|| List of recent Induction-related patents
|Design, synthesis and evaluation of procaspase activating compounds as personalized anti-cancer drugs|
Compositions and methods are disclosed in embodiments relating to induction of cell death such as in cancer cells. Compounds and related methods for synthesis and use thereof, including the use of compounds in therapy for the treatment of cancer and selective induction of apoptosis in cells are disclosed.
|Method for producing corneal endothelial cell|
The invention provides a method of efficiently producing corneal endothelial cells, particularly from corneal stroma or ips cell-derived neural crest stem cells, a method of producing corneal endothelial cells stably in a large amount by inducing more efficient differentiation of stem cells into corneal endothelial cells, and a medicament containing corneal endothelial cells. The method of inducing differentiation of stem cells into corneal endothelial cells includes a step of culturing the stem cells in a differentiation induction medium containing a gsk3 inhibitor (preferably a gsk3β inhibitor) and retinoic acid, with the differentiation induction medium preferably further containing one or more of tgfb2, insulin, a rock inhibitor, and the like..
An object of the present invention is to provide an implant structure assuring that substances accelerating breeding of bacteria are hard to be induced. The implant structure comprises: an artificial tooth root including an artificial tooth root main body having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion and a thread being formed at least on the distal end portion side and an induction portion for inducing a soft tissue provided on an outer periphery of the proximal end portion of the artificial tooth root main body; and a support base having a covering portion at the proximal end portion side of the support base covering the whole surface of the proximal end portion side of the induction portion, wherein the support base is provided with a step portion along its outer periphery from the covering portion toward a distal end side of the support base..
|Biological materials and uses thereof|
The invention provides binding molecules, including antibody molecules which selectively bind to a cell surface antigen of a target cell, and wherein the binding molecules, on binding the cell surface antigen, induce cell death of the target cell. There is also provided methods of and pharmaceutical compositions for cell death induction and uses thereof..
|Methods for suppressing allergic reactions|
Provided are methods for suppressing ige and igg-mediated allergic reactions through monoclonal antibody applications. More specifically, methods are herein provided for safe induction of rapid desensitization.
|Cancer stem cell isolation|
An objective of the present invention is to provide: a cancer stem cell isolated using a cell marker; a substantively homogeneous cancer stem cell population including said cancer stem cell; and a method of preparing said cancer stem cell population. Another objective of the present invention is to provide: a method for separating cancer stem cells with a high proliferative potential and those with a low proliferative potential; a method for inducing cancer stem cells to have a different proliferative potential; and cancer stem cells separated or induced by these separation or induction methods.
|Container processing device|
A heating device (1) of a container processing device includes a main turret (2) which supplies a container (10) to high-frequency induction heating means (3) for providing a heat treatment to the container (10) so that the container (10) is sucked by bottom suction means (21), a container supply turret (5) which supplies the container (10) to the main turret (2); and an auxiliary turret (4) provided in a receiving area of the main turret (2). The auxiliary turret (4) is configured to center the container (10) towards the bottom suction means (21) in the receiving area..
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus|
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes an endless heat generating section including a conductive layer, a magnetic-flux generating section configured to generate a magnetic flux and generate an induction current in the conduction layer, a first magnetic-flux regulating section having a first magnetic flux concentration force and configured to regulate the magnetic flux of the magnetic flux generating section, a second magnetic-flux regulating section arranged adjacent to the first magnetic-flux regulating section, having a second magnetic flux concentration force larger than the first magnetic flux concentration force, and configured to regulate the magnetic flux of the magnetic-flux generating section, and an auxiliary heat generating section including a magnetic body arranged in a position opposed to the magnetic-flux generating section via the heat generating section, the position being a region extending across the first magnetic-flux regulating section and the second magnetic-flux regulating section.. .
