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|Cylindrical and spherical triboelectric generators|
A generator includes a first member, a second member and a sliding mechanism. The first member includes a first electrode and a first dielectric layer affixed to the first electrode.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation
|Microgrid control the same|
A microgrid control system includes a power transmission system configured to supply power to a microgrid, the microgrid configured to receive power from the power transmission system and to supply power to at least one or more distributed generators or into at least one or more loads, a dc converter configured to convert power that is supplied to the microgrid, and a converter control unit configured to measure a first power frequency variation of the microgrid and a second power frequency variation of the power transmission system and to control active power that is transmitted to the microgrid by the dc converter.. .
Korea University Research And Business Foundation
|Generator load control|
A power system for an electrical system with highly fluctuating loads is powered by one or more power sources that are slow to react to load changes. The power sources are connected to electrical equipment used on the drill rig which provide active load to the generate.
Canrig Drilling Technologiy Ltd.
|Subharmonic power line carrier based island detection systems and methods|
Systems and methods for identifying an island condition in a power distribution system and disconnecting distributed generators in the case of islanding. The systems and methods are used to enable reliable detection of island formation with high false-trip immunity, for any combination of distributed energy resources, and for distributed energy resources using grid support functions..
|Applying compliant compliant interfacial layers in thermoelectric devices|
A thermoelectric power generation technique is disclosed using one or more mechanically compliant and thermally and electrically conductive layers at the thermoelectric material interfaces to accommodate high temperature differentials and stresses induced thereby. The compliant material may be metal foam or metal graphite composite (e.g.
California Institute Of Technology
|Driver integrated circuit (ic) chip and display device having the same|
A driver integrated circuit (ic) chip includes gamma voltage generators, a line selector, and a data driver. The gamma voltage generators generate gamma voltage sets based on a reference voltage set.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
|Capacitive sensing apparatus and methods|
One or more waveform generators impose an input waveform across touch sensor components. Phase shift detection logic measures a phase shift between the input waveform and an output waveform component associated with each waveform generator appearing across a touch sensor component.
Texas Instruments Deutschland Gmbh
|Systems and harvesting energy from a turbocharger wastegate|
A system includes a turbocharger, a wastegate, and one or more thermoelectric generators. The turbocharger includes a turbine and a compressor, and is configured to be coupled to an internal combustion engine.
General Electric Company
|Feed material for biomass generator|
The present invention is a bacteria and nutrient delivery composition containing bran. The subject composition is preferably made in the form of a tablet that is structurally stable without being excessively hard.
This disclosure relates to methods for manufacturing devices capable of functioning as thermoelectric generators and related objects by the process of additive manufacturing or by 3-d printing or by casting. This disclosure also particularly relates to the uses of the thermoelectric generators and related objects produced by these methods..
Optical sensing with tessellated diffraction-pattern generators
An array of diffraction-pattern generators employ phase anti-symmetric gratings to projects near-field spatial modulations onto a closely spaced array of photoelements. Each generator in the array of generators produces point-spread functions with spatial frequencies and orientations of interest.
Cyclical plasma etching
There is provided an apparatus for cyclical plasma etching of a substrate, the apparatus comprising: a process chamber; a support within the process chamber for receiving the substrate to be etched; a controller for repeatedly applying a dosing step and a bombardment steps respectively; a dosing controller for controlling the flow of a process gas in the dosing step such that the substrate is exposed to a maximum dose of process gas in use of 1000 langmuirs and said dose is controllable within an accuracy of 1 langmuir; and a first signal generator coupled to the process chamber and a second signal generator coupled to the support within the process chamber, the first and second signal generators being configured such that in use positions ions of an plasma active species within the process chamber have a substrate bombardment energy in the range of 10 ev to 100 ev which is controllable within an accuracy of 5 ev. There is also provided a method for cyclical plasma etching of a substrate using said apparatus..
