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Light source including reflective wavelength-converting layer
A light source configured to emit first light is combined with a wavelength-converting layer. The wavelength-converting layer is disposed in a path of first...
Smoking article with encapsulated flavourant
A filter cigarette comprises a tobacco rod and a filter attached to the tobacco rod by a band of tipping paper. The surface of the band of tipping paper is...
Apparatus and method for delaminating parcels of tobacco
The apparatus and method for delaminating tobacco in the form of slices from a layered parcel (10) comprise conveyor means (16) for delivering a parcel (10) of...
Method of operating a cigarette smoking system
An electrical smoking system includes a lighter having a plurality of electrical heater elements and a system for electrically actuating the heater elements. The...
Patient handling system whereby a patient table top can move over a table
A patient handling system comprising a table top (6) for carrying a lying patient (8). The table top (6) is supported by a table base (1) and the table top (6)...
Luminaire face plate
Solid state lighting spot
Inter-application control to improve the performance of playback of stored
A method and apparatus for improving the performance of the running of a stored interactive application on a de-coding apparatus is disclosed. The recorded...
Data packet transmission
Using the attribute "priority" to achieve a stronger Forward Error Correction (FEC) for Radio Link Control (RLC) Control Protocol Data Units (PDUs) transmitted...
Encoding and decoding of multi-channel audio signals
An encoding device (1) for converting a first number (M) of input audio channels into a second, smaller number (N) of output audio channels comprises at least...
Systems and methods for authoring lighting sequences
The systems and methods descried herein relate in part to intuitive methods for creation and design of lighting sequences, e.g., for theatrical, entertainment or...
Method and device for generating EUV radiation and/or soft X-ray radiation
A method of generating in particular EUV radiation (12) and/or soft X-ray radiation (12a) emitted by a plasma (26) is described. The plasma (26) is formed by an...
Rebinning for computed tomography imaging
A tomographic apparatus includes a radiation source (12) having a plurality of focal spots (F.sub.a, F.sub.b, F.sub.c, F.sub.d) and a detector (20) which...
Apparatus for forming variable fluid meniscus configurations
Apparatus for providing a fluid meniscus with variable configurations by means of electrowetting. A fluid chamber (5) holds two different fluids (A, B) separated...
Image quality in an image display device
A display device for displaying a three dimensional image such that different views are displayed according to the viewing angle. The display device includes a...
Method and apparatus for measuring distance
A device measures distance using a wireless signal that has two simultaneously transmitted components. Each of the two components includes a respective repeated...
Dim control circuit dimming method and system
A dim control circuit dimming method and system with a dimming ballast dim control circuit (148) includes a dimmer switch input (120) having a first terminal...
High intensity discharge lamp with terbium halide fill
The invention relates to a high intensity discharge lamp provided with a discharge vessel enclosing a discharge space comprising an ionizable filling including...
Thorium-free electrode with improved color stability
An electrode includes thorium as a minor component for a high-pressure discharge lamp, where the electrode rod is free of thorium/thorium oxide, or comprises...
Polymer light-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode (1) has a first electrode (3), a second electrode (4), a light-emitting layer (5) which comprises a matrix, and ions. A layer (6) of a...
Device for generating UVC radiation
A device for generating ultraviolet radiation by an excimer discharge includes at least partly UV-transparent discharge vessel whose discharge space is filled...
Semiconductor light emitting devices including in-plane light emitting
A semiconductor light emitting device includes an in-plane active region that emits linearly-polarized light. An in-plane active region may include, for example,...
Data processing device, tomography apparatus for examination of an object
of interest, method of examining an...
A data processing device, comprising a plurality of emitter antennas arranged on a movable data acquisition device and adapted to emit electromagnetic radiation...
Electroluminescent compounds containing exciton conducting compound
A light emitting layer for an organic LED, comprising at least one electron transporting compound, at least one hole transporting compound and a rare earth metal...
High brightness light emitting diode device
The present invention relates to a light emitting diode (LED) device (10) comprising (a plurality of LED chips (12) placed on a substrate, and a plurality of...
LED lighting module
The invention describes an LED lighting module (1) comprising an LED element (10), an electronic driving arrangement (30) for driving the LED (11), and a heat...
Methods and apparatus for providing uniform projection lighting
A projection lighting fixture includes multiple LED packages (e.g., chip-on-board or surface mount LED assemblies including one or more LED junctions) disposed...
High performance LED lamp system
An LED lamp system with a plurality of LED elements is described. The system comprises a chamber (1) with a plurality of inner side wall faces and a radiation...
Device for generating steam
A steam generating apparatus (20) is described, comprising a boiler (24) provided with electric heating means (25) and current controlling means (33, 40; 37) for...
Method of synthesizing of an unvoiced speech signal
The present invention relates to a method of synthesizing a signal comprising the steps of: a) determining of a required pitch bell location on the signal to be...
Device and method for ensuring the accuracy of a tracking device in a
The invention provides a system and method for testing and correcting the accuracy of a tracking device in a volume using an accuracy device. The invention may...
Wireless battery status management for medical devices
In a wireless battery operated medical component (10), a battery life monitor, particularly a voltage monitor (16), takes voltage readings of a battery (12) to...
System and method for the guidance of a catheter in electrophysiologic
In a system and a method for the guidance of a catheter with an electrode in an electrophysiological procedure, sequence of images of the catheter and of a...
Non-invasive quantitative myocardial perfusion assessment
In a computer-readable medium, device and method for quantitative assessment of cardiac perfusion, a myocardium is depicted on a series of cardiac images and is...
Record carrier, apparatus and method
A record carrier (1) of the invention stores at least video-related user data and control data in digital form. The control data enables playback control of the...
Dynamic detection of blocking artifacts
The present invention relates to a method of processing a sequence of digital images, intended to detect, in a dynamical manner, a grid comprising blocking...
Method and apparatus for encoding a digital video signal
The present invention relates to a method and an encoder for encoding a digital video sequence, said digital video sequence comprising some sets of images...
Electrophoretic display with rapid drawing mode waveform
An electrophoretic display (10) and a system (12) implement a method of activating a portion of the electrophoretic display (10). The method involves a reception...
Interactive lighting system
A lighting system and method for providing a particular lighting pattern from a predetermined set of lighting patterns are disclosed. The system comprises a...
Compact and flexible radio frequency coil arrays
A radio frequency coils array includes a plurality of conductive RF loops (62a, 62b, 62c, 62d, 162a, 162b, 262a, 262b, 362a, 362b, 362c, 462a, 462b, 462c, 562a,...
LED luminary system
The present invention relates to a light emitting diode (LED) luminary system (10) comprising a plurality of LED light sources (14) of multiple colors for...
Light-transmitting substrate provided with a light-absorbing coating,
light absorbing coating as well as method...
The present invention relates to a light-transmitting substrate (1) which is at least provided with a light-absorbing coating (3). The light-absorbing coating...
Polarization-reversed III-nitride light emitting device
A device structure includes a III-nitride wurtzite semiconductor light emitting region disposed between a p-type region and an n-type region. A bonded interface...
LED lighting fixtures
A lighting fixture (20-23) mechanically encloses a LED module (30), which includes at least one LED (40) and can further include a LED driver (50) in electrical...