School of Engineering Patents for 2016

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Functional optical coherent imaging
Theo Lasser, Dimitri Van De Ville, Erica Martin-Williams, Marcel Leutenegger, Iwan Maerki, Michael Friedrich, Martin Villiger
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Molecular sensing device
Jiandong Feng, Ke Liu, Aleksandra Radenovic
EPFL (2016)
Europe patent

Boolean logic optimization in majority-inverter graphs
Luca Gaetano Amarù, Pierre-Emmanuel Julien Marc Gaillardon, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Multilayer mems cantilevers
Georg Ernest Fantner, Jonathan David Adams, Nahid Hosseini
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Method for the preparation of a coating
Holger Frauenrath, Stephen Schrettl, Bjoern Schulte, Yves Leterrier
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Device and method for injection, photoactivation and solidifaction of liquid embolic material in the vascular system or other organic cavities
Andreas Schmocker, Christophe Moser, Pascal Mosimann
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Pedometer and method for analyzing motion data
Benedikt Fasel, Cyntia Duc, Farzin Dadashi, Kamiar Aminian
Swatch R&D (2016)
International patent

Method and apparatus of using a scanning probe microscope
Georg Ernest Fantner, Jonathan David Adams, Adrian Pascal Nievergelt
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Bidirectional Limb Neuro-Prosthesis
Stanisa Raspopovic, Francesco Maria Petrini, Marco Capogrosso, Marco Bonizzato, Silvestro Micera
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

General Two Degree of Freedom Isotropic Harmonic Oscillator and Associated Time Base
Simon Henein, Lennart Rubbert, Ilan Vardi
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Waveguide Fabrication Method
Tobias Kippenberg, Martin Hubert Peter Pfeiffer, Arne Kordts
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Bending Compensating Device, System and Method for Optical Waveguides
Damien Loterie, Sebastien Walpen, Edgar Emilio Morales Delgado, Christophe Moser, Demetri Psaltis
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Silicon-photonics-based optical switch
Ming C. Wu, Sangyoon Han, Tae Joon Seok, Niels Quack, Byung-Wook Yoo
The Regents Of The University Of California (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Ophthalmic contact lens with a compressible affinity matrix
Amélie Barbara Hildegarde Béduer, Thomas Braschler, Philippe Renaud, François Majo
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Resistive Switching Element and Use Thereof
Davide Sacchetto, Shashi Kanth Bobba, Pierre-Emmanuel Julien Marc Gaillardon, Yusuf Leblebici, Giovanni De Micheli, Tugba Demirci
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

High precision trajectory and speed sensor and measuring method
Benedikt Fasel, Kamiar Aminian
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Needle for invasive medical use and needle assembly
Axel Bertholds, Pere Llosas, Simon Henein, Charles Baur
Sensoptic SA (2016)
International patent

Devices, systems and methods for dispensing and analysing particles
David Vincent Bonzon, Georges Henri Muller, Philippe Renaud, Yann Barrandon, Jean-Baptiste Bureau, Steve Béguin
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Device and System Having Water Microelectrolyzer Cells and Method of Using the Same
Christophe Moser, Demetri Psaltis, Miguel Antonio Modestino, Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Hashemi
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Microfabricated neurostimulation device
Andre Mercanzini, Philippe Renaud
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Device and System Having Water Microelectrolyzer Cells and Method of Using the Same
Christophe Moser, Demetri Psaltis, Miguel Antonio Modestino, Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini Hashemi
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Non-invasively adjustable drainage device
Nikolaos Stergiopulos
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

System to deliver adaptive epidural and/or subdural electrical spinal cord stimulation to facilitate and restore locomotion after a neuromotor impairment
Grégoire Courtine, Nikolaus Wenger, Moraud Eduardo Martin, Silvestro Micera, Marco Bonizzato
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Self-Tracking Solar Concentrator Device
Volker Zagolla, Christophe Moser, Jacques-Edouard Moser
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Difficult intubation or ventilation or extubation prediction system
Patrick Schoettker, Gabriel Cuendet, Christophe Perruchoud, Matteo Sorci, Jean-Philippe Thiran
CHUV (2016)
U.S.A. patent

One Transistor Active Pixel Sensor with Tunnel FET
Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Nilay Dagtekin
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Compact low-power recording architecture for multichannel acquisition of biological signals and method for compressing said biological signal data
Mahsa Shoaran, Mahdad Hosseini KamalL, Alexandre Schmid
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Nucleic acid nanostructures for in vivo agent delivery
William M. Shih, Nandhini Ponnuswamy, Maartje Bastings
Harvard College (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Nanopore forming method and uses thereof
Jiandong Feng, Ke Liu, Aleksandra Radenovic, Yann Astier
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Driven dual phase lock loop
Steve Tanner, Yazhou Zhao, Pierre-André Farine
EPFL (2016)
Europe patent

