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Hard imaging systems, articles of manufacture, and hard imaging methods
Hard imaging systems, articles of manufacture, and hard imaging methods are described. According to one aspect, a hard imaging system includes an image engine...
Optical gratings, lithography tools including such optical gratings and
methods for using same for alignment
Lithography tools and substrates are aligned by generating geometric interference patterns using optical gratings associated with the lithography tools and...
Ultra-violet radiation absorbing grid
Various embodiments and methods relating to an ultra-violet radiation absorbing grid for attenuating transmission of near UV-light are disclosed.
Pre-set discharging of batteries
One embodiment relates to a method of pre-set discharging of a battery in a portable device which is connected to external power. The battery is charged until a...
Memory device having a semiconducting polymer film
A memory device includes a semiconducting polymer film, which includes an organic dopant. The semiconducting polymer film has a first side and a second side. The...
Bonding interface for micro-device packaging
In one embodiment, a method for making a cover for a micro-device package includes forming a layer of silicon on a transparent substrate and selectively removing...
Nozzle shield assembly
A nozzle shield assembly includes a band of material having a tag end, a standing end, a first side, and a second side; wherein the second side is at least...
Methods for creating channels
Methods of creating an internal channel of a fluid-ejection device are provided. One method includes encapsulating a channel core in an element of the...
Using helper drivers to build a stack of device objects
A method, used while building in processor memory a stack of device objects (DOs) representing a device, there being a multi-role driver for a plurality of roles...
System and method for creating a best-match object at run time
An object generator includes an object factory and a pool of object proxies. The object factory forwards indicia of a desired object responsive to a system need....
On-chip circuitry for bus validation
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with validating a bus are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes an integrated...
System and method for automated and assisted resolution of it incidents
A computer implemented method for assisted and automated resolving of Information Technology (IT) incidents is provided. The method facilitates one or more users...
Modified buddy system memory allocation
A modified buddy system memory allocator of an apparatus in an example receives a request for a size of memory. The modified buddy system memory allocator...
Method and system for determining device criticality in a computer
A method for determining the criticality of a device in a multi-path computer configuration comprising the steps of: traversing a directed acyclic graph...
Throttling communication between software processes
A throttling process for throttling communications between software processes, where data streams are sent between a source and one or more destinations. The...
Method for exchanging information between at least two participants via at
least one intermediary to limit...
The disclosed embodiments relate to a method of exchanging information between at least one party and a plurality of intermediaries, the plurality of...
Data-object-related-request routing in a dynamic, distributed data-storage
One embodiment of the present invention provides an efficient data-object-related-request-routing method and component used within a dynamic, distributed...
System and method for evaluating a capacity of a streaming media server
for supporting a workload
A method comprises receiving, into a capacity planning tool, configuration information for at least one streaming media server. The method further comprises...
Method and apparatus for generating persistent path identifiers
The method and apparatus is utilized in order to generate a persistent path to a SCSI device for a host. In an embodiment, a SCSI device is queried for path...
Investigating business processes
Systems and methods of investigating business processes are described. These systems and methods support real-time monitoring, analysis, management, and...
Manufacturing execution system, equipment interface and method of
operating a manufacturing execution system
A manufacturing execution system for manufacturing a product is provided. The manufacturing execution system includes a manufacturing execution plan having a set...
Apparatus for charging an image transfer surface
An apparatus for charging an image transfer surface in an image transfer device includes a support member and a conductive polymer material surrounding an outer...
Slot waveguide structure
A nanometer slot waveguide includes a nanometer slot waveguide structure with vertically stacked layers. The vertically stacked layers include a substrate, a...
Electrical contact apparatus for optical waveguides
An optical apparatus includes a waveguide configured to propagate optical energy; an electrical contact surface; and a semiconductor electrical interconnect...
Displacement measurements using phase changes
A measurement process or system transforms image data corresponding to images of an object to the frequency domain and analyzes the frequency domain data to...
Methods and systems for determining object layouts
Systems and methods according to the present invention provide techniques to automatically generate an object layout. Various candidate placement positions are...
Determination of a plurality of paths before selection of one path of the
plurality of paths for transmission...
An apparatus in one example comprises a first mesh network switch, of a plurality of mesh network switches, that employs mesh connection information of one or...
Group communication system and method
Provided is a system and method for directing group communication in a system environment that has a plurality of discrete application nodes networked with at...
Electronic device locking system
An electronic device locking system, comprising a display member coupled to a base member to enable variable positioning of the display member relative to the...
Power and thermal management for a hard drive
According to certain embodiments of the present invention, a data storage device is provided. The exemplary data storage device includes actuation mechanism...
Projection partitioning and aligning
Various embodiments for projection partitioning and aligning are disclosed.
Embodiments of synchronizing modification of an optical characteristic of a screen are disclosed.
Nanowire-based device and method of making same
A nanoelectromechanical (NEM) device and a method of making same employ a laterally extending nanowire. The nanowire is grown in place from a vertical side of a...
Surface enhanced raman spectroscopy with periodically deformed SERS-active
An apparatus and related methods for facilitating surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) is described. A SERS-active structure near which a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for pixel display and SERS analysis
Irradiation devices and methods of amplification and irradiation are disclosed for displaying pixels and Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) analysis. The...
Supplying power from a display device to a source using a standard DVI
A source unit is configured to receive its main power supply from pin 14 of a DVI-compliant cable connector. A display device is operable to connect its power...
Display method and system using transmissive and emissive components
A method and system is provided for creating a display and generating images. Creating the display includes receiving a transmissive display component over an...
FPGA architecture at conventional and submicron scales
Reconfigurable logic devices and methods of programming the devices are disclosed. The logic device includes a look-up table (LUT) and at least one storage...
Electronic portion of an ion gauge with ion collectors bowed out of plane
to form a three dimensional arrangement
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to an electronic portion of a MEMs ion gauge with ion collectors bowed out of plane to form a three dimensional...
Vacuum device having non-evaporable getter component with increased
exposed surface area
A vacuum device, including a substrate and a support structure having a support perimeter, where the support structure is disposed over the substrate. In...
Independently addressable interdigitated nanowires
An apparatus has multiple sets of independently addressable interdigitated nanowires. Nanowires of a set are in electrical communication with other nanowires of...
Electronic device and method of making the same
An electronic device includes a primary nanowire of a first conductivity type, and a secondary nanowire of a second conductivity type extending outwardly from...
Polymer-encapsulated pigment with bridging layer
The present invention is drawn to pigment suspensions, methods of forming pigment suspensions, and ink sets. The pigment suspension can comprise an aqueous...
Hetero-crystalline structure and method of making same
A hetero-crystalline device structure and a method of making the same include a first layer and a nanostructure integral to a crystallite in the first layer. The...
Photonic structures, devices, and methods
Photonic crystal structures are made by a method including steps of providing a substrate, depositing at least one planar layer to form a stack, each planar...
Liquid supply means
In accordance with one embodiment, a method of establishing fluidic communication between a liquid supply and a vessel includes drawing a given volume of fluid...
Misfiring print nozzle compensation
Embodiments including misfiring print nozzle compensation are disclosed.
Temperature calibration for fluid ejection head
The present invention includes as one embodiment a method of ejecting a fluid onto a print media. The method includes providing an ejection head having a nozzle...
Staple hole forming apparatus
A staple hole forming apparatus including a pair of pins and a pin receptor. The pair of pins are spaced from each other a distance substantially equal to a...
Method and apparatus for interfacing with a distributed computing service
A method, system, and apparatus is disclosed for interfacing with a distributed computing service. A semantic interpretation specification can be accessed that...