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Haim H Bau, Jin O Kim, Lawrence C Lynnworth, Toan H Nguyen: Torsional wave fluid sensor and system. Panametrics, Lahive & Cockfield, January 16, 1990: US04893496 (43 worldwide citation)

A guided torsional wave sensor has a cross-section with a strong interaction of torsional wave energy and the surrounding fluid, such that a wave propagates in the sensor with a functional dependence on a single fluid characteristic. In one embodiment, the sensor body is optimized for fluid density. ...


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Haim H Bau, Byong M Kim: Nano- and micro-scale structures: methods, devices and applications thereof. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Woodcock Washburn, November 2, 2010: US07824620 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods for fabricating integrated nano-scale and micro-scale structures. Also disclosed are carbon nanopipettes, shovels, and sheets made by these methods. Nano-scale and micro-scale structures fabricated by the disclosed methods are useful in a variety of application, for example, na ...


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Zongyuan Chen, Haim H Bau, Michael Mauk, Xianbo Qiu, Jason Kwa: Mechanically actuated diagnostic device. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Baker & Hostetler, April 8, 2014: US08691592 (2 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are mechanically-actuated devices for transporting fluids within a microfluidic circuit and performing diagnostic operations on a sample. Also disclosed are related methods for performing sample analysis effected by the motion of an actuator proximate to a microfluidic system.


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Haim H Bau: Controlled magnetohydrodynamic fluidic networks and stirrers. The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Synnestvedt & Lechner, May 13, 2008: US07371051 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to controlled, magnetohydrodynamically-driven, fluidic networks containing a plurality of individually controlled branches. The branches consist of conduits equipped with pairs of electrodes that are controlled by electrode controllers. In operation, the network is plac ...


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Haim H Bau, Changchun Liu, Xianbo Qiu: Biodetection cassette with automated actuator. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Baker & Hostetler, April 15, 2014: US08697007 (1 worldwide citation)

Provided are analysis cassettes that include removable sealing layers and deformable connector layers that place various channels, chambers, and reservoirs on the cassettes into fluid communication with one another. The cassettes are suitable for use in self-contained, immunoassay devices that may b ...


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Joseph M Grogan, Haim H Bau: Flow cells for electron microscope imaging with multiple flow streams. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Baker & Hostetler, November 24, 2015: US09196457 (1 worldwide citation)

Provided are flow cell devices—referred to as nanoaquariums—that are microfabricated devices featuring a sample chamber having a controllable height in the range of nanometers to micrometers. The cells are sealed so as to withstand the vacuum environment of an electron microscope without fluid loss. ...


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Haim H Bau, William R Abrams, Eran Geva, Michael G Mauk, Changchun Liu, Daneil Malamud, Xianbo Ceiu: Isothermal nucleic acid amplification reactor with integrated solid state membrane. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Baker & Hostetler, October 25, 2016: US09476102 (1 worldwide citation)

Provided are devices adapted to isolate, amplify, and detect nucleic acids that may be present in a biological sample. The devices can, in some embodiments, isolate, amplify, and detect nucleic acid in a single chamber. In other embodiments, the devices are adapted to isolate and amplify nucleic aci ...


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Haim H Bau, Byong Man Kim, Michael A Riegelman, Yury Gogotsi: Nanotube-based sensors and probes. The Trustees Of The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Woodcock Washburn, June 21, 2011: US07964159 (1 worldwide citation)

Described herein are novel devices for the study of transport characteristics of complex or simple fluids, interactions among molecules in suspension, interactions between molecules in suspension and wall-bound molecules, and biochemical sensing devices made of reservoirs for fluid containment linke ...


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Haim H Bau, Michael G Schrlau, Rui Zhang: Multiple-electrode and metal-coated probes. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Woodcock Washburn, April 22, 2014: US08702927

Provided are probes featuring multiple electrodes, which probes have diameters in the nanometer range and may be inserted into cells or other subjects so as to monitor an electrical characteristic of the subject. The probes may also include a conductive coating on at least one probe element to impro ...


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Haim H Bau: Controlled magnetohydrodynamic fluidic networks and stirrers. The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Woodcock Washburn, October 22, 2013: US08562305

Provided are magnetohydrodynamic stirrers comprising a conduit or cavity having at least two electrodes disposed in such an orientation that, upon the application of a potential or current across the electrode pair within a magnetic field, secondary flows such as chaotic advection is generated.