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06/16/16
20160174354 
 Power supply device and  plasma generation patent thumbnailPower supply device and plasma generation
A power supply device includes: an oscillation unit for outputting a high frequency signal; a modulation unit for outputting a pulsed high frequency signal; a level adjustment unit for adjusting and outputting a level of the pulsed high frequency signal; a power amplifier for amplifying a power outputted from the level adjustment unit; an output power detection unit for detecting an output power value from the power amplifier; and a control unit. The control unit corrects and outputs a level control signal for controlling the level of the pulsed high frequency signal based on a corresponding correction factor at each of elapsed times in an on state of the pulsed high frequency signal, and compares comparison values in a current pulse and a previous pulse to update the correction factor such that comparison result between the set power value and the output power value becomes smaller at each reflection coefficient..
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.


06/16/16
20160173985 
 Method and system for audio data transmission patent thumbnailMethod and system for audio data transmission
Various aspects of a method and system for audio data transmission are disclosed herein. The method includes selection of a frequency modulation (fm) band by a first electronic device.
Sony Corporation


06/16/16
20160173839 
 Projector patent thumbnailProjector
A projector includes a light source unit that supplies light, and a spatial light modulator that modulates light supplied from the light source unit according to an image signal. The spatial light modulator is driven by an applied voltage whose polarity is reversed according to a polarity-reversing frequency which is specific to the spatial light modulator.
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160173838 
 Image processing apparatus, and image projection system patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, and image projection system
An image processing apparatus employable for an image projection system configurable with a plurality of image projection apparatuses includes a shift amount calculator to calculate a pixel shift amount for projection images projected by a first image projection apparatus and a second projection image projected by a second image projection apparatus on a projection face when a shift control of a light modulation device is performed for the first and second image projection apparatuses with a given cycle, a shift amount adjuster to calculate a deviation amount of the pixel shift amount of the first and second image projection apparatuses, and calculate a corrected shift amount to set the same pixel shift amount or to reduce the deviation amount of the pixel shift amount, and a shift amount output unit to transmit the corrected shift amount to at least one of first and second image projection apparatus.. .

06/16/16
20160173317 
 Devices and methods for reducing signal distortion in i/q modulation transceivers patent thumbnailDevices and methods for reducing signal distortion in i/q modulation transceivers
Devices and methods for reducing or substantially eliminating i/q mismatch and/or lo leakage in i/q transceivers are provided. By way of example, an electronic device includes a transceiver configured to receive an in-phase/quadrature (i/q) signal, and to generate an electromagnetic signal based on the i/q signal.
Apple Inc.


06/16/16
20160173316 
 Miniature mobile marker system and method patent thumbnailMiniature mobile marker system and method
A small, portable signal generator provides a unique marker signal modulated with a selectable number of degrees of freedom for insertion into a portion of a broadband communication system (bcs) such as a subscriber installation site that may or may not be connected to the remainder of the bcs. If payload signals are not present or brief interference with payload signals is tolerable, a high level marker signal may be injected with level control upon detection of an egress signal to detect very minor leakage sources and thus increase quality of the qualification of installation or repairs.
Comsonics, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173304 
 Signal generating apparatus and signal generating method patent thumbnailSignal generating apparatus and signal generating method
To provide signal generating apparatus that is capable of controlling the dc bias of the optical modulator applicable to various kinds of modulation format, a signal processing apparatus includes a digital processing unit for deserializing an input digital data into parallel data lanes, for comparing the value of the digital data of symbol rate f to at least one predetermined threshold value, for selecting an offset value based on the result of the comparison; and for adding the selected offset value to the digital data, a converting unit for converting the digital data added the offset value to analog signals in each lane; an optical modulating unit for modulating a lightwave according to the analog signals with predetermined modulation format at the symbol rate f, where the modulated signal contains a frequency component at f/n.. .
Nec Corporation


06/16/16
20160173303 
 Wireless communication device, integrated circuitry, and wireless communication method patent thumbnailWireless communication device, integrated circuitry, and wireless communication method
A wireless communication device has an analog control loop circuitry that generates an analog control signal to adjust a phase of a voltage controlled oscillation signal, in accordance with a phase of a reception signal, a digital control loop circuitry that generates a digital control signal having a frequency determined by a frequency of a reference signal and a predetermined frequency setting code signal and having a phase opposite to a phase of the analog control signal, a voltage controlled oscillator that generates the voltage controlled oscillation signal, on the basis of the analog control signal and the digital control signal, and a data slicer that generates a digital signal obtained by digital demodulation of the reception signal, on the basis of a comparison result of the digital control signal and a predetermined threshold value.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


