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Circuitry for use in the current control loop of switched mode power supplies which in a first embodiment increases the a-c gain of that loop. In a second embodiment the circuit rejects common mode noise in the loop. In this embodiment the secondary of the transformer used to sense current in the power switching means ...
A differential input driver circuit ( 10, 50 ) includes first and second transistors (Q 0 , Q 3 ) as input transistors and third and fourth transistors (Q 1 , Q 2 ) as diode-connected, cross-coupled transistors. In one embodiment, first, second, third and fourth transistors are NPN bipolar transistors. The base termina...
The proposed circuit makes it possible to operate a plurality of gas discharge lamps, particularly cold cathode tubes, across a common voltage source. The circuit reduces the resistance tolerance of the lamp characteristic curves through controlled debalancing of the lamp currents with the aid of debalancing modules. T...
A radio-frequency amplifier is provided. The radio-frequency amplifier includes a transistor having an input terminal, an output terminal, a control terminal, and a transconductance g m . A series-connected feed-through resistance R f and feed-through capacitance C f is connected in parallel with the input terminal a...
Disclosed are a method, apparatus and system for instant message routing. The method includes: receiving a communication request from a source client to a destination client; acquiring the context associated with the source client and the destination client; and selecting a sub-user of the destination client for commun...
A system and method for determining condyle displacement during jaw articulation includes a physical model with corresponding reference points. The physical model is positioned and scanned to obtain positional data representing a first and second bite position. This positional data is used to generate a transformation ...
Image sensors and methods of operating image sensors. An image sensor includes an array of pixels and an array of color filters disposed over the array of pixels such that each different color filter is disposed over multiple pixels. A method of operating an image sensor including an array of two by two blocks of singl...
Subscriber circuits and junctors are interconnected through data wires via a switching network. In addition to the normal speech wires from the subscriber lines, a separate data wire is provided. This added data transmission wire is used to transmit information through a data wire connection within the network. The dat...
Various features pertain to embedded key generation and provisioning systems, such as systems installed within smartphones for generating public-key/private-key pairs for use in encryption/decryption and digital signature generation. In some examples, an embedded system is provided that generates two public-key/private...
Power amplifier having a common input and a plurality of outputs. In some embodiments, a power amplifier can include a plurality of signal paths having a common input node. Each signal path can include a dedicated amplifier stage, and be configured to be capable of amplifying a radio-frequency (RF) signal received at t...
A gaming system including a plurality of gaming devices and a shared or a common secondary display associated with the gaming devices. In one embodiment, the shared display is adjacent to one or more of the gaming devices of the gaming system. The gaming system includes at least one primary game and at least one second...
A compression ignition engine is fueled from common rail fuel injectors that predominately inject natural gas fuel that is compression ignited with a small pilot injection of liquid diesel fuel. Before and after a rapid load loss transient, the liquid and gaseous rail pressures are controlled toward respective pressure...
A multi-level converter includes a plurality of alternating current (AC) terminals connected to an AC source or load, at least three direct current (DC) terminals connected to a multi-level DC source or load, and a plurality of solid-state switches that are selectively turned On and Off to connect each of the plurality...
A method, system, and article of manufacture comprising tabulating, for a plurality of users making recommendations, information including respective user interests and recommendations, storing the tabulated information in a database, responsive to a query from a client machine, the query seeking a recommendation from ...
A common mode filter with a multi spiral layer structure includes a first coil, a second coil, a third coil connected in series with the first coil, and a fourth coil connected in series with the second coil. The second coil is disposed between the first and third coils, and the third coil is disposed between the secon...
Systems and methods for performing adaptive bitrate streaming using alternative streams of protected content in accordance with embodiments of the invention are described. One embodiment of the invention includes a processor, and memory containing a client application. In addition, the client application configures the...
In a method and a device for checking the adjustment of a plurality of actuators driven by a common drive in different mass flow channels of an internal combustion engine, the actuators are adjusted between a first limit stop and a second limit stop in the particular mass flow channel. The actuators are brought by thei...
A lubrication apparatus of a high pressure pump for a common rail system can improve lubrication performance for a friction portion M1 between a roller 12 and a shoe by supplying a large amount of lubricating fuel, which is supplied from a low pressure pump 24, to the friction portion M1 for a short time....
