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01/29/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090029030 - Polymer link hybrid stent: The present invention is directed to an expandable polymer link hybrid stent for implantation in a body lumen, such as a coronary artery along with a method of making the stent. The stent generally includes a series of metallic cylindrical rings longitudinally aligned on a common axis of the stent... Agent: Fulwider Patton, LLP (abbott)

20090029031 - Methods for forming electrodes in phase change memory devices: A method for forming electrode materials uniformly within openings having small dimensions, including sublithographic dimensions, or high aspect ratios. The method includes the steps of providing an insulator layer having an opening formed therein, forming a non-conformal conductive or semiresistive material over and within the opening, and mobilizing the conductive... Agent: Kevin L. Bray Ovonyx, Inc.

20090029032 - Method for discharging liquid material, method for manufacturing color filter, and method for manufacturing organic el element: A method for discharging a liquid material includes performing a scan by moving a discharge target having a film formation area and a plurality of nozzles forming a nozzle row, and discharging a liquid material containing a functional material from the nozzles onto the film formation area by selectively applying... Agent: Global Ip Counselors, LLP

20090029033 - Method of manufacturing thin-film based pv modules: A method of manufacturing thin-film-base PV module includes the steps of slidably loading one or more glass substrates in a standing manner into a stationary deposition chamber in a fully automatic manner by guiding the bottom peripheral edges of the glass substrates along transferring tracks; administering the glass substrates through... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090029034 - Protective anode coatings: A coating system, for use in reducing air burn oxidation of a carbon anode of an aluminium electrolytic smelter, includes a pre-coat and a top coat which together enable protection of the anode when applied thereover. The pre-coat contains finely divided carbonaceous material dispersed in a solution of a suitable... Agent: Jacobson Holman Pllc

20090029035 - Method for selectively producting film laminates for packaging and for insulating unpackaged electronic components and functional patterns and corresponding device: A method for selectively producing film laminates for packaging and for insulating unpackaged electronic components and functional patterns and corresponding device. The method coat surface regions of functional patterns arranged on a substrate and/or of surface regions of semiconductor chips arranged on the substrate. An insulation is to be effectively... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090029036 - cobalt precursors for semiconductor applications: Methods and compositions for depositing a cobalt containing film on one or more substrates are disclosed herein. A cobalt precursor, which comprises at least one pentadienyl ligand coupled to the cobalt for thermal stability, is introduced into a reaction chamber containing one or more substrates, and the cobalt precursor is... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual Property

20090029037 - Plating apparatus and method of plating: A plating apparatus and method to perform plating in non-through-hole openings or through-hole openings of a printed wiring board having at least either non-through holes or through-holes to form via-hole conductors or through-hole conductors. The plating method contacts a printed wiring board having the non-through holes or through-holes with a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029038 - Method of forming wiring patterns using nano-ink comprising metals having low melting point: Disclosed is a method of forming a wiring pattern using nano-ink, including providing a mixture solution of at least one first metal selected from the group consisting of gold, silver, and copper and at least one second metal selected from the group consisting of lead, zinc, tin, indium, cadmium, gallium,... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.c.

20090029039 - Method of manufacturing membrane electrode assembly: A method of manufacturing a membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell, in which a catalyst layer is disposed between an electrolyte membrane and a gas diffusion layer, includes producing a catalyst powder that is used to form the catalyst layer; and forming the catalyst layer by unevenly depositing the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc

20090029040 - Manufacturing method and current collector: A method of forming a current collector layer on electrode layers of an electrochemical air separation element and a current collector. A slurry is prepared that contains electrically conductive particles having surface deposits of a metallic oxide on a metal or metal alloy conductor. The metallic oxide surface deposit constitutes... Agent: Praxair Technology, Inc. Law Department M1-557

20090029041 - Method of cleaning a substrate for a magnetic recording medium and a method of manufacturing a magnetic recording medium: The invention provides a method of cleaning a magnetic recording medium substrate that removes residual substances and suppresses oxidation of the substrate surface. The method of cleaning the magnetic recording medium substrate uses nano-bubble water. Also disclosed is a method of manufacturing a magnetic recording medium that includes the method... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, Pc

20090029042 - Concrete repair process: The present invention provides a process for repairing concrete involving filling one of a void, gap or seam in the concrete with a polyurethane sealant containing a silane terminated prepolymer (“STP”), and a catalyst, optionally, one or more of plasticizers, fillers, pigments, drying agents, light stabilizers, antioxidants. thixotropic agents and... Agent: Bayer Material Science Llc

20090029043 - Multifunctional star-shaped prepolymers, their preparation and use: The present invention relates to coatings that possess a dynamic contact angle hysteresis in water, measured by means of a Wilhelmy balance according to DIN EN 14370, of at most 15°, and are can be manufactured from star-shaped prepolymers and/or star-shaped prepolymer-nanoparticle complexes that are cross-linkable with one another and... Agent: Paul & Paul

20090029044 - Absorbent article comprising water-absorbing polymeric particles and method for the production thereof: The invention refers to absorbent structures for use in an absorbent article, the absorbent structure comprising a water absorbing material. The water absorbing material is obtainable by a process comprising the steps of bringing particles of a non surface-crosslinked water-absorbing polymer in contact with at least one postcrosslinker, at least... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Global Legal Department - Ip

20090029045 - Ni-coated ti powders: The present invention relates to coated powder, comprising a Ti-bearing core and a Ni-bearing coating, which can be used for the production of porous Ni—Ti articles by the self-propagating high temperature synthesis (SHS) method. The obtained articles are ideally suited for use in biomedical applications. According to the invention, a... Agent: Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione

20090029046 - Substrate processing apparatus, method for processing substrate, and storage medium: Processing gas is supplied from the central upper part of a processing chamber to a wafer on a mounting board, while the processing chamber is exhausted from processing gas exhaust passages at areas outside of the wafer. In addition, purge gas is supplied from purge gas supply passages to a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029047 - Film-forming apparatus and film-forming method: Disclosed is a film-forming method characterized by comprising a step for forming a primary Cu film on a substrate by using a divalent Cu source material, and another step for forming a secondary Cu film on the primary Cu film by using a monovalent Cu source material.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090029048 - Method of thermal stress compensation: A method of thermal stress compensation includes providing a substrate. A first film is then formed on the substrate. Thereafter, a second film is also formed on the substrate. The second film has a negative coefficient of thermal expansion.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090029049 - Antipenetrating agent, solvent ink for inkjet printing and printing method: An antipenetrating agent is to be added to a solvent ink for preventing penetration of the solvent ink into a medium to be printed. The antipenetrating agent includes inorganic fine particles and a resin soluble in an organic solvent.... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.c.

20090029050 - Arylidenepyrazolone dye, heat-sensitive transfer recording ink sheet and heat-sensitive transfer recording method: wherein X represents a substituted or unsubstituted alkoxy group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; Y represents a halogen atom; R1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms; R2, R5 and R6 each represent a hydrogen atom, an unsubstituted alkyl group having 1 to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090029051 - Shoe press belt having a grooved surface: A belt for use in a long nip press having an arcuate pressure shoe. The belt has at least one layer having a polymer resin coating on at least one surface thereof. The resin coating has a plurality of grooves arranged therein and wherein a number of the grooves has... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090029052 - Method for making composite material with a high-density array of carbon nanotubes: A method for producing a composite material with high-density array of carbon nanotubes, includes the steps of: (a) providing a substrate with an array of carbon nanotubes formed thereon; (b) applying a liquid polymer precursor to the array of carbon nanotubes such that the liquid polymer precursor infuses into the... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090029053 - Method for stabilizing silicone material, stabilized silicone material, and devices incorporating that material: Darkening of silicone containing materials caused by exposure to ultraviolet illumination is prevented or reversed by exposure of those materials to an atmosphere containing a reactive species, which may comprise activated oxygen. The activated oxygen may be generated by ultraviolet irradiation of the silicone material in an oxygen containing atmosphere.... Agent: Glifford, Krass, Sprinkle, Anderson & Citkowski, P.c.

