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Method of material deposition

A method and apparatus for material deposition onto a sample to form a protective layer composed of at least two materials that have been formulated and arranged according to the material properties of the sample.. . ... Fei Company

Method for calibrating and imaging using multi-tip scanning probe microscope

Systems, methods, and program products are provided for the calibration and scanning of multiple afm probe heads used employed together for synchronous scanning. An automated calibration process is provided employing scan data from multiple afm probe heads to automatically calibrate the system and position the probe heads at relative offset positions that are successively closer and more precise. ... Fei Company

Twist and lock mounting bracket

A twist-and-lock mounting bracket may secure a lighting fixture to a mounting surface. The twist-and-lock mounting bracket may define an aperture having features corresponding to the shape of a twist-and-lock element disposed on a housing of a lighting fixture. ... Fei Company

Medical catching-wire instrument

A medical catching-wire instrument has a catching-wire basket designed to be axially movable relative to an instrument tube between an unfolded state, in which the basket is moved distally forward out of the instrument tube, and a folded state, in which the basket is moved proximally rearward into the instrument tube. A control tube can be received in the instrument tube and is axially movable relative to the latter. ... Fei Company

Devices and methods for positioning sutures

A device that facilitates the placement of one or more needles and their attached sutures in the body of a surgical patient is disclosed. The device contains one or more needle guide channels in which one or more needles may be backloaded. ... Fei Company

Rf surgical resection snare for flexible endoscopy

A polypectomy snare comprising two snare parts has a snare part that is completely electrically insulated and another snare part that is not electrically insulated in at least one distal portion thereof. The snare furthermore has at least one electrically insulated, hf surgically inactive skid at its distal end.. ... Fei Company

Post column filter with enhanced energy range

. . A method of operating a post column filter (pcf) in a scanning/transmission electron microscope, and a post column filter configured to operate according to the method. In an embodiment, the method includes receiving, at an entrance plane, an incoming beam of electrons; dispersing, by an energy dispersive element, the incoming beam of electrons into an energy dispersed beam of electrons; disposing a first plurality of quadrupoles between the entrance plane and a slit plane; operating the pcf in an eels mode; and operating the pcf in an eftem mode. ... Fei Company

Method for producing at least one spring contact pin or a spring contact pin arrangement, and corresponding devices

A method for producing at least one spring contact pin acting as an electrical contact, or a spring contact pin arrangement comprises at least one such spring contact pin. The following steps are provided: producing at least one base part of the spring contact pin, at least one section of said base part being made of plastic, and subsequently metallizing at least the section of the base part that is made of plastic. ... Fei Company

Miniature electronic device

. . A micro electronic instrument, wherein said micro electronic instrument includes a baseboard and a cover board; a first electronic circuit and a first contact electrode are arranged on the baseboard, and the first electronic circuit connects the first contact electrode electrically; the cover board covers on the baseboard, but there is a space between them, and the first electronic circuit is in the space between the cover board and the baseboard. A width of the electronic instrument is in a range from 11.95 mm to 12.05 mm, a thickness of the electronic instrument is in a range from 2.4 mm to 2.5 mm. ... Fei Company

Bluetooth communication method and communication device

Disclosed is a method and device for bluetooth communication, the method including: initializing a center device object; obtaining a first device object corresponding to a device of bluetooth 4.0 according to the center device; pairing with the device of bluetooth 4.0 according to the first device object to obtain a second device object; obtaining a third device object according to the first or second device object; obtaining a target service corresponding to a preset service identification from the third device object; obtaining a first service according to the target service; obtaining target feature corresponding to a preset feature identification from the first service, realizing communicating with the device of bluetooth 4.0 via the target feature. The target feature corresponding to the preset feature identification in the target bluetooth device is obtained according to the center device, and communication with the target bluetooth device is realized by using the target feature.. ... Fei Company

Innovative source assembly for ion beam production

A source assembly for ion beam production is disclosed herein. An example source assembly may include a pair of plates separated by a distance, with each plate having an aperture, and the respective apertures aligned, and an ionization space defined at least by the distance and the respective apertures, where a ratio of the distance to an ionic mean free path of a gas in the ionization space is greater than one.. ... Fei Company

Segmented detector for a charged particle beam device

A detector for a charged particle beam device includes a substrate, a number of first sensor devices provided on the substrate, wherein the first sensor devices are structured to be sensitive to and generate a first signal in response to electrons ejected by a specimen, and a number of second sensor devices provided on the substrate, wherein the second sensor devices are structured to be sensitive to and generate a second signal in response to photons emitted by the specimen. Also, a photon detector wherein each of the photon sensor devices is structured to be sensitive to and generate a signal in response to photons emitted by the specimen, and wherein each of the photon sensor devices comprises a multipixel photon counter device. ... Fei Company

Collision ionization source

A collision ionization source is disclosed herein. An example source includes an ionization region arranged to receive a gas and a charged particle beam, the charged particle beam to ionize at least some of the gas, and a supply duct arranged to provide the gas to the ionization region, the supply duct having a non-uniform height decreasing from an input orifice to an output orifice, the output orifice arranged adjacent to the ionization region.. ... Fei Company

Integrated circuit analysis systems and methods with localized evacuated volume for e-beam operation

. . Provided are new techniques for fault analysis in ic semiconductor devices, including system designs and methods to enable the probing of circuitry within an ic device under test (dut) using electron beam (e-beam) techniques while the dut is being stimulated electrically, or while the device is active on its own or within a host system mounted in a circuit board or other module. The dut could be a packaged ic, or an ic in some unpackaged form. ... Fei Company

07/12/18 / #20180197061

Smart card and manufacturing method therefor

A manufacturing method of a smart card. The manufacturing method comprises: respectively hollowing out a plurality of substrates to obtain a plurality of hollowed-out substrates (101); synthesizing the plurality of hollowed-out substrates to obtain a multilayer synthesized hollowed-out substrate (102); filling the synthesized hollowed-out substrate with an internal insert (103); and coating the synthesized hollowed-out substrate with adhesive to obtain the smart card (104). ... Fei Company

07/12/18 / #20180195962

Standing wave interferometric microscope

A standing wave interferometric microscope is disclosed herein. An example microscope may include an illuminator, for illuminating a specimen with a standing wave of input radiation at an analysis location to cause the specimen to fluoresce, the specimen arranged in the analysis location, a pair of projection systems, arranged at opposite sides of the analysis location, coupled to collect at least a portion of the fluorescence and direct a corresponding pair of fluorescence light beams into a respective pair of inputs of an optical combining element, a wavefront modifier for producing astigmatism in at least one of the fluorescence light beams entering the optical combining element, and a detector for examining output light from said combining element.. ... Fei Company

07/05/18 / #20180190467

High aspect ratio x-ray targets and uses of same

An x-ray target, a method of using the x-ray target, and a computer program product with instructions for carrying out a method of using the x-ray target. The x-ray target includes a substrate made from a soft x-ray producing material and a high aspect ratio structure made from a hard x-ray producing material. ... Fei Company

06/28/18 / #20180182676

Defect analysis

A system for analyzing defects comprises determining coordinates of a defect using a wafer inspection tool; identifying a structure of interest near the defect coordinates; directing a focused ion beam toward the wafer to expose the structure of interest; and forming an image of the exposed structure of interest, wherein the focused ion beam is directed to the mill at a location corresponding to the identified structure of interest rather than at the coordinates of the defect.. . ... Fei Company