A website hosting service provides a plurality of services, from a common service architecture, to each of a plurality of unrelated websites, each of the plurality of services being adapted to contribute to a distinct service package for at least a plurality of unaffiliated websites, wherein the web hosting service is ...
Datenübertragungsverfahren (d) für einen Zweidrahtdatenbus (Z) von einem Sender (S) mit Anschlüssen (A1, A2) zu einem Empfänger (E) mit Anschlüssen (A3, A4). Das Verfahren umfasst die Schritte: Erfassen eines ersten Gleichtaktspannungshubes an den Anschlüssen (A1, A2) und Bildung eines ersten Gleichtaktsignals (k...
Die Erfindung bezieht sich auf ein Verfahren zum Zugreifen von Stationen (WT, AP, APTi) auf ein gemeinsames Übertragungsmedium, bei dem sich die Stationen (WT, AP, APTi) mit anderen Stationen das gemeinsame Übertragungsmedium teilen.Um die vorhandene Übertragungskapazität möglichst effizient zu verteilen, wird vor...
A semiconductor memory apparatus includes: a memory area including a plurality of memory banks having main memory areas configured to transmit and receive data to and from the outside through a plurality of global data lines, respectively, and one or more redundancy memory areas configured to use any one of the global ...
A power supply system having a plurality of individual power supplies utilizes a master control to periodically compensate for errors in individual power supplies. The master control is periodically coupled to individual power supplies by multiplexing means to provide compensation signals to counter drifts and errors d...
A liquid ejecting head ejects liquid by generating a bubble. The head includes a first liquid flow path for direct fluid communication between a first common liquid chamber and an ejection outlet, a second liquid flow path having a heat generating element for applying heat to the liquid to generate a bubble in the liqu...
A video still camera includes a common integrating circuit for measuring light level in relation to both color balance and exposure control. An exposure photodiode generates an exposure signal from a small sample of image light diverted from the optical section of the camera. Broadly oriented red, green and blue photod...
A multi-layer flexible circuit board has multiple thicker regions to which components are mounted and thinner, more flexible regions with fewer wiring layers through which the board can be bent about a line without bending thicker regions. Surface mount components such as QFP's and flip-chips are mounted on the fro...
An electrical system and method for a turbine/alternator comprising a gas driven turbine and a permanent magnet alternator rotating on a common shaft includes an inverter circuit connectable either to an output circuit or the stator winding of the alternator. A control circuit during a start-up mode switches the invert...
An apparatus, method and computer program for correcting a common phase error (CPE) of symbols of a received OFDM signal is described, in which FFT processing may be performed on a time domain OFDM to transform the received signal to a signal in the frequency-domain. Reordered output values resulting from the FFT proce...
The optical device comprises a first and a second optical sources ( 7,8 ) respectively emitting a first incident beam ( 10 ) and a second light beam ( 11 ) of different wavelength. Reflecting means, which may be a mirror ( 15 ), are arranged on the optical path of the first incident beam ( 10 ) so as to form a reflecte...
Disclosed is a method of fabricating a molded structure including both micro lenses and metallic pins. The method comprises the steps of providing a mold apparatus having a set of first cavities and a set of second cavities, depositing a first material in the first cavities to form a set of metallic pins, and depositin...
A power amplifier includes a common source amplifier and a common gate amplifier circuit. The common source amplifier circuit has a terminal connected to a radio frequency (RF) input terminal and uses a source terminal commonly as an input terminal and an output terminal of the power amplifier. The common gate amplifie...
A solar cell assembly or module comprising a plurality of solar cells mounted on a support, the support comprising a plurality of conductive vias extending from the top surface to the rear surface of the support. Each one of the plurality of solar cells is placed on the top surface with the first contact of a first pol...
A common output unit such as a print server maintains security when an output request unit, serving as a client, sends a job to be processed to the output unit. The output unit accepts and puts the job in queue. The output unit then creates a collation key that is sent back to the output request unit, which stores the ...
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 floating lens barrel includes a stationary barrel which can be connected to a camera body, a rotation ring which is rotatably supported by the stationary barrel and which is rotated in accordance with the focusing operation, a female helicoid ring provided on the stationary barrel, a front lens support ring which sup...
The present invention relates to an active overvoltage protection apparatus for a bidirectional power switch which has two back-to-back in series connected semiconductor switches in the “common collector mode” topology. The overvoltage protection apparatus has a diode network which is linked to gate and emitter con...