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Xavier Baie
Bruce B Doris, Dureseti Chidambarrao, Xavier Baie, Jack A Mandelman, Devendra K Sadana, Dominic J Schepis: SOI based field effect transistor having a compressive film in undercut area under the channel and a method of making the device. International Business Machines Corporation, Jay H Anderson, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 6, 2004: US06717216 (146 worldwide citation)

Field effect transistor with increased charge carrier mobility due to stress in the current channel 22. The stress is in the direction of current flow (longitudinal). In PFET devices, the stress is compressive; in NFET devices, the stress is tensile. The stress is created by a compressive film 34 in ...


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Xavier Baie
Bruce B Doris, Dureseti Chidambarrao, Xavier Baie, Jack A Mandelman, Devendra K Sadana, Dominic J Schepis: Field effect transistor with stressed channel and method for making same. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, Jay H Anderson, April 26, 2005: US06884667 (18 worldwide citation)

Field effect transistor with increased charge carrier mobility due to stress in the current channel 22. The stress is in the direction of current flow (longitudinal). In PFET device, the stress is compressive; in NFET devices, the stress is tensile. The stress is created by a compressive film 34 in ...


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Lars W Liebmann, Scott Mansfield, Alfred K Wong: Method to determine optical proximity correction and assist feature rules which account for variations in mask dimensions. International Business Machines Corporation, Todd M C Li, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 22, 2003: US06553559 (214 worldwide citation)

Optical proximity correction (OPC) and assist feature rules are generated using a process window (PW) analysis. A reference pitch is chosen and the mask bias is found that optimizes the process window. This can be done using standard process window analysis or through a weighted process window (WPW) ...


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Robert Baseman, William Grey: Method for integrated supply chain and financial management. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, December 30, 2003: US06671673 (205 worldwide citation)

A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished employing a more comprehensive approach to maximizing profitability, increasing revenue, and explicitly considering risk. In particular, th ...


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Edward E Kelley, Franco Motika, Paul V Motika, Eric M Motika: Secure credit card. International Business Machines Corporation, Jay H Anderson, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, November 4, 2003: US06641050 (202 worldwide citation)

Credit card or portable identification cards containing smart card technology and electronic fuse (e-fuse) technology are combined with an LFSR pseudo random number generator to provide a secured method to prevent fraud and unauthorized use. Secure personalization via e-fuses, a pseudo-random number ...


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Rahul Garg, Parul Alok Mittal, Natwar Modani: Differential rewards with dynamic user profiling. International Business Machines Corporation, T Rao Coca, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, May 27, 2003: US06571216 (182 worldwide citation)

A methodology and system allows a plurality of reward scheme owners to give differential rewards, through a plurality of reward distribution agents, to various users based on the user profile. The reward scheme owner may be a seller, a manufacturer, a sales promotion agent or even an intermediary. S ...


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Edward James Ellesson, Roch Andre Guerin, Sanjay Damodar Kamat, Arvind Krishna, Rajendran Rajan, Dinesh Chandra Verma: Architecture for supporting service level agreements in an IP network. International Business Machines Corporation, Manny W Schecter, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, October 1, 2002: US06459682 (178 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling packet traffic in an IP network of originating, receiving and intermediate nodes to meet performance objectives established by service level agreements. Traffic statistics and performance data such as delay and loss rates relating to traffic flows are collected at intermediat ...


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Francine J Prokoski, Veronica Mikos Prokoski: Personal biometric key. Mikos, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, February 1, 2005: US06850147 (171 worldwide citation)

A personal biometric key system uses a personal identity code transmitted to a universal biometric electronic lock via a communication system and using a clock or GPS chip and allows a person to select one or more personal biometric methods and to be personally responsible for the maintenance of the ...


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James Lee Hafner, John Anthony Tomlin: System and method for minimizing energy consumption in hybrid vehicles. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, Stephen C Kaufman, March 14, 2006: US07013205 (166 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method relating to the operation of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles powered both by electricity from rechargeable batteries and by consumable fuel powered means, such as an internal combustion engine or a fuel cell. More particularly, the system and metho ...


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Paul M Gervais, Alexander C Barrentine, Martin S Cox, R Scott Coyle, Kenneth J Hawley, Gerald O Neild Jr, Michael Leslie Richards, Jay Joseph Thomas: System and method to provide secure navigation to resources on the internet. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Whitham Curtis & Christofferson P C, April 30, 2002: US06381579 (166 worldwide citation)

Provide an electronic-business-to-electronic-business portal that organizes the access to extended business applications. A method allows end users to access a server using standard Web browsers, and then view their own customized menu of applications. Enhanced security and administrative tools allo ...