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Inertial measurement unit with wireless power transfer gap control
An inertial measurement unit comprises an outer case assembly including an upper gas plenum and a lower gas plenum, with upper and lower support shells...
Over center high deflection pressure energizing low leakage seal
A low leakage seal for separating two environments and contacting a component surface is provided. The seal includes a base and an annular rib. The annular rib...
Resettable bi-stable thermal valve
A temperature sensitive resettable linear actuator includes a linear actuator housing and a support shaft. The support shaft has a first end portion configured...
Cross-zone supervision for a security system
An error condition, fault, defect, obstruction, or defective arrangement of viewing angle is determined in a target security device, such as a motion sensor. A...
Circuit to reset a phase locked loop after a loss of lock
A system and method for generating a reset signal within a Phase Locked Loop (PLL) circuit is described. The reset signal is generated by inputting a reference...
System and method for compensating for the effects of aging and
temperature on transistor performance
Disclosed is a system and method for compensating for the effects of aging and temperature on the performance of transistors in an RF transmitter. The system and...
Semiconductor device and magneto-resistive sensor integration
A magnetic-sensing apparatus and method of making and using thereof is provided. The sensing apparatus may be fabricated from semiconductor circuitry and a...
Linear damper for check valve
A damping system, for a valve with a flapper movable between an open position and a closed position, comprises a main body and a piston. The main body has at...
Moisture detection and control using sensor feedback
A method for moisture detection and removal is provided. The method involves providing discrete feedback as an indication of current moisture accumulation on a...
A skeptical system protects an asset by monitoring commands of a user, predicting a plan of the user based on the monitored commands, inferring an actual plan...
Reconfigurable virtual backplane architecture
A communication network comprises a communication bus and at least two line cards. Each of the line cards are coupled to the communication bus The line cards...
Apparatus and method for analyzing model quality in a process control
A method includes identifying a signal and a disturbance associated with a model. The signal and disturbance are identified using historical data associated with...
Monitoring and fault detection in dynamic systems
A system and method for monitoring and fault detection in dynamic systems. A "cross-covariance" matrix is used to construct and implement a principle component...
Systems and methods for reducing vibration-induced errors in inertial
Systems and methods for reducing vibration-induced bias errors in inertial sensors are disclosed. A system for reducing bias errors in an inertial sensor...
Face identification verification using 3 dimensional modeling
A checkpoint screening system uses multiple cameras to provide images at different angles of a person to be screened. Different features extracted from the...
MEMS device seal using liquid crystal polymer
An apparatus and method for a near hermetic chip carrier package having a base die and a lid die each formed of a substantially impermeable material and...
Flow control system of a cartridge
An apparatus having a disposable cytometer cartridge containing pumps, pressure chambers, reservoirs, flow sensors, flow channels, and microfluidic circuits with...
Diagnostic visual tools and methods for graphical comparison of data point
and historical data density
Methods, computer program products, and systems adapted to aid in data analysis by graphically displaying current situation on the background of historical data...
Location and tracking of people with combined use of RF infrastructure and
dead reckoning modules
A system for tracking persons and other assets in a structure, having a multi-function tracking tag and a network of fixed RF receivers forming a gateway array....
Cumulant-based discriminator for GNSS code alignment
Systems and methods for a cumulant-based discriminator for global navigation satellite system code alignment are provided. In one embodiment, a method for...
Single chip MR sensor integrated with an RF transceiver
At least one magnetic field sensing device and an RF transceiver are integrated in a discrete, single-chip package. Rather than requiring at least two separate...
Filter and method of making
A filter, comprising: a plurality of individual elongated members arranged into a configuration, each of the plurality of elongated members having an internal...
Multi-thickness film layer bearing cartridge and housing
An exemplary housing for a rotor of a turbocharger includes a bore, defined at least in part by the housing; a pair of rotor limiting surfaces positioned at a...
Integrated mount duct for use with airborne auxiliary power units and
An integrated mount duct includes a load ring for mounting a turbomachine to a flight vehicle, wherein the load ring has a cylindrical shape with a flange edge...
