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Control method for SAR-optimized activation of a coil array
A control device for a magnetic resonance system activates the coils of a transmission array and a gradient magnet system of the magnetic resonance system by...
System and method for configuring a soft starter
An externally configurable soft starter system comprises a motor controller including solid state switches for controlling application of power to a motor. A...
Tomographic sampling for SPECT with cone-beam or multifocal collimation
An apparatus and method for nuclear medical imaging (e.g., SPECT imaging) using cone-beam or multifocal collimators is disclosed. According to the embodiment of...
Devices, systems, and/or methods for electrically coupling a high voltage
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a terminal box adapted to be releasably and/or operatively attached to a selected electric motor of a plurality of...
An electric component, in particular an electric switch placed in a liquid-filled housing of an electrical installation, in particular a transformer, is filled...
Methods and primers for evaluating HIV-1 mutations
Primer sequences and a method of using such sequences for the genotyping of HIV-1-containing samples, particularly those which have failed genotyping analysis...
Multi-layered platelet structure
An electrical insulation paper that is made of mica flakelets (22), having an average size range of 0.01 to 0.05 mm in their thinnest dimension, hexagonal boron...
Engine portions with functional ceramic coatings and methods of making
A ceramic coating for imparting one or more of a variety of functional characteristics (e.g., reducing vibration levels) to one or more components or portions of...
Method for producing radioactive isotopes for positron emission tomography
A method for producing radioactive isotopes for positron emission tomography is provided. The method includes generating radioactive isotopes by the acceleration...
Water treatment system and method
A water treatment system provides treated or softened water to a point of use by removing a portion of any hardness-causing species contained in water from a...
Dishwasher having a sorption drying device
A dishwasher includes a washing container, devices for washing dishes by means of rinsing liquor, and a sorption drying device which is connected in an...
Automatic optimization for ultrasound medical imaging
Methods and systems are provided for automatic optimization for ultrasound medical imaging. In one approach, velocity values are unwrapped to avoid aliasing...
Measuring transducer movement methods and systems for multi-dimensional
Methods and systems for measuring transducer movement are provided. For example, free-hand scanning for three-dimensional imaging is provided. An optical sensor...
Method and device for influencing combustion processes
A specific electrode arrangement for a burner already exists with which the flame of the burner is influenced by using electrical fields, whereby these...
Hollow turbine blade
A hollow turbine blade is provided including an airfoil profile which is formed by a suction-side profile wall and a pressure-side profile wall and around which...
A medical cushion is provided. The medical cushion has at least one x-ray positive and at least one electromagnetic marker and a soft filler material that yields...
Domestic appliance, in particular fitted domestic appliance with a
controllable operating display
A domestic appliance includes an operation indicator having an illumination element for emitting a light beam by means of which a gap between the domestic...
Multipart domestic appliance
The invention relates to a domestic appliance that includes a first and a second housing that are juxtaposed and fastened to each other sidewall to sidewall. A...
Storage module for flat postal items with last-in/first-out operation
A storage module for flat postal items includes a storage area, an infeed function to transfer postal items from a stream of postal items into the storage area,...
Temperature-indicating element for a refrigeration device
A temperature-indicating element for a refrigeration device, including a support or backing, a thermochromic layer applied to the backing for indicating the...
Linen treatment device with imbalance monitoring, level monitoring or load
An acceleration sensor for a household device which serves for leveling the appliance and also for weighing the material introduced into the appliance, for...
Door for a refrigeration device
A door for a refrigeration device having an internal wall and an external and a thermally insulting layer sandwiched between the walls. The external wall is...
System for use in data exchange and information retrieval
A user interface system employed in retrieving information from an information repository used in exchanging data between different electronic data systems...
Method for improving the functionality of a binary representation
A method is provided for improving functionality of a binary representation of an XML-based content description, wherein a structure of any instance of an XML...
Bus module for connection to a bus system and use of such a bus module in
an AS-i bus system
Disclosed is a bus module that can be connected to a bus system and comprises means for outputting safety-relevant signals in the form of repeated unambiguous...
Ensuring quality of service in a communications network
A network access device checks communication data flows coming into a network for specific authorization information. The quality of service class (QOS) with...
