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Emily Asenath-Smith (1)

  • Multi-spectral photocatalytic compounds | 11298689

Ian Baker (6)

  • Oxidation resistant high-entropy alloys | 10190197
  • Nanostructured Mn-Al permanent magnets and methods of producing same | 8999233
  • Joining of parts via magnetic heating of metal aluminum powders | 8444045
  • Joining of parts via magnetic heating of metal-aluminum powders | 8172126
  • System and method for use of nanoparticles in imaging and temperature measurement | 7994786
  • High-strength nanostructured alloys | 7815850

Peter Chin (3)

  • Flexible pixel-wise exposure control and readout | 10484628
  • Detection of suspicious domains through graph inference algorithm processing of host-domain contacts | 9635049
  • System and method for compressive sensing | 8471750

Benoit Cushman-Roisin (2)

  • Geometry of heat exchanger with high efficiency | 9134072
  • Turbo-compressor-condenser-expander | 8578733

George Cybenko (1)

  • System and methods for encrypted execution of computer programs | 7296163

Solomon G. Diamond (5)

  • Method and apparatus for magnetic susceptibility tomography, magnetoencephalography, and taggant or contrast agent detection | 9395425
  • System and methods for smoothly inverting one or more faces of a cubical device | 8753029
  • System, optode and cap for near-infrared diffuse-optical function neuroimaging | 8527035
  • In-bed exercise machine and method of use | 6270445
  • In-bed exercise machine and method of use | 6152855

Xiaoyao Fan (3)

  • Surgical navigation with stereovision and associated methods | 10568535
  • Method and apparatus for calibration of stereo-optical three-dimensional surface-mapping system | 9456200
  • Method and apparatus for determining tumor shift during surgery using a stereo-optical three-dimensional surface-mapping system | 9336592

Eric R. Fossum (167)

