Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents


Graph patents

      

This page is updated frequently with new Graph-related patent applications.

SALE: 470+ Graph-related patent PDFs



 Method and system for dynamic allocation of resources in a cellular network patent thumbnailMethod and system for dynamic allocation of resources in a cellular network
One example method is provided for dynamic allocation of air interface resources in a cellular network. The method can include at least three wireless cells located within a geographical proximity of each other.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


 Preemptive authorization automation patent thumbnailPreemptive authorization automation
Techniques are disclosed relating to automating permission requests, e.g., in the context of multi-factor authentication. In some embodiments, based on a change in one or more automation criteria (e.g., based on a mobile device entering a particular geographic region) a mobile device is configured to preemptively indicate to an authorization system to automatically authorize a subsequent attempt to perform an action, without transmitting the permission request to the mobile device.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


 Geotargeted broadcast message aggregator/gateway system and method patent thumbnailGeotargeted broadcast message aggregator/gateway system and method
A geotargeted broadcast message system and method providing processing a plurality of broadcast message requests from a plurality of broadcast message origination systems, with each broadcast message request including a broadcast message and a geographically defined broadcast target area, including a broadcast message management system communicatively to the broadcast message origination systems, receiving broadcast message requests, storing a broadcast message jurisdiction authority for each broadcast message originating agent, verifying each broadcast message request to provide a verified broadcast message, with the verifying being a function of an authority of the broadcast message originating agent to send the broadcast message to the broadcast target area, and determining one or more of point-to-multipoint broadcast message transmission systems serving at least a portion of the broadcast target area for the broadcast message request, and transmitting the broadcast message and the broadcast target area to the determined broadcast message transmission systems.. .
Envisionit Llc


 Improvements related to tracking moving objects patent thumbnailImprovements related to tracking moving objects
A control system for tracking moving objects and controlling an action at a selected one of a plurality of geographic locations is described. The system comprises: a receiver for receiving location data from a plurality of mobile devices; a tracking module for recording the location data from each of the plurality of location devices in a tracking database; a cluster formation module for grouping a plurality moving mobile devices into a cluster using the recorded location data over time, each cluster comprising a plurality of moving mobile devices which have substantially no relative movement with respect to each other; a route extrapolator for determining a geographic location at which the cluster of mobile devices will be at a future point in time using the tracked history of the cluster and a predetermined network of pathways along which the cluster can travel; and an action module for sending out an instruction regarding an action to be carried out at the selected geographic location where the cluster is predicted to arrive at the future point in time..
Omarco Network Solutions Limited


 Methods and systems for providing objects that describe media assets patent thumbnailMethods and systems for providing objects that describe media assets
Methods and systems are described herein for providing objects describing media content. For example, in response to detecting that a particular media listing is not associated with an graphic and/or text content (e.g., box art) describing the particular media listing, a media guidance application may generate a custom graphic and/or text content (e.g., custom box art) for the media listing based on graphic and/or text content of a media listing for a media asset associated with the particular media asset..
United Video Properties, Inc.


  patent thumbnail
Described herein is a system and method of ad targeting that automatically matches advertisements to media based on the demographic signatures of each. The method and system include calculating a match score between historical buyer demographics and media demographics.
Lucid Commerce, Inc.


 Systems and methods for lens characterization patent thumbnailSystems and methods for lens characterization
Methods and systems for analyzing camera lenses and presenting information regarding camera lenses performance are described. An interactive user interface is provided over a network for display on a user terminal by a computer system.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 Method for performing out-focus using depth information and camera using the same patent thumbnailMethod for performing out-focus using depth information and camera using the same
A camera and a method for extracting depth information by the camera having a first lens and a second lens are provided. The method includes photographing, by the first lens, a first image; photographing, by the second lens, a second image of a same scene; down-sampling the first image to a resolution of the second image if the first image is an image having a higher resolution than a resolution of the second image; correcting the down-sampled first image to match the down-sampled first image to the second image; and extracting the depth information from the corrected down-sampled first image and the second image..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Creating three dimensional graphics data patent thumbnailCreating three dimensional graphics data
A recorder creating an encoded data stream comprising an encoded video stream and an encoded graphics stream, the video stream comprising an encoded 3d (three-dimensional) video object, and the graphics stream comprising at least a first encoded segment and a second encoded segment, the first segment comprising 2d (two-dimensional) graphics data and the second segment comprises a depth map for the 2d graphics data. A graphics decoder decoding the first and second encoded segments to form respective first and second decoded sequences.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Systems and methods for automated cloud-based analytics and 3-dimensional (3d) display for surveillance systems in retail stores patent thumbnailSystems and methods for automated cloud-based analytics and 3-dimensional (3d) display for surveillance systems in retail stores
Systems and methods for cloud-based surveillance in a retail store is disclosed. At least two input capture devices and at least one user device are communicatively connected to a cloud-based analytics platform.
Smartvue Corporation


