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 Preamplifier, comparator and analog-to-digital converting apparatus including the same patent thumbnailPreamplifier, comparator and analog-to-digital converting apparatus including the same
A preamplifier may include: a common active load suitable for providing output impedance; an output polarity changing unit suitable for changing an output polarity of output nodes; a multi-differential input stage suitable for receiving an input voltage, a coarse ramping voltage, a fine ramping voltage and a common mode voltage, and sampling the common mode voltage and the coarse ramping voltage for amplification operations; and a coupling blocking unit suitable for blocking a coupling between the output nodes and input nodes that are included in the multi-differential input stage.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.


 Gas-insulated electrical device patent thumbnailGas-insulated electrical device
A gas-insulated electrical device includes a covering film covering an inner surface of a ground tank filled with an insulation gas. The covering film is formed of an insulation dielectric covering film that becomes more positively charged than metals in a triboelectric series, and becomes positively charged upon contact with metal foreign matter.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


 Light-emitting member and  preparing the same as well as display device patent thumbnailLight-emitting member and preparing the same as well as display device
Disclosed are a light-emitting member and a method for preparing the same as well as a display device. The light-emitting member includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer having a polarity opposite to that of the first electrode layer, a light-emitting layer and an isolation layer, the light-emitting layer is located on the first electrode layer, the second electrode layer is located on a side of the light-emitting layer, and the isolation layer is located on a side of the first electrode layer to isolate the first electrode layer from the second electrode layer..
Ordos Yuansheng Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.


 Charge-stripping of multiply-charged ions patent thumbnailCharge-stripping of multiply-charged ions
A method of mass spectrometry or ion mobility spectrometry is disclosed wherein a sample is ionised by an electrified sprayer so as to produce multiply charged analyte ions of a first polarity in gas-phase. A reaction region is provided downstream of the electrified sprayer, wherein the reaction region is maintained substantially at atmospheric pressure and is maintained substantially free of electric-fields.
The University Of British Columbia


 Memristive device switching by alternating polarity pulses patent thumbnailMemristive device switching by alternating polarity pulses
A method to program a memristive device includes applying a pulse sequence including at least a series of pulses in alternating polarity to set the memristive device. The series has an odd number of pulses where odd numbered pulses have a first electrical polarity that switches the device to the state and even numbered pulse or pulses have a second electrical polarity..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


 Semiconductor storage device and driving  the same patent thumbnailSemiconductor storage device and driving the same
A semiconductor storage device includes a variable resistive element, which changes a resistance value according to a polarity and a magnitude of an applied voltage, as a memory element. The semiconductor storage device includes a standby mode in which a power source voltage or a ground voltage is applied to both of a word line and a bit line.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


 Flex over suspension fault detection under a write gate for magnetic disk drives patent thumbnailFlex over suspension fault detection under a write gate for magnetic disk drives
A system and method for flex over or on suspension (fos) fault detection under a write gate for magnetic disk drives may employ a flex over suspension fault comparator that compares a predetermined reference threshold to a positive delta of a disk drive write head data stream and outputs a positive or negative fos fault indication. A max/min buffer detects polarity of a disk drive read/write head and applies a positive buffered delta to the fault comparator.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


 A hsd liquid crystal display panel, display device and driving method thereof patent thumbnailA hsd liquid crystal display panel, display device and driving method thereof
The present disclosure discloses a hsd liquid crystal display panel, a display device and a driving method thereof. Said display panel comprises a plurality of sub pixel unit groups connected with data lines and scanning lines, wherein each data line comprises a plurality of winding parts; and wherein the sub pixel unit groups that are spaced from each other by k rows and connected to data line i and the sub pixel unit groups that are spaced from each other by k rows and connected to data line i+m are located in the same column group, so that during display driving the polarity of a sub pixel unit group is opposite to that of its adjacent sub pixel unit group in the same row, and the polarity of a sub pixel unit group is the same as that of the sub pixel unit group which is spaced from said sub pixel unit group by k rows in the same column group, i and k being positive integers and m being odd number..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd


 Display device, electronic apparatus, and control  display device patent thumbnailDisplay device, electronic apparatus, and control display device
An object of the present invention is to provide a display device which suppresses power consumption as well as displaying an image with excellent quality. A display device (1) in accordance with one aspect of the present invention includes a polarity determining section (35) for determining whether or not a first polarity in a drive vertical period immediately preceding a first term in which an image is not rewritten is the same as a second polarity in a pause vertical period which is a last pause vertical period before the second vertical period, and a refresh control section (34) for providing an additional vertical period in the first term in a case where the first polarity is the same as the second polarity..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


 Powertrain rotational disconnect assembly patent thumbnailPowertrain rotational disconnect assembly
A disconnect assembly for translating torque to shafts of a driveline. A clutch is disposed in torque translating relationship between the shafts and is movable between an engaged configuration wherein torque is translated, and a disengaged configuration wherein torque is interrupted.
Borgwarner Inc.


