|| List of recent Induction-related patents
|Turbocharged engine purge flow monitor diagnostic|
A method is provided for testing the evaporative emission system of a vehicle having a forced induction engine. The method includes controlling a vacuum bypass valve and a purge flow control valve to create the necessary conditions to perform the testing of the evaporative emission system.
|Method for preparing trialkoxysilane|
The present invention relates to a method for preparing sih(or3)-type trialkoxysilane (wherein, r is a c1-c3 methyl, ethyl, propyl or isopropyl group), and more specifically, the method comprises the steps of: preventing the oxidation of a silicon surface by pulverizing raw silicon material in a solvent environment without contact with the air so that the initial induction period of the direct synthesis of trialkoxysilane is dramatically reduced; and removing impurities from a reaction environment by continuously selecting a part of the solvent through a membrane filter provided in a reactor body.. .
|Spherical remote control|
A spherical remote control, including: a spherical shell; a surface sensor to detect a contact on the spherical shell; an accelerometer to detect a movement of the remote control; a circuit to transmit a signal based on the detected contact, orientation and movement; and a first induction coil to receive power for charging a battery in the circuit. The spherical remote control can be placed on a cradle which includes: a power supply; and a second induction coil for providing power to the first induction coil..
|Sealed body, method for manufacturing sealed body, light-emitting device, and method for manufacturing light-emitting device|
A highly productive method for sealing substrates with the use of glass frit is provided. A method for sealing substrates with the use of glass frit, which can be used for a substrate provided with a material having low heat resistance, is provided.
|Induction coil unit|
The induction coil unit for heating a component which is rotationally symmetrical relative to an axis, in particular a tool holder (5), comprises a plurality of coils (19) arranged about the axis (7) of the tool holder (5), with pole elements (2), which are movable radially with respect to the axis (7), of which pole elements each one consists of a stack of pole rods (25) that can be moved relative to one another. A yoke ring (17) connects the pole elements, which, when the coils (19) are excited by alternating current in the tool holder (5), produce a magnetic flux running in the peripheral direction to inductively heat the tool holder (5).
|Fluid recirculating economizer|
A flue gas heat recovery device is described. The device includes a packing tower.
|Method for determining a position of a piston in a piston pressure accumulator by means of inductive sensors and suitably designed piston pressure accumulator|
The invention relates to a piston accumulator (1) and a method for determining a position of a piston (5) that can be moved inside a housing (3) of the piston accumulator (1). One or more inductive sensors (15) are arranged on an exterior surface (21) of the housing (3) and configured to detect a movement of the piston (5) inside the housing (3) caused by electromagnetic induction.
|Method and apparatus for manufacturing lead wire for solar cell|
A method of manufacturing a lead wire for a solar cell includes heating a wire material by a direct resistance heating or by an induction heating to reduce a 0.2% proof stress of the wire material while conveying the wire material and plating the wire material that is in a heated condition obtained by the direct resistance heating or by the induction heating while further conveying the wire material. An apparatus is configured to implement the method, and includes a plating bath, a conveyor mechanism configured to convey the wire material, a heater configured to heat the wire material, and a controller configured to control the conveyor mechanism and the heater..
|Artificial cell constructs for cellular manipulation|
The present invention contemplates induction of immunological tolerance thereby providing permanent allograft acceptance. This method obviates the need for a lifelong regimen of immunosuppressive agents which can increase the risk of infection, autoimmunity, and cancer.
|Adoptive cell therapy with specific regulatory lymphocytes|
The present invention comprises a method of treatment of an autoimmune disease involving a specific tolerance induction (“sti”) event, wherein the method includes: collecting a first sample from the patient prior to the sti event; detecting an sti event or performing a procedure that correlates in time to an sti event; collecting a second sample from the patient after the sti event; preparing lymphocytes from the first and second samples; preparing and sequencing dna or cdna from the prepared lymphocytes; identifying sequences of prevalent t or b cell receptors (“prevalent receptor sequences”) among the lymphocytes of the second sample; selecting a regulatory lymphocyte that carries at least one prevalent receptor sequence, which selected regulatory lymphocyte (i) expresses at least one prevalent receptor sequence or (ii) is generated from an autologous or allogeneic naïve lymphocyte, which naïve lymphocyte is engineered and induced to become a regulatory lymphocyte that expresses at least one prevalent receptor sequence; culturing the selected regulatory lymphocyte, thereby generating daughter cells of said regulatory lymphocyte; and administering the daughter cells to the patient.. .
