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Surgical instrument with fiber Bragg grating
A surgical instrument includes an end effector including first and second jaw members movable relative to one another between a first, spaced-apart position and...
Portable heating system and method for pest control
A system for killing pests in an affected area of a structure comprises a heat pump unit placed within an affected area. The heat pump unit comprises an...
System and methods for monitoring leaf temperature for prediction of plant
An apparatus and system for monitoring plant leaves to determine plant water needs and an automated variable-rate irrigation management system which can...
Graphic card with multiple fans and controlling method thereof
A graphic card with multiple fans and a controlling method thereof are provided. In the controlling method, the temperature of a first component and a second...
A lighting device includes a first light source composed of first LEDs each configured to emit light with a first color temperature, a second light source...
Thermal tuning of optical devices
A system of thermally tuning an optical device is described. The system may include an optical device configured to output an optical signal. An amplitude of...
Post fabrication tuning of an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit 2 includes a transistor 26 which has a normal switching speed arising during normal operations of that transistor that apply electrical...
System and method for charging portable electronic devices
A device charging system that uses the fact that individual devices do not need to be continuously charged for an extended charging period in order to be fully...
Device for influencing passenger compartment noise
A device is provided for influencing the passenger compartment noise in a motor vehicle includes, but is not limited to a noise signal generator for generating...
Display device for vehicle
Provided is a display device for a vehicle such that the life of display elements can be made long even when used in a high temperature environment and,...
System and method for storing and monitoring events at security devices
An alarm or intrusion monitoring system includes a plurality of detectors which communicate with a displaced control element. Various of the detectors include...
Apparatus and method for single or multiple temperature zone(s) in
refrigerated vending machine
An automated vending machine that can be selectively configured to include one or several temperature zones. A single refrigeration system and universal...
Voltage regulator having a temperature sensitive leakage current sink
Provided is a voltage regulator including a leakage current sink circuit capable of suppressing an influence of a leakage current of an output transistor at...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: heating and pressing rollers for fixing a toner image; a contacting and spacing portion for contacting and spacing between...
Exposure apparatus and a method for exposing a photosensitive element and
a method for preparing a printing...
The invention pertains to an exposure apparatus, a method for exposing a photosensitive element to radiation using the exposure apparatus, and a method for...
Temperature control of a component on an optical device
The optical includes a waveguide positioned on a base and an optical component positioned on the base. The optical component is a light sensor that includes an...
Battery pack having stable measuring unit
Disclosed herein is a battery pack including a battery module having a battery cell stack structure in which at least two electrically connected battery cells...
Fuel composition identification system and method and fluid composition
This invention refers to a fuel composition identification system and method (2) for an automotive vehicle combustion engine. The system comprises at least a...
System for processing contents of a receptacle to detect an optical signal
emitted by the contents
A system is configured to process the contents of one or more receptacles to detect an optical signal emitted by the contents of each receptacle. Each...
Passive control fin stops for air launched boosted (two stage) high speed
A temporary control fin stop system employs a housing coupled to a vehicle. At least one tang is coupled to the housing and positioned to engage a trailing edge...
Heat recovery storage device
The present invention is to provide a heat recovery storage device, which includes a major container, a heat transfer machine mounted in the major container,...
Low temperature storage apparatus and a method of operating the same
A low temperature storage apparatus may include a main body, a door opening and closing a storage chamber formed in the main body, a tray including storage...
Method and apparatus for thermal exchange with two-phase media
In a temperature control system using a controlled mix of high temperature pressurized gas and a cooled vapor/liquid flow of the same medium to cool a thermal...
Air conditioning system
When the air conditioner implements the temperature controlling operation, the ventilator performs ventilation in a normal ventilation mode where a ventilation...
Fuel injected engine system
An engine system may include a fuel and air supply circuit and an exhaust circuit, a temperature sensor mounted on an exterior of the engine and an oxygen...
Exhaust gas purification device for internal combustion engine
There is provided an exhaust purifying system for an internal combustion engine comprising a fuel supply valve for supplying fuel to an exhaust passage for an...
