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Chiral polymers for the self-assembly of photonic crystals
Described herein are copolymers constructed from chiral, non-racemic monomers, which self-assemble to photonic crystals. The difficulty of incorporating chiral...
Fixed snow measuring plate
There is provided a fixed snow measuring plate, the snow measuring plate that is fixed to the ground and is provided on the land to be disposed in a lower part...
Downpipe sensor system and method for single grain recognition
A downpipe sensor detects single grains in a downpipe. A transmitting unit and a receiving unit are spaced apart across a measurement field. Light beams emitted...
Remote sensing methods and systems using nonlinear light conversion and
sense signal transformation
A system includes a light source and a nonlinear converter optically coupled to and remote from the light source. The nonlinear light converter converts a light...
Geological constituent estimation using calculated spectra relationships
A method for estimating at least one geological constituent may include obtaining a measured energy spectrum for the at least one geological constituent for a...
Nanostructured glass ceramic neutron shield for down-hole thermal neutron
porosity measurement tools
An apparatus for providing a signal indicative of a property of an earth formation includes: a carrier conveyable through a borehole; a neutron source disposed...
Downhole evaluation with neutron activation measurement
Neutron activation measurement techniques may be used to evaluate various properties of a subterranean well structure. In an example implementation, a logging...
Uncertainty-based frequency-selected inversion of electromagnetic
Disclosed are methods and apparatus using frequency-selected electromagnetic inversion to obtain sub-surface geophysical characteristics. One embodiment relates...
Nuclear magnetic resonance logging tool having multiple pad-mounted atomic
Various disclosed nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) logging systems and methods employ a plurality of NMR sensors, including atomic magnetometers, mounted on...
Method for measuring rock wettability
method of comparing a secondary oil recovery process with a tertiary oil recovery process, the secondary oil recovery process and the tertiary oil recovery...
Methods and devices for extra-deep azimuthal resistivity measurements
An apparatus for estimating at least one parameter of interest of an earth formation includes a first sub and a second sub positioned along the conveyance...
Apparatus and method for downhole resistivity measurements
A downhole tool includes a body having a longitudinal axis and bore therethrough, an array of longitudinal electrode segments separated by electrical...
Apparatus and method for non-invasive real-time subsoil inspection
An apparatus for non-invasive subsoil inspection used for verifying the presence of any underground facilities includes a mobile support structure (2) which can...
Downhole fluid resistivity sensor systems and methods
Disclosed is a downhole fluid resistivity sensor that includes a ceramic cylinder having a fluid-contacting surface, and at least four metal pins that penetrate...
Seismic data acquisition using self-propelled underwater vehicles
The present disclosure generally relates to the use of a self-propelled underwater vehicle for seismic data acquisition. The self-propelled underwater vehicle...
Method and device for marine seismic acquisition
Method and system for improving azimuth distribution. The system includes plural streamers towed by a streamer vessel; a central source towed by the streamer...
Coherent noise attenuation
Methods and apparatuses for processing seismic data to generate images or determine properties of an interior section of the Earth. The seismic data is...
Detecting and quantifying hydrocarbon volumes in sub-seismic sands in the
presence of anisotropy
A method to detect presence of hydrocarbons in a subterranean formation. The method includes identifying a geological interval in the subterranean formation,...
Method apparatus and system for migration noise attenuation and image
A method for processing seismic data includes receiving seismic data and a velocity model (c(x)) for a plurality of locations (x), scaling a dimension of the...
Methods and computing systems for survey data enhancement
Methods and systems are disclosed to enhance surveying techniques. In one embodiment, a virtual response is estimated that corresponds to energy propagated...
Optical channel reduction method and apparatus for photodetector arrays
A PET scanning system includes a plurality of detector modules, each having an array of pixelated scintillators, the array having N rows of pixelated...
Solid state photomultiplier
Embodiments of a solid state photomultiplier are provided herein. In some embodiments, a solid state photomultiplier may include a microcell configured to...
Flat panel X-ray detector
The present invention relates to a flat panel X-ray detector, which comprises a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate; a photoelectric detecting layer, which is...
Segmented radiation detector and apparatus and method for using same
Systems, methods, and devices involving segmented radiation detectors are provided. For example, a segmented radiation detector may include a segmented...
