Patents - 2006

Transmitter directed code division multiple access system using multi-users diversity to maximize throughput while equitably providing access to users
Naga Bhushan, Etienne Francois Chaponniere, Peter J. Black and David Ngar Ching Tse
U.S. Patent 7,155,246. December 2006

Selective etching of silicon carbide films
Di Gao, Roger T. Howe and Roya Maboudian
U.S. Patent 7,151,277. December 2006

Silicon-on-insulator ULSI devices with multiple silicon film thicknesses
Fu-Liang Yang, Hao-Yu Chen, Yee-Chia Yeo, Carlos H. Diaz and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,141,459. November 2006

Dual work function CMOS gate technology based on metal interdiffusion
Igor Polishchuk, Pushkar Ranade, Tsu-Jae King and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,141,858. November 2006

Methods and apparatuses for assembling elements onto a substrate
John Stephen Smith, Mark A. Hadley, Gordon S. W. Craig and Paul F. Nealey
U.S. Patent 7,141,176. November 2006

System and method for compressing a data table using models
Shivnath Babu, Minos Garofalakis and Rajeev Rastogi
U.S. Patent 7,143,046. November 2006

EUV light source collector erosion mitigation
William N. Partlo, Alexander I. Ershov, Igor V. Fomenkov, David W. Myers and William Oldham
U.S. Patent 7,141,806. November 2006

System and method for automatically synthesizing interfaces between incompatible protocols
Roberto Passerone, James A. Rowson and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli
U.S. Patent 7,136,947. November 2006

Linear transformation circuits
Amir Amirkhany, Vladimir Stojanovic, Elad Alon, Jared LeVan Zerbe and Mark A. Horowitz
U.S. Patent 7,133,463. November 2006

Dense arrays and charge storage devices
Thomas H. Lee, Vivek Subramanian, James M. Cleeves, Andrew J. Walker, Christopher Petti, Igor G. Kouznetzov, Mark G. Johnson, Paul M. Farmwald and Brad Herner
U.S. Patent 7,129,538. October 2006

Apparatus and method for manufacturing a semiconductor wafer with reduced delamination and peeling
Chao-Yuan Su, Pei-Haw Tsai, Hsin-Hui Lee, Chender Huang, Shang Y. Hou, Shin Puu Jeng, Hao-Yi Tsai and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,126,225. October 2006

High speed signaling system with adaptive transmit pre-emphasis
Vladimir M. Stojanovic, Andrew C. C. Ho, Anthony Bessios, Fred F. Chen, Elad Alon and Mark A. Horowitz
U.S. Patent 7,126,378. October 2006

Circuit calibration system and method
Elad Alon, Bruno W. Garlepp, Vladimir Stojanovic, Andrew Ho and Fred F. Chen
U.S. Patent 7,126,510. October 2006

Method of fabricating a necked FINFET device
Haur-Ywh Chen, Fang-Cheng Chen, Yi-Ling Chan, Kuo-Nan Yang, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,122,412. October 2006

Transmitter directed code division multiple access system using path diversity to equitably maximize throughput
Etienne F. Chaponniere, Peter J. Black, Jack M. Holtzman and David Ngar Ching Tse
U.S. Patent 7,123,922. October 2006

Micromechanical resonator device having a desired mode shape
Clark T.-C. Nguyen and Yuan Xie
U.S. Patent 7,119,636. October 2006

Method of forming a negative differential resistance device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,113,423. September 2006

Method for forming a device having multiple silicide types
Chun-Chieh Lin, Wen-Chin Lee, Yee-Chia Yeo, Chuan-Yi Lin and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,112,483. September 2006

Structure and method of a strained channel transistor and a second semiconductor component in an integrated circuit
Chih-Hsin Ko, Wen-Chin Lee, Yee-Chia Yeo, Chun-Chieh Lin and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,112,495. September 2006

Apparatuses and methods for forming assemblies
jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, John Stephen Smith and Mark A. Hadley
U.S. Patent 7,113,250. September 2006

CMOS compatible process for making a charge trapping device
Tsu-Jae King and David K. Y. Liu
U.S. Patent 7,109,078. September 2006

Copper wiring with high temperature superconductor (HTS) layer
Chen-Hua Yu, Horng-Huei Tseng, Chenming Hu and Chao-Hsiung Wang
U.S. Patent 7,105,928. September 2006

Contacts to semiconductor fin devices
Yee-Chia Yeo, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,105,894. September 2006

Methods for forming openings in a substrate and apparatuses with these openings and methods for creating assemblies with openings
John Stephen Smith, Mark A. Hadley, Gordon S. W. Craig and Frank Lowe
U.S. Patent 7,101,502. September 2006

