|| List of recent Polar-related patents
|System and method for storing and retrieving geospatial data|
Systems and methods for storing and retrieving geospatial data in a geographic information system are provided. Geospatial data can be spatially partitioned along axes of a spherical coordinate system associated with a virtual globe or other spheroid into a plurality of discrete geospatial volumes pursuant to a hierarchical spatial partitioning scheme.
|Circuits and methods for artifact elimination|
Disclosed are apparatus and methods that provide the ability to electrical stimulate a physical system, and actively eliminate interference with signal acquisition (artifacts) that arises from the stimulation. The technique implemented in the circuits and methods for eliminating interference connects a discharge path to a physical interface to the system to remove charge that is built-up during stimulation.
|Apparatus and methods for chirality detection|
Technologies are generally described for systems and methods for detecting chiral properties of materials and separating materials based on their chiral properties. A chiral vector is constructed from anisotropy properties of a polarization-dependent output signal from a sample.
|Electrical connection plug for a multipolar lead of an active implantable medical device and manufacturing thereof|
A method for constructing a plug for an electrical connection to a multipolar lead for an active implantable medical device includes providing a plug body having an insulating monobloc central core, the monobloc central core having a generally cylindrical shape, a cylindrical side surface, and a housing, providing a connection wire and a conductive pod, attaching the connection wire to the conductive pod, placing the conductive pod into the housing with connection wire extending therefrom, placing a conductive cylindrical ring on the cylindrical side surface, wherein the cylindrical side surface centers the conductive cylindrical ring coaxially about the monobloc central core, attaching the conductive pod to the cylindrical ring to create an electrical contact zone on a cylindrical outer surface of the plug body.. .
|Systems and methods for packed pacing using bifurcated pacing pulses of opposing polarity generated by an implantable medical device|
Techniques are provided for use with implantable medical devices to deliver packed pacing using split or bifurcated pulses of opposing polarity in different cardiac cycles. In one example, packed single-phase pulses are delivered by the device during a first cardiac cycle that serve to stimulate heart tissue.
|Systems and methods for postextrasystolic potentiation using anodic and cathodic pulses generated by an implantable medical device|
Techniques are provided for use with implantable medical devices to deliver paired or coupled postextrasystolic potentiation (pesp) pacing using split or bifurcated anodic and cathodic pulses. In a paired pacing example, a single-phase anodic pulse is delivered by the device that has sufficient amplitude to depolarize and contract myocardial tissue.
|Single action tissue sealer|
An endoscopic bipolar forceps includes a housing and a shaft, the shaft having an end effector assembly at its distal end. The end effector assembly includes two jaw members for grasping tissue therebetween.
|Single action tissue sealer|
An endoscopic bipolar forceps includes a housing and a shaft, the shaft having an end effector assembly at its distal end. The end effector assembly includes two jaw members for grasping tissue therebetween.
|Determining onsets and offsets of cardiac depolarization and repolarization waves|
In one example, a method includes determining a slope of a cardiac electrogram. The method may also include determining a threshold value based on a maximum of the slope of the cardiac electrogram.
|Implantable detection/stimulation multipolor microlead|
Leads for use with implantable medical devices are provided. One microlead is intended to be implanted in the venous, arterial, or lymphatic networks.
|Measuring device and glucose concentration measurement method of the measuring device|
The inventive concept relates to a measuring device. The measuring device irradiates a first beam including a polarization component and a second beam which is a wavelength swept laser having a coherence length previously set and can measure a glucose concentration of an aqueous humor by measuring an optical path length and the rotation amount of a polarization plane respectively from a first output beam and a second output beam being output from an eye..
|Polymerizable compound, polymerizable composition, polymer, and optically anisotropic body|
The invention provides a polymerizable compound represented by formula (i), a polymerizable composition, and a polymer that have a practical low melting point, can be produced at low cost, and can produce an optical film that achieves uniform conversion of polarized light over a wide wavelength band, and an optically anisotropic article. In the formula: y1-y6 represent a single bond, —o—, —o—c(═o)—, —c(═o)—o—, or the like; g1 and g2 represent a bivalent aliphatic group, or the like, of c1-20; z1 and z2 represent a c2-10 alkenyl group or the like; ax represents a c2-30 organic group, or the like, having at least one aromatic ring selected from an aromatic hydrocarbon ring and a hetero-aromatic ring; ay represents a hydrogen atom, a c1-6 alkyl group, or a c2-30 organic group, or the like, having at least one aromatic ring selected from an aromatic hydrocarbon ring and a hetero-aromatic ring; a1 represents a trivalent aromatic group or the like; a2 and a3 represent a bivalent aromatic group or the like; q1 represents a hydrogen atom, a c1-6 alkyl group, or the like.
