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Eugene Fitzgerald
Zhiyuan Cheng, Eugene A Fitzgerald, Dimitri A Antoniadis: Method for semiconductor device fabrication. Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 14, 2002: US20020168864-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a semiconductor structure. According to one aspect of the invention, on a first semiconductor substrate, a first compositionally graded Si1-xGex buffer is deposited where the Ge composition x is increasing from about zero to a value less than about 20%. Then a first etch-stop ...


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Charles Sperry
Sperry Charles R, Scott Suzanne: Appareil et procede de formation de chambres gonflables, Apparatus and method for forming inflated chambers. Sealed Air Corporation, Sealed Air Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, November 14, 2002: CA2446782

An inflatable web (10), and method and apparatus for inflating the web, which generally includes two sheets (12, 14) having inner surfaces sealed to each other in a pattern defining a series of inflatable chambers (16) of predetermined length, each of the chambers having at least one change in width ...


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Michael N Kozicki, Maria Mitkova: Microelectronic programmable device and methods of forming and programming the same. Snell & Wilmer, One Arizona Center, November 14, 2002: US20020168820-A1 (23 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic programmable structure and methods of forming and programming the structure are disclosed. The programmable structure generally include an ion conductor and a plurality of electrodes. Electrical properties of the structure may be altered by applying a bias across the electrodes, an ...


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Takeshi Saito: Optical switch and optical waveguide apparatus. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, McDERMOTT WILL & EMERY, November 14, 2002: US20020168133-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

Highly reliable optical switch and optical waveguide apparatus are obtained, which can perform stable and reliable ON/OFF operations for optical connection at a waveguide crossing portion. The optical switch is provided in an optical waveguide apparatus including a waveguide propagating light and a ...


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Steven T Harshfield, David Q Wright: PCRAM memory cell and method of making same. Michael G Fletcher, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, November 14, 2002: US20020168852-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

An inverted PCRAM cell is formed by plating the bottom electrode, made of copper for example, with a conductive material, such as silver. Chalcogenide material is disposed over the plated electrode and subjected to a conversion process so that ions from the plated material diffuse into the chalcogen ...


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Switkes Michael, Rothschild Mordechai: Methods and apparatus employing an index matching medium. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Switkes Michael, Rothschild Mordechai, POWERS Jeffrey B, November 14, 2002: WO/2002/091078 (11 worldwide citation)

A perfluoropolyether (PFPE) index matching medium (120). The medium (120) may be used with electromagnetic radiation (152) having a wavelength below 220nm. The medium (120) may be used between two optical surfaces (115 and 150) or between an optical surface (115) and an object (150). The medium (120 ...


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Mukerji Pradip, Huang Yung Sheng, Das Tapas, Thurmond Jennifer M, Leonard Amanda Eun Yeong, Pereira Suzette L: Δ4-desaturase genes and uses thereof. Abbott Laboratories, BECKER Cheryl L, November 14, 2002: WO/2002/090493 (8 worldwide citation)

The subject invention relates to the identification of genes involved in the desaturation of polyunsaturated fatty acids at carbon 4 (i.e., 'Δ4-desaturase'). In particular, Δ4-desaturase may be utilized, for example, in the conversion of adrenic acid to ω6-docosapentaenoic acid and in the conversion ...


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Horrobin David Frederick: Potentiation of therapeutic effects of fatty acids. Laxdale, Horrobin David Frederick, WAKERLEY Helen Rachael, November 14, 2002: WO/2002/089787 (5 worldwide citation)

The oral administration of an essential fatty acid, preferably eicosapentaenoic acid, at a defined purity together with an inhibitor of COX-1 or COX-2 or LOX or one or more of the FACL enzymes gives improved therapeutic results over administrationof the fatty acid alone.


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Masella Anthony Jr, Webster Bruce A: Facilitating comparisons between simulated and actual behavior of electronic devices. Teradyne, RUBENSTEIN Bruce D, November 14, 2002: WO/2002/091182 (5 worldwide citation)

A system for analyzing the behavior of electronic devices includes a first database for storing simulation values and a second database for storing actual waveform values. When a DUT is exercised with test patterns that correspond to test patterns stored in the first database, the DUT generates outp ...