|| List of recent Polarity-related patents
The invention relates to an electric machine (10) comprising a stator (16) that has a stator core (17). Said core has a substantially cylindrical opening (60) having a central axis (63), an internal diameter (d17i) and an external diameter (d17a) and the opening (60) accommodates a rotor (20).
Robert Bosch Gmbh
|Electrostatic discharge protection system for window coverings|
An electrostatic discharge (esd) circuit for use with motorized window shades includes an antenna connected to a motor controller having a printed circuit board, a receiver or transceiver, a microprocessor and memory that are connected to and operate a motor. The esd circuit is connected to the line-in between the antenna and the downstream components of the printed circuit board.
|Thyristor random access memory|
Devices and methods for forming a device are presented. The device includes a substrate having a well of a first polarity type and a thyristor-based memory cell.
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.
|Magnetic recording medium fabrication method|
A method of fabricating a magnetic recording medium by sequentially forming a magnetic recording layer, a protection layer, and a lubricant layer on a stacked body, includes forming the lubricant by depositing a first lubricant on the stacked body after forming the protection layer, by vapor-phase lubrication deposition, without exposing the stacked body to atmosphere, and depositing a second lubricant on the stacked body after depositing the first lubricant, by vapor-phase lubrication deposition, without exposing the stacked body to atmosphere. The first lubricant has a lower molecular mass and a higher chemical polarity than those of the second lubricant..
Showa Denko K.k.
|Liquid-crystal display device and driving same|
Based on a ref/nref signal coming from a ref/nref determination circuit, a polarity bias calculation circuit updates a polarity bias count value nb indicating a degree of a polarity bias of an applied voltage to a liquid crystal layer, and based on this polarity bias count value nb, a bias movement determination circuit determines a moving direction of the polarity bias. Upon receiving an off signal soff instructing off of the power supply, a balance control circuit controls a drive unit based on a result of the determination of the polarity bias moving direction and on the polarity bias count value nb at a point of time when the off signal soff is inputted so that the polarity bias can be resolved before a power supply is turned off..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
|Method for driving liquid crsytal display and liquid crsytal display using same|
An exemplary liquid crystal display (lcd) provides data lines, gate lines, and pixel units arranged as a matrix array. A method for driving the lcd includes a step of analyzing and determining polarities of one column of the pixel units as determining pixels, thereby defining a first polarity group and a second polarity group, and a step of sequentially applying corresponding data signals to a part of the whole pixel units that are arranged at same rows with the first polarity group in a part of a period of a frame.
|Ignition system including a measurement device for providing measurement signals to a combustion engine's control system|
The present invention relates to an ignition system (t) for a combustion engine, the internal combustion engine comprising a control system, the ignition system (t) further comprising a power source (30), at least one ignition coil (10, 1 1, 12) having at least one primary coil (l2, l4, l6) and one secondary coil (l3, l5, l7) for a spark plug (13, 14, 15) and a measurement device (50) for at least one of the parameters spark current, ion current, ignition voltage and primary voltage, said measurement device (50) being adapted to provide measurement signals to said control system for regulating the ignition system (t), the ignition system (t) also comprising means for transforming up voltage and storing energy, and a plurality of switches (s1-s7), said control system being adapted to control said switches (s1-s7), by means of said measuring signal(s), for the supply of adaptive spark energy and/or to control the polarity of the spark.. .
|System and independently operating multiple neurostimulation channels|
A multi-channel neurostimulation system comprises a plurality of electrical terminals configured for being respectively coupled to a plurality of electrodes, stimulation output circuitry including electrical source circuitry of the same polarity configured for generating a plurality of pulsed electrical waveforms in a plurality of timing channels, and control circuitry configured for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to serially couple the electrical source circuitry to different sets of the electrodes when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms do not temporally overlap each other, and for instructing the stimulation output circuitry to couple the electrical source circuitry to a union of the different electrode sets when pulses of the respective pulsed electrical waveforms temporally overlap each other.. .
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation
|Systems and methods for controlling a width of an excitation field created by current applied by a cochlear implant system|
An exemplary sound processor (104) 1) identifies a stimulation site within a cochlea of a patient that is to be stimulated in order to represent acoustic content presented to the patient, the stimulation site included within a plurality of stimulation sites associated with a stimulation channel corresponding to a plurality of electrodes, 2) determines a target excitation field width associated with the stimulation channel and 3) dynamically sets, based on the identified stimulation site, an amplitude and a polarity of current to be applied to each electrode included in the plurality of electrodes in order to represent the acoustic content so that an excitation field created by the current has a width that roughly matches the target excitation field width. A system and a corresponding method are also disclosed..
Advanced Bionics Ag
|Electrodermal interface system|
A communication system, method, and computer program product supported by electro-dermal monitoring physiological signals at the surface of the skin. The system includes a garment comprising an electro-dermal interface.
Optical element with integrated indicator
Solid state fixtures and packages are disclosed that include an optical element, such as an encapsulant, having an integrated indicator which indicates one or more characteristics of the package to a user, such as package orientation, polarity, chip-type, etc. The host optical element can be substantially symmetrical but for the indicator.
Semiconductor heterobarrier electron device and making
A method of substantially offsetting polarization charges in an electronic device having a heterobarrier comprising providing a substrate; providing at least one pair of stacks of semiconductor materials; one of the pair of stacks having one or more of spontaneous and piezoelectric polarity where the total polarization charge is opposite to the other of the pair of stacks; whereby due to the opposing polarities, the polarization is balanced and the pair of stacks operate to store electrical energy.. .
