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Dual redundant dynamic logic
A system and method for hardening dynamic logic against single event upset is described. A precharge circuit is hardened and then connected to two pull down...
Non-planar silicon-on-insulator device that includes an "area-efficient"
Non-planar SOI devices that include an "area-efficient" body tie are disclosed. The device includes a bulk substrate, an insulator layer formed on a surface of...
Vapor phase treatment of dielectric materials
The invention concerns a method for applying a surface modification agent composition for organosilicate glass dielectric films. More particularly, the invention...
Spin-on-glass anti-reflective coatings for photolithography
Anti-reflective coating materials for deep ultraviolet photolithography include one or more organic light-absorbing compounds incorporated into spin-on-glass...
Internal heat spreader plating methods and devices
An improved plating system comprises a plurality of non-electrically conductive shields forming an elongated upper channel and an elongated lower channel, the...
Machine direction sensor system with cross direction averaging
Disclosed is a machine direction measurement system having an increased cross direction sampling area (significantly larger than the natural sensor measurement...
Pressure sense die pad layout and method for direct wire bonding to
programmable compensation integrated...
A method for direct die-to-die wire bonding incorporates a pressure sense die and a programmable compensation IC die that can be mounted on a ceramic substrate....
Determination of dependent objects by a source control system and a method
to automatically include those...
This software invention requires that information be saved with each object that is placed in a source control system. This information includes the name, type,...
Apparatus and method for integrating wireless or other field devices in a
process control system
An apparatus is provided for facilitating communication between, for example, a configuration tool in a process control system and a wireless field device (such...
End system scheduling for switched networks
A method for scheduling one or more data packet transfers over a computer-based distributed network is disclosed. The method involves constructing a cyclic...
Non-volatile addressable electronic paper for disposable flexible displays
In accordance with the invention, there are systems for electronic paper, apparatus for electrophoretic display, and methods of making an electrophoretic...
Simplified light-emitting diode (LED) hysteretic current controller
An LED current control device (100) includes an array of one or more LEDs (10) electrically connected to a current-sensing element (20). A sense signal produced...
The present invention relates to a mounted antenna for use in a wireless communication system, and in particular, to a mounting device and associated method for...
Life safety device for the hearing impaired
The instant invention includes a central security and alarm system that operates to protect a home or business and includes a personal safety device to...
Network communication for a security system
A keypad security apparatus and security system are provided. The keypad includes a network connector to connect the keypad to a data network, an address tracker...
Frequency hopping oscillator circuit
A method for controlling a frequency output of a phase locked loop (PLL) is provided. The method includes providing digital control words to the PLL to...
Dual mode searchlight dimming controller systems and methods
A solid state microprocessor or digital signal processor (DSP) for dual mode illumination and dimming into modern aerospace searchlights. The system is a...
Electric motor cooling jacket
A cooling jacket of an electric motor or generator includes a cylindrical inner sleeve, a cylindrical outer sleeve coaxially surrounding the inner sleeve and...
Global pointing actuator
A pointing actuator comprises a spherical base; a plurality of coils wound around an outside surface of the spherical base, wherein at least one coil is wound...
Method for producing fluorinated organic compounds
Disclosed are methods for producing fluorinated organic compounds, including hydrofluoropropenes, which preferably comprises converting at least one compound of...
Solvent compositions containing chlorofluoroolefins or fluoroolefins
Compositions and methods based on the use of fluoroalkene containing from 3 to 4 carbon atoms and at least one carbon-carbon double bond, such as HFO-1214,...
Security taggants in adhesive plastic film laminate for pharmaceutical
Security films that are useful for pharmaceutical packaging. In particular, anti-counterfeiting security films having a luminescent composition on or in a...
Process for making uniform high strength yarns and fibrous sheets
Methods for preparation of high strength yarns having superior yarn-to-yarn uniformity of denier, tenacity and tensile modulus and uniform unidirectional fibrous...
Apparatus for reducing flashback produced by an anti-collision light
A lighting assembly apparatus for wingtip position lights and an anti-collision light (ACL). The lighting assembly apparatus reduces light flashback caused by...
