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Composition and method for electroless plating of palladium phosphorus on
copper, and a coated component therefrom
A solution comprising a palladium compound and a polyaminocarboxylic compound has been found to be suitable as a bath for electroless plating of palladium onto...
Method and system for identification and mitigation of errors in
non-line-of-sight distance estimation
Ultra-wide bandwidth (UWB) transmission is a promising technology for indoor localization due to its fine delay resolution and obstacle-penetration...
Speaker and its production method
A speaker and a method of producing a speaker, the speaker including: an enclosure; at least one transducer mounted in the enclosure; and at least one passive...
Image rotation to optimize rip and print performance time
A method for processing a print job includes: a) processing printer description language (PDL) image data for a select page of a print job to form raster image...
Coordinating application migration processes
Systems and articles of manufacture for coordinating application migration processes include selecting at least one migration service for an application based...
Coordinating application migration processes
Techniques for coordinating application migration processes. A method includes selecting at least one migration service for an application based on analysis of...
Antenna placement based on LIDAR data analysis
In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method for optimizing service quality for a line of sight (LOS) radio service is provided. The method includes...
Software-controlled electronic circuit for switching power to a
The method of controlling a rotating three-phase motor involves generating in synchronism with the rotation of the motor a variable duty cycle pulse-width...
Gated bi-directional dual-rail series resonant converter power supply
A switching stage includes a first plurality of switches configured to produce an alternating current from a bulk voltage. A transformer has a primary and a...
High altitude, high voltage rear terminal block assembly
A disclosed terminal block assembly for a generator includes a terminal block with a base with first and second transverse terminal surfaces adjoining one...
Wire support member for an environmental control system
A wire support member for an environmental control system includes a bracket having an inner surface, an outer surface, and a thickness. A first arm projects...
Cable assemblies and associated systems and methods
Cable assemblies, methods and systems are provided that generally include a first patch cord, a second patch cord and a third patch cord that are removably...
Wire terminal assembly and adapter kit
An assembly is provided for a connector of an electrical wiring device having a base with a plurality of electrical terminals having a connecting screw. The...
Magnetoresistive structures with stressed layer
A method of making a magnetoresistive structure is disclosed. The method includes forming a pillar structure including a magnetic tunnel junction on a substrate...
Fabricating two-dimensional array of four-terminal thin film devices with
surface-sensitive conductor layer
A technique relates to a semiconductor device. First metal contacts are formed on top of a substrate. The first metal contacts are arranged in a first...
Nanowire FET with tensile channel stressor
Fin stacks including a silicon germanium alloy portion and a silicon portion are formed on a surface of a substrate. Sacrificial gate structures are then formed...
Low temperature adhesive resins for wafer bonding
A method for adhesive bonding in microelectronic device processing is provided that includes bonding a handling wafer to a front side of a device wafer with an...
Dual stroke mechanically latched mechanism
A switch for an electrical circuit includes a base, a rotatable cam having a first profile and a second profile, a solenoid, a link, and a member comprising a...
Sensor and control systems for electrical machines
A system for detecting sensor failure and/or operating with a failed sensor in an electrical machine includes an electrical machine, three or more sensors...
Gaming system, gaming device and method for providing a progressive award
including a quantity of free spins
A slot machine issues a percentage of one or more progressive awards based upon any wager level ("Percentage Progressive"). In a preferred embodiment of the...
System and method for color paint selection and acquisition
A method for paint color recommendation. The method obtains measures of an environment to be painted and trains a learned model to input data received from...
Duplicate keyword selection
A duplicate keyword selection engine facilitates identification and selection of duplicate keywords that are associated with advertisements and advertising...
System and method for identifying a marketplace status
A system for diagnosing an object that includes a preset of an object, a visual representation associated with one or more sub objects of at least part of the...
Local metric learning for tag recommendation in social networks using
A tag recommendation for an item to be tagged is generated by: selecting a set of candidate neighboring items in an electronic social network based on context...
Data mining system
A data mining system and method retrieve data related to an item from a database. A survey is generated for presentation in a game. The survey includes the...
