|| List of recent Polar-related patents
| Learning opinion-related patterns for contextual and domain-dependent opinion detection|
A method for extracting opinion-related patterns includes receiving a corpus of reviews, the reviews each including an explicit rating of a topic. The reviews are partitioned among a predefined plurality of classes, based on the ranking.
| Determining synonym-antonym polarity in term vectors|
A document-term matrix may be generated based on a corpus. A term representation matrix may be generated based on modifying a plurality of elements of the document-term matrix based on antonym information included in the corpus.
| Actuator with diagnostics|
A system incorporating an actuator. The actuator may have a motor unit with motor controller connected to it.
| Point-and-click programming for deep brain stimulation using real-time monopolar review trendlines|
A system and method for selecting leadwire stimulation parameters includes a processor iteratively performing, for each of a plurality of values for a particular stimulation parameter, each value corresponding to a respective current field: (a) shifting the current field longitudinally and/or rotationally to a respective plurality of locations about the leadwire; and (b) for each of the respective plurality of locations, obtaining clinical effect information regarding a respective stimulation of the patient tissue produced by the respective current field at the respective location; and displaying a graph plotting the clinical effect information against values for the particular stimulation parameter and locations about the leadwire, and/or based on the obtained clinical effect information, identifying an optimal combination of a selected value for the particular stimulation parameter and selected location about the leadwire at which to perform a stimulation using the selected value.. .
| Bi-polar surgical instrument|
A surgical device is disclosed that comprises a sleeve member, a shaft member and a pair of electrodes. The shaft member extends distally of the sleeve member and has a pair of electrode channels that open at the distal end of the shaft member, wherein the electrode channels are positioned adjacent to one another.
| Bi-polar surgical instrument|
A surgical device is disclosed that comprises a shaft member and a pair of electrodes. The shaft member has a pair of electrode channels that open at the distal end of the shaft member, wherein the electrode channels are positioned adjacent to one another.
| Electrosurgical system|
An electrosurgical system can include an electrosurgical generator, a feedback circuit or controller, and an electrosurgical tool. The feedback circuit can provide an electrosurgery endpoint by determining the phase end point of a tissue to be treated.
| Ablation device and method for electroporating tissue cells|
A method and system for producing deep lesions without the production of high heat. The method generally includes ablating target tissue cells with a device in communication with an energy generator programmable to ablate tissue using heat energy, electroporation, or a combination thereof.
| Medical diagnosis device and method for controlling the device|
A medical diagnosis device and a method for controlling the device that detect an abnormal portion of a diagnosis target early and accurately are provided. A medical diagnosis device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a light source configured to irradiate light onto a diagnosis target; an optical filter configured to filter out visible light and infrared light from light reflected from the diagnosis target and convert an optical path of the filtered visible or infrared light; a polarization beam splitter configured to polarize the infrared light filtered by the optical filter; a first image acquisition unit configured to acquire a first image from the visible light filtered by the optical fiber; and a second image acquisition unit configured to acquire a second image from the infrared light polarized by the polarization beam splitter..
| Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition and pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet|
A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, used for producing a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that forms a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet according to an embodiment of the present invention, includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive composite substantially excluding a carboxyl group as a polar group, a bubble, and a surfactant.. .
| Generation and reception of inverse circular polarized waves|
A method is disclosed to generate inverse circular waves in opposite circular polarities. A method is disclosed to receive circular polarity signals in the presence of inverse interfering linear signals..
| Electrochemical device comprising composite bipolar plate and method of using the same|
An electrochemical device and methods of using the same. In one embodiment, the electrochemical device may be used as a fuel cell and/or as an electrolyzer and includes a membrane electrode assembly (mea), an anodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the anode of the mea, a cathodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the cathode, a first bipolar plate in contact with the anodic gas diffusion medium, and a second bipolar plate in contact with the cathodic gas diffusion medium.
| Electrochemical energy storage cell and electrochemical energy storage device comprising at least one such electrochemical energy storage cell|
An electrochemical energy storage cell (10) includes an electrode assembly (12), which comprises at least one first electrode (14) of a first polarity and at least one second electrode (16) of a second polarity, and a film-like casing (24), which at least partially encloses the electrode assembly (12). To improve safety, the casing (24) comprises at least one first functional layer (243), which is designed to be at least partially electrically conductive and is connected to the at least one first electrode (14) of the electrode assembly (12) in an electrically conductive manner (21), and at least one electrical insulating layer (245), which separates the first functional layer (243) of the casing (24) in a layering direction (25) of the casing from the electrode assembly (12) in the normal operating state of the energy storage cell (10)..
