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Kate E Fey, Charles L Byers, Lee J Mandell: Space-saving packaging of electronic circuits. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, July 4, 2006: US07071546 (251 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and packaging method for stacking a plurality of integrated circuit substrates, i.e., substrates having integrated circuits formed as integral portions of the substrates, which provides interconnection paths through the substrates to simplify electrical connections between the integrate ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Ralph M Weisner, David L Canfield, Kate E Fey, Charles L Byers: Electrically sensing and stimulating system for placement of a nerve stimulator or sensor. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, December 7, 2004: US06829508 (149 worldwide citation)

An electrically sensing and stimulating outer sheath for ensuring accurate surgical placement of a microsensor or a microstimulator near a nerve in living tissue is disclosed. The electrically sensing outer sheath may also be used to verify the function of the microstimulator or microsensor during s ...


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Charles L Byers, Kate E Fey, Ralph M Weisner, Gary D Schnittgrund: Miniature implantable array and stimulation system suitable for eyelid stimulation. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, September 14, 2004: US06792314 (74 worldwide citation)

An implantable miniature eyelid electrode apparatus that causes a paralyzed eyelid to close or open by passing an electrical stimulating current to a nerve or muscle, is comprised of a longitudinally flexible, nonconductive body containing electrodes that pass an electrical signal to the nearby nerv ...


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Jerry Ok, Robert J Greenberg: Method and apparatus for providing hermetic electrical feedthrough. Second Sight Medical Products, Scott B Dunbar, Gary D Schnittgrund, Alessandro Steinfl, January 27, 2009: US07480988 (61 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus suitable for forming hermetic electrical feedthroughs in a ceramic sheet having a thickness of ≦40 mils. More particularly, the method yields an apparatus including a hermetic electrical feedthrough which is both biocompatible and electrochemically stable and suitable for impl ...


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Robert Greenberg: Implantable drug delivery device. Second Sight Medical Products, Gary D Schnittgrund, Tomas Lendvai, Scott B Dunbar, February 20, 2007: US07181287 (51 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an implantable device to enable delivery of drugs to the retina. The device minimizes stress to the retina by virtue of its softness and smooth shape that conform to the retina. Drugs are delivered by osmosis or by the device dissolving. It may be connected to an externa ...


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David L Canfield, Charles L Byers: Electrical device connector and method therefor. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, November 23, 2004: US06821154 (40 worldwide citation)

A connector and method of making electrical connection between an electrical conductor and a removable electrical device. The connector is an elastic material, such as silicone, that is both compatible with the environment and is an electrical insulator. It forces contact between the electrical devi ...


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Guangqiang Jiang, Attila Antalfy, Gary D Schnittgrund: Hermetic vias utilizing metal-metal oxides. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, March 8, 2011: US07901761 (38 worldwide citation)

The invention is a hermetic via in a ceramic substrate that is comprised of noble metal powder in a glass-free paste that contains an admixture of a particulate phase of niobium pentoxide. The electrically conductive platinum provides excellent electrical conductivity while the niobium pentoxide pha ...


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Joseph H Schulman, Kate E Fey, Charles L Byers, Yitzhak Zilberman, Robert D Dell: Miniature implantable connectors. The Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, May 18, 2004: US06738672 (32 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses methods of making electrical connections in living tissue between an electrically conductive wire and an implantable miniature device. The device may either stimulate muscles or nerves in the body or detect signals and transmit these signals outside the body or transmit the s ...


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Guangqiang Jiang, Attila Antalfy: Zirconia to platinum assembly using a titanium connector. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Gary D Schnittgrund, May 21, 2013: US08447402 (28 worldwide citation)

The invention is a component assembly and method of hermetically bonding a ceramic part to a metal part by welding and brazing a component assembly comprised of metal parts, a ceramic part, and an intermediate metal ferrule. The ceramic part is preferably a hollow tube of partially-stabilized zircon ...


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Fernando J Hernandez: Method of exercise using a spinning cycle. Gary D Schnittgrund, Law Offices of Gary Schnittgrund, September 11, 2001: US06287239 (26 worldwide citation)

This invention is a method of exercise consisting of a spinning cycle having a flywheel and a display screen wherein a receptacle receives and runs a cartridge. The exerciser uses headphones to listen to both music and exercise directions while looking at a display screen wherein several messages ar ...



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