20090029054 - System and method for making a film having a matte finish: A system and a method for providing a film having a matte finish. The system includes means for providing a coated substrate, the coated substrate comprising a first coatable material applied to a substrate, the coatable material forming a first major surface of the coated substrate; means for changing the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090029055 - Coated shaped detergent or cleaning agent body: Methods for manufacturing a washing- or cleaning-agent shaped element, encompassing the steps of a) making available a shaped element that comprises a cavity in the form of a recess or a passthrough hole, b) applying a coating agent onto the surface of the shaped element so that the surface coverage... Agent: Paul & Paul

20090029056 - Method for improving the barrier characteristics of ceramic barrier layers: A method for improving the permeability barrier against water vapor and gases for a flexible support material which includes at least one barrier layer consisting of a ceramic material. According to this method, the ceramic barrier layers are coated with a solution of perhydropolysilazane (PHPS), and then are cured to... Agent: Fisher, Christen & Sabol

20090029057 - Ultra low-emissivity (ultra low e) silver coating: A silver conductive coating possessing infrared absorbing properties is disclosed. The coating is made from a blend of one or more micron size silver powders and/or flakes together with carbon black, inorganic pigment, glass frit, and powdered selenium or bismuth metal. The foregoing dry ingredients are pasted with an organic... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20090029058 - Epoxy resins with improved elasticity: An epoxy resin AB comprising, in its polymer chain, moieties derived from aliphatic polyethers B1 5 having at least 4 carbon atoms in the alkylene group or from aliphatic polyesters B2 based on linear, branched or cyclic aliphatic polyhydric alcohols B21 and linear, branched or cyclic aliphatic polyvalent acids B22,... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP

20090029059 - Two-part epoxy composition: A two-part epoxy composition is provided that comprises a first part having a mixture of an epoxy resin and an anhydride, and a second part having a curing agent. Also provided is a method for making a substantially bis-∝-glycol free epoxy resin for two-part epoxy compositions, and a method for... Agent: Mcdonald Hopkins Llc

20090029060 - Thermally sprayed film forming method and device: An apparatus is provided to reduce the defect rate and decrease production yield by removing foreign objects even when the foreign objects are mixed in with the thermally sprayed film. The operation for forming thermally sprayed film on inner surface of cylinder bore is paused, and protrusions generated in the... Agent: Young & Basile, P.c.

20090029061 - Lens coating apparatus and lens coating method: While one side of a lens L is held by a suction-holding member 17 and the suction-holding member 17 is moved by the moving mechanism, a coating process, a drying process, and a curing process are sequentially performed in respective receptacles disposed independently of each other. A suction force applied... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, Pc

20090029062 - Coil coating process and apparatus: A coil coating process includes thermally curing the coating of an endless strip by near infrared radiation in a curing oven provided with near infrared emitters and the subsequent destruction of volatile solvents contained in exhaust air of the curing oven by thermal oxidizing in an oxidizer chambers. Heat introduced... Agent: Merchant & Gould Pc

20090029063 - Resin film forming device, method and program of the same: A resin film forming device is provided which includes a spinner on which a circular disc having a hole at the center thereof is mounted, the spinner making the disc spin about the hole; a resin supply unit which applies resin around the hole of the disc; and a light... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090029064 - Apparatus and method for making nanoparticles using a hot wall reactor: An apparatus utilizing a hot wall reactor and methods for making nanoparticles are described. The nanoparticles can be collected in bulk or deposited onto a base substrate. The hot wall reactor utilizes gas-phase synthesis to produce nanoparticles. Inorganic nanoparticles deposited onto a substrate are useful, for example, for biological applications,... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090029065 - Conductive circuit manufacturing method: The present invention provides a novel approach for selectively forming an electroless plated metal layer which enables selective formation of an electroless plated metal layer in an intended shape of the circuit pattern on a surface of a non-conductive substrate, without using a plating mask layer, in a form that... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090029066 - Film forming method for a semiconductor: The present invention is a plasma processing method for forming a film on a substrate, the method including the steps of processing a first material gas with plasma having an electron density W and an electron temperature X, processing a second material gas with plasma having an electron density Y,... Agent: Masuvalley & Partners

20090029068 - Carbon thin film manufacturing method and carbon thin film coated body: A carbon thin film manufacturing method includes depositing an intermediate layer on a surface of a substrate, and forming a diamond-like carbon coating on a surface of the intermediate layer. In the carbon thin film manufacturing method, a bias voltage within a range of 0 V to −30 V is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090029067 - Method for producing amorphous carbon coatings on external surfaces using diamondoid precursors: The invention relates to a method for forming high sp3 content amorphous carbon coatings deposited by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition on external surfaces. This method allows adjustment of tribological properties, such as hardness, Young's modulus, wear resistance and coefficient of friction as well as optical properties, such as refractive... Agent: Mark J. Rosen P.c.

20090029069 - Waveform generator for microdeposition control system: A microdeposition system and method includes a head with a plurality of nozzles. A controller generates nozzle firing commands that selectively fire the nozzles to create a desired feature pattern. Configuration memory stores voltage waveform parameters that define a voltage waveform for each of the nozzles. A digital to analog... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090029070 - Method of producing nanowires in ambient conditions and nanowires thus produced: The invention relates to a method whereby it is possible to obtain nanowires by means of applying a laser radiation and simultaneously injecting a supersonic gas stream on the precursor material in atmospheric conditions and at room temperature. This method involves a considerable improvement compared to conventional methods because it... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law

01/22/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090022878 - Method to impregnate a porous bone replacement material: P

20090022879 - Method for applying paints to surfaces in a controlled, position-dependent manner: The invention relates to a method for applying paints or varnishes to large surfaces by means of a displaceable, paint applying device which is controlled in a position-dependent manner. Said device contains a displaceable part of a real time position measuring system which is used to measure the position thereof,... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090022880 - Slit coater having apparatus for supplying a coater solution: A slit coater including an apparatus for supplying coating solution by a coating method using a slit nozzle, which is configured to minimize contamination of coating solution, utilizing a filtering function, and supplying a controlled amount of photosensitive solution to a slit nozzle. The slit coater further includes a table... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090022881 - Electron-emitting device and fabricating method thereof: An electron-emitting device and a fabricating method thereof are provided. First, a substrate, having a first side and a second side which is opposite to the first side, is provided. Afterwards, a first electrode pattern layer is formed on the first side of the substrate. Next, a conductive pattern layer... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090022883 - Chemical vapor deposition of chalcogenide materials via alternating layers: A chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process for preparing electrical and optical chalcogenide materials. In a preferred embodiment, the instant CVD-deposited materials exhibit one or more of the following properties: electrical switching, accumulation, setting, reversible multistate behavior, resetting, cognitive functionality, and reversible amorphous-crystalline transformations. In one embodiment, a multilayer structure, including... Agent: Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

