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Method and apparatus for producing hydrogen and aluminum oxide from solid
A method and apparatus for producing hydrogen and a passivating oxide using water splitting techniques is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a container filled...
Ammonia oxidation/decomposition catalyst
The present invention provides an ammonia oxidation/decomposition catalyst including a support composed of an oxidizable and reducible metal oxide and a...
Storing and transporting energy
Among other things, hydrogen is released from water at a first location using energy from a first energy source; the released hydrogen is stored in a metal...
Single crystal mixed metal oxide nanosheet material compositions, methods
A nanosheet comprises a single crystal mixed metal oxide M1.sub.xM2.sub.yO.sub.2 material composition that may comprise a single crystal Na.sub.xCoO.sub.2...
Room temperature bonding apparatus and room temperature bonding method
A room temperature bonding apparatus includes a first beam source, a second beam source, and a press bonding mechanism. The first beam source emits a first...
Single silicon wafer micromachined thermal conduction sensor
A single silicon wafer micromachined thermal conduction sensor is described. The sensor consists of a heat transfer cavity with a flat bottom and an arbitrary...
Low-stress low-hydrogen LPCVD silicon nitride
A microelectronic device contains a high performance silicon nitride layer which is stoichiometric within 2 atomic percent, has a low stress of 600 MPa to 1000...
Flow sensor and method for manufacturing the same
A technique capable of suppressing performance variation of every flow sensor and achieving performance improvement is provided. For example, in an arbitrary...
Cell phone having a monolithically integrated multi-sensor device on a
semiconductor substrate and method therefor
A cell phone is provided having multiple sensors configured to detect and measure different parameters of interest. The cell phone includes at least one...
MEMS chip and manufacturing method therefor
A MEMS chip (100) includes a silicon substrate layer (110), a first oxidation layer (120) and a first thin film layer (130). The silicon substrate layer...
Systems and methods for nuclear event circumvention in an inertial device
Systems and methods with the ability to raise the set point temperature immediately after a temperature increase due to radiation exposure, thereby reducing...
MEMS device and method of making a MEMS device
A MEMS device and a method of making a MEMS device are disclosed. In one embodiment a semiconductor device comprises a substrate, a moveable electrode and a...
Micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) structures and design structures
Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) structures, methods of manufacture and design structures are disclosed. The method includes forming at least one fixed...
Method of using aluminum layer as etching stop layer for patterning a
A method for fabricating semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: providing a substrate having a dielectric layer; forming an...
Vertical storage unit for dispensing a fuel additive
This invention is a vertical fluid storage system with an upper container connected to a lower container. A fill port can be used to fill the upper container...
Systems and methods for fuel dispenser security
Systems and methods for fuel dispenser security are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a user seeking access to a protected function of the fuel dispenser...
Computer program and method for verifying container of material to be
A system for verifying a container of a material before the material is transferred to a process. The system includes a conduit that extends through a mouth of...
Diptube design for a host ampoule
In one respect, the invention is an improved diptube design for a container for containing and dispensing a liquid chemical, the diptube generating a spring...
Vented tap dispenser for liquid
A tap dispenser having a main body, said main body having a main body interior portion and an opposing main body exterior portion; a liquid flow pathway passing...
Beverage dispenser with water cooler
A beverage dispenser (11) is disclosed for use in combination with a water cooler, wherein the water cooler comprises a water bottle (1) and a cooler housing...
Counter water bottle dispenser
A walled dispenser base for use with a removable bottle collar for delivering a liquid from a supply bottle has a hollow interior. A rim is formed at a top...
Beverage dispensing unit with openable pinch valve
A dispensing unit for dispensing a beverage from a pressurized container having a tapping column fixed to and extending normal to the top surface of a top plate...
Water dispenser cover
A water spout sanitary cover is provided. The cover is disposable and is configured to fit over a portion of the water spout to provide a sanitary layer. The...
Apparatus for preventing beer stone formation and gas-induced foamy
An apparatus for preventing the formation of beer stones and a gas-induced phenomenon, in which foamy beer spurts out of a draught beer container, is disposed...
