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 Electrochemical treatment of hydrocarbons patent thumbnailElectrochemical treatment of hydrocarbons
Disclosed are methods and systems of producing plasma from a polar liquid under relatively benign conditions of temperature and pressure, by providing at least one dielectric medium in contact with the polar liquid, such that an interface forms between the liquid and the medium; and creating an electric potential across the interface to produce plasma from the polar liquid inside the dielectric medium. The plasma may be used to convert hydrocarbons into useful products or intermediates..
Quantum Ingenuity Inc.


 Apparatus and  transmitting and receiving polarized signals patent thumbnailApparatus and transmitting and receiving polarized signals
Provided is an apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving polarized signals. Wireless communication with multiple polarized signals may experience greater attenuation on one polarized signal than another polarized signal.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Radio-over-fibre transmission in communications networks patent thumbnailRadio-over-fibre transmission in communications networks
A radio-over-fibre transmitter comprising: an optical splitter arranged to receive an optical carrier signal having a carrier optical frequency, and split it into a plurality of portions; electro-optic modulation apparatus each arranged to receive a respective optical carrier signal portion and a respective modulated radio frequency subcarrier signal, and arranged to modulate the respective optical carrier signal portion with the respective modulated radio frequency subcarrier signal and arranged to suppress onward transmission of the respective optical carrier signal portion, to form a respective carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signal; an optical combiner arranged to receive the carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signals and one of the optical carrier signal portions and arranged to combine them to form a subcarrier multiplexed optical signal; and polarisation apparatus arranged to ensure that the carrier suppressed optical subcarrier signals and said optical carrier signal portion each have the same polarisation state at the optical combiner.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Optical module and optical transmitter using the same patent thumbnailOptical module and optical transmitter using the same
An optical module has an optical modulator configured to perform phase modulation on each of divided light components of an input light and output at least two phase-modulated signal lights, a semiconductor optical amplifier configured to amplify the phased-modulated signal lights in a same polarization mode, and a polarization multiplexer configured to convert the amplified signal lights into two orthogonally polarized signal lights and multiplex the orthogonally polarized signal lights.. .
Fujitsu Optical Components Limited


 Polarization demultiplexing of optical signals patent thumbnailPolarization demultiplexing of optical signals
An example embodiment includes optical receiver that includes a polarization beam splitter (pbs), a polarization controller, and a forward error correction (fec). The pbs is configured to split a received optical signal having an unknown polarization state into two orthogonal polarizations (x′-polarization and y′-polarization).
Finisar Corporation


 Apparatus, system and  wireless communication via polarized antennas patent thumbnailApparatus, system and wireless communication via polarized antennas
Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of wireless communication via polarized antennas. For example, an apparatus may include circuitry configured to cause a wireless station to generate an information element including a plurality of antenna identifiers of a plurality of directional antennas of the wireless station, and a plurality of polarization indicators corresponding to the plurality of antenna identifiers, a polarization indicator corresponding to an antenna identifier to indicate a polarization setting of a directional antenna identified by the antenna identifier; and to transmit a frame including the information element..
Intel Ip Corporation


 Apparatus, system and  single-user (su) multi-in-multi-out (mimo) communication patent thumbnailApparatus, system and single-user (su) multi-in-multi-out (mimo) communication
Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of single-user (su) multi-in-multi-out (mimo) communication. For example, a first wireless station may configure at least one phase antenna array (paa) according to a predefined su mimo configuration, the su mimo configuration including at least a number of data streams, a number of paas to be used by the first wireless station, and a polarization type to be applied at the first wireless station; and may transmit a su mimo transmission to a second wireless station via the at least one paa over a directional wireless communication band..
Intel Corporation


 Real time polarization compensation for dual-polarized millimeter wave communication patent thumbnailReal time polarization compensation for dual-polarized millimeter wave communication
A communication system comprises a signal generator, polarizer, signal combiner, transmitter, positioning device, and controller. The signal generator converts first and second received data streams into respective first and second orthogonal linearly polarized signals.
Raytheon Company


