Ravi Laxman
Tianniu Chen, Chongying Xu, Thomas H Baum, Ravi K Laxman, Alexander S Borovik: Stabilized cyclosiloxanes for use as CVD precursors for low-dielectric constant thin films. Atmi, February 26, 2004: US20040039219-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A siloxane dielectric precursor for use in a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process, which has been dosed with a stabilizing agent(s) selected from free-radical inhibitors, end-capping agents and mixtures thereof. The stabilized siloxane dielectric precursor reduces the occurrence of premature depo ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba, Klaus Jurgen Wolter: Microelectronic joining processes. Tessera, Lerner David Litenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 26, 2004: US20040035519-A1

A microelectronic element is with a connection component having a polymeric body, and a bonding material is provided between contacts on the microelectronic element and conductive features of the connection component. The microelectronic element is heated so as to activate the bonding material, and ...

Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin R, Hellmig Joachim W: Method and apparatus for recording marks in a phase-change type information layer of a record carrier. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Meinders Erwin R, Hellmig Joachim W, DEGUELLE Wilhelmus H G, February 26, 2004: WO/2004/017308 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of recording marks representing data (la) in a information layer of a record carrier by irradiating the information layer by m ans of a pulsed radiation beam, a mark being written by a sequence (lc) of one o more write pulses, said information layer having a phase r ...

Brian Goodall
Edmund Elce, Takashi Hirano, Jeffrey C Krotine, Larry F Rhodes, Brian L Goodall, SaiKumar Jayaraman, W Chris McDougall, Shenliang Sun: Photosensitive compositions based on polycyclic polymers. Paul M Reznick, Webb Ziesenheim Logsdon Orkin & Hanson PC, February 26, 2004: US20040039153-A1

A copolymer composition including a copolymer having repeat units of structural formula I: 1 where X is selected from O, —CH2—, and —CH2—CH2—; m is an integer from 0 to 5; and each occurrence of R1-R4 are independently selected from H; C1 to C25 linear, branched, and cyclic alkyl, aryl, aralkyl, alk ...

Craig Allen
Nemmara Chithambaram, Craig Allen Miller: Meeting location determination using spatio-semantic modeling. Autodesk, Gates & Cooper, Howard Hughes Center, February 26, 2004: US20040039579-A1

One or more embodiments of the invention provide a method, method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for determining a meeting location. A location for each of two or more persons is obtained. A central location is then determined based on the obtained locations. A list of activity preferences f ...

Stéphane De Lombaert
Raymond F Horvath, Jennifer N Tran, Stéphane De Lombaert, Kevin J Hodgetts, Philip A Carpino, David A Griffith: Certain alkylene diamine-substituted heterocycles. Neurogen Corporation, Pfizer, Ladas & Parry, February 24, 2004: US06696445 (3 worldwide citation)

The present invention also provides a general method to whereby mono-, bi-, or tricyclic heterocycles may be modified to obtain potent antagonists at the NPY

Tarran Jones
Gregory J LaRosa, Christopher Horvath, Walter Newman, S Tarran Jones, Siobhan H O&apos Brien, Theresa O&apos Keefe: Humanized anti-CCR2 antibodies and methods of use therefor. Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, February 24, 2004: US06696550 (40 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a humanized antibody or functional fragment thereof which binds to a mammalian (e.g., human) CC-chemokine receptor 2 (CCR2) or a portion of the receptor and blocks binding of a ligand to the receptor. The invention further relates to a method of inhibiting the intera ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Michael Warner, Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz: Microelectronic assemblies incorporating inductors. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 19, 2004: US20040032011-A1

Inductors are provided in chip assemblies such as in packaged semiconductor chips. The inductors may be incorporated in a chip carrier which forms part of the package, and may include, for example, spiral or serpentine inductors formed from traces on the chip carrier. The chip carrier may include a ...

Craig Allen
Jaime E Garcia, Craig Allen Carroll: Optical alignment system for power tool. Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, February 19, 2004: US20040032587-A1

A power tool having a work surface and a spindle attached to the power tool and defining an axis of operation of the power tool. In one embodiment, the power tool may include a bracket above the work surface. The bracket may include first and second bracket receptacles and first second holders movab ...