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An electronic circuit is provided that comprises first and second combinational logic blocks and a latch positioned between the combinational logic blocks;...
High-pressure gas discharge lamp having tubular electrodes
A high-pressure discharge lamp has a discharge vessel (10) enclosing a discharge space (11) which contains an ionizable filling. The discharge vessel has a first...
Luggage for cooperating with various portable devices
Luggage or carrying container (1) having an interface (10) for cooperating with one or more electronic and/or wireless devices (20, 22, 24, 26, 28), a...
Data compression and expansion of a digital information signal
A data compression apparatus receives a digital information signal, determines a probability signal from the digital information signal and at least one...
Spatial scalable compression scheme using spatial sharpness enhancement
A video encoder/decoder with spatial scalable compression schemes using spatial sharpness enhancement techniques is disclosed. The video compression scheme...
Simultaneous segmentation of multiple or composed objects by mesh
Deformable models are used for the segmentation of structures in 3D images. The basic principle of such methods consists of the adaptation of flexible meshes to...
Method, computer program and system of visualizing image data
The invention relates to a method of visualizing image data relating to an examination of a subject. The method concerns automatic selection of appropriate...
Device and method for recording information
A device for recording digitally encoded video information records video segments and playback information for controlling the playback of the segments. The...
System and method for magnetic resonance imaging
In order to provide a magnetic resonance imaging system and method which allows an optimal timing of the imaging sequence at minimal procedure cost, a magnetic...
Polymeric compositions and methods of making same having improved coefficient of friction and blocking properties. The polymeric compositions include a linear...
Bonding an optical element to a light emitting device
A device is provided with at least one light emitting device (LED) die mounted on a submount with an optical element subsequently thermally bonded to the LED...
Method software and apparatus for acquiring MR-image data pertaining to a
A method for acquiring MR image data pertaining an organ, moving between a first extreme and a second extreme position such as in motion due to breathing of the...
Magnetic resonance imaging method with accelerated data acquisition
A method of dynamic magnetic resonance imaging comprising acquiring undersampled magnetic resonance signals for successive temporal time slots. In a space...
Dynamic key frame generation and usage
A dynamic method and system for processing video source frames (e.g., a television movie) with a video processing system (VPS) that includes a processor, a...
Anti-scattering X-ray collimator for CT scanners
An X-ray collimator for collimating X-rays from an X-ray source that illuminate an array of columns and rows of X-ray detectors, the collimator having a first...
Computed tomography device and method with three-dimensional
The invention relates to a computed tomography method in which an examination zone is irradiated along a circular trajectory by a fan-shaped radiation beam....
Optical system having an objective system and an optical aberration
An optical system for use in an optical pickup device for recording and/or reproducing information on an optical recording media, the optical system having an...
Wireless addressable lighting method and apparatus
An improved technique of utilizing a centralized control protocol for lighting devices such as DALI. A technique is disclosed for utilizing such protocols in a...
Ultra-thin flexible inductor
SMT-components known in the art usually have a thickness of approximately 1 mm and no flexibility. According to the present invention windings for an inductor...
Magnetic resonance imaging system with iron-assisted magnetic field
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a main magnet (20) that surrounds an examination region (18) and generates a main magnetic field in the...
Asymmetric ultra-short gradient coil for magnetic resonance imaging system
A magnetic field gradient coil includes upper and lower sections (40, 42) that define a coil bore (44) therebetween. The upper section (40) has an arcuate...
Continuous moving-table MRI contrast manipulation and/or update of
A continuous table motion magnetic resonance imaging system includes a processor (70) for determining values of scan parameters including at least a subject...
Moving table MRI with subsampling in parallel
A novel magnetic resonance imaging method is described, for forming an image of an object from a plurality of signals sampled in a restricted homogeneity region...
Fibre tracking magnetic resonance imaging
A method of deriving a directional structure from an object dataset is proposed. The object dataset assigns local directions to positions in a multidimensional...
Blended light lamp
The invention relates to a blended light lamp (1) having an incandescent lamp (2) and a gas discharge lamp (3), a rectifier (4), an energy storage means (5) and...
Medical equipment provided with a coating
Disclosed is medical equipment, the surface of which being at least partially provided with a coating which is provided by means of a sol-gel process. By...