Incident data collection for public protection agencies

An approach is provided in which a public protection system sends a data collection request to user devices located within a geographical proximity of an incident in progress that instructs the user devices to capture real-time data corresponding to the incident in progress. The public protection system receives the real-time data from the user devices and determines that a set of the real-time data includes evidence data corresponding to the incident in progress..
International Business Machines Corporation

User-defined content magnification and multi-point video conference system, method and logic

A method, system and logic cooperate to display presentation content as a presentation content portion of an image displayed at a videoconference endpoint. The presentation content includes at least one of text and graphics.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for implementing in-app live support functionality

In accordance with disclosed embodiments, there are provided systems, methods, and apparatuses for implementing in-app live support functionality. According to a particular embodiment such an apparatus may be embodied by a user client device which includes, for example: a processor and a memory to execute instructions at the user client device; an application to execute upon the user client device via the processor and the memory; a graphical interface; an audio interface; a communications interface to communicatively link the user client device with a remote service over a network; the graphical interface to receive a user event within the application triggering a user initiated service call to the remote service via the network; the communications interface to receive an audio and video stream from the remote service via the network responsive to the triggering of the user initiated service call, the audio and video stream displaying at least video of a customer service agent and establishing two way audio communication between the user client device and the remote service; and wherein the communications interface further transmits audio captured at the user client device to the remote service and transmits a representation of the application as displayed via the graphical interface of the user client device to the remote service.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Mobile/portable terminal

Disclosed is a mobile/portable terminal comprising: a case of which at least a part is flexible; a camera module which is provided on one side of the case to photograph in one direction; a display unit for displaying images photographed by the camera module; a bending unit in which the camera module bends toward another side direction; and a control unit for controlling the camera module according to a change in an angle of the bending unit. The mobile/portable terminal has advantages of being capable of photographing images on both front and rear sides with a single camera so that the number of cameras can be decreased to thereby reduce costs for components, utilizing a mounting space for cameras, and using a camera with a high resolution for self-shooting..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Photographing apparatus

A photographing apparatus includes a photographing optical system having a diaphragm and a photographing lens; an image sensor; a driver which drives a shake-correction member in a plane orthogonal to the optical axis-to make the object-emanating light rays incident on pixels of the image sensor that have different in detection colors to obtain an optical low-pass filter effect, wherein the image sensor and/or a lens element-constitutes the shake-correction member; a retriever which retrieves information on an aperture diameter of the diaphragm and on a resolving power of the photographing lens; and a drive controller which varies a range of the pixels, having different-in detection colors and on which the object-emanating light rays are incident, in accordance with the information on the aperture diameter of the diaphragm and/or on the resolving power of the photographing lens to vary the optical low-pass filter effect.. .
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.

Image pickup apparatus having plurality of image pickup units, control method therefor, and storage medium

An image pickup apparatus which is capable of reducing erroneous shooting when a third party other than a photographer has come within the field of view. A first detection unit detects a subject from first image data obtained as a result of shooting by a first image pickup unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image pickup system and image pickup method

An image pickup system includes an image pickup unit and a confirmation unit that displays a picked-up image transmitted from the image pickup unit, the image pickup unit and the confirmation unit being separable from each other, and the image pickup system is provided with: a first motion determination section that determines a motion of the image pickup unit; and a control section that instructs the image pickup unit to perform continuous shooting based on a determination result by the first motion determination section when the image pickup unit and the confirmation unit are separated from each other, which enables photographing without missing a photo opportunity.. .
Olympus Corporation

