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Fractionalized stimulation pulses in an implantable stimulator device

Fractionalized stimulation pulses in an implantable stimulator device

Tissue resecting devices and methods

Tissue resecting devices and methods

Tissue resecting devices and methods

Internal insulation design using porous material for an electrochemical cell

Date/App# patent app List of recent Polarity-related patents
11/13/14
20140336727
 Microwave field stimulator patent thumbnailMicrowave field stimulator
A system includes a controller module, which includes a storage device, a controller, a modulator, and one or more antennas. The storage device is stored with parameters defining a stimulation waveform.
11/13/14
20140336726
 Fractionalized stimulation pulses in an implantable stimulator device patent thumbnailFractionalized stimulation pulses in an implantable stimulator device
A method for configuring stimulation pulses in an implantable stimulator device having a plurality of electrodes is disclosed, which method is particularly useful in adjusting the electrodes by current steering during initialization of the device. In one aspect, a set of ideal pulses for patient therapy is determined, in which at least two of the ideal pulses are of the same polarity and are intended to be simultaneous applied to corresponding electrodes on the implantable stimulator device during an initial duration.
11/13/14
20140336643
 Tissue resecting devices and methods patent thumbnailTissue resecting devices and methods
A tissue-resecting probe includes an elongated outer sleeve extending about an axis to a distal housing having a first window for receiving tissue. An edge of the first window has a dielectric surface.
11/13/14
20140335394
 Internal insulation design using porous material for an electrochemical cell patent thumbnailInternal insulation design using porous material for an electrochemical cell
The prevention of lithium clusters from bridging between the negative and positive portions of a cell during discharge is described. This is done by providing a glass wool material at an intermediate location between the casing and anode current collector of a negative polarity and the cathode current collector and the terminal pin being of a positive polarity.
11/13/14
20140334663
 Encoding in two chrominance directions patent thumbnailEncoding in two chrominance directions
The present disclosure relates generally signal processing. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: memory for storing a color video signal comprising first data and second data; and a processor.
11/13/14
20140334223
 Apparatuses and methods for determining stability of a memory cell patent thumbnailApparatuses and methods for determining stability of a memory cell
Examples described include apparatuses and methods for determining stability of memory cells. Resistance variable memory cells may be used.
11/13/14
20140334215
 Resonant bi-directional dc-ac converter patent thumbnailResonant bi-directional dc-ac converter
A new and useful circuitry for dc to ac single stage conversion are presented, with the advantages of bi-directionality, resonant power transfer, high efficiency and simplicity. The output voltage dual polarity is achieved by means of control, synchronizing the output switch with one or the other of the primary switches.
11/13/14
20140334202
 Circuit for transferring power between a direct current line and an alternating-current line patent thumbnailCircuit for transferring power between a direct current line and an alternating-current line
A system, method, and apparatus is disclosed for interfacing and transferring power unidirectionally or bidirectionally between a direct current (dc) line and a single or multiphase alternating-current (ac) line for only half of any given phase and only a single phase at a time when polarity is matched between the dc and the ac system. A circuit with simplified, robust, and reduced-cost components perform the power conditioning and the synchronization as a system that simulates a half-wave rectifier/inverter..
11/13/14
20140334199
 Five-level power converter, and control method and control apparatus for the same patent thumbnailFive-level power converter, and control method and control apparatus for the same
A five-level power converter and a control method for the same are provided. The five-level power converter includes an inverter and at least a rectifier, where the rectifier includes at least one rectifier control circuit and four capacitors which are divided into two groups, each with two capacitors connected in parallel, where a first end of a first capacitor to a fourth capacitor is grounded; the rectifier control circuit is configured to input a current to a second end of the first capacitor to the fourth capacitor; and a polarity of charges accumulated at the second ends of the first capacitor and the second capacitor is opposite to a polarity of charges accumulated at the second ends of the third capacitor and the fourth capacitor; and the inverter includes a discharge control circuit, and a first inductor unit and a first load connected in series..
