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A controller determines the degree of acuteness of the resonant oscillation of a piezoelectric oscillator, based on the developer's fluidity detection data...
A small variable demultiplexer capable of improving yield and stabilizing characteristics can be obtained. The small variable demultiplexer includes an SiO.sub.2...
Systems and methods for correcting image color balance
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for modification of image color-balance corrections.
Encrypting device, decrypting device, cryptosystem including the same
devices, encrypting method, and...
A cryptosystem includes an encrypting device, a communication path, and a decrypting arithmetic device. Key generation means in the encrypting device generate a...
Nitride semiconductor laser device and semiconductor optical device
A drive current is generated by mixing a pulse signal from a pulse generator and a DC current from a DC current power supply using a T circuit and injected into...
Optical pickup device
Substantially all of the laser light emitted from laser chip(s) 11 toward optical disk(s) 17 may be transmitted through polarizing hologram(s) 13 and may...
Multi-domain liquid crystal display device
The liquid crystal display device of this invention includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a vertical alignment type liquid crystal layer including...
Intelligent printer installation
An improved system for installing a printer on a computer or a network of computers. The disclosed system is capable of installing and configuring a printer on a...
Method, system and recording medium using a relay device for detecting and
A relay device includes a first signal reception unit receiving a signal from the outside, a first radio communication unit transmitting the signal by radio that...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus having the same
A fixing device includes a feeding roller for feeding a belt-shaped cleaning member which has been rolled up, and a winding roller for taking up the cleaning...
Toner level detection method and image forming apparatus employing such
toner level detection method
Forced supply of toner(s) from toner hopper(s) to developer storage container(s) is executed while interrupting and/or prohibiting image forming operation(s) so...
Systems and methods for illuminant model estimation
Elements of the present invention relate to methods and systems for estimating an image illuminant model. In some embodiments, color gamut models for a plurality...
Systems and methods for illuminant estimation
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for estimation of an image illuminant.
Method and apparatus for controlling loop filtering or post filtering in
block based motion compensationed...
Adjacent blocks are identified in an image. Coding parameters for the adjacent blocks are identified. Deblock filtering between the identified adjacent blocks is...
Color error diffusion method for multi-level output device
An improved color-image error diffusion process for use in conjunction with the operation of a multi-level, halftone, color-image output device. This process...
Electrode-wiring substrate and display device
An electrode-wiring substrate includes first routing wires (108) made of gate material for forming gate electrode wires (105) and second routing wires (110) made...
Liquid crystal display having a control factor for reducing a chromaticity
difference between displayed white...
In order to suppress color tint during display of black, chromaticity is changed when black is displayed while maintaining chromaticity when white is displayed....
Exposure device and image forming apparatus
An exposure device is provided with a shutter member having a slit. The shutter member is provided between a member to be scanned and a housing of a main device...
Systems and methods for multi-dimensional dither structure creation and
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for creation, modification and implementation of dither pattern structures.
Semiconductor storage device and semiconductor integrated circuit
There is provided a semiconductor storage device capable of high integration. On a top surface of a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of device isolation...
Nitride compound semiconductor light emitting device and method for
producing the same
A nitride compound semiconductor light emitting device includes: a GaN substrate having a crystal orientation which is tilted away from a <0001> direction...
Light emitting nitride semiconductor device and method of fabricating the
There is provided a light emitting nitride semiconductor device including a substrate, a semiconductor layer of a first conductivity overlying the substrate, a...
Floating body germanium phototransistor having a photo absorption
threshold bias region
A floating body germanium (Ge) phototransistor with a photo absorption threshold bias region, and an associated fabrication process are presented. The method...
Method for loading and unloading disk-shaped recording medium and disk
A disk drive device is arranged so as to swing a traversing mechanism which has an optical pickup and a spindle motor mounted thereon. In a shift mechanism of...
Wireless communication apparatus with relative distance estimation means
A wireless communications system including a mobile terminal and a mobile receiver. The receiver includes: a reception level acquisition section for acquiring...