06/28/18 / #20180182577

Hand-held tool machine

A hand-held tool machine comprising a housing is disclosed wherein a motor for driving a tool as well as a switch for switching on and off the motor are received, including a switching arrangement having a switch that can be moved between a non-activated position and an activated position for activating the switch, and including a locking arrangement that can be moved between a blocking position and a release position, wherein the switch lever can only be moved into the activated position, when the locking arrangement is in the release position, and wherein the locking arrangement allows for a locking of the switch lever in the activated position, wherein the locking arrangement includes a slider that is received on the switch lever slidable between a locking position and a release position, wherein on the slider there is provided a blocking element cooperating with a counter element arranged at the housing for blocking a movement of the switch lever into the activated position when being in the blocking position and for allowing a movement of the switch lever into the activated position upon shifting the slider into the release position, and wherein on the slider there is provided a latching element that cooperates with a counter element on the housing for allowing a latching of the switch lever in the activated position.. . ... Fei Company

06/28/18 / #20180180670

High frequency lock-in thermography using single photon detectors

Systems, methods, and computer readable media to improve the operation of thermographic imaging systems are described. Techniques are disclosed for generating thermograms using single low-noise photon detectors. ... Fei Company

06/21/18 / #20180174008

Smart card and method for manufacturing same

Provided is a method for manufacturing a smart card, comprising: mounting a secure chip (230) on a modular circuit board (210) to obtain a secure chip module, one layer of the modular circuit board (210) being provided with a plurality of contact points (220) insulated from each other; planting a solder ball (240) on the secure chip solder pad (311) of the main circuit board (300); according to the position of the secure chip solder pad (311) on the main circuit board (300), milling out a groove (800) on the substrate on which the main circuit board (300) is packed, such that the solder ball (240) on the secure chip solder pad (311) is visible at the bottom of the groove (800); packing the secure chip module into the groove (800), and by means of the solder ball (240) on the secure chip solder pad (311), mounting the secure chip module onto the main circuit board (300). The method reduces the restrictions to the wiring of the main circuit board caused by the contact points on the surface of the smart card, thus improving the quality of the wiring of the main circuit board; furthermore, electronic circuit-level expansion may be performed on the contact point module and the secure chip, increasing the scalability of the smart card.. ... Fei Company

06/21/18 / #20180172248

Flush mount lighting fixture

In an example embodiment, a lighting fixture comprising a lighting device and a mounting bracket is provided. The lighting device comprises a front cover, a back cover, a frame, and at least one led mounted within the interior of the lighting device. ... Fei Company

06/21/18 / #20180172218

Omnidirectional light emitting diode filament holder

An omnidirectional led filament holder and lighting device comprising the same comprises a filament tree supporting a plurality of linear led filaments having a twisted orientation relative to a central support stalk of the filament tree. When arranged within a globe of a lighting device, the omnidirectional led filament holder provides a lighting device providing omnidirectional light emission usable for general lighting applications while providing a desirable aesthetic for the lighting device.. ... Fei Company

06/14/18 / #20180166272

Enhanced charged particle beam processes for carbon removal

Method and system for enhanced charged particle beam processes for carbon removal. With the method and system for enhancing carbon removal, associated method and system for decreasing levels of carbon impurity in depositions, also using a precursor gas in charged particle beam processes (and particularly focused ion beam methodologies), are provided. ... Fei Company

06/14/18 / #20180165674

Method and apparatus for recovering incomplete transaction

A method for recovering an incomplete transaction. The method comprises: step s1: a terminal judges whether a record matching a current transaction identifier exists in records in an incomplete transaction log, if yes, execute step s2, and otherwise, end the procedure; step s2: the terminal acquires data recovery data object list related data from the record matching the current transaction identifier; step s3: the terminal generates a recovery application command according to the data recovery data object list related data, sends the recovery application command to a smart card, and receives second response data returned by the smart card; and step s4: the terminal completes a transaction according to the record and data in a terminal database, and ends the procedure. ... Fei Company

05/24/18 / #20180145979

Method and device for registering based on authenticating device

. . . . A registering method involving an authenticating device includes: a client obtains a uri, obtains an application id according to the uri, obtains a device registering request according to the application id and a user identification input, and sends the request to a server; receives registering data from the server, and obtains a client data object according to a challenge value and the application id in the registering data; hashes the client data object and the application id to obtain a challenge parameter and an application parameter, sends registering request information combining the challenge parameter and application parameter; receives registering response information from the authenticating device, sends a key registering request combining the registering response information, client data object and session id in the registering data to the server; and the registering is deemed successful if success information is received from the server, or is failed if otherwise.. . ... Fei Company

05/24/18 / #20180143110

Tomography sample preparation systems and methods with improved speed, automation, and reliability

Sample pillars for x-ray tomography or other tomography scanning are created using an innovative milling strategy on a plasma-fib. The strategies are provided in methods, systems, and program products executable to perform the strategies herein. ... Fei Company

05/17/18 / #20180138558

Battery with display function and electronic device containing the same

. . The present invention provides a battery with display function and an electronic device containing the same; the battery includes a non-volatile display layer, a substrate layer and a power layer, the non-volatile display layer includes a first electrode layer, a display medium layer, a second electrode layer and a transparent medium layer; the power layer includes a first electrode current collector, a first electrode material, electrolyte, a second electrode material and a second electrode current collector; the substrate layer is a pcb substrate, both the second electrode current collector and the first electrode layer are placed on the pcb substrate; the second electrode current collector, the pcb substrate and the first electrode layer constitute a pcb structure.. . ... Fei Company

05/03/18 / #20180124049

Method and device for authenticating based on authenticating device

An authenticating method based on an authenticating device includes: a client obtains an application id according to an uri; requests a server for an authentication using the application id and a user identification; receives current authenticating data from the server; obtains client data object using a challenge value in the current authenticating data; hashes the client data object and the application id in the current authenticating data; obtains a key identification in the current authenticating data; sends current authentication request information including the client parameter, the key identification and key identification length to the authenticating device; receives authentication response information from the authenticating device; requests the server for a signature verification using the authentication response information, the client data object and a session id in the current authenticating data; and the authentication is successful if information returned from the server indicates verification pass, or is failed if otherwise.. . ... Fei Company

05/03/18 / #20180120353

Method for producing a contact spacing converter and contact spacing converter

A method for producing a contact spacing converter space transformer) which has electrical contacts that form electrical paths and in which a first contact spacing of the contacts is converted into a comparatively different, second contact spacing of the electrical contacts including producing at least one base part from each of at least some of the electrical contacts. At least a section of the base part is produced from plastic. ... Fei Company

04/12/18 / #20180103338

Method for implementing bluetooth automatic return link in android system

The present invention provides a method for implementing bluetooth automatic return link in android system, which belongs to wireless communication field. The method includes: in a case that the a bluetooth module is activated, when a mobile terminal detects that bluetooth broadcast is a bluetooth connecting request, executing steps of: determining whether a bluetooth device address contained in the bluetooth connecting request matches a bluetooth device address in buffer, if yes, building connection with a current bluetooth device corresponding to the bluetooth device address contained in the bluetooth connecting request, and updating bluetooth connection state to connected state; otherwise, not responding to the bluetooth connecting request. ... Fei Company

