|| List of recent Polar-related patents
|Wireless charging system for hearing instruments|
A facility is provided for the wireless resonant charging of rechargeable hearing instruments. The hearing instrument is freely positionable in a charging device for charging purposes.
|Method and content presentation|
It is provided a method for content presentation of a 3d video and a complementary 3d content, wherein the 3d video comprises a left view and a right view and the complementary 3d content comprises a left view and a right view. The complementary 3d content is associated in time with at least a portion of the 3d video, the method comprises the steps of temporally multiplexing the left view and the right view of the portion of the 3d video and the left view and the right view of the complementary 3d content to produce multiplexed data; polarizing the multiplexed data to produce polarized data; presenting the polarized data..
|Beam forming using a dual polarized antenna arrangement|
There is provided beam forming using a dual polarized antenna array. A first set of reference signals for acquiring channel state information is alternatingly transmitted using a dual polarized antenna array in a first polarization direction and in a second polarization direction, respectively.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
|Orbital angular momentum multiplexing for digital communication|
Optical signals with different orbital angular momentum (oam) modes are used to multiplex data for different receiver together or a light signal. The oam based multiplexing may be used in addition to other multiplexing schemes such as time division multiplexing, polarization multiplexing and so on.
|Frozen-bit selection for a polar code decoder|
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for decoding a polar encoded codeword using a frozen bit pattern determined based on a frozen bit pattern derived for a trellis decoder with a different routing structure between each of a plurality of processing stages. The frozen bit pattern can be determined based on the frozen bit pattern derived for the trellis decoder with the different routing structure between each of the plurality of processing stages such that a belief propagation decoder that uses a plurality of time-multiplexed processing elements with a fixed routing interconnect can still achieve a high decoding performance..
|Aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators|
A nano-oscillator magnetic wave propagation system has a group of aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators (astnos), which share a magnetic propagation material. Each of the group of astnos is disposed about an emanating point in the magnetic propagation material.
New York University
The invention relates to an electric machine (10) comprising a stator (16) that has a stator core (17). Said core has a substantially cylindrical opening (60) having a central axis (63), an internal diameter (d17i) and an external diameter (d17a) and the opening (60) accommodates a rotor (20).
Robert Bosch Gmbh
|Permanent magnet type motor and electric power steering apparatus|
To obtain a permanent magnet type motor capable of securing controllability of a motor and utilizing reluctance torque. An armature winding is a plurality of sets of polyphase windings; the plurality of sets of the armature winding is supplied with current from each individual inverter; the rotor core is provided with permanent magnets on a surface portion thereof, the permanent magnets being circumferentially arranged and the adjacent permanent magnets having polarities opposite to each other; a protrusion portion is provided between the adjacent permanent magnets, the protrusion portion being provided in a protruding condition from the rotor core and being made of a magnetic substance; and a non-magnetic gap portion is interposed between the protrusion portion and the permanent magnet in a rotating shaft direction..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
|Claw rotor with a reduced cross-section, and alternator, in particular for a motor vehicle comprising a rotor of this type|
Rotor an alternator or alternator-starter type comprises two pole wheels including a series of axial claws having a generally trapezoidal shape that extend axially from the edge of the outer radial end of one pole wheel towards the other pole wheel. The rotor comprises an interpolar magnetic assembly in the interpolar space between a first claw of a first pole wheel and a second claw of a second pole wheel.
Valeo Equipements Electriques Moteur
|Power generating apparatus using magnetic force and control method|
Provided is a power generation device using magnetic force, the power generation device comprising: a plurality of tunnel-type bodies (4) having unilateral open passages (47) and arranged and fixed at the same intervals on a revolutional orbit, wherein the respective tunnel-type bodies (4) are provided with a plurality of permanent magnets (40) between inner magnetic bodies (45) and outer magnetic bodies (46), and permanent magnets (20) and the outer magnetic bodies (46) are attached to the outer surface of the inner magnetic bodies (45) such that the permanent magnets (40) facing the inner and outer magnetic bodies (45, 46) can have opposite polarities, thereby forming magnetic fields in inner body spaces (6); and magnetic border membranes (14) having opposite magnetic poles on the inner and outer sides thereof and formed on entrance sides (10) and exit sides (12) of the tunnel-type bodies (4).. .
