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|6792889||Plasma processing apparatus and method capable of performing uniform plasma treatment by control of excitation power|
A plasma processing apparatus includes a chassis accommodating an impedance matching circuit. The impedance matching circuit is placed between an RF generator and a plasma excitation electrode. Magnetic probes for detecting a magnetic field generated at a slit in a ...
|7262563||Method and apparatus for providing a dynamic rotational alignment of a cathode ray tube raster|
A method and apparatus used to step and correct the position of raster lines in a sinusoidal or zig-zag deflection system. By combining the magnetic flux generated with a rotation “twister” coil and a vertical deflection coil, scan lines can be uniformly spaced ...
|7251698||Address space management in systems having multiple multi-processor clusters|
A multi-processor computer system is described in which address mapping, routing, and transaction identification mechanisms are provided which enable the interconnection of a plurality of multi-processor clusters, wherein the number of processors interconnected exce...
|7239669||Asynchronous system-on-a-chip interconnect|
Methods and apparatus are described relating to a system-on-a-chip which includes a plurality of synchronous modules, each synchronous module having an associated clock domain characterized by a data rate, the data rates comprising a plurality of different data rate...
|7228533||Frameworks for generation of Java macro instructions for performing programming loops|
Techniques for generation of Java macro instructions suitable for use in Java computing environments are disclosed. As such, the techniques can be implemented in a Java virtual machine to efficiently execute Java instructions. As will be appreciated, a Java macro in...
|7224566||Interfaces between semiconductor circuitry and transpinnor-based circuitry|
Electronic systems are described including semiconductor circuitry characterized by first signals and all-metal circuitry characterized by second signals and comprising a plurality of transpinnors. Each transpinnor includes a network of thin-film elements. At least ...
|7208389||Method of porogen removal from porous low-k films using UV radiation|
Methods of preparing a porous low-k dielectric material on a substrate are provided. The methods involve the use of ultraviolet radiation to react with and remove porogen from a porogen containing precursor film, leaving a porous low-k dielectric matrix. Methods usi...
|7204920||Contact ring design for reducing bubble and electrolyte effects during electrochemical plating in manufacturing|
A contact ring for use in electroplating of a substrate material is constructed such that fluid (e.g., electrolyte) is allowed to flow radially away from the axis of a toroidal support ring, thus preventing the trapping of fluids between the substrate and the toroid...
|7203799||Invalidation of instruction cache line during reset handling|
Methods and apparatus are provided for handling events such as faults and resets. Specialized circuitry or hardware is provided within a processor to invalidate the cache line associated with the processor cache reset address. Based on the invalided state of the cac...
|D539734||Fuel cell system package||04/03/2007|
|7198660||Electrostatic device for ionic air emission|
Ionic emission electrostatic device (1) for depositing on the surface (sp) of a multitude of aerosol particles (p1, p2, . . . , pn) within a fluid (F), a quasi-homogeneous quantity of ions (iq). This electrostatic device (1) is...
|H2186||Acquisition of extended display identification data (EDID) in a display controller in a power up mode from a power down mode|
A video controller having a processor for processing executable instructions and associated data and a number of data ports, a method of acquiring extended display identification data (EDID) by a requesting one of the data ports is described. When on-board power sup...
|7197750||Java Bytecode instruction for determining hashcode values|
Improved techniques for determining Java hashcode values for Java objects are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented to use a new Java Bytecode instruction which is suitable for execution by a Java virtual machine. As such, the new Java Bytecode instruction ca...
|D539327||Electronic device support stand||03/27/2007|
|7192531||In-situ plug fill|
A method for forming damascene features in a dielectric layer over a barrier layer over a substrate is provided. A plurality of vias are etched in the dielectric layer to the barrier layer with a plasma etching process in the plasma processing chamber. A patterned p...
|7194189||Methods and apparatus for smooth reverse playback of MPEG encoded media|
A method and an apparatus for performing the method of decoding and playing in reverse MPEG encoded content. The MPEG encoded content comprises a plurality of pictures frames. The picture frames are comprised of one or more picture frame types selected from the grou...
|7190991||Multi-mode internal imaging|
The invention described herein provides systems and methods for multi-modal imaging with light and a second form of imaging. Light imaging involves the capture of low intensity light from a light-emitting object. A camera obtains a two-dimensional spatial distributi...
|RE39519||Mixed execution stack and exception handling|
Systems and methods for implementing an execution stack which stores frames for functions written in multiple programming languages are provided. The frames for functions written in different programming languages may be interleaved on the same execution stack. A da...
|7189628||Fabrication of trenches with multiple depths on the same substrate|
Dual trench depths are achieved on the same wafer by forming an initial trench having a depth corresponding to the difference in final depths of the shallow and deep trenches. A second mask is used to open areas for the deep trenches over the preliminary trenches an...
|7181057||Overlay marks, methods of overlay mark design and methods of overlay measurements|
An overlay mark for determining the relative position between two or more successive layers of a substrate or between two or more separately generated patterns on a single layer of a substrate is disclosed. The overlay mark includes a plurality of working zones, whi...
|7179661||Chemical mechanical polishing test structures and methods for inspecting the same|
Disclosed is a semiconductor die having a plurality of dummy fillings positioned and sized to minimize defects during chemical mechanical polishing is disclosed. At least one of the dummy fillings is coupled to an underlying test structure. In a preferred embodiment...
|7179170||Pass-through live validation device and method|
Hardware, systems, devices, architecture and methods for a wagering game-specific platform features secure storage and verification of game code and/or other data. An external connection securely communicates with a computerized wagering gaming system. Some embodime...
|7177457||Overlay marks, methods of overlay mark design and methods of overlay measurements|
An overlay mark for determining the relative shift between two or more successive layers of a substrate via scanning is disclosed. The overlay mark includes at least one test pattern for determining the relative shift between a first and a second layer of the substr...
|7176715||Computer combinatorial multipliers in programmable logic devices|
Disclosed is a device and method for configuring a register in a PLD to operate as a logical AND gate. So configuring a register allows it to be used in a multiplication carried out by the PLD. A logic element includes a combinatorial logic section and at least one ...
|7174768||Hydrogen sensor, apparatus for measuring hydrogen concentration, and method for measuring hydrogen concentration|
A hydrogen sensor includes a hydrogen-absorbing material, a thermoelectric element, an electrical circuit for driving the thermoelectric element, a thermometer for the hydrogen-absorbing material, a temperature control circuit for maintaining the hydrogen-absorbing ...
|7175945||Focus masking structures, focus patterns and measurements thereof|
Methods and device structures used to determine the focus quality of a photolithographic pattern or a photolithographic system are disclosed. One aspect of the invention relates to focus masking structures configured to form focus patterns that contain focus informa...
|7177329||Method and apparatus for efficient transmission of multimedia data packets|
A transmission efficient packet based display interface arranged to couple a multimedia source device to a multimedia sink device is disclosed. The transmission efficient interface includes a bi-directional auxiliary channel arranged to transfer information between ...
|7177404||System for computer-based, calendar-controlled message creation and delivery|
Methods and apparatus are described for creating, scheduling and delivering messages. A message having a first audio component is generated in response to input from a user. The input includes words entered by the user. The first audio component is operable to facil...