20090022882 - Photogravure press and method for manufacturing multilayer ceramic electronic component: In a print area provided on a peripheral surface of a gravure roll, a plurality of cells are defined by printing-direction walls and perpendicular walls, and each perpendicular wall has a plurality of cuts. In a center portion of the print area, most intersections of the printing-direction walls and the... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Company, Ltd. C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090022884 - System and method for micro-electromechanical operation of an interferometric modulator: An interferometric modulator is formed by a stationary layer and a mirror facing the stationary layer. The mirror is movable between the undriven and driven positions. Landing pads, bumps or spring clips are formed on at least one of the stationary layer and the mirror. The landing pads, bumps or... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090022885 - Metallic pattern forming method, metallic pattern obtained thereby, printed wiring board using the same, and tft wiring board using the same: The invention provides a method of forming a metallic pattern including: (a) forming, in a pattern form on a substrate, a polymer layer which contains a polymer that has a functional group that interacts with an electroless plating catalyst or a precursor thereof; (b) imparting the electroless plating catalyst or... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090022886 - Method for making an interactive information device and product produced thereby: A method and product produced by the method for forming an interactive information device with a conductively coated panel includes forming a reduced contrast, increased light transmitting, conductively coated panel by providing a transparent substrate and applying a transparent, conductive layer on at least one surface of the substrate in... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20090022887 - Method for producing and handling of planographic printing plate precursor: A planographic printing plate precursor which prevents deformation and destruction of fine particles dispersed in an image forming layer thereof and has high developing performance and a high speed thin layer coating aptitude is provided. A method for producing and handling a planographic printing plate precursor having an image forming... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090022888 - Antimicrobial constructs: The invention is based on the recognition that known antimicrobial compounds, such as nisin or other lantibiotics, can be made to form a long lasting antimicrobial surface coating by linking the peptide with a block polymer, such as PLURONIC® F108 or an end group activated polymer (EGAP) in a manner... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090022889 - Process of making a bonding agent to bond stucco to plastic surfaces: A method of making a bonding agent to bond stucco to smooth plastic articles, specifically plastic rocks, by coating the plastic article with a water-based coal tar or asphalt emulsion, putting dry sand over the wet emulsion by hand sprinkling or spraying the sand onto the coated surface of the... Agent: Janet Schofield

20090022890 - Slot nozzle assembly, slot coating gun, shim plate, and method of extruding a foamable melted material in a wide band: A slot nozzle assembly for extruding a foamable melted material in a wide band including a plurality of foamable melted material passages, lateral distribution flow routes communicating with the plurality of foamable melted material passages, a restriction member disposed inside the lateral distribution flow routes, a slot for discharging foamable... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP (nordson)

20090022891 - Method of forming metal film: A method of forming a metal film which serves as a seed layer when a metal, especially copper is to be filled into the trenches of a substrate as an insulator by plating and as a barrier layer for preventing the migration of metal atoms to an insulating film when... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090022892 - Process for manufacturing devices carrying at least one active material by deposition of a low-melting alloy: A process is provided for manufacturing devices that carry an active material. The process involves the continuous deposition of a strip of low-melting alloy in the liquid state on a ribbon of a metal net or a micro-perforated and stretched sheet metal, which surface has been pre-treated, for example by... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090022893 - Punched adhesive tape for semicconductor, method of manufacturing lead frame with the adhesive tape, lead frame with the adhesive tape, and semiconductor device comprising the lead frame: A punched adhesive tape for semiconductor which is made by punching an adhesive tape comprising a base film and an adhesive layer provided on one or each side of the base film to mark the regions in the adhesive tape where contaminants or defects are contained; a method of producing... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090022895 - Crosslinkable liquid silicone composition comprising a not very viscosifying filler based on zirconium, use of same as fire-resistant textile coating: The invention concerns crosslinkable liquid silicone compositions whereof the inorganic filler can be increased while observing limits of viscosity compatible with coating of woven or nonwoven supports on an industrial scale, and which impart to the supports thermal properties (reducing calorific power and fire-proofing), impermeability and good mechanical characteristics. To... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Pc

20090022894 - Thermally resistant anaerobically curable compositions: The present invention relates to anaerobically curable compositions demonstrating resistance to elevated temperature conditions.... Agent: Loctite Corporation

20090022896 - Method for producing a structured elastomer and elastomer: The invention relates to a method for producing a structured elastomer. The invention is characterised in that the elastomer is applied and hardened directly on a structured SiO2-surface. As a result, highly-deformable, micro-structured elastomers can be produced for force sensors which are used during the characterisation of new therapeutic agents.... Agent: K.f. Ross P.c.

20090022897 - High temperature silicone processing of fuser structure: This is a process to restore compression set properties of a silicone rubber fuser structure that has been damaged during the coating of the silicone with Teflon; Teflon is a registered trademark of DuPont. This restoration is achieved by re-baking the coated fuser roll at temperatures of 175° C. to... Agent: James J. Ralabate

20090022898 - Water-dilutable sol-gel composition: The present invention provides a sol-gel composition which is dilutable with water in any proportion and is based on the reaction of at least the following components: (i) a glycidyloxypropylalkoxysilane, (ii) an aqueous silica sol having a solids content of >1% by weight, (iii) an organic acid as hydrolysis catalyst,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090022899 - Marine antifoulant coating: A protective coating applied to the underwater portion of a marine vessel operable to inhibit the growth of marine foulants. The coating comprises a polymer, a marine biocide, a preservative, and optionally an antimicrobial agent. In certain embodiments, the marine biocide, preservative, and optional antimicrobial agent are chemically bonded with... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20090022900 - Method for manufacturing wire grid device: A method of manufacturing a wire grid device is provided. The method includes: forming SAM (self assembly monomer) nano patterns on a substrate; and forming a wire grid between neighboring SAM nano patterns on the substrate on which the SAM nano patterns are formed by using an electroless plating technique... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090022901 - Methods of processing substrates, electrostatic carriers for retaining substrates for processing, and assemblies comprising electrostatic carriers having substrates electrostatically bonded thereto: A method of processing a substrate includes physically contacting an exposed conductive electrode of an electrostatic carrier with a conductor to electrostatically bond a substrate to the electrostatic carrier. The conductor is removed from physically contacting the exposed conductive electrode. Dielectric material is applied over the conductive electrode. The substrate... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.

20090022902 - Radiation cured coatings for image forming device components: The present disclosure relates to the use of radiation cured coatings that may be used in a device within an image forming apparatus. The coating composition may include a reactive oligomer capable of radiation curing having a number average molecular weight (Mn) of greater than 1500. A reactive diluent may... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090022903 - Method for manufacturing a periodically-poled structure: The present invention provides a periodically-poled structure with high conversion efficiency and improved manufacturing yield. The method for manufacturing a periodically-poled structure in a second order nonlinear optical crystal having a single domain structure (31) includes the steps of forming a resist pattern (32) which matches a polarization-inverted period on... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090022904 - Method for modifying organic fiber cord: A method for modifying an organic fiber cord according to the invention comprises the step (A) of dipping the organic fiber cord (10) into an adhesive, the step (B) of drying the dipped organic fiber cord and the step (C) of heat-treating the dried organic fiber cord to modify it,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090022905 - Rf choke for gas delivery to an rf driven electrode in a plasma processing apparatus: In large area plasma processing systems, process gases may be introduced to the chamber via the showerhead assembly which may be driven as an RF electrode. The gas feed tube, which is grounded, is electrically isolated from the showerhead. The gas feed tube may provide not only process gases, but... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

20090022906 - Apparatus and method for performing a pcvd process: The present invention relates to an apparatus for carrying out a PCVD process in which one or more doped or undoped glass layers are coated onto the interior of a glass substrate tube. The apparatus comprises an applicator having an inner wall and an outer wall and a microwave guide... Agent: Summa, Additon & Ashe, P.a.