| Double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet|
A double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer is substantially free of bubbles and includes an acrylic polymer (a) and hollow microspheres.
| Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition|
The present invention relates to a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, a polarizer and a liquid crystal display device. The present invention may provide a pressure sensitive adhesive which can have excellent stress relaxation characteristic to effectively inhibit light leakage by dimension change of optical films such as polarizing plates.
| Antihistamine- and corticosteroid-containing liposome composition and its use for the manufacture of a medicament for treating rhinitis and related disorders|
There is provided homogeneous pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of, for example, rhinitis, asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease comprising a corticosteroid and an antihistamine, a polar lipid liposome and a pharmaceutical-acceptable aqueous carrier.. .
| Imaging agents and methods of use thereof|
Compositions and methods useful in connection with magnetic resonance imaging are provided. Metabolites hyperpolarized by dynanic nuclear polarization are used as reporter molecules in nuclear magnetic resonance (“nmr”) spectroscopy to study metabolic pathways and diagnose disease states.
| Image forming apparatus|
A transfer bias voltage supplier supplies, to a transfer member, a transfer bias voltage of a polarity opposite to the polarity of toner. The absolute value of transfer bias voltage to be supplied to the transfer member when a leading/trailing end of the sheet is passed through the nip portion is set smaller than when a toner image transfer region of the sheet is passed through the nip portion.
| Polarization diverse demultiplexing|
An optical demultiplexing device includes a first portion operative to receive an input optical signal having a first polarization, a second polarization and multiple channels, and split the input optical signal into a first optical signal having the first polarization and a second optical signal having the first polarization, and an optical demultiplexing portion communicatively connected to the polarization splitter portion, the optical demultiplexing portion operative to receive a combination of the first optical signal and the second optical signal, and output each channel of the first optical signal and the second optical signal to a photodetector device corresponding to each channel.. .
| Method and apparatus for suppressing optical beat interference noise in raman amplifiers|
A method and apparatus for suppressing pump-mode optical beat interference noise in a raman amplified fiber link of an optical network, wherein a wavelength of a laser beam generated by a first pump laser and a wavelength of a laser beam generated by a second pump laser of a pair of polarization multiplexed pump lasers are detuned with respect to each other to suppress the optical beat interference, obi, noise in the raman amplified fiber link of said optical network.. .
| Passive optical networks|
Optical transmitter apparatus 10 comprising a reflective optical amplifier 12, a driver 14, an optical splitter 16, polarisation compensation apparatus 18 and an optical router 20. The reflective optical amplifier is arranged to receive an optical seed signal.
| High bandwidth demodulator system and method|
A method of analysing an input signal, the method including the steps of: (a) dividing a first input signal into first and second orthogonal signal polarisation components; (b) dividing a second input signal into orthogonal first and second orthogonal local polarisation components; (c) mixing the first orthogonal signal component with the second orthogonal local polarisation component to provide a first mixed signal; (d) mixing the second orthogonal signal component with the first orthogonal local polarisation component to provide a second mixed signal; (e) analysing the first and second mixed signal to determine the polarisation or phase information in the input signal.. .
| Method for physically processing and/or heating media, in particular liquids, and an apparatus for performing the method|
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for physically working and/or heating media, in particular liquids. The high expenditure of energy of the known methods can be avoided, with reduced environmental impact, by the hydrodynamically worked medium being exposed to polar and/or ionic electrochemical potentials and electrochemical signals rc ac.
| Single-fiber subassembly|
A single-fiber subassembly includes a first photodiode for receiving incident light, a laser diode for transmitting emergent light, and a same-wavelength optical splitter having a positive direction. The splitter includes a first birefringent plate, a half-wave plate, a 45° faraday rotator, and a second birefringent plate arranged in sequence along and vertical to the positive direction.
| Polarization diverse demultiplexing|
A method for demultiplexing an optical signal includes receiving a multi polarization optical signal, separating the multi polarization optical signal into a first polarization optical signal and a second polarization optical signal, rotating a polarization of the first polarization optical signal to match a polarization of the second polarization optical signal, routing the first polarization optical signal and the second polarization optical signal to a common demultiplexing device, outputting a channel of the first polarization optical signal and the second polarization optical signal to a common photodetector.. .
