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Electricity: measuring and testing March listing by industry category 03/13Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/28/2013 > 54 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20130076336 - Device and method for detecting crowbar circuit in wind turbine: A device and a method for detecting a crowbar circuit in a wind turbine are provided, wherein the wind turbine comprises a converter electrically connected to the crowbar circuit, and the method comprises: electrically coupling a detection module to the crowbar circuit; inputting a first control signal into the crowbar... Agent: Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.
20130076337 - Dynamic rf power measurement with visualization: Embedded systems that utilize RF are often times difficult to troubleshoot as the signals cannot be easily probed without special equipment. Embodied in this patent is a tool that allows the embedded systems designer to troubleshoot these said RF designs. A combined spectrum analyzer and dynamic power meter. These are... Agent: Dechnia, LLC
20130076338 - Electro-optic effect based optical voltage transformer: An electro-optic effect based optical voltage transformer comprises an optical voltage sensor head and an electrical unit, wherein the electrical unit comprises an optical closed-loop feedback control unit and a signal processing unit, the optical closed-loop feedback control unit is connected to the optical voltage sensor head and the optical... Agent: Beijing Aerospace Times Optical-electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
20130076339 - Non-intrusive electrical load monitoring: A method of non-intrusive electrical load monitoring of an electrical distribution system includes monitoring a main power line of the electrical distribution system to determine a set of electrical characteristics of the electrical distribution system, receiving a set of state information for a plurality of individual loads of the electrical... Agent:
20130076340 - Reed switch chain to detect meter tampering: Aspects of the invention provide for detecting tampering with an electronic utility meter. In one embodiment, aspects of the invention include an electronic utility meter, comprising a metering circuit enclosed within a cover; a switch chain including at least one reed switch operatively coupled to the metering circuit, and positioned... Agent: General Electric Company
20130076341 - High current sensors: Embodiments relate to high current sensors having generally flat conductors. In an embodiment, the conductor is formed of a non-magnetic material such as copper or aluminum and has a coarse slot, one that reduces the cross-sectional area for current flow by a factor of about two. The slot also functions... Agent:
20130076342 - Electrical metering and switching equipment: An electrical service equipment provides electrical service to a building or other similar venue. The equipment includes a cabinet with two portions structured to hold a meter pan and a switch, respectively. The switch is preferably an HCP switch. The portion holding the meter pan includes a subassembly including two... Agent:
20130076343 - Non-contact current and voltage sensing clamp: A clamping current and voltage sensor provides an isolated and convenient technique for measuring current passing through a conductor such as an AC branch circuit wire, as well as providing an indication of an electrostatic potential on the wire, which can be used to indicate the phase of the voltage... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130076344 - Induction-based reference point locator: According to one aspect of the present disclosure, an induction-based reference point locator is provided. The locator includes transmitter locatable at a position on a first side of a structure, the transmitter configured to generate an alternating magnetic field at a desired frequency; and a receiver locatable on a second... Agent: Labor Saving Systems, Ltd.
20130076345 - System and method of determining relative position: A system is configured to determine the displacement of a moveable member relative to a reference member. A set of sensors is fixed relative to one of the reference member and moveable member. An array of encoded words is provided. The encoded words define the positions of the moveable member... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20130076346 - System and method of determining relative position: A system is configured to determine the displacement of a moveable member relative to a reference member. A set of sensors is fixed relative to one of the reference member and moveable member. An array of encoded words is provided. The encoded words define each position of the moveable member... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.
20130076347 - Crack determining device and semiconductor device: There are provided a crack determining device capable of determining, in real time and with precision, the fact that a crack has occurred in a solder layer, and a semiconductor device comprising same. A crack determining device of the present invention is a crack determining device that determines whether or... Agent:
20130076348 - Eddy current sensor and eddy current measurement method: An eddy current sensor that includes: a probe and a computing unit. The probe has an exciting portion and a detecting portion. The exciting portion includes a first excitation coil that is wound around a non-magnetic bobbin so that a center axis direction is oriented in an x-axis direction and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130076349 - Eddy current probe: An eddy current probe 1 in accordance with the present invention has a structure in which a cross coil 7 is placed in a predetermined direction relative to permanent magnets 3 and 5 in the following manner. When the probe 1 is erected, the coil 7 is placed between the... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20130076350 - Magnetic sensor device: A magnetic sensor device for generating a logic output in accordance with a magnetic field intensity applied to a magnetoelectric conversion element includes: a comparator for inputting amplified output signals of the magnetoelectric conversion element, and outputting a comparison result; and a logic circuit for performing arithmetic processing on an... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.
20130076351 - Metering device and metering method: Provided is a metering device and a metering method. The metering device includes a Hall sensor configured to output a Hall voltage generated by a magnetic field generated from a power supply line, an analog-digital converter configured to receive a voltage signal between a minimum voltage value and a maximum... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20130076352 - Method to select an undersampling scheme for magnetic resonance imaging, and magnetic resonance imaging method and system using such a selected undersampling scheme: In a method to select an undersampling scheme of k-space and an associated set of reconstruction kernels to acquire reduced magnetic resonance (MR) data sets with multiple coils, a calibration data set is acquired for each of the respective coils, a noise covariance is determined from autocorrelations and correlations of... Agent:
20130076353 - Recording of calibration data for a magnetic resonance system: A local coil with a plurality of magnetic resonance antenna elements and a plurality of test signal coupling units assigned individually or in groups to the plurality of magnetic resonance antenna elements is provided. In order to transmit a test signal, each test signal coupling unit of the plurality of... Agent:
20130076355 - Fast, low energy deposition and homogeneous t2 weighted variable amplitude psif (t2 vapsif) imaging in the presence of b0inhomogeneities: A method for acquiring medical images, including: applying, during a first period, a plurality of radio frequency (RF) pulses to an area of interest, wherein the RF pulses applied during the first period are Kaiser-Bessel pulses; applying, during a second period, a plurality of 180 degree RF preparation pulses to... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20130076356 - Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus to correct distortions due to inhomogeneities of the basic magnetic field: In a magnetic resonance method and system to correct spatial shifts in MR data, at least two measurement data sets are acquired, the additional measurement data set or sets being acquired while switching an additional gradient relative to acquisition of the first measurement data set. For respective corresponding measurement points... Agent:
20130076354 - Magnetic resonance system and method for carrying out magnetic resonance measurements in an intraoral region: The present embodiments relate to a magnetic resonance system for carrying out magnetic resonance measurements in an intraoral region. The magnetic resonance system includes a magnetic resonance coil element and an intraoral measuring device that measures the position of a number of measuring points situated in the intraoral region.... Agent:
20130076357 - Method and magnetic resonance apparatus to generate a series of mr images to monitor a position of an interventional device: In a magnetic resonance (MR) method and system to generate a series of MR images to monitor the position of an interventional device located in an examination region, radial scanning of k-space is combined with other scans, in particular for the k-space center. The measurement time until the entirety of... Agent:
20130076358 - Adjustable mri head coil apparatus and mri system: An adjustable MRI head coil apparatus and MRI system include a fixture and a plurality of plates attached to the fixture. Each of the plurality of plates includes a plurality of RF receive elements arranged in a fixed orientation. The adjustable MRI head coil apparatus and MRI system also include... Agent: General Electric Company
20130076359 - Output stage module for a power amplifier device: An output stage module for a power amplifier device (e.g., for a power amplifier device of a transmit unit of a magnetic resonance device) includes a housing and a carrier that is arranged within the housing. The carrier is made of a non-electrically-conducting, thermally-conducting material with low electrical losses (e.g.,... Agent:
20130076360 - Power module and manufacturing process: A power module for a high frequency amplifier unit is provided. The power module includes a base support plate, on which at least one power electronic module is contacted via a number of contact pins. A shield plate is arranged on a side of the power electronic module facing away... Agent:
20130076361 - Rf receiving coil and magnetic resonance imaging apparatus using the same: To order to provide an RF receiving coil having a structure that can be safely mounted on an object and an MRI apparatus including the RF receiving coil, the RF receiving coil includes a main body having one or more flexible closed conductor loops for receiving a nuclear magnetic resonance... Agent:
20130076362 - Ion sensing method for capacitive discharge ignition: A method of ion sensing in a CD ignition system for an internal combustion engine comprises: a) closing the controllable switch in synchronism with the internal combustion engine for a period of time to transfer energy to the ignition coil primary to cause a spark breakdown across the spark plug;... Agent: Hoerbiger Kompressortechnik Holding Gmbh
20130076363 - System and method for determining degradation of rechargeable lithium ion battery: An MPU performs a degradation diagnosis based on an open circuit voltage characteristic of a rechargeable lithium ion battery indicating how the battery varies in open circuit voltage as the battery varies in capacity to obtain a capacity ratio of a positive electrode, a capacity ratio of a negative electrode,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130076364 - Battery detection method: A battery detection method detecting if a voltage to be tested falls within a voltage range between a highest voltage of a rechargeable battery and a highest detection voltage. If the voltage to be tested is less than the highest detection voltage, further determine if the voltage to be tested... Agent:
20130076365 - Battery cell control system and method: In battery cell control system and method, a monitoring section connected to a battery cell included in an assembled battery, operated with the battery cell as a power source, and configured to monitor a state of the battery cell is provided and a first consumption of the battery cell which... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20130076366 - Battery capacity display apparatus and battery capacity display method: A battery capacity display method to display a full charge capacity of a battery and a residual capacity of the battery, respectively, as a full charge capacity display value and a residual capacity display value, the battery capacity display method includes: correcting the full charge capacity display value and/or the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
20130076367 - System and method for estimating the short circuit current of a solar device: Described herein is a method and system for determining a short-circuit current of a solar device before the solar device is tested in a solar simulator. A solar device includes a substrate layer, a front contact layer, a window/emitter layer, an absorber layer and a back contact. A thickness of... Agent: First Solar, Inc
