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08/18/16
20160241235 
 Transmission circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit patent thumbnailTransmission 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.


08/18/16
20160241218 
 Semiconductor device patent thumbnailSemiconductor 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


08/18/16
20160241013 
 Apparatus and  reverse battery protection patent thumbnailApparatus 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.


08/18/16
20160240838 
 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 patent thumbnailSolution 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


08/18/16
20160240351 
 Plasma producing apparatus patent thumbnailPlasma 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


08/18/16
20160240249 
 Resistance memory cell patent thumbnailResistance 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.


08/18/16
20160240133 
 Electro-optical unit, electro-optical device and  operating an electro-optical device patent thumbnailElectro-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


08/18/16
20160238983 
 Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailPower 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


08/18/16
20160238962 
 Image forming apparatus patent thumbnailImage 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.


08/18/16
20160238717 
 Hybrid photon counting data acquisition system patent thumbnailHybrid 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


08/18/16
20160238409 

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


08/18/16
20160236131 

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.


08/11/16
20160234980 

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


08/11/16
20160234684 

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.


08/11/16
20160233896 

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


08/11/16
20160233768 

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


08/11/16
20160233731 

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


08/11/16
20160233662 

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.

08/11/16
20160233410 

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


08/11/16
20160233059 

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


08/11/16
20160232864 

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.


08/11/16
20160232863 

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


08/11/16
20160232861 

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.


08/11/16
20160232833 

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.


08/11/16
20160232639 

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


08/11/16
20160231669 

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.


08/11/16
20160231276 

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


08/11/16
20160229927 

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.


08/11/16
20160228970 

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.


08/11/16
20160228820 

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.

08/04/16
20160227638 

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.


08/04/16
20160227612 

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


08/04/16
20160227436 

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


08/04/16
20160226572 

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


08/04/16
20160226497 

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


08/04/16
20160225976 

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


08/04/16
20160225799 

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.


08/04/16
20160225335 

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.


08/04/16
20160224480 

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.


08/04/16
20160224115 

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


08/04/16
20160223953 

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.


08/04/16
20160223936 

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


08/04/16
20160222831 

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.


08/04/16
20160221153 

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


08/04/16
20160221104 

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.


08/04/16
20160220924 

Separating nanoparticles and separating apparatus using the same


A nanoparticle separating apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a body portion having an inlet hole into which a dispersion flows formed in one side thereof, an outlet hole through which the waste solution from which nanoparticles are separated flows formed in the other side, and a hollow channel formed between the inlet hole and the outlet hole; a first electrode and a second electrode, each having a porous structure where a plurality of pores are formed, and at least one pair of the first and second electrodes being provided in the channel; and a power supply applying voltages, each having a different polarity, to the first electrode or to the second electrode.. .

07/28/16
20160218603 

Arc welding/brazing process for low-heat input copper joining


An arc welding/brazing process is disclosed that is useful to join together a first copper piece and a second copper piece without damaging more heat-sensitive materials that may be located nearby is disclosed. The arc welding/brazing process includes using a non-consumable electrode wire, which electrically communicates with a weld control in a straight polarity orientation, to strike an arc across a gap established between a leading tip end of the electrode wire and the first copper piece.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


07/28/16
20160218270 

Multi-layer component and producing a multi-layer component


A multi-layer component having a main body including a stack of alternately arranged dielectric layers and internal electrode layers. In an insulation region on the outer sides of the main body a length of a connecting line between adjacent internal electrode layers of unlike polarity is greater than a direct distance between the adjacent electrode layers.
Epcos Ag


07/28/16
20160217856 

Method and circuit for switching a memristive device


A method of switching a memristive device applies a current ramp of a selected polarity to the memristive device. The resistance of the device during the current ramp is monitored.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


07/28/16
20160216652 

Image forming apparatus, controlling image forming apparatus, and non-transitory storage medium encoded with computer readable program


An image forming apparatus includes: a latent image carrier; an image forming unit configured to form, on the latent image carrier, a toner image using a developer including a toner and a lubricating external additive charged with an opposite polarity to a charge polarity of the toner; a transfer device configured to electrostatically transfer, at a transfer position, the toner image formed by the image forming unit to a transfer medium; and a cleaning device configured to remove the toner remaining on the latent image carrier after passing the transfer position. The transfer device is configured to control a transfer voltage applied at the transfer position, based on an area ratio of an image to be printed..
Konica Minolta, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216651 