Photographing apparatus capable of bracketing photography, photographing control method, and storage medium

A photographing apparatus includes an input unit, a distinction unit, a setting unit, and a photographing control unit. The input unit is constituted by a touch screen and enables a sliding operation according to touch.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Image pickup apparatus capable of reducing effect of flicker, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor

An image pickup apparatus that is capable of photographing after performing a detection process for light-amount variation characteristics and an object recognition process without increasing processing time. An accumulation unit makes an image pickup device perform a plurality of times of charge storage and charge readout at a predetermined interval to obtain a plurality of images.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Infrared camera

An infrared camera, comprising photosensitive element (101) capable of sensing infrared spectrum, gas discharge flash acting as flash light source (102), a first optical filter (103) filtering visible lights and allowing infrared light to transmit, and processing module (105) used to execute instructions, wherein the first optical filter is fixedly or removablely disposed in the emitted light path of the flash light source. Due to gas discharge flash filtering visible lights and acting as infrared light source, the camera could provide infrared lighting capability far better than infrared led, improving the nighttime infrared photographing quality..
Boly Media Communications (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Voice-messaging with attachments

A network method for using a network telephone voice-mail service, by which a caller may leave a voice-message that includes the identification of an attachment, which may include, as examples only, audio, video, text, programs, spreadsheets and graphic attachments. A video, text, spreadsheet or graphic attachment may be converted to an audible attachment to the voice-mail at the caller's or the voice-mail subscriber's request.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

Providing visual cues for a user interacting with an automated telephone system

Visual cues are provided for a user who is using a telephone for interacting with an automated telephone system. A number stream is created from the digits entered by the user with the phone keypad in response to audible prompts from the automated system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and managing and displaying data

The present invention comprises a novel method and apparatus for displaying and managing relationships between data elements of a database, including, without limitation, relationships between data elements representing or associated with members of a social network in a social network database. In one or more embodiments, attributes or values of data elements of a database are interpreted as unique locations in a multidimensional environment.

Stream-based reactive programming platform

Stream-based programming models allow subscriber to observe a stream of stream items received from a source, such as event notifications and updates to observed data. Presented herein is a stream-based reactive programming platform that allows observers to discover sources and streams, and to specify queries applicable to sources that results in new streams, including conditions that apply to the properties of a federation of sources.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Managing content on an isp cache

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method for updating content stored in a cache residing at an internet service provider (isp) location that includes receiving popularity data associated with a first plurality of content assets, where the popularity data indicate the popularity of each content asset in the first plurality of content assets across a user base that spans multiple geographic regions, generating a manifest that includes a second plurality of content assets based on the popularity data and a geographic location associated with the cache, where each content asset included in the manifest is determined to be popular among users proximate to the geographic location or users with preferences similar to users proximate to the geographic location, and transmitting the manifest to the cache, where the cache is configured to update one or more content assets stored in the cache based on the manifest.. .
Netflix, Inc

Social network construction

Technologies are generally described for constructing an ad-hoc social network. In some examples, a method performed under control of an end device may include calculating a social relevance on a social graph between the end device and another end device, based on a social graph bit array of the end device and a social graph bit array of the other end device; determining that the calculated social relevance is greater than a predetermined threshold value; and constructing an ad-hoc social network that connects the end device with the other end device..
Empire Technology Development Llc

Incident data collection for public protection agencies

An approach is provided in which a public protection system sends a data collection request to user devices located within a geographical proximity of an incident in progress that instructs the user devices to capture real-time data corresponding to the incident in progress. The public protection system receives the real-time data from the user devices and determines that a set of the real-time data includes evidence data corresponding to the incident in progress..
International Business Machines Corporation

Social-graph aware policy suggestion engine

Systems, devices and methods are disclosed to assist in configuring devices and policies to protect a regional network (e.g., home network) and its users. Users on the network are monitored to determine appropriate configuration settings and preferences by utilizing a combination of internally configured information and externally gathered information for each user.

