School of Engineering Patents, 2000-2016 in IMX

IEL - IGM - IMT - IMX - IBI2 - all
2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - all

Cell surface coupling of nanoparticles
Darrell Irvine, Yiran Zheng, Li Tang
MIT (2017)
International patent

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

Nucleic acid nanostructures for in vivo agent delivery
William M. Shih, Nandhini Ponnuswamy, Maartje Bastings
Harvard College (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

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

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

Device for photoactivation and reaction monitoring
Andreas Schmocker, Christophe Moser, Dominique Pioletti, Pierre-Etienne Bourban
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

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

Electrochemical cell
Pascal Heck, Michael STALDER, Fredy Zuellig, Kurosh Sohi, Yves Leterrier, Jericho Lynn Moll, Jean-Baptiste Leran, Jan-Anders Manson
Swatch Group Research and Development Ltd (AG/SA) (2015)
U.S.A. 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

MEMS Component Having AlN and Sc and Method for Manufacturing a MEMS Component
Gilles Moulard, Paul Muralt, Ramin Matloub
Epcos AG (2015)
U.S.A. patent

BAW Component and Method for Manufacturing a BAW Component
Gilles Moulard, Paul Muralt, Ramin Matloub, Thomas Metzger
Epcos AG (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Blends of oligopeptide terminal polyisobutylene or polystyrene
Emmanuel Croisier, Holger Frauenrath, Su Liang, Véronique Michaud
EPFL (2015)
Europe patent

Method for optimizing a piezoelectric actuator structure for a deformable lens
John Phair, Paul Muralt
Polight AS (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Method of manufacturing bistable strips having different curvatures
Emilie Trioux, Pascal Ancey, Stephane Monfray, Thomas Skotnicki, Skandar Basrour, Paul Muralt
ST Micro (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Irrigation solution with nanoparticles for endodontics
Ouay Benjamin Le, Francesco Stellacci, Janine Conde, Selma Mefti
Maillefer Instruments Holding (2015)
Europe patent

Anisotropic nanoporous coatings for medical implants
Laurent-Dominique Piveteau, Heinrich Hofmann, Frederic Neftel
Debiotech SA (2015)
U.S.A. patent

Liquid separation device
Philip M. Gschwend, Francesco Stellacci, Roberto Bagatin, Da Deng, Daniel P. Prendergast
Eni Spa, MIT (2015)
U.S.A. patent

A method of genic transfer into an eukaryotic cell through a viral vector
Francesco Stellacci, Maria Pelliccia, Silke Krol
Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico 'Carlo Besta' (2015)
Europe patent

In-vivo condition monitoring of metallic implants by electrochemical techniques
Nikitas Diomidis, Stefano Mischler, Eric Meurville
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

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

Preparation and use of branched polymers containing hydroxyl and acrylate groups
Harm-Anton Klok, Sanhao Ji, Bernd Bruchmann
BASF (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

Semiconductor device
Andras Kis, Branimir Radisavljevic
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

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

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

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

Method for obtaining a piezoelectric liner for a high pressure storage vessel
Federico Galliano, Paul Velut, Guillaume Cuvillier, Julien Verrey, Yves Leterrier, Jan-Anders Manson, Alexandre Closset, Diego Fischer
Belenos Clean Power Holding AG (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Dual cure compositions, related hybrid nanocomposite materials and dual cure process for producing same
Valérie Geiser, Yves Leterrier, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson
EPFL (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Composite hydrogels
De Couraca Ana Carolina Borges, Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson, Dominique Pioletti, Arne Vogel, Christian Eyholzer, Philippe Tingaut, Tanja Zimmermann
EPFL (2013)
Europe patent

Self-monitoring composite vessel for high pressure media
Jan-Anders Edvin Manson, Yves Leterrier, Judith Waller
Belenos Clean Power Holding AG (2013)
U.S.A. patent