20090022907 - Barrier coatings: A barrier coating of organic-inorganic composition, the barrier coating having optical properties that are substantially uniform along an axis of light transmission, said axis oriented substantially perpendicular to the surface of the coating.... Agent: Duane Morris LLP

20090022908 - Plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technology for large-size processing: Methods for forming a film stack suitable for transistor fabrication using a low temperature plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) process are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a substrate in a PECVD chamber, depositing a dual layer SiNx film on the substrate, depositing a dual layer amorphous... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

01/15/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090017188 - Methods for making drug-eluting medical devices: The present invention is directed to medical implants that are configured to controllably release therapeutic agent to a target site of a patient and methods of making these implants. Embodiments of the present invention may include a method comprising the steps of providing a tube having a wall with inner... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090017187 - Coated cloths and methods for manufacturing the same: Disclosed are coated cloths and methods for manufacturing the same. The coated cloth can be used to manufacture medical gowns or drapes to prevent cross-infection between the patient and other people in an operation room.... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20090017189 - Method and apparatus for forming protective layer: An apparatus for forming a protective layer of magnesium oxide on a front glass substrate (11) in an evaporation chamber (201) includes the following: oxygen outlet openings (222) for introducing oxygen into the evaporation chamber (201); water vapor outlet openings (210) for introducing water vapor into the evaporation chamber (201)... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090017190 - Movable injectors in rotating disc gas reactors: A system and method for uniform deposition of material layers on wafers in a rotating disk chemical vapor deposition reaction system is provided, wherein one or more substrates are rotated on a carrier about an axis while maintaining surfaces of the one or more substrates substantially perpendicular to the axis... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090017191 - Electroluminescent devices with electrode protection: A method of manufacturing an electroluminescent device which has an anode and a cathode and arranged between the anode and the cathode a light emissive layer, also includes an anode protection layer which protects the anode against the effects of converting a precursor polymer to a semiconductive conjugated polymer which... Agent: Rissman Jobse Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP

20090017192 - Vapor deposition method and apparatus: Provided is a method for moving, in a vacuum chamber carrying therein a fixedly-provided evaporation source, a substrate toward the evaporation source together with a mask closely attached to the substrate surface, and onto the surface substrate, evaporating a material vaporized in the evaporation source through an aperture formed to... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090017193 - Method for producing series-connected solar cells and apparatus for carrying out the method: The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for producing series-connected solar cells, wherein the method comprises the following steps: a substrate is introduced into at least one deposition chamber, at least one material layer is deposited on the substrate or a material layer which has already been applied... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc

20090017194 - Process of making carbon-coated lithium metal polyanionic powders: The present invention provides a process for making a battery cathode material with improved properties in lithium ion batteries. In one embodiment, the process comprises synthesizing a lithium metal polyanionic (LMP) powder. The process further comprises precipitating a carbonaceous coating on to the LMP powder to form a coated LMP... Agent: Conocophillips Company -IPServices Group Attention: Docketing

20090017195 - Curable encapsulant composition and associated method: An encapsulant for encapsulating electronic components and a method of making and/or using the encapsulant may be provided. An electronic device that includes the encapsulant may be provided. The curable encapsulant composition may include a mixture of a functionalized polymer and at least one reactive monomer composition. The reactive monomer... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Sabic (noryl)

20090017196 - Process for producing electrode-formed glass substrate: Electrodes formed on a glass substrate are covered with a lead-free glass comprising, as represented by mass %, from 30 to 50% of B2O3, from 21 to 25% of SiO2, from 10 to 35% of ZnO, from 7 to 14% in total of K2O and either one or both of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090017197 - Irox nanowire protein sensor: An iridium oxide (IrOx) nanowire protein sensor and associated fabrication method are presented. The method provides a substrate and forms overlying working and counter electrodes. A dielectric layer is deposited over the working and counter electrodes and contact holes are formed in the dielectric layer, exposing regions of the working... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc. C/o Law Office Of Gerald Maliszewski

20090017198 - Thin-film magnetic head, method of manufacturing the same, head gimbal assembly, and hard disk drive: A thin-film magnetic head has a laminated construction comprising a main pole layer having a magnetic pole tip on a side of the medium-opposing surface opposing a recording medium, a write shield layer opposing the magnetic pole tip forming a recording gap layer, on the side of the medium-opposing surface,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090017199 - Clear-coat scratch repair composition and refinishing process: The present invention discloses a composition and method for repairing scratches to vehicles and other products which have clear-coat finishes. The composition contains a clear-coat combined with a reducer, to which a hardener is added before application. The threshold proportions of the composition are critical to the composition's effectiveness as... Agent: C/o Paul D. Gornall Barrister & Solicitor Reg'd Patent & Tm Agent

20090017200 - Ceramic coating for combustion boilers: A method for producing a ceramic coating of metallic and/or ceramic surfaces and products in reactors, process plants and combustion plants includes applying a mixture of fine-particle boron nitride, at least one inorganic binding agent of medium particle size in the nanometer range, containing substantially Al2O3, AlO(OH), ZrO2, Y—ZrO2, TiO2,... Agent: Walter A. Hackler, Ph.d. Patent Law Office

20090017201 - Method for coating or decoating a component: The invention relates to a method for coating or decoating a component, in particular a gas turbine component, wherein, in order to regionally or partially coat or decoat a component, the component is preferably completely covered with a covering medium, and wherein the covering medium is removed from only those... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090017202 - Methods of applying coating compositions: Coating compositions and methods of applying them.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

20090017204 - Die coater and die coater adjustment method, as well as method of manufacturing optical film: An object of the present invention is to provide a die coater that is capable of applying a coating liquid to a uniform thickness, while employing a relatively simple structure and reducing the frequency of readjustment necessitated due to the change over time. A die coater includes a first block... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090017203 - Method for producing optical film: This invention provides a method for producing an optical film, the method comprising a rubbing treatment step of rubbing the surface of a lengthy plastic film F with a rubbing roll 4 obtained by winding a raised fabric 4a, an application step of applying a liquid crystalline molecule to the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090017205 - Apparatus and method for coating internal surfaces of a turbine engine component: A coating apparatus for coating interior surfaces of internal passages of a workpiece, such as a turbine engine component is provided. The coating apparatus comprises a vessel defining an internal space, a plate dividing the internal space into a first chamber and a second chamber, a divider supporting the plate,... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C. (p&w)

20090017206 - Methods and apparatus for reducing the consumption of reagents in electronic device manufacturing processes: A substrate coating system is provided which includes a substrate coating chamber; a gas box connected to the coating chamber and adapted to provide reagent gases to the coating chamber; and a reagent reclaim system connected to the substrate coating chamber and the gas box, wherein the reagent reclaim system... Agent: Dugan & Dugan, PC

20090017207 - Formation of selenide, sulfide or mixed selenide-sulfide films on metal or metal coated substrates: A process and composition for preventing cracking in composite structures comprising a metal coated substrate and a selenide, sulfide or mixed selenide sulfide film. Specifically, cracking is prevented in the coating of molybdenum coated substrates upon which a copper, indium-gallium diselenide (CIGS) film is deposited. Cracking is inhibited by adding... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090017208 - Precursor compositions and methods: Compositions including an amido-group-containing vapor deposition precursor and a stabilizing additive are provided. Such compositions have improved thermal stability and increased volatility as compared to the amido-group-containing vapor deposition precursor itself. These compositions are useful in the deposition of thin films, such as by atomic layer deposition.... Agent: S. Matthew Cairns Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials LLC

20090017210 - Methods and systems for coating a microneedle with a dosage of a biologically active compound: Methodologies and systems are disclosed for coating one or more microneedles, particularly in a microneedle array, for administering a predetermined dosage of biologically active compound through the skin to a recipient. The microneedles of the array are each immersed into at least one reservoir of a fluid liquid formulation of... Agent: Carella, Byrne, Bain, Gilfillan, Cecchi, Stewart & Olstein

20090017209 - Process for preparing a powder coating composition: t

20090017211 - Graphene film as transparent and electrically conducting material: A transparent and conductive film comprising at least one network of graphene flakes is described herein. This film may further comprise an interpenetrating network of other nanostructures, a polymer and/or a functionalization agent(s). A method of fabricating the above device is also described, and may comprise depositing graphene flakes in... Agent: Unidym

20090017212 - Robotic apparatus and method for painting: A robotic painting system includes a device for generating a vacuum and a dump line disposed upstream from a connection between an isolation line and a canister, wherein the device for generating a vacuum and the dump line are employed for filling and cleaning the robotic painting system.... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20090017213 - Method for spreading a continuous coating film onto a substrate to be printed and an apparatus for implementing this method: Method and apparatus for spreading a continuous coating film on a substrate to be printed, by supplying piezoelectric heads with components of a fluid product chosen from within the category comprising: a varnish, an enamel, a lacquer, a primer, a coating, a glue or similar products. Each component has a... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090017214 - Method for directly forming patterns on face membrane by vacuum absorption: A method for directly forming patterns on face membrane by vacuum absorption is to have foamed polyurethane (PU) injected on the surface of substratum cloth to form a face membrane. Then, the face membrane is heated at a preset temperature by a preheating box to be continuously kept in a... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20090017215 - Coating composition with accelerated low temperature cure: A coating composition including an unsaturated resin selected from polyesters, alkyds or combinations thereof; an alkoxy(meth)acrylic functional monomer, and a thermoplastic compound containing active hydrogen groups; a curing agent; and a curing promoter such as at least one metal drier.... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.

