Professor Kensall D. Wise Patents
 

PATENTS


1. K. D. Wise and Samaun, "Method for Forming Regions of Predetermined Thickness in Silicon," United States Patent 3,888,708. June 10, 1975.
2. N. A. Masnari, G. R. Robinson, K. D. Wise, W. B. Rensel, D. Solomon, and G. H. Wuttke, "Method for Forming ICF Target Structures using Solid-State Process Technology," United States Patent 4,323,420. April 6, 1982.
3. K. D. Wise and H. L. Chau, "Multipoint Pressure-Sensing Catheter System," United States Patent 4,815,472. March 28, 1989.
4. K. D. Wise and H. L. Chau, "Ultraminiature Pressure Sensor and Method of Making Same," United States Patent 4,881,410. November 21, 1989.
5. C. L. Johnson, J. Schwank, and K. D. Wise, "Ultrathin-Film Gas Detector," United States Patent 4,953,387. September 4, 1990.
6. K. D. Wise and H. L. Chau, "Method of Making an Ultraminiature Pressure Sensor," United States Patent 5,013,396. May 7, 1991.
7. K. Najafi, K. Suzuki, and K. D. Wise, "Silicon Tactile Imaging Array and Method of Making Same," United States Patent 5,055,838. October 8, 1991.
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K. Najafi and K. D. Wise, "Thermopile Infrared Detector and Method of Manufacturing Same," United States Patent 5,059,543. October 22, 1991.

9. K. D. Wise and K. Najafi, "Thermopile Infrared Detector with Semiconductor Supporting Rim," United States Patent 5,100,479. March 31, 1992.
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K. D. Wise and H. L. Chau, "Ultraminiature Sensor with Addressable Read-Out Circuit," United States Patent 5,113,868. May 19, 1992.

11. K. D. Wise and H. L. Chau, “Ultraminiature Single-Crystal Sensor with Movable Member,” United States Patent 5,207,103. May 4, 1993.
12. K. D. Wise, J. W. Schwank, and J. L. Gland, “Solid-State Chemical Micro-reservoirs,” United States Patent 5,262,127. November 16, 1993.
13. J. L. Gland, J. W. Schwank, and K. D. Wise, “In-Situ Monitoring and Growth of Thin Films by Means of Selected-Area CVD.” United States Patent 5,296,255. March 22, 1994.
14. K. Najafi and K. D. Wise, “Single-Channel Microstimulator.” United States Patent 5,314,458. May 24, 1994.
15. L. J. Spangler and K. D. Wise, “Fully-Integrated Single-Crystal Silicon-on-Insulator Process, Sensors, and Circuits.” United States Patent 5,343,064. August 30, 1994.
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K. D. Wise and S. T. Cho, “Self-Testing Capacitive Pressure Transducer and Method.” United States Patent 5,377,524. January 3, 1995.

17. K. D. Wise, J. W. Schwank, and J. L. Gland, “Solid-State Chemical Micro-Reservoirs.” United States Patent 5,385,709. January 31, 1995.
18. K. D. Wise, J. K. Robertson, and J. Ji, “Integrated Microvalve Structures with Monolithic Microflow Controller.” United States Patent 5,417,235. May 23, 1995.
19. A. V. Chavan and K. D. Wise, “Batch-Processed Multi-Lead Vacuum Packaging for Sensors, Circuits, and Integrated Sensors.” United States Patent 5,929,497. July 27, 1999.
20. K. D. Wise and J. Chen, “Microchannel System for Fluid Delivery.” United States Patent 5,989,445. November 23, 1999.
21. K. D. Wise and J. Chen, “Microchannel System for Fluid Delivery.” United States Patent 5,992,769. November 30, 1999.
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A. V. Chavan and K. D. Wise, “A Silicon Micromachined Capacitive Pressure Sensor and Method of Manufacture.” United States Patent 6,109,113. August 29, 2000.

23. L. Lin, Y.-T. Cheng, K. Najafi and K. D. Wise, "Process for Making Microstructures and Microstructures Made Thereby," United States Patent 6,232,150. May 15, 2001.
24. A. V. Chavan and K. D. Wise, “Monolithic Fully-Integrated Vacuum-Sealed BiCMOS Pressure Sensor.” United States Patent 6,436,853. August 20, 2002.
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A. V. Chavan and K. D. Wise, “Monolithic Fully-Integrated Vacuum-Sealed BiCMOS Pressure Sensor.” United States Patent 6,713,828 B1, March 30, 2004.

26. K. D. Wise, R. Sacks, K. T. Beach, J. A. Potkay, and M. Agah, “Separation Column Assembly for a MicroGas Chromatograph and the Like.” United States Patent 6,838,640, January 4, 2005.
27. D. F. Lemmerhirt and K. D. Wise, “Method for Electrically and Mechanically Connecting Microstructures using Solder.” United States Patent 6,893,885, May 17, 2005.
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P. Chang-Chien and K. D. Wise, “Method and System for Locally Sealing a Vacuum Microcavity, Methods and Systems for Monitoring and Controlling Pressure, and Method and System for Trimming Resonant Frequency of a Microstructure Therein.” United States Patent 7,004,015, February 28, 2006.

29. K. D. Wise and J. A. Potkay, “A Latching Thermo-Pneumatic Microvalve for Ultra-Low-Power Applications.” United States Patent 7,197,001. March 20, 2007.
30. Y. B. Gianchandani, K. Takahata, K. D. Wise, and A. W. DeHennis, "Antenna Stent Device for Wireless Intraluminal Monitoring." United States Patent 7,452,334. November 18, 2008.
   
 

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