David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Larry J Rasnake, John J Fisher: Device package and methods for the fabrication and testing thereof. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials, March 29, 2007: US20070072321-A1

Provided are methods of forming sealed via structures. One method involves: (a) providing a semiconductor substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; (b) forming a layer on the first surface of the substrate; (c) etching a via hole through the substrate from the ...

Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin R: Dual-beam laser beam recorder, and method for controlling a dual-beam laser beam recorder. Moser Baer India, Meinders Erwin R, VALKONET Rutger, March 29, 2007: WO/2007/034390

An optical compensator for use in an optical scanning device for scanning a first optical record carrier (3') having an information layer (2') at a first information layer depth d and a second optical record carrier (3') having an information layer (2') at a second, different information layer depth ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Anwer Mujahid Khan, James R Kraemer: System, method, and program product for optimizing a research and grant portfolio. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Goldman, March 29, 2007: US20070073754-A1

Method, system, and program product for managing research grants. This is done by capturing at least one grant description into a database. Next one or more of researcher capability, researcher availabilities, and research subject availabilities are entered into the database. The grant description i ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
James R Kraemer, David P Vernon: System and method for identifying biological growth media. International Business Machines Corporation, Hoffman Warnick & D Alessandro, March 29, 2007: US20070072304-A1

A system and method for encoding and then identifying a growth media from among a plurality of different growth media. A method is disclosed that includes: providing a set of tagging agents that are distinct from each of the different growth media; adding to each different growth media a unique subs ...

Randy Ekl
Mark P Zollner, Randy L Ekl: Optimized dynamic system restart sequence for a wide area communication system. Motorola, Steven R Santema, Indira Saladi, March 27, 2007: US07197552 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods for determining a optimized restart sequence for sites, communication devices and/or zones are disclosed. A rule based criteria is determined for prioritizing sites (102) is determined by a zone controller (126), in one embodiment, by downloading from a network manager (128). Based on the cr ...

Eb Eshun
Chinthakindi Anil Kumar, Coolbaugh Douglas Duane, Downes Keith Edward, Eshun Ebenezer, He Zhong Xiang, Rassel Robert Mark, Stamper Anthony Kendall, Vaed Kunal: Integration of a mim capacitor over a metal gate or silicide with high-k dielectric materials. International Business Machines Corporation, IBM United Kingdom, Chinthakindi Anil Kumar, Coolbaugh Douglas Duane, Downes Keith Edward, Eshun Ebenezer, He Zhong Xiang, Rassel Robert Mark, Stamper Anthony Kendall, Vaed Kunal, WILLIAMS Julian David, March 22, 2007: WO/2007/031395

A Metal Insulator-Metal (MIM) capacitor is formed on a semiconductor substrate with a base comprising a semiconductor substrate having a top surface and including regions formed in the surface selected from a Shallow Trench Isolation (STI) region and a doped well having exterior surfaces coplanar wi ...

Ravi Laxman
Ashutosh Misra, Benjamin J Jurcik, Ravi Laxman: Chemical storage device with integrated load cell. Air Liquide, March 22, 2007: US20070062270-A1

A chemical storage device and a method for monitoring chemical usage are described herein. The device and disclosed method utilize a chemical storage canister and a load cell integrated into one transportable unit. The load cell is capable of compensating for the added weight of attached dispensing ...