20090017216 - Resin blends with wide temperature range damping: Compositions for damping the vibration of mechanical components, such as those used in vehicles, are disclosed and described. The compositions comprise resin blends that are semi-compatible and which are blended to form a micro-phase separation.... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090017217 - Apparatus and method for applying coatings onto the interior surfaces of components and related structures produced therefrom: Provided is a methodology and system for applying coatings onto the interior surfaces of components. The approach comprises a vapor creation device (for example an electron beam or laser that evaporates a single or multiplicity of solid or liquid sources), a vacuum chamber having a moderate gas pressure (between about... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation

20090017218 - Manufacturing method for producing wick structures of a vapor chamber by using a powder thermal spray gun: Simplifying a manufacturing method for producing wick structures of a vapor chamber includes providing a metal lid, providing a powder thermal spray gun to generate a high temperature blaze to melt a sprayed first powder into a melting surface status, and directly spraying the first powder with the melting surface... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090017219 - Layer application device for an electrostatic layer application of a building material in powder form and device and method for manufacturing a three-dimensional object: A device for applying powder onto an application surface has a powder container (35) and a voltage source (32) for applying a voltage between the powder container and the application surface, wherein the powder container (35) at least partially consists of a conductive material and the powder container (35) has... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090017220 - Method for a layer-wise manufacturing of a three-dimensional object: A method for a layer-wise manufacturing of a three-dimensional object has a first step of providing a layer of a material in powder form or a liquid material on a support or a layer that has already been solidified at selected positions previously and a second step of directing a... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090017221 - Photosensitive dispersion with adjustable viscosity for the deposition of metal on an insulating substrate and use thereof: The invention relates to a photosensitive dispersion with adjustable viscosity for metal deposition on an insulating substrate, which combines the following: a pigment providing oxidation-reduction properties under light irradiation, a metallic salt, a complex-forming agent for the metallic salt, a liquid film-forming polymer formulation, a basic compound, an organic solvent... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC

20090017222 - Plasma enhanced bonding for improving adhesion and corrosion resistance of deposited films: Plasma Enhanced Bonding (PEB) during a coating process is used to improve both adhesion and corrosion resistance of the resulting coating. New interfacial compounds may be formed, offering the increased resistance to corrosion, as well as enhanced bonding to the workpiece being coated and any subsequently formed layer, such as... Agent: Schneck & Schneck

20090017223 - Pre-preg and laminate manufacture: A method and apparatus for manufacturing a b-stage pre-preg of resin impregnated paper or non-woven. The method includes irradiating a resin impregnated paper or non-woven with near infra-red (NIR) radiation to at least partially remove solvent by evaporation of the solvent, and to advance cure of the resin, whereby to... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090017224 - Device and method for coating small parts: The present invention relates to a coating device for small parts, in particular for lacquering mass produced small parts, like e.g. bolts, small plastic parts and similar, and it relates to a method for this purpose with a movable receiver element for receiving and moving the small parts, and a... Agent: Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, LLP

20090017225 - Delivery systems for delivering functional compounds to substrates and processes of using the same: Delivery systems for incorporating functional compounds into substrates for use in various consumer products are disclosed. Specifically, the delivery system includes a carrier component comprising an ultrasonically energized and electrically charged adsorbent and one or more functional compounds. The ultrasonically energized and electrically charged adsorbent can adsorb the desired functional... Agent: Christopher M. Goff (27839) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20090017226 - Use of infrared technology to install and/or repair construction membranes: An apparatus is provided for applying a construction material, the apparatus having construction and an infrared heat emitter for providing infrared heat on the construction material. The construction material can be a roll of roofing material, which can be a roll of modified asphalt/bitumen roofing membrane material. The infrared emitter... Agent: Gaf William J. Davis, Esq.

20090017228 - Apparatus and method for centering a substrate in a process chamber: The present invention comprises an apparatus and method for centering a substrate in a process chamber. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a substrate support having a support surface adapted to receive the placement of a substrate and a reference axis substantially perpendicular to the support surface, and a plurality... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

20090017227 - Remote plasma source for pre-treatment of substrates prior to deposition: A plasma processing chamber particularly useful for pre-treating low-k dielectric films and refractory metal films subject to oxidation prior to deposition of other layers. A remote plasma source (RPS) excites a processing gas into a plasma and delivers it through a supply tube to a manifold in back of a... Agent: Law Offices Of Charles Guenzer Attn: Applied Materials, Inc.

20090017229 - Processing system platen having a variable thermal conductivity profile: A platen for a processing system includes a first and a second thermal region that are separated by at least one boundary. A first fluid conduit is positioned in the first thermal region. A second fluid conduit is positioned in the second thermal region. A fluid reservoir having a first... Agent: Rauschenbach Patent Law Group, LLC

20090017230 - Corrosion-resistant internal coating method using a germanium-containing precursor and hollow cathode techniques: Enhanced corrosion resistance is achieved in a coating by using a germanium-containing precursor and hollow cathode techniques to form a first layer directly on the surface of a workpiece, prior to forming an outer layer, such as a layer of diamond-like carbon (DLC). The use of a germanium or germanium-carbide... Agent: Schneck & Schneck

20090017231 - Novel silicon precursors to make ultra low-k films with high mechanical properties by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition: A method for depositing a low dielectric constant film on a substrate is provided. The low dielectric constant film is deposited by a process comprising reacting one or more organosilicon compounds and a porogen and then post-treating the film to create pores in the film. The one or more organosilicon... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

01/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090011116 - Reducing template with coating receptacle containing a medical device to be coated: An apparatus and a method for applying a coating to a medical device such as a stent, balloon, or catheter, shortly before insertion or implantation are described. The apparatus and method produce uniform consistent coverage of the medical device in a predictable, repeatable and controllable manner and reduce the need... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20090011117 - Methods for texturing a surface of an endovascular implant: A method for fabricating an endovascular implant includes providing a mold having a controlled topography. A wire is positioned about at least a portion of the mold. A polymeric material coating is applied to cover at least a portion of the mold. The wire and the polymeric material coating are... Agent: Patent Docket Department Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20090011119 - Droplet jetting apparatus and display device manufacturing method: A droplet jetting apparatus includes an actuator becoming deformed by a voltage application; an elastic body adhered to the actuator and becoming deformed in response to a deformation of the actuator; an ink chamber filled with ink, jetting a droplet of the ink in response to a deformation of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090011118 - Measurement, monitoring and control of directed product movements in fluidized bed or spouted bed systems and suitable systems: A process for measuring, monitoring and/or controlling directed product movements of fluidized products in process systems (1) selected from fluidized bed and spouted bed systems during a spraying process for coating and/or granulation, which includes, with the aid of one or more microwave sensor devices (8), injecting microwave radiation without... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090011120 - Plasma treating apparatus, electrode member for plasma treating apparatus, electrode member manufacturing method and recycling method: In a plasma treating apparatus for carrying out a plasma treatment by setting a plate-shaped work to be an object, an electrode member 46 to abut on a lower surface of the work is constituted by soldering a plate-shaped suction member 45 having a plurality of through holes 45a formed... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090011121 - Method and apparatus for applying electrode mixture paste: An electrode mixture paste application method includes: a first step of unwinding a core material (2) wound in a coil shape; a second step of immersing the core material in an electrode mixture paste (5); a third step of adjusting an application amount of the electrode mixture paste; a fourth... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090011122 - In-mold coating composition for optical lenses: A composition adapted for use in an in-situ coating process for coating an optical surface for ophthalmic applications. A coating composition according to the present invention includes at least one multifunctional acrylate compound which is cured onto a heated surface with controlled coating distribution in an ophthalmic injection mold. For... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20090011123 - Corrosion protective coating through cold spray: Methods for repairing gas turbine components damaged by corrosion that not only restores the components back to their original dimensions to ensure proper engine operations, but also have the added benefit of mitigating future corrosion attacks thereby extending the useful life of the components.... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C. (p&w)

20090011124 - Organometallic compositions and coating compositions: The present invention is directed to novel organometallic complexes as catalysts for the reaction of compounds with isocyanate and hydroxyl functional groups to form urethane and/or polyurethane and the process employing such catalysts. More particularly, the present invention is directed to novel complexes of zinc(II) with substituted amidines. These novel... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.

