System and method of evaluating an object using electromagnetic energy
A system for evaluating subject objects includes at least one physical source operable to emit electromagnetic energy and driver electronics drivingly coupled...
Photopumped semiconductor image amplifier comprising a waveguide with
embedded quantum wells and an optical...
One embodiment is an optical image preamplifier having an input through which a laser signal is received and amplified, said laser signal emanating from a...
Ambient light sensor with reduced sensitivity to noise from infrared
Systems and methods are provided for detecting ambient light with reduced sensitivity to infrared sources. An electronic device may include an infrared sensor,...
Shape memory alloy for MCP lockdown
An image intensifier tube includes a microchannel plate (MCP) having conductive input and output surfaces disposed in a housing. A conductive lower support is...
Light amount control, optical writing, and image forming apparatuses
having a plurality of drive-current...
A light-amount control apparatus for controlling an output light amount of light sources used for optical writing is disclosed. The apparatus includes one or...
Field level tracker controller
The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for improving the total power output from a field of solar energy systems. The invention provides a...
Non-cooperative laser target enhancement system and method
A system and method forming near diffraction limited size beacon for adaptive optical system using a temporally partially coherent laser source. Comprises...
Projectile control device
A spin-stabilized projectile is steered by taking air from an air intake at the front of the projectile, and expelling the air along an outer surface of the...
Low profile, conformal global positioning system array for artillery
The present invention is a device which includes an antenna and circuitry. The antenna may receive a circularly-polarized signal as first and second...
Integrated reference source and target designator system for
high-precision guidance of guided munitions
A method for guiding a moving object to a target. The method comprising: transmitting a signal from one or more illuminating sources defined in a reference...
Anti-oxidation food preparation device
An anti-oxidation food preparation device includes a food preparation vessel having an electrically conductive body and a separate power supplying base. The...
Heated floor mat for elevated surfaces and associated method
A heated stair mat includes a plurality of coextensively shaped mats configured in a staggered arrangement along a plurality of vertical and horizontal walls of...
Modular fluid warmer
The present invention provides a modular fluid warmer and a method of stacking a plurality of modular fluid warmers. As each of the modular fluid warmers is...
Nanoamorphous carbon-based photonic crystal infrared emitters
Provided is a tunable radiation emitting structure comprising: a nanoamorphous carbon structure having a plurality of relief features provided in a periodic...
Cook and hold system and method with ribbed tray
A cook and hold system having an oven, a food warmer and a metallic food tray. The metallic food tray is used in the oven to hold the food products during...
Substrate processing apparatus and method of manufacturing semiconductor
A substrate processing apparatus comprises: an outer tube; a manifold connected to the outer tube and made of a non-metal material; an inner tube disposed in...
Multi-stage cooking system using radiant, convection, and magnetic
induction heating, and having a compressed...
A cooking system for cooking foods using a combination of magnetic induction, convection and radiant heat, including a magnetic induction stage proximate the...
Panel heating device
The invention depicts and describes a panel heating device (1) for placing in the area of floors, walls or ceilings, comprising an electrically conductive layer...
Method for the continuous laying of a conductor on a printed circuit board
and device for carrying out said method
A method provides for welding a conductor to a conductive film which is suited for connection to a circuit board support in order to produce a printed circuit...
Welding device having a selector to designate welding conditions
A welding device includes a welding torch, a memory, a power supply, an input section, a selector, and a controller. The welding torch includes a welding tip...
Laser punching machine
Punching machine for the execution of holes on metal plates comprising a laser cutting head slidably supported by a pair of slides movable along a pair of...
Apparatus and method for machining tubing
An apparatus for machining tubing includes a weighted base, an upright frame attached to the weighted base, and a laser light source attached to the weighted...
Energy collection and power reduction in laser coupling process
An energy collector is used to assist a laser coupling process by reducing the amount of output power of a laser that is used to modify a device attaching...
Method and apparatus for depositing raised features at select locations on
a substrate to produce a...
An improved apparatus and method for applying a plurality of raised features at select locations on a metallic substrate using a high-powered radiant energy...
