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Oceangraphic assembly for collecting data along multiple water columns
An apparatus collects data along water columns. A telescoping shell has an outer cylinder and an inner cylinder. An expansible chamber is defined within the...
An inclinometer for measuring a change in the inclination of a structure from a given initial position. The inclinometer comprises a frame, a pendulum and at...
Multifunction laser leveling tool
A multifunction laser leveling tool (1) is provided. The multifunction laser leveling tool (1) comprises: a housing (2); a pendulum (28) supported by the...
Shaft sounding device for measuring thickness of sediments at base of
A sounding device for measuring the thickness of sediments at the base of dry or wet drilled shaft excavations for the assessment of drilled shaft bottom...
System and method for correcting caliper measurements of sheet products in
sheet manufacturing or processing...
A method includes measuring a caliper of a sheet of material using a caliper sensor having first and second sensor modules. The method also includes adjusting...
Device for generating an optical dot pattern
A device for capturing a three-dimensional object is presented, which allows, on one hand, a sufficiently large number of projected pixels and a high image...
Calibration method and shape measuring apparatus
A calibration method includes acquiring a captured image of a lattice fringe by providing a reference gauge having a reference surface whose height from a...
Device, method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium to
calculate a parameter for calibration
A device includes a characteristic point extraction part configured to extract, as a characteristic point, a pattern projected on an object from an imaging...
Three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus
A three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus includes a light source, a digital mirror device applying stripe pattern light alternately including a light...
System and method for inspecting railroad ties
A system for inspecting railroad ties in a railroad track includes a light generator, an optical receiver and a processor. The light generator is oriented to...
Real-time multi-point diffraction-based imaging system for strain
This invention relates to a system and a method for measuring strain of a specimen on a strain measurement system having an image capturing device, a spatial...
System and method for calibration of optical fiber instrument
An instrument system that includes an elongate body in a geometric configuration, an optical fiber, and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is...
Optical measuring apparatus and method of stereoscopic display device
An optical measuring apparatus for measuring optical characteristics of a stereoscopic display device includes a test image supplier for generating a 3D test...
Metrology tool for electroless copper thickness measurement for BBUL
process development monitoring
A method including measuring a first distance to a surface of an integrated circuit substrate or a portion of an integrated circuit package by measuring an...
Documenting test room configurations
Techniques are described for documenting the positions of items in a room, such as in rooms that are configured for testing automated systems that perform...
Optical measurement apparatus and optical measurement method
A small and inexpensive optical measurement apparatus is provided in which noise due to optical interference such as inter-layer crosstalk or speckle is...
Method for generating M demodulation signals using at least one primary
A method for generating M demodulation signals is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes: providing M input signals, injecting each input signal into at...
Apparatus, methods and storage medium for performing polarization-based
quadrature demodulation in optical...
Apparatus, method and storage medium which can provide at least one first electro-magnetic radiation to a sample and at least one second electromagnetic...
N-wavelength interrogation system and method for multiple wavelength
In an interrogation system for multiple wavelength interferometers a fringe spectrum that includes non-quadrature-spaced radiation-intensity samples is analyzed...
Imaging technique for optical coherence tomography
A technique for optical coherence tomography is provided. As to a device aspect of the technique, an imaging device comprises a base defining a rotation axis, a...
Scan lens, interferometric measuring device using same
A scan lens and an interferometric measuring device using the scan lens are disclosed. The scan lens includes a lens set, a beam splitter, and a reflector...
Regenerative mode locked laser swept source for OCT medical imaging
An optical coherence analysis system uses a laser swept source that is constrained to operate in a mode locked condition using regenerative mode-locking. This...
Method of determining the position and the speed of a rotor in a
synchronous electric machine using state observers
The invention is a method of determining the position and the speed of the rotor in a synchronous electric machine using a state observer of the currents of the...
Resolver and multiple-rotation detector
A stator includes: a core formed by laminating magnetic steel sheets; and an excitation coil and a detection coil which are wound around teeth provided at the...
Deformation measurement sensor for measuring pressure and shearing force
and structure therefor
A deformation measurement sensor for measuring pressures and shearing forces according to the present invention includes: a plurality of beams shaped like a...
