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Method and apparatus for designing and integrated circuit
Method and apparatus for designing an integrated circuit by adding a plurality of control points to an integrated circuit wafer design. Each control point has...
Optical device for assessing optical depth in a sample
An optical device for assessing optical depth in a sample illuminated by polarized radiation from a source include two radiation guides having their end...
Multiple contrast agent injection for imaging
MRI based molecular imaging is strongly supported by the accurate quantification of contrast agents. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present...
The belt device comprises a torso portion, a collar portion, sensor elements and at least a first and a second closure element. The first closure element is...
Apparatus and method for the processing of perfusion images
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for the reconstruction of time-dependent cross-sectional images and may be applied for example in perfusion...
Cardiac phase determination
For the reconstruction of the coronary arteries from rotational coronary angiography data, a crucial point is the selection of the optimal cardiac phase for...
Device for and method of generating a vibration source-driving-signal
A device (100) for generating a vibration source driving signal (DS) is described, which device (100) comprises an input (101) for receiving an input signal...
Notification of incumbent users in dynamic spectrum access wireless
A wireless system and method including a medium access control (MAC) layer adapted to notify a wireless station of the presence or absence of an incumbent...
Method for operating a resonant power converter
According to an exemplary embodiment a method of operating a resonant power supply comprises controlling the resonant power supply in a discontinuous way....
Arrangement and method for deactivating electrical elements when
Arrangements (1) are provided with electrical elements (11,21) for, in a feeding mode, receiving feeding signals and, in a non-feeding mode, not receiving the...
Vehicle positioning measurement system and method
A vehicle position measurement system (100) and method to determine the (relative) position of a vehicle (110) and an object (120) are proposed. The system...
Visual display system with varying illumination
A visual display system for use in conjunction with a display device includes one or more illumination sources for illuminating a region surround the image...
Method and system for operating a discharge lamp such as to detect
defective operation of the lamp
A method for detecting defective operation of a discharge lamp includes determining the lamp impedance and establishing that the lamp is operating in an...
Illumination system with four primaries
An illumination system (10), comprising:--four lamps (12A, 12B, 12C, 12D);--four lamp drivers (13A, 13B, 13C, 13D) capable of driving their corresponding lamps...
Driver for operating a gas discharge lamp
The present invention relates to a driver for driving a gas discharge lamp. In use, the tips of a conventional lamp's electrodes are subject to tip growth and...
Lamp driving circuit
A lamp driving circuit (10) for operating a discharge lamp has a series arrangement of a first and a second switching device (Q1, Q2) connecting supply voltage...
Quantum dot white and colored light-emitting devices
A light-emitting device comprising a population of quantum dots (QDs) embedded in a host matrix and a primary light source which causes the QDs to emit...
Semiconductor light emitting device including porous layer
A light emitting device includes a semiconductor structure having a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. A porous region...
Method and device for removing particles generated by means of a radiation
source during generation of...
A method for removing contaminant particles, such as atoms, molecules, clusters, ions, and the like, produced by a radiation source during generation of...
Fluorescent lamp having a UVB phosphor
A UVB phosphor of the composition (Laj_,,.sub.--y--,Gd,,Y.sub.y)PO4:Ce, is described, in which x=0 to 0.5, y=0 to 0.5 and z=0.01 to 0.3 and the sum of x, y and...
Method and system for contacting of a flexible sheet and a substrate
The invention relates to a method for contacting a flexible sheet to a first element with improved lateral alignment. The method includes a step of measuring a...
Ultrasonic imaging system and method
The present invention relates to an ultrasonic imaging system for evaluating and displaying a deformation of a body organ. A sequence of image data sets...
Decision support system for simulating execution of an executable clinical
A system and method are provided for performing a simulation of patient treatment using at least one executable clinical guideline. The method includes the...
Luminaire and reflector
The invention relates to a reflector (1) which comprises an ellipsoidal light reflective wall (21) and a light output (3) lying in a light output plane (32)....
