Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Anthony B Faraci: Method of making a connection to a microelectronic element. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 6, 2002: US06428328 (113 worldwide citation)

A connector for microelectronic elements includes a sheetlike dielectric layer having a plurality of through holes desirably arranged in a rectangular grid pattern. Each hole is provided on one major surface with a generally laminar contact having at least one projection extending inwardly over the ...

Katherina Babich
Katherina E Babich, Alessandro Cesare Callegari, Julien Fontaine, Alfred Grill, Christopher V Jahnes, Vishnubhai Vitthalbhai Patel: Tunable and removable plasma deposited antireflective coatings. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas A Beck, Daniel P Morris, August 6, 2002: US06428894 (63 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is vapor deposited BARC and method of preparing tunable and removable antireflective coatings based on amorphous carbon films. These films can be hydrogenated, fluorinated, nitrogenated carbon films. Such films have an index of refraction and an extinction coefficient tunable from about 1. ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
John W Smith, Belgacem Haba: Multi-layer substrates and fabrication processes. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 6, 2002: US06429112 (35 worldwide citation)

Multilayer components such as circuit panels are fabricated by connecting conductive features such as traces one two or more superposed substrates using leads extending through an intermediate dielectric layer. The leads can be closely spaced to provide a high density vertical interconnection, and c ...

Benjamin Mattes
Hsing Lin Wang, Benjamin R Mattes: Stable, concentrated solutions of polyaniline using amines as gel inhibitors. The Regents of the University of California, Samuel M Freund, August 6, 2002: US06429282 (4 worldwide citation)

Stable, concentrated solutions of high-molecular weight polyaniline using amines as gel inhibitors. Certain amine compounds (gel inhibitors) are used to form highly concentrated, stable solutions of the emeraldine base form of polyaniline in numerous organic solvents from which coatings, films and f ...

Walter M Weber, Ammar Al Ali: Variable mode averager. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 6, 2002: US06430525 (505 worldwide citation)

A signal processor generates an estimate of a block of weighted input values. An adjustable mode parameter determines a time point relative to the input values at which the estimate is computed. By varying the mode parameter, the output characteristics of the processor are variable between that of a ...

Louis B Rosenberg, James R Riegel: Haptic feedback for touchpads and other touch controls. Immersion Corporation, James R Riegel, Paul M Thyfault, August 6, 2002: US06429846 (464 worldwide citation)

A haptic feedback planar touch control used to provide input to a computer. A touch input device includes a planar touch surface that inputs a position signal to a processor of the computer based on a location of user contact on the touch surface. The computer can position a cursor in a displayed gr ...

Barry W Hutzel, Niall R Lynam, Darryl P DeWind, John O Lindahl: Rearview mirror assembly with utility functions. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Garnder Linn & Burkhart, August 6, 2002: US06428172 (460 worldwide citation)

An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a reflective element, a housing or casing supporting the reflective element, and the casing including a storage space. The storage space provides storage for at least one accessory and for storing the accessory in the location easily access ...

Timothy Kay, Robert Hoffer: Method and system for interactively responding to instant messaging requests. Active Buddy, Darby & Darby, August 6, 2002: US06430602 (411 worldwide citation)

A method and system for interactively responding to queries from a remotely located user includes a computer server system configured to receiving an instant message query or request from the user over the Internet. The query or request is interpreted and appropriate action is taken, such as accessi ...

Michael A Lazarus, A U Mattias Blume, Kenneth B Brown, William R Caid, Ted E Dunning, Larry S Peranich, Gerald R Russell, Kevin L Sitze: Predictive modeling of consumer financial behavior. HNC Software, Fenwick & West, August 6, 2002: US06430539 (404 worldwide citation)

Predictive modeling of consumer financial behavior is provided by application of consumer transaction data to predictive models associated with merchant segments. Merchant segments are derived from consumer transaction data based on co-occurrences of merchants in sequences of transactions. Merchant ...

Guy C Wicker: Reduced contact area of sidewall conductor. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 6, 2002: US06429064 (382 worldwide citation)

A method including, in a dielectric material over a contact on a substrate, forming a trench to the contact; introducing an electrode material along the sidewalls of the trench; introducing a phase change material over material along a first sidewall; and modifying the electrode material along the s ...