Electrostatic discharge protection system for window coverings
An electrostatic discharge (esd) circuit for use with motorized window shades includes an antenna connected to a motor controller having a printed circuit board, a receiver or transceiver, a microprocessor and memory that are connected to and operate a motor. The esd circuit is connected to the line-in between the antenna and the downstream components of the printed circuit board.
A multipolar connector capable of suppressing an increase in impedance even when unused terminal-accommodating spaces are present. The multipolar connector includes a housing containing a plurality of partitioned terminal-accommodating spaces and a high-dielectric-constant body.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
A reconfigurable antenna system
The invention relates to a reconfigurable antenna system (1), which comprises a plurality of antenna units (10) and does not employ phase shifters. Each antenna unit (10) is by itself a reconfigurable antenna having at least an active radiating element which is coupled to one or more passive radiating elements.
Adant Technologies, Inc.
Phase conversion device for electromagnetic wave
A phase conversion device, which converts an electromagnetic wave into a right-handed circularly polarized wave and a left-handed circularly polarized wave to attenuate electric and magnetic effects, includes first, second, and third layers. The first layer includes a ½ lambda wavelength plate.
Polarization alignment for wireless networking systems
Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to provide polarization alignment for wireless networking systems. A polarization aligned wireless networking system may include one or more sensors, controllers, user interfaces, and/or other modules mounted to or in proximity to a vehicle.
Flir Systems, Inc.
Fluid flow plate for a fuel cell
A bipolar fluid flow plate for an electrochemical assembly comprises a plurality of first fluid flow channels extending across a face of the flow plate to define a first fluid flow field of the fluid flow plate and a plurality of second fluid flow channels extending across a face of the flow plate to define a second fluid flow field of the fluid flow plate. The pluralities of first fluid flow channels and second fluid flow channels both occupying a common channel plane.
Intelligent Energy Limited
Organic electroluminescent display device, manufacturing the same and display apparatus
Disclosed is an organic electroluminescent display device, a manufacturing method thereof and a display apparatus including the same. The organic electroluminescent display device includes an substrate comprising a main material film layer, and a first phase difference film layer, a water and oxygen-proof film layer and a polarizing film layer provided to stack each other; an organic electroluminescent pixel array provided on the substrate, the organic electroluminescent pixel array may emitting visible light capable of passing through the substrate; and a package substrate or a package thin film cladding outside of the organic electroluminescent pixel array.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
Efficiently injecting spin-polarized current into semiconductors by interfacing crystalline ferromagnetic oxides directly on the semiconductor material
A spintronic device and a method for making said spintronic device. The spintronic device includes an epitaxial crystalline ferromagnetic oxide formed directly on the semiconductor material thereby allowing spin-polarized current to be efficiently injected from the ferromagnetic oxide into the semiconductor material.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
Insulated gate bipolar transistor
A semiconductor component is described herein. In accordance with one example of the invention, the semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body, which has a top surface and a bottom surface.
Infineon Technologies Ag
Thyristor random access memory
Devices and methods for forming a device are presented. The device includes a substrate having a well of a first polarity type and a thyristor-based memory cell.
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Multipole lens, aberration corrector, and electron microscope
A multipole lens (100) which can produce static magnetic fields showing different strengths in the direction of travel of an electron beam has lens subasssemblies (10a, 10b, 10c) stacked on top of each other. The lens subassemblies (10a, 10b, 10c) have yokes (14a, 14b, 14c), respectively, and polar elements (12a, 12b, 12c), respectively.
System, reducing the height of bipolar transmitters and/or receivers in electric vehicle charging
Systems, methods and apparatuses for reducing the height of bipolar transmitters and/or receivers in electric vehicle charging and/or power transfer are described herein. One implementation may include an apparatus for wireless power transfer.
Cryogenic cooling system
A cryogen cooling system to cool a superconducting magnet is disclosed herein utilizing embedded vertical tubing with a large heat exchanging surface area. The tubing encompasses the magnet which is further surrounded by a 4 kelvin thermal shield for extended ride-through.
