Data mining/analysis

Divided-Time Data-Transmission System Uses a Microchip Storage Ball

The authors of this paper present a system, developed to achieve data transmission using a time-division approach, that includes sealed chambers for microchip storage, a power-release device, and a circuit.

All three release modules pushed to release position.
Fig. 1—All three release modules pushed to release position.

A key question posed in the field is how to transmit logging-while-drilling (LWD) data losslessly back to the surface effectively. Conventional LWD tools face challenges in transmitting all data to the surface efficiently. The complete paper proposes a method that uses the concept of a flash drive downloading and exchanging data among computers.


Two conventional methods exist for data exchange between computers, one of which is network data transmission. The speed of network data transmission determines the efficiency of data exchange between computers.

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