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Electrical transmission or interconnection systems June invention type 06/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100156172 - Device and method for controlling a power shunt circuit, hybrid vehicle having same: A device for controlling a power shunt circuit of a hybrid vehicle, including inverters, including DC sides linked to a DC voltage storage unit and AC sides intended to be linked to polyphase electrical machines. The polyphase electrical machines are able to operate in engine/engine or generator/generator modes. A control... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100156173 - Power distribution architecture for distributing power to electromechanical actuators of an aircraft: The invention relates to a power distribution architecture for an aircraft for powering aircraft electromechanical actuators, the architecture comprising at least one power distribution member for distributing power to such and such an electromechanical actuator connected to the architecture, the architecture receiving power from at least one power supply bus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100156174 - Power distribution architecture for distributing power to electromechanical actuators of an aircraft: The invention relates to a power distribution architecture for an aircraft for powering aircraft electromechanical actuators, the architecture comprising at least one power distribution member for distributing power to such and such an electromechanical actuator connected to the architecture, the architecture receiving power from at least one power supply bus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100156171 - Remote device control and power supply: An actuator controller with a power supply that steps down a high voltage for use by remote auxiliary loads in an aircraft is provided. A high voltage power bus running through the aircraft may use high gage or smaller diameter wiring, resulting in weight savings in the power bus. A... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100156176 - Dc power supply device and method for supplying multiple variable voltages using power line communication: Provided are a DC power supply device and a DC power supply system for supplying multiple DC powers having variable voltages using a power line communication (PLC). The DC power supply device includes an AC/DC converter, a DC/DC distributor, a plurality of output voltage regulators, a voltage control module, and... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20100156175 - Dc/dc boost converter with bypass feature: An integrated circuit package includes a DC/DC boost converter for providing an output voltage at a program level to associated components of the integrated circuit package. The DC/DC boost converter includes a first mode of operation wherein the DC/DC boost converter is enabled responsive to an input battery voltage falling... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p
20100156177 - Driving circuit and method for driving current-driven devices: At the driving initiation, whether the output channels are enabled or disabled is determined by judging whether the voltages of the output channels are changed by a charging or discharging operation. The current output sources corresponding to the disabled output channels are turned off for power-saving. In the voltage conversion,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100156179 - Charging and power supply for mobile devices: Charging and power supply for mobile devices is disclosed. A USB-compliant charging and power supply circuit includes switch-mode battery charging circuitry for receiving power from an external power source and for supplying output power through an output node to an electronic system of an electronic communication device and a battery.... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100156178 - Method and arrangement for limiting electric power required by electric loads: A method and arrangement for limiting an electric power required by at least two electric loads, each of which has a predetermined priority level, the arrangement comprising means (31, 32, 33) for monitoring a total electric power required by the at least two electric loads (21, 22, 23), and means... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100156180 - Hybrid power supply device: The power supply device including an engine generator 11 and a capacitor 15 comprises: a DC bus La having the engine generator 11 and the capacitor 15 connected in parallel and supplying electric power to an outside; a step-up converter 13 provided between the DC bus La and the engine... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20100156181 - Electronic power stabilizer: An electronic control system having a boost converter circuit with an input for receiving a first DC voltage from a source of power and an output for delivering a second DC voltage to a load. The boost converter includes a main power transistor and a primary control circuit for providing... Agent: Robert C. Newman Jr.
