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Fluorosurfactants having improved biodegradability
To address the problem of insufficient biodegradability of perfluorinated surfactants, the present invention provides biodegradable fluorosurfactants derived...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and water
Provided are azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions of trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (HFO-1234ze(E)) and water. Such azeotropic and azeotrope-like...
Display systems and methods for providing displays having an integrated
A method for providing a display to a flight crew of an aircraft includes providing a horizontal navigation display that includes data regarding the movement of...
System for using attributes to deploy demand response resources
A system for using attributes to deploy demand response resources. A service provider may provide energy to customers. The provider may via interactions modify...
Wireless fire system based on open standard wireless protocols
A wireless fire detection monitoring system comprises a control unit which includes a wireless transceiver and control software to implement a wireless...
Systems and methods for 3D data based navigation using a watershed method
Systems and methods for 3D data based navigation using a watershed method are provided. In at least one embodiment, a method for segmenting three-dimensional...
Iris recognition using localized Zernike moments
A system receives an iris image and segments the iris region. The segmented iris region is mapped to a unit disk and partitioned into local iris regions (or...
Methods, devices, and systems for object identification are described herein. One or more method embodiments include converting data associated with an object...
System and method of non-intrusive measurement of memory access profiles
of threads in a multi-core processor
A method of non-intrusively measuring a memory profile of a thread under test comprises executing a detection thread in parallel with the thread under test, the...
Deterministic remote interface unit emulator
Devices systems and methods are provided for providing a deterministic remote interface unit (RIU) based on a finite state machine. The RIU emulator uses a...
Methods for determining multiple simultaneous fault conditions
The present application relates to a method for determining multiple simultaneous fault conditions on complex systems. The method comprises receiving symptoms...
Active human-machine interface with force sensor overload protection
A human-machine interface includes a user interface, a gimbal assembly, a gimbal interface rod, a force sensor mount, and a spacer. The gimbal assembly is...
Apparatus and method for real-time sequential quadratic programming in
industrial process control systems
A method includes identifying a nonlinear model used by an optimizer to perform optimization operations associated with an industrial process to be controlled....
Remote access gateway configurable control system
A remote access gateway configurable control system. There may be a series of control commands to set or adjust a gateway device's running parameters and modify...
System and method for wireless remote display for high voltage line meter
A system for measuring phase attributes of high voltage electrical lines comprises first and second high voltage probes. Each of the probes comprises a sensing...
Systems and methods for a limb strike detector
Systems and methods for a limb strike detector are provided. In certain embodiments, a system for detecting limb strikes comprises an inertial measurement unit...
Apparatus and method for reducing vibrations of scanning sensors in web
manufacturing or processing systems
An apparatus includes a scanning head configured to move one or more sensors back and forth across a surface of a moving web of material. The apparatus also...
Resonator fiber optic gyroscope without frequency overlap in
A resonator fiber optic gyroscope (RFOG) is provided. The RFOG includes a fiber coil, first and second lasers, first and second phase modulators, and a common...
Pilot interface for aircraft electric taxi system
A pilot interface panel may comprise at least one input mechanism configured to receive at least one user input, generate at least one input signal...
Threaded fastener positive anti-rotation locking device
An apparatus includes a shaft, a device, a fastener, and an anti-rotation clip. The shaft is configured for rotation. The device is mounted on, and surrounds at...
Outer race locating washer
An assembly for a turbocharger can include a locating washer having an axis and a perimeter that includes a chord segment defined by an apothem measured from...
Methods for the controlled reduction of turbine nozzle flow areas and
turbine nozzle components having reduced...
Embodiments of a method for controllably reducing of the flow area of a turbine nozzle component are provided, as are embodiments of turbine nozzle components...
Ophthalmic lenses, ophthalmic lens coating compositions, and methods for
manufacturing ophthalmic lenses
Ophthalmic lenses, coatings for ophthalmic lenses, and methods for manufacturing ophthalmic lenses are provided herein. In one exemplary embodiment, an...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and alcohols
A composition including an effective amount of trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene component combined with an effective amount of an alcohol selected from the...
Methods for manufacturing titanium aluminide components from articles
formed by consolidation processes
Substantially defect-free titanium aluminide components and methods are provided for manufacturing the same from articles formed by consolidation processes. The...