20090011125 - Deicer mixing method: An apparatus for applying a liquid coating to a deicer composition, methods of applying a liquid coating to a deicer composition, and solid deicer compositions that have been coated using the apparatus or method of the invention are disclosed. The apparatus includes a screw conveyor that has a housing, at... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090011126 - Process for producing laminate: The method for producing a laminate according to the present invention comprises performing spin-coating while a spin-coating apparatus is forcefully evacuated through the side wall and/or the bottom thereof, on producing a laminate by spin-coating the surface of a substrate with a coating composition containing a moisture-curing polyurethane resin. More... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090011128 - Method for manufacturing carbon nano tube: A method for manufacturing a carbon nano tube by a CVD method includes: supplying a carbon atom to a catalyzer for forming the carbon nano tube; and controlling an amount of carbon supply with time. In this method, super saturation of the carbon atom in the catalyzer is controlled appropriately.... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20090011129 - Method and apparatus for providing precursor gas to a processing chamber: Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for generating a gaseous chemical precursor for a processing system. In one embodiment, an apparatus for generating the gaseous chemical precursor used in a vapor deposition processing system is provided and includes a canister having a sidewall, a top, and... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

20090011127 - Process and apparatus for superimposing a layer of a separating agent: During the process for applying a coating of separating agent to a moving or movable substrate in a vacuum chamber, wherein the separating agent is vaporized in the interior of a vaporizing chamber that contains at least one nozzle pointing towards the substrate, liquid separating agent is injected into the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090011130 - Ink, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, recording unit and ink jet recording apparatus: Provided is a black ink which provides an image with excellent color tone, little color tone change after a light fastness test and excellent balance of color tone change and light fastness. The black ink further provides an image with a gradation property having a color tone close to a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090011131 - Method for treating surface of heat dissipating module: A method for treating the surface of the heat dissipation module is provided. The method includes the following steps. First, a heat dissipation module is provided. Next, a nano-material layer is formed on the surface of the heat dissipation module. Thus, the surface of the heat dissipation module is isolated... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090011132 - Biodegradable cleaner: The present invention is a cleaning composition for use with firearms and industrial items in which all of the components of the composition are biodegradable. The selected components of the composition also have a combined flashpoint of over 200° F. The low volatility of the composition enhances the safety factor... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20090011133 - Orthoformate-protected polyols: Disclosed herein are coating compositions comprising a blocked polyol having a first hydroxyl group at position 1 carbon atom and a second hydroxyl group at position 2 or 3 carbon atom, wherein both the first and the second hydroxyl groups are blocked by a single hydrolyzable orthoformate group; and a... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20090011134 - Zirconium stabilised fischer tropsch catalyst and catalyst support: The present invention relates to a method of preparing a catalyst support or a supported metal catalyst, the method comprising: (a) admixing a porous refractory oxide with a water soluble zirconium precursor in an alkaline solution, and if a supported metal catalyst is prepared, with a precursor of the metal,... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20090011135 - Paint brush with increased ferrule paint reservoir: A paint brush includes a sleeve circumscribing a portion of a handle and a portion of a plurality of bristles. A plug can be coupled to the handle. The plug can extend away from the handle into the plurality of bristles to form a space between the bristles. The plug... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20090011136 - Composite electroless plating: This invention is directed to a process for electrolessly metallizing an article, as well as to a plating bath and the subsequent plated substrate. The process comprises contacting the surface of an article with an electroless metallizing bath which may be essentially free of toxic and/or heavy metals.... Agent: Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC

20090011138 - Antique blind slat fabrication method: An antique blind slat fabrication method Includes the steps of a) preparing a slat substrate subject to a predetermined size, b) coating a surface of the slat substrate with a base coat, c) grinding the base-coated surface of the slat substrate, and d) coating the base coat with a wood... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090011140 - Apparatus for manufacturing magnetic recording disk, and in-line type substrate processing apparatus: An apparatus for manufacturing a magnetic recording disk includes a magnetic-film deposition chamber in which a magnetic film for a recording layer is deposited on a substrate; a lubricant-layer preparation chamber in which a lubricant layer is prepared on the substrate in vacuum; and a cleaning chamber in which the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090011139 - Method for concurrently employing differing materials to form a layer on a substrate: The present invention is directed to a method of forming a layer on a substrate, comprising forming a plurality of flowable regions on the substrate, with a first subset of the plurality of flowable regions comprising a first composition and a second subset of the plurality of flowable regions including... Agent: Molecular Imprints

20090011137 - Method of forming crackle coating on blind slat: A method of forming a crackle pattern on a blind slat includes the steps of a) preparing a slat substrate, b) coating a surface of the slat substrate with a base coat, and c) coating a surface of the base coat with a crackle paint.... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090011141 - Article with phema lift-off layer and method therefor: A method of forming a patterned functional layer on a substrate using a poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) lift-off layer is described. The method can be used with substrates that would not tolerate the organic solvents required for processing of known poly(methyl methacrylate) lift-off layers. When used in combination with known nanoimprint lithography... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090011142 - Method for manufacturing patterned thin-film layer: A method for manufacturing a patterned thin-film layer includes the steps of: providing a substrate with a plurality of banks thereon, the plurality of banks defining a plurality of spaces therein for receiving ink therein, each of the banks having a top surface; providing a UV light source for emitting... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang

20090011144 - Method of forming layers of getter material on glass parts: A method of forming a layer (12) of getter particles (11) on a glass part (10) is described, consisting in contacting the getter particles with the glass part and radiating the particles through the glass by means of a laser, heating the particles at a temperature being greater than the... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090011143 - Pattern forming apparatus and pattern forming method: A pattern forming apparatus includes a liquid material application mechanism that includes an opening for applying a liquid material on a substrate, and a laser processing mechanism that includes an irradiation section for irradiating the liquid material applied on the substrate with laser light to immobilize the liquid material so... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090011145 - Method of manufacturing vanadium oxide thin film: Provided is a method of manufacturing a large-sized vanadium oxide thin film having a uniform surface, uniform film thickness and stable composition. According to the method, a vanadium-organometallic compound gas is injected into a chamber to form adsorption layer where molecules of the vanadium-organometallic compound are adsorbed on the surface... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090011146 - Method of forming vapor deposited layer by surface-wave plasma and apparatus therefor: A vapor deposition film formation method includes a step for arranging a surface wave generating device (10) using a microwave in a vacuum region, a step for continuously feeding a plastic film substrate (13) into the vacuum region so as to oppose to the surface wave generating device, a step... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090011147 - Photon induced formation of metal comprising elongated nanostructures: The preferred embodiments provide a method for forming at least one metal comprising elongated nanostructure on a substrate. The method comprises exposing a metal halide compound surface to a photon comprising ambient to initiate formation of the at least one metal comprising elongated nanostructure. The preferred embodiments also provide metal... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090011148 - Methods and apparatuses promoting adhesion of dielectric barrier film to copper: Adhesion between a copper metallization layer and a dielectric barrier film may be promoted by stabilizing a flow of a silicon-containing precursor in a divert line leading to the chamber exhaust. The stabilized gas flow is then introduced to the processing chamber to precisely form a silicide layer over the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090011149 - Substrate processing method: A method of forming a low-K dielectric film, comprises the steps of placing a substrate carrying thereon a low-K dielectric film on a stage, heating the low-K dielectric film on the stage, processing the low-K dielectric film by plasma of a processing gas containing a hydrogen gas, the plasma being... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090011150 - Remote plasma atomic layer deposition apparatus and method using dc bias: A conventional plasma applied ALD apparatus has a problem in that physical shock is directly imposed on a substrate and a thin film thereby damaging the thin film. Further, many reports have said that since an apparatus for controlling plasma energy is not arranged well, the thin film is not... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

