|| List of recent Pattern Element-related patents
|Methods of reducing a registration error of a photomask, and related photomasks and methods of manufacturing an integrated circuit|
Methods of reducing a registration error of a photomask are provided. A method of reducing a registration error of a photomask may include identifying the registration error with respect to a pattern element in a pattern region of the photomask.
|System and method of sem overlay metrology|
The present disclosure is directed to a method of performing sem overlay metrology with scan direction substantially aligned with or parallel to feature placement or patterning of overlay target structures. By scanning target structures in the same or similar direction to the feature placement, blurring at the edges of interest is avoided and a line-to-line or edge-to-edge offset between pattern elements is less susceptible to error from blurring at scanned edges of interest.
|Method and apparatus for compensating at least one defect of an optical system|
The invention relates to a method for compensating at least one defect of an optical system which comprises introducing an arrangement of local persistent modifications in at least one optical element of the optical system, which does not have pattern elements on one of its optical surfaces, so that the at least one defect is at least partially compensated.. .
|Method, apparatus and storage medium for two-dimensional data storage|
A method and an apparatus for reading a data pattern from or writing a data pattern to a storage medium are described. During reading a pattern retrieval stage retrieves a test pattern and the data pattern from the storage medium.
|Inclusive or bit matrix to compare multiple corresponding subfields|
A computer system is operable to identify subfields that differ in two data elements using a bit matrix compare function between a first matrix filled with pattern elements and a reference pattern.. .
|Tread comprising tread pattern elements covered with a thermoplastic material|
This tread having, viewed in section in a plane containing the thickness of the tread, at least one face delimiting at least one cut covered at least in part with a layer of a covering material, this tread being characterized in that the covering material is a thermoplastic material.. .
|Tread comprising tread pattern elements covered with an impregnated fibre assembly|
A tread for a pneumatic tyre includes tread pattern elements and cuts. Each tread pattern element includes lateral faces and a contact face that comes into contact with a road surface when the tyre is being driven thereon.
|Graph database query handling method and apparatus|
A querying method for a database of graph data encoded as triples being stored on storage servers. The method including dividing a query into a plurality of result criteria triple patterns which query results match, each triple pattern element being either: a single value triple pattern element; or a variable value triple pattern element specifying an id of a variable.
|Method of detecting wear of a tyre|
A method for detecting a wear condition of a tyre utilizes tread pattern elements included on the tyre. The elements are adapted to generate first and second acoustic footprint noises (bea1, bea2), with one of the first and second acoustic footprint noises being characteristic of the wear condition of the tyre.
|System and method for displaying visual notifications on an electronic device|
A light assembly for providing a notification light on an electronic device is described. The light assembly comprises a first light source for providing a background portion for the notification light, a second light source for providing a patterned portion for the notification light, and at least one pattern element to generate the pattern portion..
|Ceramic matrix composite component forming method|
A method of forming a ceramic matrix composite component is provided. The method includes the steps of: providing a pattern element; coating the pattern element with a ceramic slurry; drying the slurry to form a ceramic layer; forming a ceramic matrix composite body on a surface of the ceramic layer to produce a ceramic matrix composite component with the ceramic layer attached thereto..
|Generation method, storage medium and information processing apparatus|
The present invention provides a generation method of generating data of patterns of a plurality of masks used in an exposure apparatus for exposing a substrate, including a step of specifying, from a plurality of points on a grid having pattern elements to be formed on the substrate as intersections, an allowable point that allows a pattern to be transferred other than points of target pattern elements constituting a target pattern to be formed on the substrate, and a step of, for a pattern element group including a target pattern element whose distance to an adjacent target pattern element is shorter than a resolution limit of the exposure apparatus, grouping the adjacent target pattern elements on the grid a space between which is filled with the allowable point.. .
