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Control device for vehicle
A motor generator is connected to a high voltage battery through an inverter. A voltage of the high voltage battery is decreased and is applied to a low voltage...
Method for controlling a clutch unit
A method for controlling a clutch unit for a drive train of a motor vehicle wherein the temperature in the friction clutch is ascertained and a characteristic...
Temperature controller having phase control and zero-cross cycle control
The present invention relates to a temperature controller having phase control and zero-cross cycle control function that can be achieved at a low cost by...
Pressure-sensitive external charger for an implantable medical device
An improved external charger for an implantable medical device is disclosed in which charging is at least partially controlled based on a sensed pressure...
Techniques for controlling charging of batteries in an external charger
and an implantable medical device
Disclosed are charging algorithms implementable in an external charger for controlling the charging of both an external battery in the external charger and an...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus with the same
A fixing device is provided with a fixing unit for fixing a toner image; a magnetic flux generator including a switching element for generating a magnetic flux;...
Method and apparatus for fusing a heat curable toner to a carrier sheet
A method and apparatus for fusing a heat curable toner to a carrier sheet having said toner thereon. In the method, the toner is sandwiched between said carrier...
Apparatus and method for determining a read level of a flash memory after
an inactive period of time
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for determining a dwell time in a non-volatile memory circuit after a shutdown of the memory circuit. A voltage shift is...
Nonvolatile memory device, programming method thereof and memory system
including the same
A nonvolatile memory device preventing a program disturb, a program method thereof and a memory system including the nonvolatile memory device and the program...
Temperature controlled voltage conversion device
A switching frequency setting unit sets switching frequency of a switching element, based on both the temperature of a cooling medium which cools a DC-DC...
Power supply controller
If a power supply path is in an abnormal state, a power-supply-path protection circuit of a power supply controller inhibits a switching circuit that switches...
Magnetic domain control for an embedded contact sensor for a magnetic
A head for magnetic data recording that includes an embedded contact sensor. The embedded contact sensor detects head disk contact by detecting changes in...
Thermally switched optical filter incorporating a refractive optical
A thermochromic, thermotropic, or thermoreflective filter relies on a mismatch between the index of refraction of a thermotropic material (e.g., a liquid...
Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor
The image pickup apparatus includes a finder optical system, a measuring part performing measurement relating to an object field image, a liquid crystal display...
Light sensing circuit, backlight control apparatus having the same, and
liquid crystal display device having...
A light sensing circuit capable of enhancing a reliability by lowering a dependency on a temperature change without using a resistor, a backlight control...
Battery system and automobile
Disclosed is a battery system wherein safety of a lithium secondary battery can be enhanced by efficiently deactivating (inactivating) lithium metal deposited...
Spectral shift control for dimmable AC LED lighting
Apparatus and associated methods involve operation of an LED light engine in which a relative intensities of selected wavelengths shift as a function of...
Air-floating carrier type wind power collection device
An air-floating carrier type wind power collection device includes a pair of ailerons provided on each of front, middle, and rear sections of a floating body....
Calibration of temperature sensitive circuits with heater elements
One or more heating elements are disposed on a semiconductor substrate proximate a temperature sensitive circuit disposed on the substrate (e.g., bandgap...
Adaptive temperature controller
The adaptive temperature controller includes a device for measuring resistance, an electrically-conductive material, a power supply, and a device for...
Temperature control for cooking appliance including combination heating
A combination cooking appliance controls a radiant heating element provided in an oven cavity and a convection heating element provided in an air plenum with a...
Solvent mixture for molecular weight control
A method of making a polymer, including: heating, for a sufficient time and temperature, to polymerize a homogenous mixture including of at least one...
Thin film forming method, thin film forming apparatus, and program
A control unit heats a reaction pipe to a load temperature by controlling a temperature-raising heater 16, and then makes semiconductor wafers received in the...
Adjusting substrate temperature to improve CD uniformity
A plasma etching system having a substrate support assembly with multiple independently controllable heater zones. The plasma etching system is configured to...
A silicon wafer which has DZ layers formed on both sides thereof by heat treatment in an atmosphere of reducing gas (such as hydrogen) or rare gas (such as...