Discharge lamp driving device, projector, and discharge lamp driving method


A discharge lamp driving device includes: a discharge lamp drive unit configured to supply a drive current to a discharge lamp having two electrodes; a voltage detection unit configured to detect an inter-electrode voltage of the discharge lamp; and a control unit configured to control the discharge lamp drive unit, wherein the control unit executes first measurement drive in which a polarity of the drive current is maintained constant at a first polarity, the voltage detection unit measures the inter-electrode voltage multiple times in a first measurement period in which the first measurement drive is executed, and the control unit determines states of the electrodes of the discharge lamp based on a plurality of the inter-electrode voltages measured in the first measurement period.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Projector and control projector


In a projector, a reflection mirror configured to reflect light emitted from a discharge lamp is disposed on a first end of a discharge lamp main body, a first electrode is disposed on the first end side, each of a first ac period and a second ac period alternately includes a first polarity period in which the first electrode serves as an anode and a second polarity period in which a second electrode serves as an anode, a controller causes a period to transition from the first ac period to the second ac period in a case where an input reception unit receives a stop operation on the projector, and an absolute value of a driving current of the second polarity period in the second ac period is greater than an absolute value of the driving current of the second polarity period in the first ac period.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Electronic circuit


In accordance with an embodiment, a method includes driving a transistor device by a driver having an output coupled to a control node of the transistor through a capacitor and limiting a magnitude of a voltage of one polarity between the control node and a first load node of the transistor device by a rectifier circuit.. .
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag


Three input comparator


A three input voltage comparator provides termination of a pulse width modulation (pwm) output in a switched mode power supply. Shutdown of the pwm signal occurs when a sense current from the switching transistors exceeds either or both of the limit and error current references.
Microchip Technology Incorporated


Lithium ion secondary battery


A lithium ion secondary battery includes: an electrode mixture layer that contains an electrode active material and an organic ferroelectric having a dielectric constant of 25 or higher; and an electrolytic solution that contains lithium bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide and a nonaqueous solvent. A content of the organic ferroelectric is 0.5 parts by mass to 10 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the electrode active material.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


System and integrated circuits with cylindrical gate structures


A device and method for integrated circuits with surrounding gate structures are disclosed. The device includes a semiconductor substrate and a fin structure on the semiconductor substrate.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (shanghai) Corporation


Data storage device and driving the same


A data storage device includes a non-volatile memory device, which includes a memory cell array including a plurality of memory cells and a control circuit. Each of the memory cells includes a channel layer, a charge trap layer on the channel layer, and a control electrode on the charge trap layer, the charge trap layer being shared by the memory cells.
Seoul National University R&db Foundation


Spatiotemporal dithering techniques for electronic displays


Devices and methods for reducing or eliminating spatiotemporal dithering image artifacts are provided. By way of example, a method includes providing positive polarity and negative polarity data signals to a plurality of pixels of a display during a first frame period, in which the first frame period corresponds a first spatiotemporal rotation phase.
Apple Inc.


Dictionary based social media stream filtering


A method is provided in a computer processing system that reads and displays a social media stream accessible by a plurality of users. A system is also provided that reads and displays a social media stream accessible by a plurality of users.
International Business Machines Corporation


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Dictionary based social media stream filtering


A method is provided in a computer processing system that reads and displays a social media stream accessible by a plurality of users. A system is also provided that reads and displays a social media stream accessible by a plurality of users.
International Business Machines Corporation


Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes a potential detection portion that determines a surface potential of an image bearing member on the basis of an applied voltage value of a detection voltage applied to a voltage application member by a voltage application portion and a detected current value detected by a current detection portion in response to the applied voltage, and a control unit that sets an image formation condition for performing image formation in order to form a toner image on the image bearing member on the basis of the surface potential determined by the potential detection portion. When the surface potential is determined by the potential detection portion, the voltage application portion applies the detection voltage after applying, to the voltage application member, a voltage having an opposite polarity to an image formation voltage that is applied to the voltage application member during image formation..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Optical fiber connector with changeable polarity


A multi-fiber, fiber optic connector may include a reversible keying arrangement for determining the orientation for plugging the connector into an adapter to thereby allow for a change in polarity of the connection to be made on site. The connector housing may be configured to engage with a removable key that may be engaged with the housing in at least two different locations to provide the plug-in orientation, or the housing may have slidably displaceable keys movable between multiple positions on the housing..
Senko Advanced Components, Inc.


Electroabsorption modulator for depth imaging and other applications


A tof depth imaging system for providing a depth image of an object is provided comprising a light source configured to illuminate an object with amplitude modulated light characterized by a wavelength λ and a modulation frequency f, a surface-normal electroabsorption modulator configured to receive and to modulate reflected light from the object with the modulation frequency f, and an image sensor configured to receive and to detect modulated reflected light from the electroabsorption modulator. The electroabsorption modulator comprises a top doped layer of semiconductor, a bottom doped layer of semiconductor having opposite polarity to the top doped layer, and an active layer between the top and bottom doped layers, the active layer configured as a superlattice structure comprising multiple sublayers of semiconductor configured to provide alternating quantum wells and barriers, the active layer comprising quantum wells configured to exhibit delocalized electron-hole behavior..
Northwestern University


Stacked blade windmill


A windmill or watermill with a polarity of blades that are not uniformly spaced, but are placed in blade sets such that each blade set has blades behind and slightly offset from the one in front axially of the axis of rotation, i call “stacked blades”. Each blade set is placed in balance with other blade sets around the central axis.