11/13/14
20140334048
 Esd protection circuit patent thumbnailEsd protection circuit
Embodiments of electrostatic discharge (esd) protection circuits are disclosed along with methods of providing esd protection. In one embodiment, an esd protection circuit includes a first esd protection clamp and a second esd protection clamp operably associated in a dual-polarity esd protection configuration.
11/13/14
20140333595
Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same
A method of driving a display panel includes providing a switching element of a pixel of the display panel with a first polarity gate signal through a gate line connected to the switching element when the switching element receives a first polarity data signal having a first polarity with respect to a reference signal, and providing the switching element with a second polarity gate signal through the gate line when the switching element receives a second polarity data signal having a second polarity with respect to the reference signal through the data line.. .
11/13/14
20140333358
Re-circulating time-to-digital converter (tdc)
A re-circulating time-to-digital converter (tdc) can include a triggered reference ring oscillator (trro) and a delay module. The triggered reference ring oscillator can, when triggered by a reference signal edge, generate a periodic ring oscillator signal with a ring oscillator period that is a selected ratio of a voltage-controlled oscillator (vco) period.
11/13/14
20140333167
Magnet-type rotating electric machine
There is provided an alternating current generator for a vehicle, including: a rotor (1), a flywheel (3), and main magnets (4) and auxiliary magnets (5) alternately arranged; and a stator (2). Each of the main magnets (4) is magnetized to an n-pole and an s-pole in a radial direction, whereas the main magnets (4) are arranged so that the main magnets (4) adjacent to each other through corresponding one of the auxiliary magnets (5) therebetween are magnetized to have opposite polarity patterns.
11/13/14
20140333135
High performance voltage compensation
An apparatus for producing a compensated voltage output comprising: a first power source or power sink coupled between a first node and a reference node; a second power source or power sink coupled between a second node and the reference node; a biasing means comprising one portion coupled between the first node and the reference node, and another portion coupled between the first node and the second node. The biasing means is operable to generate a controllable bias voltage of either polarity between the first and second nodes to produce the compensated voltage output..
11/13/14
20140332385
Electro-separation of oil-based drilling fluids
A method and apparatus for separating drilling fluid is provided. A housing is provided with a number of vertical parallel spaced apart electrode plates within.
11/06/14
20140331066
Rectifier circuit and powered device
A powered device is electronically connected to a power sourcing equipment, and includes a powered circuit, a receiving unit and at least one rectifier circuit. Each rectifier circuit includes a rectifier unit, an auxiliary power unit, a polarity determining unit, a control unit and a selecting unit.
11/06/14
20140329126
Electrode and battery
A lithium-ion battery generally includes an electrode pair, an electrolyte, and a separator. The electrode pair includes a first electrode and a second electrode, wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are of opposite polarity.
11/06/14
20140329032
Device for improving the uniformity of the film for packaging and method for applying the same
A device and a method for improving uniformity of a film, which uses the controllable magnets instead of permanent magnets and controlling the magnetic polarity by a programmable control device, so that when the clamping frame is aligned with the mask, the magnetic polarity of the electromagnet is controlled to generate an alternating magnetic field which will affect the coating material sprayed from the evaporation source. With the help of the alternating magnetic field, the coating material will be evenly sprayed to a substrate.
11/06/14
20140328603
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transfer member, a power supply, and a control device that controls the power supply to output a dc-ac superimposed bias or a dc bias to transfer a toner image on the image carrier onto a recording medium. The control device controls the power supply to alternately output a first bias being a dc component the same in polarity as the dc bias and a second bias being a dc component opposite in polarity to the dc bias to clean the transfer member when image formation is not taking place.
11/06/14
20140328418
Differential transmission circuit
A differential transmission circuit comprises a sending unit that generates a pair of differential signals from an input signal, and sends the differential signals; a receiver that receives the differential signals sent by the sending unit; and a transmission path that transmits the differential signals from the sending unit to the receiver, wherein the sending unit has a selector that selects one of the input signal and a signal obtained by inverting a polarity of the input signal, and generates the differential signals from the signal selected by the selector.. .
