|| List of recent Center Frequency-related patents
|Apparatus and transmitting data using human body|
An apparatus and method for transmitting data using a human body. The apparatus includes a parallel bit stream generation unit, a frequency selective spreading unit, a matched filter unit, and a transmission filter unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
|Dynamically detecting resonating frequencies of resonating structures|
There is described herein a real-time scheme, implementable in software, hardware, or a combination thereof, to detect a resonating frequency of a structure from a sensed signal and dynamically set the center frequency of an adaptive compensator for effective attenuation of the resonating frequency.. .
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.
|Bio signal measuring apparatus and user monitoring system including the same|
A bio signal measuring apparatus is provided which includes a sampling unit, and a processing unit. The sampling unit samples a portion of a pulse included in a pulse signal penetrating a person to be measured, and portions sampled from a plurality of pulses included in the pulse signal are different from each other.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
The antenna is provided with: a conductor; an ebg structure that is disposed above the conductor and that contains plural square elements arranged in a matrix; and a radiation element disposed above the ebg structure. A distance l1 between the conductor and the ebg structure satisfies 0.01λ0≦l1≦0.15λ0, preferably satisfies 0.025λ0≦l1≦0.085λ0, and more preferably satisfies 0.035λ0≦l1≦0.07λ0, where an wavelength of a design center frequency of the radiation element is denoted by λ0..
Nihon Dengyo Kosaku Co., Ltd.
|Enhanced bandwidth transducer well integrity measurement|
A single critically damped acoustic stack yields a wide frequency range as an acoustic transmitter or as an acoustic transducer having particular use in well integrity determination. The critically damped present acoustic stack utilizes a plurality of stacked acoustic elements such as piezoelectric ceramics that are energized in two manners, providing different center frequencies, each producing a respective center frequency of 100% bandwidth to yield an acoustic stack having a total bandwidth exceeding the bandwidth of an acoustic element or the bandwidth of the plurality of acoustic elements.
|Method for reducing interference caused by overlapping channels in a wireless communication system|
A method of reducing interference between wireless networks operating on channels with different bandwidths is proposed. One wireless network operates on a narrow band channel while the other network operates on a wide band channel that overlaps the narrow band channel.
|Reconfigurable branch line coupler|
A reconfigurable branch line coupler and methods of designing and reconfiguring the branch line coupler are disclosed. The reconfigurable branch line coupler includes a plurality of transmission lines, each of which comprises a phase shifter.
International Business Machines Corporation
|Frequency conversion in a touch sensor|
A touch sensitive device includes a touch interface having rows and columns, a signal generator for generating a plurality of unique orthogonal signals on at least a plurality of the rows, respectively, and a frequency converter. The frequency converter receives a first touch signal present on at least one of the plurality of columns, converts the first touch signal to a second signal having a second center frequency, and outputs the second signal.
Tactual Labs Co.
|Logarithmic amplifier with universal demodulation capabilities|
A logarithmic amplifier (lda) is described that includes an amplifier configured to oscillate a modulated input signal, a feedback establishing a 180 degree phase shift between the amplifier input and the output and maintaining oscillation of the input signal, a parallel resonant circuit connected to the amplifier output causing the amplifier to resonate at or around a center frequency, and a controller connected to the amplifier input cyclically terminating oscillation of the input signal each time a pre-determined threshold of current is detected, the controller including a low pass filter configured to generate a second output signal having a repetition frequency. The lda may be used for am with or without a pll and/or a superheterodyne.
|Portable device and vehicle control system|
A control system includes a portable device transmitting to a proximity control signal controlling locking/unlocking of an opening/closing body of the vehicle from near the vehicle, and a remote control signal controlling an engine remotely, intensity of the remote control signal higher than the proximity control signal, and a control device receiving a signal transmitted by the portable device. The portable device transmits by a same transmission antenna the whole of the proximity control signal at a single center frequency, and all of divided signals obtained by dividing the whole of the remote control signal into plural pieces at plural center frequencies.
Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
Wireless device and wireless access system
A wireless device includes a digital-to-analog converter that converts a digital transmission signal within a digital signal processing band to an analog transmission signal, a modulator that performs quadrature modulation of an analog transmission signal obtained by the digital-to-analog converter using a first local signal having a first frequency outside a frequency range, the frequency range centered around a center frequency of a transmission signal and having a bandwidth of the digital signal processing band, and outputs a modulated signal, a frequency converter that performs a frequency shift of a modulated signal output from the modulator using a second local signal having a second frequency within the frequency range, and an inhibitor that performs carrier leakage inhibition processing on the digital transmission signal, based on a signal obtained by the frequency converter.. .