Low cost brazes for titanium
A braze material and method of brazing titanium metals. The material may consist of Ti, Ni, Cu Zr, PM and M where PM is a precious metal and M may be Fe, V, Cr,...
Method and HUD system for displaying unusual attitude
Methods and systems are provided for displaying an unusual attitude of an aircraft in a head-up display system. The system comprises a projection unit configured...
Methods and systems for interferometric cross track phase calibration
A method to compensate for variances in signal path delays for a plurality of radar return processing channels is described. The method comprises providing a...
Monolithic microwave integrated circuit providing power dividing and power
A monolithic integrated circuit for performing power dividing and power monitoring functions is disclosed. The monolithic integrated circuit includes a power...
Pyramid socket suspension
An apparatus and method for flexibly suspending a sensing mechanism between a pair of cover plates, including a sensing mechanism formed in a crystalline silicon...
Thermal barrier coating resistant to penetration by environmental
A turbine engine component includes an electron beam-physical vapor deposition thermal barrier coating covering at least a portion of a substrate. The thermal...
Self-contained sea water linear actuator
An actuator that at least inhibits the deleterious effects of corrosive fluids, such as seawater, does not rely on relatively expensive materials, and is capable...
Ball bearing turbocharger balancer
An exemplary method for balancing a rotating assembly of a turbocharger, where the rotating assembly includes a shaft rotatably supported by a bearing cartridge,...
Adaptive digital power control system
An adaptive digital power control system is disclosed, which implements a digitally controlled, near real-time algorithm to accommodate multiple loop current...
Methods and system for providing low latency and scalable interrupt
A method for processing an interrupt signal within a microprocessor based system is described. The method includes storing a received interrupt signal within an...
Control interface agent system and method
A control system that integrates an native control system and a non-native control system is disclosed. Data is exchanged between the two systems via a gateway...
Calibration of engine control systems
A system for automatic multivariable calibration of an engine controller. The system may take inputs which include actuator setpoints, sensor measurements,...
Automated oil well test classification
The subject mater herein relates to oil well testing and, more particularly, automated oil well test classification. Various embodiments described herein provide...
Low stress, high thermal conduction laser rod mounting
A mount for suspending a laser medium has a cross section profile. The mount is configured to conduct heat away from the laser medium without imparting undue...
Method for improved signal to noise ratio estimation
A method for estimating signal/noise ratio is provided. The method comprises calculating a first signal/noise ratio (SNR) estimate using a technique with a first...
White anti-collision light utilizing light-emitting diode (LED) technology
A white anti-collision light mounted on an aircraft utilizes a set of high-power light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and dedicated reflectors to distribute the light in...
Multiple miniature avionic displays
A display screen for displaying multiple sets of information is provided. In one embodiment, an aviation display screen includes a main window and a plurality of...
Remote monitoring of remediation systems
Systems and methods for remotely testing the operational status of a remediation system installed within a building or structure are disclosed. An illustrative...
Increasing reliability of operation of light emitting diode arrays at
higher operating temperatures and its use...
A lamp in which a LED array is coupled to a transistor such that the same amount of current flows through both. The voltage level at the control (e.g., base)...
Advanced sintering process and tools for use in metal injection molding of
Tools and methods are provided for use in a process for sintering a metal injection molded body where the body comprises a material and having a first end, a...
Azeotrope-like trifluoroiodomethane compositions
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising difluoroethane and trifluoroiodomethane, azeotrope-like compositions comprising difluoroethane,...
A compressor system that is configured to compress the fluid from low pressure source to a higher pressure magnitude is powered from the same low pressure fluid...
Remotely coupled hybrid HUD backlight
A head-up display assembly includes a liquid crystal display element, a first backlight light source, and a remote backlight light source. The first light source...
Aircraft ground support cart with component life optimization control
A ground-based system and method of supplying electrical power and temperature-controlled air to an aircraft environmental control system during ground support...