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Support with a surface structure for sensitive evanescent-field detection
A support structure, such as an optical disc, is designed having surface structures formed on one or more surfaces of the support to enable formation of...
AllnGaP LED having reduced temperature dependence
To increase the lattice constant of AlInGaP LED layers to greater than the lattice constant of GaAs for reduced temperature sensitivity, an engineered growth...
Apparatus for the pH determination of blood and method therefor
The present invention relates to a spectroscopic apparatus for non-invasive in vivo analysis of blood and to a corresponding analysis method, in particular for...
Illumination system comprising a radiation source and a fluorescent
The invention is concerned with an illumination system, comprising a radiation source and a fluorescent material comprising at least one phosphor capable of...
Ultrasound probes with improved electrical isolation
Ultrasound probe (10) with improved electrical isolation including a housing (12), a sensor assembly (16) arranged in the housing (12) and including electrically...
Illumination system with optical concentrator and wavelength converting
A light emitting device includes a light emitting element, an optical concentrator, such as a compound parabolic concentrator, a dichroic filter between the...
Configurations and methods for embedding electronics or light emitters in
Methods and means for embedding electronic components, such as LED-based light sources and associated control circuitry, into molded or continuously cast surface...
Methods and apparatus for providing a luminous writing surface
Disclosed herein are methods and apparatus for providing a luminous writing surface, whose color, color temperature, and/or brightness are controlled to achieve...
Method and device for storing content on a removable medium
The method consists of providing (1) a user interface for selecting a content item stored on a storage means, retrieving (3) a further content item related to...
Audio coding/decoding with spatial parameters and non-uniform segmentation
In binaural stereo coding, only one monaural channel is encoded. An additional layer holds the parameters to retrieve the left and right signal. An encoder is...
Method of and apparatus for immediately writing or reading files on a
disc-like recording medium having control...
A method of recording digital information signals on a removable rewritable disc like recording medium, the method including recording user data on a logical...
Power control methods and apparatus for variable loads
A switching power supply is modified to mitigate potentially adverse effects of near zero loads on power delivery. In one example, a processor-controlled dummy...
Shadow mask for cathode ray tube having predetermined radius of curvature
A cathode ray tube is disclosed, in which a shadow mask satisfies the following condition: Rx<1200 mm or Ry<1200 mm, and further satisfies the following...
Apparatus for angiographic X-ray photography
The invention relates to an X-ray imaging device for visualizing the blood flow in a coronary vascular tree of a patient. According to the invention a first set...
3-phase solar converter circuit and method
A conversion circuit for converting solar power into an alternating 3-phase mains comprises a converter for converting the power from a solar cell into an...
Surface force driven suspended particle devices
An optical device employs a fluid host medium (30) including a polar liquid (31) and an apolar liquid (32). The optical device further employs one or more...
Micro-mechanical thermo structure and method for manufacturing such
The invention relates to a micro-mechanical thermal structure for modulating a light beam and a method for manufacturing such a structure. The micro-mechanical...
Method for writing a label on an optical disc
Method for writing a label on a recordable record carrier (1), the record carrier adhering to a predefined, standardized condition with respect to a physical...
Temperature dependent electrophoretic preset pulse
A display device (1) has electrophoretic particles (8, 9), a display element including electrodes (5, 6), between which a portion of the electrophoretic...
Circuit arrangement for detuning a resonant circuit of an MR apparatus
An MR apparatus has a resonant circuit, which is formed by an MR receiving coil (L1) and a capacitor (C1), and has an electronic control circuit (S) for...
Orthogonal coil for magnetic resonance imaging
A radio frequency coil assembly (32) for magnetic resonance imaging includes a coil array portion (60, 60', 88) and a TEM coil portion (62, 62'). The coil array...
Backlight including side-emitting semiconductor light emitting devices
Individual side-emitting LEDs are separately positioned in a waveguide, or mounted together on a flexible mount then positioned together in a waveguide. As a...
Detection of nitrates from tobacco for correlation with the amount of
tobacco-specific nitrosamines within the...
A system for detecting nitrates in a tobacco sample having a light source, and a detection device. The light source provides a beam of light incident to a...
An illumination device comprising an organic light-emitting diode (1) (OLED) having a light output that changes with use with an illumination/active area (2,3),...
Agent against periodontal disease
The present invention relates to a product for preventing periodontal disease wherein the product includes or is based on a Cystatin type peptide. The invention...
Sintered body and electric lamp
The sintered body of gastight translucent polycrystalline alumina contains oxidic magnesium, an oxidic second metal selected from erbium, holmium, thulium and...
Ultrasonic spatial compounding with multiple simultaneous beam
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system and method are described in which spatially compounded images are produced by transmitting ultrasound beams in different...
Container for consumer article
A pocket-sized container for consumer products includes a tray which may be sealed with a two-part seal. One container section formed as a clam shell closes over...
Method and apparatus for making hinge-lid packs of cigarettes
A method for making a hinge-lid pack of cigarettes, which finds particular application in the manufacture of a pack with rounded or beveled vertical edges having...
Clip for jewellery
The present invention relates generally to a versatile clip for jewellery which functions as the link between the necklace and exchangeable pieces of jewellery...
Total body shaver
Total body shaver
Solid state lighting spot
Main unit in a multimedia system
Digital photo frame
Method for detecting resistive-open defects in semiconductor memories
The present invention relates to a method for detecting delay faults in a semiconductor memory. In an example embodiment, address bits and data bits are...
3D image segmentation
A delineation of a structure of interest can be performed by fitting 3D deformable models, for example, represented by polygonal measures, to the boundaries of...
Disc drive apparatus
An optical disc drive apparatus includes a laser device for generating a light beam for optically reading data from a disc. The laser device is electrically...
Apparatus and method for recording an information on a recordable optical
record carrier using oval spot profile
The present invention relates to a method and a corresponding apparatus for recording an information on a recordable optical record carrier (2) by irradiation of...
Light-emitting diode, lighting device and method of manufacturing same
A light-emitting diode comprises a chip emitting visible light of a first wavelength, a light-emitting surface and a phosphor layer provided on the ...
Semiconductor light emitting device with lateral current injection in the
light emitting region
A semiconductor light emitting device includes an active region, an n-type region, and a p-type region comprising a portion that extends into the active region....
Device for generating images and/or projections
The invention relates to a device for generating images and/or projections, which device includes a device for the detection of input radiation. The device for...
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,...
Thin backlight with flipped light emitting diode
One or more LEDs are mounted within an LCD without the use of any printed circuit board (PCB), thus reducing the thickness of the LCD by about the thickness of...
Light source array for LCD applications
A light source (100) includes a plurality of light emitting devices (101), each of which output light that is collimated by a first focusing structure (103). The...
Method and apparatus for evaluating the closeness of items in a
recommender of such items
A method and apparatus are disclosed for recommending items of interest to a user, such as television program recommendations, before a viewing history or...
Fibre or filament
A filament or fiber (2) comprising a volume modulation coloration producing substance (6); containment means (8) for containing the substance in the form of an...