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Kwok Fai Lai, Larry Dowd Hartsough, Andrew L Nordquist, Kaihan Abidi Ashtiani, Karl B Levy, Maximilian A Biberger: Apparatus and method for controlling erosion profile in hollow cathode magnetron sputter source. Novellus Systems, David E Steuber, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, February 27, 2001: US06193854 (70 worldwide citation)

A hollow cathode magnetron (HCM) sputter source includes a main magnet positioned near the sidewall of the hollow cathode target and a pair of rotating magnet arrays that are positioned near the closed end of the hollow cathode target. One of the arrays produces a magnetic field that is aligned with ...


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Maximilian A Biberger: Method and apparatus for making recyclable catalysts. SDCmaterials, Haverstock & Owens, December 13, 2011: US08076258 (58 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a fixed-bed catalyst with nano-scale structure using a nano-powder production reactor and a filter, the method comprising: introducing a starting powder into the reactor, wherein the starting powder comprises catalyst material; the reactor nano-sizing the starting powder, there ...


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Frederick P Layman, Maximilian A Biberger: Shape of cone and air input annulus. SDC Materials, Haverstock & Owens, March 27, 2012: US08142619 (55 worldwide citation)

A constricting chamber having first and second ends, the chamber comprising: an interior surface formed between the first and second ends, disposed circumferentially around and defining an interior space and a longitudinal axis of the chamber; a frusto-conical surface disposed between the first and ...


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Frederick P Layman, Maximilian A Biberger: Long cool-down tube with air input joints. SDCmaterials, Haverstock & Owens, November 8, 2011: US08051724 (55 worldwide citation)

A conduit system comprising: a conduit formed by a surface extending from a first end to a second end, wherein the conduit is configured to channel a mixture stream from the first end to the second end; and a plurality of fluid delivery features disposed along the conduit between the first end and t ...


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Rob Kevwitch, Maximilian A Biberger: Formation of catalytic regions within porous structures using supercritical phase processing. SDC Materials, Haverstock & Owens, March 16, 2010: US07678419 (55 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a catalytic region on a porous structure having an exterior surface and a plurality of pores, the method comprising: forming a supercritical dispersion, wherein the supercritical dispersion comprises a plurality of particles dispersed in a supercritical fluid; exposing the porous ...


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Frederick P Layman, Maximilian A Biberger: Collecting particles from a fluid stream via thermophoresis. SDCmaterials, Haverstock & Owens, March 1, 2011: US07897127 (54 worldwide citation)

A method of collecting particles from a gas-particle stream having a first temperature and a plurality of particles, the method comprising: cooling an interior surface of a collection chamber to a second temperature less than the first temperature of the gas-particle stream; flowing the gas-particle ...


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William H Mullee, Maximilian A Biberger, Paul E Schilling: Removal of photoresist and residue from substrate using supercritical carbon dioxide process. Tokyo Electron, Haverstock & Owens, December 31, 2002: US06500605 (47 worldwide citation)

A method of removing photoresist and residue from a substrate begins by maintaining supercritical carbon dioxide, an amine, and a solvent in contact with the substrate so that the amine and the solvent at least partially dissolve the photoresist and the residue. Preferably, the amine is a tertiary a ...


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Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, Maximilian A Biberger: Method of forming a catalyst with inhibited mobility of nano-active material. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, October 15, 2013: US08557727 (39 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a catalyst, comprising: providing a plurality of support particles and a plurality of mobility-inhibiting particles, wherein each support particle in the plurality of support particles is bonded with its own catalytic particle; and bonding the plurality of mobility-inhibiting par ...


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Wilbert van den Hoek, Maximilian A Biberger: Wet chemical and plasma methods of forming stable PtPd catalysts. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, March 11, 2014: US08669202 (35 worldwide citation)

A nano-particle comprising: an interior region comprising a mixed-metal oxide; and an exterior surface comprising a pure metal. In some embodiments, the mixed-metal oxide comprises aluminum oxide and a metallic pinning agent, such as palladium, copper, molybdenum, or cobalt. In some embodiments, the ...


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Qinghua Yin, Xiwang Qi, Maximilian A Biberger, Jayashir Sarkar: Coated substrates for use in catalysis and catalytic converters and methods of coating substrates with washcoat compositions. SDCmaterials, Morrison & Foerster, March 25, 2014: US08679433 (33 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are, inter alia, methods of forming coated substrates for use in catalytic converters, as well as washcoat compositions and methods suitable for using in preparation of the coated substrates, and the coated substrates formed thereby. The catalytic material is prepared by a plasma-based met ...