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07/21/16
20160211871 
 High frequency power amplifier, high frequency front-end circuit, and radio communication device patent thumbnailnew patent High frequency power amplifier, high frequency front-end circuit, and radio communication device
A high frequency power amplifier includes a first high frequency amplifier, a final high frequency amplifier, and a tunable filter. The tunable filter is connected between the first high frequency amplifier and the final high frequency amplifier.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211835 
 Tunable delay circuit and operating method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable delay circuit and operating method thereof
A tunable delay circuit includes a first multiplexer, a delay chain, and a second multiplexer. The first multiplexer selects an input signal or a feedback signal as a first output signal according to an enable signal.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211642 
 Broadly tunable optical paramteric oscillator patent thumbnailnew patent Broadly tunable optical paramteric oscillator
A novel broadly tunable optical parametric oscillator is described for use in numerous applications including multi-photon microscopy. The optical parametric oscillator includes at least one sub-picosecond laser pump source configured to output a pump signal having a wavelength of about 650 nm or less and at least one type ii optical parametric oscillator in optical communication with the pump source and configured to generate a single widely tunable pulsed optical signal.
Newport Corporation


07/21/16
20160211570 
 Tunable antenna with slot-based parasitic element patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable antenna with slot-based parasitic element
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160209154 
 Tunable muzzle compensator for a firearm patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable muzzle compensator for a firearm
A tunable muzzle compensator for a firearm that includes a tube that extends the barrel of the weapon by fitting over the muzzle. This center tube includes one or more holes along its length.

07/21/16
20160208998 
 Tunable luminaire and related methods to control light output patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable luminaire and related methods to control light output
A light fixture may include one or more light sources and one or more lenses for manipulating light provided by the light sources. The lenses may manipulate the direction of the light, light wavelength, dispersion pattern, or any other quality of the light.
Delta T Corporation


07/21/16
20160208167 
 Alkinyl-tolanes, liquid-crystal mixtures containing them and components for high-frequency technology patent thumbnailnew patent Alkinyl-tolanes, liquid-crystal mixtures containing them and components for high-frequency technology
In which the parameters have the respective meanings given in the description, to the use thereof for high-frequency components, to liquid-crystalline media comprising the compounds, and to high-frequency components, in particular antennae, especially for the gigahertz range, comprising these media. The liquid-crystalline media serve, for example, for the phase shifting of microwaves for tunable ‘phased-array’ antennae..

07/21/16
20160207494 
 Tunable energy absorbers patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable energy absorbers
An energy absorber according to various embodiments can include a structure having a predetermined cross-sectional profile. A hollow profile is formed within the structure.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


07/21/16
20160206961 
 Matchmaking system for massive multiplayer online games patent thumbnailnew patent Matchmaking system for massive multiplayer online games
In accordance with one aspect of the embodiments described herein, there is provided a matchmaking system for massive multiplayer online games. In one or more embodiments, the described matchmaking system is easily tunable enabling the gaming administrator to make quick adjustments to the parameters of the matchmaking system.
Mail.ru Games, Llc


07/21/16
20160206653 
 Metal-glycoprotein complexes and their use as chemotherapeutic compounds patent thumbnailnew patent Metal-glycoprotein complexes and their use as chemotherapeutic compounds
Compositions of the invention include glycoproteins, such as transferrin, and metal-based coordination complexes, which are preferably chemotherapeutic compounds and more preferably tunable photodynamic compounds. The compositions are useful as in vivo diagnostic agents, and as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing diseases including those that involve hyperproliferating cells in their etiology, such as cancer.
Theralase Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205451 

Multi-flow optical transceiver, multi-flow optical transponder and multi-flow optical node


There is provided a multi-flow optical transceiver that includes (a) a plurality of wavelength-tunable light sources, (b) a plurality of optical modulation units which modulates light with an input signal, (c) an optical multiplexing/demultiplexing switch which couples light from at least one of the wavelength-tunable light sources to at least one of the optical modulation units with any power, (d) an optical coupling unit which couples a plurality of lights, modulated by a plurality of the optical modulation units, to at least one waveguide, (e) at least one multiple carrier generating unit which generates multiple carries, arranged at equal frequency intervals, from light of the wavelength-tunable light source, and (f) a wavelength separation unit which branches the multiple carriers from the multiple carrier generating unit for each wavelength.. .
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


07/14/16
20160204865 

Link architecture and spacecraft terminal for high rate direct to earth optical communications


A satellite in low-earth orbit (leo) or medium-earth orbit (meo) with a modern image sensor and/or other remote sensing device can collect data at rates of 10 mbps or higher. At these collection rates, the satellite can accumulate more data between its passes over a given ground station than it can transmit to the ground station in a single pass using radio-frequency (rf) communications.