20130076368 - Electric vehicle service equipment tester: A tester connects with the connector of electrical vehicle service equipment (EVSE). The tester simulates the battery supply of an electric vehicle to test whether the EVSE is properly operating without requiring that the electric vehicle be present. In one embodiment LEDs are employed to indicate whether the EVSE meets... Agent:
20130076369 - Detection circuit and method for operating a detection circuit: A detection circuit has a detection path and a control path. The detection path comprises a signal limiter (1) with a signal input (11), which is connected to a detection node (OUT), and a filter (2) which is coupled to a signal output (12) of the signal limiter (1). The... Agent: Ams Ag
20130076370 - Diagnostic circuit for monitoring an analog-digital converter circuit: Described is monitoring of an analog-digital conversion of a measured value of at least one of a pressure gauge, a level gauge and a flowmeter. Different measured values can be provided for the analog-digital converter by means of a first microcontroller, wherein these measured values are subsequently transmitted from this... Agent: Vega Grieshaber Kg
20130076371 - Adhesive with anisotropic electrical conductivity and methods of producing and using same: The invention relates to an electrically conductive adhesive, comprising an adhesively acting, curable and electrically non-conductive matrix material and a phase of electrically conductive carbon nanotubes distributed in the matrix material. According to the invention, the carbon nanotubes are present in a plurality of individual macrostructures, and each macrostructure consists... Agent: Tutech Innoovation Gmbh
20130076372 - Characterization and correction of voltage probe, current probe and cable: Responses of voltage and current probes are characterized or corrected. A voltage probe method includes measuring output of the voltage probe and a first output of a through, in response to an input signal applied to the through, with the voltage probe connected, measuring a second output of the through... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
20130076373 - Target sensor: Target sensor comprising: sensor probe having a resonance frequency that changes as the separation of the sensor probe and a target changes. Oscillator arranged to apply a radio frequency (RF) signal to the sensor probe, the oscillator having: control circuitry configured to regulate the frequency of the RF signal applied... Agent: Oxford Rf Sensors Limited
20130076374 - Charged body sensing system: A charged body sensing electrode is provided which includes a signal generator, a filter and a detector. The signal generator generates an excitation signal, and the filter is coupled to the signal generator and receives the excitation signal from the signal generator. The filter includes at least one charged body... Agent:
20130076375 - Capacitance sensing circuits, methods and systems having conductive touch surface: A capacitance sense device can include a plurality of sense electrodes; a nonconductive structure comprising first regions formed over the sense electrodes and second regions formed between first regions that are less compressible than the first regions; a conductive touch surface formed over the nonconductive structure; and a capacitance sense... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
20130076376 - Capacitance measurement circuit and method therefor: A capacitance measurement circuit includes an operation amplifier; a reference capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a first input terminal of the operation amplifier and a second terminal selectively coupled to a first or second reference voltage; a sensor capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a second input... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20130076377 - Capacitance measurement circuit and method therefor: A capacitance measurement circuit includes an operation amplifier; a reference capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a first input terminal of the operation amplifier and a second terminal selectively coupled to a first or second reference voltage; a sensor capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a second input... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20130076378 - Integrated capacitance bridge for high-resolution wide-temperature-range capacitance measurement: The present approach is based on the use of an integrated capacitance bridge circuit to measure the capacitance of a device under test. A significant feature of this approach is that the operating point is not the null point of the bridge circuit. Instead, the operating point of the bridge... Agent:
20130076379 - Suspension device for a membrane test system: Embodiments of suspension clamps for use in testing membrane samples used in fuel cells are provided. One example of a suspension clamp comprises a frame, a clamp member, a plurality of electrodes, and a suspension component. The clamp member is hingedly attached to one end of the frame. Each of... Agent: Nissan North America, Inc.
20130076380 - Method and apparatus for electrically accessing photovoltaic modules: An apparatus and a method for testing and/or conditioning photovoltaic modules. The apparatus includes a set of contacts for contacting electrical conductors of the module and a testing and/or conditioning system for testing and/or conditioning of the module and measuring parameters associated therewith.... Agent:
20130076382 - Apparatus and method for measurement of radiation intensity for testing reliability of solar cell, and method for testing reliability of solar cell: An apparatus and method for measurement of radiation intensity for testing reliability of a solar cell, and a method for testing the reliability of the solar cell. The apparatus includes a first solar cell receiving a predetermined intensity of radiation or more to generate electricity, a second solar cell receiving... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
20130076381 - Threshold-based temperature-dependent power/thermal management with temperature sensor calibration: A method and apparatus for temperature sensor calibration is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) is tested at a first known temperature corresponding to a first temperature threshold. During the test, a first temperature reading is obtained from a temperature sensor. A first offset is calculated by determining... Agent:
20130076383 - Method for testing an integrated circuit: A method for testing an integrated circuit and an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit has an internal testing structure which may be accessed via an internal test access port and a control bus which is conducted to the outside via control ports, it being possible to switch over between a... Agent:
20130076384 - Method for testing multi-chip stacked packages: Disclosed is a method for testing multi-chip stacked packages. Initially, one or more substrate-less chip cubes are provided, each consisting of a plurality of chips such as chips stacked together having vertically connected with TSV's where there is a stacked gap between two adjacent chips. Next, the substrate-less chip cubes... Agent: Powertech Technology, Inc.
20130076385 - Semiconductor test structures: A resistive test structure that includes a semiconductor substrate with an active region, a gate stack formed over the active region, a first electrical contact in communication with the active region on opposing sides of the gate stack, the first electrical contact providing an electrical short across a first dimension... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130076386 - Virtual load board and test system and test method for liquid crystal display control board: A virtual load board includes a connection port, a conversion circuit, and an indication unit, wherein the connection port comprises at least one terminal. The terminal receives an output voltage from the liquid crystal display control board. The conversion circuit converts the output voltage into an operating voltage for the... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics, Technology Co., Ltd.
20130076387 - Semiconductor chip, semiconductor device, and method of measuring the same: In a semiconductor device in which semiconductor chips having a number of signal TSVs are stacked, a huge amount of man-hours have been required to perform a continuity test for each of the signal TSVs. According to the present invention, no continuity test is performed directly on signal TSVs. Dummy... Agent: Elpida Memory, Inc.
20130076388 - Transistor array for testing: A transistor array for testing is provided. The transistor array includes a plurality of tested units. Each of the tested unit includes a tested transistor and a first to third switches. The tested transistor has a control terminal, a first and a second terminals and a bulk. The first switch... Agent: United Microelectronics Corp.
20130076389 - Current transformer assembly for use with electrical monitoring systems and methods of assembling same: A current transformer assembly for use in an electrical monitoring system is described herein. The current transformer assembly includes a housing including a plurality of shielding members that at least partially define a cavity therein. The housing further includes an inner surface that defines an opening that extends therethough. A... Agent:03/21/2013 > 54 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20130069620 - Method for operating a metal detection apparatus and apparatus: A method for operating a metal detection apparatus that comprises a transmitter unit with a drive circuit that alternately applies two different drive voltages via a first set of two drive switches to a first tail and via a second set of two drive switches to a second tail of... Agent: Mettler-toledo Safeline Limited
20130069621 - Angular velocity detection circuit and angular velocity detection apparatus: An angular velocity detection circuit is connected to a resonator for making excited vibration on the basis of a drive signal and detects an angular velocity. The angular velocity detection circuit includes: a self-vibration component extraction unit that receives, from the resonator, a detection signal including an angular velocity component... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130069622 - Electron radiation monitoring system to prevent gold spitting and resist cross-linking during evaporation: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for in-situ measurement of impurities on metal slugs utilized in electron-beam metal evaporation/deposition systems, and for increasing the production yield of a semiconductor manufacturing processes utilizing electron-beam metal evaporation/deposition systems. A voltage and/or a current level on an electrode disposed in a deposition chamber... Agent: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
20130069623 - Current detector allowing a large supply voltage range: The disclosure relates to a method for detecting a current comprising: generating a bias current, transmitting the bias current to a feedback stage and a measurement stage connected to the measurement node receiving a current to be measured, slaving a voltage to the measurement node at a constant value by... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20130069624 - Low-voltage differential signal activity detector: An activity detector for a differential signal formed by two components may include a current source connected to a power supply line, and a first transistor has a drain being powered by the current source, and has a source that forms a first input terminal receiving a first component of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (grenoble 2) Sas
20130069625 - Wireless power transfer test system: A testing system for wireless power transfer systems, including a stationary plate, a rotating plate, and a driver to rotate the rotating plate with respect to the stationary plate.... Agent: Utah State University Research Foundation
20130069626 - Perpendicular spin torque oscillator fmr frequency measurement method: A method for measuring the frequency in a spin torque oscillator having at least a magnetic oscillation layer (MOL), junction layer, and magnetic reference layer (MRL) is disclosed. In a first embodiment, a small in-plane magnetic field is applied to the STO after a DC current is applied to excite... Agent: Tdk Corporation & Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130069627 - System and method for wireless remote display for high voltage line meter: A system for measuring phase attributes of high voltage electrical lines comprises first and second high voltage probes. Each of the probes comprises a sensing element for selectively measuring voltage of a high voltage electrical line, a processing device for detecting zero crossings of the measured voltage and applying a... Agent:
20130069628 - Optical fibre birefringence compensation mirror and current sensor: Disclosed is an optical fibre birefringence compensation mirror. Also disclosed is a current sensor wherein vibration resistance has been increased due to the optical connection of the optical fibre birefringence compensation mirror. The optical fibre birefringence compensation mirror includes: an optical fibre, a birefringence element, a lens, a magnet, a... Agent: Adamant Kogyo Co., Ltd.
