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Title: "Error Recovery Within Integrated Circuit"
Inventors: Krisztian Flautner, Todd Michael Austin, David Theodore Blaauw, Trevor Nigel Mudge, David Bull
Award Date: 02/11/2014 Patent No: 8,650,470

Title: "Reference voltage generator having a two transistor design"
Inventors: Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, Scott Hanson, Gregory Chen
Award Date: 10/22/2013 Patent No: 8,564,275

Title: "Crossbar circuitry for applying an adaptive priority scheme and method of operation of such crossbar circuitry"
Inventors: Sudhir Kumar Satpathy, David Theodore Blaauw, Trevor Nigel Mudge, Dennis Michael Sylvester
Award Date: 10/01/2013 Patent No: 8,549,207

Title: "Integrated circuit memory power supply"
Inventors: Gregory Kengho Chen, Dennis Michael Sylvester, David Theodore Blaauw
Award Date: 09/03/2013 Patent No: 8,526,261

Title: "In-situ tissue analysis device and method "
Inventors: Gianchandani; Yogesh B., Li; Tao, Gianchandani; Roma Y.
Award Date: 06/18/2013 Patent No: 8,467,867

Title: "Passive Wireless Readout Mechanisms for Nanocomposite Thin Film Sensors"
Inventors: Lynch; Jerome P., Kotov; Nicholas A., Loh; Kenneth J.
Award Date: 05/28/2013 Patent No: 8,451,124

Title: "Vehicle hybrid energy system"
Inventors: Sastry; Ann M., Cook-Chennault; Kimberly A., Wang; Chia W., Albano; Fabio
Award Date: 02/26/2013 Patent No: 8,381,849

Title: "Dual drug delivery device "
Inventors: Chiravuri; Srinivas, Evans; Allan, Gianchandani; Yogesh B., Park; Jong M.
Award Date: 12/04/2012 Patent No: 8,323,246

Title: "Electrode array and method of fabrication "
Inventors: Angelique Johnson and Kensall Wise
Award Date: 10/09/2012 Patent No: 8,283,569

Title: "Compact multilevel electrical integration of microsystems"
Inventors: Perlin; Gayatri Eadara, Casey; Brendan E., Gulari; Mayurachat Ning, Wise; Kensall D.
Award Date: 08/28/2012 Patent No: 8,255,061

Title: "System and method for providing a thermal transpiration gas pump using a nanoporous ceramic material"
Inventors: Gianchandani; Yogesh B., Gupta; Naveen
Award Date: 08/07/2012 Patent No: 8,235,675

Title: "Deposited microarchitectured battery and manufacturing method "
Inventors: Sastry; Ann M., Albano; Fabio
Award Date: 07/31/2012 Patent No: 8,231,998

Title: "Wireless Biliary Stent System with Wishbone-array Resonant Magnetoelastic Sensor and Conformal Magnetic Layer"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, S. Green, and M. T. Richardson
Award Date: 07/03/2012 Patent No: 8,212,552

Title: "Wafer-level, Polymer-based Encapsulation for Microstructure Devices"
Inventors: M. N. Gulari, K. D. Wise, and Y. Yao
Award Date: 06/05/2012 Patent No: 8,193,645

Title: "In Situ Tissue Analysis Device and Method"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, T. Li, and R. Y. Gianchandani
Award Date: 04/19/2012 Patent No: 7,927,288 B2

Title: "Hybrid contact mode scanning cantilever system "
Inventors: Gaitas; Angelo, Gianchandani; Yogesh B.
Award Date: 04/10/2012 Patent No: 8,156,568

Title: "Imprinting of Supported and Free-standing 3-D Micro- or Nano-structures"
Inventors: Y. P. Kong, H. Y. Low, S. W. Pang, and A. F. Yee
Award Date: 09/27/2011 Patent No: 8,025,831 B2

Title: "Wafer-level, Polymer-based Encapsulation for Microstructure Devices"
Inventors: K. D. Wise, M. N. Gulari, and Y. Yao
Award Date: 09/07/2010 Patent No: 7,790,493 B2

Title: "Imprinting Polymer Film on Patterned Substrate"
Inventors: L.-R. Bao, L. J. Guo, X. Huang, Y.P. Kong, S. W. Pang, L. Tan, and A. F. Yee
Award Date: 11/17/2009 Patent No: 7,618,510 B2

