|| List of recent Calor-related patents
|Automatic isothermal titration microcalorimeter apparatus and use|
Automated isothermal titration micro calorimetry (itc) system comprising a micro calorimeter with a sample cell and a reference cell, the sample cell is accessible via a sample cell stem and the reference cell is accessible via a reference cell stem. The system further comprises an automatic pipette assembly comprising a syringe with a titration needle arranged to be inserted into the sample cell for supplying titrant, the pipette assembly comprises an activator for driving a plunger in the syringe, a pipette translation unit supporting the pipette assembly and being arranged to place pipette in position for titration, washing and filling operations, a wash station for the titrant needle, and a cell preparation unit arranged to perform operations for replacing the sample liquid in the sample cell when the pipette is placed in another position than the position for titration..
Malvern Instruments Incorporated
|Reduced calorie vegetable-based or fruit-based food product and/or reduced calorie vegetable-based or fruit-based food product ingredient and process and/or preparing or making same|
A reduced calorie food product or a reduced calorie food product ingredient made or prepared by a process, including simultaneously boiling, steaming, or boiling and steaming, a white vegetable or a fruit in, with, or using, a cooking liquid in or using a cooking pot or cooking utensil, food processing or blending the white vegetable or the fruit with at least a portion of the cooking liquid to form a vegetable base for the reduced calorie food product or for the reduced calorie food ingredient or to form a fruit base for the reduced calorie food product or for the reduced calorie food ingredient, and combining, adding, mixing, food processing, blending, or using, the vegetable base or the fruit base with at least one additional ingredient to finalize a preparation of the reduced calorie food product or the reduced calorie food product ingredient.. .
A phosphorus (p) element; a sulfur (s) element; and one or more halogen elements selected from i, cl, br and f; wherein the solid electrolyte glass has two exothermic peaks that are separated from each other in a temperature range of 150° c. To 350° c.
The duplex calorimeter which is connected between a first demand side and a second demand side so as to measure a calorific value of heat energy between the first and second demand sides includes a first connection pipe of which one end is connected to a pipe of the first demand side, a second connection pipe of which one end is connected to a pipe of the second demand side, first and second branch pipes which are branched into two directions between the other end of the first connection pipe and the other end of the second connection pipe, a first flow rate measuring part disposed at the first branch pipe so as to measure a flow rate of the heat energy passing through the first branch pipe, a second flow rate measuring part disposed at the second branch pipe so as to measure a flow rate of the heat energy passing through the second branch pipe, a temperature measuring part measuring a temperature of the heat energy in the first branch pipe or the second branch pipe, and a calculating part calculating the calorific value based on the flow rate measured by the first flow rate measuring part or the second flow rate measuring part and the temperature measured by the temperature measuring part.. .
|Magnetic regenerator unit and magnetic cooling system with the same|
A terminal may be provided with a magnetic regenerator unit using a magnetocaloric effect of magnetocaloric materials and a magnetic cooling system having the same. By a circular magnetic regenerator structure capable of evenly flowing heat transfer fluid and magnetic field and the flow of the heat transfer fluid being changed in the same way, and a magnetic band having a relative permeability, similar to a relative permeability of the magnetic regenerator, high efficiency of a flux generator may be obtained while reducing torque of a rotator.
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University
|Devices and methods for controlling dietary lipid uptake|
Methods and devices for redirecting at least a portion of a fluid from the mesenteric lymphatic system for elimination from the body are disclosed. The fluid may be redirected for elimination through the urinary system, through the gastrointestinal system, or redirected outside the body.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
|Laser surgical apparatus and methods of its use minimizing damage during the ablation of tissue using a focused ultrashort pulsed laser beam wherein the slope of fluence breakdown is a function of the pulse width|
A laser apparatus for use in a surgical procedure including a housing forming a part of a handpiece and including interior and exterior regions. A laser cavity extending within the interior region of the housing.