04/12/18 / #20180100815

Arrangement for x-ray tomography

A method of investigating a specimen using x-ray tomography, comprising (a) mounting the specimen to a specimen holder, (b) irradiating the specimen with a beam of x-rays along a first line of sight through the specimen, and (c) detecting a flux of x-rays transmitted through the specimen and forming a first image. Then (d) repeating the steps (b) and (c) for a series of different lines of sight through the specimen, thereby producing a corresponding series of images. ... Fei Company

04/12/18 / #20180098950

Inhibitors of abeta and synuclein aggregation

Provided are methods of inhibiting aggregation of amyloid-beta (aβ) or accumulation of aggregated aβ using certain guanylhydrazone compounds. Also provided are methods of treating or preventing an amyloid-related disease in a mammal, methods of treating a subject having alzheimer's disease, methods of treating a subject at risk for alzheimer's disease, methods of inhibiting aggregation or accumulation of a synuclein, methods of treating a subject having a disease at least partially mediated by synuclein, methods of treating a subject at risk for a disease at least partially mediated by synuclein, and methods of inhibiting aggregation or accumulation of a protein involved in a conformational disease, using the guanylhydrazone compounds.. ... Fei Company

03/29/18 / #20180092183

Light emitting diode (led) lighting device or lamp with configurable light qualities

An led lighting device or led lamp comprises one or more led packages, and a switch comprising at least two selectable positions. At least one selectable position corresponds to a set operating mode and one selectable position corresponds to a configurable operating mode. ... Fei Company

03/29/18 / #20180091509

Work method for smart key device

A work method for a smart key device. A host machine acquires data from a trusted server via a browser and then transmits the data to a smart key device; the smart key device performs a signing operation when the data transmitted by the host machine is received and when a user confirmed by pressing a key and then returns a signing result to the host machine; and the host machine transmits data returned by the smart key device to the trusted server to verify the validity of the smart key device. ... Fei Company

03/29/18 / #20180088766

Folder creating and cancelling method and system applied on touch screen

This document publishes a method and a system of creating or cancelling folder applied on touch screen. In one embodiment, the method includes the following steps: establishing a preset input information table, the preset input information table includes preset input information and corresponding acquiring rules; monitoring whether input information exists in the preset area in a main interface; identifying whether the input information is in the preset input information; obtaining corresponding files/applications according to the input information and the corresponding acquiring rules in the preset input information table in the main interface; creating a new folder in the main interface, and removing all obtained files or application icons into the new folder. ... Fei Company

03/22/18 / #20180082447

Tomographic reconstruction for material characterization

Some embodiments of the invention provide a method of determining a material characteristic of material in a sample by iterative tomographic reconstruction. The method conducts one or more x-ray tomography scans of a sample, and then determines one or more estimated material characteristics, such as atomic number and density, for multiple volume elements in the sample using a tomographic reconstruction algorithm. ... Fei Company

03/22/18 / #20180082444

Tomographic imaging method

Methods of investigating a specimen using tomographic imaging include the following steps. A specimen is provided on a specimen holder and a beam of radiation is directed through the specimen and onto a detector, thereby generating an image of the specimen. ... Fei Company

03/08/18 / #20180068342

Advertisement accessing server and advertisement accessing service method

Disclosed in the present invention is an advertisement accessing server, which comprises a click information receiving unit, an effective click determining unit, a post system determining unit, a direct-link system determining unit, a response transmitting unit, a request transmitting unit, and a response receiving unit. According to embodiments of the present invention, communication of intermediate systems is solved amongst servers, thus enhancing the efficiency of the entire advertisement clicking procedure.. ... Fei Company

03/01/18 / #20180062862

Method for identifying audio device

A method for identifying an audio device, in which a mobile device starts to monitor pull out or insert of an audio device, when the mobile device connects the audio device, the mobile device starts to record, the audio device is identified as an audio smart key device in the case that characteristic data is received in a first preset time, and data is sent to the audio smart key device; turns off recording in the case that the characteristic data is not received in the first preset time; the audio smart key device is powered on and initialized, it sends audio data to the mobile device, subsequently, if the audio smart key device receives data sent from the mobile device in a second preset time, it processes the data; if the audio smart key device does not receive the data sent from the mobile device, the audio smart key device turns off; when the mobile device disconnects the audio device, the mobile device turns off recording and the audio device turns off. According to the present invention, a mobile device can identify a type of an audio device which is inserted into the mobile device, the mobile device sends data after ensuring that the audio device is an audio smart key device, thus, the method can prevent from any noise in the earphone, so the users can feel better.. ... Fei Company

03/01/18 / #20180061613

Charged-particle microscope with exchangeable pole piece extending element

A charged-particle microscope having a vacuum chamber comprises a specimen holder, a particle-optical column, a detector and an exchangeable column extending element. The specimen holder is for holding a specimen. ... Fei Company

03/01/18 / #20180061612

Probe landing detection

Probe landing is detected by detecting a change in a vibration of the probe in a plane substantially parallel to the work piece surface as the probe is lowered toward the work piece. The vibration may be observed, for example, by acquiring multiple electron microscope images of the probe as it moves and analyzing the images the determine a characteristic, such as the amplitude of the vibration. ... Fei Company

02/22/18 / #20180054902

Battery and electronic device comprising said battery

A battery, said battery comprising a first electrode current collector (101), a first electrode material (102), an electrolyte (103), a second electrode material (104), a second electrode current collector (105), a pcb substrate (107), a pcb surface layer (108), a first electrode wire (109), and a second electrode wire (110), the electrolyte (103) being positioned between the first electrode material (102) and the second electrode material (104), the first electrode material (102) being positioned between the first electrode current collector (101) and the electrolyte (103), the second electrode material (104) being positioned between the second electrode current collector (105) and the electrolyte (103), the second electrode current collector (105) being positioned between the second electrode material (104) and the pcb substrate (107), and the pcb substrate (107) being positioned between the second electrode current collector (105) and the pcb surface layer (108). By means of using one of the electrode current collectors in the battery as one layer of a printed circuit board, limitations on the size of the battery can be reduced without increasing the size of the electronic device in which the battery is situated, thus increasing the battery capacity.. ... Fei Company

02/22/18 / #20180053638

Magnet used with a plasma cleaner

A plasma generator is located outside the vacuum chamber and generates neutral reactive particles and charged particles. A magnet positioned outside the plasma generator deflects the charged particles, preventing some or all of them from entering the vacuum chamber, thereby preventing secondary plasma sources from forming in the vacuum chamber, while allowing neutral reactive particles to enter the vacuum chamber to reduce contamination. ... Fei Company

02/22/18 / #20180051856

Multi-configurable light emitting diode (led) flat panel lighting fixture

A mounting bracket for mounting a light emitting diode (led) flat panel light to a mounting surface is provided. The mounting bracket comprises a bracket frame. ... Fei Company

02/15/18 / #20180046588

Method for actively connecting to and communicating with apple device and apple device attachment

