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US20140266255 AUTOMATED PROFILING OF THE DIELECTRIC BEHAVIOR OF WOOD  
A device for evaluating the internal dielectric behavior of a structure with a capacitive sensor and a method of using such a device. The device allows a user to measure the internal dielectric...
US20130241576 SENSOR ASSEMBLY FOR DETECTING AN APPROACHING AND/OR CONTACTING OBJECT, AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING A SENSOR ASSEMBLY  
A sensor assembly and method for producing a sensor assembly for detecting an approaching and/or contacting object. The sensor assembly includes at least one sensor support surface having a first...
US20140306724 PROXIMITY SWITCH ASSEMBLY HAVING GROOVE BETWEEN ADJACENT PROXIMITY SENSORS  
A proximity switch assembly and method for detecting activation of a proximity switch assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of proximity switches each having a proximity sensor...
US20140132283 OVERLAY MARK AND MEASUREMENT METHOD THEREOF  
An overlay mark including at least one first overlay mark and at least one second overlay mark is provided. The first overlay mark includes a plurality of first bars and a plurality of first...
US20120262191 EXTENSION SENSOR AND METHOD FOR MEASURING AN EXTENSION OF A TEXTILE  
The invention relates to an extension sensor, in particular for measuring an extension of a textile, comprising at least one yarn, which has an extensibility and wherein the yarn comprises at...
US20140046611 GRAIN BIN CAPACITIVE MOISTURE SENSOR SYSTEM  
Each grain bin includes a data collector coupled to multiple capacitive moisture cables, each with multiple sensor nodes spaced along it. Each sensor node includes a pair of longitudinally...
US20120019263 Precision Measurement of Capacitor Mismatch  
Circuitry and methods for measuring capacitive mismatch with improved precision. The capacitors under measurement are connected in series in a voltage divider, with the node common to both...
US20110267079 CAPACITANCE SENSING CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF CAPACITANCE SENSING  
A capacitance sensing circuit comprises a capacitive device having a capacitance, the device initially being at a first voltage level. The capacitance sensing circuit is capable of applying one or...
US20130321006 METHOD FOR MEASURING CAPACITANCE AND CAPACITIVE SENSOR UNIT  
A method measures a capacitance. According to the method, a first detection measurement for the capacitance which is to be measured is detected by a first measurement method during a first...
US20130321000 ROTATIONAL CLEARANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION  
A radial clearance measurement system is provided. The radial clearance measurement system comprises a radial clearance sensor that is relatively insensitive to axial movement of an object...
US20150061701 TOUCH DETECTION DEVICE, TOUCH DETECTION SYSTEM AND TOUCH DETECTION METHOD  
A touch detection device includes: a first sensor having a first capacitance; a monitoring unit configured to monitor the first capacitance of the first sensor at a first period; a determining...
US20130234732 TOUCH PANEL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME  
The invention discloses a method for producing touch panels. The method comprises providing a plastic substrate including multiple predetermined regions; forming an icon or artwork layer on the...
US20140056692 TURBOMACHINE PROBE RETENTION FEATURE  
An example turbomachine probe assembly includes a probe body extending along a probe axis from a first sensor end to an opposing second end. An eccentric retention feature is configured to engage...
US20120197568 METHOD OF DETERMINING LOAD CAPACITANCE OF CRYSTAL OSCILLATION CIRCUIT, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME  
There is provided an oscillation circuit using a crystal vibrator including means A for obtaining an oscillation activation time Ts (Ts0) from an oscillation margin M by using a relational...
US20120277902 Method and Apparatus for Monitoring and Optimizing Microfluidic Particle Sorting  
Particle processing systems and methods utilize a sort monitoring system to monitor an operational characteristic for a particle sorting system. The operational characteristic may be related to...
US20140368221 SENSORED CABLE FOR A POWER NETWORK  
Sensored cable (1) for distribution of electrical power in a power network, the sensored cable comprising an inner conductor and an insulating layer (10) arranged concentrically around at least an...
US20110285403 SENSOR CIRCUIT  
A method of measuring signals related to a photodiode based sensor and calculating a corrected data value thereof is disclosed. A nominal reset voltage value of the photodiode may be measured. A...