  • Gateless reset for image sensor pixels | 10978504
  • Multi-junction pixel image sensor with dielectric reflector between photodetection layers | 10840291
  • Image sensor having sub-diffraction-limit pixels | 10674098
  • Quanta image sensor with polarization-sensitive jots | 10652497
  • Image sensor with controllable exposure response non-linearity | 10523886
  • Counting and integrating pixels, detectors, and methods | 10473798
  • Image sensor color filter array pattern | 10349015
  • Image sensor and image sensor pixel having JFET source follower | 10340305
  • CMOS image sensor with pump gate and extremely high conversion gain | 10319776
  • Gateless reset for image sensor pixels | 10283539
  • Multi-junction pixel image sensor with dielectric reflector between photodetection layers | 10163968
  • Distance sensor and image processing system including the same | 9805476
  • Distance sensor and image processing system including the same | 9762890
  • Low full-well capacity image sensor with high sensitivity | 9728565
  • Image sensor having sub-diffraction-limit pixels | 9565385
  • Depth pixel of three-dimensional image sensor and three-dimensional image sensor including the same | 9232163
  • Image sensor having sub-diffraction-limit pixels | 9225918
  • Image sensor, operating method thereof, and device including the image sensor | 8994867
  • Image sensors | 8976277
  • Method of operating a CMOS imager using color interpolation | 8896730
  • High sensitivity image sensors | 8803273
  • Unit pixel, photo-detection device and method of measuring a distance using the same | 8687174
  • Image sensor using single photon jots and processor to create pixels | 8648287
  • Image sensors having multiple photoelectric conversion devices therein | 8625016
  • Method of operating a CMOS imager with color interpolation | 8614754
  • High sensitivity image sensors including a single electron field effect transistor and methods of operating the same | 8546901
  • Method of operating an image sensor having a digital exposure circuit | 8531550
  • Image sensor devices having dual-gated charge storage regions therein | 8520104
  • Photo detecting apparatus and unit pixel thereof | 8513709
  • Image sensor including noise removing unit, image pickup device having the image sensor, and image sensing method performed in the image sensor | 8373782
  • Three-dimensional image sensor | 8300088
  • Highly miniaturized, battery operated, digital wireless camera using programmable single chip active pixel sensor (APS) digital camera chip | 8085342
  • Digital exposure circuit for an image sensor | 8054339
  • Digital exposure circuit for an image sensor | 8040394
  • Technique for flagging oversaturated pixels | 8031260
  • High dynamic range cascaded integration pixel cell and method of operation | 7990449
  • Interpolator for a CMOS sensor using a digital register | 7916193
  • Double sample active pixel sensor with double sampling temperature sensor | 7898316
  • Frame shuttering scheme for increased frame rate | 7830438
  • Multi junction APS with dual simultaneous integration | 7719592
  • Frame shutter pixel with an isolated storage node | 7687302
  • Lens barrel | 7660056
  • Alignment among elements in an image sensor | 7655893
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7652243
  • Digital exposure circuit for an image sensor | 7646407
  • Vehicle vision system | 7567291
  • Apparatus including at least one light sensor with an input pin for receiving an integration period signal | 7550703
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7473883
  • High dynamic range cascaded integration pixel cell | 7442910
  • Low light sensor signal to noise improvement | 7436442
  • Frame shutter pixel with an isolated storage node | 7388239
  • In-pixel kTC noise suppression using circuit techniques | 7385166
  • Vehicle rearview assembly having a light sensor with two or more transducers | 7378633
  • Multi junction APS with dual simultaneous integration | 7372490
  • Single substrate camera device with CMOS image sensor | 7369166
  • Two-transistor pixel with buried reset channel and method of formation | 7365409
  • Vehicle headlamp control utilizing a light sensor having at least two transducers | 7361875
  • Alignment among elements in an image sensor | 7351945
  • Lens barrel | 7345827
  • In-pixel kTC noise suppression using circuit techniques | 7326904
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7291822
  • Double sampling active pixel sensor with double sampling temperature sensor | 7280139
  • Methods of operating photodiode-type pixel and imager device | 7209173
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7199349
  • Image sensor with high dynamic range linear output | 7190398
  • Amplification with feedback capacitance for photodetector signals | 7183531
  • Method of acquiring an image from an optical structure having pixels with dedicated readout circuits | 7105371
  • Photodiode-type pixel for global electronic shutter and reduced lag | 7095440
  • Frame shuttering scheme for increased frame rate | 7092021
  • Rearview assembly for a vehicle including a light sensor having first and second light transducers that are not exposed to the same optical spectrum | 7087878
  • Center of mass detection via an active pixel sensor | 7053929
  • High-low sensitivity pixel | 7026596
  • Three-side buttable CMOS image sensors | 7009646
  • Method of forming two-transistor pixel with buried reset channel | 6984537
  • Center of mass detection via an active pixel sensor | 6980230
  • Nonlinear flash analog to digital converter used in an active pixel system | 6977603
  • Active pixel sensor pixel whose output is coupled to an output transistor gate | 6943838
  • Wide dynamic range fusion using memory lookup | 6912324
  • Analog to digital converter using multiple staggered successive approximation cells | 6909392
  • High dynamic range cascaded integration cell and method of operation | 6888122
  • Technique for flagging oversaturated pixels | 6873363
  • Automatic dimming mirror using semiconductor glare sensor | 6863405
  • Latched row logic for a rolling exposure snap | 6847398