20100156184 - Battery charging system for mobile and accessory device: Various embodiments of the present invention are directed at a method and system for recharging batteries for wireless electronic devices. According to one embodiment, a battery charging and monitoring system is disclosed. The system includes a host machine providing a plurality of charging slots and a plurality of wireless devices... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100156183 - Field device for a processing plant and method for supplying the field device: In a method or device for powering a field device for a processing plant, the field device is driven by an electrical power supply so that the field device outputs a process signal. A required power level of the electronic circuit is determined for outputting the process signal. A portion... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20100156182 - Garage door opener with secondary power source: A garage door opener having a secondary power source. The garage door opener includes a drive unit and an opening mechanism. The drive unit is configured to be coupled to an external AC power source and to a removable battery pack that provides DC power. The drive unit includes a... Agent: Michael, Best & Friedrich LLP
20100156185 - Photovoltaic and fuel cell hybrid generation system using single converter and single inverter, and method of controlling the same: There are disclosed a photovoltaic and fuel cell (PV-FC) hybrid generation system using a single converter and a single inverter, and a method of controlling the same. The PV-FC hybrid generation system includes a DC/DC converter unit converting an FC output voltage from a fuel cell, converting chemical energy into... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100156186 - Photovoltaic and fuel cell hybrid generation system using dual converters and single inverter and method of controlling the same: There is provided a photovoltaic and fuel cell hybrid generation system using dual converters and a single inverter and a method of controlling the same. A photovoltaic and fuel cell (PV-FC) hybrid generation system according to an aspect of the invention may include: a PV DC/DC converter unit converting a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100156187 - Ups system: There is provided a system for supplying power to a site having a load. The system comprises a number n of power source units, the value of n being greater than or equal to 3. The system further comprises a number t≦tmax of loads groups, each load group having a... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20100156189 - Collection of electric power from renewable energy sources via high voltage, direct current systems with conversion and supply to an alternating current transmission network: Wind-generated electric power is collected in a multiple nodal arrangement where the DC output current of each node can be held constant while the DC output node voltage is allowed to vary. The DC outputs from the wind-generated power collection nodes are connected together in series and fed to a... Agent: Oleg S Fishman
20100156190 - Current producing circuit, current producing method, and electronic device: A current producing circuit includes a first current source that applies a first current, the first current being changed at a first rate with respect to a temperature, a second current source that applies a second current, the second current being changed at a second rate with respect to the... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100156188 - Solar photovoltaic power collection via high voltage, direct current systems with conversion and supply to an alternating current transmission network: Solar photovoltaic power is collected in a multiple nodal arrangement where the DC output voltage of each node is held constant while the DC current is allowed to vary based upon the maximum power point of the solar cells making up the solar power collectors in each node. The output... Agent: Oleg S Fishman
20100156191 - Generator set control system: A control system is provided for use with a plurality of generator sets. The control system may have a bus, an arbitration relay, a switching device, a control module, and first, second, and third discrete signal cables. The control module may be configured to receive a group start signal and... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100156192 - Electrical system and control method: A power generation system comprises at least two electrical systems connected at an electrical connection point. Each electrical system comprises a power conversion system comprising a converter including a plurality of switches for converting direct current power into alternating current power. The power generation system comprises a control system including... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100156193 - Inductively coupled data and power transfer system and apparatus: The present invention provides a system and apparatus for transferring electronic data and/or power from one station to another by means of a transportable pod comprising a solid state memory device and further provided with an inductively linked, electrically insulated connector. The transportable pod comprises a battery which is used... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20100156194 - Device for filtering harmonics: A power device is provided for filtering or dampening harmonics and optimizing the power factor in power distributions systems. A device for a 3-phase power system comprises series inductors able to communicate between an AC power source and a non-linear load. Connected in parallel to the series inductors, at the... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