Image forming apparatus


The image forming apparatus, which includes a plurality of photosensitive drums, charging devices that contact and charge respective photosensitive drums, developing devices that attach toner including a metal particle, which is a polishing particle, and develop latent images, and cleaning devices that remove remaining toner from surfaces of the photosensitive drums and allows toner images of each color formed on the photosensitive drums to be sequentially superposed on an intermediate transfer belt to form a color image, has a primary transfer bias control unit that switches polarity of primary transfer bias, except for a time of image formation on the photosensitive drums, to polarity equal to or opposite to electrostatic charge of toner in response to an average printing rate of each color of a predetermined number of immediately previous papers.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/28/16
20160216476 

Lens driving device, camera module and optical apparatus


A lens driving device is provided, including: a holder member; a bobbin disposed at an inner side of the holder member; a magnet disposed at the holder member; a first coil unit disposed at the bobbin, and facing the magnet; a first support member coupled to the holder member and the bobbin; and a detection sensor disposed at the bobbin, and configured to detect magnetic force of the magnet, wherein the magnet includes a facing surface and an opposite surface disposed at an opposite side of the facing surface, wherein a polarity of the facing surface and a polarity of the opposite surface are different from each other, wherein a polarity of an upper portion of the facing surface and a polarity of a lower portion of the facing surface are different from each other. According to an embodiment, hall output detected by the detection sensor can be enhanced..
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


07/28/16
20160216350 

Method and magnetic resonance scanner for generating a data set


In a method and a magnetic resonance scanner for generating a data set, a first rf pulse is applied simultaneously with a first gradient having a first amplitude and a first polarity, and at least one second gradient is applied having a second amplitude and a second polarity. A second rf pulse is applied simultaneously with a third gradient having a third amplitude and a third polarity.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


07/28/16
20160216306 

Automatic current transformer polarity correction


A method of processing current transformer data, performed by an electronic trip unit, includes obtaining first current data based on a first current signal from a first current transformer, second current data based on a second current signal from a second current transformer, and third current data based on a third current signal from a third current transformer. Using the current data, it is determined whether one of the current transformers is connected to the electronic trip unit with an improper polarity.
Utility Relay Company, Ltd.


07/28/16
20160215158 

Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge and producing water-based ink for ink-jet recording


A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes: a water-soluble colorant; water; a water-insoluble liquid; a nonionic surfactant; and an ionic surfactant having a polarity same as that of the water-soluble colorant. The water-insoluble liquid is dispersed stably in the water by the nonionic surfactant and the ionic surfactant having the polarity same as that of the water-soluble colorant..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


07/28/16
20160214580 

Magnetic clutch for a dc motor


A device for a brake system comprises a rotating plate including magnets having a first polarity. The rotating plate engages an output shaft of a motor.
Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd


07/21/16
20160212545 

Magnet and coil assembly


A magnet and coil assembly comprises a multi-pole magnetic structure, a coil, an object associated with the coil, and a circuitry for applying a current through the coil. The multi-pole magnetic structure comprises a plurality of magnetic source regions that each extend from a first side of said multi-pole magnetic structure to a second side of said multi-pole magnetic structure and include a first magnetic source region having a first polarity and a second magnetic source region having a second polarity.
Correlated Magnetics Research, Llc.


07/21/16
20160212247 

Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for signaling high efficiency packet formats using a legacy portion of the preamble in wireless local-area networks


Methods, apparatuses, and computer readable media for signaling high-efficiency packet formats using a legacy portion of the preamble in wireless local-area networks are disclosed. A high-efficiency (he) wireless local area network (hew) device including circuitry is disclosed.

07/21/16
20160211138 

Finfet structure with different fin heights and forming the same


A method for forming finfets comprises forming a plurality of first fins and a plurality of second fins over a substrate and embedded in isolation regions, depositing a first photoresist layer over the substrate, removing the first photoresist layer over an n-type region, applying a first ion implantation process to the first isolation regions, wherein dopants with a first polarity type are implanted in the first isolation regions, depositing a second photoresist layer over the substrate, removing the second photoresist layer over a p-type region, applying a second ion implantation process to the second isolation regions, wherein dopants with a second polarity type are implanted in the second isolation regions, applying an annealing process to the isolation regions and recessing the first isolation regions and the second isolation regions through an etching process.. .
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211020 

Control resistive random-access memory


A control method of a resistive random-access memory is provided. Firstly, an action is performed on the resistive random-access memory, so that the resistive random-access memory has a specified state.
Ememory Technology Inc.


