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Responsive to a plurality of parallel light beams and electric signals corresponding to the parallel light beams, an acoustic modulation element produces output light beams modulated by acoustic waves resulting from the electric signals. The element comprises a single acoustooptic medium block receiving the parallel be...
By employing a single phase pulse width modulated inverter system, a-c power line voltage may be effectively converted to single phase, variable amplitude and frequency sinusoidal voltage for driving a single phase a-c induction motor at an adjustable speed. The motor may be driven directly in response to the power lin...
An optical encoder provides absolute position information by inducing a position error in its output signal. The position error can be induced in the signal by shifting a slot in an encoder wheel or encoder strip relative to other slots in the encoder wheel. The position error is detected to identify an absolute positi...
A single lens reflex camera capable of the high speed continuous photographing. It achieves high speed continuous photography by means of an automatic winding up device, designed so that, in order to shorten the photographing time, the mirror and the diaphragm are kept in the state wherein the first photograph is taken...
The disclosed invention is a unique apparatus for converting signal formats. For example, the apparatus can convert from a single-ended to a differential format without the necessity of additional control circuitry. A cross-circuit arrangement prevents an undesired reversal of direction for conversion of signal formats...
A mouthpiece is disclosed for use with a single-reed woodwind instrument such as a clarinet or saxophone. The mouthpiece has a unique reed holding assembly which includes a slot for constraining lateral movement of a reed and facilitating its longitudinal positioning. The reed is held in place by a holding device that ...
A method for producing a silicon single crystal in accordance with the Czochralski method. The single crystal is grown in an N 2 (V) region where a large amount of precipitated oxygen and which is located within an N region located outside an OSF ring region, or is grown in a region including the OSF ring region, N 1 (...
It has been difficult to form a high-frequency electronic circuit using a single-crystal dielectric substrate, and down-sizing of high-frequency electronic circuits is also difficult because of necessity of a metal housing. A high-frequency electronic device comprises a single-crystal dielectric substrate provided with...
A molded case circuit breaker interlock unit connects between a fuse enclosure attached to one end. Upon the occurrence of a short circuit within a protected circuit, the fuse operates to isolate the protected equipment and is conveniently replaced without disassembling the circuit breaker components. The interlock uni...
A beverage carbonator constructed as a pitcher shaped pressure vessel which functions as a carbonation chamber and which has a water canister and a gas generation chamber removably positioned inside the carbonation chamber. Carbon dioxide is produced by releasing internally stored water from the water canister into a c...
Disclosed herein is a control for the throttle and clutch of a marine propulsion device, which control comprises a control lever mounted on a frame for rotation about a first axis, means operably connecting the control lever to a clutch element movably mounted on the frame to cause clutch element movement in response t...
A single beam direct read during write and write protect system for use in an optical data storage system. The optical data storage system includes a reflective-type optical disk, a laser for producing a beam of radiation to write data onto the optical disk during write operations, and a radiation detector for producin...
The present invention relates to a process for preparing uni-core detergent particles having a degree of particle growth of 1.5 or less and a bulk density of 500 g/L or more, comprising the steps of (A-I) mixing base particles for supporting a surfactant which have an average particle size of from 150 to 500 μm and a ...
A filter useful for separating contaminants from fluids includes a fused single crystal acicular ceramic support having a discriminating layer thereon, such as a sintered, porous alpha-alumina membrane, on at least part of the support. The support is preferably composed of a non-stoichiometric acicular mullite of about...
A non-volatile RAM device is disclosed which utilizes a plurality of ferromagnetic bits ( 6 ) each surrounded by a coil of a write line ( 13 ) for directing the remnant polarity thereof is disclosed. The direction of magnetic remnance in each bit ( 6 ) is dictated by the direction of a current induced into write line (...
A read/write electronic memory bank 10, including a plurality of memory units 22-28 and 12-18 which receive a common clock signal having a repetitive clock cycle and have a common input port 20, 21 and a common output port 30, 31. The units function such that in each clock cycle an input word is written to the memory b...
A method of constructing a single-transistor ferroelectric memory (FEM) cell includes: preparing a silicon substrate for construction of a FEM gate unit; forming gate, source and drain regions on the silicon substrate; forming a nitride layer over the structure to a predetermined thickness equal to a specified thicknes...
A system for transmitting different categories of data in a single data stream generates program data, receiver control data, and program specific tag data for insertion into a single data stream. Program data is combined with receiver control data to form data groups. Headers are generated containing tag data. Each su...
A single-electron memory device using the electron-hole Coulomb blockade is provided. A single-electron memory device in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of quantum dot tunnel-junction arrays, a gate electrode, and source and drain electrodes. The plurality of quantum dot tunn...
A design structure for piggybacking multiple data tenures on a single data bus grant to achieve higher bus utilization is disclosed. In one embodiment of the design structure, a method in a computer-aided design system includes a source device sending a request for a bus grant to deliver data to a data bus connecting a...
An upright vacuum cleaner that includes a suction assembly, a cleaner body, a supporting member, and mounting parts. The cleaner body has a dust collecting unit which is in communication with the suction assembly. The supporting member is formed as a single frame with a lower end hinged to the suction assembly. The cle...
A device and system for delivering breathing gas to a patient is disclosed. The device includes a single nasal prong insertable into a nare. The single nasal prong is sized to allow gas passage between the single nasal prong and the nare. The device also includes a lumen in fluid communication with the single nasal pro...
Provided are a hybrid laser diode for single mode operation, and a method for manufacturing the hybrid laser diode. The hybrid laser diode includes a silicon layer, an active pattern disposed on the silicon layer, and a bonding layer disposed between the silicon layer and the active pattern. Here, the bonding layer inc...
An inertial system design approach that can sense and tolerate failures of individual single dimensional acceleration and/or rotation sensors with a minimal number of sensors. Sets of 4 single dimensional acceleration and/or rotation sensors can provide full 3 dimensional sensing in spite of a sensor malfunction or fai...
Methods and apparatus for using multiple antennas having different polarizations are described. Polarized antennas are advantageously deployed in a cellular network. Some of the cells utilize an antenna with a first direction polarization, while cells use an antenna with a second direction polarization, for a given car...
An exemplary system and method of employing DNA hybridization for the detection of bio-agents is disclosed as comprising inter alia a biomolecular rotary motor ( 150 ); a capture probe DNA fragment ( 140 ) effectively attached to said biomolecular motor ( 150 ); a target DNA fragment ( 130 ) suitably adapted for hybrid...
The present invention relates to a method for producing an epitaxial substrate having a III-V group compound semiconductor crystal represented by the general formula In x Ga y Al z N (wherein, x+y+z=1, 0≦x≦1, 0≦y≦1, 0≦z≦1) having reduced dislocation density, comprising a first step of covering with a mask m...
The present invention is drawn to a method of nucleic acid sequencing by hybridizing a selection probe with a conserved region of a target nucleic acid molecule that contains a sequence area of interest; hybridizing a sequencing probe that is different from the selection probe to a variable region of the target nucleic...
Systems and methods are provided for navigating to multiple destination types from a single search interface element in an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Graphical User Interface (GUI). Exemplary destination types are files, lines of code, symbols, bookmarks, and tool windows. An algorithm can be used to auto...
A single-acid compensating system ( 20 ) includes an etching unit ( 201 ), and a monitoring and compensating unit ( 202 ). The etching unit includes an acid-mixing tank ( 212 ). The monitoring and compensating unit includes a measuring element ( 213 ), a compensating calculator ( 214 ), and a single-acid compensating t...