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04/07/16
20160099965 
 Tcp connection resource diversity using tunable geometric series patent thumbnailTcp connection resource diversity using tunable geometric series
Disclosed is a computer implemented method and apparatus for handling transport control protocol connections. The local host receives a transport control protocol socket connection request from a host.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160099700 
 Cmos tuner and related tuning algorithm for a passive adaptive antenna matching network suitable for use with agile rf transceivers patent thumbnailCmos tuner and related tuning algorithm for a passive adaptive antenna matching network suitable for use with agile rf transceivers
A novel and useful adaptive antenna tuner and associated calibration mechanism for passive adaptive antenna matching networks. The tuner is suitable for use with cellular antennas and in one embodiment uses mems based tunable devices.

04/07/16
20160099536 
 Generation of continuous wave duv laser radiation patent thumbnailGeneration of continuous wave duv laser radiation
A method for generating continuous wave laser radiation in the deep ultraviolet (duv) spectral range includes the steps of: generating first laser radiation in the ultraviolet spectral range between 205 nm and 265 nm at a first power level, wherein the generation of the first laser radiation involves not more than two frequency conversion steps; generating second laser radiation in the infrared spectral range at a wavelength of more than 900 nm at a second power level; and sum frequency mixing the first and second laser radiation for generating the laser radiation in the deep ultraviolet spectral range below 205 nm. Moreover, a laser system generates continuous wave laser radiation in the duv spectral range.
Toptica Photonics Ag


04/07/16
20160099112 
 Systems, devices, and methods to reduce dielectric charging in micro-electro-mechanical systems devices patent thumbnailSystems, devices, and methods to reduce dielectric charging in micro-electro-mechanical systems devices
The present subject matter relates to devices, systems, and methods for isolation of electrostatic actuators in mems devices to reduce or minimize dielectric charging. A tunable component can include a fixed actuator electrode positioned on a substrate, a movable actuator electrode carried on a movable component that is suspended over the substrate, one or more isolation bumps positioned between the fixed actuator electrode and the movable actuator electrode, and a fixed isolation landing that is isolated within a portion of the fixed actuator electrode that is at, near, and/or substantially aligned with each of the one or more isolation bumps.
Wispry, Inc. .


04/07/16
20160098498 
 Tunable miniaturized physical subsurface model for simulation and inversion patent thumbnailTunable miniaturized physical subsurface model for simulation and inversion
Conventional computational simulation and inversion of subsurface flow is expensive, which is wasteful in terms of time and energy consumption. The present invention discloses a process for implementation of mathematical techniques such as forward simulation, sensitivity analysis, and inversion to physical microstructure models for subsurface fluid simulation.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160097963 
 Frequency comb source with large comb spacing patent thumbnailFrequency comb source with large comb spacing
A frequency comb laser providing large comb spacing is disclosed. At least one embodiment includes a mode locked waveguide laser system.
Imra America, Inc.


04/07/16
20160097497 
 Led apparatus employing tunable color filtering using multiple neodymium and fluorine compounds patent thumbnailLed apparatus employing tunable color filtering using multiple neodymium and fluorine compounds
The specification and drawings present a new apparatus such as a lighting apparatus, the apparatus comprising at least one led (or oled) module configured to generate a visible light such as white light, and at least one component such as an optical component comprising multiple (two or more) compounds, each containing neodymium (nd) and at least one compound including fluorine (f) for imparting a desired color filtering effect to provide a desired light spectrum, where a color of the desired light spectrum in a color space is determined by relative amounts of the two or more compounds in the at least one component.. .
Ge Lighting Solutions, Llc


04/07/16
20160096753 
 Long term dual biocide and hydrogen sulfide remediation patent thumbnailLong term dual biocide and hydrogen sulfide remediation
In wellbore construction it has become environmentally and economically practical to treat flow back and produced water at the well site. Typically the flow back and produced water is initially contained in an open air pond.
Trican Well Services, Ltd.


03/31/16
20160094487 
 Optoelectronic switch patent thumbnailOptoelectronic switch
An optoelectronic switch comprising: a first plurality of detector remodulators (drms) (c3, d1), each drm having an integer number m of optical inputs and an integer number n of optical outputs; a second plurality of drms (c7, d5), each drm having n optical inputs and m optical outputs; a passive optical switch fabric (c4+c5+c6, d2+d3+d4) connecting the n optical outputs of each of the first plurality of drms with the n optical inputs of each of the second plurality of drms, the path of an optical signal through the optical switch fabric depending upon its wavelength; wherein each drm (c3, d1) of the first plurality of drms is configured to act as a tunable wavelength converter to select the desired path of an optical signal through the optical switch fabric (c4+c5+c6, d2+d3+d4); and wherein each of the first plurality of drms (c3, d1) includes a concentrator, the concentrator configured to aggregate optical signals received from any of the m inputs of that drm and to buffer them according to the one of the plurality of second drms (c7, d5) that includes their destination port.. .
Rockley Photonics Limited


03/31/16
20160094017 
 Tunable laser source patent thumbnailTunable laser source
A tunable transmission optical filter is optically coupled between a laser section and semiconductor optical amplifier (soa) section of a tunable laser device. The optical filter may be tuned to provide a high transmission near the lasing peak while suppressing a significant portion of back-propagating amplified spontaneous emission (ase) of the soa section.
Lumentum Operations Llc


03/31/16
20160092275 

Tunable computerized job scheduling


A computer-implemented method for scheduling a set of jobs executed in a computer system can include determining a workload-time parameter for a set of at least one job. The workload-time parameter can relate to execution-time parameters for the set of at least one job.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092269 

