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Formation of a field reversed configuration for magnetic and electrostatic
confinement of plasma
A system and method for containing plasma and forming a Field Reversed Configuration (FRC) magnetic topology are described in which plasma ions are contained...
Compact, all-optical generation of coherent X-rays
A method for generating coherent, polarized, and tunable X-rays using a single laser pulse is provided. An ultrashort laser pulse is fired into a plasma. As the...
Determining changes in the x-ray emission yield of an x-ray source
The present invention relates to determining changes in the X-ray emission yield of an X-ray tube, in particular determining dose degradation. In order to...
Grounded diode pack
The present disclosure relates to generators and their components. Specifically, a grounded diode pack is disclosed herein. A design to accommodate non-damaging...
Light source control apparatus and light source control method
A controller determines whether parallel-connected light sources include a faulty light source. When a faulty light source is included, the controller controls...
System and method for a delayed light switch network
A delayed light switch system and method is described herein. Such delayed light switch system can comprise a microphone in a first zone, a light switch, and a...
Occupancy sensor having automated hysteresis adjustment for open-loop
A system and method provide fail-safe operation of a lighting system. A lighting level detector is used to obtain a baseline lighting level for a low-intensity...
Methods and apparatus for automatically adapting light output of a
Methods and apparatus related to controlling illumination on a lighting unit (10). The method includes reading orientation data from an orientation sensor (17)...
There is provided a lighting system 100 comprising at least one lighting device 110, 120, 130 and a control unit 140 arranged for providing power P.sub.1,2,3 to...
Robust daylight integration with the aid of coded light
The present invention relates to a method of controlling a dimmable luminaire co-arranged with a light sensor at a first level of a room and illuminating a...
Method for controlling display power supply of terminal and terminal for
performing the method
Provided are a method of controlling a power supply of a display unit of a terminal which can automatically restore the power supply of the display unit, and a...
System and method for fast compensation programming of pixels in a display
Circuits for programming a circuit with decreased programming time are provided. Such circuits include a storage device such as a capacitor for storing display...
Display device with imaging function and method for driving the same
To achieve desired display on a display surface and accurate image capture in a display device with an imaging function. A light source for display (a first...
Solid-state lighting systems having intelligent controls
Techniques, systems and devices are described for controlling the adjustment of colors and optical power of output light of solid-state lighting devices for...
Solid-state sources of light for preferential colour rendition
Polychromatic light sources of white light, which have spectral power distributions composed of at least three different components, such as clusters of colored...
A light bulb assembly is described. The light bulb assembly includes a bridge rectifier to perform full wave rectification of an alternating current (AC) power...
An improved LED module that is thermally self-stabilizing, and that is able to be retrofitted into an existing flashlight is provided. In one embodiment, the...
Multi-function pin for light emitting diode (LED) driver
Techniques are described for a multi-function pin of a light emitting diode (LED) driver. The techniques utilize this multi-function pin for switching current...
Dimming and control arrangement and method for solid state lamps
A system and method are disclosed for dimming light emitting diode (LED) lamps. A control unit is coupled to a dimmer and LED lamp. The dimmer receives power...
LED control circuit and a controlling method of the same
An LED control circuit for controlling an LED illuminating device is disclosed. The LED illuminating device includes at least serially connected load group, and...
Light emitting device including light emitting diode and driving method
A light emitting device includes a light emitting unit and a constant current controller. The light emitting unit includes at least one LED string. The constant...
Short-circuit protection circuit and electronic device
A short-circuit protection circuit to execute a short-circuit protection for a LED module of an electronic device. The LED module includes a positive input...
LED driver having non-linear compensation
A device driver which includes an input driver configured to produce a sequence of uncompensated drive signals along with compensation circuitry connected to...
LED driving device and lighting device
A light emitting diode (LED) driving device is provided. The LED driving device includes a rectifier configured to rectify alternating current (AC) power to...
LED lighting apparatus comprising an energy storage module and method for
operating the LED lighting apparatus
An LED lighting apparatus is provided. The apparatus has an LED luminous unit having multiple plurality LEDs and a switching arrangement. The LED luminous unit...
