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Ian Baker

(6)

  • High-strength nanostructured alloys | 7,815,850
  • Joining of parts via magnetic heating of metal aluminum powders | 8,444,045
  • Joining of parts via magnetic heating of metal-aluminum powders | 8,172,126
  • Nanostructured Mn-Al permanent magnets and methods of producing same | 8,999,233
  • Oxidation resistant high-entropy alloys | 10,190,197
  • System and method for use of nanoparticles in imaging and temperature measurement | 7,994,786

Benoit Cushman-Roisin

(2)

  • Geometry of heat exchanger with high efficiency | 9,134,072
  • Turbo-compressor-condenser-expander | 8,578,733

George Cybenko

(1)

  • System and methods for encrypted execution of computer programs | 7,296,163

Solomon G. Diamond

(5)

  • In-bed exercise machine and method of use | 6,270,445
  • In-bed exercise machine and method of use | 6,152,855
  • Method and apparatus for magnetic susceptibility tomography, magnetoencephalography, and taggant or contrast agent detection | 9,395,425
  • System and methods for smoothly inverting one or more faces of a cubical device | 8,753,029
  • System, optode and cap for near-infrared diffuse-optical function neuroimaging | 8,527,035

Eric R. Fossum

(94)

  • Active pixel image sensor using a pinned photodiode | 6,320,617
  • Active pixel image sensor with current mode readout | 6,194,696
  • Active pixel sensor array with electronic shuttering | 6,486,503
  • Active pixel sensor having intra-pixel charge transfer with analog-to-digital converter | 6,021,172
  • Active pixel sensor with fully depleted buried photoreceptor | 6,388,243
  • Active pixel sensor with multiresolution readout | 5,949,483
  • Active pixel sensor with simple floating gate pixels | 6,166,768
  • Active pixel sensor with winner-take-all mode of operation | 6,515,702
  • Active pixel sensors with substantially planarized color filtering elements | 5,990,506
  • Alignment among elements in an image sensor | 7,351,945
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7,183,531
  • Automatic dimming mirror using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6,402,328
  • Backside illumination of CMOS image sensor | 6,429,036
  • Capacitively coupled successive approximation ultra low power analog to digital converter | 5,880,691
  • Center of mass detection with an active pixel sensor | 6,476,860
  • Charge-coupled device differencer | 4,686,648
  • CMOS active pixel image sensor | 5,471,515
  • CMOS active pixel sensor type imaging system on a chip | 5,841,126
  • CMOS image sensor with different pixel sizes for different colors | 6,137,100
  • CMOS image sensor with pump gate and extremely high conversion gain | 10,319,776
  • CMOS integration sensor with fully differential column readout circuit for light adaptive imaging | 6,801,258
  • Dead pixel correction by row/column substitution | 6,611,288
  • Delta-doped hybrid advanced detector for low energy particle detection | 6,107,619
  • Depth pixel of three-dimensional image sensor and three-dimensional image sensor including the same | 9,232,163
  • Differential non-linearity correction scheme | 6,215,428
  • Digital exposure circuit for an image sensor | 6,609,745
  • Digital parallel processor array for path planning | 5,548,773
  • Distance sensor and image processing system including the same | 9,762,890
  • Double sampling active pixel sensor with double sampling temperature sensor | 7,280,139
  • Dynamic range extension for CMOS image sensor | 6,734,905
  • Frame shutter pixel with an isolated storage node | 6,624,456
  • Frame shuttering scheme for increased frame rate | 7,092,021
  • Gateless reset for image sensor pixels | 10,283,539
  • High dynamic range cascaded integration cell and method of operation | 6,888,122
  • High sensitivity image sensors including a single electron field effect transistor and methods of operating the same | 8,546,901
  • High speed digital to analog converter using multiple staggered successive approximation cells | 6,646,583
  • High-low sensitivity pixel | 7,026,596
  • Highly miniaturized, battery operated, digital wireless camera using programmable single chip active pixel sensor (APS) digital camera chip | 8,085,342
  • Image sensor devices having dual-gated charge storage regions therein | 8,520,104
  • Image sensor including noise removing unit, image pickup device having the image sensor, and image sensing method performed in the image sensor | 8,373,782