Piezoresistive boron doped diamond nanowire
A UNCD nanowire comprises a first end electrically coupled to a first contact pad which is disposed on a substrate. A second end is electrically coupled to a...
System for object detection using radio frequency reflection
A radio frequency (RF) object detector is disclosed. The RF object detector in example embodiments transmits an RF signal. A receiver measures the amplitude,...
Test structures for measuring near field transducer disc length
Systems and methods for using NFT disc test structures for controlling NFT disc length during manufacture of an HAMR writer are disclosed. An NFT is...
Method and apparatus for measuring thickness of an object
An apparatus for measuring thickness of an object is provided. The apparatus includes a compression control system which further includes a movable platform, a...
System and method for automated object measurement
A method for automated part probing using a physical machine defining a physical working volume, the method including: generating a virtual model based on a...
Three-dimensional coordinate measuring machine
A three-dimensional coordinate measuring machine includes a base, a moving mechanism provided on the base, and a probe moved by the moving mechanism, the...
A protractor, the protractor comprising: a protractor first element and a protractor second element mountable to each other so as to be rotatable relative to...
Method and apparatus for outlining recessed installation of a component
within a surface material
Described are various embodiments of a method and apparatus for outlining recessed installation of a component within a surface material. In one embodiment, the...
Tape measure with finger drag brake
A tape measure is described that has a finger recess in a housing, with at least a portion of the underside of a tape blade exposed in the finger recess....
MEMS rotary fuze architecture for out-of-line applications
An apparatus used in a fuze device, which includes a MEMS micro-rotor. The micro-rotor of the apparatus may move an explosive material, for example, a fuze...
Method of making lightweight polymer ammunition
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method of making a polymeric ammunition cartridge having a substantially cylindrical metal primer insert, a...
Tactical missile and balance weight for said missile
According to the invention, the balance weights of the missile are made from pellets whereof the particle size is at most equal to 1 mm which is enclosed in a...
Method for discriminating between military operations in urban terrain
A method of autonomously tailoring a detonation delay time of a gun launched munition by utilizing target impact signatures including but not limited to a MOUT...
Field points for double walled arrow shafts
A field point for a double walled arrow shaft preferably includes a target point formed on one end and a weight reduction cavity formed in an opposing end...
Golf course-compatible modified golf game and safety equipment
An aerodynamic safety arrow for a modified golf game to be played with a bow upon a conventional golf course includes a shaft, wherein a spine associated with...
Lobed nock for crossbow bolts
A lobed projectile includes a shaft having a leading end and a trailing end, a point positioned at the leading end, a number of circumferentially spaced apart...
User configurable shape charge liner and housing
A configurable shape charge liner includes a cone. The cone is hollow and includes a cone bottom portion, which has a cone bottom diameter. The configurable...
Shooting target management systems and related methods
A shooting target management system and related methods are provided. The system includes at least one target dispensing device having a plurality of targets. A...
Method and apparatus for improving gimbal stability
Enhanced stability for infrared countermeasure systems is provided by using a pair of single axis rate sensors having orthogonal active axes, preferably aligned...
Gunner accessory package
A protected firing platform protection system protects personnel from contact with the protected firing platform. In an embodiment, the protected firing...
Armor materials and structures and methods
Armor material, armor shields and other armor structures are composed of a continuous piece of material that is pressed and molded or otherwise processed to...
RPG defeat method and system
A rocket propelled grenade shield including a flexible net and a frame secured to the flexible net supporting the flexible net. Spaced hard points are attached...
Armor systems are described. Armor systems include an armor that includes a container, in which the container includes a bottom, a top and sides and is...
Shroud and method for fixedly covering a pipe with a camouflage scheme
using thermoplastic shrink wrap, hydro...
A shroud and method for fixedly covering a pipe with a camouflage scheme using thermoplastic shrink wrap, hydro dipping, or multi-layered panels. The shroud...
Body armor plate and plate carrier system
Individual body armor plates have an integral hook and/or loop pile coverings that allow the plates to directly affix to the mating hook and loop material of...