01/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090004363 - Plasma enhanced chemichal vapor deposition apparatus and method: A substrate processing system includes a deposition chamber and a plurality of tubular electrodes positioned within the deposition chamber defining plasma regions adjacent thereto.... Agent: Weiss & Moy PC

20090004364 - Method for protecting new/used engine parts: New and used parts of gas and steam turbine engines are protected by imparting a controlled residual compressive stress to given portions of the part and then coated by a CVD or PVD process at low temperatures with layers of TiN or alloys thereof at alternate selective hard and less... Agent: Mchale & Slavin, P.A.

20090004365 - Contaminant-scavenging layer on oled anodes: An OLED includes an anode formed over a substrate and a contaminant-scavenging layer formed over the anode, wherein the contaminant-scavenging layer includes one or more organic materials but not a hexaazatriphenylene derivative, each having an electron-accepting property and a reduction potential greater than −0.1 V vs. a Saturated Calomel Electrode,... Agent: Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090004366 - Process for producing electrode-formed glass substrate: Electrodes formed on a glass substrate are covered with a lead-free glass comprising, as represented by mass %, from 30 to 50% of B2O3, more than 25% and at most 35% of SiO2, from 10 to 25% of ZnO, from 7 to 19% in total of K2O and either one... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090004367 - Ceramic glaze coating structure of a chip element and method of forming the same: A ceramic glaze-coating structure of a chip element and a method of forming the same are provided. In the ceramic glaze-coating structure, a high-density, smooth, and high-impedance ceramic glaze is coated on the body of an element. As for the terminal electrode part, the unique firing characteristics between the material... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090004368 - Systems and methods for curing a deposited layer on a substrate: Curing systems are provided that include a planar support surface for supporting a substrate having at least one layer deposited thereon, at least one curing device for curing the at least one deposited layer, and a control system for controlling the overall curing process. The curing device includes at least... Agent: Weyerhaeuser Company Intellectual Property Dept., Ch 1j27

20090004369 - Conductor paste for ceramic substrate and electric circuit: A conductor paste for a ceramic substrate contains a) a conductive metal powder comprising a silver powder and a palladium powder; b) a glass powder; and c) an organic solvent, wherein the conductive metal powder has an average particle diameter of not more than 1.2 μm, and the glass powder... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20090004370 - Metal inks, methods of making the same, and methods for printing and/or forming metal films: Printable metal formulations, methods of making the formulations, and methods of coating or printing thin films from metal ink precursors are disclosed. The metal formulation generally includes one or more Group 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12 metal salts or metal complexes, one or more solvents... Agent: The Law Offices Of Andrew D. Fortney, Ph.d., P.C.

20090004371 - Amorphous lithium lanthanum titanate thin films manufacturing method: An amorphous lithium lanthanum titanate (LLTO) thin film is produced by the sol-gel method wherein a polymer is mixed with a liquid alcohol to form a first solution. A second solution is then prepared by mixing a lanthanum alkoxide with an alcohol. The first solution is then mixed with the... Agent: Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz Intellectual Property Department

20090004372 - Electroless niwp adhesion and capping layers for tft copper gate process: Electroless NiWP layers are used for TFT Cu gate process. The NiWP deposition process comprises the following steps. (a) Cleaning of the base surface using for example UV light, ozone solution and/or alkaline mixture solution, (b) micro-etching of the base surface using, e.g. diluted acid, (c) catalyzation of the base... Agent: Air Liquide Intellectual Property

20090004373 - Methods and compositions for temporary barrier coatings: Methods of temporarily protecting an exterior surface of a structure, an interior hard surface, and an automobile part, including the step of applying to the surface a solution including a water-soluble polymer, and allowing the solution to dry, thereby forming a water-soluble polymer coating on the surface, is disclosed. The... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP

20090004374 - Mirror and exposure apparatus having the same: A mirror used for a laser beam, said mirror includes a substrate, an aluminum layer formed on the substrate, a dielectric layer formed on the aluminum layer, and an aluminum oxide layer provided between the aluminum layer and the dielectric layer, wherein said aluminum oxide layer has an optical thickness... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.

20090004375 - Method of nano-patterning block copolymers and method of manufacturing polarizer and color filter using the same: Provided is a method of nano-patterning block copolymers and a method of manufacturing a polarizer using the same. The method of nano-patterning block copolymers includes coating block copolymers on a lower substrate to a predetermined thickness, forming a thickness gradient by patterning the block copolymers to have a predetermined aspect... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090004376 - Color filter manufacturing apparatus, medium, and method with scheduled printing: A color filter manufacturing apparatus, method, and medium ink-jet printing through an ink-jet period schedule of heads, in which one head driver or a plurality of head drivers generate an ink-jet control signal for each head in accordance with the schedule data, with the heads being provided on a head... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090004377 - Radiation curable compositions: Radiation curable compositions comprising at least one radiation curable oligomer responding to a structure (C)—(B)-(A)-[(B)(C)]x wherein (A) is the residue of one or more hydroxyl functional polyester having a molecular weight MN higher than 900, a TG and/or Tm of 5 less than 30° C., and which is obtained from... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090004378 - Method for smoothing cementitious slurry in the production of structural cementitious panels: A vibrating smoothing device or plate transverse to a direction of travel of deposited gypsum-cementitious slurry and embedded chopped fibers. The plate is used to smooth the top surface of the slurry panel as it exits a first fiber embedment station and a second slurry depositing station before passing through... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP Anthony P. Venturino

20090004379 - Method of preparing wetting-resistant surfaces and articles incorporating the same: The present invention provides methods for manufacturing an article having a wetting-resistant surface. The method includes providing a mixture comprising a plurality of micron-sized first particles and a plurality of nano-sized second particles, and a binder; depositing the mixture onto a substrate to form a wetting-resistant surface via a thermal... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20090004380 - Method of, and apparatus for, applying flowable material across a surface: The invention relates to a method and a device for applying for a flowable material, especially a particulate material, in individual superimposed layers across a support (50), the flowable material being first filled from a stationary feed station (10) into a storage container (24) of an application device. In the... Agent: Cahn & Samuels LLP

20090004381 - Three-dimensional molding apparatus and three-dimensional molding method: A three-dimensional molding apparatus for binding powder with a binding liquid to mold a three-dimensional object. When the three-dimensional object is cut into cross-sectional layers, a cross-section data generating unit generates cross-section data for each of the layers. A cross-sectional member forming unit spreads the powder so as to have... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090004382 - Electroless methods: Methods of electroless metallalization are disclosed. The methods include treating through-holes of printed wiring boards to increase catalyst adsorption on the walls of the through-holes. The increased catalyst adsorption improves electroless metallization of the through-hole walls.... Agent: John J. Piskorski Rohm And Haas Electronic Materials LLC