US20110156724 CAPACITANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A first capacitor and a second capacitor are charged until voltage at the second capacitor settles to a settling voltage. While charging, the first capacitor is alternately switched between a...
US20140361979 GRIP SENSOR DEVICE AND GRIP SENSING METHOD  
A grip sensor device and a grip sensing method are provided. The grip sensor device includes an antenna that is formed of metal within a mobile electronic device and communicates a signal of a...
US20110057669 Capacitive Sensor  
A capacitive sensor for a digital display device comprises: one or more proximity wires; a grounding wire; wherein the DDD having a system area and a frame area; wherein the frame area is...
US20140306723 PROXIMITY SWITCH ASSEMBLY HAVING PLIABLE SURFACE AND DEPRESSION  
A proximity switch assembly and method for detecting activation of a proximity switch assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of proximity switches each having a proximity sensor...
US20140285218 SOCKET CAPABLE OF DECTECING APPROACHING OBJECT  
A socket capable of detecting an approaching object, which is used to be electrically connected to a mains supply and comprises a relay (200), a socket base (300), a capacitance sensing circuit...
US20140253148 CAPACITANCE-TO-VOLTAGE INTERFACE CIRCUITS  
A capacitance-to-voltage interface circuit is utilized to obtain a voltage corresponding to a detected capacitance differential, which may be associated with the operation of a capacitive sensing...
US20120105079 CAPACITANCE-TO-VOLTAGE INTERFACE CIRCUITS  
A capacitance-to-voltage interface circuit is utilized to obtain a voltage corresponding to a detected capacitance differential, which may be associated with the operation of a capacitive sensing...
US20110313622 OCCUPANT POSTURE SENSING APPARATUS AND OCCUPANT POSTURE SENSING METHOD  
To be configured inexpensively to enable cost reduction and sense sitting posture of an occupant highly accurately, occupant posture sensing apparatus 100 includes capacitance sensor unit 10 and...
US20130049771 EDGE ACCURACY IN A CAPACITIVE SENSE ARRAY  
A capacitive sense array configured to improve edge accuracy in detecting a presence of a conductive object is described. In one embodiment, a capacitive sense array includes at least a first set...
US20110246120 EQUIVALENT CIRCUIT OF INDUCTANCE ELEMENT, METHOD OF ANALYZING CIRCUIT CONSTANT, CIRCUIT CONSTANT ANALYSIS PROGRAM, DEVICE FOR ANALYZING CIRCUIT CONSTANT, CIRCUIT SIMULATOR  
The present invention provides an equivalent circuit, circuit constant analysis method, circuit constant analysis program, circuit constant analysis device, and circuit simulator for an inductance...
US20120074960 ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM ENERGY CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY MONITOR  
A method and device for reporting the characteristics of an energy storage system. The method comprises acquiring the open circuit voltage. The method also comprises providing a coulomb capability...
US20150198657 STATE-DEPENDENT CAPACITANCE ESTIMATION  
Techniques for estimating state-dependent capacitance of a circuit are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for determining a circuit state for a circuit comprises determining a...
US20110175629 CAPACITANCE DISPLACEMENT AND ROTATION SENSOR  
A position measuring sensor formed from opposing sets of capacitor plates measures both rotational displacement and lateral displacement from the changes in capacitances as overlapping areas of...
US20150103271 TOUCH SENSOR  
Disclosed herein is provided with a touch sensor, including: a window substrate; a first bezel layer formed at an edge portion of the window substrate and formed of at least one layer; and a resin...
US20150162932 Tunable Baseline Compensation Scheme for Touchscreen Controllers  
A method for compensating for panel capacitance the associated current is proposed, wherein the mutual capacitances of a capacitance sensing array are selectively coupled to drive voltages and to...
US20110279488 OLED LUMINANCE DEGRADATION COMPENSATION  
A system and method are disclosed for determining a pixel capacitance. The pixel capacitance is correlated to a pixel age to determine a current correction factor used for compensating the pixel...
US20100026313 Capacitance Structures for Defeating Microchip Tampering  
Apparatus, method and program product may detect an attempt to tamper with a microchip by detecting an unacceptable alteration in a measured capacitance associated with capacitance structures...
