School of Engineering Patents, 2000-2016 in IMT

IEL - IGM - IMT - IMX - IBI2 - all
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Solar Photovoltaic Module
Ballif Christophe, Escarre Palou Jordi, Perret-Aebi Laure-Emmanuelle, Li Hengyu
CSEM (2017)
U.S.A. patent

Compact Drop-on-Demand Apparatus Using Light Actuation Through Optical Fibers
Delrot Paul, Psaltis Demetri, Moser Christophe
EPFL (2017)
U.S.A. patent

Compact Side and Multi Angle Illumination Lensless Imager and Method of Operating the Same
Manon Rostykus, Christophe Moser
EPFL (2017)
U.S.A. patent

Device for high- throughput sample slicing and characterization
Robert Meissner, Philippe Renaud
EPFL (2017)
International patent

Digital Holographic Device
Christophe Moser, Zahra Monemhaghdoust, Frédéric Montfort, Christian Depeursinge, Yves Emery
Lyncee Tec S.A. (2017)
U.S.A. patent

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

Multilayer mems cantilevers
Georg Ernest Fantner, Jonathan David Adams, Nahid Hosseini
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Solar photovoltaic module
Christophe Ballif, Toralf Scharf, Jordi Escarre
CSEM (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

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

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

Transflective holographic film for head worn display
Christophe Moser, Mickael Guillaumée, Eric Tremblay, Juergen Brugger, Victor Cadarso, Jonas Grossenbacher
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Vertical take-off and landing aerial vehicle
Adrien Briod, Mariusz Przemyslaw Kornatowski, Adam Klaptocz, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Dario Floreano
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Catheter for sub-surface ablation in biological tissue
Demetri Psaltis, Donald Benjaman Conkey, Thomas Lanvin, Jae-Woo Choi
EPFL (2015)
International patent

Apparatus and method for optimized stimulation of a neurological target
André Mercanzini, Philippe Renaud
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Method for the electrical passivaton of electrode arrays and/or conductive paths in general, and a method for producing stretchable electrode arrays and/or stretchable conductive paths in general
Iva Rusev Minev, Stephanie P. Lacour
EPFL (2015)
International patent

Infrared transmitting cover sheet
Christophe Ballif, Palou Jordi Escarre, Laure-Emmanuelle Perret-Aebi, Hengyu Li
CSEM (2015)
International patent

Method to determine a direction and amplitude of a current velocity estimate of a moving device
Adrien Briod, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Dario Floreano
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Method and apparatus for a photoacoustic probe using a multimode fiber
Demetri Psaltis, Christophe Moser
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Imaging element, image capturing apparatus, and measuring system
Etoh Takeharu, Charbon Edoardo
Etoh Takeharu, Charbon Edoardo (2015)
International patent

Timepiece oscillator
Simon Henein, Ivar Kjelberg
CSEM (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Use of hyper gliding for reducing friction between an input device and a reference surface
Christophe Rolf Lucien Winter, Yves Perriard
Logitech Europe (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Device and method for testing a material response to a compound
Robert Meissner, Philippe Renaud
EPFL (2015)
International patent

Solar module and its production process
Laure-Emmanuelle Perret-Aebi, Patrick Heinstein, Matthieu Despeisse, Christophe Ballif, Michael Stückelberger
EPFL (2015)
Europe patent

XY Isotropic harmonic oscillator and associated time base without escapement or with simplified escapement
Simon Henein, Ilan Vardi, Lennart Rubbert
EPFL (2015)
Europe patent

Ablation device and method for subsurface biological tissue ablation
Demetri Psaltis, Jae-Woo Choi, Thomas Lanvin, Alexandre Goy
EPFL (2015)
International patent

Method of real-time regulation compliance for wireless transmitters
Mitko Tanevski, Alexis Boegli, Pierre-Andre Farine
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Solar Cell
Christophe Ballif, Jonas Geissbuhler
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Stretchable electronic structures formed of thin films integrated with soft heterogeneous substrate
Hugues Vandeparre, Stephanie Lacour
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Large area deposition in high vacuum with high thickness uniformity
Giacomo Benvenuti, Estelle Halary-Wagner, Simone Amorosi, Patrik Hoffmann
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Microfabricated scintillation detector
Alessandro Mapelli, Pietro Maoddi, Philippe Renaud
CERN (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Close and selective integration of carbon nanomaterials by cvd onto working microelectrodes of multi sensing electrochemical biosensors
Irene Taurino, Sandro Carrara, Micheli Giovanni De, Arnaud Magrez, László Forró
EPFL (2015)
International patent

