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Synthesis and incorporation of high-temperature ammonia-release agents in
A tobacco smoking mixture and/or a cigarette wrapper with high-temperature ammonia-release agents therein are provided, wherein the high-temperature...
Smoking article filter having liquid additive containing tubes therein
Provided are filters including at least one impervious additive containing tube. A barrier, such as a liquid barrier, seals each end of the tube so as to...
A separator for pneumatically transported particulate material comprises a separation surface through which, in use, a vacuum is drawn, for separating the...
Multi component cigarette filter assembly
A cigarette filter assembly comprises a hollow paper tube with a spaced apart solid fiber plugs inside the tube together with granular filter material in the...
System for preparing a beverage comprising a beverage maker and a
cartridge that is removably arranged in the...
A system for preparing a beverage comprises a beverage maker (15) and a cartridge (10) that is removably arranged in the beverage maker (15). The cartridge (10)...
Tea making device having an improved liquid collection chamber
A device for making tea, which device comprises a brewing chamber (2) for enclosing a tea-pad, means for supplying heated water through one or more openings in...
Using magnetic resonance images for locating anatomical targets
A novel MR method and system is described for using MR images for planning radiotherapy treatment. The images are obtained by a scanner which generates a...
Secondary station and method of operating the station
A secondary station has a receiver capable of resolving signals received as a plurality of multipath signals from a plurality of base stations during a soft...
Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system and method for examination of an
A Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system and method for examination of an object is provided. The Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system for examination of an...
Image processing device and method
The present invention relates to an image processing device and a corresponding image processing method for processing medical image data showing at least two...
Beam shaping device
A beam shaping device (1; 50; 60) comprising first (3) and second (4) substrates, a liquid crystal layer (2) sandwiched between the substrates, and a first...
Method of improving the output uniformity of a display device
The output uniformity of a display device, such as a self light emitting display device, is improved by detecting the emitted brightness of pixels of the...
Method for encoding vectors
The present invention relates to a method for encoding a vector for transmission from a transmitter to a receiver, comprising a step of selecting a first vector...
Lighting system comprising interconnectable lighting modules
This invention relates to a lighting system. The lighting system includes a plurality of interconnectable polygonal lighting modules, wherein each lighting...
Lighting system and a method for controlling a lighting system
A method of controlling a lighting system includes a learning procedure. The lighting system includes lighting modules and a controlling device. The lighting...
Drive circuit for driving a load with constant current
A drive circuit (1) for driving a load (3) comprises: a switched mode power supply (10) for supplying at the output (2a, 2b) a switched output current (IL); a...
Color navigation system
A system and method for color navigation through a CIELAB color space with coordinates hue (H), lightness (L), chroma (C), with intervals .DELTA.H, .DELTA.L,...
Method and an operation controller for operation of a mercury vapour
The invention describes a method for operation of a mercury vapour discharge lamp (1) in an image rendering system (30), wherein during a total operation time...
Multi-pulse ignition circuit for a gas discharge lamp
An ignition circuit for igniting a gas discharge lamp generates a high voltage gas breakdown pulse by building up a current through a primary winding of a...
Illumination system comprising a plurality of light sources
An illumination system (1) comprises a plurality of light sources (11, 12, 13), each provided with a driver (21, 22, 23); a controller (30) for generating...
Controlling lateral distribution of air gaps in interconnects
Properties of a hard mask liner are used against the diffusion of a removal agent to prevent air cavity formation in specific areas of an interconnect stack....
Light emitting device
A light emitting device includes a stack of layers of a substrate, with a basic layer, first and second electrode layers, and an organic light-emitting layer...
Thin backlight using low profile side emitting LEDS
Backlights containing low profile, side-emitting LEDs are described that have improved brightness uniformity. In one embodiment, the backlight comprises a solid...
Smoking article filter with annular restrictor and downstream ventilation
A smoking article includes a tobacco rod adapted to produce mainstream smoke, and a filter having an upstream end portion and a downstream end portion. The...