A method for actively initiating a connection to and communicating with an apple device via usb, relating to the field of communications, and comprising: an apple device attachment, when detecting access by a usb device, determines whether the accessing usb device is an apple device (s1); the apple device attachment establishes a device address for the apple device (s2); the apple device attachment acquires the current communication protocol setup of the apple device, and determines whether the current communication protocol configuration of the apple device is a preset configuration (s3); the apple device attachment sets the current communication protocol configuration of the apple device as the preset configuration (s4); the apple device attachment notifies the apple device to register the apple device attachment to the apple device (s5); the apple device attachment establishes a connection with the apple device (s6); the apple device attachment periodically queries whether communication data has been sent by the apple device, and when detecting communication data has been sent by the apple device, receiving the communication data sent by the apple device and implementing communication with the apple device (s7). The present method can actively initiate a connection with an apple device without using an apple authentication chip, acting as a primary device implementing communication with the apple device.. ... Fei Company

02/15/18 / #20180045774

Electric contact device

A contact device for an electric contact for electrically testing an electric test object, comprising a contact head and at least one printed circuit board. The contact head has a plurality of guide bores in which elongated contact elements that buckle elastically in a lateral direction upon contacting the test object are mounted in a longitudinally movable manner. ... Fei Company

02/08/18 / #20180037528

Treatment method, compounds, and method of increasing trpv2 activity

The present invention is directed to a method of treating a subject for a disease or disorder associated with trpv2 activity. The present invention also relates to a compound having the following structure: where substituents a and rx-r5 are as defined herein. ... Fei Company

02/01/18 / #20180033589

Electron microscope with multipe types of integrated x-ray detectors arranged in an array

An electron microscope including a vacuum chamber for containing a specimen to be analyzed, an optics column, including an electron source and a final probe forming lens, for focusing electrons emitted from the electron source, a specimen stage positioned in the vacuum chamber under the probe forming lens for holding the specimen, and multiple x-ray detectors positioned within the vacuum chamber, at different takeoff angles with respect to the sample's x-ray emission position in the chamber. Takeoff angles are provided to improve the counting efficiency of the various sensors. ... Fei Company

01/25/18 / #20180025177

Method for protecting pin code on android platform

The disclosure provides a method for protecting pin code on android platform, including: introducing, by java layer, start event to c layer after invoked by upper layer; invoking, by c layer, java layer via jni to generate a password-storage-class-instance after receiving start event, and invoking java layer after receiving a handle returned by java layer to monitor input from user; storing, by java layer, pin code data into a instance memory when java layer monitors pin code data from user, updating storage location identification, and introducing encrypting event to c layer; introducing, by java layer, confirming event to c layer when java layer monitors confirmation information from user; accessing, by c layer, the instance via handle to encrypt the pin code data when receiving encrypting event; and accessing, by c layer, the instance via handle to decrypt the encrypted data in instance memory to obtain pin code.. . ... Fei Company

01/25/18 / #20180021580

Nerve stimulation for treatment of diseases and disorders

Methods are disclosed for treating a subject having a disease or disorder comprising stimulating a nerve of the subject with a corrective stimulus pattern derived from a disease-specific, condition-specific, endogenous mediator-specific or pharmacologic agent-specific neurogram in an amount and manner effective to treat the disease or disorder.. . ... Fei Company

01/25/18 / #20180021214

Bioelectronic pharmaceuticals

Methods are disclosed for treating a subject having a disease or disorder comprising providing the subject with an acoustic energy stimulus derived from a disease-specific, condition-specific, endogenous mediator-specific or pharmacologic agent-specific neurogram in an amount and manner effective to treat the disease or disorder.. . ... Fei Company

01/18/18 / #20180019098

Method of imaging a specimen using ptychography

A method of imaging a specimen using ptychography includes directing a charged-particle beam from a source through an illuminator so as to traverse the specimen and land upon a detector, detecting a flux of radiation emanating from the specimen with the detector, calculating at least one property of a charged-particle wavefront exiting the specimen based on using an output of the detector in combination with applying a mathematical reconstruction technique, wherein the at least one property comprises a phase of the wavefront, and wherein applying the mathematical construction technique comprises directly reconstructing the phase of the wavefront to determine a reconstructed phase of the wavefront. An associated apparatus is also described.. ... Fei Company

01/04/18 / #20180003367

Lighting fixture mounting systems

Example embodiments provide lighting fixture mounting kits for mounting a flat panel lighting fixture to a mounting surface. The lighting fixture mounting kits may comprise a mounting portion (e.g., a mounting plate) and a lighting fixture. ... Fei Company

01/04/18 / #20180003366

Lighting fixture mounting systems

Example embodiments provide lighting fixture mounting kits for mounting a flat panel lighting fixture to a mounting surface. One mounting kit comprises a mounting frame and a lighting fixture. ... Fei Company

12/21/17 / #20170363549

Methods and apparatus for semiconductor sample workflow

Apparatus and methods are described for the automated transfer and storage of transmission electron microscope (tem) and scanning/transmission electron microscope (stem) lamella samples throughout a semiconductor manufacturing facility using existing automation infrastructure such as a front opening unified pod (foup). Also provided are wafer facsimiles corresponding to outer dimensions of semiconductor, data storage or solar cell wafers, wherein the facsimiles adapted to store, carry and/or provide a testing platform for testing of samples taken from semiconductor, data storage or solar cell wafers.. ... Fei Company

11/30/17 / #20170343634

Use of striatal connectivity patterns for evaluating antipsychotic agents

. . A method of predicting the response of a subject to an antipsychotic agent is described. The method includes obtaining functional mri (fmri) scan data of the brain of the subject, modifying the scan data using a standardizing algorithm to provide modified scan data, calculating the value of a plurality of striatal connectivity dyads from the modified scan data using an extraction algorithm, calculating a combined score from the values of the striatal connectivity dyads using a combining algorithm; and comparing the combined score to a classifier value to determine if the subject is a responder or a non-responder. ... Fei Company

11/23/17 / #20170337506

System and method using robots to assist humans in order fulfillment

A system using one or more robots to assist a human in order fulfillment includes: a server configured to receive an order comprising an order item; inventory storage operationally connected to the server, the inventory storage comprising inventory items; an order robot operationally connected to the server, the order robot configured to assist a human to pick an order item from the inventory items; and a human-operated device operably connected to one or more of the server, the inventory storage, and the order robot, the human-operated device configured to assist the human to pick the order item.. . ... Fei Company

11/23/17 / #20170337366

Working method of voice authentication system and device

Disclosed is a working method of a voice authentication system and a device. The method includes that: an application server sends user information sent by an application interface and a stored application name to an authentication server; the authentication server generates a push authentication request according to a generated challenge value, the user information and the application name and sends the push authentication request to a mobile terminal token; the mobile terminal token generates voice information, collects the voice response of user, generates a first response value according to the challenge value and sends the challenge value to the authentication server when determining that logon is authorized; the authentication server generates a second response value, returns successful authentication when two response values are identical. ... Fei Company

11/23/17 / #20170332711

Medical gown

A hospital gown including an upper body portion and a lower body portion. The upper body portion includes a neck opening, a front opening extending vertically along the upper body portion and in communication with the neck opening, and a series of complementary closures disposed vertically along the front opening so that the front opening is configured to transition between an open condition and a closed condition. ... Fei Company

