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High ion and low sub-threshold swing tunneling transistor

Globalfoundries Singapore Pte.

High ion and low sub-threshold swing tunneling transistor

Date/App# patent app List of recent Polarity-related patents
04/23/15
20150111514
 High performance, low cost receiver front end patent thumbnailnew patent High performance, low cost receiver front end
A radio frequency (rf) receiver front end includes an rf attenuator for receiving an rf input signal and a low noise amplifier (lna). In one form, the lna provides a differential output signal and includes a first polarity amplifier and a plurality of second polarity amplifiers.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.
04/23/15
20150110510
 Transfer device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Transfer device and image forming apparatus
Provided is a transfer device including a transfer roll that interposes a sheet transported to a transfer unit to transfer the toner image to the sheet, a power supply that generates a voltage between the transfer roll and the image holding member, and a control unit that causes the power supply to generate a transfer voltage, a resistance detection voltage having a same polarity as a polarity of the transfer voltage, and a cleaning voltage having a polarity reverse to the polarity of the transfer voltage, wherein the control unit causes the power supply to generate the transfer voltage in a transfer interval, in a continuous traveling mode, and generates the resistance detection voltage and the cleaning voltage in a non-arriving interval while switching a single interval ratio which is a generation time ratio in the non-arriving interval between the resistance detection voltage and the cleaning voltage.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150109714
 Ionizer and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Ionizer and control method thereof
A polarity control unit includes a flag storage unit that stores any one of a first polarity pattern by which a positive direct-current voltage is applied to discharge needles in a first group and a negative direct-current voltage is applied to discharge needles in a second group and a second polarity pattern by which a negative direct-current voltage is applied to the discharge needles in the first group and a positive direct-current voltage is applied to the discharge needles in the second group, a flag update unit that rewrites one flag stored in the flag storage unit to another flag when a power switch is turned on from its off state or is turned off from its on state, and a command unit that commands a polarity pattern corresponding to the flag stored in the flag storage unit to be output from the polarity output unit.. .
Smc Corporation
04/23/15
20150109273
 Display device and drive method therefor patent thumbnailnew patent Display device and drive method therefor
A polarity of a pol outputted from a polarity inversion control section (9) is always identical between a scanning period and a pause period immediately subsequent to the scanning period, and is reversed every time switching from a pause period to a scanning period is carried out. This makes it possible to both carry out pause driving and prevent image sticking on a display panel..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
04/23/15
20150109062
 Magnetoresistive effect oscillator patent thumbnailnew patent Magnetoresistive effect oscillator
A magnetoresistive effect oscillator is provided which can realize a rise or a fall of oscillation at a higher speed. In the magnetoresistive effect oscillator, at the rise, a current having a first current density, which is larger than a critical current density for oscillation, is applied, and thereafter a current having a second current density, which is less than the current density corresponding to the first current density and not less than the critical current density for oscillation, is applied such that the magnetoresistive effect element oscillates at a predetermined frequency.
Tdk Corporation
04/23/15
20150109005
 Low-side coaxial current probe patent thumbnailnew patent Low-side coaxial current probe
A method and apparatus for non-intrusively measuring flowing currents and/or voltage on the inner conductor of a coaxial cable is introduced herein. In particular, a resultant low-impedance element is coupled concentrically to the shield at a desired insertion point of the coaxial cable.
Thermo Keytek Llc
04/23/15
20150108944
 Wireless charging patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless charging
A wireless charging method and device have been disclosed. The wireless charging device includes at least two electrodes arranged separately and used for contact with a conductive contact of a power receiving device, and a power supply circuit that is electrically connected to the electrodes and supplies power according to association between all electrodes in contact with the conductive contact.
Shenzhen Feifan Industrial Co., Ltd.
04/23/15
20150108432
 High ion and low sub-threshold swing tunneling transistor patent thumbnailnew patent High ion and low sub-threshold swing tunneling transistor
Devices and manufacturing methods thereof are presented. The device includes a substrate and a fin-type transistor disposed on the substrate.
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.
04/23/15
20150107992
 Sputtering apparatus and magnet unit patent thumbnailnew patent Sputtering apparatus and magnet unit
A sputtering apparatus comprises: a target holder; and a magnet unit of a rectangular shape having long and short sides. The magnet unit includes: a first magnet; a second magnet disposed surrounding the first magnet and magnetized in a different and opposite direction from a direction of magnetization of the first magnet, and a third magnet located at part between the first magnet and the second magnet in the short-side direction and at least at a center position between the first magnet and the second magnet, the third magnet being magnetized in the short-side direction.
Canon Anelva Corporation
04/16/15
20150103587
 Electronic device and  driving the same patent thumbnailElectronic device and driving the same
In an electronic device including a semiconductor memory, the semiconductor memory may include a unit storage cell including a variable resistor having a resistance value that is changed according to current flowing through both terminals of the variable resistor and a selection element that is electrically coupled to one terminal of the variable resistor, a unit current generation section that generates the current flowing through both terminals by using predetermined voltage according to a polarity of current data as compared with existing data, and a pad that receives the predetermined voltage from an exterior and allows the current flowing through both terminals to be measured from an exterior.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.
04/16/15
20150103358