International Business Machines Corporation
|Method for determining wettability|
In order to determine surface wettability of a material, at least one sample of the material is placed into at least one sealed calorimeter cell. The at least one sample is brought into contact with a first wetting liquid and with a second wetting liquid at the same pressure and temperature.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
|Foodstuff analysis device|
Provided is a foodstuff analysis device capable of readily calculating calories or component weights. The foodstuff analysis device has a light-emitting unit, a light-receiving section, and a control unit.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
|Magnetic cooling apparatus|
A magnetic cooling apparatus includes first magnetic regenerators that pass a first heat transfer fluid and a first magnetocaloric material, second magnetic regenerators that pass a second heat transfer fluid having a relative lower freezing point than the first heat transfer fluid and a second magnetocaloric material having a relative lower curie temperature than the first magnetocaloric material, a magnet that applies a magnetic field to the first magnetic regenerators and the second magnetic regenerators, a hot side heat exchanger allowing the first heat transfer fluid to emit heat, a cold side heat exchanger allowing the second heat transfer fluid to absorb heat, and an intermediate heat exchanger allowing the first heat transfer fluid flowing between cold sides of the first magnetic regenerators and the second heat transfer fluid passing through hot sides of the second magnetic regenerators to exchange heat with each other.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Method for manufacturing solid fuel and solid fuel
A method is provided for producing a solid fuel to be used as fuel for a pulverized coal boiler from wood biomass as a source material at a high mass yield and calorie yield by performing a grinding treatment in a mixture with coal. A solid fuel is produced by adjusting the moisture of a ground powder of wood biomass to between 8 and 50%; densifying the ground powder of wood biomass to a bulk density of 0.55 g/cm3 or higher (measured according to jis k 2151-6 “bulk density test method”); and then subjecting the ground powder of wood biomass to torrefaction under conditions of an oxygen concentration of 10% or less and a temperature between 170 and 350° c.
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.
Polylactic acid resin composition, molded product, and manufacturing polylactic acid resin composition
(in formula (1), m is an alkali metal atom or an alkaline earth metal atom, and x, y, and z are integers satisfying 1≦x≦2, 1≦y≦4, and 2≦z≦8, respectively) with respect to 100 parts by weight of a polylactic acid resin including a poly-l-lactic acid component and a poly-d-lactic acid component, wherein a crystallization enthalpy of crystals in the polylactic acid resin is not less than 5 j/g when a temperature of the polylactic acid resin composition is increased to 250° c., and the temperature is kept constant for 3 minutes, followed by decreasing the temperature at a cooling rate of 20° c./min in differential scanning calorimetry.. .
Quasiadiabatic differential scanning calorimeter
A method of operating a differential scanning calorimeter wherein errors in the heat flow rate measurement are reduced by operating the calorimeter in a quasiadiabatic mode and by employing a heat flow rate measurement algorithm that includes the leakage heat flow rate. The temperature of the dsc enclosure is controlled independently of the temperature of the measuring system, which allows the temperature difference between the sample and reference containers and the enclosure to be minimized, thus minimizing leakage heat flow..
Waters Technologies Corporation
Entrained flow gasifier having an integrated intermediate temperature plasma
A process for gasifying solid or liquid gasification materials, in particular biomass, at pressures in the range from atmospheric pressure to 10 mpa and at gasification temperatures in the range from 800° c. To 1500° c.
Semi-crystalline build materials
A polymeric material includes a semi-crystalline polymer and a secondary material wherein when the secondary material is combined with the semi-crystalline polymer to form a blend having an enthalpy that is between about 2 j/g heat of fusion and about 80% of the heat of fusion of the neat semi-crystalline material, as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) when cooling from a melting temperature to a hot crystalline temperature at a rate of 10° c./min.. .
Use of short term starvation regimen in combination with kinase inhibitors to enhance traditional chemo-drug efficacy and feasibility and reverse side effects of kinases in normal cells and tissues
A method of alleviating or treating symptoms of cancer and/or effects of chemotherapy or of kinase inhibitors includes a step of identifying a subject having cancer. A reduced caloric diet is administered to the subject for a first time period, the reduced caloric diet providing at most 1000 kcal per day.
University Of Southern California
Toner, developer, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
Provided is a toner containing a binder resin. The binder resin contains a crystalline resin.
Electrostatic image developing toner, developer, and image forming apparatus
A toner, including: base particles containing a polyester resin, a colorant, and a release agent, wherein the toner has a glass transition temperature (tg1st) of 20° c. To 50° c.
Method for fracture communication, passage processing, and underground gasification of underground carbon-containing organic mineral reservoir
Provided is a method for fracture communication, passage processing and underground gasification of an underground carbon-containing organic mineral reservoir, where a mixture of co2 and o2 is used as a medium for a fracture communication step, a passage processing step and/or a gasification step. The method uses the mixture of co2 and o2 to extract and utilize the energy in the underground carbon-containing organic mineral reservoir, greatly increases energy utilization efficiency compared with conventional utilization schemes, and, compared with conventional underground gasification technologies, increases the calorific value of a combustible gas, increases and adjusts effective gas compositions, suppresses co2 generation and reduces raw material gas production costs, while at the same time implements the capturing of co2 and utilization of the same as a resource..
