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Methods and apparatus for controlling temperature of a multi-zone heater
in a process chamber
Methods and apparatus for controlling the temperature of multi-zone heater in a process chamber are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method is provided...
Method and apparatus for forced air heater measurement and control
A blower urges an airflow, at a rate according to a user-controlled flow rate command, through an electric heater and the electrical heater heats the airflow at...
Adaptive temperature controller
The adaptive temperature controller system includes a device for measuring resistance, an electrically-conductive material, a power supply, and a device for...
Method and system for controlling a heating element with temperature
sensitive conductive layer
Methods and system for controlling a heater conductor in a heating element including a sensor conductor separated from the heater conductor by an NTC layer. The...
Method for explosives detection
The present method and system may be used for detecting the presence of explosive elements. A sample element may be used to swipe an object for a test sample....
Fuel supply control method and system for fuel cells
The invention provides a fuel supply control system for fuel cells, controlling fuel concentration in a fuel unit. The fuel supply control system comprises a...
Method of operating a fuel cell apparatus
Method of operating a fuel cell apparatus in which a reforming reaction in the reforming portion is selected by a controller at the starting time of the...
Method for extracting tungsten from scheelite
A method for extracting tungsten from scheelite by: 1) adding a mixed acid including H.sub.2SO.sub.4 and H.sub.3PO.sub.4 to a decomposition reactor; 2) heating...
Method and apparatus for carbonylating methanol with acetic acid enriched
A carbonylation process for producing acetic acid including: (a) carbonylating methanol or its reactive derivatives in the presence of a Group VIII metal...
Method and device for preventing corrosion in hot water systems
Disclosed is a method of controlling a real-time oxidation-reduction potential in a hot water system to inhibit corrosion in the hot water system. The method...
Method for manufacturing ceramic components
The invention concerns a method for manufacturing a ceramic material with pseudo-isotropic microstructure. The method for tailoring the microstructure for...
Indium oxide sintered compact, indium oxide transparent conductive film,
and manufacturing method of indium...
An indium oxide sintered compact containing zirconium as an additive, wherein the ratio of atomic concentration of zirconium to the sum of the atomic...
Membrane based apparatus for measurement of volatile particles
A vapor particle separator including a temperature controlled chamber for desorbing vapors from the particulates of an exhaust gas and a separation chamber...
Crystal growth in solution under static conditions
A method for growing crystals in solution is suitable for the rapid, controlled and effective preparation of crystals of large dimensions from a solution...
Methods and apparatus for enhancing vascular access in an appendage to
enhance therapeutic and interventional...
Embodiments of the invention disclosed herein generally include methods and/or devices for increasing blood flow, controlling the vasodilatation of a patient's...
Method and system for invasive skin treatment
A system and method for simultaneously heating a plurality of discrete skin volumes to a coagulation temperature. The system comprises an applicator containing...
Contact assessment of balloon catheters
A medical apparatus and system for determining contact assessment includes a catheter having an elongate body having a proximal end, a distal end opposite the...
Spindle control system for a milling machine
A spindle control system for a milling machine is provided. The milling machine includes a column, an overarm, a spindle for mounting a cutter, a first motor...
Medium convey apparatus and ink-jet recording apparatus
A medium convey apparatus including: a convey mechanism including an endless belt having a medium-placed face; and a first adsorbing mechanism which includes...
Telecom shelter cooling and control system
A system configured to provide cooling of electronic equipment in a shelter in combination with an air conditioning (A/C) system. The system includes one or...
Air conditioner and controlling method thereof
An air conditioner and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling method may include determining an initial operation temperature based on a...
A thermostat for a climate control system includes an electronic memory in which at least three occupancy settings are stored. The occupancy settings including...
Heat exchanger water heating system for commercial dishwasher
A multi-chamber conveyor type dishwasher uses a heat recovery unit (HRU) to heat water for a final rinse chamber during a preheat and/or dishwashing phase. The...
A first period during which drain is not substantially generated on a surface of a water tube (4) of a heat exchanger (B1), and a second period as a transition...
Water Heater with partially thermally isolated temperature sensor
A water heater having a water tank and a heating source disposed proximate to the water tank such that the heating source may heat water within the water tank....
