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Tony P Chiang, Karl F Leeser, Jeffrey A Brown, Jason E Babcoke: Adsorption process for atomic layer deposition. Angstron Systems, Brian D Ogonowsky, Patent Law Group, October 7, 2003: US06630201 (208 worldwide citation)

A method for conducting an ALD process to deposit layers on a substrate which includes an electrostatic chuck (ESC) to retain the substrate. Electrode(s) in the chuck assembly are used to induce a voltage on the substrate to promote precursor adsorption on the substrate.


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Craig A Finseth, Jeffrey A Brown, Philip E Hsiao, Robert G Arsenault: Method and apparatus for sharing viewing preferences. The DirecTV Group, Georgann S Grunebach, John A Crook III, November 2, 2004: US06813775 (145 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for sharing viewer preference information between a first user and a second user is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of storing first user viewer preference information characterizing media programs selected by the first user in a memory of a ...


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Robert G Arsenault, Jeffrey A Brown, Craig A Finseth, Philip E Hsiao: Method and apparatus for automated creation of linking information. Hughes Electronics Corporation, August 2, 2005: US06925650 (91 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transmitting, receiving and displaying electronic program guide data having a number of segments, wherein each segment is associated with a program and wherein some of the segments have a keyword therein includes a receiver having a memory that stores a keyword list contai ...


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Tony P Chiang, Karl F Leeser, Jeffrey A Brown, Jason E Babcoke: Variable gas conductance control for a process chamber. Novellus Systems, Brian D Ogonowsky, Patent Law Group, October 5, 2004: US06800173 (88 worldwide citation)

A deposition system in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention includes a process chamber, a stationary pedestal for supporting a substrate in the process chamber, and a moveable shield forming at least a portion of an enclosure defining the process chamber. Motion of the shield with ...


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Robert G Arsenault, Jeffrey A Brown, Philip E Hsiao, Tam T Leminh, Craig A Finseth: Method and apparatus for transmission, receipt, caching and display of one-way broadcast programming and data. The DirecTV Group, Georgann S Grunebach, November 29, 2005: US06971119 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus for transmitting, receiving, storing and displaying television program data. The method includes transmitting data including scheduled program data, program guide data, and cache program data. The method further includes receiving the transmitted data ...


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Jeffrey A Brown, Philip E Hsiao, Craig A Finseth: Method and apparatus for detecting and viewing similar programs within a video system. The DIRECTV Group, Georgann S Grunebach, December 6, 2005: US06973663 (59 worldwide citation)

A device that detects and displays similar programs within a video system includes a memory, a display and a receiver that receives an input stream of television program content and electronic program guide data, wherein. the program guide data includes a plurality of attributes characterizing telev ...


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Craig A Finseth, Jeffrey A Brown, Philip E Hsiao: Categorical electronic program guide. The Directv Group, Georgann Grunebach, John A Crook, June 22, 2004: US06754906 (57 worldwide citation)

The invention is a device for generating a display of an electronic program guide on a screen. Invention is comprised of a receiver which includes a tuner for receiving an input stream of television content and electronic program guide data. The receiver separates the electronic program guide data f ...


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Craig A Finseth, Philip E Hsiao, Jeffrey A Brown: Electronic television program guide with calendar tool. Hughes Electronics, John A Crook, Georgann S Grunebach, May 25, 2004: US06742184 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention is described by an electronic program guide with a calendar tool, and a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving the electronic program guide. The apparatus includes a transmission station and a plurality of receiver stations. The transmission station creates program ...


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George M Ericson, Robert C Solomon, Jeffrey A Brown, John E Haynes Jr: Switch-based acceleration of computer data storage employing aggregations of disk arrays. EMC Corporation, David E Huang Esq, Chapin & Huang, October 5, 2004: US06801960 (45 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed apparatus and methodology for enhancing computer system data transfer when writing to network attached storage systems employing FC-2 fibrechannel protocol by dynamically reconfiguring a fibrechannel switch in response to map/unmap command controls issued by a disk drive aggregato ...


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Craig A Finseth, Philip E Hsiao, Jeffrey A Brown: Electronic television program guide with calendar tool. The DIRECTV Group, June 15, 2010: US07739711 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention is described by an electronic program guide with a calendar tool, and a method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving the electronic program guide. The apparatus includes a transmission station and a plurality of receiver stations. The transmission station creates program ...