Enn Coal Gasification Mining Co., Ltd.
Method and deriving and reporting the thermic effect of food and calories consumed for an individual utilizing physiological parameters
Various methods and apparatuses for measuring a state parameter of an individual using signals based on one or more sensors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first set of signals is used in a first function to determine how a second set of signals is used in one or more second functions to predict the state parameter.
Printed chocolate structures
A method for printing a three-dimensional crystalline structure such as a chocolate layer wherein, after printing, the material has a desired crystal structure and a plurality of non-random cavities. An embodiment can include printing a liquid first layer of material with a printer onto a second layer of material having a crystal structure.
Peak force photothermal-based detection of ir nanoabsorption
An apparatus and method of performing photothermal chemical nanoidentification of a sample includes positioning a tip of a probe at a region of interest of the sample, with the tip-sample separation being less than about 10 nm. Then, ir electromagnetic energy having a selected frequency, ω, is directed towards the tip.
Bruker Nano, Inc.
Cooling apparatus, heat receiving section and boiling section used therein, and manufacturing the same
In order to maintain a high cooling capability even in a case where a heating element has a lower calorific value, a boiling section of a heat receiving section in a phase change cooling apparatus includes a comb-shaped structure and a porous layer provided on a bottom portion of the comb-shaped structure between fins of the comb-shaped structure. With such a boiling section, a liquid film of a liquid phase refrigerant is forcedly made thinner.
System and displaying real-time information for a dispensed item
A system that tracks and communicates product nutrition information for a beverage dispenser, such as a self-service soda dispenser, the system configured to display nutritional information to a user based on a dispensed quantity of soda or other selected beverage. The system includes a flow rate sensor in communication with a syrup container to measure an amount of dispensed syrup used to create the beverage.
Multilayer nonwoven fabric and producing same
Provided are a multilayer nonwoven fabric having a meltblown nonwoven fabric layer and a spunbonded nonwoven fabric layer, the multilayer nonwoven fabric having high strength and high water pressure resistance, and a method for producing the same. The multilayer nonwoven fabric includes three or more layers, wherein two outermost layers are spunbonded nonwoven fabric layers, at least one inner layer is a meltblown nonwoven fabric layer, and a resin that forms the spunbonded nonwoven fabric layer has a melting endotherm Δh, as measured from a melting endothermic curve which is obtained by holding the resin at −10° c.
Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
Method and recommending exercise routes
An apparatus and method for recommending exercise routes are provided. The apparatus for recommending an exercise route includes a reference point receiver configured to receive at least two reference points that are displayable on a map based on map information, an exercise route generator configured to generate at least one geographical route between the reference points based on the map information, and generate a plurality of exercise routes by associating at least one type of exercise with the at least one geographical route with reference to exercise information comprising exercise amount data, exercise type data, and health care data, and a map generator configured to generate a map on which the plurality of exercise routes are presented together with expected amounts of calories expended on the respective exercise routes..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Method for calculating engine characteristic variables, data processing system and computer program product
A method for operating a reciprocating-piston internal combustion engine, including: supplying a fuel mixture having two fuel types and air into a combustion chamber; burning the fuel mixture in the combustion chamber during a working stroke; detecting the pressure profile in the combustion chamber during the working stroke by one pressure sensor per combustion chamber; determining an amount of energy per working stroke and per combustion chamber from the pressure profile. In order to enable different fuel types and/or fuel qualities to be taken into consideration in the regulation of the engine, the calorific value of the fuel mixture per working stroke and per combustion chamber is determined from the volume and/or the mass of the supplied fuel mixture and from the determined amount of energy per working stroke and per combustion chamber.
Mtu Friedrichshafen Gmbh
Role of dh44 and homologs in calorie sensing
Provided are methods for identifying drosophila melanogaster mutants which have mutations affecting calorie sensing behavior. Also provided are methods for identifying agents that can interfere with calorie sensing behavior in d.
New York University
Composition for improving taste of high-intensity sweetener and application thereof
A low-calorie food or drink, particularly an edible product (a food or drink) with an improved distinctive strange taste (particularly bitterness remaining in the mouth) has low calories and is obtained by replacing part or most of the sugar or isomerized sugar to be added by a high-intensity sweetener. Provided are a composition for improving a taste of a high-intensity sweetener, a method of improving a taste of an edible product containing a high-intensity sweetener, and an edible product in which a taste of a high-intensity sweetener is improved, each of which is characterized by containing or using an isomerized sugar and a rare sugar such that the rare sugar is contained or used in an amount of from 1 to 150 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the isomerized sugar..
