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Kenneth E Goodson, Chuan Hua Chen, David E Huber, Linan Jiang, Thomas W Kenny, Jae Mo Koo, Daniel J Laser, James C Mikkelsen, Juan G Santiago, Evelyn Ning Yi Wang, Shulin Zeng, Lian Zhang: Electroosmotic microchannel cooling system. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, September 13, 2005: US06942018 (105 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods according to the present invention preferably utilize electroosmotic pumps that are capable of generating high pressure and flow without moving mechanical parts and the associated generation of unacceptable electrical and acoustic noise, as well as the associated reduction in r ...


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Robert J Full, Ronald S Fearing, Thomas W Kenny, Kellar Autumn: Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same. The Regents of the University of California, Fish & Richardson P C, May 18, 2004: US06737160 (80 worldwide citation)

A method of forming an adhesive force includes removing a seta from a living specimen, attaching the seta to a substrate, and applying the seta to a surface so as to establish an adhesive force between the substrate and the surface. The seta is applied to the surface with a force perpendicular to th ...


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Thomas W Kenny, Mark Munch, Peng Zhou, James Gill Shook, Girish Upadhya, Kenneth Goodson, David Corbin: Method and apparatus for flexible fluid delivery for cooling desired hot spots in a heat producing device. Cooligy, Haverstock & Owens, January 24, 2006: US06988534 (73 worldwide citation)

A heat exchanger apparatus and method of manufacturing comprising: an interface layer for cooling a heat source and configured to pass fluid therethrough, the interface layer having an appropriate thermal conductivity and a manifold layer for providing fluid to the interface layer, wherein the manif ...


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William J Kaiser, Steven B Waltman, Thomas W Kenny: Tunnel effect wave energy detection. California Institute of Technology, Benoit Law Corporation, September 12, 1995: US05449909 (69 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for measuring gravitational and inertial forces, magnetic fields, or wave or radiant energy acting on an object or fluid in space provide an electric tunneling current through a gap between an electrode and that object or fluid in space and vary that gap with any selected one o ...


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Thomas W Kenny, Mark Munch, Peng Zhou, James Gill Shook, Girish Upadhya, Kenneth Goodson, Dave Corbin, Mark McMaster, James Lovette: Method and apparatus for efficient vertical fluid delivery for cooling a heat producing device. Cooligy, Haverstock & Owens, February 21, 2006: US07000684 (67 worldwide citation)

A heat exchanger and method of manufacturing thereof comprises an interface layer for cooling a heat source. The interface layer is coupled to the heat source and is configured to pass fluid therethrough. The heat exchanger further comprises a manifold layer that is coupled to the interface layer. T ...


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Girish Upadhya, Thomas W Kenny, Peng Zhou, Mark Munch, James Gill Shook, Kenneth Goodson, David Corbin: Interwoven manifolds for pressure drop reduction in microchannel heat exchangers. Cooligy, Haverstock & Owens, January 17, 2006: US06986382 (62 worldwide citation)

A microchannel heat exchanger coupled to a heat source and configured for cooling the heat source comprising a first set of fingers for providing fluid at a first temperature to a heat exchange region, wherein fluid in the heat exchange region flows toward a second set of fingers and exits the heat ...


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Robert J Full, Ronald S Fearing, Thomas W Kenny, Kellar Autumn: Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same. The Regents of the University of California, The Board of Trustees of the LeLand Stanford Junior University, Morrison & Foerster, March 14, 2006: US07011723 (60 worldwide citation)

A method of forming an adhesive force includes removing a seta from a living specimen, attaching the seta to a substrate, and applying the seta to a surface so as to establish an adhesive force between the substrate and the surface. The seta is applied to the surface with a force perpendicular to th ...


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Kenneth E Goodson, Chuan Hua Chen, David E Huber, Linan Jiang, Thomas W Kenny, Jae Mo Koo, Daniel J Laser, James C Mikkelsen, Juan G Santiago, Evelyn Ning Yi Wang, Shulin Zeng, Lian Zhang: Closed-loop microchannel cooling system. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, February 26, 2008: US07334630 (57 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods according to the present invention utilize micropumps that are capable of generating high pressure and flow without moving mechanical parts and the associated generation of unacceptable electrical and acoustic noise, as well as the associated reduction in reliability. These mic ...


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Aaron Partridge, Alissa M Fitzgerald, Benjamin W Chui, Jospeh Kurth Reynolds, Thomas W Kenny: In-plane micromachined accelerometer and bridge circuit having same. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, May 21, 2002: US06389899 (42 worldwide citation)

A micromachined accelerometer for measuring acceleration in a direction parallel with the plane of the accelerometer substrate. The accelerometer has a strain-isolation pedestal, a flexure attached to the pedestal, and a proof mass attached to the flexure. The pedestal is wider than the flexure and ...


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William J Kaiser, Steven B Waltman, Thomas W Kenny: Tunnel effect measuring systems and particle detectors. California Institute of Technology, Benoit Law Corporation, November 30, 1993: US05265470 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for measuring gravitational and inertial forces, magnetic fields, or wave or radiant energy acting on an object or fluid in space provide an electric tunneling current through a gap between an electrode and that object or fluid in space and vary that gap with any selected one o ...