General Electric Company
Magnetic recording medium fabrication method
A method of fabricating a magnetic recording medium by sequentially forming a magnetic recording layer, a protection layer, and a lubricant layer on a stacked body, includes forming the lubricant by depositing a first lubricant on the stacked body after forming the protection layer, by vapor-phase lubrication deposition, without exposing the stacked body to atmosphere, and depositing a second lubricant on the stacked body after depositing the first lubricant, by vapor-phase lubrication deposition, without exposing the stacked body to atmosphere. The first lubricant has a lower molecular mass and a higher chemical polarity than those of the second lubricant..
Showa Denko K.k.
Liquid-crystal display device and driving same
Based on a ref/nref signal coming from a ref/nref determination circuit, a polarity bias calculation circuit updates a polarity bias count value nb indicating a degree of a polarity bias of an applied voltage to a liquid crystal layer, and based on this polarity bias count value nb, a bias movement determination circuit determines a moving direction of the polarity bias. Upon receiving an off signal soff instructing off of the power supply, a balance control circuit controls a drive unit based on a result of the determination of the polarity bias moving direction and on the polarity bias count value nb at a point of time when the off signal soff is inputted so that the polarity bias can be resolved before a power supply is turned off..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Method for driving liquid crsytal display and liquid crsytal display using same
An exemplary liquid crystal display (lcd) provides data lines, gate lines, and pixel units arranged as a matrix array. A method for driving the lcd includes a step of analyzing and determining polarities of one column of the pixel units as determining pixels, thereby defining a first polarity group and a second polarity group, and a step of sequentially applying corresponding data signals to a part of the whole pixel units that are arranged at same rows with the first polarity group in a part of a period of a frame.
Touch-panel display device
The present disclosure provides a touch-panel display device. The touch-panel display device comprises a substrate, a display module, a sensing module and a function layer.
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.
Touch-panel display device
The present disclosure provides a touch-panel display device. The touch-panel display device comprises a substrate, a display module, a sensing module and a function layer.
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.
Electronic device and generating a curvature compensated bandgap reference voltage
The invention relates to an electronic device with a bandgap reference generator including a first path with series connection of a first bipolar transistor, a first resistor and a second resistor, and a second path with series connection of a second bipolar transistor and a third resistor. The first and second paths are supplied current via a common node through a fourth resistor controlled by an amplifier sensing voltage drops within the first and second paths.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Complete power management system implemented in a single surface mount package
A complete power management system implemented in a single surface mount package. The system may be drawn to a dc to dc converter system and includes, in a leadless surface mount package, a driver/controller, a mosfet transistor, passive components (e.g., inductor, capacitor, resistor), and optionally a diode.
Pattern forming method, compound used therein, actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition, resist film, manufacturing electronic device, and electronic device
There is provided an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition comprising: (a) a resin having a group capable of decomposing by an action of an acid to produce a polar group, (c1) a compound containing a group capable of generating a first acidic functional group upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation and a group capable of generating a second acidic functional group different from the first acidic functional group upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, and (c2) at least one compound containing two or more groups selected from the group consisting of the groups capable of generating the structures represented by the specific formulae upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation.. .
Wafer-level liquid-crystal-on-silicon projection assembly, systems and methods
A wafer-level liquid-crystal-on-silicon (lcos) projection assembly includes a lcos display for spatially modulating light incident on the lcos display and a polarizing beam-separating (pbs) layer for directing light to and from the lcos display. A method for fabricating a lcos projection system includes disposing a pbs wafer above an active-matrix wafer.
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device has a light source unit and a liquid crystal cell sandwiched by two polarizing plates. The light emitted by the light source unit has separated peaks in each of blue, green and red wavelength ranges.
