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Researcher: Daniel van der Weide

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Areas of Expertise
  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Information
  • Power
  • Multifunctional scanned probe microscopy¬†
  • Localized spectroscopy of biological
  • Low-dimensional electronic systems¬†
  • Terahertz circuits and devices
  • Microfabricated circuits and structures for high frequency probes and sensors
  • Tools for functional imaging and manipulation of nanometer-scale electronics and biomolecules
  • Spectroscopic near- and far-field techniques in the microwave through far-infrared regions of the spectrum for sensing, security and high-throughput screening
  • Semiconductor devices and circuits
  • Broadband and nonlinear techniques for improved (quantum) computation and communication
  • Ultrafast electronics, low-dimensional electron systems
  • Application of high frequency techniques in biotechnology
Web Site Daniel van der Weide's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,119,649 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, issued September 2015.
  • 9,072,532 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, issued July 2015.
  • 7,861,316 - Microscope probe having an ultra-tall tip, issued December 2010.
  • 7,725,151 - Apparatus and method for near-field imaging of tissue, issued May 2010.
  • 7,467,015 - Segmented catheter for tissue ablation, issued December 2008.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160015453 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, published January 2016.
  • 20120143180 - Triaxial antenna for microwave tissue ablation, published June 2012.
  • 20110238061 - Microwave device for vascular ablation, published September 2011.
  • 20110160717 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, published June 2011.
  • 20080147056 - Energy delivery systems and uses thereof, published June 2008.
Recent Publication(s)

View Daniel van der Weide's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Biomedical Engineering Center, Mechanical Engineering
  • Calabazas Creek Research Inc.
Research Tools
  • Microfabricated Circuits and Structures
  • High-Frequency Probes and Sensors
  • Proximal Probes
  • Far-Field Sensors
  • GaAs Circuits
  • Spectroscopy
Research Facilities
  • The vdW Group Laboratory
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-6561
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Principal Investoagor, Nanoprobe Tools for Molecular Spectroscopy and Control
Faculty Affiliate, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Materials Science Graduate Program
Address Line 1 1439 Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Iowa, Electrical Engineering, 1987
Master's Degree M.S., Stanford University, Electrical Engineering, 1989
PhD Ph.D., Stanford University, Electrical Engineering, 1993
Other Degrees Postdoc, Max-Planck-Institute fur Festkorpeforschung (Germany)
Technologies Available for Licensing Microfabricated Microbial Growth Assay Method and Apparatus

Method and Device for Measuring Electrical Conductance of Membranes with a Radio Frequency Probe

Mechanical Force Detection of Magnetic Fields Using Heterodyne Demodulation

Microwave Dielectric Spectroscopy Method and Device

Left-Handed Non-Linear Transmission Line Device for Efficient Harmonic Generation

Plastic Cantilevers for Atomic Force Microscopy

Heterodyne Feedback System for Scanning Force Microscopy

Label-Free, Radio-Frequency Detection of DNA Hybridization at Microelectrodes

Batch Fabrication of High Aspect Ratio Micromechanical Probe Tips

Microscope Probe Having an Ultra-Tall Tip

High-Speed Digital-to-Analog Converter

Solid-State Quantum Dot Devices for Quantum Computing