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Method and chemical composition for reclaiming of cured elastomer
Reclaiming cured elastomer material by mixing the cured elastomer as crumbs or chips with a devulcanization-aiding chemical composition, and devulcanizing the...
Temperature enhanced electrostatic chucking in plasma processing apparatus
Methods and systems for temperature enhanced chucking and dechucking of resistive substrates in a plasma processing apparatus are described herein. In certain...
Method and system for controlled isotropic etching on a plurality of etch
A method for forming identical isotropic etch patterns in an etch system is disclosed. The method comprises providing a wafer paddle, a wafer, a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for stripping a contact-limiting element from a
An automated analyzer for performing multiple diagnostic assays simultaneously includes multiple stations, or modules, in which discrete aspects of the assay...
Fuel cell system and power supply control method
In order to determine the air stoichiometric ratio without using multidimensional mapping, a fuel cell system of the invention computes a command current value...
Exhaust gas control apparatus and method for internal combustion engine
A NOx selective reduction catalyst for reducing NOx by the ammonia adsorbed is disposed in an engine exhaust gas passage. As states of adsorption of ammonia by...
Method and apparatus for improving the efficiency of purification and
deposition of polycrystalline silicon
Methods and apparatus for the commercial-scale production of purified polycrystalline silicon granules with one or more tailored levels of n- and p-type...
Method and apparatus for forming slats for fabric in coverings for
A method and apparatus for forming a transversely curved or formed strip of material which can be cut to length for use in a fabric for coverings for...
Electrolyte solution and electrochemical surface modification methods
An aqueous electrolyte solution including a concentration of citric acid in the range of about 1.6 g/L to about 982 g/L and an effective concentration of...
Method and apparatus for refining a molten material
The method and apparatus includes a vessel having a bottom and sidewalls arranged to house the material in a molten state. A temperature controlled horizontally...
Apparatus and method of optimized acid gas and toxic metal control in
gasifier produced gases
An apparatus and method is presented for removing acid gases and other trace contaminants to very low levels in combustible gases generated from thermal...
Desiccant air-conditioning system and operating method thereof
A dew point temperature sensor detects and sends the dew point temperature of the supply air to a dry area, as a supply air dew point temperature, to a...
Manufacture of fine-grained material for use in medical devices
Medical devices are manufactured from fine grained materials, processed from of a variety of metals and alloys, such as stainless steel, cobalt-chromium and...
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...
System and method for monitoring breathing
A system for monitoring the breathing status of a patient comprises a first temperature sensor and a second temperature sensor. The first temperature sensor is...
A blowing machine used to produce containers of correctly temperatured preforms in blowing stations including correctly temperatured blow molds, having...
Intelligent grid-based HVAC system
An HVAC system includes a grid of intersecting ducts having one or more inlets, outlets, and intersections. Air may be received into the inlets and directed...
Cooling arrangement for conveyors and other applications
A conveyor for moving hot material at temperatures on this order of 1000.degree. F. or higher along a conveyor trough receiving the material has one or more...
Method and device for controlling an afterglow temperature in a diesel
A method and a device for setting an afterglow temperature in a self-igniting internal combustion engine, the afterglow temperature being reduced in a defined...
Control system for can coating
A can coating machine control system includes a coating control signal that functions as a go/no-go signal based on a plurality of monitored conditions such as...
Spin coater, temperature controlling method of the same, optical disc
production apparatus, and optical disc...
The present invention provides a spin coater including a rotation table that rotatably holds the disc substrate, a spin-cup that surrounds the outer...
Adsorbed gas content measuring instrument and its testing method
The present invention relates to an adsorbed gas content measuring instrument and its testing method. The instrument comprises sealed cylinders, gas collecting...
Indoor unit and air-conditioning apparatus provided with the same
To provide a low-cost and highly reliable indoor unit and an air-conditioning apparatus having the same by obtaining a dew point temperature at the outlet side...
Working-fluid power system for low-temperature rankine cycles
A power system based on a binary power cycle and utilizing a multi-component working fluid is disclosed. The working fluid is partially vaporized and a split...
Method and apparatus for designing and manufacturing electronic circuits
subject to leakage problems caused by...
First several possible working points are stored with different mappings to available modules. Each of these working points involves different trade-offs for...