|Method for connecting members together and connection structure|
Provided are a method for connecting members together that can easily form a connection structure, which has about the same high level of connection strength over the entire range of a position of superposition, in a short time, and a connection structure. The method is a method for connecting two or more members together, at least one of which is a fiber reinforced resin member containing a thermoplastic resin and also containing a reinforcing fiber material that serves as a heating element in the thermoplastic resin, at a position of superposition.
|Induction free, flame retardant compact drop cable|
An optical fiber cable with an optical fiber, an fr-aramid yarn, and a jacket that can be used as a flame retardant compact drop cable for multiple dwelling units.. .
|Method for correcting coordinates of portable electronic device using electronic pen|
A method for correcting coordinates of an electronic pen having a pen contact and a coil which are spaced apart by a predetermined distance and an electronic pen by using a portable electronic device is provided. The method includes calculating a coordinate correction angle, calculating a coordinate correction distance from an electromagnetic induction point on a display unit of the portable electronic device, on which an electromagnetic field generated by electromagnetic induction between the coil and a sensor board of the portable electronic device is measured, to a contact point of the pen contact with respect to the display unit, and determining a coordinate of the electronic based on the calculated coordinate correction angle and the calculated correction distance..
|Three-phase magnetic cores for magnetic induction devices and methods for manufacturing them|
Three-phase magnetic cores for magnetic induction devices (e.g., transformers, coils, chokes), and methods for manufacturing them, are disclosed. The magnetic cores are generally constructed from three generally rectangular magnetic core frames having a stair-stepped configuration extending along side portions of the frames.
|Apparatus and method for testing the interconnection of photovoltaic cells|
Apparatus and method for contactless testing a closed loop electrical connection in particular suited for testing the interconnection of photovoltaic cells in a solar pane. The apparatus comprises two coils.
|Device and method for the inductive transmission of electrical energy|
A device for the inductive transmission of electrical energy, having at least one induction coil which is connected, or connectible, to a consumer and/or to a rechargeable battery, and having a communications device, which encompasses at least one control unit and is configured to modulate the load of the induction coil. It is provided that the communications device has a dc converter, whose output is connected or connectible to the consumer/the battery, and whose input is connected to the induction coil, the control unit controlling the dc converter for a load modulation..
|Wireless charging apparatus|
A wireless charging apparatus includes a first body, a second body and a plug unit. The first body has a placement area on surface and a charging module inside.
|Control device and control method for vehicular power system|
A control device for a vehicular power system including an induction motor includes an electronic control unit configured to detect a locked state of the induction motor, calculate a lock-release slip frequency that causes an electric frequency to be outside a lock range, and control the induction motor so that a slip frequency of the induction motor becomes equal to the lock-release slip frequency when the locked state is detected.. .
|Banking apparatus controlled responsive to data bearing records|
A banking system is controlled responsive, at least in part, to data read from data bearing records. The banking system includes an automated banking machine.
|Apparatus for transporting pollution from a body of water|
A floatable-material harvester is disclosed, including a vacuum source, transport hose, and a floatable-material receiver. In one embodiment, the transport hose has at least one air inductor/intake along its length, which allows air to enter the transport hose to accelerate its contents, by negative pressure air induction.
|Lightweight multipurpose vehicle|
The present invention relates to a lightweight multipurpose vehicle, wherein the lightweight multipurpose vehicle further comprises an engine run by petrol and natural gas, a three phase or a single phase electric induction motor sourced from batteries, paddles, inverters and a switch that allows the driver to drive the lightweight multipurpose vehicle by using at least one of an engine, or a three phase or a single phase electric induction motor powered by batteries or by paddles that have chains to transfer energy from the pedal to rear wheel, so as to rotate the rear wheel, to move the lightweight multipurpose vehicle of the present invention. The lightweight multipurpose vehicle of the present invention also generates electricity sufficient to power all electrical/electronic devices in house..