07/14/16
20160204820 

Electronic device having antenna tuning integrated circuits with sensors


An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include one or more antennas.
Apple Inc.


07/14/16
20160204758 

Tunable diplexers in three-dimensional (3d) integrated circuits (ic) (3dic) and related components and methods


Tunable diplexers in three-dimensional (3d) integrated circuits (ic) (3dic) are disclosed. In one embodiment, the tunable diplexer may be formed by providing one of either a varactor or a variable inductor in the diplexer.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/14/16
20160204576 

Tunable laser with a cascaded filter and comb reflector


A laser comprises a gain medium, and a mirror coupled to the gain medium and comprising a coupler coupled to the gain medium, a phase section coupled to the coupler, a bandpass filter coupled to the phase section, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the bandpass filter. A laser chip package comprises a substrate, and a laser coupled to the substrate and comprising a filter comprising a first interferometer with a first transmittance, and a second interferometer with a second transmittance, wherein the filter is configured to provide a filter transmittance based on the first transmittance and the second transmittance, and a comb reflector (cr) coupled to the filter and comprising a ring with a circumference, and a refractive index, wherein the cr is configured to provide a cr reflectivity based on the circumference and the refractive index..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204569 

Wavelength tunable optical transmitter


An optical transmitter includes: a wavelength tunable light source; an etalon filter that filters output light of the light source; a measurement unit that generates a monitor value corresponding to power of output light of the etalon filter; and a controller that controls a temperature of the light source and a temperature of the etalon filter. Until the wavelength of the output light of the light source is adjusted to a target wavelength, the controller alternately performs first processing to control the temperature of the light source based on the monitor value so as to shift the wavelength of the output light of the light source by a specified amount, and second processing to control the temperature of the etalon filter based on the monitor value so as to shift the transmission characteristics of the etalon filter by the specified amount..
Fujitsu Optical Components Limited


07/14/16
20160203857 

Tunable negative bitline write assist and boost attenuation circuit


An apparatus and method are provided for implementing write assist with boost attenuation for static random access memory (sram) arrays. The apparatus includes a memory array comprising a plurality of sram cells.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202573 

Tunable electro-optic liquid crystal lenses and methods for forming the lenses


Electro-optic lenses, including liquid crystals, wherein the power of the lenses can be modified by application of an electric field. In one embodiment, the liquid crystal-based lenses include ring electrodes having a resistive bridge located between adjacent electrodes, and in a preferred embodiment, input connections for several electrode rings are spaced on the lens.
Kent State University


07/14/16
20160202228 

Water quality monitoring and early event detection


According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for water quality monitoring and early detection of a contamination event is provided. The method can include receiving a first water characteristic value corresponding with a water characteristic.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160201832 

External tunable damping rings for flexible coupling


Damping rings of suitable disclosed material are disposed exteriorly and between spaced apart convolutions of a bellows of a flexible coupling. One, two or more damping rings are oriented in a coupling between bellows convolutions and the convolutions adjacent a damping ring extend radially outward of an outer periphery of the ring.
American Boa, Inc.


07/14/16
20160200974 

Brightness equalized quantum dots


The present invention relates to brightness equalized quantum dots (qds). These quantum dots are semiconductor nanocrystals having tunable fluorescence brightness across a broad range of emission colors and excitation wavelengths, enabling equalization of the light output of an array of these dots.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois


07/14/16
20160200930 

Tunable directional color transition compositions and methods of making and using the same


Color change compositions that transition from a first to second color state upon application of an applied stimulus are provided. Also provided are substrates having the compositions on a surface thereof, as well as methods of making and using the compositions..
Segan Industries, Inc.


07/14/16
20160200891 

Porous gels and methods for their preparation


There is provided a method for preparing a porous gel. The method comprises using a porous polymer template.
Polyvalor Limited Partnership


07/14/16
20160200044 

Cartridge-based 3d printing system


Embodiments of the invention are directed to a 3d printing system that directs projected light at tunable wavelengths to cure a polymer resin from monomers or oligomers which floats on a dense liquid platform in which the curing occurs within a prepackaged vessel which facilitates the layer is printed at any given time.. .
Syzygy Memory Plastics Corporation


07/07/16
20160194786 

Self-aligned tunable metamaterials


A self-aligned tunable metamaterial is formed as a wire mesh. Self-aligned channel grids are formed in layers in a silicon substrate using deep trench formation and a high-temperature anneal.

06/30/16
20160191019 

Methods and apparatuses for use in tuning reactance in a circuit device


Methods and apparatuses for use in tuning reactance are described. Open loop and closed loop control for tuning of reactances are also described.

