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Time-of-flight mass spectrometer
A time-of-flight mass spectrometer includes a detector and is adapted to measure the time it takes for an accelerated ion to reach the detector and thereby...
Flow modifiers for improved magnetic recording device
Additives that inhibit the passage of oil across oil-air interfaces in disk drives and enable the use of the lower viscosity oil in disk drives are disclosed....
Liquid fuel cell with a planer electrolyte layer
A liquid fuel cell comprising a plurality of unit fuel cells each having a positive electrode (8) for reducing oxygen, a negative electrode (9) for oxidizing...
Partially-oxidized cap layer for hard disk drive magnetic media
A perpendicular recording magnetic media with a partially-oxidized cap layer combines a second oxide layer with a first cap layer to form the singular,...
Magnetic recording medium and method for production thereof
Embodiments of the invention provide ways to manufacture an inexpensive high-density magnetic recording medium. A high-density magnetic recording medium is...
Brake control apparatus
A brake control apparatus includes a brake unit. The brake unit includes: a first port set hydraulically connected to a master cylinder via a first fluid line...
Cylinder apparatus and stabilizer apparatus using the same
There is provided with a cylinder apparatus comprising: a cylinder; a piston; a piston rod, one end of which is connected to the piston and the other end of...
Flat membrane element and manufacturing method thereof
Even when a membrane sheet contains an inorganic material, the membrane sheet and a support plate are properly deposited by a laser emission. In a manufacturing...
Damping force adjustable fluid pressure shock absorber
A piston coupled to a piston rod is fitted in a sealed cylinder in which oil is contained. During an extension stroke of the piston rod, a damping force is...
A miter saw for cutting a workpiece is disclosed. The miter saw has a base section, a holder section, a saw blade section, a saw blade support section, and a...
Operation method of nuclear power plant
In a nuclear power plant, thermal power in a second operation cycle of a nuclear reactor is uprated from thermal power in a first operation cycle preceding the...
Communication systems and methods for digital content modification and
A communication system comprises a content provider system configured to receive a content request indicating content and a device identifier, determine a first...
Optical disc apparatus
The invention makes it possible to carry out an emergency eject motion without attaching and detaching teeth between gears in a transmission system of a driving...
Load distribution control system and method
Processing time for job execution is shortened by using computation capability to the maximum extent possible. When a user makes a job request, the job request...
A data processor having a debugging aid function capable of monitoring a plurality of kinds of internal buses from the outside and identifying each of the buses...
To realize a fast and highly reliable phase-change memory system of low power consumption, a semiconductor device includes: a memory device which includes a...
Computer system or performance management method of computer system
This invention provides a system including a computer and a storage-subsystem comprising at least either a first storage area for storing data sent from the...
Data transfer controller, data consistency determination method and
A data transfer controller of the present invention can determine whether or not data has been correctly stored in a cache memory even when the data is not...
Log-structured file system for disk drives with shingled writing
Data is written to a hard disk drive using shingled writing principles, i.e., each data track is partially overwritten when an immediately contiguous data track...
Storage system and storage system data migration method
This storage system modifies the migration plan in accordance with the state of the migration destination when a plurality of volumes are migrated all at once....
Method for managing volume groups considering storage tiers
A tiered storage system according to the present invention provides for the management of migration groups. When a migration group is defined, a reference tier...
Storage system and remote copy recovery method
Data written in the primary logical volume of the first storage device are transmitted to the third storage device via the second storage device, the data being...
Offsite management using disk based tape library and vault system
A method for archiving data from a first disk-based storage device to a second disk-based storage device includes moving an emulated tape from a first element...
Computer system for reducing power consumption of storage system and
method for controlling the same
To optimize performance and power consumption of a storage system having many disk drives, the storage system contains a plurality of volumes. A first number of...
Backup data management system and backup data management method
Provided are a backup data management system and a backup data management method capable of facilitating the management of backup data that is multiplexed...