11/06/14
20140328110
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
A non-volatile semiconductor memory device includes a cell array layer including a first wire, a memory cell, and a second wire, and a control circuit. When performing set operation for setting the memory cell to a low resistance state, until a resistance value of the memory cell becomes lower than a predetermined resistance value, the control circuit repeating: applying a first voltage for setting to the memory cell; and a verify read verifying that the resistance value of the memory cell has become lower than the predetermined resistance value.
11/06/14
20140328088
Power supply circuit
A power supply circuit includes a plurality of output terminals that output voltages (voltages may have the same or different voltage values among the output terminals), and a transformer that has a plurality of output windings. First and second output windings of the plurality of output windings are coupled to each other.
11/06/14
20140327488
Multiband whip antenna
A multi-band whip antenna having a 30 mhz to 2 ghz bandwidth and an l-band dipole has its coverage extended up to 6 ghz by eliminating nulls and reducing vswr problems that are cured through the utilization of a sleeve over the feedpoint of the l-band antenna. Chokes in the form of sleeves are provided at either end of the l-band dipole to shorten the l-band antenna for preventing reverse polarity currents at the l-band antenna feedpoint, with the antenna further including the use of double shielded meanderlines to provide improved performance between 410-512 mhz and in which a capacitance sleeve is added at the bottom of the l-band antenna to effectively elongate the antenna below the l-band to permit operation below 700 mhz..
11/06/14
20140327102
Negatively charged layer to reduce image memory effect
An image sensor pixel includes a photodiode region having a first polarity doping type disposed in a semiconductor layer. A pinning surface layer having a second polarity doping type is disposed over the photodiode region in the semiconductor layer.
11/06/14
20140327048
Compact electrostatic discharge (esd) protection structure
A multi-gate schottky depletion-mode field effect transistor (fet), at least one diode and two resistors comprise a compact electrostatic discharge (esd) protection structure. This esd protection structure can be laid out in a smaller area than typical multiple diode esd devices.
11/06/14
20140326178
Electromagnetic vapor deposition apparatus
The present disclosure discloses an electromagnetic vapor deposition apparatus comprising a plurality of electromagnets which form a plurality of electromagnetic regions when electronic current passes through. A programmable control equipment is electronically connected to each magnet unit to control magnetic polarity and magnetic intensity of each magnet unit.
10/30/14
20140324354
Transmission coefficient method for avo seismic analysis
The transmission coefficient method for avo (amplitude variation with offset) seismic analysis computes incident-to-transmitted pressure wave and incident-to-transmitted shear wave data in a manner that is compatible with existing avo applications for analysis on the transmission coefficients of vsp data. Amplitude variation with offset (avo) computation techniques known in the art provide estimates of pressure wave, shear wave and pseudo-poisson's reflectivity.
10/30/14
20140324004
Aqueous medium-sensitive coating compositions for triggered release of active ingredients and visual indication for wetness
An absorbent article includes a topsheet layer, a backsheet layer and one absorbent core layer. The topsheet layer, absorbent core layer and backsheet layer each include a longitudinally directed side peripheral edge.
10/30/14
20140322742
Methods and a device for the formation of three-dimensional multicellular assemblies
The present invention relates to devices and associated methods for forming three-dimensional multicellular assemblies in vitro. Specifically, the present invention relates to devices comprising at least one three-dimensional multicellular assembly immobilised on a two-dimensional adhesive pattern, wherein said three-dimensional multicellular assembly has an organised structure with a normalised polarity and methods for the formation of three-dimensional multicellular assemblies having an organised structure..
10/30/14
20140322669
Dental handpiece control apparatus
A dental handpiece control apparatus including: a relay 17 that switches a polarity of a voltage applied to a motor 20, and thereby switches a rotation direction of the motor 20 to forward rotation and backward rotation, the motor 20 being incorporated in the dental handpiece to rotate a cutting tool (a file) mounted to the dental handpiece; and a control section 11 that controls the switching of the voltage polarity by the relay 17 based on a rotation angle θf for forward rotation and a rotation angle θr for backward rotation of the motor 20, the rotation angle θf and the rotation angle θr being associated with state information of the file.. .
