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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
Dan A Steinberg, John J Fisher, David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas, William T Stacy: Optical waveguide switch. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, January 11, 2005: US06842552 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an optical switch. The switch includes a substrate and a first waveguide holding member. The switch also includes a second waveguide holding member disposed over the substrate and movable relative to the first waveguide holding member to provide a switching function. A ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Neal Ricks: Optical switch and method for making. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, March 22, 2005: US06870981 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing an optical switch and the switch constructed thereby are described. An optical switch having a pair of chips is assembled with a plurality of optical fibers mounted on the chips such that endfaces of the fibers extend beyond ends of the chips. The optical fibers may be moun ...


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David Sherrer
Noel Heiks, David W Sherrer: Optical switch assembly and method for making. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, February 8, 2005: US06853764 (1 worldwide citation)

An assembly and a method for accurately aligning optical fibers in an optical switch are described. An optical switch assembly is described having a pair of optical arrays mounted on a mounting apparatus. The mounting apparatus may include a base structure with either integral rails or affixed fiber ...


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David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas: Fiber array switch having micromachined front face with roller balls. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, December 14, 2004: US06832016 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber switch having two coupled fiber arrays which move in a transverse direction to provide switching action. Each array has a front face and the front faces are nearly in contact. Optical fiber ends are located at the front faces. The front faces of the fiber arrays have transverse groo ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John Fisher: Optical switch assembly with flex plate and method for making. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, October 26, 2004: US06810162

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 ...


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Louis C Argenta, Michael J Morykwas: Wound treatment employing reduced pressure. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, May 15, 2007: US07216651 (285 worldwide citation)

A method of treating tissue damage comprises applying a negative pressure to a wound sufficient in time and magnitude to promote tissue migration and thus facilitate closure of the wound. The method is applicable to wounds, burns, infected wounds, and live tissue attachments. A wound treatment appar ...


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Louis C Argenta, Michael J Morykwas: Wound treatment employing reduced pressure. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, April 3, 2007: US07198046 (199 worldwide citation)

A method of treating tissue damage comprises applying a negative pressure to a wound sufficient in time and magnitude to promote tissue migration and thus facilitate closure of the wound. The method is applicable to wounds, burns, infected wounds, and live tissue attachments. A wound treatment appar ...


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David J Vining, Gordon W Hunt, David K Ahn, David R Stelts, Yaorong Ge, Paul F Hemler, Tiffany W Salido: Automatic analysis in virtual endoscopy. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman PC, December 12, 2006: US07149564 (127 worldwide citation)

A computer system and a computer-implemented method are provided for interactively displaying a three-dimensional rendering of a structure having a lumen and for indicating regions of abnormal wall structure. A three-dimensional volume of data is formed from a series of two-dimensional images repres ...


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David J Vining, Gordon W Hunt, David K Ahn, David R Stelts, Yaorong Ge, Paul F Hemler, Tiffany W Salido: Virtual endoscopy with improved image segmentation and lesion detection. Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Niels Haun, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, June 29, 2010: US07747055 (81 worldwide citation)

A system, and computer implemented method are provided for interactively displaying three-dimensional structures. Three-dimensional volume data (34) is formed from a series of two-dimensional images (33) representing at least one physical property associated with the three-dimensional structure, suc ...