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Systems and methods for thermal actuation of microfluidic devices
A microfluidic processing device includes a substrate defining a microfluidic network. The substrate is in thermal communication with a plurality of N...
Air pollution control system and method
SO.sub.x removal equipment for reducing sulfur oxides from flue gas from a boiler, a cooler provided on a downstream side of the SO.sub.x removal equipment, for...
Fluid recirculation system for localized temperature control and chilling
of compressed articles
Systems and methods compress, freeze and store forms at sufficiently low temperatures. A system provides a storage tank of liquefied gas, a gas-liquid...
A rotary evaporator (1) having a cooler (6), wherein temperature sensors (15, 17) are disposed in the inlet (14) and outlet (16) of the coolant into or out of...
Breathing and desiccant regenerating cycle for reducing condensation in
concentrator photovoltaic modules
A concentrator photovoltaic apparatus for controlling internal condensation includes a light receiving module including one or more photovoltaic cells in a...
Method for processing flue gas
A method of removing CO.sub.2 from an input gas stream, the method comprising reacting a solid sorbent with the input gas stream to remove CO.sub.2 from the...
Hybrid operating apparatus of regenerative heater and hybrid operating
method of regenerative heater
A hybrid operating apparatus including an absolute humidity sensing unit configured to sense an absolute humidity of air supplied to a dehumidifying rotor; a...
Abrasive processing of hard and /or brittle materials
Abrasive articles possessing a highly open (porous) structure and uniform abrasive grit distribution are disclosed. The abrasive articles are fabricated using a...
Thermal therapy body wraps
Thermal therapy pads for providing a temperature controlled therapy to a portion of a patient's body. The pad includes an inner surface and an outer surface...
Tissue welding and cutting apparatus and method
A surgical apparatus includes an elongated shaft having a pair of relatively movable jaws at a distal end thereof. A first heating element on one of the jaws is...
A combustion apparatus includes a fuel supply line for providing an overall fuel supply to the apparatus; a burner including multiple fuel supply lines, the...
Compressor including a housing (2) containing a compressor element (6) that is powered by a variable speed motor (7) with a control box (8) with a set maximum...
Gas turbine engine with outer case ambient external cooling system
A thermal barrier/cooling system for controlling a temperature of an outer case of a gas turbine engine. The thermal barrier/cooling system includes an internal...
Stage lighting fixture
A stage lighting fixture includes a casing; a light source, which is housed inside the casing and is adapted-to emit a light beam along an optical axis; a...
Device for controlling temperature of an optical element
A device serves for controlling temperature of an optical element provided in vacuum atmosphere. The device has a cooling apparatus having a radiational cooling...
Printing apparatus, method of correcting in printing apparatus, and
storage medium storing program thereof
A printing apparatus includes a sensor for detecting temperature of a printhead and outputting the detected temperature as a voltage, and a controller for...
Motor vehicle interior paneling component made of plastic
The invention refers to a interior paneling component for a motor vehicle made substantially of plastic, wherein at least a portion of the surface of the...
Point of sale inductive systems and methods
Systems and methods for the identification, powering and control of products and product packaging. The systems can include a point of sale display having a...
Method of continuous casting thin steel strip
A method of continuously casting metal strip having the steps of assembling a pair of counter-rotatable casting rolls, assembling a metal delivery system...
Cogeneration power plant
A cogeneration power plant for producing steam and electricity. A boiler burner receives fuel from a fuel source and a boiler combustion air/exhaust mixture...
Method and equipment for manufacturing curved glass sheet
A method for manufacturing curved glass sheet includes the following: an equipment, including a matching first mold core and a second mold core, is provided; a...
Method for controlling gas turbine rotor temperature during periods of
A method for warming the rotor of a gas turbine during extended periods of downtime comprising feeding ambient air to an air blower; extracting compressed air...
Method and apparatus to operate a multi-mode powertrain system to achieve
light-off of a catalytic device
A multi-mode powertrain system employing a power-split configuration to transfer torque to a driveline includes an internal combustion engine fluidly coupled to...
Exhaust emission control device of diesel engine
A DPF target temperature setting unit has a temperature increase rate setting portion which sets a temperature increase change rate such that, until a target...
Control schemes and features for climate-controlled beds
A climate-conditioned bed includes an upper portion having at least a first climate zone and at least one fluid module associated with such a first climate...
