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The invention provides an illumination apparatus and a method of generating light by the illumination apparatus. The illumination apparatus comprises a light...
Light source temperature monitor and control
A light source comprising a light emitter; a heat sink coupled to the light emitter; and a temperature sensor substantially adjacent to the light emitter. A...
Microwave heating system with enhanced temperature control
A microwave heating system configured to heat a plurality of articles is provided. The microwave heating system includes a thermalization zone for adjusting the...
Method and apparatus for controlling an electric motor employed to power a
An electric motor powers a fluidic pump fluidly connected to a hydraulic circuit. Operating the electric motor includes determining a heat transfer coefficient...
Power source control apparatus for rotating electrical machine
A power source control apparatus for a rotating electrical machine includes a TRC optimum voltage output portion (21) and a GEN optimum voltage output portion...
Battery pack and battery charger that charges based on temperature
A battery pack includes: a connecting portion connected to a battery charger; a battery chargeable by the battery charger connected to the connecting portion;...
Methods and systems for rapid wireless charging where the low state of
charge (SOC) temperature dependent...
A system and method for wireless charging are provided. A control circuit charges one or more cells in a secondary wireless charging circuit that receives power...
Electrified vehicle battery pack monitoring assembly and method
An exemplary monitoring assembly includes, among other things, a controller configured to identify a change in an internal pressure of a battery cell using a...
Temperature controlling system and method for battery
The present invention provides a temperature controlling system for a battery in an energy storage system, the temperature controlling system including: a...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
To control a grain growth on laminated polysilicon films, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided. The method includes: forming a first...
Substrate processing apparatus, method of manufacturing semiconductor
device and non-transitory...
Provided is a configuration capable of suppressing a variation in characteristics of transistor. The configuration includes: a process chamber; a gas supply...
Semiconductor device, method for controlling the same, and semiconductor
The semiconductor device includes a temperature sensor controlled so that temperature measurement is made once at each of a plurality of different reference...
Controlling laser output in a HAMR device
A method of controlling laser output in a heat assisted magnetic recording device can be performed by control circuitry in a data storage device. The method...
Sensor and transmission control circuit in adaptive interface package
A programmable interface module includes a linear power regulator to control and provide power to interfaced components on an as needed basis. The interface...
Smart actuator for valve
A system and method of monitoring and controlling the open and close states of a manifold diaphragm type valve includes using an actuator mechanism with...
Method and system for controlling a fuser assembly using temperature
A method and apparatus for providing a relatively short period of time for a fuser assembly to be ready to perform a fusing operation. Included is a fusing...
Fixing device, fixing device control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotatable fuser member a heater, a rotatable pressure member, a thermometer, and a feedback controller. The rotatable fuser member is...
A printer includes a printing unit that prints an image on a print medium, a sensor that measures an internal temperature, and a controller that stops printing...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and program
In an image forming apparatus for controlling temperature of a fixing section based on a color material amount obtained from image data, it is determined...
Temperature/voltage detection circuit
A circuit includes a comparator unit, a capacitive device, and a switching network. The comparator unit is configured to set a control signal at a first logical...
Zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement system
A zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement system measures internal body temperature by way of a probe having a heater and thermal sensors arranged...
Temperature control module for a socket
A temperature control module for a socket is provided with of an upper docking plate and a lower docking plate. The upper docking plate has a recess for...
Condensate trap heater for condensing gas furnace
A heating mat for a condensate trap can include resistive traces which heat the mat. The mat can be adhered to the condensate trap, for example using pressure...
Method for drying clothes in a household dryer
A method for drying clothes in a household dryer having a drying chamber, a temperature sensor for monitoring temperature an air exhaust temperature from the...
Pulse tube refrigerator with an automatic gas flow and phase regulating
A pulse tube refrigerator with an automatic gas flow and phase regulating device is composed by a helium compressor, an air distribution valve, a drive...