Cryptography and key management device and architecture

A method for operating a secure device having a plurality of mutually exclusive circuit zones, including a first circuit zone having a first level of security and a second circuit zone having a second level of security less than the first level of security, the method including unpacking a key exchange package including receiving a key exchange package in the second circuit zone, the key exchange package including encrypted key data and processing the encrypted key data using a content key in the first circuit zone to generate decrypted key data and storing the decrypted key data in the first circuit zone without disclosing the decrypted key data into the second circuit zone.. .
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Method and system for efficient management of security threats in a distributed computing environment

A method and system for distributing security threat management of an instance of an application that is hosted from multiple geographic locations, according to one embodiment. The method and system include monitoring first operational characteristics of the instance of the application, and establishing an average for the first operational characteristics based at least partially on the first operational characteristics, according to one embodiment.
Intuit Inc.

Sensors for a resource

A system may include first sensor to monitor first information relating a volume of information searched by a user, a second sensor to monitor second information relating to a number of requests, made by the user, to access a resource, a third sensor to monitor third information relating to a number of requests, made by the user, from different geographic locations, and a device to receive the first information, the second information, and the third information, and process the first information, the second information, and the third information in connection with the resource.. .
Accenture Global Services Limited

Managing user data for software services

User-specific data for use with a software service may be stored in an encrypted form, where the encryption and/or decryption keys used are associated with a user's biometric data (that the user voluntarily provides after appropriate disclosure, to protect the user's interest in privacy). When the user uses the software service on a device, the device may receive the user-specific data in an encrypted form, and then may use the biometric data to retrieve or generate the cryptographic key that is used to decrypt the user-specific data.
Microsoft Corporation

Integrated circuit device that includes a secure element and a wireless component for transmitting protected data over a local point-to-point wireless communication connection

An integrated circuit device that includes a wireless component and a secure element is herein disclosed and enabled. The integrated circuit device includes a protected memory area for storing protected data that is implemented to be not accessible by a user, but is accessible by a memory controller included in the integrated circuit device.
Flexiworld Technologies, Inc.

Cryptography and key management device and architecture

A method for operating a secure device having a plurality of mutually exclusive circuit zones, including a first circuit zone having a first level of security and a second circuit zone having a second level of security less than the first level of security, the method including unpacking a key exchange package including receiving a key exchange package in the second circuit zone, the key exchange package including encrypted key data and processing the encrypted key data using a content key in the first circuit zone to generate decrypted key data and storing the decrypted key data in the first circuit zone without disclosing the decrypted key data into the second circuit zone.. .
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Splicing into an active tls session without a certificate or private key

An origin server selectively enables an intermediary (e.g., an edge server) to shunt into and out of an active tls session that is on-going between a client and the origin server. The technique allows for selective pieces of a data stream to be delegated from an origin to the edge server for the transmission (by the edge server) of authentic cached content, but without the edge server having the ability to obtain control of the entire stream or to decrypt arbitrary data after that point.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Cryptographic web service

A system that supports cryptographic web services is provided. A program running on program computing equipment may call a local cryptographic function.
Voltage Security,inc.

System and securely managing medical interactions

Disclosed are peer-to-peer mobile applications that manage secure and intelligent communication between medical providers, patients, and/or physicians. The mobile application can be configured to provide an encrypted mixed media messaging system between registered users that provide, for example, a hipaa compliant messaging platform.
Poctor Inc.

Nsec3 performance in dnssec

A method includes receiving, at a server, a request from a dns client. The request identifies a domain name to be resolved that is not able to be resolved by the server.
Microsoft Corporation

Social context for applications

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying one or more first users of the social-networking system that are connected to a second user within the social-networking system; inferring one or more applications of interest to the second user based at least in part on information associated with one or more applications installed on one or more client systems of the first users; generating one or more recommendations corresponding to one or more of the applications of interest to the second user; ranking the recommendations based on social-graph information of the second user relative to the one or more first users; and sending one or more of the ranked recommendations to one or more client devices of the second user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Cloud computing abstraction layer for integrating mobile platforms

A system for managing a virtualized computing system is disclosed. The system enables a user of a mobile device to efficiently track and manage computing resources via a management application that includes a graphical user interface that is designed to be operated using a conventional terminal (e.g., via a mouse and keyboard).
Vmware, Inc.

