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  1. Device and system for three-dimensional vibration isolation 

    Almazan, Jose L.; Reyes, Sergio (2021)
    A device for the three-dimensional isolation of vibrations between structures or equipment and their foundations comprises: an articulated hexagonal metal frame made up of an upper plate for anchoring to the structure, a lower plate for supporting the foundations and at least one pair of articulated arms and oppositely inclined on each side; one or more series compression vertical elastomeric rings confined between the upper plate and a ...
  2. Kit comprising adhesive hydrogel and impregnating fluid 

    Anthis, Alexandre H.C.; Matter, Tino; Herrmann, Inge (2022)
    The present invention relates to a kit of parts comprising two components, the first component being a patch comprising a non-degradable synthetic hydrogel and the second component being an impregnating fluid, which, upon in-situ polymerisation, anchors the patch on a tissue. The patch may comprise additional layers comprising sensing components or therapeutic components. In addition, the invention notably relates to the use of said kit ...
  3. Patch comprising sensing components 

    Anthis, Alexandre H.C.; Herrmann, Inge; Suter, Benjamin (2022)
    The present invention relates a patch for detecting by at least one non-invasive imaging technique a leak of a biological fluid at an application site, wherein said patch comprises either a layer comprising one or more first portions containing a first gel, one or more second portions containing a second gel and at least one sensing component embedded within the first gel and/or the second gel, or a layer containing a hydrogel and at least ...
  4. Fabrication method of an elastomer with topographical structure formed by the breath figure technique 

    Ferrari, Aldo; Mazza, Edoardo; Hopf, Raoul; et al. (2022)
    A fabrication method of an elastomer breath structure comprises the steps of applying a liquid elastomer (21) onto a substrate, an initial curing of the liquid elastomer (21) on the substrate partially into a partially cured polymer (22), condensation of water droplets (40) from the environment (41') onto the partially cured polymer (22), and finishing curing of the partially cured polymer (22) with parallel removal of the water droplets ...
  5. Traction MMC / Bahn MMC 

    Biela, Jürgen; Beck, Simon; Fuchs, Simon (2023)
  6. Method for predicting future driving conditions for a vehicle 

    Naef, Alex; Gisler, Hans-Jörg; Widmer, Martin; et al. (2022)
    In a method for predicting future driving conditions for a vehicle (1), sensor data (2) are gathered while the vehicle (1) is traveling on a route. A position of the vehicle (1) is also determined. The gathered data are associated with the determined vehicle position. A map (9) is created depending on the associated data. When the route is traveled again, the map is updated in real time depending on associated data from the repeated ...
  7. Wearable assistive device 

    Koginov, Gleb; Schmidt, Kai (2022)
  8. DNA constructs comprising alternative promoters 

    Benenson, Yaakov; Doshi, Jiten (2022)
    The invention relates to the fields of biomolecular computing and/or synthetic biology. In particular, the invention relates to a DNA construct that comprises a first promoter, at least one further promoter and an output sequence, wherein each of said promoters comprises a transcription start site and/or is suitable for initiating transcription, wherein the initiation of transcription from the first promoter is enabled by a first ...
  9. A method for determining a score 

    Fellnhofer, Katharina (2023)
    According to the present invention there is provided a method for determining a score for a subject, the method comprising the steps of, (a) presenting the subject with an image which contains a subliminal image; (b) presenting the subject with a question which requires the subject to make a decision, and receiving a decision from the subject; (c) repeating steps (a) and (b) a plurality of times; (d) determining the number of the decisions ...
  10. Method and device for assessing corrosion phenomena 

    Bircher, Lukas; Pfändler, Patrick; Angst, Ueli (2022)
  11. Cell-based sensing systems and methods 

    Mahdavi, Alborz; Wang, Hua; Tirrell, David A.; et al. (2012)
    The present disclosure describes cell-based sensors. Cell-based sensors can comprise cells coupled with a sensor for sensing change of configuration and/or movement of the cells. Such changes of configuration and/or movement of the cells can be sensed through changes to one or more parameters such as electrical, mechanical and/or optical parameters. By way of example, the sensors can be magnetic based sensors or electrochemical sensors.
  12. Posture detector calibration and use 