Tunable computerized job scheduling


A computer-implemented method for scheduling a set of jobs executed in a computer system can include determining a workload-time parameter for a set of at least one job. The workload-time parameter can relate to execution-time parameters for the set of at least one job.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092052 

Syncronizing audio playback in coordination with external video playback with auto-dimming


Embodiments of the invention provide for tunable playback of audio coordinated with externally presented video imagery. A method of tunable playback of audio coordinated with externally presented video imagery includes selecting a film from amongst a set of films in a user interface to a mobile device and downloading into persistent storage of the mobile device, an audio file associated with the selected film.
Theater Ears, Llc


03/31/16
20160091665 

Optical bridge


An optical bridge for switching between a plurality of electrical chips, the optical bridge comprising: a passive optical router; and a plurality of bridge interface chips optically connected to the passive optical router; each bridge interface chip being connectable to one of the plurality of electrical chips to form a connection between that electrical chip and the passive optical router at which electrical signals from the electrical chip are converted into wavelength tunable modulated optical signals for transmission to the passive optical router and at which an optical signals from the passive optical router are converted into electrical signals to be received by the electrical chip; wherein each bridge interface chip includes a wavelength tunable laser input and a modulator for modulating the wavelength tunable laser input to provide the wavelength tunable modulated optical signals.. .
Rockley Photonics Limited


03/31/16
20160091176 

Illumination optical system with tunable beam angle


An illumination optical system with a tunable beam angle (iostba) is presented to achieve different beam angles without changing parts. The iostba includes a light source and a post having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end in optical communication with the light source, an internal area of the post having a reflective surface.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


03/24/16
20160087659 

Methods, systems, and non-transitory computer readable media for wideband frequency and bandwidth tunable filtering


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for wideband frequency and bandwidth tunable filtering are disclosed. According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a wideband frequency and bandwidth tunable filter that splits a filter input signal into first and second input signals, modifies the first input signal to produce a first output signal, modifies the second input signal to produce a second output signal having an intermediate frequency response, and combines the first and second output signals while adjusting their relative phases and/or amplitudes to produce a filter output signal with the target frequency response.
Physical Devices, Llc


03/24/16
20160087593 

Scalable periphery tunable matching power amplifier


A scalable periphery tunable matching power amplifier is presented. Varying power levels can be accommodated by selectively activating or deactivating unit cells of which the scalable periphery tunable matching power amplifier is comprised.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation


03/24/16
20160087590 

Tunable envelope tracking


A novel method to provide power management to a radio frequency amplifier is described. The method makes use of a dc-ac resonant switching power converter, a resonant tunable network and a rectifier to track the envelope signal of a radio amplifier system.
Eta Semiconductor Inc.


03/24/16
20160087390 

Tunable femtosecond laser-pulse source including a super-continuum generator


A mode-locked fiber mopa delivers pulses of laser-radiation. A super-continuum generator including a bulk spectral-broadening element and a negative group-delay dispersion (ngdd) device is arranged to receive a pulse from the mopa and cause the pulse to make a predetermined number of sequential interactions with the broadening element and the ngdd device.
Coherent, Inc.


03/24/16
20160087342 

Circuit-loaded conformal metasurface cloak


An electromagnetic invisibility cloaking device with a broadened cloaking bandwidth and/or a tunable frequency of operation. The cloaking device includes an object (e.g., antenna) and a metasurface (301) that conforms to the surface design of the object.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


03/24/16
20160086807 

Silicon etch process with tunable selectivity to sio2 and other materials


A tunable plasma etch process includes generating a plasma in a controlled flow of a source gas including nh3 and nf3 to form a stream of plasma products, controlling a flow of un-activated nh3 that is added to the stream of plasma products to form an etch gas stream; and controlling pressure of the etch gas stream by adjusting at least one of the controlled flow of the source gas and the flow of un-activated nh3 until the pressure is within a tolerance of a desired pressure. An etch rate of at least one of polysilicon and silicon dioxide by the etch gas stream is adjustable by varying a ratio of the controlled flow of the source gas to the flow of un-activated nh3..
Applied Materials, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085944 

Glass coating specification library


Disclosed herein are methods for characterizing environmental factors that affect glass substrates and then based on those factors, determining the optimal coatings to be applied to glass substrates used in solar energy modules and the like to enhance efficiency, general performance and to reduce operational and maintenance costs. Also disclosed are methods and apparatus for applying coatings to flat substrates including substrate pre-treatment processes, coating processes including flow coating and roll coating; coating curing processes including skin-curing using hot-air knives.
Enki Technology, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083620 

Optical enhancing durable anti-reflective coating


Disclosed herein are polysilsesquioxane based anti-reflective coating (arc) compositions, methods of preparation, and methods of deposition on a substrate. In embodiments, the polysilsesquioxane of this disclosure is prepared in a two-step process of acid catalyzed hydrolysis of organoalkoxysilane followed by addition of tetralkoxysilane that generates silicone polymers with >40 mol % silanol based on si-nmr.
Enki Technology, Inc.


03/24/16
20160083339 

Tunable nitric oxide-releasing macromolecules having multiple nitric oxide donor structures


Provided here are nitric oxide-releasing compounds that include at least two different no donor functional groups of the same class. In some embodiments, such nitric oxide-releasing compounds are macromolecules such as dendrimer and co-condensed silica.
Navan, Inc.