Apparatus for use in an electroetching or electrodeposition process and an electroetching or electrodeposition process


There is disclosed an apparatus for use in an electroetching or electrodeposition process in which material is etched from or deposited onto the surface of an electrically conductive component. The apparatus comprises a support for supporting the component within a tank containing an electrolytic solution; and a first-polarity electrode arranged to be located within the tank and immersed in the electrolytic solution and shaped to surround at least a part of the component in a contactless manner.
Rolls-royce Plc


Electrochemical machining method, electrochemical machining apparatus and electrochemical machining fluid


While switching polarity of an electrode, a voltage is applied between the electrode and a workpiece hard metal with the electrode used as a negative-electrode such that tungsten carbide (wc; component of the hard metal) is anodized to form a tungsten oxide (wo3), and a voltage is supplied therebetween with the electrode used as a positive-electrode such that cobalt (co) that is a component of the workpiece is electrolytically-eluted and at the same time the wo3 generated by anodization is dissolved in the machining fluid, a saline solution (nacl) or an aqueous solution of nitrate of soda (na(no3)) is used as an machining fluid; a calcium salt is added beforehand to the machining fluid to react tungstate soda (na2wo4) generated in the machining with the calcium salt whereby calcium tungstate (cawo4) is produced; and a calcium compound is separated and recovered using a difference in specific gravity.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


Method and multimodal electrical modulation of pain


Apparatus and methods for managing pain uses separate varying electromagnetic fields, with a variety of temporal and amplitude characteristics, which are applied to a particular neural structure to modulate glial and neuronal interactions as a mechanism for relieving chronic pain. In another embodiment, a single composite modulation/stimulation signal which has rhythmically varying characteristics is used to achieve the same results as separate varying electromagnetic fields.

Electromagnetic angular acceleration propulsion system


The present invention discloses systems and methods for electromagnetic propulsion. The electromagnetic propulsion or thrusting systems include two or more electromagnetic coils, a means for rotating one of the electromagnetic coils, and a means for periodically shaping the intensity.

Motor


A motor may include a rotor comprising a shaft; a stator; and a bearing supporting the shaft. The rotor may include a plurality of core piece parts arranged along a circumferential direction; and a plurality of permanent magnets arranged between neighboring core piece parts.
Nidec Corporation


Motor


A motor may include a rotor including a shaft; a stator; and a bearing supporting the shaft. The rotor may include a plurality of core pieces on an outer side of the shaft, a plurality of permanent magnets, and a mold resin part between the core pieces.
Nidec Corporation


Switching module


A switching module comprising at least one current sense component. The at least one current sense component is arranged to generate a first phase sense current based at least partly on a received output signal of the at least one differential amplifier when the first cross-coupling component is configured to operably couple the differential inputs of the at least one differential amplifier to the output node of the at least one power switching device and the current sense feedback node with a first polarity, generate a second phase sense current based at least partly on a received output signal of the at least one differential amplifier when the first cross-coupling component is configured to operably couple the differential inputs of the at least one differential amplifier to the output node of the at least one power switching device and the current sense feedback node with a second polarity, and output a combined sense current based at least partly on a combination of the first phase sense current and the second phase sense current..

N-type aluminum nitride single-crystal substrate and vertical nitride semiconductor device


A vertical nitride semiconductor device includes an n-type aluminum nitride single-crystal substrate having an si content of 3×1017 to 1×1020 cm−3 and a dislocation density of 106 cm−2 or less. An ohmic electrode layer is formed on an n-polarity side of the n-type aluminum nitride single-crystal substrate..
Tokuyama Corporation


Reduced current leakage semiconductor device


A method for fabricating a semiconductor device may include receiving a gated substrate comprising a substrate with a channel layer and a gate structure formed thereon, over-etching the channel layer to expose an extension region below the gate structure, epitaxially growing a halo layer on the exposed extension region using a first in-situ dopant and epitaxially growing a source or drain on the halo layer using a second in-situ dopant, wherein the first in-situ dopant and the second in-situ dopant are of opposite doping polarity. Using an opposite doping polarity may provide an energy band barrier for the semiconductor device and reduce leakage current.
International Business Machines Corporation


Reduced current leakage semiconductor device


A method for fabricating a semiconductor device may include receiving a gated substrate comprising a substrate with a channel layer and a gate structure formed thereon, over-etching the channel layer to expose an extension region below the gate structure, epitaxially growing a halo layer on the exposed extension region using a first in-situ dopant and epitaxially growing a source or drain on the halo layer using a second in-situ dopant, wherein the first in-situ dopant and the second in-situ dopant are of opposite doping polarity. Using an opposite doping polarity may provide an energy band barrier for the semiconductor device and reduce leakage current.
International Business Machines Corporation


Process for filling vias in the microelectronics


A process for metalizing a through silicon via feature in a semiconductor integrated circuit device, the process including, during the filling cycle, reversing the polarity of circuit for an interval to generate an anodic potential at said metalizing substrate and desorb leveler from the copper surface within the via, followed by resuming copper deposition by re-establishing the surface of the copper within the via as the cathode in the circuit, thereby yielding a copper filled via feature.. .
Enthone Inc.


Magnetic control devices for enclosures


A control device for an enclosure is disclosed, where the control device includes a first portion positioned proximate to a back side of an enclosure surface of the enclosure, and a second portion positioned proximate to a front side of the enclosure surface. The first portion can include a plunger having a proximal end and a distal end, where the proximal end is adjacent to the enclosure surface.