| Ned polarization system for wavelength pass-through|
A system and method are disclosed for providing uniform color distribution of light emitted from a light source to an eye box in a near eye display (ned). An example of the system and method uses an optical element including two or more waveguides optimized to different colors of the visible light spectrum.
| Inverter device|
In an inverter device, a first three-level circuit includes first to fourth preceding-stage switch elements connected in series between a first input end and a ground and a first charging and discharging capacitor. A second three-level circuit includes fifth to eighth preceding-stage switch elements connected in series between a second input end and the ground and a second charging and discharging capacitor.
| System for supplying direct current and dc voltage protected by a current limiter, and method for protecting same|
A system for supplying direct current and dc voltage is provided. The system comprise a first supply branch having a first dc voltage source and a power field-effect transistor of a current limiter which are connected in series, and a second supply branch having a second dc voltage source.
| Method of manufacturing polarizing plate|
A method of manufacturing a polarizing plate according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: stretching and dyeing a laminate including a resin substrate having a long shape and a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin layer formed on one side of the resin substrate, to thereby produce a polarizing film on the resin substrate; laminating an optically functional film on a side of the polarizing film of the laminate, to thereby produce an optically functional film laminate; and cutting widthwise direction end portions of the optically functional film laminate. The cut portions include the resin substrate, the polarizing film, and the optically functional film..
| High elastic modulus projection screen substrates|
A stiffening strip at selected edges of a screen may enable the use and mounting of a high-elastic modulus substrate screen material. Such screen materials may be engineered to provide polarization-preserving characteristics, and be applied to or part of the high-elastic modulus substrate.
| Inks including pigments having tri-block copolymer grafts|
Pigment-based inks are provided. The inks include a non-polar carrier fluid and pigment particles suspended in the non-polar carrier fluid.
| Compact laser radar corner cube|
Focus assemblies for laser radar are situated to receive a measurement beam that is focused at or in the focus assemblies. In some examples, focus assemblies include a corner cube and a return reflector, and the measurement beam is focused on, at, or within the corner cube or return reflector.
| Polarizing element, projector and method of manufacturing polarizing element|
A polarizing element includes a transparent substrate, a reflective layer constituting, on the transparent substrate, grid-shaped convexities arrayed at a pitch smaller than a wavelength in a used optical bandwidth, a dielectric layer formed on the reflective layer, a diffusion barrier layer formed on the dielectric layer, and an absorbing layer formed on the diffusion barrier layer such that the diffusion barrier layer is sandwiched between the absorbing layer and the dielectric layer. This polarizing element has an excellent optical property and is able to prevent mixing of the absorbing layer and the dielectric layer under a high temperature..
| Projection apparatus|
A projection apparatus includes a color synthesis section, a polarization conversion section, and a projection lens. The color synthesis section is configured to combine light in three primary colors of red light, green light, and blue light and emit combined light.
| Method to design the integrated full coverage lcd module cover glass|
The described embodiments relate generally to liquid crystal displays (lcds), and more particularly to methods for extending a glass portion of a display to an edge of a display housing. In one embodiment, a thin cover glass layer is provided between a color filter glass layer and an upper polarizer.
| Viewing angle compensation element, vertical alignment liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display device|
The disclosure discloses a viewing angle compensation element applied to a va-lcd panel. The va-lcd panel comprises a liquid crystal cell and an upper polarizer and a lower polarizer which are respectively disposed on the upper side and the lower side of the liquid crystal cell.
| Liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display device is provided. The liquid crystal display device comprises a backlight module and a display panel.
| Displays with reduced driver circuit ledges|
An electronic device display may have a color filter layer, a thin-film-transistor layer, and a layer of liquid crystal material. The display may have a display cover layer such as a layer of glass or plastic.
| Three-dimensional display device and lc barrier|
A 3d display device and lc barrier are disclosed. The 3d display device comprises a non-polarized light display unit and an lc barrier.
| Liquid crystal grating panel, stereo display device and display method thereof|
A liquid crystal grating panel, a stereo display device and a display method thereof are disclosed. The liquid crystal grating panel comprises an upper polarizer, an upper substrate, a lower substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode and liquid crystals; the third electrode is separated from the first electrode through an insulating layer; the liquid crystals are disposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate; the first electrode is used for generating an electric field with the second electrode at first frame scanning periods of image scanning to form a first grating; and the third electrode is used for generating an electric field with the second electrode at second frame scanning periods of image scanning to form a second grating..