Sensing Tip with Electrical Impedance Sensor
David Vincent Bonzon, Georges Henri Muller, Philippe Renaud, Yann Barrandon
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Apparatus for producing patterned illumination
Markus Rossi, Hans Peter Herzig, Philipp Mueller, Ali Naqavi, Gomez Daniel Infante, Moshe Doron, Matthias Gloor, Alireza Yasan, Hartmut Rudmann, Martin Lukas Balimann, Mai-Lan Elodie Boytard, Bassam Hallal, Daniel Perez Calero, Julien Boucart, Hendrik Volkerink
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd. (2016)
International patent

Observation device with optical compensation
David Vincent Bonzon, Steve Beguin, David Forchelet, Georges Henri Muller, Philippe Renaud, Yann Barrandon
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Optical prism for creating multiple views of an image
Marcel Leutenegger, Stefan Geissbuehler, Theo Lasser
EPFL (2016)
Europe patent

Apparatus for salt separation under supercritical water conditions
Daniel Favrat, François Maréchal, Ensinas Adriano Viana, Alberto Mian
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Synthetic skin for recording and modulating physiological activities
Ivan Rusev Minev, Arthur Hirsch, Pavel Musienko, Grégoire Courtine, Stephanie P. Lacour
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Gastro-intestinal biomarkers for diagnosis and therapies of proteinopathies
Theo Lasser, Tristan Bolmont, Taoufiq Harach, Walid Hanna, Frida Fak, Nittaya Marungruang
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Method for Preparing Topographically Structured Microarrays
Samy Gobaa, Matthias Lutolf
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Light harvesting photovoltaic device
Rolando Ferrini, Ton Offermans, Benjamin Gallinet, Roland Hany, Frank Nüesch, Thomas P. Geiger
EMPA, CSEM (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Optical antennas for advanced integrated circuit testing
M. Selim Ünlü, Bennett B. Goldberg, Yusuf Leblebici
Boston University (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Devices for high-throughput aggregation and manipulation of mammalian cells
Sylke Höhnel, Nathalie Brandenberg, Matthias Lutolf
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Solar module and its production process
Nicolas Wyrsch, Laure-Emmanuelle Perret-Aebi, Aïcha Hessler-Wyser
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Method and device for mixing two streams of droplets
Matthias Lutolf, Andrea Negro, Yoji Tabata
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Composable Method for Explicit Power Flow Control in Electrical Grids
Jean-Yves Le Boudec, Andrey Bernstein, Mario Paolone
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Organic devices for the photoinhibition of excitable cells
Diego Ghezzi, Fabio Benfenati, Guglielmo Lanzani, Maria Rosa Antognazza, Giuliano Freddi, Ilaria Donelli, Maurizio Mete, Grazia Pertile
Fondazione Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia, Istituto Don Calabria - Ospedale Classificato Sacro Cuore (2016)
U.S.A. patent

A method for building a structure containing living cells
Matthias Lutolf, Andrea Negro
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Synthetic matrix for controlled cell ingrowth and tissue regeneration
Matthias Lutolf, Jason Charles Schense, Anna Jen, Jeffrey Alan Hubbell
Universitat Zurich, Matthias Lutolf, Jason Charles Schense, Anna Jen, Jeffrey Alan Hubbell, ETHZ (2016)
Canada patent

Distributed Intelligent Modules System Using Power-line Communication for Electrical Appliance Automation
Laurent Fabre, Maher Kayal, Fabrizio Lo Conte, Thierry Barras
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Method and device to modify the electrical properties of an organic and/or molecular material
James A. Hutchison, Cyriaque Genet, Thomas W. Ebbesen, Paolo Samori, Emanuele ORGIU, Jino George, Francesco Stellacci
Universite De Strasbourg, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique, Centre International De Recherche Aux Frontieres De La Chimie (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Minimally Invasive Optical Photoacoustic Endoscopy with a Single Waveguide for Light and Sound
Emmanuel Bossy, Jean-Pierre Huignard, Olivier Simandoux, Christophe Moser, Demetri Psaltis, Ioannis Papadopoulos, Nicolino Stasio, Salma Farahi
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Generating optical pulses via a soliton state of an optical microresonator
Tobias Herr, Michael L. Gorodetsky, Tobias Kippenberg
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

System for adjusting pressure locally acting on the skin and subcutaneous tissue
Yves Perriard, Zoltan Pataky, Daniel Grivon, Yoan Civet
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Foldable and self-deployable aerial vehicle
Stefano Mintchev, Ludovic Daler, Dario Floreano
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Microfluidic device, system and method for the study of organisms
Matteo Cornaglia, Martin Gijs, Daniel Migliozzi
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Membrane-less electrolyzer
Hashemi Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini, Jae-Woo Choi, Demetri Psaltis, Miguel Antonio Modestino
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Arrays of discrete cell culture microenvironments, method of making such arrays and uses thereof
Matthias Lutolf, Adrian Ranga
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Systems and methods for treating sexual disorders using electro-stimulation
Rodrigo Araujo Fraga da Silva, Nikolaos Stergiopulos
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Method for directing tube components
Léonard Medico, Alexandre Gallet, Florent Monay, Salim Kayal, François Fleuret
Asiapack Holding SA (2016)
Europe patent

