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8970202 Shift sensor and vehicle including the same  
A shift sensor includes a movable member, four movable contacts, seven fixed contacts, and two power supply terminals. Each of the movable contacts is fixed to the movable member and pivoted to a...
8970211 Pipe inspection cable counter and overlay management system  
An apparatus is disclosed for magnetically sensing and computing and displaying cable distance, and computing and displaying other user-selectable information in a pipe inspection system. At least...
8970373 Large gap door/window, high security, intrusion detectors using magnetometers  
A door, or window detector incorporates a magnet and a magnetometer. Dual loop processing can be provided for real-time signals from the magnetometer, as the magnet moves relative to it, to...
8970212 Eddy current probe  
An eddy current probe 1 in accordance with the present invention has a structure in which a cross coil 7 is placed in a predetermined direction relative to permanent magnets 3 and 5 in the...
8970236 Internal voltage generating circuit for preventing voltage drop of internal voltage  
An internal voltage generating circuit is utilized to perform a TDBI (Test During Burn-in) operation for a semiconductor device. The internal voltage generating circuit produces an internal...
8972216 Methods and apparatus for calibration of power converters  
Methods and apparatus for a power regulator according to various aspects of the present invention may comprise a sensor adapted to generate a measurement of a voltage or a current. A memory may...
8970247 Semiconductor integrated circuit device with protection against tampering  
A semiconductor integrated circuit device has a circuit block formed on a semiconductor substrate, and an electrically conductive pattern formed in an upper layer of a portion of the circuit block...
8970224 Circuit breaker and method for checking a Rogowski converter in a circuit breaker  
A circuit breaker is disclosed. A Rogowski converter is checked for wire breakage by applying a voltage to the Rogowski converter which is output by a digital/analog converter in response to a...
8970420 Bipolar time-to-digital converter  
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide bipolar time-to-digital conversion. For example, either a positive time duration or a negative time duration may be converted to a...
8970232 Capacitive sensor assembly  
A capacitive sensor assembly for a motor vehicle is provided. The capacitive sensor assembly includes a capacitive sensor element which has at least one first electrical conductor element, and a...
8970227 Circuit for capacitive touch applications  
A circuit for capacitive touch applications has a charge integrator, a low pass-filter, and a correlated double sampler having an input capacitor. The circuit also includes a sampler and holder,...
8970223 Apparatus for VLF-voltage testing of cables  
An apparatus for testing a cable or other capacitive load object with a VLF alternating cosine square, rectangular or trapezoidal test voltage, includes one or two DC voltage sources and a...
8970204 Long range phasing voltmeter  
A wireless phasing voltmeter determines the phase difference between the voltage carried by a reference electrical conductor and a field conductor. The voltage signal from the reference conductor...
8970225 Excitation circuit for DC sensors  
A circuit for exciting at least one DC sensor is provided in which the circuit has a digital regulation controller connected to a main system and to a regulation loop. The main system has a DAC...
8969829 Method and apparatus for aligning a multi-modality imaging system  
A target object for aligning a multi-modality imaging system includes a body having a cavity therein, a first imaging source being disposed within the cavity, the first imaging source including a...
8970214 Current sensor  
A current sensor includes a magnetic balance sensor including a feedback coil that is disposed in the vicinity of a magnetic sensor element whose characteristics are changed by an inducted...
8970243 Test carrier and board assembly  
A test carrier 10A comprises: a base board 21A which holds a die 90; and a cover board 31A which is laid over the base board 21A so as to cover the die 90. The test carrier 10A comprises a seal...
8970244 Transport apparatus for moving carriers of test parts  
One embodiment is a transport apparatus for moving carriers of microelectronic devices along a track, the transport apparatus including: (a) a track with two rails adapted to support the carriers;...
8971874 Methods and apparatus for testing electronic devices under specified radio-frequency voltage and current stress  
Test systems for characterizing devices under test (DUTs) are provided. A test system for testing a DUT in a shunt configuration may include a signal generator and a matching network that is...
8970541 Sensing devices  
A sensing device is provided. First to third receiving electrodes extend in a first direction. First and third receiving electrodes are respectively disposed on two sides of the second receiving...
8970234 Threshold-based temperature-dependent power/thermal management with temperature sensor calibration  
A method and apparatus for temperature sensor calibration is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) is tested at a first known temperature corresponding to a first temperature...
8970215 Sensor device for and a method of sensing particles  
A sensor device for sensing particles of a sample, the sensor device including a sensing unit adapted for sensing a detection signal indicative of the presence of the particles, a viscosity...
8970245 Probing device for TFT-LCD substrate  
A probing device for a TFT-LCD substrate, which includes a device body, a device body, a circuit board mounted on the device body, a plurality of motors mounted on the device body, and a plurality...
8970217 System and method for noise reduction in magnetic resonance imaging  
Signals of interest in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems comprise narrowband, circularly polarized (CP) radio-frequency magnetic fields from rotating atomic nuclei. Background “body noise”...
8970238 Probe module with interleaved serpentine test contacts for electronic device testing  
A probe module for testing an electronic device comprises at least two contacts, each contact including a first end portion extending in a first direction along a first line, a second end portion...