A light assembly, comprising: a translucent housing; an inner wall disposed in the translucent housing, the inner wall and the translucent housing defining an...
Backlight for a display device with improved filtering and method for
constructing the same
A light source and a method for constructing a light source for a display device are provided. A first member having first and second sides and an opening...
Twist locking connection for steam humidifier
A twist locking connector for a steam humidifier. The steam humidifier includes a tank for heating water to generate steam and a steam tube receiver structure in...
Low pressure steam humidifier
A humidifier for direct low pressure injection of steam into a duct. A source of steam is provided, and a steam tube is in fluid communication with the source of...
Steam humidifier quick liquid connection
In one aspect, a steam humidifier is disclosed. The steam humidifier includes a tank for containing water to be heated to generate steam and a water connection...
Thermostat relay control
The present invention, in illustrative embodiments, includes methods and devices for reducing power consumption in a thermostat by adjusting pulse levels...
Apparatus and method for in-belt conveyor idler condition monitoring
A method and system are provided for in-belt conveyor idler condition monitoring. A sensor is mechanically coupled to a conveyor belt and senses a characteristic...
Message error verification using checking with hidden data
A method of verifying the accuracy of blocks of data. In one embodiment, a method of verifying the accuracy of data in a message that includes a checking...
Silicon optical device
An optical device can be fabricated by forming a silicon rib, such as a poly-silicon rib, on a SOI substrate so that a portion of the SOI substrate is exposed,...
Optical detection system for flow cytometry
An optical detection system for flow cytometry that uses light sources positioned laterally at different distances from the central axis of the flow stream for...
System and method for measuring air bearing gap distance
A method of determining the air gap distance between an air bearing pad and an apparatus floating on the air bearing pad comprises coupling a first probe to the...
Low height vertical sensor packaging
A system and method for packaging a magnetic sensor is described. A sensor die is constructed such that connection pads are situated on two opposing sides of the...
Biological Agent Signature Detector With an Optical Fiber Cladding
Combined With a Bio-Indicator
A biological agent detector for detecting predetermined biological agents. The biological agent detector includes an optical fiber, a cladding that clads a...
Anti-tamper enclosure system comprising a photosensitive sensor and
An anti-tamper enclosure system comprises an optical medium; at least one photosensitive sensor configured to measure at least one characteristic of a light wave...
Silicide fueled power generators and methods related thereto
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a power generator comprising one or more fuel cells and a fuel, wherein the fuel comprises an alkali metal silicide.
Filter and method of using the same
A filter for filtering a fluid passing therethrough is provided. The filter includes a filter media having an outer periphery, an inner periphery, a first end...
Systems and methods for intelligent alerting for cabin altitude
Methods and systems for providing a depressurization alert. An example method includes receiving a cabin depressurization discrete signal, determining if the...
Variable-vane assembly having fixed axial-radial guides and fixed
radial-only guides for unison ring
A variable-vane assembly for a variable nozzle turbine comprises a nozzle ring supporting a plurality of vanes affixed to vane arms that are engaged in recesses...
Stepped outer diameter semi-floating bearing
An exemplary bearing assembly for a turbocharger includes a center housing with a bearing bore having a bearing bore turbine end radius and an inlet for...
A portable utility light comprises a first housing portion, a second housing portion, and a light-emitting source disposed in the second housing portion. The...
Three position shutoff valve
A valve comprises a valve body and a shutoff assembly. The valve body includes an inlet, an outlet, and a fluid flow passage therebetween. The shutoff assembly...
Apparatus and method of smoke detection
An aspirated smoke detector includes an ambient air flow separation element in combination with a smoke sensing chamber. The flow separation element can be an...
Saw sensor button package
Navigation component modeling system and method
An inertial navigation system includes a navigation component, such as an inertial measurement unit, a processor in communication with the navigation component,...
Efficient blending based on blending component availablity for a partial
An aspect of the present invention takes advantage of the information of expected time of availability of an unavailable component to meet a desired criteria...
Audio systems and methods
An audio system may comprise a transceiver configured to receive, detect, and transmit audio signals on a first channel frequency and to receive and detect audio...