10/30/14
20140322577
Energy storage device with spiral electrode group
An energy storage device including a spiral electrode group in which a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate having polarity reverse to that of the first electrode plate are spirally wound with a separator interposed therebetween, wherein the second electrode plate is opposed to an inner circumference and an outer circumference of the first electrode plate, portions of the separator are reinforced, the reinforced portions of the separator include a first reinforced portion formed between a winding-start end of the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate located on a radially outer side of the winding-start end, and a second reinforced portion formed between the winding-start end of the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate located on a radially inner side of the winding-start end, and the first reinforced portion and the second reinforced portion are arranged apart from each other.. .
10/30/14
20140321892
Wet-type image formation apparatus
A wet-type image formation apparatus includes: an intermediate transfer body that carries a toner image including toner particles, which are charged to have a first polarity, and a carrier liquid; a transferring roller that transfers a toner image onto a transfer surface of a recording medium; a charging device that charges the transfer surface to have a second polarity opposite to the first polarity; and a fixing mechanism that fixes the toner image. The fixing mechanism includes a noncontact heating device.
10/30/14
20140321256
Optical information recording medium having super-resolution film
An optical information recording medium has a first information recording layer (20) and a second information recording layer (40) each of which includes (i) a group of pre-pits (31, 51) constituting marks (32, 52) and spaces (33, 53) and (ii) a super-resolution film (23, 43), the marks (32, 52) and the spaces (33, 53) having different lengths, an average length of a smallest mark that is smallest in length and a smallest space that is smallest in length being less than or equal to a resolution limit of a reproduction optical system for reproducing information recorded on the first information recording layer (20) and the second information recording layer (40), the group of pre-pits (31, 51) being formed so that a push-pull signal for the reproduction optical system to reproduce the information recorded by the group of pre-pits is negative in polarity. This provides an inexpensive and high-capacity multilayer optical information recording medium based on a super-resolution technology..
10/30/14
20140321197
Driving method of non-volatile memory element and non-volatile memory device
In a driving method of a non-volatile memory element, the polarity of a write voltage pulse applied to change a variable resistance layer from a high-resistance state to a low-resistance state is such that an input/output terminal which is more distant from the variable resistance element becomes a source terminal, and when a first write voltage pulse is applied to change the variable resistance layer in the high-resistance state to the low-resistance state, a first gate voltage is applied to a gate terminal, while when a second write voltage pulse which is greater in absolute value of voltage than the first write voltage pulse is applied to change the variable resistance layer in an excess-resistance state to the low-resistance state, a second gate voltage which is smaller in absolute value than the first gate voltage is applied to the gate terminal.. .
10/30/14
20140321090
Device for assembling capacitors for an electronic converter
The device (100) for assembling capacitors (200) is intended for an electronic converter with a plurality of arms provided with transistors. The device comprises a bus bar (11) with positive polarity and a bus bar (12) with negative polarity.
10/30/14
20140320248
System for concentrating magnetic flux
An improved system for concentrating magnetic flux of a multi-pole magnetic structure at the surface of a ferromagnetic target uses pole pieces having a magnet-to-pole piece interface with a first area and a pole piece-to-target interface with a second area substantially smaller than the first area, where the target can be a ferromagnetic material or a complementary pole pieces. The multi-pole magnetic structure can be a coded magnetic structure or an alternating polarity structure comprising two polarity directions, or can be a hybrid structure comprising more than two polarity directions.
10/30/14
20140320247
System for concentrating magnetic flux of a multi-pole magnetic structure
An improved system for concentrating magnetic flux of a multi-pole magnetic structure at the surface of a ferromagnetic target uses pole pieces having a magnet-to-pole piece interface with a first area and a pole piece-to-target interface with a second area substantially smaller than the first area, where the target can be a ferromagnetic material or a complementary pole pieces. The multi-pole magnetic structure can be a coded magnetic structure or an alternating polarity structure comprising two polarity directions, or can be a hybrid structure comprising more than two polarity directions.
10/30/14
20140320049
Ac motor
An embodiment of the invention provides an ac motor that is driven by an ac voltage. The ac motor includes a motor coil, a switch circuit, a position detector and a controller.
10/30/14
20140319973
Piezoelectric device
In a piezoelectric device, an identification pattern provided on a main face of a piezoelectric body is covered with an electrode, so as to inhibit the identification pattern from generating particles, while the identification pattern makes the polarity of the piezoelectric device discernible by the appearance thereof.. .