Oxford Instruments Nanotechnology Tools Limited
Nado cryptography with key generators
A symmetric cryptography for encrypting and decrypting information is provided, that can be implemented efficiently in hardware or in software. The symmetric cryptography uses a key generator, so that the cryptography is not dependent on a single, static cryptography key.
Oscillating appendage with automated prime mover for power generation
Society today is heavily dependent on electricity for everyday life. There are many different types of electrical generators.
Feedback control by rf waveform tailoring for ion energy distribution
A system for controlling rf power supplies applying power to a load, such as a plasma chamber, includes a master power supply and a slave power supply. The master power supply provides a control signal, such as a frequency and phase signal, to the slave power supply.
Mks Instruments, Inc.
Bistable haptic feedback generator
This disclosure relates to haptic feedback generators, including bistable materials for providing haptic feedback to a user. Such haptic feedback generators are useful in structural materials, such as elements of wearables or accessories..
Thermochemical regeneration with oxidant preheating
Employing furnace combustion gases for both thermochemical regeneration and heating of regenerators to preheat oxidant for the furnace provides synergistic efficiencies and other advantages.. .
Supply system, in particular for gear mechanisms and generators
A lubricating system has been disclosed for gear mechanisms or generators, in particular for gear mechanisms of wind power plants, which lubricating system permits a switchover between dry sump lubrication and wet sump lubrication. This takes place by way of a delivery device which increases the pressure in a lubricant tank selectively or in an emergency, for example a power outage, and presses a lubricant back into an oil sump in the gear mechanism, whereupon a lubricant level is increased there and wet sump lubrication is realized.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
A creating a fluidic barrier from the leading edge of a fan blade
A turbofan engine has a fan portion in fluid communication with a core stream and a bypass stream of air separated by splitters disposed both upstream and downstream of the fan portion. A fluid passage is defined between the splitters.
Rolls Royce North American Technologies Inc
Catheter with serially connected sensing structures and methods of calibration and detection
A catheter is responsive to external and internal magnetic field generators for generating signals representing position and pressure data, with a reduced number of sensing coil leads for minimizing lead breakage and failure. The catheter includes a flexible joint with pressure sensing and position coils, at least pair of a pressure sensing coil and a position coil are serially connected.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.
Catheter with combined position and pressure sensing structures
A catheter is responsive to external and internal magnetic field generators for generating position data of the catheter position and pressure data to determine pressured exerted on a distal end of the catheter when engaged with tissue, with a reduced number of sensing coils and reduced number of sensing coil leads for minimizing lead breakage and failure. The catheter includes a distal section adapted for engagement with patient tissue, where the distal section has a proximal portion, a distal portion and a flexible joint with a resilient member adapted to allow axial displacement and angular deflection between the proximal and distal portions of the distal section.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.
Hybrid generators and methods of using them
Certain embodiments described herein are directed to generators that can be used to sustain a plasma in a driven mode and in an oscillation mode and optionally in a hybrid mode. In some embodiments, the generator is configured to switch between the two modes during operation.
Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.
Head-mounted electronic device
The present application refers to a head-mounted electronic device including a headphone, a display portion, and two position limiting structures. The headphone includes a c-shaped elastic belt which has two connection ends, two movable members, each rotatably connected to one connection end around a first axis, and two sound generators, each rotatably connected to one movable member around a second axis.
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co. Ltd.
Pulsed start-up system for electrostatic generators
A new rotor start-up system is provided for application to rotating systems such as stationary or vehicular electromechanical battery systems. An embodiment of the system consists of a “locator” that includes a stationary permanent-magnet pole above which is a circular ferromagnetic (e.g., iron) strip embedded in the lower, inner edge of the flywheel rotor.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc
Piezoelectricity pvdf materials and making the same
This invention provides kilometer-long, endlessly parallel, spontaneously piezoelectric and thermally stable poly(vinylidene fluoride) (pvdf) ribbons using iterative size reduction technique based on thermal fiber drawing method. The pvdf ribbons are thermally stable and conserve the polar γ phase even after being exposed to heat treatment above the melting point of pvdf.
