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Eb Eshun
Eric M Coker, Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Matthew D Moon, Anthony K Stamper: Integrated thin-film resistor with direct contact. Intellectual Property Law, IBM Corporation, December 20, 2007: US20070290272-A1

A BEOL thin-film resistor adapted for flexible integration rests on a first layer of ILD. The thickness of the first layer of ILD and the resistor thickness combine to match the nominal design thickness of vias in the layer of concern. A second layer of ILD matches the resistor thickness and is plan ...


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Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, William J Murphy, Vidhya Ramachandran: Inexpensive method of fabricating a higher performance capacitance density mimcap integrable into a copper interconnect scheme. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, December 20, 2007: US20070290359-A1

A method to integrate MIM capacitors into conductive interconnect levels, with low cost impact, and high yield, reliability and performance than existing integration methods is provided. This is accomplished by recessing a prior level dielectric for MIM capacitor level alignment followed by depositi ...


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Kevin Rodzinak
Mark E Layton, Kevin J Rodzinak, Michael J Kelly, Philip E Sanderson: 1,3-Disubstituted Heteroaryl Nmda/Nr2b Antagonists. Merck And Co, December 20, 2007: US20070293515-A1

Compounds represented by Formula I: (wherein A, B, D, P, Q, R1, R2, R3, W and Y are described herein) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are effective as NMDA/NR2B antagonists useful for treating neurological conditions such as, for example, pain, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, ...


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Marc Lanoiselee
Marc Lanoiselee, Pierrick Louin: Radio Broadcasting Method and Transmitter Using Pre-Filtering and Corresponding Signal. Tdf, Westman Champlin & Kelly Pa, December 20, 2007: US20070291865-A1

The disclosure relates to a radio broadcasting method for a first multicarrier digital signal occupying a first frequency band adjacent to at least one second frequency band, each assigned to a second signal. Pre-filtering is applied to the said first signal before its emission so as to attenuate th ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Matthew Currie, Anthony Lochtefeld, Richard Hammond, Eugene Fitzgerald: Semiconductor structures employing strained material layers with defined impurity gradients and methods for fabricating same. Goodwin Procter, December 20, 2007: US20070293009-A1

Semiconductor structures and devices including strained material layers having impurity-free zones, and methods for fabricating same. Certain regions of the strained material layers are kept free of impurities that can interdiffuse from adjacent portions of the semiconductor. When impurities are pre ...


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Eugene Fitzgerald
Matthew Currie, Anthony Lochtefeld, Richard Hammond, Eugene Fitzgerald: Semiconductor structures employing strained material layers with defined impurity gradients and methods for fabricating same. Goodwin Procter, December 20, 2007: US20070293003-A1

Semiconductor structures and devices including strained material layers having impurity-free zones, and methods for fabricating same. Certain regions of the strained material layers are kept free of impurities that can interdiffuse from adjacent portions of the semiconductor. When impurities are pre ...


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Steven Jobs
Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Philip W Schiller: Method and Apparatus for Use of Rotational User Inputs. Technology & Innovation Law Group PC, December 20, 2007: US20070290990-A1

Improved approaches for users of computing devices to interact with graphical user interfaces are described. According to one aspect, a rotational user action supplied by a user at a user input device is transformed into linear action with respect to a graphical user interface. According to another ...


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Edward Krainer
Peter Frenkel, Edward Krainer: Compatibilizers for composites of PVC and cellulosic materials. Daniel Reitenbach, Chemtura Corporation, December 20, 2007: US20070293604-A1

Disclosed herein is a method for improving the physical properties of cellulose fiber-containing material/PVC composites comprising adding to said composites an effective amount of at least one compatibilizer comprising an organometallic zirconium compound. The preferred organometallic zirconium com ...


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Ortiz Mark S, Plescia David N, Ditter Tom Allen, Eke Soane H: Method and device for endoscopic gastric restriction. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 20, 2007: JP2007-325922 (167 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an endoscopic gastric device for connecting opposing tissues and its method.SOLUTION: The use of this endoscopic device and its method enable the delivery of a plurality of fasteners to opposing tissues, so that the tissues can be connected to each other via a suture ...


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Kondo Takashi, Kudo Takahiro, Akita Takashi: Map display device and map display method. Matsushita Electric, December 20, 2007: JP2007-328050 (50 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a map display device capable of reducing the possibility of erroneous recognition of a reachable range.SOLUTION: The map display device 1 displays, on a map, the range reachable within a prescribed amount of time from a prescribed position as a base point. A control ...



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