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A spring applied parking brake assembly for a railroad vehicle braking system is provided for an automatic application of the parking brake in the absence of an air source. The spring applied parking brake assembly comprises a cylindrical casing containing a piston assembly. The piston assembly is mounted for longitudi...
A method of forming high definition elements for electrical and electronic devices, substrates, and other components from or including viscous material. The method includes inverting the electrical components after the viscous material is applied and maintaining the inverted orientation until the viscous material dries...
This invention provides methods for using liquid junction potentials to control the transport of charged particles in fluid streams that are in laminar flow within microfluidic channels. Applications of the methods of this invention include sample preconditioning (removal of interfering substances), electrophoretic sep...
A semiconductor device has a protective layer formed over an active surface of a semiconductor wafer. The semiconductor die with pre-applied protective layer are moved from the semiconductor wafer and mounted on a carrier. The semiconductor die and contact pads on the carrier are encapsulated. The carrier is removed. A...
An apparatus includes an elongated strap with a first platform and a second platform linked by a connector that is substantially narrower than the first platform and the second platform, where the first platform and the second platform are each configured to receive a stress sensitive device....
The embodiments disclose a method and apparatus for controlling the output ratio of the speed of operation and distribution of power/energy from a primary power source, applying continuously variable resistance using a multiple axis continually variable differential transmission to a primary power source input to adjus...
Methods for staining a selected tissue with a dye, stain or pigment that is attuned to absorb the energy from a radiant energy source are disclosed. The stain enhances absorption of incoming radiant energy, which results in increased destruction of stained tissues and decreased destruction of underlying tissues. This m...
The present invention provides a novel cup-shaped heat dissipater ( 100 ) having the outer and/or inner surface of the cup-shaped heat dissipater served for accommodating the electric luminous body ( 200 ), so the heat can be dissipated to the exterior from the surface of the heat dissipater ( 100 ), and with the enlar...
The present invention discloses an advertisement providing system, a method therefor, and an apparatus applied for the same. That is, for each of two or more advertisement media, advertisement content corresponding to assigned advertisement content allocation quantities is provided, the advertisement content is receive...
A skin is applied to a ceramic honeycomb. The skin is formed by applying a skin-forming composition and drying it. The skin-forming composition includes a carrier liquid, colloidal silica and/or colloidal alumina, and an inorganic filler. The filler includes an inorganic fiber. The filler may contain low aspect ratio p...
A gaming system and methods for conducting a wagering game allowing player selection of a base game and a game feature. A gaming system includes a display displaying a plurality of game icons and a plurality of game feature icons. Each of the game icons indicate a respective different base game and each of the game fea...
A pre-charging method applied in DRAM which includes steps of: enabling wordlines in an active array and an reference array; disabling the wordlines in the active array; equilibrating digital lines in the active array and the reference array to half of a power supply voltage; storing the half of the power supply voltag...
A method for preparing an advanced epoxy cationic resin from an epoxy-based resin containing oxirane groups by converting at least some of the oxirane groups to cationic groups, wherein the improvement is using as the epoxy-based resin a blend of (I) an epoxy-based resin obtained by reacting in the presence of a suitab...
A process for producing an oil seal for use in a rotary piston engine, which comprises the steps of forming an inner peripheral surface of an oil seal base body into an angled circumferential surface with a solid angle of 2 theta from a sliding surface side of the body toward a rear surface side or into an indented cir...
THE PRESENT TRANSDUCER SYSTEM EMPLOYS A PIEZO-ELECTRIC DEVICE WHICH IS FORMED IN A LOOP OR AN ENDLESS-BELT CONFIGURATION AND WHICH IS POLARIZED RADIALLY WITH RESPECT TO THE LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF SAID LOOP, I.E., POLARIZED FROM THE INSIDE SURFACE OF SAID LOOP TOWARD THE OUTSIDE SURFACE THEREOF. THE PIEZO-ELECTRIC DEVICE ...
A method for controlling sample adaptive offset (SAO) filtering includes: generating a first SAO decision for pixels in a first partial region of a first frame based at least partly on a cost function that uses a first weighting parameter; and generating a second SAO decision for pixels in a second partial region of th...
An immersion lithography process is described as follows. A photoresist layer and a protective layer are sequentially formed on a material layer, and then an immersion exposure step is performed to define an exposed portion and an unexposed portion in the photoresist layer. A solubilization step is conducted to solubil...
New aqueous concentrates adapted for dilution to form use compositions, and methods of preventing or treating hoof diseases with these use compositions are provided. The compositions and concentrates comprise (and preferably consist essentially of) a quaternary ammonium compound, an acid, and a surfactant. Preferred qu...
A power torque servo system (100) for roller swaging (122), including a servomotor (132) having a gear box (134) with a drive shaft (138). The motor is supported on two members (150, 152) on opposite sides of the drive shaft (138) and a third member (146) on which the motor may pivot. Strain gages (154, 156, 158, 160) ...
A light guide plate and applied keypad thereof are provided. The light guide plate comprises a high transmittance plastic plate body ( 10 ). Multiple projections ( 12 ) formed by the light solidity colloid material are set on the upper surface ( 11 ) of the plastic plate body ( 10 ), and the printing ink layers ( 14 ) ...
