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A method and device is disclosed wherein a subject is excited by electromagnetic radiation in a locally limited range to emit radiation that is not coherent with the exciting radiation. The radiation of atoms lying close to one another on the surface of the subject is not correlated, i.e., the excited point of light ra...
In a computing network system environment having a gateway device that is electronically connected from one side to a plurality of initiating hosts and on another side to at least one local area network, in turn connecting a plurality of hosts are connected to the gateway device, a method and apparatus for eliminating ...
There is provided a tool for trueing and dressing a variety of grinding wheels to an open and aggressive surface condition, comprising a wheel having a thin layer of diamond particles in a plane oblique to the rotational axis of the tool. There is also provided a method for trueing and dressing a grinding wheel, by eng...
An Asynchronous Transfer Mode switch and method which facilitate priority arbitration of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint transmission are disclosed. To execute point-to-multipoint operation a bandwidth arbiter maintains a first list of connections and bit vectors indicating designated destination ports. The list...
A method for quick determination of a scan start point for an image scanner is disclosed. The image scanner includes a photo-processing device and a scanning platform for placing thereon a document to be scanned. The scanning platform is printed with a pattern mark which is located between a home position and a scan st...
An FPU pipeline is synchronized with a CPU pipeline. Synchronization is achieved by having stalls and freezes in any one pipeline cause stalls and freezes in the other pipeline as well. Exceptions are kept precise even for long floating point operations. Precise exceptions are achieved by having a first execution stage...
A rapid method for determining the isoelectric point for an amphoteric molecule of interest is provided which utilizes the pH-dependent binding affinity of the molecule for an ion-exchange material. The empirically derived pI values are within a range of 0.2 pH units or less of the reported values in the literature and...
A point source light emitting-diode (LED) comprises a substrate, an epitaxy structure, a first electrode, an isolation layer, a bonding layer, a contact layer, and a connection bridge. The epitaxy structure is located on the substrate, and the substrate has a pattern including a light emitting area located on the light...
The object is to provide a writing instrument and a welding method of a writing point assembly as well as writing instrument parts connecting structure and connecting method, wherein the writing point assembly and an ink tube or/and a holder can be welded appropriately at a necessary area only without using ultrasonic ...
Methods and structures for the fabrication of a thin film, perpendicular recording write head are disclosed. The fabrication involves the deposition of two different oxide layers which have mutually high etch selectivities. This characteristic allows a write pole structure to be built wherein the track width is indepen...
The invention relates to a device for coupling an agricultural implement to an agricultural tractor ( 1 ), comprising two frames ( 10 ) each provided with two base plates ( 11 a ) arranged such that each base plate ( 11 a ) of the frame ( 10 ) carried by the agricultural tractor ( 1 ) is brought into position under...
In an embodiment, a point of sale (POS) device is provided. The POS device includes a memory and at least one processor. The processor is configured to perform an authorized set of functions established by an external management module. The authorized set of functions include purchase transaction processing of inventor...
Various aspects of the disclosed technology relate to techniques of using control test points to enhance hardware security. The design-for-security circuitry reuses control test points, a part of design-for-test circuitry. The design-for-security circuitry comprises: identity verification circuitry; scrambler circuitry...
A method performed in a wireless communication network for handling access of a first radio capable device, to a wireless medium in the wireless communication network. The wireless communication network prioritizes the first radio capable device over a second radio capable device for accessing the wireless medium based...
Compositions including ester-form sophorolipids and acidic-form sophorolipids having from 10 to 70 percent by weight of a pour point depressant, from 4 to 50 percent by weight total solids, and from 10 to 40 percent by weight water are disclosed. In some embodiments, the compositions exhibit a pour point of less than 3...
A photovoltaic system includes solar cells and an inverter configured to convert direct current generated by the solar cells to alternating current. The photovoltaic system includes a maximum power point (MPP) tracking module configured to perform MPP tracking for the photovoltaic system. The MPP tracking module is con...
