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Ravi Laxman
Patrick A Van Cleemput, Ravi Kumar Laxman, Jen Shu, Michelle T Schulberg, Bunsen Nie: Method to deposit SiOCH films with dielectric constant below 3.0. Novellus Systems, Tom Chen, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, January 22, 2002: US06340628 (92 worldwide citation)

A chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process uses a precursor gas, such as with a siloxane or alkylsilane, and a carbon-dioxide-containing gas, such as CO


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Ivan Osorio, Mark G Frei: Vagal nerve stimulation techniques for treatment of epileptic seizures. Banner & Witcoff, January 22, 2002: US06341236 (588 worldwide citation)

A system and method for using electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve to treat epilepsy with minimized or no effect on the heart. Treatment is carried out by an implantable signal generator, one or more implantable electrodes for electrically stimulating a predetermined stimulation site of the vag ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller, Frederick Marshall Morgan, Michael K Blackwell: Illumination components. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 22, 2002: US06340868 (545 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is a current control for a lighting assembly, which may be an LED lighting assembly, which may be a pulse width modulated (“PWM”) current control or other form of current control where each current-controlled unit is uniquely addressable and capable of receiving illumination color i ...


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Mark Correa, Rubin Gelles, Duanfeng He, Eugene Joseph, Yajun Li, Mehul Patel, Thomas M Stankelis: Imaging engine and method for code readers. Symbol Technologies, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, January 22, 2002: US06340114 (342 worldwide citation)

An imaging engine and signal processing devices and methods are disclosed for reading various kinds of optical codes. The compact structure may include a two dimensional image sensor, apparatus for focusing images at different focal disclosures, an aiming system, a hi-low beam illumination system an ...


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David D Kloba, Michael R Gray, David M Moore, Thomas E Whittaker, David J Williams, Rafael Z Weinstein, Joshua E Freeman, Linus M Upson: System, method, and computer program product for synchronizing content between a server and a client based on state information. AvantGo, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, January 22, 2002: US06341316 (332 worldwide citation)

Described herein are systems, methods, computer program products, and combinations and sub-combinations thereof, for enabling web content (as well as other objects) to be loaded on mobile devices (as well as other types of devices), and for users of mobile devices to operate with such web content on ...


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Jesse E Pierce, Olaf Vancura: Pachinko stand-alone and bonusing game. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, January 22, 2002: US06340158 (328 worldwide citation)

A Pachinko bonus game system for an underlying game machine. The Pachinko bonus game has a playing field with a plurality of rows of pegs. A ball is launched onto the playing field by a launch mechanism when an initiate condition occurs during play of the underlying game. A row of lanes are provided ...


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Gary Herman, Theodore Charles Goldstein, Ronald G Martinez: Smart electronic receipt system. The Brodia Group, Michael A Glenn, January 22, 2002: US06341353 (311 worldwide citation)

A smart electronic receipt system that provides intelligent receipts, called Smart Receipts, that electronically document a transaction between two parties and maintains a persistent connection between the two parties following a successful online transaction. A Trusted Agent on the Buyer's cli ...


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Satoshi Komoto, Koichi Nitta, Nobuhiro Suzuki, Kuniaki Konno, Hideto Sugawara, Chisato Furukawa: Semiconductor light emitting device including a fluorescent material. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Hogan & Hartson L, January 22, 2002: US06340824 (271 worldwide citation)

A light emitting device or image display includes a fluorescent material as a wavelength converter for converting a wavelength into another. The fluorescent material is disposed in a predetermined positional relation, to prevent external leakage of primary light and to extract secondary light made b ...


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Claes H Bjorkman, Min Melissa Yu, Hongquing Shan, David W Cheung, Wai Fan Yau, Kuowei Liu, Nasreen Gazala Chapra, Gerald Yin, Farhad K Moghadam, Judy H Huang, Dennis Yost, Betty Tang, Yunsang Kim: Integrated low K dielectrics and etch stops. Applied Materials, Moser Patterson & Sheridan, January 22, 2002: US06340435 (267 worldwide citation)

A method of depositing and etching dielectric layers having low dielectric constants and etch rates that vary by at least 3:1 for formation of horizontal interconnects. The amount of carbon or hydrogen in the dielectric layer is varied by changes in deposition conditions to provide low k dielectric ...