Plastic composite bumper beam for vehicle
Chihoon Choi, Yohan Hahm, Jan-Anders Manson, Tony Jonsson
EELCEE SA, Hyundai Motor Company (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

Color conversion films comprising polymer-substituted organic fluorescent dyes
Holger Frauenrath, Rolando Ferrini, Libero Zuppiroli, Stéphane Suarez, Roman Niklaus Marty, Justin Gerard McMullen, Michael Schär
EPFL (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Platinum based alloys
Ludger Weber
EPFL (2012)
International patent

Mechanically stable coating
Arnaud Tourvieille De Labrouhe, Laurent-Dominique Piveteau, Heinrich Hofmann
Debiotech SA (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Selective Ion Binding Nanomaterials
Eun seon Cho, Francesco Stellacci, Pietro Cesti, Raffaella Borrelli
Eni Spa, MIT (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Fabricating boron-doped silicon wire for semiconductor structures that are useful in electronic, photonic/photovoltaic devices, by depositing catalyst pads on substrate, and performing catalytic growth of wire in absence of boron precursor
Morin Christine, Faucherand Pascal, Kohen David, Perraud Simon, Tileli Vasiliki
Commissariat Energie Atomique (2012)
France patent

Controlling the porosity in an anisotropic coating
Arnaud Tourvieille, Heinrich Hofmann, Laurent-Dominque Piveteau
Debiotech SA (2012)
U.S.A. patent

Preparation and use of branched polymers containing hydroxyl and acrylate groups
Harm-Anton Klok, Sanhao Ji, Bernd Bruchmann
BASF (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Substrate for an optoelectronic device
Peter Chabrecek, Hanspeter Meier, Frank Nueesch, Matthias Rosenfelder, Fernando Araujo de Castro
Peter Chabrecek, Hanspeter Meier, Frank Nueesch, Matthias Rosenfelder, Fernando Araujo de Castro (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Ultrafast and ultrasensitive novel photodetectors
Jin Young Kim, Ramses Martinez, Francesco Stellacci, Javier Martinez, Ricardo Garcia
Jin Young Kim, Ramses Martinez, Francesco Stellacci, Javier Martinez, Ricardo Garcia (2011)
U.S.A. patent

Sound converter for installation in an ear
Dominik Kaltenbacher, Armin Schäfer, Jonathan Schächtele, Hans-Peter Zenner, Erich Dr. Goll, Ernst Dalhoff, Paul Muralt, Janine Conde
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung (2011)
Europe patent

Piezoelectric Resonator Operating In Thickness Shear Mode
Evgeny Milyutin, Paul Muralt
Evgeny Milyutin, Paul Muralt (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

Block copolymers as thermoplastic elastomers made of polyisobutene blocks and oligoamide blocks
Hannah Maria König, Arno Lange, Holger Frauenrath, Jan Gebers, Emmanuel Chroisier, Liang Su, Katalin Feher, Roman Marty
BASF (2011)
International patent

Stimuli responsive membrane
Laurent Lavanant, Harm-Anton Klok
Sensile Pat AG (2011)
International patent

Production and use of polymers comprising hydroxy groups and acrylate groups
Harm-Anton Klok, Sanhao Ji, Bernd Bruchmann, Christine Rösch
BASF (2011)
Europe 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Method of Forming Semiconductor Layers on Handle Substrates
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Sean M. Olson
CalTech (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Metallic Supporting Grid for Thin Electrolyte Membrane in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Samuel Rey-Mermet, Paul Muralt, Jacek Baborowski
Samuel Rey-Mermet, Paul Muralt, Jacek Baborowski (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Hyperbrached Polymer for Micro Devices
Lars Schmidt, Yves Leterrier, Jan-Anders Manson, Young-ho Cho, Young-Hyun Jin
EPFL, Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology (2008)
U.S.A. patent

