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Data communication using bandwidth modulation

Methods and apparatus to determine a level of inherent jitter for signals from a transmitter and a receiver, and modulate information onto a signal transmitted by the transmitter by using spot jitter (with bandwidth and center frequency modulation) and/or pulse width jitter in a region outside of a data region with inherent jitter to carry communication between systems.. . ... Coherent Inc

Coherent and pulse amplitude modulation in a pluggable optical transceiver

An apparatus adapted to operate a pluggable optical transceiver in a plurality of modulation schemes includes core circuitry adapted to interface with a host device, wherein the host device is adapted to support the pluggable optical transceiver; direct detection modulation circuitry communicatively coupled to the core circuitry; coherent modulation circuitry communicatively coupled to the core circuitry; and selection circuitry adapted to operate one of the direct detection modulation circuitry and the coherent modulation circuitry based on a selection depending on an application of the pluggable optical transceiver.. . ... Coherent Inc

Methods and apparatus for data communication using bandwidth modulation

Methods and apparatus to determine a level of inherent jitter for signals from a transmitter and a receiver, and modulate information onto a signal transmitted by the transmitter by using spot jitter (with bandwidth and center frequency modulation) and/or pulse width jitter in a region outside of a data region with inherent jitter to carry communication between systems.. . ... Coherent Inc

Graph-based framework for video object segmentation and extraction in feature space

A method for graph-based spatiotemporal video segmentation and automatic target object extraction in high-dimensional feature space includes using a processor to automatically analyze an entire volumetric video sequence; using the processor to construct a high-dimensional feature space that includes color, motion, time, and location information so that pixels in the entire volumetric video sequence are reorganized according to their unique and distinguishable feature vectors; using the processor to create a graph model that fuses the appearance, spatial, and temporal information of all pixels of the video sequence in the high-dimensional feature space; and using the processor to group pixels in the graph model that are inherently similar and assign the same labels to them to form semantic spatiotemporal key segments.. . ... Coherent Inc

Using input properties and system properties to predict a time-dependent response of a component of a system to an input into the system

Systems, methods, and devices are provided to facilitate non-mechanistic, differential-equation-free approaches to predict a response of a system to a given input, wherein the response is defined in terms of at least one property of the system and at least one property of the input. The systems, methods, and devices provide the ability to (i) reduce the cost of research and development by offering an accurate modeling of heterogeneous and complex physical systems; (ii) reduce the cost of creating such systems and methods by simplifying the modeling process; (iii) accurately capture and model inherent nonlinearities in cases where sufficient knowledge does not exist to a priori build a model and its parameters; and, (iv) provide one-to-one relationships between model parameters and model outputs, addressing the problem of the ambiguities inherent in the current, state-of-the-art systems and methods.. ... Coherent Inc

Multiple transaction data flow control unit for high-speed interconnect

Methods, apparatus, and systems, for transporting data units comprising multiple pieces of transaction data over high-speed interconnects. A flow control unit, called a kti (keizer technology interface) flit, is implemented in a coherent multi-layer protocol supporting coherent memory transactions. ... Coherent Inc

Coherent fabric interconnect for use in multiple topologies

An apparatus having a fabric interconnect that supports multiple topologies and method for using the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises mode memory to store information indicative of one of the plurality of modes; and a first fabric operable in a plurality of modes, where the fabric comprises logic coupled to the mode memory to control processing of read and write requests to memory received by the first fabric according to the mode identified by the information indicative.. ... Coherent Inc

Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines

Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines is disclosed. In particular, such efficient power management may enable coordination of system-wide power changes with virtual machines. ... Coherent Inc

Returning coherent data in response to a failure of a storage device when a single input/output request spans two storage devices

A controller maintains exposed and unexposed locations of a first storage device and a second storage device. In response to receiving a request a perform a write operation to write data in locations that span the first storage device and the second storage device, the controller atomically writes an entirety of the data in the unexposed locations of the first storage device.. ... Coherent Inc

Composite laser line projector to reduce speckle

To reduce speckle, a composite laser line beam is formed by the superposition of coherent laser line beams projected at different angles towards a target during use. The superposition of the coherent laser line beams combined with their differing angles of incidence relative to the target allow the composite laser line beam to have a reduced amount of speckles, which is desirable when illuminating the target in imaging applications. ... Coherent Inc

Optical phase diversity receiver for coherent optical communication

An optical phase diversity receiver may include: a diffraction grating including grating surfaces; a first input waveguide to which a first optical signal is inputted; a second input waveguide to which a second optical signal is inputted; and a slab waveguide including an input terminal optically coupled with the first and second input waveguides, and an output terminal provided at a position at which optical signals reflected by the diffraction grating reach the slab waveguide. Every determined number of grating surfaces are chirped in an identical manner. ... Coherent Inc

Detection device for detecting photons and method therefore

The present invention relates to a detection device (6) for detecting photons emitted by a radiation source (2). The detection device (6) is configured to detect the photons during a first time period. ... Coherent Inc

Radar signal processing for automated vehicles

A radar system includes a controller is operable to receive a first signal from a first antenna and a second signal from a second antenna arising from the reflection of the first pulse by an object located in the radar field-of-view. The controller is also operable to calculate, before reception of the reflection of the second pulse by the object is finished, a first transformation of the first signal and the second signal to determine range-data based on the reflection of the first pulse. ... Coherent Inc

Fluid level verification apparatus

An improved fluid level verification apparatus which may be manufactured or otherwise fabricated as a kit and assembled at a remote location for use on liquid filled containers and configured to reduce inherent mechanical stresses on the inspection tube and resists leakage due to environmental, chemical, thermal, or mechanical, expansion cycles using internal grooves and entrapped o-rings sheathed into multi-faced end blocks in a symmetrical configuration.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/29/16 / #20160374926

Methods, compositions, and kit for whitening hyper pigmented spots on skin

A skin whitening composition comprising a liquid polymeric coating material that, upon exposure to ambient air and moisture in skin, hardens to a water resistant, water vapor permeable, adherent and conformable solid film when applied to skin, and at least one skin whitening active; and a method and kit for whitening skin.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/29/16 / #20160374380

Salty taste enhancer

Provided is a salty taste enhancer that is capable of maintaining the flavor balance inherent in a food and enhancing salty taste despite a reduction in salt content. The salty taste enhancer effectively enhances salty taste by adding to a food or beverage having salty taste at least one selected from the group consisting of prolylglycine, glycylglycine, glycylproline and hydroxyprolylglycine, or a gelatin degradation product containing the dipeptide.. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160374035

System scanning and acquisition

. . . . Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication are described. A user equipment (ue) may identify a set of non-overlapping periodic intervals for monitoring a synchronization signal, which may be composed of or may include a repeated sequence; and the ue may identify possible timing structure (e.g., subframe, slot, etc.) boundaries using the intervals. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160372922

Symmetric method for obtaining line-transferred linear active power flows in mtdc power networks

The present invention belongs to electric power engineering field, and provides a symmetric method for obtaining line-transferred linear active power flows in multi-terminal direct current (mtdc) power networks, which comprises: firstly establishing a system of symmetric linear indeterminate equations of buses' injection active powers in terms of buses' voltage offsets; then establishing a symmetric linear matrix equation of buses' voltage offsets in terms of buses' injection active powers and obtaining each bus' voltage offset and bus' voltage of the mtdc power network according to the system of symmetric linear indeterminate equations; finally establishing a symmetric linear relationship that expresses a line-transferred linear active power flow in terms of buses' injection active powers and obtaining each line-transferred linear active power flow of the mtdc power network according to the symmetric linear matrix equation of buses' voltage offsets in terms of buses' injection active powers, known line-transferred non-linear active power flow and inherent operation features of the mtdc power network. The method of the present invention reliably produces accurate results, and not only fast enough for real-time operation regulation of arbitrarily completed mtdc power networks but also applicable for widely varying operation states of them.. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160372131

Signal processing apparatus, method, and program

A signal processing technique the noise suppressing performance of which is more improved than conventional one is provided. A first component extraction unit 14 extracts a non-stationary component ̂φs(a)(ω, τ) derived from a sound coming from a target area and a stationary component ̂φs(b)(ω, τ) derived from an incoherent noise from a power spectrum density ̂φs(ω, τ) of the target area through processing of time average. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160371889

System for registration of virtual space and real space, method for registering display apparatus and image sensor, and electronic device registered using the method

A space registration system includes a display apparatus, an image sensor, a processor, and a plane mirror. The display apparatus has an inherent display coordinate system which defines a coordinate of the virtual space. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160371879

Hierarchical quadrant based coverage testing for rasterization

In embodiments described herein, graphics hardware is described to reduce the number of wasted clock cycles expended during rasterization and performs coverage test iteration in a cache coherent manner. An exemplary embodiment comprises block selection logic to select an initial block of pixels associated with edges of a primitive and edge determination logic to analyze the initial block of pixels to determine a set of fully covered quadrants of the initial block of pixels and analyze a block of pixels adjacent to the initial block of pixels to determine whether the block of adjacent pixels is void.. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160371614

Platform for managing resources

A framework enables the automated and coherent analysis of the management of resources. Such resources may include impact resources. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160371355

Techniques for resource description framework modeling within distributed database systems

A resource description framework engine is disclosed for performing transactional rdf-based operations against a distributed database. The rdfe manages a local memory cache that stores active portions of the database, and can synchronize those active portions using a transactionally-coherent distributed cache across all database nodes. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370823

Clock distribution network for multi-frequency multi-processor systems

Embodiments of a synchronous digital system are disclosed that may include generation of clock and synchronization signals. Any of a plurality of available clock signals may be selected for use as a primary clock, without causing clock-induced errors in the synchronous digital system. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160369923

Multi-coupling device for the multiple quick coupling of multiple hydraulic, electrical and/or pneumatic lines, with the possibility of individual manual couplings

The present invention relates to a multi-coupling device (1) for the multiple quick connection of multiple hydraulic, electrical and/or pneumatic lines, with the possibility of individual manual couplings. The multi-coupling device (1) comprises a first plate (2) connectable to a vehicle or apparatus and supporting a plurality of couplings (3), each of said couplings being connectable to a hydraulic line and being adapted to being connected to corresponding couplings (41) of a second multi-coupling plate (40) for the connection of said hydraulic lines with a point of use, said device (1) being characterised in that at least one of said couplings (3) of said first plate (2) comprises connecting means (32, 33, 34, 35) for connecting and firmly retaining a single coupling (80) and disconnecting means (50) that can be manually operated by the user and are adapted to interact with said connecting means (32, 33, 34, 35) to allow the release of the individual coupling. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160368785

Methods and systems to reduce air pollution combined with water desalination of power station's marine waste water

A method and a system of conducting a water desalination process by providing an effective combined utilization of waste coolant sea water heat together with combustion waste gases heat that are both generated as waste heat sources at an electrical power station, thus creating a combined-cycle power generation plant and desalination unit for efficient desalination of sea/brackish water. The invention desalination process is also characterized by the use of the waste heat in the exhaust gases from combustion of fossil fuels at the power station while substantially and inherently through the invention desalination process filtering out most contaminating materials within the combustion exhaust gases, thus substantially reducing the atmospheric air pollution created by the power station combustion exhaust gases.. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160367146

Phase measurement, analysis, and correction methods for coherent imaging systems

Methods and apparatus for assessing and correcting phase variations and motion artifacts in a coherent tomogram of a sample. Coherent techniques are used scan a broadband optical beam across a sample in a specified scan pattern and to acquire a cube of complex data constituting a full tomogram. ... Coherent Inc

12/22/16 / #20160367145

Functional optical coherent imaging

A functional optical coherent imaging (foci) platform includes at least one active camera unit (acu) having a coherent and/or a partially coherent light source, and means for spectral filtering and imaging a selected body area of interest; an image processing unit (ipu) for pre-processing data received from an acu; at least one stimulation unit (stu) transmitting a stimulation to a subject; at least one body function reference measurement unit (bfmu); a central clock and processing unit (ccu), with interconnections to the acu, the ipu, the stu, for collecting pre-processed data from the ipu, stimuli from the stu body function reference data from the bfmu in a synchronized manner; a post-processing unit (statistical analysis unit, sau); and an operator interface (hod. A process for acquiring stimuli activated subject data includes aligning a body function unit at a subject and monitoring pre-selected body function; selecting a stimulus or stimuli; imaging a body area of interest; exerting one or a series of stimuli on the subject; imaging the body area of interest synchronous with said stimuli and the preselected body functions; and transferring said synchronized image, stimuli and body function data to a statistical analysis unit (sau) and performing calculations to generate results pertaining to body functions.. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366510

Manifold for multiple compression drivers with a single point source exit

In one embodiment of the present invention, a manifold composites sound from multiple drivers into a single aperture that includes multiple concentric rings. In operation, channels within the manifold isolate the sound generated by each driver from the sound generated by the other drivers. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160365926

Datacenter interconnection system

An optical line card includes a plurality of coherent receivers and a plurality of optical modulators. The coherent receivers are each configured to receive a corresponding channel of a received optical superchannel. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364334

Managing coherent memory between an accelerated processing device and a central processing unit

Existing multiprocessor computing systems often have insufficient memory coherency and, consequently, are unable to efficiently utilize separate memory systems. Specifically, a cpu cannot effectively write to a block of memory and then have a gpu access that memory unless there is explicit synchronization. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364330

Techniques for avoiding cache victim based deadlocks in coherent interconnects

A system and a method are disclosed to control flow of victim transactions received at a coherent interconnect from a coherent device of a processing system. A victim transaction is received from the coherent device at the coherent interconnect if a value of a first token indicates that at least one victim transaction is available to be received by the coherent interconnect. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364171

Infinite memory fabric streams and apis

Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for managing processing, memory, storage, network, and cloud computing to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of processing nodes. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention are directed to object memory fabric streams and application programming interfaces (apis) that correspond to a method to implement a distributed object memory and to support hardware, software, and mixed implementations. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363681

Modeling and filtering coherent noise in seismic surveys

Systems, methods, and media for modeling and filtering noise in seismic surveys are disclosed. Methods, systems, and computer program products in accordance with the present disclosure perform operations including obtaining seismic information of a region resulting from a source waveform applied to the region. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363575

Multi-modal fluid condition sensor platform and system thereof

This invention encompasses embodiments for multi-modal integrated simultaneous measurement of various aspects of fluids contained in circulating systems such as automotive reciprocating engines and vehicle transmissions. These circulating systems perform constant internal lubrication, and heat and contaminant removal to protect the internal moving parts from the inherent friction and damage in normal operation. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363480

Optical module and digital coherent receiver

To shorten the length of an electric wiring between a capacitor and a pd, and to improve high frequency characteristics. An optical module of the present invention includes a light receiving element disposed at such a position that light from an optical transmission path is received on a light receiving surface in a state that the light receiving surface faces the optical transmission path; a spacer jointed to the optical transmission path and to the light receiving element in such a manner that a gap between the optical transmission path and the light receiving element is kept at a predetermined distance that light from the optical transmission path is allowed to enter the light receiving surface; and a capacitor electrically connected to the light receiving element, and disposed along with the light receiving element on a surface of the spacer on the same side as that joined to the light receiving element.. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363440

Polarization-based coherent gradient sensing systems and methods

Polarization-based coherent gradient-sensing systems and methods for measuring at least one surface-shape property of a specularly reflective surface are disclosed. The method includes: reflecting a first circularly polarized laser beam from a sample surface to form a second circularly polarized laser beam that contains surface-shape information; converting the second circularly polarized laser beam to a linearly polarized reflected laser beam; directing respective first and second portions of the linearly polarized reflected laser beam to first and second relay assemblies that constitute first and second interferometer arms. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362459

Antimicrobial peptides

The invention further provides methods of treating an infection, overcoming inherent or acquired resistance of a microorganism to an antibiotic agent or disinfecting a wound, the methods comprises administering the peptide to a subject in need thereof.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362429

Halogen free synthesis of aminosilanes by catalytic dehydrogenative coupling

Compounds and method of preparation of si—x and ge—x compounds (x═n, p, as and sb) via dehydrogenative coupling between the corresponding unsubstituted silanes and amines (including ammonia) or phosphines catalyzed by metallic catalysts is described. This new approach is based on the catalytic dehydrogenative coupling of a si—h and a x—h moiety to form a si—x containing compound and hydrogen gas (x═n, p, as and sb). ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362198

Method and system for in-space propulsion based on the principles of inverted sling and separation of propulsion energy from reaction mass

A method and system for in-space propulsion employing the principle of inverted sling along with the principle of separation of propulsion energy from reaction mass. The method constitutes a novel in-space propulsion concept called rollet propulsion system; space device propelled using the rollet propulsion concept is called a rollet. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362194

Method and system for automatic determination of an optimized descent and approach profile for an aircraft

A method of automatic determination of a descent and approach profile for an aircraft is based on a backward computation of propagation of a state of the aircraft along segments s(i) from a backward computation start point to the start point decel of onset of the deceleration of the aircraft. The method of automatic determination comprises for each segment s(i) a step of determining an optimal speed vopt(i) of the aircraft over the range of speeds of the next aerodynamic configuration c(j+1) to be implemented as a function of a predetermined deceleration strategy and/or of predetermined constraints inherent in the flight procedure or introduced by the pilot in his flight plan.. ... Coherent Inc

12/15/16 / #20160361366

Amnion derived adherent cells

Provided herein are novel angiogenic cells from amnion, referred to as amnion derived adherent cells, and populations of, and compositions comprising, such cells. Further provided herein are methods of obtaining such cells and methods of using the cells in the treatment of individuals.. ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160359499

Suppressing signal transfer function peaking in a feedforward delta sigma converter

. . . . A modified topology for a ctdsm (referred herein as “scff”) can effectively deal with signal transfer function (stf) peaking, an inherent property of continuous time feedforward delta sigma converters. The scff approach involves providing an additional digital-to-analog (dac) feedback path to the input of the second integrator (incurring an additional dac in the circuitry, converting the output of the quantizer into an analog signal and feeding the analog signal to the input of the second integrator). ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160359431

Self powered optical system

Apparatus for a self-powered optical transmitter system. One such system includes an inductor, a power converter, an optical driver, and an optical transducer. ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160359412

Burst mode control

The present invention relates to a new method of power converter regulation, in particular regulation of very high frequency (vhf) power converters operating at frequencies in the mhz range, wherein accurate output regulation utilises inherent delays in the regulation loop, whereby, contrary to hysteresis on/off control, the new method does not require immediate responses to comparisons of a sense voltage to two reference voltages; rather, according to the new method, only one reference voltage is used, and delays in the feedback loop are allowed to cause some variation of an output of the power converter.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160358010

Transformed representation for fingerprint data with high recognition accuracy

The invention provides a computing device for processing fingerprint template data, wherein the computing device comprises modules configured for generating transformed fingerprint template data from original fingerprint minutiae template data, in which minutiae are represented at least by cartesian or polar coordinates and an inherent minutiae direction, the computing device being configured to generate for each minutia of the original fingerprint minutiae data corresponding mega-vicinity data. The computing device may further comprise a comparator module being configured to compare two transformed fingerprint template data that comprises, for each minutia, mega-vicinity data of a first fingerprint and a second fingerprint. ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160356886

On the move millimeter wave interrogation system with a hallway of multiple transmitters and receivers

In some aspects, the disclosure is directed methods and systems for screening an unconstrained subject. A plurality of transmitters may be spatially distributed on two sides along a path of movement of a subject each of the transmitters may transmit, in sequence, radiation to be scattered from the subject. ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160356570

Balanced pulley assembly for compound archery bows, and bows incorporating that assembly

A compound bow includes a first and second pulley, each of which is operative, when the bow is drawn, to unwind a portion of a bow string from a bow string groove and to take up a portion of a bow cable so as to decrease its effective length. At least one of the pulleys includes a cable controller which operates to modify the rate at which the effective length of the bow cable is decreasing so that during an initial portion of the draw of the bow, the rate is greater than it would be in the absence of the controller, and during a second portion of the draw, the rate is less than it would be in the absence of the controller. ... Coherent Inc

12/08/16 / #20160354323

Nutritional compositions containing an elevated level of inositol and uses thereof

A method for enhancing neurological health and development in a subject involving administering to the subject a nutritional composition including no greater than about 7 g/100 kcal of a fat or lipid source; no greater than about 7 g/100 kcal of a protein or protein equivalent source; at least about 5 g/100 kcal of a carbohydrate; and at least about 9 mg/100 kcal of inositol, wherein the ratio of exogenous inositol to inherent inositol is at least 50:50.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160353282

Determining identity of individuals using authenticators

Systems are provided that allow users to access resources in a manner that addresses inherent deficiencies in existing authentication systems. During a typical authentication process, the system may connect the user to one or more authenticators in real time through a variety of communications channels so that the authenticators may verify that the user is who he/she purports to be. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160353095

Scanning laser-based three dimensional (3d) display systems for viewers wearing 3d glasses

A display system for creating three dimensional (3d) imagery for a viewer wearing 3d glasses such as wavelength multiplex visualization (wmv) technology glasses with a first lens passing colored light in a first range of wavelengths and with a second lens passing colored light in a second range of wavelengths. The system includes a first wmv light source outputting a first light stream onto a display surface, with the first light stream having a wavelength in the first wavelength range. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352978

Driving displays at cinematic frame rates

Described herein are technologies related to playing moving-images content and more particularly to playing such content on a display possessing a display refresh rate which is typically greater than the inherent frame rate (e.g., a cinematic frame rate) of the content. This abstract is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims.. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160351369

System for fast ions generation and a method thereof

The present invention discloses a system and method for generating a beam of fast ions. The system comprising: a target substrate having a patterned surface, a pattern comprising nanoscale pattern features oriented substantially uniformly along a common axis; and; a beam unit adapted for receiving a high power coherent electromagnetic radiation beam and providing an electromagnetic radiation beam having a main pulse and a pre-pulse and focusing it onto said patterned surface of the target substrate to cause interaction between said radiation beam and said substrate enabling creation of fast ions.. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160351281

Neutron irradiated material repair

The invention is a process of repairing cracked or microstructurally damaged portions of irradiated materials, such as nuclear reactor pressure vessels and shrouds. A damaged portion of the irradiated substrate is first removed, such as by electrical discharge machining (edm). ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350220

Cache coherency

A cache coherency controller comprises a directory indicating, for memory addresses cached by one or more of a group of one or more cache memories connectable in a coherent cache structure, which of the cache memories are caching those memory addresses; and control circuitry configured to detect a directory entry relating to a memory address to be accessed so as to coordinate, amongst the cache memories, an access to a memory address by one of the cache memories or a coherent agent in instances when the directory entry indicates that another of the cache memories is caching that memory address; the control circuitry being responsive to status data indicating whether each cache memory in the group is currently subject to cache coherency control so as to take into account, in the detection of the directory entry relating to the memory address to be accessed, only those cache memories in the group which are currently subject to cache coherency control.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350219

Cache coherency

A cache coherency controller comprises a directory indicating, for memory addresses cached by a group of two or more cache memories in a coherent cache structure, which of the cache memories are caching those memory addresses, the directory being associative so that multiple memory addresses map to an associative set of more than one directory entry; and control logic responsive to a memory address to be newly cached, and configured to detect whether one or more of the set of directory entries mapped to that memory address is available for storage of an indication of which of the two or more cache memories are caching that memory address; the control logic being configured so that when all of the set of directory entries mapped to that memory address are occupied, the control logic is configured to select one of the set of directory entries as a directory entry to be overwritten and the corresponding cached information to be invalidated, the control logic being configured to select a directory entry to be overwritten, from the set of directory entries, in dependence upon which of the group of two or more cache memories is indicated by that directory entry, according to a likelihood of selection amongst the two or more cache memories.. . ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349526

Illumination device, projection apparatus and projection-type image display apparatus

An illumination device has an optical device and an irradiation unit. The irradiation unit has a light source emitting a coherent light beam, and a scanning device capable of adjusting a reflection angle of the coherent light beam emitted from the light source. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349344

Method of time-efficient 4d magnetic resonance imaging

A method of operating a respiratory-guided magnetic resonance imaging system (10) with regard to triggering of magnetic resonance image acquisition, the magnetic resonance imaging system (10) being connectable to a respiration monitoring device (46) which is configured to provide an output signal (48) whose level represents a respiration state of the subject of interest (20), the method comprising a step (56) of generating an interleaved acquisition scheme for acquiring magnetic resonance images, a step (60) of adapting, in case of an occurrence of an irregularity in the breathing of the subject of interest (20) in the output signal (48) obtained by the respiration monitoring device (46) in the course of executing magnetic resonance image acquisition, at least one parameter of the interleaved acquisition scheme, wherein the at least one adapted parameter is at least one of a next respiration state of the subject of interest (20) to trigger on for acquiring at least one magnetic resonance image, a radio frequency pulse sequence-inherent idle time, and the chronological order of at least one slice of the plurality of slices to be imaged of at least the portion of the subject of interest (20), a step (62) of halting execution of magnetic resonance image acquisition, and a step (64) of resuming execution of magnetic resonance image acquisition pursuant to the interleaved acquisition scheme using the adapted parameter; a respiratory-guided magnetic resonance imaging system (10) having a control unit (26) that is configured to carry out steps (56-64) of an embodiment of the disclosed method; and a software module (44) for carrying out an embodiment of the disclosed method, wherein the method steps (56-64) to be conducted are converted into a program code that is implementable in a memory unit (30) and is executable by a processor unit (32) of the respiratory-guided magnetic resonance imaging system (10).. . ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349218

Method for processing signals from an ultrasound probe acquisition, corresponding computer program and ultrasound probe device

A method including control of m emission transducers for l successive ultrasound plane wave emissions having l different emission angles, control of n reception transducers for simultaneously receiving n measurement time signals for each emission and reconstitution of an imaged zone by calculating, at each point, a value resulting from a processing of the measurement time signals received. The reconstitution of the imaged zone includes calculating l′×n flight times, l′≦l, each flight time tl,n being the time taken for the l-th plane wave, the emission zone of which includes the point considered, where 1≦l≦l′, to be received by the n-th reception transducer, where 1≦n≦n, passing through the point considered according to a predetermined propagation mode, and coherent summing l′×n instantaneous values taken, respectively, by the l′×n measurement time signals received corresponding to the l′ emissions, at the l′×n flight times.. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160348092

Lysis buffers for extracting nucleic acids

The present teachings relate to the extraction of nucleic acid from solid materials. Provided are useful compositions, methods and kits for obtaining nucleic acids from a solid biological sample or an adhesive material having a biological material adherent or embedded within the adhesive substrate. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160347918

Enhancing z-conductivity in carbon fiber reinforced plastic composite layups

Carbon fiber reinforced plastic (“cfrp”) composite layups and processes for manufacturing cfrp composite layups that integrate z-conductivity features directly into cfrp composite layups during the manufacturing processes for lightning protection, more particularly, inherent edge glow protection from lightning direct effects, and electrical current flow path control. Cfrp composite layups are configured during the manufacturing processes to provide inter-ply electrical connections between composite plies of the cfrp composite layups, therefore avoiding the need for add-on protection features that result in significant cost and weight penalties.. ... Coherent Inc

12/01/16 / #20160345940

Spread spectrum coded waveforms in ultrasound diagnostics

Techniques, systems, and devices are disclosed for ultrasound diagnostics using spread spectrum, coherent, frequency- and/or phase-coded waveforms. In one aspect, a method includes synthesizing individual orthogonal coded waveforms to form a composite waveform for transmission toward a biological material of interest, in which the synthesized individual orthogonal coded waveforms correspond to distinct frequency bands and include one or both of frequency-coded or phase-coded waveforms; transmitting a composite acoustic waveform toward the biological material of interest, where the transmitting includes transducing the individual orthogonal coded waveforms into corresponding acoustic waveforms to form the composite acoustic waveform; receiving acoustic waveforms returned from at least part of the biological material of interest corresponding to at least some of the transmitted acoustic waveforms that form the composite acoustic waveform; and processing the received returned acoustic waveforms to produce an image of at least part of the biological material of interest.. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160345179

Method and apparatus for securing timing packets over untrusted packet transport network

Methods, devices, systems, techniques, and computer program products are provided to secure timing synchronization to network nodes connected over an inherently insecure best effort public network with mechanisms to improve accuracy of timing protocols such as a statistically estimated edge timestamp offset encoded into the timing message to account for network jitter and processing latency variances incurred due to the security packet processing and encryption; to ensure slave network nodes shall only accept timing messages from trusted timing sources; to establish a secure tunnel with a trusted timing source for exchange of timing packets; to provide authentication and security for timing packets over the insecure public network; and to enhance message anonymity with variable payload padding.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344198

Charging system having active error correction for rechargeable batteries

A recharging system for a battery. The internal resistance of the battery and its leads produce an error voltage when a charging current flows through the battery and the leads. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344155

Tunable, narrow linewidth single transversal mode light source using a quasi-incoherent broadband pump source

A light source is disclosed, having a quasi-incoherent broadband pump source configured to produce a longitudinally and transversally multi-mode pump beam. The light source may include a means for narrowing the linewidth of the pump beam. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160343161

Coherent memory access in monte carlo volume rendering

A method for monte carlo volume rendering in accordance with the present teachings includes: (a) tracing a plurality of light rays into a scene containing volumetric data, the light rays configured for simulating global illumination; (b) randomizing the scattering location and direction of the plurality of light rays through the volume, wherein a common sequence of random numbers is used in order for the scattering direction of each of the plurality of randomized scattered light rays to be substantially parallel; (c) computing at least one trilinearly interpolated and shaded sample along each of the plurality of randomized scattered light rays based on stored volumetric data, wherein at least a portion of the stored volumetric data used in at least a portion of the computing is configured for coherent access; and (d) rendering the volume with global illumination based on a plurality of iterations of the tracing, the randomizing, and the computing. Systems for monte carlo volume rendering are described.. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342885

Method and apparatus for proving an authentication of an original item and method and apparatus for determining an authentication status of a suspect item

An apparatus and method for authenticating an item wherein a code is assigned to the item and includes a plurality of modules arranged in an ideal image. A barcode is encoded within the modules and a picture of the code is printed onto the item. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342513

Assymetric coherent caching for heterogeneous computing

A method of caching data in the memory of electronic processor units including compiling, in a first processor configured to perform data-parallel computation, a set of asymmetric coherent caching rules. The set rules configure the first processor to be: inoperable to cache, in a second level memory cache of the first electronic processor unit, data whose home location is in a final memory store of a second electronic processor unit; operable to cache, in the second level memory cache of the first electronic processor unit, the data whose home location is in a final memory store of the first electronic processor unit; and operable to cache, in a first level memory cache of the first electronic processor unit, the data, regardless of a home location of the data.. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342001

Holographic panel, manufacture method thereof and full color coherent backlight device

The present invention discloses a holographic panel, a manufacture method thereof and a full color coherent backlight device. The holographic panel comprises a first substrate, a second substrate and a polymer dispersed liquid crystal between the first substrate and the second substrate, the polymer dispersed liquid crystal is formed corresponding to a holographic fringe of a predetermined wavelength range, and electrode is manufactured on at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the polymer dispersed liquid crystal converts an incident light into a collimating coherent light and exits the collimating coherent light when the electrode is not applied with a voltage, and the polymer dispersed liquid crystal is transparentized to the incident light of the predetermined wavelength range when the electrode is applied with a voltage. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160341892

Displays with coherent fiber bundles

A display may have an array of display pixels that generate an image. A coherent fiber bundle may be mounted on the display pixels. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160341807

Simultaneous multislice mri with random gradient encoding

Systems and methods for simultaneous multislice (“sms”} magnetic resonance imaging (“mri”}, in which a random blip gradient encoding scheme is utilized to impart a different phase to each of a plurality of different slice locations. Because of the random blip gradient encoding, the amount of the imparted phase is randomized for each phase encoding step in a cartesian k-space trajectory. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160340262

Method for suppressing rear face oxidation of carbon-containing refractory, lining structure, and carbon-containing refractory

Provided is a method for suppressing rear face oxidation and a lining structure, with which high airtightness and a great effect of suppressing rear face oxidation are obtained. The method for suppressing rear face oxidation of a carbon-containing refractory includes forming an adherent layer on a rear face of a carbon-containing refractory by applying an alkali metal silicate aqueous solution to the rear face and solidifying the alkali metal silicate aqueous solution. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160339271

System and method for in-layer synchronization for fast spot rescanning

To overcome the difficulties inherent in conventional proton therapy systems, new techniques are described herein for synchronizing the application of proton radiation with the periodic movement of a target area. In an embodiment, a method is provided that combines multiple rescans of a spot scanning proton beam while monitoring the periodic motion of the target area, and aligning the applications of the proton beam with parameters of the periodic motion. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160339095

Bacterial live vector vaccines expressing chromosomally-integrated foreign antigens

Bacterial live vector vaccines represent a vaccine development strategy that offers exceptional flexibility. In the present invention, genes encoding protective antigens of unrelated bacterial, viral, parasitic, or fungal pathogens are expressed in an attenuated bacterial vaccine strain that delivers these foreign antigens to the immune system, thereby eliciting relevant immune responses. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160338703

Surgical stapling device with dissecting tip

A dissecting tip is provided for use with a surgical stapler or instrument. In one embodiment, the dissecting tip is secured to the end effector of a surgical stapler, e.g., to the anvil assembly or cartridge assembly. ... Coherent Inc

11/24/16 / #20160338623

Method and apparatus for non-invasive determination of a measured variable of an analyte in a biological body

A method and apparatus for non-invasive determination of a measured variable of an analyte in a biological body. The body is irradiated locally by light in an automatic manner from a wavelength range matched to an absorption signature of the analyte. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337044

Optical receiver

An optical receiver including: a phase modulation unit that generates local oscillation light and modulates a phase of the local oscillation light; a coherent detection unit that causes a received optical signal and the local oscillation light phase-modulated by the phase modulation unit to interfere and converts the optical signal to an electrical signal; a polarization separation/adaptive equalization unit that performs polarization separation and adaptive equalization on the electrical signal after coherent detection; and decoding units that decode the polarization-separated electrical signals outputted from the polarization separation/adaptive equalization unit.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160336878

Poly-actuator

Similar to combustion engines including multiple cylinders engaged with a crankshaft, multiple piezoelectric stack actuators (psa) engaged with a common output rod can produce smooth, long stroke motion with desired properties. In particular, when equally spaced multiple units are arranged to push sinusoidal gear teeth on the output rod, the system exhibits unique collective behaviors thanks to “harmonic” effects of the multiple units. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335734

Memory subsystem synchronization primitives

An apparatus includes a first data processor configured to communicate first data and handshake information to a non-coherent memory system. The apparatus includes a second data processor coupled in a pipeline with the first data processor and configured to execute in parallel with the first data processor. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335559

Ultra low noise materials and devices for cryogenic superconductors and quantum bits

Materials, devices, methods of use and fabrication thereof are disclosed. The materials are particularly well suited for application in superconducting devices and quantum computing, due to ability to avoid undesirable effects from inherent noise and decoherence. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335280

System and method for organizing, retrieving and displaying information using html indices

A computerized system and method for data management that packages data in the inherent folder hierarchy of the operating system, and layers a virtual folder/file hierarchy and directory system atop the inherent folder hierarchy. The virtual folder/file hierarchy provides non-hierarchical html search and indexing on top of the existing windows' file systems. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335218