06/30/16
20160191009 

Tunable resonator


A tunable resonator includes at least one tunable capacitor coupled with at least one tunable inductor. The tunable resonator includes a mechanical tuning mechanism coupled with a connecting bridge and with first and second electrodes of the tunable inductor.

06/30/16
20160190993 

Amplifiers operating in envelope tracking mode or non-envelope tracking mode


Various envelope tracking amplifiers are presented that can be switched between an et (envelope tracking) mode and a non-et mode. Switches and/or tunable components are utilized in constructing the envelope tracking amplifiers that can be switched between the et mode and the non-et mode..

06/30/16
20160190367 

Packaging structure of color tunable solar cell


A packaging structure of a solar cell includes a first substrate and a first laminating film attached to a back surface of the first substrate. The solar cell, which includes one or more substrates, is attached to a back surface of the first laminating film.

06/30/16
20160187463 

Tunable-frequency pulse forming networks for high power microwave applications


A tunable frequency transmission line pulse forming network circuit for forming a waveform having a spectral content. The pulse forming network circuit comprises a dielectric material; a ground section; a stepped shaped charged section, with the charged section having a plurality of stages including a first stage; a power supply coupled to the pulse forming network circuit for charging the pulse forming network circuit; a switch coupled to the pulse forming network circuit for periodically discharging the pulse forming network circuit; and an antenna coupled to the pulse forming network circuit for propagating a high-power microwave signal from the pulse forming network circuit into the environment.

06/30/16
20160186968 

Color temperature tunable and dimmable solid-state linear lighting arrangements


A solid-state linear lamp comprises a co-extruded component, the co-extruded component comprising multiple photoluminescence portions corresponding to different color temperatures, a diffuser portion, and a top portion, where the photoluminescence portion, the diffuser portion, and the top portion are integrally formed into the co-extruded component.. .

06/30/16
20160184790 

Material fabrication using acoustic radiation forces


Apparatus and methods for using acoustic radiation forces to order particles suspended in a host liquid are described. The particles may range in size from nanometers to millimeters, and may have any shape.

06/23/16
20160182990 

Acoustically tunable headphones


The acoustically tunable headphones comprises of a flexible headband with a speaker housing affixed on either end of the flexible headband. The speaker housing encloses one or more speakers behind a grill with multiple openings.

06/23/16
20160182013 

Tunable evanescent-mode cavity filter with closed loop control


An evanescent-mode cavity filter with an improved mems tuner design is disclosed. The mems tuner design allows for the independent control of individual poles in a multi-pole filter, which increases the adaptability of the filter in a crowded rf environment.

06/23/16
20160182004 

Integrated tunable impedance network


A tunable impedance network includes at least one variable impedance bank comprising a plurality of digitally controlled unit cells each connected from at least a first end to a routing wire. The tunable impedance network is provided with selection means arranged for selecting, based on a desired impedance, a corresponding predetermined digital control signal to be supplied to the variable impedance bank to switch-on a corresponding combination of the unit cells.

06/23/16
20160181994 

Tunable tube amplifier system of a radio-frequency power generator


Tube amplifier system including a plurality of conductor walls extending parallel to a longitudinal axis and defining an interior space therebetween. The tube amplifier system also including a shorting deck that extends transverse to the longitudinal axis.

06/23/16
20160181986 

Tunable matching network with phase-switched elements


Described is a phase-switched tunable impedance matching network (ps-tmn). The ps-tmn has an input that can be coupled to a source and an output that can be coupled to a load.

06/23/16
20160181979 

Thyristor-based optoelectronic oscillator with tunable frequency and optical phase lock loop employing same


An optoelectronic circuit for producing an optical clock signal that includes an optical thyristor, a waveguide structure and control circuitry. The waveguide structure is configured to split an optical pulse produced by the optical thyristor such that a first portion of such optical pulse is output as part of the optical clock signal and a second portion of such optical pulse is guided back to the optical thyristor to produce another optical pulse that is output as part of the optical clock signal.

06/23/16
20160181241 

Methods of forming tuneable temperature coefficient fr embedded resistors


Methods of forming resistor structures with tunable temperature coefficient of resistance are described. Those methods and structures may include forming an opening in a resistor material adjacent source/drain openings on a device substrate, forming a dielectric material between the resistor material and the source/drain openings, and modifying the resistor material, wherein a temperature coefficient resistance (tcr) of the resistor material is tuned by the modification.

06/23/16
20160180125 

Rfid reader antenna port isolation


A device includes a switch having multiple ports, an antenna coupled to each corresponding port, a tunable matching network coupled between each antenna and each port, and a controller to detune ports having antennas that are not transferring power when a selected antenna is transferring power.. .

06/23/16
20160178946 

Tunable rejection liquid crystal filter


Apparatus and method for tuning a liquid crystal filter to the wavelength of incoming electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light) by exploiting the ac error signal produced by the filter when a tuning error is present.. .

