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 Hybrid multimode network analyzer patent thumbnailnew patent Hybrid multimode network analyzer
Network analysis employs a band-limited multi-tone test signal having a tunable center frequency to test a device under test (dut). A hybrid network analyzer includes a test signal source to provide the band-limited multi-tone test signal, and a local oscillator (lo) source to provide a tunable lo signal configured to track the tunable center frequency of the band-limited multi-tone test signal.
Keysight Technologies, Inc.


 Body coupled communication device with synchronization patent thumbnailnew patent Body coupled communication device with synchronization
A body-coupled communication device (201) adapted to receive signals via a body transmission channel (160), the first device comprising couplers (102) arranged to receive a body-coupled signal, a synchronization-indicator (272) to storing a level of synchronization between the first device and a second device, and a band-pass filter (250) arranged to filter the received body-coupled signal depending on the synchronization level, the band-pass filter being arranged to allow passage of frequencies in a frequency-interval around a tunable filter frequency, wherein the frequency-interval is narrow if the synchronization-level is high and wherein the frequency-interval is broad if the synchronization-level is low.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Method and system for widely tunable laser patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for widely tunable laser
A widely tunable laser system includes a substrate, first and second lasers, an output and at least one optical combining device. The first laser is integrated with the substrate, includes a gain medium that includes a first material, and emits light at a wavelength that is tunable within a first wavelength range that is determined at least in part by the first material.
Skorpios Technologies, Inc.


 Linear motor or voice coil for fast tuning of a laser cavity patent thumbnailnew patent Linear motor or voice coil for fast tuning of a laser cavity
A tunable laser including: a reflecting mirror; a partially transmitting mirror; a gain medium energized by a pump source; a pair of mirrors surrounding the gain medium, a first prism and a second prism located between the gain medium and the reflecting mirror; the first prism receives radiation from the gain medium and disperses the radiation to the second prism; the second prism receives and directs the radiation towards an optical element which filters the spatially dispersed radiation based on the position to the second prism, the radiation resonates between the reflecting mirror and the partially transmitting mirror; the second prism is placed on a stage moved by a linear motor such that a desired center wavelength is obtained by moving the second prism to a position so as to allow radiation having the desired center wavelength to resonate between the reflecting mirror and the partially transmitting mirror.. .
Thorlabs, Inc.


 Hole blocking, electron transporting and window layer for optimized culn (1-x)ga(x)se2 solar cells patent thumbnailnew patent Hole blocking, electron transporting and window layer for optimized culn (1-x)ga(x)se2 solar cells
Thin-film photovoltaic devices and methods of their use and manufacture are disclosed. More particularly, polycrystalline cuin(1-x)gaxse2 (cigs) based thin-film photovoltaic devices having independently tunable sublayers are disclosed.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York


 Tunable gas delivery assembly with internal diffuser and angular injection patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable gas delivery assembly with internal diffuser and angular injection
An apparatus for providing processing gases to a process chamber with improved uniformity is disclosed. One embodiment provides a gas delivery assembly.
Applied Materials, Inc.


 Tunable sensing device patent thumbnailnew patent Tunable sensing device
A tunable sensing device includes a substrate, a deformable dielectric unit and a tunable member. The dielectric unit is disposed on the substrate and is formed with a receiving space.
National Tsing Hua University


 Residence structures and related methods patent thumbnailnew patent Residence structures and related methods
Residence structures, systems, and related methods are generally provided. Certain embodiments comprise administering (e.g., orally) a residence structure to a subject (e.g., a patient) such that the residence structure is retained at a location internal to the subject for a particular amount of time (e.g., at least about 24 hours) before being released.
The Brigham And Women's Hospital, Inc.


 Biodegradable nanoparticles as novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers and methods of using the same patent thumbnailnew patent Biodegradable nanoparticles as novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers and methods of using the same
Compositions of matter and methods for making, storing and administering artificial blood substitutes. Artificial blood substitutes may have oxygen carriers that encapsulate an oxygen-binding compound in a polymer vesicle.
Vindico Nanobiotechnology Llc


 Tunable resonator patent thumbnailTunable 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.
Mcv Technologies, Inc.


