School of Engineering Patents for 2010

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Optical measuring element having a single-piece structure
Axel Bertholds, Pere Llosas, Simon Henein
Kistler Holding AG (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Programmable and reconfigurable hardware for real power system emulation
Alexandre Oudalov, Yannick Maret, Ira Nagel, Laurent Fabre, Maher Kayal, Rachid Cherkaoui
ABB (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Device for converting a first motion into a second motion responsive to the first motion under a demagnification scale
Simon Henein
PSI (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Rotor position estimating method for e.g. three phase linear permanent magnet synchronous motor, involves determining component of signal varying with position of rotor of machine, and determining position of rotor from component
Jan Persson, Miroslav Markovic, Yves Perriard
Micro Beam SA (2010)
Switzerland patent

Optofluidic microscope device
Changhuei Yang, Demetri Psaltis
Changhuei Yang, Demetri Psaltis (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Compressive sensing system and method for bearing estimation of sparse sources in the angle domain
Volkan Cevher, Ali Cafer Gurbuz, James H. McClellan, Ramalingan Chellappa
Volkan Cevher, Ali Cafer Gurbuz, Mcclellan James H, Ramalingan Chellappa (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Machinable copper-based alloy and method for producing the same
Natanael Dewobroto, Doris Empl, Laurent Felberbaum, Vincent Laporte, Andreas Mortensen, Andreas Rossoll, Emmanuel Vincent
Swissmetal - Ums Schweizerische Metallwerke AG (2010)
International patent

Magnetic Bead Retention Apparatus and Method
Frederic Lacharme, Martin Gijs
Frederic Lacharme, Martin Gijs (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Authentication item and system for packaged articles and method for the manufacturing of the authentication item
Peter Seitz, Joachim Nüesch
CSEM (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Method of providing scalable video coding (svc) video content with added media content
Jakov Cakareski, Pascal Frossard
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Integrated receiving circuit and method for radiofrequency and high speed signals
Edoardo Charbon, Marek Gersbach, Maximilian Sergio
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Beam-induced etching
Tristan Bret, Patrik Hoffmann, Michel Rossi, Xavier Multone
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Image Sensor with Large-Area, High-Sensitivity and High-Speed Pixels
Rolf Kaufmann, Michael Lehmann, Peter Seitz
Mesa Imaging AG (2010)
Europe patent

Tunable Impedance Matching Circuit
Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Yuu Watanabe, Paulo Augusto Dal Fabbro, Maher Kayal
Fujitsu Limited (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Electronic device and integrated circuit comprising a delta-sigma converter and method therefor
Patrick Clement, Maher Kayal, Sergio Pesenti
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Earth-Boring Particle-Matrix Rotary Drill Bit and Method of Making the Same
Heeman Choe, Andreas Mortensen
Baker Hughes Inc (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Adaptive-scanning optical microscope
Benjamin Michael Potsaid, Yves Bellouard, John T. Wen
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Ferroelectric tunnel fet switch and memory
Mihai Adrian Ionescu
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Dual beam heterodyne fourier domain optical coherence tomography
Rainer Leitgeb, Martin Villiger, Roland Michaey, Theo Lasser, Adrian Bachmann
Rainer Leitgeb, Martin Villiger, Roland Michaey, Theo Lasser, Adrian Bachmann (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Single photon detector and associated methods for making the same
Justin Richardson, Lindsay Grant, Marek Gersbach, Edoardo Charbon, Christiano Niclass, Robert Henderson
ST Microelectronics (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Textured transparent conductive layer and method of producing it
Julien Bailat, Christophe Ballif, Didier Domine
UniNeuch (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Integrated circuit comprising an array of single photon avalanche diodes
Cristiano Niclass, Edoardo Charbon
Cristiano Niclass, Edoardo Charbon (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Method and apparatus for displaying a field of a brain of a patient and navigation system for brain surgery
Christoph Hauger, Werner Nahm, Theo Lasser, Marcel Leutenegger, Erica Martin-Williams, Antonio Lopez
Carl Zeiss Surgical Gmbh (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Sensor arrangement for permanent remote monitoring of water quality in water supply network, has sensors arranged with respect to water flow path such that sensing parts are arranged close to middle axis of path
Schnyder Alejandro, Noseda Corrado, Charbon Edoardo
Age SA, EPFL, Vonroll Infratec Invest (2010)
Switzerland patent

Sensor arrangement and method for water quality monitoring
Alejandro Schnyder, Corrado Noseda, Edoardo Charbon
Age SA, EPFL, Vonroll Infratec Invest (2010)
International patent

Sensor arrangement for permanent remote monitoring of water quality in water supply network, has sensors arranged with respect to water flow path such that sensing parts are arranged close to middle axis of path
Schnyder Alejandro, Noseda Corrado, Charbon Edoardo
AGE SA, EPFL, VONROLL INFRATEC INVEST AG (2010)
Switzerland patent

Packaging laminate, method for manufacturing of the packaging laminate and packaging container produced there from
Pierre Fayet, Gil Rochat, Alain Bonnebault, Yves Leterrier, Bandeep Singh, Jan-Anders Mĺnson
Tetra Laval Holdings & Finances S.A. (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Charge sampling device and method
Peter Seitz
CSEM (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Polymer composite and method for its manufacture
Tuomas Knowles, Stéphanie Lacour, Mark Welland
Cambridge Enterprise Limited (2010)
International patent

Method to manage the load of peripheral elements within a multicore system
Federico Angiolini, David Atienza Alonso, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Drivsystem för en maskin
Parra Hector Zelaya De La; Canales Francisco; Grinberg Roman; Dujic Drazen
ABB (2010)
Sweden patent

Manufacture and uses of reactive microcontact printing of biomolecules on soft hydrogels
Matthias P. Lutolf, Helen M. Blau, Regis Doyonnas
Matthias P. Lutolf, Helen M. Blau, Regis Doyonnas (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Pixel circuit
Christian Lotto, Peter Seitz
CSEM (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Micro optical articles, process for their production and uses
Gabi Grützner, Marion Fink, Karl Pfeiffer, Juergen Brugger, Vahid Fakhfouri, Joo Yeon Kim
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Cellular gradient polymer composites
Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Manuel Buhler, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson, Laurence Marcelle Monique Mathieu, Dominique Pioletti, Vincent Stadelmann
Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Manuel Buhler, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson, Laurence Marcelle Monique Mathieu, Dominique Pioletti, Vincent Stadelmann (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Collimator
Thanos D. Halazonetis, Andre Liani, Nathan Jenkins, Juergen Brugger, Kristopher Pataky
UniGe and EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Viscosimetric biosensor for monitoring analyte levels
Eric Meurville, Jean-Michel Sallese
EPFL (2010)
International patent

Apparatus for manipulating, modifying and characterizing particles in a micro channel
Philippe Renaud, Pontus Linderholm, Thomas Braschler, Nicolas Demierre, Urban Seger
EPFL (2010)
U.S.A. patent

Time-of-flight based imaging system using a display as illumination source
Cristiano Niclass, Edoardo Charbon, Julian Nolan
EPFL (2010)
International patent