Liquid crystal display device
Provided is a liquid crystal device including: a liquid crystal panel including a first substrate having a first vertical alignment film, a second substrate having a second vertical alignment film, a liquid crystal layer which is interposed between the first vertical alignment film and the second vertical alignment film and has a negative dielectric anisotropy, a first polarizing plate that is disposed on a light-incident side of the liquid crystal layer, and a second polarizing plate that is disposed on a light-emitting side of the liquid crystal layer; an illuminating device which is disposed on a light-incident side of the liquid crystal panel, and emits light toward the liquid crystal panel; and a light control member which is disposed on a light-emitting side of the liquid crystal panel, and diffuses light that is emitted from the liquid crystal panel in an azimuth angle direction and a polar angle direction viewed from a normal direction of the liquid crystal panel to control an emission direction of the light. The liquid crystal panel includes a plurality of pixels, each being a basic unit of display, and each of the pixels has a plurality of regions in which a director direction or an alignment of liquid crystal molecules at a central portion of the liquid crystal layer in a thickness direction during application of a voltage is different..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Liquid crystal display apparatus
A liquid crystal display apparatus which includes a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix shape in a row direction and a column direction, and a retardation plate having a first polarization region which converts a polarization state of light transmitting through the liquid crystal panel into a first polarization state and a second polarization region which converts the polarization state thereof into a second polarization state different from the first polarization state, includes a plurality of picture elements including a plurality of first pixels which have a relatively high brightness in a prescribed gradation and are arranged in an oblique direction with respect to the row direction, and a plurality of second pixels which have a relatively low brightness in a predetermined gradation and are arranged adjacent to the first pixels, wherein the retardation plate is configured so that the first pixels in each of the picture elements face each other in the first polarization region and the second polarization region, and the picture elements including the first pixels facing each other in the first polarization region and the picture elements including the first pixels facing each other in the second polarization region are arranged in the row direction, respectively.. .
Sakai Display Products Corporation
2d/3d switchable liquid crystal lens unit
A 2d/3d switchable liquid crystal lens device includes: a polarization-dependent lens array, configured to provide a focusing effect for impinging light having a first plane of polarization of the impinging light and to provide no focusing effect for impinging light have a second plane of polarization orthogonal to the first plane of polarization; a switchable polarization rotating stage, comprising bi-stable liquid crystals, wherein the switchable polarization rotating stage is configured to output light having the first plane of polarization to the polarization-dependent lens array while the bi-stable liquid crystals are in a first state, and to output light having the second plane of polarization to the polarization-dependent lens array while the bi-stable liquid crystals are in a second state; and a driving system, configured to switch the bi-stable liquid crystals of the switchable polarization rotating stage between the first state and the second state.. .
The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology
Apparatus, system, and displaying an image using a plate
An apparatus (110), system (100), and method (900) for displaying an image (880). Instead of using an expensive configuration of prisms (310) such as tir prisms (311) or rtir prisms (312) to direct light (800) to and from a dmd (324), a plate (340) with transmissive (374), reflective (372), and/or polarization (373) characteristics is used.
Parallel plate and twin polarization wavelength isolation filters for optical communications
Optical filter assemblies based on either a parallel plate optical assembly or a polarization separation optical assembly are described. The optical assemblies usefully separate randomly polarized light with at least two transmission wavelengths from an optical communication signal..
Keysight Technologies, Inc.
Method and system for grating couplers incorporating perturbed waveguides
A system for grating couplers incorporating perturbed waveguides is disclosed and may include, in a semiconductor photonics die, communicating optical signals into and/or out of said semiconductor die utilizing a grating coupler on the semiconductor photonics die, where the grating coupler includes perturbed waveguides as scattering elements, and the perturbed waveguides comprise rows of continuous waveguides defined by non-discrete scatterers. The perturbed waveguides may include a variable width along a length of the perturbed waveguides.
Direct write lithography for the fabrication of geometric phase holograms
A direct-write lithography apparatus includes a polarization selector stage configured to vary a polarization orientation angle of light from a light source, a focusing element configured to focus the light from the light source into a spot at a focal plane thereof, and a scanning stage configured to scan the spot in at least two dimensions along a surface of a polarization-sensitive recording medium that is arranged proximate to the focal plane such that neighboring scans substantially overlap. The polarization selector stage and the scanning stage are configured to be operated independently of one another.
North Carolina State University
Inorganic polarizing plate and production method thereof
Where dl is distance along thickness direction of the substrate in region rl between one metal wire w and metal wire wl next to w in the wire grid layer, and dr is distance along the thickness direction of the substrate in region rr between w and metal wire wr provided next to w and at opposite side to side where wl is provided; gl is gap between w and wl, and gr is gap between w and wr; and sl is ratio of dl to gl, and sr is ratio of dr to gr.. .
Optical film, manufacturing the same, polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device
There is provided an optical film comprising a layer formed on a base film by curing a curable composition containing the specific component (a) in an amount of 50 to 99% by mass and the specific component (b) in an amount of 1 to 50% by mass, based on the total solid content of the curable composition when the total solid content of the curable composition is set to 100% by mass.. .
