Advanced Photon Source

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Patents

Patents

“Mechanical design of multiple zone plates precision alignment apparatus for hard X-ray focusing in twenty- nanometer scale,” D. Shu, J. Liu, S. C. Gleber, J. Vila-comamala, B. Lai, J. Maser, C. Roehrig, M. J. Wojcik, F. S. Vogt, US Patent 9,613,729, April 4, 2017

“High precision detector robot arm system,” D. Shu, Y. Chu, US Patent 9,557,282, January 31, 2017

“Precision mechanical structure of an ultra-high-resolution spectrometer for inelastic X-ray scattering instrument,” D. Shu, Y. Shvydko, S. Stoupin, R. Khachatryan, K. Goetze, T. Roberts, US Patent 9,008,272, April 14, 2015

“Mechanical design of deformation compensated flexural pivots structured for linear nanopositioning stages ,” D. Shu, S. Kearney, C. Preissner, US Patent 8,957,567, Feb. 17, 2015

“Mechanical design of laminar weak-link rotary mechanisms with ten-degree-level travel range and ten-nanoradian-level positioning resolution,” D. Shu, J. Maser, US Patent 8,089,199, Jan. 3, 2012

“Mechanical design of laminar weak-link mechanisms with centimeter-level travel range and sub-nanometer positioning resolution,” D. Shu, J. Maser, US Patent 7,994,688, August 9, 2011

“Multidimensional alignment apparatus for hard x-ray focusing with two multilayer laue lenses,” D. Shu, H. Yan, J. Maser, US Patent 7,597,475, Feb. 17, 2010

“Optomechanical structure for a multifunctional hard x-ray nanoprobe instrument,” D. Shu, J. Maser, B. Lai, S. Vogt, M. Holt, C. Preissner, R. Winarski, G. Stephenson, US Patent 7,331,714, Feb. 19, 2008

“Redundantly constrained laminar structure as weak-link mechanisms,” D. Shu, T. Toellner, E. E. Alp, US Patent 6,984,335, Jan. 10, 2006

“Optical design for laser encoder resolution extension with three-dimensional motion decoupling,” D. Shu, US Patent 6,822,733, Nov. 23, 2004

“Redundantly constrained laminar structure as weak-link mechanisms,” D. Shu, T. Toellner, E. E. Alp, US Patent 6,607,840, Aug. 19, 2003