Processing system with interspersed processors with multi-layer interconnection

Embodiments of a multi-processor array are disclosed that may include a plurality of processors and configurable communication elements coupled together in a interspersed arrangement. Each configurable communication element may include a local memory and a plurality of routing engines. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335207

Processing system with interspersed processors dma-fifo

Embodiments of a multi-processor array are disclosed that may include a plurality of processors, local memories, configurable communication elements, and direct memory access (dma) engines, and a dma controller. Each processor may be coupled to one of the local memories, and the plurality of processors, local memories, and configurable communication elements may be coupled together in an interspersed arrangement. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335054

Multiple output quantum random number generator

A multiple output quantum random number generator coherently measures an optical source noise and outputs a random number sequence based on the independent and coherent measurement of optical source noise. Therefore, it is possible to output a random number sequence at a high speed and to perform multiple outputs.. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334570

Transport of polarized laser-radiation using a hollow-core fiber

Plane-polarized laser-radiation from a laser-source is converted to circularly polarized radiation by a quarter-wave plate. The circularly polarized radiation is input into a hollow-core fiber for transport to a point of use. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334504

Scalable architecture for an automotive radar system

First transmitter circuitry communicates, via bus interface circuitry, on a data bus to detect whether any second transmitter circuitry is coupled to the data bus. In instances that no second transmitter circuitry is detected as being coupled to the data bus, the first transmitter circuitry transmits beamformed signals via a first plurality of antenna elements using beamforming coefficients. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334205

Interferometer

An interferometer may include a tunable light source, a beam direction unit, a digital imager, and a processor system. The tunable light source may be configured to emit a beam. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160333994

Universal retrofit kit apparatus and methods thereof

An apparatus and methods are disclosed for retrofitting a manual benchtop milling machine utilizing servo controls and/or stepper motors. The present disclosure provides a retrofit kit for the modification of a milling machine by incorporating ball screws and ball nuts without removing or replacing the original acme nuts, which inherently have been properly configured and aligned to the machine on which they were originally installed. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160333858

System and method for generating electricity using grid of wind and water energy capture devices

A system for maintaining buoyant, energy-capture devices in general relative position in water in the presence of surface waves allows heeling of the energy capture devices while preventing collision. The system includes a grid of structural members that resists compression while permitting limited relative surface displacement between the first and second energy-capture devices. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160333604

Latching device for pad-mounted transformers and other similar equipment

An improved latching device that secures a lift-style hood is described with inherent properties for providing increased accessibility, functionality, stability, security and safety as compared to traditional designs.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160333509

Meltblown nonwoven web comprising reclaimed polypropylene component and reclaimed sustainable polymer component and method of making same

Process of preparing meltblown fibers that are reclaimed from a starting material of a polypropylene component and a sustainable polymer component is provided. In one aspect, the method includes blending starting fibers of a polypropylene component and a sustainable polymer component under heat to form a molten stream, and then vis-breaking the components to obtain a polymeric blend that is suitable for use in meltblowing applications. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160333163

Networks and method for producing the same

An embodiment of this invention discloses a method for producing a network texture and the method comprises the steps of: formation of a porous structure as a template (matrix); formation of two coherent, independent, and separated robust continuous network structures within the matrix by using the matrix as the template; softening or removing the matrix to shift the two continuous network structures, leading to a novel network texture comprising two incoherent continuous network structures.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160332419

Foamed surface covering with coherent layer

Embodiments of a new foamed surface covering are disclosed, wherein a primary layer of polymeric foam features at least one coherent layer consisting of a water-resistant blend of styrene-maleic anhydride and acrylic resin. The coherent layer facilitates the secured and reusable application of the surface covering after repeated washings.. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160331759

Medicinal composition for treating symptoms related to parkinson's disease

A medicinal composition is administered orally twice a day to a patient to ameliorate the symptoms related to parkinson's disease. The medicinal composition includes mixing a quantity of ibogaine, a quantity of vitamin supplements and a quantity of manufacturing additives into a heterogeneous medicinal mixture. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160331558

Ankle brace

An ankle brace for a prosthetic device includes a prosthetic foot and a lower leg piece. The ankle brace may bridge a gap between the prosthetic foot and the lower leg piece. ... Coherent Inc

11/17/16 / #20160331554

Osteoimplant and method of making same

An osteoimplant is provided which comprises a coherent aggregate of elongate bone particles, the osteoimplant possessing predetermined dimensions and shape. The osteoimplant is highly absorbent and sponge-like in nature. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330803

Method of control of a multifeed radio frequency device

A method of coherently controlling irradiation of an object in an enclosed cavity by at least two radio frequency (rf) feeds includes setting an amplitude, a phase and a frequency for each of the rf feeds; actuating all of the rf feeds with the respectively set amplitudes, phases and frequencies to irradiate the object; measuring a reflected power at each of the rf feeds; characterizing a complete scattering parameter matrix of the enclosed cavity while the object is being irradiated; and adjusting the power, the phase and the frequency for each of the rf feeds based on the complete scattering parameter matrix and values of the power, the phase and the frequency of the rf feeds before adjusting.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330591

Indoor positioning system

The present invention disrupts the proverbial axiom: “to think outside the box”. The present invention actually originates from doing the opposite: “to think inside the box”. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330577

Method for automated association to and delivery of location-specific data to smart mobile devices

A geo-located data system is described with inherent properties for allowing users to request and receive specific subsets of geo-located data from a known provider source.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160329960

Chromatic dispersion measurement method and device and digital coherent receiver

A chromatic dispersion measurement method is provided. According to the method, chromatic dispersion sequence processing is performed on acquired frequency domain data to obtain chromatic dispersion sequences of frequency domain data. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160329119

X-ray laser microscopy system and method

Improved system and method of x-ray laser microscopy that combines information obtained from both x-ray diffraction and x-ray imaging methods. The sample is placed in an ultra-cold, ultra-low pressure vacuum chamber, and exposed to brief bursts of coherent x-ray illumination further concentrated using x-ray mirrors and pinhole collimation methods. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160328866

Animated painterly picture generation

A system for animated painterly picture generation comprises a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed, cause the system to: determine a first set of brush strokes, each brush strokes being based on a two-dimensional vector; generate a first frame from the first set of brush strokes; perturb the first set of brush strokes to create additional sets of brush strokes; and generate additional frames from the additional sets of brush strokes, wherein the first frame, and the additional frames form a sequence of frames that are time-coherent.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160328848

Methods and systems for laser speckle imaging of tissue using a color image sensor

Methods and systems for imaging tissue of a subject are disclosed, and involve illuminating the tissue with a coherent light having a coherent wavelength, acquiring image data of the tissue using a color image sensor, and processing the image data using laser speckle contrast analysis while correcting for differences in sensitivity of color pixels at the coherent wavelength to generate a perfusion image of the tissue. The perfusion image is then displayed to the user. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160328231

Memory-network processor with programmable optimizations

In some embodiments, an apparatus includes processing circuitry that includes a plurality of different components configured to perform operations to generate execution results for instructions executed by the apparatus. In some embodiments the apparatus includes front-end circuitry configured to retrieve a plurality of instructions for execution and, based on identification of one or more instruction characteristics of the plurality of instructions, selectively disable one or more portions of the processing circuitry for one or more cycles during execution of the plurality of instructions. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160327907

Illumination apparatus using a coherent light source

A laser beam (l50) generated by a laser light source (50) is reflected by a light beam scanning device (60), and irradiated onto a hologram recording medium (45). On the hologram recording medium (45), an image (35) of a scatter plate is recorded as a hologram by using reference light that converges on a scanning origin (b). ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160327906

Display device for holographic reconstruction

The invention relates to a display device for holographic reconstruction. The display device comprises a spatial light modulator device having combined phase modulating pixels and amplitude modulating pixels, an illumination unit generating sufficiently coherent light and arranged to illuminate of the spatial light modulator device and a reflection plane. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160327804

Moveably-coupled screen actuators

A speckle damping system for dampening speckle on a projection screen for a projection display system employing coherent or partially coherent light sources (e.g., lasers, leds) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a rotatably coupled system is disclosed, comprising: a set of actuators; a set of rotatably coupled mounts, each of said set of rotatably coupled mount capable of mounting at least one said actuator; and wherein said at least one actuator mounted on said rotatably coupled mount is in moveable mechanical communication with said projection screen. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160327777

Low-noise spectroscopic imaging system using substantially coherent illumination

A spectral imaging device (12) includes an image sensor (28), a tunable light source (14), an optical assembly (17), and a control system (30). The optical assembly (17) includes a first refractive element (24a) and a second refractive element (24b) that are spaced apart from one another by a first separation distance. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160327738

Three port transceiver

An optical coherent transceiver comprising a polarization and phase-diversity coherent receiver and a polarization and phase-diversity modulator on the same substrate interfaced by three grating couplers, on grating coupler coupling in a signal, one grating coupler coupling in a laser signal, and a third grating coupler coupling out a modulated signal.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160326363

Polyoxymethylene resin composition and molded article containing same

Disclosed are a polyoxymethylene resin composition and a molded product including the same, wherein the polyoxymethylene resin composition includes a polyoxymethylene resin; and, based on 100 parts by weight of the polyoxymethylene resin, 0.01 to 0.5 parts by weight of alkaline earth metal hydroxide, 0.01 to 1 parts by weight of porous organic/inorganic hybrid silicate, 0.01 to 1 parts by weight of ldpe (low density polyethylene), and 0.02 to 0.5 parts by weight of polyhydric alcohol fatty acid ester, thereby exhibiting improved thermal stability and mold deposit resistance of a molded product while retaining the inherent properties of polyoxymethylene resin, such as mechanical strength and impact resistance.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325398

Polishing abrasive particle, production method therefore, polishing method, polishing device, and slurry

[solution] the object surface is polished using a wet polishing method. Slurry is produced by scattering abrasive particles into pure water. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325392

Reduced-vibration surface treatment device

A vibration-reducing component and an apparatus for its use. The vibration-reducing component combines an elastic member with a compression element to both resist applied forces and absorb selected vibrations. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325357

High-strength high-thermal-conductivity wrought nickel alloy

A nickel alloying process includes providing a metal powder containing substantially unalloyed nickel for high inherent thermal conductivity, forming a nickel alloy from the metal powder with addition of additives to form a uniform fine thermo-dynamically stable incoherent precipitate dispersion like carbides, oxides or nitrides, apply mechanical or thermo-chemical reactions to form or maintain a uniform fine dispersion of the incoherent precipitates, removing air and absorbed water from the nickel alloy, and hot extruding the nickel alloy to substantially full density and prescribed dispersion strengthened condition. A net result is a dispersion strengthened high thermal conductivity nickel alloy.. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325115

Low level laser therapy for alzheimer's disease

Methods and systems are provided for delivering visible or infrared biostimulatory energy to bone marrow to subjects having or developing alzheimer's disease. The radiation is delivered to sites remote from the brain at a dose sufficient to cause stimulated mesenchymal stem cells to appear in the brain and degrade β-amyloid. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325017

Gellan gum spongy-like hydrogel, its preparation and biomedical applications thereof

The present application discloses cell-adhesive gellan gum spongy-like hydrogels that are able to entrap/encapsulate adherent cells, which spread within the material, maintaining their phenotype and remaining viable and proliferative. The methodology used to obtain these materials involves hydrogel preparation, freezing, freeze-drying and re-hydration with a saline solution with cells and with/without bioactive molecules. ... Coherent Inc

11/10/16 / #20160324887

Binding of galectin-3 by low molecular weight pectin

Administration of low molecular weight (10,000-20,000 daltons, or lower) pectins, particularly modified citrus pectins (mcp), like pectasol-c reduces galectins-3 levels in vivo. Reduction of galectin-3 levels by mcp inhibits inflammation, inhibits fibrosis formation in organs and tissues, and inhibits cancer formation, progression, transformation and metastases. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323318

Computer network security system

. . A computer network security system includes a central controller in communication with software-based endpoint agents operating on individual host computers. The endpoint agents monitor new connection requests to and from their respective hosts, comparing the connections to cached rules obtained from the controller, and holding new connections while escalating requests for applicable rules and/or directives to the controller in real-time when no applicable rules are available in their caches. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323284

Multinode hubs for trusted computing

Embodiments of multinode hubs for trust operations are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a multinode hub may include a plurality of memory regions, a trapping module, and a trusted platform module (tpm) component. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323127

Systems and methods for network routing in small-world network-on-chip devices

In some embodiments, improved routing strategies for small-world network-on-chip (swnoc) systems are provided. In some embodiments, an alash routing strategy or an mroots strategy are used in order to improve latency, temperature, and energy use within a network-on-chip system. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323056

Method and device for transmitting preamble sequence

A method and device for transmitting a preamble sequence is disclosed. A transmitter according to an embodiment may extract a first sequence for a non-coherent receiver and a second sequence for a coherent receiver, from ternary preamble sequences including elements −1, 0 and 1, and map the first sequence and the second sequence to a preamble including a plurality of bits to generate a third sequence that the non-coherent receiver and coherent receiver support.. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323035

Coherent decoding of visible light communication (vlc) signals

Disclosed are methods, systems, devices, apparatus, computer-/processor-readable media, and other implementations, including a method to decode a visible light communication (vlc) signal by capturing images of a light source emitting a light modulated signal comprising a temporal sequence of symbols to determine decoded symbols and to further determine at least one codeword from a list of candidate codewords.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321828

Imaging apparatus, method of operating an imaging apparatus, information processing apparatus, and storing medium

Provided is an imaging apparatus, including: a light source which irradiates light that is frequency swept; an interference unit which diverges the irradiation light into irradiation light, which is to be irradiated on an object to be inspected, and reference light, to generate coherent light from reflected light of the irradiation light from the object to be inspected and the reference light; at least two conversion units which subject at least two analog signals, which are obtained by diverging an analog signal of the coherent light, to analog-to-digital conversion; an association unit which associates indices of at least two data arrays obtained by the analog-to-digital conversion; an integration unit which integrates the at least two data arrays based on the associated indices; and an image generating unit which generates an image of the object to be inspected based on a data array obtained by the integration.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320751

Apparatus and method for recording fresnel holograms

An apparatus for producing a hologram of an object includes a light source that emits an incoherent electromagnetic wave toward the object, and a masking device configured to display a mask, receive the incoherent electromagnetic wave emitted toward the object, mask the received incoherent electromagnetic wave according to the displayed mask, and produce a masked electromagnetic wave. The apparatus also includes an image recording device configured to capture an image of the masked electromagnetic wave, and a processing device configured to convert the image of the masked electromagnetic wave into the hologram of the object. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320626

Uniformity adjustment method for a diode-laser line-projector

In a line projector a diode-laser beam having an elliptical cross-section is projected onto a powell lens which spreads the beam to form a line of light. Distribution of power along the line of light is adjusted by rotating the diode-laser beam with respect to the powell lens.. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320597

Infrared imaging microscope using tunable laser radiation

An imaging microscope (12) for generating an image of a sample (10) comprises a beam source (14) that emits a temporally coherent illumination beam (20), the illumination beam (20) including a plurality of rays that are directed at the sample (10); an image sensor (18) that converts an optical image into an array of electronic signals; and an imaging lens assembly (16) that receives rays from the beam source (14) that are transmitted through the sample (10) and forms an image on the image sensor (18). The imaging lens assembly (16) can further receive rays from the beam source (14) that are reflected off of the sample (10) and form a second image on the image sensor (18). ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320507

Time lapse seismic data processing

Various implementations described herein are directed to methods for processing seismic data. The methods may include generating a computer-generated synthetic coherent noise model using a first seismic dataset that had been acquired with seismic sensors in a base seismic survey. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320498

Radiometric measuring device for carrying out measurements in explosion-prone areas

The invention relates to a radiometric measuring device for carrying out measurements in an explosion-prone area, which radiometric measuring device requires only little space at the measurement location and can be economically produced. The radiometric measuring device comprises a measuring unit (7) that can be used in the explosion-prone area. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320466

Density guided attenuation map generation in pet/mr systems

A lung segmentation processor (40) is configured to classify magnetic resonance (mr) images based on noise characteristics. The mr segmenatation processor generates a lung region of interest (roi) and detailed structure segmentation of the lung from the roi. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320298

Optical device and method

The present disclosure generally relates to a device and method for optical measurement. The optical device provides an optical architecture for precise measurement when the measurement light source has inherent noise. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320058

Method and apparatus for controlling combustion in a furnace

This paper presents a model predictive control (mpc) strategy for biograte boiler, compensating the main disturbances caused by variations in fuel quality such as the moisture content of fuel, and variations in fuel flow. The mpc utilizes models, the fuel moisture soft-sensor to estimate water evaporation, and the fuel flow calculations to estimate the thermal decomposition of dry fuel, to handle these variations, the inherent large time constants, and long time delays of the boiler. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320056

Pressurized oxycombustion process

Oxycombustion process wherein a combustor is fed with a fuel, a comburent and compounds under the form of coherent aggregates having young modulus ≧104 mpa, the combustor being isothermal and flameless.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320000

Lighting device for accent lighting and method

Embodiments of invention are directed to a lighting device for use in accent lighting applications. In one embodiment, the lighting device includes a coherent light source, such as a laser, and a diffractive optical element. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160319158

Process for producing a block copolymer film on a substrate

The invention relates to a process for producing a film of self-assembled block copolymers on a substrate, said process consisting in carrying out a simultaneous deposition of block copolymer and of random copolymer by means of a solution containing a blend of block copolymer and of random copolymer of different chemical nature and which are immiscible, then in carrying out an annealing treatment allowing the promotion of the phase segregation inherent in the self-assembly of block copolymers.. . ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160319085

Combination of substituted cyclodextrin compound and activated carbon

The invention is a composition that can prevent formation in, or scavenge undesirable organic materials from, a polymer matrix. The composition contains cyclodextrin and particles of activated carbon. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160318630

Nose landing gear rigging alignment tool holding fixture

Method and apparatus for providing an alignment indication for a nose landing gear of an aircraft. The apparatus includes surfaces that abut certain features of the nose landing gear. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160317123

Manual, portable ultrasonography device, with centralized control and processing in the hardware and with display outputs, which operates in real time with a high image refresh rate

The invention is directed to a handheld portable ultrasound device comprising a transducer further comprising piezoelectric elements that emit ultrasonic waves and capture echoes from tissues inside of a patient; a processing unit field programmable gate array comprising a general control device module, a pulse emission control module, a wave conformation module, and an image processing module; pulse generation and front-end unit having a pulse generator, a plurality of switches transmission/reception, and a front-end circuit generating digitized signals; an imaging and transmission unit; and a visualization device. The general control device module coordinates operations of the pulse emission control modules of beamforming and image processing; the pulse emission control module drives the pulse generator; the beamforming module receives digitized signals or samples stream from the front-end circuit delivers a coherent summation of digitized signals by applying selective delays to digitized signals. ... Coherent Inc

11/03/16 / #20160316713

Excrement-treating material and method for manufacturing same

An excrement-treating material has a core part, and a surface layer bonded to the core part by utilizing the adhesion ability of a water-absorbable polymer in the surface layer without using an adhesive. The excrement-treating material suitably exerts the water absorbability and water transport ability inherent to the surface layer. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316549

Optical resonator

. . The present invention provides an optical resonator that is capable of preparing polarization laser, polarization x-ray and coherent x-ray. The optical resonator is characterized by comprising an optical resonator that is capable of circulating two or more polarization lasers and irradiation of the polarization lasers with electron beam introduced by an electron beam feed port which is inserted in the intersection of laser paths inside the optical resonator.. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316070

Method for minimizing financial risk for wireless services

A method and system for managing financial risk through the use of postpaid processing during use of wireless services is presented within the scope of the following invention. The present invention uses credit card authorization to pre-reserve credit card funds for wireless services in excess of planned usage. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315682

Methods and systems for wireless crowd counting

Robust crowd counting is an important yet challenging task of interest in a number of applications and is compounded by the fact that crowd behavior is unpredictable. Traditional approaches that tackle these issues are mainly classified into two categories: video based recognition and non-image based localization. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315442

Generation of vuv, euv, and x-ray light using vuv-uv-vis lasers

A method for extending and enhancing bright coherent high-order harmonic generation into the vuv-euv-x-ray regions of the spectrum involves a way of accomplishing phase matching or effective phase matching of extreme upconversion of laser light at high conversion efficiency, approaching 10−3 in some spectral regions, and at significantly higher photon energies in a waveguide geometry, in a self-guiding geometry, a gas cell, or a loosely focusing geometry, containing nonlinear medium. The extension and enhancement of the coherent vuv, euv, x-ray emission to high photon energies relies on using vuv-uv-vis lasers of shorter wavelength. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315441

Coherent combining pulse bursts in time domain

A beam combining and pulse stacking technique is provided that enhances laser pulse energy by coherent stacking pulse bursts (i.e. Non-periodic pulsed signals) in time domain. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314441

System that determines and communicates which parties have impacted equipment connected to a coherent system of assets located in a single location, when work will be performed on specific assets in the coherent system

A system that determines and communicates which parties have impacted equipment connected to a coherent system of assets located in a single location, when work will be performed on specific assets in the coherent system.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314406

Method and system for computing distance measures on a quantum computer

Nearest neighbor distances are obtained by coherent majority voting based on a plurality of available distance estimates produced using amplitude estimation without measurement in a quantum computer. In some examples, distances are euclidean distances or are based on inner products of a target vector with vectors from a training set of vectors. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314230

Method and system for reducing power losses and state-overshoots in simulators for switched power electronic circuit

A simulator for a switched electronic power converter circuit feeding a load/device uses a modified famnm solver. Provided is a method/system for reducing/eliminating spurious power losses and transients inherently caused by the famnm solver using an l/c element approach, wherein a switching device in the ‘on’ state is featured as an inductor l, and a switching device that is in the ‘off’ state is featured as either a capacitance c or series-connected resistance and capacitance r-c. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313697

Display apparatus to produce a 3d holographic image without glasses

A display apparatus for producing a three-dimensional holographic image of an object. An array of coherent laser-diode light sources is configured to produce a three-dimensional holographic image of the object. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313567

Optical scanning device, illumination device, projection apparatus and optical device

An illumination device includes a diffusion member having an anisotropic diffusion surface, a rotary shaft member configured to rotate the anisotropic diffusion surface while a coherent light beam from a light source is illuminated on the anisotropic diffusion surface, and an optical device that further diffuses a coherent light beam diffused on the anisotropic diffusion surface, wherein the coherent light beam diffused on the anisotropic diffusion surface is diffused in a form of line and the diffused coherent light beam in the form of line is configured to move to draw a locus of rotation in one direction in accordance with the rotation of the anisotropic diffusion surface.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313559

Method for manufacturing diffractive optic element and image display device

A method for manufacturing a diffractive optic element by exposing hologram recording material includes exposure processing that divides a coherent beam radiated from one beam source into an object beam and a reference beam, and irradiates the hologram recording material with an exposure beam by interfering the object beam with the reference beam. In the exposure processing, an optic element, which adjusts beam intensity distribution of the exposure beam with which the hologram recording material is irradiated, is arranged in a path of one or both of the object beam and the reference beam.. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313516

Apparatus for combining outputs of fiber-lasers

Diverging beams from three fiber-lasers are collimated by a three-segment composite lens. The collimated beams propagate parallel to each other to a single focusing lens that focuses the collimated beams into a transport fiber.. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313449

Systems, methods, devices and subassemblies for rapid-acquisition access to high-precision positioning, navigation and/or timing solutions

Position, navigation and/or timing (pnt) solutions may be provided with levels of precision that have previously and conventionally been associated with carrier phase differential gps (cdgps) techniques that employ a fixed terrestrial reference station or with gps ppp techniques that employ fixed terrestrial stations and corrections distribution networks of generally limited terrestrial coverage. Using techniques described herein, high-precision pnt solutions may be provided without resort to a generally proximate, terrestrial ground station having a fixed and precisely known position. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160312758

Multi-fuel plasma injector

The inventive subject matter provides apparatus, systems and methods for treating and delivering a fuel to a combustion chamber of an engine in order to improve efficiency of the engine. In one aspect of the invention, a fuel injector that cooperates with an internal combustion engine to combust a first fuel to produce power is presented. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160312681

Method and device for operating exhaust gas sensors

The invention relates to a method and a device, in particular a control and evaluation unit, for operating at least one exhaust gas sensor for monitoring the functionality of an emission control system in the exhaust tract of an internal combustion engine, wherein the exhaust gas sensor is operated at least intermittently at high temperatures and has a thermal shock sensitivity inherent to the design, and in which a heating phase can be implemented at least intermittently prior to a regeneration phase or prior to a measuring operation phase, wherein a clearly lower temperature is set in this heating phase in comparison to the regeneration temperature or the measuring operation temperature. According to the invention, the function for dew point recognition and re-release of a dew point end is adaptively implemented and influenced by at least one water detection criterion or at least one flood detection criterion. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160312181

Three-dimensional model of human cortex

Disclosed herein are methods for differentiation of neuronal cells from stem cells, which produce a three-dimensional model of the neocortex structure. In some embodiments, the methods include culturing stem cells with at least one inhibitor of smad signaling and at least one inhibitor of fibroblast growth factor signaling for a period of time to result in formation of an embryoid body. ... Coherent Inc

10/27/16 / #20160311528

Multi-rotor vehicle with yaw control and autorotation

An improved vehicle with superior performance and reliability. The vehicle, such as an unmanned aerial vehicle, is capable of vertical takeoff and landing, uses three swashless, variable-pitch vertical lift main rotors with a yaw tail rotor system. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308640

Bi-directional optical transmission system with coherent detection

Disclosed are structures and methods for a monolithic silicon (si) coherent transceiver with integrated laser and gain elements wherein an inp chip is bonded to the si chip in a recess formed in that si chip.. . An optical device includes a first optical port connected to a first optical fiber, and a second optical port connected to a second optical fiber. The optical device further includes first optical components that switch first optical traffic carried via a first set of optical channels from the first optical port to the second optical port, and second optical components that switch second optical traffic carried via a second set of optical channels from the second optical port to the first optical port. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308627

Method and device for detecting interference signal from low-power envelope detection receiver

A device for detecting an interference signal includes an estimator configured to estimate a mean value of received signals output from an analog-digital converter (adc), a filter configured to filter a low frequency band of the received signals using the estimated mean value to produce filtered received signals, a detector configured to detect, from the filtered received signals, interference signals using a coherent modulation scheme and a non-coherent modulation scheme, and a combiner configured to determine whether interference exists in a frequency channel in response to a result of the interference signal detecting using the coherent modulation scheme and the non-coherent modulation scheme, based on a preset condition.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308329

Optical source for coherent transceiver

An optical source that implements a wavelength tunable laser diode (t-ld) and a mach-zehnder (mz) modulator within a single package is disclosed. The optical source, which outputs a modulated signal beam and a local beam of a continuous wave (cw), accompanies a control circuit mounted on several circuit boards. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308327

High-power, phased-locked, laser arrays

High-power, phased-locked, laser arrays as disclosed herein utilize a system of optical elements that may be external to the laser oscillator array. Such an external optical system may achieve mutually coherent operation of all the emitters in a laser array, and coherent combination of the output of all the lasers in the array into a single beam. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308325

Air-cooled carbon-dioxide laser

A carbon dioxide waveguide-laser includes an elongated resonator unit and an elongated power-supply unit. The resonator and power-supply units are spaced by a cooling unit including a plurality of longitudinally extending, spaced-apart fins, with fans arranged to drive air through the spaces between the fins.. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160307659

Coherent electron and radiation production using transverse spatial modulation and axial transfer

Coherent electronic current is generated by generating and transmitting an electron bunch along a longitudinal axis. The electron bunch is then directed onto a target, wherein the target imparts a transverse spatial modulation to the electron bunch via diffraction contrast or phase contrast. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160307560

Coherent pitch and intensity modification of speech signals

A method comprising: receiving an utterance, an original pitch contour of the utterance, and a target pitch contour for the utterance, wherein the utterance comprises a plurality of consecutive frames, and wherein at least one of said frames is a voiced frame; calculating an original intensity contour of said utterance; generating a pitch modified utterance based on the target pitch contour; calculating an intensity modification factor for each of said frames, based on said original pitch contour and on said target pitch contour, to produce a sequence of intensity modification factors corresponding to said plurality of consecutive frames; calculating a final intensity contour for said utterance by applying said intensity modification factors to said original intensity contour; and generating a coherently modified speech signal by time dependent scaling of the intensity of said pitch modified utterance according to said final intensity contour.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160307381

Protected article management

Tracking, identifying and article management systems and methods for reliably and repeatedly determining one or more physically uncopiable attribute instances (of the same or varying types) from or inherent in an article of manufacture, using the selected physical uncopiable attribute(s) to produce an unforgeable identity for the article, and then integrating that unforgeable identity into computer-based tracking systems in a way that permits the tracking system to track and monitor articles for which identity information is known. Applications include documents, fashion accessories, artwork, and other objects.. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306367

System and method for controlling and measuring steam

A system and method for controlling steam based on a determination of steam quality include a steam conduit defining an interior volume of steam, an emitter for first and second coherent light beams, a receiver for signals resulting from an interference pattern of the first and second coherent light beams after refraction from a droplet in the steam at a convergence point, and a processor to determine steam quality based on the signals. There can be more than one receiver to account for phase differences related to droplet shape and size. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306063

Synthetic aperture radar mineral prospector

A method for detecting underground natural resources using synthetic aperture radar includes providing a ground-penetrating phase-coherent radar system incorporating a moving platform; sending a plurality of radar signals from a plurality of points along a plurality of paths through an underground volume, the plurality of radar signals producing a plurality of radar returns; collecting the plurality of radar returns along the plurality of paths with the ground-penetrating phase-coherent radar system; coherently processing the plurality of radar returns with a processing circuit to determine a characteristic of a sub-surface feature; retrieving information relating to a reference underground volume from a memory; and identifying a potential sub-surface resource by using the processing circuit to compare the characteristic of the sub-surface feature with the information relating to the reference underground volume.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306044

Three-dimensional triangulation and time-of-flight based tracking systems and methods

A three-dimension position tracking system is presented. The system includes transmitters and receivers. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160305927

Patterned cardiomyocyte culture on microelectrode array

The invention provides a culture of patterned cardiomyocytes, the culture including a support substrate bearing a multielectrode array, a negative surface resistant to cell attachment and deposited on the support substrate covering the multi-electrode array, a pattern ablated on the negative surface, a positive surface promoting cell attachment deposited on the pattern ablated on the negative surface; and cardiomyocytes adherent to the positive surface and growing aligned along the pattern ablated on the negative surface. The invention also includes a method of making the culture of patterned cardiomyocytes and a method of in vitro method of testing the effect of a compound on cardiac function by measuring electrical output from the patterned cardiomyocytes.. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160305869

Detection system and method of detecting corrosion under an outer protective layer

Incoherent millimetre wave, sub-millimetre wave and terahertz test signals are used to probe metal substrates covered by a protective coating or outer layer, such as paint or thermal insulation, obscuring direct assessment of the substrate. The incoherent test signals, provide signal dispersion and angular variation of the test signals with respect to angular incidence to the substrate. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160305773

Lensless imaging with reduced aperture

An image of an object can be synthesized either from the fourier components of the electric field or from the fourier components of the intensity distribution. Imaging with a lens is equivalent to assembling the fourier components of the electric field in the image plane. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160304839

Method for producing pseudoislet

Provided is a method for producing a pseudoislet, which method comprises: seeding 1,500 to 5,000 pluripotent stem cells in a cell culture well to prepare an aggregate of said pluripotent stem cells, said aggregate having a predetermined size; and culturing said aggregate in said cell culture well in a nonadherent state, to allow differentiation into cells including pancreatic islet progenitor cells and/or pancreatic islet cells.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160304831

Method of reseeding adherent cells grown in a hollow fiber bioreactor system

This invention is directed to methods of directly reseeding harvested adherent cells grown in a hollow fiber bioreactor. Also disclosed is a novel harvest media for use in directly reseeding adherent cells into a hollow fiber bioreactor.. ... Coherent Inc

10/20/16 / #20160302667

Coherent electromagnetic waves aid reconciliation

Reconciliation of past events is beneficial for resolution of conflict but not essential to resolve geographic, political and economic conflicts that can cease violence. Past events are immutable in spacetime and interpretation of past events may be different for different observers. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160301988

Methods and apparatus to validate a tag for media

Methods and apparatus to validate a tag for media are disclosed. An example method includes obtaining first identification information extracted from a tag distributed with media presented at a presentation location, obtaining second identification information determined from at least one of a) inherent information of at least one of audio or video of the media presented at the presentation location or b) a watermark embedded in at least one of the audio or the video of the media presented at the presentation, comparing the first identification information with the second identification information, and when first identification information does not substantially match the second identification information, preventing the tag from being used to report exposure of the media.. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160300289

Systems and methods for generating cannabis strain preference profiles

Systems and methods for a privacy protected application to dynamically store information regarding users past cannabis experiences and to use that information, in conjunction with various characteristics inherent to individual cannabis strains from particular sources and instances to match up with or to follow other users and to find more preferable strains or sources of those strains or more preferable methods of ingesting the cannabis for that particular user.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299747

Programming system and language for application development

In one embodiment, an improved programming system and language for application development is provided that combines elements of the c and objective-c languages without the constraints imposed by a requirement to maintain compatibility with the c language. The language provides the functionality of the c language compatibility in certain areas to improve the inherent safety of software written in the language. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299714

Computing architecture with peripherals

A bidirectional interconnect for transporting memory transfer requests and their corresponding memory transfer responses that has: (a) a unidirectional interconnect to transport memory transfer requests; and (b) a unidirectional interconnect to transport memory transfer responses. The write memory transfer responses include at least a copy of the data to be written of the corresponding write memory transfer request. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299121

Method for assessing the condition of a tissue sample with coherent electromagnetic radiation

4) reaching a conclusion about the sample based on the comparison.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299064

Far-infrared imaging device and far-infrared imaging method

Provided are an imaging method and device for imaging using far infrared light that make it possible to quickly image a subject without producing damage or a non-linear phenomenon in the subject. A variable-frequency coherent light source is used, illumination light from the light source is irradiated onto a linear area on an imaging subject, transmitted or reflected light is used to form an image of the imaging subject, a non-linear optical crystal is used for wavelength conversion, and a one-dimensional or two-dimensional array sensor is used to image the imaging subject while the imaging subject is moved in at least one direction.. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160298866

Evaporative cooling system

A novel system for using a high water content polymer and its various implementations to provide a means of evaporative cooling and temperature regulation for buildings and structures. This invention will provide benefits at much lower initial and ongoing costs than competing solutions and will bring other benefits and extensions inherent in its design and implementation.. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160298190

Influence of genotype on susceptibility to treatment with fish oil

The present invention relates to methods for assessing an individual's susceptibility to treatment of an inflammatory disease with a dietary supplement. The invention describes the recognition that the sensitivity of an individual to the inflammation suppressing effects of fish oil on tnf-α production is linked both to genetic variation encoded by, or associated with, tnf-α, lt-α and/or il-6 single nucleotide polymorphisms and to the inherent level of production of tnf-α by cells.. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160297902

Metallocene catalyst system comprising antistatic agent and method for preparing polyolefin using the same

The present invention relates to a metallocene catalyst system comprising an antistatic agent and a preparation method for polyolefin using the same. The present invention can not only maintain the inherent activity of the catalyst but also minimize reactor fouling and particle agglomeration in the preparation of a polyolefin using the gas-phase polymerization process, thereby allowing to the process to be operational with more stability.. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160296419