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i
Transistors with a gate insulation layer having a channel depleting interfacial charge
A metal-insulator-semiconductor field-effect transistor (misfet) includes a sic layer with source and drain regions of a first conductivity type spaced apart therein. A first gate insulation layer is on the sic layer and has a net charge along an interface with the sic layer that is the same polarity as majority carriers of the source region.
Semiconductor device and operating method thereof
A semiconductor device and an operating method of the same are disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a substrate, a source region, a drain region, a gate structure, a first lightly-doped region, and a first isolation region.
United Microelectronics Corp.
Solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device includes a substrate, a photoelectric conversion section, a first impurity layer having a carrier polarity of a second conductivity type, a charge-to-voltage converting section, an amplifying section, and a second impurity layer having a carrier polarity of the second conductivity type. The second impurity layer is disposed in a region between the photoelectric conversion section and the amplifying section.
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment comprises: a memory cell array including a plurality of memory cells provided one at each of intersections of a plurality of first lines and a plurality of second lines and each storing data by a data storing state of a filament; and a control circuit configured to execute a write sequence that writes data to the memory cell, the write sequence including: a setting operation that applies a setting pulse having a first polarity to the memory cell; and a removing operation that applies a removing pulse having a second polarity opposite to the first polarity to the memory cell; and the control circuit, during execution of the write sequence, is configured to repeatedly execute the setting operation until the memory cell attains a desired data storing state, and then to execute the removing operation.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Display device and driving the same
Disclosed are a display device and a method of driving the same. The display device includes: a panel on which pixels, defined by intersections of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines, are alternately connected to one side and another side of the data line and the gate line; a data driver which supplies a data voltage having a different polarity to the data lines in odd columns even columns; and, a gate driver which supplies a gate voltage, which has first polarity and corresponds to a data voltage having the first polarity, to gate lines in odd rows, and supplies a gate voltage, which has a second polarity, and corresponds to a data voltage having the second polarity, to gate lines in even rows..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.
Liquid crystal display device
Provided is a liquid crystal display device in which both a vertical electric field and a horizontal electric field are used and flickering is hardly recognized. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel and a control unit.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
A display device of which frame can be narrowed and of which display characteristics are excellent is provided. In a display device including a switch portion or a buffer portion, a logic circuit portion, and a pixel portion, the pixel portion includes a first inverted staggered tft and a pixel electrode which is connected to a wiring of the first inverted staggered tft, the switch portion or the buffer portion includes a second inverted staggered tft in which a first insulating layer, a semiconductor layer, and a second insulating layer are interposed between a first gate electrode and a second gate electrode, the logic circuit portion includes an inverter circuit including a third inverted staggered thin film transistor and a fourth inverted staggered thin film transistor, and the first to the fourth inverted staggered thin film transistors have the same polarity.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
Magnetic profile measuring device and measuring magnetic profile for direct-current (dc) magnetic field
A magnetic profile measuring device which scans on a surface of a specimen by a magnetized probe on a tip of a driven cantilever, detects vibration of the cantilever, and generates a magnetic field distribution image of the area, the device including: the cantilever having the probe equipped on tip thereof; a driver driving the cantilever; an alternating-current magnetic field generator periodically reversing the magnetic polarity of the probe; a vibration sensor detecting vibration of the probe; a demodulator demodulating from a detection signal of the vibration sensor a magnetic signal corresponding to an alternating magnetic force between the probe and the specimen; a scanning mechanism; a data storage storing an initial data for each coordinate of the scanning area; a modified data generator generating a plurality of data by modifying the phase of the initial data; and an image display device.. .
Seat driving apparatus
A seat driving apparatus includes: a rotary motor; operation members arranged so as to correspond to positional adjustment mechanisms; clutch mechanisms arranged so as to correspond to the positional adjustment mechanisms and selectively connecting the corresponding positional adjustment mechanism with the rotary motor; switch cam members sharing a same first rotary axis so as to be pivotally supported thereabout, respectively joined to the operation members so as to be driven therewith, and respectively including switch cam portions; a switch lever pivotally supported about a second rotary axis, including a pressed portion and regulation portions, causing the pressed portion to be pressed by the corresponding switch cam portion, and causing the regulation portion to block turning tracks of other switch cam portions; and a switch electrifying the rotary motor through a polarity coping with a turning direction in response to the turning of the switch lever.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
Methods and systems for treating hypertension using an implantable electroacupuncture device
A method of treating hypertension in a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient at an acupoint corresponding to a target tissue location within the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, wherein the duty cycle is a ratio of t3 to t4, each stimulation session included in the stimulation sessions has a duration of t3 minutes and occurs at a rate of once every t4 minutes, and the electroacupuncture device comprises a central electrode of a first polarity and an annular electrode of a second polarity and that is spaced apart from the central electrode; and 2) applying, by the electroacupuncture device, the stimulation sessions to the target tissue location by way of the central electrode and the annular electrode in accordance with the duty cycle.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation
Methods and systems for treating cardiovascular disease using an implantable electroacupuncture device
An exemplary method treating a cardiovascular disease in a patient includes 1) generating, by an electroacupuncture device implanted beneath a skin surface of the patient at an acupoint corresponding to a median nerve of the patient, stimulation sessions at a duty cycle that is less than 0.05, wherein the duty cycle is a ratio of t3 to t4, each stimulation session included in the stimulation sessions has a duration of t3 minutes and occurs at a rate of once every t4 minutes, and the electroacupuncture device comprises a central electrode of a first polarity and an annular electrode of a second polarity and that is spaced apart from the central electrode; and 2) applying, by the electroacupuncture device, the stimulation sessions to the median nerve by way of the central electrode and the annular electrode in accordance with the duty cycle.. .
