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Spectrometer for measuring moving sample material and the method
An optical or infrared spectrometer is suitable for on-line measurements for industrial, agricultural, field, commercial and other applications. Optical...
Microwave motion detectors utilizing multi-frequency ranging and target
A method of detecting a moving target within a predefined protected region with a microwave motion detector, by transmitting microwave frequency signals and...
Systems and methods for security controlled LED lighting fixture
A secure light emitting diodes (LEDs) power system controls power to a plurality of LEDs residing in a secure LED fixture coupled to a secure LED fixture...
Catalysts for fluoroolefins hydrogenation
A support of metal oxyfluoride or metal halide for a metal-based hydrogenation catalyst useful in hydrogenating fluoroolefins is provided.
Environmentally resistant ballistic composite based on a nitrile rubber
Ballistic resistant fabrics and articles that retain superior ballistic resistance performance after exposure to liquids such as sea water and organic solvents,...
Methods of forming solid lubricant coatings on substrates
A method includes applying a coating precursor material over a substrate, the coating precursor material comprising a powder having an average particle diameter...
Compressor wheel housing
An exemplary compressor wheel housing for a turbocharger compressor wheel includes a substantially cylindrical shroud surface definable with respect to a radial...
Components for gas turbine engines
A component for a gas turbine engine having an engine axis includes a rotor disk and a plurality of airfoils. The rotor disk comprises a web and a rim. The web...
Clock and reset synchronization of high-integrity lockstep self-checking
An apparatus comprises first and second modules configured to operate in a lockstep mode and a reset mode. Each of the first and second modules is configured to...
Aircraft display systems and methods for enhanced display of landing
A display system is provided for a vehicle. The system includes a processor configured to receive data representative of landing information and navigation and...
System for displaying required navigation performance on a horizontal
A display system is provided that renders a horizontal situation indicator that includes required navigation performance (RNP) and estimated position...
Multivariable model predictive control for coalbed gas production
A multivariable model predictive controller (MPC) for controlling a coalbed methane (CBM) production process. The MPC includes input ports for receiving a...
Dual isolated input single power supply topology
An electric power supply system includes a transformer having two primary windings for receiving input power and a secondary winding for delivering output...
Neutron detector cell efficiency
Neutron detection cells and corresponding methods of detecting charged particles that make efficient use of silicon area are set forth. Three types of circuit...
Micro fuel cell
A fuel cell, fuel cell array and methods of forming the same are disclosed. The fuel cell can be made by forming a first aperture defined by a first aperture...
Hydrogen fluoride compositions
The present technology provides compositions that are intimate mixtures of hydrogen fluoride and a polyacrylate-polyacrylamide cross-linked copolymer, as well...
Method for producing highly pure solutions using gaseous hydrogen fluoride
Methods for producing highly pure solutions containing hydrogen fluoride, one or more salts thereof or a mixture of two or more thereof, by adding hydrogen...
Methods for making 3-chloro-1,1,1,6,6,6-hexafluoro-2,4-hexadiene
Disclosed are compositions and systems having utility in numerous situations, including in particular solvent cleaning systems, as well as refrigerant...
Fuel source for electrochemical cell
Embodiments of the invention relate to a fuel source including a chemical hydride and at least one reactive metal source selected from the group consisting of a...
Vacuum generator seal
A vacuum generator seal can comprise an upstream annular cavity adjacent to the upstream side of the bearing, a downstream annular cavity adjacent to the...
Isoelastic magneto-rheological elastomer isolator
A conically-shaped, magneto-rheologically responsive shock and vibratory isolator. The isolator includes a conically-shaped magneto-rheological elastomer...
System and method for sensing high temperature particulate matter
Sensor apparatus includes a housing, a probe mounted to the housing, the probe including an elongate first part and a helical coil second part conductively...
Turbomachine flameout confirmation
Methods and apparatus are provided for detecting a flameout of an operating turbomachine that is configured to receive a controlled flow of bleed air from a...
Reconfigurable virtual backplane systems and methods
Reconfigurable virtual backplane systems and methods are provided. One virtual backplane system includes a bus, and first and second line cards coupled to the...