8970210 Bidirectional magnetic position sensor having field rotation  
The disclosure relates to a magnetic position sensor in at least two directions, the sensor including at least one magnetized element and a probe including at least two magneto-sensitive elements...
8970226 In-situ VHF current sensor for a plasma reactor  
An RF current probe is encapsulated in a conductive housing to permit its placement inside a plasma reactor chamber. An RF voltage probe is adapted to have a long coaxial cable to permit a...
8972215 Method and system for determining parameters of sinusoidal signals  
At least one parameter of a signal is determined, wherein the signal is a sinusoidal signal including noise, wherein the parameter includes at least one of a frequency of the signal, and an angle...
8970235 Semiconductor test device, semiconductor test circuit connection device, and semiconductor test method  
A semiconductor test device and method for sequentially carrying out tests including an AC test, DC test, and thermal resistance test on a power semiconductor device are provided. The...
8970231 Capacitive sensor assembly  
A capacitive sensor assembly for a motor vehicle for detecting seat occupancy is provided. The capacitive sensor assembly includes a capacitive sensor element which has at least one first...
8970240 Resilient electrical interposers, systems that include the interposers, and methods for using and forming the same  
Resilient electrical interposers that may be utilized to form a plurality of electrical connections between a first device and a second device, as well as systems that may utilize the resilient...
8970246 Assembly and circuit structure for measuring current through an integrated circuit module device  
An assembly and circuit structure for measuring current through an integrated circuit (IC) module device is disclosed. The circuit structure includes a power supply, at least one IC module device,...
8970237 Wire break detection in redundant communications  
A system and method for low-cost, fault tolerant, EMI robust data communications, particularly for an EV environment.
8970230 Capacitive sensing button on chip  
An embodiment of an integrated circuit device may comprise an integrated circuit package, a sensor element attached within the integrated circuit package, a capacitance sensor coupled with the...
8970229 Capacitive sensor with reduced noise  
A method includes actuating a drive electrode to couple a majority of charge to a first sense electrode, a dielectric panel overlying the drive electrode, the first sense electrode, and a second...
8970241 Device retention for test socket  
Structures and techniques for restraining devices for testing. Test sockets may retain devices under test using one or more retention members protruding from sidewalls of the test sockets....
8970213 Method for manufacturing magnetoresistance effect element  
In a method for manufacturing the functional element, a protective film covering an underlayer, a patterned multilayer film, and a patterned cap layer are formed, and the underlayer is then...
8963539 Electronic circuit, integrated circuit, and magnetic field detection device and electronic device including the same  
An electronic circuit for detecting magnetism includes: a detection unit in which at least three detection blocks including at least one magnetic field detection element are arranged, wherein by...
8965722 Apparatus for calculating residual capacity of secondary battery  
An apparatus for calculating a residual capacity of a secondary battery is provided. The apparatus calculates the residual capacity of energy in the secondary battery which is charged/discharged....
8965721 Determining battery DC impedance  
A method and apparatus for measuring battery cell DC impedance by controlling charging of the battery cell. The method includes real-time characterization of a battery, (a) measuring periodically...
8963522 Current-direction detecting circuit and DC-DC converter  
According to one embodiment, a circuit includes an amplifier, first and second capacitors, a switch and a monitoring-comparator. The amplifier amplifies source and drain voltages to output first...
8963538 Magnetometer test arrangement and method  
Manufacturing of magnetometer units (20′) employs a test socket (41) having a substantially rigid body (43) with a cavity (42) therein holding an untested unit (20) in a predetermined position...
8965610 Pedal assist sensor  
Apparatus and method for controlling an electric motor providing assistance to a bicycle rider based on measuring the mechanical power generated by the rider. The power generated by the rider is...
8963540 Hall-effect-based angular orientation sensor and corresponding methods and devices  
A sensor for sensing an angular orientation of a magnetic field of a magnet includes: N≧2 Hall effect devices (HD1, HD2, . . . ), each having a detection direction and including a first and a...
8965468 Persistent-mode high-temperature superconducting shim coils to enhance spatial magnetic field homogeneity for superconducting magnets  
A persistent-mode High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) shim coil is provided having at least one rectangular shaped thin sheet of HTS, wherein the thin sheet of HTS contains a first long portion,...
8963570 Contactless loop probe  
The invention relates to a contactless loop probe for the contactless decoupling of an HF signal for a contactless measuring system, comprising at least one coupling structure (10) and at least...
8963535 Switch controlled current sensing using a hall effect sensor  
An electronic system includes a Hall sensor to sense a controlled current. The Hall sensor is positioned proximate to a signal path and develops a voltage that includes a component corresponding...
8963559 Variable impedance device  
A variable impedance device includes a passive tuner that includes at least one variable component, which is controllable to apply a variable impedance value to an input signal of the passive...
8960012 Method and apparatus for detection and characterization of mechanical damage  
Yield stress is an important indicator of the strength of a component such as a pipe section. A method and apparatus for measuring yield stress of components made from magnetic materials is...
8963556 System and method for detecting excess voltage drop in three-phase AC circuits  
A system and method for detecting excess voltage drop (EVD) in a three-phase electrical distribution circuit includes a diagnostic system comprising a processor that is programmed to receive...