03/24/16
20160081793 

Inductive coil sensor for vision corrective apparatus and methods therefor


An ocular adaptive lens prosthesis apparatus is provided. In some implementations the apparatus includes a tunable liquid crystal lens encapsulated in the ocular prosthesis with control electronics and a power source.
Lensvector Inc.


03/17/16
20160080844 

Detector remodulator and optoelectronic switch


An optoelectronic packet switch comprising: switch input(s) for receiving optical packet signals; a passive optical router; a control unit; and a plurality of detector-remodulators (drms) configured to receive signals from the switch input(s) and to generate modulated optical signals for transmission to the input ports of the passive optical router. Each drm comprising: detector(s) for converting an optical packet-signal received at the switch input(s) into an electrical packet-signal; modulator(s) for generating the modulated optical signals.
Rockley Photonics, Limited


03/17/16
20160079968 

Tunable transmon circuit assembly


Systems and methods are provided for a tunable transmon qubit. The qubit includes a first josephson junction on a first path between a transmission line and a circuit ground and second and third josephson junctions arranged in parallel with one another on a second path between the transmission line and the circuit ground to form a direct current superconducting quantum interference device (dc squid).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


03/17/16
20160079736 

A wavelength tunable photon source with sealed inner volume


There is presented a method of providing a wavelength tunable photon source (200), comprising bonding a first element (101) with a first mirror (106), a second element (102) with a second mirror (108) and a third element (103) with a photon emitter together in a structure enclosing an inner volume (214) being a sealed volume, and forming a bonding interface (212) which is gas-tight, so that the first mirror (106) is placed in the inner volume (214) so the first mirror (106) may move within the inner volume (214). The method provides a relatively simple way of obtaining a tunable photon source where the inner volume is sealed.
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet


03/17/16
20160079732 

Method for controlling wavelength-tunable laser


The method for controlling a wavelength-tunable laser comprises a first step of acquiring a driving condition of the wavelength-tunable laser for laser oscillation at a first wavelength, and a second step of calculating according to the driving condition of the first wavelength and a wavelength difference between the first wavelength and a second wavelength different from the first wavelength a control value or target value of a wavelength characteristic of the second wavelength in the wavelength detection unit, so as to calculate a driving condition for driving the wavelength-tunable laser, the second step including a step of selecting according to the wavelength difference one of etalon slopes having respective gradients identical and opposite to a gradient of an etalon slope used for controlling the first wavelength.. .
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.


03/17/16
20160079065 

Laser annealing device and method


A laser annealing device for compensating wafer heat maps and its method are disclosed. A laser annealing device comprises a pump laser source array including of a plurality of pump laser sources for irradiating a tunable mask, each pump laser source emitting pump laser, an annealing laser source for emitting annealing laser and irradiating the tunable mask, and a tunable mask for transmitting at least part of the annealing laser after being irradiated by the pump laser..
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (shanghai) Corporation


03/17/16
20160077403 

Opto-electric frequency comb generator


An optical comb generator, having a light input port configured to receive a continuous wave light from a laser source and a plurality of phase modulators coupled to the light input port. At least one intensity modulator is coupled to the plurality of the phase modulators, along with a plurality of phase shifters.
Purdue Research Foundation


03/17/16
20160077074 

Interconnected corrugated carbon-based network


An interconnected corrugated carbon-based network comprising a plurality of expanded and interconnected carbon layers is disclosed. In one embodiment, each of the expanded and interconnected carbon layers is made up of at least one corrugated carbon sheet that is one atom thick.
The Regents Of The University Of California


03/17/16
20160076152 

Integrated composite perovskite oxide heterostructure


An integrated heterostructure material is achieved by combining the attributes of two perovskite oxide film growth methods, rf sputtering and the metallo-organic solution deposition (mosd) technique, in combination with employing a novel integrated material design consisting of a srto3 thin film layer which serves as a template to achieve a property enhanced, bst-based thin film overgrowth. In specific the integrated materials design consists of a thin rf sputtered srtio3 film (lower layer) which underlies a substantially thicker mosd over-growth mg doped bst-based film (upper layer).
United States Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army


03/17/16
20160075822 

Biodegradable photoluminescent polymers


The present invention describes a novel elastomeric biodegradable photoluminescent polymer (bplp). The bplps of the present invention possess great processability and tunable fluorescence emission characteristics and are cell-compatible and biodegradable.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


03/10/16
20160072618 

Tower mounted amplifier and filter thereof


A tower mounted amplifier and a filter the filter includes a transmission part having a first tunable portion and a reception part having a second tunable portion and a third tunable portion. The transmission part is coupled between a first port and a second port.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


03/10/16
20160072491 

Automatic calibration circuits for operational calibration of critical-path time delays in adaptive clock distribution systems, and related methods and systems


Automatic calibration circuits for operational calibration of critical-path time delays in adaptive clock distribution systems, and related methods and systems, are disclosed. The adaptive clock distribution system includes a tunable-length delay circuit to delay distribution of a clock signal provided to a clocked circuit, to prevent timing margin degradation of the clocked circuit after a voltage droop occurs in a power supply supplying power to the clocked circuit.
Qualcomm Incorporared


03/10/16
20160072482 

Low jitter tunable voltage control oscillator with self calibration circuits to reduce chip fabrication process variation


A voltage controlled oscillator (vco) which can be configured with a smaller tuning range than is ordinarily required is presented. Ordinarily, the tuning range is selected much broader than the application warrants so that sufficient range is still provided despite vco process variations.
The Regents Of The University Of California


03/10/16
20160072469 

Switchable filters and design structures


Switchable and/or tunable filters, methods of manufacture and design structures are disclosed herein. The method of forming the filters includes forming at least one piezoelectric filter structure comprising a plurality of electrodes formed on a piezoelectric substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/10/16
20160070066 

Optical buffering methods, apparatus, and systems for increasing the repetition rate of tunable light sources


In one embodiment, the invention relates to an apparatus for increasing the repetition rate in a light source. The apparatus includes a first optical coupler comprising a first arm, a second arm and a third arm; a first mirror in optical communication with the second arm of the first optical coupler; and a first optical delay line having a first end in optical communication with the third arm of the first optical coupler and a second end in optical communication with a second mirror, wherein light entering the first arm of the first optical coupler leaves the first arm of the first optical coupler either delayed by an amount (τ) or substantially undelayed..
Lightlab Imaging, Inc.