Head-mounted electronic device
The present application refers to a head-mounted electronic device including a headphone and a display portion. The headphone includes a c-shaped elastic belt and has two connection ends, and two sound generators connected to the connection ends respectively.
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co. Ltd.
Wave-driven power generation system
A wave-driven power generation system that uses a motor reducer to turn a rocker bar in biasing float boards alternatively up and down, causing creation of water waves in water reservoirs and simultaneously driving transmission mechanisms to move power generators through inertia wheel sets, and thus, the power generators are driven to generate electricity.. .
Combined cycle power plant
A combined cycle power plant is described, comprising a steam turbine, a first heat recovery steam generator and a second heat recovery steam generator. The first heat recovery steam generator is attached to the steam turbine by a first steam pipe system and the second heat recovery steam generator is attached to the steam turbine by a second steam pipe system, to allow steam to pass from the first and second heat recovery steam generators to the steam turbine.
General Electric Technology Gmbh
Buffer circuit and electric system including the same
A buffer circuit includes first and second current generators, a comparator, a differential driver, and an inverter. The first current generator outputs a first current corresponding to a reference voltage.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Cross-linkable mixtures having alpha-functional polysiloxanes
Vulcanizates produced by crosslinking of mixtures including alpha-functional polysiloxanes have high relative permittivities at high electric breakdown strengths which renders them suitable as a dielectric material for applications in actuators, generators or sensors in robotics, orthopedics, electrically controllable “artificial muscles,” and transducers producing electricity from kinetic energy.. .
Wacker Chemie Ag
Rechargeable battery power system having a battery with multiple uses
Conventional internal combustion engine technology has been around for decades and historically has been the primary power source for virtually all industrial equipment. It relies on carbon-based fuels, is loud, polluting, and the machines it powers are expensive to operate and maintain.
Osc Manufacturing & Equipment Services, Inc.
Enhancing temperature distribution uniformity across a printer die
According to an example, in a method for enhancing temperature distribution uniformity across a printer die, in which the printer die includes a plurality of drop generators arranged in a plurality of columns, a warming map that identifies the drop generators of the plurality of drop generators that are to be supplied with warming pulses to enhance temperature distribution uniformity across the printer die may be accessed. The warming map may identify a non-uniform distribution of the drop generators across a column of the plurality of columns.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Generator of short optical pulses having a very high temporal contrast
A system for generating short optical pulses having a very high temporal contrast at a wavelength λ, includes: a generator of optical pulses b1 outputting pulses at a wavelength substantially equal to λ; a generator of optical pulses p, b2 outputting pulses at a wavelength substantially equal to 2*λ3; a device r for recombining the pulses from the generators; a parametric amplifier a receiving the output of the recombination device r as an input; a filter f2 extracting, from the output of the parametric amplification device a, a band centered about a wavelength equal to 2*λ; a second harmonic generator nl receiving the output of the filter f2, at the input; a filter f3 centered about a wavelength equal to λ, extracting the second harmonic wavelengths of the pulses produced by the second harmonic generator nl.. .
Chromatography systems with mobile phase generators
Certain configurations of a gas chromatography system comprising an internal gas generator are described. In some instances, the gas chromatography system may comprise an internal hydrogen generator to provide hydrogen gas to a chromatography column for separation of analyte species.
Wave energy conversion apparatus
The present invention relates to a wave energy conversion apparatus for converting wave energy into a power output, comprising a floatable compliant vessel having a plurality of linear generators having ends which are interconnected at a plurality of pivot joints to provide a compliant frame structure, the plurality of linear generators being configured to produce a power output by being respectively compressed and elongated changing the relative positions of the pivot joints, an outer flexible membrane supported by and enclosing the compliant frame structure thereby defining an inner space of the floatable compliant vessel, and a power circuit arranged within the inner space and operationally connected to the linear generators to receive the power output generated by the linear generators.. .