20090004383 - Process for forming the strontium-containing thin film: The present invention provides a process for forming a strontium-containing thin film of a cyclopentadienyl-based strontium compound, which is in the liquid state at room temperature to 50° C., can be purified by distillation, present as a monomer, has high vapor pressure, and suitable for mass production. bis(propyltetramethylcyclopentadienyl)strontium is used... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090004384 - Processing assembly and method for processing a wafer in such a processing assembly: Processing assembly comprising a processing chamber (2) adapted for receiving at least one wafer (5) to be processed, the processing assembly (1) further being provided with a pump (3) being connectable in fluid connection with the processing chamber (2) for maintaining the pressure in the processing chamber (2) in a... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department

20090004385 - Copper precursors for deposition processes: In one embodiment, a method comprises providing a chemical phase deposition copper precursor within a chemical phase deposition chamber; and depositing a metal film onto a substrate with the copper precursor by a chemical phase deposition process.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090004386 - Protective coating of silver: In the method, silver is protected against tarnishing using an Atomic Layer Deposition method. In the Atomic Layer Deposition method, a thin film coating is formed 5 on the surface of silver by depositing successive molecule layers of the coating material. For example aluminium oxide (Al 2O3) or zirconium oxide... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090004387 - Process of producing roofing shingle coating asphalt allowing more material options: In a process of producing a roofing shingle coating asphalt from a low flashpoint asphalt feedstock, an asphalt feedstock which has a low flashpoint of from 490° F. (254° C.) to 540° F. (282° C.) is partially blown, and wax is added to the asphalt feedstock. The process produces a... Agent: Owens Corning

20090004388 - Method for depositing an anti-adhesion layer: A method for depositing an anti-adhesion layer onto a surface of micromechanical structures on a substrate. The material or precursor material to be deposited being delivered to the structures in a dissolution and transport medium. A supercritical CO2 fluid is present as the dissolution and transport medium. Deposition of the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090004389 - High-performance interface materials for improving thermal contacts: A conformable, spreadable, electrically nonconductive, thermally conductive, thermally stable and phase separation resistant paste substantially consisting of fumed oxide dispersed in a non-aqueous paste-forming vehicle is disclosed. The fumed oxide is preferably silane-treated. This invention also discloses a thermal contact enhancing interface material comprising said paste, which, upon compression between... Agent: Deborah D.l. Chung

20090004390 - Black pigment compositions, thick film black pigment compositions, conductive single layer thick film compositions, and black and conductive electrodes formed therefrom: The present invention is directed to pigment compositions, thick film black pigment compositions, conductive single layer thick film compositions, black electrodes made from such black conductive compositions and methods of forming such electrodes, and to the uses of such compositions, electrodes, and methods in flat panel display applications, including alternating-current... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20090004394 - Aqueous polymeric composition: An aqueous polymeric composition including an emulsion polymer including, as copolymerized units, from 0.5% to 25%, by weight based on the weight of the polymer, carbonyl-functional ethylenically-unsaturated monomer, and an autoxidizable material having less than 10%, by weight based on the weight of fatty acid residues therein, tri-unsaturated fatty acid... Agent: Rohm And Haas Company Patent Department

20090004391 - Method of reducing formaldehyde emissions from an insulation product: A method of reducing formaldehyde emissions from a fibrous insulation product is provided. Fibers are formed, and a binder including a curable formaldehyde-containing resin is applied to the fibers to form a pack. The pack is introduced into a curing oven to cure the resin. During the curing, moisture is... Agent: Owens Corning

20090004393 - Thermally conductive structural composite material and method: A heat dissipative composite material including a carbon fiber lay-up having a resin pyrolized to form a graphitic carbon laminate structure. A structural resin fills voids in the graphitic carbon laminate structure and provides strength to the graphitic carbon laminate structure.... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20090004392 - Transiently inhibited urea and urethane-urea hybrid coating compositions: A solvent borne, curable coating composition includes a resin formed to have an amine functional moiety, and, optionally, a hydroxyl functional compound; at least one polyisocyanate, and; at least one volatile, salt-forming organic acid and an inert solvent. The compositions may further include an organometallic catalyst. It is believed that... Agent: The Sherwin-williams Company

20090004395 - Waterborne furfural-urea modification of wood: This invention provides water-based furfural-urea resins for impregnation of same into wood in order to impart decay, mold, marine borer and termite resistance and improve moisture resistance and mechanical properties. The waterborne wood modification composition for impregnation into wood, includes water, furfural, urea, an acidic catalyst, and a buffer present... Agent: Ralph A. Dowell Of Dowell & Dowell P.C.

20090004396 - Highly-branched, allyl ether-functionalized, unsaturated polyester resins and coating compositions of the same: The synthesis of highly-branched, allyl ether-functionalized, unsaturated polyester resins is disclosed herein, along with the utility of these resins in formulating formaldehyde-free, isocyanate-free, and styrene-free, low temperature and fast curing solvent-borne coatings, including wood coatings, and their use as alternatives for conventional acid catalyzed urea- or melamine-crosslinked coating systems.... Agent: Iplm Group, P.A.

20090004398 - Method for producing multi layered coating film: A method for producing a multi layered coating film by applying an intermediate coating composition on an article to form an intermediate coating thereon; applying a metallic color base coating composition on the intermediate coating to form a metallic color base coating thereon; and applying a clear coating composition on... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090004397 - Water-dilutable stone impact protection paint and compensation paint, their use and process for their production: This invention relates to a method of coating a motor vehicle body including (i) applying as a first layer an electro-dip primer coat; (ii) mixing a water dilutable compensation paint comprising 40 to 80 wt. % binders and a commercial base coat to obtain a mixture, and applying the mixture... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20090004399 - Tile coating and process therefor: The invention relates to a method of coating a substrate. A monomer in at least a partly flowable form is discharged from a melt blowing die and entrained in monomer in a flow of hot gas from at least one side of said melt blow die. The monomer is then... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC

20090004400 - Effect of ternary additions on the structure and properties of coatings produced by a high aluminum galvanizing bath: A zinc-aluminum eutectoid galvanized steel has been developed. The basic composition of the bath is selected close to the eutectoid point in the binary Zn—Al system, together with ternary additions in the form of bismuth, rare-earths and silicon.... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC

20090004401 - Method and apparatus for curing coated film: According to the method and the apparatus for curing a coated film of the present invention, since an ionization radiation is applied after the O2 concentration in the near-surface layer within 1 mm above the surface of the coated film is adjusted to 1000 ppm or lower, the coated film... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090004402 - Radiation crosslinker: There is provided a class of crosslinking compound, said compound comprising (i) one or more fluorinated aromatic group; and (ii) one or more ionisable group, wherein the crosslinking compound is soluble in at least one polar solvent. Methods of preparing the crosslinking compounds are also disclosed. There is further provided... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20090004403 - Method of providing patterned embedded conducive layer using laser aided etching of dielectric build-up layer: A method of providing a patterned conductive layer. The method includes: providing a build-up layer comprising an insulating material; laser irradiating selected portions of the build-up layer according to a predetermined pattern of the patterned conductive layer to be provided, laser irradiating comprising using a laser beam having a photon... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC

20090004404 - Method for manufacturing a preform for optical fibres by means of a vapour deposition process: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a preform for optical fibres by means of a vapour deposition process, wherein an intermediate step is carried out between one deposition phase and the next deposition phase(s), wherein the intermediate step comprises supplying an etching gas to the supply side... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law, P.A.

20090004405 - Thermal batch reactor with removable susceptors: An apparatus and method for uniform heating and gas flow in a batch processing chamber are provided. The apparatus includes a quartz chamber body, removable heater blocks which surround the quartz chamber body, an inject assembly coupled to one side of the quartz chamber body, and a substrate boat having... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

20090004406 - Kit for providing an image on a substrate: A kit for producing optically variable images is disclosed wherein the kit includes a special effect pigment having particles that are magnetically alignable, a magnet for aligning the particles and a scribing tool for personalizing an image. Alternatively or in addition the kit can include e-field responsive flakes in a... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.

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