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Movable electrical power distribution assembly
An electrical power distribution assembly for providing enhanced access includes a first member configured to be mounted to a fixed structure. A second member...
Solid electrolytic capacitor, and method for manufacturing the same
A method for manufacturing a solid electrolytic capacitor, capable of joining a bolster member interposed between an anode lead and an anode lead frame to the...
Dry particle based energy storage device product
An inexpensive and reliable dry process based capacitor and method for making a self-supporting dry electrode film for use therein is disclosed. Also disclosed...
Electrochemical capacitor and electrode material for use therein
An electrochemical capacitor comprising a nonaqueous electrolyte and a pair of polarizable electrodes, wherein carbon nanotubes are used as an electrode...
Capacitor and wiring board including the capacitor
A capacitor is provided having a tough surface portion which prevents cracking that tends to occur when the capacitor is built-in or surface-mounted on a wiring...
Static eliminator and discharge electrode unit built therein
There is provided a static eliminator capable of improving a sheath effect exerted by shielding a leading end of a discharge electrode by a clean gas so as to...
Chip-type protection device having enclosed micro-gap between electrodes
The present invention relates to a chip-type protection device having an enclosed micro-gap between electrodes. The invention includes a substrate on which a...
Battery-spark and reverse polarity protection method and circuit for
safely connecting a trolling motor to a...
The protection method and circuit provide a time delay after a first contact with the power source is made until full power is allowed connection to the...
Overvoltage protection device
An overvoltage protection device for protection of an electrical or electronic device, with a housing, with input and output terminals for electrical...
Fault testing fault protection device and method
A fault protection device tests a distribution for persistence of a fault using a selectable first fault testing procedure and a second fault testing procedure.
Radiation-tolerant inrush limiter
A radiation-tolerant inrush limiter is provided. The inrush limiter does not incorporate radiation-hardened parts, but instead uses an ordinary (non-hardened)...
Connection unit and vehicle incorporating the same
A connection unit includes a first relay connected between a first electrode of a first battery and a first power feed line towards a vehicle load, a second...
Over-voltage protection circuit
An over-voltage protection circuit is disclosed herein for protection against over-voltage of an energy storage device while charging. The circuit operates...
Resettable MEMS micro-switch array based on current limiting apparatus
The present invention comprises a method for over-current protection. The method comprising monitoring a load current value of a load current passing through a...
Electrostatic discharge protection circuit
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can affect the operation of and even damage an unprotected integrated circuit. Conventional ESD protection circuits may not be...
ESD protection using a capacitivly-coupled clamp for protecting
low-voltage core transistors from high-voltage...
An electro-static-discharge (ESD) protection circuit protects core transistors. An internal node to the gate of an n-channel output transistor connects to the...
Electrostatic protection circuit
An electrostatic protection circuit that affords protection without effecting transfer of an ordinary output signal includes an output terminal; a ground...
Systems, circuits, chips and methods with protection at power island
Integrated circuits where the standard isolation cell, at power island boundaries, also includes a protection device, which clamps transient voltages.
The present invention is directed to a protective device that includes a plurality of line terminals and a plurality of load terminals, the plurality of load...
Protective device with separate end-of-life trip mechanism
The present invention is directed to a protective wiring device for use in an electrical distribution system. The device includes a plurality of line terminals...
An arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) device prevents malfunction of an electric circuit and checks the state of the circuit and connection state of lines....
Method, apparatus and computer program product for fault protection
An apparatus is provided for fault protection. The apparatus may include one or more electronic components configured to receive a single phase-to-ground fault...
Tunneling magnetoresistance (TMR) device, its manufacture method, magnetic
head and magnetic memory using TMR...
A barrier layer is disposed over a pinned layer made of ferromagnetic material having a fixed magnetization direction, the barrier layer having a thickness...
Magnetic reading head and magnetic recording apparatus
To provide a magnetic reading head that features high resolution and low noise, and that can support a hard disk with terabit-level surface recording density. A...
Tunneling magnetic sensing element having two-layered hard bias layer
At both sides of an element portion, a first hard bias layer having a higher residual magnetization Mr and a second hard bias layer having a higher coercive...