03/03/16
20160065165 

Tunable filter


A tunable filter is a ladder circuit tunable filter including serial arm resonators and a parallel arm resonator. The serial arm resonators and the parallel arm resonator include elastic wave resonators.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160064942 

Methods and systems for providing a ballast load for a magnetic resonant power supply


Disclosed herein are methods and systems for providing a ballast load for a magnetic resonance power source. One embodiment takes the form of a magnetic resonance power source that includes a source coil, a load-detection module, a tunable ballast coil circuit, and a controller programmed to carry out a set of functions.
Motorola Solutions, Inc


03/03/16
20160064896 

Packaging structure and packaging tunable laser device, and tunable laser device


The present disclosure provides a packaging structure and a method of packaging an tunable laser device, and an tunable laser device. The packaging structure of the tunable laser device may include a to tube base and a to tube cap, wherein a first thermal sink is disposed on the to tube base, a semiconductor laser chip is disposed on a vertical side of the first thermal sink, an aspheric lens is disposed on the to tube cap, and the semiconductor laser chip is disposed on a central axis of the aspheric lens; and wherein the vertical side of the first thermal sink is a side of the first thermal sink perpendicular to the to tube base.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160064891 

Optical parametric amplification, optical parametric generation, and optical pumping in optical fibers systems


Embodiments described herein include a system for producing ultrashort tunable pulses based on ultra broadband opa or opg in nonlinear materials. The system parameters such as the nonlinear material, pump wavelengths, quasi-phase matching periods, and temperatures can be selected to utilize the intrinsic dispersion relations for such material to produce bandwidth limited or nearly bandwidth limited pulse compression.
Imra America, Inc.


03/03/16
20160062208 

Flat-top tunable filter


A tunable plc optical filter having sequentially connected thermally tunable mach-zehnder (mz) interferometers is described. The cascade of mz interferometers, each having a free spectral ranges matching itu frequency grid spacing, are tuned so as to have a common passband centered on the frequency of the signal being selected, while having at least one of the stopbands centered on any other itu frequency.
Lumentum Operations Llc


03/03/16
20160059483 

Self-assembled tunable networks of sticky colloidal particles


Self-assembled tunable networks of microscopic polymer fibers ranging from wavy colloidal “fur” to highly interconnected networks are created from polymer systems and an applied electric field. The networks emerge via dynamic self-assembly in an alternating (ac) electric field from a non-aqueous suspension of “sticky” polymeric colloidal particles with a controlled degree of polymerization.
Uchicago Argonne, Llc


03/03/16
20160059398 

Vacuum piston retention for a combustion driven fastener hand tool


A combustion driven fastener hand tool is disclosed having a piston driven by combustion within a chamber, the piston affixed to a driver for forcing a fastener. The piston forms a retention chamber having a lower internal pressure (“vacuum”) than that of the surrounding combustion chamber when the piston is disposed in the starting position for operation of the device.
Power Tech Staple And Nail, Inc.


02/25/16
20160057478 

Methods and systems for accessing content


Methods and systems for accessing content are provided. A non-tunable device (e.g., a device without the capability to tune to a particular channel) can access a particular channel via a tunable device (e.g., a device with the capability to tune to the particular channel).
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


02/25/16
20160057474 

Methods and systems for accessing content


Methods and systems for accessing content are provided. A non-tunable device (e.g., a device without the capability to tune to a particular channel) can access a particular channel via a tunable device (e.g., a device with the capability to tune to the particular channel).
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


02/25/16
20160057473 

Methods and systems for accessing content


Methods and systems for accessing or receiving content are provided. In one aspect, a non-tunable device (e.g., a device without the capability to tune to a particular channel) can access a particular channel via a tunable device (e.g., a device with the capability to tune to the particular channel).
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


02/25/16
20160056613 

Wavelength-tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser for swept source optical coherence tomography system


A wavelength-tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (vcsel) with the use of microelectromechanical system (mems) technology is provided as a swept source for optical coherence tomography (oct). The wavelength-tunable vcsel comprises a bottom mirror of the vcsel, an active region, and a mems tunable upper mirror movable by electrostatic deflections.
Inphenix, Inc.