|Optical sensing and separation based on ordered three-dimensional nanostructured surfaces|
A sensor having a substrate is provided in which structures are disposed on a surface of the substrate. The structures can be, e.g., nanostructures.
|Central node apparatus and method for transmitting wireless signals between central office node and remote node using beam patterns and antenna polarization|
A central office node using beam patterns and antenna polarizations, a remote node, and a wireless communication method between the nodes. The central office node includes: a first antenna array with first polarization attributes; a second antenna array with second polarization attributes; and a transmitter unit configured to transmit data to a plurality of remote nodes using beam patterns generated during beamforming and the polarization of the first and second antenna arrays..
|Antenna clustering for multi-antenna aperture selection|
The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software related product for antenna clustering for multi-antenna aperture selection (maas), e.g., in lte wireless systems, using multi-core dsp processing with sub-optimum selection of n out of m of antenna signals and minimizing the performance degradation due to the sub-optimal antenna/antenna signal selection. Assigning each dsp core (machine) to n/k antennas (i.e., to antenna signals) having a similar property (e.g., polarization) and a same tier, the selection of n out of m using a predefined criterion (e.g., best sinr) is reduced to selecting n/k out of m/k which reduces the computation complexity by a factor of k, where k is a number of the dsp cores..
|Ku adaptation for phase-locked loop with two-point modulation|
A wireless device includes: an antenna; and a polar-modulation transmitter coupled to the antenna and configured for two-point modulation, the transmitter including: a data input; a first signal path including a multiplier coupled to the data input and a voltage-controlled oscillator gain adaptation module coupled to the multiplier and configured to provide a gain value to the multiplier; and a second signal path coupled to the data input and including an analog phase-locked loop (pll) including a voltage-controlled oscillator (vco) coupled to the first signal path.. .
|Swallowtail motifs for imparting water solubility to porphyrinic compounds|
Wherein: z is a porphyrinic macrocycle, alk1 and alk2 are each independently an alkylidene chain; l is a linking group or is absent; r1 is preferably an ionic group or polar group; r2 is an ionic group, polar group, bioconjugatable group, or targeting group; r3 is present or absent and when present is a halo group, bioconjugatable group, or targeting group, n is o or 1 (that is, the ch group is present, or alk1 and alk2 are bonded directly to a carbon of the porphyrinic macrocycle z); or a salt thereof.. .
|Oxygen plenum configurations of components in low cost planar rechargeable oxide-ion battery (rob) cells and stacks|
An rob stack (10′) contains a plurality of stacked rob cells (10) made from: thin metal bipolar housings (13) having air inlets and exits and horizontal channels for feeding air between the inlets (16) and exits (17), the channel having top ridges and also grooves (25) for containing active material (34); a porous air electrode (21/39) next to the air channels allowing air contact; a metal electrode (36); and an oxygen ion transfer membrane (37) acting as electrolyte; wherein the plurality of all the assemblies form vertical air inlet and outlet plenums.. .
|Polarizer having protection films in two sides and optical device comprising the same|
A double-sided polarizer includes a polarizing film, a first adhesive layer formed on one surface of the polarizing film, a second adhesive layer formed on the other surface of the polarizing film, a first transparent film formed on the first adhesive layer, and a second transparent film formed on the second adhesive layer, wherein the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer are formed of an active energy line-curable adhesive and the first adhesive layer is 0.1 μm to 3 μm thick, and there is also provided an optical device including the double-sided polarizer.. .