Apparatus and network level synchronization in multiple low earth orbit (leo) satellite communications systems
A synchronization approach is provided that compensates for the large doppler offset of the satellites in a leo satellite system by exploiting the predictable and deterministic nature of the doppler component, and thereby simplifies the delay and the doppler domain uncertainty ranges that the physical layer receivers have to resolve. The compensation is based on the known ephemeris information of the leo satellite and the known positions of the gateway (gw) and the user terminal (ut) on the ground.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc
Power conversion device and power conversion method
A transformer steps down an input ac power, and supplies the ac power to a converter. The primary voltage of the transformer detected by a voltage detector is supplied to a converter controller and a frequency detector via a bpf.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Multiband antenna and multiband antenna configuration method
A multiband antenna configuration method for configuring a multiband antenna to transmit and receive radio signals of a plurality of frequency bands includes determining a distance between a magnetic conductor reflector and a first radiation portion, calculating a first and second reflection phase value at the first and second center frequency of a first and second frequency band according to a configuration requirement corresponding to the distance, determining a length and width of the multiband antenna, adjusting materials and geometric features of the magnetic conductor reflector to change a curve representing relationship between reflection phases of the magnetic conductor reflector and frequencies and to make the first reflection phase corresponding to the first center frequency and the second reflection phase corresponding to the second center frequency equal to a first reflection phase value and second reflection phase value, and determining the materials and geometric features according to the curve.. .
Wistron Neweb Corporation
High frequency ultrasound transducer having an ultrasonic lens with integral central matching layer
High frequency ultrasound transducers configured for use with high frequency ultrasound diagnostic imaging systems are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an ultrasound transducer includes a concave lens having an average thickness in a center portion that that is substantially equal to an odd multiple a ¼-wavelength of the center frequency of the ultrasound transducer..
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc.
Fill-level measuring device
A fill-level measuring device working according to the pulse radar principle for measuring a fill level of a fill substance in a container, comprising: a transmission system a pulse producing system, which, comprises, in each case, at least two measurements, for each measurement, produces a transmission signal composed of at least one microwave pulse periodically following one another, of center frequency predetermined for the particular measurement. The center frequencies of the transmission signals of at least two of the measurement are different from one another.
Endress + Hauser Gmbh + Co. Kg
Multicast transmission terminal, multicast reception terminal, multicast system, computer readable storage device, multicast transmission method, and multicast reception method
Provided is a multicast transmission terminal including: a transmission/reception unit that performs multicast transmission using a predetermined center frequency and a bandwidth, and receives acknowledgement transmitted using a center frequency different from the center frequency of the multicast transmission and a bandwidth narrower than the bandwidth of the multicast transmission; a discovery unit that transmits an inquiry packet in a broadcast manner and discovers reception terminals (destinations of the multicast transmission); an allocation unit that allocates a center frequency used when the reception terminal transmits the acknowledgement in response to the number of reception terminals discovered by the discovery unit, allocates the center frequency different from the center frequency of the multicast transmission to the reception terminal, and generates an allocation list indicating the allocation; and a notification control unit that allows the transmission/reception unit to transmit the allocation list in multicast manner.. .
Single platform doppler geolocation
To make small uavs capable of geolocation of emitters, a low cost, low power, small weight and power radio receiver receives and tracks doppler frequency at a minimum. In order to minimize the size, weight and power (swap), a single receiving element array is utilized.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Breathing and heartbeat feature extraction and victim detection
Systems and methods for detecting biometrics using a life detecting radar are disclosed. Life detecting radars can include transmit antennas configured to transmit continuous microwave (“cw”) radio signals that reflect back upon making contact with various objects.
California Institute Of Technology
Method for deactivated secondary cell measurement and communications apparatus utilizing the same
A method for deactivated secondary component carrier (cc) measurement in a communications apparatus providing wireless communications services via a first cc in a wireless network includes: determining a switch timing to perform bandwidth extension or frequency adjustment required for performing a deactivated secondary cc measurement; extending an operation bandwidth or adjusting a center frequency of at least one signal processing component included in the communications apparatus at the switch timing, wherein an operation band defined by the operation bandwidth and the center frequency of the signal processing component covers at least a bandwidth of the secondary cc; and performing the deactivated secondary cc measurement after extending the operation bandwidth or adjusting the center frequency. The secondary cc is not able to perform data transmission or reception during a deactivated state..
Single-cable automatic ird installation procedure
A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product for auto-installing an integrated receiver/decoder (ird) includes issuing an auto-installation command from the ird to an outdoor unit (odu) and receiving a plurality of tones from the odu in response to the auto-installation command, each tone representing a center frequency of available user bands (ubs). The auto-installation also includes acquiring a ub center frequency by the ird, requesting the odu to confirm a ub number corresponding to the acquired ub center frequency, and receiving confirmation from the odu that a ub number corresponds to the acquired ub center frequency.
Entropic Communications, Inc.
System and testing the speed of a microwave photonics system
A system testing the speed of a microwave photonic system, having a mach zehnder interferometer that includes a first arm with a photonic system to be tested and an amplifier arranged to amplify the output of the photonic system, and a second arm with an attenuator configured to match the output power of the amplifier, with at least one filter arranged at the output of the mach zehnder interferometer, the filter having a pass band that includes the center frequency of a continuous wave microwave signal applied to the mach zehnder interferometer arms. A continuous wave microwave signal is applied to the input of the mach zehnder interferometer, a signal is applied to only the second arm with the photonic link, and the output of the bandpass filter is measured with an oscilloscope and a microwave power detector..
