Patents - 2001

Chaotic digital code-division multiple access (CDMA) communication systems
Tao Yang and Leon O. Chua
U.S. Patent 6,331,974. December 2001

Multiple description transform coding of images using optimal transforms of arbitrary dimension
Vivek K. Goyal, Jelena Kovacevic and Martin Vetterli
U.S. Patent 6,330,370. December 2001

Admission control system and method for media-on-demand servers
Minos Garofalakis, Yannis E. Ioannidis, Banu Ozden and Abraham Silberschatz
U.S. Patent 6,330,609. December 2001

Clustertool system software using plasma immersion ion implantation
Francois J. Henley and Nathan Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,321,134. November 2001

Method and system for combining video sequences with spatio-temporal alignment
Serge Ayer and Martin Vetterli
U.S. Patent 6,320,624. November 2001

Electrostatic microresonant power conversion
J. Mark Noworolski and Seth R. Sanders
U.S. Patent 6,317,342. November 2001

Self-tuning dataflow I/O core
John Plevyak, Vikas Jha, Ivry Semel, Peter Mattis, Brian Totty and Eric Brewer
U.S. Patent 6,308,214. October 2001

Feature extraction for automatic speech recognition
Brian E. D. Kingsbury, Steven Greenberg and Nelson H. Morgan
U.S. Patent 6,308,155. October 2001

Enhanced LC filter with tunable Q
Robert G. Meyer and Madhu Avasarala
U.S. Patent 6,307,442. October 2001

Silicon-on-insulator transistors having improved current characteristics and reduced electrostatic discharge susceptibility
Chenming Hu, Mansun John Chan, Hsing-Jen Wann and Ping Keung Ko
U.S. Patent 6,300,649. October 2001

Method of fabricating a sensor
William A. Clark, Thor Juneau and Roger T. Howe
U.S. Patent 6,296,779. October 2001

Interactive interface for viewing retrieval results
Marti Hearst and Chandu A. Karadi
U.S. Patent 6,297,824. October 2001

Cleaved silicon thin film with rough surface
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,294,814. September 2001

Controlled cleavage process and device for patterned films using a release layer
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,291,314. September 2001

Pre-semiconductor process implant and post-process film separation
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,291,326. September 2001

Controlled cleavage process using patterning
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,290,804. September 2001

Method and device for controlled cleaving process
Francois J. Henley and Nathan Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,291,313. September 2001

Functionally symmetric integrated circuit die
John Stephen Smith
U.S. Patent 6,291,896. September 2001

Method and device for controlled cleaving process
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,284,631. September 2001

Enhanced method for adaptive equalization technique in mobile wireless systems
Ahmad Reza. Bahai and Kumud Kumar Sanwal
U.S. Patent 6,275,525. August 2001

Apparatuses and methods used in forming assemblies
Jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, Glenn Wilhelm Gengel and John Stephen Smith
U.S. Patent 6,274,508. August 2001

Hermetically sealed semiconductor laser device
Constance Chang-Hasnain, Renato Dato, Philip Worland and Rang-Chen Yu
U.S. Patent 6,275,513. August 2001

Wafer edge engineering method and device
Francois J. Henley, Nathan Cheung, William G. Eng and Igor J. Malik
U.S. Patent 6,265,328. July 2001

Pupilometer with pupil irregularity detection capability
Lawrence W. Stark, Claudio M. Privitera, Kamran Siminou and Jeffrey Oliver
U.S. Patent 6,260,968. July 2001

Dual-mass micromachined vibratory rate gyroscope
Ashwin A. Seshia and Roger T. Howe
U.S. Patent 6,250,156. June 2001

Device including a micromechanical resonator having an operating frequency and method of extending same
Clark T.-C. Nguyen, Michael McCorquodale and Kun Wang
U.S. Patent 6,249,073. June 2001

Controlled cleavage process and device for patterned films using patterned implants
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,248,649. June 2001

Economical silicon-on-silicon hybrid wafer assembly
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,245,161. June 2001

Method and apparatus for decoding a bit sequence for transmission over POTS wiring
Martin H. Graham and Harold H. Webber, Jr.
U.S. Patent 6,246,718. June 2001

Computer aided contact lens design and fabrication using spline surfaces
Brian Barsky
U.S. Patent 6,241,355. June 2001

Method and apparatus for detecting and summarizing document similarity within large document sets
Alexander Aiken
U.S. Patent 6,240,409. May 2001

Voltage compensation circuit and method for reducing electric shocks to teats of an animal during its milking
Martin H. Graham
U.S. Patent 6,234,108. May 2001

Q-controlled microresonators and tunable electronic filters using such resonators
Clark Tu-Cuong Nguyen and Roger T. Howe
U.S. Patent 6,236,281. May 2001

Monitoring and control assembly for wavelength stabilized optical system
Constance Chang-Hasnain, Renato Dato, Peter Kner, Gabriel S. Li, Philip Worland, Rang-Chen Yu and Wupen Yuen
U.S. Patent 6,233,263. May 2001

Flexible optical multiplexer
Constance Chang-Hasnain, Marc Schwager and Rang-Chen Yu
U.S. Patent 6,226,425. May 2001

Vertical optical cavities produced with selective area epitaxy
Constance Chang-Hasnain, Gabriel Li and Wupen Yuen
U.S. Patent 6,222,871. April 2001

Interactive interface for specifying searches
Marti Hearst
U.S. Patent 6,223,145. April 2001

Polycrystalline silicon germanium films for forming micro-electromechanical systems
Roger T. Howe, Andrea Franke and Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,210,988. April 2001

Cluster tool apparatus using plasma immersion ion implantation
Francois J. Henley and Nathan Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,207,005. March 2001

Automated cartographic annotation of digital images
Serge Ayer and Martin Vetterli
U.S. Patent 6,208,353. March 2001

Epidermal abrasion device with isotropically etched tips, and method of fabricating such a device
Kyle S. Lebouitz and Albert P. Pisano
U.S. Patent 6,187,210. February 2001

Device for patterned films
Francois J. Henley and Nathan Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,187,110. February 2001

Vertically stacked field programmable nonvolatile memory and method of fabrication
Mark G. Johnson, Thomas H. Lee, Vivek Subramanian, P. Michael Farmwald and James M. Cleeves
U.S. Patent 6,185,122. February 2001

Pre-semiconductor process implant and post-process film separation
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,184,111. February 2001

Fabrication of multiple-wavelength vertical-cavity opto-electronic device arrays
Wupen Yuen, Constance J. Chang-Hasnain and Gabriel S. Li
U.S. Patent 6,174,749. January 2001

Method and system for locally annealing a microstructure formed on a substrate and device formed thereby
Clark T.-C. Nguyen and Kun Wang
U.S. Patent 6,169,321. January 2001