Reflection type screen
The reflection type screen comprises a reflection layer which is disposed on the opposite side to the projected light incident side of the screen, a horizontal...
Systems and methods for book printing through use of booklet ganging
A system for printing a book through use of booklet ganging is disclosed. The system includes a computer connected to a printer. A document is accessible on the...
Optical object discriminating device
The optical object discriminating device includes a light projecting part which applies light, which is emitted from a semiconductor light emitting element, to a...
Method of controlling display method, display-use signal producing device,
display device, and display system...
The sending party of a display-use image signal adds to a signal representing a display image a control parameter signal composed of a control tag signal...
Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display includes a display part displaying an image in accordance with image display data supplied through data signal lines, and a driving part...
Thin film transistor substrate and manufacturing method for the same
A thin film transistor substrate is provided whose structure allows for the formation of (i) a thick gate insulating film, (ii) a high pressure resistance TFT...
Nitride-based compound semiconductor light emitting device
A nitride-based compound semiconductor light emitting device has a first ohmic electrode, a first bonding metal layer, a second bonding metal layer and a second...
Remote-control light receiving unit and electronic apparatus using the
A remote-control light receiving unit includes a remote-control light receiving unit body having a lens portion, and a light guiding member that guides...
Flexible wiring board and electrical device using the same
A flexible wiring board is obtained as follows. A copper foil pattern is formed on the both surfaces of a base polymer film made of polyimide, etc. The copper...
Semiconductor light-emitting device and method for fabricating the device
An n-type AlAs/n-type Al.sub.0.5Ga.sub.0.5As DBR layer and a p-type (Al.sub.0.2Ga.sub.0.8).sub.0.5In.sub.0.5P/p-type Al.sub.0.5In.sub.0.5P DBR layer are formed...
Method for improving a semiconductor substrate having SiGe film and
semiconductor device manufactured by using...
A method of improving a semiconductor substrate including a SiGe film on a Si or SOI substrate is provided. The method includes determining a relationship...
Hybrid paper supply module and image forming apparatus equipped with such
hybrid paper supply module
Mechanism unit(s) 6 functioning as automatic-feed cassette(s) and mechanism unit(s) 7 functioning as manual-feed tray(s) together form a single integral module,...
A plurality of operation portions are arranged at a surface on a sub-display side of a cellular phone with a camera so that various kinds of setting, selection...
Wireless receiving circuit and wireless portable device
A wireless receiving circuit includes a mixer, a buffer, an active low-pass filter, and a second order passive low-pass filter which are connected between a...
Grounded-emitter circuit, and high-frequency receiver and high-frequency
transmitter using the same
A grounded-emitter circuit is composed of a transistor, a first impedance circuit, and a second impedance circuit. The transistor is an NPN transistor, and the...
Cleaning apparatus for a rotatable member
The cell wall removal ratio of an elastic foam body is set such that developer or other fouling material adhering to a rotatable member can be continuously...
Image forming apparatus, content measurement method, and method of
controlling rotation of rotating member in...
An image forming apparatus includes a communication section that wirelessly communicates with an RFID tag on a toner supply container. Based on a state of...
Liquid crystal display device's substrate, liquid crystal display device
including the same, and manufacturing...
The invention relates to a manufacturing method of a liquid crystal display device in which an alignment direction of a liquid crystal molecule at the time of...
Liquid crystal display apparatus and liquid crystal television and liquid
crystal monitor adopting same
To facilitate a gradation transition from the last gradation to a current gradation, in a modulation driving processing section for correcting current image...
Coil(s) 11 and coil(s) 12 of LC resonant circuit(s) are oriented such that their centers are mutually perpendicular. For example, coil 11 might be mounted so as...
Built-in kitchen apparatus
When a cooking apparatus body, such as a microwave oven, is installed in a kitchen cabinet, a power cord connected to a commercial power source from the back of...
Polymer material having carrier transport property, and organic thin film
element, electronic device, and...
The present invention provides a polymer material having a carrier transport property. The polymer material has first and second states in which degrees of the...