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William C Tang, Roger T Howe: Laterally driven resonant microstructures. Regents of the University of California, Owen Wickersham & Erickson, June 18, 1991: US05025346 (348 worldwide citation)

A microbridge device for use as a sensor or an actuator is driven parallel to a substrate as a resonant microstructure. The microstructure comprises a stationary thin-film electrode secured to the substrate and located in a plane above it. A movable plate overlaying the substrate is suspended above ...


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William C Tang: Digital capacitive accelerometer. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Allan J Lippa, September 5, 1995: US05447068 (58 worldwide citation)

A capacitive accelerometer includes electrode plates supported and aligned for movement in the direction of a substrate in which they are supported. Preferably, the plates are formed a surface micro machining, and each plate includes capacitor forming surfaces aligned at an acute angle with respect ...


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William C Tang: Digital capacitive accelerometer. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Allan J Lippa, October 11, 1994: US05353641 (31 worldwide citation)

A digital capacitive accelerometer is disclosed as having a fixed plate mounted on a support member and a sprung plate resiliently mounted in spaced relationship to the fixed plate to form a capacitor. A voltage is connected across the plates to establish an electrostatic force that pulls the sprung ...


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William C Tang, Jian Wu, Ryan Hainley: High density micromachined electrode arrays useable for auditory nerve implants and related methods. The Regents of the University of California, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, August 2, 2011: US07991475 (17 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems and methods that comprise or utilize implantable electrode arrays for neural stimulation and/or sensing. In some embodiments, the electrode array is implanted or inserted into the auditory nerve and is used to deliver electrical impulses to/receive data from the auditory nerve in th ...


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William C Tang, Yu Hsiang Hsu: Microfluidic devices and methods for malaria detection. The Regents of the University of California, Vista IP Law Group, January 14, 2014: US08628972 (1 worldwide citation)

A device for identifying infection by the malaria parasite includes a microfluidic device having an inlet and an outlet and a diagnostic channel interposed between the inlet and the outlet. The diagnostic channel includes a contact surface and a sample pump configured to pump a RBC-containing sample ...


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William C Tang, James H Fallon, William E Bunney, Ryan Langan: Neural probe array and method of use. The Regents of the University of California, Vista IP Law Group, May 28, 2013: US08452418

A neural probe device includes a housing configured to receive a nerve fiber of a subject and an anchor disposed within the housing and configured to fix the nerve fiber relative to the housing. The device further includes a plurality of actuatable, moveable electrodes disposed in the housing along ...


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William C Tang, Yu Hsiang Hsu: Microfluidic devices and methods for malaria detection. The Regents Of The University Of California, July 26, 2012: US20120190060-A1

A device for identifying infection by the malaria parasite includes a microfluidic device having an inlet and an outlet and a diagnostic channel interposed between the inlet and the outlet. The diagnostic channel includes a contact surface and a sample pump configured to pump a RBC-containing sample ...


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William C Tang, James H Fallon, William E Bunney, Ryan Langan: Neural probe array and method of use. The Regents Of The University Of California, December 20, 2012: US20120323102-A1

A neural probe device includes a housing configured to receive a nerve fiber of a subject and an anchor disposed within the housing and configured to fix the nerve fiber relative to the housing. The device further includes a plurality of actuatable, moveable electrodes disposed in the housing along ...