20130069629 - Method of implementation of peak hold in a phasing voltmeter: A high voltage phasing voltmeter comprises first and second probes. Each probe comprises an electrode for contacting a high voltage electrical conductor. The electrodes are connected in series with a resistor. A meter comprises a housing enclosing an electrical circuit for measuring true rms voltage. The electrical circuit comprises an... Agent:
20130069630 - Self-monitoring composite vessel for high pressure media: A high pressure media storage vessel including a wall made of at least one layer with barrier and piezoelectric properties.... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag
20130069631 - Current sensing system and method: There is provided a current sense circuit (134). An exemplary current sense circuit (134) comprises a voltage-to-current converter circuit (218) that is adapted to receive a voltage that is proportional to a load current drawn from a battery (110) by a load (202) and to produce a current proportional to... Agent: Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America
20130069632 - Apparatus and method for improved current shunt sensing: An apparatus and method for improved current shunt sensing in an electrical system, such as a renewable energy electrical system, is disclosed. A current shunt according to aspects of the present disclosure includes a conductive portion that is placed in series with an electrical system The current shunt includes a... Agent: General Electric Company
20130069633 - Fan speed detection device: A fan speed detection circuit includes a counter, an integrating circuit, a current regulation circuit, a connector and a matching circuit. The connector electrically connects to the current regulation circuit and a fan. The counter outputs a pulse signal, the integrating circuit receives the pulse signal from the counter, and... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130069634 - Speed sensor comprising a costas loop: A speed sensor including at least one sensor element and an analog-to-digital converter that digitizes the output signals of the at least one sensor element, and a Costas loop unit that is connected to the output of the analog-to-digital converter.... Agent: Continental Teves Ag & Co Ohg
20130069637 - Inductive detection encoder and digital micrometer: An inductive detection encoder according to the present invention includes: first and second members which are oppositely disposed so as to relatively move in a measurement direction; a transmitting coil formed in the first member; a magnetic flux coupled body which is formed in the second member and coupled with... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20130069636 - Sensing apparatus for measuring position of touch object by electromagnetic induction and method for controlling the same: An electromagnetic sensing apparatus for measuring the position of a touch object by electromagnetic induction and a method for controlling the same are provided. The apparatus includes a loop unit including first and second sub-loop units for alternately receiving current and sensing an electromagnetic change; and a controller for controlling... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130069635 - Displacement detection device, vehicle steering system, and motor: A motor rotation angle sensor includes a plurality of Hall elements and a plurality of switches, each a which is able to interrupt supply of power for operating a corresponding one of these Hall elements.... Agent: Jtekt Corporation
20130069638 - Method and device for determining a current angular position of a rotatable magnetic component in an electric drive: The invention relates to a method for determining the actual angle position of a rotatable magnetic component in an electric drive (10) having an odd number of pole pairs. An actual angle measurement value (ΦAMR,k) of the rotatable component is measured using an angle sensor (28) which only measures the... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130069639 - Flexible magnetostrictive sensor: A flexible printed circuit board (PCB) magnetostrictive (MS) sensor comprising a first direct current (DC) bias PCB layer comprising a first plurality of conductive traces, a first alternating current (AC) PCB layer disposed on the first DC bias PCB layer, the first AC PCB layer comprising a first AC coil,... Agent: Southwest Research Institute
20130069641 - Hall sensors having forced sensing nodes: Embodiments relate to forced spinning Hall sensors. In embodiments, forced Hall sensors can provide reduced residual offset, lower current consumption and improved or complete rejection of nonlinear backbias effects when compared with conventional approaches.... Agent:
20130069640 - Vertical hall sensors: Embodiments relate to vertical Hall sensors for use with spinning current techniques. In an embodiment, a symmetric arrangement of two vertical Hall devices is used, in which all sense terminals of the Hall devices are used in all clock phases. Such a configuration can achieve better offset error suppression as... Agent:
20130069642 - Magnetic sensor with conducting bevel: Various embodiments can have a magnetically responsive stack positioned on an air bearing surface (ABS) and disposed between at least first and second magnetic shields. Each magnetic shield may have a beveled portion distal to the ABS. The magnetically responsive stack can have a cross-track magnetization anisotropy proximal to the... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC
20130069643 - Turn-twist apparatus revealing curvature and torsion of the magnetic field: An apparatus for observing turns and twists in magnetic phenomena including a nonferrous box, a stationary platform set in the middle of the box with a post to support a magnet, a right-hand and a left-hand screws united with coupling and having moving platforms at equal distance from the middle... Agent:
20130069645 - Characterization of n-glycan mixtures by nuclear magnetic resonance: The present disclosure provides nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) methods for characterizing mixtures of N-linked glycans. Without limitation, methods of the present disclosure may be useful in characterizing monosaccharide composition, branching, fucosylation, sulfation, phosphorylation, sialylation linkages, presence of impurities and/or efficiency of a labeling procedure (e.g., labeling with a fluorophore such... Agent: Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20130069650 - Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and high-frequency magnetic field pulse modulation method: Degradation of the slice excitation characteristics is prevented by making it possible to modulate a high frequency magnetic field pulse on the basis of a gradient magnetic field response that is actually used. In order to do so, an imaging pulse sequence including first and second measurement sequences is executed.... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation
20130069649 - Magnetization transfer and off-resonance protocols in nmr: A method includes acquiring a signal intensity from a spin system after applying the radio frequency preparation pulses prior to the imaging readout or spectroscopic localization, and acquiring signal intensity starting with magnetization initially rotated to a certain angle by applying an initial pulse before the preparation scheme, and processing... Agent: Regents Of The University Of Minnesota
20130069648 - Method and magnetic resonance scanner for hyperintense display of areas in the vicinity of dipole fields: In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for the hyperintense display of areas containing particles of magnetically active substances, in an examination region in a measurement volume of a magnetic resonance scanner, measurement data from the examination area are generated by a pulse sequence and recorded, the pulse sequence causing... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130069646 - Method for the comparative analysis of protein preparations by means of nuclear magnetic resonance: The invention relates to a method for the comparative analysis and control of the quality of a protein preparation by means of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometry. This method can be used to compare three-dimensional protein conformations in different protein preparations without requiring the samples to undergo any particular preparation.... Agent: Nmrtec
20130069644 - Method of controlling an mri system and an apparatus therefor: A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system includes a radio frequency (RF) coil which receives timing information about a pulse sequence and stores the timing information in a memory of the RF coil. Then, when an RF excitation signal is transmitted, the RF coil performs decoupling. When a magnetic resonance (MR)... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130069647 - Targeted travelling wave mri: A travelling wave MRI apparatus is provided that includes a coaxial waveguide arrangement, a cavity for placing therein a subject or object to be imaged, a device for applying a static magnetic field, a device for applying gradient magnetic fields, a device for coupling in electromagnetic excitation pulses having a... Agent:
20130069651 - Mrt local coil apparatus for diagnostics, intervention and therapy: An MRT local coil apparatus (1), includes at least one carrier (T1, T2); and at least one antenna element (K11-K202) adapted for transmitting and/or receiving of MRT signals; wherein the at least one antenna element (K11-K202) is arranged in the carrier (T1, T2); wherein the carrier (T1) comprises at least... Agent:
20130069653 - Device for power measurement and magnetic resonance device: A device for power measurement for the purposes of plausibility checking and/or calibration of a primary power measurement device on a power amplifier of a magnetic resonance device is provided. The device includes a circulator arranged between an output of the power amplifier and a switching device for connection of... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130069652 - Rf coil and magnetic resonance imaging device: There is a provided a technology of receiving a magnetic resonance signal highly sensitively and with a uniform sensitivity distribution in an RF coil of an MRI device which is an RF coil including a switch circuit of switching a circuit configuration. The RF coil of the MRI device of... Agent:
20130069654 - Method and system for passive electroseismic surveying: A method of passive surveying comprises generating one or more detected signals by passively detecting a signal generated within a subsurface earth formation due to a seismoelectric response or an electroseismic response in at least one porous subsurface earth formation containing at least one fluid, and processing the one or... Agent:
20130069655 - At-bit magnetic ranging and surveying: A bottom hole assembly configured for a subterranean drilling operation having a drill bit; a downhole tool deployed above the drill bit, at least a portion of the downhole tool free to rotate with respect to the drill bit about a longitudinal axis of the bottom hole assembly a sensor... Agent:
20130069656 - Borehole resistivity imager using discrete energy pulsing: A resistivity imager uses discrete energy pulsing to determine resistivity of a borehole. The imager has pulse generation circuitry that generates discrete energy pulses. An electrode array exposed to the borehole emits or discharges the discrete energy pulses into the formation. The variations of the formation subject the electrode to... Agent: Precision Energy Services, Inc.