20100156195 - Nanosecond pulse generator with a protector circuit: This invention relates to a pulse generator circuit for delivering a short high current pulse to a load. This pulse generator comprises a junction recovery diode, a switch, a first resonant circuit and a second resonant circuit. The diode may be configured to store charges in its depletion layer when... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100156196 - Electrically conductive element, system, and method of manufacturing: An electrically conductive element, including an insulator and a first conductor, is provided, which can be affixed to a second conductor consisting of conductive structural element, wherein the insulator is positioned between the first and second conductors to electrically isolate them. A power supply may be connected between the first... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100156197 - Apparatus and method for receiving power wire-free with in-line contacts from a power pad: A linear contact array comprising three contacts is provided for wire-free electric power extraction from a power delivery pad for mobile electronic devices. The linear contact array is configured to assure effective contact for power transfer from the power delivery pad and the mobile electronic device anywhere on the power... Agent: Cochran Freund & Young LLC06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100148577 - Power regeneration management system: Properly managing surges of regenerative power is needed in systems where power is generated and distributed to mechanical and electrical loads to protect them from overvoltage. A controller provides protection against excess regenerative power when these systems operate at a wide range of speeds. Controller functions and control methods for... Agent: Honeywell/shimokaji Patent Services
20100148578 - Systems and methods providing a power converter: Embodiments of systems and methods for providing power to one or more loads are provided. According to one embodiment, there is disclosed a power supply system for providing power to one or more loads. The power supply system may include at least one inverter having inverter input terminals and inverter... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
20100148579 - Power distribution controller and related systems and methods: A power distribution controller includes electronic circuitry operable to receive power and distribute power, for simultaneous consumption, to a first power load and to one or more second power loads. The electronic circuitry is also operable, to monitor the amount of power consumed by the one or more second power... Agent: Janeway Patent Law PLLC
20100148580 - Power supply system and electronic instrument: A power supply system is disclosed, including a first plurality of power supply units configured to supply working voltages from a battery to a second plurality of loads, a large-capacitance capacitor configured to charge electric charges from the battery, a third plurality of switching means for connecting the large-capacitance capacitor... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100148581 - Power system and method for driving an electromotive traction system and auxiliary equipment through a common power bus: Power system and method for providing electrical power are provided. The system includes a traction system and auxiliary equipment coupled to a power bus. The traction system includes one or more electromotive machines having a first type of stator winding that provides protection relative to voltage spikes expected at the... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P.A.
20100148582 - Systems and methods for power storage and management from intermittent power sources: A power management system is disclosed. Embodiments of the power management system may be configured for use with an electric generator that produces AC or DC voltage from an energy source, which may be intermittent or fluctuating. One embodiment of the power management system includes an energy storage reservoir configured... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100148585 - Hybrid installation with a biogas installation: A hybrid installation for providing electric energy from regenerative energy sources, comprising a biogas installation that provides electric energy, and at least one additional energy converter, which provides electric energy and whose releasable power is depending of external influence factors, of the wind supply and/or the sun irradiation in particular,... Agent: Vidas, Arrett & Steinkraus, P.A.
20100148586 - Led lighting controller: A switch mode power supply controller provides power to a pair of light sources. The controller includes a low voltage programmable current source and adjusting elements for independently adjusting the current to the LED light sources. The controller also includes a first communication port for receiving a communication from an... Agent: Rick B. Yeager, Attorney
20100148583 - Method and device for providing battery polarity protection for uninterruptible power supply: An apparatus for determining a correct connection of a three-wire battery bank to a UPS is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a sensing printed circuit board receiving a voltage from the battery bank and providing an output of a known value when a correct connection between the battery bank and the... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20100148584 - Uninterruptible power supply with low power loss: An uninterruptible power supply includes an energy storage unit, an AC-to-DC converting circuit, a charging circuit, a selection circuit, a primary detecting circuit, a primary control circuit and a secondary control circuit. The primary detecting circuit is connected to an output loop of the uninterruptible power supply for detecting an... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100148587 - Multiple-input dc-dc converter: A multiple-input DC-DC converter that is capable of power diversification among different energy sources with different voltage-current characteristics. The converter is capable of bidirectional operation in buck, boost and buck-boost modes and provides a positive output voltage without the need for a transformer.... Agent: Pauley Petersen & Erickson
20100148588 - Genset control system implementing engine synchronization: A control system for use with a genset is disclosed. The control system may have a bus configured to receive power from the generator set, and a first sensor configured to generate a first signal indicative of a characteristic of power on the bus. The control system may also have... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.
