depth (Total 23515 Patents Found)

Depth (23515 Patents Found)
The invention relates to a procedure for the analysis of surface and depthrofiles of partially or completely electrically non-conductive specimens using the direct bombardment method of the secondary neutral-particle mass spectrometry SNMS; to dissipate otherwise disturbing ion currents, it is being suggested that a hi...
A method and apparatus for spatially and temporally multiplexing display data. The use of this method results in a bit-depth resolution higher than that achievable by the system given a number of bits of resolution. The method includes the steps of determining the desired perceived resolution ( 26 ), establishing the n...
A rotating laminar emission camera is provided. The camera includes a detector having a side which detects radiation facing an object being studied. The detector rotates about a central axis ( 109 ) perpendicular to the side of the detector facing the object. A collimator ( 100 ) constructed of a radiation attenuative ...
An apparatus to be towed that includes a frame supported, rotatably mounted, pair of furrow forming disks that are arranged to substantially contact each other at the approximate point of entry into the soil and diverge apart rearwardly and upwardly, a pair of rotatable gauge wheels having supports that individually an...
A method and system for reducing the time it takes for a trader to place a trade when electronically trading on an exchange, thus increasing the likelihood that the trader will have orders filled at desirable prices and quantities. The “Mercury” display and trading method of the present invention ensure fast and ac...
Depth of field may be rasterized by culling half-space regions on a lens from which a triangle to be rendered is not visible. Then, inside tests are only performed on the remaining unculled half-space regions. Separating planes between the triangle to be rendered and the tile being processed can be used to define the h...
An oxide layer is formed over a substrate having a smaller isolation trench and a large isolation trench. A nitride layer is formed over the oxide layer such that it completely fills the smaller isolation trench and lines the larger isolation trench. The nitride layer is etched back to form a recess in the nitride laye...
Provided is a video decoding method including acquiring simplified depth coding (SDC) mode information indicating whether an SDC mode for encoding a residual block of a prediction unit included in a coding unit of a depth image by using one residual DC component is applied to the coding unit, acquiring the residual DC ...
The present invention discloses an apparatus and a method for measuring the erosion depth of a sputtering target, the apparatus for measuring the erosion depth of a sputtering target comprises a guiding rail, a positioning component and an erosion depth measuring device, the erosion depth measuring device is provided a...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for determining at least a portion of fetal genome are provided. DNA fragments from a maternal sample (maternal and fetal DNA) can be analyzed to identify alleles at certain loci. The amounts of DNA fragments of the respective alleles at these loci can be analyzed together to determine r...
Disclosed is a method of calibrating a depth image based on a relationship between a depth sensor and a color camera, and an apparatus for calibrating a depth image may include a three-dimensional (3D) point determiner to determine a 3D point of a camera image and a 3D point of a depth image simultaneously captured wit...
A semiconductor device is formed such that a semiconductor substrate of the device has a non-uniform thickness. A cavity is etched at a selected side of the semiconductor substrate, and the selected side is then fusion bonded to another substrate, such as a carrier substrate. After fusion bonding, the side of the semic...
Various embodiments are provided which relate to the field of image signal processing, specifically relating to the generation of a depth-view image of a scene from a set of input images of a scene taken at different cameras of a multi-view imaging system. A method comprises obtaining a frame of an image of a scene and...
IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN ILLUSTRATIVE EMBODIMENT OF THE PRESENT INVENTION, APPARATUS FOR ACCURATELY AND CONTINUOUSLY DETERMINING CHANGES IN DEPTH OF A TOOL IN A BOREHOLE ARE DISCLOSED. MORE PARTICULARLY, THE TENSILE FORCE BETWEEN THE TOOL AND ITS SUPPORTING CABLE IS MEASURED, AS IS THE MOVEMENT OF THE CABLE AT THE SURFACE...
A sample that includes formation content from a subsurface formation and other sample constituents is obtained while the sample is in close proximity to the subsurface formation. While downhole, the formation content is separated from the other sample constituents by passing the sample through an oil-wet porous plate, ...
Systems for extended depth frequency domain optical coherence tomography are provided including a detection system configured to sample spectral elements at substantially equal frequency intervals, wherein a spectral width associated with the sampled spectral elements is not greater than one-half of the frequency inter...
L'invention concerne des systèmes et des procédés de simulation d'écoulement, à profondeur moyenne, qui utilisent des modèles paramétrés pour un profilage de profondeur dynamique pour au moins une étape d'une simulation. Dans un mode de réalisation illustratif informatisé, le procédé de simulat...
A space-fed active array lens antenna system has an active array lens with a first array of radiating elements defining a front antenna aperture which transmits and receives RF energy from free space, a second array of radiating elements defining a rear antenna aperture which transmits and receives RF energy from a fee...
A variable depth towed sonar line handling system is arranged to provide a level wind of the sonar cable onto a cable winding drum without significant lateral deflection of the cable. The system includes a boom with sheaves at the inboard and outboard ends and an inboard winch with a cable winding drum. The winch is mo...
A system for performing radial keratotomy and the like includes a topographical mapping template attachable to the cornea and a hand-held probe movable within the confines of the template. The template generates a topographical grid of voltage variances on the surface of the cornea, and the probe senses the voltages pr...
Systems and methods for synthesizing high resolution images using image deconvolution and depth information in accordance embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, an array camera includes a processor and a memory, wherein an image deconvolution application configures the processor to obtain light ...
A method of ablating a tissue site includes at least two stages. A first stage involves conducting bipolar ablation between a first pair of electrodes situated in an opposing arrangement on opposing sides of the tissue site to form a pair of opposing first stage ablation regions extending from respective sides of the t...
A system of ocean depth sounding from the air which consists in projecting an infrared beam (2) down normal to the ocean surface along a forward travel path to backscatter a signal to a receiver (10) to measure distance to the ocean surface, and simultaneously projecting down a green beam (1) to sweep across the direct...
An optical device is described. This optical device includes multiple components, such as a ring resonator, an optical waveguide and a grating coupler, having a common etch depth (which is associated with a single etch step or operation during fabrication). Moreover, these components may be implemented in a semiconduct...
A magnetic field imaging apparatus for sensing a magnetic field generated by current flowing in the semiconductor device includes a pair of sensing devices which may be focused at a chosen depth in a semiconductor device. The sensing devices may be movable so that they may be focused at different focal points. The appa...
A depth detection method includes the following steps. First, first and second video data are shot. Next, the first and second video data are compared to obtain initial similarity data including r×c×d initial similarity elements, wherein r, c and d are natural numbers greater than 1. Then, an accumulation operation i...
A system for imaging with a circularly symmetric multifocal aspheric lens is provided for obtaining an extended depth of field. The system includes a camera for capturing an image of at least one object through a circularly symmetric multifocal aspheric lens to provide a blurred image, and a computer system for process...
The invention relates to a method for determination of the depth of depressions which are formed in a mount substrate. According to the invention, an essentially uniform layer of a wetting agent is applied, which contains depressions, on a surface of the mount substrate, a time profile of the decrease in weight of the ...