  • Shared photodetector pixel image sensor | 6838563
  • Active pixel sensor array with electronic shuttering | 6825059
  • CMOS integration sensor with fully differential column readout circuit for light adaptive imaging | 6801258
  • Lock-in pinned photodiode photodetector | 6794214
  • Integrated sensor with frame memory and programmable resolution for light adaptive imaging | 6787749
  • Low light sensor signal to noise improvement | 6765613
  • Automatic dimming mirror using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6755542
  • Lock-in pinned photodiode photodetector | 6750485
  • Two-transistor pixel with buried reset channel and method of formation | 6744084
  • Active pixel sensor with intra-pixel charge transfer | 6744068
  • Vehicle equipment control with semiconductor light sensors | 6742904
  • Light Sensor | 6737629
  • Dynamic range extension for CMOS image sensor | 6734905
  • Multi-junction APS with dual simultaneous integration | 6724426
  • Interpolator for a CMOS sensor using a digital register | 6704049
  • Stitched circuits larger than the maximum reticle size in sub-micron process | 6690076
  • Differential non-linearity correction scheme | 6677872
  • Photodiode-type pixel for global electronic shutter and reduced lag | 6667768
  • Active pixel sensor having intra-pixel charge transfer with analog-to-digital converter | 6665013
  • High speed digital to analog converter using multiple staggered successive approximation cells | 6646583
  • Increasing pixel conversion gain in CMOS image sensors | 6627474
  • Frame shutter pixel with an isolated storage node | 6624456
  • Dead pixel correction by row/column substitution | 6611288
  • Digital exposure circuit for an image sensor | 6609745
  • Single chip active pixel sensor | 6606122
  • Wide dynamic range fusion using a lookup table | 6584235
  • CMOS active pixel sensor type imaging system on a chip | 6570617
  • Active pixel sensor with intra-pixel charge transfer | 6555842
  • Shared photodetector pixel image sensor | 6552322
  • Single substrate camera device with CMOS image sensor | 6549235
  • Active pixel sensor with winner-take-all mode of operation | 6515702
  • Photodiode light sensor | 6504142
  • Active pixel sensor array with electronic shuttering | 6486503
  • Center of mass detection with an active pixel sensor | 6476860
  • RAM line storage for fixed pattern noise correction | 6473124
  • Moisture detecting system using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6469291
  • Single chip camera device having double sampling operation | 6456326
  • Optical range finder | 6452666
  • Increasing pixel conversion gain in CMOS image sensors | 6445022
  • Backside illumination of CMOS image sensor | 6429036
  • Automatic dimming mirror using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6402328
  • Semiconductor imaging sensor with on-chip encryption | 6400824
  • Active pixel sensor with fully depleted buried photoreceptor | 6388243
  • Vehicle equipment control with semiconductor light sensors | 6379013
  • Photodiode light sensor | 6359274
  • Delta-doped hybrid advanced detector for low energy particle detection | 6346700
  • Active pixel image sensor using a pinned photodiode | 6320617
  • Moisture detecting system using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection | 6313457
  • Nonlinear flash analog to digital converter used in an active pixel system | 6295013
  • Lock-in pinned photodiode photodetector | 6239456
  • Pulse-controlled light emitting diode source | 6222172
  • Differential non-linearity correction scheme | 6215428
  • Active pixel image sensor with current mode readout | 6194696
  • Method and apparatus of high dynamic range image sensor with individual pixel reset | 6175383
  • Active pixel sensor with simple floating gate pixels | 6166768
  • CMOS image sensor with different pixel sizes for different colors | 6137100
  • Image sensor producing at least two integration times from each sensing pixel | 6115065
  • Delta-doped hybrid advanced detector for low energy particle detection | 6107619
  • Integrated infrared and visible image sensors | 6107618
  • Active pixel sensor with intra-pixel charge transfer | 6101232
  • Integrated sensor with frame memory and programmable resolution for light adaptive imaging | 6057539
  • Active pixel sensor having intra-pixel charge transfer with analog-to-digital converter | 6021172
  • Wide dynamic range optical sensor | 6008486
  • Quantum efficiency improvements in active pixel sensors | 6005619
  • Median filter with embedded analog-to-digital converter | 5995163
  • Active pixel sensors with substantially planarized color filtering elements | 5990506
  • Light-sensing array with wedge-like reflective optical concentrators | 5952645
  • Active pixel sensor with multiresolution readout | 5949483
  • Integrated sensor with frame memory and programmable resolution for light adaptive imaging | 5909026
  • Self-triggered X-ray sensor | 5887049
  • On-focal-plane analog to digital conversion for current-mode imaging devices | 5886659
  • Capacitively coupled successive approximation ultra low power analog to digital converter | 5880691
  • CMOS active pixel sensor type imaging system on a chip | 5841126
  • Successive approximation ADC for focal plane applications using balanced charge integrating amplifiers | 5793322
  • Solid-state image sensor with focal-plane digital photon-counting pixel array | 5665959
  • Digital parallel processor array for path planning | 5548773
  • CMOS active pixel image sensor | 5471515
  • Monolithic In-based III-V compound semiconductor focal plane array cell with single stage CCD output | 5386128
  • Method for producing a hybridization of detector array and integrated circuit for readout | 5236871
  • Trench-defined CCD structure | 5055900
  • Submicron dimension compound semiconductor fabrication using thermal etching | 4920069
  • Method of forming dielectric thin films on silicon by low energy ion beam bombardment | 4776925
  • Integrated fiber optic coupler for VHSIC/VLSI Interconnects | 4744623
  • Charge-coupled device differencer | 4686648

