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USB charger for an electronic cigarette
A USB charger for an electronic cigarette includes a first interface, a control module and a second interface and a built-in battery. The control module is...
Direct current (DC) microgrid charge/discharge system for secondary
batteries connected in series
An algorithm and a direct current (DC) microgrid charge/discharge system with the algorithm are provided that noticeably increases charge/discharge voltage...
Managing devices within micro-grids
An approach to provide power from power supply devices to power consuming devices based on characteristics of the power consuming devices and/or the power...
System for electricity grids for adjusting or matching the electrical
A smart grid management system and method where aggregators do not need to have knowledge about the topology of the electricity grid, the physical location of...
Converter with active fault current limitation
A voltage source converter for high voltage DC power transmission is disclosed. According to one aspect, the voltage source converter is connectable between a...
Power distribution system
A power distribution system includes a direct current (DC) power source and an appliance selection unit for selecting one or more appliances that can be...
Mains power adaptor comprising a fuel cell
A mains power adaptor (1) incorporating a fuel cell (5) for providing alternative power to a low voltage portable device when no mains power is available. The...
Voltage prioritization of solar loads
Solar electric energy is optimally used by varying one or more connected loads to achieve a maximum output power voltage. Entire appliances may be switched on...
Embodiments provide a limiter circuit that includes a power splitter coupled with a plurality of antiparallel diode pairs. In some embodiments, the power...
Low insertion loss electrostatic discharge (ESD) limiter
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) limiting device for a coaxial transmission line can include an outer housing or shielding, a ground portion positioned within...
Procedures for the operation of an electrical circuit
A method for operating an electrical circuit is described herein. The circuit includes a power converter having a plurality of switches and two capacitors that...
Energy storage system for renewable energy source
Renewable energy power systems, DC to DC converters, and methods for operating energy storage systems are provided. A system includes a power converter having a...
A surge protection circuit having an open circuit voltage surge protector, such as a gas discharge tube (GDT), a closed circuit current surge protector, such as...
Drive protection circuit, semiconductor module, and automobile
It is an object of the present invention to provide a technology capable of reliably suppressing a surge voltage even in a case where noise having a small pulse...
Protection circuit that detects fault impedance during power up of a
A protection circuit or electronic circuit breaker protects and supplies power to a device load. The protection circuit includes a current mirror, a reference...
Current and voltage module and methods of monitoring current and voltage
in power distribution systems
A current and voltage module is provided that includes a housing having an opening extending at least partially therethrough in an axial direction. The housing...
Dip switch change detection in a self powered relay
An interface is disclosed for a self powered protection relay that uses mechanical switches for its configuration. The protection relay can include a base relay...
Electrical apparatus having a gas insulation containing a fluorinated
An electrical apparatus for a medium- to high-voltage current transport line having a gas insulation including: a sealed housing filled with an electrically...
Movable wall panel system with electrical connections
A movable wall panel system induces a plurality of movable wall panels. A first electrical connector of one panel is automatically coupled to a second...
Closure seal method and apparatus for wall mount enclosure
Disclosed is a wall mount enclosure and sealing assembly for electrical devices, the enclosure comprises a housing defining an interior that is accessible from...
A plugging device can include a plug member configured to connect to, plug, or block an aperture in a wall. The plugging device can include a lock member...
Electrical power transmission line comprising a corrosion-protected
raceway and method of protecting a raceway...
An electrical power transmission line includes: at least one electrical cable; a raceway made of ferromagnetic material including a base and a cover defining an...
Electrical cable protector
A cable protector for connection to an aircraft electrical cable raceway, comprising a flexible conductive body defining a conduit through which an electrical...
Cable conduit transitions
A cable conduit transition including a longitudinal axis, a lower portion having a semicircular shape around the longitudinal axis and two lower portion...
Wire stringing angle clamp
A stringing angle clamp device and methods associated therewith are provided. The stringing angle clamp device has a pulley wheel rotatable about an axle. A...
