Patents by Inventor Baudouin Martineau

Baudouin Martineau has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220060214
    Abstract: A system for bidirectional transmission in a plastic waveguide of a plurality of signals, between a first transceiver device and a second transceiver device, the plurality of signals comprising a payload carrier signal and one or more reference signals generated by one or more local oscillators on different frequencies, the first transceiver device being a power radio transceiver device, the second transceiver device being a multisignal transceiver device with no energy consumption which comprises a passive transmitter and a passive receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Didier BELOT, Baudouin MARTINEAU
  • Publication number: 20220021339
    Abstract: A device for receiving and demodulating an amplitude-modulated RF signal, comprising: a first antenna; a first amplifier coupled to the first antenna; a receiving module including: a) a second antenna; b) a second amplifier coupled to the second antenna; c) a phase-shifter coupled to the second amplifier and applying a phase-shift ?; d) a mixer comprising inputs coupled to the phase-shifter and to the first amplifier, and outputting a product of signals received at the input, and wherein the value of the phase-shift ? is such that the device performs a demodulation of the RF signal when a wavefront of the RF signal forms, with an axis of alignment of the antennas, an angle ? having a particular value a which depends on the phase-shift ? and on a distance between the antennas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Clément JANY, Baudouin MARTINEAU
  • Publication number: 20210116501
    Abstract: A radiofrequency transmission/reception integrated circuit includes at least one radiofrequency signal amplifier (PA, LNA), the at least one amplifier being configured, in operational mode, so as to perform a function of amplifying a radiofrequency signal applied at input, wherein the amplifier is configured so as to perform an oscillator function in a self-test mode of the integrated circuit, to generate a radiofrequency signal on at least one of the input or the output of said amplifier. A self-test method for such an integrated circuit is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Baudouin MARTINEAU, Cédric DEHOS
  • Patent number: 10862721
    Abstract: A carrier recovery system for a receiver of a phase-modulated signal N-PSK, the system including a first pre-conditioning circuit of the signal received (S(t)), with the pre-conditioned signal (SP(t)) having a component, non-modulated in phase, at the frequency Nƒc where ƒc is the carrier used for the modulation N-PSK, and a carrier regeneration circuit to regenerate two sinusoidal signals in quadrature at the frequency ƒc, with these signals being phase locked with respect to said non-modulated component in phase of the pre-conditioned signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVE
    Inventors: Alexandre Siligaris, Cedric Dehos, Jose-Luis Gonzalez Jimenez, Clement Jany, Baudouin Martineau
  • Publication number: 20200348395
    Abstract: A radio wave transceiver system, including: at least one waveguide made of a dielectric material; a transceiver circuit coupled to a first end of each of said at least one waveguide, capable of transmitting and/or of receiving radio waves respectively propagating in said at least one waveguide; and at least one antenna coupled to a second end of said at least one waveguide, capable of transmitting and/or of receiving said waves to/from a non-guided external medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Frédéric Hameau, Baudouin Martineau
  • Patent number: 10665945
    Abstract: A millimeter-wave waveguide including at least one strip of a dielectric material having a dielectric constant in the range from 1 to 4, a sheath surrounding the strip, and at least four ribs connecting the strip to the sheath.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Commissariat á l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Baudouin Martineau
  • Patent number: 10418938
    Abstract: A voltage-controlled oscillator, including a voltage-controlled LC resonator including at least one first output node; an amplifier including at least one first dual-gate MOS transistor including first and second gates, coupling the first output node to a second node of application of a reference potential; and a regulation circuit capable of applying to the second gate of the first transistor a bias voltage variable according to the amplitude of the oscillations of a signal delivered on the first output node of the oscillator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT Á L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, José-Luis Gonzalez Jimenez, Aurélien Larie
  • Patent number: 10164608
    Abstract: Switch comprising at least one PCM portion that can be in a conducting or blocked state depending on the amorphous or crystalline state of the PCM that can change state when it is heated, in which the PCM portion is continuous and has an elongated shape such that an input and an output of the switch are connected to two ends of the PCM portion respectively that are separated from each other by a distance corresponding to the largest dimension of the PCM portion, and comprising a control device of the state of the switch capable of passing heating currents through the PCM portion, approximately perpendicular to the largest dimension of the PCM portion, from at least two input points separated from each other and separated from the ends of the PCM portion, to at least two output points separated from each other and separated from the ends of the PCM portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Aurelien Larie, Baudouin Martineau
  • Patent number: 10044102
    Abstract: A millimeter-wave transmission device including a waveguide made of a material having a dielectric constant in the range from 1 to 4, the waveguide being solid at each of its ends with an electronic unit embedded in the material of the waveguide, the electronic unit including a millimeter wave transceiver circuit, an antenna capable of transmitting and receiving the millimeter waves, a modulation-demodulation circuit, and input-output conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard
  • Publication number: 20180138894