System and non-contact measurement of 3d geometry


A method for the non-contact measurement of a scene's 3d geometry is based on the concurrent projection of multiple and overlapping light patterns of different wavelengths and/or polarity onto its surfaces. Each location in the overlapping light patterns is encoded (code-word) by the combined arrangements of code elements (code-letters) from one or more of the overlapping patterns.
Galil Soft Ltd.
04/16/15
20150102989

Equalizing method and driving device thereof


An equalizing method for a driving device includes determining whether a polarity of an output voltage changes from a first time period to a second time period according to an inversion method of a display device coupled to the driving device, for generating a polarity inversion signal; and determining whether to perform an equalization operation on the output voltage in a switching period between the first time period and the second time period according to the polarity inversion signal, current line information and previous line information.. .
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
04/16/15
20150102768

Electrical energy accumulation device based on a gas-electric battery


A device for the accumulation of electrical energy contains a gas-electric battery having a hollow housing, partially filled with an electrolyte solution, and electrodes, positioned inside the hollow housing and made of a conductive adsorbent of the electrolysis gases. The electrodes are divided by a gas-permeable separator.
04/16/15
20150102690

Single-power dual-polarity marx bank circuit


A high voltage circuit is provided for electrical pulse generation. The circuit includes an input voltage supply, a ground potential, a difference load, inverting and non-inverting marx bank circuits connected respectively to output voltage nodes.
United States Government, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
04/16/15
20150102273

Electrophoretic material, electrophoresis display device, and electronic apparatus


In an electrophoretic material, first particles which are charged with a first polarity and second particles which are charged with a second polarity are dispersed in a solvent. A volume, which is obtained by dividing a volume of the solvent by a total number of particles, is called free volume, and a radius of a spherical space, which is occupied by sum of an average volume of the particles and the free volume, is called a free volume radius.
Seiko Epson Corporation
04/09/15
20150100614

Random number generating device


A random number generating device of the present disclosure includes: an arithmetic random number generator that generates an arithmetic random number sequence; an arithmetic random number converter that sequentially reads at least one arithmetic random number from the arithmetic random number sequence and converts a value of the read arithmetic random number into a voltage or current value of at least two predetermined levels of gray scale having an identical polarity; a hysteresis unit that outputs values depending on a presently-input voltage or current value and a previously-input voltage or current value with respect to the sequentially-input voltage or current value; and a threshold processor that binarizes the output of the hysteresis unit.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
04/09/15
20150100103

Cardiac pacing with anodal stimulation detection


Methods and device for determining a pacing vector for delivering an electrostimulation therapy are described. An implantable medical device may be configured to determine an anode capture threshold and a cathode capture threshold for a first anode and cathode pair of electrodes, switch a polarity of the first anode and cathode pair of electrodes, and determine an anode capture threshold and a cathode capture threshold for the first anode and cathode pair of electrodes having the switched polarity.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
04/09/15
20150098538

Specifying a 3-phase or n-phase eye pattern


System, methods and apparatus are described that facilitate tests and measurements related to multi-wire, multi-phase communications links. Information is transmitted in n-phase polarity encoded symbols and an eye pattern corresponding to the symbols may be generated such that the symbols are aligned with a trigger for each symbol that corresponds to a clock edge used to sample the symbols.
Qualcomm Incorporated
04/09/15
20150097487

