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Walter L Brown, Sungho Jin, Wei Zhu: Article comprising vertically nano-interconnected circuit devices and method for making the same. Agere Systems Guardian, Lowenstein & Sandler PC, January 22, 2002: US06340822 (198 worldwide citation)

A circuit device is disclosed comprising at least two circuit layers or circuit devices vertically interconnected with a plurality of parallel and substantially equi-length nanowires disposed therebetween. The nanowires may comprise composites, e.g., having a heterojunction present along the length ...


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John S Fernando, Stefan Thurnhofer: Method and apparatus for executing multiple instruction streams in a digital processor with multiple data paths. Agere Systems Guardian, Synnestvedt & Lechner, August 7, 2001: US06272616 (196 worldwide citation)

A parallel processing architecture for a digital processor capable of alternately operating in a single threaded mode, a SIMD (single instruction, multiple data) mode and a MIMD (multiple instructions, multiple data) mode. The instruction set for the processor includes instructions for switching bet ...


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Joseph M Cannon, James A Johanson, Richard Lawrence McDowell: Caller ID equipment which displays location of caller. Agere Systems Guardian, William H Bollman, March 5, 2002: US06353664 (194 worldwide citation)

Customer premises telephone equipment and methods are provided for identifying a calling party's telephone number, household name, and city and/or state location, to a called party. The equipment and method includes one or more directories containing city and state location information correspo ...


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Christopher Andrew Bower, Otto Zhou, Wei Zhu: Method for fabrication of patterned carbon nanotube films. Agere Systems Guardian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Scott J Rittman, August 21, 2001: US06277318 (186 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating adherent, patterned carbon nanotube films is provided. According to the invention, a substrate is patterned with a carbide-forming material, a carbon-dissolving material, or a low melting point metal. Carbon nanotubes are then deposited onto the patterned substrate, but have ...


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William G Easter, John A Maze III, Frank Miceli: Electrochemical mechanical planarization apparatus and method. Agere Systems Guardian, April 9, 2002: US06368190 (176 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the electrochemical mechanical planarization of semiconductor wafers includes a rotatable platen and a polishing pad disposed on the platen. The polishing pad has top and bottom surfaces. A wafer carrier is disposed proximate to the platen for pressing a semiconductor wafer against ...


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Sungho Jin, Gregory Peter Kochanski, Wei Zhu: Article comprising enhanced nanotube emitter structure and process for fabricating article. Agere Systems Guardian, Scott J Rittman, June 26, 2001: US06250984 (154 worldwide citation)

An improved process for fabricating nanotube field emitter structures is provided, in which the nanotubes protrude from a supporting base material to improve emission properties. The resulting emitter structure are useful in a variety of devices, including microwave vacuum tube devices and flat-pane ...


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Dean P Kossives, Ashraf W Lotfi, Lynn F Schneemeyer, Michael L Steigerwald, R Bruce Van Dover: Integrated circuit having a micromagnetic device including a ferromagnetic core and method of manufacture therefor. Agere Systems Guardian Corporation, July 3, 2001: US06255714 (146 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit and method of manufacturing therefor. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit includes a substrate with an insulator and a capacitor formed over the substrate. The integrated circuit further includes an adhesive formed over the insulator. The integrated circuit still further ...


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Joseph M Cannon, James A Johanson, Philip D Mooney: Wireless piconet access to vehicle operational statistics. Agere Systems Guardian, William H Bollman, June 18, 2002: US06408232 (140 worldwide citation)

A wireless piconet transceiver is mounted in a vehicle, and a complementary fixed wireless piconet transceiver is mounted in a garage, service station, police squad car, etc., for communication with the vehicle when parked adjacent thereto. The vehicle establishes a temporary piconet network with th ...


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Walter L Brown, Sungho Jin, Wei Zhu: Article comprising vertically nano-interconnected circuit devices and method for making the same. Agere Systems Guardian, Lowenstein Sandler PC, May 7, 2002: US06383923 (135 worldwide citation)

A circuit device is disclosed comprising at least two circuit layers or circuit devices vertically interconnected with a plurality of parallel and substantially equi-length nanowires disposed therebetween. The nanowires may comprise composites, e.g., having a heterojunction present along the length ...


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David C Brady, Yi Ma, Pradip K Roy: System and method for forming a uniform thin gate oxide layer. Agere Systems Guardian, June 12, 2001: US06246095 (130 worldwide citation)

This invention includes a novel synthesis of a three-step process of growing, depositing and growing Si0