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    • Method and apparatus for current/power balancing 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES); Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North American, Inc.; Wang, Chi-Ming; Mao, Yincan; Miao, Zichen; Ngo, Khai D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-02-28)
      Aspects of the disclosure provide a power circuit that includes a first switch circuit in parallel with a second switch circuit. The first switch circuit and the second switch circuit are coupled to a first driving node, ...
    • Method and apparatus for driving a power device 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES); Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North American, Inc.; Wang, Chi-Ming; Shin, Jongwon; Ngo, Khai D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-12-27)
      Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit for driving a power switch. The circuit includes a first circuit configured to provide a charging current to charge a control terminal of the power switch, a second circuit ...
    • Method and apparatus to improve power device reliability 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES); Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North American, Inc.; Wang, Chi-Ming; Mao, Yincan; Miao, Zichen; Ngo, Khai D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-05-23)
      Aspects of the disclosure provide a power device that includes an upper power module and a lower power module. The upper power module and the lower power module are coupled in series between two supply voltages, and are ...
    • Method and system for dynamically obscuring addresses in IPv6 

      Information Technology; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Marchany, Randolph C.; Groat, Stephen L.; Dunlop, Matthew W.; Urbanski, William M.; Tront, Joseph G. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-10-04)
      The invention dynamically obscures network and transport layer addresses of packets to achieve anonymity, including authentication privacy, as well as protection against tracking and traffic correlation and certain classes ...
    • Method for reducing or eliminating conducted common mode noise in a transformer 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES); Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Li, Qiang; Lee, Fred C.; Huang, Daocheng; Yang, Yuchen (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-03-07)
      At least one shield member interposed between primary and secondary windings of a transformer and connected to the primary and/or secondary windings forms a distributed parasitic capacitance between the shield member and ...
    • Method of forming multilayered electrodes for ferroelectric devices consisting of conductive layers and interlayers formed by chemical reaction 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering (MSE); Cedraeus Incorporated; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha; Desu, Seshu B.; Yoo, In Kyung; Kwok, Chi Kong; Vijay, Dilip P. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-02-13)
      A ferroelectric device is constructed using a bottom electrode composed of a conducting oxide such as RuO.sub.x, on a substrate such as silicon or silicon dioxide. A ferroelectric material such as lead zirconate titanate ...
    • Miniaturized helium photoionization detector 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Agah, Masoud; Sreedharan Nair, Shree Narayanan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-08-14)
      The present invention provides an ionization detector having a base having an enclosed chamber. The enclosed chamber has a first end and a second end. The detector also includes a first outlet which is a source of an ...
    • Missing data estimation in fMRI dynamic causal modeling 

      Zaghlool, Shaza B.; Wyatt, Christopher L. (Frontiers, 2014-07-04)
      Dynamic Causal Modeling (DCM) can be used to quantify cognitive function in individuals as effective connectivity. However, ambiguity among subjects in the number and location of discernible active regions prevents all ...
    • Mitigating the Impact of Renewable Variability With Demand-Side Resources Considering Communication and Cyber Security Limitations 

      Bian, Desong; Shi, Di; Pipattanasomporn, Manisa; Kuzlu, Murat; Rahman, Saifur (IEEE, 2019)
      With the rapid development of smart grid, the penetration of renewable energy resources is higher than ever and keeps growing. However, the output of renewable energy units, such as solar photovoltaics and wind turbines, ...
    • The Mobile Base Station Strategy for Wireless Networks With Successive Interference Cancellation 

      Shi, Lei; Hu, Yun; Xu, Juan; Shi, Yi; Ding, Xu (IEEE, 2019)
      Successive interference cancellation (SIC) and mobile base stations (MBSs) have been separately exploited to effectively collect data in wireless networks. This paper aims to jointly optimize SIC and MBSs movement to ...
    • Modal domain optical fiber sensors 

      Electrical and Computer Engineering; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Claus, Richard O.; Bennett, K. D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1989-08-08)
      A modal domain optical fiber sensor for vibration monitoring and as a mechanical motion detector. A laser that focuses coherent light through a lens into one end of a multimode optical fiber. The fiber is secured to a ...
    • Model For Charged Dust Expansion Across A Magnetic Field 

      Fu, H.; Scales, Wayne A. (AIP Publishing, 2013-07-01)
      Plasma fluctuations arise in the boundary region between charged dust clouds and background plasmas. A self-consistent computational model is developed to study expansion of a charged dust cloud across a magnetic field, ...
    • Model for nonlinear evolution of localized ion ring beam in magnetoplasma 

      Scales, Wayne A.; Ganguli, Gurudas; Rudakov, Leonid; Mithaiwala, Manish (AIP Publishing, 2012-06-01)
      An electrostatic hybrid model, which investigates the nonlinear evolution of a localized ion ring beam in a magnetoplasma, is described and applied to the generation and evolution of turbulence in the very low frequency ...
    • A Model of Yeast Cell-Cycle Regulation Based on a Standard Component Modeling Strategy for Protein Regulatory Networks 

      Laomettachit, T.; Chen, K. C.; Baumann, W. T.; Tyson, John J. (PLOS, 2016-05-17)
    • A model of yeast cell-cycle regulation based on multisite phosphorylation 

      Barik, D.; Baumann, W. T.; Paul, M. R.; Novak, B.; Tyson, John J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2010-08-01)
    • Model-Driven Validation of SystemC Designs 

      Patel, Hiren D.; Shukla, Sandeep K.. (2008-04-21)
      Functional test generation for dynamic validation of current system level designs is a challenging task. Manual test writing or automated random test generation techniques are often used for such validation practices. ...
    • Modeling Amateur Radio Soundings of the Ionospheric Response to the 2017 Great American Eclipse 

      Frissell, N. A.; Katz, J. D.; Gunning, S. W.; Vega, J. S.; Gerrard, A. J.; Earle, G. D.; Moses, M. L.; West, M. L.; Huba, J. D.; Erickson, P. J.; Miller, E. S.; Gerzoff, R. B.; Liles, W.; Silver, H. W. (2018-05-28)
      On 21 August 2017, a total solar eclipse traversed the continental United States and caused large-scale changes in ionospheric densities. These were detected as changes in medium-and high-frequency radio propagation by the ...
    • Modeling and Controller Design of a Bidirectional Resonant Converter Battery Charger 

      Dalala, Zakariya M.; Zahid, Zaka Ullah; Saadeh, Osama S.; Lai, Jih-Sheng (IEEE, 2018)
      In this paper, a controller design methodology is proposed for a CLLLC-type bidirectional resonant converter. The soft switching of all devices in this topology and the very high operating frequency lead to increased overall ...
    • Modeling and Reconstruction of Mixed Functional and Molecular Patterns 

      Wang, Yue; Xuan, Jianhua; Srikanchana, Rujirutana; Choyke, Peter L. (Hindawi, 2006-01-17)
      Functional medical imaging promises powerful tools for thevisualization and elucidation of important disease-causingbiological processes in living tissue. Recent research aims todissect the distribution or expression of ...
    • Modeling and Simulating Electronic Textile Applications 

      Martin, Thomas; Jones, Mark; Edmison, Joshua; Sheikh, Tanwir (ACM, 2004-07-11)
      This paper describes our design of a simulation environment for electronic textiles (e-textiles) and our experiences with that environment. This simulation environment, based upon Ptolemy II, enables us to model a diverse ...