Self-tracking solar concentrator
Eric Tremblay, Christophe Moser
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Methods and apparatus for imaging with multimode optical fibers
Ioannis Papadopoulos, Salma Farahi, Christophe Moser, Demetri Psaltis
EPFL (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Injection device
Romain Besuchet, Yves Perriard, Bernard Legrand
Juvaplus SA (2015)
U.S.A. patent

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

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

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

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

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

Time-to-digital converter and method therefor
Priyanka Kumar, Robert Staszewski, Edoardo Charbon
Fastree 3D Bv (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

Energy conversion system
Dimitrios Ladas, Yves Perriard, Christophe Auvigne, Paolo Germano
Schneider Electric Industries SAS (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

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

Mechanical manipulator for surgical instruments
Ricardo Beira, Reymond Clavel, Hannes Bleuler
EPFL (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Instrument and method for high-speed perfusion imaging
Theo Lasser, Marc Andre, Michael Friedrich
EPFL (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Sample processing device with detachable slide
Ata Tuna Ciftlik, Martin Gijs
EPFL (2013)
International patent

High-sensitivity x-ray detector
Rolf Kaufmann, Peter Seitz
CSEM (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Methods and instruments for assessing bone fracture risk
Paul K. Hansma, Douglas J. Rehn, Georg Fantner, Patricia J. Turner
Paul K. Hansma, Douglas J. Rehn, Georg Fantner, Patricia J. Turner (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Optical force sensing element and microsurgical instrument
Axel Bertholds, Pere Llosas, Simon Henein
Sensoptic SA (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Use of waste products for detecting amyloidogenic proteinaceous material in living mammals
Tristan Bolmont, Patrick Fraering, Theo Lasser, Mitko Dimtrov, Taoufiq Harach
EPFL (2013)
International patent

Optical coherent imaging medical device
Marc Andre, Michael Friedrich, Andrey Naumenko, Romain Farkas, Theo Lasser
Aimago S.A. (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Multiple-junction photoelectric device and its production process
Peter Cuony, Matthieu Despeisse, Christophe Ballif, Gaetano Parascandolo
EPFL (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Ferroic sensor having tini-film field-effect transistor and ferroic layer applied to substrate
Siegfried Bauer, Ingrid Graz, Reinhard Schwödiauer, Christoph Keplinger, Martin Kaltenbrunner, Stéphanie Perichon Lacour, Sigurd Wagner
Universität Linz (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Device for interacting with neurological tissue and methods of making and using the same
André Mercanzini, Philippe Renaud, Claudio Pollo
EPFL (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Fluorescence detection system for detecting fluorescence radiation in time-control synchronism, has image sensor, which is operated to detect fluorescence radiation, where image sensor has multiple photo-detectors
Peter Seitz, Christof Fattinger
CSEM (2013)
Switzerland patent

Apparatus and method for detecting and measuring biomolecular interactions
Nicolas Durand, Iwan Märki, Theo Lasser
Nicolas Durand, Iwan Märki, Theo Lasser (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Dark field optical coherence microscopy
Martin Villiger, Christophe Pache, Theo Lasser
Martin Villiger, Christophe Pache, Theo Lasser (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Cumulant microscopy
Geissbuehler, Stefan; Dellagiacoma, Claudio; Geissbuehler, Matthias; Lasser, Theo
EPFL (2012)
Europe patent

Wearable systems for audio, visual and gaze monitoring
Aude Billard, Basilio Noris, Jean-Baptiste Keller
EPFL (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Microheater-based in situ self-cleaning dynamic stencil lithography
Shenqi Xie, Andreea Veronica Savu, Juergen Brugger
EPFL (2012)
International patent

Ergonomic handle for haptic devices
Ricardo Beira, Hannes Bleuler, Carreras Laura Santos
EPFL (2012)
International patent