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus|
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes an endless heat generating section including a conductive layer, an induction-current generating section configured to generate an induction current in the conductive layer, a temperature-sensitive magnetic body present in a position opposed to the induction-current generating section via the heat generating section, and a magnetic plate present in a position opposed to the heat generating section via the temperature-sensitive magnetic body.. .
|Inner ring for a spherical roller bearing assembly with induction annealing and method thereof|
An inner ring for a bearing, including: a first portion having a first hardness; and a second portion including an axial end of the inner ring with an axial circumferential edge, a slot for receiving a mounting or fastening device, or a hole for receiving a mounting fastener, an inner portion axially between the first portion and the slot or hole, and an outer portion axially between the slot or hole and the axial circumferential edge. At least one of the inner or outer portions has a second hardness less than the first hardness..
|Linear faraday induction generator for the generation of electrical power from ocean wave kinetic energy and arrangements thereof|
Various embodiments of permanent magnetic arrays are disclosed. Such arrays include a central support tube; permanent magnets arranged along the central support tube, where the permanent magnets are oriented such that like poles of the magnets are placed adjacently to concentrate a magnetic field in a direction perpendicular to an axis of the central support tube; and pole pieces arranged along the central support tube, each pole piece in contact with two neighboring permanent magnets and separating those two neighboring permanent magnets..
|Thin film transistor and manufacturing method thereof and array substrate including the thin film transistor|
An embodiment of the present invention provides a thin film transistor and a manufacturing method thereof and an array substrate comprising the thin film transistor. The method comprises: depositing an amorphous layer on a substrate, and patterning the amorphous layer so as to form an active layer comprising a source region, a drain region and a channel region; forming a gate insulating layer and a gate electrode above the channel region; depositing an induction metal layer on the substrate on which the gate electrode is formed; doping impurity into the source region and the drain region by an ion implanting process and bombarding part of the induction metal into the source region and the drain region; removing the induction metal layer; performing a thermal treatment to the doped active layer so that the impurity is activated and the metal induced crystallization and the metal induced lateral crystallization occur in the active layer due to the induction metal, converting the amorphous silicon to polysilicon in the source region, the drain region and the channel region of the active layer; and forming a source electrode and a drain electrode..
|Method for producing steel tube for air bag|
A method for producing a steel tube of high strength and toughness for air bag subjects a steel tube to high-frequency induction heating such that the outer surface temperature t1 (° c.) of the tube measured at the end of high-frequency induction heating is within the range defined by tac3+40° c.≦t1≦1100° c., tac3 is the temperature (° c.) of ac3 transformation point. Using the measured outer surface temperature of the tube, time x (second) elapsed from when the outer surface temperature of steel tube reaches the temperature of ac3 transformation point by high-frequency induction heating is calculated.
|Atmospheric water vapor engine|
An engine for harvesting energy stored in water vapor includes a vortex chamber coupled to an extraction unit and also to a vortex induction unit, the vortex induction unit configured to induce a vortex of water vapor in the chamber and the extraction unit configured to harvest energy from the flow of water provided by the chamber. A method of operation is provided.
|Electromagnetic therapy apparatus and auxiliary physiotherapy liquid thereof|
An electromagnetic therapy apparatus includes: upper magnetic heads mounted on a frame; lower magnetic heads mounted in a treatment bed, wherein each of the lower magnetic heads is connected to a rotary power supplier and is driven to rotate individually thereby, the lower magnetic heads drive the upper magnetic heads to rotate by magnetic force coupling; therapy clothes provided on a treatment bed and connected to a physiotherapy liquid collection tank through a circulation pump; self-heating tourmaline slices or metal clamps mounted in the therapy clothes; and a high-frequency heating induction coil mounted in the treatment bed and connected to a high-frequency power supplier. Auxiliary physiotherapy liquid includes: basic liquid; and a traditional chinese medicine additive.
|Small molecules that promote skin regeneration|
Provided herein are small molecules for the induction of fibroblast proliferation and increased secretion or production of proteins. The small molecules described herein can be used for the promotion of skin regeneration.
|Compositions and methods for the induction and tuning of gene expression|
Disclosed herein are compositions of transcription activator-like effectors transcription factors and methods of using said compositions for inducing gene expression of mammalian genes.. .
|Armoring sealing fins of tial vanes by induction brazing hard-material particles|
A method for armoring tial vanes of turbomachines is disclosed. A tial vane is provided onto which a mixture of at least one hard material and at least one braze material is applied so that subsequently the mixture can be brazed on the tial vane by an inductive heating process.
|Contactless battery charger|
A contactless battery charger includes a power feeding device having a power feeding coil to generate a magnetic flux using an inputted alternating current and a power receiving device having a power receiving coil disposed so as to confront the power feeding coil. The contactless battery charger supplies an electric power using electromagnetic induction between the power feeding coil and the power receiving coil.
|Charging device for vehicle|
A charging device for an electronic device in a vehicle includes a charging plug, a charging connector, a coupling wire assembly, and a signal reception assembly. The charging plug includes a power supply module and a signal transceiver electrically coupled to the power supply module.
