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Systems and methods for ranging while drilling
An improved system and method for ranging while drilling, in effect, induces a dynamic hot spot on the casing of a nearby well. The induced hot spot acts as a...
Receiver using an approximated dipole signal
Location determination is performed using a transmitter including an elongated generally planar loop antenna defining an elongation axis. The elongation axis is...
Methods and apparatus for estimating borehole mud slownesses
Methods and apparatus for estimating borehole mud slownesses are disclosed. An example method includes estimating a borehole drilling fluid slowness value based...
Acoustic hyperlens for thru-casing ultrasonic sensor
An apparatus for investigating a subsurface volume may include an acoustic transducer disposed in an enclosure and generating acoustical signals, an electronics...
System and method for seismic streamer control
A control system for use in a marine seismic survey is provided. The system may include one or more processors configured to receive a desired position for one...
Method and device for controlling source array geometry
Methods related to controlling a source array while performing a seismic survey to achieve an intended source signature. A current three dimensional arrangement...
Methods and systems for conducting reconnaissance marine seismic surveys
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are disclosed for conducting reconnaissance marine seismic surveys. In one example method of acquiring a marine seismic...
Interbed multiple prediction
A method and apparatus for predicting interbed multiples is described herein. Trace geometries may be generated for one or more desired shot-side traces, one or...
Three-dimensional rock properties using cross well seismic
Various implementations directed to determining three-dimensional (3D) rock properties using cross well seismic are provided. In one implementation, a method...
Suppressing 4D-noise by weighted stacking of simultaneously acquired
A method for generating an image of a subsurface feature, comprises providing seismic data containing information about the feature, comprising i) a first...
Guided acoustic waves isolation system for downhole applications
An apparatus for estimating a property of a subsurface material includes a carrier configured to convey an acoustic wave guide though a borehole. The acoustic...
System for automated identification of surfaces for building of geologic
hydrodynamic model of oil and gas...
Systems for modeling and building models of oil and gas deposits. In particular, the utility model relates to systems designed for automated identification of...
Geophone with tunable resonance frequency
An illustrative geophone with tunable resonance frequency includes a first inductive assembly including an inductive coil having a first magnet arranged...
System and method for producing high quality seismic records within bore
A sound source for geophysical studies of the earth for oil, gas and other natural resource exploration and more specifically a streamlined design of a...
System and method for accelerating a mass using a pressure produced by a
The present invention pertains to a system and method for accelerating a mass using a pressure produced by a detonation, where the mass is accelerated over a...
Photonic spectrometry device, corresponding method, and use of the device
A photonic spectrometry device is provided. The photonic spectrometry device includes at least one sensor capable of detecting photons, at least one...
Moisture seal for radiological image sensor
A radiation imaging device having a moisture impermeable metal layer compressed against a scintillator layer by compressible layer that is mechanically...
Impact protection for wireless digital detector glass panel
A digital radiography detector has a glass panel that is encased within a housing and that has, formed on a first surface, circuitry that provides image data of...
Method and apparatus tracking global navigation satellite system (GNSS)
Provided are a method and apparatus tracking a global navigation satellite system signal. The method includes generating respective replica codes including an E...
Distortionless mean phase antijam nulling of GPS signals
System and method for mean phase compensation of code and carrier phase distortions induced by Space Time Adaptive Processing (STAP) filters used for removing...
Systems and methods to monitor for false alarms from ionosphere gradient
Systems and methods to monitor for false alarms from ionosphere gradient monitors are provided. In one embodiment, a method for mitigating false gradient alarms...
Image sensor and light source driver integrated in a same semiconductor
An apparatus is described that includes an image sensor and a light source driver circuit integrated in a same semiconductor chip package. The image sensor...
Generating a map using radar data
Various implementations described herein are directed to generating a map using radar data. In one implementation, a non-transitory computer-readable medium may...
Method for the improved actuation of ultrasonic sensors, driver assistance
device and motor vehicle
A method for operating an ultrasonic system having a multiplicity of ultrasonic sensors is disclosed. The sensors are arranged distributed on a motor vehicle...
An ultrasound sensor includes a transmitting/receiving device configured to transmit/receive ultrasound waves; and a controller configured to make the...
