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| Optical source with passive pulse shaping|
The invention relates to sources of sub-picosecond optical pulses based on single-pass or double-pass optical amplifiers with an optical gain bandwidth in the 2-20 nm range. A passive pulse shaping filter is provided in front of the optical amplifier for pre-shaping seed optical pulses so as to passively pre-compensate for the gain narrowing effect in the optical amplifier.
Lumentum Switzerland Ag
| Passive power management and battery charging for hybrid fuel cell/battery system|
Disclosed herein is a circuit for passively managing power between a fuel cell stack and a battery in a hybrid system. The circuit includes a buck-boost converter circuit, a direct charge circuit; and a network which interconnects them.
Energyor Technologies Inc
| Gear shroud to passively lubricate gearbox component|
A gearbox includes at least two engaged gears, with at least one of the two gears provided with a shroud positioned radially outwardly of the one gear. The shroud extends between circumferential ends which do not fully surround the one gear.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
| While drilling valve system|
A system includes a valve subassembly configured to be disposed along an internal flowline exit of a first internal flowline within a downhole drilling module. The valve subassembly includes an active valve configured to regulate flow of a fluid through the internal flowline exit and a passive valve configured to be passively controlled based on a differential pressure between a first volume of the downhole drilling module and a second volume surrounding the downhole drilling module..
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
| Cellular control and tissue regeneration systems and methods|
A system for in-vivo and ex-vivo tissue regeneration and cellular control, manipulation and management includes a source of cell manipulating factors, which are administered to a therapy zone via active pressure-differential components including a pump and a controller, or pulse-waves generated passively. A plate comprising tissue or an inert, bio-compatible material is provided in the therapy zone in proximity to a fluid flow manifold and tissue scaffolding.
Kci Licensing, Inc.
|System and passively cooling an enclosure|
A system and method are provided for passively cooling an inverter subsystem within an enclosure. The method and system absorb heat generated by an inverter subsystem within an enclosure through a first heat spreader.
General Electric Company
|Low power data transmission protocol|
A data transmission system and method includes a network coordinator and a node. The node is configured to execute a schedule that may be a default schedule or may be a schedule received from the network coordinator.
Simmonds Precision Products, Inc.
|Passively aligned crossed-cylinder objective assembly|
A cross-cylinder objective assembly includes a fast axis objective (fao) situated along an optical axis for focusing an incident laser beam along a fast axis, a slow axis objective (sao) situated along the optical axis for focusing the incident laser beam along a slow axis, and a lens cell having fast and slow axis objective receiving portions for registering the fao and sao at a predetermined spacing along the optical axis.. .
|Methods and compositions for inhibition of egf/egfr pathway in combination with tyrosine kinase inhibitors|
A method of treating patients suffering from cancers driven by deregulated human epidermal growth factor receptor (her1/human egfr) comprising administering to a patient in need of such treatment a flexible and active regimen for combining a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (tki) and anti-egf antibodies for inhibition of the pathway activated by egf-egfr binding (mab). The anti-egf antibodies can be produced by active immunization or provided passively by the administration of antibodies that are anti-egf.
Bioven 3 Limited
|Method and system for file sharing browse|
Embodiments of the present application disclose a file shared browsing method and system. The method comprises: a host device receiving a browsing mode switching operation of a user, and enabling or disabling a slave mode of the system according to the operation, wherein: global control permission on a target file browsing progress for a slave device is enabled in a state in which the slave mode of the system is on; global control permission on the target file browsing progress for a slave device is disabled in a state in which the slave mode of the system is off.
Zhuhai Kingsoft Office Software Co., Ltd.
Methods for the minimally invasive treatment of urinary stones
Methods using a small outer diameter ureteroscope may help overcome many of the problems associated with the prior art devices and methods for removing kidney stones. The ureteroscope includes an elongate member having a distal portion, a proximal portion, and an inner conduit that extends longitudinally between the proximal and distal portions.
The Charlotte-mecklenburg Hospital Authority D/b/a Carolinas Healthcare System
System for providing traffic data and driving efficiency data
Current and predicted traffic information is provided from incident data, traffic flow data, and media related to traffic received from multiple sources. The crowd sourced data may be provided passively by applications on remote mobile devices or actively by users operating the remote mobile devices.
