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Piezo actuator and associated production method
A support assembly for a piezoelectric actuator (15), in particular for a piezoelectric actuator for driving an injector for the injection system of an internal...
Three-phase synchronous machine having a permanent magnet rotor with an
The aim of the invention is to achieve a high torque yield in synchronous machines excited by permanent magnets. Said aim is achieved by using subharmonic air...
Absorbing organic reagents into diagnostic test devices by formation of
amine salt complexes
A method of applying an organic acid reagent having limited transolubility in organic solvents, aqueous solvents, and mixtures thereof to a component of a...
Utilization of discontinuous fibers for improving properties of high
temperature insulation of ceramic matrix...
An insulating material 14 adapted for use in a high temperature environment for coating a turbine component is provided. The insulating material comprises a...
System for treating wastewater
The invention is directed to a method an apparatus for treating wastewater. The wastewater treatment system includes an aeration system that cycles between...
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...
Activated carbon for odor control
An activated carbon-metal oxide matrix is disclosed. The activated carbon-metal oxide matrix may be obtained by a method including the steps of: preoxidizing a...
Haptic feedback method and apparatus for tissue elasticity and a virtual
In a method and apparatus for providing haptic feedback representing tissue elasticity, measured data based on a measurement of the elasticity of body tissue in...
Stereoscopic three or four dimensional ultrasound imaging
Medical diagnostic ultrasound stereo imaging is provided. A medical diagnostic ultrasound system operable to scan a body with ultrasound is also operable to...
Pin-loaded mounting apparatus for a refractory component in a combustion
An apparatus for mounting a refractory component such as a turbine shroud ring segment (32) with a ceramic core (42) onto a combustion turbine engine structure...
Seal usable between thermally movable components
A seal usable between two thermally movable components to prevent fluids from mixing. For instance, the seal may be used to seal thermally movable components of...
Method for detecting a cylinder-specific air/fuel ratio in an internal
An internal combustion engine comprising several cylinders provided with injection valves associated with the cylinders admeasuring fuel. An exhaust gas probe is...
Method for the automatic starting and stopping of an internal combustion
The invention relates to a method for the automatic starting and stopping of an internal combustion engine. Release of a stop mode for the internal combustion...
Control element with surface ornamentation for an electrical device
Healthcare procedure and resource scheduling system
A User Interface system provides a physician with a user-friendly overview of operational and resource information of a Radiology Information System (RIS) and...
Industrial controller based on distributed technology objects
A method and system for controlling an industrial controller based on technology objects are disclosed. Technology object types may be loaded and instantiated...
Method for determination of the supported position of a patient in a
magnetic resonance apparatus
In a method and magnetic resonance apparatus for determination of the position of the apparatus scanner, three localizer exposures situated orthogonally to one...
Image registration using minimum entropic graphs
In a method of aligning images, a first image and a second image are sampled to a plurality of joint feature pairs. A minimum entropic graph is computed using...
Detection of intervertebral disk orientation in spine images using curve
A computer-implemented method for vertebrae segmentation includes providing an image of a plurality of vertebrae, and determining a seed in each of at least two...
Image segmentation in a three-dimensional environment
A method (100) for image segmentation in a three-dimensional environment includes receiving scan data (112), selecting a viewing vector relative to the scan data...
The increasing miniaturization of hearing aids means that less and less space is available for accommodating controls (9). It is thus proposed that, at least one...
Hearing aid system
The user (2) of a binaural hearing aid or communication system (1A, 1B) is to be provided with an easier assignment or identification of acoustic signals...
Method and apparatus for identifying the direction of incidence of an
incoming audio signal
To determine the direction of incidence for a signal from an acoustic signal source using a directional microphone system, which has at least two microphones,...
Method for setting up a communication link with multimedia call signaling
A communication link from a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device is established via a telecommunication network. Several...
Method and x-ray computed tomography system for visualizing at least two
types of cardiac tissue: healthy...
