Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin R, Hellmig Joachim W, Langereis Gerardus R: Tracking method, recording means and a recorder for an optical disc. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Meinders Erwin R, Hellmig Joachim W, Langereis Gerardus R, UITTENBOGAARD Frank, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/024798

When writing or reading with multiple spots the spots are positioned on a line. By using the outer two spots for tracking the remaining spots can be precisely positioned. When the line forms an angle with the writing direction a situation can be created where the modulator only needs to consider dat ...

Charles Szmanda
Yang Yang, Jianyong Ouyang, Charles R Szmanda: Memory devices based on electric field programmable films. David J Oldenkamp Esq, Shapiro & Dupont, March 17, 2005: US20050058009-A1

A composition for the formation of an electric field programmable film, the composition comprising a matrix precursor composition or a dielectric matrix material, wherein the dielectric matrix material comprises an organic polymer and/or a inorganic oxide; and an electron donor and an electron accep ...

Katherina Babich
Scott D Allen, Katherina E Babich, Steven J Holmes, Arpan P Mahorowala, Dirk Pfeiffer, Richard Stephan Wise: Techniques for patterning features in semiconductor devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, March 17, 2005: US20050056823-A1

Techniques for semiconductor processing are provided. In one aspect, a method for patterning one or more features in a semiconductor device comprises the following step. At least one critical dimension of the one or more features is reduced during etching of the antireflective material. A lithograph ...

Roger DiPaolo
Nathan K Weiner, Patrick J Odoy, Eric Schultz, Mark Jones, James Overbeck, Herman Deweerd, David A Stura, Albert Bukys, Tim Woolaver, Thomas P Regan, David Bradbury, Eric Earl McKenzie, Roger DiPaolo, Christopher Miles, Joel Katz, Ksenia Oleink Ovod: System, method, and product for scanning of biological materials. Affymetrix, Affymetrix, March 17, 2005: US20050057676-A1

An embodiment of a scanning system is described including optical elements that direct an excitation beam at a probe array, detectors that receive reflected intensity data responsive to the excitation beam, where the reflected intensity data is responsive to a focusing distance between an optical el ...

Poon Alex Ka Tim, Kho Leonard Wai Fung: Apparatus and method for providing fluid for immersion lithography. Nikon Corporation, Poon Alex Ka Tim, Kho Leonard Wai Fung, COSTANTINO Mario A, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/024517 (560 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a system and a method of controlling the fluid flow and pressure to provide stable conditions for immersion lithography. A fluid is provided in a space (34) between the lens (22) and the substrate (16) during the immersion lithography process. Flu ...

Ho Chung Peng, Nafus Kathleen, Yoshioka Kaz, Yamaguchi Richard: Method and system for drying a substrate. Tokyo Electron, Ho Chung Peng, Nafus Kathleen, Yoshioka Kaz, Yamaguchi Richard, MAIER Gregory J, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/024325 (375 worldwide citation)

A method and system is described for drying a thin film on a substrate following liquid immersion lithography. Drying the thin film to remove immersion fluid from the thin film is performed prior to baking the thin film, thereby reducing the likely hood for interaction of immersion fluid with the ba ...

Beart Pilgrim Giles William: Inductive power transfer units having flux shields. Splashpower, Beart Pilgrim Giles William, HITCHING Peter Matthew, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/024865 (123 worldwide citation)

An inductive power transfer unit is adapted to be placed when in use on a support surface (200). A flux generating unit (50) extends in two dimensions over the support surface, and generates flux at or in proximity to a power transfer surface of the unit so that a secondary device placed on or in pr ...

Grage Henry M Jr, Griffis Jack: Endcap for a fluid sampling device. Facet Technologies, Grage Henry M Jr, Griffis Jack, GROFF Bradley K, March 17, 2005: WO/2005/023088 (110 worldwide citation)

An endcap for a lancing device having an opening formed therein for passing a lancet tip, and a contact face surrounding the opening, with at least one spaced rib, dimple or projection thereon. In various embodiments, multiple ribs are spaced around the opening in a helical, circular or radial array ...

Irikura Hideaki: Merchandise purchase advising system, information providing apparatus and program. Seiko Epson, March 17, 2005: JP2005-071163 (86 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a merchandise purchase advising system, an information providing apparatus and a program that can advise a customer who has purchased merchandise on merchandise purchase depending on the customer.SOLUTION: When a customer purchases an article of merchandise, a store ...

Takahashi Hiroyuki, Murakami Eiji: Ultrasonic surgical system. Olympus, March 17, 2005: JP2005-066316 (73 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an ultrasonic surgical system which can instantly detect a resonance frequency suitable for a combination of a plurality of kinds of ultrasonic (US) vibrators and a plurality of kinds of probes and drive stable resonance of a US transducer so as to efficiently output ...