Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

   

Patents - 2005

Method of forming a negative differential resistance device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,980,467. December 2005

Pipelined analog to digital converter that is configurable based on wireless communication protocol
Ahmad Bahai
U.S. Patent 6,980,148. December 2005

Process for controlling performance characteristics of a negative differential resistance (NDR) device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,979,580. December 2005

SOI chip with mesa isolation and recess resistant regions
Yee-Chia Yeo, Hao-Yu Chen, Hsun-Chih Tsao, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,979,867. December 2005

CMOS process compatible, tunable negative differential resistance (NDR) device and method of operating same
Tsu-Jae King and David K. Y. Liu
U.S. Patent 6,972,465. December 2005

Variable threshold semiconductor device and method of operating same
Tsu-Jae King and David K. Y. Liu
U.S. Patent 6,969,894. November 2005

Method for making shielded capacitor structure
Susanne A. Paul, Timothy J. Dupuis and Ali M. Niknejad
U.S. Patent 6,969,680. November 2005

Method and apparatus to minimize congestion in a packet switched network
Ayman Fawaz and Jean Walrand
U.S. Patent 6,970,424. November 2005

Global mechanical stop
Behrang Behin, Kam Yin Lau and Richard S. Muller
U.S. Patent 6,962,830. November 2005

Interconnect with composite barrier layers and method for fabricating the same
Chen-Hua Yu, Horng-Huei Tseng, Syun-Ming Jang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,958,291. October 2005

Mechanical resonator device having phenomena-dependent electrical stiffness
Clark T.-C. Nguyen and Wan-Thai Hsu
U.S. Patent 6,958,566. October 2005

Systems and methods for optical actuation of microfluidics based on opto-electrowetting
Pei Yu Chiou and Ming C. Wu
U.S. Patent 6,958,132. October 2005

Strain balanced structure with a tensile strained silicon channel and a compressive strained silicon-germanium channel for CMOS performance enhancement
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chun-Chieh Lin, Fu-Liang Yang, Mong-Song Liang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,955,952. October 2005

Charge trapping pull up element
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,956,262. October 2005

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor transistor technology using selective epitaxy of a strained silicon germanium layer
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chun-Chieh Lin, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,953,972. October 2005

Low-voltage electromechanical device including a tiltable microplatform, method of tilting same, array of such devices and method of setting dimple-to-substrate spacing
Clark T.-C. Nguyen and Yuan Xie
U.S. Patent 6,954,301. October 2005

System and method for abstracting and visualizing a route map
Maneesh Agrawala and Chris Stolte
U.S. Patent 6,952,661. October 2005

Log-periodic antenna
Gregory Engargiola and Wm. J. Welch
U.S. Patent 6,952,189. October 2005

Method and apparatus for accessing remote storage in a distributed storage cluster architecture
Joshua L. Coates, Patrick E. Bozeman and David A. Patterson
U.S. Patent 6,952,737. October 2005

SOI chip with recess-resistant buried insulator and method of manufacturing the same
Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,949,451. September 2005

Suppression of MOSFET gate leakage current
Chenming Hu and Yee-Chia Yeo
U.S. Patent 6,949,769. September 2005

High performance semiconductor devices fabricated with strain-induced processes and methods for making same
Chung-Hu Ke, Wen-Chin Lee, Yee-Chia Yeo, Chih-Hsin Ko and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,949,443. September 2005

Capacitor with enhanced performance and method of manufacture
Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,940,705. September 2005

MEMS resonator and method of making same
Brian L. Bircumshaw, Oliver M. O'Reilly and Albert P. Pisano
U.S. Patent 6,940,370. September 2005

Capacitor that includes high permittivity capacitor dielectric
Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,936,881. August 2005

Negative differential resistance load element
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,933,548. August 2005

Signal acquisition using data bit information
Anant Sahai, Wallace Mann, Andrew Chou and Benjamin Van Roy
U.S. Patent 6,933,886. August 2005

RF power detector
Timothy J. Dupuis, David R. Welland, Ali M. Niknejad and Susanne A. Paul
U.S. Patent 6,927,630. August 2005

Web fabrication of devices
Mark A. Hadley, Ann Chiang, Gordon S. W. Craig, Jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, John Stephen Smith, Jay Tu and Roger Green Stewart
U.S. Patent 6,927,085. August 2005

Strained silicon layer semiconductor product employing strained insulator layer
Chien-Chao Huang, Chao-Hsiung Wang, Chung-Hu Ge, Wen-chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,924,181. August 2005

Circuit for measurement of electrical pollution on power line
Martin H. Graham
U.S. Patent 6,914,435. July 2005

Strained-channel transistor structure with lattice-mismatched zone
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chun-Chieh Lin, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,921,913. July 2005

Sampling packets for network monitoring
Keith McCloghrie, Stephan Robert, Jean Walrand and Andrew Bierman
U.S. Patent 6,920,112. July 2005

Apparatus and method for a digital delay locked loop
Elad Alon and Scott Best
U.S. Patent 6,919,749. July 2005

Absolute power detector
Timothy J. Dupuis, David R. Welland, Susanne A. Paul and Ali M. Niknejad
U.S. Patent 6,917,245. July 2005

Method and subsystem for processing signals utilizing a plurality of vibrating micromechanical devices
Clark T.-C. Nguyen
U.S. Patent 6,917,138. July 2005

Optical compensator having compensation for Kerr effect phase noise
Keangpo Ho and Joseph Mardell Kahn
U.S. Patent 6,915,084. July 2005