The Government Of The Us, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
Frequency correction and time slot boundary detection
There is provided a method for determining frequency correction and time slot boundary detection for synchronization in a wireless device. A plurality of cell broadcast frequencies is acquired.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
Composite rf current attenuator for a medical lead
A composite rf current attenuator for a medical lead includes a conductor having a distal electrode contactable to biological cells, a bandstop filter in series with the lead conductor for attenuating rf currents flow through the lead conductor at a selected center frequency or across a range of frequencies about the center frequency, and a lowpass filter in series with the bandstop filter and forming a portion of the lead conductor. The bandstop filter has a capacitance in parallel with a first inductance.
Audio signal processing device
An audio signal processing device receives a plurality of audio signals via a left channel (l) and a right channel (r) so as to produce a composite signal l+r and a difference signal l−r. The composite signal l+r is changed in phase with an all-pass filter, while the difference signal l−r is changed in phase and frequency characteristic with a band-pass filter (e.g.
Allocating transmission resources to mtc-type terminals
An apparatus and method for allocating transmission resources to mtc-type terminals and transmitting data in mobile telecommunication systems in dependence upon the capability of the rf receiver equipment of those terminals. Where a virtual carrier is established to carry data for a given mtc-type device, the position of the center frequency for that virtual carrier is assigned on the basis of both the capability of the rf receiver equipment of that terminal and the degree of traffic congestion on the frequency band at which the virtual carrier has been established..
Spectrum analyzer using multiple intermediate frequencies and multiple clock configurations for residual, spurious and image signal reduction
A spectrum analyzer for measuring an rf signal over a selected frequency span configured to use multiple intermediate frequencies (ifs) for residual, spurious and image signal reduction. The spectrum analyzer has both a primary if path and a secondary if path configured to provide band pass filtering of the if signals.
Test Equipment Plus, Inc.
Method of measuring frequency of coordinate indicating device, and electronic apparatus thereof
An electronic apparatus for measuring a frequency of an electromagnetic signal emitted from a coordinate indicating device contacting a sensor pad, and method are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a signal receiving unit that receives the electromagnetic signal, a band-pass filter unit including a pair of band-pass filters that generates a first filtered signal and a second filtered signal by respectively filtering the electromagnetic signal in a first frequency range and a second frequency range corresponding to a center frequency of the coordinate indicating device, and a controller that acquires a frequency value of the electromagnetic signal based on a ratio value between the first filtered signal and the second filtered signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Heartbeat measuring apparatus, heartbeat measuring method and driver monitoring system
A heartbeat measuring apparatus includes a receiver and a measurer. The receiver is configured to receive ultra wideband (uwb) signals penetrating a subject.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University
Optical accelerometer systems and method
An example optical accelerometer system is provided. An optical beam is provided having a predefined center frequency and is frequency-modulated about the predefined center frequency.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Using an adaptive band-pass filter to compensate for motion induced artifacts in a physiological signal extracted from video
What is disclosed is a system and method for compensating for motion induced artifacts in physiological signals extracted from a video of a subject being monitored for a physiological function in a non-contact, remote sensing environment. The present method identifies a center frequency from a physiological signal obtained from processing a prior video segment.
Method of bandwidth configuration for a user equipment in a mtc based communication network
The present invention relates to a method, in a base station of a mtc based communication system, of configuring bandwidth for a mtc user equipment, wherein bandwidth of the mtc user equipment is smaller than system bandwidth for mtc, the method comprising the steps of: receiving a first message from the mtc user equipment, the first message indicating an offset of bandwidth selected by the mtc user equipment according to a predetermined selection policy relative to the system bandwidth, wherein the selected bandwidth covers center frequency band of the system bandwidth; determining the bandwidth selected by the mtc user equipment according to the first message. According to the invention, the system bandwidth for mtc and the bandwidth of the mtc user equipments can be asymmetrically increased, while extending the capacity of mtc by allocating wider bandwidth.
Sensor and measuring arrangement
A sensor for liquid and/or gas analysis comprising a measuring transducer for producing a measurement signal, and, connected with the measuring transducer, especially separably, a compact transmitter, which is embodied for receiving and further processing the measurement signal. The compact transmitter includes: a transmitter housing; a transmitter circuit arranged in the transmitter housing; arranged in the transmitter housing, a first interface, via which the transmitter circuit is connectable by means of a connection cable with a first superordinated data processing system, especially one embodied as a superordinated control system; and arranged in the transmitter housing, a second interface, which connects the transmitter circuit with an antenna and which is embodied to supply the antenna with, or to receive by means of the antenna, a radio signal, whose center frequency has a wavelength λ.
Endress + Hauser Conducta Gasellschaft Fur Mess- Und Regeltechnik Mbh + Co. Kg
Haptic signal synthesis and transport in a bit stream
Techniques for synthesizing a parameterized haptic track from a multichannel audio signal and embedding the haptic track in a multichannel audio codec bit stream. The haptic track synthesis can occur while encoding the multichannel audio signal as the multichannel audio codec bit stream.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
A balun converts a single-ended radio-frequency signal into differential signals. A differential matching circuit outputs a maximum-level positive-phase output signal at a lower or higher frequency than the center frequency and outputs a maximum-level reverse-phase output signal at a higher or lower frequency than the center frequency.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Tunable rf n-path filter
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for tunable filters. In one aspect there is provided an apparatus.