Production method of scintillator array
A method for producing a scintillator array comprising fixing a scintillator substrate to a support plate via a double-coated adhesive sheet, at least an...
Radiation image detecting device and process for producing the same
The present invention provides a radiation image detecting device which suppresses occurrence of image irregularities and reduction of sharpness by joining a...
A medical imaging system includes a view transformation component (210) and a segment combiner (212). The transformation component (210) transforms projection...
Optical spread spectrum detection and ranging
Example implementations may relate to an obstacle detection system. In particular, an example device may include a light emitter, a line-image sensor, and a...
LADAR sensor for a dense environment
A multi-ladar sensor system is proposed for operating in dense environments where many ladar sensors are transmitting and receiving burst mode light in the same...
Tracking measurement system and method
A measurement system including a tracking measurement device, a tracked measurement device, and a positioning unit disposed at least partly on the tracked...
Three-dimensional tomographic imaging camera
A detection apparatus and method for FMCW LIDAR employ signals whose frequencies are modified so that low-cost and low-speed photodetector arrays, such as CCD...
Vehicle optical measuring apparatus having a deflection mirror
arrangement, driver assistance device having...
The invention relates to an optical measuring apparatus (1) for a vehicle (6), having at least one optical transmitter, at least one optical receiver (12) and a...
Room occupancy sensing apparatus and method
A building comprising a plurality of rooms (10) includes a room occupancy sensing apparatus. A light source (20) emits a series of light pulses (22), a...
Object detection apparatus
An object detection apparatus is installed in a movable body and detects an object. The apparatus includes a first detection section which transmits search...
Beamforming method and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus
A beamforming method includes: generating a main beam signal by performing, with a focus on a first region, a delay and sum operation on receiving echo signals;...
Apparatus and method for using radar to evaluate wind flow fields for wind
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for obtaining data to determine one or more characteristics of a wind flow field using one or more...
Target detecting device for avoiding collision between vehicle and target
captured by sensor mounted to the vehicle
The target detecting device comprises a radar sensor, an imaging sensor, and an ECU. The target detected by the radar sensor is selected under certain...
System for protecting an airborne platform against collisions
Systems and methods for protecting an airborne platform against collisions are provided. One system includes FMCW radar sensors including transmitting antennae,...
Systems and methods for filtering wingtip sensor information
Systems and methods for providing improved situational awareness for an aircraft while taxiing. An exemplary method generates reflectivity data based on an...
Image processing device, radar apparatus, image processing method and
image processing program
An image processing device which generates an image where a target object can be discriminated from an object other than the target object. An image processor...
Handheld multi-sensor system for sizing irregular objects
A handheld scanner system for obtaining sizing of an irregularly shaped object. The system includes a housing and an inertial measurement unit configured to...
Single antenna altimeter
A radio altimeter with at least one transmitting antenna and at least one receiving antenna in a single housing reduces coupling with antennae housings shaped...
Radar device and target height calculation method
In an in-vehicle radar device, as a vertical azimuth which is an azimuth of a target in a direction perpendicular to a ground surface, a real image vertical...
Rotating window and radome for surveillance pod
A pod has a rotatable housing and a motor for driving the rotatable housing to rotate. The rotatable housing includes an image capture device for capturing an...
A radar apparatus is disclosed which includes: a distance detecting part configured to detect, among plural bins, an existence distance bin in which the target...
Radar apparatus and signal processing method
There is provided a radar apparatus capable of emitting a transmission wave relating to a transmitting signal which is frequency-modulated, and receiving a...
Ultrasound probe and ultrasound imaging system
An ultrasound probe and an ultrasound imaging system include a plurality of transducer elements arranged in an array. The plurality of transducer elements are...
LIDAR sensor system
A LIDAR sensor system includes: a transmitting unit including one or more emitting units so as to transmit polarization lasers to an object; a receiving unit...
Laser tracker calibration system and methods
A system and method of calibrating a laser tracker is provided. The system includes a support system for quickly and easily moving an artifact to a desired...
Compressive scanning lidar
A method for increasing resolution of an image formed of received light from an illuminated spot includes measuring a y vector for measurement kernels A.sub.1...