Adaptive hamr power data storage device


A data storage device may be configured with at least a heat assisted magnetic recording head that has a laser and is connected to a controller. The heat assisted magnetic recording head can be positioned proximal first and second data bits stored on an adjacent data storage medium.
Seagate Technology Llc


Content inversion for user searches and product recommendations systems and methods


There is provided systems and method for content inversion for use in user searches and product recommendations. The methods include receiving a first content, wherein the first content includes a first sentence having at least one first sentiment expression, creating a syntactic parse tree of the first sentence, identifying a first sentiment in the at least one first sentiment expression, wherein the first sentiment corresponds to a first polarity, determining a first needs expression corresponding to the first sentiment, wherein the first needs expression includes a first subject.
Paypal, Inc.


Image forming apparatus


In printing, a first power supply unit applies a transfer current with a polarity opposite to a charged polarity of toner to the transfer roller. A second power supply unit applies a toner scattering suppression current with a polarity opposite to the charged polarity of the toner to a stretching roller until a rear end of a sheet passes through a separation position after a front end of the sheet reaches the separation position.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


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Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes: an image bearing member; a developer carrying member; an electroconductive regulating member; and a bias applying portion for applying, to the regulating member, a bias of the same polarity as a polarity of the developer on a surface of the developer carrying member at least during a developing operation. The developer remaining on the surface of the image bearing member after transfer of a developer image is transferred is collected by the developer carrying member.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Electrolytic cell equipped with concentric electrode pairs


A bipolar electrolytic cell particularly useful for electrochemical processes carried out with periodic reversal of polarity is provided. The cell is equipped with a series of concentric electrode pairs, the innermost pair and the outermost pair being connected to the poles of a dc generator and the intermediate pairs acting as bipolar electrodes.
Industrie De Nora S.p.a.


Discharge lamp driving device, projector, and discharge lamp driving method


A discharge lamp driving device includes a discharge lamp driving unit configured to supply driving current to a discharge lamp provided with a first electrode and a second electrode, and a controller configured to control the discharge lamp driving unit. The driving current includes a first ac period and a second ac period in which an ac current is supplied.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Non-volatile memory with a variable polarity line decoder


The present disclosure relates to a memory including a memory array with at least two rows of memory cells, a first driver coupled to a control line of the first row of memory cells, and a second driver coupled to a control line of the second row of memory cells. The first driver is made in a first well, the second driver is made in a second well electrically insulated from the first well, and the two rows of memory cells are produced in a memory array well electrically insulated from the first and second wells..
Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas


Geometry dependent voltage biases for asymmetric resistive memories


In one example, a system includes a multi-plane memory array with shared crossbars and memory elements accessed through the shared crossbars and support circuitry. The support circuitry includes a bias multiplexer to determine an orientation of a target memory element in the multi-plane memory array and output voltage biases with a polarity based on the orientation of the target memory element.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


Driving liquid crystal display panel, core panel of display, and liquid crystal display device


A method for driving a liquid crystal display panel is disclosed. In 3d display mode, said method comprising the following steps: providing a scanning signal to a second scanning line of a pixel row n, so as to turn on a second switching unit; and providing, after x scanning cycles, a scanning signal to a first scanning line of the pixel row n to turn on a first switching unit, so that a corresponding pixel unit is charged by image data information of a data line.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Display apparatus and driving the same


A display apparatus includes a timing controller for converting data values of black image signals to have one polarity with respect to a common voltage and for converting data values of low gray scale image signals to have one polarity with respect to the common voltage, a data driver for converting the image signals outputted from the timing controller into data voltages, and a plurality of pixels for receiving the data voltages in response to gate signals to display an image. The low gray scale image signals displays a gray scale equal to or less than a reference gray scale at a surrounding temperature lower than a reference temperature.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


System and data driven gating of multiple bed positions


A method implemented using at least one processor includes receiving time-varying image dataset generated by a medical imaging modality. The image dataset corresponds to a bed position and is affected by quasi-periodic motion data.
King's College London


Methods and systems for identifying target users of content


The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for identifying one or more target users, of a first content, from a social network. The disclosed method includes generating a graph comprising one or more nodes, representative of one or more users of the social network, and one or more edges connecting the one or more nodes.
Xerox Corporation


Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a transfer device, and a transfer bias power source. The transfer bias power source is configured to output an alternately switching voltage that alternates between a transfer-directional voltage having a polarity to transfer the toner image from the image bearer onto the recording medium and a return-directional voltage having an opposite polarity to the polarity of the transfer-directional voltage.

Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer; a transfer device; a transfer bias power source; and a controller to control the transfer bias power source. The transfer bias power source outputs the voltage that alternates between a transfer-directional voltage and a return-directional voltage.

3d conversion lens, 3d glasses and control method thereof


This disclosure discloses a 3d conversion lens and a control method thereof. The 3d conversion lens has a first substrate and a second substrate, the first substrate and the second substrate forming a box; electronic ink, the electronic ink filling in the box cavity of the box, and the electronic ink comprising opaque charged particles, the opaque charged particles comprising opaque pigment; an electrode formed on the first substrate; and an electrode formed on at least one side wall of the box cavity.
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.