Color-tunable illumination system
The invention relates to a color-tunable illumination system (10; 12; 14) and a luminaire. The color-tunable illumination system comprises a first light source...
Housing for a disc-shaped information carrier
A housing for storing a disc-shaped information carrier includes a bottom part with a retaining device for the information carrier and a lid part which is...
Power toothbrush brushhead with fluid-directing member
The brushhead includes a brushhead member which includes a bristle field, the brushhead member being adapted for cleaning teeth as part of a power toothbrush,...
System and method for using content features and metadata of digital
images to find related audio accompaniment
A system (300), apparatus (200) and method (100) are provided to automatically play/suggest at least one audio accompaniment while a sequence of at least one...
System and method for providing continuous, expert network care services
from a remote location(s) to...
A system and method for providing continuous expert network critical care services from a remote location. A plurality of healthcare locations with associated...
Signal coding and decoding
An encoding device (1) and method convert a set of signals (l, r) into a dominant signal (m) containing most signal energy, a residual signal (s) containing a...
Case for defibrillator electrode pads and release liner
A case for defibrillator electrode pads on a release liner is described which protects the pads prior to use and retains them in either an electrically...
Automatic iso-centering for rotational angiography
An automated and semi-automated determination of an optimal table position for rotational angiography is provided which is performed on the basis of the...
Error adaptive functional imaging
A method for use in functional medical imaging includes adaptively partitioning functional imaging data as a function of a spatially varying error model. The...
Device for and a method of processing data stream
A device (2300) for processing a data stream (1800), wherein the device (2300) comprises a splitting unit (2305) for splitting adjacent frames (1902) of a...
Extensible disc player
The present invention provides an extensible disc player that is upgradeable to play new content types. The player's capability can be extended by downloading...
Method of operating a network node of a network, a network node, a network
system, a computer-readable medium,...
A method of operating a network node of a network, a network node, a network system, a computer-readable medium, and a program element A method (300) of...
Coordinated beacon period (BP) merging for distributed wireless networks
The application describes a method to merge two wireless networks in which each terminal gets a beacon slot within the beacon period. In order to merge two...
QoS scheduling methods for WLANs with heterogenous applications
A wireless system (100) includes at least one power-save wireless station (PS STA)(102). A method of wireless includes allocating deterministic time intervals...
Transducer arrays for medical ultrasound and method of making the same
An ultrasound transducer (40,70,100) comprises a combined individual die integrated circuit (42,72,102) and an array of acoustic elements (44,74,104) coupled to...
LED with remote phosphor layer and reflective submount
A light emitting device comprises a flip-chip light emitting diode (LED) die mounted on a submount. The top surface of the submount has a reflective layer. Over...
Uniaxial pressing and heating apparatus
The present invention is directed towards an uniaxial pressing and heating apparatus for the production of ceramic materials comprising a heater (4), a mold (5)...
Determining the orientation of an object placed on a surface
A touch screen includes light emitters and light detectors arranged around a periphery thereof. The position, orientation, shape and/or size of objects may be...
Light projection system and display device
The invention relates to a light projection system (10) for use in conjunction with a display device (40). The light projection system comprises a light source...
Method and device for transferring a pattern from a stamp to a substrate
A device (1) for transferring a pattern (12) from a stamp (10) to a substrate (20) comprises a table (22) for supporting a substrate (20), a flexible stamp (10)...
A soleplate includes a metallic layer, a non-ferromagnetic layer and a ferromagnetic layer sandwiched between the metallic layer and non-ferromagnetic layer....
Charger for electric toothbrush
Handle for electric toothbrush
Method and apparatus for selecting items from a number of items
Techniques are presented for selecting one or more items from a collection of items. To select the one or more items, an interface is provided that is adapted...
Circuit board fixing device
The present invention discloses a circuit board fixing device for fixing a circuit board. The device comprises a chassis for supporting the circuit board, at...