US Patents and

Patent Applications

  1. J. J. Deacutis and A. K. Henning, “Switchable Thermoelectric Element and Array.”  U.S. Patent Application, filed June 1992.  Granted November 1993 (#5,261,747).  Assigned to Board of Trustees, Dartmouth College. Download PDF

  2. A. K. Henning, M. Zdeblick, J. S. Fitch, D. A. Hopkins, Jr., and L. J. Lilly, “Low-power themopneumatic microvalve.”  U.S. Patent Application, filed June 1997. Granted October 2000 (#6,129,331).  Assigned to Redwood Microsystems, Inc. Download PDF

  3. A. Zias, P. Mauger, S. Cahill, N. Nystrom, and A. K. Henning, “Micro-electromechanical Sensor.”  U.S. Patent Application, filed July 2002. Issued May 2006 (#7,047,814).  Assigned to Redwood Microsystems, Inc. Download PDF

  4. A. K. Henning, M. Selser, and B. A. Cozad, “High-flow microvalve.”  U.S. Patent Application 20050067029, filed April 2004. Issued January 2006 (#6,986,365).  Assigned to SMC KK. Download PDF

  5. A. Zias, P. Mauger, S. Cahill, N. Nystrom, and A. K. Henning, “Micro-electromechanical Sensor.”  U.S. Patent Application, filed July 2001. Issued December 2007 (#7,305,890).  Assigned to SMC KK. Download PDF

  6. J. M. Harris, M. Selser, B. A. Cozad and A. K. Henning, “Dual pedestal shut-off valve.”  U.S. Patent Application, filed March, 2004.  Issued December 2007 (#7,309,056). Assigned to SMC KK. Download PDF

  7. A. K. Henning, “Methods and apparatuses for complementary micro-pneumatic devices and circuits.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100269920, filed January, 2010. Download PDF

  8. C. A. Mirkin, et al., “Scanning probe epitaxy.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100071098, filed 13 May 2009. Download PDF

  9. J. E. Bussan, M. R. Nelson, J. S. Fragala, A. K. Henning, and J. R. Rendlen, “Nanomanufacturing devices and methods.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100089869, filed 13 May 2009.  Issued September, 2012 (#8,261,368).  Assigned to NanoInk. Download PDF

  10. J. S. Fragala, A. K. Henning, and R. R. Shile, “Piezoresistor height sensing cantilever.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100100989, filed 13 May 2009.  Issued March 2013 (#8,393,011).  Assigned to NanoInk. Download PDF

  11. J. S. Fragala, A. K. Henning, and R. R. Shile, “Heated cantilever.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100147820, filed 13 May 2009. Download PDF

  12. A. K. Henning, J. S. Fragala, and R. R. Shile, “Dual-tip cantilever.”  U.S. Patent Application 20100235954, filed 13 May 2009. Download PDF

  13. A. K. Henning, R. R. Shile, J. S. Fragala, N. A. Amro, and J. R. Haaheim, “High density, hard tip arrays.”  U.S. Patent Application 20120295030, filed 12 May 2012. Download PDF

  14. Z. Or-Bach, B. Cronquist, and A. K. Henning, "Method of processing a semiconductor device." U.S. Patent 9,023,688, issued May 5, 2015. Assigned to MonolithIC3D. Download PDF

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