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A control device applied to a system having an engine configured such that an expansion ratio can be changed is characterized to comprise an expansion ratio...
Flow controller and monitoring system
A device and system for monitoring and controlling the flow media through a flow circuit, for example, the flow of coolant through a coolant circuit of a...
Valve and temperature control
Valve and temperature control
Motion-activated response system
One embodiment is a safety device for children and pets who is about to be left alone in a vehicle with engine off and doors close. With a control box (80) that...
Vehicle grille shutter system and method of its use
A vehicle system includes a first sensor that provides first data indicating at least one of vehicle speed and ambient temperature. The system also includes a...
Method and apparatus for controlling operation of a hybrid powertrain
during a key-on crank start event
A method for starting an internal combustion engine in a hybrid powertrain having an electric torque machine mechanically coupled to the internal combustion...
Method and apparatus for measuring and treating shivering during
therapeutic temperature control
Methods and apparatus for the prevention and treatment of shivering encountered during therapeutic temperature regulation are disclosed that utilize an active...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member, a developing roller which carries developer and contacts...
Precisely-shaped core fibers and method of manufacture
Non-circular core optical preforms are provided whose core-cladding interface edge has a sharpness that can be accurately controlled according to...
Sports monitoring system for headphones, earbuds and/or headsets
A monitoring system that can be placed proximate to the head or ear of a user is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the monitoring system can be used with...
Optical transmitter with stable output wavelength
An optical transmitter is disclosed, where the optical transmitter shows an emission wavelength kept stable in one of grid wavelengths of the WDM system during...
Light emitting device and method of controlling light emitting device
A light emitting device includes a semiconductor laser, which oscillates in a single longitudinal mode, formed above a semiconductor substrate, a first heater,...
Method and apparatus for controlling mode coupling in high power laser
A high power fiber laser is configured with a multimode active fiber and input and output single mode passive fibers butt-spliced to respective opposite ends of...
Adaptive digital control of power factor correction front end
A method is directed to providing adaptive digital control for the PFC front-end of a switching mode power supply. The method uses an evaluation model to adjust...
Electromechanical device, movable body, robot, method of measuring
temperature of electromechanical device
An electromechanical device includes a rotor, a stator having a magnetic coil, a sensor adapted to detect an electric angle of the rotor, a control section...
Electronic ballast with protected analog dimming control interface
A control signal interface circuit includes a line voltage protection circuit coupled to first and second input terminals. The protection circuit provides an...
Micromechanical tunable Fabry-Perot interferometer arrangement and a
method for producing the same
The invention relates to controllable Fabry-Perot interferometers which are produced with micromechanical (MEMS) technology. The prior art interferometers have...
Printing control apparatus
In a printing control apparatus, there are arranged one pulse application period of which from-start-to-end is series of sub-pulse application time, main-pulse...
Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same
A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel; a temperature sensing means configured to measure a real-time temperature of the liquid...
Devices, systems, and methods for controlling the temperature of resonant
A thermoelectric device transfers heat away from or toward an object using the Peltier effect. In some embodiments, the length of at least one thermoelectric...
Temperature control device and temperature control method
Pressing an electronic device (2) to be tested to contact terminals (132a and 132b) while bringing a heater (112) having equal or close temperature change...
Systems and methods for thermal control of integrated circuits during
Thermal control units (TCU) for maintaining a set point temperature on an IC device under test (DUT) are provided. The units include a pedestal assembly...
Discontinuous conduction current mode maximum power limitation
A discontinuous conduction current mode maximum power limitation photovoltaic converter connects to a ground and a solar cell having a temperature compensation...
Rotating electrical-machine control system and method of operating magnet
temperature of rotating...
A rotating electrical-machine control system is provided with: a rotating electrical-machine comprising a rotor further comprising permanent magnets that are...
A DC-DC converter for driving one or more LED (38), which converter comprises an integrated circuit (12) having a switch mode power circuit (24) and a 5...
Current control semiconductor element and control device using the same
This invention provides a current control semiconductor element in which dependence of a sense ratio on a temperature distribution is eliminated and the...
RF controlled freezing
Disclosed is a method of freezing a body or a portion thereof. The method comprises exposing at least a part of the body to a coolant having a temperature below...
Temperature control circuit of oven controlled crystal oscillator
A temperature control circuit of an oven controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) is provided. A first and a second digital potentiometer are correspondingly...
Steel sheet heat treatment/stamp system and method
An apparatus and related method are provided for a manufacturing process including heating of a processed part. A resistance heating assembly applies an...
Rotary adjustment for dual switch assembly
The present disclosure provides for systems and methods for fabricating sensing and/or control device assemblies, e.g., a dual pressure switch sensing and/or...
Polymerisation of hexafluoropropylene oxide
Process for the oligomerization of hexafluoropropylene oxide (HFPO) in which the sum of the dimers, trimers, tetramers, pentamers and hexamers represents less...
Method and system for pre-heating of semiconductor material for laser
annealing and gas immersion laser doping
A fiber laser system enables a method for treating a semiconductor material by preheating a wafer for laser annealing and gas immersion laser doping by a laser...
Method of detecting bioactive molecules in a fluid sample
A method of detecting the presence of bioactive molecules in a fluid sample, comprising contacting a solution of a microorganism selected from the group...
Ink toner particles with controlled surface morphology
The present invention provides a process for producing a colored toner having a textured surface, the process includes forming a polymer composition of at least...
Method and device for producing carbon paper
A method for producing carbon paper, including: 1) employing a polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber as a reinforcing material, a phenolic resin or epoxy resin...
Welding of PTFE parts
During the joining of PTFE parts (10), a binder (20) is applied to the joint surfaces of the PTFE parts, e.g. by welding, before the parts are joined. By...
System and method for forming contoured new and near-net shape titanium
A system and method for shaping a net or near-net titanium part, the method comprising machining a piece of titanium into a titanium part having non-uniform...
Substrate treating method for treating substrates with treating liquids
A method for treating substrates with treating liquids, using a treating tank for storing the treating liquids, a holding mechanism for holding the substrates...
Heat exchange catheter apparatus and method for manipulating patient's
A balloon catheter is used in a closed-loop heat exchange system for manipulating the temperature of a patient. The balloon catheter is positioned in the...
Thermal stimulation probe and method
A physiological thermal stimulation probe, comprising: (a) an electrically controlled heat control element with a relatively low thermal capacity and adapted...
Single-use electronic apparatus having a thermal switch
An electronic apparatus includes a circuit portion that is configured to control an operation of the electronic apparatus and a heat-activated mechanical switch...
Probe cover container identification
A temperature measurement system includes a temperature probe including a temperature sensor. The system also includes a reader, and a controller in...
Sensor arrangement for determining an inside temperature in a motor
A sensor arrangement for determining an inside temperature in a motor vehicle having a climate control device and at least a panel is at least a part of a...
Open-loop vertical drywell gradient correction system and method
A system and method are disclosed for controlling a drywell including a receiver having upper and lower ends with the lower end being more insulated than the...
Method and apparatus for control of cooling system air quality and energy
An energy saving air quality control system modulates supply fan speed by use of controlled, variable-frequency drive controls for automatic dampers or suction...
Cooling control system for continuous casting of metal
Maintaining the shell surface temperature profile under transient conditions by spray water cooling in continuous casting of steel is often desired to reduce...
Method for vertical acting egress and fire/smoke protection
The present invention presents a novel alternative to side-hinged swinging doors that offers access to a broad egress opening width needed to meet higher...
Processes and systems for making inorganic fibers
Inorganic fiber production processes and systems are disclosed. One process includes providing a molten inorganic fiberizable material, forming substantially...