 Board-connecting electric connector patent thumbnailBoard-connecting electric connector
The connection state of contact members with respect to a wiring board can be easily visually checked by a simple configuration. A shield wall portion composed of an electrically-conductive member opposed to contact connecting portions (board connecting portions) of a plurality of contact members arranged in a multipolar shape is provided; each of ground connecting portions provided in the shield wall portion is disposed at the part between the contact connecting portions, which are adjacent to each other; a lateral check window composed of the space which enables visual check of the contact connecting portions is formed in the interval region in which the ground connecting portions are adjacent to each other; an electromagnetic shielding function with respect to the contact connecting portions is obtained by the shield wall portion; and, at the same time, the connection state of the contact connecting portions with respect to the wiring board can be visually checked through the lateral check window provided in the shield wall portion..
Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd.


 Board-connecting electric connector device patent thumbnailBoard-connecting electric connector device
Electromagnetic shielding about both of electric connectors, which are in a mutually mated state, can be sufficiently carried out by a simple configuration. Shield wall portions composed of electrically-conductive members opposed to contact connecting portions (board connecting portions) of a plurality of contact members arranged in multipolar shapes are provided; electromagnetic shielding functions with respect to the contact connecting portions in the respective electric connectors are obtained well by the respective shield wall portions; and, when both of the electric connectors are mated with each other, the shield wall portions are configured to be in an inner/outer double disposition relation in which they are opposed to each other and efficiently block the gaps between the shield wall portions and wiring boards so that sufficient emi measures can be expected..
Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd.


Board-connecting electric connector

A good mating state can be obtained while reducing interference of transmission signals by a simple configuration. A contact portion is provided at a single location on each of mating recessed portions of signal contact members arranged in a multipolar shape, contact portions are provided at a plurality of locations for a mating recessed portion of an integrated power-source contact member, and signal transmission is carried out through the single-location contact portion provided at the single location for each of the mating recessed portions of the signal contact members.
Dal-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd.

Antenna system

An antenna system includes a system ground plane, a first antenna array, and a second antenna array. The first antenna array includes a first antenna element, a second antenna element, a third antenna element, and a fourth antenna element.
Wistron Neweb Corp.

Antenna arrangement

There is presented an antenna arrangement with p polarization directions. The antenna arrangement comprises m transmission (tx) ports and n reception (rx) ports, where wn.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Lithium-sulfur batteries

A lithium-sulfur electrochemical cell includes a cathode including elemental sulfur; an anode including elemental lithium; and an electrolyte including a salt and a non-polar fluorinated ether solvent. Alternatively, a lithium-sulfur electrochemical cell may include an anode; an electrolyte; and a cathode including a polytetrafluoroethylene-coated carbon paper and sulfur..
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Bipolar plate and fuel cell

A bipolar plate (100) for a fuel cell includes at least one profiled flow field (120) with at least two flow field channels (121, 122, 123, 124) and an associated inlet channel (111, 112, 113, 114) and an associated outlet channel (131, 132, 133, 134) for each of the flow field channels (121, 122, 123, 124). Here, different inlet channels (111, 112, 113, 114) are of different lengths, and different outlet channels (131, 132, 133, 134) are of different lengths.
Volkswagen Ag

Electrode assembly comprising fiber-shaped structures

The present invention relates to an electrode assembly comprising fiber-shaped structures. The electrode assembly for a battery according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a first electrode including a plurality of first fiber-shaped structures extending in a first direction; a second electrode including a plurality of second fiber-shaped structures which extend in a second direction other than the first direction, and the polarities of which are different from the polarities of the first structures; and a first separator film interposed between the first structures and the second structures which intersect with each other, so as to separate the first structures and the second structures from each other..
Jenax Inc.