Crowdsourcing directory system
The disclosed embodiments relates to a crowdsourcing directory system. The crowdsourcing directory system is configured for identifying and comparing one or...
Discriminative embedding of local color names for object retrieval and
A system and method enable similarity measures to be computed between pairs of images and between a color name and an image in a common feature space. Reference...
Method for three dimensional perception processing and classification
An apparatus is described comprising at least one processor; and memory storing instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the...
Mitigation of virtual machine security breaches
An approach provides solutions for responding to threats to virtual machines (VMs) and mitigating the risks of potential breaches to VMs that reside in the same...
Client-side simulated virtual universe environment
An invention that provides a client-side simulated virtual universe environment is provided. In one embodiment, there is a simulation tool, including an...
Emergency automated vehicle control system to monitor emergency medical
events through body area networks
Embodiments are directed to an automated control system having a memory and a processor system communicatively coupled to the memory. The processor system is...
Interactive energy device for environmental stewardship
A method, system and apparatus for operating an energy-using device are disclosed. Current data related to operation of the energy-using device is received at a...
Clear toner compositions
Clear toner compositions for use in offset lithography (or offset printing). Such clear toner compositions comprising a toner particle comprising a polyester...
Hydrogen-resistant optical fiber
Embodiments of the invention relate to a hydrogen-resistant optical fiber with a core having a central axis. The core may include only silica, or only silica...
Solid state device for reducing target strength
A device for deflecting acoustic waves for an object in a liquid environment includes an electrical power source located in the object. A heating grid is...
Apparatus and method for facilitating transmission of a wireless signal
from embedded sensors
An embedded sensor apparatus for enabling wireless signal transmission while protecting an embedded sensor is disclosed. In various embodiments, an embedded...
Calibration of nanostructure sensors
The present invention relates to uniform nanostructure biosensors and methods of calibrating the response of nanostructure biosensors. The invention overcomes...
Simplified resistance based belt inspection
A resistance circuit for monitoring a support structure is provided. The resistance circuit may include a first set of resistors disposed at a belt-side and a...
Optical evaluation of lenses and lens molds
A method for determining information about an object including a curved portion and a planar portion, the curved portion having a first curved surface having an...
Extractor mechanism for firearm
An ejector mechanism for a firearm. The ejector mechanism includes a claw-type extractor disposed opposite a ledge portion that includes an inclined face, the...
System and method for production of crude argon by cryogenic rectification
A system and method for producing argon that uses a higher pressure column, a lower pressure column, and an argon column collectively configured to produce...
Compressor discharge control on a transport refrigeration system
In a refrigeration system having a compressor, a condenser, an evaporator, and a controller for controlling an expansion valve, a process for controlling...
Method and apparatus for controlling gas flow from cylinders
A device that can be attached to the outlet of a gas cylinder, which can monitor and display in digital or analog form the pressure of the gas in the cylinder...
Volumetric sealing system
An adjustable joint having an outer housing section and an inner housing section telescopically disposed within the outer housing section. The inner housing...
Damage mitigation for gearbox
A component of a rotary wing aircraft is provided including a surface configured to contact another component of the rotary wing aircraft such that the surface...
Polygon compensation coupling for chain and sprocket driven systems
A polygon compensation coupling system for reducing a polygon effect in a chain driven system is disclosed. The polygon compensation coupling system may include...
Beam-based nonlinear spring
Nonlinear spring. In one embodiment, the spring includes two opposed curved surfaces curving away from one another. A flexible cantilever member is disposed...
Rolling element bearing configured with a channel
A rolling element bearing includes a plurality of rolling elements, a bearing inner ring and a bearing outer ring. The rolling elements are arranged...
Double row preloaded ball bearing with spacer balls
A ball bearing includes an outer ring having at two outer raceways and an inner ring having two inner raceways. A plurality of balls is disposed in each of the...
Plastic serviceable screw grommet and related methods
A retaining wing can be hingedly coupled to an outer surface of each of two legs along a hinge line. The retaining wing can include a leading edge facing...