Foldable touch module, foldable display device and control method thereof

A control method applied to a foldable touch-control module is provided. The control method includes detecting a bending level of at least one foldable part of a foldable substrate; and making each sub-touch-control electrode of at least one tunable touch-control electrode structure provided on at least one foldable part be independently connected to a touch-control-electrode-scanning circuit, a ground terminal, or one of floating terminals corresponding to one of the sub-touch-control electrodes through multiple switch circuits of at least one switch-circuit group.
Acer Incorporated

Optical filter with selective transmittance and reflectance

An optical filter providing selective transmittance of target wavelengths of light and tunable, differential front and back surface reflectance.. .
Vision Ease, Lp

Advanced polishing pads having compositional gradients by use of an additive manufacturing process

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to advanced polishing pads with tunable chemical, material and structural properties, and new methods of manufacturing the same. According to one or more embodiments of the disclosure, it has been discovered that a polishing pad with improved properties may be produced by an additive manufacturing process, such as a three-dimensional (3d) printing process.
Applied Materials, Inc.

Integrated high-power tunable laser with adjustable outputs

A tunable laser that includes an array of parallel optical amplifiers is described. The laser may also include an intracavity n×m coupler that couples power between a cavity mirror and the array of parallel optical amplifiers.
Acacia Communications, Inc.

Light emitting device with beveled reflector and manufacturing the same

A light emitting device, including an led semiconductor die, a photoluminescent structure and a reflector, is disclosed. The photoluminescent structure with a beveled edge surface is disposed on top of the led semiconductor die, wherein a lower surface of the photoluminescent structure adheres to an upper surface of the led semiconductor die.
Maven Optronics Co., Ltd.

Optical subchannel routing, protection switching and security

The present invention includes novel techniques, apparatus, and systems for optical wdm communications. Tunable lasers are employed to generate subcarrier frequencies representing subchannels of an itu channel to which client signals can be mapped.
Treq Labs, Inc.

Optical transmission system, controller for wavelength tunable filter, and control wavelength tunable filter

There is proved an optical transmission system including: a transmitter configured to transmit an optical signal modulated with a discrete multi-tone (dmt) drive signal; a filter capable of changing a wavelength of the optical signal input from the transmitter; a monitor configured to monitor a power of the optical signal passed through the filter; and at least one processor configured to: set a center wavelength of the filter, shift the center wavelength, detect a change in the power monitored by the monitor, identify a carrier component of the optical signal based on the change in the power, and control a relative relationship between a transmission characteristic of the filter and a wavelength of the carrier component so that the carrier component is included in the optical signal and one of an upper sideband and a lower sideband of the optical signal is at least partially removed by the filter.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Protecting wireless communication components in a highly resonant field

A system for harnessing and conditioning wirelessly transmitted electrical energy by near field magnetic induction configured with various magnetic field shielding embodiments is disclosed. The shielding embodiments are designed to minimize electromagnetic interference and induced electrical current.
Electrochem Solutions, Inc.

Low-latency high-gain current-mode logic slicer

A low-latency, high-gain (llhg) slicer includes an input stage coupled to a differential output port and configured to receive a differential analog input signal, and to track the differential analog input signal during a tracking phase, an output stage coupled to the differential output port and configured to generate digital output bits corresponding to the differential analog input signal during a regeneration phase, and a tunable resistor coupled to the differential output port and configured to provide a first load impedance during the tracking phase and to provide a second load impedance during the regeneration phase, the first load impedance being lower than the second load impedance.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Tunable compensation circuit for filter circuitry using acoustic resonators

Tunable filter circuitry includes a series acoustic resonator between first and second nodes and a compensation circuit in parallel with the series acoustic resonator. The compensation circuit includes first and second inductors coupled in series between the first node and the second node, wherein the first inductor and the second inductor are negatively coupled with one another and a common node is provided between the first and second inductors.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

External cavity type tunable wavelength laser module for to-can packaging

Provided is a tunable wavelength laser module including: an external cavity type light source generating broadband light; an optical waveguide; a bragg grating formed in the optical waveguide; a heater provided above the optical waveguide in which the bragg grating is formed and adjusting a reflection band of the bragg grating by a thermo-optic effect; a direction change waveguide region changing direction of optical signals obtained by the adjusted reflection band of the bragg grating, by a predetermined angle; a 45-degree reflection part transmitting some of the optical signals direction-changed by the direction change waveguide region and escaping from the optical waveguide therethrough and reflecting the others of the optical signals in a vertical upward direction thereby; and a lens making the optical signals reflected in the vertical upward direction by the 45-degree reflection part collimated light or convergent light.. .
Chem Optics Inc.

