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Distance measuring apparatus
A distance measuring apparatus controls a forward laser beam to scan a detection area. A photodetector array includes a plurality of photo detecting elements. At...
Distance measurement apparatus
A forward electromagnetic wave is generated in accordance with a succession of pseudo random noise code signals. An echo electromagnetic wave caused by...
Physical quantity detection device with error detection in power supply
A pressure sensor is supplied with a supply voltage from a system control circuit having the function for changing the supply voltage. When the supply voltage is...
Plane commutator with metal base plate and carbon compound segments having
A plane commutator includes a plurality of commutator segments made of carbon compound, a resinous boss member and a plurality of metal base plates. The...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device and method for mounting circuit
blocks in semiconductor integrated...
A plurality of bypass capacitors are associated with a plurality of circuit blocks involved in a microcomputer. Each bypass capacitor is disposed between a power...
Connection structure and connection method of for connecting two circuit
In a connection structure for both first and second circuit boards, plural first terminals are arranged on the first circuit board in an arrangement direction,...
Method for manufacturing semiconductor device by polishing
When an SOI substrate composed of a support wafer and an element formation wafer that are bonded together with an insulating film interposed therebetween is...
Manufacturing method for a gas sensing element
A non-sintered element body having a predetermined shape is fabricated from powdery raw material of a solid electrolytic body. The non-sintered element body is...
Gas concentration measuring apparatus compensating for error component of
A gas concentration measuring apparatus is provided which includes a gas concentration sensor consisting of a pump cell, a sensor cell, and a monitor cell. The...
Concentrically arranged pulley and shaft with one-way clutch
Providing a pulley unit with a reduced diameter, stable operating characteristics, and that is simple and readily removable from an engine is accomplished by a...
Ignition coil assembly for engine
In an ignition coil assembly, a plurality of ignition coils is arranged to be electrically connected to spark plugs received in plug holes of an engine, and a...
Valve timing adjusting apparatus
Upon transmission of a first torque from a first brake portion to a first eccentric shaft, the first eccentric shaft rotates in a retarding direction relative to...
Automotive meter having illuminated pointer
A pointer of a meter such as a speedometer for use in an automobile is so structured that it is observed as if its illuminated length extends upon turning on a...
Semiconductor light projection apparatus and distance measurement apparatus
In performing an light emitting operation using a plurality of semiconductor light-emitting devices, these semiconductor light-emitting devices are lighted up...
Filtering method and A/D conversion apparatus having filtering function
In an A/D conversion apparatus comprising an A/D converter (4) and a digital moving average filter (6) for removing high-frequency signal components, there is...
An ignition coil includes a housing which contains a central core portion, an inner spool having a first winding, and an outer spool having a second winding. The...
Magnetic member for electromagnetic driving device and manufacturing method
A first core is formed by stacking a plurality of magnetic plates of a soft magnetic material, such as iron, in a direction perpendicular to a plane of each...
Input interface circuit for semiconductor integrated circuit device
An input interface circuit for a semiconductor integrated circuit device is provided which includes a pair of diodes, first, second, and third PMOSFETs, and...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device forming power sources having
different voltages for operating circuit...
A microcomputer prevents an unnecessary signal from being outputted before the microcomputer is released from a reset state when the microcomputer includes a...
Ion current detecting device for internal combustion engine
In an engine ignition unit, a transistor and a current detecting resistor are connected to primary and secondary windings of an ignition coil, respectively. The...
Starter control system for automotive vehicle
A starter control system is comprised of a starter motor, a control circuit for controlling the starter motor to rotate at a preliminary rotation speed that is...
Spark plug and ignition apparatus
At least one of a center electrode tip and a ground electrode tip is made of an iridium alloy. A discharge gap, formed between the center electrode tip and the...
Spark plug and method of manufacturing same
A spark plug for an engine comprises a mounting member to be mounted to an engine, an insulator disposed inside the mounting member and formed with an axial...
Semiconductor pressure sensor having strain gauge and circuit portion on
A semiconductor pressure sensor includes a SOI substrate composed of first and second silicon substrates. A diaphragm portion is formed by the first silicon...
Method of fabricating brushes
In a two-layer brush for a commutator, the plane form projected on a commutator surface is nearly similar to the plane form of the segment. A molding die used in...