Method and device for increasing frequency of seismic digital signal


A frequency increasing processing method of a digital signal includes the following steps: s101, inputting a real signal trace collected in a certain period of time; s102, performing hilbert transform on the real signal trace so as to obtain an instantaneous amplitude trace of the real signal trace; s103, based on the instantaneous amplitude trace, performing frequency increasing and polarity transform processing on the real signal trace so as to obtain a frequency increasing signal trace. Thus, a weak signal source can be identified without a large number of strong events.
Sinopec Geophysical Research Institute


Process and the measurement


A method and device for level measurement according to the propagation time method in which at least one conductor unit (1) is supplied with pulse-like electromagnetic transmission signals and in which electromagnetic response signals are tapped from the conductor unit (1). The method for level determination is improved as compared to the prior art by the conductor unit (1) being supplied with transmission signals with either positive or negative polarity..
Krohne S.a.s.


Cross talk noise reduction technique for downhole instrumentation


In order to reduce crosstalk effects, cables that carry contaminating signals can be routed using physically adjacent cables in pairs that carry replica signals of opposite polarity. Keeping the cables in close proximity will reduce loop area and will cause the magnetic fields induced by the wires carrying the paired signals to cancel.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


Vibration motor and manufacturing the same


In an exemplary preferred embodiment of the present disclosure, a vibration motor comprises a base portion, a magnet, and a vibrator portion, a cover portion, and an elastic member. The base portion expands perpendicular to a vertical center axis.
Nidec Seimitsu Corporation


Signal characterization for detecting and/or analyzing driver activity


A system includes an input to receive at least one electrophysiological signal representing cardiac electrical activity measured from a body surface of a patient. The system also includes a signal processor to analyze the at least one electrophysiological signal and compute a score having a value to indicate a likelihood of arrhythmogenic activity, the score being computed as a function of at least two of cycle length, amplitude and polarity of the at least one signal..
Cardioinsight Technologies, Inc.


Transmission circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit


A transmission circuit includes a driver circuit that includes: a first transistor to regulate output impedance, and a switching circuit that is connected to the first transistor and switches an output polarity for differential output; and a bias circuit that includes: a first replica circuit including a second transistor corresponding to the first transistor, the bias circuit generating a gate voltage so as to make a current-voltage characteristic of the first transistor correspond to a first output impedance value, and supply the gate voltage to a gate of the first transistor.. .
Socionext Inc.


Semiconductor device


In a semiconductor device, a charge pump operates in accordance with a clock signal and thereby generates a boosted voltage of a polarity which is the same as or reverse to the polarity of an input voltage. An oscillation circuit generates and outputs a clock signal.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


Apparatus and reverse battery protection


An apparatus for providing protection to an electric circuit includes a p-channel mosfet; a freewheeling diode coupled to a drain of the p-channel mosfet and coupled to a load; and a charge pump coupled to a gate of the p-channel moseft. In a normal operating mode, the charge pump receives a voltage from a voltage regulator, and is configured to multiply and reverses the polarity of the voltage to supply to the gate of the mosfet.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.


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Solution for forming layer that contains solid electrolyte for all-solid-state alkali metal secondary batteries, coated active material particles, electrode, all-solid-state alkali metal secondary battery and manufacturing same


A forming solution for forming a layer containing a solid electrolyte for an all-solid-state alkali metal secondary battery comprising a component derived from a2s and mxsy (a is selected from li and na; m is selected from p, si, ge, b, al and ga; and x and y are a number that gives a stoichiometric ratio in accordance with a species of m) as a starting material for manufacturing the solid electrolyte, a nonpolar organic solvent and a polar organic solvent having a polarity value higher than that of the nonpolar organic solvent by 0.3 or more.. .
Japan Science And Technology Agency


Plasma producing apparatus


A plasma producing apparatus for plasma processing a substrate includes a chamber having an interior surface, a plasma production device for producing an inductively coupled plasma within the chamber, a substrate support for supporting the substrate during plasma processing, and a faraday shield disposed within the chamber for shielding at least part of the interior surface from material removed from the substrate by the plasma processing. The plasma production device includes an antenna and a rf power supply for supplying rf power to the antenna with a polarity which is alternated at a frequency of less than or equal to 1000 hz..
Spts Technologies Limited


Resistance memory cell


A resistance memory includes a resistance memory cell having a resistance memory element and a two-terminal access device in series. The two-terminal access device affects the current-voltage characteristic of the resistance memory cell.
Rambus Inc.


Electro-optical unit, electro-optical device and operating an electro-optical device


An electro-unit (1) is provided comprising a photodiode (2), a light-emitting diode (3) and a programmable resistive memory element (4). The electro-optical unit further has first (12), second (13) and third (14) control terminals, wherein the photodiode (2) and the programmable resistive element (4) are coupled in series between the first (12) and third (14) control terminals and m wherein the light emitting diode (3) and the programmable resistive element (4) are coupled between the second (13) and third (14) control terminals.
Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno


Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus


The power supply apparatus includes a transformer, a switch connected to a primary side of the transformer, a first line connected to a secondary side of the transformer to output a voltage of a first polarity, a second line connected to the secondary side of the transformer to output a second polarity voltage whose polarity is opposite to the first polarity, a first diode connected to the first line in a direction, a first capacitor connected to the first line, a second diode connected to the second line in another direction opposite to the direction of the first diode, a second capacitor connected to the second line, a resistor connected to the first line on an output side of the first diode, and a controller controlling a frequency of the switch to control an output from the second line constant.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Image forming apparatus


