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Jens Nagel
Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, Donald Remboski, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: System and method for driver performance improvement. Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 29, 2002: US20020120374-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A method (500) of informing a vehicle operator to improve the operator's performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion of the vehicle (504); receiving vehicle envi ...


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Konstantine Karavakis: Components with releasable leads. Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, August 29, 2002: US20020117329-A1

A connection component for making connections to a microelectronic element is made by providing leads on a surface of a polymeric layer and etching the polymeric layer to partially detach the leads from the polymeric layer, leaving a portion of each lead releasably connected to the polymeric layer b ...


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Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina E Babich, Cameron James Brooks, S Jay Chey, C Richard Guarnieri, Michael Straight Hibbs, Kenneth Christopher Racette: Attenuated embedded phase shift photomask blanks. Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept, August 29, 2002: US20020119378-A1

An attenuating embedded phase shift photomask blank that produces a phase shift of the transmitted light is formed with an optically translucent film made of metal, silicon, nitrogen or metal, silicon, nitrogen and oxygen. A wide range of optical transmission (0.001% up to 20% at 193 nm) is obtained ...


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Servati Peyman, Nathan Arokia, Sakariya Kapil, Kumar Anil: Circuit de commande de courant de pixels pour affichages a diodes electroluminescentes organiques, Pixel current driver for organic light emitting diode displays. Ignis Innovation, Ignis Innovation, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, August 29, 2002: CA2438577 (107 worldwide citation)

A pixel current driver based on a current mirror comprises a plurality of thin film transistors (TFTs) driving OLED layers. The plurality of thin film transistors may be four thin film transistors formed in a current-programmed .DELTA.V T-compensated manner. Other versions of the current-programmed ...


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Soboleski Donald A, Saunders Gerald A B, Borschneck Daniel P: Method and device for treating abnormal curvature of the spine. Queen S University At Kingston, Queen S University At Kingston, SCRIBNER STEPHEN J, August 29, 2002: CA2437575 (32 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a spinal facet cap for treating scoliosis, the facet cap comprising a shim portion for inserting into a facet joint of a spine, and an alignment portion for maintaining alignment of the shim portion within the facet joint. The invention also provides a method for treating s ...


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Nathan Arokia, Servati Peyman, Sakariya Kapil: Pixel current driver for organic light emitting diode displays. Ignis Innovation, Nathan Arokia, Servati Peyman, Sakariya Kapil, HARRIS John D, August 29, 2002: WO/2002/067327 (29 worldwide citation)

A pixel current driver comprises a plurality of thin film transistors (TFTs) each having dual gates and for driving OLED layers. A top gate of the dual gates is formed between a source and a drain of each of the thin film transistors, to thereby minimize parasitic capacitance. The top gate is ground ...


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Murphy Andrew J, Yancopoulos George D: Methods of modifying eukaryotic cells. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Murphy Andrew J, Yancopoulos George D, PALLADINO Linda O, August 29, 2002: WO/2002/066630 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for engineering and utilizing large DNA vectors to target, via homologous recombination, and modify, in any desirable fashion, endogenous genes and chromosomal loci in eukarytoic cells. These large DNA targeting vectors for eukaryotic cells, termed LTVECs, are derived from fragments of clon ...


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Liang Yuh Chen, Yuchun Wang, Yan Wang, Alain Duboust, Daniel A Carl, Ralph Wadensweiler, Manoocher Birang, Paul D Butterfield, Rashid Mavliev, Stan D Tsai: Conductive polishing article for electrochemical mechanical polishing. Applied Materials, August 29, 2002: US20020119286-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture and apparatus are provided for planarizing a substrate surface. In one aspect, an article of manufacture is provided for polishing a substrate including polishing article comprising a body having at least a partially conductive surface adapted to polish the substrate and a ...


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Fusen Chen, Ling Chen: Atomically thin highly resistive barrier layer in a copper via. Applied Materials, Applied Materials, Patent Legal Department, August 29, 2002: US20020117399-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a copper via and the resultant structure. A thin layer of an insulating barrier material, such as aluminum oxide or tantalum nitride, is conformally coated onto the sides and bottom of the via hole, for example, by atomic layer deposition (ALD) to a thickness of less than 5 nm, p ...


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Alok Srivastava, Marco Carrer, Paul I Lin: System for dynamically invoking remote network services using service descriptions stored in a service registry. Charles G Call, August 29, 2002: US20020120685-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A dynamic services infrastructure accepts data describing data resources and stores that data in a relational database from which it may be retrieved to handle service requests issued by application programs. The database stores Service Definition data which is initially supplied in the form of XML ...