High power factor constant current buck-boost power converter with
floating IC driver control
A high power factor, constant current, buck-boost LED driver circuit is provided with floating IC driving control. A DC power supply is provided with a first...
Lighting device and illumination apparatus including same
A lighting device includes: a plurality of DC power supply circuits. A plurality of light sources and switching units are connected to each of the DC power...
Driving apparatus for a light emitting device and method for the same
A driving apparatus configured to drive a light emitting device includes a driving current source module operable to supply current to the light emitting device...
Driving circuit of light-emitting diode and driving method thereof
The present invention relates to a driving circuit of LED and a driving method thereof, which comprise a converting circuit and a driving unit. The converting...
Interface circuit for a lighting device
An interface circuit for a lighting device is described, the interface circuit comprising a single input terminal for receiving a input signal from a user...
Driving apparatus and method for dimmable LED
A driving apparatus and method for a dimmable LED is provided. The apparatus includes a dimmer switch which controls connection or disconnection of an LED...
Driver device for light sources
A driver device of a plurality of light sources, in particular LEDs, includes a multi-channel current control module (20) which sets a power supply current on a...
Operation of a lamp with an autonomous energy store
An operating device (1) for operating an illuminant (2) is proposed, having: an energy storage unit (3) for storing electrical energy, a charging circuit (4),...
Method for controlling a melt process in an arc furnace and signal
processing component, program code and data...
A method for controlling a melt process in an arc furnace, including a signal processing component, program code, and data medium for performing the method....
Optimized allocation of microwave power in multi-launcher systems
A microwave system for heating a plurality of articles and a method of using the same is provided. The microwave heating system comprises at least three...
Induction heating device, cooking appliance using such device and method
for assembly thereof
An induction heating device and method are disclosed. The device may include a support plate and a coil assembly and a plurality of ferrite bars or the like...
Electric power generation system
An electric power generation system includes a wind turbine, a conductor rotating as the wind turbine rotates, a heat transfer medium vessel, a magnetic field...
Electric induction heating, melting and stirring of materials
non-electrically conductive in the solid state
An apparatus and process are provided for controlling the heating and melting of a material that is non-electrically conductive in the solid state and is...
Pane having electrical connecting element
The invention relates to a pane, wherein an electrically conductive structure is applied to a glass pane. At least one intermediate layer is applied to the...
Resistive heating device for fabrication of nanostructures
Apparatuses and techniques relating to a resistive heating device are provided.
Compound elliptical reflector for curing optical fibers
A curing device comprises a first elliptic cylindrical reflector and a second elliptic cylindrical reflector, the first elliptic cylindrical reflector and the...
Heat mat with thermostatic control
A heat mat with thermostatic control having a reference voltage generating source that provide high voltage DC for a power controller and low voltage for a...
Thermal storage device controller
A controller providing selective activation of thermal storage devices within a network to balance requirements of a user to manage their heating and the...
Voice/data hybrid mode
A method for voice/data hybrid mode within a user equipment (UE). The method includes detecting a first radio access technology (RAT) activity in response to a...
Terminal apparatus and storage medium
There is provided a terminal apparatus including a search unit configured to search for an apparatus group including an input apparatus or an output apparatus,...
Wireless communications system and method
A system for communicating information facilitates wireless communication between electronic devices. The system includes a transceiver provided in a vehicle....
Methods and apparatus for improving NFC LLCP partitioning
Aspects disclosed herein relate to partitioning LLCP responsibilities between the NFCC and DH. In an example, with a NFC device a DH maybe configured to...
Radio base station and method
A radio base station in a first mobile communication system is disclosed. The radio base station includes a radio communication unit; a network communication...
System and method for intelligent redial
A system for intelligent redial on computing devices. More specifically, a system for identifying the ideal subsequent recipient to a prior attempt to connect...
Intelligent policy and charging rule function (PCRF) restoration
A first device associated with an evolved packet core network receives a first update request from a second device associated with the evolved packet core...