02/25/16
20160056608 

Wavelength-tunable laser


The present invention relates to a wavelength-tunable laser, which can tune an oscillating laser wavelength and can be manufactured in a small size, comprising: a laser diode chip (100) for emitting a laser beam; a partial reflection mirror (500) for optical feedback, which partially reflects the beam emitted from the laser diode chip (100) so as to enable the reflected beam to be fed back to the laser diode chip (100); a collimation lens (200) provided on an optical path between the laser diode chip (100) and the partial reflection mirror (500) for optical feedback so as to collimate the beam emitted from the laser diode chip (100); a wavelength-tunable selective filter (300) for converting the wavelength transmitted according to the temperature; a phase compensator (350) of which a refractive index is changed according to the temperature and which offsets a change in the refractive index according to the temperature of the semiconductor laser diode chip (100) or the wavelength-tunable selective filter (300); and a 45 degree reflection mirror (400) for switching the direction of the laser beam from the laser beam traveling in the horizontal direction with respect to a bottom surface of a package, to the laser beam traveling in the vertical direction with respect to the bottom surface of the package, wherein the laser diode chip (100), the wavelength-tunable selective filter (300), and the phase compensator (350) are disposed at an upper part of a thermoelectric element (900) so as to change the wavelength oscillating according to a change in the temperature of the thermoelectric element (900).. .
Phovel.co.ltd.


02/25/16
20160056604 

Method to tune emission wavelength of wavelength tunable laser apparatus and laser apparatus


A method to tune an emission wavelength of a wavelength tunable laser apparatus is disclosed. The laser apparatus implements, in addition to a wavelength tunable laser diode (t-ld) integrating with a semiconductor optical amplifier (soa), a wavelength monitor including an etalon filter.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.


02/25/16
20160056527 

Electronic device with fingerprint sensor and tunable hybrid antenna


An electronic device may have wireless circuitry and components such as sensors. The electronic device may have a metal housing having first and second planar rear wall portions separated by a gap.
Apple Inc.


02/25/16
20160056157 

Tuning tensile strain on finfet


A fin field effect transistor (finfet) having a tunable tensile strain and an embodiment method of tuning tensile strain in an integrated circuit are provided. The method includes forming a source/drain region on opposing sides of a gate region in a fin, forming spacers over the fin, the spacers adjacent to the source/drain regions, depositing a dielectric between the spacers; and performing an annealing process to contract the dielectric, the dielectric contraction deforming the spacers, the spacer deformation enlarging the gate region in the fin..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


02/25/16
20160055540 

Tunable statistical ids


A method, system, and computer program product for managing user identification codes in an internet advertising environment. One aspect implements a system including a database engine to store a plurality of signals comprising characteristics and/or values received from a user device.
Oracle International Corporation


02/25/16
20160054431 

Wholly optically controlled phased array radar transmitter


A wholly optically controlled phased array transmitter with integrated tunable optoelectronic oscillators, which are based on multi-wavelength optical sources and optical true time delay units, and optical time delay networks, having a multi-wavelength optical source, a first wavelength division multiplexer, a first optical splitter, a first electro-optic modulator, a second optical splitter, a first optical amplifier, a first optical time delay network, a photodetector, an electric amplifier, a dc-block, a second electro-optic modulator, a second optical amplifier, a second optical time delay network, an optical combiner, a second wavelength division multiplexer, an optical fibers, a photodetector array, a t/r component array, a microwave antenna array, a 1×2 optical switch, a 2×2 optical switch, a circulator, a third wavelength division multiplexer, a bundle of optical fibers with precise lengths, and a faraday rotation mirror.. .
Shanghai Jiao Tong University


02/25/16
20160054328 

One pot process for the prepration of gold quantum clusters


The invention disclosed herein provides tunable process for the preparation of water dispersive, biocompatible, fluorescent l-cystine labeled gold (au) quantum clusters without using any toxic reactants. Further the invention discloses application of synthesized fluorescent gold (au) quantum clusters in the field of nano-medicine, fluorescence imaging and florescence based sensors..
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research


02/25/16
20160052969 

Templates for controlling synthesis of nanoparticles into discrete assemblies


An approach to synthesizing and assembling nanoparticles into discrete, size-tunable, pre-designed architectures is realized in a single synthetic/process step.. .
University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education


02/25/16
20160051822 

Treatment for cardiac conductance abnormalities


Methods and apparatuses are provided for treating cardiac conductive disorders that include implantation of a network of material that adaptively corrects the electrical conductivity of heart tissues and restores “normal” conductance. The methods and apparatuses disclosed herein involve the delivery of a material to a subject's heart in order to restore normal conductance in a minimally invasive, tunable, localized, and reversible manner, without artificial electrical stimulation..
Drexel University


02/18/16
20160050725 

Methods, apparatuses, and systems for operating light emitting diodes at low temperature


Light-emitting diodes (leds) generate light more efficiently than high-intensity discharge lamps or high-intensity fluorescent lamps. Driving a series of leds with a constant-voltage primary supply and a low-voltage led driver keeps efficiency high.
Digital Lumens, Inc.


02/18/16
20160050723 

System architecture of a tunable lamp system


Some embodiments of this disclosure operate a led-based lamp module in conjunction with a controller, such as a general-purpose mobile device or other light control system. The operations can include producing light at a current correlated color temperature (cct) from a light source comprising an led set of different color leds; authenticating a connection between a mobile device and the led-based lamp module; receiving a target cct for the led-based lamp module; determining a target led driving condition that produces the target cct based on a color mixing plan stored in the led-based lamp module; and adjusting the current cct towards the target cct by adjusting a current led driving condition towards the target led driving condition..
Lumenetix, Inc.


02/18/16
20160050219 

Bluetooth beacon protocol


Beacon devices may transmit beacon messages to alert an application on a mobile phone of the beacon device's proximity. An encrypted authorization may be used to prevent malicious attacks.
Facebook, Inc.