Azo compound, dye-based polarizing film and polarizing plate
The formula (1). .
Subsurface imaging radar
A method and system for obtaining sar images with reduced or eliminated surface clutter to detect subsurface targets, the method comprising the following steps: —selecting a first frequency and an incidence angle for the radar signal such that the ratio of surface backscattering to subsurface target backscattering is significantly larger for vertical polarization than for horizontal —obtaining vertically and horizontally polarized sar images based on the same sar path exploiting the selected first frequency and viewing angle —weighting and differencing the vertically and horizontally polarized sar images so that the surface backscattering completely cancels between the two images and only the combination of the target backscattering components remains.. .
Bipolar chopping for 1/f noise and offset reduction in magnetic field sensors
A chopping technique, and associated structure, is implemented to cancel the magnetic 1/f noise contribution in a tunneling magnetoresistance (tmr) field sensor. The tmr field sensor comprises a first bridge circuit including multiple tmr elements to sense a magnetic field and a second circuit to apply a bipolar current pulse adjacent to each tmr element.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
Method for quickly testing a total radiated power of an antenna of a terminal
A method for quickly testing a total radiated power of an antenna of a terminal is provided, comprising; looking up a first antenna polarization direction corresponding to a Θ angle and a Φ angle which conform with a prescribed requirement according to a transmission power intensity and direction pattern; testing equivalent radiated power of channels to be tested; integral calculating all the equivalent radiated powers to obtain a total radiated power of the antenna of the terminal. In this method, the production process of the equivalent radiated power at the Θ angle and Φ angle is simplified, thereby increasing the testing efficiency of the total radiated power..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
Flux-gate type non-contact current measuring device
The present invention relates to a flux-gate type non-contact current measuring device for measuring a current to be measured by detecting an electromagnetic field around a conducting wire into which the current to be measured flows, wherein the present invention can detect a direct current component through a change of an oscillating signal by applying the oscillating signal for magnetizing two cores in mutually opposite polarities, wherein: an lc oscillation circuit is formed by using the inductance of a coil wound on one core, and the direct current component is detected by applying an lc-oscillating signal to a coil wound on the other core; an alternating current component is detected by using another core; compensated currents corresponding to the detected direct current and alternating current components are converged under a condition of offsetting a magnetic flux by the current to be measured so that the current to be measured can be measured by measuring the compensated currents in the converged state thereof; and the present invention can normally measure a current by automatically demagnetizing an lc oscillating core even in a circumstance that the lc oscillating core is saturated by the current to be measured.. .
Hisen Tech Co., Ltd.
Mach-zehnder interferometer having a doubly-corrugated spoofed surface plasmon polariton waveguide
A mach-zehnder interferometer (mzi) structure based on a doubly-corrugated spoofed surface plasmon polariton (dc-sspp) waveguide is presented. The dependence of phase change on the dielectric loading of the dc-sspp structure causes the output from both arms to interfere and enhance features on the transmission spectrum of the mzi.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan
Apparatus and navigation
An apparatus and system for use in determining location of a celestial body are presented. The apparatus comprises: a polarizer comprising an array of polarized light filter cells and a light sensor array.
Atomic sensor system
One embodiment includes an atomic sensor system. The system includes a vapor cell that is sealed to enclose an alkali metal that is spin-polarized by an optical beam.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Illumination device for synthesizing light from an object at virtually infinite distance
An illumination device for synthesizing light from an object at virtually infinite distance comprises a primary light source configured to emit a primary light, a concentrator positioned downstream the primary light source and configured to reduce the divergence of the primary light, an emitting surface positioned downstream the concentrator, and an absorber made of light-absorbing material positioned upstream the emitting surface and configured to absorb light rays which cross the emitting surface in an upstream direction and which, in the absence of the absorber would not be directed toward the primary light source, wherein the primary light source, the concentrator, the emitting surface and the absorber are configured so that they produces from the primary light an output light that exits the emitting surface with a luminance profile which is spatially uniform across the emitting surface, and has a narrow peak in the polar-angle distribution around an output-light direction.. .