Production of fluorophosphate optical glass, and production of optical
In a method for producing a fluorophosphate optical glass comprising melting a glass raw material to give a molten glass, and refining, homogenizing and then...
Apparatus for refrigeration cycle and refrigerator
A refrigeration-cycle apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of evaporators having various temperature bands, along with a refrigerator including a...
Exhaust purifying system for internal combustion engine
In an internal combustion engine including an NSR catalyst and an SCR, to provide an exhaust purifying system that can limit aggravation of emissions by...
Cold start NO.sub.2 generation system
A cold start NO.sub.2 generation system includes a catalyst control module that identifies a portion of a three-way catalyst that corresponds to a nitrogen...
The recirculating dryer includes a housing having an operator control panel and a locking door mounted to a side of the housing. A rotating tumbler for holding...
Computer-controlled hydrotherapy system
A hydrotherapy system uses a plurality of water sources, each of which produces water at a fixed temperature. The water from the fixed temperature sources can...
Method and system for controlling thermal load distribution in a portable
Methods and systems for managing thermal load distribution on a portable computing device ("PCD") include storing on a PCD a plurality of thermal load steering...
Apparatus and method for measurement of the film cooling effect produced
by air cooled gas turbine components
A method for measurement of a film cooling effect is disclosed. Film cooling is a technique developed to protect gas turbine engine components from the...
Control device for an automatic transmission
A transmission ECU 12 determines whether or not the conditions for executing a neutral control operation are satisfied (step S11), and measures hydraulic oil...
Indirect thermal fan control
Indirect thermal fan control is described. In one or more implementations, a speed of a fan may be adjusted based on indirect measurements of temperature. For...
Centralized monitoring apparatus
A centralized-monitoring apparatus, which centralized monitors a device including a storage, a temperature sensor to detect a temperature therein, and a...
Water heater demand side management system
A system for shifting energy demand from on-peak time windows to off-peak time windows by using hot water heater load shifting, while providing the end user...
Portable wireless automobile and personal emergency responder and
messenger system and method
Devices, systems, and methods for responding to emergency situations of infants, children and pets left unattended in a vehicle. The device comprises a control...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes: a fixing unit that transports a recording medium as nipped between a pressure rotary member and a heating rotary member, to thereby...
Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus that switches fixing
A fixing apparatus capable of reducing deterioration in productivity while preventing a fixing roller from being heated to a high temperature. The fixing roller...
Fixing apparatus of induction heating type for fixing image formed on
A fixing apparatus includes an induction heating coil configured to heat a heat generating member including a conductive heating element, a boosting circuit...
Mid-IR microchip laser: ZnS:Cr.sup.2+ laser with saturable absorber
A method of fabrication of laser gain material and utilization of such media includes the steps of introducing a transitional metal, preferably Cr.sup.2+ thin...
Wavelength tunable laser device, optical module, and method of controlling
wavelength tunable laser
Provided is a power saving and highly reliable wavelength tunable laser device. A wavelength tunable laser device 10 of the present invention includes: a...
Cooling system for electronic device
The cooling system includes: a frame; a plurality of electronic devices disposed in the frame and operating or functioning independently from each other; fans...
Recreational vehicle user interface system and method
A recreational vehicle user interface (RVUI) system/method that allows centralized control and monitoring of electrical/environmental subsystems within the...
The invention relates to electronic device having an operation temperature range, wherein the electronic device comprises a tunable capacitor (CST) comprising a...
Spacing fluctuation compensation
A method to compensate for spacing variations between a dynamic fly height (DFH) controlled read/write head and a rotating disk surface. Using a HDI sensor or...
Device for producing polarizing film and method of producing the same
Disclosed herein is an apparatus for preparation of a film exhibiting polarizing properties by dyeing a substrate film with iodine and then orienting the same...
Temperature-controlled holding devices for planar articles
An exemplary apparatus includes a controllably movable body, a holding device, and a coolant circulation device. The body comprises a wall including a planar...
Projection optical device and exposure apparatus
A projection optical device includes a projection optical system which projects an image of a pattern, a support member attached to the projection optical...