10/30/14
20140319639
Negatively charged layer to reduce image memory effect
An image sensor pixel includes a photodiode region having a first polarity doping type disposed in a semiconductor layer. A pinning surface layer having a second polarity doping type is disposed over the photodiode region in the semiconductor layer.
10/30/14
20140318488
Control device for internal combustion engine
Provided is a control device for an internal combustion engine, employing a microprocessor to control a load other than an ignition device, the control device being provided to an internal combustion engine in which is installed a magnet generator that has a magneto coil for successively generating, in association with revolution of the internal combustion engine, a first half wave voltage, a second half wave voltage of different polarity than the first half wave voltage, and a third half wave voltage of identical polarity to the first half wave voltage; and the magnet generator employing the second half wave voltage to drive the ignition device. The device is provided with an electricity storage element which draws excess power from the output that is output by the magnet generator for the purpose of driving the ignition device, and which is charged by the first and second half wave voltages, as well as being charged by the second half wave voltage as well at times that the internal combustion engine is in the exhaust stroke, in order to supply power to the load and to the microprocessor.
10/30/14
20140318417
Surface modification method of calcite
Provided is a surface modification method of calcite powder prepared from desulfurized gypsum and heat-treated at a high temperature. According to the surface modification method, hydrophilic calcite powder having polarity may be changed into hydrophobic non-polar calcite powder by safely adsorbing a surface modifier onto a surface of the calcite powder and coating the surface with non-polar fatty acid.
10/23/14
20140314621
Methods and devices for treating surfaces with surface plasma
Methods and devices for treating surfaces of objects using a non-thermal plasma are disclosed herein. The non-thermal plasma is generated through the use of an apparatus configured to generate a non-thermal plasma on its surface.
10/23/14
20140314435
Transfer device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A transfer device includes a transfer member and a bias applicator. The transfer member contacts a surface, on which a toner image is borne, of an image bearing body, to form a transfer nip.
10/23/14
20140313814
Performing forming processes on resistive memory
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for performing forming processes on resistive memory. A number of embodiments include applying a formation signal to the storage element of a resistive memory cell, wherein the formation signal includes a first portion having a first polarity and a first amplitude, a second portion having a second polarity and a second amplitude, wherein the second polarity is opposite the first polarity and the second amplitude is smaller than the first amplitude, and a third portion having the first polarity and a third amplitude that is smaller than the first amplitude..
10/23/14
20140313804
Neutral-point-clamped multilevel power conversion device
The present invention provides a power conversion device in which an on-pulse bias voltage and a neutral-point bias voltage do not interfere with each other. A power conversion device 1 of the present invention has a polarity judgment section 8 that judges a polarity of a neutral-point bias voltage vnpc calculated by a neutral-point potential fluctuation suppression control section 4 of a voltage command value control circuit 3, then on the basis of this polarity of the neutral-point bias voltage vnpc, selects a polarity of an on-pulse bias voltage vmpc by an on-pulse control section 5.
10/23/14
20140313637
Magnetic capacitor
One embodiment of an apparatus to store electrical energy comprises at least: a first multilayer section, a second multilayer section disposed above the first multilayer section; and an electrical battery comprising a first terminal having a positive polarity and a second terminal having a negative polarity, wherein each of the first and second multilayer sections comprises at least a first magnetic layer having a fixed magnetization direction, a second magnetic layer having a reversible magnetization, and an isolative layer disposed between the first and second magnetic layers, the first and second magnetic layers are substantially anti-ferromagnetically coupled to each other through the isolative layer, and wherein the first multilayer section and the section multilayer sections are coupled to the first and second terminals of the electrically battery. Other embodiments are described and shown..
10/23/14
20140313459
Light box for backlight of an lcd monitor
An lcd monitor comprises an lcd panel and a backlight for providing illumination to the lcd panel. The backlight includes a light box having a reflective bottom and sides and an open top for allowing light to flow outwardly toward the lcd panel.
10/23/14
20140313113
Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof
The described technology relates to a liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof. The liquid crystal display includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form.