An electric motor design is described including coaxial, concentric multiple cylindrical stators and rotors with air gap registration maintained and rotor rotation and fixed stator position facilitated by use of one or more precision bearings mounted on a common shaft. The multiphase stator winding routing is facilitated by the use of multilayer printed circuit boards to allow multiphase excitation of the stator winding to provide induction motor drive to the rotor.
|Method and apparatus for controlling wireless induction power supply|
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for controlling the wireless induction power supply. The apparatus comprises a transmitter control circuit and a receiver control circuit.
|Tip-up/dive-down type reclining seat for vehicle|
A vehicle seat is disclosed. The vehicle seat includes reclining lock mechanisms for releasably locking a seat back, a first releasing mechanism for unlocking the reclining lock mechanisms and causing the seat back to be brought to a condition where the seat back is allowed to be pivoted forward and rearward, the first releasing mechanism including a collapsible link bar member 70, a braking link 71 having a laterally projecting induction pin 72, a first link plate 73, and a first operating lever 7, a tipping-up lock mechanism for releasably locking a seat cushion, the tipping-up lock mechanism including cutout teeth 52a to 52c provided at the seat cushion, and a latch 80 and a cam member 81 which are supported to the seat back, and a second releasing mechanism for unlocking the tipping-up lock mechanism and causing the seat cushion to be brought to a condition where the seat cushion is allowed to be pivoted, the second releasing mechanism including a recess portion 80d formed in the latch 80 for allowing the cam member 81 to be swung up, a second link plate 82, and a second operating lever 8..
|High speed direct drive generator for a gas turbine engine|
A motor/generator apparatus for direct coupling to a high rpm, high power shaft is disclosed for one or more of starting and/or extracting power from a gas turbine engine, controlling engine responsiveness, providing a temporary power boost, providing some engine braking and modulating compressor and turbine transient performance as engine power is changed. For example, an axial flux motor/generator configuration is disclosed in which a centrifugal gas compressor rotor is also the rotor of an axial electrical flux motor/generator.
|Adaptive pitch control system for wind generators|
The adaptive pitch control system for wind generators is utilized in variable speed doubly fed induction generator (dfig) systems. An adaptive neural network generates optimized controller gains for pitch control.
|Induction-based food holding/warming system and method|
A system and method for holding and warming food held in pans or trays having a low relative magnetic permeability, such as 300-series stainless steel, using induction heating.. .
|Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same|
A fixing device includes a fixing member, which includes heat-generating layer, and an induction heater to inductively heat the fixing member. The induction heater includes an excitation coil disposed facing an outer circumferential surface of the fixing member to generate a magnetic flux, a ferromagnetic core assembly containing a ferromagnetic core to form a magnetic path to direct the magnetic flux generated by the excitation coil to the fixing member, and a holder to hold the excitation coil and the ferromagnetic core assembly.
|Direct manifold boost assist device with throttle body manifold volume isolation|
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting intake airflow through two parallel induction passages. In response to increased torque demand, intake airflow may be directed through a first induction passage including an exhaust-driven turbocharger compressor and through a second induction passage including an electric compressor.
|Direct manifold boost assist device with throttle body manifold volume isolation|
Methods and systems are provided for adjusting intake airflow through two induction passages. In response to increased torque demand, intake airflow may be directed through a first induction passage including an exhaust-driven turbocharger compressor and through a second induction passage including an electric compressor.
|Cpr apparatus and method|
A cpr apparatus comprises a chest compression unit and a means for mounting the chest compression unit on a patient. The chest compression unit comprises a plunger disposed in a housing.