|Transparent conductive film|
A transparent conductive film, including: a transparent substrate, including a body and a flexible connecting component extending from a side of the body, where a width of the flexible connecting component is less than a width of the side of the body from which the flexible connecting component extends, a conductive line is disposed on the flexible connecting component, and the body includes an induction area and a border area; a grid-shaped conductive layer, disposed in the induction area, where the conductive layer includes conductive wires intersecting each other; an lead electrode, disposed in the border area, where the conductive layer and the conductive line are electrically connected via the lead electrode. Since the flexible connecting component and the body are formed as an integrated part, it is unnecessary to separately adhere the flexible connecting component to the transparent conductive film thereby reducing adhering process and improving production efficiency..
|Vacuum induction melting and strip casting equipment for rare earth permanent magnetic alloy|
A vacuum induction melting and strip casting equipment for rare earth permanent magnetic alloy includes a vacuum induction melting and strip casting chamber, a material receiving heat preservation treatment chamber, a cooling chamber and an isolation valve. The isolation valve is located between the material receiving heat preservation treatment chamber and the cooling chamber, the vacuum induction melting and strip casting chamber is located above the material receiving heat preservation treatment chamber, an outlet of a material guiding tube of the vacuum induction melting and strip casting chamber is corresponding to the material receiving heat preservation treatment chamber.
|Electromagnetic induction heater|
An electromagnetic inductive heating device is described for bonding a sheet to anchoring members comprising a conductive base and a thermoplastic resin layer, characterized by bonding the anchoring members to the sheet by heat deposition of the thermoplastic resin layer by heating of the conductive base. The device can include: a heating means for heating the conductive base via the sheet by electromagnetic induction; a temperature measurement means for measuring the temperature of the sheet; and a heating time setting means for setting heating time by the heating means according to the temperature of the sheet.
|Substrate processing apparatus|
A substrate processing apparatus has a cup part for receiving processing liquid such as pure water which is splashed from a substrate. The cup part is formed of electrical insulation material or semiconductor material.
|Multiple layer bypass hydrocarbon trap|
An air induction system for an engine includes an air filter box configured to receive an air filter that separates the air filter box into an atmosphere side and a filtered air side, a clean-air duct coupled downstream from the air filter box and upstream of the engine relative to a direction of air flow during engine operation, a flow-through hydrocarbon trap positioned within the clean-air duct, and a bypass hydrocarbon trap secured within the air filter box on the filtered air side, the hydrocarbon trap having a plurality of generally flat or coiled layers of hydrocarbon adsorbing material sandwiched together and secured one to another. Mechanical fasteners such as grommets may extend through the plurality of layers to secure the layers together.
|Induction of exon skipping in eukaryotic cells|
The present invention provides a method for at least in part decreasing the production of an aberrant protein in a cell, the cell comprising pre-mrna comprising exons coding for the protein, by inducing so-call exon skipping in the cell. Exon-skipping results in mature mrna that does not contain the skipped exon, which leads to an altered product of the exon codes for amino acids.
|Methods for inducing orexin neurons and agent for treating narcolepsy or eating disorder|
The invention provides a method for producing an orexin neuron by culturing a pluripotent stem cell or a neural progenitor cell in the presence of n-acetyl-d-mannosamine and optionally in the presence of at least one inhibitor selected from the group consisting of a sirtuin 1 inhibitor and an o-linked β-n-acetylglucosamine transferase inhibitor. The invention also provides a therapeutic agent for narcolepsy or eating disorders, such as anorexia, containing n-acetyl-d-mannosamine, which is based on the induction of orexin neuron in vivo..
|Heating, ventilation and/or air-conditioning unit casing for motor vehicle passenger compartment|
The invention relates to a motor vehicle passenger compartment heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning unit casing comprising at least: —an induction chamber (2) the peripheral wall of which forms a volute housing (12) and which is intended to accommodate an impeller of a motor —fan unit, —a distribution chamber (4) connected to an outlet (3) of the induction chamber (2), —distribution channels (5) connected to an outlet of the distribution chamber (4). According to the invention, the casing comprises an internal partition element (15) of which one face forms at least part of the volute housing (12) and of which the opposite face to the volute housing forms one wall of at least one distribution channel (5)..