Valencia Technologies Corporation
Three phase and polarity encoded serial interface
A high speed serial interface is provided. In one aspect, the high speed serial interface uses three phase modulation for jointly encoding data and clock information.
Reducing unequal biasing in solar cell testing
A solar cell testing apparatus can include a first electrical probe configured to receive a first voltage at a first location of a solar cell. The solar cell testing apparatus can also include a second electrical probe configured to receive a second voltage at a second location of the solar cell, where the second location is of the same polarity as the first location..
Half bridge circuit, full bridge circuit constructed with half bridge circuit, and three-phase inverter circuit constructed with half bridge circuit
In a half bridge circuit according to one aspect of the present disclosure, when a voltage between a first terminal and a third terminal or a voltage between the first terminal and the second terminal is greater than or equal to a threshold voltage, a current is passed from the second terminal to the third terminal or from the third terminal to the second terminal according to a polarity of the voltage between the second terminal and the third terminal. When the current is passed from the third terminal to the second terminal, the voltage between the second terminal and the third terminal changes with respect to the voltage applied between the first terminal and the third terminal within a range where the voltage between the first terminal and the third terminal is less than or equal to the threshold voltage..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Electrode assembly having compact electrode tabs and secondary battery using the same
An embodiment of the present invention provides an electrode assembly in which a plurality of electrode tabs is made more compact inside an exterior case and a secondary battery using the same. An electrode assembly according to the embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of first plates of a first polarity; a plurality of second plates of a second polarity alternately arranged with the first plates; at least one of a plurality of first tabs or a plurality of second tabs extending from the first plates or the second plates, respectively, the at least one of the plurality of first tabs or the plurality of second tabs being together wound or bent more than once; a plurality of separators interposed between the first plates and the second plates; and a lead physically coupled to at least one of the first tabs or the second tabs..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
Method for producing an electronic component
A method for producing an electronic component includes providing a piezoelectric main body, which is provided with electrodes. A first electric polarization field having a first polarity direction is applied to the piezoelectric main body between the two electrodes and then a second electric polarization field is applied in a second polarity direction, opposite to the first polarity direction, to the piezoelectric main body between the electrodes.
Vector quantization of algebraic codebook with high-pass characteristic for polarity selection
Provided are a vector quantization device, a voice coding device, a vector quantization method, and a voice coding method which enable a reduction in the calculation amount of voice codec without deterioration of voice quality. In the vector quantization device, a first reference vector calculation unit (201) calculates a first reference vector by multiplying a target vector (x) by an auditory weighting lpc synthesis filter (h), and a second reference vector calculation unit (202) calculates a second reference vector by multiplying an element of the first reference vector by a filter having a high pass characteristic.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Device for sequential examination of a measurement object by means of mpi and mri methods
A device for alternating examination of a measurement object (170) by means of mpi and mri with two magnetic field-generating elements is presented. The device is characterized by a main magnet coil system with two coaxial partial coil systems (100a1, 100a2; 100b2, 100b1) arranged mirror-symmetrically relative to a central plane running perpendicularly to the z-axis through the first volume under investigation (162).
Bruker Biospin Mri Gmbh
Method for production of polymeric nanofibers by spinning of solution or melt of polymer in electric field, and a linear formation from polymeric nanofibers prepared by this method
The invention relates to a method for production of polymeric nanofibers, in which polymeric nanofibers are created due to the action of force of an electric field on solution or melt of a polymer, which is located on the surface of a spinning electrode, whereby the electric field for electrostatic spinning is created alternately between the spinning electrode (1), to which is supplied alternating voltage, and ions (30, 31) of air and/or gas generated and/or supplied to proximity of the spinning electrode (1), whereby according to the phase of the alternating voltage on the spinning electrode (1) polymeric nanofibers with an electric charge of opposite polarity and/or with segments with an electric charge of opposite polarity are created, which after their creation cluster together under the influence of the electrostatic forces into linear formation in the form of a tow or a band, which moves freely in space in direction of gradient of the electric fields away from the spinning electrode (1). The invention further relates to a linear formation from polymeric nanofibers fabricated by this method..
Eguhv Laboratory A.s.
System for producing graphene in a magnetic field
An improved system for generating graphene involves producing a plurality of ionized carbon atoms in a plasma generation chamber and providing the plurality of ionized carbon atoms to a graphene generation chamber having a magnetic structure that includes a two-dimensional array of alternating polarity magnetic sources that produce a magnetic field having a gradient sufficient to float graphene over the magnetic structure. The graphene generation chamber generates graphene from said plurality of ionized carbon atoms over said magnetic structure such that said graphene floats over said magnetic structure due to said graphene being diamagnetic.
Cedar Ridge Research, Llc
Medical device system
The invention relates to a medical device system comprising at least two technologies wherein at least one technology is based on galvanic skin response measurement and at least one technology is based on oximeter wave form measurement wherein software cross analyzes the results to assess a level of homeostasis and presents a homeostasis score. Preferably a pulse oximeter provides a vascular waveform using photoelectrical plethysmography in spectral analysis.
Apparatus for controlling water system fouling
An apparatus for controlling water system fouling includes a control panel including a display and a plurality of push buttons; a power assembly disposed below the control panel; and a heat dissipation device disposed on two sides of both the control panel and the power assembly. The power assembly includes two polarity sockets, two conductivity sockets, a power socket, an on/off switch, a backup socket, a pump socket, and a drain socket..
