School of Engineering Patents for 2014

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Device for locking a sprocket wheel
Fabiano Colpo, Simon Henein
Rolex SA (2014)
Europe patent

In-vivo condition monitoring of metallic implants by electrochemical techniques
Nikitas Diomidis, Stefano Mischler, Eric Meurville
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Fiber sensing system based on a bragg grating and optical time domain reflectometry
Sang Hoon Chin, Luc Thevenaz
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Micro-générateur en particulier pour montre-bracelet
Mazzalai Andrea, Muralt Paul, Meylan Jean-Claude
Richemont International (2014)
Switzerland patent

Method for freeing a micromechanical part and a micromechanical part comprising sacrificial fasteners
Francois Barrot, Remy Fournier, Laurent Giriens, Simon Henein, Sylvain Jeanneret, Johan Kruis
CSEM (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Device for the transplantation of cells in suspension
Yann Barrandon, Den Bergh Hubert Van, Philippe Renaud, Thomas Braschler, Julien Graber, Maďa Caillier
EPFL (2014)
Europe patent

Cmos compatible non-volatile latch and d-flip flop using resistive switching materials
Tugba Demirci, Davide Sacchetto, Yusuf Leblebici
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Dual-pump sweep-free stimulated brillouin optical distributed sensing method and device
Luc Thevenaz, Herraez Miguel Gonzales, Sébastien Lefloch, Chin Sanghoon, Florian Sauser
Omnisens SA (2014)
International patent

System for clinical assessment of movement disorders
Arash Salarian, Fay Horak, Kamiar Aminian
Oregon Health Science University (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Microparticles, methods for their preparation and use
Stefanie Utech, Radivoje Prodanovic, Esther Amstad, Raluca Ostafe, David A. Weitz, Angelo S. Mao, David J. Mooney, Connie Chang Wilking, Wang Huanan
Harvard College (2014)
U.S.A. patent

A novel cmos image sensor with event/change detection and reduced data redundancy
Gözen Köklü, Sandro Carrara, Micheli Giovanni De
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Optical method and device for identifying and quantifying analytes
Guillaume Suárez, Christian Santschi, Olivier Martin
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

A method for computer-aided processing of spatially resolved hyperspectral data, in particular by mass spectrometry data
Mohammad Goldabaee, Pierre Vandergheynst, Peter Maass, Jan Hendrik Kobarg, Fedor Aleksandrov
SCiLS GmbH (2014)
Germany patent

A novel cmos image sensor with event/change detection and reduced data redundancy
Gözen Köklü, Sandro Carrara, Micheli Giovanni De
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Passive phase noise cancellation element
Eyal Kenig, Michael C. Cross, Ron Lifshitz, Rassul Karabalin, Luis Guillermo Villanueva Torrijo, Matthew Matheny, Michael L. Roukes
Caltech (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Distributed controllers for a power electronics converter
Drazen Dujic, Akos Mester, Roberto Celli
ABB (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Apparatus and method for non-destructive inspections
Roland Richard Moser, Andres Peralta, Fernando Manuel Dos Santos Silveiro, Patrick Schoeneich, Francesco Mondada, Frederic Rochat
Alstom Technology Ltd (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Preparation and use of branched polymers containing hydroxyl and acrylate groups
Harm-Anton Klok, Sanhao Ji, Bernd Bruchmann
BASF (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Efficient Method Based on the Electromagnetic Time Reversal to Locate Faults in Power Network
Mario Paolone, Farhad Rachidi-Haeri, Hossein Mahmoudimanesh, Reza Razzaghi, Gaspard Lugrin
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Tissue and cellular imaging
Konstantina Stankovic, Demetri Psaltis, Xin Yang, Ye Pu, Chia-Lung Hsieh
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Efficient Method Based on the Electromagnetic Time Reversal to Locate Faults in Power Network
Mario Paolone, Farhad Rachidi-Haeri, Hossein Mahmoudimanesh, Reza Razzaghi, Gaspard Lugrin
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Semiconductor photosensor for infrared radiation
Peter Seitz
Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (2014)
International patent

Multilevel converter and a control method for operating a multilevel converter
Drazen Dujic, Francisco Canales, Akos Mester
ABB (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Tracklet-based multi-commodity network flow for tracking multiple people
Shitrit Horesh Ben, Jerome Berclaz, François Fleuret, Pascal Fua
Swiss Timing Ltd. (2014)
Europe patent