System and method for the fabrication, characterization and use of
magnetic corrosion and chemical sensors
A chemical or corrosive environment sensing system, comprising a giant magnetoresistive effect device having at least one environmentally exposed film, and a...
Thin-film magnetic head that locally projects an element part toward a
recording medium by thermal expansion
A thin-film magnetic head comprises a reproducing element formed on an undercoat film on a head substrate surface, a recording element formed on the upper side...
Flex cable for a hard disk drive having an interrogation trace
A flex cable for a head stack assembly of a hard disk drive comprises a base film, a first adhesive layer coupled with the base film, and at least one...
Head suspension, load beam, and method of manufacturing load beam
A load beam is capable of securing a required level of positioning accuracy for a slider, a load beam has a body and a dimple, the body is made of a plate...
Perpendicular magnetic recording head with divided auxiliary yoke layer
In a perpendicular magnetic recording head comprising a main magnetic pole layer, a return yoke layer, and an auxiliary yoke layer, a plurality of rear magnetic...
Magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording and method of
A main magnetic pole includes a first part extending from a medium facing surface to a point at a predetermined distance from the medium facing surface, and a...
Method and system for providing a magnetic writer using a BARC
A method and system for providing a magnetic writer are described. The method and system include providing a bottom antireflective coating (BARC) on a portion...
Energy-saving operation of a storage device
A computer implemented method is disclosed, for energy-saving operation of a storage device with a read/write head. The method includes monitoring workload of...
Disk drive detecting when head is parked on ramp
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk, a head coupled to a distal end of an actuator arm, a voice coil motor (VCM) operable to rotate the actuator arm...
Atmospheric pressure measuring apparatus and method of measuring
An atmospheric pressure measuring apparatus allows a transmitter to transmit an acoustic wave for measurement of the atmospheric pressure. Air propagates the...
Positioning apparatus for an optical element
The present invention relates to a positioning apparatus (10) of a positioning unit for positioning an optical device of the positioning unit comprising at...
Optical apparatus for use in photolithography
An optical apparatus includes an interchange mechanism and an optical assembly of an illumination system or a projection objective. At least one of the...
Solid immersion lens optics assembly
A solid immersion lens optics assembly, a test station for probing and testing of integrated circuits on a semiconductor wafer, and a method of landing a SIL on...
Lens barrel support apparatus
A support apparatus supporting a lens barrel includes an annular fitting member, constructed by cutting a metal die case blank, to form an inner peripheral...
Imaging lens system with two lenses
An imaging lens system with two lenses is provided. The imaging lens system with two lenses, along an optical axis from an object side to an image side,...
Wide angle optical system and image pickup apparatus using the same
A wide angle optical system is formed by, in order from the object side, an aperture stop, a first lens with positive refracting power, a second lens with...
An imaging lens includes plastic-made first, second, third, fourth, and fifth lens elements arranged in the given order from an object side to an imaging side,...
There is provided an objective lens used for a plurality of types of optical discs having a front surface and a rear surface, each of which includes an inner...
An optical system is adapted to form an image having a full 360.degree. angle of view on an image plane. The optical system includes a front unit having at...
Lens, laser arrangement and method for producing a laser arrangement
An aspherical planoconvex lens (20), containing a material with a refractive index of at least 3.0, in which the height (h) of the convex region (21) is a...
Lens module having intercoupling slits and restricting members
An exemplary lens barrel includes an accommodating member having a cylinder, a lens barrel, a holder for fixing the accommodating member, and a resilient...
Projection zoom lens system and projection type display apparatus
In order from a magnification side of the projection zoom lens system, five lens groups are arranged. The fourth lens group includes, in order from the...
Optical device with means of actuating a compact deformable membrane
An optical device with a deformable membrane including an anchoring area on a support helping to contain a constant volume of liquid in contact with one of its...
Method for calibrating a photo-tunable microlens
A method that comprises returning a droplet of conducting liquid of a tunable liquid microlens to a calibration position. Returning the droplet includes...
Projection display device for multimedia and wall display systems
A front projection display device includes an optical engine including an illumination system, an imaging system, and projection optics. The projection optics...