An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive member rotated in a predetermined direction; a charging unit configured to charge a circumferential surface of the photosensitive member; a developing unit carrying a developer including toner and carriers, and including a developer bearing member configured to apply toner charged in a first polarity to the circumferential surface of the photosensitive member; a first voltage applying unit configured to apply a first voltage of the first polarity to the charging unit; a second voltage applying unit configured to apply a second voltage of the first polarity to the developer bearing member; a first voltage detecting unit configured to detect the first voltage; a second voltage detecting unit configured to detect the second voltage; and a controller, wherein the controller determines whether or not to make a second rate lower than a first rate according to the second voltage at a first timing.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


Hybrid photon counting data acquisition system


Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are described for resetting an integration circuit (206) of a detector cell or an electronics arrangement (200) thereof. When a voltage signal output by the integration circuit (206) exceeds a specified threshold (e.g., indicating that a specified number of radiation photons have been detected), a charge injection circuit (208) is configured to inject charge into the integration circuit (206).
Analogic Corporation


Device for producing a rotational position signal and a producing rotational position signals


A device (101) for producing a position signal indicative of rotational position of a resolver is presented. The device comprises a signal transfer interface (102) for receiving first and second alternative signals, and a processing system (103) for generating the position signal on the basis of the amplitudes of the first and second alternative signals and the polarity of an excitation signal of the resolver.
Visedo Oy


Dust collector and projection apparatus with same


A dust collector includes a casing, a fan, a filtering element, an electric field generator and an electrostatic precipitator. The casing includes an inlet, an outlet and a channel.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


Electromagnetic interference suppressing shield


An electromagnetic interference (emi) suppressing shield is disclosed. The emi suppressing shield can include a plurality of shield portions electrically coupled to a positive electric potential polarity or a negative electric potential polarity.
Raytheon Company


Communications with distance authentication


Distance-based authentication is provided for mitigating undesirable interaction and/or attacks upon ranging systems, such as those involving vehicle entry or secure payment. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a leading edge of one or more pulses in a waveform of a signal is obscured as part of distance-based authentication.
Nxp B.v.


Method for polarity bit line encoding using aperiodic frames


The invention relates to a method for serial data transmission, comprising the steps consisting in computing the running disparity (rd) of a bit stream that is being transmitted; when the running disparity reaches a threshold (t), computing a point disparity on a subsequent frame (s) of the stream; if the point disparity has the same sign as the threshold, inverting the states of the bits of the frame in the transmitted bit stream; and inserting into the transmitted bit stream a polarity bit having a state signalling the inversion.. .
Stmicroelectronics (grenoble 2) Sas


Synchronous rectifier for buck converter without the need for a comparator


A switch mode power supply, which functions in a continuous current mode and a discontinuous mode employing a zero crossing control circuit for determining a polarity of an inductor current and from the polarity of the inductor current, controlling an operational state of a switching section of the switch mode power supply such that the inductor current becomes approximately zero amperes at the end of each demagnetization phase of operation.. .
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited


Split rotor multiphase generator


A generator comprises a rotor assembly having a first rotor and a second rotor located about a shaft along a rotational axis. Each rotor includes a plurality of magnets circumferentially located about the rotational axis.
Carino Energy Renewables Ltd


Jump starter auto safety jumper module


A jump starting system safety device includes an automatic safety jumper module that safely delivers energy between a discharged automotive battery and a built-in or externally add-on automatic safety jumper module. The automatic safety jumper module is comprised of a solid state high energy safety power switch with smart controls and a high energy safety power switch.

Self-latching piezocomposite actuator


A self-latching piezocomposite actuator includes a plurality of shape memory ceramic fibers. The actuator can be latched by applying an electrical field to the shape memory ceramic fibers.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration


Methods and systems for generating plasma to clean objects


A system to generate plasma to clean at least one object, the apparatus comprising a microplate with an electrode support array comprising a plurality of matched pairs of elongated dielectric barrier members connected to a plurality of electrodes, with said dielectric barrier members of said matched pair being spaced at a pre-determined non-uniform gap, a variable time scale pulsed power source electrically coupled to said electrodes to provide electrical pulses and a plurality of electronic components to control polarity of said electrical pulses, such that said pulses produce electron streamers from opposing elongated dielectric barrier members of said plurality of matched pairs and charge on a surface of said dielectric barrier member is substantially evenly distributed.. .
Ionfield Holdings, Llc


Liquid crystal device, driving liquid crystal device, and electronic apparatus


A liquid crystal device having a first substrate, a second substrate, and liquid crystal provided between the first substrate and the second substrate includes: a plurality of scanning lines provided in the first substrate; a plurality of data lines provided in the first substrate; a plurality of switching elements provided in correspondence with intersections of the plurality of scanning lines and the plurality of data lines; a plurality of pixel electrodes connected to the plurality of switching elements; a common electrode provided in correspondence with the pixel electrodes; a control circuit that alternately supplies a first voltage and a second voltage higher than the first voltage to the common electrode; and a data line driving circuit that alternately supplies a positive-polarity image signal, of which an electric potential is higher than the first voltage, and a negative-polarity image signal, of which an electric potential is lower than the second voltage, to the plurality of data lines.. .
Japan Display Inc.