Graph database for services planning and configuration in network services domain

In general, techniques are described for representing services, network resources, and relationships between such services and resources in a graph database with which to validate, provision, and manage the services in near real-time. In one example, a controller device includes at least one processor; and at least one memory to store a graph database comprising a graph that represents network resources and relationships between network resources.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Geographic awareness in a distributed strict queue

Methods and systems for implementing geographic awareness in a distributed strict queue are disclosed. A plurality of queue servers are selected to receive a plurality of messages from a plurality of queue producers.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

System and generating and managing geofeed-based alerts

The disclosure relates to systems and methods for monitoring content, generating alerts, determining trends, and communicating notifications related to geofeeds, including content related to geographically definable locations that is aggregated from a plurality of social media or other content providers. The system may monitor the content based on one or more alert parameters that specify alert conditions that when satisfied cause the system to generate an alert, including trending alerts.
Geofeedia, Inc.

Reduction of memory requirement for cryptographic keys

For communication of a first participant with at least one additional participant in a communication system via multiple protocols, the protocols using at least two different certificate formats, the first participant uses different certificates with the respective certificate formats for the communication via the different protocols, the different certificates being based on a shared public key. The first participant holds a shared associated private key for the different certificates.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Systems and methods for validated secure data access

Methods, systems, and techniques for securing access to stored data are provided. Example embodiments provide a storage management system (“sms”) that is configured to facilitate protected information sharing.
Lockbox, Inc.

Network device configured to derive a shared key

A network device (110) is provided which is configured to determine a shared cryptographic key of key length (b) bits shared with a second network device (120) from a polynomial and an identity number of the second network device. A reduction algorithm is used to evaluate the polynomial in the identity number of the second network device and reduce module a public modulus and modulo a key modulus.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Pluggable cryptography

Mechanisms are provided for allowing pluggable encryption in an operating system. Modules such as proprietary cipher modules connect to a kernel cryptographic framework using cryptographic cipher adapters.
Dell Products L.p.

Cryptographic processor, implementing a cryptographic processor and key generation circuit

A cryptographic processor is described comprising a processing circuit configured to perform a round function of an iterated cryptographic algorithm, a controller configured to control the processing circuit to apply a plurality of iterations of the round function on a message to process the message in accordance with the iterated cryptographic algorithm and a transformation circuit configured to transform the input of a second iteration of the round function following a first iteration of the round function of the plurality of iterations and to supply the transformed input as input to the second iteration wherein the transformation circuit is implemented using a circuit camouflage technique.. .
Infineon Technologies Ag

Mems device and manufacturing the mems device

A mems device and a method for manufacturing a mems device are disclosed. In an embodiment the mems device comprises a support having a cavity therethrough and a membrane extended over the cavity of the support, wherein the membrane is at least partially reinforced by graphene..
Infineon Technologies Ag

Inverter control method, apparatus and system

An inverter control method, apparatus, and system are provided. The method in the embodiments of the present invention includes obtaining power distribution line graph of an inverter switch according to an output power and an input voltage that are of an inverter; when an area to which the inverter belongs is a first area and the inverter switch works at a second frequency, switching the inverter switch to a first frequency; and when the area to which the inverter belongs is a second area and the inverter switch works at the first frequency, switching the inverter switch to the second frequency.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus including the same

A surface emitting laser includes a lower reflector, an active layer, and an upper reflector that are arranged in that order; an air gap provided between the active layer and the upper reflector; and a slab provided on an optical path of the air gap and having a refractive index that is higher than a refractive index of the air gap. A position of at least one of the upper reflector and the lower reflector in an optical axis direction is changed to change a wavelength of emitted light.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography using the surface emitting laser

A surface emitting laser including a lower reflecting mirror, an active layer, and an upper reflecting mirror in that order, having an air gap between the active layer and the upper reflecting mirror, and being able to change a wavelength of light to be emitted, includes a light-intensity adjustment unit provided on an optical path of the air gap and having optical absorption or optical gain in a wavelength range of emission light of the surface emitting laser. The wavelength of the light to be emitted is changed by displacing the light-intensity adjustment unit and at least one of the upper reflecting mirror and the lower reflecting mirror..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography using the surface emitting laser