Tillman U. Gerngross (5)

  • Medical device comprising polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed using oxidizing agent | 8771720
  • Method of forming medical devices having pyrogen removed for in vivo application | 8231889
  • Medical device comprising polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed | 7906135
  • ARG1, ARG2, ARG3, HIS1, HIS2, HIS5, HIS6 genes and methods for stable genetic integration | 7479389
  • Method for making devices using polyhydroxyalkanoate having pyrogen removed | 7244442

Karl Griswold (3)

  • System and apparatus for porously-encapsulated magnetic-nanoparticle biosensors | 10502735
  • Deimmunized lysostaphin and methods of use | 10358636
  • Therapeutic charge engineered variants of lysozyme and methods for using same to treat infection | 9074201

Ryan Halter (4)

  • System and method of laryngoscopy surgery and imaging | 10582836
  • Systems and methods for cardiovascular-dynamics correlated imaging | 10575792
  • Surgical vision augmentation system | 10568522
  • System, method and device for monitoring the condition of an internal organ | 8764672

Eric W. Hansen (1)

  • System and method for use of nanoparticles in imaging and temperature measurement | 7994786

Geoffroy Hautier (4)

  • High-capacity positive electrode active material | 9780363
  • Electrochemical device comprising lithium manganese borate compounds | 9172090
  • Mixed phosphate-diphosphate electrode materials and methods of manufacturing same | 9159991
  • Carbonophosphate and related compounds | 8999282

Joseph J. Helble (3)

  • Apparatus for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5599511
  • Apparatus for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5447708
  • Process for producing nanoscale ceramic powders | 5358695

Shudong Jiang (2)

  • Pulsed lasers in frequency domain diffuse optical tomography and spectroscopy | 8634082
  • Systems and methods for tomographic image reconstruction | 8000775

Jifeng Liu (11)

  • Method and apparatus of surface-incident, plasmon-enhanced multiple quantum well modulators and optical coupling thereon | 10656443
  • Method of forming single-crystal semiconductor layers and photovoltaic cell thereon | 9356171
  • Engineering emission wavelengths in laser and light emitting devices | 8242480
  • High speed and low loss GeSi/Si electro-absorption light modulator and method of fabrication using selective growth | 8160404
  • Ultrafast Ge/Si resonator-based modulators for optical data communications in silicon photonics | 7840099
  • Method of fabricating Ge or SiGe/Si waveguide or photonic crystal structures by selective growth | 7801406
  • Method and structure of germanium laser on silicon | 7596158
  • Vertically-integrated waveguide photodetector apparatus and related coupling methods | 7305157
  • Integrated waveguide photodetector apparatus with matching propagation constants and related coupling methods | 7266263
  • Method of forming Ge photodetectors | 6946318
  • Ge photodetectors | 6812495

Lee Rybeck Lynd (9)

  • Increased ethanol production by thermophilic microorganisms with deletion of individual HFS hydrogenase subunits | 10619172
  • Systems and methods for enhancing microbial conversion of biomass using mechanical augmentation | 10533194
  • Thermophilic organisms for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol | 10066217
  • Nucleic acid molecules conferring enhanced ethanol tolerance and microorganisms having enhanced tolerance to ethanol | 8629255
  • Process for the treatment of lignocellulosic biomass | 8394611
  • Continuous process for making ethanol | 5837506
  • Continuous process for ethanol production from lignocellulosic materials without mechanical agitation | 5258293
  • Distillation process for ethanol | 5124004
  • Propagation of microbial cells on single carbon products | 4425432

