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Kaigham J Gabriel, Mehran Mehregany, James A Walker: Thin film shape memory alloy and method for producing. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, September 12, 1989: US04864824 (395 worldwide citation)

An actuator including a device made of thin film shape memory material mounted to a substrate. The thin film device is deformed from its original shape. Thereafter, the device is heated to restore the device to its original shape. Motion of the device occurs in the deforming and restoring steps, whi ...


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Jack A Ekchian, Robert W Hoffman, Leon Ekchian, Kaigham J Gabriel: Item identification tag for rapid inventory data acquisition system. Revlon, Fish & Richardson, August 29, 1989: US04862160 (227 worldwide citation)

A computerized transceiver repeatedly sweeps through a set of transmit/receive frequencies to interrogate collectively a plurality of groups of items in a stocking area. Items in each group are tagged with a printed circuit transponder tuned to frequencies uniquely assigned to each group. Data retur ...


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Jack A Ekchian, Robert W Hoffman, Leon Ekchian, Kaigham J Gabriel: Rapid inventory data acquistion system. Revlon, Kenway & Jenney, June 16, 1987: US04673932 (117 worldwide citation)

A computerized transceiver repeatedly sweeps through a set of transmit/receive frequencies to interrogate collectively a plurality of groups of items in a stocking area. Items in each group are tagged with a printed circuit transponder tuned to frequencies uniquely assigned to each group. Data turne ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Robert K Prud Homme, William S N Trimmer: Micro-electrostatic motor. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, June 28, 1988: US04754185 (63 worldwide citation)

Miniaturized linear and rotary electrostatic motors. The motors are fabricated by disposing a plurality of conductive lands onto insulating substrates and then filling in the spaces between the lands by deposition of an insulating material. A final layer of insulating material is then disposed over ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, William S N Trimmer, James A Walker: Shape memory alloy actuator. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Jerry W Herndon, October 20, 1987: US04700541 (58 worldwide citation)

An electrically controlled shape memory alloy actuator capable of being miniaturized for use in robotics and other fields. The actuator is made of a shape memory alloy wire which is torsioned end along its longitudinal axis and with its ends constrained against movement. A lever or other suitable el ...


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Wayne A Loeb, John J Neumann Jr, Kaigham J Gabriel: MEMS digital-to-acoustic transducer with error cancellation. Carnegie Mellon University, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, December 7, 2004: US06829131 (52 worldwide citation)

An acoustic transducer comprising a substrate; and a diaphragm formed by depositing a micromachined membrane onto the substrate. The diaphragm is formed as a single silicon chip using a CMOS MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) semiconductor fabrication process. The curling of the diaphragm during ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Evan M Indianer, Christopher M Umbel, Joel Lenhart: Method and apparatus to retrieve information from a network. NineSigma, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, June 24, 2003: US06584468 (51 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to index network information is described. A network is searched for files of information relevant to people and resources in a particular field using a search list of weighted links to said files. The information is parsed into content and additional links to additional files ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Xu Zhu: Multi-metal layer MEMS structure and process for making the same. Akustica, Jones Day, Edward L Pencoske, April 10, 2007: US07202101 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a structure comprised of alternating layers of metal and sacrificial material built up using standard CMOS processing techniques, a process for building such a structure, a process for fabricating devices from such a structure, and the devices fabricated from suc ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Xu Zhu: Multi-metal layer MEMS structure and process for making the same. Akustica, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, September 13, 2005: US06943448 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a structure comprised of alternating layers of metal and sacrificial material built up using standard CMOS processing techniques, a process for building such a structure, a process for fabricating devices from such a structure, and the devices fabricated from suc ...


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Kaigham J Gabriel, Xu Zhu: Process for forming and acoustically connecting structures on a substrate. Akustica, Edward L Pencoske, May 23, 2006: US07049051 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a processes that builds an acoustic cavity, a chamber, and vent openings for acoustically connecting the chamber with the acoustic cavity. The dry etch processes may include reactive ion etches, which include traditional parallel plate RIE dry etch processes, advanced ...