Matsutani Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Restaurant-specific food logging from images
A “food logger” provides various approaches for learning or training one or more image-based models (referred to herein as “meal models”) of nutritional content of meals. This training is based on one or more datasets of images of meals in combination with “meal features” that describe various parameters of the meal.
Current collector, electrode, secondary cell, and capacitor
Provided are a current collector which has an excellent high-rate property and exerts a sufficient safety function when employed in a secondary battery or a capacitor, as well as an electrode, a secondary battery or a capacitor in which said current collector is employed. According to the invention, a current collector is provided which comprises: metal foil; and a conductive layer with a film thickness of 0.1 μm to 10 μm formed on a surface of said metal foil.
Calorimeter and designing calorimeter
There is provided a calorimeter. Heat flows in and out of the sample via a thermoelectric module.
National University Corporation Kyoto Institute Of Technology
Computer-aided route selection
In some aspects, a processor may receive a starting point and an ending point from a runner. The processor may receive calorie information from the runner.
Strategic Design Federation W, Inc.
Crystal forms of azetidinone compounds and preparing methods thereof
The present invention provides crystal forms of the compound of (3r,4s)-4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-[3-(4-fluorophenyl)-4-hydroxybut-2(z)-enyl]-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-2-azetidinone (formula a). The crystal forms can be characterized by x-ray powder diffraction (xrpd) spectra, differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) spectra, infrared absorption spectra and so on.
Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Method for satiation enhancement of food emulsions using an aerosol delivery system
The method as described herein promotes reduced food calorie intake, for purposes of weight loss or weight maintenance, through use of an aerosol delivery system that increases food emulsion volume (overrun) by as much as 400%, thereby stimulating various satiation feedback mechanisms within the body to effectively gain a net increase in satiation when compared to satiation from calories otherwise ingested without the volume increase produced by said aerosol delivery system.. .
Mirna modulators of thermogenesis
Provided are novel methods and compositions for the modulation of thermogenesis. Such methods are particularly advantageous in that they allow for the reduction of body fat in a subject without the subject having to adjust their caloric intake through dieting, modify their physical activity or undergo bariatric surgery.
Aptamir Therapeutics, Inc.
Arterial and venous oxygenation method and apparatus
Methods and apparatuses for an oxygen consumption monitoring system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an oxygen consumption monitoring system is disclosed.
The United States Government
Highly soluble rebaudioside d
The invention relates to a process for producing highly soluble compositions containing purified steviol glycosides from stevia rebaudiana bertoni plant extract, more particularly rebaudioside d. Obtained highly soluble compositions are useful as non-caloric sweeteners or in combination with sugar or high intensity sweeteners in edible and chewable compositions such as beverages, confectionaries, bakery products, chewing gums and the like..
Magnetic field generator for a magnetocaloric thermal device, and magnetocaloric thermal device equipped with such a generator
A magnetic field generator (g1) for a magnetocaloric thermal device which comprises first (sm11) and second (sm21) identical magnetizing structures mounted head-to-tail, on either side of a central plane (p) and defining two air gaps (e1, e2). Each magnetizing structure (smm11, sm12) comprises first (am1) and second (am2) magnetizing assemblies, whose induction vectors are oriented in opposite directions, and mounted on a support (sup1).
Cooltech Applications S.a.s.
Calorie calculation device
A calorie calculation device having a measurement unit, a weight detection unit, and a control unit. The measurement unit measures the water content of an analysis target (s).
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
High-pressure colorimetric measurement cell
The supporting device (10) includes: a body (14), designed to be mounted on an enclosure of a calorimeter, an end-fitting (34) for supporting the measurement cell (12), including elements (36) for fastening the measurement cell (12) on that supporting end-fitting (34), and fluid flow members in the measurement cell (12), able to control the pressure in that measurement cell (12).. .
Universite De Pau Et Des Pays De L'adour
Increased caloric and nutritional content of plant biomass
As described herein, plants expressing algal diacylglycerol acyltransferase type two (dgtt) from heterologous nucleic acids can alter acyl carbon partitioning in plant vegetative tissues and increase acyl-coa-dependent triacylglycerol synthesis, thereby increasing the lipid content of the plants' tissues.. .