20100148589 - Efficient near-field wireless energy transfer using adiabatic system variations: Disclosed is a method for transferring energy wirelessly including transferring energy wirelessly from a first resonator structure to an intermediate resonator structure, wherein the coupling rate between the first resonator structure and the intermediate resonator structure is κ1B, transferring energy wirelessly from the intermediate resonator structure to a second resonator... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100148590 - Non-contact electric power transmission circuit: A non-contact electric power transmission circuit according to an embodiment of the invention includes an electric power transmission circuit and an electric power receiving circuit. The electric power transmission circuit includes a full bridge circuit and a resonant type full bridge circuit. A direct-current power supply is used as an... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20100148591 - Plug device: The present invention relates to a plug device, which can control the power source of an electrical product using a plug of the electrical product. The plug device includes a plug control circuit unit embedded in a plug main body of an electrical product, which is inserted in a power... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100148592 - Method for the control of an electric fence energizer: Method for the control of an electric fence energizer of any given power, guaranteeing that, during each pulse emitted by the energizer, any human body that might have come into contact with the electric fence since a recent pulse does not run the risk of receiving a dangerous electric shock... Agent: Young & Thompson06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100141029 - Circuit arrangement for supplying power to control devices in motor vehicles: A circuit arrangement for supplying power to control devices in motor vehicles, having a first power supply line, a first ground line, a second power supply line and a second ground line, characterized in that the first ground line and the second ground line can be connected by a controllable... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100141028 - More electric engine with regulated permanent magnet machines: A generator and associated power supply system comprises a prime mover for driving a shaft to rotate. A pair of permanent magnets is associated with the rotating shaft. A first stator winding is associated with a first of said permanent magnets, with a customer DC bus for providing a first... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20100141030 - Method for operating a low-voltage electrical system: Decentralized power generation installations are connected to a low-voltage electrical system NS. These installations can make available control energy. The control of the active power output by the power generaton installations into the low-voltage electrical system takes place by means of active variation of the system voltage by means of... Agent: Venable LLP
20100141031 - Load driving method and device: A load driving device controls two motors by PWM signals. When a standard duty ratio of the PWM signals is 50% and a level of a drive instruction is the standard duty ratio, the standard duty ratio are output to the respective motors to provide a reverse phase relationship that... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20100141032 - Control unit and method for pulse width modulated control: A control unit for triggering a plurality of electric loads with a plurality of input signals, wherein the electric loads are triggered by pulse width modulated signals, and the input signals are PWM signals. A method is described with which the control unit triggers a plurality of electric loads with... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100141033 - Efficient pwm controller: This patent discloses an efficient PWM controller for generating a pulse signal in response to a feedback signal, capable of operating in a normal mode or a green mode, comprising: a capacitor for building a saw-tooth signal by current integration, the saw-tooth signal having a ramp-up period and a ramp-down... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20100141038 - Automatic transfer switch module: An automatic transfer switch for automatically switching an electrical load between two power sources that includes a switch module containing circuitry for facilitating the switching function, and having two attached input cables and one attached output receptacle. The switch module may be mounted directly on or adjacent to the back... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100141035 - Method and apparatus for providing a power factor correction (pfc) compatible solution for nonsinusoidal uninterruptible power supply (ups): Methods and apparatuses for providing a solution for incompatibility between nonsinusoidal waveform uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and active power factor correction (PFC) loads are disclosed. An embodiment of the invention includes generating a nonsinusoidal signal waveform (e.g., a voltage waveform), to be delivered to the load, with a pulse... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20100141037 - Power supply device and method of controlling the same: Provided are a power supply device and a method of controlling the same. The power supply device includes: a power factor corrector which corrects a power factor of an initial power; a standby power supply unit which is connected to the power factor corrector, the standby power supply unit including... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100141034 - Solar energy converting device and power supply system including the same: A solar energy converting device includes a frame, a container, a thermal expansion member, a connecting rod, an inductor and magnetic members. The frame defines an opening. The container is positioned on an inner surface of the frame and positioned adjacent to the opening. The container defines a thermally sealed... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100141036 - Uninterruptible a/c power supply transfer unit: A power transfer device (20) is used to transfer an energy consuming device (10) from one A/C power supply (12) to a different A/C power supply (16) without material interruption of the device's operation. In some embodiments, power transfer devices (20) and methods of their use are provided for transferring... Agent: Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.