11/16/17 / #20170328547

Rotatable retrofit trim lighting device

A retrofit trim lighting device is provided. In example embodiments, the retrofit trim lighting device comprises a bracket comprising an opening; at least one torsion spring secured to the bracket and configured to mount the retrofit trim lighting device within a recessed housing; a retrofit housing comprising at least one light engine; and an engagement element. ... Fei Company

11/16/17 / #20170327951

Attachment of nano-objects to beam-deposited structures

Beam-induced deposition decomposes a precursor at precise positions on a surface. The surface is processed to provide linker groups on the surface of the deposit, and the sample is processed to attach nano-objects to the linker groups. ... Fei Company

11/09/17 / #20170320148

Pipe milling machine - directional stability

A pipe milling machine for separating and/or cutting a pipe to length is disclosed. In an embodiment, the pipe milling machine includes a drive unit configured to generate a feed force to the pipe and a holding device configured to hold the pipe, wherein the holding device is mountable around the pipe, wherein the drive unit engages in or touches down on the holding device, wherein the feed force is transferred to the holding device in a location, which contacts the pipe or which is adjacent to a location which contacts the pipe, and/or wherein the drive unit is guided by the holding device.. ... Fei Company

11/09/17 / #20170320147

Pipe milling machine - feed deactivation

A pipe milling machine for separating and/or cutting a pipe to length is disclosed. In an embodiment the pipe milling machine includes a milling wheel configured to separate the pipe and a motor configured to generate a feed of the pipe milling machine and to drive the milling wheel, wherein driving the milling wheel is independent of separating the pipe.. ... Fei Company

10/26/17 / #20170310868

Shooting apparatus with stabilizer module

. . A stable and controllable shooting apparatus, comprising a shooting module, a stabilizer module and a main control module, wherein the shooting module and the stabilizer module are respectively connected with the main control module, the stabilizer module comprises a handheld part and an x-axis motor, a y-axis motor, and a z-axis motor which are arranged at top of the handheld part and are orthogonal in a space, wherein a stator of the z-axis motor is connected with the handheld part, a rotor of the z-axis motor is connected with a stator of the y-axis motor, a rotor of the y-axis motor is connected with a stator of the x-axis motor, and a rotor of the x-axis motor is connected with the shooting module. The stable and controllable shooting apparatus may be quickly stabilized during moving shooting and its shooting direction may be controlled.. ... Fei Company

10/26/17 / #20170309441

System for orienting a sample using a diffraction pattern

A method and apparatus are provided for aligning a sample in a charged particle beam system. The charged particle beam is directed toward the sample to obtain a sample diffraction pattern. ... Fei Company

10/26/17 / #20170307136

Triaxial stabilizer for mobile phone

The present invention discloses a triaxial stabilizer for mobile phone, comprising a handheld part, a fixing device for mobile phone, and three motors which are arranged at top of the handheld part and are orthogonal in a space, wherein the three motors are respectively an x-axis motor, a y-axis motor, and a z-axis motor, wherein the z-axis motor has a stator connected with the handheld part and has a rotor connected with a stator of the y-axis motor, the y-axis motor has a rotor connected with a stator of the x-axis motor, and the x-axis motor has a rotor connected with the fixing device for mobile phone. The triaxial stabilizer for mobile phone according to the present invention may quickly stabilize the mobile phone and control its shooting direction during moving shooting.. ... Fei Company

10/12/17 / #20170295149

Card-based dynamic password generation method and device

A card-based method for generating a dynamic password, in which the method comprises: power on a device, initialize a current running state as a first state, prompt a user to press down a mode key, the device determines an operation to be executed when the mode key is pressed down, obtain input data according to the operation on a number key pressed by the user in the case that a number key is pressed down; obtain a confirm state according to the operation on a state key pressed by the user in the case that a state key is pressed down; otherwise, execute a corresponding operation according to the current running state, the corresponding operation comprises: obtain a dynamic password according to the interaction with the card and preset process the password data and output the dynamic password. According to the invention, both internal data of the card held by the user and information input by the user take part in the generation of the dynamic password, thus, the password data is formed to protect from being manipulated so as to make the process of generating a dynamic password more secure.. ... Fei Company

10/05/17 / #20170288872

Activating mobile terminal token method

. . A method for activating a mobile terminal token, comprising: a cloud authentication server generates a seed generation factor according to an activation request, and acquires a server seed secret key and saves the same according to the seed generation factor, and generates an activation code according to the seed generation factor, and generates an activation verification code and transmits the same to a mobile terminal, and encrypts the activation code using the activation verification code to acquire an encrypted activation code, and a cloud authentication management platform generates a two-dimensional code image according to the received encrypted activation code and transmits the same to a client for displaying, and the mobile terminal token acquires the encrypted activation code according to the acquired two-dimensional code image, and decrypts the encrypted activation code using the acquired activation verification code to obtain an activation code, and acquires the seed generation factor from the activation code, and acquires a token seed secret key according to the seed generation factor and saves the same. The present invention can activate the token when the mobile terminal is without network, ensuring the accuracy of the seed, thus improving the token security.. ... Fei Company

09/28/17 / #20170274049

Treatment of radiation injury using ghrelin

Methods are disclosed for mitigating radiation injury to a subject by administration of ghrelin.. . ... Fei Company

09/07/17 / #20170256380

Automated tem sample preparation

Techniques are described that facilitate automated extraction of lamellae and attaching the lamellae to sample grids for viewing on transmission electron microscopes. Some embodiments of the invention involve the use of machine vision to determine the positions of the lamella, the probe, and/or the tem grid to guide the attachment of the probe to the lamella and the attachment of the lamella to the tem grid. ... Fei Company

08/31/17 / #20170250055

High throughput tem preparation processes and hardware for backside thinning of cross-sectional view lamella

A method for tem sample preparation and analysis that can be used in a fib-sem system without re-welds, unloads, user handling of the lamella, or a motorized flip stage. The method allows a dual beam fib-sem system with a typical tilt stage to be used to extract a sample to from a substrate, mount the sample onto a tem sample holder capable of tilting, thin the sample using fib milling, and rotate the sample so that the sample face is perpendicular to an electron column for stem imaging.. ... Fei Company

08/31/17 / #20170249449

Dynamic token having log function and working method therefor

A dynamic token having a log function and a working method therefor. After the dynamic token determines that a key interrupt flag is set, a keyboard is scanned to obtain a first key value, and a currently pressed key is judged according to the first key value; if the currently pressed key is a first key, a dynamic password and a log corresponding to the dynamic password are generated; the dynamic password is stored in a display data buffer area, and the log is stored in a log storage area; key interrupt is enabled; and if the currently pressed key is a second key or a combination of a third key and a fourth key, the log is read from the log storage area, and the read log is stored in the display data buffer area. ... Fei Company

08/31/17 / #20170248071

Valve element

Valve element for an exhaust-gas turbocharger, having a spindle which has a longitudinal extent, a lever which extends from the spindle laterally in relation to the longitudinal extent of said spindle and which has a through opening, a valve flap plate, a substantially disc-shaped fastening element, and a shank which extends through the through opening and which connects the valve flap plate to the fastening element, wherein the valve flap plate and the fastening element are connected to one another by way of a shank extending through the through opening of the lever, and wherein a spring element is provided for generating a preload between shank and lever.. . ... Fei Company

