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Mechanism of forming a trench structure
Embodiments of a mechanism for forming a shallow trench isolation (STI) structure filled with a flowable dielectric layer are provided. The mechanism involves...
Multilayered ceramic component
Disclosed herein is a multilayered ceramic component having a structure in which internal electrode layers and dielectric layers are alternately multilayered,...
Layer by layer removal of graphene layers
A method for controllable layer-by-layer removal of graphene layers is provided. The method includes the steps of: disposing a single-layer or multi-layer...
Circuit and method for controlling MRAM cell bias voltages
A cell bias control circuit maximizes the performance of devices in the read/write path of memory cells (magnetic tunnel junction device+transistor) without...
Warning application systems for vehicle movement activated electrical
power generator, and method for providing...
Pedestrian and motorist warning system that is powered from vehicle generated movement where there is little or no access to a power grid. Pedals maybe disposed...
According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a nonvolatile semiconductor storage able to hold data, a temperature measurement section configured to...
Thermal carrier for an LCOS display panel and associated methods
A thermal carrier and method control a temperature of an LCOS display panel. The temperature of the LCOS display panel is determined. Electrical power to a...
Hall sensor excitation system
A Hall plate excitation system provides reduced offset and temperature dependence. The Hall plate excitation system includes a current source, a switching...
Method and system for estimating battery capacity in a vehicle
A system and method is provided for estimating the capacity of a battery element in a vehicle, such as a hybrid electric vehicle. In one embodiment, the method...
Hot wire needle probe for thermal conductivity detection
An apparatus comprising a needle probe comprising a sheath, a heating element, a temperature sensor, and electrical insulation that allows thermal conductivity...
Circuitry and techniques for resistor-based temperature sensing
A temperature to digital converter circuitry to generate output data which is representative of one or more temperature dependent characteristics of a...
Power device temperature monitor
A power device temperature monitor is provided. The power device temperature monitor includes a power device having a control terminal and an output terminal,...
Thermal mass flow meter
A thermal mass flow meter includes a housing, a control module, a plurality of probes, a flow calculation circuit, and a heating module. The control module is...
Vehicle evaporator core icing prevention
A climate controller device may be configured to perform operations including comparing an outside air temperature to a threshold temperature; selecting, based...
Fan coil thermostat with activity sensing
Fan coil thermostats can provide energy savings by, for example, not unnecessarily heating and/or cooling an unoccupied room or other space. Fan coil systems...
Air conditioner having positive temperature coefficient heater
Provided is an air conditioner including: a heater control section (54) for carrying out duty control on a positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heater (55);...
Fluid heating system
A fluid heat exchange system with a fluid flow circuit having a heat exchange fluid flow loop, a heat absorption component (as in a domestic hot water tank...
Steam generator and method for generating steam
A method for generating steam from a feedwater inlet stream including impurities is disclosed. The method involves receiving the feedwater inlet stream at an...
Gas saver valve and method using the same
Gas saver valves and methods for gaseous fluid pressure regulation are provided. The gas saver valve has a valve body and a regulator within the valve body for...
Compressor crankcase heating control systems and methods
A crankcase heating control system for a heat pump system includes a data receiving module and a power control module. The data receiving module receives data...
Temperature control device with a passive thermal feedback control valve
A device, comprising a flow controller. The flow controller includes a body having walls that define a channel within the body, and a passive flow control...
Engine start-stop control strategy for optimization of cabin comfort and
A Start-Stop method and system for optimizing a selected set of parameters to provide an ideal balance between cabin thermal comfort and fuel economy...
Control apparatus for vehicle
An engine control device, while executing a fuel-cut control, calculates a target intake air amount (Qat) from a basic intake air amount (Qabase) and an added...
Cooling device for engine
Disclosed is an oil jet device for cooling a piston, including: an oil cooler 4 that is disposed upstream of an oil injection nozzle 8; an oil pump 5 that is...
Selective catalytic reduction system
A selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system that can suppress thermal damage in operation of a dosing valve resulting from crystallization of urea solution and...
Exhaust gas purification device of internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas purification device includes an exhaust gas after-treatment device provided in an exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine, and has an...