Title: "Analyte Accumulation Device"
Inventors: D. M. Aslam, E. Z. Zellers, and Y. Lu
Award Date: 11/10/2009 Patent No: 7,615,189

Title: "Method for Correcting a Mask Layout"
Inventors: A. B. Kahng, P. Gupta, D. Sylvester, and J. Yang
Award Date: 11/03/2009 Patent No: 7,614,032 B2

Title: "Method and Micro Power Generator for Generating Electrical Power From Low Frequency Vibrational Energy"
Inventors: H. Kulah and K. Najafi
Award Date: 08/25/2009 Patent No: 7,579,757 B2

Title: "Mechanical Self-reciprocating Oscillator and Mechanism and a Method for Establishing and Maintaining Regular Back and Forth Movement of a Micromachined Device Without the Aid of Any Electronic Components"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani and K. Udeshi
Award Date: 11/25/2008 Patent No: 7,456,698 B2

Title: "Antenna Stent Device for Wireless Intraluminal Monitoring"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, K. Takahata, K. D. Wise, and A. D. Dehennis
Award Date: 11/18/2008 Patent No: 7,452,334 B2

Title: "Microsensor with a Well Having a Membrane Disposed Therein"
Inventors: R. W. Hower and R. B. Brown
Award Date: 10/21/2008 Patent No: 7,438,851 B2

Title: "Packaged Micromachined Device Such as a Vacuum Micropump, Device Having a Micromachined Sealed Electrical Interconnect and Device Having a Suspended Micromachined Bonding Pad"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani and S. P. McNamara
Award Date: 05/06/2008 Patent No: 7,367,781 B2

Title: "Liquid Flow Actuation and Suspension Manipulation Using Surface Tension Gradients"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani and A. S. Basu
Award Date: 04/15/2008 Patent No: 7,358,051 B2

Title: "High-Q Micromechanical Resonator Devices and Filters Utilizing Same"
Inventors: C.T.-C. Nguyen and S.-S. Li
Award Date: 11/13/2007 Patent No: 7,295,088

Title: "Microsystem for Determining Clotting Time of Blood and Low-cost Single-use Device for use Therein"
Inventors: S. M. Martin, R. H. Olsson, III, R. B. Brown, and R. K. Franklin
Award Date: 11/06/2007 Patent No: 7,291,310 B2

Title: "Thermopneumatic Microvalve"
Inventors: K. D. Wise and J. A. Potkay
Award Date: 03/20/2007 Patent No: 7,192,001 B2

Title: "MEMS-Based, Computer Systems, Clock Generation and Oscillator Circuits and LC-Tank Apparatus for Use Therein"
Inventors: M. S. McCorquodale and R. B. Brown
Award Date: 01/02/2007 Patent No: 7,157,984 B2

Title: "Microfabricated Radiation Detector Assemblies Methods of Making and Using Same and Interface Circuit for Use Therewith"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani and C. G. Wilson
Award Date: 01/02/2007 Patent No: 7,157,718 B2

Title: "Micro-Discharge Optical Source Apparatus and Method and System for Analyzing a Sample"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, C. G. Wilson, L. Que, B. Mitra, and P. Selvaganapathy
Award Date: 11/28/2006 Patent No: 7,142,303 B2

Title: "Linearizing Apparatus and Method"
Inventors: M. S. McCorquodale, R. B. Brown, and M. K. Ding
Award Date: 11/07/2006 Patent No: 7,132,874 B2

Title: "Micromechanical Resonator Device Having a Desired Mode Shape"
Inventors: C. T. C. Nguyen and Y. Xie
Award Date: 10/10/2006 Patent No: 7,119,636 B2

Title: "Micromachined Probe Apparatus and Methods for Making and Using Same to Characterize Liquid in a Fluidic Channel and Map Embedded Charge in a Sample on a Substrate"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, L. L. Chu, K. Takahata, P. Selvaganapathy, and J. L. Shohet
Award Date: 10/03/2006 Patent No: 7,116,115 B2

Title: "Method of Fabricating a Package with Substantially Vertical Feedthroughs for Micromachined or MEMS Devices"
Inventors: K. Najafi, J. M. Giachino, and J. Chae
Award Date: 08/29/2006 Patent No: 7,098,117 B2