A method and an x-ray computed tomography system are disclosed for visualizing at least two different types of cardiac tissue, such as normally perfused tissue,...
Frequency error estimation
There is disclosed a technique for generating an improved estimate of the frequency error in a received signal, and more particularly the application of such a...
Method for operating an inverter and arrangement for executing the method
There is described a method for operating an electronically controlled inverter. The inverter is controlled during the positive half-wave of the output...
Precision correction of reflectance measurements
A system and method of correcting reflectance comprises determining a reflectance constant for a test product at a first wavelength for which reflectance does...
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus for scanning the spine
The present invention discloses a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus for scanning a spine, comprising a body coil for emitting signals, a patient table within...
b-value optimization for diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging
A method for selecting the b-values for diffusion weighted magnetic resonance scans. The method includes: identifying a single reference slice within a volume of...
Medical imaging unit
A medical imaging unit is provided. The medical imaging unit include a tomography device for 3D imaging and a PET system for positron emission tomography. The...
Device and method for monitoring solid-state detectors
In a device and associated method for monitoring solid-state detectors, image segments of a test image (such as, for example, a dark current image) from...
Extended drive plate rotary handle
The present invention relates generally to a rotary handle. More particularly, the invention encompasses an improved support bracket for a deliberate action...
Modular wiring device
Disclosed is a wiring device that can be equipped with at least one connection module and is provided with a contacting device(s). In order to protect the...
Meter socket device with interchangeable meter jaw assembly
The invention provides a meter socket assembly for a watt-hour meter with removable and changeable meter jaws. The meter socket assembly comprises a meter base,...
Turbomachine having an axially displaceable rotor
The invention relates to a compressor, which is axially flowed through, for a gas turbine having an axially displaceable rotor. An annular flow channel, which...
Method and apparatus for x-ray alignment
An imaging system has an inventive light source coupled to its X-ray detector to project a visible light beam onto the patient so that the patient may be aligned...
Ceiling-mounted x-ray examination device
The invention relates to a ceiling-mounted x-ray examination device comprising a patient-receiving table, an X-ray emitter, an X-ray receiver, a first adjusting...
Electronic drive of a parking brake
An electric drive for a parking brake is disclosed, the brake having a rotationally driven screw nut which is in engagement with two spindles which are aligned...
Sealing device for a fuel injector, and sealing method
In order to create a fluid-tight seal relative to a seal seat edge (422), especially a cylinder head (40), in a sealing device for a fuel injector (1),...
An acoustic pick-up, particularly an ultrasonic pick-up for acoustically diagnosing machines, for example, for detecting leakage in valves or for diagnosing...
Method and device for analyzing the combustion noise in a cylinder of an
internal combustion engine
When detecting the combustion noise on a combustion engine (10) by using a knock sensor (14), the problem arises in that prior art methods cannot determine with...
Cryogen tank for cooling equipment
A cryogen tank in thermal and mechanical attachment with the equipment to be cooled. Direct thermal conduction between the cryogen and the equipment provides the...
Packaging machine for tubular bags
When viewing in the direction of material flow of a flat film web of a packaging machine for tubular bags, a film conveying device is situated behind a shaping...
Method for navigation through displayed medical image information
In a method for navigation through medical image information, upon selection of a second operating mode, slice images from different slices within a slice image...
Presence enhanced disaster/overload recovery
In some embodiments, a managed content recovery system may include one or more of the following features: (a) a data storage device comprising, (i) presence...
Updating of software stored in a computer of a data communication system
The invention relates to a method for updating software that is stored in a computer of a data communication system, a computer to be used in a data...
Computer-aided simulation method for determining the electromagnetic field
of a body
Computer-aided simulation method for determining the electromagnetic field of a body which has a plurality of subregions and contains a plurality of charges and...
Method for calibrating sensors
A method for calibrating a sensor, particularly a turbidity sensor in a domestic appliance, such as a dishwasher or washing machine, with the aid of reference...