Cavity-enhanced photo acoustic trace gas detector with improved feedback
A photo acoustic trace gas detector (100) is provided for detecting a concentration of a trace gas in a gas mixture. The detector (100) comprises a light source...
A steaming system (100) comprises a steam generator (120), a removable water tank (130) for holding and supplying water to the steam generator (120); and a...
Previewing documents on a computer system
A method, system and apparatus for previewing documents on a computer system, the method comprising the steps of:--displaying a main document (102) which...
Data processing circuit wherein functional units share read ports
A data processing circuit comprises a register file (14) having read ports and write ports. A plurality of functional units (21a-c), is coupled to receive...
Catheter navigation system
A method and system for navigation of a medical instrument, including: introducing at least three reference device(s) disposed to at least three reference...
Registration of multi-modality images
A system for generating registered diagnostic images (58, 62), such as nuclear and magnetic resonance (MR) images, of a subject includes a nuclear imaging...
Visualizing a vascular structure
A system (500) for visualizing a vascular structure represented by a three-dimensional angiography dataset is disclosed. Respective voxel values are associated...
Temporal proximity to verify physical proximity
A security system assesses the response time to requests for information to determine whether the responding system is in physical proximity to the requesting...
Acoustic echo canceller
An acoustic echo cancellation device (1) for canceling an echo in a microphone signal (z) in response to a far-end signal (x) comprises: an adaptive filter unit...
Power calibration in optical disc drives
A method for reducing overall power calibration time and increasing the number of power calibrations that can be done on an optical record carrier includes...
Switched light element array and method of operation
A switched light element array includes first, second and third light emitting elements, and first and second switches. The first light emitting element...
Method of driving a discharge lamp, driving arrangement, and projector
The invention describes a method of driving a discharge lamp (1), wherein a blackening value (N) is determined, which blackening value (N) represents a level of...
Metal halide lamp suitable as projection lamp, for instance as a vehicle headlamp comprising a discharge vessel surrounded by an outer envelope with clearance...
Dielectric barrier discharge lamp
It is provided a dielectric barrier discharge lamp (10) for providing ultraviolet light, comprising an outer tube (12) filled with a discharge gas for providing...
Capped lamp/reflector unit
A capped lamp/reflector unit (1) comprising a lamp vessel (2) arranged inside a reflector (3) and a lamp cap (4) fixed to the reflector. Electrical contacts...
III-nitride light emitting device incorporation boron
Embodiments of the invention include a III-nitride semiconductor structure comprising a light emitting region disposed between an n-type region and a p-type...
Flexible semiconductor device and identification label
Provided is a flexible device (100) having an integrated circuit (5) and an antenna (6) which is incorporated or directly coupled to the interconnect structure...
Method of forming a composite substrate and growing a III-V light emitting
device over the composite substrate
A method according to embodiments of the invention includes providing a substrate comprising a host and a seed layer bonded to the host. The seed layer...
Daylight deflection system with integrated artificial light source
The present invention relates to a daylight deflection system including an arrangement of louvers (5) which are aligned and formed to block daylight impinging...
Remote wavelength converting material configuration for lighting
A device includes a reflector and a wavelength converting material disposed on the reflector. A backlight is disposed between the reflector and a surface to be...
Brush head for electric toothbrush
Device and a method for sharing resources in a network of peers
A device and a method for sharing resources in a network of peers are disclosed. A user may compile a wish list (420) of programs to be recorded on a recording...
Knowledge-based input region of interest definition for pharmacokinetic
A system, apparatus, and method are based on a priori knowledge of the shape of the input function for defining an input region-if-interest (ROI) in...
Method of establishing a direct communication between a first wireless
phone and a second wireless phone
Method of communicating between a first wireless phone and a second wireless phone A method of communicating between a first wireless phone (A) and a second...
Apparatus and method for acoustic beamforming
An apparatus for acoustic beamforming comprises a beamform processor (105) for generating a beamformed signal from two audio inputs. An update processor (107)...
The present invention provides a method for finding a backup node for a node in a sensor network. Firstly, determining a node which is in a state of waiting for...