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8937478 Electrostatic occupant detection system  
An electrostatic occupant detection system includes an electrostatic sensor and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is switchable between an occupant determination state in...
8836348 Electrostatic capacitance type physical quantity sensor and angular velocity sensor  
The present invention provides a high-accuracy electrostatic capacitance type physical quantity sensor and angular velocity sensor configured so as to be capable of suppressing noise derived from...
8829912 Tribocharge test fixture  
A fixture can include a test fixture that holds an object whose electrostatic charge characteristics are to be measured, means for moving a piece of rubbing material into contact with the object,...
8816693 Electrostatic discharge test method and test system  
An ESD test method for testing an object is disclosed. The object is activated and controlled to separate from a horizontal plane by a pre-determined distance. A first discharge voltage is...
8791703 Electrostatic probes for mapping conductive web bagginess  
A method for testing a conductive web includes moving a conductive web past at least one electrostatic probe, providing an alternating current or voltage which generates an alternating current to...
8659300 Stress testing of silicon-on-insulator substrates using applied electrostatic discharge  
A method of implementing electrostatic discharge (ESD) testing of an integrated circuit includes applying an ESD event to an exposed backside of a substrate of the integrated circuit, wherein the...
8643378 Method of performing electrostatic discharge testing on a payment card  
Methods of performing electrostatic discharge testing on a transaction card are disclosed. A transaction card may be placed on an insulated surface. A grounding probe may be placed at a first...
8618817 Device and method for determining at least one parameter of a medium  
The invention relates to a device for determining at least one parameter of at least one medium, said medium being introducible into at least one measuring path. An electric and/or electromagnetic...
8487632 Electrostatic sensor and occupant detecting device having the same  
An electrostatic sensor for a vehicle includes a loop-shaped electrode arranged in a seat bottom of the vehicle, and a sensor portion to detect a weak electric field generated between the...
8378689 Electrostatic sensor device and matrix  
An electrostatic sensor device including a first sensor element and a second sensor element; a dielectric substrate material formed in two layers, and a sensing hole which penetrates the...
8264233 Magnetoresistive electrostatic discharge (ESD) detector  
A magnetoresistive electrostatic discharge (ESD) event detector includes at least one magnetoresistive device. The at least one magnetoresistive device detects an ESD event in an ESD sensitive...
8198901 Method for assessment of electrostatic properties of fibers or substrates  
Method for assessment of electrostatic properties of fibers or substrates, this method being particularly useful for demonstrating the efficacy of a composition for minimizing the accumulation of...
8179119 Charge sampling device and method  
The invention relates to the sampling of temporally changing amounts of charge (102) by receiving varying amounts of charge (102) varying as a function of time, transforming the varying amounts of...
8154301 Method of testing substrate  
Disclosed herein is a method of testing a substrate. In the method, a first test terminal is connected to a first external circuit layer coupled to a first connection pad of a first active element...
8129979 Arrangement for lightning detection at a wind turbine  
An arrangement to detect a lightning strike in a wind turbine is provided. According to the arrangement, the wind turbines contains an ozone sensor. The ozone sensor is located close to a...
8129978 Material detector  
To realize a small size and high detection accuracy in a substance detection apparatus. A charge detection field effect transistor and a control circuit therefor are provided in each cell, and the...
8117902 Nanopatterned surfaces and related methods for selective adhesion, sensing and separation  
The invention is comprised, in part, of a surface that contains more than one component or construct. Such heterogenous surface compositions and configurations, related systems and methods for...
8085052 Charge eliminating apparatus and method, and program storage medium for removing static electricity from a target object such as a wafer  
A charge eliminating apparatus eliminates, when an electrical characteristics test of a target object is performed by moving a mounting table mounting the target object thereon and a probe card...
8044838 Methods and systems for determining the phase constant for a dielectric medium  
A method for determining a phase constant for a dielectric medium is provided. The method includes deploying a calibration object with a known free-space spectral response within a dielectric...
7868620 Data integrity management responsive to an electrostatic event  
The disclosure is related to detecting an electrostatic charge at a data storage device. The electrostatic charge can be detected and a data integrity management process can be implemented. In a...
7855565 Substrate characterization device and method for characterizing a substrate  
A substrate characterization device is provided which includes a sensor module and a processor. The sensor module has at least one contact surface configured to contact the substrate, the sensor...
7831205 Methods and systems for wireless communication by magnetic induction  
Disclosed are embodiments of methods and systems for wireless data transmission by magnetic induction. In one embodiment, a network of magnetic induction units is provided. The units may be...
7795878 Dimensions determination for insulating coatings  
Systems and methods for determining the dimensions of insulating coating sections applied to a conductive component are disclosed. The method includes providing a specimen having an insulating...
7752931 Nanopatterned surfaces and related methods for selective adhesion, sensing and separation  
A surface comprises a surface member and a plurality of components thereon. Such heterogenous surface compositions and configurations, related systems and methods for sensing particle or analyte...
7746608 Methodology to guard ESD protection circuits against precharge effects  
An ESD protection circuit (710) is guarded by a parallel first precharge elimination circuit (720) relative to an I/O pad (721) and a parallel second precharge elimination circuit (730) relative...