20130069657 - Electromagnetic sensor cable and electrical configuration therefor: An electromagnetic sensor cable has components including a first sensor cable segment having a plurality of spaced apart electrodes on the first sensor cable segment an electrical conductors coupled to the electrodes such that at least one of the electrodes is electrically connectible at at least one longitudinal end of... Agent: Pgs Geophysical As
20130069658 - Diagnostic use of physical and electrical battery parameters and storing relative condition data: In at least one embodiment, a power management module measures an electromagnetic radiation spectrum or a voltage response of a battery module. The measured electromagnetic radiation spectrum or voltage response of the battery is compared to a plurality of reference electromagnetic radiation spectrums or voltage responses, respectively, which may be... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130069659 - Power supplying system: [Objective] To provide a power supplying system wherein the timing at which a storage unit conducts capacity learning is made to be more suitable. [Solution] A power supplying system supplies power to loads provided within a facility, and is provided with: a power storage unit that stores power by being... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130069660 - Method for in situ battery diagnostic by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy: The invention is a method for estimating the internal state of a system for the electrochemical storage of electrical energy, such as a battery. For various internal states of batteries of the same type as a battery being analysed, impedance measurements are carried out by adding an electrical signal to... Agent:
20130069661 - Diagnostic use of a plurality of electrical battery parameters: In at least one embodiment, a power management module measures different observable quantities of a battery, such as terminal voltage or current, and measures a voltage response of the battery based upon the measurements. The measured voltage response of the battery is compared to a plurality of reference voltage responses,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130069662 - Secondary battery, inspection apparatus and inspection method for secondary battery, and battery inspection system: A plurality of detection units are connected respectively in parallel with a plurality of battery cells connected in series. The detection units each include an inductor and a zener diode connected in series. A battery checker includes a plurality of detection inductors and a single voltmeter that form a closed... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130069663 - Crack detection in ceramics using electrical conductors: Various embodiments provide methods and systems for detecting cracks in ceramic electrolytes using electrical conductors. A method for testing an electrolyte material, such as a ceramic electrolyte material for use in a solid oxide fuel cell device, includes providing a conductive path on the electrolyte material, electrically connecting a probe... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20130069664 - Indirect non-contact high voltage measurement on electrical power line: A non-contact electrical power line voltage measurement device comprises a probe including an insulated shield supporting an electrode to sense electrostatically induced voltage from the power line. The shield houses a high voltage resistor connected in series with the electrode. A meter comprises a housing operatively associated with the shield... Agent:
20130069665 - Using a field effect device for identifying translocating charge-tagged molecules in a nanopore sequencing device: A detector apparatus includes a field-effect transistor configured to undergo a change in amplitude of a source-to-drain current when at least a portion of a charge-tagged molecule translocates through the nanopore. In some implementations, the field-effect transistor is a carbon nanotube field effect transistor and the nanopore is located in... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20130069666 - Power supply aging system and load balance control method: A power supply aging system and a load balance control method. The power supply aging system includes: a system share supply unit (201) for producing a DC voltage for the need of the system constant current balance, a renewable load unit (202) for converting a low DC voltage outputted by... Agent:
20130069667 - Fault detection for parallel inverters system: According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method of operating a UPS system having a first UPS and a second UPS, the method comprising coupling at least one control line between the first UPS and the second UPS to operate the first UPS and the second UPS... Agent:
20130069668 - Wire harness continuity inspection method and wire harness continuity inspection program: The time required for a success or failure determination step and the precision of the success or failure determination step are optimized by determining region-based connector or wiring information and by adjusting increase and decrease of the number of such patterns. Region-based connector or wiring information is created for at... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20130069669 - Electrostatic shielding technique on high voltage diodes: A DC high potential testing meter comprises first and second probes. The first probe comprises an insulated shield supporting an electrode extending from a distal end of the shield. A high voltage resistor and a high voltage diode in the shield are connected in series with the electrode. A capacitance... Agent:
20130069670 - Differential signal transmission cable property evaluating mechanism and evaluating method therefor: A differential signal transmission cable property evaluating mechanism includes a substrate having a signal line pad to be connected with a signal line conductor of a differential signal transmission cable and a ground pad to be connected with a shield conductor of the differential signal transmission cable, a pressing member... Agent: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
20130069671 - Low power capacitive touch detector: A low power capacitive detector is disclosed. The detector includes a mechanism to measure and detect touch on capacitive sensors. The detector uses signal processing to suppress noise and increase sensitivity. The detector does not require dedicated analog circuitry, making it easy to adopt in a microcontroller system. The detector... Agent: Atmel Corporation
20130069672 - Low power capacitive touch detector: A low power capacitive detector is disclosed. The detector includes a mechanism to measure and detect touch on capacitive sensors. The detector uses signal processing to suppress noise and increase sensitivity. The detector does not require dedicated analog circuitry, making it easy to adopt in a microcontroller system. The detector... Agent: Atmel Corporation
20130069673 - Combined heating and capacitive seat occupant sensing system: A combined heating and capacitive seat occupant sensing system comprises a common mode choke configured so as to satisfy at least one of a plurality of conditions, which is taken into account by a decision unit of the system in such a way that an influence of the common mode... Agent: Iee International Electronics & Engineering S.a.
20130069674 - Apparatus for measuring a radius of a workpiece: An apparatus for measuring a workpiece includes a capacitance probe mounted to a probe housing and a non-conductive spacer. The capacitance probe includes a probe tip with a sensor surface that emits an electric field. The non-conductive spacer extends between a probe contact surface and a workpiece contact surface. The... Agent: United Technologies Corporation
20130069675 - Conductive fluid leak detector: A conductive fluid leak detector having an enclosed and secure housing is disclosed. The housing as well as a pair of conductive fluid sensing probes that project through the housing are tamper-resistant. The detector is provided with a switch for activation of a wash down mode which allows cleaning of... Agent: Dorlen Products, Inc.
20130069676 - Corrosion detection apparatus for monitoring a state of corrosion: A corrosion detection apparatus for permanently and integrally monitoring a state of corrosion of a component is provided. The corrosion detection apparatus makes it possible to use the change in electrical conductivity to detect corrosion of a component to be monitored. A corrosion-sensitive bridging element that establishes an electrical connection... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh
20130069677 - Electrostatic shielding technique on high voltage resistor: A phasing voltage meter comprises first and second probes. Each probe comprises an insulated shield supporting an electrode for contacting a high voltage electrical conductor. The shield houses a high voltage resistor connected in series with the electrode. A capacitance formed by a metallic collar across the resistor compensates for... Agent:
20130069678 - Efficient methods and apparatus for margin testing integrated circuits: Method and apparatus for margin testing integrated circuits. The method includes selecting a clock frequency, an operating temperature range and a power supply voltage level for margin testing an integrated circuit wherein one or more of the clock frequency, the operating temperature range and the power supply voltage level is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130069679 - Testing of defibrillator electrodes: t
20130069680 - Risers including a plurality of high aspect ratio electrical conduits and systems and methods of manufacture and use therof: Risers including a plurality of high aspect ratio electrical conduits, as well as systems and methods of manufacture and/or use of the risers and/or the high aspect ratio electrical conduits. The systems and methods may include incorporation of the plurality of high aspect ratio electrical conduits within a substantially planar... Agent: Cascade Microtech, Inc.
20130069681 - Test card for motherboards: A test card includes a power interface, a controller, a test interface, and a test point. The test interface includes a power pin, a start pin, and a data signal pin. The power interface is connected to the controller and the power pin, and also connected to an external power... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130069682 - Circuit structure of test-key and test method thereof: A circuit structure of a test-key and a test method thereof are provided. The circuit structure comprises a plurality of transistors, a first conductive contact, a plurality of second conductive contacts and a plurality of third conductive contacts. The transistors are arranged in a matrix. The first conductive contact is... Agent: United Microelectronics Corporation
20130069683 - Test probe card: A testing probe card for wafer level testing semiconductor IC packaged devices. The card includes a circuit board including testing circuitry and a testing probe head. The probe head includes a probe array having a plurality of metallic testing probes attached to a substrate including a plurality of conductive vias.... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130069684 - Probe for inspecting electronic component: A probe for inspecting electronic components, and more particularly, to a probe for inspecting electronic components, which connects a target electronic component to an inspection apparatus to inspect defects of the target electronic component. The probe for inspecting electronic components includes: a cylinder body having a cylindrical shape; a piston... Agent: Nts Co., Ltd.
