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Multilayer protective coating for integrated circuits and multichip modules
and method of applying same
Disclosed is a method of forming a multilayer opaque coating on an integrated circuit or multichip module. First, an opaque coating composition is heated to a...
Commercial air filter assembly and filter assembly and filtration unit
A filter assembly for use with a commercial air filtration unit. The filter assembly includes a frame, a sorbent material filter, and a primary particulate...
Stable bi-axial pivot flexure coupling
A coupling comprises blade flexures that connect two end members through which control rods extend to cross members that are attached near the mid-points of the...
Air spring reservoir emergency brake backup system
An emergency brake backup system is achieved by selectively interconnecting the air suspension as an additional reservoir to the air brake system. That is, if...
Layered subsystem architecture for a flight management system
An improved aircraft flight management system (FMS) based on a layered subsystem architecture, residing on a computing platform and including an operator...
Multi-layer state machine for a hybrid real-time control system and method
of operation thereof
Various system architectures for a state machine-based, hybrid real-time control system, and methods of operation thereof, are disclosed. In one embodiment of a...
Voltage controller for minimizing the utility power provided to a local
load site having a local power source
A load site voltage regulation control system. The load site receives electrical power from a utility over transmission lines. The load site also receives...
Manifold reinforcement webbing for heat exchangers
A heat exchanger includes a core assembly, a plurality of manifolds for the core assembly, and a webbing wrapped around a portion of the core assembly. The...
Transponder having directional antennas
A method and apparatus for transmitting a directional reply signals in response to Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System and Mode Select signals interrogation...
Flexible high performance microbolometer detector material fabricated via
controlled ion beam sputter...
A high performance microbolometer in which a pixel contains the material VOx wherein x of VOx is set at a value to adjust a thermal coefficient of resistance to...
Conducting liquid tilt switch using weighted ball
Electronic tilt switches utilizing an environmentally safe electrically conductive, non-mercury fluid and a spherical weight, in which the switches have similar...
Method of making hydrofluorocarbons
A method of producing hydrofluorocarbons and methods of producing other commercially attractive compounds formed as by-products of hydrofluorocarbon production...
Polymers having backbones with reactive groups employed in crosslinking as
precursors to nanoporous thin film...
Nanoporous materials are fabricated from polymers having backbones with reactive groups used in crosslinking. In one aspect of preferred methods and...
Measurement method to facilitate production of self-aligning laser
A method for locating the position for a concave mirror alignment device on a RLG block, comprising the following steps: 1) mount a "log" onto a CNC machine, 2)...
Polarization sensitive scattering element
A polarization-sensitive scattering element (PSSE) that acts to effectively separate light of different polarizations. The PSSE is a microstructural composite of...
Method and apparatus for calibrating a tiled display
A display system that can be calibrated and re-calibrated with a minimal amount of manual intervention. To accomplish this, one or more cameras are provided to...
Self-normalizing flow sensor and method for the same
An apparatus to normalize a flow rate of a fluid in a main flow channel is provided. The apparatus uses a moveable member, such as a flexible membrane disposed...
Apparatus and methods for providing fault tolerance of networks and network
Methods and apparatus for implementation of fault-tolerant networks provide a network fault-tolerance manager for detecting failures and manipulating a node to...
Method and apparatus for displaying real time navigational information
A method and apparatus for displaying real time navigational information on a vehicle including an informational database which is loaded and stored on an...
System for dual buffering of asynchronous input to dual port memory for a
raster scanned display
A system which utilizes two buffers of dual-port memory to seamlessly display video frames on a raster scanned video display device. Dual port memory is...
Micropower capacitance-based proximity sensor
The present invention is a proximity detector for an electronic device. The proximity detector utilizes two capacitors which share a common electrode. The two...
Microturbine power generating system
A rotating group for a microturbine power generation system includes an electrical generator rotor, a turbine and a compressor intermediate the generator and the...
L-and U-gate devices for SOI/SOS applications
A semiconductor device is disclosed that eliminates at least one of the channel/dielectric interfaces along the side walls of an SOI/SOS transistor channel, but...