  • Image sensor producing at least two integration times from each sensing pixel | 6,115,065
  • Image sensor using single photon jots and processor to create pixels | 8,648,287
  • Image sensor, operating method thereof, and device including the image sensor | 8,994,867
  • Image sensors | 8,976,277
  • Image sensors having multiple photoelectric conversion devices therein | 8,625,016
  • In-pixel kTC noise suppression using circuit techniques | 7,326,904
  • Increasing pixel conversion gain in CMOS image sensors | 6,445,022
  • Integrated fiber optic coupler for VHSIC/VLSI Interconnects | 4,744,623
  • Integrated infrared and visible image sensors | 6,107,618
  • Integrated sensor with frame memory and programmable resolution for light adaptive imaging | 5,909,026
  • Interpolator for a CMOS sensor using a digital register | 6,704,049
  • Latched row logic for a rolling exposure snap | 6,847,398
  • Lens barrel | 7,345,827
  • Light-sensing array with wedge-like reflective optical concentrators | 5,952,645
  • Lock-in pinned photodiode photodetector | 6,239,456
  • Low full-well capacity image sensor with high sensitivity | 9,728,565
  • Low light sensor signal to noise improvement | 6,765,613
  • Median filter with embedded analog-to-digital converter | 5,995,163
  • Method and apparatus of high dynamic range image sensor with individual pixel reset | 6,175,383
  • Method for producing a hybridization of detector array and integrated circuit for readout | 5,236,871
  • Method of forming dielectric thin films on silicon by low energy ion beam bombardment | 4,776,925
  • Method of forming two-transistor pixel with buried reset channel | 6,984,537
  • Methods of operating photodiode-type pixel and imager device | 7,209,173
  • Moisture detecting system using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6,313,457
  • Monolithic In-based III-V compound semiconductor focal plane array cell with single stage CCD output | 5,386,128
  • Multi-junction APS with dual simultaneous integration | 6,724,426
  • Multi-junction pixel image sensor with dielectric reflector between photodetection layers | 10,163,968
  • Nonlinear flash analog to digital converter used in an active pixel system | 6,295,013
  • On-focal-plane analog to digital conversion for current-mode imaging devices | 5,886,659
  • Optical range finder | 6,452,666
  • Photo detecting apparatus and unit pixel thereof | 8,513,709
  • Photodiode light sensor | 6,359,274
  • Photodiode-type pixel for global electronic shutter and reduced lag | 6,667,768
  • Pulse-controlled light emitting diode source | 6,222,172
  • Quantum efficiency improvements in active pixel sensors | 6,005,619
  • RAM line storage for fixed pattern noise correction | 6,473,124
  • Self-triggered X-ray sensor | 5,887,049
  • Semiconductor imaging sensor with on-chip encryption | 6,400,824
  • Shared photodetector pixel image sensor | 6,552,322
  • Single chip active pixel sensor | 6,606,122
  • Solid-state image sensor with focal-plane digital photon-counting pixel array | 5,665,959
  • Stitched circuits larger than the maximum reticle size in sub-micron process | 6,690,076
  • Submicron dimension compound semiconductor fabrication using thermal etching | 4,920,069
  • Successive approximation ADC for focal plane applications using balanced charge integrating amplifiers | 5,793,322
  • Technique for flagging oversaturated pixels | 6,873,363
  • Three-dimensional image sensor | 8,300,088
  • Three-side buttable CMOS image sensors | 7,009,646
  • Trench-defined CCD structure | 5,055,900
  • Two-transistor pixel with buried reset channel and method of formation | 6,744,084
  • Unit pixel, photo-detection device and method of measuring a distance using the same | 8,687,174
  • Vehicle equipment control with semiconductor light sensors | 6,379,013
  • Vehicle vision system | 7,567,291
  • Wide dynamic range fusion using a lookup table | 6,584,235
  • Wide dynamic range optical sensor | 6,008,486

Tillman U. Gerngross

(5)

  • ARG1, ARG2, ARG3, HIS1, HIS2, HIS5, HIS6 genes and methods for stable genetic integration | 7,479,389
  • Medical device comprising polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed | 7,906,135
  • Medical device comprising polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed using oxidizing agent | 8,771,720
  • Method for making devices using polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed | 7,244,442
  • Method of forming medical devices having pyrogen removed for in vivo application | 8,231,889