Pelmorex Canada Inc.
Secure communication secret sharing
Embodiments are directed to sharing secure communication secrets with a network monitoring device (nmd). The nmd may passively monitor network packets communicated between client computers and server computers.
Extrahop Networks, Inc.
Optical combiner energy harvesting
Powering an active/splitter and providing information to onus to cause adjustments to onu operating wavelengths. An onu may identify the port of a splitter to which the onu is connected in order to make wavelength adjustments.
Arris Enterprises Llc
Centrifugal airfoil cooling modulation
In one example embodiment, a blade includes an attachment region, an airfoil extending from the attachment region, and a blade cooling arrangement. The blade cooling arrangement includes at least a first feed passage disposed through the attachment region, which is connected to a first cooling passage disposed in the airfoil.
United Technologies Corporation
Passively actuated grappling hook
A grappling hook that includes at least one central shaft, an outer collar, with the central shaft slidably mounted in the outer collar, at least one prong pivotably mounted at a distal end of the outer collar and movable between an open position in which a distal end of the at least one prong is spaced from the outer collar and a closed position in which the distal end of the at least one prong is positioned adjacent to the outer collar, a linkage mounted at a distal end of the central shaft, the linkage including at least one linkage element connected to the distal end of the at least one prong and a biasing element provided at the distal end of the central shaft and positioned between the linkage and the distal end of the outer collar such that the linkage is biased toward a position spaced away from the distal end of the outer collar and such that the linkage element holds the at least one prong in the open position.. .
Tensioning device for aircraft refueling boom hoist
A power spring passively applies tension to a cable connected to an aircraft refueling boom. The power spring has a first end engaging a fixed arbor and second end engaging a rotatable spooling drum around which a portion of the cable is wound.
Passively shielding needle device
A shieldable needle device includes a hub with and a needle cannula having a puncture tip extending from a forward end thereof, and a shield member in telescoping association with the hub. At least one of the hub and the shield member are adapted for relative axial movement with respect to the other between a first position in which the puncture tip of the needle cannula is exposed from a forward end of the shield member and a second position in which the puncture tip of the needle cannula is encompassed within the shield member.
Becton, Dickinson And Company
Method and system for wirelessly and passively measuring temperature and devices forming the system
The present disclosure provides a method and a system for wirelessly and passively measuring temperature and devices forming the system. The method includes: receiving an energy feedback radio frequency (rf) signal by a temperature measuring end; converting the energy feedback rf signal into electric energy and storing the electric energy; and starting the temperature measuring end after obtaining the electric energy, and transmitting a rf signal under the current temperature to a terminal, and calculating the current temperature through the terminal.
Methods, systems, and computer readable media for one-way link delay measurement
A method for measuring one-way link delay includes transmitting a first packet from a first network device. The first packet is passively intercepted, a first copy of the first packet is transmitted to the first network device, and a second copy of the first packet is transmitted to a second network device.
Device and a threshold sensor
A device with a first mems device and a second mems device is disclosed. The first mems device is configured to sense at least one external influence.
Methods for coating articles
Coated articles and methods and systems for coating the articles are described herein. The methods and systems described herein include, but are not limited to, steps for actively or passively controlling the temperature during the coating process, steps for providing intimate contact between the substrate and the support holding the substrate in order to maximize energy transfer, and/or steps for preparing gradient coatings.
Annotating notes from passive recording with user data
Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for carrying out methods of capturing notes from passive recording of an ongoing content stream and annotating the note with the identity of one or more persons are presented. Passive recording comprises temporarily recording the most recent content of the ongoing content stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Generating notes from passive recording
Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for carrying out methods of capturing notes from passive recording of an ongoing content stream are presented. Passive recording comprises temporarily recording the most recent content of the ongoing content stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Generating 3-dimensional maps of a scene using passive and active measurements
A method and apparatus for generating 3d-maps for acquiring three-dimensional (3d) maps are presented. The method includes analyzing at least one image acquired by a passive sensor to identify a plurality of objects in the at least one image; classifying the plurality of objects; determining, based on the classification, whether to passively measure a distance to each of the plurality of objects; passively measuring the distance to at least one of the plurality of objects based on the determination; actively measuring a distance to some of the plurality of objects, wherein the distance to one of the same of the plurality of objects is actively measured when the distance to the object cannot be passively measured; and generating a 3d map of a scene based on the distance measured to each of the plurality of objects..