02/18/16
20160050092 

Reducing pass-band ripple in radio-frequency (rf) filters used for pass-band filtering in a wireless communications system


An electronically tunable equalizer is provided to a downlink (dl) and/or uplink (ul) signal processing path of a wireless communication unit incorporating a rf filter. The electronically tunable equalizer is pre-configured with a plurality of capacitance states, each representing a specific capacitance.
Corning Optical Communications Wireless Ltd


02/18/16
20160049965 

Tunable rf transmit/receive multiplexer


A tunable rf transmit/receive (tx/rx) multiplexer, which includes a tunable rf tx/rx diplexing circuit and a first group of rf rx bandpass filters, is disclosed. The tunable rf tx/rx diplexing circuit has a first rx connection node and a first antenna port, which is coupled to a first rf antenna.
Rf Micro Devices, Inc.


02/18/16
20160049910 

Doherty power amplifier combiner with tunable impedance termination circuit


Doherty power amplifier combiner with tunable impedance termination circuit. A signal combiner can include a balun transformer circuit having a first coil and a second coil.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.


02/18/16
20160049769 

Method and implementing tunable light source


Provided herein is a method and apparatus for implementing a tunable light source, the method including performing a first calibration of obtaining a tuning curve representing changes of a wavelength as a function of a heater power up to a wavelength range where the external cavity type tunable light source is tunable; performing a second calibration of obtaining a detuning curve of the tunable wavelength range; and setting a wavelength by performing a wavelength locking.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


02/18/16
20160049768 

External cavity laser


Embodiments of systems and methods are provided for a tunable laser device. The tunable laser device may include a diffraction grating connected to a pivot arm that pivots the diffraction grating about a pivot point to tune the laser device.
Akonia Holographics, Llc


02/18/16
20160049767 

Low noise, high power, multiple-microresonator based laser


This invention provides ultra-low noise lasers with exceptional performance through the use of ultra-low loss microresonator based filters/reflectors including multiple (≧3) microresonator rings with different ring radii. The ultra-low loss microresonators provide a long effective laser cavity length enabling very narrow linewidth laser operation, with multiple (≧3) microresonators providing extremely high selectivity of the lasing mode over a very wide wavelength range; supporting single wavelength and widely tunable wavelength laser operation.

02/18/16
20160049710 

Three dimensional tunable filters with an absolute constant bandwidth and method


A tunable bandpass filter to provide a constant absolute bandwidth across the entire tuning range. The filter comprises of a plurality of tunable resonators, each having an enclosure.

02/18/16
20160048049 

Tunable achromatic waveplates


The invention is a tunable achromatic wave plate comprised of two or more retarders made of electrooptic or magnetooptic materials arranged at different orientations with respect to each other and at least one voltage source configured to tune the retardation dispersion of each of the retarders by applying an external electric or magnetic field to each retarder separately. Also described are examples of optical systems in which the invention can be employed..
B.g. Negev Technologies And Applications Ltd, At Ben-gurion University


02/18/16
20160046866 

Devices for high-frequency technology, liquid-crystalline media and compounds


The present invention relates to a device for high-frequency technology, or for the microwave region and millimetre wave region of the electromagnetic spectrum, characterised in that it contains a liquid-crystal medium which consists of one or more compounds, which one or more compounds, which contain 6 to 15 five-, six- or seven-membered rings, preferably 1,4-linked phenylene rings, or in that it contains a liquid-crystal medium which itself comprises a component a, which itself consists of one or more of the said compounds, which one or more compounds, which contain 6 to 15 five-, six- or seven-membered rings, preferably 1,4-linked phenylene rings. The present invention additionally relates to compounds of the formula (i), in which the parameters have the meanings given in the text, and to the corresponding, novel liquid-crystal media, to the use and preparation thereof, and to the production and use of the devices.
Merck Patent Gesellschaft Mit Beschrankter Haftung


02/18/16
20160046485 

Systems and methods for improving mems gyroscope start time


Systems and methods for improving mems gyroscope start time are provided. In one embodiment, a circuit board for a mems gyroscope system comprises: a proof mass assembly; a proof mass control loop coupled to the proof mass assembly by a first proof mass motion sensor pickup line and a second proof mass motion sensor pickup line, where the proof mass control loop generates a set of drive signals that operate the proof mass assembly using a first capacitive signal from the first proof mass motion sensor pickup line and a second capacitive signal from the second proof mass motion sensor pickup line; and a tunable capacitive coupler connected to at least one of the first or the second proof mass motion sensor pickup lines, where the tunable capacitive coupler varies at least one of the first and second charge signals as a function of the drive signals..
Honeywell International Inc.


02/11/16
20160044837 

Magnetic field shield


A magnetic field shield having a plurality of tunable resonant loops arranged on a planar support medium the resonant loops are loaded with a lumped component such as a capacitor or variable capacitor and produce magnetic null points. The location of the magnetic null points may be moved three dimensionally about the planar support medium.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


02/11/16
20160044753 

Smooth brightness adjustment for color-tunable light source module


A first sequence of pulses having a high frequency can be modulated using a second sequence of pulses having a lower frequency. The pulse width of the second sequence of pulses can be perturbed from a nominal pulse width on a per-pulse basis, within a perturbation range corresponding to the pulse period of the first sequence of pulses.
Ledengin, Inc.