US20140173769 System for Monitoring Growth Conditions of Plants  
A system (110) for monitoring growth conditions of a plurality of plant containers (112) is disclosed. The system (110) has a transport system (118) for transporting the plant containers (112)....
US20120262192 HIGH-IMPEDANCE MEMS SWITCH  
A MEMS switch. The MEMS switch has a high-impedance state and a low-impedance state for biasing a capacitive sensor, and includes an actuation bias terminal, a sense bias terminal, a switch...
US20120113044 Multi-Sensor Device  
A multi-sensor device includes an optical sensor portion and a capacitive sensor portion where the capacitive sensor portion borders the optical sensor portion. Various other devices, systems,...
US20120007614 Method and Device for Position Detection with Palm Rejection  
The method and the device for position detection with palm rejection are disclosed. The invention provides a sensor and a controller for controlling the sensor. The sensor includes a plurality of...
US20140125358 REDUCING MOVEMENT AND ELECTROSTATIC INTERFERENCE IN A NON-RESISTIVE CONTACT SENSOR ASSEMBLY  
A non-resistive contact sensor assembly, including a non-resistive contact sensor device, including a dry electrode component, and a cover of anti-triboelectric material in which the sensor device...
US20110267078 Current Sensor Capacity Measuring System  
A capacitance measuring circuit comprising an oscillator circuit, where a sensor capacitance forms a link of a plurality of series connected impedances and where a square wave voltage is impressed...
US20110050252 AUTOMATIC CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ACTUATOR BASED ON CAPACITANCE MEASUREMENT  
An apparatus and method for determining characterizing attributes of an actuator is provided. An actuator may be moved to a maximum capacitance position. At the maximum capacitance position, an...
US20150097581 SENSING  
An apparatus comprising: a capacitance touch sensor arrangement configured to have a variable capacitance that varies when a conductive object approaches; and at least one variable impedance...
US20090147437 COULOMB ISLAND AND FARADAY SHIELD USED TO CREATE ADJUSTABLE COULOMB FORCES  
A first insulated planar metallic surface is formed under a surface of a substrate which is orientated a first way to an edge of the substrate. A Faraday shield is formed when a second insulated...
US20110163765 CAPACITIVE OCCUPANT DETECTION SYSTEM HAVING WET SEAT COMPENSATION AND METHOD  
An occupant detection system and method are provided. The system includes a capacitive sensor having an electrode arranged in a seat proximate to an expected location of an occupant for sensing an...
US20120043973 CAPACITANCE TO CODE CONVERTER WITH SIGMA-DELTA MODULATOR  
An apparatus and method of converting a capacitance measured on a sensor element to a digital value. The apparatus may include a switching capacitor as a sensor element, a modulation circuit...
US20110043224 CAPACITIVE OIL QUALITY MONITORING SENSOR WITH FLUORINATED BARRIER COATING  
Methods and devices for evaluating the quality of oils are disclosed. The methods and devices can provide an indication of the oil quality based on the Total Polar Content of the oil. The methods...
US20140028333 VAPOR SENSOR INCLUDING SENSOR ELEMENT WITH INTEGRAL HEATING  
A vapor sensor includes a capacitance-related property sensor element (110), a heater circuit element (170), a capacitance-related property measurement circuit element (180), and at least one...
US20120043971 METHODS AND CIRCUITS FOR MEASURING MUTUAL AND SELF CAPACITANCE  
A capacitance measurement circuit for measuring self and mutual capacitances may include a first electrode capacitively coupled with a second electrode, a first plurality of switches coupled with...
US20130234735 OCCUPANT SENSOR DEVICE  
An occupant sensor device includes a sensor body unit disposed in a base part of a seat in a vehicle, and an occupant detection device. The sensor body unit is divided into at least two parts,...
US20120242353 Physical Property Measuring Method for TFT Liquid Crystal Panel and Physical Property Measuring Apparatus for TFT Liquid Crystal Panel  
There is provided a physical property measuring method for a TFT liquid crystal panel, includes an impedance setting step of setting the impedance between the source and drain of a TFT of the TFT...

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