Ignition system including a measurement device for providing measurement signals to a combustion engine's control system
The present invention relates to an ignition system (t) for a combustion engine, the internal combustion engine comprising a control system, the ignition system (t) further comprising a power source (30), at least one ignition coil (10, 1 1, 12) having at least one primary coil (l2, l4, l6) and one secondary coil (l3, l5, l7) for a spark plug (13, 14, 15) and a measurement device (50) for at least one of the parameters spark current, ion current, ignition voltage and primary voltage, said measurement device (50) being adapted to provide measurement signals to said control system for regulating the ignition system (t), the ignition system (t) also comprising means for transforming up voltage and storing energy, and a plurality of switches (s1-s7), said control system being adapted to control said switches (s1-s7), by means of said measuring signal(s), for the supply of adaptive spark energy and/or to control the polarity of the spark.. .
In-line plasma cvd apparatus
Provided is an in-line plasma cvd apparatus (100) capable of performing a deposition process at a high production efficiency while maintaining stable deposition conditions, without spending time and energy on cleaning and the like even when in use for a long time. This plasma cvd apparatus (100) is equipped with a deposition chamber (1) and load-lock chambers (20, 30) which are separate from the deposition chamber (1).
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)
Production cyclic polyarylene sulfide (as amended)
There is provided a production method of a cyclic polyarylene sulfide by heating and reacting a raw material mixture (a) including at least a sulfidizing agent, a dihalogenated aromatic compound and an organic polar solvent. The production method continually performs each of an operation (a) of supplying the raw material mixture (a) to a reaction mixture (b) in a reaction vessel which includes a reaction product obtained from the raw material mixture (a), an operation (b) of withdrawing part of the reaction mixture (b) from the reaction vessel, and an operation (c) of heating the reaction vessel..
Toray Industries, Inc.
Passivated supports for use with olefin polymerization catalysts
A phosphinimine catalyst immobilized on a passivated inorganic oxide support, had high activity at low co-catalyst concentrations and gave, under gas phase polymerization conditions, ethylene copolymer with a high molecular weight. A method of making a passivated silica support involves treatment of silica with an organoaluminum compound, a diorganomagnesium compound and a source of chloride (to make mgcl2) under anhydrous conditions and in the absence of polar solvents..
Nova Chemicals (international) S.a.
Opiorphin for use as a psychostimulant agent
The present invention relates to peptides derived from human basic proline-rich lacrimal protein (bplp), notably opiorphin, for use as psychostimulants. These peptides are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd), narcolepsy, hypersomnia, vigilance drop, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (adhd), attention deficit and/or hyperactivity in adults and in children, depression, bipolar disease, dysthymic disorder and cyclothymic disorder..
Extraction hydrophilic recombinant protein
The present invention relates to a method for extracting a hydrophilic recombinant protein from a host expressing a hydrophilic recombinant protein. The method includes: a lysate acquisition step in which a dissolving solvent is added to the host expressing a hydrophilic recombinant protein so as to obtain a host cell lysate; and a step in which a diluting solvent is added to the host cell lysate obtained in the lysate acquisition step, an insoluble substance is separated from the obtained dilution, and a supernatant containing the hydrophilic recombinant protein is collected.
Quaternary ammonium hydroxides
As defined herein, and (b) a dipolar aprotic solvent substantially free of water.. .
Rechargeable electrochemical cells
Provided are electrochemical devices that are rechargeable, where an electrolyte stream whose electrolyte is electro-chemically inert is supplied to an ion concentrate compartment between a bipolar membrane and an electrode, thereby eliminating a potential for scale build-up. When strong or weak cation resins are used in a product compartment of an electrochemical device, acid water produced can be used to soak and clean an ion concentrate compartment next to an electrode, such as the cathode..
3m Innovative Properties Company
Gravity flow runoff water purification system
A gravity flow runoff water purification system is provided. The gravity flow runoff water purification system of the present invention includes a debris filter, a grit chamber, and a linear electrolytic reactor.
Method for separating calcium carbonate and gypsum
A method for separating a suspension containing gypsum granules and calcium carbonate granules and an aqueous solution, wherein the aqueous solution comprises at least one sodium salt, wherein the aqueous solution has a sodium ion concentration of at least 3 g/l and wherein such method comprises a step of separation by flotation using a collector for the gypsum granules, the collector comprising at least one heteropolar organic surfactant of formula rx, in which: r denotes a hydrocarbon-based chain comprising from 2 to 50 carbon atoms, and the hydrocarbon-based chain is chosen from: a saturated or unsaturated linear alkyl chain, a saturated or unsaturated branched alkyl chain; and x denotes at least one ionizable group selected from the group consisting of: a carboxylic group, a sulfonate group, a sulfate group, a phosphonate group, a phosphate group, and a hydroxamate group.. .