A crimping apparatus for crimping a filament bundle in a melt spinning process includes a conveyor nozzle and a stuffer box which is associated with the...
Method and apparatus for maximizing throughput of indirectly heated rotary
An apparatus and method for achieving improved throughput capacity of indirectly heated rotary kilns used to produce pyrolysis products such as shale oils or...
Method for preparing dialkyl carbonate
The present invention provides a method for preparing dialkyl carbonate from urea or alkyl carbamate and alkyl alcohol using an ionic liquid comprising a...
Ozone-generating system and ozone generation method
A system including: an ozone generating device including discharge electrodes forming a discharge space; a gas supplying device; a power source device that...
Air-conditioner for vehicle
An air-conditioner conducts an air-conditioning for a passenger compartment of a vehicle, and has an eco-mode to save energy. The air-conditioner includes a...
Control system for tooling
A tooling system for moulding a work piece is provided The tooling system comprises a mould tool (4) having a tool surface divided into a plurality of...
Die cast part of a die casting mold and corresponding die casting device
A die cast part of a die casting mold having at least one first component comprising a pressure zone, at least one second component and at least one heat...
Hand held micro PCR device including microcontroller for exchanging
information with a communications interface
Instant invention is about a hand held micro PCR device comprising a LTCC micro PCR chip comprising a heater, a reaction chamber to load a sample. It also...
Occupancy sensor having automated hysteresis adjustment for open-loop
A system and method provide fail-safe operation of a lighting system. A lighting level detector is used to obtain a baseline lighting level for a low-intensity...
Heat mat with thermostatic control
A heat mat with thermostatic control having a reference voltage generating source that provide high voltage DC for a power controller and low voltage for a...
Distributed battery power electronics architecture and control
A battery pack having a plurality of battery pack modules, wherein each battery pack module includes a battery cell and a power converter. The power converters...
Autonomous lithium-ion battery protection
A method, system, and apparatus are disclosed for autonomous lithium-ion battery protection. In particular, the present disclosure teaches a system that...
Sensor controlled transistor protection
A circuit for protecting a transistor is disclosed. The circuit includes a temperature sensing device coupled to the transistor and a tunable clamping circuit...
Temperature compensation in an optical transmitter
A device includes an array of optical transmitters having first and second temperature sensors each disposed at or near a first and second end of the array of...
Battery power capability estimation at vehicle start
A vehicle is disclosed comprising a battery and a controller. Projected battery impedance parameters are calculated based on predetermined parameter values and...
System and method for controlling fuel cell module
A fuel cell module has a hydrogen recirculation pump and a controller. The controller receives a signal indicating the response of the pump to changes in the...
Bump I/O contact for semiconductor device
A bump contact electrically connects a conductor on a substrate and a contact pad on a semiconductor device mounted to the substrate. The first end of an...
Plasma processing apparatus
The present invention provides a temperature control unit for an electrostatic adsorption electrode that is capable of controlling the wafer temperature rapidly...
Electrical cord reel with control system to limit overheating
In an electrical cord reel, a rotatable member can rotate about a winding axis to spool and unspool a linear material. An input power connector can couple to an...
Power cell embedded in enclosure
An embedded power cell is formed by placing a cathode, anode, and electrolyte within a recess in an enclosure. The enclosure thus acts as part of an overall...
Magnetic automatic test equipment (ATE) memory tester device and method
employing temperature control
In a particular embodiment, a method includes controlling a temperature within a chamber while applying a magnetic field. A device including a memory array is...
Data storage device and method for restricting access thereof
A data storage device including a flash memory, a temperature sensor and a controller. The flash memory has a plurality of blocks, and each of the blocks has a...
Optical connector assembly and optical connector adapter with shutter
An optical connector assembly and an optical connector adapter with a shutter each provide better heat radiation performance by blocking light outputted from a...
Self-calibration temperature control device and method
A self-calibration temperature control method and device includes a temperature feedback and control unit, a precise temperature measurement unit, and a...