Low power bypass circuit for led open circuit and reverse polarity protection
A low power bypass circuit for use with a string of series-connected leds includes a semiconductor diode and resistor connected in series, which semiconductor diode and resistor combination become conductive upon the failure of an led or upon the improper, reverse polarity connection of the string of series-connected leds to a power supply. When the semiconductor and resistor combination becomes conductive, a three-terminal gate-controlled semiconductor switching device becomes conductive, thereby bypassing the failed led and protecting the integrity of the string of series-connected leds upon the improper reverse polarity connection of the string of series-connected leds to a power supply..
General Led, Inc.
Devices and methods for magnetic flux return optimization in electromagnetic machines
A rotor element configured for movement relative to a stator includes a backing member formed, at least in part, from a ferromagnetic material; a first magnetic pole having a first polarity; and a second magnetic pole having a second polarity, opposite the first polarity. The first magnetic pole and the second magnetic pole are coupled to a first surface of the backing member such that the second magnetic pole is disposed, relative to the first magnetic pole, at a distance defined in a direction of a width of the backing member.
Boulder Wind Power, Inc.
Pattern forming method and manufacturing magnetic recording medium
According to one embodiment, disclosed is a pattern forming method including preparing a second dispersion by adding a second protective group and second solvent to fine particles including a first protective group whose surface polarity is close to that of the substrate, the fine particles containing, at least on the surface thereof, a material selected from al, ti, v, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, zn, y, zr, sn, mo, ta, w, au, ag, pd, cu, pt, and an oxide thereof, modifying the fine particles including the first protective group with the second protective group, adding a viscosity adjustment agent to the dispersion containing the fine particles to prepare a coating solution, and applying the coating solution on the substrate to form a fine particle layer thereon.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Source driver and control method thereof and display device
A source driver, a control method thereof and a display device are provided. The source driver includes a plurality of first channels, a plurality of second channels, a first conductor, a second conductor, a plurality of first switches and a plurality of second switches.
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
Polarity inversion driving for liquid crystal display panel
The present invention provides a polarity inversion driving method for a liquid crystal display panel. The polarity inversion driving method comprises a step of performing polarity inversion on groups of pixel units according to a preset period, wherein each group of pixel units comprises rows of pixel units sequentially arranged in a same column, and a gate on-state duration of the first row of pixel unit in each group of pixel units is longer than the gate on-state duration of the remaining rows of pixel units in the group of pixel units.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
A source driver includes an output unit and a pre-charge unit. The output unit includes a first output amplifier to output a first output voltage and a second output amplifier to output a second output voltage.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Display device and electronic device
According to one embodiment, a display device includes first interconnects, second interconnects, an electrode layer, pixel electrodes, a display layer and a controller. The first interconnects extend in a first direction and are arranged in a second direction.
Japan Display Inc.
Research method and system using a likert scale
A research system and method that determines the polarity or consensus of an issue by gathering and analyzing positions and opinions about the issue from respondents. The respondents provide a position expressed on a likert scale, and an opinion through a narrative opinion.
Reading device and measuring energy and flight time using silicon photomultipliers
This invention is about a readout apparatus and method for time-of-flight and energy measurements with silicon photomultipliers (sipm) coupled to a scintillator. The timing measurement can be as accurate as 50 ps or below, after calibration.
Petsys - Medical Pet Imaging Systems, S.a.
Diffusion-insenstive velocity selective labelling module for magnetic resonance imaging
A velocity selective preparation method, for velocity selective magnetisation transfer insensitive labelling technique (vs-tilt), said vs-tilt method using non-selective radiofrequency (rf) pulses and magnetic field gradients to modulate the longitudinal magnetization of moving spins in magnetic resonance imaging that is insensitive to diffusion effects, said method comprising the steps of: a) play out two velocity selective pulses: vs-a and vs-b, sequentially without any spoiling between said pulses; b) each individual pulse vs-a and vs-b having half the first gradient moment m1 of the original velocity selective pulse; c) assigning the vs-tilt tag condition gradients to have the same polarity, such that total m1 is perserved; and d) assigning the vs_tilt control condition, negating the n gradients in the first pulse such total m1=0, but the b-value remains unchanged.. .
Isis Innovation Ltd
Active engine fuel pressure pulsation cancellation techniques
An active fuel pressure pulsation cancellation technique includes receiving, at a controller of an engine having a camshaft-driven fuel pump, an unfiltered fuel pressure signal indicative of a measured pressure of fuel in a fuel rail. The technique includes detecting, at the controller, fuel pressure pulsations in the fuel rail based on the unfiltered fuel pressure signal.
The disclosed technology relates to ashless compounds exhibiting neutral ph and having sufficient polarity to act as a dispersant. The disclosed technology additionally relates to the use of the ashless compounds in engine lubricants as dispersants for preventing engine deposit without degrading seals or increasing (i.e.
The Lubrizol Corporation
Magnetic screw propulsion system for elevators
A propulsion system includes a magnetic screw having a first magnetic element having a first polarity, the first magnetic element arranged along a first non-linear path along a longitudinal axis of the magnetic screw and a second magnetic element having a second polarity, the second magnetic element arranged along a second non-linear path along the longitudinal axis of the magnetic screw; a motor for rotating the magnetic screw about the longitudinal axis; and a stator made from a ferrous material, the stator having a body with an internal cavity, the body including a plurality of poles extending into the cavity, the poles arranged along a pole non-linear path along a longitudinal axis of the stator.. .
