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Eb Eshun
Anil K Chinthakindi, Douglas D Coolbaugh, John M Cotte, Ebenezer E Eshun, Zhong Xiang He, Anthony K Stamper, Eric J White: Integrated BEOL thin film resistor. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony J Canale, February 3, 2009: US07485540 (2 worldwide citation)

In the course of forming a resistor in the back end of an integrated circuit, an intermediate dielectric layer is deposited and a trench etched through it and into a lower dielectric layer by a controllable amount, so that the top of a resistor layer deposited in the trench is close in height to the ...


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Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina E Babich, Sean D Burns, Richard A Conti, Allen H Gabor, Scott D Halle, Arpan P Mahorowala, Dirk Pfeiffer: Process of making a semiconductor device using multiple antireflective materials. International Business Machines Corporation, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, Daniel P Morris, February 3, 2009: US07485573 (1 worldwide citation)

A lithographic structure consisting essentially of: an organic antireflective material disposed on a substrate; a vapor-deposited RCHX material, wherein R is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Si, Ge, B, Sn, Fe and Ti, and wherein X is not present or is one or more elements s ...


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Melvin L Barnes Jr: System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce. Mel Barnes, February 3, 2009: US07487112 (321 worldwide citation)

A system, method, apparatus and computer program product for providing location based functions and mobile e-commerce comprising a central processing unit including a processor, a storage device, and programming stored in the storage device, a display device, an audio input device, an audio output d ...


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Bradley J Cannon, Hai H Trieu: Force diffusion spinal hook. Warsaw Orthopedic, Krieg Devault, February 3, 2009: US07485133 (224 worldwide citation)

A force diffusion hook includes a hook element and a connecting member receiving portion for receiving a connecting member to stabilize a spinal column segment. The hook element defines a receptacle for receiving a bony portion. A force diffusion member extends along the receptacle between the hook ...


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Harish Kriplani, Shiang Tang Huang: Systems, methods, and apparatus to perform statistical static timing analysis. Cadence Design Systems, Alford Law Group, William Alford, Teresa Wong, February 3, 2009: US07487475 (191 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus to perform statistical static timing analysis have been disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes performing statistical analysis on performance data of a circuit from a plurality of libraries at two or more process corners using a static timing analysis module, and ...


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Simcha Milo: Implantation system for annuloplasty rings. Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, February 3, 2009: US07485142 (184 worldwide citation)

Methods for reconfiguring an atrioventricular heart valve that may use systems comprising a partial or complete annuloplasty rings proportioned to reconfigure a heart valve that has become in some way incompetent, a pair of trigonal sutures or implantable anchors, and a plurality of staples which ma ...


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Jonathan B Orlick: Electronic program guide system with advertising messages in pop-ups. Starsight Telecast, Ropes & Gray, February 3, 2009: US07487529 (161 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, informational messages about the program or channel to which a television receiver is tuned and advertising messages are displayed simultaneously with the current television program. In another embodiment, an EPG is displayed in a composite with an advertising message. Before such ...


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Jerry W Culpepper, Lawrence M Smith, James P VanCleave: Method and system for providing tracking services to locate an asset. Tucker Ellis & West, February 3, 2009: US07486185 (146 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method of asset location. Location data is received from a cellular transmitter associated with a selected asset, which location data includes data representative of a cellular receiver with which direct communication with the cellular transmitter is made. The ...


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George J Bennett: Switching voltage regulator comprising a cycle comparator for dynamic voltage scaling. Western Digital Technologies, Howard H Sheerin Esq, February 3, 2009: US07486060 (121 worldwide citation)

A switching voltage regulator is disclosed for regulating a voltage supplied to system circuitry. The switching voltage regulator comprises an oscillator operable to generate an oscillator signal representing a gate speed of a reference circuit in the system circuitry, and a frequency generator oper ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for monitoring audio and images on the internet. Digimarc Corporation, February 3, 2009: US07486799 (120 worldwide citation)

An Internet monitoring method identifies content on the Internet through embedded data and pattern matching, determines the owners of the content and notifies the owners of this use of their audio or images on the Internet.



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