Storage controller and method for controlling the same
A storage controller and a method for controlling a storage controller, including a plurality of nonvolatile memory modules having a plurality of nonvolatile...
Managing virtual ports in an information processing system
A method is provided with which a name of a virtual port is not changed when virtualized storage is moved among switches. Information about a creator and a...
Program for mapping of data schema
A data item name constituting a source data schema is extracted (1051), a data item name constituting a target data schema is extracted (1052), element concepts...
The present invention provides a starter capable of keeping a state where a pinion and a ring gear maintain meshing with each other when an engine stops without...
MRI system employing superconducting magnet and its maintenance method
There is provided an MRI system in which magnetostatic field can be stably generated by keeping the cooling capacity of a cryocooler in a proper range. The...
Radio communication system and base station
A radio communication system includes a grouping unit for grouping a plurality of base stations into a plurality of groups (Soft Handoff Groups) and a...
Wireless communication system and test method thereof, and access terminal
for testing wireless communication...
A wireless communication system and its test method capable of executing a test of the wireless communication apparatus from a remote place by using a terminal...
Data recording and reproducing apparatus and data recording and
A recording and reproducing module records a signal (broadcast program) based on a first compression method to a recording medium, and during a period of time...
Video recording and reproducing method, and video reproducing apparatus
A video recording method used for a video recording apparatus which enables recording of both moving and still pictures on a recording medium, including:...
Mirror-embedded optical waveguide and fabrication method of same
A mirror embedded optical waveguide according to the present invention comprises: a core; an angled cut face in the core; an adhesive layer on the angled cut...
Method of alignment for efficient defect review
An inspection system includes a SEM visual inspection apparatus for detecting a defect in a semiconductor sample in steps of manufacturing a semiconductor...
Personal identification device and method
The invention aims at providing personal identification in environments where non-contact is required, with high accuracy even though using a finger vein...
Vehicle image-processing camera system for acquiring images for multiple
An image pickup device that acquires images is controlled by an image pickup device controller that accepts image acquisition requests from multiple application...
Digital predistortion transmitter
There is a need for effectively compensating distortion when a predistortion transmitter is subject to not only a memory effect due to nonlinearity of an...
Communication path monitoring system and communication network system
Information that is not dependent on how a GMPLS switch or an MPLS router is set up (information independent of the type of GMPLS switch or MPLS router) is used...
Base station and packet transfer equipment
A base station and a router are interactively connected by a multilink group which transmits VoIP packets and a multilink group which transmits data packets...
Wireless communication system and terminal
The present invention provides a wireless communication system and a terminal. A base station notifies terminals of an intensity of a received interference...
Optical element feeding device and optical pickup unit using the same
In an optical element feeding device and an optical pickup unit using the same, in order to make the device compact and light and achieve a stable operation,...
Optical disk device and control method for the same
Provided is an optical disk device capable of recording and/or reproducing information on optical disks with high reliability; and a method for controlling the...
Optical disk device and tilt correction method thereof
There are provided an optical disk device and tilt correction processing method for performing recording/reproduction by rapidly acquiring an optimal tilt...
Semiconductor memory circuit
The present invention provides a semiconductor memory circuit capable of reducing current consumption at non-operation in a system equipped with a plurality of...
Semiconductor memory device having a sense amplifier circuit with
A semiconductor memory device having high integration, low power consumption and high operation speed. The memory device includes a sense amplifier circuit...
Magnetic shield, manufacturing method thereof and thin film magnetic head
employing the same
Embodiments of the present invention provide a magnetic shield composed of size-controlled small crystal grains and provide a more after-write read noise free...
Perpendicular magnetic recording write head with trailing shield having
throat height defined by electroplated...
A perpendicular magnetic recording write head has a magnetic write pole (WP) and a trailing shield (TS). The TS has a height (TS-HT) and a throat height (TS-TH)...
Disk drive device and control method of unloading corresponding to fall
detection in disk drive device
Embodiments of the present invention improve the safety against a fall of a disk drive device. In one embodiment, when an HDD has recognized detection result...