Collision-avoidance system for ground crew using sensors
A ground obstacle collision-avoidance system includes a plurality of radar sensor modules that each receive at a radar detector radar return signals...
System and method for ground penetrating radar communication using antenna
An object detection system (24) is disclosed having a transducer (40, 40') for detecting buried objects (26). The transducer is encapsulated within a robust,...
Almost real-time sampling for ground-penetrating radar impulses
A ground-penetrating RADAR-based system can include a transmitter configured to transmit multiple RADAR impulses and a receiver configured to receive a signal...
Reader/writer and article sorting system
A system that reads and writes information from and onto a non-contact information recording medium using an electric wave includes a reader/writer and a...
Pulse radar apparatus
A pulse radar apparatus is disclosed. The pulse radar apparatus includes a pulse generation unit, a receiver unit, a synchronization unit, and a switch unit....
Detecting an underground object
In a method of detecting an underground object which is at least partially under a surface of ground, a first view of the object determined by transmitting a...
Silicon-based monolithic integrated sonar array
The invention discloses a silicon-based monolithic integrated sonar array which includes a cantilevered sensing array structure, a sound-transparent jacket, and...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus with pulse timing controller
There are provided a transducer that irradiates an ultrasonic wave, a transmitter that drives the transducer, and a plurality of power sources that supply a...
Optical distance measurement device
Optical range finders are configured to transmit optical bursts toward a target and detect a corresponding received burst. DC offset in the received burst due...
Delay device for checking frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar
The present disclosure relates to a delay device for checking a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar, measuring a distance of a target and a...
Frequency modulated continuous wave radar device, and object detection
method using continuous wave thereof
Disclosed herein is a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar device, including: a continuous wave (CW) signal generator configured to generate a...
Method and apparatus for processing coded aperture radar (CAR) signals
A radar system in which Coded Aperture Radar processing is performed on received radar signals reflected by one or more objects in a field of view which reflect...
Positioning method and device for drive test
Provided is a positioning method for a drive test, and the method includes: fixed parking sampling points of a testing vehicle in drive test data are...
Obtaining reference time for positioning when cells are unknown
Methods and apparatus for determining an assistance data transmission time to account for cell timing acquisition are disclosed. In an example method, a network...
Torque limiter devices, systems and methods and solar trackers
incorporating torque limiters
A solar tracker assembly comprises a support column, a torsion beam connected to the support column, a mounting mechanism attached to the torsion beam, a drive...
Direction of arrival determination for a radio signal
At least two input signals, each characterizing a radio signal having a radio frequency (RF), are received. The input signals are converted into at least three...
Method of calibrating and debugging testing system
A method of calibrating and debugging a testing system is provided. First, values of different electrical path segments are calibrated, and parameters of the...
Virtual model adapter removal and substitution technique for cascaded
System and methods may allow an operator of a signal measurement instrument to characterize and calibrate a network with unsupported connector types, e.g., not...
Dynamic calibrating current sensor
A dynamic calibrating current sensor control system includes an input power supply that generates an input current and a current sensor interposed between the...
Alignment phantom for MR/PET system
A phantom for co-registering a magnetic resonance image and a nuclear medical image is disclosed. The phantom includes a longitudinal member having a first end...
Magnetic resonance apparatus and method for acquiring navigator signals
A magnetic resonance apparatus which acquires navigator signals generated from a navigator region including a first portion and a second portion, the navigator...
Magnetic resonance imaging with consistent geometries
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, method and/or computer readable medium is configured to effect MR imaging with reduced artifact by generating one or...
Method and control device for operating a magnetic resonance system
In a magnetic resonance imaging procedure, multiple slices are initially spatially selectively excited in a first time interval by respective RF pulses followed...
System and methods for providing magnetic resonance imaging data for an
The embodiments relate to an image reconstruction to be carried out on a base unit of a MRI system, where data is formed by reception signals obtained by a...
Multiple resonance NMR spectroscopy using a single transmitter
An NMR imaging system comprising a transceiver module configured to couple with a magnetic resonance transmitter coil, where the transceiver module includes a...