Plasma confinement device


A device and method for magnetic field confinement of plasma is formed by a cylindrically stacked column of direct current-carrying magnetic field coils with electrodes adjacently interior to each magnetic field coils so as to induce plasma rotation about an annular confinement region. Each field coil produces a magnetic field alternating in direction relative to adjacent coils and, so as to maintain consistent overall azimuthal direction of plasma rotation, electric field electrodes alternate accordingly in polarity along the axial length of the device.
04/02/15
20150094695

Surgical system for and a dissection of tissue away from an organ or body lumen


A surgical system adapted for dissection of tissue away from a body lumen includes a tissue dissection tool and a catheter. The tissue dissection tool includes a shaft connected between a handle and a tissue dissection head.
Coloplast A/s
04/02/15
20150094404

Polarity manipulation in polystyrene for enhanced bio-polymer miscibility


A styrenic composition including a polar modified styrenic co-polymer resulting from the polymerization of a combined mixture of at least one styrenic monomer and at least one comonomer and a biodegradable component is disclosed. The at least one comonomer includes a polar functional group and the polar modified styrenic co-polymer and the biodegradable component are combined to obtain a styrenic composition having a biodegradable component.
Fina Technology, Inc.
04/02/15
20150094122

Mobile terminal and dance method thereof


Disclosed is a mobile terminal dance method, where a first magnet is set at the bottom of a mobile terminal, the mobile terminal is placed in a base, and the base is set with a second magnet with a polarity opposite to a polarity of the first magnet; when a preset triggering condition is met, the mobile terminal sends a first control signal to control the polarity of the first magnet, such that the first magnet produces a polarity identical to the polarity of the second magnet. The disclosure further discloses a mobile terminal.
Zte Corporation
04/02/15
20150093692

Pattern forming method, actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition and resist film used therefor, and electronic device manufacturing method and electronic device using the samedevice manufacturing method and electronic device using the same


There is provided a pattern forming method including: (a) forming a film by an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition containing (a) to (c), (a) a resin capable of increasing polarity by the action of an acid to decrease solubility in a developer containing an organic solvent, (b) a compound capable of generating acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, and (c) a salt having a conjugate base structure of an acid having a pka of −2 or more in a molecule thereof and substantially not capable of decomposing by an actinic ray or radiation, (b) exposing the film, and (c) developing the exposed film using a developer containing an organic solvent to form a negative pattern.. .
Fujifilm Corporation
04/02/15
20150092805

Semiconductor laser device


A semiconductor laser device includes a semiconductor laser element having an active layer and semiconductor layers on opposite sides of the active layer, and a pn-junction diode in part of the semiconductor layers. The pn-junction diode is connected, in inverse polarity, in parallel with the semiconductor laser element..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
04/02/15
20150092451

Power converters


A power converter for converting input power to output power includes a first transformer circuit, a second transformer circuit, and balance circuitry. The first transformer circuit includes a first primary winding for receiving a first part of the input power and a first secondary winding for generating a first part of the output power.
O2micro, Inc.
04/02/15
20150092307

On chip reverse polarity protection compliant with iso and esd requirements


A semiconductor device is disclosed. In one embodiment a semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip including a substrate, a ground terminal configured to be provided with a reference potential and a supply terminal electrically coupled to the substrate, the supply terminal configured to be provided with a load current and configured to be provided with a supply voltage between the substrate and the ground terminal.
Infineon Technologies Ag
04/02/15
20150091605

Portable self powered line mountable electric power line current monitoring transmitting and receiving system


A method of determining a fault on a power line conductor includes the steps of determining a magnitude and a direction of a load current waveform in the power line conductor with a loop coil and determining a magnitude and a direction of a fault current waveform in the power line conductor with the loop coil. A polarity of the fault current waveform is compared with a polarity of the load current waveform to determine if a change in polarity between the fault current waveform and the load current waveform occurred to determine the direction of the fault.
04/02/15
20150091572

Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to acquire raw data for image construction with multiple virtual coils