Cellulase-producing novel strain and saccharification method using the same
The present invention relates to the novel strain pholiota adiposa sku714, a method for producing cellulase from the strain and a method for saccharifying cellulose using the produced cellulase. Since the cellulase produced by the novel strain according to the present invention exhibits better saccharification yield than the existing saccharification enzymes, it can be used in various applications, including bioenergy production, textile industry, papermaking industry, detergent industry, feed industry, food industry, production of low-calorie foods, fermentation of food wastes, or the like..
Sk Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Wireless cleaning apparatus using electrical energy to produce calories
A wireless cleaning apparatus uses electrical energy to produce calories. Steam is generated with a view to carrying out a cleaning operation by spraying steam.
The present invention relates to a process for producing an extract derived from sugar cane, the process comprising: i) mixing a sugar cane derived product with ethanol to produce an extraction mixture comprising at least about 50% v/v ethanol; ii) allowing a precipitate to form in the extraction mixture; iii) removing the precipitate from the extraction mixture to obtain a supernatant; and iv) removing ethanol from the supernatant to produce the extract derived from sugar cane. The present invention further relates to extracts produced according to the process of the invention.
The Product Makers (austrilia) Pty Ltd
Composition for the calorimetric detection of water in hydrocarbon fuels and a process for the preparation thereof
The embodiments of the present invention disclose a composition for the colorimetric detection of water in hydrocarbon fuels and a process for the preparation thereof. The embodiments of the present invention relate to an improved method for determining the presence or absence of water in non-polar organic fluids such as petroleum oil or hydrocarbon oils by using an indicator system containing a water insoluble wetting agent and a water soluble dye which can be performed rapidly without costly instrumentation and tedious, time consuming analytical methods..
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research
Catalytic cracking process allowing improved upcycling of the calories from the combustion fumes
The present invention describes a process for the production of gasoline using a catalytic cracking unit, processing conventional heavy cuts in a wide conradson carbon range from 0.1 to 0.8, said process comprising a preheating of the combustion air downstream of the air compressor by heat exchange with the combustion fumes originating from the regeneration section, said fumes being collected between the waste heat boiler and the economizer.. .
Ifp Energies Nouvelles
Compounds and their effects on appetite control and insulin sensitivity
The invention provides a propionate inulin ester for the reduction of appetite, food intake and/or calorie intake and/or to improve insulin sensitivity in a subject, and for the treatment or prevention of obesity or diabetes. The invention also provides compositions comprising a propionate inulin ester, methods using propionate inulin esters, functional food containing propionate inulin ester and methods of making propionate inulin esters..
The University Court Of The University Of Glasgow
Magnetocaloric material based on ndprfe17 with improved properties
The instant invention relates to a magnetocaloric material based on ndprfe17 melt-spun ribbons. This material has improved properties when compared with other similar magnetocaloric (mc) materials since it has an enhanced refrigeration capacity in the room temperature range due to its broader magnetic entropy change as function of the temperature curve.
Instituto Potosino De Investigación Científica Y Tecnológica A.c.
Self-calibrating calorimeter using electrical substitution
The invention relates to a self-calibrating calorimeter using electrical substitution comprising means for measuring a plurality of physical values of different types and of different levels. The calorimeter according to the invention comprises a single acquisition card comprising, for each value to be measured, an independent acquisition system comprising processing circuits specific to the value measured..
Commissariat à I'énergie Atomique Et Aux énergies Alternatives
Toning garment with rotational axis offset compensation
Disclosed is a muscle toning garment with resistance elements, which may be fluid filled dampers. The garment provides resistance to movement throughout an angular range of motion.
Tau Orthopedics, Llc
Natural high-potency sweetener compositions with improved temporal profile and/or flavor profile, methods for their formulation, and uses
The present invention relates generally to improving the taste of natural high-potency non-caloric or low-caloric sweeteners and compositions sweetened therewith. In particular, the present invention relates to compositions that can improve the tastes of natural high-potency non-caloric or low-caloric sweeteners by imparting a more sugar-like taste or characteristic.
The Coca-cola Company
Toner used for forming image
A toner includes a binder resin, a colorant, a wax including 40 to 80 weight percent of an ester wax having an endothermic peak temperature of 65 to 75° c. In a differential scanning calorimetry curve and 60 to 20 weight percent of a carnauba wax having an endothermic peak temperature of 80 to 90° c.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Thermo-magnetism cycle apparatus
A thermo-magnetism cycle apparatus has a first magneto-caloric element (mce) element on a low temperature side and a second mce element on a high temperature side. A first heat transfer medium flows in the first mce element and a second heat transfer medium flows in the second mce element.