Karl Griswold

(3)

  • Deimmunized lysostaphin and methods of use | 10,358,636
  • System and apparatus for porously-encapsulated magnetic-nanoparticle biosensors | 10,502,735
  • Therapeutic charge engineered variants of lysozyme and methods for using same to treat infection | 9,074,201

Ryan Halter

(4)

  • Surgical vision augmentation system | 10,568,522
  • System and method of laryngoscopy surgery and imaging | 10,582,836
  • System, method and device for monitoring the condition of an internal organ | 8,764,672
  • Systems and methods for cardiovascular-dynamics correlated imaging | 10,575,792

Eric W. Hansen

(1)

  • System and method for use of nanoparticles in imaging and temperature measurement | 7,994,786

Geoffroy Hautier

(4)

  • Carbonophosphate and related compounds | 8,999,282
  • Electrochemical device comprising lithium manganese borate compounds | 9,172,090
  • High-capacity positive electrode active material | 9,780,363
  • Mixed phosphate-diphosphate electrode materials and methods of manufacturing same | 9,159,991

Joseph J. Helble

(3)

  • Apparatus for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5,599,511
  • Apparatus for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5,447,708
  • Process for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5,358,695

Shudong Jiang

(2)

  • Pulsed lasers in frequency domain diffuse optical tomography and spectroscopy | 8,634,082
  • Systems and methods for tomographic image reconstruction | 8,000,775

Jifeng Liu

(11)

  • Engineering emission wavelengths in laser and light emitting devices | 8,242,480
  • Ge photodetectors | 6,812,495
  • High speed and low loss GeSi/Si electro-absorption light modulator and method of fabrication using selective growth | 8,160,404
  • Integrated waveguide photodetector apparatus with matching propagation constants and related coupling methods | 7,266,263
  • Method and apparatus of surface-incident, plasmon-enhanced multiple quantum well modulators and optical coupling thereon | 10,656,443
  • Method and structure of germanium laser on silicon | 7,596,158
  • Method of fabricating Ge or SiGe/Si waveguide or photonic crystal structures by selective growth | 7,801,406
  • Method of forming Ge photodetectors | 6,946,318
  • Method of forming single-crystal semiconductor layers and photovoltaic cell thereon | 9,356,171
  • Ultrafast Ge/Si resonator-based modulators for optical data communications in silicon photonics | 7,840,099
  • Vertically-integrated waveguide photodetector apparatus and related coupling methods | 7,305,157

Lee Rybeck Lynd

(9)

  • Continuous process for ethanol production from lignocellulosic materials without mechanical agitation | 5,258,293
  • Continuous process for making ethanol | 5,837,506
  • Distillation process for ethanol | 5,124,004
  • Increased ethanol production by thermophilic microorganisms with deletion of individual HFS hydrogenase subunits | 10,619,172
  • Nucleic acid molecules conferring enhanced ethanol tolerance and microorganisms having enhanced tolerance to ethanol | 8,629,255
  • Process for the treatment of lignocellulosic biomass | 8,394,611
  • Propagation of microbial cells on single carbon products | 4,425,432
  • Systems and methods for enhancing microbial conversion of biomass using mechanical augmentation | 10,533,194
  • Thermophilic organisms for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol | 10,066,217

Paul M. Meaney

(8)

  • Fixed array imaging, high contrast object imaging techniques and breast cancer imaging | 6,448,788
  • Imaging by magnetic resonance adsorption, elastography and tomography | 8,207,733
  • Magnetic resonance microwave absorption and tomography | 7,439,736
  • Microwave imaging system and processes, and associated software products | 7,825,667
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis methods | 7,755,010
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis systems | 7,319,212
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis systems | 7,164,105
  • Two-dimensional microwave imaging apparatus and methods | 5,841,288

Sohail K. Mirza

(2)

  • Method and apparatus for forming a cavity in soft tissue or bone | 6,358,251
  • Percutaneous surgical cavitation device and method | 5,928,239

Kofi M. Odame

(3)

