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Cigarette carton blank with separable promotional sheet
A generally flat carton blank is arranged for assembly into a carton shape holding multiple cigarette packs. The carton blank has a defined periphery, and a...
Food processor with tools combined to a tool unit
Provided in a food processor (1) is a driveable holder (13) for a tool unit (29), which tool unit (29) is equipped with multiple tools (26, 27, 28) and can be...
Apparatus and method for planning magnetic resonance imaging
A diagnostic imaging system includes a magnetic resonance imaging scanner (10) for imaging an organ of interest, a reformatting processor (70) for constructing...
System and method to free unused time-slots in a distributed MAC protocol
The system and method of the present invention provide a protocol for a device (400) to announce that a previously reserved time-period or time-slot is not...
Optical record carrier recording method, optical record carrier and
apparatus for writing information
A method, an optical record carrier and an apparatus for writing information to an optical record carrier include reading a write strategy from the optical...
RF volume coil with selectable field of view
A radio frequency coil for magnetic resonance imaging or spectroscopy includes a plurality of generally parallel conductive members (70) surrounding a region of...
Method of recovering energy from the turntable motor in an optical disc
drive and optical device
The present invention relates to a method of recovering energy from the turntable motor (12) in an optical disc drive comprising a power supply and a circuitry...
Method of producing an infrared lamp
A method of producing an infrared lamp for a vehicle night vision system, where the lamp has a tube which surrounds a radiation source that emits infrared...
Treatment system comprising a dielectric barrier discharge lamp
A treatment system or treatment reactor (1) comprising at least one dielectric barrier discharge lamp (2) with a first electrode (20) and a housing (10) for...
Detector for nuclear medicine
A radiation imaging device suitable for SPECT or other nuclear imaging includes a detector (22) which receives radiation. A fan beam-slit collimator (20) is...
Liquid aerosol formulations containing insulin and aerosol generating
devices and methods for generating...
Liquid aerosol formulations for generating aerosolized insulin include insulin and at least one high volatility carrier which protects the insulin from thermal...
White LED for backlight with phosphor plates
A white light LED for use in backlighting or otherwise illuminating an LCD is described where the white light LED comprises a blue LED over which is affixed a...
Light-source with fabric diffusing layer
A light-source comprising at least one lighting unit (101) being arranged on a substrate (102) and a diffusing element (103) being arranged to receive and...
Device for chopping food, in particular pieces of ice
A device for chopping food, including ice, has a container with a bearing pin on its bottom. The container is divided into an upper processing zone and a lower...
Clustering of task-associated objects for effecting tasks among a system
and its environmental devices
Tasking systems and methods are provided that support user interfaces for displaying objects, the displayed objects enabling user access to resources that...
Method of determining a spatial distribution of magnetic particles
The invention relates to a method of determining a spatial distribution of magnetic particles in an examination area, in which a magnetic field is generated...
Multi-tube imaging system scatter correction
A computed tomography reconstruction method includes concurrently emitting radiation from at least two x-ray sources (14), switching the output state of each of...
Message routing in a radio network
A method for routing messages having a routing indicator across linked master/slave configured piconets. At each master node, a routing table is stored and at...
Electrowetting element, lens system, electronic device and driving method
The electrowetting optical element comprises a first electrically conducting fluid and a second electrically insulating fluid. According to the invention the...
Spatial signal conversion
A spatial filter unit (200) for converting a first input signal (U) comprising input samples, into an output signal comprising output samples, is disclosed. The...
Network for locating a wireless tag
A network for locating a wireless tag comprises a plurality of wireless nodes. The nodes are not connected together by a wired network. Each node is included in...
Nanoscale particles of iron aluminide and iron aluminum carbide by the
reduction of iron salts
A method of making intermetallic nanoscale particles comprising iron aluminide and/or iron aluminum carbide comprising the steps of preparing a mixture of a...
Reduction of carbon monoxide and nitric oxide in smoking articles using
Smoking article components, cigarettes, methods for making cigarettes and methods for smoking cigarettes are provided that use nitrided transition metal oxide...