Universite De Lorraine
Electrospinning solution, polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers and ion-exchange membrane
An ion-exchange membrane is provided, and the fibers of the ion-exchange membrane are obtained by electrospinning. The electrospinning solution contains 100 parts by weight of polyvinyl alcohol (pva), 10-100 parts by weight of a modifier, 10-100 parts by weight of an ion exchanger, and 100-2,500 parts by weight of water.
Taiwan Textile Research Institute
Methods for separating bio-oils
Methods of separating a bio-oil are disclosed. The method comprises contacting a bio-oil with a supercritical alkane to dissolve non-polar compounds of the bio-oil in the supercritical alkane.
Battelle Energy Alliance, Llc
A generally spherical three-dimensional puzzle includes first and second polar caps (14) disposed on opposite ends of a primary axis (a) of the puzzle. A plurality of base rings are stacked on the primary axis between the first and second polar caps.
Baddle Ball, L.l.c.
System and independently operating multiple neurostimulation channels
A multi-channel neurostimulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of electrodes, stimulation output circuitry including electrical source circuitry of the same polarity configured for generating a plurality of pulsed electrical waveforms in a plurality of timing channels, and control circuitry configured for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to serially couple the electrical source circuitry to different sets of the electrodes when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms do not temporally overlap each other, and for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to couple the electrical source circuitry to a union of the different electrode sets when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms temporally overlap each other.. .
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation
Systems and methods for controlling a width of an excitation field created by current applied by a cochlear implant system
An exemplary sound processor (104) 1) identifies a stimulation site within a cochlea of a patient that is to be stimulated in order to represent acoustic content presented to the patient, the stimulation site included within a plurality of stimulation sites associated with a stimulation channel corresponding to a plurality of electrodes, 2) determines a target excitation field width associated with the stimulation channel and 3) dynamically sets, based on the identified stimulation site, an amplitude and a polarity of current to be applied to each electrode included in the plurality of electrodes in order to represent the acoustic content so that an excitation field created by the current has a width that roughly matches the target excitation field width. A system and a corresponding method are also disclosed..
Advanced Bionics Ag
Compositions and hair loss prevention
The invention encompasses a formulation for hair loss prevention comprising a mixture of water and at least one nonpolar aprotic organic solvent and at least one hair loss preventive ingredient known to inhibit the hormonal mechanism underlying androgenetic hair loss and methods of using the same.. .
Medical device having magnetically expandable frame
A stent, for example, is provided with a plurality of frame elements, which may have an undulating form. The stent is provided with a plurality of magnetic elements between adjacent stent elements.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc
Treatment planning for electroporation-based therapies
The present invention provides systems, methods, and devices for electroporation-based therapies (ebts). Embodiments provide patient-specific treatment protocols derived by the numerical modeling of 3d reconstructions of target tissue from images taken of the tissue, and optionally accounting for one or more of physical constraints or dynamic tissue properties.
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
Variable resistor jaw
A bipolar forceps for sealing tissue includes an end effector assembly having opposing first and second jaw members each having a proximal end and a distal end. A first electrically conductive surface having two or more conductive sealing plates and a dielectric layer is operably coupled to the first jaw member.
Surgical instrument with extendible monopolar element
The present disclosure relates to an electrosurgical instrument that includes a housing having a shaft that extends therefrom and an end effector assembly attached at the distal end of the shaft. The end effector assembly includes a monopolar element slidably disposed therein that is configured to move between a retracted position and an extended configuration.
Electrodermal interface system
A communication system, method, and computer program product supported by electro-dermal monitoring physiological signals at the surface of the skin. The system includes a garment comprising an electro-dermal interface.
Otfs methods of data channel characterization and uses thereof
Fiber, cable, and wireless data channels are typically impaired by reflectors and other imperfections, producing a channel state with echoes and frequency shifts in data waveforms. Here, methods of using otfs pilot symbol waveform bursts to automatically produce a detailed 2d model of the channel state are presented.
Cohere Technologies, Inc.