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A pressure detecting bridge circuit produces a sensor signal Sd. A temperature detecting bridge circuit produces a temperature signal St. A reference voltage generating circuit produces a reference signal Sa. An analog multiplexer processes these signals Sd, St and Sa in a time-divisional manner. A differential amplifi...
An improved physical access control system has an online portion and an offline portion. A smartcard is configurable to transport access control information between the online portion and offline portion. The smartcard is further configurable to receive an offline reader identifier from an offline reader, and to contro...
To achieve a physical quantity detection device capable of obtaining a desired overall device accuracy without unnecessarily raising the tolerances of detection elements, the present invention is characterized by having a plurality of physical quantity detection units for respectively detecting plurality of physical qu...
A method for transmitting a downlink control channel in a mobile communication system and a method for mapping the control channel to physical resources using a block interleaver are provided. In order to transmit a downlink control channel in a mobile communication system, information bits are modulated to generate on...
A physical quantity sensor includes: a diaphragm that can deflect and deform; a peripheral wall portion that is disposed around the diaphragm and has a thickness increasing in a direction away from the diaphragm; a deflection amount sensor that detects a deflection amount of the diaphragm; and a temperature sensor that...
The present invention discloses a method for physically refining solar grade silicon comprises: firstly, by using a vacuum induction furnace, selecting a high oxidizing crucible to avoid carbon pollution; secondly, conducting the vacuum-pumping during the heating process; thirdly, injecting a protective gas, after the ...
A apparatus for allocating physical resources at high speed includes: a storage unit storing correspondence relationships between virtual resource blocks and physical resource blocks according to external variables and internal variables; an internal variable calculation unit receiving the external variables for alloca...
A system and method automatically determines aligned edges of display devices for an aggregate display. The system includes a first mobile unit (MU) and a second MU. The first and second MUs include respective emitters, sensors, transceivers, and display devices. The emitters of the MUs are activated to transmit edge p...
A system and method for achieving higher data rates in physical layer devices. Costs imposed by large data rate increases represented by generational increases in Ethernet standards activities are avoided through physical layer device modifications that enable marginal increases in data bandwidth. Building-block reuse ...
A signal level conversion circuit 1 includes a first differential amplifier circuit 10 and a second differential amplifier circuit 20 . The first differential amplifier circuit 10 multiplies a potential difference between a first input signal and a second input signal by G 1 thereby providing an output signal. ...
One of the wafers in a semiconductor wafer to wafer stack can be rotated a predefined number of positions, relative to a previous wafer in the stack, and bonded in the position in which the maximum number of good die are aligned. An adjustment circuit on each die reroutes signals received from a pad that has been reloc...
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for compressing topological grid data for layered geological strata are described. The techniques include obtaining topological grid data for a layered geological structure, where the topological grid data includes a plurality of cell representations, a majority of the cell...
In a wireless communication system wherein communication devices exchange information utilizing data units conforming to a first format, a method for generating a physical layer (PHY) data unit conforming to a second format and used to transmit PHY information includes generating a first sequence u of a channel estimat...
Determining the physical location of a mobile wireless device. A computer receives 1-hop and 2-hop neighbor information from a mobile wireless device for neighbor devices of the mobile wireless device responding to a discovery request transmitted by the mobile wireless device in an ad hoc wireless communications protoc...
Methods and systems for improved management of power utilization and resource consumption among physical hosts in a cloud computing environment. The management server may provide functionality facilitating the identification and optimized placement of a virtual machine within a cloud computing environment by evaluating...
The system and method disclosed herein uses the physical characteristics of a package, pallet, or any object for that fact to uniquely identify an object being shipped in the supply chain. The physical characteristics include, but are not limited to, the dimensions, weight, color, color variation and native markings (s...
A system (1000,1200), method (1300,1400,1500,1600,1700,1800) and service solution for enhancing business or name card design, procurement, electronic storage, contact management and exchange on a centralized, distributed and personal database over N-tier architecture. Users (1015,1018) are able to access the web server...
A system for monitoring a structure is provided. The system comprises at least one sensor node attachable to a structure and configured to monitor a physical condition or operating performance that is being exhibited by the structure; a power source configured to power the at least one sensor node; a converter adapted ...
A CSI feedback method of an enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH) and a user equipment (UE), wherein the feedback method comprises: the UE detecting CSI feedback triggering signaling; the UE feeding back EPDCCH-specific CSI information to a base station based on CSI configuration information contained in ...
L'invention porte sur des procédés et des appareils permettant à un équipement utilisateur (UE) de recevoir des canaux de commande améliorés (eCCH), y compris des canaux de commande de liaison descendante physiques améliorés (ePDCCH), transmis dans un ensemble de blocs de ressource (RB) sur un intervalle de...
MEMSプロセスによって製造した小型のセンサでは、最終工程の電極パッドもしくは配線、シールド層を形成すると物理量をセンシングする構造体が良好に加工されているか非破壊で調査することが困難である。 MEMS構造体によ...
An address-translation method is provided for efficiently translating effective addresses into physical addresses in X-86 based computers. In this method and system, when an effective address is generated, a segment base is then generated from a segment-descriptor cache memory in response to a selector address from the...
The present invention is a silver halide photographic element which includes a support, at least one light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer; and at least one light-insensitive protective layer. The light insenstive protective layer includes a hydrophilic binder, a colloidal silver particle and an ultraviolet ray ...
Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods of integrating dynamic materials into articles for adjustable physical characteristics (e.g., aesthetic, functional). For example, in response to a human's body heat, a dynamic material may change shape to allow additional permeability in an article of ...
A method including detecting a plurality of user inputs via a touch sensitive integrated display system; detecting a tangible device input from a tangible device separate from the touch sensitive integrated display system and configured to interact with the touch sensitive integrated display system; interpreting each u...
To record physical activity and the amount of exercise, a CPU 130 calculates the user's heart rate while exercising from a pulse wave signal output from a pulse wave sensor unit 102 and an acceleration signal output from a acceleration sensor unit 140, calculates the number of steps taken by the user, and dis...
Automated apparatus and method to determine physical properties of materials as they are moved relative to each other while in contact are disclosed. Physical properties between materials of interest (e.g., galling resistance, coefficient of friction, and wear rate) are derived under a variety of conditions including d...
A compact and economical physical vapor deposition (PVD) module for depositing thin film multi-layers with extreme control of thickness, uniformity and surface smoothness. The module includes multiple deposition sources positioned in a conical cluster with confocal arrangement about a single common deposition zone that...
Disclosed is a system for providing customer assistance for a product in a retail store. The customer accesses customer assistance through a mobile application on their mobile device. If available, a physical customer assistance associate provides assistance to the customer. If a physical customer assistance associate ...
Methods and apparatus for non-invasive determination of one or more physical properties of a material in a conduit are presented. In one example, the method comprises initiating a vibration on a wall of the conduit at a first location, capturing a response to the vibration at the first location, capturing a response to...
A method includes, but is not limited to: obtaining status information about one or more physical attributes associated with one or more first physical entities and one or more second physical entities, the one or more physical attributes each being perceived by one or more humans as being capable of having one or more...
Constraint-based methods for determining orientations of material physical properties using an isoparametric shape function are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of defining an orientation of an material physical property includes defining nonlinear and/or discontinuous design constraints of design values in a geo...