02/11/16
20160043752 

Tunable circuit elements for dynamic, per element power


A communication device and method mitigates specific absorption rate (sar) exposure of a user. A radio frequency (rf) transmitter amplifies outgoing communication signals to a total radiated power (trp) level.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


02/11/16
20160043751 

Radio communication using tunable antennas and an antenna tuning apparatus


The invention relates to a method for radio communication using one or more tunable antennas and an antenna tuning apparatus, and to an apparatus for radio communication using one or more tunable antennas and an antenna tuning apparatus. An apparatus for radio communication of the invention comprises: 4 antennas, each of the antennas being a tunable passive antenna; a radio device; an antenna tuning apparatus having 4 antenna ports, each of the antenna ports being coupled to one of the antennas through a feeder, the antenna tuning apparatus having 4 radio ports, each of the radio ports being coupled to the radio device through an interconnection; and a tuning control unit, the tuning control unit receiving a tuning instruction generated automatically within the apparatus for radio communication, the tuning control unit delivering a plurality of tuning control signals to the antenna tuning apparatus and to the tunable passive antennas..
Tekcem


02/11/16
20160043698 

Tunable power amplifier with wide frequency range


A circuit includes an amplifier configured to amplify an input signal and generate an output signal. The circuit also includes a tuning network configured to tune frequency response of the amplifier.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


02/11/16
20160042910 

Desktop electron microscope and wide range tunable magnetic lens thereof


A wide range tunable magnetic lens for the desktop electron microscope is provided. The wired range tunable magnetic lens comprises a coil support, an inner pole piece, a permanent-magnet, a first outer pole piece and a second outer pole piece.
National Tsing Hua University


02/11/16
20160041359 

Alignment device and transmitter/receiver system with two angular degrees of freedom


An alignment device, having two angular degrees of freedom is provided. The alignment device is adjustable such that it is suitable for aligning a first apparatus with respect to a second apparatus.
Servomex Group Limited


02/11/16
20160041030 

Tunable photocapacitive optical radiation sensor enabled radio transmitter and applications thereof


A sensor system, device and method for generating a wireless signal in response to a sensed illumination. A sensor is disclosed having: a photosensitive element; a device that converts a sensed illumination detected by the photosensitive element into a corresponding impedance response; and a wireless signal generator that generates a wireless output based on a characteristic of the corresponding impedance response, wherein the wireless output correlates to the sensed illumination..
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


02/11/16
20160039854 

Metal-based coordination complexes as photodynamic compounds and their use


Compositions of the invention include metal-based coordination complexes, which are preferably tunable photodynamic compounds. The compositions and complexes are useful as therapeutic agents and as in vivo diagnostic agents for treating or preventing diseases including those that involve hyperproliferating cells in their etiology, such as cancer.

02/11/16
20160038632 

Adaptive drug delivery from an artificial polymer skin with tunable properties for tissue engineering


The present invention provides, among other things, a composite device comprised of a porous polymer membrane carrying active growth factors. Composite devices are characterized by an ability to controllably degrade for repair of bone and/or tissue defects sustained from traumatic wounds or congenital defects through eluting growth factor over readily adapted time scales inducing a natural wound healing cascade and rapid bone repair.
Massachusetts Instutite Of Technology


02/04/16
20160036419 

Method and calibrating cmos inverter


A circuit and method for calibrating cmos (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) inverters are provided. In a circuit, a first tunable cmos inverter, controlled by a control signal, receives a first voltage from a first circuit node and outputs a second voltage to a second circuit node.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.


02/04/16
20160036199 

Method to determine operating conditions of wavelength tunable laser diode and to control optical transmitter providing wavelength tunable laser diode


A method to control a wavelength tunable laser diode (tunable ld) is disclosed. The tunable ld includes a sg-dfb region and a csg-dbr region to tune the emission wavelength thereof.
Sumitomo Electric Industries,ltd.


02/04/16
20160036127 

Reconfigurable multi-mode active antenna system


A reconfigurable antenna system is described which combines active and passive components used to impedance match, alter the frequency response, and change the radiation pattern of an antenna. Re-use of components such as switches and tunable capacitors make the circuit topologies more space and cost effective, while reducing complexity of the control signaling required.
Ethertronics, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035843 

Cmos in situ doped flow with independently tunable spacer thickness


A method for manufacturing a microelectronic device with transistors of different types having raised source and drain regions and different overlap regions.. .
Stmicroelectronics Inc


02/04/16
20160033872 

Method of performing model-based scanner tuning


A model-based tuning method for tuning a first lithography system utilizing a reference lithography system, each of which has tunable parameters for controlling imaging performance. The method includes the steps of defining a test pattern and an imaging model; imaging the test pattern utilizing the reference lithography system and measuring the imaging results; imaging the test pattern utilizing the first lithography system and measuring the imaging results; calibrating the imaging model utilizing the imaging results corresponding to the reference lithography system, where the calibrated imaging model has a first set of parameter values; tuning the calibrated imaging model utilizing the imaging results corresponding to the first lithography system, where the tuned calibrated model has a second set of parameter values; and adjusting the parameters of the first lithography system based on a difference between the first set of parameter values and the second set of parameter values..
Asml Netherlands B.v.


