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Multi-state capacitive button
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a sensor, a button, a conductor between the button and the sensor, and a controller connected to the sensor. The sensor...
Variable resistor arrangement, measurement bridge circuit and method for
calibrating a measurement bridge circuit
A measurement bridge circuit includes a first branch and a second branch. The first branch contains a first resistor which is sensitive to measured variables...
Electrical phase identification
An electrical phase (e.g., a phase from among three-phase power) connected to an electrical meter may be determined. In one example of the techniques, changes...
Distortion estimation apparatus and method
A distortion estimation apparatus for estimating distortion includes a feedback element, a nonlinearity determiner, and a distortion simulator. The feedback...
Frequency detection circuits
A frequency monitoring circuit includes a monitoring lead, a D-type flip-flop, and a one-shot. The D-type flip-flop has a switchable logic state, a clear input,...
Building energy consumption forecasting procedure using ambient
temperature, enthalpy, bias corrected weather...
A procedure for forecasting building energy consumption by evaluating performance of variable base degree and variable based enthalpy models. Dynamic weights...
Power measuring device with internal calibration of diode detectors
A measuring device for measuring a power of a measurement signal comprises an analog-processing unit (1) and a calibration unit (5) for the implementation of a...
Self-diagnostic apparatus and method for electric device
A diagnostic method and apparatus for self-diagnosis a load side of an electric device to detect the occurrence of the abnormal electricity usage at the load...
Determining status of electric power transmission lines in an electric
power transmission system
The present application discloses systems and methods to determine loss of at least one electric power transmission line in an electric power transmission...
Energy consumption determination for domestic appliances in a network of
several domestic appliances which form...
A system of domestic appliances is provided, wherein the domestic appliances are operated from a branch of an, in particular public, supply system for...
Power quality event localization by multiple indexes
An apparatus includes an upstream/downstream probability module that determines, for each measurement point in an electrical power system, an ...
Systems and methods to detect poorly damped oscillation modes
A plurality of measurement signals may be evaluated to detect a poorly damped oscillation mode in an electric power delivery system. An oscillation mode of...
Voltage sensor systems and methods
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a floating voltage sensor system comprising a metallic enclosure, a conductive sensor plate, a signal...
High frequency voltage supply monitor
Various aspects provide a high frequency voltage supply monitor capable of monitoring high frequency variations of the voltage supply inside a microelectronic...
System and method for monitoring a three-phase network
A power-monitoring system and method is disclosed. The power monitoring system can comprise a surge arrester, a voltage-monitoring relay, a K1 relay, a reset...
Devices and methods for detecting USB devices attached to a USB charging
Methods and devices for detecting USB devices attached to a USB charging port including a USB port having a first data line D+, a second data line D-, and a...
Highly accurate current measurement
The present document relates to the measurement of the current through a transistor. In particular, the present document relates to a circuit arrangement which...
Wireless voltage reference broadcast in a distributed energy metering
A system and method of wireless voltage reference broadcast in a distributed energy metering system is provided. A voltage reference is determined at a...
Electric field measurement device
The present application discloses electric field measurement device for measuring electric field of a target. Electric field measurement device includes optical...
A semiconductor device includes a transistor; a diode configured to be connected in reverse-parallel with the transistor; a sense transistor configured to have...
A multi-meter including a current input, a common input, a display, a first current measurement circuit, a second current measurement circuit, and a controller....
Calibration for test and measurement instrument including asynchronous
time-interleaved digitizer using...
A test and measurement instrument includes a coefficient storage facility coupled to a programmable filter. The coefficient storage facility is configured to...
Visual analytics of spatial time series data using a pixel calendar tree
Example embodiments relate to providing visual analytics of spatial time series data. In example embodiments, sensors may be located at regions within a...
Probe card attaching method
A probe card attaching method makes it easy to attach/detach a probe card to/from a transfer stage. In a wafer inspection apparatus 10, a reference position is...
Electrical test probe
An electrical test probe according to an embodiment includes a probe main body portion having a connection end to a circuit of a probe base plate and made of a...