    Abstract: Switch comprising at least one PCM portion that can be in a conducting or blocked state depending on the amorphous or crystalline state of the PCM that can change state when it is heated, in which the PCM portion is continuous and has an elongated shape such that an input and an output of the switch are connected to two ends of the PCM portion respectively that are separated from each other by a distance corresponding to the largest dimension of the PCM portion, and comprising a control device of the state of the switch capable of passing heating currents through the PCM portion, approximately perpendicular to the largest dimension of the PCM portion, from at least two input points separated from each other and separated from the ends of the PCM portion, to at least two output points separated from each other and separated from the ends of the PCM portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Didier BELOT, Aurelien LARIE, Baudouin MARTINEAU
  • Publication number: 20180069315
    Abstract: A millimeter-wave waveguide including at least one strip of a dielectric material having a dielectric constant in the range from 1 to 4, a sheath surrounding the strip, and at least four ribs connecting the strip to the sheath.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: Commissariat à IÉnergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Baudouin Martineau
  • Patent number: 9853345
    Abstract: A multichannel splitter formed from 1 to 2 splitters. An input terminal of a first 1 to 2 splitter defines an input of the multichannel splitter. The 1 to 2 splitters are electrically series-connected. First respective outputs of the 1 to 2 splitters define output terminals of the multichannel splitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics SA
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard, Frédéric Gianesello
  • Publication number: 20170331181
    Abstract: A millimeter-wave transmission device including a waveguide made of a material having a dielectric constant in the range from 1 to 4, the waveguide being solid at each of its ends with an electronic unit embedded in the material of the waveguide, the electronic unit including a millimeter wave transceiver circuit, an antenna capable of transmitting and receiving the millimeter waves, a modulation-demodulation circuit, and input-output conductors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Applicant: Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives
    Inventors: Didier Belot, Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard
  • Patent number: 9787351
    Abstract: A radiofrequency receiver device including: a local oscillator oscillating at an adjustable local frequency; a mixer receiving radiofrequency signals and the output of the local oscillator for the supply of intermediate-frequency signals; a filtering system configured and positioned to filter the signals according to a bandpath with an adjustable frequency bandwidth; and a data detector in the intermediate-frequency signals. It further includes means for adjusting the local frequency of the local oscillator, between minimum and maximum oscillation frequencies, and for adjusting the bandpath of the filtering system, between minimum and maximum frequency bandwidths, wherein the adjusting means are suitable for adjusting the local frequency and the bandpath until the detector detects a predetermined identification code in one of the intermediate-frequency signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, Clement Jany
  • Publication number: 20170271777
    Abstract: A connector for a plastic waveguide includes a connector body having first and second openings aligned with one another. The first opening is configured to receive the plastic waveguide. A radio frequency (RF) antenna is positioned within the second opening of the connector body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard, Didier Belot, Pierre Dautriche
  • Publication number: 20170257063
    Abstract: A voltage-controlled oscillator, including a voltage-controlled LC resonator including at least one first output node; an amplifier including at least one first dual-gate MOS transistor including first and second gates, coupling the first output node to a second node of application of a reference potential; and a regulation circuit capable of applying to the second gate of the first transistor a bias voltage variable according to the amplitude of the oscillations of a signal delivered on the first output node of the oscillator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: Baudouin MARTINEAU, José-Luis GONZALEZ JIMENEZ, Aurélien LARIE
  • Patent number: 9712116
    Abstract: An amplifier includes at least two amplification stages coupled in parallel. Each amplification stage includes at differential pair of amplifying MOS transistors having gates connected to a first and second input nodes common to amplifying stages, and bulk regions connected to each other but insulated from bulk regions of the amplifying MOS transistors of the other amplification stages. A configuration circuit generates bias voltage for application to the bulk terminals in each amplification stage to set the threshold voltages of the amplifying MOS transistors, and thus configuring the operating range of each amplification stage so that different amplification stages have different operating ranges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics SA
    Inventors: Lionel Vogt, Baudouin Martineau, Aurelien Larie
  • Publication number: 20160173036
    Abstract: An amplifier includes at least two amplification stages coupled in parallel. Each amplification stage includes at differential pair of amplifying MOS transistors having gates connected to a first and second input nodes common to amplifying stages, and bulk regions connected to each other but insulated from bulk regions of the amplifying MOS transistors of the other amplification stages. A configuration circuit generates bias voltage for application to the bulk terminals in each amplification stage to set the threshold voltages of the amplifying MOS transistors, and thus configuring the operating range of each amplification stage so that different amplification stages have different operating ranges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicant: STMicroelectronics SA
    Inventors: Lionel Vogt, Baudouin Martineau, Aurelien Larie
  • Publication number: 20160111768
    Abstract: A multichannel splitter formed from 1 to 2 splitters. An input terminal of a first 1 to 2 splitter defines an input of the multichannel splitter. The 1 to 2 splitters are electrically series-connected. First respective outputs of the 1 to 2 splitters define output terminals of the multichannel splitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard, Frédéric Gianesello
  • Patent number: 9231642
    Abstract: A multichannel splitter formed from 1 to 2 splitters. An input terminal of a first 1 to 2 splitter defines an input of the multichannel splitter. The 1 to 2 splitters are electrically series-connected. First respective outputs of the 1 to 2 splitters define output terminals of the multichannel splitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: STMicroelectronics SA
    Inventors: Baudouin Martineau, Olivier Richard, Frederic Gianesello