Liquid crystal display device


A liquid crystal display device (100) includes: a liquid crystal display panel (10); a scan line driving circuit (20) that supplies a scan signal voltage to each pixel (px) via a corresponding scan line (11); a signal line driving circuit (30) that supplies a display signal voltage to each pixel via a corresponding signal line (12); and a display control section (40) including a polarity reversal driving switching section (41) that switches a mode of polarity reversal of the display signal voltage. In a case where the polarity reversal driving switching section switches the polarity reversal mode in transition from a first vertical scan period to a second vertical scan period immediately succeeding the first vertical scan period, the display control section is capable of making a largeness of a display signal voltage supplied in the second vertical scan period different from its original largeness only for a pixel group included in the plurality of pixels to which display signal voltages that have the same polarity in both the first and second vertical scan periods are supplied..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Black pixel inserting 3d display and circuit using the method


The present invention relates to a black pixel inserting method for 3d display. Multiple data lines for supplying data signals, multiple gate lines for supplying scan signals, and multiple pixels are provided.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.


Entry controlled inversion imbalance compensation


One embodiment describes an electronic display that displays image frames with a first refresh rate or a second refresh rate, in which the second refresh rate is lower than the first refresh rate; a display driver that writes the image frames by applying voltage to a display panel; and a timing controller that receives first image data from an image source, in which the first image data describes a first image frame and a first desired refresh rate equal to the second fresh rate; and that instructs the display driver to apply a first set of voltage polarities to the display panel to display first image frame at the first refresh rate and to apply a second set of voltage polarities to the display the first image frame at the second refresh rate when polarity of inversion imbalance accumulated is equal to polarity of the first set of voltage polarities.. .
Apple Inc.


Detection from two chrominance directions


The present disclosure relates generally to signal processing, including processing digital watermarking. One claim recites a detector apparatus comprising: memory for storing data representing color image data comprising red color data and green color data, in which the red color data comprises digital watermarking including a first polarity and the green color data comprises the digital watermarking including a second polarity that is inversely related to the first polarity; means for selectively weighting the red color data and the green color data so that the digital watermarking is emphasized while image content is de-emphasized when weighted red color data and weighted green color data are combined; means for detecting the digital watermarking from combined, weighted red color data and weighted green color data; and more or more processors configured for outputting data corresponding to detected digital watermarking.
Digimarc Corporation


Image forming apparatus that restrains scattered toner particles


An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, a suspension roller, and a conductive opposed member. The conveyance belt is in contact with the image carrier to form a nip and conveys a sheet via the nip position.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fast-switching dual-polarity ion mobility spectrometry


Systems and methods disclosed provide for methods of managing polarity switching in an ion mobility spectrometer, and provide for management of the repelling grid voltage, the gating grid voltage, and the fixed grid voltage during polarity switching. Systems and methods also provide for the management of the effect of dielectric relaxation in an insulator proximal to the collector, and provide for a preamplifier coupled to the collector including a switch, and a method of managing the collector output including the switch.
Smiths Detection Montreal


Modified liquid diene-based rubber and production process for the same


Provided is a modified liquid diene-based rubber having an acryloyl group or a methacryloyl group, which is highly compatible with various monomers, such as acrylate or methacrylate having relatively high polarity, which can form a curable resin composition containing the modified liquid diene-based rubber with good workability, which has a satisfactory curing rate during curing, and which is capable of providing the curable resin composition that forms a cured product having excellent mechanical properties derived from the modified liquid diene-based rubber and having excellent adhesion to various materials. Also provided is a curable resin composition containing the modified liquid diene-based rubber.
Kuraray Co., Ltd.


Circuits for improved welding performance


Welding circuits including superposition elements that charge and discharge to assist with re-establishing a welding arc between an electrode and a workpiece after the arc is extinguished when a welding output current polarity changes are described.. .
Lincoln Global, Inc.


Electrolyte chemistry and improved stack performance in high brine concentration electrodialysis


Methods for improving ion flux and energy efficiency in a membrane stack of an electrodialysis unit wherein the membrane stack is disposed between an anode and a cathode each in an electrolyte of a selected concentration. Methods include increasing the concentration of the electrolyte, adding a strong base to the electrolyte and adding buffering anions to the electrolyte.

Extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus and control extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus


In an example of the present invention is an extreme ultraviolet light generation apparatus including: a droplet supply device configured to successively supply droplets; a charging electrode being configured to control charging of droplets supplied from the droplet supply unit; and a target controller configured to control electric polarities of the droplets supplied from the droplet supply unit by controlling potential of the charging electrode in such a way that successive droplets join together to become a target droplet, wherein the droplets controlled in charging by the charging electrode include a plurality of groups each composed of successive droplets, and, in each of the groups, a droplet at one end is charged positively or negatively, a droplet at the other end is uncharged or charged in a polarity being the same as a polarity of an adjacent droplet in a group adjacent to the droplet at the other end.. .
Gigaphoton Inc.


