School of Engineering Patents for 2009

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Image deblurring and denoising system, device and method
Abdessamad Falhi, Peter Seitz
CSEM (2009)
International patent

Method for Producing Parts for Passive Electronic Components and Parts Produced
Martin Gijs, Jean-Pierre Reyal, Farid Amalou
Imphy Alloys SA (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Method to design network-on-chip (noc) - based communication systems
Srinivasan Murali, Luca Benini, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Carbon nanotubes as interconnects in integrated circuits and method of fabrication
Jie Liu, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral
Unidym, Inc., Duke University (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Device for Measuring Tibio-Femoral Force Amplitudes and Force Locations in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Denis Crottet, Ion Petros Pappas, Thomas Maeder, Caroline Jacq, Hannes Bleuler
SYNTHES USA (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Method and system for robust pattern matching in continuous speech
Lisa Amini, Pascal Frossard, Effrosyni Kokiopoulou, Oliver Verscheure
IBM (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Methods and apparatus for secure and adaptive delivery of multimedia content
Lisa D. Amini, Pascal Frossard, Chitra Venkatramani, Olivier Verscheure, Peter Westerink
IBM (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Visual autopilot for near-obstacle flight
Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Antoine Beyeler, Dario Floreano
EPFL (2009)
International patent

Robotic device for lower limb functionality recovery in bed-bound post-stroke patients
Silvestro Micera, Giuseppe Galardi, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Je Hyung Jung, Vito Monaco, Olivier Lefebvre, Giovanna Macri', Sergio Bagnato
Scuola Superiore Di Studi Universitari E Di Perfezionamento Sant'anna, Fondazione Istituto San Raffaele -G.Giglio Di Cefalu' (2009)
International patent

Method and apparatus for recording color images and LDI signals from an object
Christoph Hauger, Theo Lasser
Carl Zeiss Surgical Gmbh (2009)
Germany patent

Gas Viscosity Sensor
Peter Ryser, Sigfrid Straessler
EPFL (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Microwave temperature image reconstruction
Torsten Butz, Emanuele Dati, Oscar Divorra Escoda, Murat Kunt, Pierre Vandergheynst
Torsten Butz, Emanuele Dati, Oscar Divorra Escoda, Murat Kunt, Pierre Vandergheynst (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Long lifetime system for the generation of surface plasmas
Samantha Pavon, Jean-Luc Dorier, Christoph Hollenstein, Penelope Leyland, Peter Ott, Alban Sublet
EPFL (2009)
International patent

Method for recovering silicon from sawing waste
Patrik Hoffmann
Applied Materials Switzerland SA (2009)
International patent

Method and device for fixing a position
Christoph Dr. Hauger, Werner Pöltinger, Peter Reimer, Margit Krause-Bonte, Theo Lasser
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung trading as Carl Zeiss (2009)
Europe patent

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
Kirsten Moselund, Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Didier Bouvet
EPFL (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Input device
Zoran Radivojevic, Jarkko Tapio Saunamaki, Teuvo Tapani Ryhanen, Stephanie P. Lacour
Nokia Corporation (2009)
International patent

Optical imaging system with extended depth of focus
Rainer Leitgeb, Theo Lasser, Adrian Bachmann, Lukas Steinmann, Martin Villiger
Rainer Leitgeb, Theo Lasser, Adrian Bachmann, Lukas Steinmann, Martin Villiger (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Selectively permeable coated membrane
Harm-Anton Klok, Laurent Lavanant
Harm-Anton Klok, Laurent Lavanant (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Structures with adaptive stiffness and damping integrating shear thickening fluids
Christian Fischer, R. Cristian Neagu, Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Véronique Michaud, Christopher J.G. Plummer, Sébastien Lavanchy, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson
EPFL (2009)
International patent

Superfici stabilizzate per applicazioni di rilevazione capacitiva con DNA
Benini Luca, Carrara Sandro, Ricco Bruno, Samori Bruno, Stagni Claudio
University of Bologna (2009)
Italy patent

Capacitor-less memory and abrupt switch based on hysteresis characteristics in punch-through impact ionization mos transistor (PI-MOS)
Kirsten Moselund, Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Vincent Pott, Maher Kayal
EPFL (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Microarray device for DNA recognition, apparatus using the microarray device, and corresponding method of operation
Bruno Ricco, Carlotta Guiducci, Luca Benini
Universita degli Studi di Bologna (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Process for the Manufacture of Powders of Inhalable Medicaments
Nathalie Jongen, Jacques LeMaitre, Paul Bowen, Marcel Donnet, Joerg Schiewe, Bernd Zierenberg
EPFL, Boehringer (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Region-based transform domain video scrambling
Frederic A. Dufaux, Ebrahimi Touradj
Emittall Surveillance S.A. (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Method of nonlinear harmonic holography
Ye Pu, Demetri Psaltis
Caltech (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Waveguide polarization beam splitters and method of fabricating a waveguide wire-grid polarization beam splitter
Charles T. Black, Gian-Luca Bona, Timothy J. Dalton, Nicholas C. M. Fuller, Roland Germann, Maurice McGlashan-Powell, Chandrasekhar Narayan, Robert L. Sandstorm
International Business Machines Corporation (2009)
U.S.A. patent

Methods and device to quantify human physical activity pattern
Anisoara Ionescu, Kamiar Aminian, Eric Buchser
EPFL (2009)
Europe patent

Piezoelectric micro-system for the active vibratory insulation of vibration sensitive components
Manuel Collet, Patrick Delobelle, Yann Meyer, Vincent Walter, Paul Muralt, Jacek Baborowski
Universite De Franche-Comte, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), EPFL (2009)
Europe patent