Equipment and method for fusing together laminar bands
Equipment (1) with which to fuse to each other at least two superposed laminar bands (2) and comprising two compressing members (3, 4) subtending between...
Systems and methods for adapting parameters to increase throughput during
laser-based wafer processing
Systems and methods automatically modify a laser-based system for processing target specimens such as semiconductor wafers. In one embodiment, the laser-based...
Process and device for electric spot welding
A plurality linkages, preferably a robot holding either a spot welder with welding guns or the workpiece. The plurality of linkages move a spot welder with open...
Axially-movable rotary switch
An axially-movable rotary switch includes a casing, a fixing base, a substrate and a knob. The fixing base is fixed in the hollow casing. The substrate is fixed...
Printed circuit board for a mobile device
A printed circuit board is provided for use in a keyboard assembly of a mobile device having a plurality of keys in a key layout. The printed circuit board has...
Input key structure for electronic device
An input key structure for an electronic device includes a first magnetic body, a circuit board and a second magnetic body. The circuit board has a switch. The...
Contact actuating mechanism for switching device
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a contact actuating mechanism is provided with a rotary contact to make and break electrical contacts. An...
Foot actuated switch
The present invention provides a foot control unit having a plurality of switches for use by a dentist, surgeon, or other professional that is ergonomically...
Interlock system and method for rotary disconnect switches
Disclosed herein is an interlock system in combination with an enclosure, including: the enclosure having a base and a door that define an interior; a rotary...
Actuator for actuating a safety switch
An actuator is disclosed for actuating a safety switch. In at least one embodiment, the actuator includes a fixing element, an actuating element, and a...
Weighing cell with a receiving holder
A weighing cell for use in an associated receiving holder, wherein the weighing cell and receiving holder are oriented relative to each other by means of...
Method for transmitting measurement values in a multi-module
force-measuring device, multi-module...
A method and associated apparatus transmits measurement values in a multi-module force-measuring device, in particular a multi-module weighing device, with at...
Protection device for protecting a flat cable
The invention provides a protection device for protecting a flat cable in an optical disk drive. The protection device includes a casing, whereon a main board...
Apparatus and method for supporting and shielding a wireless device
A receptacle for supporting a transponder on a support structure includes a housing having a first housing portion securable to the transponder and a second...
Electromagnetic interference preventing module
An electromagnetic interference preventing module is provided. The module includes a metal pad that is disposed on a circuit board. The metal pad includes a...
The invention relates to circuit boards and to screening circuits and components on such boards from stray rf interference when they are mounted as arrays or...
Printed circuit board
A printed circuit board includes a first signal via, a second signal via, and a first ground via. A distance between the first ground via and the first signal...
Multilayer wiring board and its manufacturing method
A multilayer wiring board employs a thin insulating substrate having substantially only resin flow as the compression property effect, and has an any-layer IVH...
Multilayer wiring board
A multilayer wiring board having a structure in which wiring layers 12A to 12D and insulating layers 11A to 11C are alternately arranged, and in which one or...
Printed circuit board for harsh environments
A printed circuit board (PCB 22) capable of withstanding ultra high G forces and ultra high temperature as in a gas turbine (11). The PCB includes a substrate...
Heat conduction from an embedded component
This publication discloses a circuit-board construction and a method for manufacturing an electronic module, in which method at least one component (6) is...
Printed circuit board
A printed circuit board includes a ground layer and a signal layer. The ground layer has a grid formed by grid lines. A pair of signal traces is laid on the...
Power adapter with cable organizer
A power adapter with cable organizer is provided. The power adapter includes a main body; and a containing/fixing portion disposed on the main body and having a...
Light-transmitting electric conductor, method of manufacturing the same,
destaticizing sheet, and electronic device
Disclosed herein is a light-transmitting electric conductor including, on a surface of a light-transmitting support, a conductive material in which a...
Terminal for engaging type connector
A terminal for an engaging type connector includes a punched Cu alloy strip as a base material, a coating formed on the Cu alloy strip by postplating processes...
Flexible flame retardant insulated wires for use in electronic equipment
The invention relates to an insulated wire for use in electronic equipment, comprising an electrically conductive core and an insulating layer and/or an...