WO/2015/152816 A HYBRID ALL-BACK-CONTACT SOLAR CELL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2014/000149||TRINA SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PTE LTD||STANGL, Rolf|
A hybrid all-back-contact (ABC) solar cell and method of fabricating the same. The method comprises: forming one or more patterned insulating passivation layers over at least a portion of an absorber of the solar cell; forming one or more heterojunction layers over at least a portion of the one or more patterned insulating passivation layers to provide one or more heterojunction point or line-like contacts between the one or more heterojunction layers and the absorber of the solar cell; forming one or more first metal regions over at least a portion of the one or more heterojunction layers; forming a doped region within the absorber of the solar cell; and forming one or more second metal regions over at least a portion of the doped region and contacting the doped region to provide one or more homojunction contacts.
WO/2015/152817 METHODS OF RECYCLING SUBSTRATES AND CARRIER SUBSTRATES||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/000048||NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY||DEMIR, Hilmi Volkan|
In various embodiments, a method of recycling a carrier substrate is provided. The method comprises: providing said carrier substrate; forming a buffer layer by depositing a suitable material on the carrier substrate, forming one or more component layers over the buffer layer; separation of the one or more component layers from the carrier substrate so that at least a portion of the buffer layer remains on the carrier substrate after separation; and forming a further buffer layer from the portion of the buffer layer after the separation by depositing the suitable material to recycle the carrier substrate. Also a method of recycling a substrate is provided that comprises: forming an insulating layer on a substrate; removing a first portion of the insulating layer to expose a first portion of the substrate; forming one or more component layers over the first portion of the substrate; and separating the one or more component layers from the substrate for recycling the substrate.
WO/2015/152821 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICES AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHODS||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/000105||AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH||LI, Zhengguo|
According to various embodiments, an image processing device may be provided. The image processing device may include: an input circuit configured to receive input image data including pixels related to varying exposure times; a selecting circuit configured to select a reference image from the input images; a weighting determination circuit configured to determine at least one weighting for each pixel of the input image data based on the selected reference image; an output image determination circuit configured to determine an output image based the determined weightings; and an output circuit configured to output the output image.
WO/2015/152831 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING ELECTRONIC TRANSACTION||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/050058||EINNOVATIONS HOLDINGS PTE. LTD.||JOSON, Eduardo Ramon G.|
A method for facilitating electronic transaction comprising the following steps:- predefining a set of hashtags for purpose of electronic transaction; receiving a request for electronic transaction; the request comprises at least one hashtag; verifying the request with a subscriber database; and upon successful verification; comparing the request with the predefined set of hashtags and locating a match with a hashtag from the set of hashtags; wherein upon a successful match, processing the hashtag to fulfil the transaction.
WO/2015/152829 STRUCTURED-STEREO IMAGING ASSEMBLY INCLUDING SEPARATE IMAGERS FOR DIFFERENT WAVELENGTHS||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/050055||HEPTAGON MICRO OPTICS PTE. LTD.||DORON, Moshe|
The present disclosure describes structured-stereo imaging assemblies including separate imagers for different wavelengths. The imaging assembly can include, for example, multiple imager sub-arrays, each of which includes a first imager to sense light of a first wavelength or range of wavelengths and a second imager to sense light of a different second wavelength or range of wavelengths. Images acquired from the imagers can be processed to obtain depth information and/or improved accuracy. Various techniques are described that can facilitate determining whether any of the imagers or sub-arrays are misaligned.
WO/2015/152832 A COMPRESSOR AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/050059||SANDEN INTERNATIONAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD||WANG, Xiaoyong|
A compressor and a method of manufacturing a compressor are disclosed. The compressor includes a housing defining a plurality of compression chambers; an elongated drive shaft extending along an axial direction through the housing; a cam rotor attached to the drive shaft, the cam rotor having a cam surface inclined at a cam angle to the axial direction of the drive shaft; a rotationally fixed cam follower in sliding engagement with the cam surface; and a plurality of pistons connected to the cam follower, each piston associated with a respective one of the compression chambers. The drive shaft extends through the cam rotor and the cam follower, and is supported by the housing on both sides of the cam rotor. Moreover, the drive shaft is operable to rotate the cam rotor, the cam rotor rocking the cam follower back and forth, thereby driving each piston to reciprocate in its associated compression chamber.
WO/2015/152820 IDENTIFICATION DEVICES AND IDENTIFICATION METHODS||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/000104||AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH||XUE, Mingqiang|
According to various embodiments, an identification device may be provided. The identification device may include: an input circuit configured to receive a querying trajectory corresponding to a person and a set of trajectories; a subset identification circuit configured to identify a subset of the set of trajectories based on aligning the querying trajectory and at least one trajectory of the set of trajectories; and an output circuit configured to output the subset as a set of candidates for trajectories corresponding to the person.
WO/2015/152828 WET AND DRY HAIR STYLING APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/000114||TAI WAH DISTRIBUTORS PRIVATE LIMITED||TOH, Kok Swee|
The present invention provides a hair styling system having a canister connected with a flexible conduit at one end and a plurality of accessories interchangeably connectable to the other end of the flexible conduit. The canister is adapted for operationally dissipating heated air/mist therefrom, and wherein each of the accessories is adapted with a different hair styling function for styling hair. The hair styling system is further adapted as a wet and dry hair styling system that can selectively dissipates dry air or mist therefrom. Accessories for the hair styling system are also provided.
WO/2015/152822 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICES AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHODS||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/000106||AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH||LI, Zhengguo|
According to various embodiments, an image processing device may be provided. The image processing device may include: an input circuit configured to receive input image data including pixels related to varying exposure times; an interpolation circuit configured to determine an output image based on an interpolation based on the input image data; and an output circuit configured to output the output image.
WO/2015/152830 METHOD OF MAINTAINING DATA CONSISTENCY||WO||08.10.2015|
||PCT/SG2015/050056||AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH||YANG, Jun|
A method of maintaining data consistency in a tree, the method including the steps of: storing leaf nodes in non-volatile memory, the leaf nodes comprising actual data; storing internal nodes in a memory space where data consistency is not required; and running a CPU instruction to maintain data consistency only during modification of the leaf nodes.