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Sulphones which modulate the action of gamma secretase
Disclosed are sulphones which modulate the action of gamma-secretase. The compounds are useful in the treatment or prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
Cyclohexyl sulphones as gamma-secretase inhibitors
Compounds of formula I: ##STR00001## inhibit gamma-secretase and hence find use in treatment or prevention of Alzheimer's disease.
Contact plug processing and a contact plug
A semiconductor device has anisotropically formed via holes through a PMD layer. The anisotropic geometry of the via holes results in the diameter of a via hole...
Nitride semiconductor light-emitting device and method for producing same
In a method for producing a nitride semiconductor light-emitting device according to the present invention, first, a nitride semiconductor substrate having...
Apparatus for crystallizing semiconductor with laser beams
Laser beams emitted by a plurality of laser sources are divided into a plurality of sub-beams, which are irradiated onto selected portions of an amorphous...
Optical semiconductor device, optical communication device, and electronic
An optical semiconductor device has an optical semiconductor element (2) such as an LED or PD, and a light-permeable resin (4) encapsulating the optical...
Portable terminal device, program for reading information, and recording
medium having the same recorded thereon
A portable terminal device and a program for reading information, which can read a code correctly with simple operations, and a recording medium having the...
Group robot system that can obtain detailed overall information of object
A group robot system includes a plurality of sensing robots and a base station controlling the sensing robots, and establishes communication in a hierarchical...
Releasing agent applying mechanism, fixing device, and printing apparatus
In the present applying mechanism, a part of a guide sheet 33 bulges (arches) away from an oil application roller 16, with respect to a vertical line S passing...
System and method for adaptive bit loading source coding via vector
A communication system includes a data transmitter and a data receiver in which the data transmitter transmits data using a multicarrier modulation, such as an...
Systems and methods for pull printing where rendering is initiated at the
A method for pull printing a document wherein the rendering is initiated at a printer is disclosed. A document on a computing device is located from a printing...
Liquid crystal display device
When an input power supply fed to a liquid crystal display device is cut off, a gate-on power supply for driving a gate line of a display part is automatically...
LED drive circuit, LED lighting device, and backlight
To realize an LED drive circuit capable of feeding equal currents to parallel-connected LED circuits with a simple arrangement, there are provided a current...
Previous amplifier circuit, light-receiving amplifier circuit, and optical
pickup apparatus having grounded...
A previous amplifier circuit of the present invention includes: a grounded emitter amplifier circuit using a grounded emitter transistor connected to a light...
Resistance random access memory devices and method of fabrication
A method of fabricating a RRAM includes preparing a substrate and forming a bottom electrode ori the substrate. A PCMO layer is deposited on the bottom electrode...
Four-transistor Schmitt trigger inverter
A four-transistor Schmitt trigger inverter is provided. The Schmitt trigger inverter is made from an n-channel MOS (NMOS) dual-gate thin-film transistor (DG-TFT)...
An object of the invention is to provide a black toner that can satisfy further the requirement for low energy, high-speed and high performance, a color toner...
Method of producing liquid crystal display devices
A method of producing a liquid crystal display device. A first substrate having a liquid crystal dripped thereon, and a second substrate, are arranged in a...
Ink-jet head device, ink-jet device, and ink-supplying method of ink-jet
In an ink-jet head device, a main tank, a sub tank and an ink-jet head are mounted in this order in a carriage, with the main tank placed at the top. The main...
Joint drive mechanism and robot hand
A joint drive mechanism includes a plurality of link members linked via a joint portion. A drive portion is associated with the joint portion for driving the...
LCD tag for display shelf
Disk medium managing method having recording areas predefined on the disk
medium as directories
Areas are hierarchically ensured as directories for data to be recorded in advance. Therefore directories and files are continuously arranged as much as possible...
Magnet roller developing device and image forming apparatus for reducing
obstructions in developer circulation path
A device including a developing roller having a magnet roller for transporting developer, and developing an electrostatic latent image, a regulating member...
Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication system
A data transmission apparatus transmits data signals "S1" and "S2" containing identical serial data "ds" in two frequency bands, and a data reception apparatus...
Semiconductor laser apparatus and optical pickup apparatus
A semiconductor laser apparatus is provided which comprises a semiconductor laser device for emitting laser light and a base having a major surface and a...
