Philips Electronics patents granted on 23 March 2010

10 US patents granted on 23 March 2010 and assigned to Philips Electronics

1 7,684,604 Apparatus and method for planning magnetic resonance imaging
2 7,684,428 System and method to free unused time-slots in a distributed MAC protocol
3 7,684,297 Optical record carrier recording method, optical record carrier and apparatus for writing information
4 7,683,623 RF volume coil with selectable field of view
5 7,683,559 Method of recovering energy from the turntable motor in an optical disc drive and optical device
6 7,683,548 Method of producing an infrared lamp
7 7,683,343 Treatment system comprising a dielectric barrier discharge lamp
8 7,683,333 Detector for nuclear medicine
9 7,682,034 Light-source with fabric diffusing layer
10 7,681,815 Device for chopping food, in particular pieces of ice