|Compositions and methods for enhancing lipid production in microalgae via induction of cell cycle arrest|
Methods for enhancing lipid production in marine algae and compositions comprising lipids obtained therefrom are provided.. .
|Methods of treating acute kidney injury with retinoic acid|
The present invention provides, in one embodiment, a method of inhibiting apoptosis in kidney epithelial cells after acute injury by modulating/inhibiting nur77 induction/expression or function/activity in the cells. The invention further provides a method of preventing or treating an acute kidney injury in a subject in need thereof, comprising administering to the subject an effective amount of a retinoic acid or retinoic acid derivative, and a method of preserving a kidney for transplant, comprising contacting the kidney with a solution that comprises a retinoic acid or a, retinoic acid derivative..
|Telomerase mediated telomere altering compounds|
The present disclosure is directed toward pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using 6-mercaptopurine ribosides and analogs thereof for the treatment of cancer and other hyperproliferative diseases. The described compounds can be converted into telomere substrates in vivo and can be recognized by telomerase for incorporation into telomeres of telomerase active cells, leading to induction of cell death of the telomerase active cells..
|Ingenol-3-acylates iii and ingenol-3-carbamates|
The invention relates to compounds of general formula i wherein r is heteroaryl optionally substituted by r7; or r is heterocycloalkyl or heterocycloalkenyl, optionally substituted by r8; or r is x wherein x is —nr11r12; and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, hydrates, or solvates thereof, for use—alone or in combination with one or more other pharmaceutically active compounds—in therapy, for preventing, treating or ameliorating diseases or conditions responsive to stimulation of neutrophil oxidative burst, responsive to stimulation of keratinocyte il-8 release or responsive to induction of necrosis.. .
|Induction of thyroid iodide-handling gene expression in human cancers|
Dual suppression of the map kinase and pi3k/akt pathways showed synergistic or greatly enhanced anti-melanoma cell effects, compared to suppression of a single pathway, including the inhibition of cell proliferation, transformation and invasion, induction of g0/g1 cell cycle arrest and, importantly, cell apoptosis. Remarkably, suppression of either pathway induces the expression of thyroid iodide-handling genes and dual suppression of the two pathways synergistically and robustly induces expression of these genes, accompanied by uptake of radioiodine in the cells.
|Projection type display device and method for controlling operation of projection type display device|
A projection-type display device, which projects and displays images in accordance with an image signal includes a light source for projecting the images, output means that is equipped with a coil and switch, that uses electromagnetic induction of the coil to supply a current, and that changes the magnitude of the current by means of the switch, a cooling fan that cools the projection-type display device and for which the rotational speed is variable; and control means that, upon receiving an instruction to set a first mode in which a first current is intermittently supplied to the light source, both controls the switch to set the output current of the output means to the first current and intermittently supply the first current to the light source and sets the rotational speed of the cooling fan to a first rotational speed; and upon receiving an instruction to set a second mode in which a second current that is smaller than the first current is continuously supplied the light source, both controls the switch to set the output current of the output means to the second current and continuously supply the second current to the light source and sets the rotational speed of the cooling fan to a second rotational speed that is lower than the first rotational speed.. .
|Contactless charging system and contactless charging method|
A contactless charging method according to the present invention is applied to a contactless charging system 1 which comprises a transmitting unit 10 having a primary coil 11 and a receiving unit 20 having a secondary coil 21 and which charges a battery 30 electrically connected to the secondary coil 21 by the electromagnetic induction generated between the primary coil 11 and the secondary coil 21 and which supplements the charging efficiency of the battery 30 by varying a charging frequency used in the electromagnetic induction in proportion to the charging efficiency of the battery 30 that varies according to the position of the secondary coil 21 relative to the primary coil 11. The contactless charging method comprises: a step of detecting a charging frequency when a charging operation is performed by enabling the primary coil 11 to get close to the secondary coil 21; and a step of outputting the charging efficiency of the battery 30 acquired from the detected charging frequency such that a user may know the charging efficiency..