02/04/16
20160033594 

Magnetic resonance imaging (mri) coil with integrated decoupling


Example magnetic resonance imaging (mri) radio frequency (rf) coils are described. An mri rf coil may include an lc circuit and an integrated decoupling circuit.
Qed,llc


02/04/16
20160033403 

Methods for fabricating morphologically transformed nano-structures (mtns) and tunable nanocomposite polymer materials, and devices using such materials


In order to implement a microfluidics sensor having higher efficiency, applicants have developed a method of formation of nano-structures having various shapes and sizes onto materials such as polymers, glass and silicon, which are compatible with the microfabrication processes. The adhesion of the nano-structures and feasibility to tune their properties (optical, electrical and mechanical) are two prime concerns when they are adopted for microfluidics devices..
Concordia University


02/04/16
20160033397 

Resonant optical transducers for in-situ gas detection


Configurations for in-situ gas detection are provided, and include miniaturized photonic devices, low-optical-loss, guided-wave structures and state-selective adsorption coatings. High quality factor semiconductor resonators have been demonstrated in different configurations, such as micro-disks, micro-rings, micro-toroids, and photonic crystals with the properties of very narrow nir transmission bands and sensitivity up to 10−9 (change in complex refractive index).
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc


02/04/16
20160033383 

Portable sensors for determination of liquid surface tension, and methods of uses thereof


The present invention relates to the measurement of liquid surface tension using a small, portable sensor. More specifically, the present invention relates to a sensor on which a droplet of the sample liquid is placed and quickly either wets and changes color or remains non-wetted for several minutes.
Trustees Of Boston University


02/04/16
20160032490 

Tuned materials, tuned properties, and tunable devices from ordered oxygen vacancy complex oxides


A single-crystalline lnbm2o5+δ or lnbm2o5.5+δ compound is provided, which includes an ordered oxygen vacancy structure; wherein ln is a lanthanide, b is an alkali earth metal, m is a transition metal, o is oxygen, and 0≦δ≦1. Methods of making and using the compound, and devices and compositions including same are also provided..
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


02/04/16
20160032147 

High gain durable anti-reflective coating


Disclosed herein are polysilsesquioxane-based anti-reflective coating (arc) compositions, methods of preparation, and methods of deposition on a substrate. In one embodiment, the polysilsesquioxane of this disclosure is prepared in a two-step process of acid catalyzed hydrolysis of organoalkoxysilane followed by addition of tetralkoxysilane that generates silicone polymers with >40 mol % silanol based on si-nmr.
Enki Technology, Inc.


02/04/16
20160031285 

Multi-path fluid diverter valve


A multi-path fluid flow control valve for a shock absorber that restricts fluid into a first path while opening fluid flow to a second path when a given fluid flow velocity is reached. Exemplary configurations of this diverter valve are disclosed such as a spring loaded disc valve with face sealing lands, and a spool valve with diametric sealing lands.
Levant Power Corporation


01/28/16
20160028863 

Mobile wireless communications device with improved broadband antenna impedance matching


A mobile electronic device is provided. In one aspect, the mobile electronic device comprises a chassis including a ground plane; a processor carried by the chassis; a frequency tunable antenna carried by the chassis and fed by an inductor; a communications interface carried by the chassis and operative with the processor for receiving and transmitting rf signals via the frequency tunable antenna; audio circuitry carried by the chassis and operative with the communications interface and processor; an audio transducer having a coil in proximity to the frequency tunable antenna for at least one of receiving and transmitting audio signals from and to the audio circuitry; and at least one rf choke configured for blocking rf energy from the frequency tunable antenna through the audio transducer to the ground plane and decoupling the antenna from the audio transducer to minimize any detuning of antenna impedance match and degradation in antenna gain.
Blackberry Limited


01/28/16
20160028484 

Configurable diplex filter with tunable inductors


A diplex filter having tunable inductors. Preferably the tunable inductors include pads that may each selectively receive one end of a jumper..
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028405 

Clock generator using free-running oscillator and method therefor


A clock generator comprises a free-running oscillator and a tunable frequency synthesizer. The free-running oscillator has an output for providing an oscillator clock signal.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.


01/28/16
20160028375 

Passive automatic antenna tuning based on received-signal analysis


A method includes receiving a signal from a remote transmitter via an electrically-tunable antenna having a tunable element. An adjustment, to be applied to a response of the electrically-tunable antenna, is calculating by analyzing the received signal.
Altair Semiconductor Ltd.


01/28/16
20160028361 

Low-loss tunable radio frequency filter


A method of constructing an rf filter comprises designing an rf filter that includes a plurality of resonant elements disposed, a plurality of non-resonant elements coupling the resonant elements together to form a stop band having a plurality of transmission zeroes corresponding to respective frequencies of the resonant elements, and a sub-band between the transmission zeroes. The non-resonant elements comprise a variable non-resonant element for selectively introducing a reflection zero within the stop band to create a pass band in the sub-band.
Resonant Inc.


01/28/16
20160028212 

Tunable short cavity laser sensor


Optical systems employ a tunable source which includes a short cavity laser with a large free spectral range cavity, fast tuning response, and single transverse and longitudinal mode operation. Systems for optical spectroscopy with optimized scanning, a system for optical beam steering and a system for a tunable local oscillator are disclosed..
Praevium Research, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028208 

Polarization stable widely tunable short cavity laser


A tunable source includes a short-cavity laser optimized for performance and reliability in ssoct imaging systems, spectroscopic detection systems, and other types of detection and sensing systems. A short cavity laser with a large free spectral range cavity, fast tuning response and single transverse, longitudinal and polarization mode operation is disclosed.
Praevium Research, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028207 

Amplified widely tunable short cavity laser


An amplified tunable source includes a short-cavity laser coupled to an optical amplifier for high power, spectrally shaped operation. The short-cavity laser is coupled to a quantum well semiconductor optical amplifier with two quantum states for broadened gain.
Praevium Research, Inc.


01/28/16
20160028029 

Tridentate cyclometalated metal complexes with six-membered coordination rings


Tridentate cyclometalated complexes with rigid six-membered coordination rings of general formula i having tunable emission wavelengths in the visible range. These emitters are suitable for full color displays and lighting applications..
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University




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

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