Methods, devices and systems for receiving and decoding a signal in the presence of noise using slices and warping
A method may comprise receiving and sampling a signal. The signal may encode a data packet.
Vehicle vibration suppression control device and vehicle vibration suppression control method
A vehicle vibration suppression control device includes: a first torque target value calculation unit that inputs a motor torque instruction value and that uses a previously modeled transmission characteristic of the vehicle to calculate a first torque target value; a second torque target value calculation unit that includes a filter having a characteristic of a model h(s)/gp(s) formed with a model gp(s) of a transmission characteristic of a torque input to the vehicle and a motor angular velocity and a bandpass filter h(s) in which a frequency in the vicinity of a torsional vibration frequency in the vehicle is a center frequency, that inputs a deviation between a detection value of the vehicle state amount and an estimation value of the vehicle state amount and that calculates a second torque target value; and a motor torque control unit that controls a motor torque according to a final torque target value obtained by adding the first torque target value and the second torque target value. The vehicle state amount is estimated based on the first torque target value on which the lag processing has been performed and the second torque target value..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Low profile, antenna array for an rfid reader and making same
An antenna array, especially for use with a radio frequency identification reader, includes a ground plane and a pair of concentric, first and second, circular elements mounted at an elevation relative to the ground plane. First ports are arranged along the perimeter of the first element, and second ports are arranged along the perimeter of the second element.
Motorola Solutions, Inc
Compact, multi-port, mimo antenna with high port isolation and low pattern correlation and making same
An antenna includes a ground support, an electrically conductive, endless element mounted at a distance relative to the ground support, and a trio of ports arranged along the endless element for conveying radio frequency signals in an operating band of frequencies. The antenna is compact and has high port isolation and low pattern correlation due to successively spacing the ports apart along the endless element by a spacing of one-half of a guided wavelength at a center frequency of the operating band..
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Method and control system for suppression of vibration
A method for suppression of vibration includes: adjusting a center frequency of a band-pass filter, and subjecting a to-be-detected signal to processing by the band-pass filter to result in a bandpass-filtered signal; performing signal processing upon the bandpass-filtered signal to obtain a converted result; determining whether a scanning process is completed, and repeating the previous two steps when a result is negative to obtain plural converted results; determining a maximum value among the converted results, and determining the corresponding center frequency to serve as an interference frequency; and setting the interference frequency as an operating frequency of a notch filter.. .
Lite-on Technology Corp.
Wearable communication device
A wearable communication device including a carrier, a ground plane and a coaxial cable is provided. The carrier includes an insulation portion.
Overlapping sub-channels in a network
In a network, a first network station (61) communicates with a second network station (65) using a first channel (45) from a plurality of channels. The first channel (45) has a central frequency (46).
Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment includes a receiving unit and a changing unit. The receiving unit outputs an ultrasound received signal.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
Supplemental maximum power reduction for operation in restricted configurations
In one embodiment, the present disclosure includes a method for reducing out of band emissions. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a network signal value from a network, and reducing a transmission signal power on the basis of the network signal value, a center frequency of a transmitting channel, a number of allocated resource blocks, and a location of the allocated resource blocks within the channel..
Provided are, among other things, systems, apparatuses, methods and techniques for converting a continuous-time, continuously variable signal into a sampled and quantized signal. One such apparatus includes an input line for accepting an input signal that is continuous in time and continuously variable, multiple processing branches coupled to the input line, and an adder coupled to outputs of the processing branches.
Syntropy Systems, Llc
Atomic oscillator, electronic apparatus, moving object, and manufacturing atomic oscillator
An atomic oscillator includes a gas cell, a semiconductor laser, and a frequency modulation signal generator generating a frequency modulation signal causing the semiconductor laser to generate frequency-modulated light including a first-order sideband light pair causing an electromagnetically induced transparency phenomenon in metal atoms. When a modulation level of frequency modulation changes from low to high, a modulation level at a time when the first-order sideband light is maximized for the first time is represented as m1, a modulation level at a time when intensity of light with a center frequency becomes equal to or higher than intensity of the first-order sideband light for the first time after decreasing to be lower than the intensity of the first-order sideband light for the first time is represented as m2, and intensity of the frequency modulation signal is set such that the modulation level is higher than m1 and lower than m2..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Shear wave estimation from analytic data
Shear wave characteristics are estimated from analytic data. Measures of displacement are converted into complex representations.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.
Wide band choke design for suppressing electromagnetic leakage in microwave ovens
A microwave oven that consist of a cooking chamber, a door for opening and closing the chamber, the e-type choke structure that filter the electromagnetic leakage is placed inside the door frame and a transparent glass surface covering this structure. The e-type choke on the door has two parallel cavities, a periodic prism array that seperate the cavities and periodic slots on the outer side walls of the cavities.
