Posted: Jun 9, 2017

Time Efficient Scientific Visualization Tool

Description While mathematical computation engines have built-in scientific visualization and animation capabilities, it is possible to achieve much more with the underlying data than what is currently realized. On the......


Posted: May 13, 2016

A Novel and Improved OFDM System

Description The growing demand for high-speed wireless communications has prompted the development of higher performance technologies. A key technology that promises to deliver higher data capacity and greater spectral efficiency......


Posted: Mar 17, 2016

New Method for Single-Camera 3D Underwater Image Reconstruction

Description Computer vision has become a popular method to explore the underwater environment. Underwater cameras are used for scientific exploration seafloor structure, monitoring undersea habitats, and inspecting industrial equipment. Camera calibration is......


Posted: Dec 30, 2014

Zonal UWB Receiver

Description An ultra-wideband (UWB) receiver is a short range wireless communications technology currently gaining popularity for use with personal area networking (PAN) applications such as wireless monitors, camcorders, and other......


Posted: Dec 25, 2014

Non-Repeating Interval Sequences for Coded Imaging and Multi-User Communications

Description Coded excitation is widely used in ultrasound, radar, sonar and other imaging systems as well as in communication systems. Coded excitation involves the transmission of long-duration pulses with a......


Posted: Nov 24, 2014

3D Reconstruction of Transparent and Reflective Objects

Description 3D object reconstruction is widely used in a number of industries to create a three dimensional digital model of a physical object.  Traditional acquisition systems rely on the expected......


Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Overhead & Complexity Optimized Network Coding for Improved Network Performance

Description Communication and data transfer over the internet is driven by speed and the ability to provide uninterruptable high quality services. Conventional network broadcast/multicast protocols are either unreliable (e.g. user......


Posted: Oct 7, 2014

Novel Small-Area Low-Power Analog to Digital Converter for In-Pixel Data Conversion

Description Most image sensors incorporate one analog-to-digital converter (ADC) per pixel array, or per column, to process a photodiode’s sensitive signal. The next generation of products aims to incorporate one......


Posted: Jul 9, 2014

New Optimized Receiver for Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation (PSAM)

Description Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation is a wireless communications method for reducing the effects of a fading signal. By periodically inserting known ‘pilot’ symbols into a transmitter’s data stream, a......


Posted: Jul 1, 2014

Low Loss Meta-Material Optical Waveguides

Description The researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a new class of optical waveguides with a meta-material cladding which enables strong confinement of energy within the waveguides making......


Posted: May 20, 2014

Easily Fabricated Hollow Optical Waveguides Including Tapers

Description Optical waveguides are devices that guide electromagnetic waves along a desired path, and with a minimum of loss from the generating point to the point of application. Air-core (hollow)......


Posted: Feb 9, 2014

A Novel Receiver Structure for Time-Hopping UWB in Multiple Access Interference

Description Ultra-wide bandwidth technology (UWB) is proving to be a promising solution for high capacity, wireless multiple access systems. Described as Bluetooth on steroids, UWB provides extremely high data rate......