Xavier Baie
Dureseti Chidambarrao, Omer H Dokumaci, Bruce B Doris, Jack A Mandelman, Xavier Baie: Stress inducing spacers. International Business Machines Corporation, Jay H Anderson, Eugene I Shkurko, November 30, 2004: US06825529 (145 worldwide citation)

A substrate under tension and/or compression improves performance of devices fabricated therein. Tension and/or compression can be imposed on a substrate through selection of appropriate gate sidewall spacer material disposed above a device channel region wherein the spacers are formed adjacent both ...

Brian Goodall
Brian L Goodall: Catalyst and methods for polymerizing cycloolefins. Promerus, Hudak Shunk & Farine Co, November 30, 2004: US06825307 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods for the addition polymerization of cycloolefins using a cationic Group 10 metal complex and a weakly coordinating anion of the formula:

Sanjay Chaturvedi
Sanjay Chaturvedi, Anne Mae Gaffney, Scott Han, Michele Doreen Heffner, Ruozhi Song: Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst. Rohm and Haas Company, Marcella M Bodner, Alan Holler, November 30, 2004: US06825380 (10 worldwide citation)

A catalyst comprising a promoted mixed metal oxide is useful for the vapor phase oxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated carboxylic acid and for the vapor phase ammoxidation of an alkane or a mixture of an alkane and an alkene to an unsaturated nitrile.

David Sherrer
Dan A Steinberg, David W Sherrer: Optical waveguide switch. Shipley Company L L C, Niels Haun, Jonathan D Baskin, November 30, 2004: US06826324 (6 worldwide citation)

An optical switch includes a first wavedguide holding member and a second waveguide holding member disposed on a substrate. The first waveguide holding member moves relative to the second waveguide holding member. A movement guiding member guides the motion of the first waveguide holding member and ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Microelectronic connection components utilizing conductive cores and polymeric coatings. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 23, 2004: US06822320 (8 worldwide citation)

An electrically conductive article such as a sheet having holes therein is coated with a dielectric polymer using a multi-stage electrophoretic deposition process. A coating of uncured polymer is deposited electrophoretically and then cured. After the first polymer is cured, the part is subject to a ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Method for forming a multi-layer circuit assembly. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, November 23, 2004: US06820330 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of making a multi-layer circuit assembly includes providing a core structure including an inner dielectric element having first and second metal layers on opposite surfaces thereof, forming one or more through vias extending through the metal layers and the inner dielectric element and coat ...

Ed Rutter
Edward W Rutter: Polymer remover. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, S Matthew Cairns, c o EDWARDS & ANGELL, November 18, 2004: US20040229762-A1

Compositions useful for the removal of polymeric material from substrates, such as magnetoresistive sensors, are provided. Methods of removing such polymeric material from magnetoresistive sensors and methods of manufacturing magnetoresistive sensors are also provided.

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba: Memory module. Rambus, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, November 18, 2004: US20040229480-A1

The memory module includes a substantially rigid first circuit board having at least one memory chip disposed thereon. The memory module also includes a substantially rigid second circuit board having an array of electrical contact points disposed on a planar surface thereof. A flexible connector el ...

Ugochukwu Njoku
Frank W Brice, Charles W Gainey, Marten J Halma, Eugene P Hefferon, Carol B Hernandez, Jeffrey P Kubala, Tan Lu, Ugochukwu Njoku Charles, Kenneth J Oakes, Dale F Riedy, Charles E Shapley, Gustav E Sittmann, Leslie W Wyman, Harry M Yudenfriend: Managing input/output subsystem images of an input/output subsystem. International Business Machines Corporation, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC, November 18, 2004: US20040230783-A1

An input/output subsystem is configured as a plurality of input/output subsystem images, each of which appears to a program as an independent input/output subsystem. One or more input/output subsystem images of the plurality of input/output subsystem images are managed. An aspect of this management ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Mintz Sagy P, West Robert A, Kondilis Christos: System and method for simulating an electronic trading environment. Trading Tech Int, November 17, 2004: EP1476836-A2

Market data is recorded from a real live exchange. The recording data can be played back in real time or delayed, in any manner, to simulate the recorded market. Moreover, one or more users can participate in the simulated market just as if they were participating in a real-live market. The system p ...