06/23/16
20160178346 

Method and system for low coherence interferometry


Optical coherence tomography (oct) system and apparatus of this instant application is very useful for diagnosis and management of ophthalmic diseases such as retinal diseases and glaucoma etc. Instant innovative oct diagnostic system leverages advancements in cross technological platforms.

06/23/16
20160177466 

Methods and apparatuses for dynamically tunable wafer-edge electroplating


Disclosed herein are methods of electroplating which may include placing a substrate, an anode, and an electroplating solution in an electroplating cell such that the substrate and the anode are located on opposite sides of a fluidically-permeable plate, setting the configuration of one or more seals which, when in their sealing configuration, substantially seal pores of the fluidically-permeable plate, and applying an electrical potential between the anode and the first substrate sufficient to cause electroplating on the first substrate such that the rate of electroplating in an edge region of the first substrate is affected by the configuration of the one or more seals. Also disclosed herein are apparatuses for electroplating which may include one or more seals for substantially sealing a subset of the pores in a fluidically-permeable plate whose sealing configuration affects a rate of electroplating in an edge region of the substrate..

06/23/16
20160175254 

The synthesis of core-shell metal-semiconductor nanomaterials


A solution-based route to biocompatible, cysteine-capped gold-zinc telluride (au—znte) core/shell nanoparticles with potential in biomedical applications is described. The optical properties of the core/shell nanoparticles show no features of the individual parent components.

06/16/16
20160174334 

Lighting system for contained environments


Techniques and architecture are disclosed for a lighting system for contained environments, such as elevators or other such environments. The lighting system can include one or more luminaires and/or one or more display devices that include tunable output controlled to automatically change the ambient lighting and/or presentable content (e.g., imagery, video, audio) based on one or more conditions related to the contained environment.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


06/16/16
20160173310 

Tunable peak-to-average power ratio frequency division multiplexing


Technologies are generally provided to enable the peak-to-average power ratio (papr) in ofdm communication systems to be adjusted to a particular level. In some examples, an n-symbol transmission vector may be partitioned into k equal partitions, a fast fourier transform (fft) may be performed on each partition, and an interleaving union of fft results may be generated.
Indian Institute Of Technology Delhi


06/16/16
20160173221 

Temperature insensitive demux/mux in silicon photonics


A temperature insensitive demux/mux device whose wavelength does not change by environment temperature is provided for wdm application. The temperature insensitive demux/mux device includes a waveguide-based delay-line-interferometer configured to receive an input light bearing multiplexed wavelengths and output a first output light bearing the same multiplexed wavelengths but with a shifted intensity peak position.
Inphi Corporation


06/16/16
20160173057 

Method, system, and resonator circuits and modulating resonators


Embodiments of resonator circuits and modulating resonators and are described generally herein. One or more acoustic wave resonators may be coupled in series or parallel to generate tunable filters.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation


06/16/16
20160173030 

Method and correcting inconvenient power amplifier load characteristics in an envelope tracking based system


A tunable matching network is configured to couple at least one filter with a power amplifier that is configured to operate in an envelope tracking (et) mode of operation over a transmit band. A control component is configured to detect a present set of operating conditions of the power amplifier when the power amplifier operates in the et mode of operation.
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160172447 

Semiconductor devices with graded dopant regions


Performance improvements can be obtained in application specific areas like increase in frequency of operation for digital logic, various power mosfet and igbt ics, improvement in refresh time for dram's, decrease in programming time for nonvolatile memory, better visual quality including pixel resolution and color sensitivity for imaging ics, better sensitivity for varactors in tunable filters, higher drive capabilities for jfet's, and a host of other applications.. .

06/16/16
20160172330 

Tunable oled lighting source


Described herein are devices and methods related to lighting systems that are color tunable and have a long lifetime. In certain embodiments, the device comprises two independently controlled phosphorescent oled lighting panels coupled together in one package to emit light in one direction.
Universal Display Corporation


06/16/16
20160171653 

A color image acquisition


An imaging system color image acquisition including: an image sensor; a tunable spectral filter arranged in an optical path of light propagation towards the image sensor; and a controller connected to the image sensor and to the tunable spectral filter. The controller is configured and operable for generating a colored image by sequentially operating the tunable spectral filter for sequentially filtering light passing towards the image sensor with three or more different spectral filtering curves during three or more corresponding integration time durations.
Technology Innovation Momentum Fund (israel) Limited Partnership


06/16/16
20160170476 

Energy management of a computing deployment with guaranteed end-to-end performance