07/21/16
20160211016 

Rram and read operation for rram


According to one embodiment, a method of rram operations is provided. The method includes the following operations: providing a first voltage difference across a resistor of the rram during a read operation; and providing a second voltage difference across the resistor of the rram during a reset operation, wherein the first voltage difference has the same polarity as the second voltage difference..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited


07/21/16
20160210917 

Polarity inversion control device for liquid crystal display, liquid crystal display device, and driving method thereof


To provide a liquid crystal display device and the like capable of achieving a function with which the charging polarity for the liquid crystal panel is not deviated even when the frame rate for writing to the liquid crystal panel changes dynamically only with simple structures and low power consumption. A polarity inversion control circuit is for supplying polarity inversion signals to the liquid crystal panel, and it is characterized to switch the levels of the polarity inversion signals in such a manner that a difference between an integrated value of frame periods when the polarity inversion signal is in a first level and an integrated value of the frame periods when the polarity inversion signal is in a second level becomes small..
Nlt Technologies, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210916 

Liquid crystal display apparatus


A display apparatus includes a display panel and a driving circuit. The display panel includes pixels.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209950 

Liquid crystal display device and driving the same


Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: a plurality of pixel electrodes to which a display voltage is supplied; a common electrode forming first capacitance with the plurality of pixel electrodes, and having a common voltage supplied thereto; a plurality of sensing electrodes forming second capacitance with the common electrode, and having a touch driving signal supplied thereto; and a touch controller supplying the touch driving signal, wherein a voltage of the common electrode includes a first ripple component that is generated due to variation in the display voltage and a second ripple component that is generated due to variation in the touch driving signal, and the touch controller supplies the touch driving signal such that a polarity of the second ripple component is determined based on a polarity of the first ripple component.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160209787 

Transfer device, image forming apparatus


A transfer device includes a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, and a stretch roller. The conveyance belt is in contact with an image carrier that carries a toner image, and conveys a sheet via a contact position with the image carrier.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/21/16
20160209785 

Transfer device, image forming apparatus


A transfer device (35) includes a conveyance belt (351), a transfer roller (352), and a stretch roller (354). The conveyance belt (351) is in contact with an image carrier (31) that carries a toner image, and conveys a sheet via a contact position with the image carrier (31).
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/21/16
20160209723 

Defect-mitigation layers in electrochromic devices


Electrochromic devices and methods may employ the addition of a defect-mitigating insulating layer which prevents electronically conducting layers and/or electrochromically active layers from contacting layers of the opposite polarity and creating a short circuit in regions where defects form. In some embodiments, an encapsulating layer is provided to encapsulate particles and prevent them from ejecting from the device stack and risking a short circuit when subsequent layers are deposited.
View, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209243 

Direct coupling of a capacitive sensor to a delta-sigma converter


Embodiments of an apparatus for direct coupling of a capacitive sensor to a delta-sigma converter are described. One apparatus includes a sensor, a charge coupling circuit configured to transfer at least a portion of charge generated by the sensor to an integrating circuit, a first charge feedback circuit configured to feed back charge to the sensor, a second charge feedback circuit configured to feed back charge to the integrating circuit, a comparing circuit configured to detect accumulated charge at the integrating circuit for a current cycle to determine a polarity of charge feedback for a subsequent cycle, and a logic circuit configured to provide a digital output corresponding to the sensed quantity and also configured to provide the polarity of charge feedback determined by the comparing circuit to the first charge feedback circuit and also to the second charge feedback circuit..
Ion Geophysical Corporation


07/21/16
20160209242 

Displacement measuring device and displacement measuring method


A phase detector includes a sampling signal generator configured to generate a sampling signal at an edge of a scale signal, a counter configured to count up a count value according to a clock pulse every certain time and to output the count value at a timing instructed by the sampling signal, an edge polarity determinator configured to determine whether an edge polarity of the scale signal is a rising edge or a falling edge and to generate an adjustment signal when the polarity of the edge where the sampling signal is generated is a falling edge and an adjuster configured to add a predetermined adjustment amount to the count value output from the counter when receiving the adjustment signal.. .
Mitutoyo Corporation


