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Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Roy Arthur Carruthers, Timothy Joseph Dalton, Alfred Grill, Jeffrey Curtis Hedrick, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Ebony Lynn Mays, Laurent Perraud, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Multilayer interconnect structure containing air gaps and method for making. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 9, 2004: US06815329 (41 worldwide citation)

A novel air-gap-containing interconnect wiring structure is described incorporating a solid low-k dielectric in the via levels, and a composite solid plus air-gap dielectric in the wiring levels. Also provided is a method for forming such an interconnect structure. The method is readily scalable to ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Alessandro Callegari, Stephen Alan Cohen, Alfred Grill, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Vishnubhai Vitthalbhai Patel, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Stabilization of fluorine-containing low-k dielectrics in a metal/insulator wiring structure by ultraviolet irradiation. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 10, 2002: US06448655 (21 worldwide citation)

A method for providing regions of substantially lower fluorine content in a fluorine containing dielectric is described incorporating exposing a region to ultraviolet radiation and annealing at an elevated temperature to remove partially disrupted fluorine from the region. The invention overcomes th ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Roy Arthur Carruthers, Timothy Joseph Dalton, Alfred Grill, Jeffrey Curtis Hedrick, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Ebony Lynn Mays, Laurent Perraud, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Multilayer interconnect structure containing air gaps and method for making. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Robert M Trepp Esq, August 29, 2006: US07098476 (18 worldwide citation)

A novel air-gap-containing interconnect wiring structure is described incorporating a solid low-k dielectric in the via levels, and a composite solid plus air-gap dielectric in the wiring levels. Also provided is a method for forming such an interconnect structure. The method is readily scalable to ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Alessandro Callegari, Stephen Alan Cohen, Alfred Grill, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Vishnubhai Vitthalbhai Patel, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Stabilization of fluorine-containing low-k dielectrics in a metal/insulator wiring structure by ultraviolet irradiation. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, July 6, 2004: US06759321 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for providing regions of substantially lower fluorine content in a fluorine containing dielectric is described incorporating exposing a region to ultraviolet radiation and annealing at an elevated temperature to remove partially disrupted fluorine from the region. The invention overcomes th ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Roy Arthur Carruthers, Timothy Joseph Dalton, Alfred Grill, Jeffrey Curtis Hedrick, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Ebony Lynn Mays, Laurent Perraud, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Multilayer interconnect structure containing air gaps and method for making. Robert M Trepp, IBM Corporation, October 31, 2002: US20020158337-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A novel air-gap-containing interconnect wiring structure is described incorporating a solid low-k dielectric in the via levels, and a composite solid plus air-gap dielectric in the wiring levels. Also provided is a method for forming such an interconnect structure. The method is readily scalable to ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Bruce B Doris, David R Medeiros, Devendra K Sadana: Method for tuning epitaxial growth by interfacial doping and structure including same. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Robert M Trepp Esq, February 12, 2008: US07329596

A method that allows for uniform, simultaneous epitaxial growth of a semiconductor material on dissimilarly doped semiconductor surfaces (n-type and p-type) that does not impart substrate thinning via a novel surface preparation scheme, as well as a structure that results from the implementation of ...


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Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Alessandro Callegari, Stephen Alan Cohen, Alfred Grill, Christopher Vincent Jahnes, Vishnubhai Vitthalbhai Patel, Sampath Purushothaman, Katherine Lynn Saenger: Stabilization of fluorine-containing low-k dielectrics in a metal/insulator wiring structure by ultraviolet irradiation. Robert M Trepp, Intellectual Property Law Department, March 21, 2002: US20020033535-A1

A method for providing regions of substantially lower fluorine content in a fluorine containing dielectric is described incorporating exposing a region to ultraviolet radiation and annealing at an elevated temperature to remove partially disrupted fluorine from the region. The invention overcomes th ...


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Stephen McConnell Gates, Deborah Ann Neumayer: Atomic layer deposition with nitrate containing precursors. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, March 20, 2001: US06203613 (585 worldwide citation)

Metal nitrate-containing precursor compounds are employed in atomic layer deposition processes to form metal-containing films, e.g. metal, metal oxide, and metal nitride, which films exhibit an atomically abrupt interface and an excellent uniformity.


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Chandrasekhar Narayanaswami, Edward Scott Kirkpatrick: System and methods for querying digital image archives using recorded parameters. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, F Chau & Associates, January 7, 2003: US06504571 (313 worldwide citation)

System and methods for querying digital image archives containing digital photographs and/or videos (collectively, “digital images”). The digital images are indexed in accordance with a plurality of recorded parameters including time, date and geographic location data (altitude and longitude), as we ...


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Chao Kun Hu, Robert Rosenberg, Judith Marie Rubino, Carlos Juan Sambucetti, Anthony Kendall Stamper: Reduced electromigration and stressed induced migration of Cu wires by surface coating. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Trepp, January 29, 2002: US06342733 (245 worldwide citation)

The idea of the invention is to coat the free surface of patterned Cu conducting lines in on-chip interconnections (BEOL) wiring by a 1-20 nm thick metal layer prior to deposition of the interlevel dielectric. This coating is sufficiently thin so as to obviate the need for additional planarization b ...