Apparatus and fast local oscillator re-tune for residual side band reduction
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed to apparatuses and methods that can mitigate the undesirable effects of residual side band (rsb) signal by actively re-tuning the local oscillator of a transmitter to be at or near the center frequency of the carrier. Other aspects, embodiments, and features are also claimed and described..
Base station, terminal, band allocation method, and downlink data communication method
Provided are a base station, a terminal, a band allocation method, and a downlink data communication method with which bands can be efficiently allocated. In a base station in which a plurality of unit bands can be allocated to a single communication, when a data receiver acquires terminal capability information transmitted by a terminal in the initial access unit band and the bandwidth available for communication indicated by the terminal capability information can accommodate a plurality of unit bands, a unit band group which includes the initial access unit band as well as the unit bands adjacent thereto is allocated to the terminal, and a communication band movement indication, which indicates the movement of the center frequency in the communication band of the terminal toward the center frequency in the unit band group, is transmitted to the terminal using the initial access unit band..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
Sensor systems and methods utilizing band pass filter tuning
A communication system having a configurable bandpass filter is disclosed. The system includes a bandpass filter and a bandpass controller.
Infineon Technologies Ag
Sound receiving system
Each microphone has an output terminal connected with one of the time delay circuits, each time delay circuit has an output terminal connected with an input terminal of the first sound-mixing output device; and the i-th time delay circuit has a delay time defined by adding (n−i) times of unit time to a delay time of the last time delay circuit. The present invention can increase the output of the forward acoustic wave actuation, decrease the output of the oblique acoustic wave within a center frequency bandwidth, and obtain a required directional characteristic.
Method for setting operating channel in white space band and device therefor
A method for setting an operating channel in a white space band and a device therefore are disclosed. Specifically, a method for setting an operating channel in a white space band by a device comprises the following steps: receiving a white space map including information on a an available tv channel and an offset value in the available tv channel; and setting an operating channel on the basis of the information on the available tv channel and the offset value in the available tv channel, wherein the offset value indicates a shift amount of the center frequency of the operating channel from the center frequency of the available tv channel..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Elastic wave filter device and duplexer
An elastic wave filter device includes a one-port elastic wave resonator and an elastic wave filter unit connected in series to the one-port elastic wave resonator. The one-port elastic wave resonator is connected in parallel to an inductance.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Semiconductor device and cascading matched frequency window tuned lc tank buffers
A tunable buffer circuit has a first tunable buffer cell receiving an input signal. A first transmission line is coupled to the first tunable buffer cell.
Quality factor estimation of a reverberant cavity
A method comprises collecting a data set of field characterization measurements at a location inside a reverberant cavity excited by signals having multiple discrete electromagnetic frequencies; and performing a number (n) of circular shifts on the data set by a frequency step (Δf) and computing a covariance-based coefficient at each shift until the coefficient indicates a lack of correlation. The method further comprises computing a quality factor (q) of the reverberant cavity as fc/(Δf×n), where fc is center frequency of the data set..
The Boeing Company
Provided is an optical pulse-generator capable of efficiently using by a low driving voltage an entire band of an optical frequency comb input to a chirp compensator for the formation of an optical pulse. According to a graph shown in fig.
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.
Probe beam frequency stabilization in an atomic sensor system
An atomic sensor system includes a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field along an axis and a probe laser configured to generate an optical probe beam. Beam optics direct the optical probe beam through a sensor cell comprising an alkali metal vapor such that the optical probe beam has at least a vector component along the axis.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Calibration for a tunable rf filter structure
Embodiments of radio frequency (rf) front-end circuitry are disclosed where the rf front-end circuitry includes a tunable rf filter structure and a calibration circuit. The tunable rf filter structure includes (at least) a pair of weakly coupled resonators and defines a transfer function with a passband.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.
System and short uhf antenna with floating transmission line
A short, efficient antenna utilizing a floating coax transmission line over ground or overlapping wire feed structure for reduced antenna size for use in handheld radios. An asymmetric transmission line radiator having a length (ltl) is oriented substantially planar to and proximal to a truncated ground plane, and having at one end an input/output connector, and at an other end a feed point at least one of above a ground plane and proximal to its edge.
Motorola Solutions, Inc
One way time of flight distance measurement
Determination of distance and/or position relative to one or more points by transmission of a wideband signal by a first antenna, reception of the transmitted wideband signal by a second antenna and comparison of the time delay between the transmitted and received signals. The first and second antennas are connected to a timer/processor unit.
Tdc Acquisition Holdings, Inc.
