Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Todd L Graves, Todd R Shelton, Paul Smith: System and method for cartridge detection and verification using signal comparison. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, October 2, 2001: US06297924 (4 worldwide citation)

A system and method which is used to identify and discriminate the type of data storage cartridge that has been inserted into a disk drive. A system for identifying a type of data storage cartridge having a marker comprises a light source for emitting light to illuminate the marker, a first photodet ...

Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Bar Refael, Watson Brent, Hall David L, Schwartz James H: Digital appliance data download device for data storage. Iomega Corporation, October 1, 2001: TW457435 (1 worldwide citation)

A portable data download device that downloads digital data from a digital appliance, such as digital image data from a digital camera, into a data storage medium, without the use of a personal computer. In other words, a data download device connects to and queries a digital appliance, such as a di ...



Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Kurt Raab: Microelectronic components with frangible lead sections. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 30, 2001: US06309910 (15 worldwide citation)

Flexible leads for making electrical connection in microelectronic components include a frangible intermediate section. The frangible intermediate section is formed by a region within the lead having weakened mechanical integrity. The lead is formed by depositing a layer of lead forming material ove ...

Percy Chinoy
Yoginder Anand, Percy Bomi Chinoy: Reduced parasitic capacitance semiconductor devices. Tyco Electronics, October 30, 2001: US06310394 (1 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor devices comprise a substrate having a semiconductor disposed thereon with a layer of dielectric material, less than 10 microns thick, disposed about the semiconductor; the dielectric layer has a bond pad disposed on its upper surface a via lined with an electrically conductive material ...

Jennifer Petoff
Robert M Waymouth, Raisa L Kravchenko, Jennifer Maciejewski Petoff, Joyce Hung: High-melting polyolefin copolymer elastomers, catalysts and methods of synthesis. Jacques M Dulin Esq, Innovation Law Group, October 25, 2001: US20010034426-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to high melting polyolefin copolymers suitable as thermoplastic elastomers and catalysts and methods for their synthesis. These elastomeric olefin copolymers are characterized by a mole fraction of crystallizable component Xc from about 30 to about 99%; low glass transition te ...

Stéphane De Lombaert
De, Lombaert Stéphane, Firooznia Fariborz, Hoyer Denton Wade: Derivatives of alpha-mercaptoacetamide. Novartis, Novartis Erfindungen Verwaltungsgesellschaft Mbh, de, Lombaert Stéphane, Firooznia Fariborz, Hoyer Denton Wade, BECKER Konrad, October 18, 2001: WO/2001/077095

Novel thiol derivatives of formula (I) wherein variables R¿1?, R¿2?, R¿3?, R¿4?, A, X, and Y have the meanings as defined hereinbefore; disulfide derivatives derived from said compounds wherein R¿1? is hydrogen; and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; said compounds being useful as endothelin ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, John W Smith: Method for creating a die shrink insensitive semiconductor package and component therefor. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 9, 2001: US06300231 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of connecting a substrate to a semiconductor chip and component therefor to allow for the packaging of a chip even after successive die shrinks. The method compensates for successive die shrinks by providing a substrate that has connection sections of electrical leads that are releasable an ...

Runhai Lu
Thomas M Vickers Jr, Rainer Packe Wirth, Jeffrey R Bury, Jesse Osborne, Runhai Lu, John Moreau, Lynn E Brower, Samy M Shendy, John Pickett: Derivatized polycarboxylate dispersants. MBT Holding, Renner Kenner Grieve Bobak Taylor & Weber, October 30, 2001: US06310143 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to derivatized polycarboxylate dispersants for cementitious mixtures, including those mixtures with high percentages of pozzolan cement replacement and dry cast applications. In particular, the invention is directed to a cementitious mixture comprising cement, inclu ...