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Khalil Najafi, Kensall D Wise: Single channel microstimulator. University of Michigan, Rohm & Monsanto, May 24, 1994: US05314458 (233 worldwide citation)

An implantable microstimulator system employs a miniature ferrite-cored coil contained with an hermetically sealed housing to receive control signals and operating power from an RF telemetry system. The tiny coil receives the electromagnetic energy which is transmitted from a non-implantable transmi ...


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Leland J Spangler, Kensall D Wise: Fully integrated single-crystal silicon-on-insulator process, sensors and circuits. Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 30, 1994: US05343064 (188 worldwide citation)

Integrated semiconductor-on-insulator (SOI) sensors and circuits which are electrostatically bonded to a support substrate, such as glass or an oxidized silicon wafer, are disclosed. The SOI sensors and SOI circuits are both formed using a novel fabrication process which allows multiple preformed an ...


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Kensall D Wise, Janet K Robertson, Jin Ji: Integrated microvalve structures with monolithic microflow controller. Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 23, 1995: US05417235 (165 worldwide citation)

Micromachined microvalves are held both open and closed electrostatically to maintain uniform gas microflow and improve closure characteristics. A microflow controller containing such a valve is combined with a predetermined restricted flow path. Multiple valve/restrictive flow path combinations are ...


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Kensall D Wise, Hin Leung Chau: Multipoint pressure-sensing catheter system. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Cullen Sloman Cantor Grauer Scott & Rutherford, March 28, 1989: US04815472 (128 worldwide citation)

A capacitive pressure sensor suitable for making highly sensitive, low pressure measurements is disclosed. The sensor may be mounted into a 0.5 mm OD catheter suitable for multipoint pressure measurements from within the coronary artery of the heart. The sensor employs a transducer which consists of ...


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Kensall D Wise, Jingkuang Chen: Microchannel system for fluid delivery. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, November 23, 1999: US05989445 (118 worldwide citation)

Microchannels for conducting and expelling a fluid are embedded in a surface of a silicon substrate. A channel seal is made of plural cross structures formed integrally with the silicon substrate. The cross structures are arranged sequentially over each channel, each cross structure having a chevron ...


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Kensall D Wise, Hin Leung Chau: Ultraminiature pressure sensor with addressable read-out circuit. The Regents of The University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 19, 1992: US05113868 (118 worldwide citation)

A capactive pressure sensor suitable for making highly sensitive, low pressure measurements is disclosed. The sensor may be mounted into a 0.5 mm OD catheter suitable for multipoint pressure measurements from within the coronary artery of the heart. The sensor employs a transducer which consists of ...


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Kensall D Wise, Jingkuang Chen: Microchannel system for fluid delivery. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, November 30, 1999: US05992769 (106 worldwide citation)

Microchannels for conducting and expelling a fluid are embedded in a surface of a silicon substrate. A channel seal is made of plural cross structures formed integrally with the silicon substrate. The cross structures are arranged sequentially over each channel, each cross structure having a chevron ...


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Liwei Lin, Yu Ting Cheng, Khalil Najafi, Kensall D Wise: Process for making microstructures and microstructures made thereby. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 15, 2001: US06232150 (95 worldwide citation)

A method for making a microstructure assembly, the method including the steps of providing a first substrate and a second substrate; depositing an electrically conductive material on the second substrate; contacting the second substrate carrying the electrically conductive material with the first su ...


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Kensall D Wise, Hin Leung Chau: Ultraminiature pressure sensor and method of making same. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 21, 1989: US04881410 (81 worldwide citation)

A capacitive pressure sensor suitable for making highly sensitive, low pressure measurements is disclosed. The sensor may be mounted into a 0.5 mm OD catheter suitable for multipoint pressure measurements from within the coronary artery of the heart. The sensor employs a transducer which consists of ...


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Kensall D Wise, Hin Leung Chau: Ultraminiature single-crystal sensor with movable member. May 4, 1993: US05207103 (70 worldwide citation)

A capacitive pressure sensor suitable for making highly sensitive, low pressure measurements is disclosed. The sensor may be mounted into a 0.5 mm OD catheter suitable for multipoint pressure measurements from within the coronary artery of the heart. The sensor employs a transducer which consists of ...