Techniques for managing energy use of a computing deployment are provided. In one embodiment, a computer system can establish a performance model for one or more components of the computing deployment, where the performance model models a relationship between one or more tunable parameters of the one or more components and an end-to-end performance metric, and where the end-to-end performance metric reflects user-observable performance of a service provided by the computing deployment.
Vmware, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170051 

Geophone with tunable resonance frequency


An illustrative geophone with tunable resonance frequency includes a first inductive assembly including an inductive coil having a first magnet arranged therein, wherein the first magnet and the first inductive coil move relative to each other, and a second inductive assembly including a second inductive coil having a second magnet arranged therein, wherein the second magnet and the second inductive coil move relative to each other. A coupling element couples a movable element of the first inductive assembly with a moveable element of the second inductive assembly.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


06/16/16
20160169459 

Color rendering index tunable lamp and luminaire


The invention provides a provides a lighting unit (100) comprising a first light source (110), a second light source (210), a first wavelength converting (1100), a second wavelength converting element (2100), wherein the lighting unit further comprises a transport infrastructure (20) configured to arrange the first light source, the second light source, the first wavelength converting element, and the second wavelength converting element in a first configuration or a second configuration by transport of one or more of these, wherein in the first configuration and the second configuration the lighting unit provides lighting unit light having substantially the same color point while having different color rendering indices. With such lighting unit, it is possible to switch between high cri-low efficiency and low cri-high efficiency at a given color temperature (or color point)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/16/16
20160167550 

Energy absorbing collapsible armrest with tunable stiffening feature


A vehicular armrest assembly includes a laterally collapsible substrate having a gap defined between inner and outer substrate portions. A tunable stiffening feature is disposed on the collapsible substrate and has an aperture positioned over the gap, and engagement tabs that engage the inner and outer substrate portions.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


06/09/16
20160164495 

Auto-tunable antenna devices


Auto-tunable antenna devices and methods of using the same are described herein. One method for tuning an antenna of a device includes comparing a reference phase of a reference signal to a return phase of a return signal of the antenna and sending a correction signal to a tunable circuit element of the antenna in response to the reference phase being out of phase with the return phase..
Honeywell International Inc.


06/09/16
20160164485 

Tunable dual-band band-pass filter


A tunable dual-band resonator and a tunable dual-band band-pass filter using the tunable dual-band resonator. The dual-band resonator is structured such that a stub is added to each half-wavelength resonator provided with half-wavelength resonator protrusions (capacity-component adjust parts).
The Japan Steel Works, Ltd.


06/09/16
20160164481 

Apparatus and methods for tunable filters


Apparatus and methods for tunable filters are provided. In certain configurations, a tunable filter includes a semiconductor die attached to a laminated substrate, such as a substrate of a multi-chip module (mcm).
Newlans, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164246 

Tunable soi laser


A wavelength tunable silicon-on-insulator (soi) laser comprising: a laser cavity including: a semiconductor gain medium having a front end and a back end, wherein a mirror of the laser cavity is located at the back end of the semiconductor gain medium; and a phase-tunable waveguide platform coupled to the front end of the semiconductor gain medium, the phase-tunable waveguide platform comprising: a first resonator and a second resonator; at least one resonator being a phase-tunable resonator; wherein the first resonator is any one of: an mmi device including a pair of reflective surfaces defining a resonator cavity therebetween such that the device is configured to act as a fabry-perot filter; a ring resonator; or a waveguide fabry-perot filter; and wherein the second resonator is any one of: an mmi device including a pair of reflective surfaces defining a resonator cavity therebetween such that the device is configured to act as a fabry-perot filter; a ring resonator; or a waveguide fabry-perot filter.. .
Rockley Photonics Limited


06/09/16
20160163846 

Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of oxide dielectrics on n-polar iii-nitride semiconductors with high interface quality and tunable fixed interface charge


A method of fabricating a iii-nitride semiconductor device, including growing an iii-nitride semiconductor and an oxide sequentially to form an oxide/iii-nitride interface, without exposure to air in between growth of the oxide and growth of the iii-nitride semiconductor.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/09/16
20160163685 

Tunable scaling of current gain in bipolar junction transistors


Methods for designing and fabricating a bipolar junction transistor. A predetermined size for a device region of the bipolar junction transistor is determined based on a given current gain.
Globalfoundries Inc.


06/09/16
20160163511 

Tunable magnetic field to improve uniformity


Implementations described herein provide a magnetic ring which enables both lateral and azimuthal tuning of the plasma in a processing chamber. In one embodiment, the magnetic ring has a body.
Applied Materials, Inc.


06/09/16
20160161676 

Uncooled operation of microresonator devices


This invention removes the need to provide temperature control for an optical time delay chip, which is usually provided by a thermo-electric-cooler, in order to significantly reduce the power dissipation of the device and allow ‘uncooled’ operation. Uncooled operation is achieved by monitoring the temperature of the chip, and changing the tuning of each microresonator within the device in order to continue providing the required time delay as the temperature is varied.