20100141039 - High availability, high efficiency data center electrical distribution: Unlike symmetric power feeds for dual-corded server environments, an asymmetrical power system for high availability environments uses an imbalanced power feed system, allowing lower cost implementation and, in some cases, reduced energy loss in the primary power supply path. One asymmetric power feed uses a direct power feed to supply... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100141040 - Auto-switching duplex module: A system and method (“utility”) for providing power to an electrically powered device from alternate, redundant power sources via a single power cord. The utility is operable to provide redundant power to an electrical device having a power cord terminating in a standard plug. The utility is operable to sense... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100141041 - Dc-to-ac power conversion system and method: A system, in one embodiment, includes a photovoltaic power converter. The photovoltaic power converter includes one or more photovoltaic arrays configured convert solar energy into a DC signal and two or more N-level converters coupled to a common DC bus (N being an integer greater than 2).... Agent: Ge Energy-global Patent Operation Fletcher Yoder PC
20100141042 - Wireless energy transfer systems: Described herein are improved capabilities for a source resonator having a Q-factor Q1>100 and a characteristic size x1 coupled to an energy source, and a second resonator having a Q-factor Q2>100 and a characteristic size x2 coupled to an energy drain located a distance D from the source resonator, where... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20100141043 - High voltage nanosecond pulse generator using fast recovery diodes for cell electro-manipulation: A pulse generator circuit may include a diode configured to operate as an opening switch, a tank circuit in series with the diode having an admittance that is switchable from a first value to a second value that is different from the first value, and a switching system configured to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100141044 - Electrochemical capacitor with two carbon electrodes having different characteristics in an aqueous medium: An electrolytic capacitor (1) includes a first electrode (2) and a second electrode (3) each including carbon and an aqueous electrolyte (4) situated at the interface of the two electrodes. The carbon surface of the first electrode (2) has an atomic degree of functionalization which is at least twice that... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100141045 - Interactive appliances, appliance systems and appliance control methods, and controls therefor: An appliance control circuit has an occupancy sensor, a control signal receiver, a control signal transmitter, a control element, and a power supply. In operation, when the occupancy sensor senses an occupant, the occupancy sensor outputs a signal to cause the control element 9 to control power from the source... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100141047 - Closed transition automatic transfer switch assembly and associated method: The disclosed concept provides for a closed transition automatic transfer switch assembly having only two switch assemblies. This system utilizes a first switch assembly and a bypass switch assembly. The switch assemblies are each physically coupled to two power sources as well as the system load. The switch assemblies each... Agent: Martin J. Moran Eaton Electrical, Inc.
20100141046 - Energy reduction: A power reduction system includes a central server and a plurality of power reduction devices. The central server of the power reduction aggregation system includes: a network interface configured to transmit and receive information to and from a communication network; a power grid status module coupled to the network interface... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100141048 - Mobile phone and power supply system of the same: A mobile phone includes a signal processor, an operating module, and a power supply system. The working voltage of the operating module is bigger than that of the signal processor. The power supply system includes a power source, a voltage boosting unit, and a controller. The input terminal and output... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100141049 - Intellectual power saving seitching assembly: An intellectual power saving switching assembly connected between an external AC power input and a device to be monitored for automatically turning on or turning off power supplied to the device to be monitored. The assembly includes a power source; an AC power input; a switchable AC power switch device;... Agent: Ying-liang Shiu