Moving box automated cardio pulmonary resuscitation device

A cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (cpr) device (cpd) for performing cpr on a patient (pt). A supporting structure (l1, l2, f) with two legs (l1, l2) shaped to accommodate space for the patient's (pt) thorax between them. ... Coherent Inc

10/13/16 / #20160295914

Smoking article having a filter including a capsule

There is provided a smoking article having an aerosol generating substrate and a mouthpiece. The mouthpiece indudes a cavity at least partially filled with a particulate material, such as activated carbon,and contains at least one breakable capsule of a liquid flavourant at least partially surrounded by the particulate material, such that the force required to break the capsule within the mouthpiece to release the liquid flavourant is less than three times the inherent burst strength of the capsule.. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294480

System and method for determining nonlinear mitigation perturbative distortion coefficients using a received optical signal

Methods and systems are disclosed including receiving, with a processor circuit in a coherent optical receiver module, a series of electrical signals over a time period, representative of a series of optical signals received at instants of time within the time period, each of the electrical signals being indicative of a respective one of a plurality of points on an iq plane, each of the points being spaced from one of a plurality of predetermined points in the iq plane by a corresponding one of a plurality of distortion values; calculating, with the processor circuit, one or more perturbative coefficients based on one or more of the distortion values; and determining, with the processor circuit, data from the series of electrical signals based on the perturbative coefficient.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294145

Multi-wavelength source of femtosecond infrared pulses

A source of femtosecond pulses at center wavelengths of about 940 nm and about 1140 nanometers (nm) includes a mode-locked fiber mopa delivering pulses having a center wavelength of about 1040 nm. The 1040-nanometer pulses are spectrally spread into a continuum spectrum extending in range between about 900 nm and about 1200 nm and having well defined side-lobes around the 940-nm and 1140-wavelengths. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160292701

Apparatus and method for measuring social and prescient impact

A method and apparatus for providing the full spread social impact score of individual users on defined issues beyond their direct adherents via a novel social media website is described. A social impact score may be compared with that of other individuals to provide a social impact rating. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160292046

Method and system for coherent aggregation and synchronization of gathered data from spread devices

In a method for gathering time-variable data from electronic slave devices in data communication through a data transmission channel with an electronic master device, the slave devices periodically measure and store a current value of at least one respective time-variable parameter (p1(t), . . ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291883

Inherent adaptive trimming

A memory system may use adaptive trimming to control throughput and traffic from the host to/from the memory. The trimming parameters of memory may be adaptively changed based on the data rate from the host. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291545

Holographic three-dimensional display system and method

A holographic three-dimensional display system and a holographic three-dimensional display method are disclosed. Plane pixel information (j*k*m*n) of the flat panel display is reasonably used to convert the discrete spatial spectrum image information imn into the discrete spatial spectrum image sjk by using holographic coding conversion, the discrete spatial spectrum thereof is restored by using corresponding lens arrays, and the discrete spectrum widening of the sampling angle ωmn is realized by the holographic function screen so as to realize complete spatial spectrum restoring of an original three-dimensional space. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160290867

Multiple window processing schemes for spectroscopic optical coherence tomography (oct) and fourier domain low coherence interferometry

Current apparatuses and methods for analysis of spectroscopic optical coherence tomography (soct) signals suffer from an inherent tradeoff between time (depth) and frequency (wavelength) resolution. In one non-limiting embodiment, multiple or dual window (dw) apparatuses and methods for reconstructing time-frequency distributions (tfds) that applies two windows that independently determine the optical and temporal resolution is provided. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160290857

Measuring apparatus and measuring method

A measuring apparatus includes a light source unit configured to generate probe light, a bifurcating unit configured to cause brillouin backscattered light occurring from the probe light to bifurcate into first light, which propagates through a first optical path, and second light, which propagates through a second optical path, a delay unit configured to delay one of the first light and the second light, an optical multiplexer configured to multiplex the first light and the second light to generate multiplexed light, and a coherent detector configured to perform homodyne detection of the multiplexed light and to output a difference frequency obtained as a result of the detection as a phase-difference signal.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160290427

Leaf spring, leaf spring group, and compressor

A leaf spring (100) comprises at least two spring arms (120, 130) and an inner fixing hole (110). The at least two spring arms (120, 130) are evenly distributed around a center of the inner fixing hole (110); each spring arm is of the same structure, and an outer fixing hole (122) is disposed at an outermost end of each spring arm. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160289555

Fluorescent material particles, method for producing the same, and light emitting device

A fluorescent material particle including: a particle that contains a thiogallate phosphor and a first adherent member containing boron oxide and being disposed on the surface of the particle, a method for producing the fluorescent material particles, and a light emitting device are provided.. . ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160288408

Method of applying a coating onto workpieces and device for coating workpieces

The invention relates to a method for applying a coating, which preferably consists at least partly of plastic, onto workpieces, which preferably consist at least partly of wood, wood materials, plastic, or the like. The coating is activated or melted in a connection region, and the coating is connected to the workpiece by the connection region, said connection region being irradiated with incoherent radiation, in particular infrared radiation, which is preferably dispensed by a light-emitting diode arrangement, for activation or melting purposes. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160287760

Ultraviolet activated antimicrobial surfaces

The invention is directed to an ion plasma deposition (ipd) method adapted to coat polymer surfaces with highly adherent antimicrobial films. A controlled ion plasma deposition (ipd) process is used to coat a metal or polymer with a selected metal/metal oxide. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160287425

Cranial position orientation detection method and apparatus for pediatric patients

A force distribution apparatus and method are presented. Various embodiments of the disclosed apparatus include a plurality of layers configured and oriented to be deployed on a subject in a manner that disperses forces and lowers peak pressures experienced by the subject when resting on a surface, which tends to minimize risks of deformation and local ischemia. ... Coherent Inc

10/06/16 / #20160286966

User stabilized stool

An embodiment includes a user-stabilized stool having a bottom portion for contacting a ground surface that is configured to be inherently unstable when in an active position, thereby requiring a user to stabilize the stool when in the active position. The stool further includes a seat portion connected to the bottom portion and a stabilizing member operable, when the bottom portion is in the active position, to prevent the user-stabilized stool from tilting beyond a predetermined angle.. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160285561

Integrated coherent receiver having a geometric arrangement for improved device efficiency

. . Disclosed herein is a monolithically integrated coherent receiver chip which has a geometric arrangement of the on-chip components that significantly improves the performance and the manufacturability of a coherent receiver module for dual polarization quadrature phase shift keyed (dp-qpsk) applications and other optical coherent detection systems. The coherent receiver chip comprises two optical hybrids, three optical inputs and eight electrical outputs with the two optical hybrids oriented perpendicular to the optical inputs and the electrical outputs which are widely spaced and arranged in a co-linear fashion that simplifies module design and assembly. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160285559

Level spacing for m-pam optical systems with coherent detection

An apparatus includes an optical transmitter configured to provide an optical signal amplitude-modulated among m different levels. A constellation control module is configured to provide a drive signal to control the optical signal. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160284600

Memory cell layout

A system and method for a memory cell layout is disclosed. An embodiment comprises forming dummy layers and spacers along the sidewalls of the dummy layer. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160284427

Method for fabricating silicon carbide assemblies

A method for fabricating assemblies includes providing first and second components that include ceramic, metal, or composite; positioning a multiphase joining interlayer between the first and second components, wherein the joining interlayer includes a first phase that melts at a first temperature and a second phase interspersed throughout the first phase, and wherein the second phase melts at a second temperature that is lower than the melting temperature of the first phase; and heating the joining interlayer to a temperature in the range of 725° c. To 1450° c. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283374

Changing cache ownership in clustered multiprocessor

Resolving coherency issues inherent in sharing distributed cache is described. A chip multiprocessor may include at least first and second processing clusters, each having multiple cores of a processor, multiple cache slices co-located with the multiple cores, and a memory controller (mc). ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282861

Method for keeping drones within a designated boundary

A tract-lock based drone location data system is described with inherent properties for providing precise drone location data and keeping drones within a designated geographic boundary.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282199

Freeze indicator employing light scattering and method of making same

A freeze indicator including an indicator dispersion is described herein. Such an indicator dispersion can include: a liquid medium and particles of a colored indicator agent dispersed in the liquid medium. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282190

Time-multiplexed spectrally controlled interferometry

A tunable light source having a temporal coherence length such that interference fringes are detected within the optical path difference of the interferometer is spectrally controlled to produce multiple wavelengths during sequential fractions of the integration time of the detector of the interferometer. The wavelengths are selected so as to produce a visible correlogram at each integration time according to spectrally controlled interferometry (sci) principles. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282004

Monitoring system for air conditioning systems based on distributed power generation and air conditioning system using same

A monitoring system for air conditioning systems based on distributed power generation and an air conditioning system using same. The monitoring system for air conditioning systems comprises a distributed power generation monitoring subsystem, a heating and ventilation energy management subsystem and a main monitoring system. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160279860

Iv membrane attachment systems and methods

An intravenous delivery system may have a liquid source containing a liquid, tubing, and an anti-run-dry membrane positioned such that the liquid, flowing form the liquid source to the tubing, passes through the anti-run-dry membrane. The anti-run-dry membrane may be positioned within an exterior wall of a drip unit, and may have a weld surface secured to a seat of the exterior wall via application of compression to press the weld surface against the seat, and application of coherent light or vibration. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160278924

Laser-assisted machining (lam) of hard tissues and bones

An apparatus and method for laser-assisted machining (lam) of bone without raising the temperature of the surrounding bone is discussed. The method of lam of bone involves determining a target bone needing to be machined an then scanning a high power density laser beam along the bone at a machining rate that produces low-heat affected zones (haz) on the target bone. ... Coherent Inc

09/29/16 / #20160278771

Low inherent viscosity bioabsorbable polymer adhesive for releasably attaching a staple buttress to a surgical stapler

A surgical stapler end effector comprises a staple cartridge, an anvil, and a buttress assembly. The staple cartridge comprises a plurality of staples and a deck. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160278036

Synchronization in the presence of large initial frequency error

A method for synchronization in a network node is disclosed. The method comprises determining an n-symbol slice of a received signal, the n-symbol slice corresponding to a sync point hypothesis, dividing the n-symbol slice into one or more segments, each of the one or more segments having the same symbol length, and determining one or more phase rotation operators for each of the one or more segments, the determined one or more phase rotation operators compensating for a phase rotation introduced by an initial frequency error. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277544

Protocol data unit interface

An interface can be designed that efficiently constructs descriptors for streams of protocol data units (pdus) and provides coherent views of the pdus and the pdu stream for a requesting application regardless of location within a buffer pool for pdus. The interface creates a descriptor for each pdu written into the buffer pool and links the descriptors in accordance with the appropriate order of the corresponding pdus. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277121

Pilot-aided coherent receiver for optical communications

A method decodes an optical signal transmitted over an optical channel from a transmitter to a receiver. The receiver receives the transmitted optical signal to produce a digital signal including data symbols and pilot symbols, and determines filtering coefficients based on an error between amplitudes of the received pilot symbols and amplitudes of transmitted pilot symbols, while ignoring errors between phases of the received pilot symbols and phases of the transmitted pilot symbols. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160276987

Combined high power rf/microwave amplifier with multiple power amplifier units and automatic failure protection

A high power rf or microwave amplifier may amplify an rf or microwave input signal. The high power rf or microwave amplifier may include an input signal divider (div) that has an input port that receives the rf or microwave input signal and that divides this input signal into multiple sub-input signals; multiple power amplifier units (paus), each having an input port that receives an rf or microwave signal, an output port that delivers an amplified version of the received rf or microwave signal, and an interface port; an interface control unit (icu) that communicates with each pau through its interface port; and an output signal switching combiner unit (scu) that coherently sums the outputs of the on-line paus and delivers this to an output port. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160276803

Optical transmitter emitting light with narrowed linewidth

An optical transmitter that narrows the linewidth of the output light is disclosed. The optical transmitter includes a wavelength tunable laser diode (ld) type of the csg-dr ld integrated with a semiconductor optical amplifier (soa) driven by the constant magnitude mode. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160276801

Mopa with externally triggered passively q-switched laser

In a master oscillator plus power amplifier (mopa) system, the oscillator is a passively q-switched laser. The laser is triggered into passively q-switched operation by operating an optical switch to resonantly couple back into the laser amplified stimulated emission generated by the amplifier.. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160276771

Plug bridge, and method for producing a plug

In order to allow conductors to be connected to a plug bridge in a simple manner, the plug bridge has a support to which a plurality of contact pins and also a plurality of conductor connections which are electrically conductively connected to, in each case, one contact pin are fastened. The support contains a housing which, together with the conductor connections, is covered by a common dimensionally stable and inherently rigid cover part in a closed state. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160275087

Computer implemented system and method for determining geospatial fire hazard rating of an entity

A computer implemented system and method for determining geospatial fire hazard rating of an entity is envisaged. The entity represents any object, structure, or any physical article that is susceptible to fire due to its properties, placement and surrounding environment. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274603

Viscosity feedback temperature control system

The viscosity feedback temperature control system provides a means for controlling the viscosity of a process fluid about a user-defined setpoint by varying the temperature of the fluid within a user-defined range to take advantage of the viscosity versus temperature characteristics inherent in all fluids.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160271987

Print media coating

An inkjet printing media, comprising a coating layered on at least one side of the media, the coating comprising a source of polyvalent ions and a latex binder that forms a coherent film in the presence of the polyvalent ions. A coating comprising calcium 2+ ions (ca2+) and a latex binder that forms a coherent film in the presence of the calcium 2+ ions (ca2+). ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160271184

Methods of treating inflammatory colon diseases

A method of treating ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease in a subject in need thereof is disclosed. The method comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of adherent cells from a placenta or adipose tissue, thereby treating the ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease.. ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160271181

Methods and compositions for treatment of retinal degeneration

Disclosed herein axe methods and compositions for treating retinal degeneration, such as occurs in retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration, using descendents of marrow adherent stem cells that have been engineered to express an exogenous notch intracellular domain.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/22/16 / #20160270763

Synthetic aperture ultrasound system

Systems, devices, and methods for synthetic aperture acoustic imaging, range-doppler measurements, and therapies are disclosed. One synthetic aperture acoustic system includes a waveform generation and processing device and an acoustic probe device that are designed to enable generation, transmission, reception, and processing of coherent, spread-spectrum, instantaneous-wideband, coded waveforms in synthetic aperture ultrasound (sau) applications.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269865

Beacon communication system and methods

A system and method for providing a communications link between an owner of a lost article and a person that finds the lost article. The method includes detecting at a communication device of the person that finds the lost article, a beaconing signal generated by an electronic beacon device when the communication device is in proximity of the communication device. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269243

Symmetric coherent request/response policy enforcement

A set of service level agreement (sla) policies and service level definition (sld) policies that are applied to a request message of a correlated request/response message pair are tracked. A response message of the correlated request/response message pair is detected. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269159

Reciprocal channel sounding reference signal allocation and configuration

Systems and techniques are disclosed to enhance the efficiency of available bandwidth between ues and base stations. A ue transmits a sounding reference signal to the base station, which characterizes the uplink channel based on the srs received and, using reciprocity, applies the channel characterization for the downlink channel. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269158

Reciprocal channel sounding reference signal allocation and configuration

Systems and techniques are disclosed to enhance the efficiency of available bandwidth between ues and base stations. A ue transmits a sounding reference signal to the base station, which characterizes the uplink channel based on the srs received and, using reciprocity, applies the channel characterization for the downlink channel. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269108

Method and device for estimation of chromatic dispersion in optical coherent communication

Disclosed are a chromatic dispersion estimation method and device in optical coherent communication, wherein, the method includes: performing a fast fourier transform on iq-imbalance compensated data to obtain frequency-domain data in two polarization directions; calculating autocorrelation sequences of the frequency-domain data and performing an inverse fast fourier transform on the values of the autocorrelation sequences; calculating modulus squares of the results of the inverse fast fourier transform, and adding the results in the two polarization directions to obtain; determining a mean value of s of a plurality of data sets; calculating an index of the maximum value of, and estimating a dispersion value of the optical fiber link according to the index of the maximum value of. The abovementioned technical solution allows a significantly accurate and rapid estimation of dispersion values.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160267006

Massive access request for out-of-core textures by a parallel processor with limited memory

In one embodiment, a method comprising organizing access request by a processor to elements of textures, wherein a storage representation of a plurality of all the textures has a much larger size than a capacity of processor memory, wherein the plurality of all the textures is stored only out-of-core, wherein the processor requests access to incoherent data locations randomly distributed across the plurality of all the textures.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266545

Illumination device, projection apparatus and projection-type image display apparatus

An optical device including a hologram recording medium that can reproduce an image of a reference member and an irradiation unit that emits a coherent light beam to the optical device. The irradiation unit includes a light source for emitting a coherent light beam and a scanning device capable of adjusting a reflection angle of the coherent light beam emitted from the light source and that makes a reflected coherent light beam scan the hologram recording medium. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266393

Field mapper

A field mapping optical system and method for converting a light beam having a known spatially coherent first optical field to a second optical field with a required intensity distribution and flat wavefront at a desired distance from the system, by creating an intermediate optical field, between the first and second optical fields, the intermediate optical field being derived from the inverse fourier transform of the second optical field. The optical system provides a compact and simplified field mapper.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266366

Correcting for aberrations in incoherent imaging systems using fourier ptychographic techniques

Aberration-corrected incoherent imaging methods and systems that can acquire a sequence of coherent images and an incoherent image of a specimen, implement an embedded pupil function recovery process in junction with fourier ptychographic technique to construct an improved resolution image and pupil function of the imaging system using the sequence of coherent images, determine an optical transfer function based on the estimated pupil function, and remove the aberration from the incoherent image using a deconvolution process to generate an aberration-corrected incoherent image.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266336

Optical transceiver having gasket supported by member without narrowing inner space of housing

An optical transceiver of the cfp type having a gasket set within the slot is disclosed. The optical transceiver provides the slots in respective sides of the housing to pass the screws therein for fastening the optical transceiver to an electrical plug prepared in the host system. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266288

Infrared-blocking nanocellulose aerogel windows

An optically transparent, infrared-blocking, composite material includes a matrix of transparent, cross-linked, cellulose aerogel nanofibrils having infrared blocking ceramic nanoparticles essentially homogenously dispersed therein. The composite material is both optically transparent and infrared-blocking, and can include an adherent, transparent protective layer disposed on one or both of two opposing surfaces.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266243

Coherent ladar using intra-pixel quadrature detection

A frequency modulated (coherent) laser detection and ranging system includes a read-out integrated circuit formed with a two-dimensional array of detector elements each including a photosensitive region receiving both return light reflected from a target and light from a local oscillator, and local processing circuitry sampling the output of the photosensitive region four times during each sample period clock cycle to obtain quadrature components. A data bus coupled to one or more outputs of each of the detector elements receives the quadrature components from each of the detector elements for each sample period and serializes the received quadrature components. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266220

Magnetic sensing and imaging using interactions between surface electron spins and solid state spins

Systems and methods for magnetic sensing and imaging include a sensor having a network of isolated electron-spin quantum bits (qubits) disposed on the surface of the sensor; and a solid state electronic spin system disposed below the surface of the sensor, wherein the solid state electronic spin system has a spin-state dependent fluorescence; a source of light; a source of first external perturbation, wherein the source of first external perturbation generates a magnetic field; a source of second external perturbation; wherein, the source of light and the first and second external perturbations are configured to coherently and independently manipulate the spin states of at least one qubit and at least one solid state electronic spin system; and a detector to optically measure the solid-state electronic spins spin-state dependent fluorescence.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266052

Rapid microwave phase detection with a solid state device

A solid state sensor may be used to down-convert microwave signal into a low-frequency voltage or current signal, where its phase still carries the information of a measured continuous wave (cw) microwave phase. Two cw microwaves may be mixed and a solid state sensor used to rectify the mixed microwave into a direct voltage or current signal. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160265349

Method and apparatus for acoustic downhole telemetry and power delivery system using transverse or torsional waves

Methods and apparatus for transmitting power and data along a metal pipe using wideband acoustic waves. Arrangements use shear-horizontal waves, transmitting narrowband signals for power applications and wideband signals for communications having a bandwidth greater than the coherence bandwidth of the acoustic-electric channel. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160264931

Method for cultivating cells in adhesion culture by using a cell culture carrier in capsule form, and cell culture carrier therefor

The invention relates to a method for cultivating cells in adhesion culture, comprising at least the following steps: a) dissolving or suspending a cross-linkable, biocompatible material having adhesion points for cells in a cell culture medium; b) suspending cells in the cell culture medium, which contains the cross-linkable, biocompatible material, or in a medium that contains at least one component that is required for the cross-linking of the cross-linkable, biocompatible material; c) introducing the cell suspension into a medium in drops under conditions that initiate or permit the cross-linking of the biocompatible material, wherein either the cell suspension or the medium into which the cell suspension is introduced in drops contains the cross-linkable biocompatible material; d) forming stable, preferably porous capsules from cross-linked biocompatible material, which capsules contain incorporated adherent cells; e) proliferating the adherent cells in the capsules for a specified time period; f) breaking up the capsule material by means of a physical or chemical stimulus and releasing the cells as a cell suspension. In an especially preferred embodiment of the invention, the method is performed cyclically, in that the cells released in step f) are suspended anew in a cell culture medium that contains a cross-linkable, biocompatible material or in a medium that contains at least one component that is required for the cross-linking of the cross-linkable, biocompatible material and steps c)-f) are repeated at least once.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263424

Rotational resistance system

A rotational resistance system is described herein, the system being adapted for a user so as to facilitate exercise of muscles throughout upper and lower extremities of the user's body. The system may include one or more rotational resistance devices arranged on one of a vertical planar surface or a horizontal planar surface. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263358

Multiple needle injector

An improved injector needle apparatus is described with inherent properties for increasing linear flow rates when inserted into a subcutaneous port during tissue expansion thus decreasing procedure time.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263349

Catheter connection and stabilization device and methods of using same

A device for stabilizing a patient catheter includes a medical valve and a male luer connector for connection to a catheter. The medical valve has an open mode that permits fluid flow through the valve and a closed mode that prevents fluid through the valve. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263159

Methods and compositions for modulating angiogenesis and vasculogenesis

Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for stimulating angiogenesis, using cells descended from marrow adherent stromal cells that have been transfected with sequences encoding a notch intracellular domain. Applications of these methods and compositions include treatment of ischemic disorders such as stroke.. ... Coherent Inc

09/15/16 / #20160262729

Systems and methods of reducing ultrasonic speckle using harmonic compounding

Systems and methods provided herein relate to an image processing system. The image processing system may include a beamformer module structured to receive channel data from each of at least three firings; and, a synthesis module communicably coupled to the beamformer module, the synthesis module may be structured to: combine channel data corresponding to two inverted firings to isolate a harmonic component; combine channel data from one of the two inverted firings with channel data from a third firing to isolate a fundamental component; and, combine the fundamental component with the harmonic component incoherently.. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261845

Coherent motion estimation for stereoscopic video

Methods and systems for enhancing motion estimation are disclosed for stereoscopic video sequences. The motion vector parameters and disparity values for consecutive frames may be calculated to estimate motion in a coherent manner between two channels, such as a left channel and a right channel in stereoscopic images. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261440

A method and system using ternary sequences for simultaneous transmission to coherent and non-coherent recievers

The present invention describes a method and system for simultaneous transmission of data to coherent and non-coherent receivers. The method at the transmitter includes retrieving a base ternary sequence having a pre-defined length, obtaining one or more ternary sequences corresponding to data to be transmitted and transmitting the obtained one or more ternary sequences by the transmitter. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261398

Clock recovery method and device

A clock recovery method and device relate to the field of communication; and address the problem of the non-synchronization between the sampling clock of the transmitter and the sampling clock of the receiver. The method includes calculating a clock sampling error, a signal phase error compensation value, and a residual phase error compensation value based on data obtained after polarization demultiplexing and equalizing; adjusting a sampling clock based on the clock sampling error; performing phase adjustment for the first time based on the signal phase error compensation value; performing phase adjustment for the second time based on the residual phase error compensation value. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261359

Method and system for selecting spreading sequences with variable spreading factors

Embodiments herein achieve a method and system for selecting non-coherent spreading sequences with binary alphabets {0, 1} with variable spreading factors. The method generates circular shift equivalent sets of spreading sequences by circularly shifting base sequences with elements {1, 0} and having at least one variable spreading factor. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261347

Frequency domain coded modulation with polarization interleaving for fiber nonlinearity mitigation in digital sub-carrier coherent optical communication systems

An optical transmitter may receive and encode a first group of bits into first encoded data and second encoded data. The optical transmitter may supply a first sub-carrier carrying a first symbol and a second sub-carrier carrying a second symbol. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261346

Optical transceiver using duplex media, self-homodyne detection (shd), coherent detection, and uncooled laser

An apparatus comprises an uncooled laser; a splitter coupled to the laser; a first wavelength component coupled to the splitter; a local oscillator (lo) port coupled to the first wavelength component; a modulator coupled to the splitter; a second wavelength component coupled to the modulator; and a signal port coupled to the second wavelength component. A method comprises emitting an input light; splitting the input light into a first local oscillator (lo) optical signal and a first unmodulated optical signal; modulating the first unmodulated optical signal using polarization-multiplexed, high-order modulation to produce a first modulated optical signal; transmitting the first lo optical signal to a first duplex fiber; and transmitting the first modulated optical signal to a second duplex fiber.. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160260513

Optical trap using a focused hollow-beam for trapping and holding both absorbing and non-absorbing airborne particles

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems and methods for trapping and holding airborne particles. In the various embodiments, an optical trap is provided which uses a focused hollow-beam for trapping and holding both absorbing and non-absorbing airborne particles. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160259746

Usb type-c cable and method for reading/writing a chip in a usb type-c cable

A method for reading/writing a chip in a usb type-c cable comprises converting a read/write command into unstructured vendor defined message (uvdm) that is conforming to a usb power delivery specification. Such uvdm will be delivered to the chip via a type-c configuration channel interface. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160259625

Generation of random numbers through the use of quantum-optical effects within a mirror cavity system

An optical system uses a birefringent medium disposed within an optical cavity, receives an input beam that may be non-coherent or coherent, and produces a randomization energy from the input beam, by creating birefringent induced beam subdivisions each cavity traversal, where after a threshold number of beam traversals have occurred, a randomized energy distribution is created. That randomized energy distribution is read by a photodetector and converted into a random number by a randomization processing device.. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160259174

Polarization-controlled laser line-projector

In a laser line projection apparatus, six spaced-apart unpolarized laser-beams are plane-polarized with low loss by a combination of a thin-film polarizer, a reflector, and two polarization rotators. Two beams are polarized in each of three polarization-orientations. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160258578

Loading assembly for conveying a pressurized gas stream and a switching system for use in a loading assembly

A loading assembly has a gas conduit that extends between a floating structure and another structure, to convey a pressurized gas stream between the two structures. An emergency disconnection coupler is configured in the gas conduit. ... Coherent Inc

09/08/16 / #20160258378

Methods and systems to derive health of mating cylinder using knock sensors

A method of deriving the health of a first cylinder in a reciprocating device includes receiving a first signal from a first knock sensor in proximity to the first cylinder, receiving a second signal from a second knock sensor in proximity to a second cylinder, processing the first signal and the second signal, and deriving the health of the first cylinder by determining whether the first signal is coherent with the second signal.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255069

Context sensitive dynamic authentication in a cryptographic system

A system for performing authentication of a first user to a second user includes the ability for the first user to submit multiple instances of authentication data which are evaluated and then used to generate an overall level of confidence in the claimed identity of the first user. The individual authentication instances are evaluated based upon: the degree of match between the user provided by the first user during the authentication and the data provided by the first user during his enrollment; the inherent reliability of the authentication technique being used; the circumstances surrounding the generation of the authentication data by the first user; and the circumstances surrounding the generation of the enrollment data by the first user. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255008

Separable transport layer in cache coherent multiple component microelectronic systems

A separable transport layer is described in the context of cache coherent multiple component micro-electronic systems. In one example, a packet is received from a source component, the packet containing a protocol layer. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160254469

Four-terminal gate-controlled thin-film organic thyristor

Technologies are generally described for a four-terminal, gate-controlled, thin-film thyristor device. The thyristor device may essentially be an n-type thin-film transistor (tft) with an additional emitter terminal. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253819

Fast adaptive estimation of motion blur for coherent rendering

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for adaptively executing one or more motion blur estimation methods to estimate a motion blur associated with an image target frame in an augmented reality environment produced by an augmented reality application. In one embodiment, the functions implemented include: applying a first motion blur estimation method to estimate the motion blur; determining whether computational resources are available for a second motion blur estimation method; and applying the second motion blur estimation method to estimate the motion blur in response to a determination that computational resources are available for the second motion blur estimation method.. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252880

Microscope, method and computer program for obtaining quantitative phase images by means of digital holographic microscopy

A microscope, method and computer program for obtaining quantitative phase images by digital holographic microscopy. The microscope includes: a coherent light source (1) and a beam splitter (3) for generating an object beam (lo) for illuminating a sample, and a reference beam (lr); an optical system with a main optical path making up a telecentric afocal system, and a reference optical path; and recording means (12) recording a hologram of said sample in the image plane of the optical system. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252804

Projection apparatus and projection control apparatus

A projection apparatus has an optical device configured to be capable of diffusing coherent light beams, an irradiation unit configured to irradiate the coherent light beams to the optical device so that the coherent light beams scan the optical device, a light modulator that is illuminated by coherent light beams incident on and diffused at respective points of the optical device from the irradiation unit, a projection optical system configured to project a modulated image generated by the light modulator onto a scattering plane, and an intermediate optical system provided between the optical device and the light modulator, configured to restrict an diffusion angle of coherent light beams diffused by the optical device.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252744

Illumination device, projection type image display device, and optical device

An illumination device according to the present invention includes: a light source 11 that emits coherent light; an optical scanning section 15 that scans the coherent light emitted from the light source 11; and an optical path conversion system 21 configured to allow the coherent light scanned by the optical scanning section 15 to illuminate an area to be illuminated sequentially in an overlapping manner. An incident angle of the coherent light that enters respective points of the area to be illuminated changes with time.. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252616

Laser synthetic aperture sonar for buried object detection

A system and method to detect an object buried beneath the seabed are described. The system includes a moving platform, a low frequency signal source coupled to the platform to transmit a low frequency signal to an area of the seabed, and a laser doppler vibrometer (ldv) coupled to the platform to transmit a plurality of transmission beams to the area of the seabed at a respective plurality of angles at each position of a plurality of positions of the platform over the area. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252381

Fuel waste variable identification and analysis system

A novel fuel waste variable identification and analysis system is capable of analyzing real-time on-board diagnostics (obd) information of a vehicle from a remote monitoring station unit. This novel system analyzes, quantifies, and/or predicts various fuel waste variables for a particular vehicle and its driver. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160251957

Monitoring of steam injection

Methods and apparatus for monitoring steam injection in a steam assisted well are disclosed. The method involves obtaining a first temperature profile of a well by performing distributed temperature sensing on a first fibre optic. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160251623

Novel chondrocyte induction method

Provided is a method for producing chondrocytes from pluripotent stem cells, the method comprising the steps of: (i) inducing pluripotent stem cells to differentiate into mesodermal cells in adherent culture, (ii) culturing the cells obtained by step (i) in adherent culture in a medium containing one or more substances selected from the group consisting of bmp2, tgfβ and gdf5, and (iii) culturing the cells obtained by step (ii) in suspension culture in a medium containing one or more substances selected from the group consisting of bmp2, tgfβ and gdf5. Also provided is a pharmaceutical product comprising the chondrocytes obtained by the method.. ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160251250

Method for obtaining a wavy layer locally suspended on a substrate using a deformation by formation of wrinkles

A method forming an elastic undulated layer locally lying on a substrate from a structure including a strained elastic layer on a foundation in a solid state present at a surface of a rigid substrate, the method including: melting a foundation for a duration of at least 50 ns, the foundation thickness being at least 20 nm and lower than a predetermined thickness corresponding to a theoretical peak-to-peak amplitude of wrinkles, the melting generating a simultaneous deformation, by forming wrinkles, of the elastic layer and the foundation and accompanied by localized adherent contact between the elastic layer and the rigid substrate in zones separating regions of the foundation; solidifying the foundation to bring it back to the solid state; removing the foundation brought back to the solid state to suspend a layer above the substrate outside the zones of localized adherent contact, the suspended layer being undulated in accordance with the wrinkles.. . ... Coherent Inc

09/01/16 / #20160250601

Super-surface selective nanomembranes providing simultaneous high permeation flux and high selectivity

Superhydrophobic membrane structures having a beneficial combination of throughput and a selectivity. The membrane structure can include a porous support substrate; and a membrane layer adherently disposed on and in contact with the porous support substrate. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248515

Communication systems with phase-correlated orthogonally-polarized light-stream generator

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a communications system which, in one embodiment, includes a phase-correlated, orthogonally-polarized, light-stream generator (polg) for preparing light into phase coherent light streams having defined states of polarization and spectral composition. In one embodiment, the polg includes a light source configured to emit light having a predetermined wavelength and a polarization apparatus configured to prepare light from the light source into particular states of polarization. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248513

Optical transmission apparatus and method for controlling optical power

An optical transmission apparatus includes: an optical receiver configured to receive an optical signal; a variable optical attenuator configured to adjust a power of the optical signal to be input to the optical receiver according to a variable attenuation amount; and a controller configured to control the attenuation amount of the variable optical attenuator based on an electrical signal obtained by performing a coherent detection and a photoelectric conversion on the optical signal received by the optical receiver.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160247393

Vehicle driving assistance appatarus

A vehicle driving assistance apparatus installed in a vehicle displays a predetermined light pattern on a road surface around an own vehicle. The vehicle driving assistance apparatus includes a coherent light source that emits a light source beam, a road surface projection optical system that scans the light source beam and emits the projection beam, a road surface presence information retention section and a control circuit. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160247066

Systems and methods for a computer understanding multi modal data streams

Systems and methods for understanding (imputing meaning to) multi modal data streams may be used in intelligent surveillance and allow a) real-time integration of streaming data from video, audio, infrared and other sensors; b) processing of the results of such integration to obtain understanding of the situation as it unfolds; c) assessing the level of threat inherent in the situation; and d) generating of warning advisories delivered to appropriate recipients as necessary for mitigating the threat. The system generates understanding of the system by creating and manipulating models of the situation as it unfolds. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160247043

Thin-film sensing and classification system

Large-area electronics (lae) enables the formation of a large number of sensors capable of spanning dimensions on the order of square meters. An example is x-ray imagers, which have been scaling both in dimension and number of sensors, today reaching millions of pixels. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246951

System and method for securely retrieving and playing digital media

A system for securely downloading and playing coherent digital content such as music and preventing its play by unauthorized users. The system may include mass server/storage devices for receiving and storing digital content having predetermined gaps; and client devices communicating with the server/storage devices, and providing authorization to proceed. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246742

Hybrid message-based scheduling technique

A hybrid message-based scheduling technique efficiently load balances a storage i/o stack partitioned into one or more non-blocking (i.e., free-running) messaging kernel (mk) threads that execute non-blocking message handlers (i.e., non-blocking services) and one or more operating system kernel blocking threads that execute blocking services. The technique combines the blocking and non-blocking services within a single coherent extended programming environment. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246564