Spectral and radiometric calibration using tunable lasers

A tunable laser system includes a tunable laser, an adjustable laser cavity for producing one or more modes of laser light emitted from the tunable laser, a first optical parametric oscillator positioned in a light path of the adjustable laser cavity, and a controller operable to simultaneously control parameters of at least the tunable laser, the first optical parametric oscillator, and the adjustable laser cavity to produce a range of wavelengths emitted from the tunable laser system. A method of operating a tunable laser system includes using a controller to simultaneously control parameters of a tunable laser, an adjustable laser cavity for producing one or more modes of laser light emitted from the tunable laser, and a first optical parametric oscillator positioned in a light path of the adjustable laser cavity, to produce a range of wavelengths emitted from the tunable laser system..
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Ferrite-enhanced metamaterials

A method and apparatus for tuning a metamaterial cell. A set of electromagnetic properties of a tunable element associated with the metamaterial cell may be tuned.
The Boeing Company

Parameter scanned tunable antenna

Generally discussed herein are techniques, software, apparatuses, and systems configured for tuning an antenna. In one or more embodiments, a system can include a monopole or dipole antenna, a hardware processor electrically coupled to the monopole or dipole antenna, an amplitude or power detector electrically coupled between the monopole or dipole antenna and the processor to receive signals reflected from the monopole or dipole antenna and determine an amplitude or power of the reflected signals, and a first impedance matching network electrically connected between a feed point of the monopole or dipole antenna and the detector, the first impedance matching network including a variable capacitor, the variable capacitor having a variable capacitance that is set by the hardware processor based on the amplitude or power of the reflected determined by the amplitude or power detector..
Honeywell International Inc.

Phototunable metal-organic framework compositions, and methods of synthesis thereof

Some embodiments include a method of preparing a phototuned metal-organic framework by forming a first solution by dissolving zrocl2.8h2o in dimethylformamide (dmf) and formic acid, mixing and dissolving 1,4-phenylenediacrylic acid in a second solution of dimethylformamide (dmf) and trimethylamine, and at least partially mixing the first and second solutions to form a mixture. The method further includes sealing the mixture in an autoclave and heating the mixture to above ambient temperature for a specified period of time to prepare zrpda metal-organic framework, and extracting the zrpda metal-organic framework and at least partially reacting to a specified degree at least some of zrpda metal-organic framework through [2+2] cycloaddition reactions.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Semiconductor device with tunable work function

The metal-oxide semiconductor structure includes a substrate, a gate dielectric multi-layer, an etch stop layer, a work function metallic layer, a barrier layer and a silicide layer. The substrate has a trench.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Active canceling of display noise in simultaneous display and touch sensing

Techniques for removing display-based corrupting components from a capacitive sensing signal when display and capacitive sensing is performed at or nearly at the same time. A routing carrying display related signals (e.g., a source signal for sub-pixel updating) may induce a corrupting current into a routing for carrying capacitive sensing signals.
Synaptics Incorporated

Edge-lit two-dimensional display with local dimming

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for a backlight assembly for a display device. The backlight assembly includes a transparent waveguide layer, a plurality of light sources, and a tunable grating layer.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for implementing electrically tunable metasurfaces

Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement electrically tunable metasurfaces. In one embodiment, an electrically tunable metasurface reflectarray includes: a mirrored surface; a conductive layer; a dielectric layer; where the conductive layer and the dielectric layer are in direct contact, and thereby define a conductor-dielectric interface; a plurality of subwavelength antenna elements; and an electrical power source configured to establish a potential difference between at least one subwavelength antenna element and the mirrored surface; where a potential difference between a subwavelength antenna element and the mirrored surface applies an electric field to a corresponding region of the electrically tunable metasurface reflectarray; where any applied electric fields in conjunction with the geometry and the material composition of each of the subwavelength antenna elements, the conductive layer, and the dielectric layer, enable the electrically tunable metasurface reflectarray to measurably augment the propagation characteristics of incident electromagnetic waves..
California Institute Of Technology

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

Nano bi-material electromagnetic spectrum shifter

The present invention relates to a nano bi-material, electromagnetic spectrum shifter based on said nano bi-material and method to produce said electromagnetic spectrum shifter using said nano bi-material. In particular, the present invention provides nano bi-material based electromagnetic spectrum shifter, e.g.
Hong Kong Baptist University

Cellulose ester materials with tunable degradation characteristics

Degradable materials are provided that may be utilized in various wellbore treatment fluids, such as hydraulic fracturing fluids. In particular, the degradable materials can be formed from cellulose esters that are capable of effectively degrading at specific rates when exposed to the aqueous environments commonly found in wellbores.
Eastman Chemical Company

Surfaces with tunable adhesion based on composite structures and methods of making the same

A structured composite surface includes a backing layer and a plurality of composite posts in contact with the backing layer, each composite post having a core made of a first material and an outer shell made of a second material, the outer shell is in contact with and surrounding the core, the core has a young's modulus of at least 50 times greater than the outer shell. A method of transfer printing includes pressing a stamp including at least one composite post to a substrate, the at least one composite post having a core made of a first material and an outer shell made of a second material, the outer shell is in contact with and surrounding the core, the core has a young's modulus at least 50 times greater than the outer shell, and retracting the stamp from the substrate by applying a shear load to the stamp..
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Method and hybrid encryption