    Wang, Hua; Hatlestad, John (2013)
    Calibrating a posture detector for a patient's body involves measuring outputs of one or more sensors disposed in relation to the patient's body while the patient assumes a plurality of positions. A transfer matrix is formed having coefficients corresponding to the measured outputs. The transfer matrix defines a relationship between a coordinate system of the one or more sensors and a coordinate system of the patient's body. The body ...
  13. Method and apparatus for performing modulation of a radio frequency signal 

    Wang, Hua; Liang, Paul Cheng Po (2014)
    A method and apparatus for performing modulation of a radio frequency, RF, signal within a digital-to-RF converter. The method includes determining a desired digital control word switching frequency value based at least partly on at least one parameter corresponding to a bandwidth of the RF signal to be modulated and at least one from a group including: at least one parameter corresponding to an RF channel frequency of the RF signal to ...
  14. Method and apparatus for providing high efficiency cartesian modulation 

    Liang, Paul Cheng-Po; Takinami, Koji; Wang, Hua; et al. (2012)
    The disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for providing efficient signal transmission. Conventional linear amplifiers are most efficient when operated in compressed mode. In the compressed mode, the digital power amplifier switches between the on and off modes. A digital power amplifier operates in compressed mode only if the incoming signal is an on-off constant envelop signal. In one embodiment, the disclosure provides a method ...
  15. Electronic self-healing methods for radio-frequency receivers 

    Bohn, Florian; Hajimiri, Seyed Ali; Wang, Hua; et al. (2012)
    Systems and methods for providing self-healing integrated circuits. The method is characterized in that the behavior of a circuit or a device in response to an input signal is observed. One or more operational parameters or characteristics of the circuit or the device are derived. A corrective action to bring the operational parameters or characteristics of the circuit or device within a desired range is deduced, if needed. The corrective ...
  16. Methods and apparatus for reducing average-to-minimum power ratio in communications signals 

    Liang, Paul Cheng-Po; Wang, Hua; Mori, Kenichi (2013)
    A baseband circuit for a communications transmitter includes a baseband modulator, a pulse-shaping filter, and an AMPR reduction circuit. The baseband modulator is configured to generate a sequence of symbols formatted in accordance with a non-constant envelope modulation scheme. The pulse-shaping filter is configured to band-limit the sequence of samples to provide a sequence of samples. The AMPR reduction circuit is configured to analyze ...
  17. Electromagnetic molecular sensors and methods of using same 

    Hajimiri, Seyed Ali; Wang, Hua (2015)
    Devices having an electromagnetic detector for the detection of analytes are disclosed. The devices include an electromagnetic detector, including effective inductance-change magnetic detectors, and a binding moiety. The device can include an electromagnetic material that can be detected by the detector. The device is configured such that binding of an analyte to the binding moiety changes the relationship between the electromagnetic ...
  18. Broadband phase synthesis network with self-healing capability 

    Wang, Hua; Hajimiri, Seyed Ali (2013)
    A phase synthesis network having self healing capability. The phase synthesis network includes two phase rotators that receive I and Q input LO signals, that receive a digital control signal, and that can adjust a phase and a gain in response to the digital control signal. An output of each of the phase rotators provides a respective output signal to a switch. The switch provides a selected one of the respective output signals for mixing ...
  19. Methods and apparatus for reducing high-frequency events in polar domain signals 

    Wang, Hua; Liang, Paul Cheng-Po (2012)
    Methods and apparatus for reducing high-frequency events in polar domain signals. An exemplary method includes first generating an unmodified rectangular-coordinate signal having in-phase (I) and quadrature phase (Q) components that are modulated according to a predetermined modulation scheme. Next a first sample of the unmodified rectangular-coordinate signal is modified based on how close the first sample is to the origin in the complex ...
  20. Effective-inductance-change based magnetic particle sensing 

    Wang, Hua; Hajimiri, Seyed Ali; Chen, Yan (2015)
    The invention relates to an integrated measurement system to detect a quantity of magnetic particles in a sample. The measurement system includes a substrate. An electromagnetic (EM) structure disposed on the surface of the substrate is configured to receive a sample including the magnetic particles in proximity thereof. The integrated measurement system also includes an electrical current generator disposed on the surface of the substrate ...

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