08/17/17 / #20170237775

Method for implementing online anti-phishing

. . A method for implementing online anti-phishing, related to the field of information security, comprising: a browser loads an online anti-phishing control, the control acquires a blacklist and a whitelist, if a received url of the browser is in the blacklist, the browser is stopped from loading, if the url is in the whitelist, the browser is notified to load, and if the url is neither in the blacklist nor in the whitelist, a determination is made on whether or not the url of the browser satisfies a preset fuzzy match criterion, if same is satisfied, then a user is prompted of danger, when the user chooses to proceed, a preset account combination is acquired, when received keypress information is numerals and an input focus is an input box control, the keypress information is compared with the preset account combination, if both are identical then the user is prompted of danger, and either stop or load as chosen by the user. The method allows processing of the blacklist and the whitelist to be implemented and addition of fuzzy query, thus implementing processing of the blacklist and the whitelist, preventing a hacker from stealing banking information of the user by using a fraudulent url identical to one in the whitelist, and enhancing security.. ... Fei Company

08/17/17 / #20170237728

Self-adaptive communication method for encryption dongle

A self-adaptive communication method for an encryption dongle, comprising: an upper-layer software platform sets communication mode information of self, when connection of an encryption dongle to a host is detected, acquires communication mode information of the encryption dongle, determines whether or not the communication mode information of self matches the communication mode information of the encryption dongle, if yes, then communicates with the encryption dongle via an interrupt transmit pipeline, and if not, then transmits a communication instruction to the encryption dongle via a control transmit pipeline; the encryption dongle sets a communication mode identifier on the basis of the communication mode information of the upper-layer software platform in the communication instruction, and, the encryption dongle resets and resets communication mode information of self on the basis of the communication mode identifier. As such, when connection of the encryption dongle to the host is re-detected, the upper-layer software platform re-acquires the communication mode information of the encryption dongle, determines that the communication mode information is a match, and then communicates via the interrupt transmission pipeline, thus solving the technical problem that an existing encryption dongle can only support one communication mode of the host, and implementing self-adaptive communication for the encryption dongle.. ... Fei Company

08/10/17 / #20170228897

Correction of beam hardening artifacts in microtomography for samples imaged in containers

Provided are improved referenceless multi-material beam hardening correction methods, with an emphasis on maintaining data quality for real-world imaging of geologic materials with a view towards automation. A referenceless post reconstruction (rpc) correction technique is provided that applies the corrections in integrated attenuation space. ... Fei Company

08/10/17 / #20170227195

Twist and lock mounting bracket

A twist-and-lock mounting bracket may secure a lighting fixture to a mounting surface. The twist-and-lock mounting bracket may define an aperture having features corresponding to the shape of a twist-and-lock element disposed on a housing of a lighting fixture. ... Fei Company

08/10/17 / #20170224146

Privacy curtain assembly with cleanable panels

A privacy curtain assembly includes a main curtain portion. The main curtain portion includes a first side, a second side, and oppositely disposed leading edges located between the first and second sides. ... Fei Company

08/03/17 / #20170217929

Treatment of solid tumors by inhibiting mrk/zak

. . Methods and compounds are described for treating solid tumors, and in particular, malignant, neoplastic solid tumors such as glioblastoma and medulloblastoma, by inhibiting protein kinase mrk/zak activity. Also provided are pharmaceutical composition containg a mrk/zak inhibitor compound and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and a method of sensitizing tumor cells to radiation therapy comprising administering an effective amount of the mrk/zak inhibitor compound.. ... Fei Company

07/27/17 / #20170213691

Holder assembly for cooperating with a nanoreactor and an electron microscope

Presented is a holder assembly for cooperating with a nanoreactor and an electron microscope. The holder assembly has a distal end for holding the nanoreactor. ... Fei Company

07/13/17 / #20170200589

Charged particle beam-induced etching

A micromachining process includes exposing the work piece surface to a precursor gas including a compound having an acid halide functional group; and irradiating the work piece surface with a beam in the presence of the precursor gas, the precursor gas reacting in the presence of the particle beam to remove material from the work piece surface.. . ... Fei Company

06/15/17 / #20170165817

Impact wrench and method for operating an impact wrench

. . An impact wrench and a method for operating an impact wrench are disclosed. In an embodiment, an impact wrench includes a housing, a motor-driven input shaft, an output shaft for mounting a tool and a hammer mechanism for transmitting a torque and coupling the input shaft to the output shaft, wherein a first bearing torque, which acts against a rotational direction of the output shaft, is present between the output shaft and the housing, wherein a second bearing torque, which acts against a rotational direction of the input shaft, is present between the output shaft and the input shaft when the input shaft is not coupled to the output shaft by the hammer mechanism, and wherein an absolute value of the first bearing torque is smaller than an absolute value of the second bearing torque.. ... Fei Company

06/08/17 / #20170159916

Composite type led circuit board and manufacturing method

Various embodiments provide a light emitting diode (led) module. In one embodiment, the led module comprises a circuit board; a peripheral metal board abutting and about said circuit board; an electrical insulation layer on both a first surface and a second surface of said circuit board and said peripheral metal board; electrical traces on said electrical insulation layer; and one or more leds mounted on said electrical traces and said electrical insulation layer over said peripheral metal board.. ... Fei Company

06/08/17 / #20170159891

Light emitting diode (led) lighting device

Various embodiments provide a light emitting diode (led) module, an led lighting device comprising an led module, and methods for manufacturing an led module and/or an led lighting device. In one embodiment, the led lighting device comprises a housing comprising a metal shell and defining a central opening; and an led module having one or more leds mounted about a periphery of a first surface of the led module. ... Fei Company

06/01/17 / #20170154754

Method and device for testing samples by means of an electron or ion beam microscope

The disclosed subject matter relates to testing a sample by means of a particle beam microscope in which the sample is scanned in a point-wise manner by a focused beam of charged particles thereby generating imaging signals. The particle beam dose applied per scanning point is changed during scanning.. ... Fei Company

05/18/17 / #20170136007

Novel piperazines, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of use thereof

. . Disclosed are novel piperazine derivatives that act as agonists of the a7 nachr. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions, methods of treating inflammatory conditions, methods of treating cns disorders, methods for inhibiting cytokine release from mammalian cells and methods for the preparation of the novel compounds.. ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170134674

Method for detecting particulate radiation

When detecting particulate radiation, such as electrons, with a pixelated detector, a cloud of electron/hole pairs is formed in the detector. Using the signal caused by this cloud of electron/hole pairs a position of the impact is estimated. ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170133220

Method of material deposition

A method and apparatus for material deposition onto a sample to form a protective layer composed of at least two materials that have been formulated and arranged according to the material properties of the sample.. . ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170131536

Systems and methods for imaging device interfaces

Systems and methods for controlling an imaging device are disclosed. In one aspect, a method determines a set of control parameters for the imaging device, and acquires an image based on the set of control parameters. ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170131349

Waveform mapping and gated laser voltage imaging

Systems, methods, and computer readable media to improve integrated circuit (ic) debug operations are described. In general, techniques are disclosed for acquiring/recording waveforms across an under-test ic during a single sweep of a laser scanning microscope (lsm). ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170129946