Air flux director system for x-ray tubes
A cooling system (12) for an x-ray tube assembly (10) includes a heat exchanger (14, 16) which receives cooling fluid from a housing (40) of the x-ray tube...
Apparatus for preparing a beverage suitable for consumption, such as
An apparatus for preparing a beverage provided with a storage tank, a heater and a three-way valve. The three-way valve is provided with in inlet, a first outlet...
Method of monitoring a data link
In a method of monitoring the reliability of a data link for a data transmission between a server (2) and a client (8), a control unit (14) is triggered by a...
Medical viewing system and method for enhancing structures in noisy images
A viewing system and method for enhancing objects of interest represented on a moving background in a sequence of noisy images and for displaying the sequence of...
Compression of palettized color images with variable length color codes
A color image (1) is compressed by associating a variable length color code with each color of the original colour image, and then forming bitplanes (51-54) each...
Method of visualizing the perfusion of an organ while utilizing a
The invention relates to a method of visualizing the perfusion of an organ, notably the perfusion of the myocardium of the heart. A series of MR perfusion images...
Method of manufacturing an electronic device
A semiconductor device (100) comprising a semiconductor substrate (20) and a functional element (31), such as a microstrip, an inductor, a coupler or the like,...
Mercury free high-pressure metal halide discharge lamp
A high-pressure metal halide discharge lamp which comprises, as filling, only zinc, a halogen and a noble gas. In order to improve the color rendering index, a...
Achieving accurate time-of-flight calibrations with a stationary
coincidence point source
A method for calibrating an imaging system includes coincident detecting scatter radiation events from a calibration source located within a bore of the imaging...
Copper and/or zinc alloy nanopowders made by laser vaporization and
A method of making Cu, Zn, and/or Cu/Zn alloy nanoparticles subjects one or more targets to laser energy to form a vapor and condenses the vapor to form...
Processing system and method for communicating data
A method for communicating data between an initiator unit (INIT) which initiates the communication and a target unit (TRGT) is described. Therein the initiator...
Time-scale modification of signals
Techniques utilising Time Scale Modification (TSM) of signals are described. The signal is analysed and divided into frames of similar signal types. Techniques...
Method for simulation of an electric stimulation in an MR imaging system
A novel method is described for simulation of an electric stimulation of the nerve system subject to the rate of change of gradient fields. A gradient signal is...
Method and apparatus for generating recommendations based on user
preferences and environmental characteristics
A recommendation system is disclosed that generates recommendations for one or more items based on user preferences and one or more environmental factors. The...
Detection of a watermark in a compressed video signal
A method and arrangement for detecting a watermark embedded in an MPEG compressed signal includes a conventional MPEG decoder stripped to such an extent that a...
Video coding method and corresponding transmittable video signal
The invention relates to a video coding method applied to a sequence of video frames and generating a coded bitstream constituted of video data that represent...
Simplified decoder for a bit interleaved COFDM-MIMO system
Multiple input multiple output (MIMO) systems are candidates for higher data rate wireless communication systems. Currently, for a single input single output...
Programmable magnetic memory device FP-MRAM
A memory device has an information plane (32) for storing data bits in a magnetic state of an electro-magnetic material at an array of bit locations (31). The...
Method of controlling wireless data transmission by switching between
short-range and long-range radio technologies
The invention relates to a device, in particular a patient monitoring system with a mobile terminal unit (1) for acquiring patient data. The measured data is...
Liquid crystal display device including driving circuit and method of
fabricating the same
A method of fabricating an array substrate structure for a liquid crystal display device includes defining a display area and a non-display area on a substrate,...
Aerosol formulations and aerosol delivery of scopolamine
A liquid aerosol formulation comprising at least one thermally stable active ingredient selected from the group consisting of butalbital, lorazepam, ipratropium,...
Stamp for use in a lithographic process, method of manufacturing a stamp,
and method of manufacturing a...
The stamp (10) for a lithographic process, such as patterning a surface layer, of the invention has a stamp body (5) with at least a first recess (11) formed...
Liquid-based optical device, method for controlling such a device and
The present invention discloses an optical device comprising a container enclosing an insulating liquid (A) and an electrically susceptible liquid (B), the...