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Positioning device, control device and control method
The present invention relates to a positioning device, e.g. for use as a wafer stage, having a very stable temperature, a very low power consumption and a...
Optical beam deflection arrangement and multi-view display having the same
There is disclosed an optical beam deflection arrangement which may be used in an autostereoscopic display device. The arrangement comprises a substrate; a...
Flow insensitive magnetization preparation pulse for T2* contrast
A magnetic resonance system comprises a magnetic resonance scanner (10) including a main magnet (12) generating a static magnetic field biasing nuclear spins...
Velocity determination apparatus
The invention relates to a velocity determination apparatus (1) for determining a velocity of an object (2). A Doppler frequency measuring unit is adapted to...
Highly stable QDS-composites for solid state lighting and the method of
making them through initiator-free...
The invention provides a lighting device (1) comprising (i) a light source (10) configured to generate light source light (11), and (ii) a light converter (100)...
Illumination device with carrier and envelope
An illumination device comprising a light source (110). The illumination device comprises a thermally conducting carrier (130) arranged to support the light...
Oxygen separator and method of generating oxygen
The invention relates to a method of separating oxygen from an oxygen comprising gas, the method comprising the steps of: performing at least a first and a...
Magnetic resonance imaging of bone tissue
A medical apparatus includes a magnetic resonance imaging system for acquiring magnetic resonance data from an imaging volume, a processor for controlling the...
Headgear attachment mechanism for a patient interface device
A patient interface device includes a patient sealing assembly adapted to communicate a flow of breathing gas within an airway of a patient, a fluid coupling...
Humidifier bypass valve
A valve (30) for controlling a flow of fluid, the valve having a conduit, first valve portion having an inlet, a first humidifier interface, and a first conduit...
Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with contextually variable control
An ultrasound system has a control panel formed of a top glass plate with control area graphics screened onto the bottom surface of the glass plate. Capacitive...
Ultrasound system control panel and display lift
The control panel (14) and display (16) of a cart-borne ultrasound system (10) are support by a lift (30) which can be controlled to allow the control panel and...
Radiographic imaging apparatus and method
The present invention relates to a radiographic imaging apparatus and a corresponding radiographic imaging method. The proposed apparatus comprises an X-ray...
Closure assembly for a drinking cup
A closure assembly for a drinking cup includes an annular body, with a rim for drinking, mountable to a cup. A closure member, having apertures, is disposed...
Hairbrush device having a variable stiffness of brush filaments
A hairbrush device (100) comprises a first plurality of brush filaments (112) and a second plurality of brush filaments (116). A property of the first plurality...
Hair styling device
A hair styling device comprising two jaws, at least one jaw (1) of which having a resiliently mounted heating plate (16) that is allowed to move in such a way,...
Electric steam iron
Methods and apparatus for controlling lighting
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting control. One or more properties of light output are controlled based on a light origination input and a light...
Settings for light loads connected to bus
Devices (1) for selecting settings for illuminating light loads (2, 3) connected to a bus (4) comprise controllers (11) for running processes and for defining,...
Coded light detector
A coded lighting system comprises a set of light sources and a remote control unit or an arrangement. The set of light sources emits coded light. In order to do...
Light source circuitry for controlling the color of emitted light
Light source circuitry comprises a first group of one or more light emitting diodes operable to emit light of a first color, a second group of one or more light...
Duty factor probing of a triac-based dimmer
A line-frequency determining circuit for coupling to the output of a thyristor-switched dimmer that determines a line-frequency of an AC power source that...
Techniques for encoding PLCP headers
A method and apparatus for encoding a block-based communication system header. A physical layer header and a medium access control header of the block-based...
Data communication with interventional instruments
The invention relates to a data communication system (100) and a method that can particularly be applied for communicating data from a medical instrument like a...
Switching parameter based discontinuous mode-critical conduction mode
An electronic system includes a controller to provide at least dual-mode conduction control of a switching power converter. In at least one embodiment, the...
Reduced-gas-flow electrical leads for superconducting magnet system
A device is employed for an apparatus including an electrically conductive coil (230) which is disposed within a cryostat (210) and which is configured to...
Multiple examinations of a sample
An apparatus for examination of a sample includes at least one sample chamber in which the sample can be provided, where the sample chamber has a detection...
Optical fiber instrument system and method with motion-based adjustment
An instrument system that includes an optical fiber and a controller is provided. The optical fiber is coupled to an external structure of a patient and has a...
System and method for sensing shape of elongated instrument
An instrument system that includes a first optical fiber, a second optical fiber and a controller is provided. The first optical fiber is operatively coupled to...
Lighting device and method for the flexible generation and distribution of
The invention relates to a method and a lighting device for generating light. The lighting device has at least one light source connected to two ...
Light emitting arrangement with adapted output spectrum
A light-emitting arrangement (100) is disclosed, which is adapted to produce white output light enhancing the color perception of e.g. food in retail...
Method for attenuating noise produced by pipes and pipe arrangement
The present invention relates to a method for attenuating noise produced by steam flowing through a pipe, comprising the steps of providing a pipe arrangement...
Electrically heated smoking system
An electrically heated smoking system includes a secondary unit capable of receiving a smoking article having an aerosol-forming substrate. The secondary unit...
Reinforced resealable inner package for container
The present invention relates to a container (100) for consumer goods. The container (100) comprises an outer housing, including a box (102) and a lid (104)....
3D imaging method for accurate in-plane tracking of lesion to be treated
When monitoring a position of organ(s) at risk (OAR) near a target volume to be irradiated, a LINAC radiation beam source position is identified around a target...
Dose deformation error calculation method and system
A method and system for determining a radiation dose transformation error are provided, wherein there is a deformation in one or more imaged structures as...
Dynamic background correction in MPI
An apparatus for detecting magnetic particles in a field of view, which apparatus includes selection coils, drive coils, receiving coils configured to acquire...
Classification of tumor tissue with a personalized threshold
The present invention deals with discrimination of malignant tissue from normal and benign tissue in a single patient on the basis of optical spectroscopic...
Heated aerosol-generating device and method for generating aerosol with
There is provided a method of controlling aerosol production in an aerosol-generating device, the device including: a heater including at least one heating...
Smoking article with colour change segment
The present invention relates to a smoking article (9) comprising a mouthpiece (1), a color change segment and a rupturable, fluid-containing capsule (5). The...
Trocar for tongue stabilization
Thermal management in a lighting system using multiple, controlled power
A lighting system includes a controller that is configured to provide thermal management for the lighting system by distributing excess energy in the lighting...
Controlled power dissipation in a lighting system
In at least one embodiment, a lighting system includes one, some, or all of a switch path, link path, and flyback path power dissipation circuits to actively...
Boosting/blanking the filament current of an X-ray tube
For boosting/blanking the filament current of a cathode of an X-ray tube the temporal variation of the tube current of the X-ray tube is measured and stored in...
Lighting system for illuminating an environment and a method of starting
an installation of a program on a...
A lighting system (100) for illuminating an environment and a method of starting the installation of a program on a programmable controller of a lighting module...
Systems and methods for managing environmental conditions
Disclosed are systems and methods for adjusting environmental conditions within a physical structure comprising a plurality of linked commissioned units. One or...
Two-wire flyback dimmer and a metod of operation thereof
A low-voltage power supply apparatus (900A) providing power to an neutral-less two-wire electronically controlled switch, including a first power supply (901)...