|Method for determining mask pattern, non-transitory recording medium, and information processing apparatus|
A method which determines patterns for a plurality of masks to be executed by a processor includes acquiring data on a pattern containing a plurality of pattern elements, and assigning the acquired plurality of pattern elements into masks, decomposing the acquired plurality of pattern elements into patterns of the masks, and calculating an evaluation value for an evaluation index, based on a number of masks, the distances between a plurality of pattern elements in each mask, and an angle of a line connecting a plurality of pattern elements in each mask. In the method, a pattern of each mask is determined based on the calculated evaluation value..
|Method and system for creating a three dimensional representation of an object|
A method and a system for creating three dimensional representation of an object are provided. The method includes projecting a pattern image comprising one or more pattern elements and capturing an image of the object with the pattern image projected onto the object.
|Surface light source device and its light guide plate|
A light guide plate has a light introduction part having an end face configured to have light incident thereon, and a light guide plate body disposed continuously to the light introduction part and comprising a thickness smaller than a maximum thickness of the light introduction part. The light guide plate body has a light emitting surface that emits the light incident from the end face.
|Method for producing a tire comprising an improved tread with a foamed material|
B) the molding element (30, 32, 34) is intended to form a tread pattern element (20, 22, 26) having a depth at least equal to 80% of the thickness of the running layer (14a).. .
|Tire comprising a tread with a foamed material|
B) the tread pattern element (20, 22, 26) has a depth at least equal to 80% of the thickness e of the running layer (14a).. .
|Method of determining mask pattern and exposure condition, storage medium, and computer|
A determining method includes the steps of setting a first parameter to define the shape of the plurality of pattern elements of the mask, setting a second parameter to define the effective light source distribution; and repeating the process of calculation of the image of the mask pattern and calculation of a value of an evaluation item while varying the value of the first parameter and the second parameter to thereby determine the effective light source distribution and the mask pattern, wherein parameters of pattern elements are set as one parameter by using a value of an index representing the proximity effect.. .
|Tyre provided with sound channels|
A tyre includes a tread with at most 30 channels distributed substantially evenly circumferentially about the tyre. Each channel is arranged so that, beyond a predetermined wear threshold, the channel satisfies the following conditions: (a) the channel opens into a tread pattern element of the tyre, and (b) the channel includes a mouth opening radially to outside of the tyre and is delimited by at least two edge corners that come into contact with a ground surface as the edge corners pass through a contact patch in which the tyre is in contact with the ground surface, in which a circumferential distance separating the edge corners from one another is greater than or equal to 2 mm, and preferably is greater than or equal to 4 mm.
|Methods, systems, and media for interactive garment modeling and editing|
Methods, systems, and media for interactive garment modeling and editing are provided. In some embodiments, a method for designing garments is provided, the method comprising: receiving a pattern template comprising a plurality of two-dimensional pattern elements for designing a garment; simultaneously displaying the plurality of two-dimensional pattern elements and a three-dimensional draped model, wherein the three-dimensional draped model is a simulated representation of the two-dimensional pattern elements stitched together; receiving an alteration command to at least a portion of one of: a pattern element of the plurality of two-dimensional pattern elements and the three-dimensional draped model; in response to receiving the alteration command, determining sensitivity information for predicting changes to the plurality of two-dimensional pattern elements and the three-dimensional draped model; and simultaneously updating the plurality of two-dimensional pattern elements and the three-dimensional draped model based at least in part on the determined sensitivity information..
A transistor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a gate structure, and first and second metal layers. The semiconductor substrate includes a substrate body having a plurality of drain and source regions alternately arranged in a checkerboard pattern and spaced apart from each other.
|Hybrid integrated pressure sensor component|
A pressure sensor component includes a mems component having at least one pattern element that is able to be deflected perpendicular to the component plane, which is equipped with at least one electrode of a measuring capacitor device, and an asic component having integrated circuit elements and at least one back end stack, at least one counter-electrode of the measuring capacitor device being developed in a metallization plane of the back end stack. The mems component is mounted on the back end pile of the asic component.
