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Device for directing radiation to a layer, apparatus with such device and
method using such apparatus
A device for directing radiation to a layer (1) is described. The device includes a first optical element (L1) for focusing a first radiation beam (B1)...
Controlling lateral distribution of air gaps in interconnects
Properties of a hard mask liner are used against the diffusion of a removal agent to prevent air cavity formation in specific areas of an interconnect stack....
Closure device for a container
A closure device (10) for a container (12) includes a filling device (14) that can be attached to an opening (16) of the container (12) A closure structure such...
Hinged lid container with outer shell
A container includes an outer shell and an inner slide. The outer shell comprises an outer shell front wall, an outer shell rear wall, left and right outer shell...
Device for de-wrinkling garments
A garment de-wrinkling device (1) comprises an enclosure (10) for moistening garments (20). An ironing board (40) and an adjacent standby area (41), which are...
Coding a video data stream with unequal error protection based activity
A method adapted to detect the activity of individual partitions within a packetized frame. The method provides for the encoding of those portions of the data...
Real-time signature embedding in video
A method and system for embedding an authentication signature in an audio-visual signal such that only a part of an entire frame of the audio-visual signal is...
Method for transcutaneous catheter guiding
The invention relates to a method of determining the position of a catheter introduced along a guide wire inserted into a body, in which method an image of the...
Non-invasive left ventricular volume determination
A method for calculating total left ventricular (LV) volume during a cardiac cycle includes estimating the LV volume using only endocardial contours in a cardiac...
Stationary spectral power dependent audio enhancement system
An audio enhancement system (1) for speech recognition or voice control is described, comprising a signal input for carrying a distorted desired signal (z), a...
There is described a multi-channel encoder (10; 600) for processing input signals conveyed in N input channels to generate corresponding output signals conveyed...
Dual-stack optical data storage medium and use of such medium
A dual-stack recordable optical data storage medium wherein a focused radiation beam having a wavelength .lamda. enters through an entrance face of the medium...
A diffractive part for an optical scanning device is described. The device is for scanning a first information layer by means of a first radiation beam having a...
Method and apparatus for determining an optimum power level
A fast optimum power control method is disclosed, with a laser power level being adjusted in a predetermined sequence at an ADIP/ATIP frame of an optical...
Method for recording a lead-out on an optical disc
A device for recording information writes marks in a track on a record carrier of a writable type. The device records the information according to a predefined...
Motor power controller for a disk drive, disk drive comprising a motor
power controller and method for...
A motor power controller for a disk drive includes at least two operation states. In a first operation state, the disk drive motor is running continuously, and...
Electroluminescent display devices
In an active matrix electroluminescent display device a storage capacitor (24) is provided in each pixel for storing a voltage to be used for addressing a drive...
High frequency control of a semiconductor switch
Resonant gate driver circuits provide for efficient switching of, for example, a MOSFET. However, often an operation of the resonant gate driver circuit does not...
System of electric coils for transmitting and receiving radio-frequency
magnetic fields in a magnetic-resonance...
The invention relates to a magnetic-resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus comprising an electrical coil system (17) for transmitting and receiving a radio-frequency...
Integrated power supply for surface coils
A radio frequency receive coil for receiving a magnetic resonance signal includes a radio frequency antenna. The radio frequency antenna includes one or more...
RF coil system for an MRI system with a fixed coil and with a moving coil
part below the patient support
The present invention relates to an RF system for a magnetic resonance imaging device (13). The RF system comprises an RF transmitter coil subsystem and an RF...
Assembly of a capped high-pressure discharge lamp and a lamp holder
The invention relates to an assembly of a capped high-pressure discharge lamp (1) and a lamp holder (50). The discharge lamp comprises an outer envelope (10) in...
LED with porous diffusing reflector
In one embodiment, an AlInGaP LED includes a bottom n-type layer, an active layer, a top p-type layer, and a thick n-type GaP layer over the top p-type layer....
X-ray image detector
An Y-ray detector apparatus comprises an array of detector pixels arranged into a plurality of sub-arrays. The pixels in each sub-array share a common dose...
High-voltage rubber cone plug-in connector
A high-voltage connector is described, having a plug (10) with a rubber cone (131; 132, 133) for insertion in a socket (20). A connector of this kind is also...
Aromatic fibrous strip for consumer pack
A consumer pack with flexible outerwrap around the pack has a tear tape between the pack and the outerwrap for separating the outerwrap into upper and lower...
Method of automatic execution receiving station
A method and system are provided which allow for automatic execution of applications on a receiving station (109). As applications may provide their own...
Sensor for lithographic apparatus and method of obtaining measurements of
A sensor arrangement may be used to measure properties, such as optical properties, of a device arranged to process substrates. The sensor arrangement includes a...
Method and apparatus for summarizing a music video using content analysis
A method and apparatus are provided for segmenting and summarizing a music video (507) in a multimedia stream (505) using content analysis. A music video (507)...
Motion compensated reconstruction technique
The long scan time in PET imaging may lead to a significant loss of resolution, due to patient or organ motion. According to the present invention, the...
Organic light emitting diode methods and apparatus
Organic light emitting diode (OLED) methods and apparatus in which at least one first OLED generates first radiation having a first spectrum, and at least one...
Methods and apparatus for controlling devices in a networked lighting
Methods and apparatus for computer-based control of light sources in a networked lighting system. In one example, a plurality of LED-based lighting systems are...
Methods and apparatus for controlling devices in a networked lighting
Disclosed are various methods and apparatus for controlling illumination sources in a networked lighting system. For example, disclosed is an integrated circuit...
Two head dry shaver
Low bit-rate audio encoding
In a sinusoidal audio encoder a number of sinusoids are estimated per audio segment. A sinusoid is represented by frequency, amplitude and phase. The invention...
Synchronizing interactive applications during trick-play
A method and apparatus for the handling of a recorded data stream and associated linear application is disclosed. Linear real-time playback of the data stream...
Detection of a watermark in a digital signal
Watermark detectors have a buffer in which a number of image tiles are folded and accumulated prior to computing the correlation between buffer contents and the...
Method of accounting for tumor motion in radiotherapy treatment
A method and apparatus accounting for tumor motion during radiation therapy is provided. The method allows for radiation therapy treatments based on updated...
Method and device for the iterative reconstruction of cardiac images
The invention relates to a method and a device for the iterative reconstruction of cross-sectional images of the heart (7) of a patient based on projections (P1,...
Computer tomography method
The invention relates to a computer tomography method with a circular relative movement between the beam source and an iterative reconstruction method suitable...
Imaging method with filtered back projection
The invention relates to an imaging method, in which a projection data record of an examination area to be reconstructed is generated by acquiring projections...
Program recommendation system
A system and a method for program recommendation are described. In order to present a user a recommendation for a choice of audio or video content pieces...
Power management in an IEEE 802.11 IBSS using an end of ATIM frame and a
dynamically determined ATIM period
An apparatus and method is provided for power management in an Independent Basic Service Set (IBSS) Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) that replaces the Ad-hoc...