Plasma processing apparatus, abnormal oscillation determination method and high-frequency generator
Disclosed is a plasma processing apparatus including: a processing container; a plasma generating mechanism including a high-frequency oscillator, and configured to generate plasma within the processing container by using a high frequency wave oscillated by the high-frequency oscillator; an impedance regulator configured to adjust impedance to be applied to the high-frequency oscillator; and a determining unit configured to change the impedance to be adjusted by the impedance regulator and to determine an abnormal oscillation of the high-frequency oscillator based on a component of a center frequency of a fundamental wave that is the high frequency wave oscillated by the high-frequency oscillator, and a component of a peripheral frequency present at both ends of a predetermined frequency band centered around the center frequency of the fundamental wave in a state where the impedance is changed.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited
Characterizing a downstream path of a cable network
Downstream channel parameters of a cable network are displayed in graphical form as a function of the channel number or center frequency. Such parameters, including digital channel demodulation parameters, may be plotted concurrently as frequency spectra, revealing frequency signatures of particular network impairments.
Jds Uniphase Corporation
Digital fiber link transporting multiple analog bands for agile conversion
A digital (fiber optic) link transports one or more rf digital signal blocks, that when converted into analog and (optionally) converted to a rf center frequency with an d-a converter, form rf analog signal blocks. The rf analog signal block occupies a specified frequency band and is preferably capable of being distributed over a downstream coaxial portion of a hfc network and/or being broadcast.
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
Filtering system, filtering method, tv signal receiver and tv signal receiving method
A filtering system includes a first filtering module, which includes a first frequency translating device and a first filter. The first frequency translating device includes a center frequency control end that receives a first control signal and an input end that receives an input signal, and performs a first frequency translation on the input signal by utilizing a first control frequency of the first control signal as a center frequency.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
Methods and signal filtering
Systems and techniques for filtering of radiofrequency signals. A plurality of tunable cross-couple resonators are connected using capacitive coupling elements to form a cross-coupled bandpass filter.
Method for setting operating channel in white space band and device therefor
Disclosed are a method for setting an operating channel in a white space band and a device therefor. Particularly, a method for enabling a first device to set an operating channel in a white space band comprises the steps of: acquiring information on an available tv channel from a geo-location database; and setting an operating channel on the basis of the information on the available tv channel, wherein a center frequency of the operating channel can be set differently according to a tv channel used by an incumbent device among tv channels adjacent to the tv channel on which the operating channel is set..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Mixed resonator monolithic band-pass filter with enhanced rejection
A narrowband filter tuned at a center frequency. The filter comprises an input terminal, an output terminal, and a plurality of resonators coupled in cascade between the input terminal and the output terminal.
Reducing transmission signal artifact spacing
A method of generating a transmission signal may include mixing a baseband signal assigned for transmission within a narrow frequency range (“assigned narrow frequency range”) included in a wireless communication channel to produce a shifted signal. The shifted signal may have a shifted frequency that is based on a shift from the assigned narrow frequency range toward a center frequency of the wireless communication channel by a frequency offset.
Multi-band interference optimization
Rf communications circuitry, which includes a first rf filter structure and control circuitry, is disclosed. The first rf filter structure includes a pair of weakly coupled resonators and a first tunable rf filter.
Orthogonal modular embedded antenna, with manufacture and kits therefor
A system and method are disclosed which may comprise a composite resonating antenna structure which may comprise: a first substrate comprising a first portion of a flexible substrate comprising a first conductive layer forming a first resonating element on the first portion of a flexible substrate; a second substrate connected to a second portion of the flexible substrate to form a transition, with the first portion of the flexible substrate and the second substrate generally orthogonal to each other; and a second conductive layer attached to a third substrate, the second conductive layer shaped to include a ground plane section and a signal transmission line carrying microwave frequency signals including a center frequency; wherein the first resonating element radiates a frequency equal to the center frequency based on first portion of the flexible substrate and the third substrate being generally orthogonal to each other.. .
Locking system for detecting and tracking the center frequency of absorption lines in gases
A method to detect a gas absorption line that includes alternately transmitting and sweeping two radio frequency (rf) signals through an absorption cell, wherein the two rf signals are transmitted at different frequencies separated by a range and are swept across a span of frequencies in a microwave and millimeter wave regions of a frequency spectrum. Receiving the rf signals by a receiver and analyzing the received signals by a closed loop system for relative absorption by a gas due to an absorption line of the gas in the span of the swept frequencies.
Variable frequency iteration mppt for resonant power converters
A method of maximum power point tracking (mppt) uses an mppt algorithm to determine a switching frequency for a resonant power converter, including initializing by setting an initial boundary frequency range that is divided into initial frequency sub-ranges bounded by initial frequencies including an initial center frequency and first and second initial bounding frequencies. A first iteration includes measuring initial powers at the initial frequencies to determine a maximum power initial frequency that is used to set a first reduced frequency search range centered or bounded by the maximum power initial frequency including at least a first additional bounding frequency.
Motor control device for suppressing natural vibrations
A frequency component extracting unit (15) extracts a frequency component included in a control signal at a first frequency step size. A frequency detection unit (16) detects, from the extracted frequency component, a frequency corresponding to a natural frequency of a target object constituted of a motor (3) and a driven member (4).
Jammer resistant noise cancelling receiver front end
Techniques for providing a jammer-resistant noise-cancelling receiver front end with band-pass impedance matching and good power efficiency. In an aspect, the center frequency of the band-pass impedance matching advantageously tracks the local oscillator frequency.