Generic data stream description
The present invention relates to the description of a data stream having data stream subdomains, which can be referenced and classified, and a data stream...
Method for improving the functionality of a binary representation
A method for improving functionality of a binary representation of an XML-based content description, wherein a structure of any instance of an XML document...
Method and data network for managing medical image data
To increase the efficiency of the management of image data in a data network including a multiplicity of network nodes, at least one embodiment of the present...
Personalized prognosis modeling in medical treatment planning
Automated treatment planning is provided with individual specific consideration. One or more prognosis models indicate survivability as a function of patient...
Incremental learning of nonlinear regression networks for machine
A method for identifying a potential fault in a system includes obtaining a set of training data. A first kernel is selected from a library of two or more...
System and method for the creation of a virtual observation and access
channel in medical 3D images
In a system for the producing and displaying a virtual access channel in medical images, having a computer with a monitor, and a position and ...
Treatment order processing system suitable for pharmacy and other use
A system links a standardized coded diagnosis associated with a medication order with information in a pharmacy information system to supplement medication...
Method for creating a speech database for a target vocabulary in order to
train a speech recognition system
The words of the target vocabulary are composed of segments, which have one or more phonemes, whereby the segments are derived from a training text that is...
Level measurement system
To provide a simpler and less expensive system for multipoint level measurement, a level measurement system with at least two sensor devices operating in...
Method for determining a transformation of coordinates of different images
of an object
Disclosed is a method for registering images of an object according to which a landmark that is common to the images is first identified, and the transformations...
Region based push-relabel algorithm for efficient computation of maximum
A region-based push-relabel formulation is disclosed that removes the requirement that the entire graph should fit into the computer memory and yields an...
Spatially localized noise adaptive smoothing of emission tomography images
A method and system for spatially localized, noise-adaptive smoothing of filtered back-projection (FBP) nuclear images includes smoothing a FBP image on a...
Method and apparatus for virtual bowel cleaning
A method and an apparatus for virtual bowel cleaning are disclosed. A first CT volume data record of an area of the bowel of interest is produced, in which...
In-the-ear hearing aid having an electronics module
An in-the-ear hearing aid is to have a more compact design. For this purpose there is inserted into a housing shell an electronics module having all the...
Hearing and apparatus with compensation of acoustic and electromagnetic
Hearing aids with microphone and telephone coil are to be made simpler and more convenient. For this purpose it is provided to use an adaptive filter to...
Method for the synchronization of signal tones and corresponding hearing
The output of signal tones from hearing aids for binaural coverage is to be synchronized. To this end, it is provided that the counters of the two hearing aids...
Communication system for flexible use in different application scenarios
in automation technology
There is described a module for expanding a central module of an automation system, the data transfer between module and central module being accomplished by...
Method, apparatus and system for the adaptive optimization of transport
protocols when transmitting images
A method, an apparatus and a system are disclosed for the adaptive and dynamic improvement or even optimization of a transport protocol when transmitting digital...
Method of solving a split-brain condition
In a cluster system comprising at least two nodes connected via a communication network and having a name and a host weight assigned to it, a method is...
Progressive refinement for texture-based volume rendering
A method for rendering a two-dimensional image comprising: (a) obtaining a first three-dimensional set of data for a relatively high quality image; (b)...
Integrated maglatch accessory
An apparatus for indicating a condition of a molded case circuit breaker, with the circuit breaker defining an accessory pocket in communication with an...
Capacitive proximity switch and domestic appliance equipped therewith
A capacitive proximity switch has an electrically conductive sensor surface, which is covered by an electrically non-conductive covering plate and which serves...
Piezoceramic multilayer actuator and method of manufacturing a
piezoceramic multilayer actuator
A piezoceramic multilayer actuator (10) has a plurality of piezoceramic layers (12) and a security layer (20) disposed between two piezoceramic layers (12). The...
Method for increasing throughput in an automatic clinical analyzer by
duplicating reagent resources
A method for maximizing analyzer throughput irregardless of the mix in demand of different assays to be conducted by duplicating the reagents required to conduct...