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Desiccant dehumidification system and method
A system and method for controlling the humidity of an indoor space is disclosed. The system features a desiccant wheel which rotates sequentially through a...
Bearing for a wind turbine
A bearing for a wind turbine, the use of the bearing and a method to control the temperature of the bearing is provided. A bearing for a wind turbine comprises...
Pump fan control circuit and block for truck mountable hydraulic system
A hydraulic fan powered in a branch of a vehicle-carried working load hydraulic circuit helps cool hydraulic fluid in a cooler. A switching block has a bypass...
Ignition timing control device for an internal combustion engine
There is provided an ignition timing control device for an internal combustion engine capable of appropriately performing knock learning by performing knock...
Combustor can temperature control system
The present application provides a fuel delivery system for a combustor with reduced coherence and/or reduced combustion dynamics. The combustor can assembly...
Diesel engine fluid coolant system having a solenoid-powered gate valve
A diesel engine fluid reservoir system having a reservoir of diesel exhaust fluid in thermal communication with a heating element, a first conduit for the flow...
Combined sterilization indicator incubator and reader system
A combined sterilization indicator incubator and reader system, including a sterilization indicator vial containing one of a variety of selected biological...
Thermoviscoelastic system fluid and well treatment method
A thermoviscoelastic system (TVE) fluid useful in a well treatment method can include a hydrophobically-modified polymer and a viscoelastic surfactant (VES) in...
Polyglycolic acid and copolymers thereof from C1 feedstocks
A method of preparing a poly(glycolic acid) (PGA) from the C1 feedstocks carbon monoxide and formaldehyde or its equivalent. By controlling the comonomer feed...
Method for manufacturing stone material using molten slag
A method for manufacturing a reconstituted stone raw material by using a molten slag includes: controlling a temperature of the molten slag at 1400.degree....
Compact, configurable power supply for energizing ozone-producing cells
Improvements in the supply of high-frequency electrical power to ozone-producing cells can be accomplished using the systems and techniques described herein....
Integrated heater on MEMS cap for wafer scale packaged MEMS sensors
A system and method for controlling temperature of a MEMS sensor are disclosed. In a first aspect, the system comprises a MEMS cap encapsulating the MEMS sensor...
Methods and apparatus to chill dispensed beverages in refrigerators
Example methods and apparatus to chill beverages in refrigerators at a faster rate than existing solutions, which use a tank in a refrigerating compartment for...
Dual heat exchanger fuel tank inerting system
A fuel tank inerting system includes a bleed air inlet, a bleed air conditioning system, an air separation module, a nitrogen-enriched air conditioning system,...
Multiple compressor system and method for locomotives
A system and method for maintaining a supply of compressed air on a locomotive. In one embodiment of the invention a compressed air system for a railroad...
Tire pressure detecting module and tire pressure detecting system
comprising the same
Provided are a tire pressure detecting module that simply identifies a position of a tire detecting module to automatically assign the position of the tire...
Dialysis cassettes and related systems and methods
A method that includes conveying overheated dialysate through a cassette in a manner to reduce the temperature of the overheated dialysate, and a dialysis...
Hemodialysis systems and methods
Disclosed are hemodialysis and similar dialysis systems including fluid flow circuits. Hemodialysis systems may include a blood flow path, and a dialysate flow...
Devices and methods for controlling patient temperature
Relatively non-invasive devices and methods for heating or cooling a patient's body are disclosed. Devices and methods for treating ischemic conditions by...
Automatic hydroponic cloning apparatus
This disclosure relates generally to an automatic hydroponic cloning apparatus, more particularly to an automatic hydroponic cloning apparatus to provide a thin...
Auto-compensating temperature valve controller for electro-rheological
fluid micro-channel cooled integrated...
A structure and method of using the structure. The structure including an integrated circuit chip having a set of micro-channels; an electro-rheological coolant...
Cooling device equipped with a thermoelectric sensor
A cooling device of a component includes at least one channel in which a first cooling fluid flows designed to cool a hot area of the component. It further...
Extreme ultraviolet source with magnetic cusp plasma control
A laser-produced plasma extreme ultraviolet source has a buffer gas to slow ions down and thermalize them in a low temperature plasma. The plasma is initially...
LED driver circuit
In order to supply power and control the power supplied to an LED (43), in particular an LED (43) comprising a ceramic support element (4, 32), an LED driver...