10/23/14
20140312881
System and method for determining rotor position offset of an electric machine
A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, detecting a position, including a polarity, of a rotor to detect incorrect rotor position offset of an electric machine without generating torque or motion within the electric machine.. .
10/23/14
20140312795
Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular an led unit
The present invention relates to a driver device (60) for driving a load (12), in particular an led unit (84) having one or more leds, comprising: input terminals for receiving an input voltage (v10) from an external power source (16) for powering the load (12), connection means (64) for connecting the input terminals to each other and for providing a current path (66, 68) dependent on the polarity of the input voltage (vi 0), wherein the connection means (64) comprise a first current path (66) for connecting the input terminals in a first current direction and a second current path (68) for connecting the input terminals in a second current direction opposite to the first current direction, wherein the first and the second current path (66, 68) each comprise a current control unit (88, 90) for controlling a bleeding current (13, 14) in the respective current path (66, 68), and wherein the first and the second current path (66, 68) each comprise decoupling means (92, 94) for blocking the bleeding current (13, 14) in the respective current path (66, 68) in a reverse direction opposite to the respective current direction.. .
10/23/14
20140312718
Motor cooling and eddy current suppression structure
A motor cooling and eddy current suppression structure (100), which is attached to the surface of the motor winding (201), includes a first cooling plate (101), a second cooling plate (103,104), and a cooling water circuit located between the first cooling plate and the second cooling plate. The cooling water circuit is configured to allow the cooling fluid to pass through.
10/23/14
20140312461
Defective p-n junction for backgated fully depleted silicon on insulator mosfet
Methods for semiconductor fabrication include forming a well in a semiconductor substrate. A pocket is formed within the well, the pocket having an opposite doping polarity as the well to provide a p-n junction between the well and the pocket.
10/23/14
20140312303
Semiconductor barrier photo-detector
The present invention discloses a photo-detector comprising: an n-type photon absorbing layer of a first energy bandgap; a middle barrier layer, an intermediate layer is a semiconductor structure; and a contact layer of a third energy bandgap, wherein the layer materials are selected such that the first energy bandgap of the photon absorbing layer is narrower than that of said middle barrier layer; wherein the material composition and thickness of said intermediate layer are selected such that the valence band of the intermediate layer lies above the valence band in the barrier layer to create an efficient trapping and transfer of minority carriers from the barrier layer to the contact layer such that a tunnel current through the barrier layer from the contact layer to the photon absorbing layer is less than a dark current in the photo-detector and the dark current from the photon-absorbing layer to said middle barrier layer is essentially diffusion limited and is due to the unimpeded flow of minority carriers, thus reducing generation-recombination (gr) noise of the photo-detector. The principles of the present invention also apply to inverted polarity structures of the form pbp in which all the doping polarities and band alignments described above are reversed..
10/16/14
20140308605
Pattern forming method, actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition, resist film, manufacturing method of electronic device, and electronic device
There is provided a pattern forming method comprising (i) a step of forming a film by using an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin 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, (b) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, (c) a solvent, and (d) a resin substantially free from a fluorine atom and a silicon atom and different from the resin (a), (ii) a step of exposing the film, and (iii) a step of performing development by using an organic solvent-containing developer to form a negative pattern.. .
10/16/14
20140308574
Printed batteries
A process of producing a battery having a housing and a three-dimensional electrode-separator assembly includes at least one first electrode, at least one second electrode having the opposite polarity to the first, at least one separator physically separating the first electrode and the second electrode and optionally at least one power outlet lead arranged therein is described. The assembly is built up in layers by sequentially printing two-dimensional layers of a first electrode dispersion to produce the at least one first electrode and/or a second electrode dispersion to produce the at least one second electrode and/or a separator dispersion to produce the at least one separator and/or at least one power outlet lead dispersion to produce the at least one power outlet lead on top of one another..
10/16/14
20140308456
Apparatus and method for controlled deposition of aerosolized particles onto a substrate
An apparatus for the controlled deposition of particles onto a film or a substrate, including: a frame arranged to support a film or a substrate having first and second surfaces facing in first and second opposite directions, respectively; a nozzle arranged to emit a stream of particles charged with a first polarity toward the first surface; and an electrode: charged with a second polarity, opposite the first polarity, and located adjacent the second surface; and arranged to attract the stream of particles to a region of the first surface. A line orthogonal to the first surface passes through the region and the electrode..