Hmg1 antibody for treating inflammatory conditions

There is disclosed a pharmaceutical composition and method for treating sepsis, including septic shock and ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome), comprising administering an effective amount of a hmg1 antagonist. There is further disclosed a diagnostic method for monitoring the severity or potential lethality of sepsis or septic shock, comprising measuring the serum concentration of hmg1 in a patient exhibiting or at risk of exhibiting sepsis or septic shock symptoms. ... Fei Company

05/11/17 / #20170129000

Method and apparatus for reducing cutting impact in a precision blanking press

In a method and an apparatus for reducing the cutting impact in a hydraulically-driven precision blanking press, the force necessary to reduce the cutting impact as a counterforce is generated directly in the pressure chamber of the drive piston such that the counterforce acts directly on the cutting punch and so that the design of the press can be simplified, costs can be reduced, no additional external hydraulic-mechanical means for reducing the cutting impact are needed, and so that the loads on the press and the die can be reduced.. . ... Fei Company

05/04/17 / #20170125210

Post column filter with enhanced energy range

. . The invention relates to a post-column filter (a pcf) for a (scanning) transmission electron microscope (a (s)tem). Traditionally these filters use excitations of the optical elements before the slit plane that are identical in both the eftem and the eels mode. ... Fei Company

05/04/17 / #20170125207

Method for optimizing charged particle beams formed by shaped apertures

The present invention provides a method for optimizing a shaped working beam having a sharp edge for making sufficiently precise cuts and a high beam current for faster processing. An ion beam is directed along an optical column through a reference aperture to form a reference beam that has a preferred shape and an associated reference current. ... Fei Company

05/04/17 / #20170124339

Implementing method for javacard application function expansion

An implementing method for javacard application function expansion is provided, where a registering process includes: an expansion application processes a random number when receiving a registration command and sends a processing result, an expansion application identification and an expansion interface number to a master application; the master application verifies the process result, if verification is successful and an expansion application corresponding to the expansion application identification is installed, the master application sets a bit of an expansion point upon the expansion interface number, obtains and stores a handle of the expansion application; a state of an expansion interface registered by the expansion application is stored in the buffer. In solutions provided by the present invention, the expansion interface corresponding to the expansion application is registered to the master application; when needing to invoke the expansion application, the master application can invoke corresponding expansion application via the registered expansion interface.. ... Fei Company

05/04/17 / #20170120551

Device and method for controlling the primary drive of a fine blanking press

In an apparatus and a method for controlling the primary drive of a hydraulically driven fine blanking press, the hydraulic circuit is simplified due to the elimination of hydraulic tubes, and the amount of hydraulic fluid is reduced, while increasing the number of strokes and achieving a simple design for the press.. . ... Fei Company

04/27/17 / #20170117233

In-situ packaging decapsulation feature for electrical fault localization

. . An ir camera is used to image an ic to identify hot spots. The objective of the ir camera is removed and laser optics are inserted into the optical axis of the system. ... Fei Company

04/27/17 / #20170115984

Firmware update method in two-chip solution for secure terminal

A firmware update method in a two-chip solution for a secure terminal. The method comprises secure firmware update and application firmware update. ... Fei Company

04/13/17 / #20170102112

Led lamp

. . An led lamp that can take the place of incandescent lamps. An elevated light source is positioned above a screw-type base. ... Fei Company

03/16/17 / #20170075839

Operating method for card reader

An operating method for a card reader, comprising: powering on a card reader, and setting an operating mode according to the type of a device connected thereto; judging the operating mode, waiting to receive audio data if the operating mode is an audio mode, converting the received audio data into a digital signal, forming a data packet by the digital signal, parsing the data packet to obtain a parsing result, judging an instruction type according to the parsing result, executing a corresponding operation according to the instruction type, converting the obtained operation result into an audio data packet, and sending the audio data packet to the device connected thereto; and waiting to receive usb data if the operating mode is a usb mode, judging an instruction type of the received usb data, executing a corresponding operation according to the instruction type, and returning the operation result to the device connected thereto. According to the present invention, a card reader conducts data communication with a device through an audio module or a usb module, thereby not depending on the usb module in the existing card reader to conduct data communication any longer, having relatively good compatibility, and improving the user experience.. ... Fei Company

03/16/17 / #20170073814

Nanofabrication using a new class of electron beam induced surface processing techniques

Methods and systems for direct lithographic pattern definition based upon electron beam induced alteration of the surface chemistry of a substrate are described. The methods involve an initial chemical treatment for global definition of a specified surface chemistry (sc). ... Fei Company

03/09/17 / #20170070887

Working method of nfc token

A working method of an nfc token. The method comprises: a micro control unit in a token performing system initialization; resetting a near field communication chip in the token and sending a near field communication chip setting instruction to the near field communication chip; waiting to receive a near field communication chip setting instruction return value; upon receiving the near field communication chip setting instruction return value, sending a first preset instruction to the near field communication chip; waiting to receive a first preset instruction return value; and upon receiving the first preset instruction return value, sending a second preset instruction comprising a dynamic password to the near field communication chip. ... Fei Company

03/09/17 / #20170069297

Screen adaptation method and apparatus

A screen adaptation method and apparatus. A client obtains a user interface data package from a server end and parses the user interface data packet to obtaining drawing information about each module and component; the modules of the user interface are arranged vertically and each module contains one or more components. ... Fei Company

03/02/17 / #20170062178

Cad-assisted tem prep recipe creation

. . An improved process workflow and apparatus for s/tem sample preparation and analysis is provided. Preferred embodiments provide improved methods for an automated recipe tem sample creation, especially for small geometry tem lamellae, employing cad data to automatically align various stages of sample preparation. ... Fei Company

03/02/17 / #20170061610

Positional error correction in a tomographic imaging apparatus

A method for investigating a specimen using a tomographic imaging apparatus, comprising acquiring a set of input images of the specimen taken at a corresponding set of source positions that are intended to lie on an ideal locus but are instead caused by positioning errors to lie on a distorted locus, using the images to construct an initial tomographic image, dissociating the initial tomographic image into a set of reference images referenced to said ideal locus, comparing the given input images to the corresponding reference images, calculating a set of transformations necessary to map the input images onto the reference images, and using the set of transformations to construct a modified tomographic image.. . ... Fei Company

02/23/17 / #20170054887

Handheld triaxial holder with a control stick

A handheld triaxial holder with a control stick comprises a handheld part, a fixing device, three motors orthogonally arranged in space, a control stick which is attached to the handheld part and provided with a navigation key of the control stick and a function button. The motor is provided with a slip ring inside its hollow bearing, so that the control line passing through it would not rotate along with it and three motors may freely rotate 360 degrees. ... Fei Company

02/23/17 / #20170052264

Novel acquisition and processing of data in a tomographic imaging apparatus

A method of investigating a specimen using a tomographic imaging apparatus using a stage for producing relative motion of a source with respect to a specimen, so as to allow the source and a detector to image the specimen along a series of different viewing axes and a processing apparatus for assembling a tomographic image of at least part of the specimen. The investigation is carried out by considering a virtual reference surface that surrounds the specimen and is substantially centered thereon, considering an incoming point of intersection of each of said viewing axes with this reference surface, thereby generating a set of such intersection points corresponding to the series of viewing axes, choosing discrete viewing axes in the series so as to cause the set to comprise a two-dimensional lattice of points located areally on the reference surface in a substantially uniform distribution.. ... Fei Company

