Eric Peeters, Jackson Ho, Feixia Pan, Raj B Apte, Joel A Kubby, Ronald T Fulks, Decai Sun, Patrick Y Maeda, David Fork, Robert Thornton, Ross Bringans, G A Neville Connell, Philip Don Floyd, Tuan Anh Vo, Koenraad Van Schuylenbergh: Micro-electromechanical based bistable color display sheets. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 13, 2001: US06201633 (309 worldwide citation)

A micro-electromechanical bistable shutter display device is provided capable of being implemented for both small screen, high resolution devices and for large billboard-type displays. The micro-electromechanical shutter assembly has bi-stability characteristics which allow the use of only a holding ...

Eric Peeters, Decai Sun, G A Neville Connell, Ross D Bringans, Raj B Apte, Thomas L Paoli, Patrick Y Maeda, David K Fork, Joel A Kubby, Philip D Floyd: Monolithic scanning light emitting devices using micromachining. Xerox Corporation, David E Henn, January 30, 2001: US06180428 (194 worldwide citation)

A micro-machined movable light emitting assembly is formed on or from an undoped or pure III-V substrate or formed on or from a doped III-V substrate. The movable light emitting assemblies are to be actuated using force generators, to generate the various mechanical degrees of freedom depending on t ...

Frank C Genovese, Joel A Kubby, Eric Peeters, Jinkuang Chen, Dan A Hays, Stephen F Pond: Magnetically actuated ink jet printing device. Xerox Corporation, May 22, 2001: US06234608 (153 worldwide citation)

A magnetically actuated ink jet printing device for use in an ink jet printer ejects ink droplets by deforming a diaphragm with the force generated on an electrode in a magnetic field when an electric current pulse is applied thereto. In one embodiment, the diaphragm of the device is provided by ani ...

David K Biegelsen, Eric Peeters, Warren Jackson: Pressure and force profile sensor and method for detecting pressure. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, April 4, 2000: US06044717 (106 worldwide citation)

A pressure sensor is provided which can detect the presence, absence or magnitude of pressure, as well as a pressure profile. The pressure sensor includes a sensor membrane and a sensor device. The sensor membrane is flexible and may be constructed of a conductive material or may include a flexible ...

Eric Peeters, Jaan Noolandi, Raj B Apte, Philip D Floyd, Meng H Lean, Armin R Volkel: Print head for use in a ballistic aerosol marking apparatus. Xerox Corporation, September 12, 2000: US06116718 (80 worldwide citation)

A print head is disclosed for use in a marking apparatus in which a propellant stream is passed through a channel and directed toward a substrate. Marking material, such as ink, toner, etc., is controllably introduced into the propellant stream and imparted with sufficient kinetic energy thereby to ...

Decai Sun, Joel A Kubby, Alex T Tran, Eric Peeters: Structure and method for a microelectromechanically tunable fabry-perot cavity spectrophotometer. Xerox Corporation, September 25, 2001: US06295130 (79 worldwide citation)

A microelectromechanically tunable Fabry-Perot spectrophotometer is provided for color sensing. Optical fiber provides light input to a Fabry-Perot filter which is adjusted by a switched capacitor circuit. Spectral intensity is sensed by an integrated photodetector.

Decai Sun, Eric Peeters, Ross D Bringans, Patrick Y Maeda: Electro-actuated microlens assemblies. Xerox Corporation, July 18, 2000: US06091537 (66 worldwide citation)

A micro-machined movable microlens assembly is formed on undoped or pure a semiconductor substrate. The movable microlens assemblies are to be actuated using force generators which cause various mechanical degrees of freedom depending upon the type of stage suspension and actuation used.

Scott A Elrod, Eric Peeters, Francisco E Torres, David K Biegelsen, John L Dunec, Alan G Bell: Apparatus and method for using electrostatic force to cause fluid movement. Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated, Linda M Robb, Daniel B Curtis, December 12, 2006: US07147763 (61 worldwide citation)

A device for effecting motion of liquid droplets on a surface through the use of electrostatic field force includes a single substrate on which are disposed a plurality of spaced-apart electrodes. A dielectric material surrounds the electrodes on the substrate. The surface on which the liquid drople ...

David K Biegelsen, Warren B Jackson, Patrick C P Cheung, Eric Peeters: Fast variable flow microelectromechanical valves. Xerox Corporation, Robert A Burtzlaff, July 18, 2000: US06089534 (56 worldwide citation)

A variable fluid flow valve is disclosed. The valve can be batch fabricated in two dimensional valve arrays, with all valves in the array being controlled in parallel to achieve high flow rates without increasing response time. Typically, each valve includes a valve housing having an aperture plate ...

Eric Peeters, Eric Teller, William Graham Patrick: Providing emergency medical services using unmanned aerial vehicles. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 9, 2015: US09051043 (41 worldwide citation)

Embodiments described herein may help to provide medical support via a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). An illustrative medical-support system may include multiple UAVs, which are configured to provide medical support for a number of different medical situations. Further, the medical-suppor ...