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The invention relates to a lighting unit, comprising a first light element formed as a conventional light source, a second light element formed as a plurality of...
Radio communication system
A radio communication system comprises a communication channel for the transmission of data from a secondary station to a primary station. The secondary station...
Radio communication system
In a radio communication system having a data channel for the transmission of data packets from a primary station to a secondary station, a plurality of downlink...
Power converter for led large area light source lamp
Power converter for receiving an input current at an input voltage and for providing an output current at an output voltage. The power converter comprises a...
Dual beam set-up for parousiameter
A parousiameter having a dual beam setup and method for use thereof is provided for producing measurements of optical parameters. The dual beam parousiameter...
System and method for lighting control network recovery from master
The present invention provides a master-slave architecture for a radio frequency RF networked lighting control system having all slave elements (ballasts)...
Integration control and reliability enhancement of interconnect air
An improved semiconductor device, integrated circuit, and integrated circuit fabrication method introduce highly controlled air cavities within high-speed copper...
Method of forming pre-fabricated wavelength converting elements for
semiconductor light emitting devices
A semiconductor light emitting device is provided with a separately fabricated wavelength converting element. The wavelength converting element, of e.g.,...
Variable focus spectacles
The invention concerns variable focus spectacles in which the electro-wetting effect is utilized to provide a manually or automatically variable focal length....
Activated carbon fiber cigarette filter
A cigarette filter for removing gas phase constituents from mainstream cigarette smoke as the smoke is drawn through the filter primarily comprises an activated...
LED lighting device
Positioning apparatus gravity compensation device and method for
compensating gravitational forces
The present invention relates to a positioning apparatus. The positioning apparatus comprises at least one position sensor, at least one position controller and...
Medical viewing system and method for detecting borders of an object of
interest in noisy images
The invention relates to a viewing system and a method for detecting an object of interest in a sequence of images (IS). Said object of interest is detected by...
Virtual 4D treatment suite
A virtual 4D treatment suite includes a dose calculation module, a gating module, and a dose rate adjustment module. The 4D treatment suite may be used to...
Fan-beam coherent-scatter computer tomography
In CSCT, by using a fan-shaped primary beam, combined with a 2D detector, single-slice transmission tomography and scatter tomography can be measured...
Mirror with built in display
A mirror device which can be simultaneously used for display purposes, based on e.g. an LCD display with a polarizing mirror placed in front of it. The...
Active matrix oled display device with threshold voltage drift
An active matrix display device has an array of oled display pixels (2) operable in two modes in which the power supply line (26) is modulated between a low...
Methods and apparatus for downloading lighting programs
Methods and apparatus for downloading one or more lighting programs including one or more lighting effects. The lighting program(s) may be downloaded from a web...
Controlled lighting methods and apparatus
Described herein are lighting units of a variety of types and configurations, including linear lighting units suitable for lighting large spaces, such as...
Gas discharge lamp with reduced electromagnetic interference radiation
A gas discharge lamp (1) with a discharge vessel (2), a first electrode (3) projecting into the discharge vessel (2), and a second electrode (4) projecting into...
High-pressure discharge lamp having a metal exhaust tube
A high-pressure discharge lamp has an outer envelope (1) in which a discharge vessel (11) is arranged. The discharge vessel encloses a discharge space (13) with...
Semiconductor device with tunable energy band gap
The present invention relates to a semiconductor device in which energy band gap can be reversibly varied. An idea of the present invention is to provide a...
Transparent titanium oxide-aluminum and/or aluminum oxide coating with
Transparent, temperature-stable coatings based on titanium oxide with a high refractive index and improved thermal and mechanical properties comprise titanium...
Luminaire having rotatable lampholder support
The present invention relates to a luminaire of elongated shape comprising an elongated mounting-plate (1) carrying internal functional components of the...
Combined tobacco block and wrapper
Remote control unit
Device for encoding and decoding using smaller block of symbols
A first block of data symbols is generated by arranging a predetermined number of user data symbols and a predetermined number of dummy data symbols in a...
Quality of decoded audio by adding noise
The present invention relates to a method of encoding and decoding an audio signal. The invention further relates to an arrangement for encoding and decoding an...
Thin and efficient light collimating device
A light collimation device comprising a wave guide plate (100) having a first surface (101), an opposing faceted second surface (102) comprising a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for exact cone beam computed tomography
The invention relates to a computed tomography method in which an examination zone is irradiated along a helical trajectory by a conical radiation beam. The...
Extended focus control
An apparatus for scanning a track on a record carrier has a head (41) for providing a beam of radiation and generating at least one sensor signal. The device has...
Bi-stable electrowetting optical element and driving method therefor
An optical element used, e.g., in an electrowetting display device having a number of pixels, is arranged in an array. Each optical element includes a cell...
Proximity sensor for X-ray apparatus
A capacitive proximity sensor comprising an emitter electrode (104) capacitively coupled to receive an electrode (102). A first active guard electrode (110),...
Detuning of an RF shielded MRI scan room
The present invention relates to a system and method magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Furthermore the invention relates to the use of a material and to a...
Heterojunction with linkages between an electron donor and an electron
acceptor in a blend
An electronic device comprising a heterojunction, wherein the heterojunction comprises a blend comprising an electron donor and an electron acceptor; and wherein...
III-nitride light emitting devices grown on templates to reduce strain
In a III-nitride light emitting device, the device layers including the light emitting layer are grown over a template designed to reduce strain in the device,...
Flexible foil moveable by means of light
A flexible foil which is moveable by light includes a dye which is capable of changing shape when absorbing light of a predetermined wavelength. The dye is...
Nanosized intermetallic powders
Nanoparticles of intermetallic alloys such as FeAl, Fe.sub.3Al, NiAl, TiAl and FeCoV exhibit a wide variety of interesting structural, magnetic, catalytic,...
Cigarette mini-pack with hinged lid
Method and device for managing defective storage units on a record carrier
The present invention relates to a method and a corresponding device for managing defective storage units on a record carrier, in particular on a rewritable...
Time domain watermarking of multimedia signals
A method of generating a watermark signal, embedding the watermark signal within a multimedia signal, and subsequently detecting the watermark signal is...
Decoding of watermarked information signals
Method and apparatus are described for compensating for time offset in a received signal, so as to correctly align the frame sequence of a received signal to a...
Method to reduce power consumption in a radio communication system and
A slave radio station establishes communization with a master radio station by transmitting a signal intermittently, listening for a response, and saving power...
Telematic system with an automatic reconnection support
The system (1) according to the invention is arranged to support an automatic informing of callers (S1, S2, . . . , SN) upon an event of an interrupt in a...
Dose rate control in an X-ray system
A controller for controlling the dose rate (exposure kV tube voltage) of an X-ray system, in which the actual dose rate is measured and compared with an optimal...
An X-ray unit according to the invention has a first arrangement (2) that is intended for the contactless and X-ray free measurement of first data of an object...
Method and imaging system for imaging the spatial distribution of an x-ray
The invention describes a method of generating metabolic images of an investigation region (3) of a body (1) by irradiating an X-ray fluorescence marker in that...
Reconstruction of an image of a moving object from volumetric data
In the CT imaging of non-homogeneously moving objects such as the heart or the coronary vessel tree, there is a problem that different parts of the objects are...
Optical element for correcting refractive index related abberations
An optical element (1) for correcting refractive index related aberrations comprises a fluid chamber (5) which is provided with an electrode configuration (2,12)...