Microwave assisted parallel plate e-field applicator


A system and method for annealing a target substrate such as a semiconductor using industrial microwave heating and parallel plate reaction. Using a uniform microwave field, with the target substrate located between parallel plates controls application of eddy currents to the target substrate.
Dsg Technologies


Robust early detection through signal repetition in mixed-rate wireless communications


A method of wirelessly communicating includes generating, at a wireless device, a packet including a first preamble field. The method further includes generating a first repeated preamble field by multiplying the first preamble field by a first frequency-domain polarity sequence.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Wireless communication device with switched polarization and methods for use therewith


A wireless communication device includes a polarity setting module configured to set a plurality of polarity modes for the wireless communication with the plurality of external devices. The plurality of polarity modes includes selected ones of at least: a first polarity mode, and a second polarity mode.
Broadcom Corporation


Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object


An oscillator includes an oscillation element, an oscillation circuit, a heat generation element, a temperature control circuit, and a temperature correction signal generation circuit adapted to generate a temperature correction signal used to correct a frequency-temperature characteristic. The temperature correction signal generation circuit includes a temperature sensor, a first-order correction signal generation circuit adapted to generate a first-order correction signal, and a high-order correction signal generation circuit adapted to generate a high-order correction signal.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Method for driving piezoelectric element, piezoelectric element, and piezoelectric element applied device


A method for driving a piezoelectric element including a first electrode, a piezoelectric layer formed on the first electrode and containing a composite oxide of an abo3 type perovskite structure, and a second electrode formed on the piezoelectric layer, and the method includes driving the piezoelectric element by applying a signal having a predetermined driving waveform by a predetermined number of times, and driving the piezoelectric element by applying a signal having the predetermined driving waveform in reverse polarity.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Semiconductor device


Solved is a problem of attenuation of output amplitude due to a threshold value of a tft when manufacturing a circuit with tfts of a single polarity. In a capacitor (105), a charge equivalent to a threshold value of a tft (104) is stored.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Data driver and display apparatus including the same


A data driver for a display includes: a polarity signal generator outputting polarity control signals for setting polarity patterns of data voltages such that pixels have the same polarity inversion pattern for every 2h number of pixels (where h is a natural number) in each pixel row defined by pixels that are arranged on the same row and have the same polarity inversion pattern for every 2k number of pixel rows (where k is a natural number) in a column direction; and a data voltage generator determining polarities of the data voltages in response to the polarity control signal to provide the determined polarities of the data voltages to the pixels.. .
Samsung Display Co., Lid.


Semiconductor memory apparatus and data input/output method thereof


A semiconductor memory apparatus may include a write data bus inversion unit and a write data polarity change unit. The write data bus inversion unit may invert a level of an input data and may generate an inversion change data when a majority of the input data have a predetermined level.
Sk Hynix Inc.


Electrostatic haptic actuator and user interface with an electrostatic haptic actuator


One illustrative electrostatic actuator disclosed herein includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a first insulation layer between the first electrode and the second electrode, a first resilient material between the first electrode and the second electrode, a third electrode, a second insulation layer between the second electrode and the third electrode, and a second resilient material between the second electrode and the third electrode. The first electrode and the third electrode receive power from a power supply and responsively generate a first polarity.
Immersion Corporation


Image forming apparatus transferring toner image onto surface layer portion of intermediate transfer medium


An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive body including a photosensitive layer having a first end and a second end, the first end having a larger thickness than the second end; a charging portion charges the photosensitive layer; a light irradiation portion applies light to the photosensitive layer; a developing device develops by toner charged with the same polarity as charge polarity of the photosensitive layer; an intermediate transfer medium including a surface layer having a third end and a fourth end, the third end having a larger thickness than the fourth end, the third end being opposed to the second end, the fourth end being opposed to the first end; and a transfer portion transfers a toner image developed on the photosensitive layer, onto the surface layer when a voltage having polarity opposite to the charge polarity is applied to the transfer portion.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Image formation apparatus


An image formation apparatus includes an image carrier; a charge member; an exposure unit; a development member; a measurement unit that measures a stop time period when a rotation of the image carrier is being stopped, or a physical amount that varies as the stop time period increases; a setting unit that sets a polarity of an initial voltage to be applied to the development member, the polarity being determined based on the stop time period or the physical amount measured by the measurement unit; and a power source unit that applies the initial voltage with the polarity set by the setting unit to the development member, at rotation start time of the image carrier.. .
Oki Data Corporation


Heat exchanger, a purifier, an electrode-containing pipe, a power generation system, a control heat exchanger and a scale removing method


A heat exchanger includes an electrolytic bath and a control section. The electrolytic bath has first and second channels.
Innovative Designs & Technology Inc.


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Apparatuses, aligned abrasive grains


Systems and methods for creating grinding wheels are provided. The systems and methods may employ aligned abrasive grains.
United Technologies Corporation


Systems and methods for efficient provision of arc welding power source


Methods and systems for creating and controlling an ac output for welding, plasma cutting or heating are provided. One embodiment of the present disclosure achieves a desired square wave ac output and reduces the number of circuit components needed by combining components of a buck converter and a full bridge inverter.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.




Polarity topics:
  • Spectrometer
  • Accommodation
  • Portable Computer
  • Control Unit
  • Carbon Atoms
  • Functional Groups
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Condensation
  • Compaction
  • Water Purification
  • Ion Mobility
  • Spectrometry
  • Relaxation
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Adsorption


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