Strained channel complementary field-effect transistors and methods of manufacture
Chih-Hsin Ko, Yee-Chia Yeo, Chun-Chieh Lin and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,101,742. September 2006

Negative differential resistance (NDR) elements and memory device using the same
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,098,472. August 2006

Thermal anneal process for strained-Si devices
Chung-Hu Ke, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,098,119. August 2006

Data transport acceleration and management within a network communication system
Sungwon Ha, Sung-wook Han, Tae-eun Kim, Vaduvur Bharghavan, Upamanyu Madhow and Kannan Ramchandran
U.S. Patent 7,099,273. August 2006

Microfabricated device for selectively removing and analyzing airborne particulates from an air stream
Beelee Chua, Anthony S. Wexler, Norman C. Tien, Debbie A. Niemeier and Britt A. Holmen
U.S. Patent 7,098,462. August 2006

Variable voltage supply bias and methods for negative differential resistance (NDR) based memory device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,095,659. August 2006

Document descriptor extraction method
Minos Garofalakis, Aristides Gionis, Rajeev Rastogi, Srinivasan Seshadri and Kyuseok Shim
U.S. Patent 7,080,314. August 2006

Multistream network feature processing for a distributed speech recognition system
Harinath Garudadri, Sunil Sivadas, Hynek Hermansky, Nelson H. Morgan, Charles C. Wooters, Andre Gustavo Adami, Maria Carmen Benitez Ortuzar, Lukas Burget, Stephane N. Dupont, Frantisek Grezl, Pratibha Jain, Sachin Kajarekar and Petr Motlicek
U.S. Patent 7,089,178. August 2006

Ion beam extractor with counterbore
Qing Ji, Keith Standiford, Tsu-Jae King and Ka-Ngo Leung
U.S. Patent 7,084,407. August 2006

MEMS tunable capacitor based on angular vertical comb drives
Ming C. Wu, Hung D. Nguyen, Doo-Young Hah and Pamela R. Patterson
U.S. Patent 7,085,122. August 2006

System and method for optimizing open shortest path first aggregates and autonomous network domain incorporating the same
Yuri J. Breitbart, Minos Garofalakis, Amit Kumar and Rajeev Rastogi
U.S. Patent 7,082,473. July 2006

Silicon strain engineering accomplished via use of specific shallow trench isolation fill materials
Min-Hwa Chi, Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,081,395. July 2006

Staggered torsional electrostatic combdrive and method of forming same
Robert A. Conant, Jocelyn T. Nee, Kam-Yin Lau and Richard S. Muller
U.S. Patent 7,079,299. July 2006

System and method for abstracting and visualizing a route map
Maneesh Agrawala and Chris Stolte
U.S. Patent 7,076,409. July 2006

Doping of semiconductor fin devices
Yee-Chia Yeo, Ping-Wei Wang, Hao-Yu Chen, Fu-Liang Yang and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,074,656. July 2006

Double hidden flexure microactuator for phase mirror array
William G. Oldham, Yijian Chen and Yashesh Shroff
U.S. Patent 7,075,699. July 2006

Resistor with reduced leakage
Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,071,052. July 2006

Wavelength-selective 1.times.N2 switches with two-dimensional input-output fiber arrays
Ming-Chiang Wu and Jui-Che Tsai
U.S. Patent 7,072,539. July 2006

Patterning three dimensional structures
Calvin K. Li, N. Johann Knall, Michael A. Vyvoda, James M. Cleeves and Vivek Subramanian
U.S. Patent 7,071,565. July 2006

Web process interconnect in electronic assemblies
Jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, Glenn Wilhelm Gengel, Mark A. Hadley, Gordon S. W. Craig and John Stephen Smith
U.S. Patent 7,070,851. July 2006

System and method to estimate the location of a receiver
Anant Sahai and Andrew Chou
U.S. Patent 7,069,019. June 2006

Charge trapping device
Tsu-Jae King and David K. Y. Liu
U.S. Patent 7,067,873. June 2006

Methods of testing/stressing a charge trapping device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,060,524. June 2006

Method for forming devices with multiple spacer widths
Howard Chih Hao Wang, Chenming Hu and Chun-Chieh Lin
U.S. Patent 7,057,237. June 2006

Transparent optimization for transmission control protocol initial session establishment
Balraj Singh, Amit P. Singh and Vern Paxson
U.S. Patent 7,058,058. June 2006

Strained channel transistor and methods of manufacture
Yee-Chia Yeo, Chih-Hsin Ko, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,052,964. May 2006

Stress bimorph MEMS switches and methods of making same
Robert N. Schwartz, Ming Wu, Tsung-Yuan Hsu, Adele E. Schmitz, Robert Y. Loo, James H. Schaffner and Gregory L. Tangonan
U.S. Patent 7,053,737. May 2006