|Sensorless vector control apparatus for induction motor|
A sensor-less vector control apparatus for induction motor enhanced in performance of sensor-less vector control by estimating changes in parameters in real time is provided, the apparatus including a current controller, a first phase converting unit, a second phase converting unit, a rotor speed and position estimator configured to measure a rotor speed of a rotor and a rotor flux using an output value of the first phase converting unit and to estimate a rotor position using the output value, and a stator resistance and angle error estimator configured to calculate a stator resistance and an angle error of the induction motor by receiving d, q axis current commands on the synchronous reference frame inputted from the current controller and d, q voltages on the synchronous reference frame outputted from the current controller, and to provide the stator resistance to the rotor speed and position estimator.. .
|Non-contact communication coil, non-contact power feeding device, and non-contact power receiving device|
A non-contact communication coil for a non-contact power feeding device comprises a power transmission coil, a power receiving coil, and a resonance coil, and the non-contact communication coil includes a first receiver and a second receiver connected in series with the first receiver. The non-contact communication coil generates induction voltages in mutually opposing directions in the first receiver and the second receiver when current passes through at least one of the power transmission coil and the power receiving coil..
|System and method for holding a temperature probe in an induction heating system|
A system includes an induction heating assembly having an induction heating element. The system also includes a power supply configured to provide a current to the induction heating element for heating a workpiece.
|Electromagnetic oil tank heating unit|
An electromagnetic oil tank heating unit and an electromagnetic oil tank heating system comprising multiple units of electromagnetic oil tank heating units is provided. Each electromagnetic oil tank heating unit comprises a generator capable of generating high frequency electrical current connected to a transformer and a cooling unit, an induction plate with induction coil embedded therein, connected to the transformer and at least one cooling unit, providing cooling to the transformer and the induction plate.
|Induction sealing of inorganic substrates|
A method of sealing at least two inorganic substrates together using an induction energy source comprising applying to at least one of the substrates a paste composition including a glass frit, and an induction coupling additive, bringing at least a second substrate into contact with the paste composition, and subjecting the substrates and paste to induction heating, thereby forming a hermetic seal between the two inorganic substrates.. .
|Boiler with flat horizontal tubes|
The present invention relates to a boiler having horizontally arranged flat rectangular water tubes comprising: a water chamber; an inner water chamber to be connected with horizontal water tubes, said horizontally arranged water tubes forming multi-step water tube groups; induction plates provided in the inner water chamber blocking the water path of the horizontal water tubes alternatingly in such a manner as to bend the water path in a zigzag manner; an exhaust gas discharge conduit in straight lattice lines formed by narrow gaps between the horizontal water tubes; and an exhaust gas discharge chamber formed in an upper water chamber. The flat horizontally arranged rectangular water tubes are narrow in their width, making it possible to arrange them densely in the limited space of the combustion chamber, and with their increased heat receiving areas, the water tubes can heat the water in the boiler fast..
A pipeline field joint coating applicator machine. The machine having a first frame arranged to be mounted on a pipeline, the frame carrying an induction heating coil which encircles the field joint for heating.
|Molecular markers associated with haploid induction in zea mays|
The present invention is the field of plant breeding. More specifically, the invention focuses on the use of molecular markers to select for a genetic locus contributing to haploid induction..
|Compositions, formulations and methods of bio-balancing the ph of sterile hypotonic, isotonic saline and hypertonic saline solutions|
Compositions, formulations and methods bio-balance the ph of sterile, sodium chloride inhalation and pulmonary irrigation solutions, such that the solutions are bio-similar to the homeostatic ph state of the human airway surface liquid (asl) at about 7.4. These solutions are sterile, non-pyrogenic, additive and preservative free, and provided in sterile unit-of-use, blow-fill-seal vials.
|Methods and compositions for inducing apoptosis by stimulating er stress|
The present invention provides a method for inducing apoptosis in selected cells by aggravating er-stress. The aggravation of er-stress is achieved in a specific manner by inhibiting serca (sarcoplasmic/endoplasmic reticulum calcium atpase), leading to elevated level of cytoplasmic calcium concentration, yet without inhibiting the activity of cox-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) or triggering the release of histamine.