Thermal infrared image sensor
Peter Seitz, Alexandru Rusu
Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (2016)
International patent

Nanomechanical resonator array and production method thereof
Burhanettin Erdem Alaca, Yusuf Leblebici, Ismail Yorulmaz, Yasin Kilinc, Bekir Aksoy
KOC UNIVERSITESI (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Two-dimensional polymeric structures and method for producing thereof
Ye Pu, Marcin Stefan Zielinski, Demetri Psaltis, Jeffrey Alan Hubbell
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Methods for engineering polar discontinuities in non-centrosymmetric honeycomb lattices and devices including a two-dimensional insulating material and a polar discontinuity of electric polarization
Marco Gibertini, Giovanni Pizzi, Nicola Marzari
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Method and apparatus for measuring the local birefingence along an optical waveguide
Luc Thevenaz, Miguel Gonzalez-Herraez, Hernandez Marcelo Alfonso Soto, Hugo Fidalgo Martins, Xin Lu
EPFL, Universidad De Alcalá (2016)
International patent

Device for photoactivation and reaction monitoring
Andreas Schmocker, Christophe Moser, Dominique Pioletti, Pierre-Etienne Bourban
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Method for speeding up boolean satisfiability
Luca Gaetano Amarú, Pierre-Emmanuel Julien Marc Gaillardon, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Method for a cell-based drug screening assay and the use thereof
Simone Rizzi, Guillaume Jacot, Matthias Lütolf
Qgel SA (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Methods & compounds useful in hematopoietic stem cell medicine
Nicola Vannini, Matthias Lutolf, Johan Auwerx, Olaia Naveiras, Mukul Girotra
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Device for photoactivation and reaction monitoring
Andreas Schmocker, Christophe Moser, Dominique Pioletti, Pierre-Etienne Bourban
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Pattern-based fpga logic block and clustering algorithm
Xifan Tang, Pierre-Emmanuel Julien Marc Gaillardon, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Solar photovoltaic module
Christophe Ballif, Toralf Scharf, Jordi Escarre
CSEM (2016)
U.S.A. patent

System for the remote monitoring of the hydration status of a living being
Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Hoël Guerin
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Wearable, multi-parametric wireless system-in-patch for hydration level monitoring
Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Hoël Guerin
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Composite Material Comprising a Precious Metal, Manufacturing Process and Use of Such Material
Senad Hasanovic, Andreas Mortensen, Ludger Weber, Reza Tavangar
Hublot SA (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Apparatus for producing patterned illumination including at least one array of light sources and at least one array of microlenses
Markus Rossi, Hans Peter Herzig, Philipp Müller, Ali Naqavi, Daniel Infante Gómez, Moshe Doron, Matthias Gloor, Alireza Yasan
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte Ltd (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Phase transfer based chemical sensing
Stefan Guldin, Yang Ye, Silke Krol, Francesco Stellacci
EPFL (2016)
International patent

System for optical detection and imaging of sub-diffraction-limited nano-objects
Hui Yang, Matteo Cornaglia, Martin Gijs
EPFL (2016)
International patent

Semiconductor tunneling device
Cem Alper, Livio Lattanzio, Mihai Adrian Ionescu, Luca De Michielis, Nilay Dagtekin
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Facility for drying and roasting biomass with improved energy efficiency
Emanuela Peduzzi, François Maréchal, Guillaume Boissonnet
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives (2016)
International patent

Method and apparatus for head worn display with multiple exit pupils
Eric Tremblay, Mickael Guillaumé, Christophe Moser
EPFL (2016)
International patent

High-performance low-power near-vt resistive memory-based fpga
Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon, Xifan Tang, Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Infrared absorption spectroscopy
Ronen Adato, Hatice Altug
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Manufacturing of orifices in glass like materials, e.g. nanocapillaries, and objects obtained according to this process
Lorenz Jan Steinbock, Aleksandra Radenovic
EPFL (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Apparatus and method for optical frequency comb generation using a monolithic micro-resonator
Del Haye Pascal, Kippenberg Tobias, Schliesser Albert
MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT (2016)
Japan patent

Optical detector and amplifier for rf-detection
Eugene Simon Polzik, Albert Schliesser, Silvan Schmid, Anders Sondberg Sorensen, Jacob M. Taylor, Koji Usami, Tolga Bagci, Anders Simonsen, Luis Guillermo Villanueva, Emil Zeuthen, Juergen Appel
Kobenhavns Universitet (2016)
U.S.A. patent

Eye gaze tracking system and method
Nuri Murat Arar, Jean-Philippe Thiran, Olivier Theytaz
Logitech Europe SA - Quartier De I'Innovation, Logitech Europe SA (2016)
U.S.A. patent