06/09/16
20160161601 

System and increasing coherence length in lidar systems


Various implementations of the invention compensate for “phase wandering” in tunable laser sources. Phase wandering may negatively impact a performance of a lidar system that employ such laser sources, typically by reducing a coherence length/range of the lidar system, an effective bandwidth of the lidar system, a sensitivity of the lidar system, etc.
Digital Signal Corporation


06/09/16
20160160137 

Corrosion-resisant surfaces for reactors


Provided herein are corrosion-resistant reactors that can be used for gasification, and methods of making and using the same. Some embodiments include a corrosion-resistant ceramic layer.
Empire Technology Development Llc


06/09/16
20160158541 

Method and device for generating sferics alternating field emissions having minimal meteorotropic or biotropic effect on humans etc.


The invention relates to a method and to a device for generating sferics alternating field emissions having a minimal biotropic effect for optimised application of alternating-field-type radiation to humans, animals and plants compared to naturally occurring environmental sferics that are weather-dependent or attenuated outdoors or indoors, e.g. Biotropic, and also technics or radiation forms originating from human technology, which are unfortunately largely too intensive, in particular in current times; firstly, in particular one or more alternating signals attributable to or based on natural, atmospheric impulse discharge processes in the signal propagation forms thereof are post-processed with regard to interfering, periodic duration/signal components of technical origin that are to be deleted and in addition individual impulses that are too intensive in signal-dynamic, level-related terms are deleted; secondly, said post-processed alternating signals are mixed, preferably with or without other, selected, aperiodic/periodic/impulse-like alternating signal forms are mixed; and thirdly and finally, the preferably mixed, ideal total alternating signal is radiated or emitted via alternating field transmission means such that said signal is adapted in a level-controlled manner..
Florian KÖnig Enterprises Gmbh


06/09/16
20160158410 

Polysaccharide hydrogels for injection with tunable properties


Injectable hydrogels comprising polysaccharides based on disaccharides the backbones of which form an α-helix structure and in which in at least 10% of the disaccharide units the primary hydroxyl groups are oxidized.. .
UniversitÄtsspital Basel


06/02/16
20160156415 

Multi-channel tunable laser


A multi-channel tunable laser includes: a frequency selective optical multiplexer comprising: a plurality of channel terminals for receiving/transmitting light; a plurality of channel waveguide blocks, each channel waveguide block comprising at least one reflectively terminated channel waveguide; and an optical coupling element optically coupling the plurality of channel terminals with the plurality of channel waveguide blocks, each of the channel waveguides of the plurality of channel waveguide blocks having a different length; a plurality of channel paths, each channel path coupled to a respective channel terminal of the plurality of channel terminals and comprising a gain element, a phase element and a reflective element; and a plurality of optical tuners, each one configured to tune the channel waveguides of a respective channel waveguide block of the plurality of channel waveguide blocks.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156327 

Non-reciprocal, tunable notch amplifying rf front-ends based on distributedly modulated capacitors (dmc)


A tunable notch filter/amplifier based on the non-reciprocal operation of distributedly modulated capacitors (dmc) formed for an rf front end. In one embodiment within the dmc is formed into a ring resonator with a filter between its ends to allow resonance to build up only at an up-converted frequency, and tune the frequency of the whole received band instead of the resonant frequency of the filter alone.
The Regents Of The University Of California


06/02/16
20160156325 

System and electronically adjustable antenna


An antenna having a line feed delivering a radiofrequency (rf) signal to or from a radial waveguide is provided. The radial waveguide may include radiating elements on its periphery for converting the rf signal into a wireless signal.

06/02/16
20160156149 

Tunable laser and tunable laser module


A tunable laser includes: a wavelength filter that includes a first ring resonator and a second ring resonator each of which is formed by a waveguide including a silicon waveguide core, and each of which is capable of shifting each of resonance wavelengths that exit periodically and whose intervals are different from each other; and an integrated device that is optically coupled to the wavelength filter, and in which a first semiconductor optical amplifier and a reflector are provided in sequence from a side of the wavelength filter, wherein the resonance wavelengths of the first ring resonator and the second ring resonator are overlapped with each other at one wavelength, and the resonance wavelengths are overlapped with each other also at a plurality of wavelengths other than the one wavelength.. .
Fujitsu Limited


06/02/16
20160156085 

Active quasi circulator


An rf quasi circulator circuit is described herein. In accordance with one example of the disclosure the circuit includes a receive port, a transmit port and an antenna port as well as a differential amplifier stage having a first input, a second input and an output that is coupled to the receive port.
Infineon Technologies Ag