Techniques for setting volume level within a tree of cascaded volume controls with variating operating delays

Techniques are disclosed for synchronizing gain adjustments across a cascaded network of audio gain stages having variant operating delays. In particular, a delay-synchronized volume adjustment system configured in accordance with an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a controller operatively coupled to the cascaded network of audio and configured to apply gain adjustments in a synchronized manner that accounts for operating delays that are inherent to each gain stage. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246255

Incoherent fluorescence digital holographic microscopy using transmission liquid crystal lens

A new optical arrangement that creates high efficiency, high quality fresnel incoherent correlation holography (finch) holograms using transmission liquid crystal grin (tlcgrin) diffractive lenses has been invented. This is in contrast to the universal practice in the field of using a reflective spatial light modulator (slm) to separate sample and reference beams. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160245913

Apparatus and method for measuring precipitation in the atmosphere using k-band frequency-modulated continuous wave (fmcw) weather radar system

A k-band frequency modulated continuous wave (fmcw) weather radar system is provided for measuring precipitation in the atmosphere. The apparatus includes a rf transmitter which modulates the input signal of the first baseband unit, this transmitted baseband signal is scattered by the target. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160245895

Zero optical path difference phased array

A zero-optical-path-length-difference optical phased array built with essentially planar photonic devices determines a direction to an incoherent optical source, such as a star. The phased array can replace a 3-dimensional star tracker with a nearly 2-dimensional system that is smaller and lighter. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160245801

Homogenous immunoassay with compensation for background signal

Homogeneous immunoassays that allow for compensation of background signals inherent in samples and reagents. The use of homogeneous immunoassays for the detection of the presence or amount of symmetrical dimethyl arginine (sdma) in biological samples. ... Coherent Inc

08/25/16 / #20160244750

Antibody libraries

The present invention overcomes the inadequacies inherent in the known methods for generating libraries of antibody-encoding polynucleotides by specifically designing the libraries with directed sequence and length diversity.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160242157

Lte-based wireless communication system for the m-lms band

A receiver capable of receiving and a transmitter capable of transmitting lte (long-term evolution) signals. The receiver is capable of executing firmware to determine position location from a received lte-like position waveform over signals modulated on a carrier in a positioning frequency band. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160242103

Cell search in a wireless communication network

The present application relates to an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm) receiver and a method of operating the receiver for performing a cell search. A coarse correlator block is provided to detect one cell out of a by plurality of wireless communication cells by determining first correlation metric values by applying a partial correlation comprising part-wise correlating sample data with each one of a first set of phase-rotated reference sequences and non-coherent combining. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241878

Techniques for identiying errors introduced during encoding

In one embodiment of the present invention, an encode validator identifies and classifies errors introduced during the parallel chunk-based translation of a source to a corresponding aggregate encode. In operation, upon receiving a source for encoding, a frame difference generator creates a frame difference file for the source. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241423

Non-coherent multi-symbol-delay differential detector

An electronic receiver may generate a differential detection sequence based on a received symbol sequence and based on a m-symbol delayed version of the received symbol sequence, where m is an integer greater than 1. The particular differential detection sequence may be a result of an element-by-element multiplication of the particular received symbol sequence and the conjugate of an m-symbol delayed version of the particular received symbol sequence. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241352

Optical transmission system

A receiver is configured to have two coherent receivers using two pieces of local oscillator of optical frequencies f11 and f12 close to optical frequency f1 of signal light, the two pieces of local oscillator being controlled to have a predetermined optical frequency spacing Δf, and a digital signal processor demodulating transmission data signal sequences based on outputs from the coherent receivers. When the frequency difference Δf1 of one of the two pieces of local oscillator from a virtual reference frequency f1′ close to the optical frequency f1 of the signal light is set, the digital signal processor obtains the frequency difference Δf2 of the other of the two pieces of local oscillator by calculating Δf1-Δf, inputs electric signals output from the two coherent receivers, and compensates the phase rotation caused in the electric signals by frequency differences Δf1 and Δf2.. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241344

Receiving method and receiver device for a coherent optical communication system

A receiver device and receiving method for a coherent optical communication system are disclosed. The disclosed device includes: an optical splitter configured to split a received optical signal into at least two paths; a first amplifier configured to amplify a second optical signal from among a first optical signal and the second optical signal split into two paths; a second amplifier configured to amplify the output signal of the first amplifier; and a coherent receiver module configured to mix and detect the output signal of the second amplifier and the first optical signal. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241341

Optical transmission apparatus, optical transmission system, and polarization dependent loss monitor

An optical transmission apparatus includes: a coherent detector configured to receive light including different polarization components from an optical transmission path, and perform coherent detection of received light including the different polarization components; an adaptive equalizer configured to adaptively equalize, by a digital filter, a complex electric signal for each of the polarization components obtained by the coherent detection, a gain value for controlling an amplitude of the complex electric signal being applied to the complex electric signal; and a polarization dependent loss monitor configured to determine a polarization dependent loss of the optical transmission path, based on a correction filter parameter obtained by correcting a filter parameter of the digital filter according to the gain value, the filter parameter being adaptively updated by an adaptive equalization of the adaptive equalizer.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241022

Apparatus and method for high voltage i/o electro-static discharge protection

An electronics chip includes a charge pump and at least one high voltage (hv) electro-static discharge (esd) module. The charge pump is configured to provide a predetermined voltage across a microphone. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160239761

Feature completion in computer-human interactive learning

A collection of data that is extremely large can be difficult to search and/or analyze. Relevance may be dramatically improved by automatically classifying queries and web pages in useful categories, and using these classification scores as relevance features. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160238697

System and method for a rangefinding instrument incorporating pulse and continuous wave signal generating and processing techniques for increased distance measurement accuracy

A system and method for a rangefinding instrument incorporating pulse and continuous wave signal generating and processing techniques for increased distance measurement accuracy. The use of the former technique effectively solves the ambiguity issues inherent in the latter while allowing for relatively simple circuit implementations. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160238518

Concentration calculation system of optically active substance, manufacturing method of concentration calculation system of optically active substance, and computer readable medium

A concentration calculation system calculates a concentration of the optically active substance based on a formula. The formula includes a first function representing wavelength dependence of an optical rotation of a first optically-active substance, and a second function representing wavelength dependence of an optical rotation of a second optically-active substance. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160238377

Modeling arrangement and methods and system for modeling the topography of a three-dimensional surface

A modeling arrangement is disclosed for modeling the topography of a three dimensional surface. The arrangement includes a light source arranged to produce substantially monochromatic and coherent electromagnetic radiation; a camera arranged to photograph the surface to be modeled at wavelengths emitted by the light source as well as wavelengths detected by the human eye; and a grating provided in connection with the first light source. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160237223

Masterbatch, masterbatch group, production method for masterbatch, and synthetic resin molded article

The present invention aims to provide a masterbatch containing a large amount of an aluminum component and having high pellet strength, wherein aluminum particles retain their inherent brightness and the amount of a component which may impair the strength or appearance of a synthetic resin molded article is small. The masterbatch of the present invention contains aluminum particles, a heat-resistant wetting agent, and a resin, wherein the proportion of the aluminum particles in the masterbatch is 50 to 80% by weight, the resin has a melt flow rate of 0.2 to 60 g/10 min, and the proportion of wax having a melt flow rate of more than 60 g/10 min and a melt viscosity at 140° c. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160236414

Method to monitor additive manufacturing process for detection and in-situ correction of defects

The present invention provides a system and a method for real time monitoring and identifying defects occurring in a three dimensional object build via an additive manufacturing process. Further, the present invention provides in-situ correction of such defects by a plurality of functional tool heads possessing freedom of motion in arbitrary planes and approach, where the functional tool heads are automatically and independently controlled based on a feedback analysis from the printing process, implementing analyzing techniques. ... Coherent Inc

08/18/16 / #20160235881

Non-adherent hydrogel coating for wound dressings and methods for making the same

A method for preparing a hydrogel coating for a wound dressing to provide the wound dressing with non-adhesion properties without interfering with the bioactivity of the agents contained in the wound dressing. The hydrogel coating is formed by treating the substrate with o2 plasma before applying a hydrogel precursor solution onto the substrate, and then curing the hydrogel precursor onto the substrate to form the hydrogel coating on the surface of the substrate. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160233116

Monitoring method and apparatus for control of excimer laser annealing

A method is disclosed evaluating a silicon layer crystallized by irradiation with pulses form an excimer-laser. The crystallization produces periodic features on the crystallized layer dependent on the number of and energy density ed in the pulses to which the layer has been exposed. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160232357

Secure boot sequence for selectively disabling configurable communication paths of a multiprocessor fabric

Disabling communication in a multiprocessor fabric. The multiprocessor fabric may include a plurality of processors and a plurality of communication elements and each of the plurality of communication elements may include a memory. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231940

Maintaining data-set coherency in non-volatile memory across power interruptions

A method for data storage includes storing data in a set of memory blocks of a non-volatile memory. Each memory block, which holds a respective portion of the data, is classified as valid or invalid depending on whether the memory block holds a most updated version of the portion, and as anchor or non-anchor depending on whether the portion belongs to a coherent snapshot of the data. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231690

Housing structure, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus

A housing structure includes: a housing configured to house therein components for use by an image forming apparatus and having an opening; a cover member configured to cover the opening of the housing and including an adherend portion; and a sealing member placed between an opening end of the housing and the cover member and configured to seal between the cover member and the housing by being compressed when the cover member is attached to the housing, the sealing member adhering to the adherend portion of the cover member, and at least one groove being formed in the adherent portion of the cover member.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231422

Life detection processing method, device and terminal

The present disclosure provides a life detection processing method, device and terminal. The method includes that: a wifi electromagnetic wave is emitted; coherent waves of a reflected wave of the wifi electromagnetic wave and the wifi electromagnetic wave are received; and life information is determined according to the received coherent waves. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160228725

Low-level energy laser therapy

Methods and systems (10, 54, 72) are provided for administering phototherapy to an injured tissue in a living subject by delivering visible or infrared biostimulatory energy to bone marrow at a dose sufficient to cause mesenchymal stem cells to appear in the injured tissue. The energy may be coherent light and can be administered transcutaneously, subcutaneously, or via an intramedullary probe (74). ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160228630

Intracorporeal artificial lung

The present invention describes a new artificial lung inserted within the human chest. The principles governing functionality of this device are gravity dependent rotation and separation of the oxygen from circulatory system by gravity, different diameters of pores on the oxygen tube with angled channels in the vertical mesh septum and incorporation of one-way valves. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160228266

Skeletal stabilization liner system

A liner with at least three substantially equally spaced attachment areas arranged longitudinally from the proximal to the distal end of the liner so as to permit relief areas between attachment areas and increase the radial thickness of the liner in the area of the liner inherently or through the addition of shims or other materials at the attachment areas. The liner and shims can be selected from a kit of different shaped liners and shims. ... Coherent Inc

08/11/16 / #20160227858

Thermal liner for protective garments

A nonwoven for use in a thermal liner for protective apparel includes 1-45 wt % of a first inherently heat resistant fiber excluding an aramid, and a balance of a second heat resistant fiber. The nonwoven excludes wool and has a thickness less than 3 mm and a basis weight of less than 2.9 osy (100 gsm). ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226905

Risk scoring for threat assessment

Threat risks to an enterprise are detected and assessed by assembling singular threats identified using both direct and behavioral threat indicators into composite threats to create complex use cases across multiple domains, and to amplify risks along kill chains of known attacks for early detection. Composite threat risk scores are computed from risk scores of singular threats to exponentially increase with the number of events observed along the kill chain. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226866

Authentication using individual's inherent expression as secondary signature

A method and system are provided. The method includes training for one or more secondary signatures of a user. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226625

Quaternary block-coded high-dimensional modulation for coherent optical communications

A method modulates data for optical communication by first encoding the data using a forward error correction (fec) encoder to produce encoded data, which are encoded using a block encoder to produce block encoded data such that lee distances between code words that represent the block encoded data are increased. The block encoded data are mapped to produce mapped data such that euclidian distances between the constellation points are increased. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226597

Neutrino communication system

An advanced communications system comprising an emitter and an improved receiver (detector) utilizing modulated beams of neutrino and antineutrino waves as information carriers between the emitter and the receiver. Generation of modulated neutrino and antineutrino beams in the emitter is achieved by a laser-like medium, while detection and demodulation of the neutrino and antineutrino beams is accomplished by a second laser-like medium which registers the flux (or fluence) of modulated neutrinos and antineutrinos passing there-through by means of resonant stimulated deexcitation of lasable excited states. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226595

Common mode rejection ratio control for coherent optical receivers

An optical signal is received at a coherent optical receiver. The received optical signal is converted to a first electrical signal and a second electrical signal through a first photodetector and a second photodetector, respectively. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226577

Hardware efficient implementation of decision feedback phase estimation for an ultra high speed coherent receiver

A method for estimating the phase of a modulated complex optical signal, according to which, the phase of the signal is isolated and the complex amplitude of the signal is digitized by a block of p samples. An adaptive filter minimizes phase-error between the phase of the received symbol and the phase of a sample, rotated by a phase correction factor, by iteratively performing a block-wise phase lms estimation on the samples using a step size parameter. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226502

Single cycle asynchronous domain crossing circuit for bus data

Techniques are disclosed for managing the timing between two asynchronous clocks. The techniques are particularly well-suited for synchronizing the reference clock with the divided clock in a phase coherent dsm pll application, but can be more broadly applied to any application that includes a need for synchronizing a data bus across a clock boundary. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226323

High temperature laminated stator cores and methods for the manufacture thereof

Embodiments of laminated stator cores suitable for usage in high temperature applications are provided, as are embodiments of methods for manufacturing high temperature laminated stator core. In one embodiment, the method includes obtaining a plurality of coated laminates each comprising a laminate over which a coating precursor layer is formed. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224286

Screen image providing apparatus, screen image providing method, and computer readable medium

There is provided an operation screen providing system including a relay apparatus and an operation screen providing apparatus. A function providing unit provides an additional function which is not inherent of a processing apparatus, to the processing apparatus. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224053

Timer-based processing unit operational scaling employing timer resetting on idle process scheduling

Timer-based processing unit operational scaling employing timer resetting on idle process scheduling is disclosed. In one aspect, a timer controls scheduling of a processing unit utilization process to perform operational scaling of a processing unit. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223922

Electrophotographic photosensitive member and image forming apparatus using same

An electrophotographic photosensitive member capable of preventing the occurrence of interference fringe patterns when the member is installed in a device using coherent light as exposure light, without exerting a negative influence on electric characteristics, is disclosed. The electrophotographic photosensitive member includes an electrically conductive substrate; a photosensitive layer provided on the electrically conductive substrate; and an intermediate layer interposed between the photosensitive layer and the electrically conductive substrate. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223724

Structured light pattern generation

A pattern projector disclosed herein generates and projects a structured light pattern suitable for use in a variety of active depth sensing technologies. In one implementation, a structured light pattern is generated by directing a coherent light beam through a pseudorandom diffuser element. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223706

Non-intrusive inspection systems and methods for the detection of materials of interest

The present specification discloses methods for inspecting liquids, aerosols and gels (lags) for threats. The method includes scanning lags packed in plastic bags in a multiple step process. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223453

Real-time label-free high-throughput cell screening in flow

A label-free imaging-based flow cytometer that measures size and cell protein concentration simultaneously is disclosed. Cell protein concentration adds a parameter to cell classification that improves the specificity and sensitivity of flow cytometers without the requirement of cell labeling. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223443

Laser enabled light centrifuge

Light has evaded analysis as to just what it is. It is said to be a wavicle with both properties of a wave and a particle. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160222686

Above ground pool

An above ground pool is provided. The above ground pool includes a support frame and a pool liner. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160222599

Basalt basket and dowel and method of manufacture

Basalt basket and dowel system to provide load transfer between adjoining slabs. The basket is designed as a placement jig to properly position dowels during the concrete placement phase of construction. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160222559

Needling fibrous webs

Methods for forming a touch fastening material are described as including: providing a lengthwise-incoherent layer of staple fibers supported directly on a bed of bristle tips of a brush; needling the layer of staple fibers by cycling needles through the layer of staple fibers and into the brush; then, while the needled layer of staple fibers remains supported on the brush, fusing portions of the staple fibers by at least partially melting resin of the fibers disposed outside the brush; and then pulling the layer of fibers from the brush as a lengthwise-coherent touch fastening material having exposed fastening loops pulled from between the brush bristles.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160222356

High titer recombinant aav vector production in adherent and suspension cells

Disclosed are an in vitro method of producing a recombinant aav virion in a mammalian host cell that comprises a functional adenoviral e1a gene (e.g., a hek 293 cell) and raav virions made by the method.. . ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160222250

Sol-gel coating method and composition

A coating composition and a method for coating metallic substrates, such as aircraft components exposed to elevated temperatures and/or oxidative conditions. The coating composition includes an aqueous mixture having about 2 vol % to about 50 vol % organosilane, about 0.3 to about 25 vol % metal alkoxide, and about 0.1 to about 30 vol % organic complexing agent. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160221493

Vehicle driving assistance appatarus

A vehicle driving assistance apparatus includes a coherent light source, a road surface projection optical system, a road surface wet information retention section, and a control circuit. The road surface projection optical system scans a light source beam emitted from the coherent light source to output a projection beam, and thereby project the light pattern on the road surface around the own vehicle, the light source beam being light. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160220989

Artificial zeolites

Zeolites are industrially important materials possessing high bronsted acidity and shape-selectivity. However, their inherently small pores restrict application for catalytic conversion of bulky molecules. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160220590

Formulations and dosage forms of oxidized phospholipids

The current disclosure provides pharmaceutical compositions containing an oxidized phospholipid, such as 1-hexadecyl-2-(4′-carboxybutyl)-glycero-3-phosphocholine (vb-201) and a thermosoftening carrier, e.g., a poloxamer. The pharmaceutical compositions may further comprise an anti-adherent agent, such as talc and/or a thixotropic agent. ... Coherent Inc

08/04/16 / #20160220504

Method for producing an adhesive material for medical application

A method is provided for producing an adhesive material (1) for a medical application such as a dressing. The method includes at least one step for coating a first surface (2b) of any substrate (4), called receiving substrate, using a layer of previously coated silicone on an anti-adherent liner (3). ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219592

Radio resource management measurements in dense network scenarios

A system for securely downloading and playing coherent digital content such as music and preventing its play by unauthorized users. The system may include mass server/storage devices for receiving and storing digital content having predetermined gaps; and client devices communicating with the server/storage devices, and providing authorization to proceed. A method of a wireless communication device for operation in a wireless communication network comprising a plurality of cells is disclosed. The method comprises performing radio resource management measurements based on received reference signals of one or more of the cells, wherein the radio resource management measurements are performed over a bandwidth comprising k subcarriers. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160218907

Data transmission via multi-path channels using orthogonal multi-frequency signals with differential phase shift keying modulation

A method and an apparatus relating to an ofdm data communications system where the sub-carriers are modulated using differential quadrature phase-shift keying (dqpsk). The multi-carrier transmitted signal is directly generated by means of summation of pre-computed sample points. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160218887

Method and apparatus with improved estimation accuracy and robustness for fine frequency offset estimation in coherent receivers

The present disclosure provides a method and system for fine estimation of a local oscillator frequency offset of a received signal at a coherent receiver, by evaluating the probability mass function (pmf) of the signal phase of output symbols at different frequencies. At frequencies other than the actual frequency offset, the signal phase is uniformly distributed in [-π,π] such that the summation of a function of pmf values where the function is convex or concave between 0 and 1 can be utilized to determine an a frequency offset to be used by the coherent receiver.. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217307

Usb type-c cable and method for reading/writing a chip in a usb type-c cable

A method for reading/writing a chip in a usb type-c cable comprises converting a read/write command into unstructured vendor defined message (uvdm) that is conforming to a usb power delivery specification. Such uvdm will be delivered to the chip via a type-c configuration channel interface. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217101

Implementing modal selection of bimodal coherent accelerator

A method and apparatus are provided for implementing modal selection of a bimodal coherent accelerator in a computer system. Implementing modal selection of a bimodal coherent accelerator using a pci-express standard vendor specific extended capability (vsec) structure or capi vsec data in the configuration space of a capi-capable pcie adapter and procedures defined in the coherent accelerator interface architecture (caia) to enable and control a coherent coprocessor adapter over pcie. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217096

Implementing modal selection of bimodal coherent accelerator

A method and apparatus are provided for implementing modal selection of a bimodal coherent accelerator in a computer system. Implementing modal selection of a bimodal coherent accelerator using a pci-express standard vendor specific extended capability (vsec) structure or capi vsec data in the configuration space of a capi-capable pcie adapter and procedures defined in the coherent accelerator interface architecture (caia) to enable and control a coherent coprocessor adapter over pcie. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217093

Link system for establishing high speed network communications and file transfer between hosts using i/o device links

A high speed link system providing network and data transfer capabilities, implemented via standard input/output (i/o) device controllers, protocols, cables and components, to connect one or more host computing systems, comprising a system, apparatus and method is claimed; and described in one or more embodiments. An illustrative embodiment of the invention connects two or more host systems via usb 3.0 ports and cables, establishing network, control, data exchange, and power management required to route and transfer data at high speeds, as well as resource sharing. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216592

Method and apparatus for generation of coherent frequency combs

Embodiments of the invention provide apparatuses and methods for phase correlated seeding of parametric mixer and for generating coherent frequency combs. The parametric mixer may use two phase-correlated optical waves with different carrier frequencies to generate new optical waves centered at frequencies differing from the input waves, while retaining the input wave coherent properties. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216454

Optical connections system and methods for positioning an optical fiber within an alignment device

A method for positioning an optical fiber having an end portion within an alignment groove of an alignment device includes orienting the optical fiber in the alignment groove of the alignment device; causing the optical fiber to elastically flex; using an interference point to assist in forming a curved profile of the flexed fiber, and using inherent elasticity of the flexed optical fiber to assist in retaining the end portion of the optical fiber in contact with the alignment groove. A connection system includes a connector, alignment device, and adapter, with an interference point on at least one of the connector, alignment device, or adapter.. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160215260

Method for inducing dopaminergic neuron progenitor cells

The present invention provides a method for producing dopaminergic neuron progenitor cells from pluripotent stem cells, which method comprises the steps of: (i) performing adherent culture of pluripotent stem cells on an extracellular matrix in a medium containing a reagent(s) selected from the group consisting of bmp inhibitor, tgfβ inhibitor, shh signal-stimulating agent, fgf8, and gsk3β inhibitor; (ii) collecting corin- and/or lrtm1-positive cells from the cells obtained in step (i) using a substance which binds to corin and/or a substance which binds to lrtm1; and (iii) performing suspension culture of the cells obtained in step (ii) in a medium containing a neurotrophic factor.. . ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160215258

Method for preparing pluripotent stem cells

An object of the present invention is to provide a method capable of inexpensively and conveniently preparing cells having pluripotency and a very low risk of tumorigenic transformation. The cells having pluripotency and a very low risk of tumorigenic transformation can be prepared by suspension-culturing mammalian mesenchymal stem cells such as human mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow (hmsc-bm) and human adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hat-msc) (also referred to as “human adipose-derived stem cells [hadsc]”), 7 types of human adherent mature cells (human hepatocyte cells [hhep cells], human umbilical vein endothelial cells [huvec cells], human dermal lymphatic microvascular endothelial cells [hmvec cells], human epidermal keratinocyte cells [nhek cells], human bronchial epithelial cells [nhbe cells], human melanocyte cells [nhem cells], and human smooth muscle cells [uasmc cells]), and 3 types of human adherent precursor cells (human dermal fibroblast cells [nhdf cells], human skeletal muscle myoblast cells [hsmm cells], and human osteoblast cells [nhost cells]) to form cell masses (spheroids).. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160215256

Enzymatical modification of cell glycosylation using serum albumin and divalent cations

The invention is directed to a method and kit to control and modify the status of cells, such as human stem cells, by changing their glycosylation, in particular sialylation and fucosylation, levels in a reaction condition where culture medium reagents, such as divalent cations, are present and cells are kept non-adherent. The invention is further directed to novel stem cells, the glycosylation of which has been specifically altered.. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160215003

Halogen free syntheses of aminosilanes by catalytic dehydrogenative coupling

Compounds and method of preparation of si—x and ge—x compounds (x═n, p, as and sb) via dehydrogenative coupling between the corresponding unsubstituted silanes and amines (including ammonia) or phosphines catalyzed by metallic catalysts is described. This new approach is based on the catalytic dehydrogenative coupling of a si—h and a x—h moiety to form a si—x containing compound and hydrogen gas (x═n, p, as and sb). ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214097

Catalyst-controlled aliphatic c-h oxidations

The invention provides simple small molecule, non-heme iron catalyst systems with broad substrate scope that can predictably enhance or overturn a substrate control catalyst control substrate's inherent reactivity preference for sp3-hybridized c—h bond oxidation. The invention also provides methods for selective aliphatic c—h bond oxidation. ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214052

Filter element having a plurality of superposed single sheets

A filter element, including: a plurality of superposed single sheets, each sheet including a corrugated layer; and a covering layer for forming parallel flow channels; wherein the plurality of superposed single sheets are connected to one another; wherein the plurality of single sheets are not flat and have at least one curvature and are connected in the curved state, so that the curved filter element formed from the single sheets is inherently stable and have an axis of curvature that extends parallel to the flow channels.. . ... Coherent Inc

07/28/16 / #20160213692

Advanced method of treatment and management of chronic hepatitis c infection

Chronic hepatitis c (chc) infection is associated with the development of liver fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Coherently, the current study is designed to determine the therapeutic value of vitamin d as a supplement to the currently recommended treatment in saudi arabia patients diagnosed with chc and the possible correlation between vitamin d status and the target molecules in the prediction of viral response to current therapy for chc. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160211917

Methods and systems for reducing noise in optoelectronic oscillators

Compositions and methods for producing reconstituted human skin and/or hair follicles in situ are provided. The method for producing the skin is unique in that tissue culture expanded cells including multipotent cells such as neonatal cells as well as cultured epidermal and dermal cells are immediately placed on a substrate such as a membrane and then the membrane with adherent cells is placed on a skin wound. Optoelectronic oscillator systems and an optoelectronic oscillator noise reduction method. One example of an optoelectronic oscillator system includes an optical source positioned at a first end of a fiber-optic path, the optical source being configured to transmit an optical signal along the fiber-optic path, an optical modulator positioned to receive and modulate the optical signal based on at least a reference signal, a retro-reflector positioned at a second end of the fiber-optic path, the retro-reflector being configured to receive and retro-reflect the optical signal, the retro-reflected optical signal having at least a frequency range of inherent fiber noise canceled, and an optical circulator positioned along the fiber-optic path between the optical modulator and the retro-reflector, the optical circulator being configured to direct the optical signal to the retro-reflector and direct the retro-reflected optical signal along a feedback path to a first photodetector to generate the reference signal.. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160211916

Method of measuring optical fiber link chromatic dispersion by fractional fourier transformation (frft)

The present invention relates to a method of measuring optical fiber link chromatic dispersion by fractional fourier transformation (frft), belonging to the technical field of optical communication. The method of the present invention performs coherent demodulation for an optical pulse signal output from the optical fiber link to obtain a complex field of the optical pulse signal, then performs frft on the complex field; according to the energy focusing effect of the chirp signal in the fractional spectrum, calculates an optimal fractional order of the frft, and then calculates chromatic dispersion of the optical fiber link according to the optimal fractional order. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160211163

Sheet for semiconductor processing

A semiconductor processing sheet, the sheet comprising a base material and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer laminated on at least one surface of the base material, the pressure sensitive adhesive layer being formed of a pressure sensitive adhesive composition, the pressure sensitive adhesive composition containing a polymer having a salt and an energy ray curable group and an energy ray curable pressure sensitive adhesive component (excluding the above polymer). The semiconductor processing sheet can suppress contamination of an adherent at the time of peeling after energy ray irradiation while exhibiting a sufficient antistatic property.. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210734

Computerized technical authentication and grading system for collectible objects

The disclosure described herein is directed to a computerized system and method of grading and authenticating collectibles utilizing digital imaging devices and processes to provide an objective, standardized, consistent high-resolution grading of collectible objects, such as but not limited to sport and non-sport trading cards. The disclosure eliminates the subjectivity present in the human grading process and overcomes the inherent limitations of the human eye.. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210232

Cache coherence protocol

The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and computer program products for keeping multiple caches updated, or coherent, on multiple servers when the multiple caches contain independent copies of cached data. Example methods may include receiving a request to write data to a block of a first cache associated with a first server in a clustered server environment. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209729

Multiple exposure structured light pattern

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for illuminating a scene with light containing speckle patterns. A plurality of instances of coherent light are generated in sequence. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209521

Detector of ionizing radiation enabling a coherent digital image

A detector of ionizing radiation, e.g. X-ray radiation, allowing for the creation of a continuous digital image of a scanned object. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160208603

Downhole optical communication

A method of optical communication in a well can include launching light having substantially coherent phase into an optical waveguide extending in a wellbore, modulating light having substantially coherent phase in the wellbore, and receiving the modulated light transmitted via the same optical waveguide. A well system can include at least one optical waveguide extending in a wellbore, and a downhole optical modulator which modulates light transmitted via the optical waveguide, the optical modulator comprising a potassium titanyl phosphate crystal. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160207168

Polycrystalline diamond composite compact element, tools incorporating same and method for making same

The invention relates to a pcd composite compact element comprising a pcd structure integrally bonded at an interface to a cemented carbide substrate; the pcd structure comprising coherently bonded diamond grains having a mean size no greater than 15 microns; the cemented carbide substrate comprising carbide particles dispersed in a metallic binder, the carbide particles comprising a carbide compound of a metal; wherein the ratio of the amount of metallic binder to the amount of the metal at points in the substrate deviates from a mean value by at most 20 percent of the mean value. The invention further relates to a method for making a pdc compact element comprising a pcd structure integrally bonded to a substrate formed of cemented carbide; the method including introducing a source of excess carbon to the substrate at a bonding surface of the substrate to form a carburised substrate; contacting an aggregated mass of diamond grains with the carburised substrate; and sintering the diamond grains in the presence of a solvent/catalyst material for diamond; wherein the mean size of the diamond grains in the aggregated mass is no greater than 30 microns.. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160206910

Exercise rocking chair

A rocking chair provides abdominal exercise by user actuation of pivotal armrest handles that are configured to provide a crunch type exercise motion. The arrangement of internal pivot frames is such that armrest handle actuation shifts the user's center of mass both vertically and longitudinally, which in turn initiates a natural rocking motion by gravity. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160206859

Guide wire holder for receiving and holding a medical guide wire and for attaching same to a medical device, in particular an endoscope

A guide wire holder for receiving and holding an inherently elastic medical guide wire and for attaching same to a medical device, such as an endoscope, has an attachment part through which the guide wire can he guided and a guide wire support which is connected to the attachment part projects from same, and allows the guide wire to be held by a guide wire receiving device. The guide wire receiving device contains a first guide wire deflecting element in the form of a deflecting and clamping bracket which is open on one side, the guide wire deflecting element guiding the guide wire away from the attachment part and clamping the guide wire, arid the guide wire receiving device contains two additional guide wire deflecting elements. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160206777

Advanced functional biocompatible polymeric matrix used as a hemostatic agent and system for damaged tissues and cells

A hemostatic tissue sealant sponge and a spray for acute wounds are disclosed. The sponge comprises hydrophobically modified polymers that anchor themselves within the membrane of cells in the vicinity of the wound. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160206664

Method for producing adult liver progenitor cells

Novel adult liver progenitor cells (called h2stem cells) have been have been characterized on the basis of a series of biological activities and markers. Methods for producing h2stem cells allow providing such cells in the form of adherent cells and three-dimensional cell clusters in suspension that can be differentiated into cells having strong liver-specific activities and/or that can be used for treating liver diseases or for evaluating the efficacy, the metabolism, and/or toxicity of a compound.. ... Coherent Inc

07/21/16 / #20160206221

Apparatus for detecting biometric information of living body

An apparatus for detecting biometric information of a living body detects a pulse wave and extracts the biometric information of the living body in a non-invasive method. The apparatus for detecting biometric information includes a surface pulse wave measurement unit for measuring a surface pulse wave of an object. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205810

Inherently leak free liquid cooling of equipment

A system and method of liquid cooling equipment inherently incapable of leaking liquid into the equipment includes maintaining liquid coolant pressure in the vicinity of the equipment below atmospheric pressure. The system and method also includes coolant path defect detection and load balancing.. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160204902

Maximum likelihood decoding

In a coherent receiver of an optical communication system, a method of processing a detected symbol estimate to determine a most likely value of a corresponding transmitted data word, the transmitted data word comprising one or more data bits encoded in a transmitter using a predetermined constellation of at least two symbols. A set of two or more virtual constellation points are define in a decision region corresponding to a possible value of the data word. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160204566

Gas-discharge laser power and energy control

The present disclosure is directed to simultaneously controlling peak pulse power and pulse energy in gas-discharge lasers. In an aspect, a radio-frequency power supply that is coupled to a gas-discharge laser is turned on to initiate delivery of a laser pulse. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160204032

Method for dividing a composite into semiconductor chips, and semiconductor chip

The invention relates to a method for dividing a composite into a plurality of semiconductor chips along a dividing pattern. A composite, which comprises a substrate, a semiconductor layer sequence, and a functional layer, is provided. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160203384

Hardware accelerator for histogram of gradients

One of the challenges in bringing computational imaging to a mass market is that computational imaging is inherently computationally expensive. The computational challenges associated with computational imaging are apparent with the computation of a histogram of gradient descriptors. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202142

Distributed multi-channel coherent optical fiber sensing system

A method and system are provided. The method includes converting, using a spatial mode converter, an input signal into a plurality of spatial modes and performing polarization multiplexing and mode multiplexing, using a polarization multiplexer and a mode multiplexer, respectively, on the input signal. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160201475

Cooling for gas turbine engine components

A gas turbine engine component includes a body with a wall surrounding an interior cavity. The wall has opposed interior and exterior surfaces. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160200417

Floor arrangement with curved floor panels for an aircraft

A floor arrangement for a passenger cabin of an aircraft or spacecraft includes mounting rails for mounting cabin outfitting components, wherein each mounting rail has at least one upper support flange for supporting floor panels. The floor arrangement further includes curved floor panels being inherently formed with a convex top surface and a concave bottom surface, wherein each curved floor panel is mounted to two respective adjacent mounting rails and is supported by one respective upper support flange of each of the two adjacent mounting rails.. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160200335

Wheeled cart

A rolling cart comprises a frame unit defining an interior space in which items are transportable; a tire, the tire having a boundary defined by a circumference, a left edge maximum extent, and a right edge maximum extent, a distance between the left edge maximum extent and the right edge maximum extent sufficient to provide the cart with inherent lateral stability; a handle supported optionally removably from the frame, the cart moved and controlled by the handle; and the interior space at least partly within the boundary. The rolling cart may further comprise a container in which the items are transportable suspended within the interior space. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160199018

X-ray image pickup apparatus, x-ray image pickup method, and x-ray image pickup apparatus monitoring method

A change of x-ray radiation quality due to a material existing between an x-ray source and a detection element is estimated and corrected. Accordingly, deterioration of material discrimination ability in a dual energy imaging method can be prevented. ... Coherent Inc