06/16/16
20160173302 
 Transpositional modulation systems, methods and devices patent thumbnailTranspositional modulation systems, methods and devices
Systems, methods and devices for transmitting and receiving and demodulating transpositional modulated signals, for increasing information bandwidth of defined communication channels, and for time-delay shifting an input signal in accordance to an input control signal are provided. One such method of increasing the information bandwidth of a defined communication channel includes receiving a first modulated signal having a first carrier signal frequency; receiving a second modulated signal having a second carrier signal frequency, the second modulated signal being modulated with information independent of information modulating the first carrier signal, the second carrier signal frequency being harmonically or sub-harmonically related to the first carrier signal frequency; and combining the first and second signals..
Medusa Scientific Llc


06/16/16
20160173233 
 Transmitter and  transmitting and receiver and  receiving patent thumbnailTransmitter and transmitting and receiver and receiving
A transmitter transmits data using orthogonal frequency division, ofdm, symbols. The transmitter comprising a forward error correction encoder configured to encode the data to form forward error correction encoded frames of encoded data cells, a service frame builder configured to form a service frame for transmission comprising a plurality of forward error correction encoded frames, a convolutional interleaver comprising a plurality of delay portions and configured to convolutionally interleave the data cells of the service frames, a modulation symbol mapper configured to map the interleaved and encoded data cells of the service frames onto modulation cells, and a modulator configured to modulate the sub-carriers of one or more ofdm symbols with the modulation cells.
Sony Corporation


06/16/16
20160173218 

Coordinated multipoint (comp) techniques for reducing downlink interference from uplink signals


Base stations (bss) can remove inter-bs interference components from received uplink signals using downlink information communicated over a backhaul network. The downlink information is associated with downlink transmissions of neighboring base stations, and is used to remove the inter-bs interference in accordance with interference cancellation techniques, e.g., signal interference cancellation (sic), etc.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173189 

Method and a spectrally compliant cellular communication system


A system for wireless data transmission that uses a channel bandwidth, channel separation, and radio frequency power spectrum which is compatible with existing deployments of wireless voice services. The transmitted waveforms are thus compatible with existing cellular networks.
Ipr Licensing, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173144 

Systems and methods of rf power transmission, modulation, and amplification


An apparatus, system, and method are provided for energy conversion. For example, the apparatus can include a trans-impedance node, a reactive element, and a trans-impedance circuit.
Parkervision, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173078 

Gate pulse modulation waveform-shaping circuit


A gate pulse modulation waveform-shaping circuit includes an input terminal, an output pair, and a gate pulse modulation waveform-shaping control circuit. The input terminal receives a control signal.
Innolux Corporation


06/16/16
20160173004 

Space vector pulse modulation based motor driver


A motor driver may include a controller, a space vector modulator, a converter and a detector. The space vector modulator may generate driving signals under control of the controller according to a space vector pulse width modulation (“svpwm”) scheme.
Analog Devices, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172978 

Switching power source apparatus


A switching power source apparatus includes: a switching output circuit that generates an output voltage from an input voltage; an error amplifier that generates an error voltage in accordance with a difference between a predetermined reference voltage and the output voltage or a feedback voltage corresponding to the output voltage; a clock signal generation circuit that generates a clock signal; a slope voltage generation circuit that receives the clock signal to generate a slope voltage; a delay circuit that delays the clock signal to generate an on-signal; a pwm comparator that compares the error voltage and the slope voltage with each other to generate an off-signal; a logic circuit that receives the on-signal and off-signal to generate a pulse width modulation signal; and a switch drive circuit that receives the pulse width modulation signal to generate a drive signal for the switching output circuit.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172972 

Voltage adjusting apparatus


A voltage adjusting apparatus includes a pulse width modulation (pwm) controller, a switch module, and a feedback module. The pwm controller outputs control signals.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172971 

Circuitry and regulating a current for an electromechanical load


A circuitry for regulating a current for an electromechanical load comprises a first connection and a second connection for the electromechanical load. The first connection can be coupled to a first supply potential thereby, and a potential of the second connection can be modified by means of a pulse width modulation.
Zf Friedrichshafen Ag


06/16/16
20160172968 

Compensation control circuit and method thereof


A compensation control circuit is provided, which may be connected to a converter to compensate its error. The compensation control circuit may include a compensation control module, a control module and a modulation module.
Hep Tech Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172965 