07/21/16
20160208791 

Apparatus for pumping fluid


The present invention includes an electrochemical actuator pump and method of making the same, comprising a membrane electrode assembly comprising an ion exchange membrane, a first and a second catalyzed porous electrode in contact with opposing sides of the ion exchange membrane; a first gas chamber in fluid communication with the first electrode, and a second gas chamber in fluid communication with the second electrode; and a controller for controllably reversing the polarity of a voltage source electrically coupled to the first and second electrodes, wherein the controller causes a first polarity at the first electrode to function as an anode and the second electrode to function as a cathode, wherein the first polarity simultaneously decreases the hydrogen gas pressure in the first hydrogen gas chamber and increases the hydrogen gas pressure in the second hydrogen gas chamber, with additional embodiment using mof or ni—h batteries.. .
Lynntech, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204792 

Semiconductor device and semiconductor device operating method


A semiconductor device includes an analog-digital converter circuit. The analog-digital converter circuit includes a delay cell array that includes n-number (n is a natural number of 2 or more) of serially-coupled delay cells, receives a reference clock signal, and utilizes an analog input signal as the power supply voltage for delay cells in each stage, and an encoder that encodes the output signal of the delay cells in each stage of the delay cell array.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


07/14/16
20160204771 

Mitigation of common mode disturbances in an h-bridge driver


A method for reducing common-mode disturbances during power-on and power-off modal transitions in a current driver includes providing a programmable current source operative to generate a current having a controllable rise-time and controlling the programmable current source such that a rise-time of the current generated by the current driver is set to a first rise-time value during power-on and power-off modes of operation and is set to a second rise-time value during polarity transitions in a data mode of operation of the current driver, the first rise-time value being greater than the second rise-time value.. .
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203861 

Memory cells, memory systems, and memory programming methods


Memory cells, memory systems and methods are described. In one embodiment, a memory cell includes electrodes and a memory element, and a first electrically conductive structure is formed within dielectric material providing the memory element in a low resistance state as a result of a first voltage of a first polarity being applied across the electrodes.
Micron Technology, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203780 

Liquid crystal display device


A driving circuit of a liquid crystal display device (100) is arranged to perform: a first polarity-inverting refresh operation during a first refresh period (b), of supplying, to only pixels in odd-numbered rows or even-numbered rows among the plurality of pixels, pixel voltages of opposite polarities to those of voltages which are retained in those pixels; a pause operation of not supplying a pixel voltage to any of the plurality of pixels during a pause period after the first refresh period, the pause period having a longer duration than that of any refresh period; and a second polarity-inverting refresh operation during a second refresh period (c) immediately after the pause operation, of supplying, to only pixels in the even-numbered rows or odd-numbered rows to which opposite-polarity pixel voltages were not supplied by the first polarity-inverting refresh operation, pixel voltages of opposite polarities to those of voltages which are retained in those pixels, where any refresh period is defined as a duration corresponding to a frame period which is determined in accordance with an input video signal.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


07/14/16
20160203779 

Liquid crystal display apparatus, source driver and controlling polarity of driving signals thereof


A liquid crystal display apparatus, a source driver, and a method for controlling polarity of driving signals thereof are provided. The source driver includes a signal receiving interface, a decoder, and a controller.
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.


07/14/16
20160203775 

Method and system for writing data to mems display elements


Charge balanced display data writing methods use write and hold cycles of opposite polarity during selected frame update periods. The transitions between voltages of opposite polarity are sufficiently brief that the display elements do not change state.
Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202644 

Image forming apparatus with a controller to set transfer bias


An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member to bear a toner image charged with a predetermined polarity, and a power source to apply a bias to a transfer portion to transfer the toner image from the image bearing member to a recording medium, a polarity of the bias being changed alternately. The toner image formed with toner of a plurality of colors is transferred in a color mode and the toner image formed with toner of a single color is transferred in a monochrome mode.

07/14/16
20160202642 

Image forming apparatus


To remove toner, which is primarily transferred onto an intermediate transfer member, from the intermediate transfer member, a digital multifunction peripheral includes a first control unit that controls a second bias applicator to apply to a secondary transfer roller a bias of the opposite polarity to the charged toner when the toner passes through a position where the secondary transfer roller is placed, and a second control unit that, after the operation of the first control unit, controls a second bias applicator to apply to the secondary transfer roller a bias of the same polarity as the charged toner and controls a pre-brush bias applicator to apply to a pre-brush a bias of the opposite polarity to the toner.. .
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/14/16
20160202296 

Sensorless rotor angle detection circuit and a permanent magnet synchronous machine