Platinum electrolyte for use in electrolytic plating
An electrolyte for use in electrolytic platinum platinum plating that results in reduced Cl, S, or P contaminant production. The bath comprises 0.01 to 320 g/lit...
Illumination system having an array of linear prisms
An illumination system provides a light output distribution that is ideally suited for home and office applications. The illumination system generally comprises...
Methods, apparatus and computer program products for automated runway
The present invention provides several apparatus, methods, and computer program products for predicting which one of at least two candidate runways on which an...
Printed circuit boards multi-axis magnetometer
A multi-axis magnetometer is provided having three magnetic field sensing circuits for sensing a magnetic field along the X, Y and Z axes. Each magnetic field...
Device and method for controlling the temperature of a thin film resistive
A circuit for controlling the temperature of a thin film conductive heater includes a control circuit for applying a voltage to the heater. The control circuit...
Combined water coalescer odor removal filter for use in water separation
A filter for coalescing water and removing odor from air includes a water coalescing layer made of a synthetic fiber and an odor removal layer including an...
Two-stage servo gas pressure regulator module
A two-stage fluid pressure regulating valve has a solenoid operated lever for moving a regulator shaft between two positions. The regulator shaft biases the...
Clamshell cover accelerometer
A method and apparatus for enclosing a sensing device, such as an accelerometer, for reducing outside forces and strains on the sensing device. The cover...
Tilt sensor using magnet and magnetic sensor
A tilt sensor capable of sensing tilt in two axes includes an outer shell, a magnet at a fixed position inside the shell, and a reference element movable within...
Electrical equipment housing cover
Floating flame controller
A floating frame controller determines a current Park vector, selects a reference frame for the current Park vector, and adjusts the reference frame until a...
Electrical equipment housing safety interlock system
A housing for electrical equipment has first and second halves. An electrical connecting plug between the housing halves is arranged to require halves of the...
Narrowband based navigation scheme
Multiple pulses of narrow band signals of varying frequency are detected by multiple spaced apart receivers such that average time difference of arrivals of the...
Method for forming a frontside contact to the silicon substrate of a SOI
wafer in the presence of planarized...
A method for forming a frontside substrate contact on a Silicon-On-Insulator wafer in the presence of planarized contact dielectric is described. The method...
Flexible substrate plating rack
A rack suitable for holding a flexible substrate panel, the rack having a plurality of clamps for providing current to a panel clamped to the rack, the clamps...
Structure for achieving a linear light source geometry
Improved linear illumination sources which utilize external, highly reflective enclosures containing one or more linear openings and thereby achieve improved...
Parallel operation of multiple generators
A power generation system includes multiple generators that are operated in parallel. An inverter of one of the generators is always operated in voltage mode....
Phase lock loop system and method
Symmetrical cross coupled PLL circuits provide pseudo-synchronization between two independent clock signals, especially for use in fault tolerant applications....
Magnetoresistive bridge array
An interleaved parallel MR bridge array is optimized for sensing fine pitch ring magnets and can be utilized to reduce ring magnet target size for wheel speed...
Power switching system
A power controller has upstream and downstream switches in series connection to provide redundant switching for power supplied from a power source to a load. A...
Method for supporting during fabrication mechanical members of
semi-conductive dies, wafers, and devices and an...
A method is provided for supporting the mechanical members of a micro-electronic substrate during the manufacture of the substrate into a micro-mechanical or...
Method and apparatus for protecting building personnel during chemical or
A system for at least partially decontaminating personnel in response to detection of an agent harmful to human life such as a chemical or biological agent. The...
Hybrid deicing system and method of operation
This invention overcomes the disadvantage of the prior systems and produces a high velocity specially formed and constituted pressure aerodynamic stream system...
Object state change and history management mechanism
A system of managing changes in the states of interrelated objects provides for synchronization of change notifications transferred between source and target...
Controlled-stress stable metallization for electronic and electromechanical
A method of forming a thin film metallization layer having a predetermined residual stress and a predetermined sheet resistance and force measuring devices...
Portable electric heater