Modulation circuit for enhanced load transient response


A circuit and method for providing improved load transient response in a dc-dc converter. A dcm modulator is incorporated into the converter controller to generate a dcm enable signal for the driver circuits for the converter.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


06/16/16
20160172958 

Modulation mode control circuit, switch control circuit including the modulation mode control circuit and power supply device including the switch control circuit


A modulation mode control circuit includes a modulation mode controller configured to select modulation mode based on the result of a comparison between a control voltage and a predetermined pwm threshold voltage and to generate a pwm reference voltage using the pwm threshold voltage and the control voltage and a control signal generation unit configured to generate a first control signal based on the result of a comparison between an oscillation control signal for controlling a switching frequency and the control voltage and the result of a comparison between the oscillation control signal and the pwm threshold voltage and to generate a second control signal based on the result of a comparison between the oscillation control signal and the pwm reference voltage.. .
Fairchild Korea Semiconductor Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172877 

Optimal battery current waveform for bidirectional phev battery charger


The present invention provides a battery charger and battery charging method controlled with a charging waveform input of an ac-dc switching circuit to a dc link and a dc-dc stage converter for outputting a regulated dc voltage. The method determining the charging waveform comprising the steps of selecting a pulse width modulation (pwm) zero-off charging waveform signal input to the ac-dc switching circuit and calculating a ripple power at the dc link based on the signal input power and output power of the regulated dc voltage output..

06/16/16
20160172860 

Power converter communications


Power converter communications, including power converter communication methods and power converters that can communicate information, are disclosed. A control variable of a power converter is modulated, to modulate an output of the power converter for communicating information.
Solantro Semiconductor Corp.


06/16/16
20160172824 

Laser, laser modulation method and laser combination system


In the field of optical networks, a laser, a laser modulation method and a laser combination system are disclosed. The laser includes a gain medium, a resonant cavity, and a second microring resonator.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160172750 

Antenna systems with low passive intermodulation (pim)


According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of antenna systems. In an exemplary embodiment, an antenna system generally includes a ground plane and first and second antennas.
Laird Technologies, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172493 

Integrated circuits with dual silicide contacts and methods for fabricating same


Integrated circuits having silicide contacts with reduced contact resistance and methods for fabricating integrated circuits having silicide contacts with reduced contact resistance are provided. In an embodiment, a method for fabricating an integrated circuit includes providing a semiconductor substrate with fin structures having source/drain regions in pfet areas and in nfet areas.
Globalfoundries, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172472 

Techniques for forming non-planar germanium quantum well devices


Techniques are disclosed for forming a non-planar germanium quantum well structure. In particular, the quantum well structure can be implemented with group iv or iii-v semiconductor materials and includes a germanium fin structure.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160171150 

Chemical modulators of pro-apoptotic bax and bcl-2 polypeptides


The invention provides a method for identifying a compound which modulates the activity of a bcl-2 family polypeptide, the method comprising: a) contacting said bcl-2 family polypeptide with a compound under conditions suitable for modulation of the activity of said bcl-2 filially polypeptide; and b) detecting modulation of the activity of said bcl-2 family polypeptide by the compound, wherein the compound interacts with a binding site comprising one or more of an α1 helix, α2 helix, a loop between α1-α2, α.6 helix, and select residues of α4, α.5, and α.8 helices in said bcl-2 family polypeptide; wherein the interaction of the compound with the binding site occurs at a horizontal hydrophobic groove with or without a perimeter of charged and hydrophilic residues, a superior juxta-loop, an inferior juxta-loop, or combination thereof.. .
Dana-farber Cancer Institute, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170684 

Flash memories using minimum push up, multi-cell and multi-permutation schemes for data storage


Rank modulation has been recently proposed as a scheme for storing information in flash memories. Three improved aspects are disclosed.
Texas A&m University System


06/16/16
20160170672 

Nand flash reliability with rank modulation


The reliability of nand flash memory decreases rapidly as density increases, preventing the wide adoptions of flash-based storage systems. A novel data representation scheme named rank modulation (rm) is discussed for improving nand flash reliability.
Texas A&m University System


06/16/16
20160170293 

Projector and control method thereof


A projector is provided which can secure long-term reliability and enable high-speed start-up through suppression of local heat generation of phosphor. The projector includes a light source device including an excitation light source emitting excitation light, a phosphor disk on which a phosphor that converts the excitation light into fluorescence is continuously formed in a circumferential direction of the phosphor disk, a motor unit rotating the phosphor disk in the circumferential direction, a light modulation device generating an image light through modulation of light including the fluorescence, and a projection optical system projecting the image light.
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160170240 

Electro-optical modulator using ribbed waveguides


An optical modulator may include a lower waveguide, an upper waveguide, and a dielectric layer disposed therebetween. When a voltage potential is created between the lower and upper waveguides, these layers form a silicon-insulator-silicon capacitor (also referred to as siscap) guide that provides efficient, high-speed optical modulation of an optical signal passing through the modulator.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170103 

Phase gratings with odd symmetry for optical sensing


A sensing device with an odd-symmetry grating projects near-field spatial modulations onto a closely spaced photodetector array. Due to physical properties of the grating, the spatial modulations are in focus for a range of wavelengths and spacings.
Rambus Inc.