Diffusion-barrier coating for protection of moisture and oxygen sensitive devices
Yves Leterrier, Bandeep Singh, Jérôme Bouchet, Jan-Anders Manson
EPFL (2008)
International patent

Porous metal article and method of producing a porous metallic article
Andreas Mortensen, Russell Goodall
EPFL (2008)
International patent

Photoactive Nanocomposite and Method for the Production Thereof
Muriel Firon, Bernard Drevillon, Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Serge Palacin, Pere Roca I Cabarrocas
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE; EPFL; CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (2007)
U.S.A. patent

Production of highly functional, highly branched or hyperbranched polylysines
Bernd Bruchmann, Harm-Anton Klok, Markus Thomas Scholl
BASF (2007)
Europe patent

Amphiphilic star block copolymers
Andreas Herrmann, Harm-Anton Klok, Georg Kreutzer, Jan-Anders E Manson, Lahoussine Ouali, Christopher John Georg Plummer, Horst Sommer, Celine Ternat, Maria Ines Velazc
Firmenich & Cie (2006)
International patent

Multi-junction solar cells and methods of making same using layer transfer and bonding techniques
Harry Atwater, James Zahler, Anna Morral, Sean Olson
Aonex Technologies, Inc. (2006)
U.S.A. patent

GaInP/GaAs/Si Triple junction solar cell enabled by wafer bonding and layer transfer
James M. Zahler, Harry A. Atwater, Jr., Anna Fontcuberta I. Morral
Aonex Technologies, Inc. (2006)
International patent

Heat sink made from a diamond/copper composite material containing boron
Ludger Weber
Plannsee SE, EPFL (2005)
International patent

Composite article comprising a metal reinforcement element embedded in a thermoplastic polymer material
László Garamszegi, Gabrielle Milly Pax, Jérome Bouchet, Véronique Michaud, Jan-Anders E. Manson, Daniël Mauer
Nv Bekaert SA (2005)
International patent

Composites and methods for their production
Christopher Plummer, Laszlo Garamszegi, Yves Leterrier, Marlene Rodlert, Jan-Anders Manson
Christopher Plummer, Laszlo Garamszegi, Yves Leterrier, Marlene Rodlert, Jan-Anders Manson (2005)
U.S.A. patent

Process and reactor for the manufacture of powders of inhalable medicaments
Nathalie Jongen, Jacques Lemaître, Paul Bowen, Marcel Donnet, Jörg Schiewe, Bernd Zierenberg, Lucica Cristina Soare, Menos
EPFL (2004)
International patent

Non-efflorescing cementitious bodies
Anastasia Constantinou, Colin Dow, Charles Fentiman, Mary Hoy, Karen Scrivener
Anastasia Constantinou, Colin Dow, Charles Fentiman, Mary Hoy, Karen Scrivener (2004)
U.S.A. patent

Method for the preparation of highly branched polypeptides
Harm-Anton Klok, Juan Rodriguez-Hernandez, Klaus Müllen
MAX-PLANCK-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (2003)
International patent

Moulding process
Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Jan-Anders Edvin Manson, Paul Sunderland, Nicolas Denis Weibel
EPFL (2003)
Europe patent

Process for the manufacture of polymer and composite products
Jan-Anders Manson, Pierre-Etienne Bourban, François Bonjour
EPFL (2002)
U.S.A. patent

Energy filter, transmission electron microscope and associated method for filtering energy
Bernard Jouffrey, Cécile Souche
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (2001)
International patent

Fiber reinforced aluminum matrix composite
Colin Mccullough, Andreas Mortensen, Paul S. Werner, Herve E. Deve, Tracy L. Anderson
Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company (2001)
International patent

Linear alternating functionalized α-olefin/CO-copolymers and their use in preparing ion-selective membranes
Michael Geprags, Joachim Queisser, Bernhard Rieger, Martin Moller, Adnan S. Abu-Surrah, Harm-Anton Klok, Peter Eibeck, Markus Schmid
BASF (2000)
U.S.A. patent