In a method to acquire magnetic resonance (mr) signals as gradient echoes, a first rf pulse is radiated and multiple bipolar magnetic field gradients are switched to generate multiple first gradient echoes at different echo times after radiation of the first rf pulse, and the multiple first gradient echoes are acquired in multiple raw data sets, in each of which a first line is filled with mr signals, and chronologically adjacent gradient echoes that occur after radiation of the first rf pulse are acquired with magnetic field gradients with opposite polarity. A second rf pulse is radiated and multiple bipolar magnetic fields are switched to generate multiple second gradient echoes after radiation of the second rf pulse.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
04/02/15
20150091570

Method and magnetic resonance image reconstruction with multiple virtual coils


An mr image is produced from data acquired by radiating an rf pulse and switching multiple bipolar magnetic field gradients to generate multiple gradient echoes that are acquired in a raw data set with multiple raw data lines by a reception coil, the multiple gradient echoes being acquired with bipolar magnetic field gradients of different polarity. Due to the bipolar magnetic field gradients of different polarity, in the raw data set first raw data lines are filled with mr signals in one direction in raw data space, and second raw data lines are filled with mr signals in the opposite direction.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
04/02/15
20150091567

Optimization of the noise development of a 3d gradient echo sequence in a magnetic resonance system


In a method according to optimize the noise development of a 3d gradient echo sequence in a magnetic resonance system, an optimization of at least one parameter of the gradient echo sequence, from the group including: the excitation pulse (the duration of the excitation pulse); the order of k-space lines to be scanned in k-space; and the readout direction of the k-space lines to be scanned in k-space, is implemented such that the gradients to be switched have optimally minimal slew rates, amplitudes and/or polarity changes.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
04/02/15
20150090403

Plasma process and reactor for treating metallic pieces


The plasma reactor defines a reaction chamber provided with a support for the metallic pieces and an anode-cathode system, and a heating means is mounted externally to said plasma reactor. The plasma process, for a cleaning operation, includes the steps of connecting the support to the grounded anode and the cathode to a negative potential of a power source; feeding an ionizable gaseous charge into the reaction chamber and heating the latter at vaporization temperatures of piece contaminants; applying an electrical discharge to the cathode; and providing the exhaustion of the gaseous charge and contaminants.
Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina (ufsc)
04/02/15
20150089838

Athletic positioning apparatus and applications thereof


An apparatus includes a heel section, a mid-foot section, and a toe section. The heel section, the mid-foot section, and the toe section collectively have a geometric shape having a first slope of a polarity along an inner edge of the apparatus from the toe section to the heel section and a second slope of the polarity along the inner edge of the apparatus to an outer edge of the apparatus at the toe section..
Athalonz, Llc
04/02/15
20150089837

Athletic positioning apparatus and applications thereof


An apparatus includes a heel section, a mid-foot section, and a toe section. The heel section, the mid-foot section, and the toe section collectively have a geometric shape having a first slope of a polarity along an inner edge of the apparatus from the toe section to the heel section and a second slope of the polarity along the inner edge of the apparatus to an outer edge of the apparatus at the toe section..
Athalonz, Llc
03/26/15
20150087769

Coating agent, decorative film and article


Provided are a coating agent giving a coating film which has superior adhesion even to polyolefin resin base materials that have not been subjected to preliminary surface treatment and which has satisfactory adhesion even to high-polarity base materials; a decorative film having at least one layer formed from said coating agent; an article decorated with said decorative film. The coating agent includes an olefin polymer having a heat of fusion in the range of 0 to 50 j/g and having a weight average molecular weight (mw) as measured by gpc of 1×104 to 1000×104, and a hydrocarbon-based synthetic oil having a 40° c.
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
03/26/15
20150086813

Reverse electrodialysis energy generating system using capacitive electrodes and method there for


An energy generating system using capacitive electrodes and a method therefore are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system includes first electrode and a second electrode compartments.
Stichting Wetsus Intellectual Property Foundation
03/26/15
20150085180

Driver circuit for electro-active polymer devices


A driver circuit for electro-active polymer (eap) device has a shared, voltage boost circuit that is coupled to drive a common terminal of first and second eap devices to a given voltage. A first voltage boost circuit is coupled to drive a respective terminal of the first eap device to an opposite polarity voltage, while a second voltage boost circuit is coupled to drive a respective terminal of the second eap device to an opposite polarity voltage.
Apple Inc.
03/26/15
20150084941

Polarity inversion driving liquid crystal display panel, driving apparatus and display device