Mitigating damage to drop generators in a printing system
According to an example, in a method for mitigating damage to a plurality of drop generators in a printing system, data corresponding to an image to be printed on a media by the printing system may be accessed. In addition, the plurality of drop generators may be controlled to print the image on the media while mitigating damage to the plurality of drop generators and without shifting placement of the image on the media or shifting the plurality of drop generators in a direction perpendicular to a feed direction of the media..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Mixing and thawing device
A mixing and thawing device (1) has a rocker drive (2) and a bag holder (3) for holding a bag (7). The bag holder (3) has a base part (8) and a lid part (9) that enclose a holding space (10) for the bag (7).
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Gmbh
Implanted pulse generators with reduced power consumption via signal strength/duration characteristics, and associated systems and methods
Implanted pulse generators with reduced power consumption via signal strength-duration characteristics, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A representative method for treating a patient in accordance with the disclosed technology includes receiving an input corresponding to an available voltage for an implanted medical device and identifying a signal delivery parameter value of an electrical signal based on a correlation between values of the signal delivery parameter and signal deliver amplitudes.
Method for roebel transposition of form wound conductors of electrical machines such as generators and motors
A method for roebel transposition of form wound conductors for electrical machines is disclosed which creates less distortion of strand geometry and more efficiently stacks the conductor strands. The transposition involves four stacks of conductors, where two conductor strands from a top position in the first two adjacent stacks of conductors are transposed side-by-side two places to a top position in the other two adjacent stacks of conductors, with a corresponding downward shift in the second two stacks and upward shift in the first two stacks.
Siemens Energy, Inc.
Method of generating bitmap of three-dimensional model, device and system for performing the same
A method of generating bitmaps of a three-dimensional model, and a device and a system for performing the method are disclosed. The bitmap generator includes a model divider configured to divide the three-dimensional model into a plurality of sub models, wherein the three-dimensional model is divided in a direction parallel with an output direction of a three-dimensional printer, a plurality of sub bitmap generators each configured to generate a sub bitmap for a plane perpendicular to the output direction for the plurality of sub models, an operation distributer configured to transfer and distribute the plurality of sub models to the plurality of sub bitmap generators so that an operation of generating the sub bitmaps are processed in parallel, and a bitmap adder configured to merge the sub bitmaps whose coordinates of the output direction are the same among the generated plurality of sub bitmaps..
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.
Adaptive low power vcom mode
Embodiments described herein include a display device having a capacitive sensing device, a processing system and a method for providing an adaptive low-power mode. In one embodiment, the method includes generating a reference voltage with one or more reference voltage generators while a display device is in a grayscale mode.
Use of distributed generator (dg) inverters as statcoms for decreasing line losses
The invention provides systems, methods, and devices relating to the provision of system-wide coordinated control voltage regulation support in power transmission and distribution networks using multiple inverter based power generation facilities, which are coupled to the power transmission and distribution networks for minimizing transmission and distribution line losses. The invention uses a novel control method of inverter based distributed generators as static synchronous compensator (statcom) in a way that provides a dynamic voltage regulation/control with the inverter capacity remaining after real power generation, thereby decreasing system line losses..
Broad band district heating and cooling system
A method and system that allows thermal energy to be supplied at different temperature levels to consumers, where each consumer is provided with its desired temperature whenever that is necessary. The method or a system for supplying consumers with heat energy or with cooling energy includes a set of three or more conduits for carrying a heat transfer fluid, each conduit carrying fluid at one of three or more different temperatures or temperature ranges, a plurality of heating and/or cooling consumer appliances distributed along the length of the conduits, each consumer appliance being linked to one of a plurality of pairs of conduits such that either: a consumer appliance is linked on a high temperature side, or a consumer appliance is linked on a low temperature side; a number of heat or cold generators, each pair of conduits being connected to at least one of the generators..
Arrangement of catalyzed teg systems
An exhaust aftertreatment system may include an aftertreatment component and thermoelectric generators. The aftertreatment component is disposed in an exhaust gas passageway.
Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc.