06/02/16
20160154194 

Light receiving module having built-in wavelength-tunable wavelength-selective filter


A light receiving module having a built-in wavelength-tunable wavelength-selective filter that can selectively receive light with a specific wavelength from laser light with various wavelengths emitted from an optical fiber and tune the specific wavelength. In the light receiving module including a light receiving element having a built-in wavelength-tunable wavelength-selective filter that receives laser light from an optical fiber according to the present invention, a flat plate-shaped window (240) transmitting laser light from an optical fiber (600) is formed in the light receiving element (22), a wavelength-tunable wavelength-selective filter for separating wavelengths of laser light traveling as parallel light is disposed in the light receiving element (22), and a lens (400) converting laser light from the optical fiber (800) into parallel light is disposed between the optical fiber (800) and the light receiving element (22)..
Phovel.co.ltd


06/02/16
20160152471 

Nanomaterial having tunable infrared absorption characteristics and associated manufacture


A quantum nanomaterial having a bandgap that may be tuned to enable the quantum nanomaterial to detect ir radiation in selected regions including throughout the mwir region and into the lwir region is provided. The quantum nanomaterials may include tin telluride (snte) nanomaterials and/or lead tin telluride (pbxsn1-xte) nanomaterials.
The Boeing Company


06/02/16
20160150964 

Comprehensive measuring biological materials and treatment method using broadly tunable laser


A noninvasive method for measuring biological materials which is configured to enable an immediate diagnosis is used in an analytical absorption spectroscopy apparatus including a broadly tunable infrared laser oscillation device, a photodetection device, and an analysis device. The method applies an infrared ray to an analyte organism while tuning the wavelength from the laser oscillation device with or without the ray going through a nonlinear optical device.
Swat Inc.


05/26/16
20160149556 

Tunable filter


A tunable filter using love waves includes an inductance for band extension connected to each of piezoelectric resonators, variable capacitances are connected to the piezoelectric resonator, the piezoelectric resonators each include a linbo3 substrate and an idt electrode, and a pass band and an attenuation region are positioned in a frequency region on a lower frequency side relative to a value obtained by a calculation in which an acoustic velocity of a low-velocity transversal wave propagating in the linbo3 substrate is divided by a wave length defined by a period of the idt electrode.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160149373 

Laser stabilization with an actively controlled fabry-perot resonance cavity


Tuning of an optical resonator, e.g., a fabry-perot resonant etalon, is carried out. The length of the resonator is actively controlled through the frequency of an identical length microwave resonant cavity.

05/26/16
20160149371 

Apparatus and tunable generation of coherent radiation


A method and apparatus is disclosed for generating tunable attosecond-scale radiation pulses, with a frequency in range of ultraviolet to soft-x-ray, from a solid-state medium. The invention utilizes an intense laser pulse to drive a high harmonic generation (hhg) process in a solid state medium and a weak secondary field to control the hhg process.
University Of Ottawa


05/26/16
20160149317 

Communication apparatus with improved radiated spurious emission and loss


Examples of a tunable antenna and various implementations thereof are described. The tunable antenna may include a radiator and one or more varactors.
Mediatek Inc.


05/26/16
20160149088 

Compact emitter for warm dimming and color tunable lamp


A substrate for an led emitter includes a body with a recess region formed therein. Bonding pads are disposed within the recess region, including led bonding pads for leds and supporting chip bonding pads for one or more semiconductor chips that provide supporting circuitry (e.g., driver and/or controller circuitry) to support operation of the leds.
Ledengin, Inc.


05/26/16
20160149002 

Memory device containing stress-tunable control gate electrodes


A memory film and a semiconductor channel are formed within each memory opening that extends through a stack including an alternating plurality of insulator layers and sacrificial material layers. After formation of backside recesses through removal of the sacrificial material layers selective to the insulator layers, electrically conductive layers are formed in the backside recesses.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


05/26/16
20160147585 

Performance anomaly diagnosis


The described implementations relate to tunable predicate discovery. One implementation is manifest as a method for obtaining a data set and determining anomaly scores for anomalies of an attribute of interest in the data set.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/26/16
20160146667 

Thin-layered devices in compressive sensing spectroscopy


A spectroscopic method using either tunable or preset non-tunable thin-layered devices or a combination of both to modulate compressed-sensing-compliant, spectral modulations and to use intensity measurements of each respective spectral modulation to numerically reconstruct an estimated spectral distribution of the spectral signal such that the estimated spectral distribution is characterized by a totality of spectral bands exceeding the number of spectral modulations by about one half an order-of-magnitude or more.. .
B.g. Negev Technologies And Applications Ltd. (ben-gurion University)


05/26/16
20160146664 

Tunable photo-detector device


A photo-detector device may include a substrate having a bottom surface. The photo-detector device may further include a photocell secured to the bottom surface of the substrate.
Heraeus Noblelight America Llc


05/26/16
20160146245 

Tunable torque transmitting shaft


A torque transmitting shaft includes a first member and a second member. The first member has an inner surface that defines a plurality of engagement elements.
Steering Solutions Ip Holding Corporation


05/26/16
20160145742 

Tunable ground planes in plasma chambers


An apparatus and method are provided for controlling the intensity and distribution of a plasma discharge in a plasma chamber. In one embodiment, a shaped electrode is embedded in a substrate support to provide an electric field with radial and axial components inside the chamber.
Applied Materials, Inc.