The present disclosure relates to a technical field of liquid crystal display, and particularly, to a polarity inversion driving method for a liquid crystal display panel, a driving apparatus and a display device. In the method, each of frames is divided into m polarity arrangement units in a same way, and every 2×m×n frames form one inversion driving period; in each of half inversion driving periods, there exists x, 0<x<=m×n, so that between the x-th frame and the (x+1)-th frame, except that polarities of first polarity arrangement units are same, polarities of all polarity arrangement units are opposite; for any m, 0<=m<m, between the (x+m×n)-th frame and the (x+m×n+1)-th frame, except that polarities of (m+1)-th polarity arrangement units are same, polarities of all polarity arrangement units are opposite; the polarity of each of the other frames is opposite to that of a frame adjacent thereto; in two of the half inversion driving periods adjacent to each other, the polarities of corresponding frames are opposite; in each of the polarity inversion driving periods, the overall polarity of each of the sub-pixels will not be deflected to a certain polarity, and a issue in which liquid crystal polarization or image sticking occurs in the liquid crystal at time of polarity inversion driving is avoided..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
03/26/15
20150084932

Light emitting diode switch device and array


An led switch device and a matrix thereof are disclosed. There is an electroluminescent semiconductor element with a first polarity contact and a second polarity contact.
03/26/15
20150084612

Feed control inductive load


In a feed control apparatus that controls a feed state for an inductive load by controlling the opening and closing of a load opening and closing element connected in series to the inductive load, a free-wheeling circuit element employing a field effect transistor is connected in parallel to the inductive load so that a capacitor is charged by opening the free-wheeling circuit element when the load opening and closing element is closed and the free-wheeling circuit element is closed by charges charged to the capacitor when the load opening and closing element is opened. A connection is made in polarity in which a closed-circuit conduction direction in the free-wheeling circuit element is the same as a conduction direction in an internal parasitic diode of the free-wheeling circuit element, and the free-wheeling circuit element conducts backward by a small-capacity capacitor.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
03/26/15
20150084414

Isolation contactor transition polarity control


An electrical power distribution system includes a dual mode electrical motor/generator, high voltage traction batteries, bi-directional direct current power transmission lines connectable between the dual mode electrical motor/generator and the high voltage traction batteries, first and second isolation contactors including magnetic blow out and connected into the power transmission lines to exhibit opposed polarity and an electrical system controller. In order to deenergize the electrical power distribution system the polarity of current on the bi-directional transmission lines is determined.
International Truck Intellectual Property Company, Llc
03/26/15
20150083215

Front contact solar cell with formed emitter


A bipolar solar cell includes a backside junction formed by an n-type silicon substrate and a p-type polysilicon emitter formed on the backside of the solar cell. An antireflection layer may be formed on a textured front surface of the silicon substrate.
Sunpower Corporation
03/26/15
20150083205

Photoelectric conversion element


The present disclosure provides a photoelectric conversion element comprising a photoelectric conversion layer laminated a first metal layer, a first semiconductor layer, a second semiconductor layer and a second metal layer. The first or second metal layer contains a porous metal thin film, and the porous metal thin film has plural openings penetrating through the film.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/26/15
20150082665

Athletic positioning apparatus and applications thereof


An apparatus includes a heel section, a mid-foot section, and a toe section. The heel section, the mid-foot section, and the toe section collectively have a geometric shape having a first slope of a polarity along an inner edge of the apparatus from the toe section to the heel section and a second slope of the polarity along the inner edge of the apparatus to an outer edge of the apparatus at the toe section..
Athalonz, Llc
03/26/15
20150082664

Athletic positioning apparatus and applications thereof


An apparatus includes a heel section, a mid-foot section, and a toe section. The heel section, the mid-foot section, and the toe section collectively have a geometric shape having a first slope of a polarity along an inner edge of the apparatus from the toe section to the heel section and a second slope of the polarity along the inner edge of the apparatus to an outer edge of the apparatus at the toe section..
Athalonz, Llc
03/26/15
20150082663

Athletic positioning apparatus and applications thereof


An apparatus includes a heel section, a mid-foot section, and a toe section. The heel section, the mid-foot section, and the toe section collectively have a geometric shape having a first slope of a polarity along an inner edge of the apparatus from the toe section to the heel section and a second slope of the polarity along the inner edge of the apparatus to an outer edge of the apparatus at the toe section..
Athalonz, Llc
03/19/15
20150079508

