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Driving a light source
A method for driving a light source (11, 12, 13) is described, wherein the light source is alternately switched ON and OFF in an ON/OFF pattern, wherein the...
Method and device for generating EUV radiation or soft X-rays with
The present invention relates to a method and device for generating optical radiation, in particular EUV radiation or soft x-rays, by means of an electrically...
The invention relates to a lighting device (101) comprising a blue light source, e.g. an LED (102), combined with a wavelength converting ceramic (106) and a...
Thin illumination device, display device and luminary device
The invention relates to a thin illumination device (1, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60). The invention also relates to a display device and a luminary device comprising...
Continuous high pressure delivery system
A drug delivery system, which includes an aerosol generator unit, a pumping unit, a flow tube, at least one condensate collector and an aerosol transition...
Device for producing coffee
A device with an infusion chamber defined by at least two parts movable in relation to each other to close and open the infusion chamber; a duct to supply...
Lighting system with lighting units using optical communication
A lighting system and a method of operating the lighting system are described. A plurality of lighting units (10, 10') each comprise, a lighting element (12)...
Calibration method for ring artifact correction in non-ideal isocentric 3D
rotational X-ray scanner systems...
The present invention refers to 3D rotational X-ray imaging systems for use in computed tomography (CT) and, more particularly, to a fast, accurate and...
Lamp driving circuit
The present invention provides a lamp driving circuit. When it is used to drive a number of lamps arranged in a hybrid serial-parallel configuration, the lamp...
Side emitting device with wavelength conversion
A side-emitting light emitting device (100) is provided, comprising a substrate (101), a reflector (102) arranged spaced apart from said substrate (101) and...
Illumination device, particularly with luminescent ceramics
An illumination device includes an active layer, such as a blue LED, covered with a first luminescent ceramic converter layer and partially covered with a...
Illumination system for luminaires and display device
The invention relates to an illumination system (4) comprising at least one light source (10) for emitting light of a predominant wavelength (W), and a...
Illumination system for illuminating a display device, and display device
Display devices are used in portable computer systems, imaging systems, and other electronic devices. Many of these display devices require a source of light to...
LED optical assembly
An LED optical assembly is provided having a heatsink, a support surface having a plurality of light emitting diodes, a plurality of reflectors, and a plurality...
Inner cutter with cutter blades at different radii, method for
manufacturing such unit, shaver head and rotary...
An inner cutter unit for a rotary shaver includes cutter blades arranged at different radii from a rotation axis of the unit. Depending on their respective...
Remote control unit
Retrieving data from an information carrier
A method of retrieving content data and instructional data from a storage medium includes providing a storage medium having content data and instructional data,...
Hydrogel based sensor probe for detecting an environmental state
A sensor probe for detecting an environmental state within a bodily lumen includes an elongated body having an optical guide with an outcoupling surface, which...
Artifact suppression in multi-coil MRI
A magnetic resonance imaging system (1), comprising a plurality of receiving units (4.1-4.4) for receiving magnetic resonance signals from an object (2), and an...
System and method for registration of medical images based on
insufficiently similar image areas
The present invention relates to a system (1) and method for registration of medical image (10,11). Furthermore the invention relates to a computer program (5)...
Method of and device for generating and processing parameters representing
A method of generating parameters representing Head-Related Transfer Functions, the method comprising the steps of a) sampling with a sample length (n) a first...
Apparatus and method for spectral computed tomography
A computed tomography system includes a radiation sensitive detector element (100) which provides outputs (D.sub.L, D.sub.H) indicative of the radiation...
Window blind with illuminated lamellae
The invention relates to a window blind (10) with at least one lamella (25) and at least one lighting element (20), wherein the lamella (25) comprises an...
Method for determining a status and/or condition of a LED/OLED device and
The present invention relates to a method for determining a status and/or condition of an LED/OLED device 10, comprising the steps of: applying at least one...
Light output device
A light output device comprises a substrate arrangement comprising a plurality of light source circuits integrated into the structure of the substrate...
Driver device for a load and method of driving a load with such a driver
The invention relates to a driver device for a load (11), particularly an LED/OLED unit (12; 20, 22), comprising a shunting switch (30) parallel to the load, a...
Flip-chip interconnection through chip vias
An acoustic assembly that includes an integrated circuit package having an electrically conductive via configured to pass from an active portion of the...
Semiconductor light emitting device with light extraction structures
Structures are incorporated into a semiconductor light emitting device which may increase the extraction of light emitted at glancing incidence angles. In some...
Imaging system for nuclear medicine
A imaging system for acquiring an image of a subject comprising a gantry (810) having a plurality of detection modules (812). Each detection module comprising a...
Beverage dispensing device with freshness indicator
A beverage dispensing device including a housing, a tapping device for dispensing a beverage, a beverage container connectable with the tapping device, a...
The invention relates to a lighting device (1) comprising an envelope (2), a base (3), a solid-state light source (4) and optical means (5) provided with a...
Autostereoscopic display device and a system using the same
An autostereoscopic display device includes a reflection layer for reflecting at least a portion of incident light, a polarization conversion layer arranged...
Smoking article with improved delivery profile
A smoking article, which provides lower amounts of total particulate matter in a latter portion of its puff count, includes a cylinder of smoking material, a...
Automotive air purifier
Micro audio system
Processing rights in DRM systems
This invention relates to a method of processing rights relating to content, that can be communicated between devices. Typically, a Digital Rights Management...
Secure proximity verification of a node on a network
A system and method determines the proximity of the target node to the source node from the time required to communicate messages within the node-verification...
Method and apparatus for playing a mobile video program
A method and apparatus for playing a mobile video program buffers program content received in real time when there is a considerable movement state change....
Method and apparatus for recording a digital information signal
A method of contiguously recording a sequence of ordered A/V information signals and corresponding management information signals on a disc-like recording...
Imaging camera processing unit and method
To allow much better user control of how a camera output image captures an original scene, the imaging camera unit (401), arranged to form part of a...
A method converts an input pixel (IPi) defined by three values (ri, gi, bi) of input primaries (RI, GI, BI) into N drive values (DSi) for driving N sub-pixels...
Method of converting signals for multi-primary color display
A method is described which converts a three primary color input signal (Cx, Cy, Cz) into N drive signals (P1, . . . , PN) to drive N>3 primary colors of a...
Method and apparatus for object learning and recognition based on optical
A method, device and computer program product for determining the material of an object based on its optical characteristics is disclosed. More specifically,...
Electromagnetic system for biosensors
An electromagnetic system for biosensors including two independent electromagnetic units separated in the region of pole shoes of the electromagnetic units...