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Douglas S Armbrust, Dale W Martin, Jed H Rankin, Sylvia Tousley: Method to define and tailor process limited lithographic features using a modified hard mask process. International Business Machines Corporation, William D Sabo, Larry J Hume, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, August 26, 2003: US06610607 (184 worldwide citation)

A method to define and tailor process limited lithographic features is provided. The method may be used to form sub lithographic spaces between features on a semiconductor wafer. A mask is formed and patterned on the wafer. Spacers are formed on sidewalls of the mask. The pattern of the mask and spa ...


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Kazuhito Kojima, Mitsuru Yoshikura, Hiromoto Uesugi: Database system and a method of data retrieval from the system. NS Solutions Corporation, Larry J Hume, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, January 20, 2004: US06681227 (97 worldwide citation)

Since metadata pertaining to real data stored in at least one database (DB) are collected and managed at a single meta DB server, and metadata that match a retrieval request are extracted by search of the meta DB server, even when a plurality of DBs and DB servers for managing DBs are present on a n ...


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Gobinda Das, Franco Motika: TFI probe I/O wrap test method. International Business Machines Corporation, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Larry J Hume, Robert Walsh Esq, March 7, 2006: US07007380 (93 worldwide citation)

A method for testing external connections to semiconductor devices. The method includes providing an external electrical path between selected external connections on the semiconductor devices.


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Robert J Devins, Mark E Kautzman, Kenneth A Mahler, William E Mitchell: Simulator-independent system-on-chip verification methodology. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Kotulak, Larry J Hume, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 27, 2003: US06571373 (83 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating with and controlling design logic modules (“cores”) external to a system-on-chip (SOC) design during verification of the design uses verification software to generate and apply test cases to stimulate components of an SOC design in simulation; the results are observed and ...


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Robert J Devins, Paul G Ferro, Robert D Herzl: Processor-independent system-on-chip verification for embedded processor systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Kotulak, Larry J Hume, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, September 2, 2003: US06615167 (67 worldwide citation)

A method for efficiently changing the embedded processor type in verification of system-on-chip (SOC) integrated circuit designs containing embedded processors. The verification software is used to generate and apply test cases to stimulate components of a SOC design (“cores”) in simulation; the res ...


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Alberto Pellegri, Barry Michael Broman: Redox flow battery system and cell stack. Squirrel Holdings, Larry J Hume, Connoll Bove Lodge & Hutz, November 5, 2002: US06475661 (67 worldwide citation)

A redox flow battery composed of a plurality of cells in electrical series defined by a stacked and repetitive arrangement of a conductive intercell separator having a generally bipolar function, a positive electrode, an ion exchange membrane, a negative electrode and another conductive intercell se ...


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Choon Leong Lou, Mei Shu Hsu: Probe card for electrical testing a chip in a wide temperature range. Star Technologies, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Larry J Hume, June 14, 2005: US06906543 (65 worldwide citation)

This disclosure provides a probe card for electrical testing a chip in a wide temperature range. The probe card includes a circuit board, a cover, a circular supporter positioned on the circuit board, at least a probe needle fixed on the circular supporter by an adhesive, and a flow line positioned ...


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Philip de Chazal, Conor Heneghan, Elaine Sheridan: Apparatus for detecting sleep apnea using electrocardiogram signals. BiancaMed, Connolly Bove Lodge & Huntz, Larry J Hume, April 11, 2006: US07025729 (65 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method of determining a diagnostic measure of sleep apnea including the following steps: acquiring an electrocardiogram signal, calculating a set of RR intervals and electrocardiogram-derived respiratory signal from said electrocardiogram, and hence calculating a set of spectral ...


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Chao Chin Chieh, Su Chao Ping, Chen Yen Kuang: Clock multiplier. Myson Century, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Larry J Hume, December 20, 2005: US06977536 (58 worldwide citation)

A clock multiplier capable of modulating the duty cycle of the output clock comprises a first clock multiplication circuit, an inverter, a first low pass filter, a second low pass filter and an amplifier, the first multiplication clock being operative to multiply the frequency of an input clock, the ...


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Hirotomo Miura, Yasuo Sato: Multi-level type nonvolatile semiconductor memory device. Nippon Steel Corporation, Larry J Hume, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, October 22, 2002: US06469343 (51 worldwide citation)

A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device having nonvolatile memory cells, each of said memory cells including a semiconductor substrate of one type of electric conduction, a pair of source and drain regions of the opposite type of electric conduction formed in the semiconductor substrate, an electr ...