Seki Syunichi, Kiguchi Hiroshi, Yudasaka Ichio, Miyajima Hiroo: Method for manufacturing a patterned thin film device. Seiko Epson, March 29, 2000: EP0989778-A1 (147 worldwide citation)

Display devices such as EL elements or LED elements, or color filters, are provided, wherewith, when forming thin films such as organic semiconductor films or colored resins, there is remarkably little variation in film thickness from pixel to pixel. When fabricating thin film elements having banks ...

Glenn Thomas P, Jewler Scott J, Moon D H, Roman David, Yee J H: Plastic integrated circuit device package and method of making the same. Amkor Technology, Anam Semiconductor, March 29, 2000: EP0989608-A2 (139 worldwide citation)

Packages for an integrated circuit device and methods and leadframes for making such packages are disclosed. The package includes a die, a die pad, leads, bond wires, and an encapsulant. The lower surfaces of the die pad and leads are provided with a stepped profile by an etching step that etches pa ...

Memeteau Dominique, Chaigne Jean Christophe: Telephone apparatus for a prison medium. France Telecom, March 29, 2000: EP0989720-A1 (132 worldwide citation)

The telephone system has several extensions (2) for use by inmates, and separate extensions (3) for the use of monitors. All extensions are connected to at least one supervisory unit (1) which can operate in a number of modes according to the institution in which it is installed. The prison administ ...

Malaure Jason Robert, Kydd Richard Andrew: Method and apparatus for sampling remote data sources. Two Way Tv, March 29, 2000: EP0988876-A1 (84 worldwide citation)

A method of sampling, at a central location, data generated from a number of remote data sources. The method comprises: a) causing those data sources with generated data to implement a local response function; b) transmitting information from the central location to the remote data sources relating ...

Adams William R: Gaming device with interactive electroluminescent display. Anchor Gaming, March 29, 2000: EP0989531-A2 (73 worldwide citation)

Gaming devices with electroluminescent illumination displays wherein the state of the electroluminescent display is changed in response to active input by a player and/or events occurring during the play of the game.

Bower Christopher Andrew, Zhou Otto, Zhu Wei: Device comprising a carbon nanotube field emitter structure and process for forming device. Lucent Technologies, Univ North Carolina, March 29, 2000: EP0989579-A2 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention provides improved devices containing adherent carbon nanotube films, in particular electron field emitter structures containing such films. Previously, attaining even moderate adherence of powdery or mat-like nanotubes to a substrate was difficult, because of the perfect fullerene stru ...

Inokuchi Tatsuya, Obata Masayuki, Sako Yoichiro, Ito Shuichi: Recording method and recording apparatus. Sony, March 29, 2000: EP0989554-A1 (62 worldwide citation)

The recording medium (1) having the write-once recording area in which any information can be recorded and the recorded information cannot be rewritten is employed. A partial area of the write-once recording area is provided with the billing information recording area in which the billing informatio ...

Yamazaki Shunpei, Nakajima Setsuo, Kuwabara Hideaki: Tft with an ldd structure and its manufacturing method. Semiconductor Energy Lab, March 29, 2000: EP0989614-A2 (57 worldwide citation)

There is provided a semiconductor device including a semiconductor circuit formed by semiconductor elements having an LDD structure which has high reproducibility, improves the stability of TFTs and provides high productivity and a method for manufacturing the same. In order to achieve the object, t ...

Yamada Masazumi, Iitsuka Hiroyuki, Goto Shoichi, Takechi Hideaki: Method and system for data recording / reproducing, apparatus for recording/reproducing, and media for recording program. Matsushita Electric, March 29, 2000: EP0989557-A1 (56 worldwide citation)

A data recording/reproducing method wherein encrypted digital data obtained by subjecting digital data to first encrypting by using a contents key and encrypted contents key obtained by subjecting the contents key to second encrypting are recorded on a recording medium, the encrypted digital data an ...

Goldstein Steven, Black Kirby S: Tissue decellularization. Cryolife, March 29, 2000: EP0987998-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates, in general, to tissue decellularization and, in particular to a method of treating tissues, for example, heart valves, tendons and ligaments, so as to render them acellular and thereby limit mineralization and/or immunoreactivity upon implementation in vivo.