|Electric induction heating and coating of the exterior surface of a pipe|
A modular electric induction heating and coating apparatus and method for coating, heating and/or coating and heating (and vice versa) the exterior surface of a pipe section within a pipe treatment region is provided. The apparatus comprises an interchangeable central main frame assembly removably attached to an outer drive frame assembly on each side of the central main frame assembly.
|Method of embedding an induction heating element into an injection molding tool|
An injection molding tool includes a first mold die having a first tool face and a second mold die having a second tool face. The second mold die is configured to abut the first mold die, wherein the first tool face and second tool face are configured to partially define a part cavity between the first mold die and the second mold die.
|Compositions and methods for induction and modulation of angiogenesis and methods and assays for identifying angiogenesis modulators|
The present disclosure provides methods and compositions, including a placental extract, for inducing and/or modulating angiogenesis; methods of identifying modulators of angiogenesis, and assays for identifying modulators of angiogenesis. The present disclosure also provides methods of making a composition, including a placental extract that can induce and/or modulate angiogenesis..
|Air-flow activated germicidal uv-c lights in hvac system with electromagnetic induction and other proximity sensor technologies|
Uv-c light assembly is designed to kill germs (bacteria, molds, protozoa, virus, and yeast) in the forced airstreams of hvac systems. Thus the uv-c light kills and prevents the spreading of germs into other rooms or spaces.
|Method, device, and system of cross-device data transfer|
The disclosure provides a method and device for data transfer between electronic devices. The method comprises detecting a first induction signal generated based on a contact with a first touch screen of a first electronic device, determining a selection of data desired to be transferred to a second electronic device, determining a gesture associated with the first induction signal, generating a data transfer request in response to the determination of the gesture and the selection, communicating the data transfer request from the first electronic device to the second electronic device and transferring the selected data to the second electronic device..
|Rotating electric machine, in particular double-fed asynchronous machine with a power range of between 20 mva and 500 mva|
The invention proceeds from a rotating electric machine, in particular a double-fed induction machine in the power range between 20 mva and 500 mva, which comprises a rotor that rotates about a machine axis, is concentrically surrounded by a stator, and has a rotor plate body and a shaft, which rotor plate body bears a rotor winding that is arranged further outwards and is connected by means of connectors to slip rings that are arranged further inwards at the end of the shaft. A flexible and secure connection is achieved in that the connectors have mechanical connectors that run at right angles to the shaft to absorb forces arising owing to centrifugal acceleration, which mechanical connectors are connected on one side to a rotor winding head of the rotor winding and are supported on the other side on an auxiliary rim on the rotor plate body..
|Wireless power apparatus and operation method thereof|
Disclosed is a wireless power apparatus to repeat power between a wireless power transmitter and a wireless power receiver. The wireless power apparatus includes a resonant coil resonance-coupled with the wireless power transmitter to wirelessly repeat the power, an induction coil for transferring, to a load, a power generated through coupling the induction coil with the resonant coil and a detecting unit for detecting an existence of the wireless power receiver, wherein the wireless power apparatus operates in one mode of a power reception and a power repeat mode according to a result of a detection of the wireless power receiver, wherein the power reception mode is supplying the power to the load and the power repeat mode is transferring the power the wire-less power receiver..
|Apparatus for inducing flow in a molten material|
The apparatus includes a furnace having a furnace chamber (14), a port (16) in fluid communication with the furnace chamber having an inclined lower wall (18), and a bi-directional induction unit (24) mounted to the inclined lower wall for inducing flow in molten material in the port. A retractable channel plate assembly (26) is selectively positionable in the port to define an extraction flow channel (28) for the molten material between the channel plate assembly and the inclined lower wall.
|Semiconductor magnetoresistive random-access memory (mram) device and manufacturing method thereof|
The present disclosure describes a semiconductor mram device and a manufacturing method. The device reduces magnetic field induction “interference” (disturbance) phenomenon between adjacent magnetic tunnel junctions when data is written and read.