Front contact solar cell with formed electrically conducting layers on the front side and backside

A bipolar solar cell includes a backside junction formed by a silicon substrate and a first doped layer of a first dopant type on the backside of the solar cell. A second doped layer of a second dopant type makes an electrical connection to the substrate from the front side of the solar cell.
Sunpower Corporation

Preventing harmful polarization of solar cells

In one embodiment, harmful solar cell polarization is prevented or minimized by providing a conductive path that bleeds charge from a front side of a solar cell to the bulk of a wafer. The conductive path may include patterned holes in a dielectric passivation layer, a conductive anti-reflective coating, or layers of conductive material formed on the top or bottom surface of an anti-reflective coating, for example.
Sunpower Corporation

Enhancement mode field effect transistor with doped buffer and drain field plate

This disclosure relates to a novel approach towards enhancing the threshold voltage of an enhancement-mode field-effect-transistor (e-mode fet) using doped or polarization-graded buffer layers and utilizing drain-connected field plates to engineer peak fields. Enhancement-mode field effect transistors (e-mode fets) with doped buffer layers replacing conventional undoped buffer layers could enable larger threshold voltages, owing to higher capacitance from the back.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

Method of obtaining planar semipolar gallium nitride surfaces

Methods and structures for forming flat, continuous, planar, epitaxial layers of semipolar iii-nitride materials on patterned sapphire substrates are described. Semipolar gan may be grown from inclined c-plane facets on a patterned sapphire substrate, and coalesced to form a continuous layer of semipolar iii-nitride semiconductor over the sapphire substrate.
Yale University

Esd protection device with improved bipolar gain using cutout in the body well

An integrated circuit includes an nmos scr in which a p-type body well of the nmos transistor provides a base layer for a vertical npn layer stack. The base layer is formed by implanting p-type dopants using an implant mask which has a cutout mask element over the base area, so as to block the p-type dopants from the base area.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

High mobility transistors

An integrated circuit containing an n-channel finfet and a p-channel finfet is formed by forming a first polarity fin epitaxial layer for a first polarity finfet, and subsequently forming a hard mask which exposes an area for a second, opposite, polarity fin epitaxial layer for a second polarity finfet. The second polarity fin epitaxial layer is formed in the area exposed by the hard mask.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a laminate constituted by internal electrode layers of different polarities alternately stacked via dielectric layers, wherein the multilayer ceramic capacitor is such that the dielectric layers contain ceramic grains whose primary component is batio3, the ceramic grains contain mo, mn, and rare earth r, and the average valence number of mo in the ceramic grains is 4.18 to 4.60. The multilayer ceramic capacitor can offer excellent service life characteristics and bias characteristics even when the thickness of the dielectric layer is 0.8 μm or less..
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a laminate constituted by internal electrode layers of different polarities alternately layered via dielectric layers, wherein the multilayer ceramic capacitor is such that the dielectric layers contain ceramic grains whose primary component is batio3, the ceramic grains contain mo, mn, rare earth r, and at least one of v and w, and the average valence number of mo in the ceramic grains is 4.50 to 5.50. The multilayer ceramic capacitor can offer excellent service life characteristics and sufficiently suppress leak current even when the thickness of the dielectric layer is 0.8 μm or less..
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Smco-based rare earth sintered magnet

To provide an smco-based rare earth sintered magnet having a small diameter and a multipolar magnetized magnetic structure and having a high coercive force and a high magnetization rate. The outer shape of an smco-based rare earth sintered magnet having a coercive force hcj (koe) at a room temperature (° c.) of 7.5 (koe)<hcj≦27 (koe) is formed into any one of a cylindrical shape, a ring-like shape, a columnar shape, and a disk-like shape.
Namiki Seimitsu Houseki Kabushiki Kaisha

Multi-vision display apparatus including flexible display panel

A multi-vision display apparatus includes a plurality of flexible display panels attached to one polarizing film attached to first surfaces of the plurality of flexible display panels. Non-display areas of a flexible substrate of each of the plurality of flexible display panels may be bent in a direction away from the polarizing film and are attached to the corresponding flexible display panel.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes multiple sub-pixels arranged along a row direction and a column direction as a matrix and multiple data lines disposed along the column direction. Each data line is used for applying a data signal to a corresponding column of the sub-pixels.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.