7671599 Static electricity monitor comprising a walking footpad electrode and handrail electrode  
A static electricity monitor is disclosed operable to test a garment worn by a person, the garment comprising a first piece of footwear worn on a first foot of the person. The static electricity...
7649359 Electrostatic thin film chemical and biological sensor  
A chemical and biological agent sensor includes an electrostatic thin film supported by a substrate. The film includes an electrostatic charged surface to attract predetermined biological and...
7560948 Circuit for minimizing or eliminating pulse anomalies in human body model electrostatic discharge tests  
A new circuit for producing simulated electrostatic discharges (ESD) based on the Human Body Model (HBM) is disclosed for testing integrated circuits. HBM ESD test systems provide stress pulses...
7521673 Wide range, very high resolution differential mobility analyzer (DMA)  
The resolution of a differential mobility analyzer (DMA) and the range of valid mobility values for the charged particles that it can detect are increased. The DMA makes use of a flat...
7514938 Dielectric relaxation spectroscopy apparatus and methods of use  
Methods and apparatus for measuring the dielectric relaxation properties of a sample are disclosed. Methods are disclosed for amplifying or controlling the dielectric relaxation properties of a...
7358748 Methods and systems for determining a property of an insulating film  
A method for determining a property of an insulating film is provided. The method may include obtaining a charge density measurement of the film, a surface voltage potential of the film relative...
7339381 Object sensing  
An object sensing system (50), and method, employing electric field sensing, also known as quasi-electrostatic sensing and which may be termed cross capacitive sensing, is described. The system...
7330032 Techniques for building-scale electrostatic tomography  
Techniques for imaging a search region to detect a dielectric target include placing multiple electrodes outside the search region. At least two electrodes are activated independently of each...
7315173 Method of measuring electric field distribution and electric field distribution measuring instrument  
A method and apparatus for measuring an electric field distribution according to the present invention calculates a distribution of electric field intensity and its direction at arbitrary...
7298127 Particle detection  
Particle detection and characterizing apparatus has an insulating tube along which the particles flow. Five electrodes spaced along the outside of the tube are connected via amplifiers to a...
7161143 Method and apparatus to increase the resolution and widen the range of differential mobility analyzers (DMAs)  
A differential mobility analyzer (DMA) for separating charged particles or ions suspended in a gas and a method of using the DMA for separating such particles. The invention includes various means...
7151655 Electrostatic discharge (ESD) detector  
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) detector and a system having an ESD detector have been described herein.
7138804 Automatic transmission line pulse system  
A system for measuring electrostatic discharge (ESD) characteristics of a semiconductor device that comprises at least one pulse generator generating ESD-scale pulses, a first point of the...
7019529 Electrostatic sensor device and matrix  
A system for electrostatically measuring the shape or pattern of objects including an array of sensor devices having the capability of responding, due to variable electrostatic coupling, to...
7005858 System and method for decreasing ESD damage during component level long term testing  
A method is disclosed for minimizing damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD) during long-term testing of electronic components and assemblies. The method includes conducting a stress-test,...
6995361 Radial disk type ion mobility spectrometer  
The present invention relates to a radial disk type ion mobility spectrometer, comprising: an ionizing chamber which is made of a cylindrical tube, and includes an inlet for supplying sample gas...
6888356 Method of detecting plastics articles, and a detector device  
The method of detecting plastics material, in particular for a postal sorting installation through which articles pass, is intended to distinguish automatically between articles having an outside...
6862536 Measuring system and a method for measuring particle velocity and/or particle velocity distribution and/or particle size distribution  
Measuring systems and methods measure particle velocity and/or particle velocity distribution and/or particle size or particle size distribution. The measuring system includes a filter for...
6794878 Device for detecting a flow of powder particles  
A method and device is provided for detecting a flow of particles, particularly paint particles, in a powder transportation line connected to a powder spray gun. The powder transportation line of...
6730908 Method for charging a structure comprising an insulating body  
Process for charging a structure formed from an insulating body sandwiched between two electrodes. In the process a Faraday cage is placed in contact with one of the electrodes of the structure,...
6714027 Method and apparatus for calculating the electrical characteristics of materials of thin film transistors  
A device and automated method of calculating bulk states information and interface states information of a thin film transistor from a current-voltage measurement and a capacitance-voltage...
6690179 High throughput mechanical property testing of materials libraries using capacitance  
One aspect of the present invention provides instruments for measuring mechanical properties of a combinatorial library of materials. The instruments include at least one capacitor to which a...
6686842 Animate entity's line-of-bearing location device and method linking species-specific non-uniform-electric field pattern of heart's ECG to dielectrophoresis  
The dielectrophoretic force caused by the non-uniform electric field squared spatial gradient three-dimensional pattern uniquely exhibited by a predetermined type of entity can be detected by a...
6674366 Inanimate entity line-of-bearing location method via linking material-specific non-uniform static electrification spatial gradient pattern to dielectrophoresis  
The dielectrophoretic force caused by the non-uniform electric field squared spatial gradient three-dimensional pattern uniquely exhibited by a predetermined type of inanimate entity can be...
6628122 Electrostatic discharge testing apparatus  
A hand truck like frame has a pair of wheels, each of which is coated with an electrically conductive material so that in a selected operating mode the wheels define electrodes. A separate pair of...

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