Systems and methods for beverage preservation
A receptacle for storing, pressurizing, and dispensing packaged beverages. The receptacle includes an airtight chamber with a removable lid, wherein the joint...
Method and apparatus for using unique landmarks to locate industrial
vehicles at start-up
A method and apparatus for using unique landmarks to position industrial vehicles during start-up. In one embodiment, a method of using pre-positioned objects...
Electronically controlled wheel lift system
A wheel lift system capable of performing an electronically synchronized lift using two or more individual lifts. In one embodiment, the wheel lift system is...
Method and system for installation and removal of ballast
A ballast system for heavy equipment including a ballast weight configured to be removably mounted, proximate to an end of a portion of the horizontal structure...
The invention relates to a crane comprising a base for attaching the crane to a harvester or similar work machine, a main boom having two ends, one end...
Tubing clamp assembly
A clamp assembly provides an attachment point for securely gripping pipe or other tubular goods including, without limitation, a section of coiled tubing. The...
Lifting device, system, and method
A lifting device comprises three or more links hingedly joined end-to-end such that the lifting device is able to hingedly move in a first direction from a...
Maintenance method for an elevator
A maintenance method for an elevator includes provision of a service platform in a lower region of the elevator, in particular a shaft pit, for later...
An elevator, which includes a hoistway; and an elevator car vertically movable in the hoistway; and a counterweight vertically movable in the hoistway; and a...
Elevator car suspension
An elevator in which hoisting ropes pass under first and second diverting pulleys, in which a suspension device crosses a line between guide rails. The first...
Elevator system with messaging for automated maintenance
An exemplary elevator system includes a controller that is configured to determine a condition of at least one elevator system component. A message transceiver...
Elevator system having a safety device
An elevator system includes a safety device by which a rotation and/or translation of a fixed bearing part of a rotary bearing of a deflection roller, which is...
Information exchange between elevator systems and building systems
Environment information associated with a user can be exchanged between an elevator system and a building environmental system. The user can adjust...
Testing apparatus and safety arrangement
The invention relates to a safety arrangement and also a testing apparatus for testing the operation of an extreme limit switch in a conveying system, which can...
User guidance with mobile electronic devices
A visitor can receive guidance (e.g., movement directions) through a portable electronic device. The visitor can read an information-containing tag with the...
Elevator system configured to decentralize allocation of hall calls
A method for allocating elevators in an elevator system, the elevator system including a group control system responsive to hall calls received from call input...
Winding fixing device
A winding fixing device and method for a hollow-cylindrical high-voltage winding are disclosed, wherein the winding fixing device includes a pillar-like element...
Yarn protecting dispenser
An apparatus for holding, protecting and dispensing yarn from a skein of yarn. This device includes a hollow tube with elongated jointed sides for opening and...
Article receiving device
A receiving device that is connected to a sheet processing device to receive a sheet comprising: a receiving port that receives the sheet discharged from a...
Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus
In a post-processing device (sheet discharge device), a pile thickness calculating section calculates, from a type and the number of paper sheets discharged...
Multi-path media diverter system for an imaging device
A media diverter system for an imaging device including a single motor coupled to one of a plurality of diverter assemblies for sequentially directing media...
Image recording apparatus
An image recording apparatus, including a tray configured to support a sheet; a chassis defining a first conveyer path, in which the sheet on the tray is...
Carrier tape feeder for chip mounter
Disclosed is a carrier tape feeder for a chip mounter. The carrier tape feeder includes: a body part; a rotation part, which is rotatably mounted on the body...
Apparatus for automatically aligning bill and skew control unit
An apparatus for automatically aligning bills includes: a plurality of skew control units including a driving roller unit, a body, a first gear unit, and a...
Sheet conveying device
A sheet conveying device including a conveying section configured to convey a sheet in a predetermined conveying direction, a discharge section configured to...
Conveying apparatus, image forming apparatus, and conveying control method
A conveying apparatus includes a first conveying unit that conveys a recording medium, a reversing unit that reverses the recording medium conveyed by the first...