06/16/16
20160169984 

Magnetic field sensor


A bias magnetic field sensor is disclosed. In an embodiment, a bias magnetic field sensor includes a magnetic field sensor package having a magnetic body attached to only a single side of the sensor package, wherein the magnetic body is configured to provide a magnetic field, and wherein the sensor package is configured to measure a modulation of the magnetic field by a generator object..
Infineon Technologies Ag


06/16/16
20160169935 

Multi-axis chip-scale mems inertial measurement unit (imu) based on frequency modulation


A multi-axis microelectromechanical-systems (mems) inertial measurement unit (imu) is fabricated in a vacuum sealed single packaged device. An fm vibratory gyroscope and an fm resonant accelerometer both for generating fm output signals is fabricated in the silicon chip using mems.
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/16/16
20160169856 

Physical reservoir rock interpretation in a 3d petrophysical modeling environment


The present disclosure describes methods and systems, including computer-implemented methods, computer-program products, and computer systems for integration of physical reservoir rock interpretation data into reservoir formation modeling. At least one digital photograph of a rock outcrop is generated using a mobile device and the contact and boundary features associated with the at least one digital photograph are interpreted using the mobile device.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


06/16/16
20160169508 

Inward firing multiple zoned gas burner


An inward firing multi burner system is provided that can modulate its output and have two or more independent gas/air supplies firing via multiple burners in the same burner cylinder or burner head compartment. Independent control of one or more of gas/air supplies to the multiple burners yields a comparatively large modulation range..
Burnertech Combustion Engineers, Ltd.


06/16/16
20160169108 

Stepped fairing modulated exhaust cooling


Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a system of an aircraft, comprising: at least one fairing, a liner, and an actuator configured to cause the at least one fairing to be translated relative to the liner in order to obtain a modulation of a metering area between the liner and the at least one fairing,. .
United Technologies Corporation


06/16/16
20160168679 

Process for obtaining a substrate provided with a coating


A process for obtaining a substrate provided with a coating, in which the coating includes a pattern with spatial modulation of at least one property of the coating, includes performing a heat treatment, using a laser radiation, of a continuous coating deposited on the substrate. The heat treatment is such that the substrate is irradiated with the laser radiation focused on the coating in the form of at least one laser line, keeping the coating continuous and without melting of the coating, and a relative displacement of the substrate and of the laser line focused on the coating is imposed in a direction transverse to the longitudinal direction of the laser line, while temporally modulating during this relative displacement the power of the laser line as a function of the speed of relative displacement and of the dimensions of the pattern in the direction of relative displacement..
Saint-gobain Glass France


06/16/16
20160168570 

Modulation of exon recognition in pre-mrna by interfering with the secondary rna structure


The invention relates to oligonucleotides for inducing skipping of exon 53 of the dystrophin gene. The invention also relates to methods of inducing exon 53 skipping using the oligonucleotides..
Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden


06/16/16
20160168146 

Compounds and methods for kinase modulation, and indications therefor


Compounds active on protein kinases are described, as well as methods of using such compounds to treat diseases and conditions associated with aberrant activity of protein kinases.. .
Plexxikon Inc.


06/16/16
20160167538 

Method and charging system for selecting charging mode of electric vehicle


A method and charging system for effectively performing measurement of a pulse width modulation (pwm) signal for selection of a charging mode between an electric vehicle and a charger are disclosed. The method for determining a charging mode of an electric vehicle includes measuring a duty ratio of a control signal applied to a communication line of a charger connector by a first controller for controlling slow charging and a second controller for controlling quick charging, transmitting measurement results obtained from each of the first and second controllers to a third controller in charge of a battery, determining a final duty ratio using the measurement results by the third controller, transmitting the determined final duty ratio to the first controller and the second controller, and starting charging in a mode corresponding to the final duty ratio..
Yura Corporation Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160167374 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, capacitive load driving circuit, and integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: an integrated circuit device; a feedback circuit; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal, based on an amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the integrated circuit device includes a modulation portion which generates the modulation signal; a gate driver which generates the amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; and a feedback terminal which is electrically connected to the modulation portion and the feedback circuit, in which the feedback circuit generates a feedback signal based on the driving signal and sends back the feedback signal to the modulation portion.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167372 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving, and capacitive load driving circuit


