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 Intake manifold with impact stress concentrator patent thumbnailIntake manifold with impact stress concentrator
An intake manifold is provided. That intake manifold includes a body having at least one runner and an impact stress concentrator projecting outwardly from the at least one runner..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Methods for diagnosing infectious diseases using adsorption media patent thumbnailMethods for diagnosing infectious diseases using adsorption media
The present invention provides an in vitro method for concentrating infectious pathogens found in a biological sample obtained from an individual who is suspected of being infected with the pathogens. Provided herein is also an in vitro method for reducing or eliminating blood cells from a sample obtained from an individual suspected to being infected with an infectious pathogen.
Exthera Medical Corporation


 Upgrated flight management system for autopilot control and  providing the same patent thumbnailUpgrated flight management system for autopilot control and providing the same
A preexisting fms system may be upgraded to increase its functionality by optimizing the control of autopilot and auto-throttle functions and replacing other preexisting components with different components for enhancing the functionality of the fms system. The preexisting iru, cadc, dme receiver and dfgc in the upgraded fms system are in communication with the legacy afmc but, instead of employing the legacy efis, the efis is replaced by a data concentrator unit as well as the display control panel and integrated flat panel display, and a gps receiver.
Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.


 Power and data distribution module and  power and data distribution in an airborne vehicle patent thumbnailPower and data distribution module and power and data distribution in an airborne vehicle
A power and data distribution module includes a plurality of first power supply interfaces, configured to be connected to a plurality of power supply lines, a data bus interface configured to be connected to a data bus, a plurality of power output interfaces, configured to be connected to an electrical load and to supply electrical power from a first power supply interfaces to the connected electrical loads, a plurality of voltage distribution modules coupled between the first power supply interfaces and the power output interfaces and configured to provide ac or dc voltage via the power output interfaces, a load shedding module configured to receive load shedding information via data communication over one or more power supply lines, and a data concentrator configured to receive redundant load shedding information via data communication over the data bus and to transmit the redundant load shedding information to the load shedding module.. .
Airbus Operations Gmbh


 Concentrator photovoltaic cells bonded to flat-plate solar cells for direct and off-axis light collection patent thumbnailConcentrator photovoltaic cells bonded to flat-plate solar cells for direct and off-axis light collection
Systems, methods, and apparatus for light collection and conversion to electricity are disclosed herein. The disclosed method involves receiving, by at least one concentrating element (e.g., a lens), light from at least one light source, where the light comprises direct light and diffuse light.
The Boeing Company


 Hybrid infrastructure provisioning framework tethering remote datacenters patent thumbnailHybrid infrastructure provisioning framework tethering remote datacenters
Techniques are disclosed for deploying and maintaining appliances in a hybrid cloud computing system which includes an on-premise data center and a public cloud computing system configured to provide a common platform for managing and executing virtual workloads. Appliances to be deployed may include those required (or useful) for hybrid operations, including a cloud gateway appliance, a wide area network (wan) optimizer, a layer 2 (l2) concentrator, and a mobility agent that handles virtual machine (vm) migration traffic.
Vmware, Inc.


 High flow therapy with built-in oxygen concentrator patent thumbnailHigh flow therapy with built-in oxygen concentrator
Apparatus and methods for delivering a heated and humidified mixture of oxygen and air are provided. The apparatus includes an air compressor and oxygen concentrator enclosed in the housing of a vapor transfer system.
Vapotherm, Inc.


 Bidirectional wireless data transmission method patent thumbnailBidirectional wireless data transmission method
In a bidirectional wireless data transmission system meter transmitters and concentrators communicate in wireless uplink and downlink connections. In order to be able to receive measured value data messages more reliably from the meter transmitters, the quality of wireless uplink connections which can be better received is reduced.
Diehl Metering Systems Gmbh


 Dual-stage parabolic concentrator patent thumbnailDual-stage parabolic concentrator
An improvised solar concentrator and absorber/receiver subsystem using a dual-stage parabolic concentrator for concentrating solar power (csp) (thermal) system comprises of two parabolic mirrored reflectors wherein their apertures face each other with their focal point/line and axes coincides with each other, a plurality of absorber tubes/cavities placed on the non-reflecting side of the primary and/or secondary reflectors to carry heat transfer fluid, combined with relevant mechanisms to prevent/minimize thermal loss, mounted on a sun tracking mechanism. For concentrating photovoltaic (cpv) and concentrating hybrid thermo-photovoltaic (chtpv) systems, all or a portion of the reflectors' reflecting and/or exterior surfaces would be covered or substituted with suitable photovoltaic panels..

