Method and apparatus for a voice portal server
Method, system, and computer program product for building a voice prompt menu for a collection of portlets by acquiring a list of portlets, building a voice...
Telephone user interface programmable shortcut
A method for providing a telephone user interface programmable shortcut for a telephone-accessed system includes steps as follows. The telephone user interface...
System and method of audible caller identification via a multimedia device
A method and system is disclosed that includes receiving an incoming call including caller identification information at an input responsive to a network. An...
Testing and quality assurance of interactive voice response (IVR)
A system receives a condition for an interactive voice response (IVR) application, automatically tests the IVR application based on the received condition, and...
Emergency responder reply system and related methods
An emergency responder reply system (ERRS) and method are disclosed that minimize, and in many instances eliminate, the delays frequently associated with...
Method and system for call proceeding in an intelligent network system
Embodiments of the invention disclose a method for call proceeding in an intelligent network system, which includes the following steps: receiving a service...
System and method for maintaining a translations database to effect call
control at a remote terminal
A call control system comprising a control module, a translations database and a switching fabric are connected to a trunk group between a remote terminal and...
Radiation screen for an x-ray device
The invention relates to a radiation screen for an X-ray device, comprising at least one radiation limiting means which is displaceably mounted and is embodied...
Apparatus and method of cooling a liquid metal bearing in an x-ray tube
An x-ray tube includes a center shaft having an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface forming a portion of a cavity therein, a mount having an...
Rotating union for a liquid cooled rotating X-ray target
A rotating union for an X-ray target is provided. The rotating union for the X-ray target comprises a housing, a coolant-slinging device comprising a rotating...
Dose calculation method for multiple fields
Systems and methods for developing a treatment plan for irradiating a treatment volume within a patient are disclosed. In accordance with the present invention,...
Treatment plan optimization method for radiosurgery
Systems and methods for providing radiosurgery treatment to a patient by combining methods from both traditional radiosurgery and radiotherapy are disclosed. A...
Method and apparatus to facilitate supplementing a dose-volume histogram
constraint using an adaptive...
One provides a first dose-volume histogram (DVH) constraint as pertains to controlling localized excessive-radiation dosage with respect to a particular...
Packaging system for detonating cords for X-ray examination and safe
The invention relates to a packaging for a detonation cord (1) that is used especially for igniting shaped charge perforators in perforation guns utilized in...
Tray for assessing the threat status of an article at a security check
A method for performing security screening of a liquid product at a security checkpoint is provided. The liquid product is placed in a tray having at least two...
Tray for use in assessing the threat status of an article at a security
A tray for holding an article while the article is being subjected to penetrating radiation is provided. The tray has a surface on which the article can be...
X-ray imaging system
In a method and an apparatus for medical imaging, the radiation source is aligned relative to a detector plate, and the alignment is controlled so that the...
X-ray imaging apparatus, X-ray imaging method, and X-ray imaging program
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes a phase grating, an absorption grating, a detector, and an arithmetic unit. The arithmetic unit executes a Fourier transform...
X-ray CT system to generate tomographic phase contrast or dark field
An x-ray CT system that generates tomographic phase contrast or dark field exposures, has at least one grating interferometer with three grating structures...
Image processing apparatus and X-ray computer tomography apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit which stores the data of a plurality of images including an examination target organ of an object, a...
Methods, apparatus, and computer-program products for increasing accuracy
in cone-beam computed tomography
Disclosed are methods, systems, and computer-product programs for increasing accuracy in cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) by obscuring portions of the...
Method for imaging plaque using dual energy CT
Two x-ray CT images are acquired of arterial plaque using x-rays at two different energy levels. The reconstructed images are normalized by adjusting pixel...
Distance lattice for fuel rod assembly in nuclear reactor
The invention relates to nuclear engineering and can be used for fuel clusters of nuclear reactors, for distancing and fixing fuel elements, in particular in...
Fuel supports for nuclear reactors
A fuel support for a nuclear reactor may include: a plurality of fuel support apertures, each fuel support aperture dimensioned for receiving a lower tie plate...
A debris trap catches debris falling through a fuel bundle orifice in a nuclear reactor. The debris trap includes a shaft and a debris capture tray attached to...