A method for controlling, during metal processing, the input energy from an energy point source that directs focused emitted energy onto a metal workpiece having a geometry, wherein the directed focused emitted energy creates a melt pool and hot zone on the workpiece that emit radiation during the process. The method c...
A system and method provide a dual beam chromatic point sensor (CPS) system operable to simultaneously measure two surface regions. In one embodiment, a single beam CPS optical pen may have a dual beam assembly attached. First and second measurement beams of the system may be positioned on respective first and second s...
The method according to the invention comprise the following steps, dynamic measurement of the current geographical position of the aircraft, and its current ground speed, calculation of a first length representative of a flight phase of the aircraft, and calculation of a second length representative of a ground phase ...
A method of remotely operating a door lock. The method includes transmitting a first signal from a remote device to a router via a network; transmitting the signal from the router to a mesh network gateway; translating the signal from a network protocol to a mesh network protocol to produce a second signal; transmittin...
An apparatuses for selecting is disclosed. A method also performs the functions of the apparatus. The apparatus includes an identification module that identifies one or more wireless networks available for use by an electronic device and a performance module that determines performance characteristics of at least one o...
An optical engine ( 11 ) for providing a point-to-point optical communications link between devices. The optical engine ( 11 ) includes a light source ( 24 ) optically coupled to a modulation chip ( 6 ) and configured to generate an optical beam. The optical engine further comprises a modulator ( 21 ) carried on the mo...
A structure for a memory device including a plurality of substantially planar thin-film layers or a plurality of conformal thin-film layers is disclosed. The thin-film layers form a memory element that is electrically in series with first and second cladded conductors and operative to store data as a plurality of condu...
Methods and systems for opening an access point of a vehicle. A system and a method may involve receiving wirelessly a signal from a remote controller carried by a user. The system and the method may further involve receiving audio or video data indicating the user approaching the vehicle. The system and the method may...
This application provides a transmission resource determining method, an access point, and a station, where the method includes: determining, by a wireless local area network access point, transmission resource information of first M transmission timeslots in a schedule window when obtaining a right of using a channel,...
A magnet and magnetometer may be integrated into a smart home environment and allow it to be placed into an away mode of operation despite an entry point being semi-open. The disclosed implementations can detect a magnetic field strength and determine, based on the detected field strength, an approximate distance that ...
Various embodiments concern a suspension assembly of a disk drive. The suspension assembly includes a load beam comprising a major planar area formed from a substrate. The load beam further comprises a window in the substrate, a dimple formed from the substrate, and a flange. The flange is a region of the major planar ...
There is provided a method of switching from multipoint communication to point-to-point communication while a device performs the multipoint communication with a plurality of participant devices. The method comprises: sharing, by the device, peer-to-peer (P2P) connection information of the device and P2P connection inf...
This invention measures the propagation delay τ 1 between the user equipment and a first cooperating unit and the propagation delay τ 2 between the user equipment and a second cooperating unit. These propagation delays are used to compute a timing advance amount to the user equipment to enable coordinated multi-poi...
A method for registering multiple 3D point sets by determining optimal relative positions and orientations of the 3D point sets. Initial values are determined for the rotation matrices corresponding to the relative orientations of reference frames of the 3D point sets. A registration error cost function is optimized on...
Disclosed is a method for adjusting a transmission time point of at least one second terminal in a wireless network by a first terminal. In the method for adjusting a transmission time point of a terminal, a transmission time point of the second terminal is set, a first frame including information regarding the transmi...
Methods, apparatus, and systems for polishing a substrate are provided. The invention includes an upper platen; a torque/strain measurement instrument coupled to the upper platen; and a lower platen coupled to the torque/strain measurement instrument and adapted to drive the upper platen to rotate through the torque/st...
Method and mobile node in a wireless communication network for determining when to transmit a signal. The mobile node operates in a wireless communication network comprising a first cell and a second cell where the mobile node is synchronized to the first cell. The method comprises determining a timing reference based ...
A node within a wireless mesh network performs a path analysis on an advertised path to an access point that has a cost value less than the cost value of the current primary path to the access point. Depending on the cost value difference between the respective cost values of the advertised path and the current primary...