Method and system for automatic objects localization
Alexandre Alahi, Mohammad Golbabaee, Pierre Vandergheynst
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Time-to-digital converter and method therefor
Priyanka Kumar, Robert Staszewski, Edoardo Charbon
Fastree 3D Bv (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Mems oscillator
Eric Chevallaz, Marc Pastre, François Krummenacher, Maher Kayal
Lemoptix SA (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Fiber Sensor
Alexander Gumennik, Alexander Mark Stolyarov, Brent Richard Schell, Chong Hou, Guillaume Romain Lestoquoy, Fabien Sorin, Richard McDaniel II William, Yoel Fink, Aimee Rose, John Dimitris Joannopoulos
Flir Systems Inc., MIT (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Ultrasonic surgical apparatus with silicon waveguide
Timothy G. Dietz, Foster B. Stulen, William A. Olson, William D. Dannaher, John W. Willis, Sora Rhee, Juergen Burger, Philippe Margairaz, Robert Lockhart, Franz Friedrich, Danick Briand, Herbert Keppner, Jean-Paul Sandoz
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc (2014)
International patent

Semiconductor device
Andras Kis, Branimir Radisavljevic
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Spectroscopy assembly
Tobias Kippenberg, Ronald Holzwarth
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Synchronization of nanomechanical oscillators
Matthew Matheny, Michael L. Roukes, Michael C. Cross, Luis Guillermo Villanueva Torrijo, Rassul Karabalin
Caltech (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Switching a dc-to-dc converter
Thomas Besselmann, Akos Mester, Drazen Dujic
ABB (2014)
International patent

Reducing leakage current in semiconductor devices
Bin Lu, Elison De Nazareth Matioli, Tomas Apostol Palacios
MIT (2014)
International patent

Automatic online delineation of a multi-lead electrocardiogram bio signal
Hossein Mamaghanian, Francisco Rincon Vallejos, Nadia Khaled, David Atienza Alonso, Pierre Vandergheynst
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Omnidirectional sensor array system
Luigi Bagnato, Laurent Jacques, Pierre Vandergheynst, Hossein Afshari, Alexandre Schmid, Yusuf Leblebici
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Photovoltaic Element
Federico Galliano, Paul Velut, Guillaume Cuvillier, Julien Verrey, Yves Leterrier, Jan-Anders Manson, Alexandre Closset, Diego Fischer
Federico Galliano, Paul Velut, Guillaume Cuvillier, Julien Verrey, Yves Leterrier, Jan-Anders Manson, Alexandre Closset, Diego Fischer (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Omnidirectional sensor array system
Luigi Bagnato, Laurent Jacques, Pierre Vandergheynst, Hossein Afshari, Alexandre Schmid, Yusuf Leblebici
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Automatic online delineation of a multi-lead electrocardiogram bio signal
Hossein Mamaghanian, Francisco Rincon Vallejos, Nadia Khaled, David Atienza Alonso, Pierre Vandergheynst
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Controlling a mocular converter
Akos Mester, Drazen Dujic
ABB (2014)
International patent

Deformable lens having piezoelectric actuators arranged with an interdigitated electrode configuration
John Phair, Paul Muralt
poLight AS (2014)
Europe patent

Object detection method, object detector and object detection computer program
Charles Dubout, Francois Fleuret
Idiap (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Distributed sensing employing stimulated brillouin scattering in optical fibers
Avinoam Zadok, Yair Antman, Luc Thevenaz
Bar Ilan University (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Biocompatible multi-layered structure comprising foam layers and a functional interface
Mathieu Cuenoud, Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Controlling a modular converter
Akos Mester, Drazen Dujic, Thomas Besselmann
ABB (2014)
International patent

Power distribution system for autonomous facilities
Frederick Kieferndorf, Drazen Dujic, Francisco Canales
ABB (2014)
International patent

Microfluidic large scale integration
Sebastian J. Maerkl, Todd A. Thorsen, Xiaoyan Bao, Stephen R. Quake, Vincent Studer
Caltech (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Energy conversion system
Dimitrios Ladas, Yves Perriard, Christophe Auvigne, Paolo Germano
Schneider Electric Industries SAS (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Metal-organic framework adsorbents for composite gas separation
Jeffrey R. Long, Zoey R. Herm, Joseph A. Swisher, Berend Smit, Rajamani Krishna, Eric Bloch, Leslie Murray
The Regents Of The University Of California (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Printed capacitive sensing device
López Francisco Molina, Danick Briand, De Rooij Nicolas, Quintero Andrés Felipe Vásquez
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Electrical power distribution system for data centers
Drazen Dujic, Frederick Kieferndorf, Francisco Canales
ABB (2014)
International patent

Controllable polarity fet based arithmetic and differential logic
Luca Gaetano Amaru, Pierre-Emmanuel Julien Marc Gaillardon, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2014)
U.S.A. patent

Method for producing microcarriers
Raphaël Tornay, Nicolas Demierre, Stephan Gamper, Philippe Renaud
Biocartis SA (2014)
International patent

Reflective optical objective
Davor Kosanic, Bastien Rachet, Victor Cadarso, Juergen Brugger
EPFL (2014)
International patent

Device and method for measuring and imaging second harmonic generation scattered radiation
Sylvie Roke
EPFL (2014)
International patent

System and method for media library navigation and recommendation
Alexandre Alahi, Pierre Vandergheynst, Kirell Benzi
EPFL (2014)
International patent