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Impedance calibration device for semiconductor device
An impedance calibration device for a semiconductor device includes a process sensor that detects a process condition for the semiconductor device and outputs a...
Power switch drivers with equalizers for paralleled switches
Capacitors connected between gate terminals of a plurality of parallel-connected power transistors are charged and discharged in each switching cycle to provide...
High frequency transmitters and receivers
Transmission and reception of communications via high frequency antenna systems employing cooled pure copper or high-temperature superconductor filters and/or...
Power supply system
A converter includes one chip constituted a switching device and a diode. An electronic control unit is configured to calculate a temperature estimated value of...
A control device that can realize low power consumption even if the temperature of a wire is erroneously calculated. A control unit calculates, for each of one...
Method for controlling trip event of inverter
Disclosed herein is a method for controlling a trip event of an inverter by taking into account the temperature of the inverter. The method includes: sensing a...
Control circuits for dynamically biased avalanche photodiodes
Method and apparatus for maximizing the output of a dynamically biased avalanche photodiode (APD). The output of the APD is amplified. A feedback loop...
Read assist circuit with process, voltage and temperature tracking for a
static random access memory (SRAM)
A memory circuit includes a wordline, memory cells connected to the wordline and a wordline driver circuit. The memory circuit further includes a read assist...
Actuator coil temperature estimation using skew values
A computer program product according to one embodiment includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith, the program...
Redundant power/control system for electronic displays
A system for powering and controlling a backlit electronic display where redundancy is used to provide two independent paths from a pair of power sources to the...
Data transfer rate adjustment
A storage device may be configured to adjust a frequency of a clock signal. The clock signal may be associated with a data transfer rate of data to be...
Memory system, memory controller and control device
According to one embodiment, a memory system includes, as an example, a temperature information receiver that receives temperature information; and a gradient...
Direct attach dock cooling leveraging maximum silicon junction temperature
Methods and apparatus relating for direct attach dock cooling leveraging Maximum Silicon Junction Temperature (Tj) control are described. In an embodiment,...
Voltage generation circuit and integrated circuit including the same
A voltage generation circuit includes: a periodic wave generator that generates an on/off signal that is periodically enabled/disabled, where at least one...
System and predictive modeling method for smelting process control based
on multi-source information with...
The present invention is a system and predictive modeling method specially designed to improve process control and energy efficiency for a smelting process used...
Variable precision thermal sensor
A high accuracy on-chip thermal sensor includes an integrated circuit and sensing elements. The thermal sensor finds application in various mobile and battery...
Fixing device and fixing temperature control method of fixing device
According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes determination means for determining the size of a medium, heating means for including plural ...
Image forming apparatus and control method for fixing device
According to an embodiment, a method of controlling a fixing device includes heating a heat unit to a predetermined temperature, and while the heat unit is...
Method for determining at least one physical parameter using a sensor unit
In a method for determining at least one physical parameter, a sensor unit which is activated by at least one periodic excitation (1.4) is provided, wherein the...
Apparatus and method for evaluating semiconductor device
An apparatus for evaluating a semiconductor device includes: a chuck stage; an insulating substrate; a plurality of probes; a temperature adjustment unit; an...
Measurement apparatus and method
A method and apparatus for extracting the contents of voids and/or pores present in a semiconductor device to obtain information indicative of the nature of the...
Open-air crystallization plate cooler
This invention is intended to allow an experimenter to work at amenable temperatures while viewing and/or manipulating aqueous protein crystals or other...
Temperature sensing system for switching device
A temperature sensing system for a switching device is provided The temperature sensing system includes a sensing device that is configured to sense a...
System and method to monitor semiconductor workpiece temperature using
An improved system for measuring the temperature of a plurality of workpieces in a rotating semiconductor processing device is disclosed. Because silicon has...
Fiber-optic temperature and flow sensor system and methods
A fiber optic sensor, a process for utilizing a fiber optic sensor, and a process for fabricating a fiber optic sensor are described, where a ...
Hydrogen generator with fuel gauge
The invention is a hydrogen generator with a fuel gauge and a method of fuel gauging. The hydrogen generator includes a replaceable fuel unit, containing a...