  • Acoustic sensor with an acoustic object detector for reducing power consumption in front-end circuit | 9,964,433
  • Electroencephalography monitoring device having a self-adaptive analog-to-digital converter | 8,655,438
  • Hearing-aid noise reduction circuitry with neural feedback to improve speech comprehension | 9,906,872

Daniel Olson

(1)

  • Increased ethanol production by thermophilic microorganisms with deletion of individual HFS hydrogenase subunits | 10,619,172

Keith D. Paulsen

(7)

  • Apparatus and methods for structured light scatteroscopy | 10,485,425
  • Method and apparatus for determining tumor shift during surgery using a stereo-optical three-dimensional surface-mapping system | 9,336,592
  • Structured-light imaging systems and methods for determining sub-diffuse scattering parameters | 10,463,256
  • System and method for registering ultrasound and magnetic resonance images | 9,098,904
  • System and method of for providing patient registration without fiducials | 9,179,888
  • Systems and methods for cardiovascular-dynamics correlated imaging | 10,575,792
  • Systems and methods for guiding tissue resection | 10,667,870

Brian W. Pogue

(3)

  • Apparatus and methods for structured light scatteroscopy | 10,485,425
  • Operative Microscope having diffuse optical imaging system with tomographic image reconstruction and superposition in field of view | 9,254,103
  • Structured-light imaging systems and methods for determining sub-diffuse scattering parameters | 10,463,256

Laura Ray

(4)

  • In-ear digital electronic noise cancelling and communication device | 8,385,560
  • Method for tuning an adaptive leaky LMS filter | 6,741,707
  • System and method for identifying ictal states in a patient | 10,485,471
  • Tuned feedforward LMS filter with feedback control | 6,996,241

Rahul Sarpeshkar

(4)

  • A quantum cochlea for efficient spectrum analysis | 10,248,748
  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired discrete-state systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10,275,556
  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired dynamical systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10,769,338
  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired spectrum analysis and superposition with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10,204,199

Erland M. Schulson

(2)

  • Heat-treated zirconium alloy product | 4,226,647
  • Preparation of zirconium alloys | 4,094,706

Jason T. Stauth

(1)

  • Systems and methods for characterizing impedance of an energy storage device | 10,393,818

Charles R. Sullivan

(6)

  • Circuit for dimming gas discharge lamps without introducing striations | 5,001,386
  • Low AC resistant foil winding for magnetic coils on gapped cores | 7,701,317
  • Low impedance test fixture for impedance measurements | 7,365,550
  • Method and apparatus for multi-phase DC-DC converters using coupled inductors in discontinuous conduction mode | 7,317,305
  • Method for making magnetic components with N-phase coupling, and related inductor structures | 7,498,920
  • Voltage converter with coupled inductive windings, and associated methods | 6,362,986

B. Stuart Trembly

(11)

  • Apparatus and method for the treatment of infectious disease in keratinized tissue | 7,292,893
  • Combined microwave heating and surface cooling of the cornea | 4,881,543
  • Feedback control of thermokeratoplasty treatments | 7,377,917
  • Method and apparatus utilizing magnetic nanoparticles for sterilizing female placental mammals, including women | 9,271,789
  • Microwave applicator for transurethral hyperthermia | 5,301,687
  • System and methods for fallopian tube occlusion | 6,485,486
  • Systems and methods for enhancing uptake of therapeutic agent from bloodstream into disease site | 10,485,481
  • Thermal treatment apparatus | 8,521,302
  • Thermal treatment system with acoustic monitoring, and associated methods | 8,348,936
  • Thermokeratoplasty systems | 7,192,429
  • Tissue sealing using microwaves | 6,224,593

Douglas W. Van Citters

(2)

  • Method of enhancing interdigitation of bone cement to bone for attachment of prosthesis to bone during arthroplasty | 10,448,958
  • Movement monitoring systems and methods | 10,463,279

John X.J. Zhang

(6)

  • Forward-imaging optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems and probes | 8,531,676
  • Handheld imaging probe | 8,767,279
  • Mechanically tunable optical-encoded force sensor | 7,594,443
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope probe having a light emitting diode | 7,621,964
  • Optically-implemented microsurgery system and approach | 8,505,544
  • Uniform transfer of luminescent quantum dots onto a substrate | 8,193,010