Pattern forming method, actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition, resist film, manufacturing electronic device, and electronic device


There is provided a pattern forming method comprising (i) a step of forming a film by an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition; (ii) a step of exposing the film; and (iii) a step of performing development by using a developer containing an organic solvent to form a negative pattern, wherein the actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition contains (a) a resin capable of increasing the polarity by an action of an acid to decrease the solubility in a developer containing an organic solvent, (b) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation, (c) a solvent, and (d) a resin having a repeating unit having a fluorine atom and not having a cf3 partial structure.. .
Fujifilm Corporation
03/19/15
20150077833

Electrowetting display and manufacturing the same


An electrowetting display includes first and second substrates facing each other, an electrowetting layer, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a hydrophobic barrier layer. The electrowetting layer is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and includes a first fluid and a second fluid, and the first fluid has an electrical conductivity or a polarity.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
03/19/15
20150077721

Method for determining a predefinable wave form of a lamp current for operating a discharge lamp of a projection arrangement, and projection arrangement


Various embodiments provide a method for determining a wave form of a lamp current for operating a discharge lamp of a projection arrangement having a color wheel and a ballast, such that a polarity of the electrodes is commutated in accordance with a commutation scheme of the wave form. The method involves providing a wave form having a commutation scheme and checking whether operation of the discharge lamp satisfies one criterion relating to a lifetime of the discharge lamp or a flicker amplitude of the projection arrangement.
Osram Gmbh
03/19/15
20150077203

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.
03/19/15
20150077119

Three-dimensional focusing induced polarization equipment for advanced geological prediction of water inrush disaster source in underground engineering


The invention discloses three-dimensional focusing induced polarization equipment for advance geological prediction of a water inrush disaster source in underground engineering, comprising a constant-current multiplex transmitter, an intelligent multichannel receiver, an automatic multi-electrode switch, an industrial personal computer, an observation electrode array and shielding electrodes, wherein electrodes in the observation electrode array are respectively used as a source electrode and observation electrodes; the industrial personal computer controls the constant-current multiplex transmitter to transmit currents of the same polarity to the shielding electrodes and the source electrode, so that the currents of the source electrodes are nearly directed straight ahead of a driving face under the action of the shielding electrodes; the observation electrodes are used for scanning data acquisition, and the data are fed back to the industrial personal computer through the intelligent multi-channel receiver; and the industrial personal computer controls the automatic multi-electrode switch to change the source electrode.. .
Shandong University
03/19/15
20150077024

Drive system with combined actuation of brake and encoder


A drive system includes a line assembly configured to connect a power converter to an electric motor which has a brake and an encoder. The line assembly has at least two power lines and only two brake lines exclusively to provide a data transfer between the power converter and the electric motor and to transfer energy to the encoder.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
03/19/15
20150076994

Digital communication interface circuit for line-pair with individually adjustable transition edges


An interface circuit interfaces a device with a line-pair. The interface circuit includes: a diode bridge having polarity-independent input terminals coupled to the line-pair, and first and second output terminals having a positive polarity and a negative polarity, respectively; a first galvanic isolation device for outputting a receive signal received on the line-pair via the diode bridge; a second galvanic isolation device receiving a transmit signal; a voltage-controlled variable resistance element connected across the positive and negative output terminals of the diode bridge; and first and second filters cascaded between the second galvanic isolation device and the voltage-controlled variable resistance element.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
03/19/15
20150076971

Pulley electric motor


An electric motor apparatus that includes a disk with an increased mechanical advantage to the axle, donut-shaped permanent magnets, windings, a fulcrum (a.k.a. Axle), bearings, a commutator, and a single bearing conductor that replaces the brushes.
03/19/15
20150076932

Magnetic motor and use


Embodiments of the present invention may include a method of producing mechanical power by moving a coil coupled to a shaft partially into a magnetic cylinder having a magnetic end cap containing a plurality of stacked magnetic forces, changing the magnetic polarity of the shaft, moving the coil out of the magnetic cylinder. In other embodiments, there is an electric motor apparatus comprising a magnetic cylinder, a coil coupled to a shaft, and a means for reversing the magnetic polarity of the shaft..
Linear Labs, Inc.
03/19/15
20150076608

