An ion trap mass analyser (1) is disclosed comprising a segmented rod set. Ions are trapped radially within the mass analyser by a radial pseudo-potential well....
Systems and methods for generating calibration maps for non-pixelated
A method for calibrating a non-pixelated gamma camera is provided, wherein the method includes determining a linearity map and a uniformity map of a reference...
Sample and method for evaluating resolution of scanning electron
microscope, and electron scanning microscope
A method of evaluating a resolution of a scanning electron microscope includes picking up a first image of a concave and convex pattern formed on a surface of a...
Scintillation detector gain control system using reference radiation
A method for controlling gain of a scintillation detector includes using a reference radiation source and a photomultiplier tube and controlling the gain of the...
Absolute position length measurement type encoder
The absolute position length measurement type encoder is provided with a scale for forming bright and dark patterns by the ABS pattern based on a pseudorandom...
Seed counting and frequency measurement apparatus and method
An improved device for measuring the count and frequency of seeds in a stream of seeds is described. The device is useful for measuring the frequency and...
Flexible substrate with etched lens array
A flexible substrate having a plurality of lenses disposed in an array on a surface of the substrate wherein the lenses are formed by etching the substrate.
Single photon detection with self-quenching multiplication
A photoelectronic device and an avalanche self-quenching process for a photoelectronic device are described. The photoelectronic device comprises a nanoscale...
Imaging pixel comprising a comparator to compare integrated photocurrent
to a reference value and digital...
An improved CMOS pixel with a combination of analog and digital readouts to provide a large pixel dynamic range without compromising low-light performance using...
Linear sensor array for an optical spectroscopy device and methods of use
Time-resolved analysis of a spectrum is performed by illuminating a one-dimensional array of charge-transfer device light-sensitive pixel cells and periodically...
Projection type display apparatus having a controlling unit for
controlling a rotation rate of the fan of a...
A projection type display apparatus includes a plurality of light sources 7a-7d, a display device unit 5, a light-combining unit 3 that combines output light...
Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, and optical scanning
method having a plurality of light...
A surface-emitting laser array includes a plurality of surface-emitting laser devices arranged in an array. An optical system includes a plurality of optical...
Automatic fault detection and laser shut-down method for a laser-generated
The laser of a laser-generated windshield display is controlled to initially deflect the laser beam in the direction of a reflective target disposed outside a...
Adaptive optics systems using pixelated spatial phase shifters
An adaptive optics system comprises a spatial light modulator, a beamsplitter, a pixelated spatial phase shifter, a beam combiner, an imaging device, and a...
Optical wavefront control pattern generating apparatus and optical
wavefront control pattern generating method
An optical wavefront control pattern generating apparatus (1) relating to the present invention includes: a target image detector unit (60) configured to detect...
Aiming system with integrated deviation meter
According to the invention, the system comprises an infrared detector (7) for alternately generating images (5') of sources of light (5) in the near infrared...
Microwave source system
A microwave source system 1 extracts power in a predetermined microwave frequency band out of thermal noise power generated by a resistor (3) by using filter...
High-speed cooking oven with optimized cooking efficiency
An improved oven is aimed at optimizing heat transfer and delivering an optimal cooking efficiency in comparison to conventional high-speed cooking ovens. The...
Attaching unit and knob for a heating unit of a cigar lighter
The invention relates to a unit for fixing a base body provided with a housing of a cigar lighter heating element, in particular for motor vehicles. The...
Electric cartridge type heater
The electric cartridge type heater has a continuous central fitting hole (2) for receiving a cylindrical body to be healed in a gap-free manner, an inner metal...
Heating element for a filter press
The invention relates to a heating element for a filter press, that can be supplied with a fluid heating medium and comprises at least one heating plate...
Ignitor plug assembly
An improved ignitor plug for igniting fuel in a combustion chamber and a smart fuel supply system for ignitor plug applications.
Method and an apparatus for controlling glow plugs in a diesel engine,
particularly for motor-vehicles
A method is provided for controlling a glow plug (GP) associated with a cylinder chamber of a Diesel engine. The method includes, but is not limited to the...
Rapid warm-up and cool-down pressure roll assembly and a fusing apparatus
A rapid warm-up and cool-down pressure roll assembly is provided and includes (a) a rotatable pressure roll including a cylindrical sleeve having an outer...
