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Amide-based compounds, production, recovery, purification and uses thereof
Methods are disclosed of producing and purifying at least one amide. In accordance with one of the methods disclosed herein, the at least one amide is produced...
Injection-molded package for MEMS inertial sensor
Methods of packaging devices such as MEMS devices are disclosed. An illustrative method of packaging a device in accordance with an illustrative embodiment of...
Method of making dimple structure for prevention of MEMS device stiction
A MEMS device having a proof mass resiliently mounted above a substrate has projections formed on adjacent surfaces of the mass and substrate. The device is...
Heat transfer compositions with high electrical resistance for fuel cell
The present invention relates generally to heat transfer compositions. More particularly, the present invention relates to heat transfer compositions with high...
Additive dispersing filter and method of making
A filter, comprising: a housing defining an inlet fluid opening and an outlet fluid opening, the inlet fluid opening and the outlet fluid opening defining a...
Apparatuses and methods for controlling the temperature of a process fluid
The present invention provides apparatuses and methods for controlling the temperature of a process fluid. An exemplary apparatus in accordance with the present...
More electric aircraft starter-generator multi-speed transmission system
A turbofan gas turbine propulsion engine includes a multi-speed transmission between the high pressure and low pressure turbines and associated high pressure and...
Airport runway collision avoidance system and method
Systems and methods for avoiding runway collisions. In a disclosed embodiment of the invention, a collision avoidance system includes a position-sensing device...
Surface vehicle transponder
Systems and methods for alerting surrounding aircraft if a ground-based unit is a threat. One example system is located on a ground-based unit. The system...
System and method for synchronizing lights powered by wild frequency AC
Flashing lights powered by a common wild frequency power source (40) are synchronized with respect to flash rate and duration. Each lighthead includes a power...
Method and apparatus of generating a voice siren in a security system
A security device including a control panel for transmitting a pre-defined cadence pattern to a siren device. The siren device takes the pre-defined cadence...
Azeotrope-like compositions of difluoromethane and trifluoroiodomethane
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising difluoromethane and trifluoroiodomethane and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions,...
Comb structure fabrication methods and systems
A method of manufacturing a vertical comb structure for a micro electromechanical (MEMS) device. Tooth structures are formed on a first wafer. A second wafer is...
Methods of forming high strength coatings
The present invention thus provides an improved method for coating turbine engine components. The method utilizes a cold high velocity gas spray technique to...
Variable nozzle device
A variable nozzle device comprises a wall member, a unison ring provided on a first side of the wall member, and a vane, a vane body of which is provided on a...
Commercial airliner missile protection using formation drone aircraft
A commercial airliner (100) controls and is flown in formation with a drone aircraft (200) that includes missile detection and diversion equipment (215) capable...
Turbocharger containment shield
A turbocharger includes a compressor housing and a turbine housing wherein at least one of the compressor housing and the turbine housing includes an...
Method and system for backplane testing using generic boundary-scan units
A test system for testing a backplane comprising an adapter assembly and a generic boundary-scan test unit. The adapter assembly includes an application-specific...
A reset detector is disclosed, which monitors the hardware reset of the subsystem(s) involved, in order to verify that the hardware reset has placed the...
Method and apparatus for displaying TCAS information with enhanced
vertical situational awareness
Systems and methods are provided for using a display system for a first vehicle. The system includes a processor adapted to receive data representative of a...
Computationally efficient demodulation for differential phase shift keying
A DPSK demodulator demodulates DPSK signals in a computationally efficient manner to reduce the power requirements of the DPSK demodulator. A DPSK signal is...
High-voltage power supply
A high-voltage power supply (10) includes: a power scaling section (130) that receives an input voltage signal and converts the input voltage signal to a...
Actuator control system
A system for maintaining appropriate control of an actuator in the event of a power disruption without being adversely affected by the period of the power...
High power generator with enhanced heat removal
A high speed, high power generator has its main stator and main rotor configured to provide enhanced cooling capability. The generator includes a generator...
Power stealing control devices
A power stealing system having a switch and a circuit that takes power from equipment to operate control electronics. The system may be such that power stealing...
Embodiments of the present invention relate to detector structures for use in a micro gas analyzer, preferably in a differential setup. The detector structures...