Dual epitaxy region integration


A semiconductor device includes a first device region and second device region of opposite polarity. Each device region includes at least a transistor device and associated epitaxy.
International Business Machines Corporation
03/19/15
20150076553

Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device according to the present embodiment includes a semiconductor layer. A gate dielectric film is provided on a surface of the semiconductor layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/19/15
20150076001

Apparatus for purifying a fluid and purifying a fluid, in particular by means of the aforesaid apparatus


Apparatus for purifying a fluid, which comprises an ion absorption cell (2) traversed by a fluid to be treated (f1) containing cationic particles and/or anionic particles, provided with a containment structure (3) defining at its interior two operating chambers (4, 5) traversed by the fluid to be treated (f1), and each delimited by a respective electrode (10, 11) that can be power supplied to opposite polarities. Between the two operating chambers (4, 5), a third evacuation chamber (13) is interposed, containing a porous electrical conductor (18) traversed by a washing fluid (f2) and delimited by two opposite walls (16, 17) which together with the electrodes (10, 11) define the aforesaid operating chambers (4, 5).
Idropan Del'orto Depuratori S.r.l.
03/19/15
20150075604

Thin-film compound photovoltaic cell and manufacturing same


A base material formed of a thin film, a rear surface electrode located on the base material, a photoelectric conversion layer located on the rear surface electrode, a first surface electrode that is located above the rear surface electrode, is electrically connected to the rear surface electrode, and has a first polarity, and a second surface electrode that is located on the photoelectric conversion layer and has a second polarity different from the first polarity are included. The edge of the base material is located outside the edge of the rear surface electrode with space left therebetween and surrounds the entire perimeter of the rear surface electrode in plan view..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
03/12/15
20150074382

System and an asynchronous processor with scheduled token passing


Embodiments are provided for adding a token jump logic to an asynchronous processor with token passing. The token jump logic allows token forward jumps and token backward jumps over a cascade of token processing logics in the processor.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
03/12/15
20150074020

Sentiment polarity for users of a social networking system


A social networking system infers a sentiment polarity of a user toward content of a page. The sentiment polarity of the user is inferred based on received information about an interaction between the user and the page (e.g., like, report, etc.), and may be based on analysis of a topic extracted from text on the page.
Facebook, Inc.
03/12/15
20150073401

System and tissue treatment using non-symmetric radio-frequency energy waveform


A method for soft tissue destruction comprises applying high voltage pulses causing irreversible electroporation alternating with low amplitude pulses of opposite polarity balanced to provide negligible average current and minimize risk of electrical shock. The method may be accompanied by tissue heating to reduce the electroporation threshold and negative pressure for skin shaping and optimal voltage distribution..
Invasix Corp.
03/12/15
20150072540

Apparatus for housing plug-in unit and plug-in unit


An apparatus for housing a plug-in unit that includes at least one movable piece including a permanent magnet in a portion of a casing. The apparatus includes a plurality of slots, each of the plurality of slots houses the plug-in unit; a connector provided in an inner or innermost portion of the slot and electrically connects with the plug-in unit; an advancement blocking member disposed within the slot and blocks connection of the plug-in unit to the connector by coming into contact with the movable piece; an electromagnet that generates a magnetic field applied to the permanent magnet of the plug-in unit; and a control device that controls the electromagnet so as to generate a magnetic field having a predetermined polarity that moves the movable piece of the plug-in unit to a position in which the movable piece does not come into contact with the advancement blocking member..
Fujitsu Limited
03/12/15
20150072523

Methods of forming diodes


Some embodiments include methods of forming diodes in which a first electrode is formed to have a pedestal extending upwardly from a base. At least one layer is deposited along an undulating topography that extends across the pedestal and base, and a second electrode is formed over the least one layer.
Micron Technology, Inc.
03/12/15
20150072202

Electrochemical device


The present disclosure provides an electrochemical device, which comprises a plurality of cells which are stacked in a step configuration, electrode tabs of the same polarity of the plurality of cells are electrically connected together. Compared with only using a single wound-type cell or only using a single laminated-type cell, the plurality of cells stacked in the step configuration of the present disclosure can more flexibly adapt to an irregular inner space of an electronic device using the electrochemical device, so that the inner space in the electronic device is fully used, the performance of the electrochemical device for use in the electronic device is improved, and the manufacturing process is more simple, flexible and efficient..
Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited
03/12/15
20150072071

