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Joanna Aizenberg, Mischa Megens, Shu Yang: Tunable micro-lens arrays. Lucent Technologies, September 12, 2006: US07106519 (25 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a planar substrate and an array of substantially transparent spherical micro-lenses forming a pattern. The pattern has an internal two-dimensional lattice symmetry on the planar substrate. Each micro-lens includes a convex bulge or a concave depression in a surface of the plana ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Timofei Nikita Kroupenkine, Stanley Pau, Shu Yang: Tunable field of view liquid microlens. Lucent Technologies, David W Herring, August 17, 2004: US06778328 (23 worldwide citation)

A tunable microlens is disclosed that having a substrate with a non-zero radius of curvature in a way such that the microlens is able to achieve a new directional view without manual repositioning. The directional view of the microlens is altered by applying a voltage to at least one of a plurality ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Timofei Nikita Kroupenkine, Stanley Pau, Shu Yang: Lenses with tunable liquid optical elements. Lucent Technologies, John F McCabe, May 10, 2005: US06891682 (22 worldwide citation)

A tunable optical lens includes a solid refractive optical lens, a channel adjacent to the solid refractive optical lens, and an extended body of liquid. A portion of the body forms at least part of an aperture stop for the lens. The portion of the body forms a meniscus that protrudes from or into t ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Mischa Megens, Shu Yang: Tunable micro-lens arrays. Lucent Technologies, August 7, 2007: US07253958 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a planar substrate and an array of substantially transparent spherical micro-lenses forming a pattern. The pattern has an internal two-dimensional lattice symmetry on the planar substrate. Each micro-lens includes a convex bulge or a concave depression in a surface of the plana ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Thomas Nikita Krupenkin, Oleksandr Sydorenko, Joseph Ashley Taylor: Reversible actuation in arrays of nanostructures. Alcatel Lucent USA, Hitt Gaines PC, February 8, 2011: US07884530 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides, in one embodiment, an apparatus. The apparatus, without limitation, may include a substrate with a surface, and a polymer layer attached to a region of the surface. The apparatus may further include a plurality of nanostructures, a first end of each nanostructure bein ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Zhenan Bao, Alejandro L Briseno, Yong Jin Han, Hyunsik Moon: Devices having patterned regions of polycrystalline organic semiconductors, and methods of making the same. Lucent Technologies, October 3, 2006: US07115900 (5 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor apparatus comprising a substrate having a substrate surface; a first dielectric layer comprising molecules of a first compound, the molecules of the first compound having first ends and second ends, the first ends being covalently bonded to a first region of the substrate surface, the ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Mischa Megens, Shu Yang: Tunable micro-lens arrays. Lucent Technologies, November 20, 2007: US07297474 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a planar substrate and an array of substantially transparent spherical micro-lenses forming a pattern. The pattern has an internal two-dimensional lattice symmetry on the planar substrate. Each micro-lens includes a convex bulge or a concave depression in a surface of the plana ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Shu Yang: Reversibly adaptive rough micro- and nano-structures. Lucent Technologies, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, December 2, 2008: US07459197 (4 worldwide citation)

Reversibly adaptive rough structures, comprising: a substrate; a plurality of raised elements on the substrate, the raised elements mutually spaced apart by channel regions on the substrate, each of the raised elements having a lateral surface and a distal end; the lateral surface, the distal end an ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Thomas N Krupenkin, Oleksandr Sydorenko, Joseph A Taylor: Large area induced assembly of nanostructures. Alcatel Lucent USA, Hitt Gaines PC, July 27, 2010: US07764004 (3 worldwide citation)

Provided is an apparatus. In one embodiment, this apparatus includes a substrate having a surface, and a plurality of nanostructures each having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end of each of the plurality of nanostructures is attached to the surface. At least a portion of the second ...


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Joanna Aizenberg, Paul Robert Kolodner, Thomas Nikita Krupenkin: Micro-chemical mixing. Alcatel Lucent, Hitt Gaines PC, May 27, 2014: US08734003 (2 worldwide citation)

A method comprising, providing a droplet having a first chemical species and a second chemical species on a substrate, and applying a voltage across the droplet to physically repeatedly deform the droplet. In this embodiment, the applying causes the droplet to move with respect to an object located ...