zone (Total 35030 Patents Found)

Zone (35030 Patents Found)
A system for rapid thermal processing of a substrate in a process chamber while measuring and controlling the temperature at the substrate to establish substantially uniform substrate temperature in real time. The system includes an axisymmetrical multi-zone illuminator having a plurality of substantially concentric ri...
Valve assembly for zone control valves of the type employed in hydronic temperature control systems. The valve incorporates a control unit which can readily be separated from the valve structure without emptying fluid from the system. An improved sealing structure provides the valve itself and allows the separation not...
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for moving a head arm assembly to a landing zone in a disk drive storage device. In disk drive according to the present invention, a control means responds to termination of a read/write operation by applying a drive current for moving an actuator arm toward an actu...
An insitu method and system for removing dissolved heavy metals and nitrates from groundwater is disclosed. The invention comprises the formation of insitu anaerobic reactive zones to precipitate and filter out dissolved heavy metals as metallic sulfides and to degrade nitrate to nitrogen gas. The invention is comprise...
An ignition distributor including a casing, a rotatable shaft extending axially within the casing of the distributor, and carrying the rotor arm of the distributor, and a plate supported within the casing and carrying the contact breaker assembly of the distributor, said plate being engaged with the inner surface of th...
Wireless sensors are included within zones of a physical space. A memory stores feature description data. A processor, in communication with the memory and the wireless sensors, is programmed to send, to a mobile device connected to one of the wireless sensors, a subset of the feature description data applicable to one...
Provided is an electrospinning apparatus for producing nanofibers, including: a spinning solution supply unit ( 10 ); a spinning unit ( 30 ) that includes spinning nozzles ( 32 ) and a nozzle block ( 31 ) in which the spinning nozzles ( 32 ) are equidistantly arranged and supported; a nanofiber-collecting unit ( 40 ) w...
A switch is provided. The switch includes an expander configured to couple a server to a set of storage drive bays. The switch also includes a zone manager coupled to the expander and configured to maintain a zoning configuration corresponding to the set of storage drive bays. The zone manager is coupled to the expande...
A method includes installing at least one grounded electrode at a certain distance away from the well sufficient enough to avoid electrical breakdowns and connecting a high-voltage electric capacity meter to a wellhead and to said grounded electrode. A voltage pulse between the wellhead and the electrode. An electric c...
Methods and apparatus for controlling the temperature of multi-zone heater in a process chamber are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method is provided to control a multi-zone heater disposed in a substrate support, wherein the multi-zone heater has a first zone and a second zone. In some embodiments, the method...
An induction cooktop includes a cooking zone, and a circuit arrangement for operating the cooking zone. The circuit arrangement has a parallel circuit, in which two inductors are connected in parallel manner. An apparatus is configured to detect occupancy of at least one cooking sub-zone of the cooking zone by a food p...
In method of floating zone melting a crystalline rod, especially of semiconductor material, disposed in a sealed receptacle wherein an induction heating coil surrounds the rod and forms a molten zone therein, the rod and heating coil being relatively movable so as to pass the molten zone through the rod, the improvemen...
In general, user interfaces for controlling a plurality of multimedia players in groups are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a user interface is provided to allow a user to group some of the players according to a theme or scene, where each of the players is located in a zone. When the scene...
A system and a method are disclosed that determine the informative zone of an image. A system and method include receiving image data representative of an image, determining the non-redundant regions of the image based on analysis of patterns of the image data, and determining an area of the image that encompasses the ...
A method of managing a site in a mobile environment including detecting an availability of at least one network device having an operating condition at a site. First and second boundaries of the site having respective first and second boundaries, which are different, are detected. A plurality of zones including an on-s...
A hot zone heat transfer structure of a Stirling engine is provided. One end of a cylinder includes a heated head, with its end wall connected with a hot air pipe. The cylinder accommodates a piston. The piston has an end surface corresponding to the end wall, between which a hot zone is defined. The end wall is fitted...