One-piece part including a magnetocaloric material including an alloy including iron and silicon and at least one lanthanide, and manufacturing said one-piece part
A one-piece part based on magnetocaloric material comprising an alloy comprising iron and silicon and a lanthanide, comprises a base in a first plane defined by a first and second direction and n unitary blades secured to the base; the blades having a first and second dimension in the first and second direction, respectively, and a third dimension in a third direction at right angles to the first and second dimensions; an ith blade being separated from an (i+1)th blade by an ith distance; the ratio between the second dimension and first dimension being at least 10; the ratio between the third dimension and first dimension being at least 6; the first dimension being the same order of magnitude as the distance separating an ith blade from an (i+1)th blade. The magnetocaloric material can be rare-earth alloy or a composite material based on polymer binder and rare-earth alloy..
One-piece part including a magnetocaloric material not including an alloy including iron and silicon and a lanthanide, and heat generator including said part
A one-piece part based on a magnetocaloric material not comprising an alloy comprising iron and silicon and a lanthanide is provided. The part comprises a base in a first plane defined by a first and second direction and a set of n unitary blades secured to the base; the blades having a first dimension in the first direction, a second dimension in the second direction and a third dimension in a third direction at right angles to the first and second dimensions; an ith blade being separated from an (i+1)th blade by an ith distance; the ratio between the second dimension and first dimension being at least 10; the ratio between the third dimension and first dimension being at least 6; the first dimension being the same order of magnitude as the distance separating an ith blade from an (i+1)th blade.
Porous media burner for low calorific value fuel gases
A method and burner for combusting fuels having a heating value of <80 btu/scf (<2.98 mj/nm3) in which the fuel premixed with air is injected into a porous inert media so that the fuel is combusted with the air. Oxygen may be optionally injected into the porous inert media separately from the premixed air/fuel..
American Air Liquide, Inc.
Change control dietary system
A dietary and exercise program provides a step-wise transition from unhealthy dietary/exercise patterns to healthy patterns in a controlled manner, so as to allow the dieter's body to adjust to the changes without experiencing strong cravings, stress and/or fatigue. The program comprises three integrated components: (1) a progressive food choice component, (2) a step-wise, transitional caloric intake component and (3) a progressive exercise component.
Circuit arrangement for monitoring temperature and calorimetric mass flowmeter
A circuit arrangement (1) for monitoring the temperature of an electronic component (2), which, in particular, can be impinged with an electric current and can be connected to at least one voltage source (3). The circuit arrangement is able to guarantee safe monitoring of the temperature of an electronic component impinged with electric current by the electronic component (2) being part of at least one wheatstone bridge (7) and by at least one switching device (8) being provided that influences the impingement of the electronic component (2) with electric current on the basis of a bridge transverse voltage of the wheatstone bridge (7).
Krohne Messtechnik Gmbh
Use of nondigestible nonfibrous volumizer of meal content as a increasing feeling of satiety
A method for increasing satiety from food via use of a nondigestible nonfibrous physical volumizer. Distention of the stomach reduces hunger and increases food satiety.
Caloric intake measuring system using spectroscopic and 3d imaging analysis
This invention is a caloric intake measuring system comprising: a spectroscopic sensor that collects data concerning light that is absorbed by or reflected from food, wherein this food is to be consumed by a person, and wherein this data is used to estimate the composition of this food; and an imaging device that takes images of this food from different angles, wherein these images from different angles are used to estimate the quantity of this food. Information concerning the estimated composition of the food and information concerning the estimated quantity of the food can be combined to estimate the person's caloric intake..
Magnetic refrigeration system with improved flow efficiency
A magnetic refrigeration system provides flow-balanced channels between fluid control valves and the magnetocaloric beds to eliminate inefficiencies caused by unequal utilization of the magnetic beds from flow variations.. .
Astronautics Corporation Of America
Exercise and play apparatus in the form of hop balls are described. The balls beneficially may omit conventional handles, hence avoiding transfer of balance-maintenance responsibility to users' hands and arms.
Fitness Equipment Manufacturing, Llc
Devices and methods for treating the gastrointestinal system
Devices and methods for less invasively treating the gastrointestinal system, such as the intestinal mucosa of the small bowel. Embodiments described herein may be used to reduce caloric absorption and effectuate weight loss, for example..
Bridgepoint Medical Inc.