Paul M. Meaney (8)

  • Imaging by magnetic resonance adsorption, elastography and tomography | 8207733
  • Microwave imaging system and processes, and associated software products | 7825667
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis methods | 7755010
  • Magnetic resonance microwave absorption and tomography | 7439736
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis systems | 7319212
  • Non-invasive microwave analysis systems | 7164105
  • Fixed array imaging, high contrast object imaging techniques and breast cancer imaging | 6448788
  • Two-dimensional microwave imaging apparatus and methods | 5841288

Sohail K. Mirza (2)

  • Method and apparatus for forming a cavity in soft tissue or bone | 6358251
  • Percutaneous surgical cavitation device and method | 5928239

Kofi M. Odame (3)

  • Acoustic sensor with an acoustic object detector for reducing power consumption in front-end circuit | 9964433
  • Hearing-aid noise reduction circuitry with neural feedback to improve speech comprehension | 9906872
  • Electroencephalography monitoring device having a self-adaptive analog-to-digital converter | 8655438

Daniel Olson (1)

  • Increased ethanol production by thermophilic microorganisms with deletion of individual HFS hydrogenase subunits | 10619172

Keith D. Paulsen (9)

  • Systems and methods for guiding tissue resection | 10667870
  • Systems and methods for cardiovascular-dynamics correlated imaging | 10575792
  • Surgical navigation with stereovision and associated methods | 10568535
  • Apparatus and methods for structured light scatteroscopy | 10485425
  • Structured-light imaging systems and methods for determining sub-diffuse scattering parameters | 10463256
  • Method and apparatus for calibration of stereo-optical three-dimensional surface-mapping system | 9456200
  • Method and apparatus for determining tumor shift during surgery using a stereo-optical three-dimensional surface-mapping system | 9336592
  • System and method of for providing patient registration without fiducials | 9179888
  • System and method for registering ultrasound and magnetic resonance images | 9098904

Laura Ray (4)

  • System and method for identifying ictal states in a patient | 10485471
  • In-ear digital electronic noise cancelling and communication device | 8385560
  • Tuned feedforward LMS filter with feedback control | 6996241
  • Method for tuning an adaptive leaky LMS filter | 6741707

Rahul Sarpeshkar (4)

  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired dynamical systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10769338
  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired discrete-state systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10275556
  • A quantum cochlea for efficient spectrum analysis | 10248748
  • Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired spectrum analysis and superposition with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits | 10204199

Erland M. Schulson (2)

  • Heat-treated zirconium alloy product | 4226647
  • Preparation of zirconium alloys | 4094706

Jason T. Stauth (3)

  • Systems and methods for characterizing impedance of an energy storage device | 10393818
  • System and method for reducing power loss in switched-capacitor power converters | 9793794
  • System and method for reducing power loss in switched-capacitor power converters copy | 9660523

Charles R. Sullivan (6)

  • Low AC resistant foil winding for magnetic coils on gapped cores | 7701317
  • Method for making magnetic components with N-phase coupling, and related inductor structures | 7498920
  • Low impedance test fixture for impedance measurements | 7365550
  • Method and apparatus for multi-phase DC-DC converters using coupled inductors in discontinuous conduction mode | 7317305
  • Voltage converter with coupled inductive windings, and associated methods | 6362986
  • Circuit for dimming gas discharge lamps without introducing striations | 5001386

Douglas W. Van Citters (2)

  • Movement monitoring systems and methods | 10463279
  • Method of enhancing interdigitation of bone cement to bone for attachment of prosthesis to bone during arthroplasty | 10448958

John X.J. Zhang (6)

  • Handheld imaging probe | 8767279
  • Forward-imaging optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems and probes | 8531676
  • Optically-implemented microsurgery system and approach | 8505544
  • Uniform transfer of luminescent quantum dots onto a substrate | 8193010
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope probe having a light emitting diode | 7621964
  • Mechanically tunable optical-encoded force sensor | 7594443