Capturing notes from passive recordings with visual content
Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for carrying out methods of capturing notes from passive recording of an ongoing content stream and associating visual content (e.g., images and video) with the note are presented. Passive recording comprises temporarily recording the most recent content of the ongoing content stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llp
Capturing notes from passive recording with task assignments
Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for carrying out methods of capturing notes from passive recording of an ongoing content stream and assigning a task to a target user regarding the captured/generated note are presented. Passive recording comprises temporarily recording the most recent content of the ongoing content stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llp
Annotating notes from passive recording with categories
Systems and methods, and computer-readable media bearing instructions for carrying out methods of capturing notes from passive recording of an ongoing content stream and annotating the note with a category are presented. Passive recording comprises temporarily recording the most recent content of the ongoing content stream.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Analyzing wireless network performance
In some aspects, a wireless monitoring system includes a sensor network, a data analysis system and a communication interface. The sensor network includes wireless sensor devices configured to passively monitor radio frequency (rf) signals exchanged in a wireless communication network in a geographic region, and each wireless sensor device is configured to compute local network-usage parameters based on processing the rf signals detected by the wireless sensor device.
Cognitive Systems Corp.
Variation-tolerant wavelength division multiplexing receiver and transceiver, and associated methods
A variation-tolerant receiver includes a plurality of receiver resonators configured to demultiplex a multiplexed modulated signal received from at least one wavelength division multiplexing (wdm) transmitter having a plurality of transmitter resonators and wherein operationally each of the receiver resonators has a receiver resonance linewidth not exceeding a minimum spacing between two adjacent transmitter resonances of the transmitter resonators, the receiver resonances collectively spanning a free spectral range of one of the receiver resonators such that the variation-tolerant receiver achieves gapless spectral response. A method passively compensates transmitter-receiver channel mismatch in a transceiver by: separating a broadband carrier into a plurality of narrowband transmitter carriers; modulating the narrowband transmitter carriers to form a plurality of modulated signals; multiplexing each of the modulated signals to form a multiplexed modulated signal; and demultiplexing the multiplexed modulated signal onto a plurality of receiver channels..
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate
Balancing multiple transmission lines forming a single phase of an electrical power distribution system
A device for passively balancing multiple transmission lines forming a single phase of a power distribution system may include a magnetic core in which a magnetic flux is generable and an opening through the magnetic core. The opening is configured for receiving multiple transmission lines that form a single phase of the power distribution system.
The Boeing Company
Anonymous player tracking with mobile devices
A monitoring system for monitoring customer activities within a casino enterprise can be used to determine a current utilization of casino activities so that the casino can offer an optimal mixture of activities. Further, the system can identify customers (whose loyalty a casino enterprise may wish to cultivate) based on their utilization of the activities.
Method and device for passively and automatically winding seismic survey equipment cable
A passive, automatic cable winding system is coupled by a cable to a seismic source or streamer and automatically adjusts a payout of the cable connecting the seismic source or streamer to a float. The passive, automatic cable winding system includes a tensioning system configured so that when the seismic source or streamer is deployed during a seismic survey the water exerts force on the seismic source or streamer and the passive, automatic cable winding system pays out the cable so that the seismic source or streamer is at the desired depth for the seismic survey.
Cgg Services Sa
Mopa with externally triggered passively q-switched laser
In a master oscillator plus power amplifier (mopa) system, the oscillator is a passively q-switched laser. The laser is triggered into passively q-switched operation by operating an optical switch to resonantly couple back into the laser amplified stimulated emission generated by the amplifier..