 Sample concentration devices patent thumbnailSample concentration devices
The present disclosure relates to a concentrator for concentrating, purifying or otherwise isolating one or more target analytes in a fluid matrix, and related methods, using self-wicking materials, such as monoliths. The present disclosure can be used as a point-of need sample preparation device.
Monolythix, Inc.


Sample concentration devices

The present disclosure relates to a concentrator for concentrating, purifying or otherwise isolating one or more target analytes in a fluid matrix, and related methods, using self-wicking materials, such as monoliths. The present disclosure can be used as a point-of need sample preparation device.
Monolythix, Inc.

Lightweight structures for enhancing the thermal emissivity of surfaces

Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the invention implement textured metasurfaces that can provide for enhanced thermal emissivity. In one embodiment, a lightweight solar power generator includes: at least one photovoltaic cell including a photovoltaic material; at least one concentrator, configured to focus incident solar radiation onto the photovoltaic material; and at least one textured metasurface characterized by its inclusion of a plurality of microstructures, each having a characteristic lateral dimension of between approximately 1 μm and approximately 100 μm patterned thereon; where the at least one textured metasurface is disposed such that it is in thermal communication with at least some portion of the lightweight solar power generator that generates heat during the normal operation of the lightweight solar power generator, and is thereby configured to dissipate heat generated by the at least some portion..
California Institute Of Technology

Solar receiver and process

The invention relates to apparatus utilized for concentrating and converting solar energy. In a first preferred embodiment, the disclosed solar concentrator is utilized in conjunction with a solar-energy conversion device located within the volume of the concentrator, and, in the first preferred embodiment, is a solar-thermal receiver module utilizing absorbing media wherein absorption occurs both in a liquid media and by means of a photovoltaic array..

Compactable power generation arrays

Compactable power generation arrays are provided. The compactable power generation arrays may include a structural substrate body having an array of solar concentrators configured to receive and re-direct solar radiation onto a plurality of photovoltaic (pv) cells.
California Institute Of Technology

Solar receiver and energy conversion apparatus

The disclosed invention relates to solar-thermal receiver tubes for heating high-temperature fluids such as molten salts and oils, such as those used in conjunction with trough reflectors or concentric concentrators. The disclosed invention utilizes fused silica receiver tube assemblies that provide optical absorption by way of optically-absorbing media that is imbedded within the thermal transfer fluid, preferably comprising inorganic “dyes” that comprise pulverized thin film coatings or dissolved materials that are specifically designed for maximizing optical absorption.

Hydraulic pumping system with detection of fluid in gas volume

A pumping method can include displacing a rod string with pressure applied to an actuator by a pressure source including an accumulator and a separate gas volume in communication with the accumulator. A sensor indicates whether a fluid is in the gas volume.
Amfields, Lp

Fail safe flushing bioreactor for selenium water treatment

A biological reactor system treats concentrated contaminated water with a combination of upflow and downflow bioreactors that are downstream from a reverse osmosis or other concentrator. The system may have a fail safe configuration where flush water may be introduced to the reactors in the event of a power failure or when taking the reactors offline.
Frontier Patent Holdco, Llc

Device for capturing and concentrating volatile organic compounds

A device for capturing and concentrating volatile organic compounds (vocs) in a sample of breath air. The device includes an intake for accepting an air sample; a disposable mouth piece; a sensor array for measuring physical parameters of the air sample; an exhaled air sampler for capturing a pre-determined volume of air; a concentrator for concentrating vocs in the air sample; and an ionic liquid collector, the latter of which may be removed from the device.
Elemental Sensor Llc

Flexible printed circuit, and concentrator photovoltaic module and concentrator photovoltaic panel using same

Provided is a flexible printed circuit including: a film-shaped insulating base material having flexibility and having a withstand voltage value of at least 2000 v; and an electric conductor layer formed on the insulating base material and forming a circuit pattern, wherein with respect to the insulating base material, a principal component thereof is a polyimide and a filler content thereof is 0%. Thus, a flexible printed circuit can be obtained that has an insulating base material which suppresses decrease in withstand voltage performance even in a high humidity environment..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

System and process for pulping wood

Wood pulping process including pulping wood to produce a pulping effluent or liquor. Pre-concentrating the liquor in a pre-concentration unit produces concentrated liquor, a contaminated condensate and a non-contaminated condensate.
Veolia Water Technologies, Inc.

