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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...
Method for diagnosing an electrical lead to an electrode of a sensor
element for sensing at least one property...
A method for diagnosing an electrical lead to an electrode of a sensor element, for sensing at least one property of a measured gas in a measured gas space, in...
Smart temperature measuring device
A temperature measuring device having a smart chip, or electronic circuit, integrated therein is provided. The smart chip, or electronic circuit, includes at...
Current limit control on a transport refrigeration system
A method for controlling the operation of a transport refrigeration system to limit current drawn by a compressor powered by AC electric current includes the...
System and method for providing efficient cooling within a test
A system and method for cooling an environmental test chamber is described where a controller is in communication with an auxiliary cooling unit and the primary...
Condenser assembly with a fan controller and a method of operating same
A condenser assembly through which a refrigerant is circulated to transfer heat from the refrigerant to ambient air in which the condenser assembly is at least...
Dehumidifier for a compressor in compression-absorption heat pump system
A dehumidifier for a compressor, including: a plurality of dehumidifying members that absorb moisture; and a flow passage controlling valve module that enables...
Adaptive thermoelectric cooling in a processor
In an embodiment, a processor includes a thermoelectric cooling (TEC) controller to obtain a platform cooling level associated with the processor; obtain a...
Control of multiple zone refrigerant vapor compression systems
A refrigerant vapor compression system and a method of controlling the system are adapted for controlling the distribution of cooling capacity between two or...
Light source apparatus
A light source apparatus includes a cooling mechanism driving portion for driving a cooling mechanism in such a manner that an element temperature of a light...
Insertion for single-grip mixing faucet with increased comfort angle
A single-grip mixing faucet including a control unit with ceramic piece, a cartridge having one side connected to a footing and another side connected to an...
Method of manufacturing composite material bearing component
A method of manufacturing a composite material bearing component includes designing a pattern of a fabric combination including a PTFE film, a quartz fabric and...
Combined geothermal and solar thermal organic rankine cycle system
In a system where the thermal energy of a geothermal fluid is applied to an ORC system, the energy is enhanced by the use of solar energy to thereby increase...
System and method for estimating and controlling temperature of engine
An engine system is provided. The engine system includes an ambient condition module configured to generate a signal indicative of a state of ambient air. The...
A detection apparatus includes a detection unit, a control unit, a first setting unit, and a second setting unit. The detection unit is disposed in an exhaust...
Systems and methods for exhaust catalyst temperature control
Methods and systems are provided for exhaust catalyst temperature control by metering exhaust bypass flow from a dedicated EGR cylinder. A continuously variable...
Variable feedwater heater cycle
A structure, system, and method for controlling a power output and flue gas temperature of a power plant by adjusting final feedwater temperature are disclosed...
Process and apparatus for treating hydrocarbon streams
A process and apparatus are disclosed for treating a hydrocarbon stream, the process including flowing the hydrocarbon stream through a hydrocarbon treating...
Micro particle for thermal control material and device and method of
producing the same using ultrasonic...
Disclosed is a micro particle for a thermal control material capable of being applied as a highly thermal conductive material for thermal control, and an...
Methods for increasing throughput rates of solid-state extrusion devices
A method for improving the throughput of solid-state shear pulverization and solid-state melt-extrusion devices may include the addition of a heat absorbing...
Automatic distributed heating system for a ram air turbine power train
A distributed heating system for a power train of a ram air turbine, which ram air turbine has a stowed position and a deployed position, has at least one...
Power supply device and vehicle using the same
A power supply device includes functional modules, and a main controller that is connected to and controls the modules. Each module includes a battery block, a...
Smart active tyre pressure optimising system
Smart Active Tire Pressure Optimizing System is a highly time sensitive design and technique that acts instantaneously to sense and control the tire pressure...
Anti-counterfeiting opto-thermal watermark for electronics
An anti-counterfeiting technique presents, to a test thermoreflective mark at a first temperature, a first electromagnetic wave. A first test reflective profile...
Mercury removal sorbents
Sorbents and methods of using them for removing mercury from flue gases over a wide range of temperatures are disclosed. Sorbent materials of this invention...
Vehicle atmosphere purifying apparatus
A vehicle atmosphere purifying apparatus including an ozone purifying body, in which activated charcoal is coated on a core portion of radiators and a...
A process for the preparation of a particu 1265 late material by a controlled agglomeration method, i.e. a method that enables a controlled growth in particle...
Incubator assembly and associated control apparatus that controls specific
An improved incubator (4) and control apparatus (16) include separate temperature and humidity control loops (36, 38) wherein a commanded temperature (44) and a...
System and method for generating heat at target area of patient's body
A method and system is provided for generating and distributing heat at a target area of a patient's body for treating lesions, tumors, cancers, body pain and...
Methods for operating a selective stiffening catheter
A method for delivering RF energy to living tissue includes the steps of extending a guidewire to a tissue treatment site in a body. A controllable stiffness...
Open air food display case with automatic closing mechanism
The present invention includes various types of open-air display cases for displaying, storing, and/or vending food, beverages, or other products having a...
Apparatus and method for producing aerated confectionery masses
For producing an aerated confectionery mass, a raw confectionery mass is fed at a feed rate from a supply to an aeration unit for introducing gas into the...
Coolant-conditioning unit with automated control of coolant flow valves
A coolant-conditioning unit is provided which includes a facility coolant path, having a facility coolant flow control valve, and a system coolant path...
Apparatus intelligent parallel view illumination pix-cell, methods of
configuration and controls
Intelligent parallel view illumination pix-cell, and a system of pix-cells comprising configurable: illumination devices, controller, sensors, interfaces,...
Heat treatment apparatus heating substrate by irradiation with light
A capacitor, a coil, a flash lamp, and a switching element such as an IGBT are connected in series. A controller outputs a pulse signal to the gate of the...
Bias circuit and amplifier
A bias circuit according to an embodiment is a bias circuit that supplies a bias voltage to an amplifying element. The bias circuit of the embodiment includes a...
BLDC motor driving apparatus and refrigerator using the same
A motor driving apparatus and a refrigerator using the same is provided. The refrigerator may include a compressor, a motor, a driving unit, temperature sensing...
Apparatus and method for age-compensating control for a power converter
In at least one embodiment, an apparatus for providing age-compensation control for a power converter is provided. The apparatus comprises a controller for...