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Number: 257/414
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Responsive to non-electrical signal (e.g., chemical, stress, light, or magnetic field sensors)
Description: Subject matter wherein the device generates an electrical signal in response to a non-electrical signal (e.g., light, heat, pressure) incident thereon.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
257/428 Electromagnetic or particle radiation 325
257/421 Magnetic field 1,120
257/415 Physical deformation 1,064
257/467 Temperature 448

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8710638 Socket type MEMS device with stand-off portion Apr. 29, 2014
8710597 Method and structure for adding mass with stress isolation to MEMS structures Apr. 29, 2014
8710554 Biosensor kit Apr. 29, 2014
8705245 Sensor device and method for manufacture Apr. 22, 2014
8704320 Strain induced reduction of switching current in spin-transfer torque switching devices Apr. 22, 2014
8703517 Method of Manufacturing a Semiconductor Device Including Removing a Reformed Layer Apr. 22, 2014
8703516 MEMS substrates, devices, and methods of manufacture thereof Apr. 22, 2014
8702997 Balancing a microelectromechanical system Apr. 22, 2014
8692349 Semiconductor devices and methods of controlling temperature thereof Apr. 8, 2014
8691609 Gas sensor materials and methods for preparation thereof Apr. 8, 2014
8691608 Semiconductor devices having nanochannels confined by nanometer-spaced electrodes Apr. 8, 2014
8680630 Backside stimulated sensor with background current manipulation Mar. 25, 2014
8675118 Image sensor Mar. 18, 2014
8674518 Chip package and method for forming the same Mar. 18, 2014
8674461 Hybrid plasma-semiconductor electronic and optical devices Mar. 18, 2014
8674460 Mechanical isolation for MEMS electrical contacts Mar. 18, 2014
8674373 Solid state gas dissociating device, solid state sensor, and solid state transformer Mar. 18, 2014
8669627 MEMS element and method for manufacturing same Mar. 11, 2014
8669626 Optical sensor, optical sensor array, optical sensor driving method, and optical sensor array driving method Mar. 11, 2014
8669625 Photoelectric conversion device and electronic equipment Mar. 11, 2014
8669131 Methods and materials for forming gas sensor structures Mar. 11, 2014
8659102 Nonvolatile magnetic memory device Feb. 25, 2014
8658452 Low temperature ceramic microelectromechanical structures Feb. 25, 2014
8653912 Switching element Feb. 18, 2014
8648396 Microsystem for analyzing blood Feb. 11, 2014
8647912 Solar cell and method for manufacturing solar cell Feb. 11, 2014
8644063 Fabrication and integration of devices with top and bottom electrodes including magnetic tunnel junctions Feb. 4, 2014
8643612 Touchscreen operation threshold methods and apparatus Feb. 4, 2014
8643140 Suspended beam for use in MEMS device Feb. 4, 2014
8642370 Cavity open process to improve undercut Feb. 4, 2014
8637944 Multifunctional nanoscopy for imaging cells Jan. 28, 2014
8637943 Multi-axis integrated MEMS devices with CMOS circuits and method therefor Jan. 28, 2014
8633552 ESD protection for MEMS resonator devices Jan. 21, 2014
8633551 Semiconductor package with mechanical fuse Jan. 21, 2014
8629729 Aggregated spin-torque nano-oscillators Jan. 14, 2014
8629450 Flexible substrate and display device including the flexible substrate Jan. 14, 2014
8629427 Topological insulator-based field-effect transistor Jan. 14, 2014
8628698 Resin composition for protection layer of color filter, protection layer of color filter using same and image sensor including same Jan. 14, 2014
8625327 Magnetic random access memory and initializing method for the same Jan. 7, 2014
8624336 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof Jan. 7, 2014
8623686 Microelectromechanical device including an encapsulation layer of which a portion is removed to expose a substantially planar surface having a portion that is disposed outside and above a cham Jan. 7, 2014
8618623 Solid-state image pickup device and method for manufacturing same, and image pickup apparatus Dec. 31, 2013
8618619 Top port with interposer MEMS microphone package and method Dec. 31, 2013
8618611 Room temperature carbon nanotubes integrated on CMOS Dec. 31, 2013
8610222 MEMS device with central anchor for stress isolation Dec. 17, 2013
8610048 Photosensitive integrated circuit equipped with a reflective layer and corresponding method of production Dec. 17, 2013
8604574 Transparent photodetector Dec. 10, 2013
8604567 Micromechanical system and method for manufacturing a micromechanical system Dec. 10, 2013
8604566 Sensor module and semiconductor chip Dec. 10, 2013
8603861 Alpha shielding techniques and configurations Dec. 10, 2013

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