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US-8,072,231 Testing method of wafer with thin-film magnetic heads and manufacturing method of thin-film magnetic head
A testing method of a wafer provided with a plurality of thin-film magnetic heads is provided. Each of the plurality of thin-film magnetic heads includes a main...
US-8,072,230 Method for compensating for differences in capacitance between multiple capacitive sensors
Disclosed is method for compensating for variation in the capacitance between multiple capacitive sensors. Prior to sensing operations, baseline capacitance...
US-8,072,229 Fuel property sensor and fuel tank assembly
A fuel property sensor, which is installed to a fuel tank of a fuel tank assembly, senses a property of fuel at the fuel tank. First and second electrodes of...
US-8,072,228 Angle measuring device
An angle measuring device for optical angle measurement has a telescope body 5 which is rotatably mounted around at least one shaft (1, 2; 11), wherein the...
US-8,072,227 Method for manufacturing tactile-sensitive material utilizing microcoils
Provided is a material for tactile sensor, which is easy to be formed, and in which the shape, size and orientation of coils dispersed in the medium are...
US-8,072,226 Nanostructure sensors
Embodiments feature a sensor including a nanostructure and methods for manufacturing the same. In some embodiments, a sensor includes a substrate, a first...
US-8,072,225 Differential power detection
A method of determining a differential power condition includes comparing a voltage across a resistor to a first threshold. The voltage across the resistor is...
US-8,072,224 Methods for predicting the future performance of fuel cell stacks and individual fuel cells
Method embodiments for analyzing the future performance of a fuel cell stack comprise the steps of: a) generating a first polarization curve data by...
US-8,072,223 Monitoring circuit for determining if an electric element has failed before the electric element is powered
A circuit for monitoring the functionality of an electrical element. A primary power supply provides direct current to the electrical element at a current...
US-8,072,222 Signal generator for electromagnetic surveying that produces a signal having an analog continuous waveform
To perform an electromagnetic (EM) surveying of a subterranean structure, a signal generator produces a signal having an analog continuous waveform without...
US-8,072,221 Externally guided and directed field induction resistivity tool
An induction resistivity tool incorporated into a downhole tool string comprises an outer wall of a downhole component having an outer surface, and at least one...
US-8,072,220 Positioning, detection and communication system and method
A positioning, communication, and detection system designed to provide a three dimensional location of an object, navigation tools, and bidirectional...
US-8,072,219 Regenerative expansion apparatus, pulse tube cryogenic cooler, magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, nuclear...
A regenerative expansion apparatus includes a regenerative tube configured to regenerate cryogenic cooling at the time of expansion of a coolant gas; a cylinder...
US-8,072,218 Whole-body antenna for a magnetic resonance system comprising hollow rods
A whole-body antenna for a magnetic resonance apparatus has an antenna structure composed of a number of antenna rods extending in a rod direction between first...
US-8,072,217 Magnetic resonance phantom systems and methods
According to one aspect, a magnetic resonance (NMR or MRI) phantom includes a spherical or quasi-spherical casing enclosing an internal chamber, and an internal...
US-8,072,216 Shear wave generation system for medical imaging
A system is configured to produce a stress on a subject while performing a magnetic resonance elastography scan in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system....
US-8,072,215 Magnetic resonance device and method
MR imaging of a body (7) placed in an examination volume includes establishing a substantially homogeneous main magnetic field in the examination volume,...
US-8,072,214 Method for magnetic resonance imaging using sequential excitation and refocusing
A method of magnetic resonance imaging based on rapid acquisition by sequential excitation and refocusing is provided. The method comprises turning on a first...
US-8,072,213 NMR measurement method
An NMR measurement method adapted for measurements on solid mixture samples starts with irradiating a pulse sequence to the sample in order to measure the...
US-8,072,212 Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus with phase-sensitive fluid suppression
In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus to separate a signal component of a cerebrospinal fluid from other signal components in the acquisition of MR...
US-8,072,211 Multi-channel magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy
A magnetic resonance (MR) system comprising multiple radio-frequency (RP) coils (303) configured to apply an MR pulse sequence (100) including at least a...
US-8,072,210 Detecting device of the angular position of a rotating member of an electric household appliance
A detecting device for detecting the angular position of an electric household appliance rotating member, including a generating apparatus of a magnetic field...
US-8,072,209 Position sensor with variable direction of magnetization and method of production
A magnetic sensor of rotary, linear, or curvilinear displacement using at least one permanent magnet and at least one magnetosensitive element, which can move...
US-8,072,208 Integrated circuit with tracking logic
An integrated circuit including an amplifier and a first circuit. The amplifier is configured to receive a sensed signal and provide an amplified signal. The...