Lighting control system and method
A lighting system has first and second light sources operable to generate light having cool and warm white color temperatures, respectively. A color control...
Determination of a heating profile for a large-scale microwave heating
A method for heating a plurality of articles according to a prescribed heating profile is provided. The method includes heating a first test article in a...
Window-glass heating device
A window-glass heating device for providing each adequate heat amount in accordance with each parts of the glass and for securing the good visibility to a...
IR conveyor furnace having single belt with multiple independently
controlled processing lanes
Multi-zone IR solar cell processing furnaces using a single, full-width conveyor belt; selected zones are divided into multiple lanes by upper or/and lower...
Oscillation control circuit for biasing ring oscillator by bandgap
reference signal and related method
An oscillation control circuit for a ring oscillator includes a bandgap reference circuit and an oscillation frequency control circuit. The bandgap reference...
To provide an electrostatic chuck, including: a ceramic dielectric substrate having a first major surface on which an object to be processed is mounted, and a...
Zero current detector and DC-DC converter using same
A DC-DC converter includes a zero current detector. The DC-DC converter includes a high-side switch and a low-side switch. When the DC-DC converter works in a...
DC-DC converter that supplies voltage of a DC power supply to a load while
boosting or stepping down the...
A DC-DC converter includes a voltage conversion circuit boosting a voltage of a DC power supply and supplying the voltage to a load, a bypass circuit provided...
Power management system
A power management system includes: a first power source that includes a first storage cell; a second power source that includes a second storage cell; a power...
Fuel cell system and method for controlling fuel cell system
To improve an output of a fuel cell and power generation efficiency by enhancing drainage of the fuel cell upon actuation below freezing temperature. In a fuel...
Ge/Si avalanche photodiode with integrated heater and fabrication thereof
Various embodiments of a novel structure of a Ge/Si avalanche photodiode with an integrated heater, as well as a fabrication method thereof, are provided. In...
Substrate bonding system and method of modifying the same
The embodiments described provide apparatus and methods for bonding wafers to carriers with the surface contours of plates facing the substrates or carriers are...
Ion implant for defect control
Various methods for implanting dopant ions into a three dimensional feature of a semiconductor wafer are disclosed. The implant temperature may be varied to...
Sputter neutral particle mass spectrometry apparatus
A sputter neutral particle mass spectrometry apparatus includes a sample table holding a sample which is a mass spectrometry target, and comprising a...
Systems and methods for calibrating mass spectrometers
Systems and methods are disclosed for calibrating mass spectrometers. In accordance with one implementation, a system comprises a calibrant chamber within a...
Plasma processing apparatus, plasma processing method, and storage medium
Provided is a parallel flat-panel type plasma processing apparatus which includes a recipe storing unit storing a processing recipe for performing a plasma...
Temperature control device
A temperature control device for a climate control loop comprising at least one handle piece.
Systems and methods for controlling energy use in a building management
system using energy budgets
Systems and methods for limiting power consumption by a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) subsystem of a building are shown and described. A...
Automated adjustment of an HVAC schedule for resource conservation
Apparatus, systems, methods, and related computer program products for optimizing a schedule of setpoint temperatures used in the control of an HVAC system. The...
Energy efficiency promoting schedule learning algorithms for intelligent
A user-friendly programmable thermostat is described that includes receiving an immediate-control input to change set point temperature, controlling temperature...
Optical probe containing oxygen, temperature, and pressure sensors and
monitoring and control systems...
A probe for measuring oxygen, temperature, and pressure in a space to be monitored, comprising: a housing, comprising a thermally conductive material; an oxygen...
Determining total inventory of batch and continuous inventories in a
biofuel production process
System and method for determining total inventory of batch and continuous biomass inventories in a biofuel production process. Measured biomass inventory values...
Image forming apparatus with separating mechanism to separate a roll sheet
from a fixing member or a...
In an image forming apparatus, a roll sheet carrying an unfixed toner image is passed through a nip portion of a fixing portion including a fixing member heated...
Image heating device
An image heating device includes first and second heating elements, a temperature detection element, and an electric power controller. The electric power...
Battery-state monitoring system
A battery-state monitoring system for precisely and efficiently estimating the state and service life of each of a plurality of storage batteries while...
Method for detecting atmospheric vapors at parts per quadrillion (PPQ)
Improvements are provided in the detection of atmospheric vapors by ionizing them near ambient pressure, and analyzing them as ions. Lowest detection limits of...