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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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Scott Michael Branch, Michael Francis Hanley: Module having a latch. International Business Machines Corporation, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist Pa, November 14, 2002: US20020167793-A1 (5 worldwide citation)

A module includes a module body adapted to plug into a mating port, and a latch member attached to the module body. The latch member is immovable relative to the module body when attached to the module body. The latch member is essentially always engaged with a receiving member of the mating port wh ...


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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 (4 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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Ralph M Tapphorn, Howard Gabel: System and process for solid-state deposition and consolidation of high velocity powder particles using thermal plastic deformation. Lyon & Harr, November 14, 2002: US20020168466-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an apparatus and process for solid-state deposition and consolidation of powder particles entrained in a subsonic or sonic gas jet onto the surface of an object. Under high velocity impact and thermal plastic deformation, the powder particles adhesively bond to the substrate ...


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Spruell Stephen Lee, Robertson Scott Mitchell, Ware John Nicholas Jr: Cable electrique auto-etanche comprenant une couche interne a nervures, Self-sealing electrical cable having a finned inner layer. Southwire Company, Southwire Company, DEETH WILLIAMS WALL, November 14, 2002: CA2446724 (4 worldwide citation)

An electrical cable (11) and a method for manufacturing the electrical cable (14) extruded thereabout, a ribbed or finned surface exterior thereto which includes a plurality of longitudinally extending ribs or fins (15) between which exist a plurality of channel regions (16) which provides self-seal ...



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