Otis Elevator Company
The massaging device includes electromechanical means, for generating mechanical vibrations, in a housing, electronic means for controlling the electromechanical means, and a power source connected to the electromechanical and electronic means. The electromechanical means includes a cylinder element, in which a core is guided in parallel to a cylinder element axis (z2), in particular, coaxial with respect to the cylinder element axis (z2), at least one coil element, the coil axis (z3) of which is arranged coaxially with respect to the cylinder element, and which encloses the cylinder element, and one impact element arranged at each end of the cylinder element and in the interior thereof, characterized in that the impact elements are formed as end magnets, wherein the ends of the end magnets respectively facing the ends of the core have a magnetic polarity which is identical to the polarity of the respectively facing ends of the core..
Power converter between halogen transformer and led
Control circuits (1) bring power converters (4) in different modes in response to detection results. The power converters (4) exchange possibly rectified first voltage/current signals with electronic halogen transformers (2) and supply second voltage/current signals to light emitting diode circuits (5).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
A semiconductor device comprises a first input terminal; a second input terminal; an inverting amplifier circuit that comprises an input node connected to a first input terminal, an inverting input node connected to a second input terminal, and an output node connected to an output terminal, amplifies a difference between a first input signal supplied to the input node and a second input signal supplied to the second input terminal, and that outputs an output signal whose polarity is inverted from that of the first input signal to the output node; and a non-inverting amplifier circuit that comprises an input node connected to a second input terminal, an inverting input node connected to a first input terminal, and an output node connected to an output terminal, amplifies a difference between the first input signal and the second input signal, and that outputs an output signal whose polarity is the same as that of the first input signal to the output node.. .
Ps4 Luxco S.a.r.l.
Control circuit, control method used in pfc circuit and power source system thereof
A control circuit, control method used in a pfc circuit and the power source system thereof are disclosed herein. The control circuit comprises: a zero current detection circuit having a polarity detection circuit for outputting a first and a second digital signals and a signal conversion circuit for generating an analog signal; a feedback circuit for generating a driving pulse signal; and a pulse distribution circuit for distributing the driving pulse signal to a first and a second switches according to the first and the second digital signal.
Delta Electronics, Inc.
Polarity-correctly- connectable intelligent insert-to-connect device
The present invention includes an insert-to-connect device body, which receives therein a grounding terminal, a transmission terminal arranged at the left side of the grounding terminal, and a conduction terminal arranged at the right side of the grounding terminal. The grounding terminal is electrically connected with a grounding bulb.
Xyz Science Co., Ltd.
Amplified detector formed by low temperature direct wafer bonding
In one embodiment the invention relates to a photodetector device sensitive for wavelengths comprising a doped ge absorbing material bonded to a substrate material locally of opposite doping polarity and an interface layer formed between the ge absorbing material and the substrate material to form a p-n junction. In one embodiment the bonded material comprises a p-doped ge wafer and n-doped si or so i wafer and obtained from a low-temperature heat treatment after bonding.
University College Cork-national University Of Ireland, Cork
Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium has a first information recording layer (20) and a second information recording layer (40) each of which includes (i) a group of pre-pits (31, 51) constituting marks (32, 52) and spaces (33, 53) and (ii) a super-resolution film (23, 43), the marks (32, 52) and the spaces (33, 53) having different lengths, an average length of a smallest mark that is smallest in length and a smallest space that is smallest in length being less than or equal to a resolution limit of a reproduction optical system for reproducing information recorded on the first information recording layer (20) and the second information recording layer (40), the group of pre-pits (31, 51) being formed so that a push-pull signal for the reproduction optical system to reproduce the information recorded by the group of pre-pits is negative in polarity. This provides an inexpensive and high-capacity multilayer optical information recording medium based on a super-resolution technology..
Method for selecting frc pattern
The present invention provides a method for selecting frc pattern, which includes (1) providing a display device, which includes a display panel, a signal controller including a look-up table and a data processor, and a data driver; (2) the display panel displaying an image and the signal controller supplying and expanding polarity distribution charts of two adjacent frames of the image; (3) establishing matrixes a, b corresponding to the frames; (4) the data processor retrieving and expanding one frc pattern from the look-up table into matrixes c, d; (5) the data processor making operation on matrixes a, b, c and d to obtain a two-dimensional chart; and (6) determining if bright/dark strips occur according to the two-dimensional chart, whereby if the strips occur, then repeat steps (4)-(6) and if no such strips occur, then the frc pattern is kept for subsequent use.. .
Cloud computing scoring systems and methods
There is disclosed a computer-implemented cloud computing scoring system. In an embodiment, a parser receives unstructured sentiment data commenting on a scored service.
A time-to-digital converter (tdc) in which a chain of inverters with finite propagation delays form a delay line in which a level transition applied to one end of the delay line from an input line produces a series of progressively delayed level transitions of alternating polarity along the delay line. Each inverter has an associated pass gate, with the output of the inverter together with the output of the preceding delay line element driving the complementary gate inputs of the pass gate.
International Business Machines Corporation
Image forming apparatus
An object of the present invention is to maintain image quality in a configuration in which a lubricant is coated on a developing roller. An image forming apparatus detachably includes a process cartridge including an image bearing member and a developer bearing member that bears developer.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Voltage polarity detection for dcm/ccm boundary detection in dc/dc converters
There is described a circuit and a method of detecting a voltage polarity for the detection of a continuous conduction mode to discontinuous conduction mode boundary of a switched dc-dc converter. There is provided use of a dynamic current mirror to store in a first capacitor (c) a voltage representative of the conduction voltage (vds(Φ1)) of the power switch, at the end of a conduction cycle of said power switch.
Electrophysiological measuring arrangement, and electrophysiological measuring method
The invention relates to an electrophysiological measuring arrangement (100) and an electrophysiological measuring method in which a biological object (o) to be examined is sealingly deposited in a controllable manner on a support (12) of the measuring arrangement (100). A control electrode arrangement (20) is embedded in the interior of a wall region (11) which forms an aperture (14) of an aperture region (10).