|Substrate member and method of manufacturing chip|
A substrate member includes a substrate and a plurality of chip regions formed on the substrate across a scribe line. Each of the plurality of chip regions includes a first region that has contact with the scribe line and in which a plurality of first pattern elements are formed, and a second region that is surrounded by the first region and in which a plurality of second pattern elements are formed.
|Reference object for three-dimensional modeling|
Images are made of a surface, and images are made of a covering (in the form of a reference object) having a pattern that includes an array of locally non-repetitive pattern elements. A three-dimensional models of the pattern elements on the covering is created using the images.
|Method of analyzing an analyte using combinatorial arrays and uniform patterns|
The disclosure relates to a method of analyzing an analyte that includes forming a combinatorial pattern comprising pattern elements with a plurality of sizes and/or structures on a substrate surface with a tilted pen array, applying an analyte to the combinatorial pattern, and identifying a pattern element size and/or structure having a desired effect on an analyte parameter using the combinatorial pattern. The method further includes forming a uniform pattern comprising pattern elements each having substantially the same size and/or structure corresponding to the identified pattern element size and/or structure, and analyzing the effect of pattern element size and/or structure on the analyte parameter using the uniform pattern..
|Methods and apparatus for applying adhesives in patterns to an advancing substrate|
Methods and apparatuses herein may provide for the application of viscous fluids, such as adhesives, in pre-determined patterns to an advancing substrate. The fluid application apparatus may include a slot die applicator and a substrate carrier.
|Mask data generation method|
A mask data generation method includes obtaining data of a pattern including a plurality of pattern elements, dividing a region of the pattern into a plurality of sections so that each pattern element is arranged in each section by using the obtained data of the pattern and generating map data including information indicative of presence or absence of the pattern element in each section, setting one piece of mask individual information out of a plurality pieces of mask individual information for each section including the pattern element by using a constraint condition, which inhibits setting of same mask individual information in a constraint region including one section and surrounding sections thereof, and the map data, and generating the data of the plurality of masks corresponding to the plurality pieces of mask individual information by using the set mask individual information.. .
|Pattern processing device, pattern processing method, and pattern processing program|
A pattern processing device includes: an input unit to input an input image containing a plurality of pattern elements; an extraction unit that calculates edge intensities of pixels from the input image so as to extract edge pixels; an evaluation unit that obtains evaluation values for determining whether the pixels are foreground pixels or background pixels, based on comparison result between first thresholds set corresponding to the edge pixels and pixel values of pixels contained in vicinity regions of the edge pixels; a binarization determining unit that determines whether the pixels are the foreground pixels or the background pixels by comparing the evaluation values with a predetermined second threshold, and a coupling component extraction unit that extracts pixel coupling components obtained by coupling the pixels adjacent in any direction among the pixels determined to be the foreground pixels.. .
|Overlay targets with orthogonal underlayer dummyfill|
The disclosure is directed to designing and using an overlay target with orthogonal underlayer dummyfill. According to various embodiments, an overlay target may include one or more segmented overlay pattern elements forming at least one overlay target structure.
|Pattern correction method, storage medium, information processing apparatus, method of manufacturing mask, exposure apparatus, and method of manufacturing device|
The present invention provides a pattern correction method of, when a plurality of pattern elements on a mask used to process a line pattern formed on a substrate are transferred to the substrate, performing proximity effect correction of each pattern element such that a transferred image obtains a dimension equal to a target dimension, comprising setting, based on a density of a pattern element in a peripheral region surrounding a pattern element of interest, a dimension of the pattern element whose transferred image formed under the density of the pattern element has a dimension equal to the target dimension as a reference value for the pattern element of interest, and calculating a dimension of transferred image of the pattern element of interest while changing around the reference value and determining the dimension of the pattern element of interest based on the calculation result.. .
|Device housing and method for making the same|
A device housing includes a metallic substrate, a pattern element formed in the substrate, and a transparent or translucent decorative layer formed on the substrate and the pattern layer. The substrate defines a receiving space therein, and the pattern element is formed in the receiving space.