20130069685 - Integrated circuit test socket having test probe inserts: A test socket having a lid and a base with a cavity for receipt of an integrated circuit and removable test probe inserts having test probes positioned around a perimeter of the cavity.... Agent:
20130069686 - Probing device and manufacturing method thereof: A probing device and manufacturing method thereof are provided. The manufacturing method includes first disposing a plurality of space transformers on a reinforcing plate and the space transformer includes several first pads. Then, the space transformer is fixed on the reinforcing plate. Thereafter, photoresist films having a plurality of openings... Agent: Mpi Corporation
20130069687 - Solar simulator and solar cell inspection device: A solar simulator having improved measurement precision, including an array of light emitters having point light emitters planarly arranged in a given range, an effective irradiated region spaced apart from a surface having the array thereon, and a portion which absorbs at least a part of light from a direction... Agent: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.03/14/2013 > 53 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20130063124 - Measurement card: A measurement card includes a circuit board, an edge connector on a bottom edge of the circuit board, a port arranged on the circuit board, and a single-pole double-throw switch for connecting the port to either a first or a second pin of the edge connector to tests the VDDQ... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20130063126 - Fan detecting circuit: A fan detecting circuit used to detect whether a fan is connected to an electronic device, includes a connector, a control unit, a display unit, and first and second electronic switches. The connector includes a detecting pin connected to a power supply through a resistor. When the fan is not... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20130063125 - Sensor devices and methods for use in sensing current through a conductor: Sensor devices and related methods disclosed. One example sensor device includes a non-magnetic substrate, a coil comprising a plurality of turns wound about the substrate, the coil defining an aperture structured to receive a conductor therein; and a dielectric material positioned adjacent to the coil and at least partially within... Agent:
20130063127 - Noise reduction system and method: A system and method for measuring frequency which reduces the impact of noise. The system and method includes the steps of sampling a signal train (2) over a first signal portion (t1) of the signal train, determining a first average period for the first signal portion (t1) of the signal... Agent: Weston Aerospace Limited
20130063128 - Conductor to which current detection head is fixed, and current detection head used in manufacture of same: Provided is a technique for mass-producing a conductor to which is fixed a current detection head that detects the value of current flowing in the conductor, and in which the relationship between the detection value and the current value is stabilized. The head comprises a lens, a magneto-optical element, a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130063129 - Sensor devices and methods for use in sensing current through a conductor: Sensor devices and related methods disclosed. One example sensor device includes a substrate comprising a plurality of bobbins, the plurality of bobbins define an aperture structured to receive a conductor therein, a coil comprising a plurality of coil turns wound about each of the plurality of bobbins, a first shield... Agent:
20130063130 - Image forming system, power calculation method, and power calculating apparatus: According to an embodiment, an image forming system includes: an image forming apparatus; a peripheral device; and a first control unit. The image forming apparatus includes a first voltage detecting unit that detects voltage of a first power source supplied by an external power source, and outputs as first voltage... Agent:
20130063131 - Sensor devices and methods for use in sensing current through a conductor: Sensor devices and related methods disclosed. One example sensor device includes a non-magnetic substrate defining an aperture structured to receive a conductor therein, a coil including a plurality of coil turns wound about at least a portion of the substrate, a first shield between the substrate and the plurality of... Agent:
20130063132 - Linear position sensor: In general, the disclosure is directed to techniques for determining the position of a piston within a linear actuator, such as a hydraulic cylinder, in a more cost effective and less labor-intensive fashion compared to current techniques for determining the position of a piston within a linear actuator. One or... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130063135 - Magnetic-field-angle measurement device and rotational-angle measurement apparatus using same: In a magnetic-field angle detection device and a rotation angle detection device in which the accuracy of the measured angle is not degraded even if the MR ratio of the tunneling magnetoresistance element is increased. In a magnetic-field-angle measurement apparatus including a magnetic-field-angle detection circuit and a magnetic sensor having... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20130063133 - Position sensor: A position sensor for a transmission mode selector lever includes a magnet and three magnetic flux detection elements that detect magnetic flux of the magnet. A determination circuit determines an operation position of the transmission mode selector lever based on output levels of detection signals generated by the magnetic flux... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho
20130063134 - Rotary arc position sensor with linear output: A rotary position sensor includes a member with a shaft associated with the member such that movement of the member rotates the shaft. An arc-shaped permanent magnet is coupled to a periphery of the shaft for rotation therewith. First and second adjacent magnetic field concentrators define a gap there-between. Sensor... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
20130063138 - Magnetic encoder: Provided is a magnetic encoder which includes plural rows of magnetic encoder tracks. One magnetic encoder track of the magnetic encoder tracks includes magnetic pattern magnetized thereto to generate signals of equal pitch for detection of rotation. The magnetized magnetic pattern includes N poles and S poles arranged in alternate... Agent:
20130063136 - Relative angle sensing device: A relative angle sensing device that senses a relative rotation angle between first and second rotary shafts includes: a rotary component that is provided on one rotary shaft out of the first rotary shaft and the second rotary shaft, and that rotates together with the one rotary shaft; a supported... Agent: Showa Corporation
20130063137 - Rotational angle detection devices: A rotational angle detection device may include a sensor wiring member and a motor wiring member. Each of the sensor wiring member and the motor wiring member includes a terminal body section and a connector section that are formed separately from each other and are electrically connected to each other... Agent: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130063139 - Method and its apparatus for inspecting a magnetic head device: An apparatus for inspecting a magnetic head device inspects an effective track width of a write track of each of magnetic head devices formed on a row bar in order to measure a two-dimensional distribution of magnetic fields generated by the magnetic head devices formed on the row bar while... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20130063141 - Apparatus and method for identifying magnetically marked micro objects: An apparatus is disclosed for identifying magnetically marked micro objects, in particular biological micro objects, preferably tumor cells. In at least one embodiment, the apparatus includes a carrier for at least one micro object; a device for applying a region with a magnetic gradient field, wherein the gradient field comprises... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130063140 - Magnetic sensor and current measuring apparatus: A magnetic sensor includes two sensor units with curved cores including meshing portions at front and base ends thereof and constructs a ring when the meshing portions mesh together. The meshing portions include main meshing portions that entirely overlap in a completely meshed state where the meshing portions overlap to... Agent: Hioki Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
20130063142 - Multiple coils for nmr well-logging measurements: An NMR apparatus disposed in a wellbore and having an array of two or more NMR sensors located at substantially the same axial position on the NMR apparatus and having different directional sensitivities is used to acquire an NMR signal from at least two of the two or more NMR... Agent:
20130063143 - Local sar constrained parallel transmission rf pulse in magnetic resonance imaging: A method of designing a parallel transmission radio frequency (RF) pulse for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system includes compressing a model for a subject to be scanned by the MRI system into a plurality of virtual observation points within the model based on comparisons of peak sensitivity to local... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130063145 - Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating signal excitation and/or reception in a magnetic resonance system: In accordance with certain exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure, provided herein are apparatus, systems and methods for, e.g., faciliatating signal excitation and/or reception in a magnetic resonance system, such as, e.g., a system configured for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and/or spectroscopy. For example, exemplary embodiments of a method for... Agent: New York University
20130063147 - Decoupling of multiple channels of an mri rf coil array: A radio-frequency coil assembly (18), for use in a magnetic resonance imaging system (10), includes a plurality of coil elements (18n). The coil elements (18n) are connected to a decoupling network (40) which includes a plurality of decoupling elements (40n,x) connected (via transmission lines) to pairs of coil elements (18n,... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20130063144 - Magnetic resonance method and apparatus to reduce artifacts in diffusion-weighted imaging: In a method and system for diffusion-weighted acquisition of MR signals with an image acquisition sequence that has multiple diffusion coding gradients and readout gradients to read out the MR signals, MR signal portions are generated with a desired signal coherence path and MR signal portions are generated with unwanted... Agent:
20130063146 - System and method for controlling calibration and delay phases of parallel, contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: A system and method for performing parallel magnetic resonance angiography includes controlling operation of a magnetic gradient system and an RF system to perform a calibration data pulse sequence to begin acquiring calibration data for use in a parallel imaging reconstruction process after receiving an indication that the subject has... Agent: Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research
20130063148 - Cryogenically cooled whole-body rf coil array and mri system having same: A whole body RF coil array module configured for cryogenic cooling for use in magnetic resonance imaging. The RF coil array may be a superconducting coil array, such as a high temperature superconducting (HTS) array. The RF coil array module provides sufficiently high signal-to-noise ratio and large field of view... Agent:
20130063149 - Reducing fluid capacitance and conductance effects on piezoelectric resonator measurements: An apparatus for estimating a property of a fluid in a borehole penetrating the earth includes a piezoelectric material configured to be at least partially immersed in the fluid and embedded with a first electrode pair and a second electrode pair. An electronic unit is coupled to the first electrode... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130063150 - Connection method of replaceable sensors for resistivity arrays: An apparatus and method for conducting resistivity logging in a borehole. The apparatus may include a housing configured for fluid isolation, an electrical conductor penetrating the housing and a sealing interface. The apparatus may also include at least one of: an electrical component inside the housing and an electrode disposed... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130063151 - Arrangement and method for measurements on hv battery: An arrangement (1) for measuring current on a high voltage battery (12) for an electrical vehicle, wherein the battery comprises a service disconnect switch (13) which is adapted to break the connection between the positive battery terminal (14) and the positive battery output terminals (15). The connection between the positive... Agent: V2 Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Partnership Handelsbolag
