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Robert Dennis Miller, Ho Cheol Kim, Eric Connor, Victor Yee Way Lee, Gregory Michael Wallraff, Willi Volksen: Direct photo-patterning of nanoporous organosilicates, and method of use. International Business Machines, Richard M Goldman, Daniel Johnson, June 6, 2006: US07056840 (93 worldwide citation)

A low dielectric constant, patterned, nanoporous material and a method of forming the material. The material is formed by depositing a layer onto a substrate, said layer comprising a reactive organosilicate material, a porogen, an initiator, and a solvent; exposing portions of the layer to energy (e ...


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Craig Jon Hawker, Robert Dennis Miller, James Lupton Hedrick, Victor Yee Way Lee: Preparation of crosslinked particles from polymers having activatible crosslinking groups. International Business Machines Corporation, Reed & Eberle, May 10, 2005: US06890703 (51 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked particles are provided that are useful in the manufacture of dielectric materials for use in electronic devices such as integrated circuits. The crosslinked particles are prepared by activating crosslinkable groups on synthetic polymer molecules, where the crosslinkable groups are inert ...


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Craig Jon Hawker, Robert Dennis Miller, James Lupton Hedrick, Victor Yee Way Lee: Preparation of crosslinked particles from polymers having activatible crosslinking groups. International Business Machines Corporation, Reed IP Law Group, January 31, 2006: US06992115 (50 worldwide citation)

Crosslinked particles are provided that are useful in the manufacture of dielectric materials for use in electronic devices such as integrated circuits. The crosslinked particles are prepared by activating crosslinkable groups on synthetic polymer molecules, where the crosslinkable groups are inert ...


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Tadashi Fukuzawa, Sayuri Kohara, Victor Yee Way Lee, Robert D Miller, John Campbell Scott, Sally A Swanson: Energy-efficient full-color liquid crystal display. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel E Johnson Esq, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 25, 2001: US06295106 (22 worldwide citation)

Novel liquid crystal display (LCD) structures for full-color liquid crystal displays using photoluminescent (PL) fibers. The new architectures simplify the LCD fabrication process by replacing complicated, time consuming photolithography steps for color filter fabrication to a low-cost, high-through ...


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Craig Jon Hawker, James Lupton Hedrick, Elbert Emin Huang, Victor Yee Way Lee, Teddie Magbitang, Robert Dennis Miller, Willi Volksen: Nitrogen-containing polymers as porogens in the preparation of highly porous, low dielectric constant materials. International Business Machines Corporation, Reed & Eberle, December 30, 2003: US06670285 (20 worldwide citation)

Dielectric compositions comprised of porous polymeric matrices are prepared using nitrogen-containing polymers as pore-generating agents. The compositions are useful in the manufacture of electronic devices such as integrated circuit devices and integrated circuit packaging devices. The dielectric c ...


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Kenneth Raymond Carter, Robert Frances Cook, Martha Alyne Harbison, Craig Jon Hawker, James Lupton Hedrick, Victor Yee Way Lee, Eric Gerhard Liniger, Robert Dennis Miller, Willi Volksen, Do Yeung Yoon: Process for manufacture of integrated circuit device. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, January 23, 2001: US06177360 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for making an integrated circuit device comprising (i) a substrate, (ii) metallic circuit lines positioned on the substrate, and (iii) a dielectric material positioned on the circuit lines. The dielectric material comprises the condensation product of silsesquioxan ...


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Craig Jon Hawker, James Lupton Hedrick, Elbert Emin Huang, Victor Yee Way Lee, Teddie Magbitang, David Mecerreyes, Robert Dennis Miller, Willi Volksen: Defect-free dielectric coatings and preparation thereof using polymeric nitrogenous porogens. International Business Machines Corporation, Reed & Eherle, February 3, 2004: US06685983 (14 worldwide citation)

Defect-free dielectric coatings comprised of porous polymeric matrices are prepared using nitrogen-containing polymers as pore-generating agents. The dielectric coatings are useful in a number of contexts, including the manufacture of electronic devices such as integrated circuit devices and integra ...


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Jane Frommer, Robert D Miller, Craig Hawker, Urs T Duerig, Bernd W Gotsmann, Peter Vettiger, Gerd K Binnig, Victor Yee Way Lee: High density data storage medium. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Pete Tennet, December 30, 2008: US07471614 (10 worldwide citation)

A method reading, writing, and erasing data includes bringing a thermal-mechanical probe into proximity with a layer of cross-linked polymeric material to induce a deformed region at a point in the film, thereby writing information; bringing a thermal-mechanical probe into proximity with the deforme ...


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Francis Charles Burns, William Weathers Fleming, Victor Yee Way Lee, Randy William Snyder: Ablatively photodecomposable compositions. International Business Machines Corporation, Calfee Halter & Griswold, May 11, 1999: US05902712 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an ablatively photodecomposable polymer having a photoabsorber bound to the polymer (the "ablatively photodecomposable polymer") which does not phase separate, nor does it crystallize. The ablatively photodecomposable polymer provides even ablation, high resolution and ...


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Kenneth R Carter, James L Hedrick, Victor Yee Way Lee, Dale C McHerron, Robert D Miller: Dielectric compositions, preparation thereof, and integrated circuit devices fabricated therewith. International Business Machines Corporation, Reed & Associates, February 11, 2003: US06518392 (7 worldwide citation)

A novel dielectric composition is provided that is useful in the manufacture of integrated circuit devices and integrated circuit packaging devices. The dielectric composition is prepared by imidizing and curing an oligomeric precursor compound comprised of a central polybenzoxazole, polybenzothiazo ...