Large area, low-defect gallium-containing nitride crystals, making, and use
An ultralow defect gallium-containing nitride crystal and methods of making ultralow defect gallium-containing nitride crystals are disclosed. The crystals are useful as substrates for light emitting diodes, laser diodes, transistors, photodetectors, solar cells, and photoelectrochemical water splitting for hydrogen generators..
All electric vehicle without plug-in requirement
An electric powered vehicle includes a battery pack capable of storing electric energy, a fuel engine operated with a clean fuel. A generator or alternator 126 having communication with the engine, and supply electric energy to the electric driving motor a starter of the fuel engine activates when a sensed charge of the battery pack falls to or below the dmf value.
A vehicle configured to operate independently from fossil fuel power sources. The vehicle includes a battery, a solar cell, and an electric motor operably connected to the internal combustion engine.
Ion generator device
A system and method of treating air. Bipolar ionization is delivered to an airflow within a conduit from a tubeless ion generator.
Global Plasma Solutions, Llc
Voltage generators and systems
In one example, a voltage generator includes a plurality of voltage pumps, a voltage detection circuit, an oscillator, and a control circuit. The plurality of voltage pumps are configured to perform voltage pumping operations in a sequence and output a pumping voltage.
Sk Hynix Inc.
Control of reactive power in a wind power plant
The invention relates to a method for controlling injection and absorption of reactive power in a wind power plant (wpp). In addition to wind turbine generators (wtg), the wind power plant comprises reactive power regulating devices, such as msu and statcom devices.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
Reconfiguration of the reactive power loop of a wind power plant
The present invention relates a method of controlling a wind power plant connected to an electrical grid, the wind power plant comprises a power plant controller (350), a plurality of wind turbine generators (1) and a statcom (230), with a statcom controller, comprises: controlling the plurality of wind turbine generators in a first control mode, with the power plant controller controlling a reactive power production from each of the plurality of wind turbine generators according to a closed loop control scheme, and controlling in a first control mode with a closed loop control scheme a reactive power production from the statcom according to a first setpoint dispatched from the power plant controller, and controlling the reactive power production from the statcom in a second control mode from the statcom controller according to an electrical measurement in the grid, and controlling the plurality of wind turbine generators in a second control mode, with the power plant controller controlling a reactive power production from the plurality of wind turbine generators, according to a feedforward control or a close loop control, based on a second setpoint from the statcom controller, and switching between the first control mode and the second control mode when receiving at least one trigger signal. The invention also relates to a wind power plant according to the method..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
ThÉvenin equivalent based static contingency assessment
The present invention relates to a method for static security assessment of a power system and a real time static security assessment system for assessing a power system, the power system having a plurality of generators, the plurality of generators being represented in the network by a plurality of voltage controlled nodes, wherein the method for static security assessment of the power system comprises receiving information of a present state of the power system, determining a thevenin equivalent for each voltage controlled node, determining for each voltage controlled node on basis of the determined present state of the power system and determining a first representation of the network based on the determined thevenin equivalents, determining a modified representation of the network, wherein the modified representation is a representation of the network having at least one contingency, wherein at least one thevenin equivalent of at least one voltage controlled node is modified due to the at least one contingency, the modified network representation being determined on the basis of the modified thevenin equivalents, calculating voltage angles of the modified thevenin equivalents, and evaluating the voltage angles to determine whether the network having at least one contingency admit a steady state. Also a method of providing information on a real time static security assessment of a power system is disclosed..
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
Intelligent current lead device and operational methods thereof
An intelligent current lead device, its design, fabrication, and methods of operation are described in this disclosure. The intelligent current lead device described in this disclosure electrically and thermally connects and disconnects one or more power sources or loads operating at one temperature reservoir with one or more machines or devices operating at either the same or a different temperature reservoir.
Spherical fusion reactor with aerogel material
A spherical nuclear fusion reactor machine is provided that uses a graphene aerogel material to enclose a fuel reaction zone. In illustrative examples described herein, the graphene aerogel material functions as a greybody material and includes a heavy noble gas such as xenon, krypton or argon or combinations thereof.