07/14/16 / #20160198961

Applications of hyperspectral laser speckle imaging

Systems and methods are provided for detecting the flow of blood or other fluids in biological tissue by illuminating the biological tissue with two or more beams of coherent light and detecting responsively emitted light. A difference in wavelength, coherence length, beam divergence, or some other property of the beams of illumination causes the beams to preferentially scatter from, be absorbed by, or otherwise interact with respective elements of the biological tissue. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196321

Systems and methods for facilitation communications among customer relationship management users

A method for synchronizing customer relationship management data between a software as a service (“saas”) crm provider and a mobile device. This method enables both read and write access from the mobile device whether a network connection to the saas provider is available or not. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196234

Processing system with synchronization instruction

Embodiments of a multi-processor array are disclosed that may include a plurality of processors, and controllers. Each processor may include a plurality of processor ports and a sync adapter. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160195793

Optical sources

A coherent anti-stokes raman scattering apparatus for imaging a sample comprises an optical output; an optical source arranged to generate a first optical signal at a first wavelength; and a nonlinear element arranged to receive the first optical signal, where the nonlinear element is arranged to cause the first optical signal to undergo four-wave mixing on transmission through the nonlinear element such that a second optical signal at a second wavelength and a third optical signal at a third wavelength are generated, wherein an optical signal pair comprising two of the first, second and third optical signals is provided to the optical output for imaging the sample.. . ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160195649

Optical focusing device

An optical reflection focusing device, including a grating including an alternation of first and second regions having different refraction indexes, the grating including a plurality of sub-gratings, each including a plurality of first regions aligned along a plane parallel to the mean plane of the grating, said device including structures such that, for a collimated incident coherent light beam orthogonal to the mean plane of the grating, the rays of the beam reach with a non-zero phase shift different sub-gratings of the device.. . ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160195610

Illumination light projection for a depth camera

Various embodiments of tof depth cameras and methods for illuminating image environments with illumination light are provided herein. In one example, a tof depth camera configured to collect image data from an image environment illuminated by illumination light includes a light source including a plurality of surface-emitting lasers configured to generate coherent light. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160194599

Novel method for adherent culture in region formed between water-absorbent polymer gel and substrate, method for manufacturing biomass, and novel microalga

An object of the present invention is to provide a method in which it is possible to reduce costs of manufacturing biomass derived from microorganisms, in particular, costs of manufacturing biomass derived from microalgae. Microorganisms are cultured within a region surrounded by water-absorbent polymer gel and a substrate therebetween. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160194514

Inherently printable polymeric material and related methods

An inherently printable polymeric material is provided. The polymeric material includes a homogenous mixture of a thermoplastic polymer with a tg of about 30-80° c., a cyclic olefin copolymer, an ionomer of ethylene and methacrylic acid, and a thermoplastic rubber. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160193665

Clamping device

A clamping device (1) for machine tools (2), equipped with a power-operated chuck (5) and an electric drive motor (11) with a changeover function for triggering clamping movements, a motion converter (31) for converting the adjustment movements into the axial movements of a draw rod (7) as well as a force accumulator (41), is configured as a play and slip-free functional unit, and to determine the axial adjustment movements of the draw rod (7) when clamping and unclamping a workpiece (10), an electronic rotary encoder (101) in a stationary arrangement is allocated to one of the components (53; 54) that is involved in the force transmission. Due to this embodiment, it is possible to configure the clamping device (1) with inherent rigidity, having neither play nor slip, as a result of which both the axial adjustment movements of the draw rod (7) and consequently the particular operating positions of the clamping jaws (6) of the power-operated chuck (5) can be used without restrictions. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160193337

Iron-salen complex

The present invention provides a drug delivery system that overcomes conventional technical problems and that is readily put to practical use. Iron-salen complexes represented by general formula (i) below. ... Coherent Inc

07/07/16 / #20160193124

Oral care composition

Disclosed are oral care compositions, for example dentifrice compositions, comprising an orally acceptable vehicle, metal oxide particles having an average particle size of no greater than a dentin tubule and a polymeric adherent material for adhering the metal oxide particles in the dentin tubule. The metal oxide particles have a median particle size of 5 microns or less, and may comprise zinc oxide.. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160191823

Spatio-temporal light field cameras

Spatio-temporal light field cameras that can be used to capture the light field within its spatio temporally extended angular extent. Such cameras can be used to record 3d images, 2d images that can be computationally focused, or wide angle panoramic 2d images with relatively high spatial and directional resolutions. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160191765

Spatio-temporal light field cameras

Spatio-temporal light field cameras that can be used to capture the light field within its spatio temporally extended angular extent. Such cameras can be used to record 3d images, 2d images that can be computationally focused, or wide angle panoramic 2d images with relatively high spatial and directional resolutions. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160191218

Methods and apparatus for faster than nyquist rate multi-carrier modulation

The disclosure pertains to methods and apparatus for faster than nyquist (ftn) modulation schemes to increase throughput in multicarrier communication systems and wherein the latency problem inherent in filter bank multicarrier systems (fbmc) is reduced or eliminated by using non-orthogonal waveforms (i.e., faster than nyquist modulation) in only part(s) of the subframe or packet and orthogonal waveforms in other part(s). The number and spacing between ftn pulses may be selected such that the last sample of the last pulse is received within the time slot allocated to the subframe/packet, thereby eliminating added latency. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160191206

Collision detection using a multiple symbol noncoherent soft output detector

Systems and methods for detecting collisions in radio frequency tags in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a receiver system includes a receiver configured to receive and sample a phase modulated input signal, and a multiple symbol noncoherent soft output detector configured to receive the sampled input signal and to generate a soft metric indicative of the reliability of a detected symbol based upon observations over multiple symbols, a collision detector configured to calculate a decision metric from a set of soft metrics generated by the multiple symbol noncoherent soft output detector and detect a collision when the decision metric satisfies a predetermined criterion.. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160190769

Chip-based laser resonator device for highly coherent laser generation

A highly-coherent chip-based laser generating system includes a disk resonator incorporating a wedge structure fabricated from a silicon dioxide layer of a chip. The disk resonator is operable to generate a highly-coherent laser from a low-coherence optical pump input provided at an optical power level as low as 60 μw. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160189681

Ordering mechanism for offload graphics scheduling

Described herein are technologies related to a ensuring that graphics commands and graphics context are offloading and scheduled for consumption as the commands and graphics context are sent from coherent to non-coherent memory/fabric in a “processor to processor” handoff or transaction.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160189576

Abrasive label system and method

A label includes a sheet having an outer side and an inner side, an abrasive attached to the outer side, an adherent attached to the inner side, and a display connected to the sheet. The adherent is fixable to a container and the display is thereby visible towards the outer side.. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188780

Implementing system irritator accelerator fpga unit (afu) residing behind a coherent attached processors interface (capi) unit

A method and apparatus are provided for implementing system irritator accelerator field programmable gate array (fpga) units (afus) residing behind a coherent attached processors interface (capi) unit in a computer system. An afu is implemented in an fpga residing behind the capi unit, the afu includes a system irritator accelerator. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188778

Implementing system irritator accelerator fpga unit (afu) residing behind a coherent attached processors interface (capi) unit

A method and apparatus are provided for implementing system irritator accelerator field programmable gate array (fpga) units (afus) residing behind a coherent attached processors interface (capi) unit in a computer system. An afu is implemented in an fpga residing behind the capi unit, the afu includes a system irritator accelerator. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188499

Tightly-coupled distributed uncore coherent fabric

Selected portions of an uncore fabric of a system-on-a-chip (soc) or other embedded system are divided into two independent pipelines. Each pipeline operates independently of the other pipeline, and each accesses only one-half of the system memory, such as even or odd addresses in an interleaved memory. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188473

Compression of hardware cache coherent addresses

Compression of address bits within a cache coherent subsystem of a chip is performed, enabling a cache coherent subsystem to avoid transmitting, storing, and operating upon unnecessary address information. Compression is performed according to any appropriate lossless algorithm, such as discarding of bits or code book lookup. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188471

Configurable snoop filters for cache coherent systems

A cache coherent system includes a directory with more than one snoop filter, each of which stores information in a different set of snoop filter entries. Each snoop filter is associated with a subset of all caching agents within the system. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188470

Promotion of a cache line sharer to cache line owner

A system and method for performing coherent cache snoops whereby a single or limited number of sharing coherent agents are snooped for a data access. A directory may store information identifying which coherent agents have a shared copy of a cache line. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160188469

Low overhead hierarchical connectivity of cache coherent agents to a coherent fabric

In an example, a system-on-a-chip comprises a plurality of multi-core processors, such as four dual-core processors for eight total cores. Each of the processors connects to shared resources such as memory and peripherals via a shared uncore fabric. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160187849

Coherent diffractive imaging with arbitrary angle of incidence

Apparatus and methods for coherent diffractive imaging with arbitrary angle of illumination incidence utilize a method of fast remapping of a detected diffraction intensity pattern from a detector pixel array (initial grid) to a uniform spatial frequency grid (final grid) chosen to allow for fft on the remapped pattern. This is accomplished by remapping the initial grid to an intermediate grid chosen to result in a final grid that is linear in spatial frequency. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160187493

Variable metal multi-gate metal oxide semiconductor capacitor radiation sensor for improved gain and tissue equivalence

A method and apparatus is disclosed for differentially altering the radiation response across multiple moscap sensors by placing different thin gate materials with different atomic numbers on a series of mos-based radiation sensors. The secondary electrons created in high-atomic weight materials (such as gold) at lower incident photon energy levels enable a tissue equivalent radiation response and radiations source identification/differentiation. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160187269

Volumetric-molecular-imaging system and method therefor

An imaging system operative for providing a volumetric molecular image of an object is disclosed. The imaging system interrogates the object with structured x-ray radiation while continuous relative motion between the object and source is induced during a measurement period. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160187256

Plasmonic interferometer sensor

An optical device includes a transparent substrate and a conductive layer disposed over an upper surface of the transparent substrate. The conductive layer defines at least one groove inwardly extending from an upper surface and includes an aperture that is spaced apart from the at least one groove. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160186259

Gene and protein expression properties of adherent stromal cells cultured in 3d

Adherent stromal cells cultured under three dimensional conditions are provided, characterized, and distinguished from adherent stromal cells cultured under two dimensional conditions.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160186124

Cell culturing system for cultivating adherent cells and liquid supply interface comprising a cell culture container

The invention relates to a liquid supply interface (62, 62′, 62″, 62′″) for a cell culture system for supplying cell cultures found in different cell culture containers (10, 10′, 10″) with a nutrient medium, wherein the liquid supply interface (62, 62′, 62″, 62′″) comprises: a housing (68) defining a flow area (72); a first connection formation (76) for the liquid-transferring connection of a first fluid line (84) to the housing (68); a second connection formation (78) formed separately from the first for the liquid-transferring connection of a second fluid line (88) to the housing (68); a third connection formation (80) formed separately from the first two for the liquid-transferring connection of the housing (68) to a third fluid line; a coupling formation (64, 66) formed separately from the connection formations (76, 78, 80), which is formed for the producible and detachable liquid-transferring coupling contact according to the operation, with a corresponding counter-coupling formation (38, 40) of a cell culture container (10, 10′, 10″).. . ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160184438

Processes for producing pharmaceutical excipients from lignocellulosic biomass, and pharmaceutical excipients obtained therefrom

In some variations, the invention provides a process for producing a microcrystalline cellulose material, comprising: fractionating lignocellulosic biomass feedstock in the presence of an acid, a solvent for lignin, and water, to generate cellulose-rich solids and a liquid containing hemicellulose and lignin; chemically and/or mechanically treating the cellulose-rich solids to form microcrystalline cellulose having an average crystallinity of at least 60%; and recovering the microcrystalline cellulose as a pharmaceutical excipient. The pharmaceutical excipient may function as an antiadherent, a binder, a coating, or a disintegrant. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160184019

Multiwavelength surgical laser

A multiwavelength laser-based intense light source is described having applications in incision, excision and ablation of soft tissues with minimal collateral tissue damage. The light source combines the output of a plurality of relatively low power laser sources, emitting radiation in the region of the electromagnetic spectrum bounded by approximately 350 nm to 450 nm, where the combined output may be coupled into a single fiber optic energy delivery device: a standard surgical probe. ... Coherent Inc

06/30/16 / #20160183882

System and method for removing speckle from a scene lit by a coherent light source

The disclosure extends to methods, devices, and systems for removing speckle from a coherent light source, such as laser light. The methods, devices, and systems help eliminate or reduce speckle introduced from a coherent light source, such as laser light, by utilizing the teachings and principles of the disclosure.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160182782

Spatio-temporal light field cameras

Spatio-temporal light field cameras that can be used to capture the light field within its spatio temporally extended angular extent. Such cameras can be used to record 3d images, 2d images that can be computationally focused, or wide angle panoramic 2d images with relatively high spatial and directional resolutions. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160182155

Coherent optical receiver

A coherent optical receiver that receives an optical psk-modulated signal includes optical elements that combine the optical psk-modulated signal and an optical local-oscillating (lo) signal and splits the combined optical signals into multiple parts that have a predefined phase offset relative to one another. The receiver further includes at least one thyristor and control circuitry operably coupled to terminals of the at least one thyristor. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160181641

Auxiliary power system for an airplane and an airplane with such an auxiliary power system

An auxiliary power system for an airplane includes at least one fuel cell unit each with at least one fuel cell, a voltage output, a fuel intake and an outlet for reaction products, a fuel tank that is couplable with the fuel intake of the fuel cell unit, at least one compressor unit with an air intake and air outlet and an electric motor, which is couplable with a voltage output of the at least one fuel cell unit and, by way of a shaft, with the at least one compressor unit. At least the at least one fuel cell unit, the compressor unit and the electric motor are interconnected to yield a coherent unit, which continuously provides electrical power and pressurized air.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160180625

Pcda-phbv electrospun adherent mats as authentication feature

The present invention discloses the adherent phbv-pcda electrospun mats on paper for use as an authentication feature. Further disclosed herein is the process for preparation of adherent phbv-pcda electrospun mats and use of the above product to authenticate cigarettes.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160179531

Compiler method for generating instructions for vector operations in a multi-endian instruction set

A compiler includes a vector instruction processing mechanism that generates instructions for vector instructions in a way that assures correct operation in a bi-endian environment, wherein the processor architecture contains instructions with an inherent endian bias, along with at least one memory access instruction with a contrary endian bias. The compiler uses a code generation endian preference that matches the inherent computer system endian bias. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160179525

Compiler method for generating instructions for vector operations in a multi-endian instruction set

A compiler includes a vector instruction processing mechanism that generates instructions for vector instructions in a way that assures correct operation in a bi-endian environment, wherein the processor architecture contains instructions with an inherent endian bias, along with at least one memory access instruction with a contrary endian bias. The compiler uses a code generation endian preference that matches the inherent computer system endian bias. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160179524

Compiler method for generating instructions for vector operations on a multi-endian processor

A compiler includes a vector instruction processing mechanism that generates instructions for vector instructions in a way that assures correct operation in a bi-endian environment, wherein the processor architecture contains instructions with an inherent endian bias. The compiler uses a code generation endian preference that is specified by the user, and that determines a natural element order. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160179485

Compiler method for generating instructions for vector operations on a multi-endian processor

A compiler includes a vector instruction processing mechanism that generates instructions for vector instructions in a way that assures correct operation in a bi-endian environment, wherein the processor architecture contains instructions with an inherent endian bias. The compiler uses a code generation endian preference that is specified by the user, and that determines a natural element order. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160179243

Asynchronous interference detection in a capacitive sensing system

In an example, a processing system for a capacitive sensing device includes a sensor module and a determination module. The sensor module comprises a receiver, coupled to a sensor electrode, configured to receive a capacitive sensing signal. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178934

Attachable corrective optical lenses

An optical device including at least one corrective optical lens that is adapted to be attached to and detached from at least one non-corrective optical lens, wherein the at least one corrective lens further includes at least one thermoplastic polymer having predetermined optical characteristics that confer vision correcting or magnifying properties to the at least one thermoplastic polymer; and at least one non-phthalate plasticizer blended with the at least one thermoplastic polymer, wherein the corrective optical lens is adapted to be attachable to a surface of the non-corrective optical lens by utilizing inherent van der waals forces of attraction occurring between the corrective optical lens and the non-corrective optical lens, and wherein the inherent van der waals forces of attraction occurring between the corrective optical lens and the non-corrective optical lens are enhanced by blending the at least one non-phthalate plasticizer with the at least one thermoplastic polymer.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178920

Projection device and projection-type video display device

An illumination device includes an optical element including a hologram recording medium capable of diffusing a coherent light beam, the hologram recording medium comprising a plurality of regions, each region diffusing a coherent light beam to an illuminated region corresponding to that region, and an irradiation device configured to irradiate the optical element with the coherent light beam so as to allow the coherent light beam to scan the hologram recording medium. The coherent light beam incident to a position existing in each region of the hologram recording medium is diffused to an entire region of the illuminated region corresponding to the region in order to illuminate the entire region of the illuminated region.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178756

Tract-lock based student (human) location data system

A tract-lock based student (human) location data system is described with inherent properties for providing precise human location data only when within a specified boundary.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178515

A device for analysing a specimen using the goos-hanchen surface plasmon resonance effect

A device (100) for analysing a specimen using the goos-hänchen surface plasmon resonance effect is disclosed. The device comprises a housing (102); a sensor (116) for internally reflecting a coherent light beam and for receiving the specimen; an optical means (112, 114) for directing the coherent light beam at the sensor to enable interaction between the internally reflected coherent light beam and the received specimen to cause the internally reflected coherent light beam to be shifted; and a detector (120) for detecting the shifted coherent light beam, the sensor being integrally formed with the housing. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178439

Methods and systems for coherent raman scattering

Systems and methods employing coherent raman scattering (crs), e.g., coherent anti-stokes raman spectroscopy (cars) and/or stimulated raman scattering (srs) are provided. Systems and methods for performing flow cytometry, imaging and sensing using low-resolution crs are also provided.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160178288

Enthalpy exchanger element and method for the production

Enthalpy exchanger elements which allow the creation of enthalpy exchangers whereby the efficiency of sensible energy exchange and latent energy exchange can be varied and controlled and especially improved. Also, a method for the production of enthalpy exchanger elements including: a) perforating a flat plate element (1) according to a predetermined perforation pattern (2, 2, . ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160177422

Method for imparting improved fatigue strength to wire made of shape memory alloys, and medical devices made from such wire

Wire products, such as round and flat wire, strands, cables, and tubing, are made from a shape memory material in which inherent defects within the material are isolated from the bulk material phase of the material within one or more stabilized material phases, such that the wire product demonstrates improved fatigue resistance. In one application, a method of mechanical conditioning in accordance with the present disclosure isolates inherent defects in nickel-titanium or niti materials in fields of a secondary material phase that are resistant to crack initiation and/or propagation, such as a martensite phase, while the remainder of the surrounding defect-free material remains in a primary or parent material phase, such as an austenite phase, whereby the overall superelastic nature of the material is preserved.. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160177026

Absorbable copolymers with improved thermal stability

The present invention relates to absorbable block copolymers with improved characteristics including thermal stability, molecular weight consistency, inherent viscosity retention following melt extrusion, and fibers made from the polymers exhibit increased strength.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160176018

Dressing tool and method for the production thereof

The invention relates to a dressing tool, comprising a main body (2), the working surface (6) of which is covered with hard-material grains (7) distributed on the main body (2). According to the invention, recesses (8) for accommodating the hard-material grains (7) are created in the main body (2), wherein the recesses are then filled with an adhesive, the excess adhesive is removed across the main body (2), and thereafter the hard-material grains (7) are flung onto the main body (2), so that only the grains (7) located in the recesses (8) remain adherent to the working surface of the tool. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160175824

Coherently grown composite aluminophosphate and silicoaluminophosphate molecular sieves

Coherently grown composites of two zeotypes are described. The coherently grown composites have a crystalline three-dimensional framework of at least alo2 and po2 tetrahedral units. ... Coherent Inc

06/23/16 / #20160175810

Molded article for hydrocarbon adsorption

Provided is a molded article for hydrocarbon adsorption, in which a porous metal complex, the structure of which may vary with adsorption and desorption of gases, can exhibit to a sufficient degree the adsorption and desorption capabilities inherent to the complex. This molded article for hydrocarbon adsorption is characterized by including (a) a metal complex constituted by metal ions, and organic ligands capable of bonding to the metal ions, and (b) a polymer binder component containing within its molecules a total of 0.3 mmol/g to 8.0 mmol/g, inclusive, of at least one functional group selected from group consisting of the carboxyl group, the hydroxyl group, amino groups, the mercapto group, epoxy groups, and the sulfo group.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160173198

Digital noise loading for optical receivers

Managing performance of an optical communications network may be facilitated by digital noise loading techniques. The digital noise loading techniques may include measuring a quality of a communication signal received at a coherent optical receiver, applying digital noise to the communication signal at the coherent optical receiver, and detecting a change in the quality of the communication signal at the coherent optical receiver in response to the application of the digital noise. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160173111

Modified delta-sigma modulator for phase coherent frequency synthesis applications

A phase coherent fractional-n phase-locked loop synthesizer for maintaining phase coherence of a synthesized frequency includes a phase coherent delta-sigma modulator (dsm) having a plurality of feed-forward accumulator stages. The dsm is operatively coupled to a reference clock configured to generate a cyclical reference signal. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160172822

Optically-induced charge separation and induced magnetism in dielectrics for optical energy conversion and intense magnetic field generation

Schemes are described to produce quasi-static charge separation, terahertz radiation, and programmable magnetic field generation using linearly-polarized light in unbiased, transparent insulators. The methods exploit a recently-observed magneto-electric optical nonlinearity that produces intense magnetization in undoped, homogeneous dielectrics. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160172768

Method for closed-loop tuner in a receiver antenna

Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for implementing a closed-loop tuner in a receiver circuitry of a portable device. For example, the closed-loop tuner is based upon a configured or an inherent local oscillator (lo) leakage power in the receiver circuitry of the portable device.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160172353

Iii-nitride switching device with an emulated diode

Some exemplary embodiments of a iii-nitride switching device with an emulated diode have been disclosed. One exemplary embodiment comprises a gan switching device fabricated on a substrate comprising a high threshold gan transistor coupled across a low threshold gan transistor, wherein a gate and a source of the low threshold gan transistor are shorted with an interconnect metal to function as a parallel diode in a reverse mode. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160172155

Device and method of detecting and generating combined modulated particle wave-fronts

The present disclosure relates to a particle and energy detection system. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to coherent particle generation/detection devices configured to detect a plurality of particles (or energy quanta) which are caused to be combined by superposition upon impacting the detector and imparting a portion of their kinetic energy to the detection process. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160172093

Common mode filter and core thereof

A common mode filter, comprising a winding core, and said winding core further includes a u-type heave portion, said u-type heave portion divides said winding core into a first winding portion, a second winding portion and a cross winding portion; the first winding wires, are wound on said first winding portion, said cross winding portion and said second winding portion in sequence; and the second winding wires, are wound on said first winding portion, said cross winding portion and said second winding portion in sequence. As a result, the common mode filter not only can reduce the effects of the existence capacitors of in high-frequency layers and the inherent functionality of parasitic capacitors in common mode filters with higher frequency characteristics, but also the overall structure is simple, fast assembly and easy operation.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170916

Coherent memory interleaving with uniform latency

A data processing system includes a network of interconnected switch points having a plurality of edge switch points located at an edge of the network; a plurality of network interface controllers, wherein each edge switch point of the plurality of edge points is coupled to a corresponding network interface controller of the plurality of network interface controllers; a plurality of target controllers; and a crossbar switch coupled between the plurality of network interface controllers and the plurality of target controllers. The crossbar switch is configured to communicate read/write signals between any one of the plurality of network interface controllers and any one of the plurality of target controllers.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170672

Nand flash reliability with rank modulation

The reliability of nand flash memory decreases rapidly as density increases, preventing the wide adoptions of flash-based storage systems. A novel data representation scheme named rank modulation (rm) is discussed for improving nand flash reliability. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170218

High efficiency optical combiner for multiple non-coherent light sources

An optical combiner that combines light from a plurality non-coherent light sources and directs it to a single output is described. The non-coherent light sources are arranged within a housing in a linear fashion, with light emitted from at least two of the non-coherent light sources directed towards a focusing lens by reflection from wavelength-selective mirrors, with the focus of the focusing lens directed to an input of an optical waveguide. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170136

Microstructured optical fiber, supercontinuum light source comprising microstructured optical fiber and use of such light source

The invention relates to a microstructured optical fiber for generating incoherent supercontinuum light upon feeding of pump light. The microstructured optical fiber has a first section and a second section. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170081

Distributed acoustic sensing system with variable spatial resolution

Systems and methods for distributed acoustic sensing based on coherent rayleigh scattering are disclosed herein. A system comprises a pulse generator, an optical fiber coupled to the pulse generator, an interferometer coupled to the optical fiber, a photodetector assembly coupled to the interferometer, and an information handling system, which activates two optical gain elements so as to vary the optical path length of the interferometer. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170019

Radar detection of endo-clutter high-value targets using tracker feedback

A radar signal target detection and display system employs feedback to produce improved detection and tracking. Portions of the radar images for each antenna channel to search for the target of interest are defined using the track state to define the center of the search region and using the track covariance matrix to define the size of the region. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160169687

Method for providing guidance to location of vehicle using smart glasses and apparatus for carrying out the same

A method for providing a current location of a vehicle includes detecting and determining whether a smart key approaches the vehicle. Identification information of the smart key is received from the detected smart key. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160168041

Efficiency of man-made and/or natural organic based animal manure fertilizers by liberating the bound nutrients (macro and micro) through the use of organic, non-aqueous liquid delivery formulations containing organic poly (organicacids) and/or their salts

The present invention relates to improving the efficacy of man-made and/or natural organic-based animal manure fertilizers by administration of an organic solvent formula containing polyorganic acids and/or their salts. The formulation liberates nutrient(s) that are normally bound in the soil as insoluble salts and complexes. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160166726

Non adherent healing interface and associated compress and dressing

The present invention relates to a non adherent healing interface including at least one net with open meshes and wherein the net has been coated with a mixture including at least silicone gel and at least a gelling agent. Another object of the present invention is a compress and a dressing which includes at least the interface.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160166618

Treatment of pain using amnion derived adherent cells

Provided herein are methods of treatment of an individual having pain, e.g., neuropathic pain, comprising administering to the individual a therapeutically effective amount of tissue culture plastic adherent amnion-derived cells (amdacs). Because mammalian placentas are plentiful and are normally discarded as medical waste, they represent a unique source of medically-useful stem cells.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160166303

Bone graft materials, devices and methods of use

A device for mixing a bone material with a liquid is provided. The device comprises a chamber having a proximal end and a distal end, and the bone material disposed within the chamber, the bone material comprising a coherent mass of milled and lyophilized demineralized bone fibers; and a plunger having at least a portion slidably disposed within the proximal end of the chamber and configured to dispense the bone material mixed with liquid from the distal end of the chamber, when the plunger is in an extended position.. ... Coherent Inc

06/16/16 / #20160165855

Perch for bird feeder

A cantilever perch for a bird feeder is made from a thin strip or ribbon of springy material, such as a stainless steel. Being convex in cross section, the perch is inherently rigid and able to bear load and remain straight. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160164602

Coherent optical receiver device and coherent optical receiving method

A coherent optical receiver device includes a first unit configured to output local oscillation light having a predetermined wavelength, a second unit configured to receive an optical signal to have been inputted by making the optical signal interfere with the local oscillation light, a third unit configured to process electrically the optical signal received by the second unit, a fourth unit configured to monitor at least a part of power of the optical signal, and a fifth unit configured to control power of the local oscillation light output by the first unit depending on an optical power monitored by the fourth unit.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160164596

Methods and systems for recovery in coherent optical networks

A method for receiving, by circuitry of an optical node adapted for wavelength multiplexing and wavelength switching, over an osc an optical signal comprising overhead information indicative of status of at least one of an optical layer in an otn; terminating the optical signal; notifying software of the status of the optical layer; detecting, based on the status of the optical layer, a uni-directional or bi-directional failure of a working path between the optical node and a second optical node, wherein the working path carries data traffic from the first optical node to the second optical node in the otn when there is no failure in the working path; and switching, triggered by the uni-directional or bi-directional failure of the working path, to select the data traffic from a protection path, wherein the protection path carries data traffic between the optical node and the second optical node.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160162424

Multiprocessor system with improved secondary interconnection network

Embodiments of a multiprocessor system are disclosed that may include a plurality of processors interspersed with a plurality of data memory routers, a plurality of bus interface units, a bus control circuit, and a processor interface circuit. The data memory routers may be coupled together to form a primary interconnection network. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160162407

Multicore, multibank, fully concurrent coherence controller

This invention optimizes non-shared accesses and avoids dependencies across coherent endpoints to ensure bandwidth across the system even when sharing. The coherence controller is distributed across all coherent endpoints. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161731

Structural illumination and evanescent coupling for the extension of imaging interferometric microscopy

In accordance with the aspects of the present disclosure, a method and apparatus is disclosed for three-dimensional imaging interferometric microscopy (iim), which can use at least two wavelengths to image a three-dimensional object. The apparatus can include a first, a second, and a third optical system. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161631

Distributed acoustic sensing system with variable spatial resolution

Systems and methods for distributed acoustic sensing based on coherent rayleigh scattering are disclosed herein. A system comprises a pulse generator, optical fibers coupled to the pulse generator, an interferometer coupled to the optical fibers, a photodetector assembly coupled to the interferometer, and an information handling system configured to detect a difference in backscattered light from the optical fibers. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161477

Device for use in the detection of binding affinities

A device (1) for use in the detection of binding affinities comprises a planar waveguide (2) arranged on a substrate (22). The waveguide (2) has an outer surface (21) and a plurality of incoupling lines (31) for coupling a beam of coherent light into the waveguide (2) such that a parallel beam of coherent light (62) propagates along the waveguide (2). ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161404

System using laser-scatter measurement instrument for organism identification and related network

An optical measurement instrument is an integrated instrument that includes an optical cavity with a light source, a sample cuvette, and an optical sensor. The instrument can be used for taking measurements of organism concentration in one or more samples. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160160752

Power supply unit, power supply assembly, and water vehicle having a power supply unit or having a power supply assembly

The invention relates to transportable and compact power supply unit for supplying a water vehicle, in particular an electrical power supply system of the water vehicle, with electrical energy and in particular for arrangement on the water vehicle, containing in a transport container or a plurality of transport containers that can be connected together, wherein the transport container or the plurality of transport containers can be transported as a single, coherent unit: at least one internal combustion engine that can be operated on gas, in particular a natural gas, at least one generator for generating power, which can be driven by the at least one internal combustion engine, at least one control device for the at least one internal combustion engine and/or at least one control device for the at least one generator, at least one fuel treatment device for the at least one internal combustion engine and/or at least one exhaust gas cleaning device for the at least one internal combustion engine, and at least one fuel storage device, wherein the fuel of the fuel storage device is a gas, in particular a natural gas, which is present preferably as liquefied gas, especially preferably as lng.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160160334

Ni-based alloy product and method for producing same, and ni-based alloy member and method for producing same

There are provided: an ni-based alloy member including a γ′ phase precipitation with 36 to 60 volume % and exhibiting a high durable temperature and good cold workability; a method for producing the member; an ni-based alloy product to be used as a precursor of the member; and a method for producing the product. The ni-based alloy product has a two-phase structure composed of a γ phase and a γ′ phase being incoherent to the γ phase, the incoherent γ′ phase being present at a ratio of 20 volume % or higher. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160160260

Multi-sample laser-scatter measurement instrument with incubation feature and systems for using the same

An optical measurement instrument is an integrated instrument that includes an optical cavity with a light source, a sample cuvette, and an optical sensor. The light source and sensor are on a bench that is on a translational or rotational mechanical platform such that optical beam can be moved to multiple sample containers. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160158419

Multi-layer biodegradable device having adjustable drug release profile

Methods and apparatus for a biodegradable multi-layer device suitable for medical applications are provided, wherein the device is formed from multiple film-layers configured to have different characteristics from one another such as different release profiles for therapeutic agents, adhesive properties, stiffness properties, and solubility properties. The film-layers may include a solid fibrinogen component. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160158097

Device, system and method for facilitating breathing via simulation of limb movement

A device, system and method for increasing air intake by a subject is described. The device includes a vibration motor and a control unit for controlling vibrational motion output by the vibration motor. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160157736

System and methods for assessment of relative fluid flow using laser speckle imaging

A system and method provide the capability to assess relative fluid flow. A light source is configured to generate a coherent light beam and direct the coherent light beam at an object. ... Coherent Inc

06/09/16 / #20160157583

Bottle cap with cosmetic kit

A cap for a reusable bottle and a compound-containing container is provided. The container is a separate, replaceable structure with a base (well/bowl) section containing the compound and a hinged or otherwise removable cap. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156885

Image display device

. . Provided is an image display device including: a light source part (200) for emitting coherent light; and a plurality of phase shift elements (301) arranged in two-dimensional directions, the device further including a phase shift part (300) for scanning the wavefront of the coherent light from the light source part (200) in two-dimensional directions, in which light is scanned in the two-dimensional directions by a phased array to thereby allow an observer to observe an image.. . ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156409

Multi-channel communication optimization methods and systems

Aircrafts flying near earth or naval vessels are used as communications towers or relays. Using techniques of ground based beam forming and wavefront multiplexing enhance the ability to coherently combine the power of the communication signals, and improve the signal-to-noise ratio. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160155568

Capacitor assembly

An electrical capacitor includes a dielectric spacer. Metal electrodes are held in contact with opposite surfaces of the dielectric spacer by magnetic force.. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154301

Scanning coherent diffractive imaging method and system for actinic mask inspection for euv lithography

Reflective and scanning cdi for identifying errors in mask patterns and defects on mask blanks. Providing a set-up for scanning the mask in reflection mode with low and/or high na. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160153624

Method of manufacturing light emitting element of fluorescent light source

A method manufactures a light emitting element of a fluorescent light source. The method includes forming a photosensitive material layer on a fluorescent substrate, and dividing a coherent beam into branch beams. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152685

Small molecule-dependent inteins and uses thereof

Elucidating the function of proteins in mammalian cells is particularly challenging due to the inherent complexity of these systems. Methods to study protein function in living cells ideally perturb the activity of only the protein of interest but otherwise maintain the natural state of the host cell or organism. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152253

System and method for utilizing an infra-red sensor by a moving train

A method and system for identification of obstacles near railways and for providing alarm to an operator of a train if obstacles constitute threat to the train are disclosed. The system comprise ir sensor disposed at the front of the train facing the direction of travel. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152202

Mems sensor and a semiconductor package

The mems sensor of the invention has movable and fixed components for measuring acceleration in a rotational mode in a direction in-plane perpendicular to spring axis. The components include an element frame, a substrate, a proof-mass a spring connected to the proof-mass and to the substrate, and comb electrodes. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160151425

Methods and compositions for treatment of bone defects with placental cell populations

Provided herein are osteogenic placental adherent cells (opacs), methods of using opacs and opac populations, and methods of culturing, proliferating, expanding, or differentiating the opacs. Further provided herein are methods of using the opacs to formulate implantable or injectable compositions suitable for administration to a subject. ... Coherent Inc

