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Christopher G Angulas, Patrick T Flynn, Joseph Funari, Thomas E Kindl, Randy L Orr: Method of bonding flexible circuit to cicuitized substrate to provide electrical connection therebetween using different solders. Inernational Business Machines, Lawrence R Fraley, April 20, 1993: US05203075 (201 worldwide citation)

A method of bonding a flexible circuitized substrate to a circuitized substrate (e.g., printed circuit board) to interconnect selected circuitry of both substrates using solder. Solder paste is applied over conductive pads on the circuitized substrate and organic dewetting material (e.g., epoxy coat ...


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Frederic Bauchot, Flemming Boegelund, Gerard Marmigere, Sebastian Thomschke: System and method for authenticating an end user. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, William H Steinberg, February 9, 2010: US07659869 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for authenticating an end user. The method begins by generating a login field in response to receiving an authentication request from an end user. The login field comprises a login node matrix comprising a first set of transparent and opaque nodes in addition to at least one login offset. N ...


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David Stanasolovich, William A Syverson, Ronald A Warren: Apparatus for uniform cleaning of wafers using megasonic energy. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Heslin & Rothenberg, July 9, 1996: US05533540 (24 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for cleaning/etching the surface of an article with sonic energy in the megahertz range which employ an anti-reflection mechanism within a recirculation tank. A tank having at least one side wall and a bottom structure holds a cleaning/etching liquid and a megasonic transducer i ...


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Kenton J Lynne: Neural network model for reaching a goal state. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Curtis G Rose, December 15, 1992: US05172253 (12 worldwide citation)

An object, such as a robot, is located at an initial state in a finite state space area and moves under the control of the unsupervised neural network model of the invention. The network instructs the object to move in one of several directions from the initial state. Upon reaching another state, th ...


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Constantin M Melas, Arvind M Patel, Robert A Rutledge, Bum S So: Digital timing recovery method and apparatus for a coded data channel. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, September 24, 1996: US05559840 (11 worldwide citation)

A digital timing recovery circuit for rapid acquisition and synchronization of sampling clock phase in a data playback signal processing channel. The filtered playback signal in a (1,7)ML coded playback channel is sampled at the rate of one sample per bit window and the digitized sample values are p ...


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Lawrence D Bergman, Vittorio Castelli, Tessa A Lau, Daniel A Oblinger: Methods and apparatus for customizing user-interface control in existing application. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Derek S Jennings, Ryan Mason & Lewis, February 15, 2011: US07890948 (5 worldwide citation)

Techniques for altering application user-interface controls are provided. More particularly the customization of a new or existing user-interface control in an application user-interface is provided. In one aspect of the invention, a method for customizing user-interface controls of an existing appl ...


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Anilkumar C Bhatt, Kostas I Papathomas, Terry D Sinclair, Jerome J Wagner: Solvent stabilization process and method of recovering solvent. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Goldman, May 10, 1994: US05310428 (5 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of thermally stabilizing an effluent stream from an industrial process, such as a photolithographic process, to allow thermally manageable recovery of the solvent. In the separation and recovery process the solvent is exposed to temperatures that can cause polymerization of the ...


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John J Ellis Monaghan, Mark D Jaffe: Methods for enhancing quality of pixel sensor image frames for global shutter imaging. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Anthony J Canale, December 13, 2011: US08077240 (4 worldwide citation)

The image quality of an image frame from a CMOS image sensor array operated in global shutter mode may be enhanced by dispersing or randomizing the noise introduced by leakage currents from floating drains among the rows of the image frame. Further, the image quality may be improved by accounting fo ...


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Steven K Jenkins, Laura A Weaver: Atomic read/write support in a multi-module memory configuration. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Patrick J Daugherty, Driggs Hogg Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co LPA, February 9, 2010: US07660951 (1 worldwide citation)

Efficient transfer of data to and from random access memory is described. Multiple request sources and a memory system comprise memory modules having memory banks, each bank containing rows of data. The retrieval comprises transferring all data pursuant to a given request by one source before any da ...


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Kevin J Ash, Susan K Candelaria, Joseph S Hyde II, Thomas C Jarvis, William F Micka, Kenneth W Todd, Gail A Spear: Apparatus and method to initialize information disposed in an information storage and retrieval system. Inernational Business Machines Corporation, Dale F Regelman, October 10, 2006: US07120766 (1 worldwide citation)

A method to initialize information disposed in an information storage and retrieval system comprising a data cache and one or more information storage media comprising a plurality of addresses. The method receives an initialization command, where that initialization command comprises a range of addr ...