ISG entry apparatus and method of vehicle
An ISG entry apparatus and method is capable of operating ISG logic without employing a battery sensor. The ISG entry apparatus includes a starting voltage...
Injector protection control method and common rail fuel injection control
To reliably prevent a drop in the function of injectors resulting from a rise in the temperature of excess fuel in the injectors without having to add a new...
Limiting branch pressure to a solenoid valve in a fluid circuit
A vehicle includes a clutch, pump, pressure control variable force solenoid (PVFS) valve in a branch supplying oil from the pump to the clutch through a flow...
Apparatus for treating fuel and method of starting the same
A fuel processing apparatus includes a reformer, raw material supply section, moisture supply section, heating section, reforming temperature detection section,...
Image forming apparatus with medium transport control
An image forming apparatus includes: a medium transport path which a medium is transported through; an image forming unit configured to form a developer image...
Temperature compensation of conductive bridge memory arrays
Methods for operating a semiconductor memory array including dynamically adjusting control line voltages (e.g., unselected word line or unselected bit line...
Line memory module form factor cooling device
Aspects of the invention include a method and apparatus for cooling a hard drive in a hard drive array. In one example, the cooling device has similar...
Optoelectronic device with controlled temperature dependence of the
emission wavelength and method of making same
A device representing a reflector, for example an evanescent reflector or a multilayer interference reflector, with at least one reflectivity stopband is...
MEMS-based frequency synthesizers with enhanced temperature compensation
A frequency synthesizer is configured to generate a periodic output signal in response to a periodic input signal and a temperature-dependent frequency...
Circuit for generating a dual-mode PTAT current
The present invention discloses a circuit for generating a dual-mode proportional to absolute temperature (PTAT) current. The circuit includes a voltage...
Predictable method for reducing power consumption during peak demand
System and method for reducing power consumption during peak demand period is disclosed. A consumption unit comprises a power limiter. An AC power limiter...
Battery temperature control system
A battery temperature control system, in temperature rise control, sets a maximum chargeable current and a maximum dischargeable current based on detection...
Temperature based white point control in backlights
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for maintaining a target white point on a light emitting diode based backlight. In one embodiment, the backlight may...
System and method for supplying constant power to luminuous loads
An apparatus is disclosed that is capable of delivering substantially constant power to a luminous load in response to variation in the input voltage and...
System and method for supplying constant power to luminuous loads with
power factor correction
An apparatus is disclosed for supplying power to a luminous load. The apparatus includes a transformer having a primary winding, and a control circuit adapted...
Tunnel for conditioning of products, especially for sterilization of food
in prepackaged containers
Tunnel is provided for conditioning of food products, especially for sterilization of food in containers or vessels of the heat-sealed type, in which the...
Hot-air supplying device and hot-air supplying method having bypass
A hot-air supplying method that includes: generating, by means of a heat pump, hot air that is at a temperature lower than a desired target hot-air temperature;...
Monitoring witness structures for temperature control in RTP systems
Temperature control in an RTP system can be improved by consideration of one or more witness structures different from the wafer (or other semiconductor object)...
Laser annealing apparatus
A laser annealing apparatus is provided that is capable of reducing irradiation unevenness of laser light caused by a refraction phenomenon of the laser light...
Ionic liquids processing of biomass to reducing sugars and other
The present invention describes the use of an ionic liquid acid catalyst for the hydrolysis of cellulose into reducing sugars and other degradation products....
Controlled rheology formulations containing high melt strength
polypropylene for extrusion coating
A process of extruding a blend of an irradiated first propylene polymer and a non-irradiated second propylene polymer, where the first propylene polymer...
Environmental subsea control hydraulic fluid compositions
An aqueous hydraulic fluid composition comprising (i) a salt of formic acid, and (ii) one or more lubricants such as a monovalent metal salt, ammonium, or amine...
Methods for sterilizing materials containing biologically active agents
Provided are methods for sterilizing a material comprising a biologically-active agent comprising irradiating said material with ionizing radiation at a dose of...
Nucleic acid analyzer, automatic analyzer, and analysis method
This invention relates to a nucleic acid analyzer comprising: reaction containers capable of containing nucleic-acid-containing samples and reagents; an...
Vehicle battery temperature control system containing heating device and
A vehicle battery temperature control system includes a battery, a heating device, a housing, a heat exchanger and a sensor. The battery has a heat sink that...