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Wolfgang Fink, Eui Hyeok Yang, Yoshi Hishinuma, Choonsup Lee, Thomas George, Yu Chong Tai, Ellis Meng, Mark Humayun: Optically powered and optically data-transmitting wireless intraocular pressure sensor device. California Institute of Technology, Doheny Eye Institute, Fish & Neave IP Group, November 7, 2006: US07131945 (118 worldwide citation)

An implantable intraocular pressure sensor device for detecting excessive intraocular pressure above a predetermined threshold pressure is disclosed. The device includes a pressure switch that is sized and configured to be placed in an eye, wherein said pressure switch is activated when the intraocu ...


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Wolfgang Fink, Mark Humayun: Method and system for training a visual prosthesis. California Institute of Technology, Doheny Eye Institute, Ropes & Gray, January 22, 2008: US07321796 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for training a visual prosthesis includes presenting a non-visual reference stimulus corresponding to a reference image to a visual prosthesis patient. The visual prosthesis including a plurality of electrodes. Training data sets are generated by presenting a series of stimulation patterns ...


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Wolfgang Fink, Alfredo A Sadun: Computer-based 3D visual field test system and analysis. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, June 17, 2003: US06578966 (15 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electronically performing a visual field test for a patient. A visual field test pattern is displayed to the patient on an electronic display device and the patient's responses to the visual field test pattern are recorded. A visual field representation is generated f ...


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Wolfgang Fink, Alfredo A Sadun: Computer-based 3D visual field testing with peripheral fixation points. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, August 3, 2004: US06769770 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electronically performing a visual field test for a patient. A visual field test pattern including a peripheral fixation point is displayed to the patient on an electronic display device and the patient's responses to the visual field test pattern are recorded. A visu ...


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Peter Siepmann, Hermann Westrich, Jurgen Gsell, Wolfgang Fink: Method and apparatus for replacing full packages with empty tubes on a takeup machine for a continuously advancing yarn. Barmag, Bell Seltzer Intellectual Property Law Group of Alston & Bird, July 14, 1998: US05779170 (6 worldwide citation)

A takeup machine for continuously advancing yarns (1) comprises a spindle revolver (5) mounting two winding spindles (6, 7), which alternate in winding packages (10). The packages are doffed by a servicing automat (doffer) in two positions of the spindle revolver (5) which is moved on step-by-step a ...


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Wolfgang Fink, James Dohm, Mark A Tarbell: Multi-agent autonomous system. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, January 24, 2006: US06990406 (5 worldwide citation)

A multi-agent autonomous system for exploration of hazardous or inaccessible locations. The multi-agent autonomous system includes simple surface-based agents or craft controlled by an airborne tracking and command system. The airborne tracking and command system includes an instrument suite used to ...


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Wolfgang Fink: Automated objective characterization of visual field defects in 3D. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, September 5, 2006: US07101044 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electronically performing a visual field test for a patient. A visual field test pattern is displayed to the patient on an electronic display device and the patient's responses to the visual field test pattern are recorded. A visual field representation is generated from t ...


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Wolfgang Fink, Mark A Tarbell: Method and system for training a visual prosthesis. California Institute of Technology, Ropes & Gray, September 4, 2012: US08260428 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for training a visual prosthesis includes presenting a non-visual reference stimulus corresponding to a reference image to a visual prosthesis patient. Training data sets are generated by presenting a series of stimulation patterns to the patient through the visual prosthesis. Each stimulat ...


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Wolfgang Fink, James Dohm, Mark A Tarbell: Multi-agent autonomous system and method. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, June 22, 2010: US07742845 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a plurality of crafts in an operational area includes providing a command system, a first craft in the operational area coupled to the command system, and a second craft in the operational area coupled to the command system. The method further includes determining a first des ...


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Wolfgang Fink, Peter Graf: Non-mechanical printer operating in accordance with an electrographic process. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill Gross Simpson Van Santen Steadman Chiara & Simpson, February 14, 1978: US04074283 (4 worldwide citation)

A non-mechanical printer for use in an electrographic process comprising a drum-shaped data carrier, a recording head and a gas bearing for supporting the recording head on a cushion of gas in spaced relation to the data carrier. The data carrier is drum-shaped and the surfaces of the gas bearing wh ...