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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Jean Marc Rollin: Coaxial transmission line microstructure including an enlarged coaxial structure for transitioning to an electrical connector. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, September 24, 2013: US08542079 (25 worldwide citation)

Provided are coaxial transmission line microstructures formed by a sequential build process, and methods of forming such microstructures. The microstructures include a transition structure for transitioning between the coaxial transmission line and an electrical connector. The microstructures have p ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John J Fisher: Coaxial waveguide microstructures having an active device and methods of formation thereof. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, June 3, 2014: US08742874 (16 worldwide citation)

Provided are coaxial waveguide microstructures. The microstructures include a substrate and a coaxial waveguide disposed above the substrate. The coaxial waveguide includes: a center conductor; an outer conductor including one or more walls, spaced apart from and disposed around the center conductor ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Jean Marc Rollin: Batch fabricated microconnectors. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, August 26, 2014: US08814601 (10 worldwide citation)

Connectors and interconnects for high power connectors which may operate at frequencies up to approximately 110 GHz and fabrication methods thereof are provided.


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, James R Reid Jr: Devices and methods for solder flow control in three-dimensional microstructures. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, October 21, 2014: US08866300 (5 worldwide citation)

Structures, materials, and methods to control the spread of a solder material or other flowable conductive material in electronic and/or electromagnetic devices are provided.


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Larry J Rasnake, John J Fisher: Device package and methods for the fabrication and testing thereof. Nuvotronics, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, April 22, 2014: US08703603 (2 worldwide citation)

Provided are methods of forming sealed via structures. One method involves: (a) providing a semiconductor substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; (b) forming a layer on the first surface of the substrate; (c) etching a via hole through the substrate from the ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer: Microstructures comprising a dielectric layer and a thin conductive layer. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, August 26, 2004: US20040164423-A1

Surface micromachined structures having a relatively thick dielectric layer and a relatively thin conductive layer bonded together.


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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Multi-level optical structure and method of manufacture. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, May 13, 2004: US20040091822-A9

A multi-level optical device includes a substrate having a baseline level. At least one feature is disposed at a level above the baseline level. At least one feature is disposed at a level below the baseline level, or in the feature above the baseline level is located at a distance apart from the fe ...


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David Sherrer
Hui Luo, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optical waveguide termination with vertical and horizontal mode shaping. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, September 15, 2005: US20050202554-A1

An optical device is disclosed which includes a single-mode waveguide (700) which supports a first optical mode in a first region and a second optical mode in a second region. The waveguide includes a guiding layer (703) having at least one wing (750) extended outwardly from the guiding layer (703). ...


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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Donald E Leber: Optical waveguide devices and methods of fabricating the same. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, Saet, October 21, 2004: US20040208469-A1

A first waveguide holding member has a first transverse surface region and a first optical waveguide having an end terminating at the first transverse surface region. A second waveguide holding member has a second transverse surface region which confronts the first transverse surface region of the f ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John Fisher: Optical switch assembly with flex plate and method for making. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, April 7, 2005: US20050074201-A1

An optical switch and method for assembling are described. Optical arrays are mounted on a flex plate with an interface between them. The direction of certain forces on the flex plate allows coupling/decoupling of the optical arrays. The flex plate includes an area which exhibits a different flex pr ...