Air disinfection method and a device for implementation thereof

The invention relates to methods for air disinfection of microorganisms and biological agents by the method of their inactivation by electrostatic fields and filtering by the method of electrostatic precipitation. The method comprises the steps of creating a flow (a) of air to be disinfected; subjecting said flow to constant with electrostatic fields alternating in direction of intensity vector, said electrostatic fields being sequentially arranged along the flow, and created by transversely spaced air permeable electrodes (1); and filtering the treated flow with an electrostatic filter.

Light collection from dnv sensors

Methods and configurations are disclosed for an efficient collection of fluorescence emitted by the nitrogen vacancies of a diamond of a dnv sensor. Some implementations may include a diamond having a nitrogen vacancy and a reflector positioned about the diamond to reflect a portion of light emitted from the diamond.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Input device sensor configuration

Input device configurations are described. In implementations, an input device includes a sensor substrate having a capacitive sensor to detect proximity of an object that contacts the input device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Functionalized triptycene polymers and their uses

Embodiments described herein relate to compositions including iptycene-based structures. Some embodiments provide compositions including polymers having a backbone comprising an iptycene-based compound.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Oral/nasal cannula manifold

An oral/nasal cannula manifold gas sampling and oxygen delivering manifold for sampling exhaled breath of a subject and delivering supplemental oxygen, the cannula including a main body portion having a suction port which is connected with a collection tube to a suction device for sampling the exhaled breath of the subject. A nasal prong upwardly protrudes from the main body portion and is positioned for insertion into a nostril of the subject to collect nasally exhaled breath.

Method for operating a linear concentrator solar power plant, and linear concentrator solar power plant

The invention relates to a method for operating a linearly concentrating solar power plant (1), in which a heat transfer medium flows through a pipeline loop (47) having at least one receiver, the heat transfer medium having a flow velocity which is such that the flow in the pipeline loop (47) is turbulent, at least part of the heat transfer medium, upon exit from the pipeline loop (47), being extracted and recirculated into the pipeline loop (47). Furthermore, the invention relates to a linearly concentrating solar power plant with at least one pipeline loop (47) having at least one receiver in which a heat transfer medium flowing through the pipeline loop (47) is heated by irradiating solar energy, a mixing device (27) being comprised, in which at least part of the heat transfer medium flowing through the pipeline loop (47) is mixed with heat transfer medium to be delivered..
Basf Se

Systems, methods, and devices for an enterprise internet-of-things application development platform

Systems, methods, and devices for a cyberphysical (iot) software application development platform based upon a model driven architecture and derivative iot saas applications are disclosed herein. The system may include concentrators to receive and forward time-series data from sensors or smart devices.
C3, Inc.

Supports for suspended solar enhanced oil recovery concentrators and receivers, and associated systems and methods

Supports for suspended solar enhanced oil recovery concentrators and receivers, and associated systems and methods. A representative solar concentrator system includes a curved reflective element oriented concave relative to a focal line, a curved first rib member carrying the reflective element and oriented concave relative to the focal line, a curved second rib member oriented convex relative to the focal line, and a plurality of cross members coupled between the first rib member and the second rib member.
Glasspoint Solar, Inc.

Advanced pulse oximetry sensor

A non-invasive, optical-based physiological monitoring system is disclosed. One embodiment includes an emitter configured to emit light.
Masimo Corporation

Colorless luminescent solar concentrators using colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals

Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition comprising a polymer or sol-gel and one or more nanocrystals. The composition is useful as a luminescent solar concentrator.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc

Solar thermal concentrator apparatus, system, and method

An apparatus is disclosed including: a trough shaped reflector extending along a longitudinal axis and including at least one reflective surface having a shape which substantially corresponds to an edge ray involute of the absorber.. .

Product gas concentrator and method associated therewith

Various equipment and methods associated with providing a concentrated product gas are provided. In one embodiment, the equipment includes an input device first and second sieve tanks, a variable restrictor, and a controller.
Invacare Corporation

Method and systems for the delivery of oxygen enriched gas

Described herein are various embodiments of an oxygen concentrator system and method of delivering oxygen enriched gas to a user. In some embodiments, oxygen concentrator system includes one or more components that improve the efficiency of oxygen enriched gas delivery during operation of the oxygen concentrator system..
Inova, Labs, Inc.