Codoped direct-gap semiconductor scintillators
Stephen E. Derenzo, Edith Bourret-Courchesne, Marvin J. Weber and Mattias K. Klintenberg
U.S. Patent 7,048,872. May 2006

Apparatuses and methods for flexible displays
Jeffrey Jay Jacobsen, John Stephen Smith and Mark A. Hadley
U.S. Patent 7,046,328. May 2006

Provisional IP-aware virtual paths over networks
Jean Walrand, Ayman Fawaz and Rajarshi Gupta
U.S. Patent 7,046,665. May 2006

Semiconductor structure having a strained region and a method of fabricating same
Wen-Chin Lee, Chung-Hu Ge and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,045,836. May 2006

Semiconductor device with high-k gate dielectric
Chun-Chieh Lin, Wen-Chin Lee, Chenming Hu, Shang-Chih Chen, Chih-Hao Wang, Fu-Liang Yang and Ye-Chia Yeng
U.S. Patent 7,045,847. May 2006

Automated stroboscoping of video sequences
Paolo Prandoni, Emmanuel Reusens, Martin Vetterli, Luciano Sbaiz and Serge Ayer
U.S. Patent 7,042,493. May 2006

Variable semiconductor all-optical buffer using slow light based on electromagnetically induced transparency
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain and Pei-Cheng Ku
U.S. Patent 7,038,827. May 2006

Method of manufacturing an integrated circuit including capacitor with high permittivity capacitor dielectric
Yee-Chia Yeo and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,037,772. May 2006

Systems and processes for decoding a chain reaction code through inactivation
M. Amin Shokrollahi, Soren Lassen and Richard Karp
U.S. Patent 7,030,785. April 2006

High speed signaling system with adaptive transmit pre-emphasis and reflection cancellation
Vladimir M. Stojanovic, Andrew Ho, Anthony Bessios, Fred F. Chen, Elad Alon and Mark A. Horowitz
U.S. Patent 7,030,657. April 2006

Characterizing aberrations in an imaging lens and applications to visual testing and integrated circuit mask analysis
Andrew R. Neureuther, Kostas Adam, Garth C. Robins and E. Frank Gennari
U.S. Patent 7,030,997. April 2006

Strained channel on insulator device
Chung-Hu Ge, Chao-Hsiung Wang, Chien-Chao Huang, Wen-Chin Lee and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,029,994. April 2006

Extracting fine-tuned estimates from correlation functions evaluated at a limited number of values
Anant Sahai, John Tsitsiklis, Stefano Casadei, Andrew Chou, Benjamin Van Roy and Jesse Robert Stone
U.S. Patent 7,027,534. April 2006

Control arrangement for an induction motor compressor having at least three windings, a torque-augmentation circuit, a starting capacitor and a resistive element
Otto J. M. Smith
U.S. Patent 7,023,167. April 2006

CMOS device
Chien-Chao Huang, Chao-Hsiung Wang, Chung-Hu Ge and Chenming Hu
U.S. Patent 7,022,561. April 2006

Charge trapping device and method of forming the same
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,015,536. March 2006

Two terminal silicon based negative differential resistance device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,016,224. March 2006

Methods of and apparatus for controlling process profiles
Kameshwar Poolla and Costas J. Spanos
U.S. Patent 7,016,754. March 2006

Apparatus and method for processing a deterministic data flow associated with a wireless communication signal
Ahmad Bahai
U.S. Patent 7,016,695. March 2006

Method and system for enabling energy efficient wireless connectivity
Ahmad Bahai
U.S. Patent 7,017,127. March 2006

Enhanced read and write methods for negative differential resistance (NDR) based memory device
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,012,842. March 2006

Adhesive microstructure and method of forming same
Robert J. Full, Ronald S. Fearing, Thomas W. Kenny and Kellar Autumn
U.S. Patent 7,011,723. March 2006

Integrated circuit having negative differential resistance (NDR) devices with varied peak-to-valley ratios (PVRs)
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,012,833. March 2006

N-channel pull-up element and logic circuit
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 7,005,711. February 2006

Dictionary generation method for video and image compression
Avideh Zakhor and Philippe Schmid
U.S. Patent 7,003,039. February 2006

Methods and apparatuses to identify devices
Roger G. Stewart and John Stephen Smith
U.S. Patent 6,988,667. January 2006

Method of making memory cell utilizing negative differential resistance devices
Tsu-Jae King
U.S. Patent 6,990,016. January 2006

Micromechanical resonator device and method of making a micromechanical device
Clark T.-C. Nguyen and Mohamed A. Abdelmoneum
U.S. Patent 6,985,051. January 2006