|Optical layered body, method for producing optical layered body, polarizer and image display device|
The present invention provides an optical layered body which stably keeps light resistance such as ultraviolet resistance and oxidation resistance while keeping conventional physical properties and optical properties as the outermost surface material of an image display device, which is excellent in an antistatic property and which is capable of providing high image contrast when employed for an image display device. The optical layered body has a light transmitting substrate and a resin layer formed on one surface of the light transmitting substrate and is characterized in that the resin layer contains a binder resin, a polythiophene, an auxiliary conductive agent, and a leveling agent..
|Pattern forming method, method for manufacturing electronic device by using the same, and electronic device|
There is provided a pattern forming method for forming hole patterns in a substrate, comprising pattern forming steps each including, in order, the steps (1) to (6): (1) forming a resist film on the substrate by using a chemical amplification resist composition containing (a) a resin capable of increasing the polarity by the action of an acid to decrease the solubility for an organic solvent-containing developer and (b) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation; (2) exposing the resist film to form a first line-and-space latent image; (3) exposing the resist film to form a second line-and-space latent image; (4) developing the resist film by using an organic solvent-containing developer to form a hole pattern group in the resist film; (5) applying an etching treatment to the substrate with the resist film; and (6) removing the resist film.. .
|Process for surfactant taste and/or odor improvement|
Processes for improving the taste of water-soluble surfactants using liquid-liquid solvent extraction, said process comprising the steps of: providing a water-soluble surfactant composition in need of treatment wherein said water-soluble surfactant composition comprises a water-soluble surfactant and one or more undesirable non-polar materials; contacting said water-soluble surfactant composition with an extraction solvent and water to form an extraction mixture comprising an aqueous phase and a solvent phase; and separating the aqueous phase from the solvent phase; wherein the extraction solvent is selected from solvents having individual hansen solubility parameters of a dispersion force component (δd) ranging from about 15 to about 17 (mpa)0.5, a polar component (δp) ranging from 0 to about 9 (mpa)0.5 and a hydrogen bonding component (δh) ranging from 0 to about 11 (mpa)0.5. Treated water-soluble surfactant compositions produced by such processes and oral care compositions containing such treated water-soluble surfactant compositions..
|Temperature measurement system for hard disk drive|
A temperature measurement system for a hard disk drive (hdd) includes a bipolar junction transistor (bjt) set inside the hdd, a temperature sensor, and a baseboard management controller (bmc) connected to the temperature sensor. A base of the bjt is connected to a collector of the bjt.
|Apparatus for generating single-polarization mode-locked laser capable of energy control|
Provided is an apparatus for generating a single-polarization mode-locked laser capable of energy control. The apparatus for generating a single-polarization mode-locked laser is configured to adjust at least one of a focal length of a lens focusing laser light on a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror (sesam) functioning as a saturable absorber, power of pump laser light, and reflectivity of an output coupler (oc) to set fluence, which is defined as energy density per unit area of the laser light incident on the saturable absorber, to be greater than reference fluence, which is energy density per unit area of the laser light incident on the saturable absorber when reflectivity of the saturable absorber is a maximum.
Provided is a semiconductor memory in which it is easier to read a read margin when an ambient temperature changes. The semiconductor memory includes: a memory cell including a first variable resistance element having variable electric resistance; a first reference cell including a second variable resistance element having variable electric resistance, and serving as a point of reference for a magnitude of electric resistance of the memory cell; and a second reference cell serving as a point of reference for a magnitude of electric resistance of the first reference cell, in which a first temperature coefficient of the first variable resistance element and a second temperature coefficient of the second variable resistance element have the same polarity..
|Configuring resistive random access memory (rram) array for write operations|
A system includes a resistive random access memory cell and a driver circuit. The resistive random access memory cell includes a resistive element and a switching element, and has a first terminal connected to a bit line and a second terminal connected to a word line.
|Light management film|
Example light management films including a plurality of tapered protrusions are described. In some examples, the disclosure relates to a film comprising a reflective polarizer layer and a plurality of tapered protrusions disposed on and tapering away from the reflective polarizer layer, where the tapered protrusions include at least one of a plurality of substantially conical shaped protrusions or a plurality of pyramidal shaped protrusions including at least four side faces.
|Flexible display device|
A flexible display device is disclosed. In one aspect, the device includes: a bracket formed in the shape of a plate and forming curved portions in lateral sides, a flexible display panel disposed in an outer side of the bracket and attached to the curved portions and a cover window disposed in an outer side of the flexible display panel.