20100141050 - Switching control system of circuit breaker: A switching control system of circuit breaker is provided, which can easily connect with such an external equipment as a PC, both at the work site and remote side, without using dedicated software, and can implement efficient maintenance and data collection. The system comprises: one or more switching control units... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100141051 - Device for converting an electromagnetic wave into dc voltage: The invention relates to a device (1) for converting an electromagnetic wave (11) into a DC voltage, comprising: —at least one antenna (3) suitable for converting said electromagnetic wave (11) into an input electrical signal;—a first filter (4) suitable for filtering said input electrical signal and generating a filtered signal;—a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100141052 - System for powering devices from intraluminal pressure changes: e06/03/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20100133899 - Two-conductor field device for process automation technology for connecting at least one sensor element: A two-conductor field device for process automation technology for connecting at least one sensor element includes a first supply part, which via a first 2-conductor connection is connectable with a fieldbus. The field device is supplied completely with energy via the fieldbus. The two-conductor field device includes a second supply... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100133900 - System and method for vehicle based uninterruptable power supply: A system and method for controlling a vehicle-based source of uninterruptable power is disclosed. The vehicle-based UPS includes an energy storage system located on-board a vehicle and configured to generate DC power transferable to an external load, and an DC-AC inverter connected to the on-board energy storage system to receive... Agent: Ge Trading & Licensing
20100133901 - Modular stacked subsea power system architectures: A sub-sea power delivery system includes a plurality of modular power converter building blocks on each of the power source side and the sub-sea load side that are stacked and interconnected to meet site expansion requirements and electrical load topologies. The power delivery system comprises a system DC transmission link/bus,... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100133902 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and various devices comprising the semiconductor integrated circuit: A power supply potential detecting circuit detects a power supply potential of a second circuit block when a first circuit block shifts from a power supply shutdown state to a power supply feeding state or shifts from the power supply feeding state to the power supply shutdown state. Then, an... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100133903 - Energy storage systems: Different types of energy storage systems are described, in particular hydro-pneumatic storage systems. In one, energy is stored by compressing gas in a chamber (44,45,54,55) with a liquid piston and released by gas expansion. A spray head or grid at the top of the chamber (44,45,54,55) supplies liquid as a... Agent: Sturm & Fix LLP
20100133904 - Dc bus voltage control for two stage solar converter: Systems, methods, and apparatus for supplying AC power to an AC power grid from a DC power source, such as a photovoltaic (PV) array are disclosed. The systems and methods can include a converter coupled to the DC power source that provides DC power to a DC bus at a... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A. And General Electric Company
20100133905 - Multi-output power conversion circuit: A multi-output power conversion circuit is provided for converting an input voltage into a standby voltage and a first output voltage. The multi-output power conversion circuit includes a transformer, a power switching circuit, a first rectifier-filter circuit, a second rectifier-filter circuit, a first switching circuit, a voltage-adjusting circuit, a feedback... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100133906 - Remote controlled extension cord with embedded housing for a remote control: A remote controlled extension cord. The extension cord has a wire attached to a plug with an integrated base. The base serves to cradle a remote control, which is used to turn power on/off to the extensions on the cord. The remote control can snap inside the base and can... Agent: Muskin & Cusick LLC
20100133907 - Control method and unit of an electric system for supplying power/electric current to sockets for the passengers of an aircraft: Control method and unit of an electric system for supplying power/electric current to sockets for the passengers of an aircraft; the method comprises the steps of: setting a maximum power/electric current deliverable to the sockets; cyclically detecting the power/electric current absorbed by the sockets; if the power/electric current absorbed by... Agent: Mccracken & Frank LLP
20100133908 - Usb device with internal assisting power: An universal-serial-bus external device is connected to an universal-serial-bus port of a computer host and the universal-serial-bus port comprises a positive-power end from which a main current is outputted. The external device includes: a load circuit comprising a positive-power end to which a main current is outputted from the positive-power... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100133909 - Soft-start circuit: An apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises an input circuit, a startup circuit, and a current limiter. The input circuit is coupled to a first source and is adapted to provide a first voltage and a first current to a load having a capacitance. The startup circuit is coupled to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100133910 - Uninterruptible power supply: An uninterruptible power supply includes an input switching circuit, an AC-to-DC converting circuit, a bus capacitor, an energy storage unit, a charging circuit, a DC-to-DC converting circuit, and a system control circuit. The input switching circuit receives an input AC voltage. The AC-to-DC converting circuit is used for converting the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100133912 - Auxiliary drive apparatus and method of manufacturing same: An auxiliary drive circuit including a first energy storage device coupled to a first DC bus and configured to output electrical power to the first DC bus, and a first DC-to-DC voltage converter coupled to the first DC bus and to a second DC bus, the first DC-to-DC voltage converter... Agent: Ge Trading & Licensing
