Patents

The following patents concern printed electronics, polymeric MEMS and present novel fabrication and packaging methods for RF, large area macroelectronics.

  • K. Lian, J. Zhang, J. Szchec and M. Chason, "Bistable Microelectronic Switch Stack", U.S Patent 7,705,707, (2010)

  • R. Lempkowski, M. Eliacin, and K. Lian, "Embedded assembly including moveable element and antenna element", U.S. Patent, 7,508,352,(2009)

  • K.Lian, R.Croswell, A. Tungare, M. Eliacin, "Organic Semiconductor Device And Method", U.S Patent 6,891,190, (2005)

  • M. Eliacin, T. Klosowiak, R. Lempkowski, K. Lian, "MicroElectroMechanical System Packaging", U.S Patent 6,859,119 (2005)

  • M. Eliacin, K. Lian, J. Liu and R. Lempkowski, "Micro Electro-Mechanical System Method" U.S. Patent 6,714,105, (2004)

  • T. Klosowiak, R. Lempkowski, K. Lian, "Optical Path Method and Apparatus" U.S Patent 6,891,991, (2005)

  • A. Tungare, K. Lian, R. Lempkowski, B. Barenburg-Foley "Structure And Method Of Fabrication For An Optical Switch" U.S. Patent 6,594,414 (2003)

  • L. Lach, R. Lempkowski, T. Klosowiak, K. Lian, "Structure and method for fabricating an electro-optic system having an electrochromic diffraction grating", U.S. Patent 6,498,358, (2002)

The following patents discuss the application of microfluidics to bio-sensors and system integration.

  • C. Gamboa, M. Eliacin, K. Lian, "Conduits Integrated in Circuit Board and Method of manufacture" U.S Patent 6,901,217 (2005)

  • S. O'Rourke, D. Sadler, M. Chason, M. Eliacin, C. Gamboa, R. Terbrueggen, K. Lian "Heater for Temperature Control Integrated In Circuit Board and Method of Manufacture", U.S Patent 6,781,056 (2004)

The following patents discuss the overall concept, cell design, material set matching, and packaging of of electrochemical energy storage devices.

  • A. Anani, H. Wu, K. Lian, "Hybrid Energy Storage Device", U.S. Patent 6,117,585, (2000)

  • K. Lian, H. Wu, "Energy Devices with Means for Failure Detection", U.S. Patent 6,106,969, (2000)

  • "High power, high energy, hybrid electrode and electrical energy storage device made therefrom", U.S. Patent 5,7444,258, (1998)

  • R. Jung, K. Lian, C. Li, H. Wu,"Electrodes for electrochemical cells and method of making same", U.S. Patent 5,728,181, (1998)

  • G. Fougere, H. Wu, K. Lian, "Method of fabricating a high power density electrochemical charge storage device", U.S Patent 5,626,737, (1997)

  • L. Bai, K. K. Lian, R. Stengel, "Electrochemical charge storage device having constant voltage discharge", U.S. Patent 5,574,353, (1996)

The following patents present electrode materials, in particular metals/alloys, conducting polymers, and polymer modified carbon electrodes.

  • C. Li, K. Lian, H. Wu, "Method for Fabricating a Conductive Polymer Energy Storage Device", U.S. Patent 5,961,810, (1999)

  • K. Lian, H. Wu, C. Li, "Electrically conductive polymeric coating for an electrochemical charge storage device", U.S. Patent 5, 824,436, (1998)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, and Anaba Anani, "Macrocyclic complex modified electrodes and capacitors made therefrom", U.S. Patent 5,723,427, (1998)

  • K. Lian, C. Li, L. Bai, M. Chason, "Carbon electrodes and energy storage device made thereof", U. S. Patent, 5,659,457, (1997)

  • L. Thompson, C. Li, K. Lian, "Modified polymer electrodes for energy storage devices and method of making same", U. S. Patent 5,626,729, (1997)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, H. Wu, "Method of fabricating a conductive polymer energy storage device", U.S. Patent 5,591,318, (1997)

  • K. Lian, C. Li, R. Jung, J. Kincs, "Electrochemical cell having symmetric inorganic electrodes", U.S. Patent 5,587,872, (1996)

  • K. Lian, L. Bai, "Amorphous Cobalt Alloy Electrodes for Aqueous Electrochemical Devices", U.S. Patent 5,563,765 (1996)

  • C. Li, L. Bai, K. Lian, "Polyoxometalate Carbon Electrodes and Energy Storage Device Made Thereof", U.S. Patent 5,501,922 (1996)

The following patents discuss polymer electrolytes, in particular novel alkaline gel electrolytes and proton conducting polymer electrolytes.

  • K. Lian, H. Wu, C. Li, "Rechargeable electrochemical cell with modified electrolyte", U.S. Patent 5,830,601, (1998)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, R. Jung, "Electrochemical cell having a polymer electrolyte", U.S. Patent 5, 807,412, (1998)

  • H. Wu, C. Li, K. Lian, "Polymer electrolyte and an electrochemical cell containing the electrolyte", U.S. Patent 5,723,231, (1998)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, R. June, "Electrochemical cell having a polymer electrolyte", U.S. Patent, 5,693,434 (1998)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, M. Chason, J. Kincs, G. Fougere, "Electrochemical cell having a polymer electrolyte", U.S. Patent, 5,688,614, (1997)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, F. Eschbach, "Electrochemical cell having a polymer electrolyte", U.S. Patent, 5,688,613, (1997)

  • K. Lian, C. Li, R. Jung, L. Thompson, "Alkaline gel electrolyte for electrochemical cells", U.S. Patent 5,585,208, (1996)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, L. Bai, J. Kincs, "Modified Electrolyte for Electrochemical Cells and Cells Using Same", U.S. Patent 5,552,245, (1996)

  • C. Li, K. Lian, L. Bai, J. Kincs, "Modified Electrolyte for Electrochemical Cells and Cells Using Same", U.S. Patent 5,510,046, (1996)

 
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