20130063152 - Electric leakage sensing apparatus: An electric leakage sensing apparatus includes a coupling capacitor having one end connected to a DC power supply, a pulse generator that supplies a pulse to the other end of the coupling capacitor, a voltage detector that detects a voltage at the coupling capacitor charged by the pulse, an electric... Agent: Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130063153 - Systems and methods for determining electrical connectivity: A system (10) and method (200) are disclosed for detecting electrical connectivity. The system includes at least one power distribution conductor (18) and at least one electrical power pad (20) comprising a detection pad (28) that is electrically isolated from a remaining portion of the respective at least one electrical... Agent:
20130063154 - Power supply apparatus: [Solution] A power supply apparatus includes: a drive battery (1) having a plurality of battery units (2) connected in series; a fuse (19) connected in series with the drive battery (1); a voltage detection circuit (3) detecting a voltage of the battery unit (2) by dividing the voltage at a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130063156 - Auto-calibrating proximity sensor for retail display security system: An auto-calibrated proximity sensor used with a protected item in a retail display security system includes a metalized surface that cooperatively interacts with a printed circuit board to form a capacitive cell. A microcontroller senses changes in the frequency of the capacitive circuit if the orientation of the metalized surface... Agent: Geoff Yunker
20130063155 - Fuel property detection device and method for determining detection of property of fuel: First, second, and third electrodes are exposed to a fuel passage. The third electrode defines a first gap with the first electrode and defines a second gap with the second electrode. A property detection unit detects a property of fuel according to a summation of a first capacitance of the... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130063157 - Method and device for characterizing or measuring a floating capacitance: The disclosure comprises: linking a first terminal of the capacitance to the mid-point of a first voltage divider bridge, applying a first voltage to a second terminal of the capacitance, maintaining a voltage of a mid-point of the first divider bridge near a reference voltage, and discharging a mid-point of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20130063158 - Microwave cavity with dielectric region and method thereof: A method and apparatus for obtaining dielectric constant and other measurements of a sample, comprising an open cavity resonator; a microwave energy generator for creating a resonating microwave in the open cavity resonator; a predetermined dielectric material having a high dielectric constant in the range of 2 to 100,000 substantially... Agent: U.s Government As Represented By The Secretary Of Army
20130063159 - Waveguide, method of manufacturing the same, and electromagnetic wave analysis apparatus: Provided is a waveguide for guiding an electromagnetic wave between a first conductor layer and a second conductor layer each having a negative dielectric constant real part for the electromagnetic wave, the waveguide including a tapered structure in a part of the waveguide at which the electromagnetic wave exits or... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20130063160 - Sensing device, power reception device, power transmission device, non-contact power transmission system, and sensing method: There is provided a sensing device including a circuit including at least a coil electromagnetically coupled to an outside; a temperature detection unit for detecting a temperature of the coil; a sensing unit for measuring a Q value of the circuit; and a correction unit for correcting the Q value... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130063162 - Method for evaluating an analog signal: In a method is provided for evaluating an analog signal, which carries data on a rotational motion, the analog signal is read in by an A-D converter for evaluation and zero crossings of the analog signal are determined.... Agent:
20130063161 - Sensor devices and methods for use in sensing current through a conductor: Sensor devices and related methods disclosed. One example sensor device includes a Rogowski coil defining an aperture and a dielectric material at least partially enclosing the Rogowski coil. The dielectric material has a dielectric constant of at least about 3.5. The dielectric material is configured such that, when a conductor... Agent:
20130063163 - Environment sensor: A humidity sensor according to the present examples include a sensor portion for detecting humidity in the ambient environment, and a power supply portion for applying an AC voltage to the sensor portion, wherein the sensor portion is structured so as to have an impedance that is higher than a... Agent: Azbil Corporation
20130063164 - Capacitive sensor radiation measurement: A system that includes at least one capacitive sensor for least one angle of incidence component of radiation being measured striking the sensor. The measured capacitance of the sensor is affected by radiation striking the sensor. In some embodiments, the system includes multiple sensors where differences in the capacitive measurements... Agent:
20130063165 - Scheme to achieve robustness to electromagnetic interference in inertial sensors: A capacitive sensor system and method resistant to electromagnetic interference is disclosed. The system includes a capacitive core, differential amplifier with inverting and non-inverting inputs, capacitive paths, and chopping system. Core can include inputs and outputs coupled to variable capacitors, and common nodes coupling variable capacitors. Capacitive paths couple core... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130063166 - Low power high resolution sensor interface: A sensor interface circuit is provided for resolving sensor signals from a plurality of sensors into a digital sensor signal, the sensor interface circuit comprising: a relaxation oscillator for receiving and pre-processing the sensor signals to generate an analog sensor signal, the relaxation oscillator comprising one or more dynamic circuits;... Agent: Agency For Science, Technology And Research
20130063167 - Integrated test system for a touch sensor: In one embodiment, a method includes restricting current flow between a node of a touch sensor and each of a drive system of the touch sensor, a sense system of the touch sensor, and a test system of the touch sensor. The method further includes capacitively coupling the drive system... Agent:
20130063168 - Nanopore molecule detection system and molecule detection method based on potential measurement of insulated conductive thin layer: A particle detector includes: a conductive nanolayer; insulating nanolayers attached to both sides of the conductive nanolayer; a nanopore formed to penetrate the conductive nanolayer and the insulating nanolayers so as to provide a migration path for a sample particle; a power supply unit configured to apply an electric field... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation
20130063169 - Evaluation board: An evaluation board for evaluating a power module including a power semiconductor device and a detecting unit for detecting characteristics of the power semiconductor device, comprises: a power source circuit supplying an electric power to the power module; a driving circuit driving the power semiconductor device; a display unit displaying... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130063171 - Probe apparatus: A probe apparatus includes a movable mounting table for holding a test object provided with a plurality of power devices including diodes; a probe card arranged above the mounting table with probes; a measuring unit for measuring electrical characteristics of the power devices by bringing the probes into electrical contact... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20130063170 - Test circuit allowing precision analysis of delta performance degradation between two logic chains: A test circuit for measuring a gate delay as a function of stress is disclosed. The test circuit includes an oscillator, a reference gate chain, a test gate chain, and a counter. The counter measures the difference in propagation delay between the test chain and the reference chain in calibrated... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130063172 - Contactor with multi-pin device contacts: A contactor assembly for automated testing a device under test (DUT) that includes a plurality of separate electrodes including a first electrode includes a tester load board and a contactor body coupled to the tester load board. A plurality of contactor pins carried by the contactor body includes a first... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20130063173 - Method of repairing probe pads: A method that includes forming a first level of active circuitry on a substrate, forming a first probe pad electrically connected to the first level of active circuitry where the first probe pad having a first surface, contacting the first probe pad with a probe tip that displaces a portion... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20130063174 - Solar simulator and solar cell inspection device: A solar simulator in which locational unevenness of irradiance is reduced by using a small and simple optical system, having an array of light emitters 2 with a plurality of point light emitters planarly arranged in a given range 24, an effective irradiated region 4 spaced apart from a surface... Agent: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
20130063175 - Semiconductor device components and methods: Semiconductor device components and methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a semiconductor device component includes a conductive segment having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, a first end, and a second end opposite the first end. A first via is coupled to the second surface of... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130063176 - Test circuits and current pulse generator for simulating an electrostatic discharge: This invention is an electrostatic discharge (ESD) testing circuit that can deliver current pulses to a component under test (CUT) with controlled impedance. Generated current pulses simulating ESD events, such as those compliant to the European International Electrotechnical Commission IEC 61000-4-2 standard, can be delivered to the CUT with low... Agent:03/07/2013 > 65 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. listing by industry category
20130057249 - Method and device for detecting a conductive object: P
20130057250 - Apparatus and method for measuring ion beam current: Techniques for measuring ion beam current, especially for measuring low energy ion beam current, are disclosed. The technique may be realized as an ion beam current measurement apparatus having at least a planar Faraday cup and a voltage assembly. The planar Faraday cup is located close to an inner surface... Agent: Advanced Ion Beam Technology, Inc.
20130057251 - Reference potential adjustment device and a measuring device equipped with the same: A reference potential adjusting apparatus is provided. The reference potential adjusting apparatus includes a reference potential measuring unit configured to measure a potential of a solution, a counter electrode disposed in the solution, and configured to change the potential of the solution through oxidation-reduction reactions with the solution, and a... Agent:
20130057252 - Apparatus and method for determining dielectric access in portable terminal: An apparatus and method determine a dielectric access in a portable terminal. The method includes generating a TX signal of a specific frequency band by performing frequency conversion, modulation, and digital/analog conversion. The method also includes detecting the power of the TX signal and converting the detected power using Analog-to-Digital... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130057253 - Systems and methods for ultrasonic power measurement and control of phacoemulsification systems: In one embodiment, a method for determining the voltage current phase relationship of a piezoelectric phacoemulsification handpiece generally includes the steps of obtaining an analog AC voltage signal corresponding to the operating AC voltage of a piezoelectric handpiece along with an analog AC current signal corresponding to the operating AC... Agent: Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
20130057254 - Current measurement circuit for inductor: A current measurement circuit to measure current flowing through an inductor includes two metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors, a resistor, a negative temperature coefficient thermistor, two capacitors, and a pulse width modulator.... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co. Ltd.