| Liquid-crystal optical modules and multi-purpose eyewear using the same|
This invention discloses optical modules, and eyewear using them for performing viewing function(s) including viewing a shutter-based 3d display, viewing a polarization-based 3d display, emulating the pulfrich effect, emulating a pair of pinhole glasses and emulating a pair of sunglasses. In one embodiment, an optical module comprises: a first liquid crystal layer between a first and a second transparent conductive layers; a transparent protective layer attached to the first transparent conductive layer; a third transparent conductive layer; a matrix-electrode layer, comprising an array of independently addressable electrode regions each being transparent and electrically conductive; a second liquid crystal layer between the matrix-electrode layer and the third transparent conductive layer; a first linear polarizer attached to the second transparent conductive layer and the matrix-electrode layer; and a second linear polarizer, having a polarization orientation orthogonal to the polarization orientation of the first linear polarizer, attached to the third transparent conductive layer..
| Touch display|
A touch display including a liquid crystal display having a surface displaying images and a capacitive touch-sensitive panel superposed on a surface of the liquid crystal display and enabling an input operation in reaction to the displayed image; wherein being arranged on the liquid crystal display in order from the surface of the liquid crystal display toward an outer surface of the liquid crystal display, a second quarter-wave plate converting a light passing through into a circular polarization by shifting phase, the capacitive touch-sensitive panel, a first quarter-wave plate having a same orientation to the second quarter-wave plate, a polarizer converting the light passing through into a linear polarization, a decorated sheet protecting an upper surface of the capacitive touch-sensitive panel, and an antireflection layer preventing a surface-reflection of outside light, in order to obtain the antireflection effect while keeping costs low.. .
A projector is provided with an image forming device, a light path switching element, a polarization control element, and a polarization plate. The image forming device emits first image light and second image light.
| Liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display 50 includes: a light source 10; a liquid crystal display panel 213; a wire-grid polarization plate 211, 214 located on at least one of a light-incident side and a light-emission side of the liquid crystal display panel 213, and including a base plate 101 and a plurality of wires 100 arranged in stripes on the base plate 1; a projection lens 23; a cooling part 25 which supplies wind to the liquid crystal display panel 213 and the polarization plate 211, 214 to cool them; and a covering wall 102 which covers end faces of the plurality of wires 100 and ends of a plurality of grooves 108 formed between the plurality of wires 100, at a windward side of the polarization plate 211, 214 in a flow direction of the wind supplied from the cooling part 25.. .
| Sensor for capturing a moving material web|
A sensor (1) serves for capturing the moving material web (2). It has light sources (4, 4′) and at least one light detector (10).
| Sensor for capturing a moving material web|
A sensor (1) serves for capturing a moving material web (2). It has at least one light source (4) and at least one light detector (10).
| Modifying visual perception|
Various embodiments directed to modifying and enhancing visual perception are disclosed. One embodiment is directed to a camera which includes a lens system for capturing images and a lighting system providing key light above the lens system and providing fill light below the lens system.
| Naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device|
A naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device includes a display panel and a switching module. The display panel provides first display image and second display image.
| Liquid crystal display device|
According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate, a counter-substrate, a liquid crystal layer and a signal line driver. The array substrate includes a signal line, a pixel electrode, and a thin-film transistor.
| Wireless communication node with antenna arrangement for dual band reception and transmission|
This disclosure relates to a network node comprising an antenna arrangement with an antenna column. The antenna column comprises a first and second set of subarrays with at least two subarrays each.
| Circular polarization antenna and directional antenna array having the same|
An antenna array (1000) includes a horizontal ground layer (40) having a central hole (401), a radiation layer parallel to the ground layer, and a coaxial cable (5) assembled to the ground layer. The cable includes a central conductor (51), an insulated layer (53) coated on the central conductor, and a grounding coat (52) coated on the insulated layer.
| Phase-conjugate configuration of high-gain, dual-polarized sector antennas for a repeater|
An antenna system having a transmit assembly with a first set of antenna elements for transmitting signals. Each antenna element in this first set may be disposed from a respective adjacent antenna element by a predetermined azimuthal increment and by a predetermined altitudinal increment.
