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Paul M Zavracky: Micromechanical switch with insulated switch contact. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, June 17, 1997: US05638946 (349 worldwide citation)

A micromechanical switch and a method of making the switch. The micromechanical switch of the invention is made by surface micromachining techniques and include an isolated contact located on the beam and separated from the main body of the beam by an insulated connector. The isolated contact provid ...


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Barry L Karger, Frantisek Foret, Paul M Zavracky, E Nicol McGruer, Qifeng Xue, Yuriy M Dunayevskiy: Microscale fluid handling system. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, February 16, 1999: US05872010 (293 worldwide citation)

A microscale fluid handling system that permits the efficient transfer of nanoliter to picoliter quantities of a fluid sample from the spatially concentrated environment of a microfabricated chip to "off-chip" analytical or collection devices for further off-chip sample manipulation and analysis is ...


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Kenneth P Baclawski: Distributed computer database system and method. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, December 2, 1997: US05694593 (178 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer database system including a front end computer and a plurality of computer nodes interconnected by a network into a search engine. A query from a user is transmitted to the front end computer which forwards the query to one of the computer nodes, termed the home node, of the s ...


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Robert William McClelland, Noa More Rensing, Mark Bradley Spitzer, Paul Daniel Aquilino, Paul Martin Zavracky: Method of fabrication of a torsional micro-mechanical mirror system. The Microoptical Corporation, Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, March 5, 2002: US06353492 (168 worldwide citation)

A torsional micro-mechanical mirror system includes a mirror assembly rotatably supported by a torsional mirror support assembly for rotational movement over and within a cavity in a base. The cavity is sized sufficiently to allow unimpeded rotation of the mirror assembly. The mirror assembly includ ...


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Robert William McClelland, Noa More Rensing, Mark Bradley Spitzer, Paul Daniel Aquilino, Paul Martin Zavracky: Torsional micro-mechanical mirror system. MicroOptical Corporation, Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, March 13, 2001: US06201629 (152 worldwide citation)

A torsional micro-mechanical mirror system includes a mirror assembly rotatably supported by a torsional mirror support assembly for rotational movement over and within a cavity in a base. The cavity is sized sufficiently to allow unimpeded rotation of the mirror assembly. The mirror assembly includ ...


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Charles A DiMarzio: Optical quadrature Interferometer. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, February 1, 2000: US06020963 (147 worldwide citation)

An optical quadrature interferometer is presented. The optical quadrature interferometer uses a different state of polarization in each of two arms of the interferometer. A light beam is split into two beams by a beamsplitter, each beam directed to a respective arm of the interferometer. In one arm, ...


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Carey M Rappaport, Paul Wang, Zeji Gu: Wide-aperture catheter-based microwave cardiac ablation antenna. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, March 2, 2004: US06699241 (144 worldwide citation)

A catheter-based microwave antenna cardiac ablation applicator has been developed which unlike previously-developed ablation catheters, forms a wide aperture that produces a large heating pattern. The antenna comprises a spiral antenna connected to the center conductor of a coaxial line, and which i ...


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Paul M Zavracky: Light modulating device. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, April 30, 2002: US06381022 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to microfabricated spectrometers including methods of making and using same. Microspectrometers can be formed in a single chip in which detectors and light sources can be monolithically integrated. The microspectrometer can be integrated into a sensor system to measure ...


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John G Proakis, Josko Catipovic, Milica Stojanovic: Apparatus for improved underwater acoustic telemetry utilizing phase coherent communications. Northeastern University, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Robert K Tendler, April 5, 1994: US05301167 (103 worldwide citation)

An underwater acoustic communications system utilizes phase coherent modulation and demodulation in which high data rates are achieved through the use of rapid Doppler removal, a specialized sample timing control technique and decision feedback equalization including feedforward and feedback equaliz ...


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Carey M Rappaport: Balloon angioplasty device. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, November 28, 1995: US05470352 (92 worldwide citation)

A balloon angioplasty device includes a microwave antenna, a catheter and a transmission line disposed through the catheter and coupled to the antenna. The device further includes a balloon coupled to the catheter and a mode filter disposed about the antenna.



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