10/16/14
20140307885
Differential outputs in multiple motor mems devices
An the acoustic apparatus comprising a first mems motor that includes a first diaphragm and a first back plate, and a second mems motor that includes a second diaphragm and a second back plate. The first motor is biased with a first electrical polarity and a second motor is biased with a second electrical polarity such that the first electrical polarity and the second electrical polarity are opposite.
10/16/14
20140307355
Electrostatic discharge protection circuit and method for radio frequency circuit
An esd protection circuit for an rf circuit includes first and second power supply voltage terminals for first and second power supply voltages and a power clamp coupled between the terminals. An rf input pad is configured to receive an input signal having an rf operating frequency.
10/16/14
20140306871
Dual gate driving liquid crystal display device
A dual gate driving lcd device comprises a liquid crystal panel, a gate driving module, a source driving module, and an electric charge sharing unit. The liquid crystal panel comprises several pixels.
10/16/14
20140306311
Solid-state imaging element
Provided is a solid-state imaging element for effectively reducing a dark current. The solid-state imaging element includes a substrate 10 formed of semiconductor and having a plurality of pixel regions, a plurality of storage units 11 arranged in the respective pixel regions in the substrate 10, formed of semiconductor having a conductivity type opposite to the substrate 10, and configured to store a charge having a first polarity and generated by photoelectric conversion, and a fixed charge layer 14a provided above at least one substrate surface 102 and having a first fixed charge e.
10/16/14
20140305913
Resistance welding device comprising a power source arranged on a welding gun
The invention relates to a resistance welding device (1) comprising a power source (10) in order to provide a welding current for welding workpieces (2, 3), a welding gun (4) with two gun arms (5) comprising one electrode (7) each in order to impress the welding current into the workpieces (2, 3), wherein the power source (10) comprises a heavy-current transformer (12) with at least one primary winding (13) and at least one secondary winding (14) with center tapping, a synchronous rectifier (16) connected with the at least one secondary winding (14) of the heavy-current transformer (12) and comprising circuit elements (24), and a circuit (17) for actuating the circuit elements (24) of the synchronous rectifier (16). For reduction of losses and improvement of efficiency, the power source (10) is arranged at the welding gun (4) and the power source (10) comprises at least four contacts (20, 21, 22, 23) to form a multi-point contacting, wherein two first contacts (20, 21) of one polarity are connected to the one gun arm (5) and two additional contacts (22, 23) of opposite polarity are connected to the other gun arm (5)..
10/16/14
20140305802
Self-ionized and inductively-coupled plasma for sputtering and resputtering
A magnetron sputter reactor for sputtering deposition materials such as tantalum, tantalum nitride and copper, for example, and its method of use, in which self-ionized plasma (sip) sputtering and inductively coupled plasma (icp) sputtering are promoted, either together or alternately, in the same or different chambers. Also, bottom coverage may be thinned or eliminated by icp resputtering in one chamber and sip in another.
10/16/14
20140305260
Kinetic energy recovery and hydraulic drive for vehicles
A kinetic energy recovery and electric drive system for automotive vehicles comprises an electric pancake motor-generator having its stator housing coupled, combined or integrated with the gearbox housing of a gearbox or final drive mechanism and its rotor shaft oriented vertically and perpendicular to the drive-shaft or drive axle of the vehicle. In certain embodiments the pancake motor rotor may be fitted or integral with a perpendicular peripheral stiffening flange in which is located a plurality of equally spaced permanent magnets of alternating polarity that electromagnetically engage with electromagnets of the pancake motor-generator stator.
10/16/14
20140304961
Led light string diagnostic and repair system
According to one embodiment, a diagnostic device (8) for identifying a defect in an led light string includes a probe (18) and a polarity selector switch (16). The led light string includes a conductor provided within an insulation layer.