An estimate of the initial position of a rotor is made by monitoring sensed motor current signals which are amplitude and phase modulated with the rotor flux position in response to a high frequency voltage signal injection. The motor current signals are envelope detected to determine zero crossing points.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


07/14/16
20160202286 

Continuous self-test in capacitive sensor


A capacitive sensor device includes capacitive elements for detecting at least two inertial channels. At least one of the inertial channels comprises at least two self-test tones with distinctive fundamental frequencies.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160200124 

Inkjet recording apparatus


An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a conveyance section, a first voltage applying section, and a second power supplying section. The recording head ejects ink onto a recording sheet.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/14/16
20160199784 

Separating and demineralizing biomolecule solutions by electrodialysis


Methods and systems are provided for separation and/or purification of biomolecule(s) from a solution and for demineralization of a solution containing biomolecule(s) and ion(s). The methods and systems described herein include one or more ion exchange membrane(s), (e.g., ion exchange membrane(s) capable of water splitting), in an electrochemical cell, from which bound biomolecule(s) or ion(s) may be recovered from the membrane and separated from other components present in the solution by reversing the polarity of the electrodes.

07/14/16
20160199765 

Nonwoven fabric, air purifier using the same, and producing nonwoven fabric


A nonwoven fabric includes a nanofiber. The nanofiber includes a core portion and a sheath portion covering at least a part of a surface of the core portion.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197564 

Systems and methods for non-thermal plasma over liquid direct ion injection


A system for performing ozone water treatment comprises a voltage supply circuit and a plasma eductor reactor. The voltage supply circuit includes an h-bridge controller and driver, a transformer, and an output port.

07/07/16
20160197543 

Electromagnetic segmented-capacitor propulsion system


The present invention discloses electromagnetic propulsion systems and methods. The electromagnetic propulsion or thrusting systems include a multi-element capacitor, a means for charging and discharging the capacitor, a means for rotating parts of the capacitor, one or more electromagnetic coils, and a means for periodically shaping the intensity, duration and polarity of magnetic fields from the coils.

07/07/16
20160197527 

Motor


A rotor of a motor includes first and second rotor cores, a field magnet, and a commutator magnet. The first and second rotor cores each include a core base and a plurality of claw poles.
Asmo Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197398 

Slot antenna built into a vehicle body panel


Slot antennas built into metallic body panels utilize the vehicle body itself as an antenna radiator. Building the slot antennas directly into the metallic body panels converts the vehicle body from functioning as an rf shield into an rf antenna, which significantly improves mobile communication reception for a wide range of rf communication devices.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


07/07/16
20160197372 

Welding apparatus and a welding separator of electrical device


An electric device is capable of preventing a heat-resistant material of a separator from scattering even when the electric device vibrates or receives shocks. The electric device has a power generating element formed by alternately laminating a first electrode, a second electrode of a polarity different from the first electrode with a separator interposed therebetween.
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196789 

Liquid crystal display device and driving method therefor


The liquid crystal display device performs an intermission driving. The liquid crystal display device includes a polarity indication section, which controls a driving section included in the liquid crystal display device so that the data voltages to be written to the pixel formation portions in a first refreshing frame included in the drive period have a same polarity as of the data voltages written to the pixel formation portions in the refreshing frame immediately preceding the first refreshing frame and that the data voltage polarity is inverted for each refreshing frame during the drive period, if the drive period includes an even number of the refreshing frames..

07/07/16
20160196564 

Systems and methods for analyzing consumer sentiment with social perspective insight


The present invention relates to systems and methods for cloud based consumer sentiment analysis with social insights. Data is integrated from a plurality of data sources, including a structured data source, an unstructured data source, a social data source, and a syndicated data source.
Saama Technologies Inc.


07/07/16
20160196428 

System and detecting stack pivot programming exploit


Systems, methods and media are shown for detecting a stack pivot programming exploit that involve extracting return addresses from a call stack from a snapshot of a running program and, for each extracted return address, identifying a stack frame and following frame from stack pointer information, checking whether the stack is consistent with the type of stack generated by the operating system and architecture conventions, and alerting that a stack pivot is likely if an anomaly in stack layout is found. Some examples involve determining whether the stack frame and following frame follow consistently in one of ascending or descending addresses.
Leviathan, Inc.


