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Richard M White, Stuart W Wenzel, Benedict J Costello: Plate-mode ultrasonic structure including a gel. The Reagents of the University of California, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, May 25, 1993: US05212988 (82 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic structure which has a thin planar sheet of material forming a Lamb wave propagation medium The propagation medium is coated with a gel. The structure may also include a Lamb wave generator for generating Lamb waves in the propagation medium and an output device for producing an electri ...


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Stuart W Wenzel, Benedict J Costello: Micropump. Berkeley Microinstruments, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, April 13, 2004: US06720710 (72 worldwide citation)

A microsized pump is set forth. It comprises a substrate which at least partially defines one or more walls of a longitudinally extending tunnel. The tunnel has a vibratable wall portion. A sonic energy generator is positioned in sonic energy transmitting relation to the vibratable wall portion. The ...


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Benedict J Costello, Peter T Jones, Ho Shang Lee: Optical switch. Dicon Fiberoptics, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, September 30, 2003: US06628856 (23 worldwide citation)

The optical switch includes input optical fibers, output optical fibers, a lens, a movable mirror, and an actuator operative to move the mirror. Depending on a voltage applied to the actuator, the actuator selectively set the mirror to a first position corresponding to a first combination of optical ...


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Benedict J Costello, Peter T Jones, Ho Shang Lee: Electrostatic control of micro-optical components. Dicon Fiberoptics, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, January 4, 2005: US06838738 (18 worldwide citation)

An electrostatic actuator with inter-digital rotor and stator fingers formed in a the insulating and conductive layers of a wafer. The actuator is used to drive MicroElectroMechanical (MEMS) components, specifically micro-optical components such as mirrors, attenuators, switches, and tunable filters ...


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David Polinsky, Benedict J Costello: Hybrid opto-mechanical component. DiCon Fiberoptics, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, August 24, 2004: US06782153 (18 worldwide citation)

The optical hybrid device includes input optical fiber(s), output optical fiber(s), a lens, a broadband or passband filter, a movable mirror, and an actuator operative to move the mirror or the filter. Depending on a voltage applied to the actuator, the actuator selectively sets the mirror or filter ...


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David Polinsky, Benedict J Costello: Hybrid opto-mechanical component. Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, June 17, 2004: US20040114246-A1

The optical hybrid device includes input optical fiber(s), output optical fiber(s), a lens, a broadband or passband filter, a movable mirror, and an actuator operative to move the mirror or the filter. Depending on a voltage applied to the actuator, the actuator selectively sets the mirror or filter ...


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Timothy L Robertson, Olivier Colliou, Benedict J Costello, George M Savage, Todd Thompson, Mark J Zdeblick: Electric field tomography. Proteus Biomedical, Bozicevic Field & Francis, October 2, 2008: US20080242976-A1

Methods for evaluating motion of a tissue, such as of a cardiac location, e.g., heart wall, via continuous field tomography are provided. In the subject methods, a continuous field (e.g., an electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, or other field) sensing element is stably associated with the tiss ...


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Marc Jensen, Benedict J Costello, Todd Thompson, Mark Zdeblick, Jeremy Frank, Dino Lei, Olivier Colliou, George M Savage: Implantable Addressable Segmented Electrodes. Bozicevic Field & Francis, October 16, 2008: US20080255647-A1

Implantable addressable segmented electrode devices, as well as methods for making and using the same, are provided. The subject devices include segmented electrode structures made up of an integrated circuit electrically coupled to two or more electrodes, where each electrode can be individually ac ...


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Todd THOMPSON, Benedict J COSTELLO, George M SAVAGE: Universal connector for implantable medical device. Proteus Biomedical, Bozicevic Field & Francis, June 26, 2008: US20080154328-A1

Implantable connector arrangements are provided for allowing a plurality of electrode leads to be connected to an implantable device through a single port in the device. Also provided are leads that include the same, implantable pulse generators that include the leads, as well as systems and kits ha ...


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Jeremy Frank, Vladimir Gelfandbein, Marc Jensen, Mark Zdeblick, Benedict J Costello: Implantable Hermetically Sealed Structures. Proteus Biomedical, Bozicevic Field & Francis, December 18, 2008: US20080312726-A1

Implantable hermetically sealed structures and methods for making the same are provided. Also provided are devices, systems and kits including the hermetically sealed structures, as well as methods of using such devices and systems.