Magnetic holding brake and actuator with a magnetic holding brake
A magnetic holding brake (1) having at least one turning brake member (4) allocatable to a rotatable part (2) of an actuator (3) and a fixed brake member (6) allocatable to a torque-proof part (5) of the actuator (3). The turning brake member (4) and the fixed brake member (6) each at least have one permanent magnet (7, 8) of different polarity.
Surface controlled downhole valve with supplemental spring closing force for ultra deep wells
Apparatus for the activation of a deep set surface controlled subsurface valve such as a scssv or a gas vent valve by means of hydraulic pressure applied to an externally mounted control line includes the use of supplemental forces to assist the normal closing force to close the valve. The valve comprises a valve body with a longitudinal bore for fluid flow through, a bore closure member such as a flapper or sleeve, a hydraulic piston to provide for valve opening when pressure is applied to the control line and a plurality of spring assemblies to provide for valve closure when applied hydraulic pressure is removed.
Tejas Research & Engineering, Llc
Electrolytic cell and system for treating water
A water treatment system is disclosed having electrolytic cell for liberating hydrogen from a base solution. The base solution may be a solution of brine for generating sodium hypochlorite, or potable water to be oxidized.
Process Solutions, Inc.
Magnetic closure system
A magnetic closure system is provided that includes closure members that mate which each other along an elongated seam. The closure members comprise a plurality of magnetic pairs spaced along the elongated seam.
Revolutionary Design, Inc.
Antistatic device and associated operating method
An antistatic device for reducing electrostatic charges on moving material webs may include at least one active electrode assembly. The electrode assembly may include a plurality of active individual needle-shaped electrodes, which during operation may be electrically connected to an associated high voltage source.
The invention relates to the field of electrical engineering, and more particularly to low-speed electrical generators, and can be used, in particular, in wind energy installations. In the electromagnetic generator, the rotor of which comprises a disk (2) that is fastened to a shaft (1) and has an annular series of permanent magnets (3) of alternate polarity mounted equidistantly thereon, and the stator of which comprises two parallel plates (4, 5), between winch stator windings are disposed on cores of electrical steel fastened to said stator plates (4, 5), the cores are in the form of two rings with projections on the mutually facing surfaces thereof, the width b of a projection constitutes half of the width c of a permanent magnet, and the projections of one of the cores are circumferentially offset from the projections of the other core by half of the width c of a permanent magnet (3).
Series-connected storage interface converter
A method for operating a plurality of energy storage devices includes controlling operation of the plurality of energy storage devices connected in series by independently varying a current and/or bypassing and/or reversing a polarity of at least one of the plurality of energy storage devices without a corresponding change in current, bypass, or reversal of polarity of one or more of the other energy storage devices connected in series.. .
The present invention provides flexible polymer diodes in the form of a printable polymer sandwich configuration similar to that found in electroactive polymer transducers. The inventive flexible polymer diodes comprise a dielectric layer sandwiched between a pair of electrodes.
Composition for transparent electrode and transparent electrode formed from composition
A composition for a transparent electrode according to the present invention comprises (a) a carbon nanotube dispersing solution and (b) a metal nanowire solution having a zeta potential with the same polarity as the carbon nanotube dispersing solution, and a transparent electrode coated with the composition for the transparent electrode has superior transmittance, electrical conductivity and transparency.. .
Offset-cancelling self-reference stt-mram sense amplifier
Embodiments are directed to a self-reference stt-mram sensing scheme that uses offset-cancellation to reduce the impact of fet mismatch and thereby allow the sensing of lower read voltages. In some embodiments, the sensing scheme includes a differential amplifier having a first input connected to a memory cell.
Method for segmenting fingers
A method for segmenting fingers may include: a capture step during which the acquisition device captures an image of the fingers and of the sight; a computing step during which the processing unit computes the unrolled phase image from the image of the thus captured; a derivation step during which, for each pixel of the phase image thus computed, the processing unit computes the derivative of the phase along the isointensity axis of the sight; a regionalisation step during which the processing unit associates each pixel where the derivative of the phase has been computed with a region grouping all the adjoining pixels step by step where the derivative of the phase has the same polarity; and a recognition step during which the location of each finger is recognised from the analysis of the regions thus determined.. .
Electrophoretic element, manufacturing the same, and display unit
An electrophoretic element according to the disclosure includes: an insulating liquid (1); a plurality of electrophoretic particles (10) provided in the insulating liquid (1); and a porous layer (20) provided in the insulating liquid (1) and having a fibrous structure (21). The electrophoretic particles (10) and the porous layer (20) have same charging polarity as one another..
Fluxgate current sensor
A current sensor arrangement for measuring an effective primary current in a primary conductor is described. The current sensor arrangement comprises a magnetic core for the magnetic connection of the primary conductor to a secondary conductor, as well as a controlled voltage source that is connected to the secondary conductor and configured to apply a voltage with adjustable polarity to the secondary conductor.
Digital glaze composition for ink jet printing
Digital glaze composition for ceramic supports comprising, at least one water-free solvent formed by a mixture of polar and/or non-polar or low-polarity solvents as a vehicle that is liquid at room temperature, at least one mixture of inorganic particles of frits and/or raw materials, without the use of inorganic pigment particles, as a glazing-forming material and, at least one dispersant. All prepared in such a way that the physical properties of the digital glaze such as particle size, viscosity, surface tension, sedimentation speed and sintering and softening temperatures, are suitable for achieving the necessary final base finishing quality with the required weights.