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a low voltage system circuit block including a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal; a first high voltage system circuit block which receives the signal from the low voltage system circuit block and performs a switching operation; a second high voltage system circuit block which does not perform the switching operation; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the second high voltage system circuit block is disposed between the low voltage system circuit block and the first high voltage system circuit block.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167371 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, capacitive load driving circuit, and integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a gate driver which generates an amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; a boosting circuit which boosts and supplies a voltage to the gate driver; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal based on the amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the gate driver and the boosting circuit are electrically connected to a common ground terminal, and in which a wiring impedance between the ground terminal and the gate driver is smaller than a wiring impedance between the ground terminal and the boosting circuit.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167370 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, capacitive load driving circuit, and integrated circuit device


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: an integrated circuit device; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal based on an amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the integrated circuit device includes a modulation portion which generates the modulation signal; a gate driver which generates the amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; and a charge pump circuit which supplies power to the gate driver, and is included in a package which has a first side and a second side that are adjacent to each other in a plan view, in which the package includes a plurality of package terminals, which are electrically connected to the charge pump circuit.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167369 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, capacitive load driving circuit, and integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a ground terminal which electrically connects the modulation portion to a ground potential; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; a feedback circuit which generates a feedback signal based on the driving signal, and sends back the feedback signal to the modulation portion via a feedback terminal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the modulation portion, the ground terminal, and the feedback terminal are formed on the same semiconductor substrate, and in which, in a plan view, the ground terminal and the feedback terminal are disposed being adjacent to each other.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167368 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving, and capacitive load driving circuit


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a gate driver which generates an amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal based on the amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied; a first power source portion which applies a constant voltage signal to a terminal which is different from a terminal to which the driving signal of the piezoelectric element is applied; and a temperature detection portion which detects temperature, in which the first power source portion is disposed on the shortest straight path between the temperature detection portion and the gate driver.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167367 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving, capacitive load driving circuit, and control liquid discharging apparatus


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a gate driver which generates an amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal based on the amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; a feedback circuit which sends back the driving signal to the modulation portion; a boosting circuit which supplies a voltage which has been boosted based on any one of a first clock signal and a second clock signal to the gate driver; a boosting control portion which controls boosting in the boosting circuit; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160167366 

Liquid discharging apparatus, head unit, capacitive load driving circuit, and integrated circuit device for capacitive load driving


There is provided a liquid discharging apparatus including: a low voltage system circuit block including a modulation portion which generates a modulation signal pulse-modulated from a source signal; a high voltage system circuit block including a gate driver which generates an amplification control signal based on the modulation signal; a transistor which generates an amplification modulation signal amplified from the modulation signal based on the amplification control signal; a low pass filter which demodulates the amplification modulation signal and generates a driving signal; and a piezoelectric element which is displaced as the driving signal is applied, in which the low voltage system circuit block and the high voltage system circuit block are formed on the same semiconductor substrate, in which the semiconductor substrate has one substrate potential supply terminal to which a substrate potential of the semiconductor substrate is supplied.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


06/16/16
20160166730 

Biocompatable annular prostheses and methods for forming same


Annular prostheses comprising an elongated tubular member formed from an extracellular matrix (ecm) composition comprising ecm from a mammalian tissue source, which, when disposed proximate damaged cardiovascular tissue, induces modulated healing, including modulation of inflammation and bioremodeling. The ecm can also be augmented with a supplemental biologically active agent, such as a growth factor, to enhance modulation of inflammation and bioremodeling..
Cormatrix Cardiovascular, Inc.