20130057255 - Integrated device suspended at high voltage potential for power energy metering and protection of distribution network: An integrated device suspended at a high voltage potential for the metering and protection of a distribution network comprises a measurement current transformer (CT), a protective CT and a voltage sensor. The voltage signal is output from the voltage sensor to an electric energy metering module and first and second... Agent: Wuhan Guoce Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
20130057256 - Method for determining an exciter conductor spacing from a magnetic field sensor, method for calibrating the magnetic field sensor as well as calibratable magnetic field sensor and usage of an exciter conductor structure for determining an exciter conduct: In determining an exciter conductor spacing of an exciter conductor of an exciter conductor structure from a sensor element of a calibratable magnetic field sensor, first and second electric currents are impressed into the first and second exciter conductors of the exciter conductor structure to generate first and second magnetic... Agent:
20130057260 - Method and apparatus for measuring a location of a terminal using magnetic field: Provided are a method and apparatus for measuring a location of a terminal using a magnetic field. For example, the apparatus may measure a location of a terminal using a magnetic field obtained by a magnetic field sensor and one or more sensor values obtained by a plurality of other... Agent:
20130057259 - Position/displacement measuring system: The invention relates to a position/displacement measuring system comprising at least one encoded scale body having at least one encoding track extending in a measuring direction and a sensor device having at least one sensor head sensitive to the encoding, wherein the at least one sensor head comprises at least... Agent: Balluff Gmbh
20130057261 - Rotation detector and method of producing a rotor in the rotation detector: A rotor (1b) includes a first cylindrical portion (10), and a second cylindrical portion (20) including a first partial circumferential surface (21) having a width narrower than that of the first cylindrical portion (10) in the circumferential direction, and a second partial circumferential surface (22) having a radius smaller than... Agent: Fanuc Corporation
20130057262 - Accelerator position sensor: An accelerator position sensor (APS) includes a transmitting coil generating a magnetic field, a coupler controlling the magnetic field generated from the transmitting coil, a receiving coil receiving the magnetic field generated from the transmitting coil to generate a predetermined frequency, and a signal processor calculating rotation information of the... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation
20130057263 - System and method for position sensing: A system for position sensing includes an incremental track including a plurality of sectors and a measurement subsystem. The measurement subsystem includes at least two differential read-heads each having at least one primary coil and at least two differential secondary coils, the at least two differential secondary coils of one... Agent: Persimmon Technologies Corporation
20130057257 - Magnetic field sensing element combining a circular vertical hall magnetic field sensing element with a planar hall element: A magnetic field sensor includes a circular vertical Hall (CVH) sensing element and at least one planar Hall element. The CVH sensing element has contacts arranged over a common implant region in a substrate. In some embodiments, the at least one planar Hall element is formed as a circular planar... Agent: Allegro Microsystems, Inc.
20130057258 - Position sensor using a moveable ferromagnetic element: The invention relates to a contactless magnetic sensor for detecting a linear or angular position, comprising a moveable ferromagnetic element (1) the position of which is detected, and a stator assembly (2) itself, comprising two ferromagnetic parts (3, 4), defining with the moveable ferromagnetic element (1) two respective air gaps... Agent: Moving Magnet Technologies (mmt)
20130057264 - Device for measuring the speed of displacement of an object deforming the lines of the terrestrial magnetic field: An apparatus for measuring speed of movement of an object deforming lines of Earth's magnetic field includes a first and second magnetometer disposed on either side of a traffic roadway for the object and substantially perpendicular to the object. The magnetometers are configured for measuring deformation of Earth's magnetic field... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130057265 - Stressed magnetoresistive tamper detection devices: A tamper sensing system mounted with respect to a protected structure so as to have corresponding stress changes occur therein in response to selected kinds of tamperings with said protected structure comprising a first pair of stress affected magnetoresistive memory devices each capable of having a magnetic material layer therein... Agent: Nve Corporation
20130057266 - Magnetic balance type current sensor: A magnetic balance type current sensor includes a magnetic balance type current sensor including a magnetoresistance effect element whose characteristic changes owing to an induction magnetic field from a current to be measured flowing through a conductor, a feedback coil configured to be disposed in the vicinity of the magnetoresistance... Agent: Alps Green Devices Co., Ltd.
20130057267 - Current sensor: A current sensor includes a printed circuit and current lines. The printed circuit comprises a stack, along a vertical direction, of metallization layers mechanically separated by electrically insulating layers, and a measurement or excitation coil wound around a vertical winding axis. The coil is formed by conductive tracks made in... Agent: Commissariat A I'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130057268 - Method and apparatus for measuring container bulge: An extensible frame adapted to receive and maintain a rectilinear container applied upon an interior ledge extensible frame. Two or more orthogonally aligned sensor assemblies are provided to measure deflection of panels forming the container when a static or dynamic load is applied upon an uppermost panel. Each sensor assembly... Agent: Cpc Corporation
20130057269 - Leakage flux probe for non-destructive leakage flux-testing of bodies consisting of magnetisable material: A leakage flux probe for non-destructive leakage flux-testing of magnetisable bodies comprising a plurality of coils for detection of near-surface flaws in the body, wherein the coils have a degree of sensitivity which is dependent upon the orientation of the flaws in the body, and wherein coils having a different... Agent: V&m Deutschland Gmbh
20130057270 - Generator of a homogenous magnetic field: A generator having at least four coils wound around each of the winding axes, these four coils being spaced out from one another to cancel at least the first derivative up to the seventh derivative of the magnetic field generated by these coils, in parallel to the winding axis, at... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130057271 - Magnetostatic measurement method and sensor for assessing local hysteresis properties in ferromagnetic materials: Method and sensor for obtaining comparative measurements of hysteresis loss in a ferromagnetic sample. A permanent magnet, polarized normal to the sample surface, is positioned on one side of the surface and is movable along a line of travel between motion limits. A field sensor is mounted in fixed spatial... Agent:
20130057273 - Current sensor: A current sensor includes a magnetoresistive element and magnetic shields arranged between a current line and the magnetoresistive element. The magnetic shields include a flat first magnetic shield placed so as to attenuate the strength of an induction magnetic field applied to the magnetoresistive element and a flat second magnetic... Agent: Alps Green Devices Co., Ltd.
20130057274 - Current sensor: A current sensor includes a magnetoresistance effect element in which a plurality of magnetic detecting portions and a plurality of permanent magnet portions are alternately arranged so as to be in contact with each other. Each magnetic detecting portion is configured to include a ferromagnetic fixed layer whose magnetization direction... Agent: Alps Green Devices Co., Ltd.
20130057275 - Current sensor: A current sensor includes a magnetic balance sensor including a feedback coil that is disposed in the vicinity of a magnetic sensor element whose characteristics are changed by an inducted magnetic field from a current to be measured and generates a cancellation magnetic field for offsetting the inducted magnetic field,... Agent: Alps Green Devices Co., Ltd.