|Engineered strain of escherichia coli for production of poly-r-3-hydroxyalkanoate polymers with defined monomer unit composition and methods based thereon|
Methods and systems for producing prescribed unit size poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) (pha) polymers and copolymers are provided. The methods and systems can employ recombinant bacteria that are not native producers of pha or lack enzymes to degrade pha once synthesized, metabolize short to long chain fatty acids without induction, and express an (r)-specific enoyl-coa hydratase and a pha synthase, the (r)-specific enoyl-coa hydratase and pha synthase having wide substrate specificities.
|Method and apparatus for high efficiency ac/dc conversion of low voltage input|
Embodiments of the subject invention relate to a method and apparatus for providing a low-power ac/dc converter designed to operate with very low input voltage amplitudes. Specific embodiments can operate with input voltages less than or equal to 1 v, less than or equal to 200 mv, and as low as 20 mv, respectively.
|Electromagnetic induction panel structure and method of manufacturing the same, and electromagnetic handwriting input device|
An electromagnetic induction panel structure includes a multilayer substrate, a first cover unit and a second cover unit. The multilayer substrate includes a first outermost lateral conductive layer and a second outermost lateral conductive layer respectively disposed on two opposite outermost surfaces thereof.
|Current monitoring apparatus and current monitoring system using the same|
Disclosed are a current monitoring apparatus for monitoring an electrical current flowing through a wire, and a current monitoring system using the same. The current monitoring apparatus includes a power generation part connected to a wire to generate alternating current (ac) power due to electromagnetic induction with the wire, and a current measurement part connected to the wire and measures the electrical current flowing through the wire.
|Control device and control method|
A control device for an induction motor that drives a vehicle includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit i) controls torque of the induction motor when an inverter that controls supply of electric current to the induction motor is in a locked state, so as to release the inverter from the locked state, ii) determines whether the inverter is in the locked state, iii) controls a slip frequency of the induction motor when it determines that the inverter is in the locked state, and iv) superimposes a frequency that actual torque does not substantially respond, on the slip frequency, so that an electric frequency lies in a region outside a lock region in which the inverter is in the locked state..
|Method and apparatus for generating electrical and mechanical energy|
A method and apparatus for generating electrical energy comprises driven permanent magnets mounted tangentially on a freely rotating disk attached to a relatively stationary platform, and driver permanent magnets mounted on the platform radially to the disk. As the disk rotates, as a driven magnet approaches a driver magnet, their respective opposite poles attract, accelerating the disk.
|Motorized drum shell arrangement|
A motorized drum having a drum shell with a motor therein, the motor having a stationary shaft, stator windings, and a stator support structure that is affixed to the stationary shaft. A rotor rotates coaxially around the stator, and a cycloidal reducer has an output that rotates at a reduced rate.
|Doubly-fed induction generator wind turbine system having solid-state stator switch|
Wind turbine systems and methods are provided. An exemplary system includes a wind driven doubly fed induction generator having a rotor and a stator, the stator providing ac power to a stator bus.
|Charged particle vortex wave generation|
A device for imparting an orbital angular momentum to a charged particle wave propagating along a beam axis in a charged particle beam generating apparatus is described. The device comprises a support element having a target region adapted for transmitting a charged particle wave propagating along a beam axis and an induction means for inducing a magnetic flux along an elongated profile having a free end portion located in the target region and the induction means is adapted for providing a magnetic flux in the elongated profile in order to induce an angular gradient, relative to the beam axis, of the phase of the charged particle wave when transmitted through the target region.
|High frequency induction continuous heating method and high frequency induction continuous heating apparatus|
A high frequency induction continuous heating method and a high frequency induction continuous heating apparatus are provided, and they can improve a working efficiency of a heating treatment and can also improve an uniformity of the heating treatment for an entirety of a work piece corresponding to multiple types of work pieces. In the high frequency induction continuous heating method in which a work piece (w) placed on a conveyance surface (2a) of a conveyor (2) is conveyed, and the work piece (w) on the conveyance surface (2a) is heated by high frequency induction heating coils (3) which are disposed at both ends of the conveyor (2) in a crosswise direction perpendicular to a conveyance direction (shown by an arrow (d) in the drawing), the work piece (w) is rotated around an axis which is extended so as to be perpendicular to the conveyance surface (2a), at a certain rotation angle (a) in mid-flow of the conveyance of the work piece (w) to change an orientation of the work piece (w).