06/02/16 / #20160151046

Method and device for mapping fibrous media

A method for mapping fibrous media by propagation of ultrasound from a set transducers, wherein: a number of unfocused incident ultrasonic waves having different wavefronts are emitted; the signals reverberated by the medium toward each transducer are captured; coherent signals respectively corresponding, for each transducer, to contributions coming from different fictitious focal points in the medium are determined; and then the orientation of the fibers is determined by comparing a spatial coherence between said coherent signals, in a plurality of directions.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150008

Clock synchronization using wifi beacons

Provided are methods and systems for synchronizing clocks between data modules operating in parallel on an access point using wi-fi beacons as a reference. The methods and systems are designed to achieve and maintain highly accurate synchronization (e.g., <20 microseconds (μs)) between different modules by utilizing wi-fi beacons generated by the access point as a reference when estimating rendering time. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149909

Implementing block device extent granularity authorization model processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization model processing in coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapters. The capi adapter includes an authorization table and a file system authorization function to authenticate data access for a client at an extent granularity and to prevent an application from accessing unauthorized data in the capi adapter. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149661

Rf sub-band de-multiplexing for ultra-wide band optical digital coherent detection

Systems and methods are disclosed for receiving data by radio frequency (rf) mixing to down-convert in-phase and quadrature parts of a photo-detected electrical rf band signal to baseband for data conversion; controlling a mixing phase of a electrical local oscillator (lo) at one or more rf mixing modules; selecting one of the rf sub-bands to be down-converted to baseband after coherent photo-detection; and performing rf sub-band de-multiplexing for ultra-wide band optical digital coherent detection.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149637

Test and measurement device for measuring integrated coherent optical receiver

Embodiments of the invention include a phase adjustor for adjusting a phase angle of a local oscillator relative to a phase angle of a signal input of a device under test (dut). Some embodiments include a laser source for a lightwave component analyzer and an optical phase adjustor, which may be embodied by a loop stretcher structured to controllably stretch a length of fiber optic cable, driven by a phase adjust driver. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149376

Current driver for diode laser system

An architecture for current driver circuitry for diode laser systems is contemplated whereby the circuitry is both modular and minimally complex with respect to the number of components and connections.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149371

Apparatus and method for tunable generation of coherent radiation

A method and apparatus is disclosed for generating tunable attosecond-scale radiation pulses, with a frequency in range of ultraviolet to soft-x-ray, from a solid-state medium. The invention utilizes an intense laser pulse to drive a high harmonic generation (hhg) process in a solid state medium and a weak secondary field to control the hhg process. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148386

Method and apparatus for estimating depth of focused plenoptic data

Method and apparatus for estimating the depth of focused plenoptic data are suggested. The method includes: estimating the inherent shift of in-focus pixels of the focused plenoptic data; calculating a level of homogeneity of the pixels of the focused plenoptic data; determining the pixels of the focused plenoptic data which either have disparities equal to the inherent shift or belong to homogeneous areas, as a function of the level of homogeneity of the pixels of the focused plenoptic data; and estimating the depth of the focused plenoptic data by a disparity estimation without considering the determined pixels. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148022

Implementing block device extent granularity authorization model processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization model processing in coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapters. The capi adapter includes an authorization table and a file system authorization function to authenticate data access for a client at an extent granularity and to prevent an application from accessing unauthorized data in the capi adapter. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148010

Implementing extent granularity authorization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. An application client requests authorization to a file from a system processor file system. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148008

Implementing extent granularity authorization command flow processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization command flow processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. An application client builds a command including start lba and number of lbas and child authorization handle. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148007

Implementing and processing extent granularity authorization mechanism in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing and processing a block extent granularity authorization mechanism for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. The capi adapter generates an authorization table with multiple authorization entries, each authorization entry including an authorization handle with capi server registers identification (id) including a start logical block address of the extent and range of logical block addresses for each extent. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148005

Implementing and processing extent granularity authorization mechanism in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing and processing a block extent granularity authorization mechanism for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. The capi adapter generates an authorization table with multiple authorization entries, each authorization entry including an authorization handle with capi server registers identification (id) including a start logical block address of the extent and range of logical block addresses for each extent. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148004

Implementing extent granularity authorization command flow processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization command flow processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. An application client builds a command including start lba and number of lbas and child authorization handle. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160148003

Implementing extent granularity authorization and deauthorization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization and deauthorization processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. The application client, such as an application child client sends a delete authorizations command to the capi adapter via the client capi server registers assigned to the specific application client. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147991

Implementing extent granularity authorization and deauthorization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization and deauthorization processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. The application client, such as an application child client sends a delete authorizations command to the capi adapter via the client capi server registers assigned to the specific application client. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147985

Implementing extent granularity authorization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization processing for a coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapter. An application client requests authorization to a file from a system processor file system. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147984

Implementing extent granularity authorization initialization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization initialization processing in coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapters. A master owning client and capi server register space assigned to the master owning client are identified. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147983

Implementing extent granularity authorization initialization processing in capi adapters

A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing block extent granularity authorization initialization processing in coherent accelerator processor interface (capi) adapters. A master owning client and capi server register space assigned to the master owning client are identified. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147130

Crystal-pair counter-rotator with translation capability

In an optical parametric frequency conversion arrangement first and second optically nonlinear crystals (18, 20) mounted on respectively first and second drive- shafts (26, 30). The drive shafts (26, 30) are counter-rotatably driven by a single stepper-motor (50) via a gear-train. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147111

Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display, including a first substrate including a pixel electrode, a black matrix, and a plurality of metal traces disposed thereon. A second substrate includes an opposite electrode, a light-shielding layer disposed in a shielding area, and the light-shielding layer being adjacent to a side of a display area. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147003

Backlight unit for holographic display apparatus and holographic display apparatus including the same

A backlight unit (blu), for a binocular holographic display apparatus, and the binocular holographic display apparatus including the blu are provided. The blu includes: a light source unit that emits coherent illumination light; and a light guide plate that is transparent and includes a light incidence surface onto which the coherent illumination light emitted by the light source unit is incident and a light emission surface through which the illumination light is output. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147002

Light field-modulable optical needle assembly

This invention relates to a light field-modulable optical needle assembly including a coherent light source, a light conduction member and a light modulation member. The light conduction member includes a light incident face that is proximate to the coherent light source, a light exiting face that is opposite to the light incident face and distal from the coherent light source, and a surrounding face that peripherally extends from the light incident face to the light exiting face to be connected therebetween. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160146998

Coherent light waveguide illumination system with speckle noise reducer

A waveguide in which coherent light is to propagate along its longitudinal axis has formed therein a first scattering zone (103) that runs along the longitudinal axis and that is to scatter the propagating coherent light (105) out of the waveguide at a non-zero angle relative to the longitudinal axis. Means for vibrating a light spot of the coherent light relative to the waveguide, or means for dynamically changing a focus of the light spot, is provided, so that light coupling of the coherent light into the waveguide changes over time thereby generating different speckle patterns in the waveguide that overlap with the first scattering zone. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160146646

Apparatus and method for signal synchronization

A system is described for time synchronizing digitized measurement signals, such as vibration signals. The digitized signals, which are acquired asynchronously by multiple distributed measurement units, indicate the operational condition of a machine or a process. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160145437

Carbon black in effect pigments

The present application is directed to combination effect pigments comprising an effect pigment and carbon black, wherein the carbon black is adherently deposited on the effect pigment interposed within the substrate and at least one subsequent layer of the effect pigment. This structure of the combination effect pigment results in advantageous non-staining properties of the pigment and maximizes color effects of the carbon black.. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160144650

Phosphor-containing identification substance and method for producing the same

A phosphor-containing identification substance of the present invention includes a substrate and a phosphor-containing silicone thin layer. The whole or part of the surface of the substrate is covered with the phosphor-containing silicone thin layer. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160143965

Bacteriophage therapy

The subject invention provides a pharmaceutical composition comprising: (i) at least one bacteriophage strain(s) capable of producing a lytic infection in an adherent-invasive escherichia coli strain; and (ii) a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier; for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. The subject invention further provides a method of treating inflammatory bowel disease comprising administering to a subject in need thereof at least one bacteriophage strain capable of producing a lytic infection in an adherent-invasive escherichia coli strain thereby treating the subject. ... Coherent Inc

05/26/16 / #20160143745

Intervertebral disc implant

The disclosure relates to an intervertebral disc implant comprising a first construct comprising a continuous layer of nucleus pulposus (np) tissue directly or indirectly on and integrated with a substrate, and a second construct surrounding the first construct comprising one or more continuous layers of annulus fibrosus (af) tissue on and adherent to a scaffold, wherein the af tissue, which is composed of single or multiple adherent layers, is integrated with the np tissue. The disclosure also relates to methods of preparing the multi-tissue intervertebral disc and using the intervertebral disc as an implant.. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142242

Method for improving spectral efficiency in wi-fi ofdm systems

Wireless networks that use orthogonal frequency division multiplexing require a receiving device to accurately acquire and maintain synchronization with a transmitting device with respect to carrier and sampling frequency for coherent demodulation. Described herein are techniques for enabling such synchronization using pilot signals with reduced transmission overhead.. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142179

Optimization of optical transmission capacity

A method for transmitting a coherent optical data signal includes receiving a data signal from an interface, and encoding the data signal with a forward error correcting (fec) encoder according to a mix of modulation formats. The fec encoder generates an fec encoded signal which is used to generate modulation symbols according to the modulation formats. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142154

Iterative post-equalization for coherent optical receivers

A post-equalization technique for recovering data bits from a coherent modulation optical signal is implemented in the digital domain by iteratively performing a decision-directed least mean square channel equalization step, a digital post filter step and a maximum likelihood sequence estimation step so that the symbol decisions of the previous iteration are fed to the decision directed least mean square channel equalization step to successively improve the symbol decisions. In an experimental setup, the iterative technique demonstrated performance improvement mitigating the bandwidth limitation as compared to a corresponding non-iterative technique.. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142153

Chromatic dispersion estimation for digital coherent optical receivers

An apparatus comprises a front end configured to receive an optical signal, and convert the optical signal into a plurality of digital signals, and a processing unit coupled to the front end and configured to determine a best-match chromatic dispersion (cd) estimate in the optical signal by optimizing a cost function based on signal peaks of the plurality of digital signals.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142072

Method and arrangement for setting an effective resolution of an output signal in incremental delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters

A method and arrangement for setting an effective resolution of an output signal in an incremental delta-sigma analog-to-digital conversion by an incremental delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter, includes feeding a difference between an input signal and a reference voltage signal formed in a feedback branch to a first integrator. Safeguarding the stability of multi-stage incremental delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters for large input signal ranges and not requiring direct damping of the input signal, such that a direct snr impairment with regard to the adc-inherent noise sources can be avoided, is achieved by a virtual reference voltage in the feedback branch of the incremental delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160141955

Voltage control circuit for a field device coupler

A voltage control circuit for electrically coupling a field device coupler to a bus line. An input voltage (ue) provided at the voltage control circuit by the bus line is converted into an output voltage (ua) that can be regulated and limited. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160141013

Managing skew in data signals with adjustable strobe

An apparatus for controlling memory includes a memory controller, and a data interface that interfaces with and is in data communication with data lines, each having inherent skew. Each data line carries a data signal. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160141012

Managing skew in data signals

An apparatus for controlling memory includes a memory controller, and an interface to data lines connecting it to memory. Each line carries a signal that corresponds to a bit to be written to memory. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160140730

Ultrasound-based volumetric particle tracking method

The disclosure relates to method of processing three-dimensional images or volumetric datasets to determine a configuration of a medium or a rate of a change of the medium, wherein the method includes tracking changes of a field related to the medium to obtain a deformation or velocity field in three dimensions. In some cases, the field is a brightness field inherent to the medium or its motion. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160140700

Method and apparatus for filling images captured by array cameras

Image filling utilizing image data captured by an array of cameras having different camera viewpoints. Image data, such as a pixel value or gradient value associated with a spatial point in a source region of an image is transferred to the same or another image to fill a target region. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160140466

Digital data system for processing, managing and monitoring of risk source data

A method and system for triaging and monitoring a risk source based on risk categorization. The system comprising a risk management server comprising a risk triage module configured to identify a risk source, receive information associated with the risk source, determine a category risk of the risk source, probe an inherent risk of the risk source, and configure scorecard monitoring for the risk source. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139625

Distributed timer subsystem across multiple devices

Multiple arm devices, each having multiple processing elements, linked together by an interconnect to form a coherent memory fabric in which each device has access to all of the processing elements located on all of the devices that are part of the coherent memory fabric. In order to comply with the arm architecture, the system must have a global timer that is accessible to all of the arm devices so that each of the devices can maintain the same timer value. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139587

System and method for adaptive positioning of a work piece

The invention is a system and method for adaptively attaching a work piece, especially an imprecise work piece, to a non-adaptive fixture that can be repeatably attached to one or more cnc machines. The invention allows a work piece to be set up once for multiple machining operations. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139561

Full-color incoherent digital holography

In one embodiment, a color holographic image is created by generating a separate complex hologram for each of multiple different colors of an object field illuminated with incoherent light, combining the separate complex holograms to obtain a color complex hologram, and generating a reconstructed color holographic image of the object field.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139417

Multiple beam combiner for laser processing apparatus

Apparatus and methods for combining beams of amplified radiation are disclosed. A beam combiner has a collimating optic positioned to receive a plurality of coherent radiation beams at a constant angle of incidence with respect to an optical axis of the collimating optic. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139245

Sparsity-driven passive tracking of acoustic sources

A system and a method involve acoustic source localization for multiple acoustic sources using passive sonar. Tracks are constructed based on source location maps (slms) that reveal the locations of the sources over a grid of tentative source locations. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139226

Apparatuses, methods and systems for estimating water diffusivity and microcirculation of blood using dw-mri data

Apparatuses, methods and systems for estimating water diffusivity and microcirculation of blood using dw-mri data (“aew”) are disclosed herein. The apparatuses, methods and systems provide a computational framework for choosing and applying the most appropriate model in different regions of a heterogeneous area on a voxel-by-voxel basis. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139190

Sensor incorporating multiferroic materials for detecting both electric and magnetic fields

A sensor for detecting both magnetic fields and electric fields can include at least one sawyer-tower (st) circuit that can incorporate a multiferroic capacitor. An odd number of st circuits coupled together in a ring configuration, so that for each st circuit, the output of one st circuit is an input to another of the st circuits. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139174

Trimming circuit for a sensor and trimming method

An on-board trimming circuit suitable for trimming an accelerometer provides offset trim and gain trim modules for determining correct trim codes for subsequent programming into the trimming circuit. The correct trim codes may be determined by comparing sensor outputs which have been adjusted by successive trim codes, with a reference voltage in a comparator until the comparator toggles or by using a successive approximation technique. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139115

Device for use in the detection of binding affinities

A device (1) for use in the detection of binding affinities comprises a substrate (2) devoid of a waveguide. The substrate (2) has a planar surface (21) having arranged thereon a plurality of binding sites (31) capable of binding with a target molecule (32). ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139110

Fluid channel system for examining cells

A fluid channel system for examining cells may comprise a chamber filled with at least one photopolymerized hydrogel and/or one polymerized photodepolymerizable hydrogel to at least 90% capacity. The chamber may open exclusively towards at least one fluid channel via at least two openings. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160137986

Ex vivo human multiple myeloma cancer niche and its use as a model for personalized treatment of multiple myeloma

The described invention provides an ex vivo dynamic multiple myeloma (mm) cancer niche contained in a microfluidic device. The dynamic mm cancer niche includes (a) a three-dimensional tissue construct containing a dynamic ex vivo bone marrow (bm) niche, which contains a mineralized bone-like tissue containing viable osteoblasts self-organized into cohesive multiple cell layers and an extracellular matrix secreted by the viable adherent osteoblasts; and a microenvironment dynamically perfused by nutrients and dissolved gas molecules; and (b) human myeloma cells seeded from a biospecimen composition comprising mononuclear cells and the multiple myeloma cells. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160136329

Shaped bone graft materials and methods of use

A bone material comprising a coherent mass of cartridge milled and demineralized bone fibers is provided, the coherent mass having no binder disposed in or on the coherent mass. In some embodiments, a bone material comprising a lyophilized coherent mass of cartridge milled and demineralized bone fibers is provided, the lyophilized coherent mass having no binder disposed in or on the coherent mass. ... Coherent Inc

05/19/16 / #20160135954

Milled bone graft materials and methods of use

A bone material for hydration with a liquid is provided, the bone material comprising a coherent mass of milled and demineralized bone fibers, the coherent mass having no binder disposed in or on the coherent mass. In some embodiments, a bone material for hydration with a liquid is provided, the bone material comprising a coherent mass of cartridge milled, lyophilized and demineralized bone fibers, the coherent mass having no binder on the coherent mass. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160135010

User plane location based service using message tunneling to support roaming

. . An improved user plane location based service (lbs) architecture and message flow, enabling seamless user plane location based services even when a mobile or wireless device has roamed among different carrier networks. The present invention overcomes constraints inherent in the current protocol for roaming support defined by the secure user plane location service specification. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134911

System and method for synchronizing public event music broadcast to mobile phones

A system and method for providing audio/video program files associated with a public event to mobile computing devices, including smartphones, for playback during the public event, wherein storing the audio/video program files before the public event mitigates the timing and scalability issues inherent in the present state of the art.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134128

Adhesive wireless power supply apparatus

Provided is an adhesive wireless power supply apparatus. The apparatus includes: a power transmission unit including a power transmission coil to generate an induced power in a power reception coil provided in a power reception body and a circuit board, in which the power transmission coil is mounted, supplied with power from an external, and provides power to the power transmission coil; and a viscous sheath which is formed to surround the outside of the power transmission unit, is made of a material having viscosity and elasticity, is adhered to the power reception body due to an inherent viscosity, and enables the power transmission unit to be adhered to a mounting surface.. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160133612

Led module with led chips

Various embodiments may relate to an led module, including a number of first inherently unpackaged led chips, which are in each case designed to emit light of a first color at a respective light emission area, and a number of second inherently unpackaged led chips, which are in each case designed to emit light of a second color, different than the first color, at a respective light emission area. The led chips are provided jointly in a housing, and the respective light emission area of a second led chip is at least 25% smaller than the respective light emission area of a first led chip. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132971

Time attendance tracking method and system

A time attendance tracking method is provided by which a hand-held device is set as a primary device and/or a secondary device based on inherent mobile identity of the hand-held device and operable in either a first mode and/or a second mode. The first mode permits the user to clock-in and/or clock-out for attendance recording for the user tied account while the second mode restricts the user to clock-in and/or clock-out for attendance recording for the user tied account.. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131891

Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes a first calculator configured to calculate combination coefficients through a linear combination of a basis generated from a plurality of first images that are obtained by photoelectrically converting optical images of a plurality of known first samples formed by a partially coherent or coherent imaging optical system, the combination coefficients being used to approximate a second image, a second calculator configured to calculate intermediate data based on a plurality of complex quantity data obtained by a non-linear mapping of data of the first samples and the combination coefficients calculated by the first calculator, and a third calculator configured to calculate complex quantity data of an unknown second sample based on the intermediate data calculated by the second calculator.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131889

Optical device for use with coherent terahertz light

[solving means] the optical device for use with coherent terahertz light includes an optical system (2) that uses coherent terahertz light beam (1) whose frequency(ies) is/are within a range from 0.1 to 10 thz. A structure(s) (4) being located outside of effective diameter (3) of the beam (1) and including anti-reflection material (5) on an area(s) of the structure, the area(s) is/are facing to the beam (1).. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131754

Device for detecting electromagnetic signals

A device for detecting electromagnetic signals comprising an array receive antenna having n radiating elements and m receive channels downstream of the receive antenna, m less than n, the pointing directions of the antenna, equal to the radiating elements, obtained by adaptive beamforming and regularly spaced apart, comprises: switching the m receive channels onto the radiating elements in successive sequence cycles, m radiating elements connected to the receive channels with each sequence, the same radiating element, being the reference element, connected to the receive channels for all sequences, one cycle completed when all radiating elements are connected to one of the receive channels; for each sequence, estimating two-by-two spatial correlations of the signal received on the reference channel and the signals received on the other m-1 receive channels, then estimating the spatial power spectral density in n incoming directions based on a coherent sum of n correlation terms obtained.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131734

Systems and methods for coherent signal fusion for time and frequency estimation

A signal processing system is provided. The signal processing system includes a transmission architecture configured to transmit first and second signals, and a receiver architecture including an antenna configured to receive the signals, and a coherent signal fusion processing device communicatively coupled to the antenna. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131334

Laser-pumped high-radiance incoherent light source

A high-radiance broadband incoherent light source is provided by pumping a body formed from a doped material, such as a ce:yag crystal with one or more laser diodes. The laser diodes emit at a stimulus wavelength, which may be an absorption wavelength of the body, and the body fluoresces to emit broadband light in a wide emission band. ... Coherent Inc

05/12/16 / #20160130056

Sheet material and barrier packaging container using the same, and method for fabricating the sheet material

A gas barrier sheet material which make effective use of natural resources and which has improved gas barrier properties including oxygen barrier properties, water vapor barrier properties and smell barrier properties, and improved flexibility; a barrier container using the same; and a method for fabricating a sheet material. A sheet material is characterized in that a fine fiber layer and a moisture-retaining layer are stacked on at least one surface of a substrate in such a way that the fine fiber layer and the moisture-retaining layer are in direct contact with each other. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126484

Optoelectronic devices made using layers detached from inherently lamellar semiconductor donors

Optoelectronic devices containing functional elements made from layers liberated from natural and/or fabricated inherently lamellar semiconductor donors. In one embodiment, a donor is provided, a layer is detached from the donor, and the layer is incorporated into an optoelectronic device as a functional element thereof. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126367

Solar photovaltaic module rapid shutdown and safety system

A photovoltaic (pv) module safety shutdown system includes a module-on switch coupled with a pv module coupled with an alternating current (ac) mains panel through an inverter. A system monitor couples with the module-on switch and with the ac mains panel and generates a system-on signal. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126052

System for fast ions generation and a method thereof

The present invention discloses a system and method tot generating a beam of fast ions. The system comprising: a target substrate having patterned surface, a pattern comprising nanoscale pattern features oriented substantially uniformly along a common axis; and; a beam unit adapted for receiving a high power coherent electromagnetic radiation beam and providing an electromagnetic radiation beam having a main pulse and a pre-pulse and focusing it onto said patterned surface of the target substrate to cause interaction between said radiation beam and said substrate enabling creation of fast ions.. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124286

Generator of at least three coherent laser beams in the infrared and visible domain

According to a first aspect, the invention relates to a generator of at least three coherent laser beams at least one beam of which is in the infrared domain and at least one beam of which is in the visible domain, comprising: an elementary source for emitting a first continuous-wave laser beam, at a first given infrared wavelength; a nonlinear crystal frequency doubler, allowing, from a first beam sampled from the first laser beam at the first wavelength, a second laser beam to be generated at a second wavelength; and a nonlinear crystal sum frequency generator, allowing, from a second beam sampled from the first laser beam at the first wavelength and from the second laser beam at the second wavelength, a third laser beam to be generated at a third wavelength.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160123716

Associated interferometers using multi-fiber optic delay lines

An interferometer apparatus which include two or more coupled fiber optic michelson interferometers using fiber optic stretches which stretch two or more optical fibers wound around the perimeter of the optical fiber stretchers by the same amount is disclosed. Preferably a pair of reference and sample fiber optic stretches are utilized which run in a push-pull mode of operation. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160123624

Universal cell

A universal analog cell that has electronic circuits that can be configured with a processor using a program designed for connection to one or more of a large range of various sensor and actuator types. The cell may have just a few terminals, for example four terminals, that can be configured for a wide range of components. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160123386

Guide carriage of a linear guide

A guide carriage of a linear guide, which guide carriage has a back (1) and legs (2) bent away from the back (1) and disposed along a longitudinal axis of the guide carriage for engaging over a guide rail (7), the two legs (2) are each provided with a longitudinal seal (5) having rod-shaped bodies (12) each of which has a sealing lip (8) on sides facing one another. The rod-shaped body (12) is supported on an abutment (9a) of the leg (2) provided along the longitudinal axis, wherein the rod-shaped body (12) is retained on the guide carriage together with the two axial rod ends (13, 15, 18) of the rod-shaped body (12) and is spring-loaded against the abutment (9a) by means of the inherent spring force of the rod-shaped body (12).. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160122942

Cut resistant fabric, articles

Provided among other things is a cut-resistant article comprising: a cut-resistant synthetic fabric; and adherent to the fabric a layer of polymer in which is dispersed mineral fibers of hardness about 4 mohs or higher and having l/d ratio between about 8 and about 16, wherein the article has a cut resistance by iso 13997:1999 of 2 or higher.. . ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160122485

Heat shrinkable film composition comprising polyethyleneterephtalate resin and polyester based copolymer, and heat shrinkable film

There is provided a composition for forming a heat shrinkable film capable of providing a heat shrinkable film capable of having an excellent shrinkage rate and being heat-shrunk at a low temperature. The composition for forming a heat shrinkable film includes a polyethylene terephthalate (pet) resin having an inherent viscosity of 0.50 to 1.2 dl/g; and a polyester based copolymer including a dicarboxylic acid-derived residue including a residue derived from an aromatic dicarboxylic acid and a diol-derived residue including a residue derived from 4-(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexylmethyl 4′-(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexane carboxylate represented by the following chemical formula 1 and a residue derived from 4,4-(oxybis(methylene)bis)cyclohexane methanol represented by the following chemical formula 2.. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160122078

Pallet for the storage and transportation of articles

The present invention provides pallets for use in gravity pallet flow racks and pallet push back racks which resist becoming misaligned and jammed in such racks. This accordingly provides better reliability (reduces down time) and reduces the manual labor which is required to clear jammed pallets from such rack systems. ... Coherent Inc

05/05/16 / #20160121249

Block products incorporating small particle thermoplastic binders and methods of making same

A block product comprising a thermoplastic binder having an average particle size of less than 20 micrometers fused with active particles to form a generally coherent porous structure. In some cases, the average particle size of the binder is less than 12 micrometers. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119557

Active real-time characterization system

A system for providing active real-time characterization of an article under test is disclosed. An infrared light source, a first visible light source and a second visible light source each outputs and directs a beam of coherent light at a particular area on the article under test. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160118765

A coherent dynamically controllable narrow band light source

Disclosed herein is a coherent dynamically controllable narrow band light source (10), comprising a first sub-light source (12), said first sub-light source being electrically controllable such as to generate controllable time-dependent intensity patterns of light having a first wavelength, a raman active medium (30) suitable to cause raman scattering of light having said first wavelength, a second sub-light source (20) capable of emitting light with a second wavelength, said second wavelength being longer than said first wavelength, and an optical fiber or wave guide, wherein said light emitted by said first and second sub-light sources traverses a length of said optical fiber (30) or wave guide in a feed-forward configuration to facilitate a non-linear wavelength conversion step involving said raman-active medium. At least one of said first and second sub-light sources (12, 20) has a coherence length longer than 0.05 mm, preferably longer than 0.5 mm and most preferably longer than 2 mm.. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160117571

Detection of objects in an image using self similarities

An image processor (10) has a window selector for choosing a detection window within the image, and a self similarity computation part (40) for determining self-similarity information for a group of the pixels in any part of the detection window, to represent an amount of self-similarity of that group to other groups in any other part of the detector window, and for repeating the determination for groups in all parts of the detection window, to generate a global self similarity descriptor for the detection window. A classifier (50) is used for classifying whether an object is present based on the global self-similarity descriptor. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160117182

Dynamic bit-width modification of internal pointers of a virtual machine

A content processing device and corresponding method for processing source code are disclosed. The method may include receiving source code with a virtual machine operating on a hardware platform with an inherent address-pointer-bit-width and generating, from the source code, executable code that includes internal address pointers to objects in the virtual machine heap. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116454

Selection of extracellular matrix components and/or matricellular proteins for improved post-cryopreservation cell viability and retention

A method for cryopreservation of adherent cells attached to a substrate and a method for identifying one or more extracellular matrix (ecm) components and/or matricellular proteins that improves viability and retention of the cryopreserved cells on the substrate. The method for cryopreservation includes treating a substrate with at least one ecm component and/or adding at least one matricellular protein to the substrate or cell culture media, plating the cells on the treated substrate, and cryopreserving the cells. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160115357

Pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet having a transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive layer

A pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet comprises a support and a transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on the support. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprises a base adhesive zone made essentially of a transparent base pressure-sensitive adhesive material and formed over a given range from a first principal surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer in a thickness direction of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, and a transparent, adherent, refractive index-adjusting zone formed over a given range from a second principal surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer in the thickness direction, and wherein the refractive index-adjusting zone has a refractive index greater than a refractive index of the base pressure-sensitive adhesive material.. ... Coherent Inc

04/28/16 / #20160114135

Device for securing an elongated element on the body of a patient, treatment kit and associated method

An attachment device for securing an elongated element on the body of a patient is provided which includes a retaining support for retaining the elongated element, including at least one lower wall and an adhesive strip bearing the retaining support, and intended to be applied on the skin of the patient, the adhesive strip defining at least one region of the attachment device shifted with respect to the lower wall. A region of the attachment device located under the lower wall along an axis for inserting the elongated element into the retaining support is intended to be non-adherent to the skin of the patient. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160112027

Rf/microwave power divider with port to port isolation

A power divider may coherently divide an rf or microwave input signal into multiple instances of that signal. The power divider may include: an input port that receives the input signal; multiple output ports; and passive signal splitting circuitry that causes a different instance of the input signal to be delivered to each of the output ports all substantially in phase with one another and with substantially equal amplitude, but isolates any signal that is reflected back to one of the output ports from a device to which the output port is connected from any of the other output ports.. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160112021

Rf/microwave high power switching combiner unit

A switching combiner unit (scu) may combine coherent rf or microwave outputs from multiple power amplifier units (paus). Each scu may be able to be switched between an on-line mode (on-line pau), during which the pau amplifies a coherent instance of the same rf or microwave input signal and delivers that amplified input signal to an output, and a standby or off-line mode (standby/off-line pau), during which the pau does not amplify an instance of the same rf or microwave input signal or deliver an amplified input signal to the output. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160112020

Combined high power rf/microwave amplifier with multiple power amplifier units and automatic failure protection

A high power rf or microwave amplifier may amplify an rf or microwave input signal. The high power rf or microwave amplifier may include an input signal divider (div) that has an input port that receives the rf or microwave input signal and that divides this input signal into multiple sub-input signals; multiple power amplifier units (paus), each having an input port that receives an rf or microwave signal, an output port that delivers an amplified version of the received rf or microwave signal, and an interface port; an interface control unit (icu) that communicates with each pau through its interface port; and an output signal switching combiner unit (scu) that coherently sums the outputs of the on-line paus and delivers this to an output port. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160112019

Cableless high power rf/microwave power amplifier with multiple power amplifier units

A cableless high power rf or microwave amplifier may amplifies an rf or microwave signal. The amplifier may include: an input signal divider (div) that has a div input connector that receives the rf or microwave signal and that divides this input signal into multiple sub-input signals, each of which is delivered to a div output connector; multiple power amplifier units (paus), each of which has a pau input connector that receives an rf or microwave signal and a pau output connector that delivers an amplified version of the received rf or microwave signal; and an output signal switching combiner unit (scu) that has multiple scu input connectors and that coherently sums the signals at the multiple scu input connectors and delivers this to an scu output connector. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160111847

High average power integrated optical waveguide laser

A high power laser whose output is a matrix of individual phase controlled pixels is disclosed, each pixel containing a number of low power, single transverse mode, phase coherent gain channel outputs. Each row of pixels is formed as an optical pump waveguide that is transverse or orthogonal to a number of parallel, longitudinal gain channels integrated within or adjacent to the transverse pump waveguide. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160111259

Noise based frequency tuning and identification of plasma characteristics

This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus for frequency tuning a power source so as to optimize power delivery to a plasma load as well as systems, methods, and apparatus for identifying characteristics and/or changes in characteristics of a plasma load. In particular, a secondary power signal can be applied concurrently with a primary power signal, the secondary power signal having a substantially lower power level, so as to tune for a global optimum of a measure of performance and/or identifying characteristics and/or changes in characteristics of a plasma load. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160111154

Non-volatile, piezoelectronic memory based on piezoresistive strain produced by piezoelectric remanence

A nonvolatile memory storage device includes a ferroelectric (fe) material coupled with a piezoresistive (pr) material through an inherent piezoelectric response of the fe material, wherein an electrical resistance of the pr material is dependent on a compressive stress applied thereto, the compressive stress caused by a remanent strain of the fe material resulting from a polarization of the fe material, such that a polarized state of the fe material results in a first resistance value of the pr material, and a depolarized state of the fe material results in a second resistance value of the pr material.. . ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160110643

Systems and methods for classifying electrical signals

An analog implementation is proposed of an adaptive signal processing model of a kind requiring a plurality of randomly-set variables. In particular, following a digital to analog conversion of a digital input signal, analog processing is used to transform the data input to the model into data which is subsequently processed by an adaptively-created layer of the model. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160110564

Holographic encryption of multi-dimensional images

Cryptographic techniques for encrypting images, and decrypting and reconstructing images, are provided to facilitate preventing unauthorized access to images. A holographic cryptographic component (hcc) can generate a global image comprising a scaled version of a source image and random content, generate a phase hologram representing the global image, and encrypt the phase hologram to generate an encrypted hologram based on a random phase mask, which can be the private encryption key. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109929

Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines

Efficient power management of a system with virtual machines is disclosed. In particular, such efficient power management may enable coordination of system-wide power changes with virtual machines. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109736

System and method for brillouin scattering induced transparency

A system and method includes a laser to create a control laser signal and a laser to create a probe laser signal. A resonator creates an acoustic signal adjacent the control laser signal and the probe laser signal. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109592

System and method for velocity analysis in the presence of critical reflections

A method is described for processing residual moveout in seismic image data gathers representing critical reflections. The method includes receiving seismic image data arranged as a function of an angle or offset parameter including a high-velocity-contrast event with post-critical. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109589

Velocity tomography using property scans

Method for building a subsurface model of velocity or other elastic property from seismic reflection data using tomography. The method uses velocity scans to pick a focusing velocity model at each image point (40). ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109361

Laser spectroscopic sensor using orbital angular momentum

A method and system for optical angular momentum (oam) spectroscopy includes generating a beam of light having a single oam mode. A first spectrum of the beam of light is detected and the beam of light is passed through a gas to attenuate the beam of light in accordance with a presence and concentration of a respective gas. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109241

Control, apparatus for autonomously navigating utility vehicle

In an apparatus for controlling operation of an autonomously navigating utility vehicle adapted to run about a working area defined by a boundary wire which generates magnetic field therearound when supplied with electric current and having a magnetic sensor that produces an output indicating intensity of magnetic field generated by the boundary wire and a position determining unit that determine a position of the vehicle with respect to the working area based on the output of the magnetic sensor, a coded data signal determined to be inherent to the working area is generated and supplied to the electric current, and the position determining unit detects the data signal and determines the position of the vehicle based on a rate of concordance of the detected data signal and a reference signal.. . ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160109222

Hybrid raman and brillouin scattering in few-mode fibers

Methods and systems of sensing conditions in a fiber includes launching a light beam into a fiber. A first branch of scattered light is set to a mode other than a fundamental mode. ... Coherent Inc

