Guoxiao Guo Guoxiao Guo
Guoxiao Guo, Jie Yu: Disk drive biasing sync pattern of an extended sync mark. Western Digital Technologies, December 31, 2013: US08619385 (104 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk including a plurality of sectors each comprising a sector sync mark pattern and sector data preceding and following the sector sync mark pattern, and a head actuated over the disk for generating a read signal. A data sequence is detected from the read sign ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Samuel S Adams, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Dimensionally constrained synthetic context objects database. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 31, 2013: US08620958 (25 worldwide citation)

A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product generate and utilize a dimensionally constrained hierarchical synthetic context-based object library for multiple synthetic context-based objects. A non-contextual data object is associated with a context object to define a synt ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Hiroaki Sato, Teck Gyu Kang, Belgacem Haba, Philip R Osborn, Wei Shun Wang, Ellis Chau, Ilyas Mohammed, Norihito Masuda, Kazuo Sakuma, Kiyoaki Hashimoto, Kurosawa Inetaro, Tomoyuki Kikuchi: Package-on-package assembly with wire bonds to encapsulation surface. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 31, 2013: US08618659 (70 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic assembly includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface remote from the first surface. A microelectronic element overlies the first surface and first electrically conductive elements are exposed at one of the first surface and the second surface. Some of the first ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Allocating research funding. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 31, 2013: US08620804

Allocation of research funding is based on changes to sizes of resource clusters. Each resource cluster is composed of a set of researchers devoted to a single aspect of a research field. A size change to a specific resource cluster indicates a change to a level of activities associated with a corre ...

Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, December 31, 2013: US08621112 (2 worldwide citation)

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...

Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina E Babich, Sean D Burns, Allen H Gabor, Scott D Halle, Arpan P Mahorowala, Dirk Pfeiffer: Process of making a lithographic structure using antireflective materials. International Business Machines Corporation, Novak Druce Connolly Bove Quigg, Louis J Percello Esq, December 17, 2013: US08609322

A lithographic structure comprising: an organic antireflective material disposed on a substrate, and a silicon antireflective material disposed on the organic antireflective material. The silicon antireflective material comprises a crosslinked polymer with a SiOx backbone, a chromophore, and a trans ...

Sagy Pundak Mintz
Alexander D Deitz, Sagy P Mintz: System and method for management and analysis of electronic trade orders. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, December 17, 2013: US08612335

A system and methods are provided for using order descriptor identifiers in relation to orders being used in trading strategies. According to one example method, when a hedge order is submitted upon detecting a fill of another order, the hedge order includes one or more order descriptor identifiers ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Richard Dewitt Crisp, Wael Zohni, Belgacem Haba, Frank Lambrecht: Stub minimization for assemblies without wirebonds to package substrate. Invensas Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 17, 2013: US08610260 (29 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic package can include a substrate and a microelectronic element having a face and one or more columns of contacts thereon which face and are joined to corresponding contacts on a surface of the substrate. An axial plane may intersect the face along a line in the first direction and c ...

Eb Eshun
Douglas D Coolbaugh, Ebenezer E Eshun, Robert M Rassel, Anthony K Stamper: Method of forming MIM capacitor structure in FEOL. International Business Machines Corporation, David A Cain, Hoffman Warnick, December 17, 2013: US08609505

A capacitor structure includes a semiconductor substrate; a first capacitor plate positioned on the semiconductor substrate, the first capacitor plate including a polysilicon structure having a surrounding spacer; a silicide layer formed in a first portion of an upper surface of the first capacitor ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Cyprian Uzoh, Belgacem Haba, Craig Mitchell: Reliable packaging and interconnect structures. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, December 17, 2013: US08609540 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for forming a semiconductor device are provided which may include any number of features. One feature is a method of forming an interconnect structure that results in the interconnect structure having a top surface and portions of the side walls of the interconnect structure co ...