|Device for bonding or welding a membrane|
A device (20) for bonding or welding a membrane, including an undercarriage (30) for supporting the device on the membrane at least at one contact point, which is formed by a pressing element (40) for pressing the membrane onto a metal plate to be bonded or welded thereto, and at least at two further contact points, which are formed by castors (31, 32). A frame (42) extends upwards from the undercarriage (30), wherein the device (20) can be manoeuvred using the frame.
|Particulate matter sensor unit|
A particulate matter (pm) sensor unit may include an exhaust line where exhaust gas passes, and a pm sensor that may be disposed at one side of the exhaust line and that generates a signal when particulate matter included in the exhaust gas passes the vicinity thereof, wherein the pm sensor may be an electrostatic induction type that generates an induction charge while the particulate matter having an electric charge passes the vicinity thereof. .
|Robotic induction in materials handling facilities with batch singulation|
Methods and apparatus for robotic induction in materials handling facilities with batch singulation inventory areas are disclosed. A control system directs the one or more robotic devices to transport a particular portable storage unit of a plurality of portable storage units to and from a particular induction station of one or more induction stations.
|Cell killing fusion peptide exhibiting tumor cell-specific necrosis induction and tumor regression|
A cell-killing peptide, more specifically a cell-killing ckp fusion peptide (ctd7:ckp) is disclosed, wherein a cell-killing peptide (ckp) comprising 10 amino acids in mtd of noxa protein causing cell death, and 7 amino acids targeting a cancer cell are fused. The cell-killing ckp fusion peptide induces strong cell necrosis at various cancer cell lines (hela, hct116, mcf-7, a549, bjab, ct26, pc3 and the like) and shows strong tumor regression effect at a mouse tumor model using experimental animals, but does not show apoptosis at normal cells.
|Compounds for treating proliferative disorders|
Disclosed are compounds and methods of using compounds of the invention for treating a subject with a proliferative disorder, such as cancer, and methods for treating disorders responsive to hsp70 induction and/or natural killer induction. Also, disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of the invention and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier..
|Use of a modified poxvirus for the rapid induction of immunity against a poxvirus or other infectious agents|
The present invention relates to the rapid induction of a protective immune response against infectious agents using a poxvirus. An immune response can be induced by administering the poxvirus 7 to 2 days prior to infection with the infections agents..
|Fuser for equalizing temperature of heat generating section|
According to one embodiment, a fuser includes a fixing belt including a conductive layer, an induction-current generating section to electromagnetically induction-heat the conductive layer, an opposed section to form a nip in cooperation with the fixing belt, an auxiliary heat generating section electromagnetically induction-heated by the induction-current generating section, and a moving section to move the auxiliary heat generating section with respect to the fixing belt.. .
A discharge device includes a body including a plurality of dielectric layers stacked one above another, a discharge electrode disposed in the body, an induction electrode disposed in the body to face the discharge electrode with at least one of the dielectric layers interposed therebetween, and a heater electrode disposed in a layer different from a layer in which the discharge electrode is disposed, and different from a layer in which the induction electrode is disposed.. .
|Lcd module and liquid crystal panel|
A liquid crystal panel includes a first glass substrate, a second glass substrate, a tft formed on an internal surface of the first glass substrate, an electromagnetic induction module disposed on one side of the internal surface of the first glass substrate for receiving electromagnetic waves to generate current to provide driving current to the tft, and wireless data receiving modules respectively set up on at least two adjacent sides of the internal surface of the first glass substrate for receiving wireless data signals to provide data to the tft. Therefore, the present invention wirelessly transmits data and driving current to the liquid crystal panel.
|Inverter and method of controlling same|
An inverter is provided. The inverter includes a current providing unit providing a first axis current and a second axis current to an induction motor; a revolutions per minute (rpm) measuring unit measuring the rpm of the induction motor; and a control unit changing the second axis current according to the measured rpm..
|Linear faraday induction generator for the generation of electrical power from ocean wave kinetic energy and arrangements thereof|
An energy converter system includes a rotor and a stator configured to be relatively stationary with respect to an environment. One of the rotor and the stator includes a field coil array and braking magnets, while the other of said rotor and said stator includes a permanent magnetic array that is configured to induce an electrical current in the field coil array in response to relative motion of the rotor and the stator.