Controlling and assessing pressure conditions during treatment of tar
A method for treating a tar sands formation includes providing heat to at least part of a hydrocarbon layer in the tar sands formation from a plurality of...
Method and device for zonal isolation and management of recovery of
horizontal well drained reserves
The invention relates to the oil and gas production industry, in particular, to development and production of oil reservoirs with various permeability zones,...
Electric power control apparatus for construction machine
Provided is an electric power control apparatus capable of suppressing charge/discharge with respect to an electrical storage device under an anomalous...
Manufacturing equipment for galvannealed steel sheet, and manufacturing
method of galvannealed steel sheet
A manufacturing equipment for galvannealed steel sheet includes coating tub to coat steel sheet dipped in coating bath wherein the bath including molten zinc...
Control of microstructure in soldered, brazed, welded, plated, cast or
vapor deposited manufactured components
Disclosed are methods and systems for controlling of the microstructures of a soldered, brazed, welded, plated, cast, or vapor deposited manufactured component....
Apparatus and method for producing Mg(2)Si(1-x)Sn(x) polycrystal
Provided are an apparatus and a method for producing an inexpensive Mg.sub.2Si.sub.1-xSn.sub.x polycrystal that can be effectively used as thermoelectric...
Heat treatment apparatus and heat treatment method
The present invention relates to a heat treatment apparatus and a heat treatment method that control temperature distribution during cooling. There is provided...
Method for producing hydrocarbon oil, fischer-tropsch synthesis reaction
device, and hydrocarbon oil production...
The present invention provides a process for producing a hydrocarbon oil by performing a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis reaction using a reactor for a ...
Polymer degassing process control
Process for operating a vertical fixed bed degasser which is continuously fed with an active polymer powder produced by a catalytic olefin polymerization...
Solution process for the production of EP(D)M elastomers and
polymerisation reactor for use in said process
The invention describes a process for the production of EP(D)M in solution in a stirred reactor (CSTR) in which the reaction bath is kept in a boiling condition...
System for biological treatment of water and wastewater
A system and method for treatment of ammonia-containing raw water from low-temperature sources is designed to provide optimum treatment conditions, particularly...
A container assembly includes sensors to detect events that occur in proximity to the container including thermal energy changes, light variances, and movement....
Control apparatus for hybrid vehicle
Embodiments described herein relate to control apparatuses for hybrid vehicles which permit starting the engine and a shift-down action of the transmission...
Hybrid vehicle and control method for hybrid vehicle
A hybrid vehicle including an engine having a catalyst in an exhaust passage, first and second motor generators, a battery and a power transmission mechanism...
Vehicle and method of controlling a vehicle
Embodiments of the present invention provide a motor vehicle having: a prime mover; first and second groups of one or more wheels; and a driveline to connect...
Hybrid drive device
A hybrid drive device in which an input shaft is connected to an engine, an output shaft is connected to wheels, and a wheel drive motor is connected between...
Heat pump system for vehicle
A heat pump system including a water-cooled type heat exchanger, which is a heat supply means, mounted on a first bypass line bypassing a second indoor heat...
Integrated cooling system for eco-friendly vehicle
The present invention makes it possible to integrate and control in one circuit the systems, such as electric power components, a driving motor, a stack, and an...
Vehicular thermo-control device
A vehicular thermo-control device adjusts a temperature of a battery. The device has a primary system through which cooling water circulates, and a secondary...
Ink jet recording apparatus
The present invention relates to an ink jet recording apparatus including a recording head including a plurality of energy generation elements configured to...
Hot bar soldering
A solar cell module comprises a solar cell die that is soldered to a substrate. The substrate comprises one or more power contacts. A power conductor is...
Device for influencing the temperature distribution over a width
The invention pertains to a device for influencing the temperature distribution over the width of a slab or a strip, particularly in hot strip rolling mill,...
Method for producing catalyst for use in production of methylamine
compound, and method for producing...
According to the present invention, a method for producing a catalyst for use in the production of a methylamine compound can be provided, wherein the catalyst...
Method for mist control
A method for capturing CO.sub.2 from a CO.sub.2 containing gas (1), such as en exhaust gas from a thermal power plant fired on carbonaceous fuel, or any other...