06/16/16
20160166658 

Therapeutic intervention


Provided are methods and materials for treating a neurological, behavioural, psychological, psychiatric, or personality disorder or syndrome in an individual, which disorder or syndrome is associated with a plurality of aberrant thoughts, behaviors and/or dispositions to behaviour. The methods comprise (i) selecting an individual suffering from, or believed to suffer from, said disorder or syndrome; and (ii) selecting a set of effector junctions in the individual, wherein at least one of said aberrant thoughts, behaviors or dispositions is modifiable by modulation of transmission across the set of effector junctions; (iii) treating the individual with an agent (for example botulinum toxin or a derivative or analog thereof) or intervention which causes blockade of or interference with the set of effector junctions, wherein blockade of the set of effector junctions results in an inhibition of the plurality of aberrant thoughts, behaviors and/or dispositions associated with the disorder..
Ulc Business Plc


06/09/16
20160165682 

Led driving circuit of multi-stage switch bulb lamp


An led driving circuit of a multi-stage switch bulb lamp includes a power modulation module having a first switch, a second switch, a first transistor, a second transistor, a first resistor, a second resistor, a third resistor and a fourth resistor. The first and second switches are respectively and serially connected to the first and second transistors, the first transistor is electrically connected to the second resistor, the other end of the second resistor is serially connected to the third resistor to form a reference voltage node and has a reference voltage, the first and second transistors are electrically connected to the reference voltage node, the other end of the third resistor is serially connected to the fourth resistor, and the second transistor is electrically connected to the third resistor.
Unity Opto Technology Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160165512 

Path control method, wireless communication system, path control device, and non-transitory computer readable medium


Provided are a path control method, a wireless communication system, a path control device, and a non-transitory computer readable medium which are capable of securing efficient traffic accommodation, while maintaining communication quality. The path control method controls a communication path by selecting one path from among a plurality of path candidates with respect to a specific piece of traffic in a network constituted of a radio link provided with an adaptive modulation function.
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164636 

Frequency deinterleaving and time deinterleaving circuit, method thereof and receiving circuit of digital television


A receiving circuit for a digital television is provided. The receiving circuit of the digital television, adapted to process a digital television signal to generate transmission data, includes: a front-end circuit, configured to process the digital television signal to generate an interleaved signal; a setting unit, configured to provide a setting value associated with a digital video standard of the digital television signal; a frequency de-interleaving and time de-interleaving circuit, configured to select a frequency de-interleaving scheme and a time de-interleaving scheme corresponding to different digital video standards according to the setting value, and to process the interleaved signal to generate a de-interleaved signal; a quadrature amplitude modulation (qam) demapping circuit, configured to demap the de-interleaved signal to generate a demapped signal; and a decoder, configured to decode the demapped signal to generate the transmission data..
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164626 

Parameter control for optical multicarrier signal


An optical multi carrier signal has a modulation format and has many individual carrier signals. Parameters of the signal are controlled by receiving an indication of individual carrier transmission performance of the individual carrier signals, and selecting parameter values for the individual carrier signals, the parameter values comprising both a carrier fec overhead and a carrier bandwidth for the modulation format.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160164613 

Device for amplitude modulation of an optical signal


A photonic device for amplitude modulation of an optical signal, in which a source of the optical signal is coupled to an input waveguide separating through an optical splitter into two arms which recombine through an optical combiner in an output waveguide, wherein the arms are phase shifted by π/2 and each include an electro-optical amplitude modulator. The device may be adapted to modulate a wavelength multiplexed signal..
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


06/09/16
20160164610 

Optical communication system, optical receiver, optical receiver control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium


Present invention provides an optical communication system that controls reception sensitivity of an optical receiver. The communication system (100) according to the present invention comprising: an optical transmitter (1) to which an transmission signal is input, and which modulates the transmission signal to an optical signal and transmits the optical signal; and an optical receiver (2) that receives the optical signal and demodulates the optical signal to an transmission signal.
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160164604 

Multi-stage amplitude modulation-based methods, apparatuses and systems for coding and decoding visible light signal


The present application relates to multi-stage amplitude modulation-based methods, apparatuses, and systems for coding and decoding a visible light signal. The coding method includes the following steps: dividing to-be-transmitted information into multiple information units, where each information unit includes multiple bits; converting the multiple information units into multiple electrical signal units indicated by at least three levels, where an interval indicated by a first level in the at least three levels exists between adjacent electrical signal units, and each electrical signal unit uses a combination of other levels in the at least three levels to represent the multiple bits of a corresponding information unit; combining the electrical signal units to obtain a coded electrical signal; and transmitting the coded electrical signal in a visible light signal form..
Kuang-chi Innovative Technology Ltd.