Vehicle air-conditioning control method
A vehicle air-conditioning control method includes: calculating an air-conditioning reference temperature for an interior of a vehicle on the basis of an...
Image forming apparatus and temperature controlling method of image
An image forming apparatus includes a fusing unit with a heating member arranged to fuse toner to a printing paper, a heat source arranged to heat the heating...
Bias power supply device and image forming apparatus
A bias power supply device includes: a temperature detecting unit; a control signal generation unit generating and outputting an output frequency setting signal...
Distortion compensation circuit including tunable phase path
A distortion compensation circuit compensates for distortion generated by one or more non-linear elements such as a laser device and/or an optical fiber and may...
Receiving unit, optical line terminal, and frequency calibration method
for clock and data recovery circuit
A receiving unit using a voltage-controlled oscillator is allowed to compensate for the frequency characteristics of the voltage-controlled oscillator resulting...
Heat source management in data storage device
An apparatus and associated method is presently disclosed for a control circuitry capable of managing a heat source used in data storage applications. Various...
Compact, energy-efficient ultrasound imaging probes using CMUT arrays with
A CMUT on CMOS imaging chip is disclosed. The imaging chip can use direct connection, CMOS architecture to minimize both internal and external connection...
Semiconductor memory apparatus
A semiconductor memory apparatus includes: a plurality of memory blocks; and a plurality of temperature sensors disposed adjacent to the respective memory...
The invention relates to a spectrometer comprising a hollow main optical body having at least one light channel, a light source, a diffraction grating having a...
Circuit and method of using time-average-frequency direct period
syntheszier for improving crystal-less...
A Time-Average-Frequency direct period synthesizer is used to improve crystal-less frequency generator's frequency stability. It includes (a) a temperature...
Circuit for preventing self-heating of metal-insulator-transition (MIT)
device and method of fabricating...
Provided are a MIT device self-heating preventive-circuit that can solve a self-heating problem of a MIT device and a method of manufacturing a MIT device...
Current control device for electric load
Initial calibration is performed only under normal-temperature environment, and accurate current control is performed under practical use temperature...
Protection circuit, battery pack and charging system
A protection circuit having: a connecting terminal for receiving a voltage for charging a rechargeable battery; a switching element interposed between the...
Backlight unit and method for controlling LED
A backlight unit is provided, which includes a light-emitting diode LED, an LED driving unit which drives the LED, a control unit which measures a temperature...
Temperature curve compensation offset
A lighting device includes a first array of LEDs, a temperature sensor, memory, and a system controller. The memory may include a first duty cycle offset and...
Backlight driving circuit, LCD module, and manufacturing method thereof
The invention provides a backlight driving circuit, an LCD device, and a manufacturing method thereof. The backlight driving circuit includes at least two LED...
System and method for operating a wind turbine
A wind turbine system is disclosed. The system includes a controller configured to receive at least one output from at least one measurement device, an...
Stable and metastable nanowires displaying locally controllable properties
Vapor-liquid-solid growth of nanowires is tailored to achieve complex one-dimensional material geometries using phase diagrams determined for nanoscale...
Method for assembling and hermetically sealing an encapsulating package
A method of assembling and hermetically sealing a package including a side wall mounted on a substrate, with the space thus defined accommodating a component...
Method for increasing resistance of monocot plants against abiotic
stresses, TPSP fusion enzyme gene...
The present invention relates to a method for increasing resistance of monocot plants against abiotic stress which comprises a step of transforming monocot...
Toner for developing electrostatic images
A toner for developing electrostatic images contains a binder resin, a colorant, a release agent, and a charge control agent. The release agent contains a wax...
Cathode pressure control utilizing a capacitance model
Systems and methods to control fuel cell stack pressure through a cathode backpressure valve. A flow offset value is used as a capacitance term during transient...
Method for reducing stress in porous dielectric films
The present invention addresses provides improved methods of preparing a low-k dielectric material on a substrate. The methods involve multi-step ultraviolet...
Sintering furnace and method of making cutting tools
The present invention relates to a method of making cutting tools comprising a substrate having a hard phase and a binder phase, the method comprising forming...
Non-stoichiometric titanium nitride films
The present application relates to a process for the manufacture of transparent, large band gap, high refractive index and high temperature stable,...