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9043169 Monitoring method and monitoring device for an electrostatic coating plant  
An electrostatic coating plant coats components with a coating agent that is electrically charged by high voltage device. A first operating variable of a high voltage device may be determined and...
9037430 Methods and systems for non-destructively testing a polycrystalline diamond element  
Embodiments of the invention relate to electrical impedance tomography testing systems and methods for non-destructively testing a polycrystalline diamond element (e.g., a polycrystalline diamond...
9030043 Method for setting an output voltage level of a wind power plant  
The present invention addresses the problem of avoiding that wind turbine voltage levels within a wind power plant do not exceed predetermined overvoltage and/or undervoltage protection levels. In...
9026981 Dielectric reliability assessment for advanced semiconductors  
Embodiments relate to methods, computer systems and computer program products for performing a dielectric reliability assessment for an advanced semiconductor. Embodiments include receiving data...
9015958 Method and system to selectively dry grain in a grain bin  
A controller is coupled to a plurality of moisture sensors positioned within the grain bin at various spaced-apart locations. The controller determines a grain moisture level adjacent each...
9020771 Devices and methods for testing the energy measurement accuracy, billing accuracy, functional performance and safety of electric vehicle charging stations  
Testing of electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) is performed using a device operable in either or both an active mode and a passive mode. In an active mode, the device provides or is...
9008982 Systems and methods for determining residual flux in a power transformer  
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for calculating the flux in a core of an unloaded power transformer using current measurements taken from a capacitance-coupled voltage...
9000776 Structure characteristic impedance estimator using current probe  
A method for estimating the characteristic impedance of a structure comprising the following steps: providing a current probe comprising a magnetic core having an aperture therein and a primary...
8977511 Method for classifying electrical sheet  
A method for classifying electrical sheet is produced. The electrical sheet is used to produce an electrical machine and is available in the form of a strip roll wherein a magnetic flux that...
8970464 Systems and methods for measuring sheet resistance  
The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for determining sheet resistance values in a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. In certain embodiments, a system for determining sheet...
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...
8972214 Touch sense determined by characterizing impedance changes in a transmission line  
A touch panel or screen has a serpentine transmission line fabricated on a substrate, e.g., printed circuit board, LCD, plasma or LED screen, etc., and has a constant impedance. Touches to the...
8972213 Pattern recognition approach to battery diagnosis and prognosis  
A method is provided for determining a state-of-health of a battery in a vehicle-during an engine cranking phase. An engine cranking phase is initiated. Characteristic data is recorded that...
8949054 Compensation of simple fiber optic faraday effect sensors  
A monitoring system for detecting earth faults in an electrical power supply grid providing a power signal includes a plurality of monitoring devices, each of the monitoring devices including a...
8942937 Linear device value estimating method, capacitance detection method, integrated circuit, touch sensor system, and electronic device  
A capacitance distribution detection circuit includes a multiplexer, a driver, and a sense amplifier. The multiplexer switches states between a first connection state and a second connection...
8935114 Determining the closing time of a fuel injection valve based on evaluating the actuation voltage  
A method for determining a closing time of a valve having a coil drive, in particular a direct injection valve for an engine of a motor vehicle, has the steps: (a) switching off a current flow...
8928287 Control apparatus, control apparatus network and control method  
A first upper limit and a second upper limit of emission power are set in each of the NaS batteries. The second upper limit is maximum value of the emission power for maintaining the temperature...
8924173 Determining harmonics  
Methods, systems, and devices for determining a harmonic are described herein. One method includes determining a temperature of a circuit conductor while the circuit conductor is conducting a...
8922227 Systems and methods for detecting surface charge  
Systems and methods are provided for detecting surface charge on a semiconductor substrate having a sensing arrangement formed thereon. An exemplary sensing system includes the semiconductor...
8924174 Determining power flow  
Methods, systems, and devices for determining a power flow are described herein. One method includes determining a temperature of a circuit conductor while the circuit conductor is conducting a...
8909493 Compensation for sub-block erase  
A non-volatile memory system that has two or more sub-blocks in a block performs a check before accessing memory cells to see if the condition of a sub-block that is not being accessed could...
8909490 Battery state estimation device and battery state estimation method  
An object of the present invention is to provide a battery state estimation device and a battery state estimation method which identify parameter of a secondary battery with high accuracy. A...
8903680 Apparatus and method for evaluating layers in a multi-layer structure  
An apparatus for evaluating layers, including interlayer gaps, in a multi-layer structure; the multi-layer structure presenting a plurality of edges generally aligned athwart an axis; the...
8903668 Alternator speed estimation using spectrum analysis  
A system and method for determining the speed of an alternator, for example, a vehicle alternator. The method includes measuring the current or voltage of a vehicle battery for a predetermined...
8896328 Capacitive sensor device  
A processing system for a capacitive sensor device comprises circuitry and logic; and the capacitive sensor device comprises a first plurality of sensor electrodes and a second plurality of sensor...