10/09/14
20140303822
Control device for hybrid vehicle
A hybrid vehicle control device includes an engine start control section that begins an engine start control when a mode transition request to change to a hybrid vehicle mode occurs due to an accelerator operation while traveling in an electric vehicle mode in which a first clutch is opened. The engine start control section begins engagement of the first clutch after slip engagement of a second clutch is determined and starting the engine using a motor as a starter motor.
10/09/14
20140302620
Method for manufacturing solar cell
A method for manufacturing a solar cell capable of significantly reducing the amount of wastewater generated during a wet-etching process and improving the efficiency of the solar cell. A method comprising: texturing to form an uneven structure on one semiconductor substrate surface by etching the semiconductor substrate surface with a texturing device; forming a temporary layer at an upper portion of the semiconductor substrate surface to surround a first byproduct layer formed at a predetermined region of the semiconductor substrate surface during the texturing; and doping the semiconductor substrate surface with a predetermined dopant using a doping device to form a first semiconductor layer and a second semiconductor layer disposed above the first semiconductor layer and having a different polarity than the first semiconductor layer.
10/09/14
20140302319
Polyoxymethylene fibers in concrete
Disclosed are polymeric additives for concrete formed of a polyoxymethylene (pom) copolymer, pom copolymers can be utilized to form fibrous additives for concrete, i.e., microfibers and/or macrofibers. The pom copolymers can include one or more chemical groups, e.g., end groups and/or pendant groups that can increase the polarity of the pom and increase the hydrophilicity of the formed fibers, which can improve miscibility of the fibers in wet concrete.
10/09/14
20140301910
Apparatus for preparing silicon nanoparticle using icp
Disclosed is an apparatus for preparing silicon nanoparticles. The apparatus includes a corona discharge section charging silicon nanoparticles to exhibit unipolarity in order to prevent agglomeration of the silicon nanoparticles after the silicon nanoparticles are generated from an injected gas by plasma reaction of an inductively coupled plasma (icp) coil.
10/09/14
20140301129
Writing method of variable resistance non-volatile memory element and variable resistance non-volatile memory device
A writing method of a variable resistance non-volatile memory element comprises determining, in a first determination step, whether or not a resistance state of the variable resistance non-volatile memory element does not switch to a first resistance state and remains in a second resistance state, when a pulse of a second voltage is applied to the variable resistance non-volatile memory element; and when it is determined that the resistance state of the variable resistance non-volatile memory element does not switch to the first resistance state and remains in the second resistance state in the first determination step, applying, in a recovery step, at least once to the variable-resistance non-volatile memory element a recovery voltage pulse set composed of two pulses which are a first recovery voltage pulse which has the same polarity as that of the first voltage and a second recovery voltage pulse which has the same polarity as that of the second voltage, has a greater amplitude than the second voltage, and is applied subsequently to the first recovery voltage pulse.. .
10/09/14
20140300357
Method and magnetic resonance system to determine a resonance frequency deviation
In a first method and magnetic resonance apparatus to determine a resonance frequency deviation given an excitation of a slice of a volume segment within an examination subject, by a slice selection gradient is activated along one direction, an rf excitation pulse is irradiated in order to excite nuclear spins in the slice, a readout gradient is activated along the direction of the slice selection gradient, and mr data are read out while the readout gradient is activated. Image points within an mr image reconstructed using the mr data are identified, that exhibit a signal intensity that is greater than a predetermined threshold, in order to determine one of the image points that has a maximum separation in the direction between this image point and the slice.
10/09/14
20140300235
Rotor of motor and motor comprising rotor
A rotor of a motor comprises a plurality of magnetic-pole sections including: a plurality of slots which are formed inside of a rotor core; and permanent magnets, at least one of which is inserted into each of the plurality of slots; wherein each of the magnetic-pole sections is formed to correspond to the at least one permanent magnet; and wherein the rotor core includes hollow portions formed by cutting portions of the rotor core which portions are between the magnetic-pole sections which are adjacent in the circumferential direction of the rotor core and are different in polarity such that portions of circumferential end portions of the permanent magnet are exposed, and extending portions each of which is formed in a position corresponding to the hollow portions and extends radially outward from a center portion of the rotor core.. .


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