Dynamically detecting resonating frequencies of resonating structures
There is described herein a real-time scheme, implementable in software, hardware, or a combination thereof, to detect a resonating frequency of a structure from a sensed signal and dynamically set the center frequency of an adaptive compensator for effective attenuation of the resonating frequency.. .
Meta-meterial vibration energy harvester
A meta-material vibration energy harvester includes a housing element encapsulating a multiplicity of oscillators capable of harvesting a significant percentage of the total mechanical energy diffusely distributed throughout the vibrating structure, the harvester design resulting in a rapid transfer of mechanical energy entering it via the housing element from the element to the oscillators wherein the energy remains trapped while accumulating over an extended time, the percentage of energy transfer primarily depending on the ratios of the sum of the oscillator masses to the sum of the housing mass and of the measure of the mass of the vibrating structure and of the width of the band spanned by the oscillators to its center frequency, both the relevant measure of the vibrating structure mass and the values of the mass and frequency ratios that maximize the percentage of internal energy transfer depending on the harvesting scenario.. .
Method to optimize the communication parameters between an access point and at least one client device
A method to optimize the communication on a channel between an access point and at least one client device, said channel being characterized by a center frequency and a bandwidth, comprises: establishing a connection on a first channel according to a first center frequency and a first bandwidth; exchanging data through this first channel between the access point and the client device; monitoring a first interference level on the first channel; the access point, while the data are exchanged, executes: informing the client device to switch to a second channel having a different center frequency and/or a different bandwidth; determining a second interference level on the second channel; comparing the first interference level with the second interference level; deciding to switch back or keep the second channel based on the comparison.. .
Flat-top tunable filter
A tunable plc optical filter having sequentially connected thermally tunable mach-zehnder (mz) interferometers is described. The cascade of mz interferometers, each having a free spectral ranges matching itu frequency grid spacing, are tuned so as to have a common passband centered on the frequency of the signal being selected, while having at least one of the stopbands centered on any other itu frequency.
Millimeter-wave band spectrum analysis device and analysis method
An input signal sx in a first millimeter-wave frequency band higher than 100 ghz is input to a millimeter-wave band filter 20 in which a pair of radio wave half mirrors 30a and 30b so as to opposite to each other and which performs a resonance operation. A signal component sa corresponding to the resonance frequency of the filter is extracted, is mixed with a first local signal l1 with a fixed frequency, and is converted into a signal in a second frequency band.
Extremely high frequency (ehf) distributed antenna systems, and related components and methods
Extremely high frequency (ehf) distributed antenna systems and related components and methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a base unit for distributing ehf modulated data signals to a rau(s) is provided.
Galvanically isolated, directional coupler
A galvanically isolated, directional coupler, especially for in- and out-coupling of high-frequency measurement signals of a radar fill-level measuring device, wherein two mutually engaging, oppositely bent, conductive traces are provided, wherein the two oppositely bent, conductive traces are so arranged that that they couple with one another over a region of a quarter wavelength (λ/4) of the wavelength associated with the center frequency of the measuring signals and form two groups of laterally coupled, conductive traces, and wherein curved conductive trace portions adjoin each of the two groups of laterally coupled, conductive traces, in each case, over a region, which is less than an eighth wavelength (λ/8) of the wavelength associated with the center frequency.. .
Methods and apparatuses for the detection of incontinence or other moisture, methods of fluid analysis, and multifunctional sensor systems
One embodiment of a method of interrogating a sensor to detect the presence of moisture on an occupant support comprises the steps of a) providing a moisture responsive sensor in a surveillance zone of the occupant support, the sensor being tuned to a center frequency; b) exciting the sensor with an electromagnetic signal having a frequency approximately equal to the center frequency; c) monitoring for a center frequency response from the sensor; d) comparing the center frequency response to an expected center frequency response; and e) if the center frequency response compares favorably to an expected center frequency response, issuing a first output consistent with the favorable comparison.. .
Fat fraction estimation using ultrasound with shear wave propagation
Fat fraction is estimated from shear wave propagation. Acoustic radiation force is used to generate a shear wave in tissue of interest.
Spread-spectrum voltage regulator
Described is an apparatus for providing spread-spectrum to a clock signal. The apparatus comprises: an oscillator to generate an output clock signal, the oscillator to receive an adjustable reference signal to adjust frequency of the output clock signal; a first circuit to provide a first signal indicative of a center frequency of the output clock signal; a second circuit to generate a switching waveform to provide spread-spectrum for the output clock signal; and a third circuit, coupled to the first and second circuits, to provide the adjustable reference signal according to the first signal and the switching waveform..
System and energy efficient measurement of sensor signal
A method for improving robustness of a capacitive sensor system has the following steps: a) operating the capacitive sensor system, wherein received sensor signals are filtered by a band-pass filter having a band-pass having a first center frequency; b) polling sensor data at a first rate using the sensor system; c) determining whether a polled sensor value is meeting a predetermined threshold; d) if the predetermined threshold is met: d1) polling sensor data at a second rate being higher than the first rate using the sensor system; d2) verifying that sensor data polled at the second rate are consistent; d3) if the sensor data polled at the second rate are inconsistent, then repeating at least step d2) wherein said band-pass filter is controlled to have a second center frequency.. .