Semiconductor memory device, page buffer resource assigning method and
circuit therefor, computer system and...
A semiconductor memory device includes a page buffer circuit and an arrangement of memory elements each including: a gate electrode provided on a semiconductor...
Dimming device and display device incorporating the same
A dimming device is provided by using a material which is capable of transitioning between a metallic reflection state and a transmitting state. The dimming...
Facsimile apparatus and data entry method thereof
In the transfer and entry of one-touch dial data or speed dial data from a facsimile apparatus 1 to a facsimile apparatus 10, the respective sizes of one-touch...
Pseudo print job system and method for scan job despooling
A pseudo print job system and method are provided for managing scan jobs. The method comprises: scanning a document at the scanning device; spooling the scan job...
Liquid crystal display apparatus having alignment control for brightness
A liquid crystal display apparatus including a pair of substrates having electrodes and vertical alignment layers. A liquid crystal having a negative anisotropy...
Substrate for use in a liquid crystal display having a patterned resin
color filter layer
A substrate for use in a liquid crystal display, including an insulating substrate cooperating with an oppositely arranged opposite substrate to hold a liquid...
Voltage-controlled oscillator, transmitter, and receiver
A voltage-controlled oscillator includes (i) a first variable-capacity element, (ii) a resonance circuit whose resonance frequency changes in accordance with a...
Stabilized DC power supply circuit having a current limiting circuit and a
A stabilized DC power supply circuit of the present invention includes an output current limiting circuit for limiting an output current of an output transistor,...
Optical pickup device having three light sources with a holographic
element for directing diffraction light to...
An optical pickup device has three different light sources, a holographic element, beam splitters, and first and second photodetectors. The beam splitters each...
Wiring substrate and method for manufacturing the same
A wiring substrate of the present invention includes a short ring (SR) formed along a periphery of the substrate, an independent line pattern (e.g., a gate...
Smooth surface liquid phase epitaxial germanium
A method is provided for forming a liquid phase epitaxial (LPE) germanium (Ge)-on-insulator (GOI) thin-film with a smooth surface. The method provides a silicon...
Time-sequential colour projection
A time-sequential colour projector comprises a pixellated light valve (2), such as a liquid crystal device, and a plurality of light sources (30, 31, 32). The...
Function restriction release method for an image processing apparatus, and
apparatus employing same
In the context of an electronic appliance such as an image processing apparatus incorporating a restricted scanner function in addition to standard copier and...
Inspection method and inspection apparatus for semiconductor integrated
In a semiconductor integrated circuit inspection method of inspecting a semiconductor integrated circuit including plural transistors according to which a test...
Developer collecting apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same
A developer collecting apparatus for collecting waste developer which is generated by cleaning residual developer remained on a photoreceptor and an intermediate...
Apparatus and method of filtering digital information
A filtering apparatus calculates a median of image data that includes nine pixel values arranged in a window of 3*3. First, an input circuit receives as an input...
Liquid crystal display device
The liquid crystal display device of the invention includes: a liquid crystal layer taking on a roughly vertically aligned state in the black display state:...
Solid-state camera device and method of manufacturing the same, and method
of making mask for manufacturing the...
The present invention provides a solid-state camera device which can improve both the shading caused by the eclipse of the incident light and the shading cased...
Three-dimensional video providing method and three-dimensional video
A transmitting-side device (1) generates an image data by performing an image analysis toward the actually photographed two-dimensional image (100) and also...
Method for forming interlayer insulation film
It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for forming an interlayer insulation film suppressing the occurrence of voids in the interlayer...
PCMO thin film with memory resistance properties
A method is provided for forming a Pr.sub.0.3Ca.sub.0.7MnO.sub.3 (PCMO) thin film with crystalline structure-related memory resistance properties. The method...
Apparatus and method for applying coating liquid to cylindrical substrate,
A coating liquid to be used for coating has a loss tangent tan .delta. of from 1 to 10 at a frequency of 6.28 radians/sec. A coating liquid supplying roll has a...
Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
Systems and methods for reduced bit-depth processing in video-related data
with frequency weighting matrices
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for processing of data related to video wherein reduced bit depth intermediate calculations are...
Circuit board electrode connection structure
An electrode connection structure between outer lead(s) of TCP(s), being first circuit board(s), and actuator member electrode(s) for connection to external...