Eine Vorrichtung zum Überwachen eines Raumbereichs (12) besitzt eine Bildaufnahmeeinheit (16) zum Aufnehmen eines Abbildes des Raumbereichs sowie eine Auswerte- und Steuereinheit (18). Die Auswerte- und Steuereinheit (18) löst in Abhängigkeit von dem Abbild eine Sicherheitsfunktion aus. Die Bildaufnahmeeinheit (16) ...
To perform zone-based workload scheduling according to environmental conditions in a system having electronic devices, indicators of cooling efficiencies of the electronic devices in corresponding zones are aggregated to form aggregated indicators for respective zones, where the zones include respective subsets of elec...
A catalyzed filter for filtering particulate matter from exhaust gas emitted from a positive ignition internal combustion engine comprises a ceramic porous wall-flow filter substrate having a total substrate length and having inlet channels defined in part by ceramic inlet wall surfaces and outlet channels defined in p...
A system for and method of speech processing for a vehicle. Speech is received from at least one vehicle occupant via a plurality of microphones corresponding to the plurality of zones in the vehicle, wherein the microphones convert the speech into speech signals. At least one active communication zone is determined in...
The data structure on the recording medium includes a temporary defect management area storing a data block. The data block includes sequential recording information and a temporary definition structure. The sequential recording information provides information on continuous recording areas in the data area of the reco...
L'invention concerne un arbre à cames (1) utilisé dans un moteur à combustion interne (14) et présentant un poids réduit et une résistance à l'usure élevée au niveau d'un bossage (6). Cet arbre à cames (1) confère une résistance à l'usure élevée et un poids réduit au moteur à combustion...
La présente invention concerne un support d'enregistrement (1) comprenant une zone de données d'utilisateur (16), dans laquelle sont formées une zone de reproduction exclusive (21) et une zone d'enregistrement de données (22). Dans la zone de reproduction exclusive (21), un système de fichier (34) et d...
La présente invention concerne un procédé, pour la quantification de particules virales dans un échantillon biologique, qui consiste : a) à introduire ledit échantillon biologique comprenant des particules virales dans un tube capillaire contenant une solution tampon ; b) à appliquer un champ électrique sur led...
An IGFET assembly, includes a semiconductor substrate of a given first conductivity type having first and second surfaces, an IGFET having at least one channel zone of a second conductivity type opposite the first given conductivity type embedded in the first surface of the substrate, a source zone of the first conduct...
Zone plate optics is monolithically integrated with a phase filter and a photoelectric element to provide an image conforming to the shape of the photoelectric element. Saving of space at optimized light input is achieved by multiple reflections of light beam or by close packing of optical elements in a two dimensional...
Natural-scene light is polarized so the light exiting the polarizer and entering a glass assembly has a first polarization. Light having a second polarization substantially orthogonal to the first polarization is launched into the glass assembly and directed normal to the glass assembly and into a zone plate assembly, ...
In one exemplary embodiment, a process for regenerating a hydrocarbon conversion catalyst for a hydrocarbon conversion zone can generally include passing the hydrocarbon conversion catalyst through, sequentially, a catalyst-disengaging zone having a first atmosphere, an adsorption zone having a second atmosphere, and a...
The invention provides a method for producing a cell aggregate containing a ciliary marginal zone-like structure by culturing a cell aggregate containing a retinal tissue in which Chx10 positive cells are present in a proportion of 20% or more of the tissue in a serum-free medium or serum-containing medium, each contai...
The method and device are used to control outputs to a plurality of output devices relative to inputs and for synchronizing the updating of selected outputs with the occurrence of an external event. An interrupt signal is derived from an external event at one or more input devices and supplied to a micro-computer. A us...
Cold pressed UC 2 fuel compacts are sintered at temperatures greater than about 1850° C. while in contact with a sintering facilitator material, e.g., tantalum, niobium, tungsten or a metal carbide such as uranium carbide, thereby allowing for a reduction in the overall porosity and leaving the desired product, i.e.,...
The present invention is directed to an improvement in an alkylation process involving effluent refrigeration in which an enhanced boiling surface heat exchanger is utilized in the alkylation reaction zone so as to carry out the reaction at its optimum reaction temperature and at a positive compressor suction pressure....