8892378 Intelligent tool for detecting perforations and interpretation of data online  
The present application relates to a tool for detecting perforations in hydrocarbon pipelines based on the sensing system thereof. The function of said tool is to pass longitudinally through a...
8892379 System and method for soft-field reconstruction  
A system and method for soft-field reconstruction are provided. One method includes obtaining applied input and measured output information for an excited object using a plurality of transducers...
8884912 Electrostatic capacitance type input device and calculation method for calculating approach position of conductor  
An electrostatic capacitance type input device includes: first electrodes arranged in a first direction and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction; second electrodes...
8886474 System and apparatus for testing cable  
An apparatus for testing one or more transmission lines is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a processor capable of configuring the apparatus in one of a master mode and a slave mode. The...
8886480 System and method for signaling in gradient sensor devices  
A processing system includes a transmitter module, a receiver module, and a determination module. The transmitter module is configured to transmit in accordance with a first excitation mode with a...
8855953 Electrical power control device and electrical power calculation method in electrical power control device  
A motor drive device including a battery 10; switching elements 15 and 16 which are connected in series with a condenser C2 having a voltage Vdc resulting from an increase action of battery...
8855951 Power distribution circuit diagnostic system and method  
A diagnostic system for a power distribution circuit including a line, neutral and ground may include a switch configured to electrically connect the line and neutral, a first sensor configured to...
8855956 Method and system for determining state of charge of an energy delivery device  
A method of determining state of charge of an energy delivery device includes sampling voltage values of the energy delivery device during relaxation of the device. The method further includes...
8849520 Sensor interface transceiver  
Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a sensor interface module that selectively varies the resistance of an RLC network based upon one or more properties of exchanges data signals...
8849599 Method for parameters extraction of solar cells  
The present invention discloses a method for extracting of solar cell parameters. After illuminating the solar cell by different simulated solar luminosity with different illumination intensity,...
8849600 Method for measuring net charge density of membrane and apparatus thereof  
The present invention provides a method for measuring net charge density of membrane and apparatus thereof. The method measures the net charge density of a membrane by utilizing the relation...
8843334 Utility metering  
An apparatus has an input section arranged to receive values representative of the total instantaneous supply of electrical current as a function of time from an alternating voltage supply....
8838402 Method and arrangement for voltage measurement  
A method and an arrangement for voltage measurement with a transformer configuration comprising three single pole voltage transformers having tertiary windings open-delta connected with each...
8831898 Impedance measurement circuit and method  
An impedance measurement circuit comprises a current source arrangement, a voltage measurement arrangement and a processor. The circuit is operable in a two-point measurement mode and a four-point...
8831897 Determining remaining life fraction for battery networks in-situ  
Determination of a remaining life fraction for a network of batteries during use in an electrical circuit is disclosed. A state of health of the battery network can be determined by measuring a...
8798947 Apparatus and method for measuring charge density distribution  
The invention provides a method and apparatus for the detection of charge density distribution at the surface of a material sample. The apparatus comprises an electric potential sensor for...
8798946 Method and arrangement for a digital subscriber line  
The present invention relates to a method and an arrangement based on two-port network (TPN) theory that allows analytically estimating the loop transfer function from open and short-circuited...
8791689 Oscilloscope probe  
Disclosed is a probe for an oscilloscope comprising a multi-stage transistor amplifier that acts as an impedance transformer. Said amplifier is a d.c.-coupled emitter follower circuit that is...
8788244 Systems and methods for global voltage security assessment in power systems  
Systems and methods for global voltage security assessment in power systems are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for assessing voltage security in a power system having a number (i)...
8788227 Measuring method of critical current density of superconductor wires using measurement of magnetization loss  
A method for measuring critical current density of superconductor wires according to the present invention is characterized in that it includes: (a) applying an external magnetic field to the...
8781789 Method for determining incline angle of electromagnetic pointer  
A method for determining an incline angle of electromagnetic pointer is disclosed. The method comprises the following steps. First of all, an electromagnetic input pen/stylus is provided over...
8781786 Spindle speed detection through current sensing during boost braking  
A circuit includes a comparator having input terminals configured to be coupled across a drive transistor adapted to drive a phase of a motor. The comparator senses a drive current of the motor...
8781770 Method and system for estimating battery percentage  
A method and a system for estimating a battery percentage are provided. The method includes the following steps. A coulomb counter calculated battery index (CCBI) relating to an accumulated amount...
8781771 Measurement of material properties  
A system and method employing a general impedance as a cost-effective detector to measure dielectric properties of a material at both high and low frequencies, using combinations of resistance,...
8775108 Method and architecture for pre-bond probing of TSVs in 3D stacked integrated circuits  
On-chip test architecture and design-for-testability methods for pre-bond testing of TSVs are provided. In accordance with certain embodiments of the invention, a die level wrapper is provided...