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Power/performance optimization through continuously variable
temperature-based voltage control
Methods determine temperature and voltage relationships for integrated circuit library elements to produce a continuous temperature-voltage function. Some of...
Automatic ground contact pressure system for pneumatic compactor
A ground contact pressure controller may be configured to automatically manage tire inflation pressure in a pneumatic compactor machine. The controller may...
Sub-band duplexer with active frequency tuning
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to programmable duplexers. The frequency pass band of the programmable duplexer is changed according to a selection of a...
Image apparatus with color registration adjustment, control method
therefor, and storage medium storing control...
An image forming apparatus comprising image forming units, an image bearing member for bearing images, a table indicative of a correspondence relationship...
Pulsed processing semiconductor heating methods using combinations of
Pulsed processing methods and systems for heating objects such as semiconductor substrates feature process control for multi-pulse processing of a single...
In-line duct supplemental heating and cooling device and method
A method of heating or cooling a room of a building includes providing supplemental warmer or cooler air to the room with an inline duct supplemental heating...
Apparatus and method for tracking maximum power point and method of
operating grid-tied power storage system...
An apparatus for tracking a maximum power point includes a converter unit for converting a first power, outputted from a solar cell module, into a second power...
Window blind solar energy management system
Disclosed is a window blind solar energy management system for capturing solar energy to manage illumination and temperature within a defined space. Blinds...
Method and system for applying content-based picture quality profiles
A method and system are provided in which a video channel is selected from multiple video channels in a video processor. A picture quality profile associated...
Image signal processing apparatus and image signal processing method
An image signal processing apparatus includes an imaging unit having an imaging element to conduct photoelectric conversion on incident light from a subject and...
Display device and apparatus and method for driving the same
A display device including a liquid crystal display unit and a controller displays an image using a liquid crystal. The controller extracts a compensation data...
Method and system for monitoring the thermal dissipation of a computer
A method and system are implemented for monitoring the thermal dissipation from a computer processing unit. The system comprises a temperature sensor, and a...
Optical module for atomic oscillator and atomic oscillator
An optical module for an atomic oscillator using a quantum interference effect includes a light source adapted to emit light including a fundamental wave having...
Apparatus, system, and method for controlling temperature and power supply
voltage drift in a digital phase...
Described herein are apparatus, system, and method for controlling temperature drift and/or voltage supply drift in a digital phase locked loop (DPLL). The...
Resistance signal generating circuit with n temperature characteristic
According to one embodiment, a reference signal generating circuit includes a first nonlinear element that generates a first reference voltage, a second...
Time-domain multiplexing of power and data
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that may allow an electronic device to control a power adapter. One example may provide an electronic system where an...
Modularized LED lamp
A modularized LED lamp is disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention provide an LED lamp in which digital and/or analog communication takes place between...
Method and apparatus for detection of concealed objects in passive thermal
images using environment control
A method for obtaining a reflectance image from a plurality of thermal images utilizes a technique of A) obtaining a first thermal image of a subject, the first...
Heater control device, image forming apparatus, and heater controlling
A heater control device comprising: a storage unit that stores therein a turn-on pattern of a heater specified in units of a predetermined control cycle...
Thermal processing apparatus and method of controlling the same
A control unit can select a large-number control zone model in which the number of control zones, which are independently controlled, is large, and a...
Polymorphic forms .alpha., .beta. and .gamma. of rifaximin
Crystalline polymorphous forms of rifaximin (INN) antibiotic named rifaximin .alpha. and rifaximin .beta., and a poorly crystalline form named rifaximin...
Method of manufacturing annealed wafer
Annealed wafers having reduced residual voids after annealing and reduced deterioration of TDDB characteristics of an oxide film formed on the annealed wafer,...
Circulation system for a fuel cell
An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel cell system capable of avoiding damage to a circulation pump at a low temperature to improve system...
Formulated egg product suitable for processing
The present invention relates to the formulation and process for preparation of a fried egg product that may be frozen for future heating in a microwave or...
Controlling morpholoy of titanium oxide using designed peptides
A method for biomimetically preparing titanium oxide precipitates with specific morphologies. According to one embodiment, designed peptides that are 5-20 amino...
Method and apparatus for the continuous production and functionalization
of single-walled carbon nanotubes...