Negative differential resistance (NDR) based memory device with reduced body effects
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,912,151. June 2005

Methods and apparatus for deriving thermal flux data for processing a workpiece
Kameshwar Poolla and Randall S. Mundt
U.S. Patent 6,907,364. June 2005

Semiconductor chip with gate dielectrics for high-performance and low-leakage applications
Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,906,398. June 2005

Strained silicon structure
Chung-Hu Ge, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,902,965. June 2005

Variable semiconductor all-optical buffer using slow light based on electromagnetically induced transparency
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain and Pei-Cheng Ku
U.S. Patent 6,900,920. May 2005

System, method, apparatus and means for constructing building tomography and timing information
Wallace Mann and Anant Sahai
U.S. Patent 6,900,758. May 2005

Strained channel on insulator device
Chung-Hu Ge, Chao-Hsiung Wang, Chien-Chao Huang, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,900,502. May 2005

Method for directing an optical beam and a method for manufacturing an apparatus for directing an optical beam
Behrang Behin, Kam Yin Lau and Richard S. Muller
U.S. Patent 6,897,539. May 2005

Radial bulk annular resonator using MEMS technology
Brian L. Bircumshaw, Albert P. Pisano and Oliver M. O'Reilly
U.S. Patent 6,894,586. May 2005

Negative differential resistance pull up element
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,894,327. May 2005

Gettering technique for wafers made using a controlled cleaving process
Francois J. Henley and Nathan W. Cheung
U.S. Patent 6,890,838. May 2005

Strained-channel transistor and methods of manufacture
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chih-Hsin Ko, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,882,025. April 2005

Monolithic three dimensional array of charge storage devices containing a planarized surface
Thomas H. Lee, Vivek Subramanian, James M. Cleeves, Andrew J. Walker, Christopher J. Petti, Igor G. Kouznetzov, Mark G. Johnson, Paul Michael Farmwald and Brad Herner
U.S. Patent 6,881,994. April 2005

Relaxed silicon germanium substrate with low defect density
Chun-Chieh Lin, Yee-Chia Yeo, Chien-Chao Huang, Chao-Hsiung Wang, Tien-Chih Chang, Chenming Hu, Fu-Liang Yang, Shih-Chang Chen, Mong-Song Liang and Liang-Gi Yao
U.S. Patent 6,878,610. April 2005

Semiconductor device with raised segment
Hao-Yu Chen, Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,872,606. March 2005

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Ronald S. Fearing and Metin Sitti
U.S. Patent 6,872,439. March 2005

Semiconductor-on-insulator chip incorporating strained-channel partially-depleted, fully-depleted, and multiple-gate transistors
Yee-Chia Yeo, Hao-Yu Chen, Chien-Chao Huang, Wen-Chin Lee, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,867,433. March 2005

CMOS SRAM cell configured using multiple-gate transistors
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chenming Hu and Fu-Liang Yang
U.S. Patent 6,864,519. March 2005

Method and apparatus for fabricating self-assembling microstructures
John Stephen Smith
U.S. Patent 6,864,570. March 2005

SOI chip with mesa isolation and recess resistant regions
Yee-Chia Yeo, Hao-Yu Chen, Hsun-Chih Tsao, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,864,149. March 2005

Silicon on insulator (SOI) negative differential resistance (NDR) based memory device with reduced body effects
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,864,104. March 2005

Method of interventional surgery
Kirk Patrick Seward and Albert P. Pisano
U.S. Patent 6,860,867. March 2005

Negative differential resistance (NDR) memory cell with reduced soft error rate
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,861,707. March 2005

Automated research tool
Douglas King van Duyne, James A. Landay and Mark Newman
U.S. Patent 6,859,784. February 2005

Strained-channel multiple-gate transistor
Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,855,990. February 2005

Systems and processes for decoding chain reaction codes through inactivation
M. Amin Shokrollahi, Soren Lassen and Richard Karp
U.S. Patent 6,856,263. February 2005

Semiconductor nano-rod devices
Hao-Yu Chen, Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,855,606. February 2005

Micromechanical resonator device and micromechanical device utilizing same
John R. Clark and Clark T.-C. Nguyen
U.S. Patent 6,856,217. February 2005

Multiple-thickness gate oxide formed by oxygen implantation
Ya-Chin King, Tsu-Jae King and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,855,994. February 2005

Negative differential resistance (NDR) memory device with reduced soft error rate
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,853,035. February 2005

Apparatuses and methods for flexible displays
Jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, John Stephen Smith and Mark A. Hadley
U.S. Patent 6,850,312. February 2005

Charge trapping device and method of forming the same
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,849,483. February 2005

Method for making micromechanical structures having at least one lateral, small gap therebetween and micromechanical device produced thereby
Wan-Thai Hsu, John R. Clark and Clark T.-C. Nguyen
U.S. Patent 6,846,691. January 2005

Non-floating body device with enhanced performance
Horng-Huei Tseng, Jyh-Chyurn Guo, Chenming Hu and Da-Chi Lin
U.S. Patent 6,847,098. January 2005

Self-tuning dataflow I/O core
John Plevyak, Vikas Jha, Ivry Semel, Peter Mattis, Brian Totty and Eric Brewer
U.S. Patent 6,848,005. January 2005

Enhanced read and write methods for negative differential resistance (NDR) based memory device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,847,562. January 2005

Multiple-gate transistors with improved gate control
Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 6,844,238. January 2005