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Erwin Meinders
Peter Maria, Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Vullers Ruud: A method for manufacturing a thermoelectric generator, a wearable thermoelectric generator and a garment comprising the same. Tno, Stichting Imec Nederland, December 9, 2009: EP2131406-A1

The invention relates to method for manufacturing a thermoelectric generator, comprising the steps of replicating a structure into a flexible substrate (4) for providing a set of cavities (4a); providing an initiator (2a) in the cavities for growing respective piles (6, 7) of thermoelectric material ...


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Erwin Meinders
Maria Peter, Erwin Rinaldo Meinders, Ruud Vullers: Method for Manufacturing a Thermoelectric Generator, a Wearable Thermoelectric Generator and a Garment Comprising the Same. Nederlandse Organisatie voor toegepast natuurwetenschappelijk onderzoek TNO, Stichting IMEC Nederland, June 30, 2011: US20110154558-A1

The invention relates to method for manufacturing a thermoelectric generator, comprising the steps of replicating a structure into a flexible substrate (4) for providing a set of cavities (4a); providing an initiator (2a) in the cavities for growing respective piles (6, 7) of thermoelectric material ...


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Erwin Meinders
Peter Maria, Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Vullers Ruud: A method for manufacturing a thermoelectric generator, a wearable thermoelectric generator and a garment comprising the same. Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno, Stichting Imec Nederland, Peter Maria, Meinders Erwin Rinaldo, Vullers Ruud, Hatzmann Mj, December 10, 2009: WO/2009/148309

The invention relates to method for manufacturing a thermoelectric generator,comprising the steps of replicating a structure into a flexible substrate(4) for providing a set of cavities (4a); providing an initiator (2a) in the cavities for growing respective piles (6, 7) of thermoelectric materials; ...


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SANTANA JUAN, VAN LIEMPD CHRIS, VAN DEN HOVEN RICHARD: Readout system for MEMs-based capacitive accelerometers and strain sensors, and method for reading, Abtastsytem für kapazitive Beschleunigungs- und Dehnungssensoren auf MEMS-Basis und Abtastverfahren, Système de lecture pour accéléromètres capacitifs et capteurs de contrainte à base de MEMS et procédé de lecture. STICHTING IMEC NEDERLAND, March 14, 2012: EP2428774-A1 (76 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and an electronic readout circuit (50) for measuring a capacitance of a MEMs sensor (90), the readout circuit comprising: an input stage (10) for receiving a first signal (14) from the sensor and for presenting a second signal (17) a charge amplifier stage (20) for ...


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Dennis Hohlfeld, Martijn Goedbloed: Microstructure with enlarged mass and electrode area for kinetic to electrical energy conversion. Stichting Imec Nederland, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, February 1, 2011: US07880246 (25 worldwide citation)

A microstructure has a substrate, a fixed electrode having a plurality of fixed fingers fixed to the substrate, a movable electrode having a body (28) and a plurality of fingers (22) extending from the body, the movable electrode being movable relative to the fixed fingers to vary a capacitance of t ...


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Pieter Harpe: Asynchronous SAR ADC. Stichting IMEC Nederland, McDonell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, March 13, 2012: US08134487 (18 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous analog to digital convertor for converting an analog input signal into a digital output is presented. According to an embodiment, the analog to digital convertor comprises a clock input operable to receive an external clock signal having a clock period, a comparator operable to compa ...


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Valer Pop, Frank Bouwens, Li Huang, Guido Dolmans, Rene Elfrink, Ruud Vullers: Power management system for wireless autonomous transducer solutions. Stichting IMEC Nederland, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 9, 2014: US08832468 (11 worldwide citation)

An autonomous transducer system is disclosed. In one aspect, the system includes an energy scavenging module, energy storage module, a load circuit having at least one functional block providing a given functionality, and a power management module arranged for providing power supplied by the energy ...


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Koray Karakaya, Dennis Hohlfeld: System and method for resonance frequency tuning of resonant devices. Stichting IMEC Nederland, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 10, 2012: US08154176 (10 worldwide citation)

Tunable vibration energy scavengers and methods of operating the same are disclosed. The disclosed energy scavengers comprise a beam with a main body, wherein the beam comprises at least one flap and means for changing a shape of the at least one flap, wherein the at least one flap is physically att ...


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Yazicioglu Refet Firat, Penders Julien, Kim Sunyoung: Cardiac monitoring circuit with adaptive sampling. Imec, Stichting Imec Nederland, March 23, 2011: EP2298164-A2 (10 worldwide citation)

Described herein is an analogue signal processor (ASP) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) (400) that can be used for remotely monitoring ECG signals of a subject that has reduced power consumption. The ASP ASIC (400) performs the functions of: ECG signal extraction with high resolution u ...


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MARINISSEN ERIK JAN, VERBREE JACOBUS, KONIJNENBURG MARIO, CHI CHUN CHUAN: Test access architecture for TSV-based 3D stacked ICS, Testzugriffsarchitektur für TSV-basierte 3D-gestapelte ICS, Architecture daccès de test pour circuits imprimés empilés à base de RSV. IMEC, STICHTING IMEC NEDERLAND, October 5, 2011: EP2372379-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

A test access architecture is presented for 3D-SICs that allows for both pre-bond die testing and post-bond stack testing. The test access architecture is based on a modular test approach, in which the various dies, their embedded IP cores, the inter-die TSV-based interconnects, and the external I/O ...