Storage device for storing and transporting nuclear fuel assemblies
The invention relates to a storage device (1) for storing and transporting nuclear fuel assemblies, the device comprising a plurality of adjacent compartments,...
Monitoring method and monitoring program for boiling water reactor, and
acoustic damping method for boiling...
A boiling water reactor includes a reactor pressure vessel; a steam pipe for transporting steam generated in the reactor pressure vessel out from a steam dome...
Method for non-destructive testing
Non-destructive testing method may include providing a source material that emits positrons in response to bombardment of the source material with photons. The...
Method for agile region and band conscious frequency planning for wireless
A technique for agile region and band conscious frequency planning for wireless transceivers in which a comparison frequency is selected for generating a local...
Method and system for implementing a PLL using high-voltage switches and
A method and apparatus in an integrated circuit radio transceiver are operable to apply a modified control signal to drive logic that includes a plurality of...
Clock embedded differential data receiving system for ternary lines
A clock embedded differential data receiving system for ternary lines differential signaling. The clock embedded differential data receiving system includes a...
Synchronous digital data transmission interface
The field of the invention is that of transmission interfaces for synchronous digital input signals composed of bits transmitted in series at a frequency of...
Downscaling system bandwidth
A larger second bandwidth is fitted to a first transmission bandwidth by blanking PRBs at one or both edges of the larger second bandwidth. A first set of...
DTV receiver and method of processing signal in DTV receiver
A DTV receiver includes a tuner, a demodulator, a channel equalizer, a sequence detector, and a burst controller. The tuner receives a DTV signal having main...
Apparatus and method for generating effective signal to noise ratio (SNR)
per stream in multiple-input...
A multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication system includes a first calculator for calculating pairwise error rates (PERs) for each...
System and method for broadband pulse detection among multiple interferers
using a picket fence receiver
A system and method to detect broadband pulses in the presence of multiple strong narrow band interferers is disclosed whereby a picket fence filtering method...
Quantized channel state information prediction in multiple antenna systems
A CSI vector quantizer (VQ) system is provided for time-correlated channels. The VQ system operates a receiver forwarding quantized channel state information in...
Processing data in a digital communications system
A method of processing a signal in a wireless digital communications system, wherein a source of disturbance affects differently at least first and second...
Television reciever with automatic gain control (AGC)
A radio frequency (RF) signal is attenuated using first (220) and second (241) attenuation elements. In one embodiment an initial overall attenuation of the RF...
Automatic frequency control for a wireless communication system with
Techniques for performing frequency control in an OFDM system are described. In one aspect, frequency acquisition is performed based on a received pilot, and...
Devices for carrier recovery and related methods
Devices for carrier recovery and related methods are provided. A receiving signal is provided to perform an interpolation filtering process and a frequency...
Low complexity implementation of a Viterbi decoder with near optimal
A method and system for low-complexity implementation of a Viterbi Decoder with near optimal performance has been disclosed. The Viterbi decoding technique is...
Concurrent signal combining and channel estimation in digital
In the reception of digital information transmitted on a communication channel, a characteristic exhibited by the communication channel during transmission of...
Interference reduction in a communication signal
The invention concerns the reduction of interference in a communication signal sent through a communication channel, where this interference is a performance...
Decoder for 4QAM-NR and method thereof
A 4QAM-NR decoder and decoding method are disclosed. The 4QAM-NR decoder, obtains original data corresponding to receiving data received by a receiving...
Method and a device for decoding slice codes
A method and a device (20) for decoding a frame capable of being split into p sub-frames each consisting of k information symbols, a first n-k redundant symbols...
Integer frequency offset estimation based on the maximum likelihood
principal in OFDM systems
An apparatus includes an estimator that includes a receiver that receives a plurality of frequency-domain symbols. Each symbol includes at least one of a...
Digital demodulating apparatus, digital receiver, controlling method of
the apparatus, computer program product...
A digital demodulating apparatus is provided capable of more reducing the power consumption of a demodulator by decreasing the performance of demodulation...
DTV receiving system and method of processing DTV signal
A digital television (DTV) receiving system includes a known data detector, and a channel impulse response (CIR) estimator, a CIR calculator, a coefficient...
Digital polar transmitter
A digital polar transmitter includes a baseband processor configured to receive an input signal and to convert the input signal into a baseband amplitude...