20130057272 - Current sensor arrangement: Current sensor comprising a primary conductor for conducting a current that is to be measured, at least two magnetic field probes for measuring magnetic fields, and a magnetic core, which has a closed ring structure that encloses the primary conductor and at least two recesses that in each case receive... Agent: Vacuumschmelze Gmbh & Co. Kg
20130057276 - Printed circuit board comprising two coils: A printed circuit in which, in going from one end to another, a same conductive line is wound successively: around the first winding axis to form at least one half-turn of a first coil, then around the second winding axis to form at least one half-turn of a second coil,... Agent: Commissariat A I'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130057277 - Method for determining rock formation fluid interaction properties using nuclear magnetic resonance well logging measurements: A method for determining surface relaxivity of a rock formation in a wellbore includes using measurements of nuclear magnetic resonance properties of the rock formation made from within a wellbore penetrating the rock formations includes determining nuclear magnetic relaxation properties from the measurements of the nuclear magnetic resonance properties. A... Agent:
20130057278 - Local coil with optimized data transmission: A local coil for magnetic resonance applications receives analog magnetic resonance signals excited by an excitation signal in an examination object using a plurality of receive antennas. The local coil digitizes the received analog magnetic resonance signals and stores the digitized magnetic resonance signals in digital form in a write-in... Agent:
20130057280 - Magnetic resonance system and method for rephasing spin systems in slices in slice multiplexing measurement sequences for magnetic resonance imaging: In a method for rephasing a first spin system in a first slice with a first coherence curve and a second spin system of a second slice with a second coherence curve, in the generation of MR images with slice multiplexing, a first RF pulse deflects the spin system of... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130057281 - Magnetic resonance system and method for slice-selective detection and correction of incorrect magnetic resonance image data in slice multiplexing measurement sequences: In a magnetic resonance (MR) method system for slice-selective detection and correction of incorrect magnetic resonance data, a first acquisition sequence is implemented to acquire MR data from a first slice of the examination subject that is associated with a chronologically first coherence curve of the magnetization; a second acquisition... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130057282 - Method and magnetic resonance system for imaging a partial region of an examination subject: In a method and magnetic resonance (MR) apparatus to image a partial region of an examination subject by means of a multislice measurement, which partial region includes at least two measurement slices, and is located at least in part at the edge of a field of view of the magnetic... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130057279 - Noninvasive characterization of mechanical properties of materials and tissues using magnetic resonance techniques: Techniques include determining, non-invasively and without applying deformational stress, a nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation rate at a volume inside a subject. The method also includes determining a mechanical property of material at the volume inside the subject based on the nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation rate.... Agent: University Of Maryland, Baltimore
20130057283 - Top plate for magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, frame for top plate set of magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging apparatus: According to one embodiment, a top plate for a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a placing plate and a supporting part. The placing plate is configured to place an object. The supporting part is provided to the placing plate at a position higher than a position of the placing plate.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130057284 - Local coil for magnetic resonance applications and a magnetic resonance system: A local coil for magnetic resonance applications includes a receiving antenna operable to receive an analog magnetic resonance signal excited in an examination subject by an excitation signal. The local coil includes an analog-to-digital converter that is supplied with the received analog magnetic resonance signal from the receiving antenna. The... Agent:
20130057285 - Magnetic resonance imaging device: An object of the present invention is to provide a measuring technique which allows in the MRS measurement to suppress with a high degree of precision, incorporation of a signal of unwanted compounds which hinders measurement of a measurement object signal, independent of an imaging object region and the measurement... Agent:
20130057286 - Metal detector sensor head: A method for improving a sensitivity of a metal detector by reducing an unwanted magnetic field generated by at least one electrically conductive element of the metal detector, the metal detector transmitting a transmit magnetic field into a soil and a possible target within the soil which in response generate... Agent: Minelab Electronics Pty Limited
20130057287 - Method and apparatus for well-bore proximity measurement while drilling: An apparatus for determining a distance between a first borehole and a second borehole is provided that in one embodiment includes a rotating magnet on a tool configured for placement in the second borehole for inducing magnetization in a magnetic object in the first borehole, a first coil and a... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130057288 - Magnetic measurement system and method for measuring magnetic field: In a magnetic measurement system for a battery, a magnetic signal generated by electric currents in the battery for charging and discharging can be accurately measured without saturating the output of a magnetic sensor even in an environment having strong magnetic noise, and electric current distribution in the lithium-ion battery... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20130057289 - Voltage measuring apparatus for battery assembly: A voltage measuring apparatus includes polarity detection units that are each provided for a respective one of cells to detect polarities of the voltages output from the cells, absolute value detection units that are each provided for the respective one of the cells to detect absolute values of the voltages,... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20130057290 - Battery pack and method of controlling the same: A battery pack and a method of controlling the battery pack are disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery pack includes a battery, a monitoring unit configured to monitor a voltage of the battery and provide a monitoring result, a memory storing a full-charge capacity (FCC) of the battery, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd
20130057291 - Device and method for calculating value of rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is used with a plurality of battery cells restrained by a restraint member. After the rechargeable battery has the restraint member removed therefrom and is thus disassembled when the rechargeable battery is subsequently re-restrained by the restraint member and thus reused an internal resistance measurement unit measures... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130057292 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a multiphase voltage conversion device with N-phases (N being an integer equal to or larger than two) that is connected to the fuel cell, a control signal generation portion that generates control signals to control each phase of the multiphase voltage conversion... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130057293 - Voltage monitoring circuit, test method therefor, and voltage monitoring system: A voltage monitoring circuit includes a plurality of voltage input terminals which input a voltage across each of a plurality of series-coupled battery cells, a selection circuit which, by selecting two of the voltage input terminals, selects a voltage across one of the battery cells; an A/D converter which converts... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130057294 - Voltage monitoring device: A voltage monitoring device monitors voltage of each of battery cells connected in series to one another to configure an assembled battery. The device includes a capacitor circuit, a filter circuit, an input side connection switching unit, a potential difference detection unit, and an output side connection switching unit. The... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130057295 - Modular device to measure ionic, electronic and mixed conductivity in polymeric and ceramic membranes: This invention consists in a device and a method to determine the ionic, electronic and mixed (electronic-ionic) conductivity in polymer, ceramic and composite (polymeric-ceramic) membranes. The invention device may work from room temperature to 300° C. and the method includes the collection and analysis of electrochemical impedance spectra during cell... Agent: Instituto Mexicano Del Petroleo
20130057296 - Systems, methods, and apparatus for locating possible fault locations in an electrical power network: Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems, methods, and apparatus for locating possible fault locations in an electrical power network. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a method is provided for locating possible fault locations in an electrical power network. The method can include receiving fault information... Agent: General Electric Company
20130057297 - Method and apparatus for detecting power converter capacitor degradation using negative sequence currents: Power converters and control techniques are presented in which capacitor degradation is detected according to negative sequence current by computing an uncompensated negative sequence current and a negative sequence voltage, compensating the negative sequence current based on the negative sequence voltage, comparing the compensated or uncompensated negative sequence current with... Agent:
20130057298 - Method and device for characterizing or measuring a capacitance: The disclosure relates to a method for characterizing or measuring a capacitance, comprising: linking the capacitance to a first mid-point of a first capacitive divider bridge, applying to the divider bridge a bias voltage, maintaining the voltage of the first mid-point near a reference voltage, discharging a second mid-point of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas
20130057299 - Sensor device and method for grip and proximity detection: A sensor device is provided, with a first electrode structure and a second electrode structure, wherein the first electrode structure has a transmitting electrode, a compensation electrode and a reception electrode and wherein the second electrode structure has a number of field sensing electrodes. The first and the second electrode... Agent:
20130057300 - Shielded double-coil multilayer assembly for inductive detector: s
20130057301 - Linear capacitance-to-voltage converter using a single amplifier for accelerometer front ends with cancellation of spurious forces contributed by sensor circuitry: Capacitive transducer systems are disclosed that reduce nonlinearities due to feedthrough capacitances or residual electrostatic forces. The systems can include a core with a first input coupled to a first variable capacitor, a second input coupled to a second variable capacitor, and a core output coupled to a common node;... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130057302 - Capacitive measuring circuit insensitive to high-frequency interference: The invention relates to a measuring circuit for measuring the capacitance of a measuring capacitor which has a first and a second measuring electrode and which is coupled to a charging capacitor, wherein the frequency of the output signal of the measuring circuit is a measure of the capacitance of... Agent: Fluid Well Instruments B.v.
20130057303 - Device and method for detecting a clasping of a hand-held device by a hand: A device for an electric hand-held device for detecting the hand-held device being clasped by a hand, has at least one transmitting electrode, which can emit an alternating electric field, and at least one receiving electrode, in which the alternating electric field can be coupled at least partially, wherein the... Agent:
20130057304 - Capacitive element sensor and method for manufacturing same: The present disclosure relates to a capacitive element sensor and to a method for manufacturing same. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to a change in total capacitance brought about by the electrical charge of biomolecules attached to an electrode and to a sensor for measuring the change.... Agent: Seoul National University R&d Foundation
20130057305 - Hybrid construction machine and method for measuring capacitance of electricity storage device of hybrid construction machine: A hybrid construction machine includes: a measurement unit configured to measure a capacitance of an electricity storage device; and a monitoring unit configured to monitor a first condition in which an engine is driven, a second condition in which an adjustment value of a fuel adjusting unit adjusting an amount... Agent: Komatsu Ltd.
20130057306 - Method and apparatus for testing a semiconductor device: The present disclosure provides a method for testing a semiconductor device. The method includes providing a test unit and an electronic circuit that is electrically coupled to the test unit. The method includes performing a multi-dimensional sweeping process. The multi-dimensional sweeping process includes sweeping a plurality of different electrical parameters... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
20130057307 - Circuit breaker and method for checking a rogowski converter in a circuit breaker: A circuit breaker is disclosed. A Rogowski converter is checked for wire breakage by applying the Rogowski converter with a voltage which is output by a digital/analog converter in response to a digital signal. The digital signal is dependent on the switch rated current of the circuit breaker.... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20130057308 - Connection terminal and connection jig: Provided is a connection terminal that maintains an approximately circular shape before or after a cylindrical part is fixed by resistance welding. The connection terminal used for a connection jig interconnecting target points includes a small-diameter conductive part and a large-diameter cylindrical part disposed to surround the small-diameter conductive part.... Agent: Nidec-read Corporation
20130057309 - Manufacturing method for contact for current inspection jig, contact for current inspection jig manufactured using said method, and current inspection jig provided with said contact: Disclosed is a manufacturing method which enables manufacturing of an ultra-fine, thin contact for current inspection jigs. After a gold or gold alloy plating layer is formed, an Ni electroformed layer is formed by electroformation on the outer periphery of the formed plating layer. After a resistant layer is formed... Agent: Luzcom Inc.
20130057310 - Handler and part inspection apparatus: A handler includes a base having an opening portion, a first hand which transports a transport target, a first transport section which transports the first hand to above the opening portion and moves the first hand down, a second hand which transports the transport target, a second transport section which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20130057311 - Screening method, screening device and program: This invention is to detect defective products of semiconductor devices with high accuracy even when the characteristics of the semiconductor devices vary according to their positions on each of wafers. A screening method includes the steps of measuring respective electrical characteristic values of a plurality of semiconductor devices included in... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20130057313 - Pulse voltage age acceleration of a laser for determining reliability: A method of accelerating the aging of a laser to thereby determine the reliability of the laser. The method includes an act of providing a laser die for reliability testing, an act of applying a plurality of short signal pulses to the laser die so as to simulate the aging... Agent: Finisar Corporation
20130057312 - System and method for electrical testing of through silicon vias (tsvs): An embodiment of a testing system for carrying out electrical testing of at least one first through via extending, at least in part, through a substrate of a first body of semiconductor material. The testing system has a first electrical test circuit integrated in the first body and electrically coupled... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.Previous industry: Electricity: power supply or regulation systems
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