A surface emitting laser including a lower reflecting mirror, an active layer, and an upper reflecting mirror in that order, and having a gap portion between the active layer and the upper reflecting mirror, includes a movable portion provided on an optical path of the gap portion and having a refractive index different from a refractive index of the gap portion. A wavelength of light to be emitted is changed by changing positions in an optical-axis direction of at least two of the movable portion, the upper reflecting mirror, and the lower reflecting mirror..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Graphene optic fiber amplifiers

Optical fiber amplifiers are disclosed that utilize optic fibers encapsulated by graphene as the gain medium. Doped fiber optic amplifiers utilize optic fibers that are doped with a rare earth element for the gain medium that is encapsulated by graphene.

Meta-material resonator antennas

Antennas suitable for use in compact radio frequency (rf) applications and devices, and methods of fabrication thereof. Described are resonator antennas, for example dielectric resonator antennas fabricated using polymer-based materials, such as those commonly used in lithographic fabrication of integrated circuits and microsystems.
University Of Saskatchewan

Method for synthesizing ionic liquids having a carbonate functional group and ionic liquids thus obtained

The application of this method will be found in the field of green chemistry and more specifically in the production of ionic liquids which can be used in lithium batteries with a graphite electrode.. .

Novel vanadium oxide cathode material

An electrode material for an electrochemical cell comprising a plurality of stacked vanadium pentoxide ribbons defining a substrate, a plurality of graphene oxide sheets infiltrating the substrate to define an electrode material, and a plurality of water molecules present between adjacent vanadium oxide ribbons. Each respective graphene oxide sheet is positioned between two adjacent vanadium pentoxide ribbons.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corporation

Composite, electrochemical active material composite using the composite, electrode including the composite or electrochemical active material composite, lithium battery including the electrode , field emissiondevice including the composite, biosensor including the composite , semiconductor device including the composite , and thermoelectric device including the composite

A composite including: at least one selected from a silicon oxide of the formula sio2 and a silicon oxide of the formula siox wherein 0<x<2; and graphene, wherein the silicon oxide is disposed in a graphene matrix.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Silicon-containing particle, negative-electrode material for use in non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A silicon-containing particle is provided for use as a negative-electrode active material of a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, wherein a crystal grain size is 300 nm or less, the crystal grain size being obtained by a scherrer method from a full width at half maximum of a diffraction line attributable to si and near 2θ=28.4° in an x-ray diffraction pattern analysis, and a true density is more than 2.320 g/cm3 and less than 3.500 g/cm3. Silicon-containing particles are provided for use as a negative-electrode active material of a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that enable manufacture of a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having an excellent cycle characteristics and a higher capacity compared with graphite types..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Electrode material, paste for electrodes, and lithium ion battery

A electrode material, wherein the electrode material have a particulate shape, the electrode material is formed a carbonaceous film on surfaces of electrode active material particles, and the carbonaceous film is constituted randomly stacking graphene layers. Preferably, an inflection ratio of a lithium ion migration path in the carbonaceous film in the electrode material is in a range of 1.1 to 100..

Double-masking technique for increasing fabrication yield in superconducting electronics

An improved microfabrication technique for josephson junctions in superconducting integrated circuits, based on the use of a double-layer lithographic mask for partial anodization of the side-walls and base electrode of the junctions. The top layer of the mask is a resist material, and the bottom layer is a dielectric material chosen so to maximize adhesion between the resist and the underlying superconducting layer, be etch-compatible with the underlying superconducting layer, and be insoluble in the resist and anodization processing chemistries.
Hypres Inc.