Portable reading lamp
Intelligent drug delivery device
Method and apparatus for similar video content hopping
An apparatus for playing video content includes a play means (100) for playing video content. The video content includes overlapping scenes (621, 622, 641, 642,...
Efficient iterative four-dimensional cardiac cone-beam CT reconstruction
The increasing cone angle of current high-end and future CT systems leads to a decrease in image quality if approximate cone-beam reconstruction methods are...
Packet identification mechanism at the transmitter and receiver for an
enhanced ATSC 8-VSB system
A flexible digital transmission system that improves upon the ATSC A/53 HDTV signal transmission standard. The system includes a digital signal transmitter for...
Initial focus optimization for an optical scanning device
In a particular type of high-density optical recording systems, a solid immersion lens (SIL) is used in the objective system to focus a radiation beam onto an...
Electroluminescent display devices
An active matrix electroluminescent display device comprises an array of display pixels. In each pixel, a first switch connects power from a power supply line to...
Lighting device with user interface for light control
The present invention relates to a lighting system (1) with a user interface (3) for controlling the lighting color and/or intensity of a lighting unit (2)...
Dielectric barrier discharge lamp with integrated multifunction means
The subject of the present invention is a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD-) lamp (1) for generating and emitting an ultraviolet radiation with ignition aid...
Photonic crystal light emitting device
A photonic crystal structure is formed in an n-type region of a III-nitride semiconductor structure including an active region sandwiched between an n-type...
Filter component cutting system
A filter component cutting system comprises a supply hopper of elongate filter rods and a cutting drum with spaced apart flutes on an exterior surface of the...
Captive retaining spring
A captive retaining spring for a recessed mounting assembly has a retaining spring which is adjustable to compensate for multiple ceiling thicknesses, does not...
Recessed wall-wash staggered mounting system
The invention comprises a housing for recessed lights within a ceiling. The invention further comprises a system comprising several housings placed adjacent to...
Motion artifacts compensation
Motion is one of the most critical sources of artifacts in helical conebeam CT. By comparing opposite rays corresponding to projection data, the amount of motion...
Image reconstruction with voxel dependent interpolation
A radiographic imaging apparatus includes a radiation detector (16) and a radiation source (12) which projects a non-parallel beam of radiation into field of...
Short scan cardiac CT on a quasi axial trajectory
A short scan uses only data from about 180.degree. gantry rotation instead of a full 360.degree. turn. In the provided short scan cardiac CT, a periodical axial...
Bit rate allocation in joint bit rate transcoding
The present invention relates to a multiplexing system comprising a set of transcoders (TC to TC[n]), a controller (CONT) and a multiplexer (MUX). The set of...
Optical analysis system using multivariate optical elements
The present invention provides an optical analysis system for determining an amplitude of a principal component of an optical signal. The principal component is...
Lithographic projection apparatus, device manufacturing method and device
A lithographic projection apparatus comprising a radiation system for supplying a projection beam of electromagnetic radiation in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV)...
Multi-colored LED backlight with color-compensated clusters near edge
Various techniques are described for improving the color uniformity across a backlight for backlighting an LCD. In one embodiment, the backlight uses rows of...
Method and system for medical alarm monitoring, reporting and
A system for monitoring and reporting medical alarms includes an alarm messenger for receiving an alarm signal from monitored equipment. The alarm signal...
Metal halide lamp
A metal halide lamp includes a discharge vessel surrounded by an outer envelope with clearance and has a ceramic wall which encloses a discharge space filled...
Phosphor converted light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device is combined with a wavelength converting material. The semiconductor light emitting device is configured to emit first...
Drive unit for X-ray system
The invention relates to a drive unit (12) for vertical or horizontal movement of a component (7) of a diagnostic X-ray device (1), comprising a motor and gear...
LED collimator element with an asymmetrical collimator
The invention relates to an LED collimator element (1; 20) which can be used in particular for motor vehicle headlights. It comprises an LED (2; 23), of which...