Method and system for rewarding parties in a payment transaction via managing circulation of small denominations of currency
Embodiments of the present invention disclose systems for facilitating rewarding parties in a payment transaction via managing circulation of small denominations of currency, and methods therefor. Specifically, a system may facilitate proportionally rewarding all parties at least one of actively and passively involved in the payment transaction via managing circulation of small denominations of currency.
Method realizing a plurality of keys/buttons which positions are determined dynamically and passively
A method realizing a plurality of keys/buttons which positions are determined dynamically and passively. When a plurality of fingers of a user's one or two hand(s) hold or touch a multi-touch pad/screen, a plurality of touch points will be produced.
Optical bench subassembly having integrated photonic device
An optical bench subassembly including an integrated photonic device. Optical alignment of the photonic device with the optical bench can be performed outside of an optoelectronic package assembly before attaching thereto.
Nanoprecision Products, Inc.
Route optimization for on-demand routing protocols for mesh networks
Various embodiments implement a set of low overhead mechanisms to enable on-demand routing protocols. The on-demand protocols use route accumulation during discovery floods to discover when better paths have become available even if the paths that the protocols are currently using are not broken.
Payment processing based on vehicle remote identification
Methods and systems for processing payments based on remote vehicle identification are provided. This technology requires installation of identification tags, such as rfid tags, on vehicles, which actively or passively emit identification signals conveying vehicle identifiers.
Watercraft mooring and managing based on watercraft remote identification
Methods and systems for remote watercraft identification and mooring facilitation are provided. This technology requires installation of identification tags, such as rfid tags, on watercrafts, which actively or passively emit identification signals conveying watercraft identifiers.
A rotatable assembly
The invention relates to a gear assembly (10) for use in a space craft for control of a moveable component thereof. The assembly comprises a load gear (11) in engagement with a drive gear (12) and an auxiliary gear (13).
Airbus Defence And Space Limited
Computerized order matching with fees selectable by participants
Passive or rested orders can be priority ranked in an order book database based on price and further based on fee indications for the rested orders. Fee indications may include rebate give-ups that are given to the entities making active orders.
Rfid transponder which can be operated passively
The invention relates to an rfid transponder which can be operated passively. It is the object of the invention to provide rfid transponders which can be operated passively in the far field, this means over distances of at least 15-20 cm, and which can be manufactured with reduced effort and costs in miniaturized form.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
A prosthetic hand system may include a plurality of prosthetic fingers and a prosthetic thumb. The prosthetic hand system may include a thumb drive mechanism that may be used to actuate the prosthetic thumb.
Delivery system attachment
A covering for delivering a substance or material to a surgical site is provided. The covering, with substance provided therein, may be referred to as a delivery system.
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
Passive bending section for endoscope, and endoscope
A passive bending section for an endoscope is disposed between an active bending section of an inserting section and a flexible tube of the inserting section and is passively bent by receiving an external force. In the passive bending section, a curvature gradually increases from the distal end portion of the passive bending section toward the proximal end portion of the passive bending section..
Self-propelled soil working machines
Unique self-propelled soil working machines are disclosed. In certain exemplary embodiments the self propelled soil working machine includes a tool carrier which is actively adjustable to provide variable downward force on a soil working tool via a suspension element which is further passively responsive to accommodate motion of the tool in response to external force.
Absolute Innovations, Inc.
Compact fiber short pulse laser sources
Examples of robust self-starting passively mode locked fiber oscillators are described. In certain implementations, the oscillators are configured as fabry-perot cavities containing an optical loop mirror on one cavity end and a bulk mirror or saturable absorber on the other end.
Imra America, Inc.
Passively cooled serviceable device
A device includes a casing with two separable outer walls. Each of the walls is configured to passively dissipate heat.
Arcuate motion apparatus and method
A training or exercise apparatus may have a base and an adjacent movable armature or frame that carries a riding member, or shuttle, or carrier. The carrier has an engagement interface with an element of sporting or exercise equipment.
Methods and defining an audience for a particular location by surverying nearby receivers and/or passively monitoring content consumption
Some embodiments described herein relate to a method that includes surveying and/or passively monitoring content consumption by mobile communication devices. Each signal received from a mobile communication device can be associated with a common location.