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Jim Felton Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Artashes Amamchyan, Michael Brendan Power, Ronald L DiCarol Jr, James Edward Felton: Alkyl group VA metal compounds. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, S Matthew Cairns, September 6, 2005: US06939983

A method of preparing Group VA organometal compounds in high yield and high purity by the reaction of a Grignard reagent with a Group VA metal halide in certain ethereal solvents is provided. A method of preparing Group VA organometal hydrides is also provided.


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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Belgacem Haba, Masud Beroz: Assemblies having stacked semiconductor chips and methods of making same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 6, 2005: US06940158 (38 worldwide citation)

A stacked microelectronic assembly comprises a flexible sheet having an obverse surface and a reverse surface and including at least a first panel and a second panel. The second panel and the first panel are adjacent to each other, the second panel including terminals on the reverse surface for moun ...


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Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Joseph F Shepard Jr, Kenneth J Stein, Kunal Vaed: Prevention of Ta2O5 mim cap shorting in the beol anneal cycles. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, Anthony J Canale Esq, September 6, 2005: US06940117 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a high-performance metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitor which contains a high-k dielectric, yet no substantial shorting of the MIM capacitor is observed. Specifically, shorting of the MIM capacitor is substantially prevented in the present invention by forming a passi ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Zhiyuan Cheng, Eugene A Fitzgerald, Dimitri A Antoniadis: Semiconductor device structure. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, September 6, 2005: US06940089 (31 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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Edward M Palacios, Raymond P Torrez: Apparatus and method for applying reinforcement material to a surgical stapler. Gore Enterprise Holdings, David J Johns, September 6, 2005: US06939358 (393 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method used to apply a self-adherent strip of bio-compatible, staple line reinforcement material onto a working surface of a surgical stapler. The apparatus effectively contains and supports reinforcement material during sterilization and shipment. At the point of use, the apparatus ...


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Bryan Patrick Flaherty, Mark Henry Sher, Richard G Caro: Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 6, 2005: US06939305 (368 worldwide citation)

A measurement device for generating an arterial volume-indicative signal includes an exciter and a detector. The exciter is adapted to receive an oscillating signal and generate a pressure wave based at least in part on the oscillating signal on the artery at a measurement site on a patient. The pre ...


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Lawrence A Ray, Henry Nicponski: Face detecting camera and method. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, Pamela R Crocker, September 6, 2005: US06940545 (327 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the presence of a face from image data includes a face detection algorithm having two separate algorithmic steps: a first step of prescreening image data with a first component of the algorithm to find one or more face candidate regions of the image based on a comparison bet ...


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Remi Swierczek: Music identification system. Hahn Loeser & Parks, Robert J Clark, September 6, 2005: US06941275 (307 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a music identification/purchasing system, specifically to a method for marking the time and the name of the radio station in portable device such as a key holder, watch, cellular phone, beeper or the like which will allow the user to learn via internet or regular tel ...


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Donald P Kannenberg, Duane W Marion: Method and apparatus for controlling a temperature-controlled probe. Oratec Interventions, Fish & Richardson P C, September 6, 2005: US06939346 (306 worldwide citation)

A thermal energy controller system useful in medical procedures includes a controller coupled to a probe, and a thermal element to vary probe temperature. The controller includes memory storing a non-continuous algorithm that permits user-selectable settings for various probe types such that control ...


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Scott M Petry, Shinya Akamine, Peter Kevin Lund, Fred Cox, Michael John Oswall: Systems and methods for managing the transmission of electronic messages through active message date updating. Postini, Baker & McKenzie, September 6, 2005: US06941348 (249 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an electronic message management system (EMS) that includes a real-time feedback loop where data is collected from the electronic messages on incoming connection attempts, outgoing delivery attempts, and message content analysis, and written to a centralized data matri ...