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Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Natalie B Feilchenfeld, Michael L Gautsch, Zhong Xiang He, Matthew D Moon, Vidhya Ramachandran, Barbara Waterhouse: Formation of metal-insulator-metal capacitor simultaneously with aluminum metal wiring level using a hardmask. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, Anthony Canale, March 31, 2009: US07511940

Disclosed is a method of fabricating a metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitor. In this method, a dielectric layer is formed above a lower conductor layer and an upper conductor layer is formed above the dielectric layer. The invention then forms an etch stop layer above the upper conductor layer and ...


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Joann Ruvolo, Andrew L Schirmer, Marijane M Zeller: Method of creating and displaying relationship chains between users of a computerized network. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, Stephen T Kechane Esq, February 13, 2007: US07177880 (201 worldwide citation)

A method and structure for identifying potential relationships between users of a computer network is disclosed. The invention extracts relationship information from databases in the computer network in order to establish multiple relationship chains of the users from the relationship information. M ...


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Edward J Nowak: High-performance CMOS SOI devices on hybrid crystal-oriented substrates. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, William D Sabo Esq, February 7, 2006: US06995456 (167 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an integrated circuit structure that has a substrate having at least two types of crystalline orientations. The first-type transistors are on first portions of the substrate that have a first type of crystalline orientation and second-type transistors are on second portions of the subst ...


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Vishal Singh Batra, Wen Syan Li: Web services database cluster architecture. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, March 23, 2010: US07685131 (162 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed configuring of clustered web services nodes accessing a common database, including implementing a data virtualization layer at each node to abstract an instance of the database from a web service application. In one embodiment, at each node is performed creating a first, data virt ...


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Mahmoud F Abdelgany, Aaron D Markworth: Biased angle polyaxial pedicle screw assembly. Custom Spine, Gibb I P Law Firm, Mohammad S Rahman Esq, January 16, 2007: US07163539 (120 worldwide citation)

A pedicle screw assembly and method of assembly comprises a longitudinal member; a screw head comprising a bulbous end, wherein the screw head has a slot adapted to receive the longitudinal member; a bone fixator component comprising a concave socket having a biased angled top and a rounded bottom a ...


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Vikas Agarwal, Girish Chafle, Neeran Mohan Karnik, Arun Kumar, Ashish Kundu, Johara Shahabuddin, Pradeep Varma: Managing server resources for hosted applications. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, T Rao Coca Esq, February 6, 2007: US07174379 (112 worldwide citation)

In an ASP server farm, requests to use an application are directed to a particular executing instance of the application (or an appropriate component thereof) that is identified as being the least loaded of the available such instances of the application or its component. The number of such instance ...


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Michael P Chudzik, Dominic J Schepis, Linda Black: Sige channel epitaxial development for high-k PFET manufacturability. International Business Machines Corporation, Advanced Micro Device, Gibb I P Law Firm, Yuanmin Cai, November 24, 2009: US07622341 (103 worldwide citation)

A method for growing an epitaxial layer patterns a mask over a substrate. The mask protects first areas (N-type areas) of the substrate where N-type field effect transistors (NFETs) are to be formed and exposes second areas (P-type areas) of the substrate where P-type field effect transistors (PFETs ...


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Dharmendra S Modha: Method and system for a cache replacement technique with adaptive skipping. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, Mark McCabe Esq, August 22, 2006: US07096321 (93 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and program storage medium for adaptively managing pages in a cache memory included within a system having a variable workload, comprising arranging a cache memory included within a system into a circular buffer; maintaining a pointer that rotates around the circular buffer; mainta ...


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Huajie Chen, Judson R Holt, Rangarajan Jagannathan, Wesley C Natzle, Michael R Sievers, Richard S Wise: Metal oxide field effect transistor with a sharp halo. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, Ian D MacKinnon Esq, December 28, 2010: US07859013 (84 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are embodiments of a MOSFET with defined halos that are bound to defined source/drain extensions and a method of forming the MOSFET. A semiconductor layer is etched to form recesses that undercut a gate dielectric layer. A low energy implant forms halos. Then, a COR pre-clean is performed ...


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Brent A Anderson, MeiKei Leong, Edward J Nowak: High mobility plane CMOS SOI. International Business Machines Corporation, Gibb I P Law Firm, William D Sabo Esq, February 14, 2006: US06998684 (84 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an integrated circuit structure that has a substrate having at least two types of crystalline orientations. First-type transistors (e.g., NFETs) are formed on first portions of the substrate having a first type of crystalline orientation, and second-type transistors (e.g., PFETs) are fo ...