System and method for identifying runway position during an intersection
A system and method for determining if an aircraft is headed in the right direction on a runway entered upon at a location that does not display runway...
Ground based system and methods for providing multiple flightplan re-plan
scenarios to a pilot during flight
Methods and apparatus are provided for transmitting re-routing options to a plurality of in-flight aircraft in accordance with preconfigured pilot preferences....
Systems and methods for improving runway status awareness
An apparatus, method and computer program product for generating and annunciating to a flight crew if they are on or approaching a closed runway. The present...
Integrated reference vacuum pressure sensor with atomic layer deposition
coated input port
An integrated reference vacuum pressure sensor with an atomic layer deposition (ALD) coated input port comprises a housing with an port for a media to enter the...
Systems and methods sideband heterodyning detection
Systems and methods for sideband heterodyning detection are provided. In certain embodiments a system includes an optical resonator configured to allow light to...
Systems and methods for managing a programmable thermostat
Systems and methods for managing a programmable thermostat are described herein. One or more system embodiments include a programmable thermostat having a first...
Ball bearing assembly notification mechanism
A ball bearing assembly can include an outer race that includes an inner surface; an inner race that comprises an outer surface that includes an imperfection...
Turbocharger system including variable flow expander assist for
A turbocharger system for an air-throttled engine includes a variable flow expander (VFE) in the intake air conduit system that supplies intake air to the...
Axially-split radial turbine
An axially-split radial turbine includes a forward rotor section and an aft rotor section being mechanically and abuttingly coupled to one another along an...
Superalloy rotor component and method of fabrication
A rotor component assembly including at least one void space formed therein that provides for reduction in weight of the component and/or cooling of the...
Variable-gain dual-output transconductance amplifier-based instrumentation
A variable-gain current conveyor-based instrumentation amplifier without introducing distortion. An exemplary variable-gain instrumentation amplifier includes a...
In-rush current limiter and method for stowable and carry-on devices
A system and method for limiting in-rush current from a power source to a load includes sensing that a load has been electrically connected to receive...
Aperture mode filter
A mode filter for an antenna having at least one element aperture is provided. The mode filter includes at least one waveguide extension to extend the at least...
Fin fabrication process for entrainment heat sink
A process to fabricate a fin for a heat sink includes creating an array of micro diameter holes on a substrate, and then coupling the substrate to a mold. The...
Thermal conduction cooling
An assembly including a substrate that includes a plurality of conductive plane layers including a first group and a second group of common conductive plane...
Apparatus and method for synchronizing dynamic process data across
redundant input/output modules
A method includes receiving first data at a first I/O module from a second I/O module, where the first data defines a programmable device configuration. The...
Proximity sensor with health monitoring
A proximity sensor includes a relatively simple health monitoring circuit. The proximity sensor includes a variable gain oscillator, a feedback circuit, and a...
Temperature compensated proximity sensor
A proximity sensor includes a relatively simple temperature compensation circuit, and includes a variable gain oscillator, a temperature sensor circuit, and a...
Magnetically-impervious retrofit kit for a metered-commodity consumption
Apparatus and associated methods relate to a Metered-Commodity Consumption Meter (MCCM) utilizing a rotationally occluded optical beam to simultaneously measure...
Rotor support structures including anisotropic foil bearings or
anisotropic bearing housings and methods for...
Rotor support structures including anisotropic foil bearings or anisotropic bearing housings are provided for controlling non-synchronous vibrations of rotating...
Apparatus and method for measuring properties of unstabilized moving
A method includes receiving multiple biased measurements associated with a property of a sheet of material, where the biased measurements correspond to multiple...
Helicopter system and method for integrating collective flight director
A system and method are provided for integrating and displaying the collective cue and the pitch and roll cue of a helicopter display with a flight path marker...
Lineman's pole strap assembly
A pole strap assembly (10) is provided for use in climbing a utility pole (22), and includes an outer strap (12) including opposite end portions (32,34)...
Fabrication of three-dimensional printed circuit board structures
A method of fabricating components for a three-dimensional circuit structure includes providing a printed circuit board (PCB) having a top surface, an opposing...
Emergency broadcasting systems and methods
Emergency broadcasting systems and methods are described herein. One system includes an anchor access point configured to detect an emergency event and send a...