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Kyle S Lebouitz, Michele Migliuolo: Method of making a cutting instrument having integrated sensors. Verimetra, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 6, 2005: US06972199 (292 worldwide citation)

A cutting instrument including a metal blade has a recess formed therein and a semiconductor substrate affixed to the blade in the recess. The semiconductor substrate includes at least one sensor formed thereon. The sensor formed on the semiconductor substrate may comprise at least one or an array o ...


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Albert P Pisano, Kyle S Lebouitz: Microneedle with isotropically etched tip, and method of fabricating such a device. The Regents Of The University Of California, William S Galliani, Pennie & Edmonds, July 27, 1999: US05928207 (133 worldwide citation)

A microneedle includes an elongated body with a top surface, a bottom surface, a first side wall between the top surface and the bottom surface, and a second side wall between the top surface and the bottom surface. An end is defined by the bottom surface converging into a tip, an isotropically etch ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Albert P Pisano: Epidermal abrasion device with isotropically etched tips, and method of fabricating such a device. The Regents of the University of California, William S Galliani, Pennie & Edmonds, February 13, 2001: US06187210 (95 worldwide citation)

A probe includes an elongated body with a top surface, a bottom surface, a first side wall between the top surface and the bottom surface, and a second side wall between the top surface and the bottom surface. An end is defined by the bottom surface converging into a tip, an isotropically etched por ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Michele Migliuolo: Cutting instrument having integrated sensors. Verimetra, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 17, 2002: US06494882 (91 worldwide citation)

A cutting instrument including a metal blade has a recess formed therein and a semiconductor substrate affixed to the blade in the recess. The semiconductor substrate includes at least one sensor formed thereon. The sensor formed on the semiconductor substrate may comprise at least one or an array o ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Roger T Howe, Albert P Pisano: Microfabricated filter and shell constructed with a permeable membrane. Regents of the University of California, Fish & Richardson P C, July 6, 1999: US05919364 (74 worldwide citation)

Microfabricated filters constructed with permeable polysilicon membranes and methods for fabricating such filters. The filters include a frame structure having a plurality of openings therethrough and a permeable polysilicon membrane disposed over the openings in the frame structure. The frame struc ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Roger T Howe, Albert P Pisano: Microfabricated filter and shell constructed with a permeable membrane. The Regents of the University of California, Fish and Richardson P C, November 12, 2002: US06478974 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a microfabricated filter. The method includes forming a frame structure and forming a plurality of openings through the frame structure. A permeable polysilicon membrane is formed over the plurality of openings through the frame structure. At least part of the sacrificial str ...


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Neil H Talbot, John Evans, Kyle S Lebouitz: Microfabricated cantilever ratchet valve, and method for using same. The Regents of the University of California, William S Pennie & Edmonds Galliani, October 26, 1999: US05970998 (34 worldwide citation)

A microfabricated valve includes a substrate with a fluid path. A main cantilever is positionable in a resting closed state to prevent fluid movement through the fluid path and a resting open state that allows fluid movement through the fluid path. A ratchet cantilever supports the main cantilever i ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Michele Migliuolo: Apparatus for etching semiconductor samples and a source for providing a gas by sublimation thereto. XACTIX, Metz Lewis, Barry I Friedman, Philip E Levy, May 3, 2005: US06887337 (16 worldwide citation)

An etching apparatus for etching semi combustion samples may include one or more variable volume expansion chambers, two or more fixed volume expansion chambers, or combinations thereof in fluid communication with an etching chamber and a source of etching gas, such as xenon difluoride. The apparatu ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, Albert P Pisano: Method of fabricating epidermal abrasion device. The Regents of the University of California, Pennie & Edmonds, August 26, 2003: US06610235 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of forming an injection molded epidermal abrasion device includes depositing mold material on an epidermal abrasion device. The epidermal abrasion device is separated from the mold material to yield a mold. An epidermal abrasion device is then formed within the mold. The epidermal abrasion ...


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Kyle S Lebouitz, David L Springer: Pulsed etching cooling. Xactix, The Webb Law Firm, December 29, 2009: US07638435 (2 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus and method of vapor etching, a sample (S) to be etched is located in a main chamber (107) from which the atmosphere inside is evacuated. Etching gas is input into the main chamber (107) for a first period of time. Thereafter, the etching gas is evacuated from the main chamber (107) a ...