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    15.06.10 — IC - Prizes & Awards Amin Karbasi (EPFL), PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Martin Vetterli and Prof. Ruediger Urbanke, and Sewoong Oh (Stanford) received a best paper award at the ACM Sigmetrics 2010 for their paper "Distributed Sensor Network Localization from Local Connectivity: Performance Analysis for the HOP-TERRAIN Algorithm". Read the whole article
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    15.06.10 — IC - Prizes & Awards Professor Ruediger Urbanke and his Qualcomm colleague Tom Richardson received the 2011 Koji Kobayashi Award for developing the theory and practice of transmitting data reliably at rates approaching channel capacity. Read the whole article
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    15.06.10 — IC - Prizes & Awards François Roy from the Applied Superconductivity Laboratory (IC-SCI-BD) headed by the Senior Scientist Bertrand Dutoit has been awarded by the Van Duzer Prize for the best contributed, non-conference paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity. Read the whole article
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    15.06.10 — IC - Prizes & Awards Satish Korada, former student of Professor Ruediger Urbanke and now a postdoc at Stanford, has won the 2010 ABB Dissertation Award. Read the whole article
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    10.06.10 — Mediacom An international research team led by Prof. Klaus Kern (Laboratory of Nanoscale Science, EPFL) has demonstrated that quantum size effects can boost the superconductivity of nanostructured materials. Read the whole article
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    05.06.10 — Nanophotonics and Metrology We present a direct evidence of Bloch surface waves (BSWs) waveguiding on ultrathin polymeric ridges, supported by near-field measurements. It is demonstrated that near-infrared BSWs sustained by a silicon-based multilayer can be locally coupled and guided through dielectric ridges of nanometric thickness with low propagation losses. Using a conventional prism-based configuration, we demonstrate a wavelength-selective BSW coupling inside and outside the ridge. Such a result can open interesting opportunities in surface wave-mediated sensing applications, where light could be selectively coupled in specific regions defined by nanometric reliefs. Read the whole article
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    01.06.10 — Signal Processing Laboratory 5 nViso, the start-up company of Matteo Sorci, is presented in an article in the Swiss newspaper Le Temps, in the framework of a joint project with LTS5, supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Read the whole article
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    01.06.10 — Environmental Engineering A comprehensive description of most natural phenomena, geomorphological and geological features (such as landslides) can only be achieved by combining relevant information at a large spectrum of scales, from the overall shape of the landslide down to the detailed folds of the accumulation area. Read the whole article
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    28.05.10 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems The TV show features Jean-Christophe Zufferey's passion for aerial acrobatics and flying robots, including work on the microflyers, optipilot and the SMAVNET project. Read the whole article
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    28.05.10 — Laboratory of Intelligent Systems TSR features the work of Jean-Christophe Zufferey, Antoine Beyeler, Sabine Hauert, Adam Klaptocz, Severin Leven in the NOUVO TV program. Read the whole article