High performance LIGA spring interconnect system for probing application
A zero insertion force (ZIF) connector can include a connector housing defining an opening and an interior space for receiving a mating member, multiple LIGA...
Concept for extracting a signal being exchanged between a device under
test and an automatic test equipment
A printed circuit board has first terminals for contacting terminals of a socket, second terminals for contacting terminals of a test fixture of an automatic...
Scratch resistant touch sensor
A method of manufacturing a scratch resistant, touch sensor comprising: (1) applying a non-polymer protective coating solution to a touch sensor; and (2)...
Scanning probe sensor with a ferromagnetic fluid
The invention is notably directed to a scanning probe sensor for a scanning probe microscope. The scanning probe sensor comprises a probe tip having a...
Systems and methods for non-destructive surface chemical analysis of
Aspects of the present invention include systems, devices, and methods of surface chemical analysis of solid samples, and particularly it relates to methods of...
Device and method for checking a probe for measuring the pressure of a
A device is provided for checking a probe for measuring the pressure of a flow, the probe comprising an internal volume and at least one orifice communicating...
In situ accelerometer calibration
Disclosed are methods and systems for calibration of an accelerometer used in a geophysical sensor while deployed in the water. An embodiment may include towing...
Fitness monitoring device with altimeter and gesture recognition
Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques for...
Reducing the effect of glass charging in MEMS devices
A method of controlling exposed glass charging in a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) device is disclosed. The method includes providing a MEMS device...
Angular velocity sensor
Provided is an angular velocity sensor including a plurality of angular velocity detection units each outputting a different detection result, and including a...
Three-dimensional flow velocity vector, energy and mass gauge
A three-dimensional flow velocity vector, energy and mass gauge is provided, wherein it comprises an elastic leather cover, both ends of which are mounted with...
Biological sample analyzing apparatus
In a biological sample analyzing apparatus and method, an assay sample is prepared by mixing a reagent with a biological sample which may contain assay...
Oxidized LDL as a biomarker for neurological complications of pregnancy
Methods for diagnosing and treating conditions associated with life-threatening neurological complications are provided. The methods involve in some aspects the...
Methods and compositions for diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy
Methods and compositions are provided for diagnosing ectopic pregnancy in a mammalian subject by detecting changes in expression of ISM2, ADAM12, PST1, PSG7,...
Method for the early diagnosis of clinically latent placental
insufficiency associated with defective placental...
The present invention relates to a method for the early diagnosis of a clinically latent placental insufficiency in pathological placental maturation, and the...
The invention is a novel MECP2E1 splice variant and its corresponding polypeptide. The invention also includes methods of using these nucleic acid sequences and...
Molecular subtyping, prognosis and treatment of prostate cancer
Disclosed herein are new prognostic molecular markers for prostate cancer. More specifically, the invention has identified that overexpression or amplification...
Antibodies specific for ZNT8
Provided are antibodies specific for ZnT8. In particular, provided are monoclonal or polyclonal non-naturally occurring antibodies which specifically recognizes...
Methods of identifying a subject as having heart failure
Measurement of circulating ST2 and/or IL-33 concentrations is useful for the prognostic evaluation of subjects, in particular for the prediction of adverse...
Rapid test for the qualitative and/or quantitative analysis of antibodies
against Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV)...
A rapid test for a qualitative and/or quantitative assay of antibodies present in body fluid against human papilloma viruses (HPV) includes mixing a specimen of...
Devices and methods for detecting amniotic fluid in vaginal secretions
The present invention relates to a diagnostic method for the detection of small quantities of amniotic fluid in the vagina. More specifically, the invention...
Protein melt analysis using dipyrrometheneboron difluoride compounds
According to the present teachings, systems, compositions, kits and methods for protein melt analysis are provided that utilizing a dye that is a...
System and method for analysis of bio-metabolites for-use in image-guided
A system for identifying a bio-marker using mass spectroscopy is provided that includes a sample receptacle configured to receive a tissue sample, a mass...
Diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for cancer diagnosis, research and therapy, including but not limited to, cancer markers. In...
System for detecting rare cells
This disclosure provides a system for detecting rare cells. The system includes a substrate, an extension coupled to the substrate and extending outwardly from...