Eugene Fitzgerald
Eugene A Fitzgerald, Nicole Gerrish: Method of fabricating CMOS inverter and integrated circuits utilizing strained surface channel MOSFETS. AmberWave Systems Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 19, 2005: US06881632 (64 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a CMOS inverter including providing a heterostructure having a Si substrate, a relaxed Si1-xGex layer on the Si substrate, and a strained surface layer on said relaxed Si1-xGex layer; and integrating a pMOSFET and an nMOSFET in said heterostructure, wherein the channel of sai ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Richard Vickers: Multi-grained network. Nortel Networks, Steubing McGuinness & Manaras, April 19, 2005: US06882799 (18 worldwide citation)

A multi-grained network includes edge modules that switch high-variance multi-rate data traffic, and independent core modules that switch paths having different granularities. The core may include core modules that switch fixed-size data blocks, core modules that switch channels or bands of channels ...

Marcos Laraia
J Marcos Laraia: Integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger, April 19, 2005: US06882513 (11 worldwide citation)

An integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit. The protection circuit includes a field-effect transistor having a source terminal coupled to an input terminal of the protection circuit, and a drain terminal coupled to an output terminal of the protection circuit. A resistor is cou ...

Adam Heller, Michael V Pishko: Subcutaneous glucose electrode. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, April 19, 2005: US06881551 (713 worldwide citation)

A small diameter flexible electrode designed for subcutaneous in vivo amperometric monitoring of glucose is described. The electrode is designed to allow “one-point” in vivo calibration, i.e., to have zero output current at zero glucose concentration, even in the presence of other electroreactive sp ...

Russell O Potts, Michael J Tierney: Methods and devices for prediction of hypoglycemic events. Cygnus, Barbara G McClung, Gary R Fabian, April 19, 2005: US06882940 (371 worldwide citation)

Described herein are methods, devices, and microprocessors useful for predicting a hypoglycemic event in a subject. The hypoglycemic predictive approach described herein utilizes information obtained from a data stream, e.g., frequently obtained glucose values (current and/or predicted), body temper ...

Kenneth Schofield: Automotive lane change aid. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, April 19, 2005: US06882287 (347 worldwide citation)

A vehicle lane change aid system includes a detector that is operative to detect the presence of an other vehicle adjacent the vehicle, an indicator for providing an indication that a lane change maneuver of the vehicle may affect the other vehicle and a control receiving movement information of the ...

Arun Majumdar, Ali Shakouri, Timothy D Sands, Peidong Yang, Samuel S Mao, Richard E Russo, Henning Feick, Eicke R Weber, Hannes Kind, Michael Huang, Haoquan Yan, Yiying Wu, Rong Fan: Nanowires, nanostructures and devices fabricated therefrom. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, April 19, 2005: US06882051 (335 worldwide citation)

One-dimensional nanostructures having uniform diameters of less than approximately 200 nm. These inventive nanostructures, which we refer to as “nanowires”, include single-crystalline homostructures as well as heterostructures of at least two single-crystalline materials having different chemical co ...

Oleg Siniaguine: Integrated circuit structures with a conductor formed in a through hole in a semiconductor substrate and protruding from a surface of the substrate. Tru Si Technologies, Michael Shenker, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, April 19, 2005: US06882030 (260 worldwide citation)

To fabricate contacts on a wafer backside, openings (124) are formed in the face side of the wafer (104). A dielectric layer (140) and some contact material (150), e.g. metal, are deposited into the openings. Then the backside is etched until the contacts (150C) are exposed and protrude out. The pro ...

Wen Jian Lin, Hsiung Kuang Tsai: Structure of an optical interference display cell. Prime View International, Silicon Valley Patent Agency, April 19, 2005: US06882458 (258 worldwide citation)

A structure of an interference display cell is provided. The cell comprises a first plate and a second plate, wherein a support is located between the first plate and the second plate. The second plate is a deformable and reflective plate. An incident light from one side of the first plate is modula ...

Thomas H Lee, Vivek Subramanian, James M Cleeves, Andrew J Walker, Christopher J Petti, Igor G Kouznetzov, Mark G Johnson, Paul Michael Farmwald, Brad Herner: Monolithic three dimensional array of charge storage devices containing a planarized surface. Matrix Semiconductor, Foley & Lardner, April 19, 2005: US06881994 (246 worldwide citation)

There is provided a monolithic three dimensional array of charge storage devices which includes a plurality of device levels, wherein at least one surface between two successive device levels is planarized by chemical mechanical polishing.

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