Title: "Micromachined Arrayed Thermal Probe Apparatus, System for Thermal Scanning a Sample in a Contact Mode and Cantilevered Reference Probe for use Therein"
Inventors: Y. B. Gianchandani, S. P. McNamara, J. Lee, and A. Base
Award Date: 07/11/2006 Patent No: 7,073,938 B2

Title: "Slot Antenna"
Inventors: R. Azadegan and K. Sarabandi
Award Date: 07/11/2006 Patent No: 7,075,493 B2

Title: "Low Temperature Method for Forming a Microcavity on a Substrate and Article Having Same"
Inventors: B. H. Stark and K. Najafi
Award Date: 04/18/2006 Patent No: 7,029,829 B2

Title: "Micropump Assembly for a Microgas Chromatograph and the Like"
Inventors: K. Najafi, H. S. Kim, L. P. Bernal, A. A. Astle, and P. D. Washabaugh
Award Date: 03/07/2006 Patent No: 7,008,193 B2

Title: "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"
Inventors: P. P. Chang-Chien, and K. D. Wise
Award Date: 02/28/2006 Patent No: 7,004,015

Title: "Micromechanical Resonator Device and Method of Making a Micromechanical Device"
Inventors: C. T. C. Nguyen and M. A. Abdelmoneum
Award Date: 01/10/2006 Patent No: 6,985,051 B2

Title: "MEMS-Based, Computer Systems, Clock Generation and Oscillator Circuits and LC-Tank Apparatus for use Therein"
Inventors: M. S. McCorquodale and R. B. Brown
Award Date: 12/06/2005 Patent No: 6,972,635 B2

Title: "Method of Making a Thick Microstructural Oxide Layer"
Inventors: K. Najafi and C. Zhang
Award Date: 11/08/2005 Patent No: 6,962,831 B2

Title: "Mechanical Resonator Device Having Phenomena-Dependent Electrical Stiffness"
Inventors: W.-T. Hsu and C. T.-C. Nguyen
Award Date: 10/25/2005 Patent No: 6,958,566 B2

Title: "Multi-Substrate Package and Method for Assembling Same"
Inventors: A. B. Ucok, K. Najafi, and J. Giachino
Award Date: 10/25/2005 Patent No: 6,958,531 B2

Title: "Low-Temperature Patterned Wafer Bonding with Photosensitive Benzocyclobutene (BCB) and 3D MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems) Structure Fabrication"
Inventors: T. A. Chou, K. Najafi, L. P. Bernal, and P. D. Washabaugh
Award Date: 09/13/2005 Patent No: 6,942,750 B2

Title: "Method of Joining an Insulator Element to a Substrate"
Inventors: T. J. Harpster and K. Najafi
Award Date: 09/06/2005 Patent No: 6,939,778 B2

Title: "Low-Leakage Integrated Circuits and Dynamic Logic Circuits"
Inventors: K. K. Das and R. B. Brown
Award Date: 08/23/2005 Patent No: 6,933,744 B2

Title: "Actively-Shielded Signal Wires"
Inventors: D. M. Sylvester, H. Kaul, and D. T. Blaauw
Award Date: 07/19/2005 Patent No: 6,919,619 B2

Title: "Microelectromechanical Heating Apparatus and Fluid Preconcentrator Device Utilizing Same"
Inventors: W. C. Tian, S. W. Pang, and E. T. Zellers
Award Date: 07/05/2005 Patent No: 6,914,220 B2

Title: "Method for Electrically and Mechanically Connecting Microstructures Using Solder"
Inventors: D. F. Lemmerhirt and K. D. Wise
Award Date: 05/17/2005 Patent No: 6,893,885 B2

Title: "Method of Fabricating a Device Having a Desired Non-planar Surface or Profile and Device Produced Thereby"
Inventors: K. Najafi and C. Tsung-Kuan
Award Date: 04/26/2005 Patent No: 6,884,732 B2

Title: "Methods of Creating Patterns on Substrates and Articles of Manufacture Resulting Therefrom"
Inventors: L.-R Bao, L. J. Guo, X. Huang, Y.P. Kong, S. W. Pang, L. Tan, and A. F. Yee
Award Date: 03/01/2005 Patent No: 6,860,956