04/21/16 / #20160107332

3d printing system

A three dimensional printing system includes a cement source adapted to supply a material. A first extruder adapted to extrude material to form a first layer, and at least one second extruder adapted to extrude material to form at least one second layer over first layer. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160105246

Differential-coding and decoding for quadrature duobinary coherent optical communication systems

A method comprising, receiving digital-electrical input symbols of a stream of input symbols, the input symbols corresponding to signal points of a symbol constellation. The method also comprises classifying the input symbols, wherein a first symbol class comprises input symbols corresponding to signal points that are variant to rotation of the symbol constellation, and, a second symbol class comprises input symbols corresponding to signal points that are invariant to rotation of the symbol constellation. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160105238

Ultra-wide range optical wavelength converter by direct signal translation from integrated coherent receiver to dual-polarization iq modulator

A method of wavelength conversion without polarization tracking is provided. A system is also provided that converts an input signal into an output signal of a different wavelength that contains all of the amplitude, phase, and polarization information of the original signal. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160104286

Plane-based self-calibration for structure from motion

Robust techniques for self-calibration of a moving camera observing a planar scene. Plane-based self-calibration techniques may take as input the homographies between images estimated from point correspondences and provide an estimate of the focal lengths of all the cameras. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160103729

Memory fault patching using pre-existing memory structures

A computer architecture addresses intermittent memory faults by exploiting redundancy inherent in a hierarchical memory structure, for example, as data moves through various cache levels and registers before use by the processor. Accesses to data from faulted memory areas is diverted to a secondary memory structure holding that data and the secondary memory structure is flagged to increase the persistence of the stored data used for patching against normal updating policies.. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160103286

Optical transceiver implementing erbium doped fiber amplifier

An optical transceiver that installs an optical modulator with the mach-zehnder type and made of primarily semiconductor materials, and an erbium doped fiber amplifier (edfa) is disclosed. The edfa and the mz modulator, in addition to a wavelength tunable laser diode, an intelligent coherent receiver, and a polarization maintaining splitter, are installed within a compact case following the standard of cfp2.. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160102281

Hanging drop plate

A hanging drop plate and a method of cultivating cells or of producing molecular aggregates in at least one liquid volume that adheres to a drop contact area of such a hanging drop plate. The hanging drop plate has a body with a first surface and a second surface that is essentially coplanar to the first surface. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160102190

Method for producing an oxymethylene copolymer

Provided is a method for producing an oxymethylene copolymer having excellent extrusion moldability and reduced voids in a molded article without lowering the inherent performance of an oxymethylene copolymer. Provided is a method for producing an oxymethylene copolymer, including: a step for copolymerizing a monomer raw material containing trioxane and 5-7 mass % of 1,3-dioxolane relative to the trioxane, in the presence of 0.025-0.07 mmol of boron trifluoride per mol of trioxane and 0.006-2.0 mass % of sterically hindered phenol relative to the trioxane; a step for adding a polymerization terminator to the reaction system when the polymerization yield of this copolymer has reached 92% or higher, and terminating polymerization; and a thermal stabilization step for heating and melting the crude oxymethylene copolymer in the presence of 0.05-5 mass % of an antioxidant and 0.005-5 mass % of a nitrogen-containing compound relative to the crude oxymethylene copolymer.. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160102019

Inherently concrete-compatible carbon sorbents for mercury removal from flue gas

A sorbent composition and process of making sorbent designed for the removal of contaminants from flue gas and subsequent use in cement or concrete formulations are discussed. The sorbent composition comprises a coal feed stock prepared to have a total bet surface area of at least 350 m2/g, and wherein the sorbent has a cumulative surface area less than 10 m2/g for pore diameters between 0.01 and 0.1 microns, a cumulative pore volume less than 0.055 cc/g for pore diameters between 0.01 and 0.1 microns, or both.. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160101832

Autonomous maritime container system

The present invention provides an apparatus, method and system for utilizing commercial cargo containers. The present invention utilizes containers made autonomous by coupling a container with a detachable propulsion system, having a motor and navigation and steering controls, permitting the rapid, controlled, efficient and safe delivery of cargo containers individually by water. ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160101495

Inherently rigid telescopic protective cover

The invention relates to a protective cover comprising a plurality of protective cover segments (1), which can be moved telescopically against one another and which have a covering leg (2) and a supporting leg (3), and comprising a connecting element or bellows (4). When the protective cover is telescopically extended, an elastic restoring element produces a torque (m) and transfers said torque to the supporting leg (3). ... Coherent Inc

04/14/16 / #20160100927

Self-adherent implants and methods of preparation

Implants are described herein which contain an activated adhesive on at least a portion of the surface of the implant. A release sheet may be positioned over at least a portion of the adhesive. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160100114

In-pixel correlated double sampling with fold-over detection

Disclosed herein are improved in-pixel correlated double sampling elements for photodetectors. The novel circuits and associated methods of the invention allow for accurate correlated double sampling while avoiding the inherent sampling errors that may occur in prior art in-pixel correlated double sampling techniques when bright or saturating signals are received.. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160100027

Mechanism for universal parallel information access

Inventive aspects include one or more local servers each including a local universal access logic section, one or more remote servers each including a remote universal access logic section, and a coherency node to provide coherent access to first data that is stored on the one or more local servers to the one or more remote servers, and to provide coherent access to second data that is stored on the one or more remote servers to the one or more local servers. Embodiments of the inventive concept herein can use hardware and/or software mechanism to unify direct and remote attached devices via command, data, status, and completion memory queues. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099681

60 ghz frequency generator incorporating third harmonic boost and extraction

A novel and useful 60 ghz frequency generator based on a third harmonic extraction technique which improves system level efficiency and performance. The frequency generator employs a third harmonic boosting technique to increase the third harmonic at the output of the oscillator. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099547

Semiconductor laser light source having an edge-emitting semiconductor body

A semiconductor laser light source comprising an edge-emitting semiconductor body (10) is provided. The semiconductor body (10) contains a semiconductor layer stack (110) having an n-type layer (111), an active layer (112) and a p-type layer (113) which is formed for generating electromagnetic radiation which comprises a coherent portion (21). ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099537

Compact, coherent, high brightness light sources for the mid and far ir

Compact high brightness light sources for the mid and far ir spectral region, and exemplary applications are disclosed based on passively mode locked tm fiber comb lasers. In at least one embodiment the coherence of the comb sources is increased in a system utilizing an amplified single-frequency laser to pump the tm fiber comb laser. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099535

Laser array sidelobe suppression

A laser apparatus comprising an aperture module array including two or more aperture modules, each aperture module of the array being optically couple-able to a source of coherent electromagnetic radiation and configured to emit a beam of radiation received from the source. The apparatus emits a composite beam comprising beams emitted by the respective aperture modules and modulates at least one of the beams in power and phase relative to at least one other of the beams such that a desired non-uniform composite beam profile is provided.. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099364

Method for forming dendritic silver with periodic structure as lighht-trapping layer

The invention is related to a method for forming dendritic silver with periodic structure as light-trapping layer, includes these steps: form a photoresist layer on a conductive substrate, and at least two coherent light beams is provided in using a laser interference lithography apparatus, to form a plurality of particular patterns respectively on the setting-exposure positions of the conductive substrate in sequence till the particular periods pattern formed. Thereafter, form the dendritic silver nanostructure with period pattern on the conductive substrate via electrochemical process, wherein operating voltage is 2v or higher, and electrochemical reaction time is 10 sec or higher.. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160099082

Fissionable material energy extraction apparatus system and method

A self-regulating inherently safe apparatus for generating neutrons is described herein that includes a reaction chamber that sustains neutron generation when filled with a liquid fissionable material and an expansion chamber that dampens neutron generation from the liquid fissionable material in response to expansion of the liquid fissionable material into the expansion chamber. Consequently, the apparatus may substantially dampen neutron generation for operating temperatures above a nominal operating temperature without requiring active or external control and inherently limit neutron generation to a maximum desired output power. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160098983

Battery-equipped cellular telephone case with internal sound generator and layered sound blockage for privacy

The subject matter herein field is for multiple and complimentary systems in the structure of a cellular device case so as to provide sound jamming and/or sound insulation, and/or powered noise cancellation as means of restriction the entry of useful sound into the microphone(s) of cellular smartphone devices, as a means of citizen counter-action of the “constant surveillance” characteristics inherent in the “always on,” microphone systems as described under background of the subject matter, above.. . ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160098398

Method for preserving conceptual distance within unstructured documents

A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for preserving conceptual distance within unstructured documents by characterizing conceptual relationships. Natural language processing is applied to content in a plurality of documents to identify topics and subjects. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160098379

Preserving conceptual distance within unstructured documents

A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for preserving conceptual distance within unstructured documents by characterizing conceptual relationships. Natural language processing is applied to content in a plurality of documents to identify topics and subjects. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160097974

Chemically amplified negative resist composition, photo-curable dry film, making method, patterning process, and electric/electronic part-protecting film

A chemically amplified negative resist composition comprising a silicone structure-bearing polymer forms a film which can be readily patterned. The patterned film is tightly adherent to various substrates and suited as protective film on electric/electronic parts because of improved alkali resistance and reliability.. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160097839

Sensor suite and signal processing for border surveillance

A land-based smart-sensor system and several system architectures for detection, tracking, and classification of people and vehicles automatically and in real time for border, property, and facility security surveillance is described. The preferred embodiment of the proposed smart-sensor system is comprised of (1) a low-cost, non-coherent radar, whose function is to detect and track people, singly or in groups, and various means of transportation, which may include vehicles, animals, or aircraft, singly or in groups, and cue (2) an optical sensor such as a long-wave infrared (lwir) sensor, whose function is to classify the identified targets and produce movie clips for operator validation and use, and (3) an ibm cell supercomputer to process the collected data in real-time. ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160097769

Materials and methods for assaying living cells

The present invention provides a device for assaying living cells comprising a substrate, wherein the substrate comprises one or more tethering molecules which adhere to the substrate and are capable of interacting with cell membranes of the cells, wherein the cells maintain a free-floating, non-adherent character when bound to the one or more tethering molecules.. . ... Coherent Inc

04/07/16 / #20160096172

Method and apparatus for the discretization and manipulation of sample volumes

Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and apparatuses for the discretization and manipulation of sample volumes that is simple, robust, and versatile. It is a fluidic device that partitions a sample by exploiting the interplay between fluidic forces, interfacial tension, channel geometry, and the final stability of the formed droplet and/or discretized volume. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094293

Supporting analog remote antenna units (raus) in digital distributed antenna systems (dass) using analog rau digital adaptors

Supporting analog remote antenna units (raus) in digital distributed antenna systems (dass) using analog rau digital adaptors. In the digital das disclosed herein, a head-end equipment (hee) is configured to exchange digital communications signals with a plurality of digital raus. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094269

Wireless communication method

A wireless communication method between a plurality of end-points by a plurality of base stations, based on frames that have a css-modulated preamble followed by a data body modulated at a narrower bandwidth, either by css or by a unb modulation. The system permit to avoid or mitigate collision between packets and to increase the network capacity, maintaining the simplicity of detection inherent of css modulation.. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094260

Adapter to attach computer to wrist band

An apparatus for mounting a computer, such as a smart watch, to a wrist-encircling band, such as a bracelet or watch band. This provides the wearer with the advantage of an attractive watch or bracelet, along with the functionality of a smart watch or other computer and the ability to avoid wearing two articles encircling the wrist. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094257

Arrayed antenna for coherent detection of millimeterwave and terahertz radiation

We disclose an arrayed antenna for reception of electromagnetic radiation from a millimeter-wave or terahertz range. In an example embodiment, individual antenna cells in the arrayed antenna are configured for coherent detection of the received electromagnetic radiation and are electrically connected with one another in a manner that causes each of the antenna cells to positively contribute to the overall gain of the arrayed antenna. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094016

Increasing the spatial and spectral brightness of laser diode arrays

Techniques for increasing the spatial and spectral brightness of laser arrays such as laser diode arrays are provided. Passive cavity designs are described that produce wavefront phase locking across the face of large arrays. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094008

Optical scanning and imaging systems based on dual pulsed laser systems

The invention relates to scanning pulsed laser systems for optical imaging. Coherent dual scanning laser systems (cdsl) are disclosed and some applications thereof. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160093923

Inherently safe thermo-responsive gel electrolytes for electrochemical devices

Techniques for providing phase change electrolytes that can be used to improve safety of electrochemical devices, such as lithium batteries, are disclosed herein. At normal operation temperature, the phase change electrolyte is capable of switching “on” with high ionic conductivities in a liquid state. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160093824

Interface layer for electronic devices

Transparent conducting electrodes incorporate an interface layer located on the transparent conducting oxide (tco) layer of the electrode. The interface layer offers a suitable surface for deposition of further layers in order to fabricate electronic devices such as electrochromic devices or organic light emitting diodes. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160093746

Coherent spin field effect transistor

A voltage switchable coherent spin field effect transistor is provided by depositing a ferromagnetic base like cobalt on a substrate. A chrome oxide layer is formed on the cobalt by mbe at room at uhv at room temperature. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092884

System and method of conducting self assessment for regulatory compliance

A system and method for self-assessing a company's compliance with a preset regulatory framework. The system presents a plurality of questions that are based on particular regulatory requirements. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092360

Hybrid cache comprising coherent and non-coherent lines

An electronic system for multiple agents, both coherent and non-coherent, to communicate with a hybrid cache, the hybrid cache to provide functionality associated with a cache for coherent agents in an outer shareable domain, and to provide functionality associated with a cache for non-coherent agents in a system shareable domain, the functionality provided by tag fields in cache lines stored in the hybrid cache. The tag fields are configured to indicate if a cache line of the hybrid cache belongs to at least one of a logical coherent cache or a logical system cache.. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092329

Final result checking for system with pre-verified cores

Provided are a system and method for generating final result checking for a test case. A test case is executed for a coherent memory system having a processor core. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091647

Light guide based optical system for laser line generator

A laser line generator system that utilizes a light guide element to convert high energy coherent light generated by a high fill-factor laser diode bar into homogenous light, and utilizes one or more slow-axis relay lenses to image the homogenous light such that it forms a homogenous line illumination pattern on an illumination plane. The light guide utilizes parallel or down-tapered side walls to mix received coherent light in the slow-axis direction by way of total internal reflection. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091601

Holonomically constrained (tethered) spin-around locator

An improved two-way tagging tracking and locating system uses time of arrival (toa), doppler, and angle of arrival (aoa) in conjunction with remote tags and a locator. The locator's antenna is tethered to a central point, and moved in a constrained motion so that it describes a roughly circular horizontal path. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160090477

Consistent slip masterbatch for polyethylene films

A masterbatch of additives is useful for maintaining a constant and reduced coefficient of friction in polyethylene (pe) based films. The masterbatch is a compounded blend of siloxane additive in conjunction with a mineral, a cyclic olefin copolymer and, optionally, an antioxidant. ... Coherent Inc

03/31/16 / #20160089761

Methods for manufacturing oversized parts in compact cnc machines

This application relates to methods for applying automated precision machining operations to an oversized workpiece with a compact computer numerical control (cnc) machining apparatus. By shifting an oversized workpiece through a working area of the cnc machining apparatus, the cnc machining apparatus can apply machining operations to any portion of the workpiece in an automated manner. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087945

Method for encrypting digital file

Disclosed is a method for encrypting a digital file, comprising the following steps: generating, when a user requests to download a specified digital file, a key, according to inherent information of the user, inherent information of a client terminal used by the user, and inherent information of the specified digital file; encrypting the specified digital file according to the key that has been generated; and performing decryption according to the key and a corresponding decryption procedure, after an encrypted digital file is downloaded at the client terminal used by the user. The technical solution allows dynamic generation of one key each time the digital file is downloaded, thereby truly realizing “one user, one machine, and one copy of the digital file.”. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087751

Linear dispersion polarization-time codes and equalization in polarization multiplexed coherent optical system

A method of optical communication comprising encoding four modulated symbols to generate four encoded symbols in two orthogonal polarizations and transmitting the four encoded symbols in two successive time slots. An optical communication apparatus comprising a processor configured to receive two sequences of digital symbols in a plurality of time slots, wherein the two sequences correspond to two components of two orthogonal polarizations, wherein one digital symbol per polarization is received in each of the plurality of time slots, divide each of the two sequences into a plurality of groups using a modulo operation of time, wherein each group comprises two digital symbols received in two consecutive time slots, and adaptively equalize the four digital symbols of the two consecutive time slots using a 4×4 matrix to generate four modulated symbols, wherein the 4×4 matrix comprises 16 tap-vectors.. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087747

Dense wavelength division multiplexing and single-wavelength transmission systems

A data transceiver module, data transmission system incorporating same and methods related thereto, which include optical transmitters configured to receive an information bearing signal and generate an optical signal having a wavelength different from wavelengths generated by others of the plurality of optical transmitters; optical receivers configured to receive an optical signal having a wavelength matching one of the plurality of optical transmitters and convert it to an information bearing electrical signal; and a four level pulse-amplitude-modulator (pam4) chip generating a pulse-amplitude-modulated information bearing signal input to at least one optical transmitter of the plurality of optical transmitters and receiving the information bearing from at least one optical receiver of the plurality of optical receivers and converting it to an information signal using pulse amplitude demodulation. Alternative embodiments include coherent-detection-based optical coherent receiver and coherent transmitter.. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087742

Detecting leakage of ofdm signals from an hfc network

Detection of ofdm signals leaking from an hfc network with ccap architecture is presented. Leak detection includes creating signatures of the ofdm signals and using them in an adaptive coherent cross-correlation processing method. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087512

Electronic motor system with common mode inductor

An electric motor system has a motor having motor windings and a motor housing. The motor is a variable speed permanent magnet motor configured to drive a load which is part of a residential or commercial machine. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087404

Laser light source

A laser light source, comprising a semiconductor layer sequence on a substrate and having an active region and a radiation coupling out area having first and second partial regions and a filter structure. The active region generates coherent first electromagnetic radiation and incoherent second electromagnetic radiation, the coherent first electromagnetic radiation is emitted by the first partial region along an emission direction, the incoherent second electromagnetic radiation is emitted by the first partial region and by the second partial region. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087397

Frequency stabilized coherent brillouin random fiber laser

A high-finesse fabry-perot interferometer (fpi) is introduced into a coherent brillouin rfl configuration to thereby produce a frequency stabilized random laser.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087390

Tunable femtosecond laser-pulse source including a super-continuum generator

A mode-locked fiber mopa delivers pulses of laser-radiation. A super-continuum generator including a bulk spectral-broadening element and a negative group-delay dispersion (ngdd) device is arranged to receive a pulse from the mopa and cause the pulse to make a predetermined number of sequential interactions with the broadening element and the ngdd device. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160086033

Advanced blending of stitched images for 3d object reproduction

When blending individual vehicle-mounted camera images into a coherent composite image of the vehicle surroundings, objects in the respective images are analyzed to determine the presence of a pedestrian. When the individual images are blended to form the composite image, multiple pedestrian shadow views of the pedestrian are replaced with background pixels to erase the pedestrian, and a semi-symbolic graphical representation of the pedestrian is superimposed at the location of the actual pedestrian in the composite image. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085932

Medical system

A medical system includes: a transmitter which is configured to acquire biological information of a patient, and which is configured to transmit the biological information through an inherent channel; a setting terminal which is configured to recognize identification information for identifying a patient, which is configured to acquire the channel from the transmitter, and which is configured to transmit association information in which the identification information is associated with the channel; and a receiver which, by using the association information transmitted from the setting terminal, is configured to register the identification information and the channel in association with each other.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085478

Piggy-back snoops for non-coherent memory transactions within distributed processing systems

Piggy-back snoops are used for non-coherent memory transactions in distributed processing systems. Coherent and non-coherent memory transactions are received from a plurality of processing cores within a distributed processing system. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160084991

A laminate of optical elements having a layer of a pressure-sensitive adhesive, and a method for producing such laminate of optical elements

A laminate of optical elements comprises a transparent first optical element, a second optical element, and a transparent pressure-sensitive adhesive layer for bonding the first optical element to the second optical element. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer comprises a base adhesive zone, a transparent refractive index-adjusting zone. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160084943

Radar system for automated vehicle with phase change based target catagorization

A radar system suitable for an automated vehicle includes a plurality of antennas configured to detect a reflected radar signal reflected by an object in a field-of-view of the system. Each antenna of the plurality of antennas is configured to output detected signals indicative of the reflected radar signal detected by each of the plurality of antennas. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083833

Method of applying a thermal barrier coating to a metallic article and a thermal barrier coated metallic article

A thermal barrier coated metallic article includes a platinum-group metal enriched outer layer on the article. The surface of the outer layer has a microstructure including a plurality of projections extending away from the metallic article. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083498

Modified diene based polymer

Provided is a modified diene based polymer in which a diene based polymer is graft modified with a polyether having a mercapto group attached via diurethane bonding. Formation of diurethane bonding is performed by allowing sequential reactions of two species of hydroxyl group-containing compounds with an diisocyanate compound. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160082439

Spring-less multi-position micro-fluidic valve assembly

A springless rotary shear that produces compression forces by utilizing the stiffness properties of polymer seals. The valve is designed to produce an effective spring load, with inherent sealing force, by deflecting polymer elements whose response depends on stiffness that is governed by each component's elastic modulus and geometry. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160082260

Architectures for an implantable medical device system

An improved architecture for an implantable medical device such as an implantable pulse generator (ipg) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the various functional blocks for the ipg are incorporated into a signal integrated circuit (ic). ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160081934

Compositions of glycopyrronium salt for inhalation

A process for preparing dry powder formulations of a glycopyrronium salt for inhalation that have good stability. The process involves (a) micronising a glycopyrronium salt together with an anti-adherent agent, and (b) admixing carrier particles to form the dry powder formulation.. ... Coherent Inc

03/24/16 / #20160081367

Separating crustacean polar phospholipid compositions without emulsification

Fluorine being present in the exoskeleton of crustaceans, and especially krill represents a problem for using krill as a source for food, feed, food additives and/or feed additives. There has been developed a process for removing such fluorine from krill material by subjecting the krill to disintegration and to an enzymatic hydrolysis process prior to or simultaneously with a removal of the exoskeleton particles producing a fluorine-reduced product. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160079734

Laser light source

A laser light source, comprising a semiconductor layer sequence having an active region and a radiation coupling out area having first and second partial regions, and a filter structure. The active region generates coherent first electromagnetic radiation and incoherent second electromagnetic radiation. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160079733

Laser light source

A laser light source, comprising a semiconductor layer sequence having an active region and a radiation coupling out area having first and second partial regions, and a filter structure. The active region generates coherent first electromagnetic radiation and incoherent second electromagnetic radiation. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160078659

Mobile stamp creation and management for digital communications

A computer implemented method and a mobile stamp creation and communication system (msccs) dynamically creates, renders, and transforms a digital stamp for a stamped communication and media interactions. The msccs creates digital stamps by integrating media content, data elements, and dynamic functional elements received from multiple sources. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160078367

Data clean-up method for improving predictive model training

A method that improves the training of predictive models. Better trained predictive models make better predictions, and can classify transactions with reduced levels of false positives and false negative. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077126

Apparatus and method for calibration of capacitance mismatch and temperature variations in a mems device

A system and calibration method utilizes time averaging to suppress inherent capacitance mismatches or temperature variations in mems devices, such as a tri-axial accelerometer. An calibration interface circuit, operatively coupled the mems sensor, effectively cancels a range of non-ideal capacitive mismatches by employing pockets of calibration charges that are controlled by the duty-cycle of a clock.. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077021

Imaging system

Disclosed is an imaging system capable of reducing the generation of interference patterns in a state in which a beam of highly coherent electromagnetic waves is enlarged to a prescribed illumination area and used for illumination by moving the prescribed illumination region within a range of motion that is smaller than the illumination region.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160076999

Refractive index based measurements

A refractive index based measurement of a property of a fluid is measured in an apparatus including a variable wavelength coherent light source, a sample chamber, a wavelength controller, a light sensor, a data recorder and a computation apparatus, by—directing coherent light having a wavelength along an input light path, —producing scattering of the light from each of a plurality of interfaces within the apparatus including interfaces between the fluid and a surface bounding the fluid, the scattering producing an interference pattern formed by the scattered light, —cyclically varying the wavelength of the light in the input light path over a 1 nm to 20 nm wide range of wavelengths a rate of from 10 hz to 50 khz, —recording variation of intensity of the interfering light with change in wavelength of the light at an angle of observation, and—calculating the property from the variation.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160076994

Optical integrity detection system

Apparatus is described for determining the optical quality of an optical element, the optical element having proximal and distal end portions. The apparatus also includes at least one non-polarizing beam splitter; at least one polarizing beam splitter; at least a first detector operatively associated with the at least one non-polarizing beam splitter; at least a second detector operatively associated with the at least one polarizing beam splitter. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160076891

System and method for reducing coherent backscatter in a stitched waveguide integrated optic circuit

An integrated optical circuit comprises a first waveguide section of a first material having a first index of refraction, a second waveguide section diffused with a second material, different from the first material, the second waveguide section having a second index of refraction; and a third waveguide section of the first material. A portion of the first waveguide section at a first interface is angled at a first angle and a portion of the second waveguide section is angled at the first angle. ... Coherent Inc

03/17/16 / #20160074439

Treatment of pain using placental stem cells

Provided herein are methods of treatment of an individual having pain, e.g., neuropathic pain, comprising administering to the individual a therapeutically effective amount of tissue culture plastic adherent placental stem cells (pdac™).. . ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160073443

Method and apparatus for energy-optimized data transmission using the opc ua protocol in radio networks

. . A method and apparatus for energy-optimized data transmission by opc ua protocol in radio networks is disclosed. When opc ua communication is operated in a mobile device, e.g. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160072632

Methods and systems for achieving system-level counterfeit protection in integrated chips

According to embodiments of the present invention are systems and methods for using scan chains for the creation of unique physically uncloneable function (puf). In particular, the present invention uses existing circuitry on an integrated circuit and the internal-scan or boundary-scan register to create a unique identifier for each integrated chip. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160071346

Electronic key

An electronic key having the following features. The electronic key has a key housing and a switch housing in the key housing. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160071316

Capturing and stylizing hair for 3d fabrication

A process, computer program product, and apparatus provide color and shape stylization for a captured hairstyle. The process, computer program product, and apparatus receive a plurality of images of a hairstyle in an n dimensional space at a plurality of different angles. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160070982

Superpixel generation with improved spatial coherency

A method for generating superpixels for an image comprising pixels and an apparatus configured to perform the method. A clustering stage clusters the pixels into initial clusters. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160069795

Ultra stable resonant cavity for gas analysis systems

Systems and methods for detecting trace gases utilize a resonance optical cavity and a coherent light source coupled to the cavity through a cavity coupling mirror. The cavity is constructed of a material having the same or a similar coefficient of thermal expansion as the mirror elements defining the cavity. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160069195

Rotary blade tip

The present invention provides a blade tip for a rotary blade, the blade tip comprising a first portion and a radially-recessed second portion. A radially outermost surface of the first portion comprises a first abrasive coating e.g. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160068926

Method for the integration of carbochlorination into a staged reforming operation as an alternative to direct residue oxidation for the recovery of valuable metals

Method of combining industrial processes having inherent carbon capture and conversion capabilities offering maximum flexibility, efficiency, and economics while enabling environmentally and sustainably sound practices. Maximum chemical energy is retained throughout feedstock processing. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160068867

Method and apparatus for continuous flow bio-fuel production

A continuous flow system for production of bio-fuels using microbial cultures is provided. The present invention does not utilize batch type production, but follows a continuous flow protocol that eliminates much downtime inherent in conventional bio-fuel production systems while greatly reducing space and equipment requirements. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160068685

Process for producing an anti-adherent semi-paste compound for liquid steel on solid metal and an anti-adherent semi-paste compound for liquid steel on solid metal

A process for producing an anti-adherent semi-paste compound for liquid steel on solid metal, as well as an anti-adherent semi-paste compound for liquid steel on solid metal, are disclosed. The semi-paste compound may include a mixture of sodium tripolyphosphate, citric acid, sodium hydroxide, sodium ricinoleate, sodium silicate, benzalkonium chloride, gum, silicone oil, water, isothiazolinone and sulphonic acid. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160067546

Push-up exercise device

The present disclosure is directed to an exercise device that makes push-ups more physically challenging by reducing the area of contact that the push-up device makes with a surface while in use. A distal end of the device has a minimal radius of curvature, such that the surface area of the device in contact with the ground is minimized, thereby inducing instability. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160067318

Free-standing biodegradable patch

Methods and apparatus for a free-standing biodegradable patch suitable for medical applications, especially intravascular, minimally invasive and intraoperative surgical applications are provided, wherein the patch comprises a free-standing film or device having a mixture of a solid fibrinogen component and a solid thrombin component that, when exposed to an aqueous environment, undergoes polymerization to form fibrin. In alternative embodiments the patch may comprise a solid fibrinogen component, with or without an inorganic calcium salt component. ... Coherent Inc

03/10/16 / #20160066808

Method and device for patient monitoring using dynamic multi-function device

The present invention is directed to an improved method, system and product to provide wireless ecg patient monitoring. Although embodiments make specific reference to monitoring electrocardiogram signal with an adherent patch, the system methods, and device herein may be applicable to any application in which physiological monitoring is used. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065314

Self-coherent robust spectrally efficient optical transmission systems

Coherent reconstruction of dual polarized data and pilot signals without local oscillator or laser.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065304

Optical channel sounder

The present invention relates to an optical channel sounding transmitter apparatus, comprising an optical signal generator for generating an optical carrier signal; an optical modulator for modulating the optical carrier signal with a predetermined training sequence to obtain an modulated optical signal; a first optical transmitter for transmitting the optical carrier signal; and a second optical transmitter for transmitting the modulated optical signal. Further the present invention relates to a coherent optical channel sounding receiver apparatus, comprising a first optical receiver for receiving an optical carrier signal over a first optical channel; a second optical receiver for receiving a modulated optical signal over a second optical channel; an optical down converter for down converting the modulated optical signal using the received optical carrier signal to obtain a down converted signal; and a channel estimator for estimating a channel characteristic of the second optical channel.. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065236

Delta-sigma modulator

A system and method to achieve low power and/or low supply operation of a delta-sigma modulator by taking advantage of the inherent virtual ground of the delta-sigma loop to make the input to a low power integrator small and largely independent of the input signal. This results in improved linearity of the integrator and relaxed constraints on the supply for the first stage integrator. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160063979

Manufacturing method and structure of electric guitar

Provided are a manufacturing method and a structure of an electric guitar, which help simplify the difficult of manufacturing an electric guitar by using a hollow box, at least one fibrous board, and at least one metal board to replace the conventional way of manufacturing an electric guitar with solid wood. Further, through the inherent difference between the fibrous board and the metal board, electrical currents generated by a pickup may induce an effect of tone holding due to difference of conductivity. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160063065

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for providing a ranking based recommendation

One or more of the systems, apparatuses, or methods discussed herein can include a quality score for a plurality of item listings or collections of item listings. Data sparseness can be avoided, as the quality score is based on inherent properties of the listing. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062038

Planar optical waveguide element, dual polarization quadrature phase shift keying modulator, coherent receiver, and polarization diversity

A planar optical waveguide element includes: a substrate; and an optical waveguide comprising a core and a cladding, the core being provided on the substrate so as to include first and second core regions arranged in parallel, the cladding having a smaller refractive index than the core. Also, the core forms a preceding-stage mode conversion portion that converts a mode of input light and a subsequent-stage mode conversion portion that converts a mode of light output from the preceding-stage mode conversion portion, and the first and second core regions are spaced apart from each other at an input end of the subsequent-stage mode conversion portion, and a gap between the first and second core regions is continuously decreased along the light waveguide direction such that the first and second core regions are in contact with each other at an output end of the subsequent-stage mode conversion portion.. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160061750

Inspection apparatus, inspection method and manufacturing method

Metrology targets are formed on a substrate (w) by a lithographic process. A target (t) comprising one or more grating structures is illuminated with spatially coherent radiation under different conditions. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160060596

Methods for obtaining retinal progenitors, retinal pigmented epithelial cells and neural retinal cells

A method for in vitro obtaining human retinal progenitors, includes the steps of (i) placing an adherent culture of human pluripotent stem cells in a pro-neural medium; and (ii) maintaining this culture in the pro-neural medium until the appearance of pigmented cells and/or of neuroepithelial-like structures. Additional steps can be performed to obtain rpe cells and/or precursors of the neural retina.. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160060521

Liquid crystal composition and liquid crystal display device using the same

There is provided a liquid crystal composition which is suitably used in a liquid crystal display device without impairment of properties inherent in liquid crystal display devices. There is provided a liquid crystal display device in which such a liquid crystal composition is used. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160059424

Safe robotic tool changer

In an inherently safe robotic tool changer, a master unit couples to a tool unit via a first power source, and decouples from the tool unit using a separate, second power source. The second power source is only available when an attached tool is safely disposed in a tool stand. ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160059311

Flux-coated binder for making metal-matrix composites, a drill body and drill bit including the same, and methods of manufacture

A method of making a flux-coated binder includes treating metal binder slugs to have an adherent surface, adding a flux powder to the treated metal binder slugs, and distributing the flux powder on the adherent surface of the metal binder slugs.. . ... Coherent Inc

03/03/16 / #20160058799

Adherent cells from placenta and use of same in disease treatment

Methods for treating conditions by administration of placenta derived adherent stromal cells to a subject in thereof are provided. Such conditions include skeletal muscle defects, neuropathic pain, and myocardial infarction. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057504

Shared spectrum access for broadcast and bi-directional, packet-switched communications

Techniques are disclosed relating to spectrum sharing between different radio access technologies. In some embodiments, a broadcast base station is configured to wirelessly broadcast audio and video data to a plurality of broadcast receiver devices using a particular frequency band. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160056985

Energy efficient highway addressable remote transducer soft modem

A method and a highway addressable remote transducer (hart) soft modem device for modulating and demodulating analog signals with hart messages are provided. A phase coherent frequency shift keying (fsk) modulator modulates and transmits analog signals with hart messages, and a phase coherent fsk demodulator receives and demodulates the analog signals with the hart messages. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055991

Portable electronic user device

A portable electronic user device, in the form of an electronic key, having an inherently rigid button for activation by a user. The portable electronic user device further has a flexibly deformable membrane including a first side having at least one support section on which the at least one button is supported via the plunger, and an actuating section, separate from the at least one support section, for receiving and forwarding an actuation of the button to an electrical switch element. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055622

Method for generating a composite image of an object composed of multiple sub-images

The invention relates to a method for combining a composite image (4) of an object (8) composed of multiple sub-images (6) by means of so-called stitching. Multiple adjacent sub-images (6) of the object (8) are captured and are stitched by means of an image processing operation together to form a coherent composite image (4). ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055607

Content management based on dither-like watermark embedding

Methods, devices and computer program products allow embedding and detection of watermarks into and from a multimedia content. One watermark embedding method includes selecting a content segment that lacks inherent features for embedding of watermarks without producing perceptible artifacts, and obtaining a first dither pattern corresponding to a first watermark symbol of a watermark symbol alphabet, where each symbol is associated with a particular dither pattern. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055457

Human resource system providing reduced bias

The inherent human biases related to hiring processes are mediated using automated computer based systems. Computer executed logic is configured to detect and compensate for, for example, cultural, gender, and/or racial biases. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055096

Multi-processor, multi-domain, multi-protocol cache coherent speculation aware shared memory controller and interconnect