Imaging based interferometric pressure sensor
Wuzhou Song, Demetri Psaltis
Wuzhou Song, Demetri Psaltis (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Device comprising electrical contacts and its production process
Christophe Ballif
EPFL (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Rapid quantification of biomolecules in a selectively functionalized nanofluidic biosensor and method thereof
Nicolas Durand, Iwan Maerki, Stéphane Broillet, Annick Mayor, Theo Lasser
Abionic SA (2012)
International patent

Light filter and method for using such filter
Andreas Vasdekis, Julien Cuennet, Demetri Psaltis
EPFL (2012)
International patent

Solar cell and its production process
Christophe Ballif, Franz-Joseph Haug, Sean Sweetnam, Thomas Söderström
EPFL (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Second harmonic imaging nanoprobes and techniques for use thereof
Periklis Pantazis, Ye Pu, Demetri Psaltis, John H. Hong, Scott E. Fraser
Caltech (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Surface Wave Enabled Darkfield Aperture
Xiquan Cui, Xin Heng, Changhuei Yang, Axel Scherer, Demetri Psaltis, Guoan Zheng
Caltech (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Method and apparatus for enhanced spatial bandwidth wavefronts reconstructed from digital interferograms or holograms
Nicolas Pavillon, Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula, Michael Unser, Christian Depeursinge
Nicolas Pavillon, Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula, Michael Unser, Christian Depeursinge (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Pulsed light optical rangefinder
Cristiano Niclass, Edoardo Charbon, Mineki Soga, Hiromichi Yanagihara
Toyota Motor Europe Nv/Sa (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Location system and corresponding calibration method
Cyril Botteron, Pierre-André Farine, Phillip Tomé
EPFL (2012)
International patent

Location system and corresponding calibration method
Cyril Botteron, Pierre-André Farine, Phillip Tomé
EPFL (2012)
International patent

On-chip phase microscope/beam profiler based on differential interference contrast and/or surface plasmon assisted interference
Xiquan Cui, Xin Heng, Changhuei Yang, Axel Scherer, Demetri Psaltis
Caltech (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Silicon micromechanical part e.g. toothed wheel, for movement of mechanical timepiece i.e. mechanical watch, has two secant surfaces connected with each other by junction, where junction is in form of round stop
Rooij Nicolas De, Jeanneret Syvain, Zikar Michael
CSEM (2012)
Switzerland patent

Assay device and method for performing biological assays
Nicolas Demierre, Donzel Nader, Jose Gil, Philippe Renaud
Biocartis SA (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Coherent anti-stokes raman holography
Zhiwen Liu, Kebin Shi, Demetri Psaltis, Qian Xu
Penn State Research Foundation (2011)
International patent

Resonance compensation in scanning probe microscopy
Daniel James Burns, Georg Ernest Fantner, Kamal Youcef-Toumi
MIT (2011)
International patent

Elastically deformable sheet with regions of different elastic modulus for stretchable electronics
Stephanie Lacour, Darryl Paul James Cotton, Ingrid Maria Graz
Cambridge Enterprise Limited (2011)
International patent

System and method for determining the composition of an object
Joachim Nüesch, Peter Seitz
CSEM (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Charge pulse detecting circuit
Christian Lotto, Peter Seitz
Christian Lotto, Peter Seitz (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Cable pusher guiding system, method and device
Yu Wang, Roland Baeriswyl, Jean-Daniel Schmutz, Francesco Mondada, François Rey, François Croisier, Grégoire Terrien, Stefan Burschka, Peter Grüter
Swisscom (2011)
Europe patent

Thermally activated micromirror and fabrication method
Nicolas Abele, Faouzi Khechana, Philippe Renaud
EPFL (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Compact low noise signal readout circuit and method for operating thereof
Christian Lotto, Peter Seitz, Simon Neukom
Christian Lotto, Peter Seitz, Simon Neukom (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Method for limiting epitaxial growth in a photoelectric device with heterojunctions and photoelectric device
Sara Olibet, Christian Monachon, Jérôme Damon-Lacoste, Christophe Ballif
UniNeuch (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Vehicle and method for the independent inspection of hard-to-reach inner spaces
Frederic Rochat, Patrick Schoeneich, Francesco Mondada, Roland Richard Moser
Alstom Technology Ltd (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Fabricating a micromechanical part for mechanical movement of watch, comprises etching the part in substrate, and annealing the part in a reducing atmosphere to cause migration of atoms of the material from sharp edges to make edges round
Jeanneret Sylvain, Rooij Nicolas De
CSEM (2011)
Switzerland patent

