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Seiji Aoyagi, Yu Chong Tai: Parylene capacitive accelerometer utilizing electrical fringing field sensing and method of making. California Institute of Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 21, 2006: US07137300 (7 worldwide citation)

An accelerometer device comprises a dielectric seismic mass separated by a gap from an underlying comb-shaped planar capacitor. The principle for measuring acceleration detecting capacitance change according to movement of the dielectric mass in the fringe electrical field. This measuring principle ...


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Fukang Jiang, Zhigang Han, Xuan Qi Wang, Yu Chong Tai: IC-compatible parylene MEMS technology and its application in integrated sensors. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson PC, January 28, 2003: US06511859 (7 worldwide citation)

A combined IC/Mems process forms the IC parts first, and then forms the MEMS parts. One option forms a parylene overlayer, then forms a cavity under the parylene overlayer.


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Jason Shih, Changlin Pang, Fukang Jiang, Sean Caffey, Mark Humayun, Yu Chong Tai, Raymond Peck: Implantable drug-delivery devices, and apparatus and methods for filling the devices. MiniPumps, Bingham McCutchen, January 8, 2013: US08348897 (6 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a tool is employed in filling a drug-delivery device. The tool may include, for example, a needle that is admitted through a fill port of the drug-delivery device.


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Yu Chong Tai, Jun Xie, Chi yuan Shih, Qing He: On-chip temperature controlled liquid chromatography methods and devices. California Institute of Technology, Foley & Lardner, May 12, 2009: US07530259 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for liquid chromatography comprises a liquid chromatography separation column on a substrate, wherein the separation column is coupled to a heater on the substrate. A chip-based temperature controlled liquid chromatography device comprises a substrate, a thermal isolation zone, and a se ...


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Po Ying Li, Jonathan Lee, Alice Lai, Yu Chong Tai, Sean Caffey, Stuart Long: Accurate flow control in drug pump devices. MiniPumps, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 27, 2015: US08939930 (6 worldwide citation)

The accuracy of drug delivery with drug pump devices may be improved by a combination of pump operation at high flow resistances and pump pressures, pressure-relief mechanisms, and sensor-based feedback for pump control.


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Changlin Pang, Fukang Jiang, Jason Shih, Sean Caffey, Mark Humayun, Yu Chong Tai, Jeffrey Brennan, Raymond Peck: Drug-delivery pumps and methods of manufacture. MiniPumps, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, October 20, 2015: US09162024 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of an implantable electrolytic pump include a drug reservoir, a cannula fluidly coupled to the reservoir, a pumping mechanism for forcing liquid from the reservoir through the cannula, control circuitry for operating the pumping mechanism, and a power source comprising primary and auxili ...


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Jason Shih, Changlin Pang, Fukang Jiang, Sean Caffey, Mark Humayun, Yu Chong Tai, Raymond Peck: Implantable drug-delivery devices, and apparatus and methods for filling the devices. MINIPUMPS, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, June 9, 2015: US09050407 (5 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a tool is employed in filling a drug-delivery device. The tool may include, for example, a needle that is admitted through a fill port of the drug-delivery device.


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Yu Chong Tai, Matthieu Liger, Ming C Wu, Jui che Tsai: Apparatus and method for sensing electromagnetic radiation using a tunable device. California Institute of Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 27, 2008: US07378655 (5 worldwide citation)

A method for manufacturing a sensing device, such as a bolometer device or other devices. The method includes providing a substrate, e.g., silicon wafer. The method includes forming a first reflection layer overlying the substrate and forming a first electrode layer overlying the substrate. The meth ...


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Chen Wei Chiu, Aramais Avakian, Tom Tsao, Fukang Jiang, Jeff Dickson, Yu Chong Tai: Silicon micromachined optical device. Umachines, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 28, 2003: US06639713 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus at least partially intercepts a plurality of light beams propagating along a respective plurality of beam paths. The apparatus includes a single crystal silicon substrate and an array including a plurality of modules. Each module includes a reflector comprising single crystal silicon an ...


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Yu Chong Tai, Xing Yang, Charles Grosjean, Xuan Qi Wang: Micromachined parylene membrane valve and pump. California Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, March 25, 2003: US06536213 (5 worldwide citation)

A micromachined fluid handling device having improved properties. The valve is made of reinforced parylene. A heater heats a fluid to expand the fluid. The heater is formed on unsupported silicon nitride to reduce the power. The device can be used to form a valve or a pump. Another embodiment forms ...