Thermoelectric materials and devices comprising graphene

Composite materials with thermoelectric properties and devices made from such materials are described. The thermoelectric composite material may comprise a metal oxide material and graphene or modified graphene.
The University Of Manchester

Junction butting structure using nonuniform trench shape

The present invention relates generally to semiconductor devices and more particularly, to a structure and method of forming a partially depleted semiconductor-on-insulator (soi) junction isolation structure using a nonuniform trench shape formed by reactive ion etching (rie) and crystallographic wet etching. The nonuniform trench shape may reduce back channel leakage by providing an effective channel directly below a gate stack having a width that is less than a width of an effective back channel directly above the isolation layer..
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor structure and manufacturing the same

The present invention provides a semiconductor structure, which comprises a semiconductor substrate and at least two semiconductor fins located on the semiconductor substrate, wherein: the at least two semiconductor fins are parallel to each other; and the parallel sidewall surfaces of the at least two semiconductor fins have different crystal planes. The present invention further provides a method for manufacturing aforesaid semiconductor structure.

Masking semiconductor devices with high surface topography

The method comprises the steps of providing a semiconductor body or substrate (1) with a recess or trench (2) in a main surface (10), applying a mask (3) on the main surface, the mask covering the recess or trench, so that the walls and bottom of the recess or trench and the mask together enclose a cavity (4), which is filled with a gas, and forming at least one opening (5) in the mask at a distance from the recess or trench, the distance (6) being adapted to allow the gas to escape from the cavity via the opening when the gas pressure exceeds an external pressure.. .
Ams Ag

Methods for providing spaced lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers

A method of forming a plurality of regularly spaced lithography features, e.g. Contact holes, including: providing a trench on a substrate, the trench having opposing side-walls and a base, with the side-walls having a width therebetween, wherein the trench is formed by photolithography including exposing the substrate using off-axis illumination whereby a modulation is provided to the side-walls of the trench; providing a self-assemblable block copolymer having first and second blocks in the trench; causing the self-assemblable block copolymer to self-assemble into an ordered layer in the trench, the layer having first domains of the first block and second domains of the second block; and selectively removing the first domain to form at least one regularly spaced row of lithography features having the second domain along the trench..
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Methods of forming integrated circuits with a planarized permanet layer and methods for forming finfet devices with a planarized permanent layer

Devices and methods of forming an integrated circuit and a finfet device with a planarized permanent layer are provided. In an embodiment, a method of forming a planarized permanent layer includes providing a base substrate that has an uneven surface topography.
Globalfoundries, Inc.

Methods for providing lithography features on a substrate by self-assembly of block copolymers

Causing a self-assemblable block copolymer (bcp) having first and second blocks to migrate from a region surrounding a lithography recess of the substrate and a dummy recess on the substrate to within the lithography recess and the dummy recess, causing the bcp to self-assemble into an ordered layer within the lithography recess, the layer having a first block domain and a second block domain, and selectively removing the first domain to form a lithography feature having the second domain within the lithography recess, wherein a width of the dummy recess is smaller than the minimum width required by the bcp to self-assemble, the dummy recess is within the region of the substrate surrounding the lithography recess from which the bcp is caused to migrate, and the width between portions of a side-wall of the lithography recess is greater than the width between portions of a side-wall of the dummy recess.. .
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Sub-lithographic semiconductor structures with non-constant pitch

Fin structures and methods of manufacturing fin structures using a dual-material sidewall image transfer mask to enable patterning of sub-lithographic features is disclosed. The method of forming a plurality of fins includes forming a first set of fins having a first pitch.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. The method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer over the substrate; patterning the patterning-target layer to form a main pattern; forming a middle layer over the patterning-target layer and a hard mask layer over the middle layer; patterning the hard mask layer to form a first cut pattern; patterning the hard mask layer to form a second cut pattern, a combined cut pattern being formed in the hard mask layer as a union of the first cut pattern and the second cut pattern; transferring the combined cut pattern to the middle layer; etching the patterning-target layer using the middle layer as an etching mask to form a final pattern in the patterning-target layer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. In accordance with some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer formed over the substrate; forming a first feature in a first hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer; forming a second feature in a second hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer, the first hard mask layer having a different etching selectivity from the second hard mask layer; selectively removing a portion of the first feature in the first hard mask layer within a first trench to formed a reshaped first feature; selectively removing a portion of the second feature in the second hard mask layer within a second trench to form a reshaped second feature; and transferring the reshaped first feature and the reshaped second feature to the patterning-target layer..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Mechanisms for forming patterns using multiple lithography processes