Radar false alert reduction
A radar detector suppresses alerts from vehicle guidance systems, by sweeping for a consistent radar signal; the center frequency of the signal is stored and the detector suppresses warnings of radar signals near that frequency. The detector uses an enhanced method for suppression of signals near a known location of a false signal source; in the event the detector detects a radar signal and finds a matching stored false signal, the detector will first compare the strength of the received signal to a threshold strength that is computed based upon the distance of the detector from the stored false signal, and will only suppress signals below threshold.
Logarithmic amplifier with universal demodulation capabilities
A logarithmic amplifier (lda) is described that includes an amplifier configured to oscillate a modulated input signal, a feedback establishing a 180 degree phase shift between the amplifier input and the output and maintaining oscillation of the input signal, a parallel resonant circuit connected to the amplifier output causing the amplifier to resonate at or around a center frequency, and a controller connected to the amplifier input cyclically terminating oscillation of the input signal each time a pre-determined threshold of current is detected, the controller including a low pass filter configured to generate a second output signal having a repetition frequency. The lda may be used for am with or without a pll and/or a superhetrodyne.
Ultrasound diagnostic imaging apparatus
Disclosed is an ultrasound diagnostic imaging apparatus including an ultrasound probe which outputs transmission ultrasound toward a subject due to a pulse signal being input and which outputs a received signal by receiving reflected ultrasound from the subject, and a transmission unit which makes the ultrasound probe generate the transmission ultrasound by outputting a pulse signal whose drive waveform is formed of rectangular waves. The frequency power spectrum of the pulse signal has intensity peaks in a frequency band included in a transmission frequency band at −20 db of the ultrasound probe on a low frequency side and a high frequency side of a center frequency of the transmission frequency band, respectively, and intensity of a frequency region between the intensity peaks is −20 db or greater with a maximum value of intensity among the intensity peaks being a reference..
Apparatus and methods of frequency spectrum usage in a wireless communication system
Techniques of frequency spectrum usage in a wireless communication system include configuring two or more downlink carriers, each having a downlink carrier center frequency, to have a total occupied bandwidth that is constrained within an allocated downlink frequency spectrum. Further, the techniques include transmitting, to a user equipment (ue), two or more downlink carrier center frequency indicators that each identify a downlink carrier center frequency of each of the two or more downlink carriers.
Method and system for adaptive coding and modulation (acm) for supporting mesh network connectivity for multipoint networks
A method of provisioning a communications link between remote terminals within a hub-spoke network comprising receiving, by a first remote terminal, information about a second remote terminal from a hub, selecting, by the first remote terminal, a modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level based on the information received about the second remote terminal, transmitting, by the first remote terminal, a signal using at least one of the selected modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, and power level, to the second remote terminal such that a communications link is created, and adjusting the modulation factor, coding rate, symbol rate, center frequency, or power level of the transmitted signal such that performance of the link is increased while maintaining a presence of the link.. .
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method
In one embodiment, an mri apparatus (10) includes a gap calculating unit (65), a candidate calculating unit (66) and a sequence setting unit (61). The gap calculating unit calculates a gap between the center frequency of an rf pulse and a resonance center frequency, after start of a pulse sequence.
Optical signal processing apparatus, transmission apparatus, and optical signal processing method
An optical signal processing apparatus includes: an optical frequency comb generation unit configured to generate an optical frequency comb; an extraction unit configured to extract a plurality of optical components having a certain frequency interval between the optical components from the optical frequency comb; and an optical carrier generation unit configured to multiplex the plurality of optical components with reference light to thereby generate an optical carrier having a center frequency away from the center frequency of the reference light by an integer multiple of the frequency interval.. .
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus of an embodiment includes: an imaging condition setting section configured to set an imaging condition for a main scan, a preparatory scan performing section configured to repeat a preparatory scan to be performed by the use of the imaging condition for a main scan and a changeably inputted center frequency so as to generate a preparatory image in real time, a display section on which the preparatory image can be displayed in real time, an optimum center frequency setting section configured to change the center frequency so as to change a situation in which a banding artifact appears and configured to set an optimum center frequency according to a user operation based on an observation of the preparatory image, and a main scan performing section configured to reconstruct an image for a diagnosis by using the optimum center frequency having been set.. .
Dual-band antenna of wireless communication apparatus
A dual-band antenna of a wireless communication apparatus includes a first radiation part for receiving or transmitting signals at a first frequency band; a second radiation part for generating a coupling effect together with the first radiation part to receive or transmit signals at a second frequency band having a center frequency lower than a center frequency of the first frequency band, wherein the second radiation part comprises multiple radiation sections, and at least one of the multiple radiation sections is positioned on a first plane; a feeding element for coupling with a signal receiving terminal of the wireless communication apparatus; and a shorting element for coupling with a fixed-voltage region of the wireless communication apparatus. The first radiation part does not physically contact with the second radiation part, and at least a portion of the first radiation part is not positioned on the first plane..