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Method of preparing a laundry product
A method of preparing a composition for use in a unit dose fabric treatment system, the method comprising the steps of reacting together, in the presence of...
Structure of a thin connector
A thin connector structure includes an upper iron shell, a lower iron shell, a circuit board, a protective layer and a glue layer. The circuit board is...
A skylight system comprising a tapered light tube with the taper wider at the top than at the bottom and a permanently sealed skylight system. A diffused top...
Temperature control switch
A temperature control switch comprises a switch casing, which contains a springy slice, where the springy slice is provided with a thermostatic bimetal strip on...
Lever actuated door latch operator
A door latch operator includes a hand grip actuator lever for retracting one or more latch bolts mounted at a free side edge of a door, such as an entry door for...
Mass spectrometric method and mass spectrometer for analyzing a vaporized
A mass spectrometric method for analyzing a vaporized sample, comprising the steps of: forcing sequentially generated charge-laden liquid drops to move towards a...
Naming components in a modular computer system
A method of assigning names to components of a networked computer system is provided. The networked computer system includes at least one modular computer system...
Cylinder head gasket
A cylinder head gasket for sealing between a cylinder block and a cylinder head, composed of a composite base plate, the composite base plate comprising a core...
Component array bracket assembly
A component positioning and securing bracket assembly includes a front rail, a rear rail, and a bottom rail to define a front, a rear, and a bottom boundary of...
System and method for managing electronic transmission of color data
The present invention relates to a system and method for electronically communicating, coordinating and disseminating product designs, specifications and...
Dynamic quota policy for queuing mechanism
Methods and systems for effecting cleanup and other policies for queues and similar data stores, which policies account for preferences of consumers of the data...
Ocular centration of visual axis and evaluation of retinal function
A method and device to assess centration of a visual axis, evaluate retinal function, foveal function, and/or visual field.
Micro-sensor for sensing chemical substance
The invention discloses a micro-sensor for sensing a chemical substance. The micro-sensor according to the invention includes a substrate, a micro-cantilever, an...
Method for connecting heat-dissipating body and heat pipe and structure
A method for connecting a heat-dissipating body and a heat pipe and the structure thereof are used to improve the efficiency of heat conduction. The structure...
Intelligent processing of external object references for dynamic linking
Performance information can be utilized for comparison of resolving an external object reference through a linking module against accessing the external object...
Mass spectroscopic reaction-monitoring method
A mass spectroscopic reaction-monitoring method including: forcing charge-laden liquid drops to move along a traveling path; exposing to a laser beam a region to...
Fabric softening composition
Aqueous fabric softening composition having good high temperature stability comprising a cationic fabric softening compound and water soluble polysaccharide...
Unit dose laundry products containing fatty acid esters
A unit dose fabric treatment system comprises a water soluble container in which a liquid fabric treatment composition is disposed, the composition comprising...
Positive airway pressure therapy management module
A positive airway pressure therapy management module includes a user interface, a controller and memory. The module may include ports that capture data from a...
Eyeglass display stand
Branch predictor for branches with asymmetric penalties
An approach for improving efficiency of speculative execution of instructions is disclosed. In one embodiment, a branch predictor entry associated with a...
Method and apparatus for browsing media content based on user affinity
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for browsing a collection of metadata to locate media content associated with an item of metadata. The...
Transducer positioning assembly
An actuator assembly is provided for positioning a transducer with a primary frame and a secondary frame mounted thereto for transverse translation. A coarse...
Granulate for use in a cleaning product and process for its manufacture
A granulate for use in a particulate cleaning product, the granulate consisting of granules which comprise: (a) at least 30% by weight of granulation auxiliary...
Self-propagating combustion cyclone reactor
A self-propagating combustion cyclone reactor includes a reaction chamber delimited by a circumferential wall in which at least one reductant inlet and a...
Beverage heating method and beverage heater apparatus using the same
A beverage heating method includes the steps of: preheating a thermal storage heater unit in a predetermined temperature; dispensing a cool beverage from a...
Multiprocessor computer having configurable hardware system domains
Global address and data routers interconnect individual system units each having its own processors, memory, and I/O. A domain filter coupled to the routers...
Technique to allow a first transaction to wait on condition that affects
its working set
By exploiting an early release facility that may be provided by certain transactional memory designs, we allow for transaction software constructs that wait on...
Performance instrumentation in a fine grain multithreaded multicore
A method and mechanism for monitoring events in a processing system. A performance monitoring mechanism includes is configured to store a count of events in an...
System and method for memory compression
A computing system comprises a processor, a data storage unit, and a block size table (BST). The processor includes at least one cache configured to store data....
Implementing a fully dynamic lock-free hash table without dummy nodes
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs operations on a hash table that is fully dynamic and lock-free. This hash table is...
Preparing a binary file for future instrumentation
Techniques for preparing a binary file for future instrumentation are provided. First object code and second object code are linked into a binary file. The first...
System and method for generating Web Service architectures using a Web
Services structured methodology
System and method for generating Web Services using a Web Services Structured Methodology. One embodiment may be implemented as a Web Services architecture...
System and method for providing traceable acknowledgement of a digital
data distribution license
A system and method for providing traceable acknowledgement of a digital data distribution license is presented. A license specifying terms applicable to a user...
Method and apparatus for enforcing resource utilization of a container
A method for controlling resource utilization of a container that includes associating the container with a virtual network stack, receiving a plurality of...
Auto-depress disk drive bracket mechanism
A hard disk drive bracket includes a bezel, a lever arm attached to the bezel rotatably between a closed position against the bezel and an open position apart...
Method and system for writing information to a tape cartridge
A tape drive system for a tape cartridge including a tape and wireless identification tag may read information from the wireless identification tag and write the...
Method and apparatus to generate system clock synchronization pulses using
a PLL lock detect signal
Method and apparatus for generating system clock synchronization pulses using a Phase Locked Loop (PLL) lock detect signal are provided. The method includes...
Electrospray-assisted laser desorption ionization device, mass
spectrometer, and method for mass spectrometry
An electrospray-assisted laser desorption ionization device includes: an electrospray unit including a nozzle; a voltage supplying member disposed to establish...
Method for dynamic optimization of multiplexed resource partitions
A method for dynamically allocating system resources is provided. The method initiates with identifying a goal associated with a corresponding partition of a...
On-chip samplers for asynchronously triggered events
Embodiments of an integrated circuit that includes a debug circuit are described. This debug circuit is configured to test an asynchronous circuit by performing...
Integrated proximity-to-optical transceiver chip
A system that facilitates high-speed data transfer between integrated circuit chips. The system contains a first integrated circuit chip, which includes a...
Method and apparatus for canceling fan noise in a computer system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that cancels fan noise in a computer system. During operation, the system obtains a fan noise signal...
Ultra-wideband shorted dipole antenna
An ultra-wideband shorted dipole antenna includes a coaxial cable line and first and second open-loop radiating metal plates with substantially the same shape....
A liquid fabric treatment composition comprising from 50 to 92% by weight of water, from 1 to 15% by weight of one or more alkylated sugars, from 1 to 15% by...
The present invention provides a grill 10 for use in electrical equipment comprising a fan. The grill 10 comprises a substantially planar portion 90 that...
A dispenser (1) for dispensing a mixture of two or more fluids, e.g. liquid (9) and gas (4) (e.g. air) as a foam and/or mist, the dispenser comprising a flexible...