Operation control apparatus of air-conditioning apparatus and
air-conditioning apparatus comprising same
An operation control apparatus of air-conditioning apparatus having an outdoor unit and an indoor unit includes a controller programmed to execute energy...
Superheat control for HVACandR systems
A superheat control utilizes a sensor at a location downstream of an evaporator after some heat is delivered to the refrigerant. In one embodiment, the...
Frozen evaporator coil detection and defrost initiation
A method is disclosed or detecting a frozen evaporator coil of a refrigerant vapor compression system for supplying conditioned air to a temperature controlled...
Refrigeration apparatus and method
A refrigeration apparatus that employs a refrigerant compressor has an expansion device coupled between an evaporator and a condenser. A first heat exchanger...
Enthalpy measurement and system control
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for tracking computing enthalpy measurements indicating...
Monitoring apparatus and monitoring method
A monitoring apparatus includes an information obtaining unit that obtains, from a target VAV air conditioning system to be monitored, a room temperature and a...
Control of a conditioned air supply system
An air supply system and a method for controlling operation of an air supply system for supplying a conditioned air flow at a setpoint air temperature to a...
Method and apparatus for a dual mode burner yielding low NOx emission
A method and apparatus for a burner adapted to heat a furnace or other environment of use. In particular, a burner for providing a fuel gas in combination with...
High-temperature, adhesive-based microvalves and uses thereof
The present invention relates to adhesive-based microvalves, as well as assemblies and cartridges having such microvalves. In particular examples, substantially...
Motor driven compressor
A motor-driven compressor includes an electric motor, a drive circuit, a modulation method controller, a temperature measuring section, a high-temperature (HT)...
System and method for controlling the operation of wind turbines
A method for controlling a wind farm includes: receiving temperature data associated with a plurality of locations along a sound path between the wind farm and...
Heat energy recovery system
A heat energy recovery system includes an evaporator, a superheater, an expander, a power recovery device, a condenser, a pump, and a controller. The controller...
Method and system for operating an engine start-stop system in a vehicle
A method to control engine start-stop in a vehicle is provided. The method includes outputting via a controller an engine command to auto-start the engine based...
Combustor and method of fuel supply and converting fuel nozzle for
advanced humid air turbine
A fuel control device and method of a gas turbine combustor, for advanced humid air turbines, in which plural combustion units comprising plural fuel nozzles...
Low reactivity, compression-ignition, opposed-piston engine
A compression-ignition, opposed-piston engine using a low reactivity fuel as an ignition medium manages trapped temperature and trapped combustion residue...
Temperature control device for engine
A temperature control device for the engine may include an air heater configured to heat air introduced into a throttle valve by a flow of engine cooling water,...
Control device for internal combustion engine
An internal combustion engine has a water-cooled intercooler cooling intake air turbocharged by a turbocharger. The intercooler has an HT intercooler into which...
Emissions control systems and methods for vehicles
Systems and methods of reducing the emissions of vehicles having a spark ignited internal combustion engine are provided. When the exhaust temperature is less...
Raw material vaporization and supply apparatus
The present invention provides a raw material vaporization and supply device including a raw material receiving tank, a vaporizer for vaporizing liquid...
Advanced microplate, microtiter, and microarray technologies with per-well
fluidics, gas exchange, electronic...
Arrangements for per-well fluidics, gas exchange, and electronic sensors for microplate, microtiter, and microarray technologies are presented. In example...
Process for producing mesophase pitch by hydrogenation of high-temperature
A process for producing mesophase pitch from high-temperature coal tar comprises: removing salts and quinoline insoluble fraction from a high-temperature coal...
Silicone hydrogels having a structure formed via controlled reaction
The present invention relates to a process comprising the steps of reacting a reactive mixture comprising at least one silicone-containing component, at least...
Refractory composition resistant to high temperature shock and creep
A refractory composition yields refractory articles having excellent resistance to high-temperature thermal shock and creep. The refractory composition is based...
Porous silicon dioxide-carbon composite and method for preparing
high-purity granular beta-phase silicon...
The present disclosure relates to porous silicon dioxide-carbon composites and a method for preparing high-purity .beta.-phase silicon carbide granular powders...