Method and system for estimating in-cylinder pressure and knocking
utilizing an in-cylinder pressure sensor
A system for measuring in-cylinder parameters utilizing an image charge measured in an engine cylinder by an in-cylinder pressure sensor due to chemi and or...
Gaussian mixture model based illumination normalization for global
A method is presented for enhancing an image from an initial image, comprising computing a first luminance level frequency distribution corresponding to...
Synchronous radiation hardened fiber optic gyroscope
A synchronous fiber optic gyroscope includes a light source, an optical coupler in optical communication with the light source, an optical modulator in optical...
Method for digital noise reduction in low light video
A system and method for filtering video noise is provided. Video generated under low lighting conditions is susceptible to increased noise and graininess, which...
Corrosion sensor for monitoring and controlling lubricant acidity
A corrosion sensor having a corrodible element that is corrodible in a lubricant or hydraulic oil, wherein the corrosion sensor is adapted to monitor...
Solid state power controller (SSPC) used as bus tie breaker in electrical
power distribution systems
The present invention provides an electrical power distribution system that includes a first primary distribution panel (PDP) connected to a first source of...
Quantum dot solar cell
Example solar cells and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example solar cell may include an electron conductor layer, a quantum dot layer,...
Ionic liquids of heterocyclic amines
Ionic liquids having melting points below about 100 C formed by reaction of a heterocyclic amine with about 2.8 and about 3.2 moles of anhydrous hydrogen...
Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions,...
Turbine blade platform
A turbine blade assembly is provided. The turbine blade assembly comprises a turbine blade comprising a cavity, and a blade platform supporting the turbine...
Turbine engine components
A turbine engine component includes a shaft and two sets of hollow radial plates. The shaft includes an axial section forming a portion of a main passage having...
High accuracy, zero backlash rotary-to-linear electromechanical actuator
An electromechanical actuator is provided for converting rotary action into linear action, and includes an electric motor, a cable yoke, an output shaft, and a...
Inferential pulverized fuel flow sensing and manipulation within a coal
The subject mater herein relates to coal mills and, more particularly, inferential pulverized fuel flow sensing and manipulation within a coal mill. Various...
Systems and methods for an inertial sensor suspension that minimizes proof
The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for an inertial sensor suspension that minimizes proof mass rotation and translation. The system...
Turbine drive system with lock-up clutch and method
A pneumatically driven turbine drive system is coupled to a gas turbine engine that includes low and high pressure compressors, low and high pressure turbines,...
Bearing health monitor
A turbocharger monitor including a sensor adapted and positioned with respect to a turbocharger housing to sense passing compressor blades, generating both...
Exhaust eductor system with a recirculation baffle
An exhaust eductor system includes a primary exhaust nozzle configured to transport an active flow stream; and a mixing duct at least partially surrounding the...
Docking station for portable electronic devices
A docking station apparatus interfaces a portable electronic device with one or more electrical systems of a vehicle. The apparatus includes a docking assembly...
Method and apparatus for improving fatigue life of a wobblefram
A method and apparatus for improving the fatigue life of a wobblefram utilized in a micro switch. The flexible circular wobblefram can be formed with a fixed...
Method and apparatus for joining together portions of a geometric assembly
A housing comprises at least first and second portions. The first and second portions mate with each other at respective joining regions. The first and second...
Systems and methods for improving magnetic heading output from an inertial
Systems and methods for determining magnetic heading information for a vehicle. In one example, the system identifies at least one polar exclusion area based on...
Closed airport surface alerting system
A system and a method alerts the occupant of an aircraft that the aircraft is in, or approaching, a zone of awareness associated with a closed surface at the...
Method and system for combining feedback and feedforward in model
A method and system for combining a feedback control and a feedforward control in a linear MPC to minimize effect of model uncertainty. An externally computed...
Air ammonia heater and vaporization chamber system
An air ammonia heater and vaporization chamber system utilizing a contiguous vaporization chamber having an inlet for receiving dilution air, which is passed...
Systems and methods for gaussian decomposition of weather radar data for
Exemplary methods and systems provide for processing weather data received from a weather radar system. An exemplary embodiment receives radar reflectivity...
Glass-break shock sensor with validation
An intrusion detector for a security system that detects the breaking of a glass in a window or a door and motion within a protected area is provided. The...