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Yu Chong Tai, Ellis Meng, Po Jui Chen, Damien C Rodger, Mark Humayun: Implantable mechanical pressure sensor and method of manufacturing the same. California Institute of Technology, Christie Parker & Hale, August 7, 2007: US07252006 (53 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible, mechanical, micromachined pressure sensor and methods of manufacturing such a pressure sensor are provided. The pressure sensor of the current invention includes a high-aspect-ratio curved-tube structure fabricated through a one-layer parylene process. The pressure sensor of the cur ...


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Ellis Meng, Yu Chong Tai, Mark S Humayun, Rajat Agrawal, Ronalee Lo, Jason Shih, Kenrick Kuwahara, Po Ying Li, Damien Rodger, Po Jui Chen: MEMS device and method for delivery of therapeutic agents. The University of Southern California, Goodwin Procter, February 15, 2011: US07887508 (40 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an implantable device for delivering a therapeutic agent to a patient includes a reservoir configured to contain a liquid comprising the therapeutic agent and a cannula in fluid communication with the reservoir. The device and related methods may provide such features as constant-flow ...


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Yu Chong Tai, Po Jui Chen, Damien C Rodger, Mark S Humayun: Microfluidic valve having free-floating member and method of fabrication. California Institute of Technology, Vista IP Law Group, October 13, 2009: US07600533 (26 worldwide citation)

Micro check valves having a free-floating member for controlling flow of fluid in microfluidic and biomedical applications and methods of fabrication. A micro check valve includes a valve seat, a valve cap that contacts the valve seat and an untethered floating member that can move between the valve ...


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Yu Chong Tai, Po Jui Chen, Damien C Rodger, Mark S Humayun: Microfabricated implantable wireless pressure sensor for use in biomedical applications and pressure measurement and sensor implantation methods. Goodwin Procter, March 8, 2011: US07900518 (11 worldwide citation)

A variable capacitor, a microfabricated implantable pressure sensor including a variable capacitor and an inductor, and related pressure measurement and implantation methods. The inductor may have a fixed or variable inductance. A variable capacitor and pressure sensors include a flexible member tha ...


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Ellis Meng, Yu Chong Tai, Mark Humayun, Rajat Agrawal, Ronalee Lo, Jason Shih, Kenrick Kuwahara, Po Ying Li, Damien Rodger, Po Jui Chen: MEMS device and method for delivery of therapeutic agents. The University of Southern California, Bingham McCutchen, November 13, 2012: US08308686 (8 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an implantable device for delivering a therapeutic agent to a patient include a reservoir configured to contain a liquid comprising the therapeutic agent, and a cannula in fluid communication with the reservoir. The cannula is shaped to facilitate insertion thereof into a patient's ey ...


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Ellis Fan chuin Meng, Po Jui Chen, Damien Rodger, Yu Chong Tai, Mark Humayun: Implantable intraocular pressure drain. California Institute of Technology, Bingham McCutchen, August 21, 2012: US08246569 (8 worldwide citation)

An implanted parylene tube shunt relieves intra-ocular pressure. The device is implanted with an open end in the anterior chamber of the eye, allowing excess fluid to be drained through the tube out of the eye. In one embodiment, only a first end of the tube implanted into the anterior chamber of th ...


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Po Jui Chen, Martin Eckardt, Axel Franke: Micro electrical mechanical magnetic field sensor utilizing modified inertial elements. Robert Bosch, Maginot Moore & Beck, April 16, 2013: US08418556 (7 worldwide citation)

A micro electrical-mechanical system (MEMS) is disclosed. The MEMS includes a substrate, a first pivot extending upwardly from the substrate, a first lever arm with a first longitudinal axis extending above the substrate and pivotably mounted to the first pivot for pivoting about a first pivot axis, ...


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Yu Chong Tai, Po Jui Chen, Damien C Rodger, Mark S Humayun: Microfabricated implantable wireless pressure sensor for use in biomedical applications and pressure measurement and sensor implantation methods. California Institute of Technology, Bingham McCutchen, October 8, 2013: US08549925 (7 worldwide citation)

A variable capacitor, a microfabricated implantable pressure sensor including a variable capacitor and an inductor, and related pressure measurement and implantation methods. The inductor may have a fixed or variable inductance. A variable capacitor and pressure sensors include a flexible member tha ...


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Yu Chong Tai, Po Jui Chen, Damien C Rodger, Mark S Humayun: Microfluidic valve having free-floating member and method of fabrication. California Institute of Technology, Bingham McCutchen, March 27, 2012: US08141573 (4 worldwide citation)

Micro check valves having a free-floating member for controlling flow of fluid in microfluidic and biomedical applications and methods of fabrication. A micro check valve includes a valve seat, a valve cap that contacts the valve seat and an untethered floating member that can move between the valve ...


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Ando Feyh, Po Jui Chen: Packaging system and process for inertial sensor modules using moving-gate transducers. Robert Bosch, Maginot Moore & Beck, July 26, 2016: US09400288 (4 worldwide citation)

A sensor device includes a first CMOS chip and a second CMOS chip with a first moving-gate transducer formed in the first CMOS chip for implementing a first 3-axis inertial sensor and a second moving-gate transducer formed in the second CMOS chip for implementing a second 3-axis inertial sensor. An ...