06/09/16
20160164603 

Modulation of coded light components


A coded light component is modulated into emitted light on one of multiple channels each having a different modulation frequency. Modulation in the light causes a receiving camera to experience an apparent temporal frequency due to sequential capture of multiple frames and an apparent spatial frequency due to sequential exposure of spatial portions within each frame.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160164581 

Method and device for transmitting data by using spatial modulation scheme in wireless access system


The present invention provides methods for transmitting and receiving data and control signals by applying a spatial modulation scheme to a wireless access system, and devices for supporting same. The method whereby a transmitter transmits data signals by using a spatial modulation (sm) scheme in a wireless access system, according to one embodiment of the present invention, may comprise the steps of: selecting two or more transmission antennas for transmitting the data signals; deriving data bit strings for selecting the two or more transmission antennas; configuring the data signals by using the sm scheme on the basis of the data bit strings; and transmitting the configured data signals via the selected two or more transmission antennas..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/09/16
20160164553 

Linear composite transmitter utilizing composite power amplification


The present invention provides a compound transmitter having power efficiency characteristics and distortion characteristics superior, over a wide band, to those of a doherty transmitter, and having fewer elements constituting an rf circuit. The present invention is therefore provided with a compound amplifier (201) for generating a signal (z) (efficiency improving signal) obtained by the amplitude modulation of a carrier signal from an rf modulation signal (a) (main signal); power-modulating, using two power amplifiers (50, 51), a signal (s1) obtained by adding together (a) and (z), and a signal (s2) obtained by subtracting (z) from (a); and setting, as a transmitter output point, the point (p1) where the respective outputs are combined via impedance inverters (60, 61), the efficiency improving signal (z) being generated under conditions in which the size of the envelope of either (s1) or (s2) is fixed..

06/09/16
20160164544 

Adaptation of forward error correction code and/or modulation


A receiver (1) is configured to receive an optical transmission, wherein the receiver is configured to determine a plurality of values over time of the quality of the optical transmission. The receiver comprises one or more low pass filter (26) configured to low pass filter the values of quality of the transmission.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160164531 

Methods and devices for error correction of a signal using delta sigma modulation


A method for correcting long-term phase drift of a crystal oscillator in a numerically-controlled oscillator is described. The method includes determining the phase error in an oscillator signal in comparison with an external time base; delta-sigma modulating the phase error to generate a delta-sigma error bitstream; conditionally adding or subtracting an error correction step size from a phase increment value in each clock cycle based on the delta-sigma error bitstream, to create a modulated phase increment value; and adding the modulated phase increment value to a phase accumulator to generate an error-corrected output digital signal.
Smart Energy Instrumetns Inc.


06/09/16
20160164419 

Programming of a two terminal device


A two-terminal device that is configured to respond to a voltage modulation of an input signal received through the two terminals by triggering an action. The two-terminal device is further configured to verify a result of the triggered action by modulating a current driven through the two termi+6nals..
Dialog Semiconductor Inc.


06/09/16
20160164239 

Active optical isolators and active optical circulators


An apparatus includes a controllable optical interferometer having first and second external optical ports and a traveling-wave modulation electrode. The apparatus also includes an electrical driver configured and connected to apply a voltage with a periodic modulation to the traveling-wave modulation electrode such that the controllable optical interferometer operates as an optical isolator over a wavelength range..
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


06/09/16
20160164175 

Modulation patterns for surface scattering antennas


modulation patterns for surface scattering antennas provide desired antenna pattern attributes such as reduced side lobes and reduced grating lobes.. .
Searete Llc


06/09/16
20160163700 

Fin deformation modulation


A method includes forming a plurality of trenches extending from a top surface of a semiconductor substrate into the semiconductor substrate, with semiconductor strips formed between the plurality of trenches. The plurality of trenches includes a first trench and second trench wider than the first trench.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


06/09/16
20160163271 

Display device


A display device includes a light modulation layer having predetermined refractive index anisotropy and including plural light modulation areas which differ in responsiveness to an electric field generated by electrodes, a polarization layer which is disposed on the front side of the light modulation layer, on which side external light enters, which shuts out light other than light having a predetermined polarization direction, a reflection layer disposed on the back side of the light modulation layer, and a phase retardation layer which is disposed between the polarization and light modulation layers, which creates a predetermined phase difference between incident light entering through the polarization layer and reflected light from the reflection layer, and which polarizes the reflected light in a direction different from the predetermined polarization direction. The light modulation layer transmits the reflected light when no electric field is generated and scatters it otherwise..
Japan Display Inc.


06/09/16
20160161856 

Scanned-spot-array duv lithography system


A duv scanned-spot-array lithography system comprises an array of phase-fresnel microlenses, which focus multiple radiation beams through intermediate foci at the object surface of a projection system. The intermediate foci are imaged by the projection system onto corresponding focused-radiation spots on an image plane, and the spots expose a photosensitive layer proximate the image plane as the layer is scanned in synchronization with modulation of the beams.

