07200956 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 144 patents.

A cushioning device for a footwear or shoe includes a chamber with a magnetically responsive fluid therein for absorbing and/or dampening vibrations and/or shocks. A magnetic member, such as an electromagnet, is provided for applying a magnetic field to the magnetic fluid to thereby vary the viscosity thereof.

Title
Magnetic fluid cushioning device for a footwear or shoe
Application Number
10/624519
Publication Number
7200956 (B1)
Application Date
July 23, 2003
Publication Date
April 10, 2007
Inventor
Tirumalai S Sudarshan
Vienna
VA, US
Sanjay Kotha
Falls Church
VA, US
Agent
Dinesh Agarwal P C
Assignee
Materials Modification
VA, US
IPC
A43B 13/20
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