1
Richard T Brandle: Screen management system. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Thomas F Galvin, April 29, 1986: US04586158 (176 worldwide citation)

A method of providing efficient on-line and interactive application program utilization of an assortment of devices calling for different screen characteristics. An application programmer writes screen definitions for a particular device to be used. These definitions are stored exterior of the appli ...


2
Alan E Baratz, Inder S Gopal, James P Gray, George A Grover, Jeffrey M Jaffe, Jean A Lorrain, Melinda R Pollard, Diane P Pozefsky, Mark Pozefsky, Lee M Rafalow: Locating resources in computer networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas F Galvin, Gerald R Woods, April 3, 1990: US04914571 (168 worldwide citation)

A LOCATE search dynamically locates resources (e.g., logical units (LUs) and transaction program and files associated with LUs) in a computer network so that a session can be established between the origin and the destination of the search.


3
Hormazdyar M Dalal, Majid Ghafghaichi, Lucian A Kasprzak, Hans Wimpfheimer: Method for fabricating tantalum semiconductor contacts. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Bunnell, Thomas F Galvin, July 29, 1980: US04215156 (107 worldwide citation)

A silicon semiconductor device having contacts which include tantalum. The tantalum is useful in particular for fabricating Schottky barrier diodes having a low barrier height. The method includes: precleaning the silicon substrate prior to depositing the tantalum; depositing the tantalum at low pre ...


4
John F Childress: Data entry screen. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Thomas F Galvin, February 24, 1987: US04646250 (86 worldwide citation)

A data entry screen for an interactive data entry system provides a means for identifying to a user those fields where data may be entered and those fields in which data must be entered. Initially, the formatted data entry screen is displayed to the user with mandatory data entry fields highlighted ...


5
John G Innes: Concurrent multi-lingual use in data processing system. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Thomas F Galvin, September 30, 1986: US04615002 (85 worldwide citation)

A distributed, interactive data processing system is provided with the ability to allow concurrent multi-lingual use by a plurality of users having different national language preferences. A message model data collection (18) is established by storing message models via a message identifier primary ...


6
Kenneth Chang, David C Cosman, Helmut M Gartner, Anthony J Hoeg Jr: Method of forming thin film interconnection systems. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Bunnell, Thomas F Galvin, January 22, 1980: US04184909 (78 worldwide citation)

A method for forming thin film interconnection patterns atop substrates, particularly semiconductor substrates. It features the use of the passivation layer itself, typically glass, as a stable masking material to etch the conductive lines. Conversely, the metal conductor is used as a stable mask in ...


7
Nicholas George Koopman: Method for making conduction-cooled circuit package. IBM Corporation, Thomas F Galvin, July 12, 1977: US04034468 (60 worldwide citation)

A method for making a circuit package which exhibits an excellent heat transfer path from a semiconductor chip or other heat generating device to the heat sink can or cover of the package. A heat conducting pad is placed in proximate relationship to either the heat sink or to a surface of the chip a ...


8
James H Lee, Bernd K S Lessmann, Akella V Satya: Integrated circuit test structure. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas F Galvin, March 13, 1979: US04144493 (50 worldwide citation)

A complex test structure for integrated, semiconductor circuits in which the impurity regions of the test device are elongated, preferably in serpentine fashion. The elongated impurity regions emulate corresponding regions in regular integrated circuit devices. Additional regions are provided, each ...


9
John G Innes: Interactive data processing system having concurrent multi-lingual inputs. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, James H Barksdale, Thomas F Galvin, June 17, 1986: US04595980 (47 worldwide citation)

A distributed, interactive data processing system provided with the ability to allow concurrent multi-lingual use by a plurality of users having different national language preferences is further provided with the ability to be independent of the national language in which an input to the data proce ...


10
Douglas C Heath, Alan C Lind, Carol A Schneier: Simulation of computer program external interfaces. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, James H Barksdale, Thomas F Galvin, July 4, 1989: US04845665 (44 worldwide citation)

A method for developing computer program external interfaces by simulating the interfaces to allow intended users to evaluate the design of the program, even before program code for the simulated program is created.