|Protection method and device of an electrical network for aircraft|
A method for protecting a bipolar power distribution network supplied with power by an electric power source isolated from an electrical ground of an aircraft. The network includes a resistive protection device configured to be connected to the electrical ground and to the two phases of the network.
|Devices and methods using recessed electron spin analyzers|
In certain embodiments, an apparatus includes a top shield, bottom shield, polarizer, nonmagnetic conductor layer, and a sensor stack having a first sensor layer. The sensor stack is positioned at a distance recessed from a first plane.
|Data reproduction apparatus, disk storage apparatus and method for reproducing data|
According to one embodiment, a data reproduction apparatus includes a decoder, a cancellation process module and a calculator. The cancellation process module cancels, from equalized-waveform data of a read signal, the interference between a signal read from a first track and a signal read form a second track adjacent to the first track.
|Electrowetting display device|
An electrowetting display device comprising a first support plate, a second support plate and a picture element having a space defined by the first support plate, the second support plate and walls of the first support plate. The space comprises a first fluid and a second fluid immiscible with each other, the second fluid being electroconductive or polar and the walls confining the first fluid to the space.
|Swir targeted agile raman system for detection of unknown materials using dual polarization|
The present disclosure provides for a system and method for analyzing a sample comprising at least one unknown material. A first location may be scanned to generate a swir hyperspectral image.
|Simple sugar concentration sensor and method|
A glucose sensor comprising an optical energy source having an emitter with an emission pattern; a first polarizer intersecting the emission pattern; a second polarizer spaced a distance from the first polarizer and intersecting the emission pattern, the second polarizer rotated relative to the first polarizer by a first rotational amount Θ; a first optical detector intersecting the emission pattern; a second optical detector positioned proximal to the second polarizer, the first polarizer and the second polarizer being positioned between the optical energy source and the second optical detector, the second optical detector intersecting the emission pattern; a compensating circuit coupled to the second optical detector; and a subtractor circuit coupled to the compensating circuit and the first optical detector.. .
|Ophthalmic range finding|
Systems and methods for analyzing the anatomy of a patient's eye with circular or rotated polarized laser beams, or with laser beams of different wavelengths are disclosed. One system includes a polarization beam-splitter and a quarter-wave plate, wherein the quarter-wave plate is configured to circularly rotate a laser beam received from a laser that is transmitted and passes through the polarization beam-splitter, and to transform a circularly rotated back-reflected beam to a linearly polarized laser beam that is perpendicular to the beam that was transmitted through the polarization beam-splitter.
|Wavelength selective switch including a liquid crystal on silicon|
A wavelength selective switch (wss) apparatus is disclosed, which includes: a liquid crystal on silicon (lcos) phase array configured for selectively diverting a certain wavelength component of light beams to continue to propagate and keeping another wavelength component of the light beams from propagating by controlling a voltage applied thereto and/or a polarization of the light beams, the lcos phase array being provided with a first liquid crystal (lc) domain, a second liquid crystal (lc) domain, and a reflection component, the reflection component being configured to reflect a light beam input through the first lc domain back to the first lc domain and reflect a light beam input through the second lc domain back to the second lc domain; and a reflective element that is arranged to reflect the light beams output from the lcos phase array back to the lcos phase array.. .
|Vertical alignment layer and liquid crystal display including the same|
A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other; a pair of field generating electrodes disposed on the first substrate; a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and including liquid crystal molecules having positive dielectric anisotropy; and at least one alignment layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the alignment layer includes a main chain and at least one side chain connected to the main chain, and the side chain includes a vertical functional group or a polar group.. .
|Polymer film, optically-compensatory film, process for producing the same, polarizing plate and liquid-crystal display device|
A polymer film that has: a ratio r (vt/vm) of a sound velocity in a transverse direction vt to a sound velocity in a machine direction vm of from 1.05 to 1.50; and an in-plane retardation re(λ) and a thickness-direction retardation rth(λ) satisfying formula (i): (i) 0≦re(630)≦10, and . .
|Cellulose acylate film, polarizing plate using the same and liquid crystal display device|
Wherein r1 represents a hydrogen atom or an aliphatic group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; r2 represents a substituent; (a) represents an atomic group necessary to form a 5- or 6-membered ring; and n represents an integer of 0 to 4. .