An induction cooking utensil is constructed such that it cooks food within its chamber while maintaining a relatively cool outer surface (e.g., preferably an outer surface that is cool enough to pick up with one's bare hands). The cooking utensil includes an inner wall that is made at least in part of an electrically conductive material and an outer wall that is made at least in part of the electrically non-conductive material.
|Insulation structure of lead wire, transformer having the same, and method for insulating lead wire|
A lead wire for a stationary induction apparatus includes a conductor, a covering insulating layer provided on an outer periphery of the conductor, and an insulating sheet provided on the covering insulating layer. The insulating sheet includes base paper having a prescribed width, and insulating spacers disposed to protrude from the base paper at prescribed spacings in a longitudinal direction of the base paper.
|Tire vulcanizing press comprising induction heating means|
Inductors capable of heating the press by electromagnetic induction, each inductor comprising a core (36) comprising two feet (40) having respective undersides (60) which are flat and inclined in relation to one another.. .
|Electronic apparatus and shock detection method|
In an electronic apparatus equipped with a mechanism for generating a sound and an oscillation, it is possible to detect an imparted shock with high sensitivity. The electronic apparatus includes: an oscillation unit; a piezoelectric element configured to impart an oscillation due to deformation in correspondence with an applied voltage to the oscillation unit, generating a voltage corresponding to deformation due to a shock imparted to the oscillation unit; an induction element for applying an increased voltage to the piezoelectric element; a first switch performing control as to whether or not to supply an electric current from a power source to the induction element; a second switch for effecting connection or disconnection between the induction element and the piezoelectric element; and a shock detection unit configured to detect a shock imparted to the oscillation unit based on the voltage generated in the piezoelectric element..
|System and method for a motion sensing device|
The device includes a signaling means and a motion sensor, and logic for activating or controlling the signaling means in response to a sensed motion according to an embedded logic. The device may be used as a toy, and may be shaped like a play ball or as a handheld unit.
|Compositions and methods for modulating rsv infection and immunity|
Compositions and methods are provided for the treatment or prevention of rsv disease by modulating rsv infection and immunity. In particular, amino acid sequences in the rsv g glycoprotein, containing the chemokine motif defined as c-x-x-x-c (or cx3c), are identified that are essential in causing rsv infection and disease.
|Negative dielectric constant material based on ion conducting materials|
Metamaterials or artificial negative index materials (nims) have generated great attention due to their unique and exotic electromagnetic properties. One exemplary negative dielectric constant material, which is an essential key for creating the nims, was developed by doping ions into a polymer, a protonated poly (benzimidazole) (fbi).
|Production of recombinant protein in insect cells using a baculovirus expression system|
The present invention describes a novel method for recombinant protein production using a baculovirus protein expression system in insect cells, wherein baculovirus virion production is suppressed during recombinant protein production. The novel expression system produces reduced levels of baculovirus virions during recombinant protein production phase, thereby reducing the need for purification of the recombinant protein from the contaminating virus.
|Single nucleotide polymorphisms (snp) and association with resistance to immune tolerance induction|
This application discloses methods, systems and kits for correlating the presence or absence of certain nucleic acid sequences within a population with the ability to create immune tolerance in that same population. Tolerance can be induced by solo or repeated administration of antigen, including soluble antigens administered either intravenously or sublingually.
|Variable-volume induction nozzle|
A variable volume induction nozzle is designed for use with a variable speed fan, where fan speed is adjusted in response to variable exhaust gas flow volume in order to conserve energy. In order to maintain a minimum exhaust discharge velocity to ensure adequate plume height, an axially-extendable, upwardly tapered flow-impinging pod within the nozzle creates a variable annular nozzle outlet opening.
|Image heating apparatus|
An image heating apparatus includes a rotatable heating member of magnetism-adjusted alloy configured to heat a toner image on a sheet; an excitation coil configured to generate a magnetic flux for electromagnetic induction heating of the rotatable heating member; a voltage source configured to supply an ac current to the excitation coil; a rotating mechanism configured to rotate the rotatable heating member at a first peripheral speed in an operation in a first image heating mode and configured to rotate the rotatable heating member at a second peripheral speed lower than the first peripheral speed in an operation in a second image heating mode; and a controller configured to control the voltage source in which a maximum current supplied to the excitation coil in the second image heating mode is smaller than a maximum current supplied to the excitation coil in the first image heating mode.. .