Refrigeration cycle apparatus with an expander to recover power from
A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a refrigeration cycle formed by a first compressor, a radiator, an expander that expands a refrigerant that has passed...
Solar collection system and method
An apparatus, system, and method of collecting solar energy having a variable position for optimizing sunlight collection and for use in a heating and/or...
Systems and methods for wirelessly-enabled HVAC control
Various forms of wirelessly-enabled thermostats for multi-area HVAC control are presented. Such a thermostat may include: a controller; a temperature sensor...
Combustor flashback/flame holding detection via temperature sensing
A combustor includes a combustor housing defining a combustion chamber having a plurality of combustion zones. A plurality of temperature detectors are disposed...
Oxy-fuel combustion system with closed loop flame temperature control
A control system for an oxy-fuel combustion process is disclosed for use with a boiler or furnace which dynamically controls the flame temperature of each...
Method and equipment for controlling operating temperature of air
Method and equipment to control operating temperature of an air compressor. A compressor element compresses air and oil and supplies it to an oil separator. In...
Intake temperature control systems and methods for intake manifold
An engine control system of a vehicle includes a first temperature module, a second temperature module, and an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) control module....
Reformer enhanced alcohol engine
Reformer-enhanced alcohol engine system. The engine system includes a spark-ignited alcohol engine having a compression ratio in the range of 13-15 and includes...
Control methods and control apparatuses of internal-combustion engines
A control apparatus calculates an upstream side pressure and temperature on an upstream side of a turbine impeller and a turbine flow rate, and calculates an...
Method and system for activating catalyst of hybrid vehicle
A method and a system for activating a catalyst of a hybrid vehicle are provided. In particular, the system and the method maintain a speed of a motor to be a...
Processes for preparing alumina and magnesium chloride by HCl leaching of
The disclosed processes can be effective for treating various materials comprising several different metals. These materials can be leached with HCl for...
Process for modifying fuel solids
The invention provides a process for comminuting coal or other fuel solids in a shear field, and for optionally coating the solids with catalysts for...
Process for preparing choline hydroxide from trimethylamine and ethylene
Processes for preparing N,N,N-trimethylethanolammonium hydroxide (choline hydroxide) and the choline hydroxide produced are described. These processes minimize...
Melt molding method of germanium
In a melt molding method of germanium, the germanium which is brought into a molten state is sealed in molding dies in an inert gas atmosphere. The molding dies...
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...
Vacuum packaging and sealing appliance with double seal
An appliance for vacuum packaging and sealing a container, including: a vacuum motor assembly generating suction, a vacuum trough fluidly connected to the...
Apparatus and method of manufacturing completely cooked rice which is
completely cooked in sterilized condition
A method of manufacturing packaged completely cooked rice or a packaged completely cooked mixed rice comprises a steaming process of sterilizing and primarily...
Temperature based electric machine control
A vehicle having at least one electric machine capable of propelling the vehicle is provided. An oil circulation path is provided that circulates oil through...
Energy control mechanisms for an electric vehicle
A method of controlling an electric vehicle having an HVAC system configured to condition a passenger cabin of the electric vehicle, and one or more batteries...
Color erasing apparatus and method for erasing select colors
A color erasing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a color erasing unit that heats a recording medium having an image formed with a plurality of...
An inkjet printer is provided which can alleviate the degradation of print quality caused by the deviation of ink temperature from a proper temperature range. A...
Flexible film heated roller
A film application system having multiple film application stations. Each film application station has a support for an elongated plastic component (typically...
Directional solidification system and method
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for purifying materials using a rapid directional solidification. Devices and methods shown provide...
Method and plant for manufacturing light alloy castings by injection die
casting with non-metallic cores
A method for manufacturing light alloy castings by die casting with disposable cores, including a mold filling phase in which the parameters of pressure and...
Laboratory apparatus and method for handling laboratory samples
The invention relates to a laboratory apparatus for handling at least one laboratory sample, in particular for mixing and/or adjusting the temperature of a...