US-8,072,207 Device and method for measuring the frequency of a signal coded modulated carrier signal
A device (10) for measuring a frequency of an input signal (IN) that is expected to comprise a carrier signal (CS) either being unmodulated (CSU) or being...
US-8,072,206 Spectrum analyzer system and spectrum analyze method
Provided is a spectrum analysis system that measures a signal component at each frequency of an input signal, comprising a sampling section that samples the...
US-8,072,205 Peak-to-average measurement with envelope pre-detection
A peak-to-average measurement system includes an envelope detector to extract the modulation envelope of an input signal having a modulated carrier. The...
US-8,072,204 Control system optimization via digital diode emulation
The operation of a voltage regulator (or point-of-load regulator) may be optimized, by performing diode emulation using the low-side output transistor (LS FET)....
US-8,072,203 Method and apparatus for regulating electrical power from a non-perpetual power source
A method and system for regulating electrical power from a non-perpetual power source. In one implementation, the method includes receiving a variable power...
US-8,072,202 Gate driver in buck converters
A circuit comprising a gate driver including first and second switching stages for driving respective sync and control switches, at least one of which is a...
US-8,072,201 Power supply apparatus
In a power supply apparatus that is so configured as to produce from an input voltage an output voltage Vo within a predetermined permissible variation range,...
US-8,072,200 AC and DC temperature compensation scheme for DCR current sense
A current sensing circuit with AC and DC temperature compensation for sensing current through an output inductor which has an inherent DC resistor with a...
US-8,072,199 Control circuit for step-down DC-DC converter, step-down DC-DC converter and control method thereof
To provide a control circuit of a step-down DC-DC converter, a step-down DC-DC converter and a control method thereof which can prevent overshoot and production...
US-8,072,198 Voltage regulator
To provide a voltage regulator having improved response characteristics in case of overshoot. The voltage regulator includes: a transistor (303) for detecting...
US-8,072,197 Power-managed socket
The present invention relates to a power-managed socket adapted for connecting to an electrical device and thus providing the electrical device with power. The...
US-8,072,196 System and method for providing a dynamically configured low drop out regulator with zero quiescent current and...
A system and a method are disclosed for providing a dynamically configured low drop out regulator that has zero quiescent current and a fast transient response....
US-8,072,195 Voltage converter
A voltage converter connectable to a power source (PS) and a load (LD) provides a regulated output voltage (Vout) from a voltage (Vin) power source by...
US-8,072,194 Boost snubber circuit structure
A boost snubber circuit structure applied in a power supply having a boost circuit and a power conversion unit, wherein the boost circuit includes a boost unit...
US-8,072,193 Phase shift control method for boost converter and circuit implementation
A phase shift control method for a boost converter and circuit implementation comprises a master phase and at least one slave phase. A master-phase inductor...
US-8,072,192 Auxiliary power supply with a coupling capacitor between a high voltage line and ground
A power supply apparatus includes a coupling capacitor arranged to be connected on its first end to ground; a transformer including a primary winding and a...
US-8,072,191 Shorted rotating diode detection and protection
An electric generator with a rotating diode fault detection device built in that operates by comparing a voltage buildup across the exciter DC supply with a...
US-8,072,190 Permanent magnet generator control
A method of and a system for controlling a permanent magnet AC generator (10), wherein the generator is provided with stator windings and permanent magnets in...
US-8,072,189 Charge and discharge control circuit and battery device
Provided are a charge and discharge control circuit capable of reducing a circuit size, and a battery device. In a charger reverse connection detection circuit...
US-8,072,188 Power supply device for charge/discharge device, and charge/discharge device
This power supply device includes a series circuit of a first switching element and a second switching element connected in parallel with a DC power supply...
US-8,072,187 Battery-charging device for a stand-alone generator system having a MPPT function and method thereof
A battery-charging device, having a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) function, for a stand-alone generator system includes a DC/DC power converter and a...
US-8,072,186 USB charger circuit
A USB charger circuit includes at least a converter, a control circuitry, a first resistor, a second resistor, an error amplifier, a sense resistor and a diode....
US-8,072,185 Batteries and chargers therefor
Batteries and battery monitoring and charging systems. The preferred battery has a plurality of rechargeable cells connected in series, first and second power...
US-8,072,184 Overcurrent and ground fault protection in a networked charging station for electric vehicles
A networked charging station for electric vehicles protects against overcurrent and ground fault conditions. Upon detecting an overcurrent condition or a ground...
US-8,072,183 Multiple interface device charger with removable battery pack
A charging accessory for a portable electronic device having a device input connector includes a main charger body portion having a power supply connection to...
US-8,072,182 Hybrid automotive vehicle with closed-circuit, inductance battery charging
An underground source of electrical energy is inductively coupled to a receiver on a hybrid automotive vehicle to provide charging power for the vehicle's battery.
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