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John R McKenzie, Stanley R Conston, David J Kupiecki: Injector for viscous materials. iScience Interventional Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, June 28, 2011: US07967772 (73 worldwide citation)

An injector is provided to deliver microquantities of viscous materials into the body, such as the eye, for surgical purposes. The injector comprises a syringe body with a plunger disposed therein coupled to a positive displacement mechanism capable of progressively advancing the plunger to precisel ...


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Feng Wang, Victor Y Lu, Brian Lu, Wai Fan Yau, Nerissa Draeger: CVD flowable gap fill. Novellus Systems, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, May 29, 2012: US08187951 (73 worldwide citation)

Methods of lining and/or filling gaps on a substrate by creating flowable silicon oxide-containing films are provided. The methods involve introducing vapor-phase silicon-containing precursor and oxidant reactants into a reaction chamber containing the substrate under conditions such that a condense ...


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Vishal Gauri, Raashina Humayun, Chi I Lang, Judy H Huang, Michael Barnes, Sunil Shanker: Flowable film dielectric gap fill process. Novellus Systems, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, April 28, 2009: US07524735 (73 worldwide citation)

Methods of this invention relate to filling gaps on substrates with a solid dielectric material by forming a flowable film in the gap. The flowable film provides consistent, void-free gap fill. The film is then converted to a solid dielectric material. In this manner gaps on the substrate are filled ...


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Nadeem Ahmad Quraishi, Rex Yinzok Lam, Robert Leland Pickering, Venkata Dhananjaya Kuna, Sangshetty Patil, Steven G LeMay: Download procedures for peripheral devices. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, April 27, 2010: US07704147 (72 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming machine is coupled to a plurality of “USB gaming peripherals.” The USB gaming peripherals, which may include one or more peripheral devices, communicate with a master gaming controller using a USB communication architecture. The USB gaming peripherals may include USB DFU (Device F ...


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Gustavo A Pinto, Brian C Leslie, David L Adler, Akella V S Satya, Padma A Satya legal representative, Robert Thomas Long, David J Walker: Multiple directional scans of test structures on semiconductor integrated circuits. KLA Tencor Technologies Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, February 2, 2010: US07656170 (71 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method of inspecting a sample. The sample is scanned in a first direction with at least one particle beam. The sample is scanned in a second direction with at least one particle beam. The second direction is at an angle to the first direction. The number of defects per an area of the ...


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Binh Nguyen, Craig Paulsen: Location and user identification for online gaming. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, August 18, 2009: US07577847 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and devices for determining the location, identity and age of a user who desires to initiate a gaming session from an uncontrolled environment such as a home, a gaming kiosk or a hotel room. In some implementations, the user's location is determined in part by ...


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Binh T Nguyen: Redundant gaming network mediation. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, November 25, 2008: US07455591 (71 worldwide citation)

A disclosed gaming communication network provides an enhanced DCU that provides redundant mediation between gaming machines on the gaming communication network and a host server. The enhanced DCU provides a first, primary transmission path and a second, redundant transmission path between the gaming ...


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William R Brosnan, Steven G LeMay, Warner Cockerille, Dwayne Nelson, Robert Breckner: Open architecture communications in a gaming network. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, October 21, 2008: US07438643 (69 worldwide citation)

Open architecture communication systems and methods are provided that allow flexible data transmission between gaming machines and other devices and nodes within a gaming machine network. The gaming machine and other devices employ a communication interface that sends and receives data via a common ...


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Ron Winans, Richard Ollins: Light emitting interface displays for a gaming machine. IGT, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, March 23, 2010: US07682249 (69 worldwide citation)

A disclosed thin light-emitting interface displays may be mounted to a surface on the gaming machine. The light-emitting elements used in the interface displays may be provided from electro-luminescent elements, organic light emitting diode (OLED) elements and combinations thereof. The thin light-em ...


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Steven T Mayer, Jonathan D Reid, Mark L Rea, Ismail T Emesh, Henner W Meinhold, John S Drewery: Method for planar electroplating. Novellus Systems, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, November 11, 2008: US07449098 (68 worldwide citation)

A disclosed form of mechanically assisted electroplating leads to a flat, thin, overburden. In one example, an accelerator is deposited on a copper surface and mechanically removed in a simplified CMP-like apparatus. The wafer is then plated in an electrolyte containing little or no accelerating add ...