Pattern inspection apparatus and pattern inspection method

A pattern inspection apparatus includes a transmitted illumination optical system to illuminate change the shape of a first inspection light, a reflected illumination optical system to illuminate a mask substrate with a second inspection light by using an objective lens and a polarizing element, and let a reflected light from the mask substrate pass therethrough, a drive mechanism to enable the polarizing element to be moved from/to outside/inside an optical path, a sensor to receive a transmitted light from the mask substrate illuminated with the first inspection light during stage moving, and an aperture stop, between the mask substrate and the sensor, to adjust a light flux diameter of the transmitted light so that the transmitted light reaching the sensor can be switched between high and low numerical aperture (na) states with which the transmitted light from the mask substrate can enter the objective lens.. .
Nuflare Technology, Inc.

Optically variable data storage device

An optically variable device uses a data storage layer with a nano-optical bit system to store data. The optically variable device encodes the data using spectral signatures (such as colors) as variables.
Ie-9 Technology Corp.

Touch sensor

A touch sensor includes a film substrate having a plurality of protrusions on both surfaces thereof, a first metal wiring layer provided as a pattern over a surface at a viewing side of the film substrate, a circular polarizer film laminated at a viewing side of the first metal wiring layer, and a second metal wiring layer provided as a pattern over a surface at a side opposite to the viewing side of the film substrate. Each of the first and second metal wiring layers has a line width of greater than 5 μm but less than 8 μm, and each of the first and second metal wiring layers has a thickness of greater than or equal to 0.1 μm but less than 0.5 μm..
Nitto Denko Corporation

Electrical contacts in layered structures

Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to structures comprising a nanostructure layer that includes a plurality of transparent conductors and coating layer formed on a surface thereof. In some embodiments, the coating layer includes one or more conductive plugs having outer and inner surfaces.
Cam Holding Corporation

Sunlight readable lcd with uniform in-cell retarder

A display device in which ambient light reflections, for example, from ips or ffs type displays are reduced by a circular polariser (e.g., linear polariser combined with external quarter waveplate) to make the light circular polarized, as it traverses the multiple reflective layers between the polariser and lc layer, and then an internal quarter waveplate converts the light back to linear polarisation before it enters the lc, so the display can operate as normal, while the circular polariser absorbs unwanted reflections of ambient light from within the display.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Polarized light source device

A polarized light source configured for use in display device and backlight unit is described. The polarized light source comprising: at least one optically active structure comprising a plurality of nanorods configured to emit light of one or more wavelengths in response to exciting pumping field, said plurality of nanorods comprising nanorods aligned with a predetermined alignment axis so as to produce a desired polarization direction of the emitted light; and a light directing assembly comprising one or more optical elements in optical path of light emitted from the light emitting structure, said light directing assembly being configured to enhance output of the emitted light from the emitting structure while substantially maintaining the polarization of the emitted light passing therethrough.
Qlight Nanotech Ltd.

Display apparatus

A display apparatus includes: a backlight assembly configured to emit light; and a display panel configured to display a two-dimensional (2d) image or a three-dimensional (3d) image using the light, wherein the backlight assembly includes: a first backlight unit configured to emit light for creating the 2d image; a second backlight unit configured to emit light for creating the 3d image; and a first polarizing panel disposed between the first backlight unit and the second backlight unit, and configured to prevent at least a portion of leakage light leaking from the second backlight unit from being incident to the second backlight unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Display device

According to one embodiment, a display device, includes a retroreflective element includes a base, and first and second retroreflectors each retroreflecting light made incident without transmitting the base, and a retarder element disposed between a display module and a polarizing element and between the retroreflective element and the polarizing element, the first and second retroreflectors being adjacent to each other, each of the first and second retroreflectors includes a recess portion on a side facing the retarder element.. .
Japan Display Inc.

