Peter J. Kindlmann

Peter J. Kindlmann
Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering
Room / Office: Becton 503
Office Address:
15 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208284
New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: (203) 432-4294
Fax: (203) 432-6420
Email: peter.kindlmann@yale.edu
Degrees:

Ph.D., Yale University

Interests:

Circuit and instrumentation design, with emphasis on analog and measurement issues for research, industrial and consumer use; study of the role of technology and information in teaching, organizations, and contemporary culture.

Selected Awards & Honors:

  • Distinguished Service to Industry, Commerce or Education - Awarded 2008
  • Sheffield Distinguished Teaching Award  (1998)
  • Award for Meritorious Service to Yale University, presented by the Yale Science and Engineering Association  (1996)
  • B.F. Goodrich Inventor's Program Award, senior project advisor for G. Favalora  (1996)

Selected Publications:

  • Gallium-Arsenide Deep-Level Optical-Emitter for Fiber-Optics, Janet L Pan, J.E. McManis, T. Osadchy, L. Grober, Peter J Kindlmann, 2003, Nature Materials, 2(6), 375-378.
  • Fundamental Limits to Force Detection Using Quartz Tuning Forks, Robert D Grober, J. Acimovic, J. Schuck, D. Hessman, Peter J Kindlmann, J. Hespanha, A. Stephen Morse, K. Karrai, I. Tiemann, S. Manus, 2000, Review of Scientific Instruments, 71(7), 2776-80.
  • Design and Evaluation of Adiabatic Arithmetic Units , M. C. Knapp, Peter J Kindlmann, M. C. Papaefthymiou, 1997, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 14(1-2), 71-79.
  • Single photon imaging X-ray spectrometers using low noise current preamplifiers with dc voltage bias, S. Friedrich, K. Segall, M.C. Gaidis, C.M. Wilson, Daniel E Prober, Peter J Kindlmann, A.E. Szymkowiak, S.H. Moseley, 1996, IEEE Trans. on Applied Superconductivity, 7(2), 3383-6.

Selected Patents:

  • "AC/DC Powered Microwave Oven", 5,276,300, 1994: With Douglas Low and Neil Titcomb. Assigned to International Marine Industries
  • "High Voltage Electrophoresis Apparatus", 5,027,018, 1991: Assigned to Eastman Kodak Company
  • "Electrophoresis Apparatus", 4,911,817, 1990: Assigned to Eastman Kodak Company
  • "Head Top Surface Measurement Utilizing Screen Parameters in Electromagnetic Casting", Re. 32,596, 1988: Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Optical Navigation System", 4,786,167, 1988: Assigned to the co-inventors (R.R. Rathbone, P.J. Kindlmann, Robert A. Valley, Jr., Robert A. Valley, Sr.)
  • "Control System for Electromagnetic Casting of Metals", 4,682,645, 1987: Assigned to Olin Corporation (the basic process for non-contact containment of molten metal)
  • "Determination of Liquid Solid Interface and Head in Electromagnetic Casting", 4,495,983, 1985: With G.L. Ungarean, J.C. Yarwood and D.E. Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Drive Circuit for Capacitive Electroluminescent Panel", 4,527,096, 1985: Assigned to Timex Corporation (Timex's Indiglo™ backlighting for watches)
  • "Process and Apparatus for Synchronized Electromagnetic Casting of Multiple Strands", 4,495,981, 1985: With J.C. Yarwood, G.L. Ungarean and D.E. Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "A Process and Apparatus for Selecting the Drive Frequencies for Individual Containment Inductors", 4,452,297, 1984: With G.L. Ungarean, J.C. Yarwood and D.E. Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Head Top Surface Measurement Utilizing Screen Parameters in Electromagnetic Casting", 4,470,447, 1984: With G.L. Ungarean, J.C. Yarwood and D.E. Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation.
  • "Process and Apparatus for Electromagnetic Casting of Multiple Strands Having Individual Head Control", 4,446,909, 1984: With D.E. Tyler, G.L. Ungarean and J.C. Yarwood. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Transformer-Driven Shield for Electromagnetic Casting", 4,462,457, 1984: With J.C.Yarwood, G.L. Ungarean and D.E.Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Electromagnetic Casting Process Utilizing an Active Transformer-Driven Copper Shield", 4,319,625, 1982: With Y.C. Yarwood, G.L. Ungarean and D.E. Tyler. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Digital Bar Graph Tachometer", 4,243,938, 1981: With A.W. Bliven. Assigned to Echlin Mfg. Co.
  • "Electromagnetic Casting Apparatus", 4,289,946, 1981: With D.E. Tyler, J.C. Yarwood and I.K. Yun. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Transformer Driven Shield for Electromagnetic Casting", 4,285,387, 1981: With D.E. Tyler, G.L. Ungarean and J.C. Yarwood. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Electromagnetic Casting Apparatus", 4,213,496, 1980: With D.E. Tyler, J.C. Yarwood and I.K. Yun. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Electromagnetic Casting Apparatus and Process", 4,161,206, 1979: With D.E. Tyler, J.C. Yarwood and I.K. Yun. Assigned to Olin Corporation
  • "Electronic Ignition Advance Circuit", 4,164,926, 1979: Assigned to Echlin Mfg. Co.