on the outer surface of the sidewall or embedded within the body of the sidewall. The antenna is connected to the monitoring device with a connector. The connector may be electrically coupled to the monitoring device or may be connected to the monitoring device with a plug and socket connection. When the antenna is outside the body cord, the connector may extend from the antenna through the bead filler, over the top of the turn up, or under the bead ring.11-10-2011
20130199026TECHNOLOGY ENHANCEMENT CLIP FOR HARD TAGS - A technology clip and method for supplementing a security tag with the technology clip for application to a product. The technology clip includes a technology element providing for an additional security and/or an identification feature when coupled to a tag, thus enhancing features of the security tag. The technology clip attaches about the tag and remains secured to the tag for when the tag is affixed to merchandise.08-08-2013

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