Scanning imaging for encoded psf identification and light field imaging

Scanned illumination allows for capturing 3-dimensional information about an object. A conventional reflection (or transmission) bright field (or fluorescence, darkfield, polarizing, phase contrast or interference) microscope is configured to use laterally scanned illumination (for example by moving an array in front of the light source) to scan an extended object.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Optical polarization tractography systems, methods and devices

High-resolution 3d optical polarization tractography (opt) images of the internal fiber structure of a target tissue. Manipulation of dual-angle imaging data of the fiber orientation inside a target tissue leads to the determination of 3d imaging properties of the target tissue, allowing transmission of the 3d image properties of the target tissue to an opt processor to produce high-resolution 3d images..
The Curators Of The University Of Missouri

Polarizer and polarizing plate including same

Provided are a polarizing plate including a polarizer having a thickness less than or equal to 10 μm and having a ratio a700/a450 of absorbance a700 at a wavelength of 700 nm to absorbance a450 at a wavelength of 450 nm greater than or equal to 0.85; a polarizer having a thickness less than or equal to 10 μm and having an absolute value of a difference between absorbance a700 at a wavelength of 700 nm and absorbance a450 at a wavelength of 450 nm less than or equal to 0.11 after heat-treated at 100° c. For 30 minutes; and a polarizing plate including such a polarizer..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Optical film and display device

An optical film includes a polarization film including a polyolefin and a dichroic dye, a first phase delay layer positioned on one side of the polarization film and including a liquid crystal, a second phase delay layer positioned on one side of the first phase delay layer and including a liquid crystal, a first adhesive between the polarization film and the first phase delay layer, and a second adhesive between the first phase delay layer and the second phase delay layer, wherein at least one of the first adhesive and the second adhesive has a room temperature storage modulus of greater than or equal to about 0.2 mpa at a frequency of 10 hz, and a display device including the same, are provided.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Polarizing plate comprising polyethylene terephthalate protective film, manufacturing same, and image display device and liquid-crystal display device comprising same

The present invention relates to a polarizing plate including a water-based adhesive layer, a primer layer, and a polyethylene terephthalate protection film sequentially provided on at least one surface of a polarizer, in which the water-based adhesive layer is formed by using a water-based adhesive including a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, an amine-based metal compound, and a ph adjuster, and the ph adjuster includes epoxy (meth)acrylate, alcohol, and acid, and a method for manufacturing the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Polarizing plate and liquid crystal display device

It is an object of the present invention to provide a polarizing plate which can suppress display unevenness and yellow discoloration even when being applied to a liquid crystal panel and prevent a change in oblique hue, and a liquid crystal display device including the polarizing plate. A polarizing plate includes: a polyvinyl alcohol-based polarizer; a transparent protective film provided on one surface of the polyvinyl alcohol-based polarizer with an adhesive layer interposed therebetween; and a retardation film provided on the other surface of the polarizer with an adhesive layer interposed therebetween.
Nitto Denko Corporation

Retardation film, circularly-polarizing plate, and image-displaying device

The retardation film of the present invention contains a thermoplastic resin and is constituted of a single layer. A value of wavelength dispersion (r450/r550) that is a ratio of a retardation r450 at a wavelength of 450 nm and a retardation r550 at a wavelength of 550 nm is 0.70 or more and 0.85 or less; and a photoelastic coefficient is 14×10−12 pa−1 or less..
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Retardation film, circularly-polarizing plate, and image-displaying device