02/23/17 / #20170052223

Optimized wavelength photon emission microscope for vlsi devices

A method for emission testing of a semiconductor device (dut), by mounting the dut onto an test bench of an emission tester, the emission tester having an optical detector; electrically connecting the dut to an electrical tester; applying electrical test signals to the dut while keeping test parameters constant; inserting an optical filters into an optical path of the emission tester and collecting emission test signal from the optical detector; removing the filter from the optical path and collecting emission test signal from the optical detector. Comparing the images obtained with and without the filter. ... Fei Company

02/09/17 / #20170036338

Hand-guided machine tool with ergonomic grip part

A hand-guided machine tool is provided, in particular a hand-guided electric power tool, having a housing, whereon a grip part is provided which projects from a stop surface at one end of the housing, wherein the stop surface protrudes laterally with respect to the grip part at all sides and merges into the grip part via a preferably concave curvature.. . ... Fei Company

02/02/17 / #20170032928

Micro-chamber for inspecting sample material

A micro-chamber for inspecting a sample material immersed in a liquid and a method for filling such a chamber are described. The sample chamber includes an inspection volume for holding the sample material, the inspection volume defined by first and second rigid layers, with a hermetic seal between the layers. ... Fei Company

02/02/17 / #20170029463

Saa-domain-specific antibodies and peptide antagonists and use thereof to treat inflammatory diseases

Isolated saa peptides, fusion proteins and compositions comprising such are provided as are domain-specific saa antibodies. Methods of treating sepsis and endotoxemia are also provided.. ... Fei Company

02/02/17 / #20170028529

Grinding tool comprising form profile for an oscillating grinding device

A grinding tool for a grinding device with an oscillatory drive, in particular a rotary oscillatory drive is disclosed, the drive shaft of which can be driven about its longitudinal axis, wherein the grinding tool includes a holder having a support for securing to the drive shaft of the oscillatory drive, and whereon a form profile with a grinding mechanism is provided, wherein the holder includes a profile support for releasable securement of the form profile, and wherein the profile support includes a clamping region, into which the form profile can be inserted with a holding section and can be fixed thereto, and which can be elastically enlarged for releasing the form profile.. . ... Fei Company

02/02/17 / #20170028525

Component for establishing a form-locking riveted connection of a tool

An electric power tool is disclosed. In an embodiment, the electric power tool includes a tool, a tool holder part and a main body with a plurality of rivets integrated with the main body. ... Fei Company

01/26/17 / #20170025246

Fiducial formation for tem/stem tomography tilt-series acquisition and alignment

Provided are methods to improve tomography by creating fiducial holes using charged particle beams, and using the fiducial holes to improve the sample positioning, acquisition, alignment, reconstruction, and visualization of tomography data sets. Some versions create fiducial holes with an ion beam during the process of milling the sample. ... Fei Company

01/26/17 / #20170025126

Working method of sound transmission-based dynamic token

A working method of a sound transmission-based dynamic token comprises: a dynamic token waiting for disconnection of a key; and when the disconnection of the key is detected, judging the type of a pressed key, and performing a corresponding operation according to different types of keys.. . ... Fei Company

01/26/17 / #20170024908

Method of ptychographic imaging

A method and apparatus for ptychographic imaging is described. Typically a high number of pixels (after binning) is needed to obtain a high quality reconstruction of an object. ... Fei Company

01/26/17 / #20170023615

Contact-distance transformer, electrical testing device, and method for producing a contact-distance transformer

A contact-distance transformer of an electric testing device for testing an electric specimen such as a wafer, for reducing a distance between neighboring electric contacts, the transformer having a non-electrically conductive supporting structure with a first side with first electric contacts positioned apart a first distance and a second side with second electric contacts positioned apart a second, smaller distance. The first contacts are connected to the second contacts by electric connections passing through the support structure and/or which are positioned on the support structure.. ... Fei Company

01/12/17 / #20170010833

Data writing and reading methods for flash

. . . . Data writing and reading methods for a flash. The data writing method comprises: when remaining spaces of a data area and of an index area of a physical page are sufficient, sequentially storing present-instance write data into the data area of the physical page, and generating an index journal and sequentially writing same into the index area of the physical page; otherwise, organizing actual data in the physical page, storing the actual data into a data area of an idle page, and generating, on the basis of the actual data, an index journal and writing same into an index area of the idle page. ... Fei Company

01/12/17 / #20170009962

Flush mount lighting fixture

In an example embodiment, a lighting fixture comprising a lighting device and a mounting bracket is provided. The lighting device comprises a front cover, a back cover, a frame, and at least one led mounted within the interior of the lighting device. ... Fei Company

01/12/17 / #20170008160

Hand tool comprising vibration damping elements

A hand tool having a tool spindle that can be driven rotatingly oscillatingly, with an outer housing having a gripping region, an inner housing that is at least partially arranged within the outer housing and coupled therewith, and further having a drive unit including a drive shaft that can be driven rotatingly. The drive unit is received within the inner housing. ... Fei Company

01/05/17 / #20170006205

Stabilizer applicable for moving shooting

A stabilizer applicable for moving shooting, comprising: an x-axis motor, a y-axis motor and a z-axis motor which are orthogonally arranged in space, wherein the x-axis motor controls pitching movement, the y-axis motor controls rolling movement, and the z-axis motor controls the movement about yaw axis, wherein a rotating shaft of the z-axis motor is connected with a stator of the y-axis motor, and a rotor of the y-axis motor is connected with a stator of the x-axis motor; and a fixing support arranged on a rotating shaft of the x-axis motor and connected with the rotating shaft of the x-axis motor via a pose estimator, and a bluetooth module connected with a z-axis control circuit by serial communication are also provided. The stabilizer is easy to install and may be controlled by a remote or via app, allowing sport fans to shoot during motion.. ... Fei Company

01/05/17 / #20170003124

Device and method for measuring measurement objects

The invention relates to a device for industrially measuring measurement objects comprising a measuring probe that can be led up to the measurement object, on which measuring probe at least one distance sensor is provided, by means of which the instantaneous distance of a reference point of the measuring probe from a wall of the measurement object can be determined. The measuring probe is rotatably supported on a retainer, which is fixed in relation to the measurement object and/or the position of which in relation to the measurement object is known. ... Fei Company

01/05/17 / #20170002467

Adaptive control for charged particle beam processing

An improved process control for a charged beam system is provided that allows the capability of accurately producing complex two and three dimensional structures from a computer generated model in a material deposition process. The process control actively monitors the material deposition process and makes corrective adjustments as necessary to produce a pattern or structure that is within an acceptable tolerance range with little or no user intervention. ... Fei Company

01/05/17 / #20170002455

Adaptive beam current for high throughput patterning

A method for planning a beam path for material deposition is provided in which a structure pattern having features of varying size is analyzed to determine the size of each feature. A beam path throughout the structure pattern is determined and the beam current required for each point in the structure pattern is configured. ... Fei Company








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