| Methods and systems using polarization modulated electromagnetic waves|
Methods and systems using polarization modulated electromagnetic waves. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems comprising a radio frequency identification (rfid) reader, and a rfid tag (the rfid tag communicatively coupled to the rfid reader).
| Systems and methods for shim current calculation|
A method includes receiving a forward spatial encoding polarity magnetic resonance (mr) coil image and a reverse spatial encoding polarity mr coil image generated from data obtained with a magnetic field gradient that is reversed with respect to the magnetic field gradient with which the forward spatial encoding polarity mr coil image is acquired. The method also includes performing an iterative shift map calculation algorithm to determine a pixel shift map corresponding to a minimized difference between the forward and reverse spatial encoding polarity mr coil images, converting the pixel shift map into a magnetic field shift map by determining a magnetic field value corresponding to each pixel in the pixel shift map, and providing the magnetic field shift map as an input to a shim calculation process that includes determining a level of at least one shim current..
| Capacitor charge circuit|
A circuit can be used for charging a capacitor with an ac voltage. In one embodiment, the circuit includes a capacitor coupled to be charged with the ac voltage.
| Method of charging an electrochemical cell|
A method of pulse charging a secondary electrochemical storage cell is provided. The secondary cell includes a negative electrode comprising an alkaline metal; a positive electrode comprising at least one transition metal halide; a molten salt electrolyte comprising alkaline metal haloaluminate; and a solid electrolyte partitioning the positive electrode from the negative electrode, such that a first surface of the solid electrolyte is in contact with the positive electrode, and a second surface of the solid electrolyte is in contact with the negative electrode.
| Electrochemical energy storage cell and electrochemical energy storage apparatus comprising at least one such electrochemical energy storage cell|
An electrochemical energy storage cell has an electrode assembly, containing at least one first electrode of a first polarity and at least one second electrode of a second polarity, a film-like casing, which at least partially encloses the electrode assembly; and at least one first current-conducting device, which is connected to at least one first electrode of the electrode assembly in an electrically conductive manner and projects out of the casing at least partially, and at least one second current-conducting device, which is connected to at least one second electrode of the electrode assembly in an electronically conductive manner and projects out of the casing at least partially.. .
| Motor unit|
A rotation detector provided in a motor unit according to an embodiment includes a first support and a second support, a pair of magnetic field generator, at least one magnetic field detector, and a first magnetic member and a second magnetic member. The pair of magnetic field generator is provided on the first support in a manner facing the second support, and has opposite polarities.
| Ultrasonic probe, piezoelectric transducer, method of manufacturing ultrasonic probe, and method of manufacturing piezoelectric transducer|
According to one embodiment, an ultrasonic probe includes a single crystal piezoelectric body with first and second planes facing each other and having a crystal orientation of , first and second electrodes on the respective first and second plane of the piezoelectric body, an acoustic matching layer on the first electrode, and a backing member under the second electrode, wherein the piezoelectric body is polarized along a first direction passing through the piezoelectric body and first and second electrodes, a fracture surface of the piezoelectric body that includes the first direction has a multilayer shape along one of the first and second electrodes, and a thickness of each layer of the multilayer shape is not less than 0.5 μm and not more than 5 μm.. .
| Magnetic shear force transfer device|
A magnetic shear force transfer device for transferring shear forces across a non-magnetic gap includes a first magnetic structure comprising concentric circular tracks of magnetic sources magnetically printed into a first magnetizable material a second magnetic structure comprising concentric circular tracks of magnetic sources magnetically printed into a second magnetizable material. Each concentric circular track has an even number of magnetic sources where adjoining magnetic sources alternate in polarity.
| Rotational machine as well as apparatus having a rotational machine|
The invention relates to a rotational machine, designed as a bearing free motor, including a stator (2) designed as a bearing and drive stator having a stator winding (3) and a disc-shaped rotor (4) stored magnetically contact free within the stator (2). In this connection an axial height (h) of the rotor (4) is smaller than or equal to a half diameter (d) of the rotor (4) and with the rotor (4) being passively stabilized by reluctance forces with regard to the stator (2) both against a displacement along a rotational axis (a) of the rotor (4) and also against a tilting from an equilibrium position (g), and with the stator (2) including a permanent magnet (6) for the generation of a homopolar magnetic flux (hΦ).