High-pressure fluid supply apparatus
A high-pressure fluid supply apparatus that avoids gas leakage due to a reduction in the performance of a seal member provided inside piping is provided. A...
Method of alloying various grades of steel with manganese oxides
A method of alloying an iron majority compound with an oxide is provided. The method may include: heating the iron majority compound to a molten state; adding...
Medical device having a bimaterial valve
Medical devices using fluid or cooling fluids having one or more bimaterial valves positioned at each point of flow control to control the flow of a fluid in...
Methods and devices for controlling biologic microenvironments
A microenvironment of a biological body is controlled, and more particularly, is measured, changed, and monitored with respect to temperature, pH level,...
Cooling device for the air conditioning of an examination area of a
medical examination apparatus and medical...
An inventive cooling device for the air conditioning of an examination area of a medical examination device includes a temperature detection device for...
Vehicle air recirculation control device
An air recirculation control system is basically provided with a thermal sensing arrangement, a blower speed sensing arrangement, a recirculation door actuator...
Projection type display device provided with a unit for detecting clogging
A projection type display device includes a lamp, polarization means (21) for converting light emitted from the lamp to polarized light, a liquid crystal panel...
Temperature gain control device and method thereof
This specification discloses a device of controlling temperature gain and the method thereof. The invention detects the temperature of work environment and uses...
Torque compensation method and system
A system and method of compensating for torque converter slip in a motor vehicle include measuring rotational speeds of an engine crankshaft and mainshaft, as...
Screen printing machine and method for controlling inside temperature of
screen printing machine
An object of the invention to provide a screen printing machine allows, during maintenance work for one printing device, the other printing device to continue...
MEMS airflow sensor die incorporating additional circuitry on the die
A MEMS airflow sensor die having a heater control circuit, differential instrumentation amplifier, temperature compensation, and/or offset correction circuitry...
Insulated and refrigerated beverage transport line
An insulated and refrigerated beverage transport line provides enhanced temperature control of one or more beverages conveyed through the transport line. A...
Refrigeration apparatus and method for controlling the same
A refrigeration apparatus includes a condensing unit, a flow distributor, and an evaporator connected to the condensing unit via the flow distributor. A...
Control method of refrigerator
The present invention relates to a control method of a refrigerator which operates a cooling cycle including two storage compartments, a compressor, a...
Non-inflatable temperature control system
A non-inflatable resting device used for heating and cooling is provided with a plurality of interconnected channels located close to an external surface of the...
Information collection and storage for single core chips to 'N core chips
Provided is a method for the collection and storage of information related to the operation of a chip module. The disclosed technology provides a chip data...
Apparatus for estimating open circuit voltage of battery, apparatus for
estimating state of charge of battery,...
An apparatus for estimating an OCV of a battery includes a voltage sensing unit for measuring a battery output voltage; a temperature sensing unit for measuring...
Image forming apparatus and method
Certain embodiments provide an image forming apparatus including: a print process part; a heat roller including a heating element; a press roller including a...
Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus in which temperature of
heating rotating member is detected in...
In a fixing apparatus, a first detection portion detects a temperature of an atmosphere (a first detected temperature) attained by heat conduction from a...
Device manufacturing apparatus, including coolant temperature control, and
method of manufacturing device
A device manufacturing apparatus includes a driving unit configured to perform driving for processing an object, a conduit through which a coolant that recovers...
System and method for high-sensitivity sensor
A sensor unit that includes at least one sensor configured to measure an ambient condition is described. The controller can be configured to receive...
Piezoelectric vibrator manufacturing method, piezoelectric vibrator,
oscillator, electronic device, and...
A method for manufacturing a piezoelectric vibrator is provided. The piezoelectric vibrator includes: a package in which a first substrate and a second...
Dynamic feedback-controlled output driver with minimum slew rate variation
from process, temperature and supply
In examples, apparatus and methods are provided that mitigate buffer slew rate variations due to variations in output capacitive loading, a fabrication process,...
Variable voltage control apparatus and lighting apparatus incorporating
Control apparatus for controlling an aspect of an apparatus are disclosed. In certain embodiments, the control apparatus comprises a dimmer that includes a...
Radio frequency identification controlled heatable objects
A temperature controlled heatable object is provided in which a temperature sensor is connected to a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag. The RFID tag is...