07/07/16
20160195994 

Touch input device


A touch input device includes a touch panel, a press detection signal generating unit and a touch detection signal generating unit. The touch panel is formed by laminating a piezoelectric sensor and a capacitive sensor.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160195853 

Discrete-time analog circuit, transmitting device, and receiving device


A discrete-time analog circuit comprises: a voltage-current conversion circuit that converts an input voltage signal into a current signal and outputs the current signal; and a charge inverting circuit that is connected to an output terminal of the voltage-current conversion circuit to perform charge sharing. The charge inverting circuit includes 2m capacitors (m is an integer greater than or equal to 1) that are provided parallel to each other.
Panasonic Corporation


07/07/16
20160195814 

Pattern formation method, electronic-device production method, and processing agent


There is provided a pattern formation method comprising: a step (1) of forming a film using an actinic ray-sensitive or radiation-sensitive resin composition which contains a resin of which, due to a polarity being increased by an action of an acid, solubility decreases with respect to a developer which includes an organic solvent; a step (2) of exposing the film to an actinic ray or radiation; a step (3) of forming a target process pattern by developing the film using a developer which includes an organic solvent; and a step (4) of obtaining a processed pattern by applying a processing agent which includes a compound (x) which has at least one of a primary amino group and a secondary amino group with respect to the target process pattern.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


07/07/16
20160194531 

Adhesive and light-emitting device


This adhesive contains an epoxy compound, a cationic catalyst, and an acrylic resin that includes acrylic acid and an acrylic acid ester having a hydroxyl group. The acrylic acid in the acrylic resin reacts with the epoxy compound, creating a link between the acrylic resin island part and the epoxy compound sea part, and strengthening the anchoring effect with respect to the epoxy compound sea part by roughening the surface of an oxide film.
Dexerials Corporation


07/07/16
20160194224 

Systems and methods for non-thermal plasma over liquid direct ion injection


A system for performing ozone water treatment comprises a voltage supply circuit and a plasma eductor reactor. The voltage supply circuit includes an h-bridge controller and driver, a transformer, and an output port.

06/30/16
20160191024 

Implementing clock receiver with low jitter and enhanced duty cycle


A method and a clock receiver circuit for implementing low jitter and enhanced duty cycle, and a design structure on which the subject circuit resides are provided. The clock receiver circuit accepts single-ended complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) and differential clock signals.

06/30/16
20160191023 

Implementing clock receiver with low jitter and enhanced duty cycle


A method and a clock receiver circuit for implementing low jitter and enhanced duty cycle, and a design structure on which the subject circuit resides are provided. The clock receiver circuit accepts single-ended complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) and differential clock signals.

06/30/16
20160190501 

Organic light emitting diode and organic light emitting display device including the same


An organic light emitting diode and an organic light emitting display device, the organic light emitting diode including a first electrode and a second electrode facing each other; an emission layer between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a hole transport layer between the first electrode and the emission layer, wherein the hole transport layer includes an organic material and a dipole material, the dipole material including a first component and a second component, the first component having a polarity different from that of the second component and the first component and the second component being combined with each other.. .

06/30/16
20160190252 

Finfet conformal junction and abrupt junction with reduced damage


A method of forming a source/drain region with abrupt vertical and conformal junction and the resulting device are disclosed. Embodiments include forming a first mask over a fin of a first polarity fet and source/drain regions of the first polarity fet; forming spacers on opposite sides of a fin of a second polarity fet, the second polarity being opposite the first polarity, on each side of a gate electrode; implanting a first dopant into the fin of the second polarity fet; etching a cavity in the fin of the second polarity fet on each side of the gate electrode; removing the first mask; performing rapid thermal anneal (rta); epitaxially growing a source/drain region of the second polarity fet in each cavity; forming a second mask over the fin of the first polarity fet and source/drain regions of the first polarity fet; and implanting a second dopant in the source/drain regions of the second polarity fet..

06/30/16
20160190145 

Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof


A semiconductor device includes an soi substrate and an anti-fuse element formed on the soi substrate. The soi substrate has a p type well region formed on a main surface side of a support substrate and an soi layer formed on the p type well region via a box layer.

06/30/16
20160190028 

Method and structure for fan-out wafer level packaging


A method for fan-out wafer level packaging includes: providing a carrier substrate; forming a strippable protective film with a polarity of openings; forming at least one metal layer in the openings; removing the carrier substrate; mounting a plurality of chips onto the metal layer and electrically connecting the chips to the metal layer; packing the chips, the metal layer, and the strippable protective film by using a packaging layer; forming a plurality of redistribution layers; and finally, forming soldering balls on the surfaces of the redistribution layers.. .



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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