Nanofluidic biosensor and its use for rapid measurement of biomolecular interactions in solution and methods
Nicolas Durand, Yannick Fournier, Theo Lasser, Iwan Märki
EPFL (2011)
International patent

Image sensor having nonlinear response
Edoardo Charbon, Luciano Sbaiz, Martin Vetterli, Sabine Susstrunk
EPFL (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Containers assembled in fluid and corresponding production
Juergen Brugger, Cristina Martin-Olmos, Alcherio Martinoli, Gregory Mermoud
EPFL (2011)
U.S.A. patent

System and method for examining an object
Christoph Hauger, Werner Nahm, Theo Lasser, Marcel Leutenegger, Erica Martin-Williams, Antonio Lopez
Carl Zeiss Surgical Gmbh (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Method for fabricating an artificial compound eye
Jacques Duparré, Andreas Brückner, Frank Wippermann, Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Dario Floreano, Nicolas Franceschini, Stephane Viollet, Franck Ruffier
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., EPFL, Université de la Méditerranée - Aix-Marseille II (2011)
Europe patent

Plasmonic waveguides, circuits, and systems
Edoardo Charbon, Mohammad Azim Karami
Technische Universiteit Delft (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Method for Identifying Data Encoded by PPM Modulation, and Receiver for Said Method
Pierre-Andre Farine, Cyril Botteron, Roman Merz
UniNeuch (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Device and method for contacting silicon solar cells
Arthur Büchel, Christophe Ballif
X-Cells S.A. (2011)
International patent

Isochronism corrector for clockwork escapement and escapement provided with such a corrector
Simon Henein, Philippe Schwab
CSEM (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Neural interface
Stephanie Lacour, James Fawcett, James Fitzgerald, Edward Tarte, Steve McMahon
Cambridge Enterprise Limited (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Miniature lamellar grating interferometer based on silicon technology
Omar Manzardo, Felix Schädelin, Hans Peter Herzig, Wilfried Noell, Rooij Nicolaas De, Steeve Bühler, Christoph Meier
Carag AG (2011)
Europe patent

Optical measuring element having a single-piece structure
Axel Bertholds, Pere Llosas, Simon Henein
Kistler Holding AG (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

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

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

Adaptive-scanning optical microscope
Benjamin Michael Potsaid, Yves Bellouard, John T. Wen
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Automotive inspection vehicle
Roland Dr. Moser, Wolfgang Fischer, Fabien Tâche, Roland Yves Dr. Siegwart, Francesco Dr. Mondada
Alstom Technology Ltd (2008)
Europe patent

Dispensing Device For Microfluidic Droplets Especially For Cytometry
Philippe Renaud, Nathalie Picollet-D'Hahan, Vincent Haguet, Francois Chatelain
Philippe Renaud, Nathalie Picollet-D'Hahan, Vincent Haguet, Francois Chatelain (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Method and apparatus to determine a planet vector
Edoardo Charbon, Renato Krpoun, Noémy Scheidegger, Herbert Shea
Oerlikon Space AG (2008)
Europe patent

Microscopy imaging apparatus and method for generating an image
Karsten Plamann, Stéphane Bourquin, Mathieu Ducros, Jelena Mitic, Francois Vuille, Theo Lasser, Tiemo Anhut
EPFL (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Assembly element including two series of elastic structures and timepiece fitted with the same
Roland Bitterli, Wilfried Noell, Fabien Blondeau, Lionel Paratte, Toralf Scharf, Pierre-Andre Meister, Andre Zanetta
ETA SA Manufacture Horologčre Suisse (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Assembly component comprising fork-shaped elastic structures and timepiece incorporating this component
Pierre-André Meister, André Zanetta, Roland Bitterli, Fabien Blondeau, Wilfried Noell, Lionel Paratte, Toralf Scharf
ETA SA Manufacture Horlogčre Suisse (2008)
Europe patent