Apparatus for producing ceramic moldings
An apparatus for producing a ceramic molding having a desired shape by extruding a ceramic material includes a screw type extruder and mold connected to the...
Brake fluid pressure generating device
A brake fluid pressure generating device includes a first valve element connected to an input shaft, a first force device connected to the first valve element to...
Method of attaching mold releasing agent to molding die, molding apparatus
and molding die
A method of attaching a mold releasing agent to a molding die, a molding apparatus and a molding die therefor are disclosed. A fixed die (11) of the molding die...
Heater control apparatus for a gas concentration sensor
An air-fuel ratio sensor is equipped with a sensing element including a solid electrolytic substrate. When the sending element is warmed up and activated by a...
Engine starting method in idling stop condition
The present invention provides an engine starting method from an idling stop condition wherein a preliminary step pushes a pinion to abut with a ring gear when a...
Pressure sensor having semiconductor sensor chip
A semiconductor sensor chip includes a thin diaphragm and an electrical circuit formed on a front surface of the diaphragm. The diaphragm distorts according to a...
Power supply circuit with adaptive error detection and an electronic
control circuit including the same
A supply current is supplied to an error detection circuit for detecting an error condition of an IC of the power supply circuit such as an overheat detection...
Method and apparatus for recognizing object
A transmission wave is applied to a predetermined range in a width-wise direction of a subject vehicle. Objects located ahead of the subject vehicle are...
Electrical wiring of semiconductor device enabling increase in
electromigration (EM) lifetime
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device having on a silicon substrate semiconductor elements and aluminum (Al) alloy wiring leads as electrically...
Semiconductor pressure sensor decreasing creep stress in <110>
crystalline axis direction
Metal wiring segments, which are located at peripheral positions of a diaphragm, are formed on a main surface of a thick portion of a semiconductor substrate. A...
Ceramic carrier and ceramic catalyst body
A ceramic carrier and ceramic catalyst body used as NO.sub.x purification catalysts for lean burn engines, which are inexpensive, exhibit high temperature...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same
A semiconductor device including an N-type semiconductor substrate which includes arsenic as an impurity, a first electrode formed on a main surface of the...
Front end panel
The radiating section (830) of the control unit (800) is exposed to air flowing in the intake path (710) formed in the panel body (450). Due to the foregoing, it...
Solenoid valve and fuel injector using same
A solenoid valve is provided which may be used to inject fuel into an internal combustion engine for automotive vehicles. The solenoid valve includes an armature...
Starter motor having intermediate gear
A starter motor includes an intermediate gear engaging with and driven by a pinion connected to an output shaft of an electrical motor. The intermediate gear is...
Capacitive physical load sensor and detection system
A capacitive physical load sensor includes a substrate, which has fixed electrodes, and a diaphragm, which has movable electrodes. The diaphragm is located...
Capacitive humidity sensor
A humidity sensor has two detection electrodes located on a semiconductor substrate and a humidity sensitive film. The capacitance of the film changes in...
Communication system for communication between in-vehicle terminals and
center, and in-vehicle terminal...
In a communication system for downloading programs from a center to in-vehicle terminals, a center can check whether downloading has been completed normally or a...
Radar designed to minimize error in detecting target
An FMCW radar is provided which may be employed in automotive anti-collision or radar cruise control systems. In a distance measuring mode, only one of channels...
Voltage detection device for a battery package
To detect terminal voltages in a battery package including high and low potential groups connected in series, a positive terminal of one battery module in the...
Angular position detecting apparatus for linearly detecting angular
position in a wider range
An angular position detecting apparatus using a magnetic detecting element, which can voluntary widely set an output change characteristic of the magnetic...
Semiconductor device having isolating region for suppressing electrical
A semiconductor device includes an output power device, which generates an electrical noise, and an on-chip circuit, to which the noise is transmitted. The...
Method of processing metal and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
using the metal
When a barrier metal disposed on a thin film resistor material is wet-etched to expose the underlying thin film resistor material as a thin film resistor, the...
Electrical device having metal pad bonded with metal wiring and
manufacturing method thereof
A substrate has a first surface and a second surface. A plurality of pads is formed on the first surfaces. Each pads has a Cu plating layer and an Au plating...
Piezoelectric material and manufacturing method thereof
A piezoelectric material exhibiting a high Curie point and a high displacement at a low drive voltage is provided. The piezoelectric material contains as a main...