05/26/16
20160145280 

Tunable fluorescence using cleavable linkers


The invention relates to cleavable chemistry in general, and in particular, to tunable fluorescence using cleavable linkers present in fluorochrome-quencher conjugates.. .
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


05/26/16
20160145276 

Traceless directing groups in radical cascades: from oligoalkynes to fused helicenes without tethered initators


The present disclosure is directed to a traceless directing group in a radical cascade. The chemo- and regioselectivity of the initial attack in skipped oligoalkynes is controlled by a propargyl alkoxy moiety.
The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.


05/26/16
20160144715 

Channel selection interface for a vehicle


Disclosed herein is inter alia a channel selection interface includes a plurality of sectors, each of the sectors including a number of tunable service identifiers divided by the plurality of sectors, and a plurality of channel markers that separate the plurality of sectors. The channel selection interface provides an even allocation of channels for a gesture recognition interface..
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


05/26/16
20160144362 

Proximal degas driven microfluidic actuation


An apparatus with a self-contained, tunable, microfluidic pumping system that utilizes the high air permeability of the matrix material to actuate fluid flow in a network of fluidic microchannels and microstructures is provided. The pumping relies upon partial evacuation of degas/vacuum channels that are located next to the fluid channels to degas air from the fluid channels or structures producing a reduction of pressure in the fluidic channel leading to the flow of fluid from an inlet at atmospheric pressure through the device.
The Regents Of The University Of California


05/19/16
20160142147 

Small packaged tunable laser transmitter


A tunable laser transmitter configured in a small package subassembly coupled to a printed circuit board. The tunable laser transmitter includes a housing with a volume formed by exterior walls.
Neophotonics Corporation


05/19/16
20160142133 

Methods, systems and devices for optical-signal-to-noise-ratio monitoring


A device for optical-signal-to-noise (osnr) monitoring can include: a delay-line interferometer configured to connect with a tunable optical filter; and two or more power detectors to measure outputs of the interferometer; wherein one or more parameters are optimized for different transmission baud rates to improve accuracy. In addition, a method can include: connecting an input of a delay-line interferometer with an output of a tunable optical filter, and an output of the delay-line interferometer with an input of a power detector, to form an optical-signal-to-noise (osnr) monitoring apparatus; optimizing one or more parameters of the osnr monitoring apparatus for different transmission baud rates to improve accuracy..
University Of Southern California


05/19/16
20160142013 

Supply modulation for radio frequency power amplification


The subject matter described herein relates to supply modulation for power amplification. In one embodiment, the voltage level of the envelope with a tunable threshold voltage.
Microsoft Corporation


05/19/16
20160139388 

Methods and systems for transport-of-intensity imaging


A transport-of-intensity imaging system is proposed which incorporates a control element positioned in an optical relay system, such as a 4f optical relay system, between a microscope system for generating an image of a specimen, and an image capturing device. The control element is located with an optical relay system, and is controllable to vary the focal plane without changing the spacing of the specimen and the image capturing device.
Nanyang Technological University


05/19/16
20160138183 

Low-temperature synthesis of colloidal nanocrystals


Low-temperature organometallic nucleation and crystallization-based synthesis methods for the fabrication of semiconductor and metal colloidal nanocrystals with narrow size distributions and tunable, size- and shape-dependent electronic and optical properties. Methods include (1) forming a reaction mixture in a reaction vessel under an inert atmosphere that includes at least one solvent, a cationic precursor, an anionic precursor, and at least a first surface stabilizing ligand while stirring at a temperature in a range from about 50° c.
University Of Utah Research Foundation


05/19/16
20160137864 

Supramolecular encrypted fluorescent security ink compositions


Fluorescent dyes, ink compositions comprising the dyes, methods and devices for printing the ink compositions, images printed using the ink compositions and methods for authenticating the printed images are provided. The fluorescent dyes are heterorotaxanes that include large macrocyclic rings around fluorophores and are capable of emitting solid-state fluorescence.
Innotune Llc




Tuna topics: Dielectric Constant, Magnetic Field, Transistors, State Machine, Finite State Machine, Tunable Capacitor, Frequency Band

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