Mounting rail for the interior construction of a switch cabinet housing
The invention relates to a mounting rail for the interior construction of a switch cabinet housing, said mounting rail comprising a mounting section that has a...
A spark plug includes a metal shell formed with a mounting male thread portion and a radially outwardly protruding seat portion and a solid annular gasket...
Laser diode apparatus utilizing out of plane combination
A diode laser apparatus includes a plurality of spaced apart diode lasers, each of the diode lasers situated and configured to emit a diode laser beam...
Mid-IR multiwavelength concatenated distributed-feedback laser with an
active core made of cascaded stages
Concatenated distributed feedback lasers having multiple laser sections laid out in series are disclosed. The concatenated distributed feedback lasers utilize...
Distributed feedback laser diode
A distributed feedback laser diode includes a substrate, an active layer located above and supported by the substrate, and a diffraction grating diffracting...
System and method for creating and utilizing multivariate paths for
ongoing simultaneous multi-dimensional...
A method for sweeping an electromagnetic radiation source (12) to produce single mode operation having an optimized side-mode suppression ratio over a...
Methods and apparatus for generating terahertz radiation
Methods and apparatus for generating terahertz radiation are disclosed herein. In addition, methods for forming orientation-patterned nonlinear semiconductor...
Semiconductor laser device
In at least one opening of a plurality of openings 10a and 10b, the following inequality is satisfied: x.ltoreq.1/2t(kx/ky) where x represents a minimum...
Raman-based static and dynamic tilt control in an optical system
An optical fiber carries optical channels injected into the optical fiber to a Raman amplifier. A controller determines a static tilt associated with the...
Lead frame for a high speed electrical connector
An electrical connector designed for high speed signals. The connector includes one or more features that, when used alone or in combination, extend performance...
Wire loops, methods of forming wire loops, and related processes
A method of forming a wire loop is provided. The method includes the steps of: (1) forming a conductive bump on a bonding location using a wire bonding tool;...
Wall socket having connecting module and wall switch having connecting
A wall socket having a connecting module includes a socket body and a connecting module. The socket body has a socket unit. The connecting module is mounted...
Power cord apparatus and method of using same
A power cord apparatus includes a first body section having at least one power prong, and a head section having at least one receptacle for receiving the power...
Recessed movable jaws for connecting a plug-in unit to a busway
A plug-in unit configured to be coupled to a busway includes a housing configured to be secured to the busway, an electrical coupling assembly coupled to the...
High-speed signal transmission device
This invention relates to a high-speed signal transmission device, which includes a first transmission device and a second transmission device. Said first...
Connector having printed circuit with embedded die
An electrical connector may have connector contacts. Protection circuitry in the connector may prevent circuit damage. The protection circuitry may include...
Card edge connector
A card edge connector includes a harness-side connector (H) in which a plurality of terminal fittings (50) are juxtaposed in a harness-side housing (10) and a...
Electrical connector lock
An electrical connector lock can include a mounting member configured to attach to a substrate. The electrical connector lock can also include force...
Electrical connector capable of suppressing crosstalk
An electrical connector includes insulating portions arranged side by side, terminal sets, shield sets, and a casing. Each terminal set includes signal...
A plug connector includes an insulating housing, a terminal module, a middle shielding piece, and a shielding shell surrounding the insulating housing and the...
Integrated signal pair element and connector using same
Integrated signal pair elements are disclosed that can be inserted into and removed from a backplane connector housing as a single piece. Each element includes...
Electrical connector having wafer sub-assemblies
An electrical connector includes a plurality of contact modules stacked parallel to each other within a housing. Each contact module includes a pair of wafer...
A connector includes one or more contacts, an insulator that holds the one or more contacts, an outer shell that is made of metal and covers around the...
Electric connector for flat conductor
The present invention discloses an electrical connector for flat conductor which includes an insulating body and a shielding housing. Vertical insert slots...
Electrical connector with ground bus
An electrical connector includes a housing having a front and a rear. The housing including a slot defined through the front that is configured to receive a...