Described herein is a combination of mixed-signal hardware and software that is capable or realizing hybrid chaotic oscillators that can be tuned digitally. This includes the type/class of chaotic oscillator, initial conditions, nonlinear elements, thresholds, nonlinear event surfaces, delays, etc.
The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System

Synchronization of endpoints using tunable latency

A memory controller is provided to increment a source timestamp count responsive to a clock signal. Further, the memory controller associates the source timestamp count to a respective word for each endpoint in a plurality of endpoints.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Tunable radio frequency filtering circuitry

Radio frequency (rf) filtering circuitry includes transmit signal filtering circuitry and receive signal filtering circuitry. The rf filtering circuitry is configured to separate rf transmit signals within a transmit signal frequency band from rf receive signals within a receive signal frequency band.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

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.

Tunable surface acoustic wave resonators and filters

Filters and oscillators are important components for electronic systems especially those for communications. For many portable units operating at 2 ghz or less, surface acoustic wave resonators are used as filters or oscillators, the resonant frequency is determined by the electrode pitch and velocity of the surface acoustic waves.

Method and adapting a variable impedance network

The present disclosure may include, for example, a tunable capacitor having a decoder for generating a plurality of control signals, and an array of tunable switched capacitors comprising a plurality of fixed capacitors coupled to a plurality of switches. The plurality of switches can be controlled by the plurality of control signals to manage a tunable range of reactance of the array of tunable switched capacitors.
Blackberry Limited

System and adaptive aperture tunable antenna

An antenna's resonance frequency is detuned when a part of a human body approaches or contacts the antenna and consequently results in efficiency loss. The antenna may be tuned by changing its total load capacitance such that the antenna's total load capacitance falls within a reference capacitance range of a reference capacitance, where the antenna can operate at or near its pre-determined operating resonance frequency.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Methods for forming high-k dielectric materials with tunable properties

Embodiments provided herein describe methods and systems for forming high-k dielectric materials, as well as devices that utilize such materials. A property of a high-k dielectric material is selected.
Intermolecular, Inc.

On-package connector

Conventional ways of coupling die packages to external devices include providing contacts on a separate area on a printed circuit board (pcb). These pcb contacts are configured to mate with connector contacts of a connector to enable coupling with external devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Methods for color sensing ambient light sensor calibration

An electronic device may be provided with a color sensing ambient light sensor. The color sensing ambient light sensor may measure the color of ambient light.
Apple Inc.

Scheduling simultaneous optimization of multiple very-large-scale-integration designs

A computer-implemented method obtains data describing a plurality of synthesis scenarios associated with a very-large-scale integration design (vlsi), wherein each synthesis scenario describes a different combination of tunable design parameters for a macro of the vlsi design, and wherein the vlsi design includes a plurality of macros being tuned. The plurality of macros is ranked based on the data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Scheduling simultaneous optimization of multiple very-large-scale-integration designs

A computer-implemented method obtains data describing a plurality of synthesis scenarios associated with a very-large-scale integration design (vlsi), wherein each synthesis scenario describes a different combination of tunable design parameters for a macro of the vlsi design, and wherein the vlsi design includes a plurality of macros being tuned. The plurality of macros is ranked based on the data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Block level deduplication with block similarity

Methods and apparatus are provided for block similarity based block level deduplication of data. An exemplary method comprises obtaining a deduplicated dataset comprising a plurality of unique data chunks; determining a number of differences between two of the unique data chunks; evaluating whether the number of differences satisfies a predefined similarity criteria (e.g., that the number of bit differences cannot exceed a specified limit); and storing metadata for a first one of the two unique data chunks if the predefined similarity criteria is satisfied for the two unique data chunks, wherein the metadata comprises a pointer to a second one of the two unique data chunks and bit differences between the two unique data chunks.
Emc Corporation

Blow molded load floors

A load floor for a vehicle includes a carpet having a tuft attached to a backing, a plurality of inserts attached to a second side of the backing, a top surface fused to the carpet and encapsulating the inserts, and a bottom surface fused to the encapsulated inserts. The inserts may be varied in material, shape, thickness, and spacing to provide a tunable stiffness.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Chromatic aberration correction in imaging system including variable focal length lens

An image acquisition system is operated to provide an image that is relatively free of the effect of longitudinal chromatic aberration. The system includes a variable focal length lens (e.g., a tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens) that is operated to periodically modulate a focus position.
Mitutoyo Corporation



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


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