System and method of attaching an integrated circuit assembly to a printed
A method of coupling an integrated circuit (IC) assembly to a printed wiring board (PWB) is provided. The method comprises applying a solder paste to at least...
Vane and/or blade for noise control
Exemplary turbine blade outer edges, exemplary vane inner edges, exemplary systems and exemplary methods are disclosed that help to reduce noise in variable...
Method and apparatus for preventing an unauthorized flight of an aircraft
A fly-by-wire (FBW) system (104) is coupled to cockpit controls (102) of an aircraft for controlling the aircraft, and an automatic flight control system (AFCS)...
Fresh air ventilation control methods and systems
Methods and systems are disclosed for meeting a fresh air ventilation threshold in a controlled space. In particular, and in some embodiments, a minimum...
Aircraft wheel part having improved corrosion resistance
A steel member (10) having wear and corrosion resistance through a combination of coatings is disclosed, the steel member (10) being a hardened and tempered...
Sensing apparatus with an integrated gasket on a beam component
A sensing apparatus comprises a sensing beam having piezo-resistive components mounted therein that output a signal as a function of a strain on the sensing beam...
Inclined rib ported shroud compressor housing
A turbocharger system having a compressor housing containing a rotating compressor wheel with a plurality of impellers that define an impeller passageway from an...
Method for testing the sensitive input range of Byzantine filters
A Byzantine filter tester including a feedback loop, a pseudo random waveform generator and an output tester. The feedback loop is coupled between an output of a...
A trending system and method for trending data in a physical or clock system. The trending system includes a sliding window filter. The sliding window filter...
Methods and systems of relative navigation for shipboard landings
A method for guiding the approach and landing of an aircraft is provided. The method involves receiving navigation information from the aircraft, receiving...
Two-element magnetic memory cell
A magnetic memory cell that includes at least two magnetoresistive memory bits is presented. The memory cell is capable of storing at least two logical states....
Devices and methods for redirecting light
A device for redirecting light may comprise a plurality of liquid prisms configured to transmit incident light from an image display element. The liquid prisms...
Compression and transmission of weather data
Weather radar reflectivity data is compressed by converting radar data to image pixels. Next, contours are traced from select groupings of the pixels. Control...
Method of dechlorinating organic compounds comprising vicinal chlorides
Provided is a method for selectively preparing 2-chloropentafluoropropene comprising catalytic dechlorination of 1,2,2-trichloro-1,1,3,3,3-pentafluoropropane in...
Apparatus and method for removing solvent from carbon dioxide in resin
A two-step resin recycling system and method solvent that produces essentially contaminant-free synthetic resin material. The system and method includes one or...
Solvent cleaning system and method for removing contaminants from solvent
used in resin recycling
A two step solvent and carbon dioxide based system that produces essentially contaminant-free synthetic resin material and which further includes a solvent...
Azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane and
Azeotrope-like compositions of 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane and at least one hydrocarbon selected from the group n-pentane, iso-pentane, cyclopentane, n-hexane...
Ozone removal system and method for low and high temperature operation
Apparatus, systems, and methods for the efficient decomposition of ozone in an air stream from an air intake of an aircraft. The apparatus includes a titania...
Turbine blade tip and shroud clearance control coating system
A turbine blade tip and shroud clearance control coating system comprising a dense abrasive blade tip layer and an abradable shroud layer are provided. The dense...
System and method for enabling temperature measurement using a pyrometer
and pyrometer target for use with same
A system for enabling the measurement of a temperature in a furnace (30, 48) using a pyrometer (38) that includes a pallet support (32, 52) for supporting a...
Compact, lightweight cabin pressure control system butterfly outflow valve
with redundancy features
A relatively compact, lightweight outflow valve assembly includes suitable redundancy features that allow the valve assembly to meet regulatory requirements for...
Adaptive machining and weld repair process
An apparatus and method are provided for an adaptive machining and weld repair process for repairing airfoils, damage to an airfoil leading edge and tip. First,...
Stochastically based thread budget overrun handling system and method
A system and method are provided for apportioning additional thread activation time to computer application threads that experience activation time budget...
Method and apparatus for propagating high resolution detail between
multimodal data sets
The dataset describing an entity in a first modality and of a first, high resolution is used to enhance the resolution of a dataset describing the same entity in...