The present disclosure provides a method for forming patterns in a semiconductor device. In accordance with some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate and a patterning-target layer formed over the substrate; forming a first cut pattern in a first hard mask layer formed over the patterning-target layer; forming a second cut pattern in a second hard mask layer formed over the patterning layer, the first hard mask layer having a different etching selectivity from the second hard mask layer; selectively removing a portion of the second cut pattern in the second hard mask layer and a portion of the patterning-target layer within a first trench; and selectively removing a portion of the first cut pattern in the first hard mask layer and a portion of the patterning-target layer within a second trench..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Block mask litho on high aspect ratio topography with minimal semiconductor material damage

A trilayer stack that can be used as a block mask for forming patterning features in semiconductor structures with high aspect ratio topography is provided. The trilayer stack includes an organic planarization (opl) layer, a titanium-containing antireflective coating (tiarc) layer on the opl layer and a photoresist layer on the tiarc layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor contacts and methods of fabrication

Embodiments of the present invention provide an improved structure and method of contact formation. A cap nitride is removed from a gate in a region that is distanced from a fin.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Ion trap mass spectrometer

A novel ms-ms apparatus utilizing electrostatic traps is disclosed, along with an associated method of analysis. The apparatus may include a chromatograph, an ion source, a first mass spectrometer, a fragmentation cell, an ion guide, a pulsed converter, and a z-directional elongated electrostatic trap.
Leco Corporation

Ionization chamber

An ionization chamber 100 is provided between a liquid chromatograph unit 60 and a mass spectrometer 50, and is formed of: an atomization means 15; and an ion introducing pipe 19 of which the entrance portion is created within the ionization chamber 100 in the horizontal direction that is perpendicular to the z direction and of which the exit portion is created within the mass spectrometer unit 50. A liquid sample that has been fed from the liquid chromatograph unit 60 is sprayed in the z direction by the atomization means 15 while being ionized within the ionization chamber 100, wherein the entrance portion has an opening in such a form that corresponds to the spread in the xy plane of the liquid sample sprayed in the z direction.
Shimadzu Corporation

Lithography apparatus, and manufacturing article

Provided is a lithography apparatus that performs patterning on a substrate with a plurality of beams, the apparatus comprising: an optical system configured to irradiate the substrate with the plurality of beams; and a controller configured to control the optical system, wherein the controller is configured to control the optical system so as to form a first pattern for an article in a first region of the substrate and form a second pattern for an inspection of the plurality of beams in a second region, different from the first region, of the substrate.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Graphene lithium ion capacitor

The present invention proposes a graphene lithium ion capacitor formed of a graphene material and including electrodes pre-doped with lithium ions. There is provided a graphene lithium ion capacitor according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, including: at least a part of a cathode and an anode formed of a graphene material; a lithium sacrificial electrode electrically connected to the anode so as to provide pre-doping lithium ions to the anode; a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode; and an electrolyte bonded to the cathode and the anode in a state of being dissociated into ions to flow current between the cathode and the anode, in which the anode is formed of a multilayered structure so as to adsorb lithium ions provided from the lithium sacrificial electrode on the surface and accommodate the lithium ions intercalated between graphene layers, and at least a part of the surface and the multilayered structure are formed of lithium carbide by reaction with the lithium ions..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Battery type super capacitor electrode material having high power density and high energy density and preparing the same

A new battery type super capacitor electrode material having high power density and high energy density is provided. The electrode material is made from multi-layer of bi2s3/cnt films and rgo films, wherein the layer number of bi2s3/cnt films is same as the layer number of rgo films, and the bi2s3/cnt films and rgo films are alternately stacked on top of each other.
Southwest University





Follow us on Twitter
twitter icon@FreshPatents

###

This listing is a sample listing of patent applications related to Graph for is only meant as a recent sample of applications filed, not a comprehensive history. There may be associated servicemarks and trademarks related to these patents. Please check with patent attorney if you need further assistance or plan to use for business purposes. This patent data is also published to the public by the USPTO and available for free on their website. Note that there may be alternative spellings for Graph with additional patents listed. Browse our RSS directory or Search for other possible listings.


2.448

file did exist - 5176

0 - 1 - 120