An object of the present invention is to provide a retardation film excellent in various properties such as optical properties, heat resistance, mechanical properties, and reliability. The present invention relates to a retardation film containing a thermoplastic resin and composed of a single layer, in which the retardation film has a value of wavelength dispersion that is a ratio of retardations at a wavelength of 450 nm and at a wavelength of 550 nm being 0.75 or more and 0.92 or less; a birefringence at a wavelength of 550 nm and the wavelength dispersion satisfy a relationship of Δn≧0.0140×(r450/r550)−0.0082; and a photoelastic coefficient is 25×10−12 pa−1 or less..
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Retardation film, circularly-polarizing plate, and image-displaying device

(in formula (1) and formula (2), definitions of r1 to r9 are the same as in the description).. .

Circuit for detecting failure of insulated gate bipolar transistor (igbt) power module

A circuit for detecting failure of an insulated-gate bipolar transistor (igbt) power module, is provided to combine failure detecting signals of an igbt power module using a photo coupler to transmit the isolated signals. The failure detecting circuit includes a circuit that combines six phase isolated failure detecting signals transmitted from a gate drive ic via a photo coupler to be one signal.
Kia Motors Corporation

Surface plasmon enhanced fluorescence measurement device and surface plasmon enhanced fluorescence measurement method

The present invention pertains to a surface plasmon enhanced fluorescence analysis device and a surface plasmon enhanced fluorescence measurement method which use gc-spfs and make it possible to detect a substance to be detected with high sensitivity. This surface plasmon enhanced fluorescence measurement device has: a light source for irradiating the diffraction grating of a chip with excited light; a polarizer for removing linearly polarized light from fluorescent light emitted from a fluorescent substance on the diffraction grating; and a photodetector for detecting the linearly polarized light removed by the polarizer..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Piezoelectric pressure sensor

A piezoelectric pressure sensor includes a sensor housing that accommodates a membrane, a piezoelectric sensor, a charge pick-off and a pre-stressing assembly. The membrane captures a pressure profile, and polarization charges are generated accordingly on the piezoelectric sensor by the captured pressure profile.
Kistler Holding Ag

Piezoelectric pressure sensor and process of manufacturing same

A piezoelectric pressure sensor includes a membrane for detecting a pressure profile, a piezoelectric sensor on which polarization charges are produced by the detected pressure profile, an electrode arrangement receiving and transmitting the generated polarization charges as signals via a charge output. The sensor further includes an electrical connecting element and an electrical signal conductor.
Kistler Holding Ag

Piezoelectric pressure sensor

A piezoelectric pressure sensor includes a sensor housing enclosing a membrane, a piezoelectric sensor, an electrode arrangement and a pre-stressing body. The membrane captures a pressure profile causing polarization charges generated on the piezoelectric sensor.
Kistler Holding Ag

Stress measuring method, stress measuring member, and stress measuring set

The present invention provides a stress measuring method including: irradiating a photoelastic product including a measurement subject with light penetrating a linear polarizing film and a phase difference film in this order, and detecting reflected light from the product which is derived from the light via the phase difference film and the linear polarizing film in this order, in which in-plane retardation re (550) of the phase difference film with light having a wavelength of 550 nm satisfies 100 nm≦re (550 nm)≦700 nm, and in-plane retardation re (450) of the phase difference film with light having a wavelength of 450 nm satisfies re (450)/re (550)≧0.9, a stress measuring member including the linear polarizing film and the phase difference film, and a stress measuring set including the stress measuring member and a stress displaying member including a photoelastic layer.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Vehicle braking systems and methods

A method in which at least one piezoceramic sensor, which converts every mechanical force to which it is subjected into an electrical signal and having a curie temperature higher than 200° c., is solidarized directly onto the surface of a metal support element of a vehicle braking element, which during use faces a vehicle element to be braked. While in contact with such a surface, an electrical circuit is implemented that picks up and eventually processes the electrical signal, the electrical circuit being connected with a connector integrated with the metal support element.
Itt Italia S.r.l.





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