US Patent Application No: 2012/0010,609

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Systems and Methods for Creating an Effect Using Microwave Energy to Specified Tissue

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Systems, methods and devices for creating an effect using microwave energy to specified tissue are disclosed. A system for the application of microwave energy to a tissue includes a signal generator adapted to generate a microwave signal having predetermined characteristics, an applicator connected to the generator and adapted to apply microwave energy to tissue. The applicator includes one or more microwave antennas and a tissue interface, a vacuum source connected to the tissue interface, a cooling source connected to the tissue interface, and a controller adapted to control the signal generator, the vacuum source, and the coolant source. The tissue includes a first layer and a second layer, the second layer below the first layer. The controller is configured so that the system delivers energy such that a peak power loss density profile is created in the second layer.

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MIRAMAR LABS, INC.SUNNYVALE, CA12

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Deem, Mark E Mountain View, CA 249 5575
Francis, Dan Mountain View, CA 50 860
Hallock, Dan Redwood City, CA 4 21
Johnson, Jessi Ernest Mountain View, CA 10 38
Kim, Steven Los Altos, CA 176 1280
Salamini, Alexey San Francisco, CA 32 132
Smith, Peter - 110 995
Su, Ted San Francisco, CA 50 373

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