Sandeep Tyagi Sandeep Tyagi
James Louis DeRudder, Raja Krishnamurthy, Rajashekhar Shiddappa Totad, Sandeep Tyagi, Robert Walter Venderbosch: Thermoplastic polycarbonate compositions with low gloss, articles made therefrom and method of manufacture. SABIC Innovative Plastics IP, January 19, 2010: US07649057 (2 worldwide citation)

A thermoplastic composition comprising a polycarbonate, an impact modifier, an aromatic vinyl copolymer, and a polyorganosiloxane has excellent mechanical properties, in addition to suitable low gloss performance. An article may be formed by molding, extruding, shaping or forming such a composition ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Christopher A Nichols, Shifang Zhou: Three-dimensional microstructures having an embedded and mechanically locked support member and method of formation thereof. Nuvotornics, Sherr & Vaughn PLLC, January 19, 2010: US07649432 (33 worldwide citation)

Provided are three-dimensional microstructures and their methods of formation. The microstructures are formed by a sequential build process and include microstructural elements which are mechanically locked to one another. The microstructures find use, for example, in coaxial transmission lines for ...

Katherina Babich
Katherina Babich, Elbert Huang, Arpan P Mahorowala, David R Medeiros, Dirk Pfeiffer, Karen Temple: Antireflective hardmask and uses thereof. International Business Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, January 19, 2010: US07648820 (4 worldwide citation)

Antireflective hardmask compositions and techniques for the use of antireflective hardmask compositions for processing of semiconductor devices are provided. In one aspect of the invention, an antireflective hardmask layer for lithography is provided. The antireflective hardmask layer comprises a ca ...

John Yamamoto
Curtis Schwartz, John Hiroshi Yamamoto: Stable high-temperature borohydride formulation. Rohm and Haas Company, Kenneth Crimaldi, January 19, 2010: US07648644

A stabilized aqueous mixture containing at least one borohydride compound and at least one metal hydroxide compound. The mixture has improved stability with regard to decomposition of borohydride, especially at elevated temperatures.

Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Freddy Allen Anzures, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Stephen O Lemay: Account information display for portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, January 19, 2010: US07650137 (194 worldwide citation)

A portable communication device includes a display and a processor coupled to the display. The processor is configured to automatically and repeatedly present an updated account usage metric for an account associated with usage of the portable communication device. In some embodiments, the presented ...

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer: Dual channel heterostructure. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 19, 2010: US07648853 (5 worldwide citation)

Dual channel heterostructures comprising strained Si and strained Ge-containing layers are disclosed, along with methods for producing such structures. In preferred embodiments, a strain-relaxed buffer layer is deposited on a carrier substrate, a strained Si layer is deposited over the strain-relaxe ...

Matthias Bauer
Matthias Bauer, Keith Doran Weeks, Pierre Tomasini, Nyles Cody: Methods of making substitutionally carbon-doped crystalline Si-containing materials by chemical vapor deposition. ASM America, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 19, 2010: US07648690 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of making Si-containing films that contain relatively high levels of substitutional dopants involve chemical vapor deposition using trisilane and a dopant precursor. Extremely high levels of substitutional incorporation may be obtained, including crystalline silicon films that contain 2.4 at ...


Woojin Lee, Andres Chamorro, Woojoong Lee: Surgical instrument. Cambridge Endoscopic Devices, David M Driscoll Esq, January 19, 2010: US07648519 (220 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument that includes an instrument shaft having proximal and distal ends, a tool disposed from the distal end of the instrument shaft, a control handle disposed from the proximal end of the instrument shaft, a distal motion member for coupling the distal end of the instrument shaft to ...

Trevor I Blumenau: Content distribution system for distributing content over a network, with particular applicability to distributing high-bandwidth content. David R Graham, January 19, 2010: US07650376 (195 worldwide citation)

The invention facilitates the distribution of content over a network (e.g., the Internet, a television network) and, in particular, the distribution of high-bandwidth (i.e., data intensive) content, such as video content or customized content. At least one of the sites of the network (a “core server ...