Assembly component comprising overlaid blade-shaped elastic structures and timepiece equipped with this component
Pierre-André Meister, André Zanetta, Roland Bitterli, Fabien Blondeau, Wilfried Noell, Lionel Paratte, Toralf Scharf
ETA SA Manufacture Horlogčre Suisse (2008)
Europe patent

Monitoring wavelength and power in an optical communications signal
Yann Tissot, Marc Epitaux, Hans Georg Limberger, Rene-Paul Salathe
Yann Tissot, Marc Epitaux, Hans Georg Limberger, Rene-Paul Salathe (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Optical waveguide tap monitor
Yann Tissot, Marc Epitaux, Hans Georg Limberger, Rene-Paul Salathe
Yann Tissot, Marc Epitaux, Hans Georg Limberger, Rene-Paul Salathe (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Replicated multi-channel sensors for decucing ink thicknesses in color printing devices
Roger Hersch, Edoardo Charbon, Thomas Bugnon, Patrick Emmel
EPFL (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Photo sensor with pinned photodiode and sub-linear response
Peter Seitz, Felix Lustenberger
CSEM (2007)
Europe patent

Method and device for the genetic representation and evolution of networks
Claudio Mattiussi, Dario Floreano
Claudio Mattiussi, Dario Floreano (2007)
U.S.A. patent

Transducer for reading information stored on an optical record carrier, single photon detector based storage system and method for reading data from an optical record carrier
Edoardo Charbon, Cristiano Niclass
EPFL (2006)
U.S.A. patent

Integrated imager circuit comprising a monolithic array of single photon avalanche diodes
Christiano Niclass, Edoardo Charbon, Pierre-Andre Besse, Alexis Rochas
EPFL (2006)
U.S.A. patent

Hall sensor and method of operating a hall sensor
Radivoje Popovic, Predrag Drljaca, Pavel Kejik, Giovanni Boero
EPFL (2006)
International patent

Method for controlling the spectral response of light sensitive elements, and image sensor with a controllable spectral response
Edoardo Charbon, Cristiano Niclass
EPFL (2006)
U.S.A. patent

Optical disk and reader therefor
Peter Torok, Martin Salt, Emmanouil E. Kriezis, Peter Robert Thomas Munro, Hans Peter Herzig, Carsten Rockstuhl
Imperial Innovations Limited (2006)
International patent

Liquid crystal display device provided with a heterogeneous alignment layer
Naci Basturk, Joachim Grupp, Sung Gook Park, Celestino Padeste, Helmut Schift, Toralf Scharf
Asulab S.A. (2005)
International patent

Gas phase deposition of perfluorinated alkyl silanes
Laura Barbieri, Patrik Hoffmann, Gerit Kulig
EPFL (2005)
Europe patent

Low-power sensor
Danick Briand, Der Schoot Bart Van, Rooij Nicolaas F. De, Hans Sundgren, Ingemar Lundström
Appliedsensor Sweden Ab (2004)
International patent

Device for measuring the quality and/or the degradation of a fluid, especially of edible oil
Gérald Chambon, Martin Gijs
Gérald Chambon, EPFL (2004)
Europe patent

Spiking neural network device
Dario Floreano
EPFL (2004)
International patent

Interpolation method and apparatus
Thierry Blu, Michael Unser, Philippe Thevenaz, Michael Suehling
EPFL (2003)
International patent

Sensing unit provided with separated detection light guiding
Alfredo Emilio Bruno-Raimondi, Reinhard Völkel, Gert Ludwig Duveneck, Carlo Stefan Effenhauser, Hans-Peter Herzig, René Dändliker
Zeptosens AG (2002)
U.S.A. patent

Bragg reflection optical device and methods for the manufacturing thereof
Joachim Grupp, Peter Kipfer, Toralf Scharf, Christian Bohley, Rolf Klappert, Hans Peter Herzig
Asulab S.A. (2002)
U.S.A. patent

Movement transmission unit and movement transmission apparatus employing the same
Stefano Bottinelli, Simon Henein, Cedric Aymon, Reymond Clavel
Stefano Bottinelli, Simon Henein, Cedric Aymon, Reymond Clavel (2002)
U.S.A. patent

A device for dispensing accurately-controlled small doses of liquid
Philippe Renaud, Alain Donzel
EPFL, Parabol Technologies SA (2001)
International patent