A WiFi network system for performing a high-speed handover of voice and multimedia data includes a wireless station (STA), a network router for connecting to the Internet; first and second smart base stations respectively connected with the Internet through the network router, wherein the second smart base station is a...
The invention describes catalysts, methods of making catalysts, methods of making a microchannel reactor, and methods of conducting chemical reactions. It has been discovered that superior performance can be obtained from a catalyst formed by directly depositing a catalytic material onto a (low surface area) thermally-...
The invention relates to a device for actuating a sliding closure ( 3 ) applied to a vessel ( 1 ) containing a molten metal, once the vessel ( 1 ) has been positioned on a ladle rotating tower. A piston/cylinder unit ( 10 ) that can be introduced into a holding element ( 4 ) of the sliding closure ( 3 ) comprises a dri...
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit and a compensation unit. The imaging unit acquires image data by imaging that applies a pre-pulse for controlling contrast. The compensation unit suppresses a remnant magnetic field having an intensity according to slice position. The remnant magnetic fiel...
The invention relates to a method for structuring an oxide layer applied to a substrate material. The aim of he invention is to provide an inexpensive method for structuring such an oxide layer. To this end, a squeegee paste that contains an oxide-etching component is printed on the oxide layer through a pattern stenci...
A liquid crystal display device, including: a gate line on a substrate; a data line crossing the gate line with a gate insulating film therebetween to define a pixel area; a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line; a semiconductor pattern which forms a channel of the thin film transistor and o...
Three-dimensional (3D) glasses, a method for controlling 3D glasses, and a method for controlling an on/off operation of the 3D glasses are provided. The 3D glasses rotate a glass unit based on sensed motion information to maintain a polarization direction of the glass unit in a particular direction. Therefore, a user ...
The vertical windmill turbine generator is a combination of three distinct previously defined inventions by the same inventor and one new invention. It is designed to take advantage of the increased, wind speed caused by the up welling or downward sliding of winds found at walls, fences, or roofs and similar obstructio...
A method for determining the adequacy of corrosion prevention treatments applied to metal surfaces is disclosed. The method provides a qualitative determination of corrosion detection using inexpensive equipment. Generally, the method encompasses wetting at least a first and a second absorbent patches capable of retain...
An impulse suppression apparatus and method applied in an OFDM system for suppressing the impulse noise of a first time-domain signal are disclosed. The impulse suppression apparatus includes a noise blanker for generating a second time-domain signal through blanking the noise of the first time-domain signal, wherein e...
A sensing amplifier consists of a sensing circuit, a boosting circuit, at least one bit-line isolating circuit, and at least a P-sensing enhancement circuit. The sensing circuit is disposed between a sensing line and a complementary sensing line. The boosting circuit boosts the sensing line and the complementary sensin...
A plasma-enhanced physical vapor deposition method in which VHF power is applied to the sputter target in addition to a D.C. voltage that is also applied to the target, the VHF power level being 3.5 kW or greater, so that the D.C. target power may be reduced to less than 500 W while still attaining a very high ion frac...
An information reading device for reading identification information from a medium to which at least one magnetic element for generating a signal upon receiving a magnetic field is provided, which includes a plurality of detecting parts that detect a signal generated from the magnetic element according to the magnetic ...
A method for managing a turning setpoint applied to at least one turning actuator for rear wheels of an automobile including four steering wheels, the turning setpoint being generated by a turning control unit upon a braking situation with asymmetrical adhesion. The method calculates an intermediate turning setpoint of...
A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes an operating mode setting circuit for determining an operating mode. Operating mode setting circuit includes an operating mode control circuit and an operating mode alteration circuit. Operating mode control circuit generates an operating mode setting signal depending ...
There is disclosed a herbicidal composition in which a foliar-applied herbicide is activated by the inclusion of a silicone glycol-silicone alkane terpolymer adjuvant. The composition provides enhanced phytotoxicity in the control of narrowleaf weeds, particularly Barnyardgrass, Quackgrass and Johnsongrass, and often a...
A method of making a smudge-resistant thermally imageable document by applying a non-blocking ink stamp image receptive coating to the protective top coating, so that the image will dry within thirty second or less, and while producing an optical image density of at least 1.0. An ink comprising a dye, at least 8% m-pyr...
A machine for filling, compressing and closing packages of the type comprising an outer package of stiff material and an inner package of thin weldable material so shaped that the inner package at its upper edge in the unfilled state contacts the inner side of the upper edge of the outer package without being attached ...
A temperature control system for an inkjet printhead assembly includes a printhead assembly having ink ejection elements energizable by an electrical pulse having an amplitude and pulse width, a sensor coupled to the printhead assembly for generating a signal representative of a printhead temperature. A controller read...
Application of wax to fruit in a conveyor system is controlled to optimize the protective and cosmetic effects of the wax application and to efficiently utilize the wax notwithstanding variations in size, texture, nature or number of the fruit, the type(s) of wax or the processing environment by providing an intelligen...
Methods and systems for fluid stabilization are provided. The system includes a first electrical field generator positioned adjacent to a first passage. The first electrical field generator imparts a first electrical field to a fluid flowing through the first passage such that first particles and second particles entra...