This invention combines a multicore shared memory controller and an asynchronous protocol converting bridge to create a very efficient heterogeneous multi-processor system. After traversing the protocol converting bridge the commands travel through the regular processor port. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054597

Electro-optic modulator

An electro-optic modulator for a laser beam includes an yttrium vanadate crystal cooperative with a double-pass electro-optic switch. A beam to be modulated passes through the yttrium vanadate crystal and makes a forward and a reverse pass through the electro-optic switch. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054577

Micro-projection device with anti-speckle vibration mode

A micro-projection system for projecting light on a projection surface, comprising: at least one coherent light source (101); optical elements (102, 108, 109) in the optical path between said coherent light source and said projection surface; said optical elements including at least one reflective member (102) actuated by a drive signal for deviating light from said light source so as to scan a projected image onto said projecting surface; said optical elements including at least one vibrating element (102) actuated by a vibrating signal so as to reduce speckle onto said projecting surface. The corresponding method for reducing speckle is also provided.. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160053697

Skip fire transition control

Methods and arrangements are described for controlling transitions between firing fractions during skip fire operation of an engine in order to help smooth the transitions. Generally, firing fractions transitions are implemented gradually, preferably in a manner that relatively closely tracks manifold filling dynamics. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160052624

Method of operating aircraft drive to move an aircraft under adverse ground conditions

A method is provided for restoring mobility to an aircraft equipped with at least one self-propelled drive wheel powered by a driver when the aircraft has been rendered immobile as a result of one or more wheel tires adhering to and becoming stuck to tarmac or another ground surface. The method uses forces generated by the cooperative action of the wheel driver, the aircraft steering, and the aircraft braking system to release adherent tires of each set of main wheels and/or nose gear wheels by applying differential force to one set of wheels at a time to release any adherent tires so that the aircraft is able to move on the ground surface and travel in a desired direction at a desired speed.. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160052146

Robotic tool changer with tool stand decouple power supply

A robotic tool changer ensures inherently safe operation by separating power sources for the “couple” and “decouple” operations of its coupling mechanism. The power for the decouple operation is available only when an attached robotic tool is safely disposed in its tool stand. ... Coherent Inc

02/25/16 / #20160051720

Microbicidal composite material

A composite material having inherent microbicidal activity is herewith described. The microbicidal composite material comprises of a first layer having a first predefined thickness and a first predefined stitch/thread density; a second layer having a second predefined thickness and a second predefined stitch/thread density; an intermediate layer having a third predefined thickness and a third predefined stitch/thread density, wherein the intermediate layer is sandwiched between the first layer and the second layer, and where the intermediate layer is connected to the first layer and the second layer to form a three dimensional structure, and where each layer in the three dimensional structure has a plurality of apertures. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050383

Multiple gated pixel per readout

. . A system for providing an improved image of daytime and nighttime scene for a viewer within a vehicle is provided herein. The system includes: a pixel array sensor having a fully masked gate-off capability at a single pixel level, wherein the pixel array sensor is provided with an inherent anti-blooming capability at the single pixel level; wherein each pixel is gated by a corresponding transfer gate transistor having high transfer gate efficiency. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048511

Extraction of concept-based summaries from documents

Embodiments of the present invention enable users to generate a summary for a document with respect to a concept, making use of inherent hierarchies present in a text document based on subject-object relationships of the sentences in the text document. In one embodiment, a text document is parsed into sentences, and a tuple is created for each sentence, the tuple comprising a subject and an object found in the sentence. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048032

Optical field transformation methods and systems

A method of performing coherent transformations of optical fields includes forming a far field distribution of the input optical field. A fraction of the formed far field is diffracted by producing localized discontinuities within said far field. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160047828

Method and a device for characterizing the coagulation or sedimentation dynamics of a fluid such as blood or blood plasma

A method of characterizing the coagulation or sedimentation dynamics of a fluid such as whole blood, a blood fraction, or blood plasma, the method including: illuminating a sample of the fluid with a beam of coherent light; acquiring a time series of images of a speckle pattern generated by interaction between the sample and the spatially coherent light beam; and processing the time series of images; wherein the processing step includes calculating a function representative of the variation in the speckle pattern between two or more images of the series. The invention also provides a device for implementing such a method.. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160047644

Phase-inverted sidelobe-annihilated optical coherence tomography

An optical coherent tomographic imaging system includes means for introducing a 180-degree phase inversion in the interference fringes, and generating a two-peak shape point spread function (psf) in the frequency domain for the interference-based tomographic imaging system. The system further includes means for achieving sharper resolution than the diffraction-limited spectral bandwidth in the tomographic imaging system through subtracting the two-peak shape from the original gaussian psf. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160047103

Ground compacting apparatus

An apparatus for compacting and forming depressions along a tract of ground being worked generally consisting of a support means; a drum mounted on the support means for rotation movement about an axis thereof; and a liner formed of a material having earth adherent retarding properties mounted on a cylindrical surface of the drum, having a bay section disposed on the cylindrical surface and a plurality of outwardly projecting sections.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160046521

Method for producing a control element and control element

A method produces a control element having a touch-enabled surface, in which a paste-like material is applied on a carrier plate. At least one raised structure element is formed by the paste-like material on the carrier plate. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160045871

Filtration and emulsification device

The invention relates to a device for the microfiltration, ultrafiltration, or nanofiltration and/or the emulsification of liquids. The device has at least one rotatable membrane medium, which has a filtrate/permeate side or a side facing a dispersed phase and a concentrate/retentate side or a side facing a coherent phase and which can be rotated in a container in order to produce a vacuum on an unfiltered liquid side or the side facing the coherent phase on partial regions of the at least one rotatable membrane medium in the container in small time segments at a frequency of 1-100 hz. ... Coherent Inc

02/18/16 / #20160045645

Biodegradable polymer with enhanced physical properties including stereocomplex organic filler and method for producing the same

Disclosed is a biodegradable polymer whose physical properties are improved by the presence of a stereocomplex organic filler. According to exemplary embodiments, the biodegradable polymer including a stereocomplex organic filler can find application in various fields, including biodegradable materials and medical materials, where conventional biodegradable polymers are difficult to use due to their inherent problems such as poor heat resistance and low strength. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160043825

Flexible optical spectrum management systems and methods

Flexible optical spectrum management systems and methods in an optical network including a plurality of interconnected network elements include determining an associated frequency/wavelength center and one or more bins for each of one or more traffic carrying channels on each of a plurality of optical fibers in the optical network; and managing the one or more traffic carrying channels on the plurality of optical fibers using the one or more bins of bins and the associated frequency/wavelength center, wherein at least one of the one or more traffic carrying channels comprises a coherent optical signal occupying a flexible spectrum on the plurality of optical fibers.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160043803

High-rf-frequency analog fiber-optic links using optical signal processing techniques

Wide band phase modulators used with high power laser carriers convert high-frequency rf signals to phase-modulated optical signals. Higher laser optical power to the modulator produces larger rf signal sidebands. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160043728

Rf circuit

An rf circuit for providing phase coherent signals, an rf heating apparatus comprising the rf circuit and a method for providing phase coherent signals in an rf circuit. The rf circuit has a first frequency synthesiser including a fractional-n phase locked loop and a second frequency synthesiser including an integer-n phase locked loop. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160042304

Risk-based execution for projects

Disclosed is a risk-based project management system. The risk-based project management system typically includes a processor, a memory, and a program module stored in the memory. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041842

Dynamic reconfiguration of applications on a multi-processor embedded system

A multiprocessor system and method for swapping applications executing on the multiprocessor system are disclosed. The plurality of applications may include a first application and a plurality of other applications. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041336

Three port transceiver

An optical coherent transceiver comprising a polarization and phase-diversity coherent receiver and a polarization and phase-diversity modulator on the same substrate interfaced by three grating couplers, on grating coupler coupling in a signal, one grating coupler coupling in a laser signal, and a third grating coupler coupling out a modulated signal.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041266

Three-dimensional triangulation and time-of-flight based tracking systems and methods

A three-dimension position tracking system is presented. The system includes transmitters and receivers. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041256

Systems and methods for using coherent noise filtering

Systems and methods are provided for the filtering of coherent noise signals. In an illustrative embodiment, a pulsed electronic signal receives varying phase shifts for each of its pulses prior to transmission. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041177

Compositions and methods for making and using oxygen sensing nanofibers and scaffolds

To address the need for scaffold-based oxygen concentration monitoring, a single-component, self-referenced oxygen sensor was made into nanofibers. Electrospinning process parameters were tuned to produce a biomaterial scaffold with specific morphological features. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160039849

Organosilicon compound, adhesive composition and article

An organosilicon compound having a hydrolyzable silyl group and a catechol group in the molecule is novel. When modified by surface treatment with an adhesive composition comprising the organosilicon compound, various inorganic materials such as glass and metals become tightly adherent to epoxy and other resins.. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160038721

Step feature for steerable guidewires

A mechanism can include a step feature guidewire having a guidewire with a proximal end, a distal end, and a diameter. A self-expanding element can be disposed approximate to the distal end of the guidewire and can have at least two states which include a contracted diameter and an expanded diameter. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160038657

Medical devices having surface modifiers

Improved medical devices having anti-thrombogenic and anti-adherent surface modifiers for improved medical device performance and patient outcomes are provided. In certain embodiments, the medical devices are at least partially manufactured using an admixture of a base polymer and surface modifying fluoropolymer additives. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160038332

Force distribution method and apparatus for neonates at risk of cranial molding

A force distribution apparatus and method are presented. Various embodiments of the disclosed apparatus include a plurality of layers configured and oriented to be deployed on a subject in a manner that disperses forces and lowers peak pressures experienced by the subject when resting on a surface, which tends to minimize risks of deformation and local ischemia. ... Coherent Inc

02/11/16 / #20160037724

Feederhouse for a combine harvester having flexible traction means and removable threaded bolts for mounting conveying strips

A feederhouse (20) for a combine harvester (10) comprises an endless conveyor having at least two traction means (82) made of inherently flexible material circulating about the deflection rollers (78, 80) and offset from one another in the axial direction of the deflection rollers (78, 80), between which traction means conveying strips (84) extend. The inner sides of the traction means (82) are furnished with cams (34, 36) made of inherently flexible material.. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036535

High efficiency coherent imager

. . An extended field heterodyne detection apparatus comprises a local signal oscillator, a micro-lens array set in optical relation to the local signal oscillator to multiplex a beam from the local signal oscillator, a local oscillator injection lens in the optical path of the local oscillator and the micro-lens array, a semi-reflective beam splitter at the telecentric stop of the local oscillator injection lens to reflect the beam of the local oscillator in parallel to a signal beam passing through the semi-reflective beam splitter, an objective lens, with a stop, located at the semi-reflective beam splitter, and a focal plane array, situated to receive the source beam. The extended field heterodyne detection apparatus solves the problem of creating a local oscillator beam that is mode-matched for an incoming signal beam, for the eventual process of mixing both the signal beam and the local oscillator using a conventional, square-law detector.. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036519

Mobile ionospheric data capture system

A method for capturing ionospheric data is disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, a plurality of phase-coherent signals transmitted by at least one global navigation satellite system (gnss) satellite is received via a mobile multi-frequency gnss receiver. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036318

Power factor correction circuit

The present application relates to ac power supplies and in particular to power factor correction circuits in ac-dc converters. The application provides an active power factor correction circuit in which zero voltage switching is inherently achieved using a passive snubbing approach employing a saturable transformer.. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034398

Cache-coherent multiprocessor system and a method for detecting failures in a cache-coherent multiprocessor system

A cache-coherent multiprocessor system comprising processing units, a shared memory resource accessible by the processing units, the shared memory resource being divided into at least one shared region, at least one first region, and at least one second region, a first cache, a second cache, a coherency unit, and a monitor unit, wherein the monitor unit is adapted to generate an error signal, when the coherency unit affects the at least one first region due to a memory access from the second processing unit and/or when the coherency unit affects the at least one second region due to a memory access from the first processing unit, and a method for detecting failures in a such a cache-coherent multiprocessor system.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034344

Error repair location cache

A method for repairing a memory includes executing an error correction code (ecc) for a page of the memory. The page includes a plurality of bits having an inherent number of failed bits equal to or greater than zero. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033958

Endpoint determination using individually measured target spectra

Disclosed are approaches for determining a processing endpoint using individually measured target spectra. More specifically, one approach includes: measuring a white light (wl) target spectra of a semiconductor device on an individual wafer prior to formation of a polishing/planarization material; inputting the wl target spectra to a wl endpoint algorithm of the semiconductor device following formation of the polishing/planarization material; and determining, using the wl endpoint algorithm, the processing endpoint of the polishing/planarization material of the semiconductor device. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033728

Hybrid polarization-multiplexed coherent pic transmitters and receivers

Consistent with the present disclosure, active devices, such as lasers, optical amplifiers, and photodiodes, are integrated on a first substrate, and other optical devices, such as passive devices including polarization rotators and polarization beam combiners, are provided on a second substrate. An array of lenses is provided between the two substrates to provide a low loss optical connection from the first substrate to the second substrate. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033532

Mammalian protein co-recognition by broadly neutralizing antibodies as modified immunogens for re-elicitation

The present invention relates to using hiv-1 broadly neutralizing antibodies to screen for glycan-dependent or protein-dependent self reactivities inherent in these mutated antibodies, and defining this cross recognition at the molecular level, and utilizing the information to re-elicit trimer-specific and/or n-glycan-dependent or protein-surface-dependent broadly neutralizing antibodies and therapeutic applications thereof.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160032083

Transparent artificial chips and artificial marble comprising the same

The present invention relates to transparent chips for artificial marble and artificial marble including the same. The transparent chips for artificial marble include (a) a halogenated epoxy acrylate resin and (b) metal fibers. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160032045

Use of polyesters having inherent flame protection in adhesives and sealants

The present invention relates to the use of polyesters with inherent flame retardancy as or in adhesives, sealants and coatings, to polyesters with inherent flame retardancy and to processes for production thereof.. . ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160032044

Process for producing articles formed from polylactic acid and articles made therefrom

Pla polymers that can be expanded into microporous articles having a node and fibril microstructure are provided. The fibrils contain pla polymer chains oriented with the fibril axis. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160031373

Fender mirror mount

A mirror mount that mounts a mirror to a vehicle fender. The mount can include a base that faces a vehicle fender exterior without extending upwardly and under a hood of the vehicle. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160030623

Coherent blood coagulation structure of water-insoluble chitosan and water-dispersible starch coating

An absorbent layer for moderating blood flow from a wound has a non-woven fabric layer of water-insoluble chitosan fibers having a coating of water-absorbent starch on at least one face of the fabric layer. The coating of water-absorbent starch penetrates into the fabric layer from a first surface over the chitosan fibers to a depth of at least 25% of the fabric layer of chitosan fibers. ... Coherent Inc

02/04/16 / #20160029748

Method for providing nanocrystalline diamond coatings on gemstones and other substrates

A method to apply nano-crystalline diamond onto a selected substrate, including preparing nanodiamond slurry of nanodiamond particles dispersed in a medium. The medium may include a liquid or a sol-gel. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028950

Panoramic video from unstructured camera arrays with globally consistent parallax removal

Systems and methods for generating a panoramic video from unstructured camera arrays. The systems and methods are configured to statically align corresponding image-frames of respective input video streams, warp the aligned image-frames according to a warping-order, and relax the warped image-frames thereby generating a temporally coherent panoramic video. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028935

Spatio-temporal light field cameras

Spatio-temporal light field cameras that can be used to capture the light field within its spatio temporally extended angular extent. Such cameras can be used to record 3d images, 2d images that can be computationally focused, or wide angle panoramic 2d images with relatively high spatial and directional resolutions. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028577

Reception of 2-subcarriers coherent orthogonal frequency division multiplexed signals

A dual-polarization, 2-subcarriers code orthogonal, orthogonal frequency division multiplexed signal carrying information bits is transmitted in an optical communication network without transmitting a corresponding pilot tone or training sequence. A receiver receives the transmitted signal and recovers information bits using a blind equalization technique and by equalizing the 2-subcarriers ofdm signal as a 9-qam signal in time domain with a cmma (constant multi modulus algorithm) equalization method.. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028491

Optical reception device and optical reception method

An optical reception device according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes an optical front-end means for demodulating an inputted optical signal, converting the demodulated signal into an electrical signal and outputting the electrical signal, a pre-emphasis means for adding a high frequency component to the electrical signal, a digital signal processing means for receiving input of the electrical signal with the high frequency component added thereto via a transmission wire, and for performing a digital coherent reception process on the inputted electrical signal, an error detection means for detecting a signal error in the digital coherent reception process and a feedback control means for varying the level of a high frequency component added at the pre-emphasis means and, in accordance with signal errors detected at that time, controlling the pre-emphasis means.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028481

Signal equalizer in a coherent optical receiver

A signal equalizer for compensating impairments of an optical signal received through a link of a high speed optical communications network. At least one set of compensation vectors are computed for compensating at least two distinct types of impairments. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027547

Ion beam modification of noble metals for electrical contacts

Ion beam modification of noble metal electrical contact coatings can achieve suitable friction and wear behavior with inherently stable low ecr. For example, this method of producing au electrical contact coatings can produce wear properties similar to electroplated hard au, but without the environmental concerns due to stringent osha regulations on the use and disposal of toxic chemicals associated with au electroplating baths. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027161

Temporally coherent local tone mapping of hdr video

Approaches are described for filtering a first image frame in a sequence of image frames. A tone-mapping pipeline applies a spatiotemporal filter to each pixel of the first image frame, based on a forward optical flow and a backward optical flow, to produce a base layer image. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027160

Temporally coherent local tone mapping of high dynamic range video

Approaches are described for tone-mapping an image frame in a sequence of image frames. A tone-mapping pipeline applies a spatiotemporal filter to each pixel of the image frame, based on a forward optical flow and a backward optical flow, to produce a base layer image. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027159

Low memory content aware image modification

Techniques are disclosed for generating a modified image. A source image at an original, or high, resolution is downsampled to a lower resolution. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026894

Ultrasound computed tomography

Ultrasound computed tomography is a system of devices that reconstructs a series of 2 dimensional ultrasound images into a 3 dimensional computed tomographic model of an object by cataloguing ultrasound image frames according to the ultrasound probe's position in 3 dimensional space at the time of image capture. Capturing the position and orientation of an ultrasound probe at the time of image frame acquisition allows for appropriate placement of each 2 dimensional ultrasound image within a 3 dimensional computed tomographic workspace. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026808

Secure storage system

A storage system includes a plurality of drives that write and read data to and from removable storage media communicatively connected to a storage controller. The storage controller receives comprehensible data and divides the comprehensible data into the plurality of data segments comprising the plurality of data units, manipulates one or more of the plurality of data units within each data segment to form the plurality of unintelligible data segments, generates a decoding key based upon the division and the manipulation, and sends each respective unintelligible data segment to the plurality of drives to store upon the removable storage media. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026092

Fabrication of high efficiency, high quality, large area diffractive waveplates and arrays

The objective of the present invention is providing a method for fabricating high quality diffractive waveplates and their arrays that exhibit high diffraction efficiency over large area, the method being capable of inexpensive large volume production. The method uses a polarization converter for converting the polarization of generally non-monochromatic and partially coherent input light beam into a pattern of periodic spatial modulation at the output of said polarization converter. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160022739

Closed system separation of adherent bone marrow stem cells for regenerative medicine applications

A method for isolating and processing bone marrow derived stem cells, including the steps of: (a) collecting a biological sample containing adherent bone marrow stem cells in a receptacle with interior walls coated with a cell-adherent substrate; (b) incubating the bone marrow cells on the adherent substrate so that a layer of adherent bone marrow stem cells adheres to the substrate; (c) washing any non-adherent cells from the substrate; and (d) collecting the bone marrow stem cell layer. Isolation kits and use of bone marrow cells harvested for cell therapies are also described.. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160022738

Methods for cell expansion and uses of cells and conditioned media produced thereby for therapy

A method of cell expansion is provided. The method comprising culturing adherent cells from placenta or adipose tissue under three-dimensional culturing conditions, which support cell expansion.. ... Coherent Inc

01/28/16 / #20160022503

Wound filling apparatuses and methods

Many embodiments of wound filling devices and methods of their use in systems for the application of negative pressure therapy are described herein. In one embodiment, a wound filling device comprises: an inflatable bag member having at least one fluid carrying conduit operably connected thereto to inflate/deflate said bag member; a separate textured covering sock member at least partially covering the inflatable bag member. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160020857

Adaptive post digital filter and inter-symbol interference equalizer for optical communication

Modulated optical signals are received in a coherent optical receiver employing both post digital filter and inter-symbol-interference (isi) equalizer such as a maximum likelihood sequence estimation (mlse) or bahl-cocke-jelinek-raviv (bcjr) algorithms. Some disclosed techniques are directed to adaptively adjusting the impulse response in time domain (or equivalently the frequency response in frequency domain) of the post digital filter and the corresponding structure of isi equalizer in different spectrum-narrowing operation scenarios.. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160020574

Method and arrangement to generate few optical cycle coherent electromagnetic radiation in the euv-vuv domain

The present invention relates to a method and an arrangement to generate a coherent electromagnetic radiation containing at most a few optical cycles in the extreme ultraviolet/vacuum ultraviolet domain. The inventive method comprises the steps of providing an electron package (15) of relativistic velocity; modulating said electron package (15) with high intensity laser light (17) in an undulator (20) having an undulator period smaller than the undulator period (λu) satisfying the resonance condition, producing thereby an electron package formed of electron microbunches; and passing the electron package (15) of electron microbunches leaving said undulator (20) through a static magnetic field, and generating thereby a coherent electromagnetic radiation, wherein said static magnetic field is generated in conformity with the coherent electromagnetic radiation to be achieved. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160019672

Method and apparatus for an inter-cell shortest communication

Novel method and system for distributed database ray-tracing is presented, based on modular mapping of scene-data among processors. Its inherent properties include matching between geographical proximity in the scene with communication proximity between processors.. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160019592

System and method for estimating mobile device locations

A method of delivering location-based information comprises receiving a request including a location indicator from a packet-based network and translating the location indicator into a probabilistic representation of one or more possible locations of a mobile user based on historical data collected from mobile devices. By generating the probabilistic user location representation, the method can be used to deal with the inherent uncertainty in user location data, particularly in a mobile world. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018537

Method and apparatus for processing signals of semiconductor detector

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for processing signals of a semiconductor detector, including: acquiring a relationship of a time difference between anode and cathode signals of the semiconductor detector with an anode signal amplitude; obtaining an optimal data screening interval according to the relationship of the time difference between anode and cathode signals of the semiconductor detector with the anode signal amplitude, wherein the optimal data screening interval is an interval where the time difference between the anode and cathode signals is greater than 50 ns; and screening and processing the collected data according to the optimal data screening interval when the semiconductor detector collects data. The present invention better overcomes the inherent crystal defects of the detector, reduces the effect of background noise, increases the energy resolution of the cadmium zinc telluride detector under room temperature, and improves the peak-to-compton ratio.. ... Coherent Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018269

Nanometer scale quantum thermometer

An approach to nanoscale thermometry that utilizes coherent manipulation of the electronic spin associated with nitrogen-vacancy (nv) color centers in diamond is disclosed. The methods and apparatus allow for detection of temperature variations down to milli-kelvin resolution, at nanometer length scales. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160014874

Compact, all-optical generation of coherent x-rays

. . A method for generating coherent, polarized, and tunable x-rays using a single laser pulse is provided. An ultrashort laser pulse is fired into a plasma. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160014786

Dynamic power allocations for direct broadcasting satellite (dbs) channels via wavefront multiplexing

A direct broadcasting satellite (dbs) system features a capability of coherently combining amplified signals powers from various broadcasting transponders without modifying the satellite segment. Organized dbs transponders would function as an equivalent dbs transponder with a higher eirp. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160014608

Sharing timed fingerprint location information

Sharing timed fingerprint location information is disclosed. In an aspect, timed fingerprint location information can be associated with a location of a user equipment. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160013882

Transmission/reception device, optical space transmission system, and transmission/reception method

In a digital coherent communication scheme utilizing polarization-multiplexed optical signals, it may be impossible to separate transmission light and reception light from each other with high precision for transmission/reception an optical signal. An optical space transmission system according to the present invention is provided with a first transmission/reception device which radiates first reception light and second reception light whose polarization states are orthogonal to each other, and a second transmission/reception device which radiates third reception light alternately including a first reception light component whose polarization state is the same as the first reception light and a second reception light component whose polarization state is the same as the second reception light in a time-wise manner.. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160013866

Multichannel coherent transceiver and related apparatus and methods

A multi-channel optical transceiver is disclosed. The optical transceiver has a multi-package structure. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160013165

Light emitting device

A light emitting device includes a plurality of light emitting elements. A difference between a maximum value and a minimum value of an inherent threshold voltage of the plurality of light emitting elements is not less than 0.5 v. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160012984

Inherently fail-safe circuit breaker assembly

A circuit breaker assembly for a small commercial establishment or residence, wherein the circuit breaker assembly has a coordinated backup fuse within its standard enclosure to protect against failure of the trip mechanism of the circuit breaker assembly to open.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160012011

Precise frequency-pattern analysis to decompose complex systems into functionally invariant entities

Methods, systems, apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for registering a multichannel time series from data collected from a plurality of channels monitoring a body. Each channel corresponds to one or more sensors. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160012010

Method, apparatus and system for modular on-die coherent interconnect

In an embodiment, an apparatus comprises: a first component to perform coherent operations; and a coherent fabric logic coupled to the first component via a first component interface. The coherent fabric logic may be configured to perform full coherent fabric functionality for coherent communications between the first component and a second component coupled to the coherent fabric logic. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011977

Memory sequencing with coherent and non-coherent sub-systems

Operations associated with a memory and operations associated with one or more functional units may be received. A dependency between the operations associated with the memory and the operations associated with one or more of the functional units may be determined. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011976

Three channel cache-coherency socket protocol

A system and method are disclosed for communicating coherency information between initiator and target agents on semiconductor chips. Sufficient information communication to support full coherency is performed through a socket interface using only three channels. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011523

Inspection apparatus and methods, methods of manufacturing devices

Inspection apparatus (100) is used for measuring parameters of targets on a substrate. Coherent radiation follows an illumination path (solid rays) for illuminating target (t). ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011380

Article for cleaning optical fibers

The cleaning head (30, 40, 44, 130) of a swab-like cleaning device (28, 36, 42, 134) for cleaning optical fiber end faces, especially the lens of expanded beam (“eb”) optical fibers, has a concave configuration of its cleaning surface (30a, 40a, 44a). This provides for effective engagement of the cleaning surface with the convex, e.g., spherical or nearly spherical, light transmission surfaces of the lenses (16a, 16b) of eb optical fibers. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160010195

Aluminum alloy that is not sensitive to quenching, as well as method for the production of a semi-finished product

An aluminum alloy that is not sensitive to quenching, for the production of high-strength forged pieces that are low in inherent tension, and high-strength extruded and rolled products, consisting of: 7.0-10.5 wt. % zinc, 1.0-2.5 wt. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160009951

Polyester compositions containing cyclobutanediol having a certain combination of inherent viscosity and high glass transition temperature and articles made therefrom

Described are polyester compositions comprising at least one polyester which comprises terephthalic acid residues, 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol, and 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol, wherein the inherent viscosity and the tg of the polyester provides for certain polyester properties. The polyesters may be manufactured into articles such as fibers, films, bottles or sheets.. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160008855

Apparatus for continuous separation of cleaning solvent from rinse fluid in a dual-solvent vapor degreasing system

A method for cleaning a precision component which includes the steps of immersing the component in a heated solvating agent disposed in a pre-clean module tank to thereby remove an adherent contaminant; treating the component with a rinsing solvent to remove any remaining contaminants and residual solvating agent in a separate rinse degreaser whereby contaminants removed from the component collect in the rinse degreaser; and removing contaminated solvent from the rinse degreaser to a micro-still to separate the contaminants from the rinse solvent and direct the purified rinse solvent to the rinse degreaser. An apparatus is also provided for cleaning contaminants from a precision component including a pre-clean module tank containing a heated solvating agent, a degreaser containing a rinsing solvent, and a micro-still which separates the contaminants from the rinsing solvent and directs the purified rinsing solvent to the rinse degreaser.. ... Coherent Inc

01/14/16 / #20160007859

Coherent frequency-domain microwave-induced thermoacoustic imaging

A thermoacoustic imaging device is provided having a transmitter configured to provide an electromagnetic transmit signal (e.g. A continuous sinusoidal signal) to an object being imaged. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006538

Optical transmission apparatus and optical transmission method

An optical transmission apparatus includes: an optical transmitter; and an optical receiver. The optical transmitter has a plurality of modulation rules, switches the plurality of modulation rules to generate optical signals, multiplexes the optical signals with orthogonal polarizations, randomizes phases of the optical signals, and transmits the optical signals. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006532

High speed mmf (multi-mode fiber) transmissions via orthogonal wavefronts

A system is provided for high speed optical fiber data transmission by generating artificial wavefronts along multiple paths exhibiting spatial mutual orthogonality. Multiple independent signal streams are “structured” over a group of different propagation paths that are coherently organized by wavefront multiplexing and de-multiplexing techniques. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006515

Method for generating constant modulus multi-dimensional modulations for coherent optical communications

A method generates constant modulus multi-dimensional modulations for coherent optical communications by first projecting points in a constellation of the code onto a poincare sphere or its higher-dimensional hyper-sphere. By using meta-heuristic procedures, nonlinear programming and gradient search methods, constellation points in the hyper-sphere are optimized in certain criteria, such as maximizing the minimum euclidean distance, minimizing the union bound, minimizing the bit-error rate, minimizing the required signal-to-noise ratio, maximizing the nonlinear fiber reach, maximizing the phase noise tolerance, and maximizing the mutual information. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006509

Optical modulator

An optical modulator including an information-containing radio frequency signal input; a semiconductor device having an optical input optically for receiving the coherent light beam, and a electrode connected to said radio frequency signal input and having a modulated bias potential so that current is generated in the second semiconductor device and extracted therefrom, while the coherent light beam is optically modulated by the signal changing the carrier density in the semiconductor device.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006504

Method, device and system for detecting optical signal

A method, device and system for detecting optical signal are provided. The method includes that: an optical signal receiving node receives, from an optical signal sending node, an optical channel signal and the in-band overhead information of the optical channel signal; the optical signal receiving node carries out a misconnection detection on the optical channel signal according to the in-band overhead information and generates corresponding alarm information after determining that there is a misconnection, wherein an och tti and optical channel signal normal central frequency are carried in the in-band overhead information. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006207

Mopa with high-gain solid-state amplifier

Radiation from a vbg-locked diode-laser at a locked wavelength of 878.6 nm is focused into a 30-mm long nd:yvo4 optical amplifier crystal for optically pumping the crystal (24). The crystal amplifies a beam of seed-pulses from a fiber mopa (12). ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160005925

Vertical type light emitting device having transparent electrode and method of manufacturing the same

Provided is a vertical type light emitting device and a method of manufacturing the same. A transparent electrode having high transmittance with respect to light in the entire range and constructed by using a resistance change material of which resistance state is to be changed from a high resistance state to a low resistance state if a voltage exceeding a threshold voltage inherent in a material is applied so that conducting filaments are formed is formed between an electrode pad and a semiconductor layer of a light emitting device. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160005923

Led element and manufacturing method for same

In an led element, a front surface of a sapphire substrate foams a verticalized moth eye surface having a plurality of depression parts or projection parts whose period is greater than twice an optical wavelength of light emitted from a light-emitting layer and smaller than coherent length, and a light whose intensity distribution is adjusted by reflecting on and transmitting through the verticalized moth eye surface to be inclined to a vertical direction with respect to an interface between a semiconductor lamination unit and the sapphire substrate is discharged from a transmission moth eye surface to an outer side of the element with fresnel reflection being inhibited.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160005910

Vertical multi-junction photovoltaic cell with reverse current limiting element

A vertical multi junction (vmj) photovoltaic cell comprising a plurality of layers of pn junctions, wherein at least one of the layers is reversed relative to the other layers so that the vmj cell will inherently limit reverse current flow through the cell and thermal effects attendant to such reverse current flow.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004970

Method and apparatus for recommendations with evolving user interests

A user has an inherent predisposition to have an interest for a particular item. The user's interests may also be affected by what people in her social circle are interested in. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004221

Methods and apparatus for coherent holographic data channels

Methods and devices for coherent holographic data channel techniques are presented. Coherent techniques for data detection generally include homodyne and heterodyne detection. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004220

Holographic projection device for the enlargement of a visibility region

A holographic projection apparatus and a method for magnifying a virtual visibility region, for observing a reconstructed scene with at least one light modulation device and with at least one light source having sufficiently coherent light for generating a wavefront of a scene that is coded in the light modulation device. By means of imaging the wavefront into a viewer plane, it is possible to generate the virtual visibility region for observing the reconstructed scene. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004059

Coherent fluorescence super-resolution microscopy

A microscopy system which includes a light source for illuminating a sample; an objective lens for capturing light emitted from the illuminated sample to form a signal beam; and a dispersive optical element through which the signal beam is directed, wherein the dispersive optical element converts the signal beam to a spatially coherent signal beam.. . ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160003741

Apparatus and methods for fluorescence imaging using radiofrequency-multiplexed excitation

Apparatus and methods for fluorescence imaging using radiofrequency multiplexed excitation. One apparatus splits an excitation laser beam into two arms of a mach-zehnder interferometer. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160003734

Detection system and method of detecting corrosion under an outer protective layer

Incoherent millimetre wave, sub-millimetre wave and terahertz test signals are used to probe metal substrates that are covered by a protective coating or outer layer, such as paint or thermal insulation, obscuring direct assessment of the substrate. The incoherent test signals, which may be from a naturally occurring passive source (such as the sky) and/or from an active noise source, provide signal dispersion and angular variation of the test signals with respect to angular incidence to the substrate. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160002992

Valve system for distributing actuating fluid

A technique facilitates delivery of high pressure actuating fluid, e.g. Drilling mud, to a plurality of actuators. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160002921

Bar for a support structure for a false ceiling and production process for producing the bar

A support structure for a false ceiling and a working process for working the bar are described. The bar has an elongated shape along a longitudinal direction and includes at least two sheet metal portions located side by side or overlapping, in contact or adherent, the one with the other. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160001456

Method of treating razor blade cutting edges

The present invention relates to razor blade cutting edges and methods of producing edges exhibiting improved shave performance longevity and lower cutting forces. Conventional razor blades have increasing cutting forces with use due to the outer coating wear and adhesion loss. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160000709

Dry powder inhaler formulations comprising surface-modified particles with anti-adherent additives

The present invention is concerned with a refinement of the processing of particles that are to form a dry powder formulation which is to be administered to the lung using a dry powder inhaler (dpi) device. In particular, the present invention provides the processing of particles of active material and particles of carrier material in the presence of additive material to provide a powder composition which exhibits excellent powder properties and which is economical to produce.. ... Coherent Inc

01/07/16 / #20160000319

Systems and methods for sub-aperture based aberration measurement and correction in interferometric imaging

Systems and methods for sub-aperture correlation based wavefront measurement in a thick sample and correction as a post processing technique for interferometric imaging to achieve near diffraction limited resolution are described. Theory, simulation and experimental results are presented for the case of full field interference microscopy. ... Coherent Inc








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