20100133913 - Control device and control method for electric system: An electric system including a first converter and a second converter connected in parallel executes a program including a step of controlling a value of a voltage of a section between the first converter and the second converter to be higher by a predetermined value than either voltage value V(1)... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100133911 - Solar power array with maximized panel power extraction: A solar power array includes solar power panels, where each solar panel provides output current and voltage, separate DC-DC converters, where each solar panel is connected to a unique DC-DC converter, where each DC-DC converter is designed to maximize the power from each solar panel, and where each DC-DC converter... Agent: Andrews Kurth LLP Intellectual Property Departments
20100133914 - Apparatus and method of controlling switch units, and battery pack and battery management apparatus comprising said apparatus: Disclosed are an apparatus and method of controlling switch units between a battery pack and a load, and a battery pack and a battery management system comprising the same. The apparatus comprises a memory for storing the turn-off number and order of first and second switch units connecting the battery... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100133915 - Thyristor controllied series capacitor adapted to damp sub synchronous resonances: An apparatus for controlling a thyristor controlled series capacitor connected to a power transmission line. A thyristor firing control includes a unit for effectuating a desired capacitor voltage zero crossing in dependence of a line current and a capacitor voltage in response to a command signal. A command control provides... Agent: Venable LLP
20100133916 - Power transfer apparatus and method for transferring electric power: A power transfer apparatus including a first device and a second device having a first coil and a second coil, respectively, is provided. The first device is configured to produce primary power through the primary coil upon being supplied with external power and to be controlled by a provided control... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100133917 - Power transmission device: A power transmission device includes: a power transmission coil to transmit electric power to a power receiving coil by an electromagnetic induction method; driving unit to supply a driving voltage to the power transmission coil; a detection unit to detect an electric current flowing in the power transmission coil based... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100133920 - Wireless energy transfer across a distance to a moving device: Described herein are embodiments of a first resonator coupled to an energy source generating an oscillating near field region, and a second resonator optionally coupled to an energy drain and moving freely within the near field region of the first resonator. The first resonator and the second resonator may be... Agent: Gtc Law Group LLP & Affiliates
20100133919 - Wireless energy transfer across variable distances with high-q capacitively-loaded conducting-wire loops: Described herein are embodiments of at least one source resonator coupled to an energy source generating an oscillating near field region, and at least one device resonator optionally coupled to an electronic device located at a variable distance within the at least one source resonator's near-field region, where at least... Agent: Gtc Law Group LLP & Affiliates
20100133918 - Wireless energy transfer over variable distances between resonators of substantially similar resonant frequencies: Described herein are embodiments of a first resonator, with a resonant frequency f1, optionally coupled to an energy source; and a second resonator, with a resonant frequency f2, optionally coupled to an energy drain, located a variable distance from the first resonator. The first resonator and the second resonator may... Agent: Gtc Law Group LLP & Affiliates
20100133921 - Communication interface between a control unit and a high voltage unit: A communication interface, between a control unit and a high voltage unit, includes a serial communication link between the control unit and the high voltage unit. The interface includes a signal transformer arranged as an isolation barrier between the control unit and the high voltage unit to ensure personal safety.... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20100133922 - Integrated automatic selection of maintenance mode in electronic tripping systems to minimize arc fault energy: A monitor control system and method for an electrical distribution system includes a trip unit of a circuit breaker. A sensor is associated with the electrical distribution system and coupled to the trip unit wherein the sensor is connected to one or more components of the electrical distribution system to... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property DepartmentPrevious industry: Wheel substitutes for land vehicles
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