|Electric induction gas-sealed tunnel furnace|
A reinforced electric induction gas sealed tunnel furnace is provided. The assembled tunnel furnace has a tunnel wall that has the exterior wall transversely surrounded by structural reinforcing elements that give the tunnel structural strength to withstand a pressure differential between the interior and exterior of the tunnel, for example, when the tunnel interior environment is a vacuum and the tunnel exterior environment is at atmospheric pressure.
|Induction-based food holding/warming system and method with height adjustment mechanism|
A device, system and method for induction heating food service pans having differing depths, while maintaining the pans sufficiently closely adjacent an enclosure containing the induction heating power source.. .
|Induction coil with dynamically variable coil geometry|
A solenoidal induction coil with dynamically variable coil geometry is provided for inductively welding or heating continuous or discontinuous workpieces passing through the solenoidal induction coil in a process line. The coil geometry can change, for example, as the outer dimension of the workpiece passing through the solenoidal induction coil changes or as non-continuous workpieces pass through the solenoidal induction coil in an induction heating or welding process line..
|Molecular signatures of invasive cancer subpopulations|
Carcinomas typically invade as a cohesive multicellular unit, a process termed collective invasion. It remains unclear how different subpopulations of cancer cells contribute to this process.
|Food processing in metal cans|
A method of canning and processing a particulate edible product, the method comprising: providing a metal can body with one open end; filling the metal can body through said open end with the particulate edible product and a volume of liquid, the volume of liquid comprising no more than 30% of the internal volume of the metal can; fixing a lid to the metal can body to close the open end; and using an induction heating process to heat the liquid in the can and thereby process the product.. .
|Non-digestible oligosaccharides for oral induction of tolerance against dietary proteins|
Compositions and methods for providing infant nutrition with partially hydrolysed proteins and non-digestible oligosaccharides for use in induction of oral tolerance against native dietary proteins.. .
|Method for sealing a metal cans with peelable lids and device therefor|
A method of sealing a peelable lid (2) to a flange (4) provided within a metal can body (1) which involves inserting an induction coil (6) into the can body to primarily heat the sealing surface (5) of the flange, whilst keeping the exterior wall of the can relatively cool to avoid tin reflow and decoration degradation of the exterior wall. The induction coil is subsequently removed from the can body and a peelable lid applied to the flange, whereby residual heat in the flange aids the sealing of the lid to the flange, e.g.
|Motion-tracking x-ray ct image processing method and motion-tracking x-ray ct image processing device|
An x-ray ct image processing method which carries out a statistical estimate in prior knowledge relating to the movement and the x-ray absorption coefficient of a measurement subject comprises: a step of hypothesizing that the measurement subject changes smoothly over time, and defining a first probability model (prior knowledge of the measurement subject over all times) relating to movement and a second probability model (projected image observation model over all times) relating to observation; and a step of carrying out a statistical estimate dependent on both the first probability model and the second probability model. The first probability model relating to the movement of the measurement subject and the second model relating to observation are defined as probability models with which statistical estimates are carried out at the outset, and motion and ct images are simultaneously estimated by carrying out induction based on the probability models..
|Medical treatment or examination device|
A medical treatment or examination device includes at least one device component that may move relative to at least one other device component via a drive device. A measuring device is provided for detecting a load acting on the movable device component.
|Electronic tag having wristband|
An electronic tag having a wristband includes a base defining at least one receiving notch, a radio frequency identification element received in the base, at least one connecting element connecting the radio frequency identification element, a locking module captured in the receiving notch and resisting the connecting element, and a wristband mounted in the locking module. The radio frequency identification element, the connecting element, the locking module, and the wristband cooperate to form a closed loop circuit to achieve an electric induction.
|Wireless charging device|
A wireless charging device includes a transmitter unit containing a transmitter circuit, and a receiver unit detachably connects the transmitter unit and containing a receiver circuit. When the receiver circuit is kept within the induction range of the transmitter circuit, the receiver circuit can generate electricity by induction from the transmitter circuit.
|Power receiving apparatus and power transmission system|
A power receiving apparatus includes a power reception circuit, a first member having a cylindrical shape, a power receiving coil disposed on a cylinder side surface of the first member and connected through wires to the power reception circuit, and a resonance coil configured to be freely movable along the cylinder side surface in a circumferential direction around a cylinder center axis of the first member, wherein the power receiving coil and the resonance coil are coupled to each other through electromagnetic induction.. .