An integrated method and apparatus to continuously produce purified Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT) from a continuous supply of solid carbon powder fed to...
Adaptive catalytic conversion and reduction agent control
An emissions control system includes a Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) device, one or more monitoring devices and one or more sensors. The system further...
Apparatus and method for controlling silicon nitride etching tank
A method and apparatus for controlling a silicon nitride etching bath provides the etching bath including phosphoric acid heated to an elevated temperature. The...
Apparatus, system and methods for extracorporeal blood processing for
selectively cooling the brain relative to...
A system, apparatus and methods are provided for extra-corporeal blood treatment, and in particular for establishing and maintaining a neck down differential...
Thermal compression therapy cover
A combined heating, cooling, and compression therapy system is provided. The system is configured for automated use with a controller. The system can have a...
Device with counter-rotating propellers having a propeller pitch altering
A device including a pair of counter rotating propellers with variable pitch which may be modified by an actuator located in a central cavity of the shafts. A...
Partitioning cargo spaces
Some embodiments of a system for partitioning cargo spaces in a temperature-controlled cargo container can include one or more longitudinal panel assemblies...
Non-contact medical thermometer with stray radiation shielding
A non-contact infrared (IR) thermometer for measuring temperature from the surface of an object includes an IR radiation sensor attached to a heating element...
Intelligent thermostatic water outflowing device
The present invention discloses an intelligent thermostatic water outflowing device in the field of sanitary wares. By using said intelligent thermostatic water...
Shutter control during ambient temperature warm-up across a freezing point
A method of controlling operation of an adjustable shutter adapted for varying an amount of airflow to cool a powertrain in a vehicle includes monitoring the...
Advanced valve actuation system with integral freeze protection
A valve and actuator assembly includes a valve to control a flow of liquid into a coil, and an actuator to control the valve. The assembly includes a first...
Handheld work apparatus having a control unit for an electric heating
A portable work apparatus has a combustion engine for driving a work tool. An air/fuel mixture is supplied to the engine via a carburetor which is provided with...
Cooling system for cooling of a combustion engine
A cooling system for a combustion engine (1) includes a pilot line (12) which has an inlet (12a) to receive coolant from a line (3) of the cooling system and a...
Power control system for a locomotive consist
The present disclosure is directed to a power control system for a consist. The consist may include a plurality of locomotives, each locomotive having an...
Optically heated analyte desorber for gas chromatography analysis
Analytes are rapidly desorbed from a carbonaceous sorbent powder with improved quantitation and reduced analyte re-adsorption, thermal degradation, and...
Apparatus and method for dry cycle completion control in heat pump dryer
by declining capacity indication by...
An apparatus includes a mechanical refrigeration cycle arrangement having a working fluid and an evaporator, a condenser, a compressor, and an expansion device,...
Method of controlling temperature in a compartment of a refrigerator
A method of controlling temperature in a compartment of a refrigerator is disclosed. During a normal operation of the refrigerator, the compartment is cooled by...
Hydrostatic circuits with variable charge and variable flushing systems
A closed hydrostatic circuit with variable charge and variable flushing systems is disclosed. A variable displacement charge pump is configured to supply charge...
Method and facility for drying slurry-like materials, in particular sludge
from wastewater treatment plants
The invention relates to a method for drying slurry-like materials, in particular sludge from wastewater treatment plants, including two drying stages, namely:...
Point-of-care inventory management system and method
A system and method are disclosed for controlling an inventory of point-of-care diagnostic devices. The inventory includes a main inventory and at least one...
Cell based temperature monitoring
A system and method for measuring a temperature in at least one energy storage unit. They system includes at least one temperature sensor thermally coupled to...
Rear wheel toe angle control system
An electric actuator (electric motor) is thermally protected without causing any unfamiliar impression in steering a vehicle. A temperature compensation gain...
Motor control apparatus and electric power steering apparatus provided
with the same
A motor control apparatus that is capable of making the whole control system robust not only with respect to motor parameter variations such as the temperature...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an excitation coil, a fixing member heated by electromagnetic induction by the excitation coil, a magnetic shunt alloy member, a Curie...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing condition control
A fixing device includes a temperature rise characteristic acquisition unit that acquires a temperature rise characteristic of a recording medium based on...