Hairy polymeric nanoparticles with first and second shell block polymer arms
Compositions and methods are included for preparing a hairy polymeric nanoparticle including first and second shell block polymer arms are at least partially phase-separated and surround a polymeric core. One type of polymeric arm can have a greater polarity than the other type(s) of polymeric arms.
Electromagnetic drum for cleaning ferromagnetic scrap of medium and large size
An electromagnetic drum for magnetic separator comprises a cylindrical structure (6) of ferromagnetic material provided with a plurality of solenoids (2a, 2b) wound on pole bodies (1a, 1b) having pole shoes (3a, 4a; 3b, 4b) arranged at the radially distal end thereof, said pole bodies (1a, 1b) and the solenoids (2a, 2b) wound thereon being all arranged on a same side of a longitudinal midplane of the drum, the solenoids (2a, 2b) having their axes substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal drum axis and each pole body (1a, 1b) extending mainly in a plane substantially perpendicular to said drum axis and substantially parallel to the planes of the other pole bodies (1a, 1b). Such a drum can provide a magnetic field suitable to draw even very large and heavy ferromagnetic scrap without having to face polarity changes along the circumferential path and while retaining cost and size similar to conventional drums..
Mixer circuit, audio signal processing circuit, mixing audio signals, and audio device for a vehicle, audio component device and electronic device using the same
A mixer circuit includes a first d/a converter configured to convert a first digital audio signal to a first analog audio signal; an inverter configured to invert a polarity of a second digital audio signal to generate a third digital audio signal; a second d/a converter configured to convert the third digital audio signal to a second analog audio signal; and an output stage configured to add the first analog audio signal and the second analog audio signal by changing a polarity of one of the first analog audio signal and the second analog audio signal.. .
High resolution analog to digital converter
The systems, methods, and devices disclosed herein relate to a bit-per-stage adc. The bit-per-stage adc extracts one or more bits at each stage and creates a residue so that succeeding similar or identical stages can extract more bits.
System and detection of motor vibration
An improved system for monitoring vibration of an electric machine is disclosed. According to one embodiment, sensors are positioned in a plane orthogonal to the motor shaft and each sensor detects vibration along at least one axis of the motor.
High-voltage power unit and mass spectrometer using the power unit
An output terminal of a positive voltage generating circuit and an output terminal of a negative voltage generating circuit are connected in series, and an output terminal of the negative voltage generating circuit is connected to a ground via a resistor. A switching circuit and a series connection circuit of resistors are connected in parallel to each other between the output terminals of the positive voltage generating circuit and the negative voltage generating circuit.
Direct-current contactor with additional switching capability for ac loads and a polarity against the preferential current direction
Disclosed is a dc contactor comprising a double break with two contact points, each having a fixed and a movable contact, the movable contacts arranged on a contact bridge. The contactor includes an arc extinguishing device and a blowing device configured to blow a switch arc, which forms at the first contact point when the contact points are being opened, into the arc extinguishing device, when switching takes place in the preferential current direction.
Data driver and display device driving method
A driving method for driving a display apparatus including a plurality of pixels, a plurality of data lines and a data driver. The data driver includes a first latch outputting a first sample data signal to a second latch, the second latch, a first charge sharing line and a second charge sharing line.
Display drive circuit and display apparatus
The present invention discloses a display drive circuit comprises a timing control module, a source drive module and a polarity selection module. The source drive module is electrically connected to a plurality of data lines.
Method and system for analysing sentiments
The present system and method for analyzing sentiment is based on fuzzy set theory and clustering to classify text as positive, negative, or objective. The method for training and testing a document collection to analyze sentiment comprises computing a frequency matrix comprising at least one row and at least column vectors, executing term reduction of the terms, enumerating categories, computing centroids of the enumerated categories and computing a fuzzy polarity map.
Contextualized sentiment text analysis vocabulary generation
In techniques for contextualized sentiment text analysis vocabulary generation, a contextual analysis application is implemented to receive input data derived from rated product or service reviews. Each of the domain-specific reviews across multiple categories include a rating that is associated with expressed sentiments about a subject within a rated review.
Information extraction system, information extraction method, and information extraction program
An opinion/emotion word detection unit browses an opinion/emotion dictionary, finds matches, detects opinion/emotion words in an obtained character string, and applies absolute polarity thereto. A term polarity determination unit detects terms on the basis of co-occurrence with opinion/emotion words, and determines the polarity of the terms on the basis of the absolute polarity of the opinion/emotion words.
Electronic device and control method
According to one embodiment, an electronic device is configured to power a component in the electronic device by using power from an ac power device or the battery. The electronic device is configured to output a first signal indicative of whether the power circuit is capable of powering the component.
Transfer device with transfer voltage unit and image forming apparatus using the same
According to an embodiment, provided is a transfer device including: a nip forming member that abuts against a surface of an image carrier carrying a toner image; and a transfer voltage application unit that applies a transfer voltage including a dc component and an ac component. The transfer voltage is an alternating voltage in which a supply voltage having polarity in a transfer direction and a return voltage having polarity opposite.
Dynamically variable graphic material using electrostatically attracted particles
Dynamically-variable graphic displays, including a panel comprised of a plurality of electrostatic particles and a plurality of electrodynamic contacts supported within a nonconductive substrate, wherein each electrostatic particle is situated within a channel in the nonconductive substrate such that the nonconductive substrate comprises a plurality of channels oriented in one direction. Also included within the invention are dynamically-variable graphic display panels comprising electrostatic particles that each comprise a plurality of sectors, each having a different color and a fixed magnetic polarity relative to said sectors, and a plurality of electrodynamic contacts, each contact located adjacent to an electrostatic particle and positioned for interaction with one of the electrostatic particles..