|Power transmitting apparatus, power transmission system, and power transmission method|
A power transmitting apparatus includes a power transmission or reception circuit, a first coil connected to the power transmission or reception circuit through wires, a plurality of resonance coils having respective, different diameters one of which is selectively coupled to the first coil through electromagnetic induction, and a position control apparatus configured to control the positions of the resonance coils, wherein the position control apparatus is configured to selectively align an axial direction of one of the resonance coils with an axial direction of the first coil.. .
|Inductive power transfer|
A detection method for use in a primary unit of an inductive power transfer system, the primary unit being operable to transmit power wirelessly by electromagnetic induction to at least one secondary unit of the system located in proximity to the primary unit and/or to a foreign object located in said proximity, the method comprising: driving the primary unit so that in a driven state the magnitude of an electrical drive signal supplied to one or more primary coils of the primary unit changes from a first value to a second value; assessing the effect of such driving on an electrical characteristic of the primary unit; and detecting in dependence upon the assessed effect the presence of a said secondary unit and/or a foreign object located in proximity to said primary unit.. .
|Wireless kitchen appliance operated on induction heating cooker|
The present invention relates to a kitchen appliance (1) suitable for being wirelessly operated on an induction heating cooker (k), comprising a programmable microcontroller (2), one or more than one electronic circuit (3) that provides the microcontroller (2) to control the communication means, user interface and sensors, providing communication with the induction heating cooker (k) whereon the kitchen appliance (1) is operated, a power control circuitry (4) that supplies the microcontroller (2) and the electronic circuits (3) with low level dc voltage, a rectifier (5) that converts the ac voltage to dc voltage and a buffer capacitor (6) which filters the dc voltage at the rectifier (5) outlet.. .
|Cutting device, safety valve, method and uses for severing a pipe-string-related object in a safety valve for a well|
The housing comprises a heat-insulating portion disposed between the induction coil device and the housing.. .
|Inline melt control via rf power|
Various embodiments provide apparatus and methods for melting materials and for containing the molten materials within melt zone during melting. Exemplary apparatus may include a vessel configured to receive a material for melting therein; a load induction coil positioned adjacent to the vessel to melt the material therein; and a containment induction coil positioned in line with the load induction coil.
|Method for connecting a connector coupling to a fluid line|
A method for connecting a connector coupling to a fluid conducting line, wherein the line consists of plastic. A line end of the line is inserted in a receiving receptacle encompassing the circumference of the connector coupling.
|Apparatus and method for adapting a piezoelectric respiratory sensing belt to a respiratory inductance plethysmography polysomnograph|
Circuits for rendering piezo-based respiratory belts compatible with polysomnograph (psg) machines designed for use with respiratory induction belts (rips) comprise an instrumentation amplifier adapted to be connected to a piezoelectric transducer and providing an ac output signal to a low-pass filter. In a first embodiment, the low-pass filter output is applied to an input of a microcontroller's a to d converter and the resulting digitized samples are used to vary the resistance of a digital potentiometer whose wiper terminal is coupled in series with an inductor so as to emulate the presence of a rip belt to the psg machine.
|Cyclic di-nucleotide induction of type i interferon|
Methods and compositions are provided for increasing the production of a type i interferon (ifn) in a cell. Aspects of the methods include increasing the level of a 2′-5′ phosphodiester linkage comprising cyclic-di-nucleotide in a cell in a manner sufficient to increase production of the type i interferon (ifn) by the cell.
|Induction of human embryonic stem cell derived cardiac pacemaker or chamber-type cardiomyocytes by manipulation of neuregulin signaling|
The present invention is directed to methods of producing cardiomyocytes having a nodal/pacemaker phenotype and cardiomyocytes having an atrial/ventricular phenotype. Isolated populations of nodal/pacemaker and atrial/ventricular cardiomyocytes are also disclosed.
|Coating method for objects of extended size|
This invention discloses a metal coating method whereby an abrasion resistant and wear resistant coating is first applied to the that portion of a metal object of extended size to be protected, the coating is then fused onto the metal object with the use of a temperature controlled induction heater, which results in a metal object, at least a portion of which is more abrasion resistant and wear resistant than the uncoated metal object.. .