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Michael A Mills, James P Coffin IV: Non-protruding optoelectronic lens. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 25, 2003: US06525386 (554 worldwide citation)

An optoelectronic component has a lens that is formed in the surface of an encapsulant surrounding a semiconductor diode element. With respect to emitters, the lens reduces internal reflection and reduces dispersion to increase overall efficiency. With respect to detectors, the lens focuses photons ...


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James P Coffin IV, Thomas J Gerhardt, Michael A Mills, Massi E Kiani: Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 6, 2001: US06184521 (540 worldwide citation)

A photodiode has integrated shields for the rejection of noise-producing electromagnetic interference and ambient light. The electromagnetic shield forms a conductive matrix which covers the photodiode active area. The matrix is deposited as a metallization layer onto the photodiode and provides exp ...


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Michael A Mills, Robert A Smith: Shielded medical connector. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 6, 1999: US05890929 (533 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector for a medical instrument has a plug containing a plurality of pins in electrical communication with wires emanating from a shielded cable that is connected to a medical sensor detecting physiological data. The plug portion of the electrical connector substantially surrounds t ...


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Michael A Mills, Thomas J Gerhardt: Patient cable sensor switch. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 7, 1999: US05997343 (526 worldwide citation)

A sensor switch located in a patient cable adapts an incompatible sensor to a monitor in a pulse oximetry system. The sensor switch is particularly suited to adapting sensors to a monitor that utilizes an open-circuit detector to determine a no-sensor condition. A compatible sensor short-circuits th ...


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Michael A Mills, Thomas J Gerhardt: Patient cable sensor switch. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 26, 2000: US06165005 (524 worldwide citation)

A sensor switch located in a patient cable adapts an incompatible sensor to a monitor in a pulse oximetry system. The sensor switch is particularly suited to adapting sensors to a monitor that utilizes an open-circuit detector to determine a no-sensor condition. A compatible sensor short-circuits th ...


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Michael A Mills, James P Coffin IV: Mold tool for an optoelectronic element. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 14, 2004: US06830711 (509 worldwide citation)

An optoelectronic component has a lens that is formed in the surface of an encapsulant surrounding a semiconductor diode element. With respect to emitters, the lens reduces internal reflection and reduces dispersion to increase overall efficiency. With respect to detectors, the lens focuses photons ...


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Michael A Mills, James P Coffin IV: Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 27, 2006: US07067893 (456 worldwide citation)

An optoelectronic component has a lens that is formed in the surface of an encapsulant surrounding a semiconductor diode element. With respect to emitters, the lens reduces internal reflection and reduces dispersion to increase overall efficiency. With respect to detectors, the lens focuses photons ...


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Michael A Mills, James P Coffin IV: Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 19, 2008: US07332784 (312 worldwide citation)

An optoelectronic component has a lens that is formed in the surface of an encapsulant surrounding a semiconductor diode element. With respect to emitters, the lens reduces internal reflection and reduces dispersion to increase overall efficiency. With respect to detectors, the lens focuses photons ...


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Michael A Mills: Medical monitoring probe with modular device housing. Ohmeda, September 15, 1998: US05807248 (130 worldwide citation)

The manufacture of the electronics component of the probe is simplified by using an integral lead frame on which is mounted all of the passive and active elements so that the entire electronics module can be assembled independent of the housing in a simplified form prior to integration into the hous ...


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John M Fife, Michael A Mills Price, Steven G Hummel: System and method of determining maximum power point tracking for a solar power inverter. PV Powered, Perkins Coie, June 14, 2011: US07960863 (7 worldwide citation)

A system and method for operating a photovoltaic element at or near a maximum power point. A maximum power point tracker changes a voltage or current set point of a photovoltaic element in sequential discrete steps, measuring an output power at each step after a predetermined settling time. A slope ...