Maricela Morales
James F Cameron, Peter Trefonas, George G Barclay, Jin Wuk Sung: Photoresists and methods for use thereof. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, Peter F Corless, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, September 11, 2008: US20080220597-A1

New photoresists are provided that can be applied and imaged with reduced undesired outgassing and/or as thick coating layers. Preferred resists of the invention are chemically-amplified positive-acting resists that contain photoactive and resin components.

Giordano James R, Shelton Frederick E Iv: Surgical instrument having element for communication between control unit and end effector. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 11, 2008: JP2008-206967 (173 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a surgical instrument such as an endoscope instrument or a laparoscope instrument including a shaft having a proximal end part and a distal end part.SOLUTION: This shaft includes a first sensor element. An end effector is joined to the distal end part of the shaft. T ...

Tanaka Mitsugi, Taki Kazuya, Ohashi Tsutomu, Ichikawa Yukihisa, Yamada Shiro: Moving route detection system for mobile body and accessory. Brother, September 11, 2008: JP2008-209965 (76 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To surely detect and acquire a moving route of a mobile body by a simple method using a wireless tag.SOLUTION: The moving route detection system S1 for the mobile body includes a plurality of route tags Tk provided in different positions within a moving route of a student H, an ...

Ashizaki Koji, Toyoda Takahiro, Orihara Katsuhisa: Optical disk case, optical disk tray, card member and manufacturing method. Sony, September 11, 2008: JP2008-207875 (57 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To permit a reader/writer to easily communicate with a noncontact IC chip on an optical disk when it gets close from a case side face vertical to a recording surface of the disk.SOLUTION: A base 31 and a cover 32 are connected to be rotatable around their respective edges, and ...

Katano Yasuo: Method and device for generating three-dimensional model information. Canon, September 11, 2008: JP2008-210276 (49 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To generate three-dimensional model information representing an actual object by a simple method.SOLUTION: An area image is formed by extracting the area of the actual object generating the three-dimensional model information from the image of an actual space. A basic virtual o ...

Takada Yoshiyuki, Yamamoto Satoshi, Yamaguchi Norifumi: Chemically amplified resist composition. Sumitomo Chemical, September 11, 2008: JP2008-209917 (41 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a chemically amplified resist composition giving good line edge roughness while retaining high resolution.SOLUTION: The chemically amplified resist composition comprises: a resin which comprises a structural unit having an acid-labile group in a side chain and a stru ...

Higuchi Takuya: Contactless data carrier device, and booster antenna substrate. Dainippon Printing, September 11, 2008: JP2008-211572 (39 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To correspond to a longer communication range with an inexpensive configuration in a contactless data carrier device capable of contactlessly reading stored data and its booster antenna substrate.SOLUTION: The contactless data carrier device includes: the contactless data carri ...

Nagataki Shingo, Aono Tomoko: Encoder and decoder. Sharp, September 11, 2008: JP2008-211697 (31 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an encoder capable of more efficiently encoding a motion vector (MV) by enhancing a method of determining whether or not selection information of a predictive vector (PMV) is applied, and a decoder therefor.SOLUTION: The encoder 11 includes: an MVD candidate calculat ...

Nemoto Michio: Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof. Fuji Electric Device Technology, September 11, 2008: JP2008-211148 (29 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a semiconductor device which has low loss even in high-speed operation.SOLUTION: The semiconductor device has an MOS gate structure comprising an N- drift layer 1, a field stop layer 3, a P collector layer 4, a collector electrode 9, a P base layer 2, an N+ emitter r ...

Yamada Masayuki, Uchitomi Kazutaka, Ishi Kyo, Ueda Tokuji, Matsumoto Kazunobu: Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. Hitachi Maxell, September 11, 2008: JP2008-210618 (25 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To achieve a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery of high capacity, excellent in cycle characteristics or the like, and yet, excellent in heavy-load discharge characteristics, in one using a compound containing Si or Sn and O as component elements as an anode active materia ...