Pattern formation method, magnetic recording medium manufacturing method, and fine particle dispersion


According to one embodiment, there is provided a pattern formation method including coating a substrate or mask layer with a fine particle coating solution containing fine particles including a protective group having a close surface polarity and containing, on at least surfaces thereof, a material selected from the group consisting of al, ti, v, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, zn, y, zr, sn, mo, ta, w, and oxides thereof, a viscosity modifier, and a solvent for adjusting mixing of the viscosity modifier and the fine particles having the protective group, thereby forming a fine particle layer on the substrate or mask layer.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
03/12/15
20150071663

Image forming device, bias voltage control image forming device, and computer program product


An image forming device includes a charging power supply used in applying, to a charging unit, a charging voltage for the purpose of electrostatic latent image formation and a charging bias voltage during a cleaning operation; a developing power supply that is capable of outputting a developing bias voltage of positive polarity and negative polarity to a developing unit; a constant-voltage generating-holding unit that is used in generating and holding a constant potential difference between the charging unit and the developing unit; a developing power control unit that performs output control of a developing bias voltage with respect to the developing unit; and a charging power control unit that, when the developing power control unit performs control to output a developing bias voltage of reverse polarity to the charging unit, performs output control of the charging bias voltage of a predetermined level with respect to the charging power supply.. .
03/12/15
20150070748

Reflective display device


The reflective display device includes: a cell having: a display surface; a rear surface; side surfaces; and an interior space; a partition in a shape having radial extension dividing the rear surface into n regions; n rear electrodes respectively provided for the n regions on the rear surface; first side electrodes disposed on a display surface side and second side electrodes disposed on a rear surface side; n display-side electrodes separated by a separator zone in a shape having radial extension; a dielectric layer covering the n rear electrodes; polar liquid portions of n colors respectively disposed in n portions in the interior space; and polarity fluid placed within the interior space. A center of the partition matches with a center of the separator zone.
Panasonic Corporation
03/12/15
20150070747

Display element reset using polarity reversal


This disclosure provides circuits and methods for resetting a movable element, such as a mirror of an interferometric modulator (imod), to a consistent starting point or reset position. In one example, a circuit may include three electrodes with a capacitor coupled between two of the electrodes.
Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
03/12/15
20150070613

Array substrate and liquid crystal panel


An array substrate and a liquid crystal panel are disclosed. Each of the pixel cells of the array substrate includes a voltage compensation circuit.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
03/12/15
20150070456

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus capable of conveying a sheet absorbed with an electric charge


A sheet conveying device and an image forming apparatus include a conveying member that adsorbs a sheet by an electric charge and conveys the sheet, a first electric charger to charge the conveying member by applying voltage, and a second electric charger to charge the conveying member by applying voltage. The second electric charger is arranged downstream from the first electric charger in a conveying direction, and applies the electric charge with the same polarity as the first electric charger to the conveying member..
03/12/15
20150069859

Photovoltaic inverter


A photovoltaic inverter includes: an input unit to connected to a first terminal and a second terminal to which a positive (+) polarity or a negative (−) polarity of a photovoltaic module are connected; a switching device configured to control the first terminal and the second terminal connected to the input unit according to pre-set polarities of an inverter unit; a booster unit configured to boost a voltage of the photovoltaic module delivered form the input unit through the switching device; a capacitor configured to charge the voltage boosted by the booster unit; and an inverter unit configured to convert the voltage charged in the capacitor into an alternating current (ac) and provide the converted ac voltage for an electric power system.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.
03/12/15
20150069014

Pattern formation method, magnetic recording medium manufacturing method, and fine particle dispersion


According to one embodiment, there is provided a pattern formation method including coating a substrate or mask layer with a fine particle coating solution containing fine particles including a protective group having a close surface polarity and containing, on at least surfaces thereof, a material selected from the group consisting of al, ti, v, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, zn, y, zr, sn, mo, ta, w, au, ag, pd, cu, pt and oxides thereof, a viscosity modifier, and a solvent for adjusting mixing of the viscosity modifier and the fine particles having the protective group to form a fine particle layer on the substrate or mask layer.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


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