Dynamic magnetic cell sorting

A microfluidic magnetic selector comprises a microfluidic channel comprising at least one bifurcation, forming a selection portion of the selector and splitting the microfluidic channel into a main channel and at least one selection channel; at least one magnetic flux concentrator for concentrating a magnetic flux at the level of the bifurcation, and means for generating a magnetic field within the magnetic flux concentrator, and a controller for controlling magnetic pulses through the magnetic flux concentrator.. .
Imec Vzw

Microorganism concentrator

A microorganism concentrator includes a water storage part that stores water sample therein and a filter that partitions the water storage part into a supply side and a drain side for the water sample. The microorganism concentrator concentrates microorganisms that are too large to pass through the filter on the supply side by moving the water sample on the supply side to the drain side of the water storage part.
Satake Corporation

Method for processing magnesium chloride solutions

A method for processing mgcl2 solutions including the steps of: providing an aqueous solution including 5-25 wt. % of mgcl2 and optionally organic contaminants to a step, wherein water and present, organic components are evaporated; withdrawing aqueous solution with a mgcl2 concentration of 25-35 wt.
Purac Biochem Bv

Device for testing a concentrated photovoltaic module

The invention relates to a device for testing a concentrated photovoltaic module comprising at least one assembly of a photovoltaic cell and of a concentrator, the device being characterized in that it comprises: a light source; a parabolic mirror coupled to the source so as to reflect the light emitted by the source in an almost collimated light beam toward the module to be tested, in a direction perpendicular to the surface of the module; and an intensity filter interposed on the path of the almost collimated beam upstream of the module to be tested, the filter comprising at least partially absorbent regions that have a neutral spectral density with respect to the light beam, the at least partially absorbent regions being arranged facing higher intensity zones of the beam, so as to attenuate differences in the intensity of the beam.. .
Soitec Solar Gmbh

Sensor system for detecting the positions of two components that can move relative to one another

A sensor system is disclosed for detecting positions of two at least partially ferritic components that can move relative to one another, namely a stationary component and a component that can move lengthwise along a longitudinal extension of the stationary component, which are mounted right next to one another. The sensor system can include a hall sensor and a preloaded magnet, eliminating flux concentrators and shielding sheets.
Polyresearch Ag

Oxygen cord retractor and organizer

An oxygen cord retractor and organizing apparatus is described. The apparatus is equipped with a housing, swivel base, a string or rope, spring-based retraction system, and clips.

Leveraging an internet of things to initiate a physical object to perform a specific act that enhances an interaction of a user with the physical object

A first community internet of things (iot) concentrator can receive first data corresponding to an interaction of a user with at least one of a first plurality of physical objects, the first plurality of physical objects communicatively linked to one another within a first device domain. Responsive to receiving the first data corresponding to the interaction of the user with the at least one of the first of the plurality of physical objects, the first community iot concentrator or a second iot concentrator can initiate, based at least in part on the first data, at least one of a second plurality of physical objects to perform a specific act that enhances an interaction of the user with the at least one of the second plurality of physical objects.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for testing a concentrated photovoltaic module

The invention relates to a method for testing a concentrated photovoltaic module comprising a plurality of sub-modules, each containing a plurality of assemblies of a photovoltaic cell and of a concentrator arranged relative to the cell in order to concentrate on the cell radiation arriving at normal incidence, in which: a plurality of almost collimated light beams are transmitted toward the module by means of a plurality of light sources coupled to respective parabolic mirrors, each light source comprising a lamp suitable for emitting a light pulse and a supply device suitable for electrically supplying the lamp, there being a turn-on delay between the triggering of the supply device and the emission of the pulse, and the supply device of each lamp is triggered at a respective instant set depending on the turn-on delay of the lamp so that the pulses of all the lamps are emitted simultaneously and received simultaneously by the sub-modules.. .
Soitec Solar Gmbh

Solar concentrator assembly and methods of using same

A solar concentrator assembly includes a tripod, a base, a reflective dish, a receptacle, and a thermoelectric module or a heat transfer module. The tripod includes legs and a top tripod connector coupled to top portions thereof.
One Earth Designs Inc.

Photoelectrolysis system and method

A photoelectrolysis system includes at least one photoelectrochemical (pec) cell having at least one photoanode and at least one photocathode. A light concentrator provides concentrated light to pec cell.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated



Concentrator topics:
  • Concentrator
  • Magnetic Field
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Photovoltaic Cell
  • Monochromat
  • Pasteurization
  • User Interface
  • Portable Oxygen Concentrator
  • Notification
  • Solar Concentrator
  • Tube Receiver
  • Data Processing
  • Fluoropolymer
  • Solar Panels
  • Electrophoretic


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