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Red-colored electric lamp
The invention relates to electric lamps and more particularly to automotive signal lamps. A glass composition is described for use in electric lamps, which glass...
Method and device for the generation of a plasma through electric
discharge in a discharge space
The invention relates to a method and a device for the generation of a plasma through electric discharge in a discharge space which contains at least two...
Starting-process controller for starting a piezomotor
A starting-process controller for starting a piezomotor, having a voltage-controlled oscillator, a power output stage, and a resonant converter. The oscillator...
Heat capacitor for capillary aerosol generator
A heat capacitor for a capillary aerosol generator comprises a phase change material that changes phases at a temperature approximately equal to a temperature...
Calibration method and apparatus for pixilated solid state detector
A system calibrates a solid state detector (20) for a radiation imaging device (10) in a single acquisition. A calibration phantom (40) emits radiation...
Audio reproduction apparatus, method, computer program
The audio reproduction apparatus (100) for sports training purposes comprises a tempo derivation unit (103) for deriving a selected tempo (T) on the basis of a...
Ash and dust removal method
A method of removing dust, dirt and the like from the surface of a paper substrate comprises the steps of transporting the paper substrate along a path of...
Device for treating human skin by means of radiation
The invention relates to a device (1) for treating human skin by means of radiation. The device comprises a housing (3) with a radiation exit opening (13). A...
Steam ironing device having vortex generation elements for obtaining
vortices in the steam flow
A steam iron (1) comprises a steam conditioning device (30) having two vortex chambers (31, 32). Inside the vortex chambers (31, 32), directing means such as a...
Steam iron having a lightweight soleplate and flat resistive heating
tracks for heating the soleplate
A steam iron comprises a soleplate (1) and a separately arranged steam generator (30) having heating means (31) for heating a content of the steam generator...
Slider for an optical data writing/reading apparatus, and apparatus
comprising such a slider
A slider for an optical apparatus having an optical lens defining a focal point, includes a resilient element configured for maintaining a distance between a...
According to a first aspect of the invention, at least part of an audio signal is coded in order to obtain an encoded signal, the coding comprising predictive...
Variable focus lens
Optical apparatus for modifying a radiation beam, the apparatus including a variable focus lens (1) comprising a first fluid (A) and a second fluid (B) wherein...
Zoom optical system
A zoom optical system is provided which has a lens system which comprises a first lens which is arranged to provide a continuously variable focus for a beam of...
Methods and apparatus for providing luminance compensation
Methods and apparatus for generating two or more different colors or color temperatures of light over a significant range of different saturations or different...
MR multi-slice steady state free precession imaging
In a coherent magnetic resonance imaging method, a plurality of slices (70, 72; 170, 172) are each prepared (74, 76) in a steady spin state. Time domain...
Magnetic resonance receive coil with dynamic range control
A radio frequency receive coil (50) includes an antenna (52, 52') that is tuned to a magnetic resonance frequency to detect a magnetic resonance signal....
High-pressure gas-discharge lamp with improved temperature resistance
The invention relates to a high-pressure gas-discharge lamp, having at least one gastight fused press-seal between a glasslike material and molybdenum, wherein...
Method of manufacturing partial layers on lamp bulbs
A method of manufacturing partial layers on lamp bulbs, in which method functional layers are provided in thin-film technology, and which method includes at...
Active matrix pixel device with photo sensor
An active matrix pixel device including a plurality of polycrystalline silicon islands supported by a substrate, one of the polycrystalline silicon islands...
Luminescent ceramic element for a light emitting device
A semiconductor structure including a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region is attached to a compound substrate including a...
Method and device for irradiating spots on a layer
For irradiating a layer a radiation beam is directed and focussed to a spot on the layer, relative movement of the layer relative to the lens is caused so that,...
LED collimator element with a semiparabolic reflector
The invention relates to an LED lighting device, in particular for motor vehicle headlamps, which comprises an LED element (3), a collimator (1) which emits the...
Aberration correction for spectroscopic analysis
A spectroscopic system which determines a property of a biological structure in a volume of interest of a person includes a low cost objective lens for directing...
Lighting control with occupancy detection
In illuminated local areas occupants are actively detected to facilitate control of the illumination and possibly other local parameters such as temperature. The...
Methods and apparatus for high power factor controlled power delivery
using a single switching stage per load
Methods and apparatus for high power factor power transfer to a load using a single switching stage. In exemplary implementations, a controllable variable power...
Current control method and circuit for light emitting diodes
A flow of a LED current (ILED2) through one or more LEDs is controlled by a LED current control circuit (50-54) implementing a method (30) that is independent of...
Gas discharge lamp
A gas discharge lamp (1) is described with a discharge vessel (2) and electrodes (4, 5) projecting into the discharge vessel (2). The gas discharge lamp (1) is...
Ultra compact illumination system for display systems
An illumination system includes a light guide having an entrance face, an exit face and an aperture in which a light source can be arranged Various elements are...
Cigarettes and cigarette components containing nanostructured fibril
Cigarettes and cigarette components such as tobacco cut filler and cigarette paper, and methods for making cigarette components are provided that comprise...
Power case with cover
Flash lamp epilator
Epilator with trimmer
System for point of care diagnosis and/or analysis
A system (1) for point of care diagnosis and/or analysis of a body fluid of a patient, includes at least one cartridge (2), at least one handheld diagnosis...
Method of and apparatus for communicating isochronous data
In order to enable isochronous data to be transmitted over communications systems which may introduce timing jitter each packet of isochronous data is provided...
Switchable optical element
A switchable optical element has a fluid chamber including immiscible first and second bodies of fluid disposed relative to one another along an optical axis of...
Short element TEM coil for ultra-high field MR
A transverse electromagnetic (TEM) coil is provided. The TEM coil includes an electrically conductive shell and an end plate disposed at a first end of the...
Magnetic resonance imaging scanner with booster iron
A magnetic resonance imaging scanner includes a magnet (20) generating a temporally constant magnetic field, magnetic field gradient-generating structures (30)...
Magnetic resonance imaging device with sound-absorbing means
The invention provides a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device (21), comprising a diagnostic space (25), a main magnetic system (22) for generating a main...
Magnetic resonance imaging system, a method of magnetic resonance imaging
and a computer program
A magnetic resonance imaging system (1) includes a data acquisition system (11) with a main magnet (12) with an imaging volume. A gradient system (G) generates...
Means and method for reducing magnetic cross-talk in biosensors
A magnetic sensor (MS) for sensing a magnetic stray field (SF) generated by magnetizable object (SPB) when magnetized and for generating an electrical object...
An illumination system has a plurality (2) of light-collimating sections (12, 12', 12'') and a light-mixing section (3). The light-collimating sections are...
Shared medium communication system
In a shared medium communication system, a common measure for avoiding collisions of application data is a request grant mechanism. Secondary stations contending...
Method and device for flow reconstruction
The invention relates to a method and a device for the three-dimensional reconstruction of the flow conditions in a vascular system (3), in which, in a first...
Packet transmission method with packet retransmission requests and a
control mechanism relating to the...
In a packet transmission system, an importance level is assigned by a transmitter to transmitted packets. The transmitted packets contain one or more importance...
Arrangement for reading an information carrier
Disclosed is an arrangement for reading an information carrier, comprising a read head for scanning the information carrier along a scanning path and thereby...
Method for driving a LED based lighting device
A lighting device, and a lighting system including such a lighting device and an adjustable power source, includes at least one LED, a control device employing a...