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes sequence controlling circuitry and image generating circuitry. The sequence controlling circuitry executes a pulse sequence which applies a excitation pulse and then continuously applies a readout gradient magnetic field with alternating polarity thereof and acquires echo signals continuously generated by the pulse sequence from a plurality of receive channels.
Method and acquiring a magnetic resonance data set from a target area containing a metal object
In a method and apparatus for acquiring a magnetic resonance (mr) data set from a target area of a patient containing at least one metal object that distorts the basic magnetic field due to susceptibility differences, a slice selection gradient that rises in one direction is used to select a slice from which mr data are to be acquired. At least for at least one outermost edge slice on one side of the slice stack from which the mr data are to be acquired, the polarity of the slice selection gradient is selected as a function of a primary direction of distortion in the edge slice..
Strain-insensitive temperature sensor
An apparatus includes a thermistor having a variable resistance with a first dependence on absolute temperature. The apparatus includes a reference resistor having a resistance with a second dependence on absolute temperature, the second dependence being less than or having opposite polarity to the first dependence.
Apparatus, systems, and methods for removing total dissolved solids from a fluid
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to systems, apparatus, and methods for fluid purification (e.g., water) with a ceramic elements configured to remove solids (e.g., particles) and charged particles (e.g., dissolved salts). For example, the present disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to a cross-flow fluid ceramic element comprising (a) an elongate ceramic membrane filter having a first filter end, a second filter end, at least one filter side, and at least one interior channel spanning the length of the filter, (b) a first ion removal unit comprising a first substrate having a first net polarity (e.g., innately or upon application of a current) configured to reversibly bind ions of opposite polarity, and (c) a second ion removal unit comprising a second substrate having a second net polarity (e.g., innately or upon application of a current) configured to reversibly bind ions of opposite polarity, wherein the first and second polarity are opposite of each other..
Magnetic track system for a transport device, and transport device
A magnetic track system for a transport device for moving a rotor along the magnetic track system includes a plurality of linear sections having an even number of magnets of alternating polarity, which are disposed on a support in each case, the magnetic orientation of the magnets reversing itself at regular intervals across abutting sections n the linear regions of the magnetic track system. In the curved regions of the magnetic track system, on the other hand, the polarity of two adjacent magnets of different sections is the same..
Method and device for desalting aqueous solutions by means of electrodialysis
In a method for desalting aqueous solutions by means of electrodialysis in an electrochemical cell (10) comprising a first electrode (16) and a second electrode (20), wherein the second electrode (20) has a polarity opposite to the first electrode and wherein at the first electrode (16) an electrolysis gas and ions are formed, it is proposed that the electrolysis gas and the ions are reacted at the second electrode (20).. .
A dc-dc converter includes a first half-bridge circuit, a second half-bridge circuit, at least one transformer having at least one primary winding and at least one secondary winding, wherein the first and second half-bridge circuits are designed to generate an ac voltage at the at least one primary winding, and a rectifier circuit having an output terminal. The output terminal includes a first output terminal pole and a second output terminal pole.
Transient performance improvement for constant on-time power converters
Response of a variable frequency switching constant on-time or adaptive on-time controlled power converter to a large step-up or step-down change in load is improved with a simple circuit that detects magnitude and polarity of a change in output voltage and initiates, extends or terminates conduction of power pulses from an input source through said power converter. Both the amplitude and duration of undershoot or overshoot of the transient response are reduced or, alternatively, the capacitance of an output filter may be significantly reduced and still provide comparable transient performance.
Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.
Display device and drive method therefor
In a display device that can use a low frequency drive method, in the case of low frequency drive, in a data correction unit (23) of a display control circuit (200), a pixel grayscale value is set such that the differential value between the potential difference between the pixel electrode and the common electrode when a voltage of positive polarity is applied and the potential difference between the pixel electrode and the common electrode when a voltage of negative polarity is applied becomes larger than during normal drive. With this, a correction amount (shift amount) is made larger during low frequency drive than during normal drive, whereby flickers and ghosting during low frequency drive are prevented..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
A display device includes pixels connected to gate lines and data lines to display an image based on first and second sub-frames and a data driver which generates first data voltages during the first sub-frame and second data voltages having a polarity opposite to that of the first data voltages during the second sub-frame. The pixels connected to odd-numbered gate lines of the gate lines receive the first data voltages through the data lines in response to first gate signals provided through the odd-numbered gate lines during the first sub-frame, and the pixels connected to even-numbered gate lines of the gate lines receive the second data voltages through the data lines in response to second gate signals provided through the even-numbered gate lines during the second sub-frame..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
Liquid crystal display device and driving same
Grayscale values for previous and current frames are different, and therefore, an overshoot voltage, which has a higher absolute value than a signal voltage, are applied to a data signal line. Next, in a second drive frame, normal drive is performed, so that a signal voltage of the same polarity as the overshoot voltage is written to the data signal line.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
Controllable device for phase modulation of coherent light
A controllable device for phase modulation of coherent light comprises a modulator matrix having a plurality of liquid crystal modulator cells each being adapted to modulate a phase value of light passing through a liquid crystal modulator cell depending on a voltage, which is applied to the liquid crystal modulator cell; at least one polarity area of said modulator matrix including at least one liquid crystal modulator cell; at least one storage unit for storing at least one pair of voltage values of which one has a positive and the other has a negative polarity for the liquid crystal modulator cells, whereby the pair of voltage values corresponds to a predetermined phase value; and a control unit for selectively applying one pair of voltage values to one liquid crystal modulator cell.. .