A display device includes an display panel, a liquid crystal lens panel disposed on the display panel, and adapted to form a lenticular lens by switching, and a polarization plate disposed on an opposite side of the liquid crystal lens panel to the display panel, the liquid crystal lens panel includes a liquid crystal layer, a first insulating substrate disposed on the display panel side of the liquid crystal layer, a second insulating substrate disposed on the polarization plate side, and having an oriented film with a rubbing direction perpendicular to a rubbing direction of an oriented film of the first insulating substrate, and a plurality of strip electrodes extending in one direction, arranged side by side on the first insulating substrate, wherein a polarization axis direction of the polarization plate is the same as the rubbing direction of the second oriented film.. .
|Light guide plate, planar light apparatus, and display device|
The present invention provides a light guide plate for emitting light radiated from a light source disposed at a side of the light guide plate. The light guide layer has a light incidence side for internally introducing light emitted from the light source at the side thereof; a polarization separation layer comprising a first matrix layer and a first fiber having birefringence and disposed more toward the light emission side than the light guide layer; a low refractive index layer having a lower refractive index than the refractive index of the first matrix layer; and an angle improvement layer comprising a second matrix layer having a second fiber disposed inside the second matrix layer..
|Polarizing plate suitable for liquid crystal display device capable of displaying three-dimensional images, and liquid crystal display device|
Provided is a polarizer whereby screen brightness does not become zero regardless of the direction in which a viewer faces when the polarizer is used in a liquid crystal display device capable of displaying three-dimensional images, in which three-dimensional images are visible through a polarizing filter. The polarizer comprises a polarizing film and protective films disposed on both sides of the polarizing film; at least one of the protective films being an oriented film; and the tilt of the orientation axis of the oriented film or an axis orthogonal to the orientation axis relative to the polarization axis of the polarizing film being 1° or more and less than 45°..
|Imaging with polarization removal|
An imaging system includes a projector, a camera and a filter set of polarization filters. The projector is to project light onto a surface.
|Structured illumination optical system and structured illumination microscope device|
An illumination optical system includes: a beam splitter located near a conjugate position of a specimen and configured to split beams from a light source into a plurality of groups of beams having different splitting directions around an optical axis; a beam selector configured to select and transmit one group of beams from the plurality of groups of beams and that is rotatable with respect to the optical axis; and a ½ wavelength plate located near the beam selector and rotatable about the optical axis. The rotation angles of the ½ wavelength plate and of the beam selector about the optical axis are respectively set so that the polarization direction of the beam which has passed through the ½ wavelength plate is perpendicular to the splitting direction of the one group of beams that has been selected by the beam selector and split by the beam splitter..
|Method and display for concurrently displaying a first image and a second image|
The present disclosure relates to methods and display systems for concurrently displaying two complementary images. Collimated light comprising interlaced series of left and right image rows are received, at angles that alternate over time, on an intensity modulation matrix.
|Rotatable stereoscopic methodology, system, device, and display viewable in both portrait and landscape modes|
A stereoscopic display system includes an image display panel, a means to polarize light so as to present two patterns of images whose polarization direction differ by approximately 90 degrees, and a means to change the relationship of image to polarization direction pattern. The images may be perceived as a stereoscopic image by viewing them through glasses having polarizing directions which differ by approximately 90 degrees.
A driving circuit for connecting a display module is provided. The driving circuit includes a polarity control module, an output control module, and a detecting module.
|Liquid crystal display device|
In a liquid crystal display device that performs two-line inversion driving, a difference of a write period of a substantial video signal between a pair of pixel rows scanned with the same polarity is compensated. An input signal pre-processing circuit 42 receives display data data and an original data enable signal dtmg, generates and inputs a data enable signal dtmg_r and display data data_r to a driver control signal generation block 40.
