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A signal amplifier controls an output amplitude of a differential transmitted from an amplifier circuit to two output terminals via each of 2N number of MOS...
An inverter device driving an induction motor including main and auxiliary windings both having different winding specifications includes a three-arm inverter...
Piezoelectric-driven MEMS element
A piezoelectric-driven MEMS element includes a substrate, a beam, a fixed portion, a fixed electrode portion and a power source. The beam is provided with a...
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a cabinet having an outer surface and an inner surface, a plurality of operation button display...
Interconnect structure for high frequency signal transmissions
A higher aspect ratio for upper level metal interconnects is described for use in higher frequency circuits. Because the skin effect reduces the effective...
Semiconductor device in which a semiconductor chip is sealed
A semiconductor device having a GaAsFET and input and output matching circuits connected to the FET is provided. In the semiconductor device, a line, including...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a semiconductor substrate; a first field-effect transistor formed on the...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device subjected to an optical annealing process by radiation light whose principal wavelength is 1.5 .mu.m or less includes a circuit pattern...
Semiconductor light-emitting element and process for production thereof
The present invention provides a semiconductor light-emitting element comprising an electrode part excellent in ohmic contact and capable of emitting light from...
Method for manufacturing printed circuit board, printed circuit board, and
A method for manufacturing a printed circuit board. The method includes: preparing a printed wiring board, the printed wiring board comprising through holes and...
Method of forming contact hole pattern in semiconductor integrated circuit
A block film is formed on a region which includes a region of an insulating layer where a first hole is to be formed, and in which no second hole is to be...
Method for manufacturing semiconductor device and apparatus for
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes: irradiating a growth substrate with laser light to focus the laser light into a prescribed position...
Light emitting device and illuminating device
An illuminating device in which stray lights are prevented and light distribution design is easy by making it possible to receive lights emitted from an LED...
Sheet post-processing apparatus
A sheet post-processing apparatus of the present invention comprises: a sheet discharge section that feeds a sheet supplied from an image forming apparatus to a...
Ultrasonic inspection apparatus and ultrasonic probe used for same
An ultrasonic inspection apparatus includes an ultrasonic probe including an ultrasonic transducer, a position detection device, a drive element selector which...
Magnetic refrigerating device and magnetic refrigerating method
A magnetic refrigerating device includes: a magnetic refrigerating unit including a magnetic material "A" exhibiting a magneto-caloric effect that the...
Portable system and method for soft reset of computer devices
The subject application is directed to a portable system and method for soft reset of computer devices. Upon detection of a portable data device via an...
Apparatus for providing indication of audio copy protection support
According to an aspect of the invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus including: a transmission unit configured to transmit an...
Failure analysis method, failure analysis system, and memory macro system
Configuration information including number of normal cell areas and number of spare cell areas arranged in a memory macro and a size of each cell area is...
Method and apparatus for reduced power consumption in an image forming
An image forming apparatus of the invention can operate in a first mode for performing an image forming process and a second mode having low power consumption...
Information processing apparatus and key recovery method
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a receiving device including a tuner unit which receives broadcast program data, a...
Information processing apparatus and nonvolatile semiconductor memory
According to one embodiment, a control module of a nonvolatile semiconductor memory drive has a first erase mode in which an address management table, which is...
Conference system and its multimedia data storage method
According to one embodiment, a conference system which is provided with a plurality of communication terminals, a communication network connecting the plurality...
Maintenance scheduling system, maintenance scheduling method, and image
A maintenance scheduling system that lays out a maintenance schedule for an image forming apparatus includes an actual-use-result acquiring unit that acquires...
Speech-duration detector and computer program product therefor
A speech-duration detector includes a starting-end detecting unit that detects a starting end of a first duration where the characteristic exceeds a threshold...
Sound quality control device and sound quality control method
According to one embodiment, a sound quality control device includes: a time domain analysis module configured to perform a time-domain analysis on an...
Cellular phone capable of being biaxial pivotal
An information processing apparatus includes an opening/closing mechanism in which a first casing and a second casing are hinge-connected via a hinge unit and...
Image forming apparatus, transfer unit thereof, and method of shifting
transfer rollers thereof
An image forming apparatus according to the present invention includes a first photoconductive member used during monochrome printing; a plurality of second...
Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus having toner cartridge
A toner cartridge has first and second toner hosing portions configured to house toner. The first toner housing portion has a first bottom part that is...
Color image forming apparatus
According to an embodiment of the present invention, color drift is prevented from occurring in a color image by detecting a position of a rotation informing...
Fixing apparatus for image forming apparatus
In a heat roller of a fixing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention, a sleeve is slidable with respect to a supporting roller. Flanges...
Developing device of image forming apparatus using a toner and carrier
According to an embodiment of the invention, degradation of carrier in a case is detected from the number of rotations of a developing roller. A predetermined...
Resolution conversion apparatus, method and program
An apparatus includes unit acquiring a target image as a target of resolution conversion, unit acquiring an additional image from the image source, unit...
Signal processing method, apparatus, and program
A method includes inputting to-be-processed data including a set of first-N-dimensional-coordinate values in an N-dimensional space and first-sampling values,...
Resolution enhancement apparatus and method
A resolution enhancement apparatus includes unit to acquire a first image, unit to perform edge emphasis on the first image to obtain a second image, unit to...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and image filtering method of the same
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus uses the pixel value of each of the pixels found in a predetermined range relative to a reference position of image data as...
Moving object image tracking apparatus and method
An apparatus includes a first-computation unit computing first-angular-velocity-instruction values for driving first-and-second-rotation units to track a moving...
Non-volatile semiconductor storage device with address search circuit used
A non-volatile semiconductor storage device includes a memory cell array having a plurality of non-volatile memory cells, an address search circuit which...
Semiconductor memory device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor memory device includes a semiconductor substrate; a memory cell array on the semiconductor substrate, the memory cell array comprising a...
Semiconductor memory device capable of increasing writing speed
A memory cell array has a structure in which a plurality of memory cells connected with word lines and bit lines and connected in series are arranged in a...
Semiconductor memory device with memory cell having charge accumulation
layer and control gate and memory system
A semiconductor memory device includes first memory cell transistors, a memory block, and word lines. Each of the first memory cell transistors has a stacked...
Magnetoresistive element and magnetic memory
A magnetoresistive element includes a first reference layer having magnetic anisotropy perpendicular to a film surface, and an invariable magnetization, a...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device, method of fabricating the
nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and...
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of first element isolation insulating films formed on a surface of the...
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a first heating element in the housing, a heat sink in the housing, a first pressing...
Micro actuator device, head suspension assembly and storage medium driving
According to one embodiment, a micro actuator device, includes: a first piezoelectric element superposed on a first lower support plate coupled to a fixed...
Magnetic storage medium and storage apparatus
A magnetic storage medium includes: burst lines each including magnetic bodies placed in a nonmagnetic body in a predetermined repetitive pattern repeated in...
Magnetic recording device, control device, and magnetic recording device
A magnetic recording device includes: a magnetic recording medium including a write-synchronization region and a data region; a correction-value-storage unit...
Video-data processing apparatus for achieving edge-smoothing and method of
processing video data
According to one embodiment, an edge-smoothing apparatus has a synthesizing unit that generates a main synthesized video signal representing different images, a...
Moving image frame rate converting apparatus and moving image frame rate
According to one embodiment, when an input image signal is to be enlarged, a moving image frame rate converting apparatus performs, by a first image processing...