Heatable glass pane
A heatable glass pane is disclosed. The glass pane includes two bus bars which are located parallel to a base edge of the glass pane and arranged essentially in...
Substrate with electroconductive coating and a communication window
The invention is aimed at a substrate, in particular window pane, with an electrically conducting and heatable coating, at least one communication window made...
Laser processing device
A laser condensing optical system of the present invention includes a laser beam source which emits a laser beam, a condensing optical system which is arranged...
Method of making elongated medical devices
Elongate medical devices such as guidewires can be formed from a core wire and a preformed distal cap that is configured to fit over a distal end of the core...
Method and device for welding structural components
A method and device are provided for welding structural parts, preferably of a gas turbine, especially of an aircraft engine. A structural component is...
System and method for full escort mixed mail sorter using mail clamps
A sorting system accepts a group of mail pieces at a loading station, sorts them, and then moves them to an unloading station. The system includes a reader for...
Device for detecting faulty position and separating fasteners and spacers
as well as method
A device for detecting the faulty position of and separating fasteners, more particularly blind rivets in a continuously operating conveyor apparatus, by means...
Switch, circuitry, and method of assembly for electrosurgical pencil
Formation of an assemblage of electrically conductive components for a new electrosurgical pencil is disclosed, and assembly of those components in a method for...
A push switch includes an upper movable contact, a lower movable contact, a center fixed contact, an intermediate fixed contact, and a peripheral fixed contact....
Keyswitch and keyboard
The invention discloses a keyboard comprising a substrate and a plurality of keyswitches. The keyswitches are disposed on the substrate. The substrate includes...
Method of manufacturing a keypad structure having a transparent keycap and
keypad structure having a...
The present invention discloses a method of manufacturing a keypad structure having a transparent keycap and a keypad structure having a transparent keycap. A...
The present invention aims at achieving the object of keeping a contact housing portion liquid tight sealed and to improve the durability of a switch apparatus....
Key switch arrangement excellent in waterproofing property
A key switch arrangement is able to prevent liquid such as water from entering a membrane sheet and staying therein. The key switch arrangement includes a...
Hydraulic pressure switch with porous disc as snubbing element
A hydraulic pressure switch apparatus includes a porous disc directly installed at a media entry port for dampening and filtration purposes. The porous disc...
Lever engagement type electric power source circuit breaker
This invention provides a lever engagement type electric power source circuit breaker in which a connector is not easily deformed and terminals and fuses...
Handle operator linkage with sealing means
The present invention relates generally to linkage means. More particularly, the invention encompasses a handle operator linkage with sealing means. The present...
Arrangement for removable control elements
An arrangement is provided for the overall handling of removable controls for an electrical device including the installation and removal of controls from a...
An X-Y digitizer system is described for embedding within a host device, such as a tablet PC, a mobile telephone, a personal digital assistant or the like. The...
Method for determining a condition of a weighing device by monitoring the
voltage of a communications line
A force measuring device, especially a weighing device, has at least one force-measuring module that includes a force-measuring cell, a communication means, a...
Extension tube for concrete floor boxes
An extension tube for an electrical floor box that includes a first section and a second section. Each section has a curved wall with an interior surface and an...
Printed wiring board
A printed wiring board including a wiring substrate provided with at least one conductor circuit, a solder resist layer provided on the surface of the wiring...
Circuit board with electromagnetic bandgap adjacent or overlapping
A circuit board includes a plurality of differential signal line pairs, and a plurality of electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) patterns, each configured to be...
Substrate structure and electronic apparatus
A substrate structure capable of miniaturizing and thinning a housing of a portable terminal is provided. A substrate structure 10 comprises a substrate 11,...
Printed circuit board for improving tolerance of embedded capacitors, and
method of manufacturing the same
Disclosed are a printed circuit board for improving the tolerance of embedded capacitors and a method of manufacturing the same. The printed circuit board...
Multilayer wiring board
The present invention provides a multilayer wiring board in which warpage during reflow soldering can be reduced even if there is no sufficient space for...
Flexible printed circuit board
An exemplary FPCB includes a signal layer having a differential pair consisting of two transmission lines arranged therein, a ground layer, and a dielectric...