|Liquid crystal display device|
A liquid crystal display device which has higher definition and reduced power consumption while its image quality is maintained is provided. A switching transistor of an active matrix liquid crystal display device is formed using a transistor having an extremely low off-state current to reduce the area of a capacitor; the capacitance value of parasitic capacitance formed by the left end of a pixel electrode and a first source line is made to be approximately the same as that of parasitic capacitance formed by the right end of the pixel electrode and a second source line; and video signals having one polarity are input to the first source line, and video signals having the other polarity are input to the second source line..
|3d image display apparatus and driving method thereof|
A 3d image display apparatus includes a display unit, a first polarizer with a polarization axis, a second polarizer and a switching unit. The switching unit includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer.
|Multi-beam active phased array architecture|
In an exemplary embodiment, a phased array antenna comprises multiple subcircuits in communication with multiple radiating elements. The radio frequency signals are adjusted for both polarization control and beam steering.
|Polarization re-alignment for mobile satellite terminals|
A system for allowing ground terminals, specifically mobile ground terminals, to dynamically and electronically realign signal polarizations to match that of incoming and outgoing signal polarizations from designated space assets, specifically communications from satellites, comprising an adaptive re-orientation technique based on a cost minimization function, and a means of direct calculations of weighting components based on the knowledge of the orientation and bearing of both the satellites and the ground terminals. The embodiment will allow a mobile ground terminal to electronically realign itself to the signals of a satellite, without the need for mechanical processes to physically re-orient the antenna array..
|Simultaneous imaging and precision alignment of two millimeter wave antennas based on polarization-selective machine vision|
A system and method for imaging and aligning antennas that includes an overlay imaging aligner composed of two or more antennas in association with a polarization gate, a polarization beam splitter, a non-polarizing beam splitter, a beam dump, one or more imaging lens and a common detector array. The overlay imaging aligner aligns the antennas by overlaying simultaneous digital images associated with the antennas on the common detector array.
|Time difference adjustment circuit and time-to-digital converter including the same|
A time difference adjustment circuit includes two flip-flop circuits, a delay circuit, and a reset circuit. The delay circuit includes first and second transistors of a first polarity and third and fourth transistors of a second polarity, wherein drains of the first and third transistors are coupled to each other, drains of the second and fourth transistors are coupled to each other, the drains of the first and third transistors and a gate of the fourth transistor are coupled to each other, an input signal is coupled to a gate of the first transistor, an output signal is supplied from the drains of the second and fourth transistors, and first and second reset signals are respectively coupled to gates of the second and third transistors..
|Alloy, magnet core and method for producing a strip from an alloy|
An alloy of fe100-a-b-c-d-x-y-zcuanbbmctdsixbyzz and up to 1 atomic % impurities; m is one or more of mo or ta, t is one or more of v, cr, co or ni and z is one or more of c, p or ge, wherein 0.0 atomic % a <1.5 atomic %, 0.0 atomic % b <3.0 atomic %, 0.2 atomic % c 4.0 atomic %, 0.0 atomic % d <5.0 atomic %, 12.0 atomic %<x<18.0 atomic %, 5.0 atomic %<y<12.0 atomic % and 0.0 atomic % z<2.0 atomic %, and wherein 2.0 atomic % (b+c) 4.0 atomic %, produced in the form of a strip and having a nanocrystalline structure in which at least 50% by volume of the grains have an average size of less than 100 nm, a remanence ratio jr/js<0.02, jr being the remanent polarisation and js being the saturation polarisation, and a coercitive field strength hc which is less than 1% of the anisotropic field strength ha and/or less than 10 a/m.. .
|Intelligent magnetic system|
An intelligent magnetic system includes a first piece of ferromagnetic material having magnetically printed field sources having a multi-polarity pattern that extend from a first side to a second side that is magnetically attached to a second piece of ferromagnetic material, where a shunt plate disposed on the first side that routes magnetic flux through the first piece of ferromagnetic material from said first side to said second side. The system also includes at least one simple machine for amplifying an applied force into a detachment force that creates an angled spacing between the first piece of ferromagnetic material and the second piece of ferromagnetic material, at least one sensor for producing sensor data; and a control system for monitoring the sensor data and managing the use of the first piece of ferromagnetic material..
|Bipolar microelectronic device|
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for modulating electric current. An electron source electrode 202 provides a flow of electrons in a partial vacuum environment 116.