Title: "Micromechanical Resonator Device and Micromechanical Device Utilizing Same"
Inventors: J. R. Clark and C. T.-C. Nguyen
Award Date: 02/15/2005 Patent No: 6,856,217 B1

Title: "Method for Making Micromechanical Structures Having at Least One Lateral, Small, Gap Therebetween and Micromechanical Device Produced Thereby"
Inventors: W.-T. Hsu and C. T.-C. Nguyen
Award Date: 01/25/2005 Patent No: 6,846,691 B2

Title: "Separation Microcolumn Assembly for a Microgas Chromatograph and the Like"
Inventors: M. Agah, K. T. Beach, J. A. Potkay, R. D. Sacks, and K. D. Wise
Award Date: 01/04/2005 Patent No: 6,838,640 B2

Title: "Laminated Devices and Methods of Making Same"
Inventors: R. B. Brown and S. M. Martin
Award Date: 09/07/2004 Patent No: 6,786,708 B2

Title: "Filter-Based Method and System for Measuring Angular Speed of an Object"
Inventors: C. T. Nguyen and M. Demirci
Award Date: 06/01/2004 Patent No: 6,742,389 B2

Title: "Micromechanical Resonator Device"
Inventors: W. T. Hsu and C. T. C. Nguyen
Award Date: 05/25/2004 Patent No: 6,739,190 B2

Title: "Single-side Microelectromechanical Capacitive Accelerometer and Method of Making Same"
Inventors: N. Yazdi, K. Najafi, and A. Salian
Award Date: 04/13/2004 Patent No: 6,718,605 B2

Title: "Method and Apparatus for Filtering Signals Utilizing a Vibrating Micromechanical Resonator"
Inventors: C. T. C. Nguyen
Award Date: 03/30/2004 Patent No: 6,713,938 B2

Title: "Pulsed Carrier Gas Flow Modulation for Selectivity Enhancements with Gas Chromatography Using Series-Coupled Column Ensembles"
Inventors: R. D. Sacks, T. Veriotti, and M. McGuigan
Award Date: 03/16/2004 Patent No: 6,706,535 B2

Title: "Pulsed Carrier Gas Flow Modulation for Selectivity Enhancements with Gas Chromatography Using Series-Coupled Ensembles"
Inventors: R. D. Sacks, T. Veriotti, and M. McGuigan
Award Date: 03/16/2004 Patent No: 6,706,534 B2

Title: "Pulsed Carrier Gas Flow Modulation for Selectivity Enhancements with Gas Chromatography Using Series-Coupled Column Ensembles"
Inventors: R. D. Sacks and J. J. Whiting
Award Date: 03/09/2004 Patent No: 6,702,989 B2

Title: "Method and Apparatus for Selecting at Least One Desired Channel Utilizing a Bank of Vibrating Micromechanical Appartus"
Inventors: M. S. McCorquodale, C. T.-C. Nguyen, and K. Wang
Award Date: 01/20/2004 Patent No: 6,680,660 B2

Title: "Module and Method of Making Same"
Inventors: C.T.-C. Nguyen and A.-C. Wong
Award Date: 12/23/2003 Patent No: 6,667,558 B2

Title: "Microstructures"
Inventors: L. Lin, Y-T Cheng, K. Najafi, and K. W. Wise
Award Date: 08/20/2002 Patent No: 6,436,853 B2

Title: "Method of Making a Micromechanical Device from a Single Crystal Semiconductor Substrate and Monolithic Sensor Formed Thereby"
Inventors: J. Weigold and S. W. Pang
Award Date: 08/06/2002 Patent No: 6,429,458 B1

Title: "Microelectromechanical Capacitive Accelerometer and Method of Making Same"
Inventors: K. Najafi and N. Yazdi
Award Date: 06/11/2002 Patent No: 6,402,968 B1

Title: "Single-side Microelectromechanical Capacitive Acclerometer and Method of Making Same"
Inventors: K. Najafi, A. Salian, and N. Yazdi
Award Date: 09/11/2001 Patent No: 6,286,369 B1

Title: "Sliicon Micromachined Capacitive Pressure Sensor and Method of Manufacture"
Inventors: A. V. Chavan and K. D. Wise
Award Date: 08/29/2000 Patent No: 6,109,113