06/09/16
20160161827 

Optical logic circuit


An optical logic circuit includes a not circuit. The not circuit reflects by fixed end reflection an data pulse input into the optical logic circuit which is an on pulse of which a wavelength and an intensity are similar to a wavelength and an intensity of a standard optical pulse or an off pulse obtained by applying off modulation to the standard optical pulse.
Fujitsu Limited


06/09/16
20160161782 

Electro-optical devices using dynamic reconfiguration of effective electrode structures


Variable liquid crystal devices for controlling the propagation of light through a liquid crystal layer use a frequency dependent material to dynamically reconfigure effective electrode structures in the device. The drive signal source uses pulse-width modulation to set a frequency and an amplitude of the drive signal..
Lensvector Inc.


06/09/16
20160161775 

Optical modulation device and driving method thereof


Provided are an optical modulation device and a driving method thereof. The optical modulation device includes an active area and a peripheral area disposed around the active area.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160161774 

Optical device including light modulation device and driving method thereof


The present invention relates to an optical device including a display panel configured to display an image and a phase retardation plate disposed on the display panel. An optical modulation device is disposed on the phase retardation plate.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160161729 

Observation apparatus


An object is to enable lsm observation while correcting aberrations, as well as illumination with a desired pattern, using a single lcos. An observation apparatus of the present invention includes an objective lens that focuses laser light emitted from a light source and radiates the laser light onto a specimen; an lcos disposed at a position optically conjugate with the pupil position of the objective lens and capable of modulating, according to a wavefront modulation pattern, the wavefront of the laser light to be radiated onto the specimen by the objective lens; a scanner disposed at a position optically conjugate with the lcos and capable of two-dimensionally scanning the laser light to be radiated onto the specimen by the objective lens; a focusing mechanism that adjusts the focal position, in the specimen, of the objective lens in the optical axis direction; and a control unit that controls the lcos such that the lcos corrects aberrations at the focal position adjusted by the focusing mechanism and forms a desired illumination pattern on the specimen..
Olympus Corporation


06/09/16
20160161675 

Graphene photonics for resonator-enhanced electro-optic devices and all-optical interactions


Techniques for coupling light into graphene using a planar photonic crystal having a resonant cavity characterized by a mode volume and a quality factor and at least one graphene layer positioned in proximity to the planar photonic crystal to at least partially overlap with an evanescent field of the resonant cavity. At least one mode of the resonant cavity can couple into the graphene layer via evanescent coupling.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York


06/09/16
20160161543 

Partial discharge detection system


A partial discharge detection system for detecting partial discharge events in an electrical component includes a transducer configured to receive a signal from the electrical component generated due to an occurrence of a partial discharge in the electrical component and responsively provide a transducer output signal to a signal processing chain a signal processing chain comprises one or more of the following. A filter coupled to the transducer filters the transducer output signal and responsively generating a filtered output.
Rosemount Inc.


06/09/16
20160161470 

Modulation of axon degeneration


The invention relates generally to treatment of neurological disorders and nervous system injuries. The invention specifically provides methods of using modulators of particular target proteins to modulate degeneration of neurons or portions thereof, such as axons..
Genentech, Inc.


06/09/16
20160161364 

Apparatus, improving visual outcomes for pseudophakic patients


A system and method of characterizing through-focus visual performance of an iol using metrics based on an area under the modulation transfer function for different spatial frequencies at different defocus positions of the iol. Also disclosed is a system and method of characterizing through-focus visual performance of an iol using a metric based on an area under a cross-correlation coefficient for an image of a target acquired by the iol at different defocus positions of the iol..
Amo Groningen B.v.


06/09/16
20160161256 

Apparatus and methods for pll-based gyroscope gain control, quadrature cancellation and demodulation


This application discusses, among other things, simplified interface circuits for a gyroscope. In an example, a interface can include an automatic gain control (agc) circuit configured to couple to driver for a proof mass of a gyroscope sensor and to drive the proof-mass to oscillate at a predefined oscillation amplitude, and a phase-locked loop (pll) configured to receive sensed oscillation information from the proof-mass and to provide at least a first phase signal synchronized with a sinusoidal waveform of the sensed oscillation information..
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation




Modulation topics: Modulation, Duty Cycle, Reference Voltage, Comparator Circuit, Backlight Unit, Liquid Crystal Display, Liquid Crystal, Frequency Modulation, Intermodulation Distortion, Rf Switch Circuit, Frequency Detector, Holographic, Terrestrial, Ground Segment, Transponder

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