|Light source module|
A light source module including a light guide plate, at least one light emitting device, a light-controlling pattern element, and an absorbing pattern element is provided. The light guide plate has a light emitting surface, a first surface opposite the light emitting surface, and at least one opening.
|Imaging overlay metrology target and complimentary overlay metrology measurement system|
An exclusion region of interest imaging overlay target includes a self-symmetric target structure including two or more pattern elements, and an additional target structure including two or more pattern elements, wherein each of pattern elements of the additional target structure is contained within a boundary defined by one of the pattern elements of the self-symmetric target structure, wherein the self-symmetric target structure is characterized by a composite exterior region of interest, wherein the composite exterior region of interest is formed by removing two or more exclusion zones corresponding with the pattern elements of the additional target structure from an exterior region of interest encompassing the self-symmetric target structure, wherein each of the pattern elements of the additional target structure is characterized by an interior region of interest, wherein the self-symmetric target structure and the additional target structure are configured to have a common center of symmetry upon alignment.. .
|Method for driving spatial light modulator, method for forming pattern for exposure, exposure method, and exposure apparatus|
A method for driving a spatial light modulator includes setting a plurality of mirror elements in a first region into a state of phase 0, setting a plurality of optical elements in a second region adjacent in a y-direction to the first region into a state of phase π, and setting auxiliary pattern elements consisting of a plurality of mirror elements arranged at a pitch p over a resolution limit of a projection optical system in an x-direction in a boundary region extending in the x-direction between the first region and the second region, into the state of phase π. In projecting a pattern onto an object with use of the spatial light modulator having the array of optical elements, the pattern can be formed in position accuracy or shape accuracy finer than the width of images of the optical elements..
A light-emitting medium having a light-emitting image including first pattern elements formed on a substrate by using a first fluorescent ink containing a first fluorescent material, and second pattern elements formed on the substrate by using a second fluorescent ink containing a second fluorescent material. The first and second pattern elements form a plurality of micro-character rows m, and the first pattern elements form a latent image in the micro-character rows m.
|System and method for two-factor user authentication|
The two-factor user authentication system is designed to use, as a password, a one-time-password derivation rule to be applied to certain pattern elements included in a presentation pattern at specific positions so as to create a one-time password, and further use, as a second authentication factor, information identifying a client to be used by a user. An authentication server is operable to generate a pattern seed value adapted to uniquely specify a presentation pattern in combination with a client id, and transmit the pattern seed value to an authentication-requesting client.
|System, method and program for off-line two-factor user authentication|
Provided is an off-line two-factor user authentication system with a reduced risk of leakage of authentication information. The two-factor user authentication system is designed to use, as a password, a one-time-password derivation rule to be applied to certain pattern elements included in a presentation pattern at specific positions so as to create a one-time password, and further use, as a second authentication factor, information identifying a client to be used by a user.
|Print control apparatus, print control method, and program therefor|
Conventionally, during a copy operation, certain advanced mode settings make the extraction of additional security information impossible. In order to solve this problem, the print control apparatus includes: determining unit for determining an interval between a pattern element and a pattern element adjacent to the pattern element from the received image data; and control unit for performing a control so as to scale the image at a magnification specified by a user and have the scaled image printed by a printing apparatus when the product of the magnification specified by the user and the interval determined by the determining unit falls within a predetermined range, and configured to terminate or interrupt the printing of the image by the printing apparatus when the product of the magnification specified by the user and the interval determined by the determining unit does not fall within the predetermined range..
|Alignment method, transfer method and transfer apparatus|
A carrier and a substrate are aligned even if an imager cannot be simultaneously focused on alignment marks formed on both the carrier and the substrate. Center of gravity positions g1m of an alignment pattern element ap1 on a substrate and g2m of an alignment pattern element ap2 on a transparent blanket are calculated by image processing from an image im imaged via the blanket by a ccd camera.
|Electrode sensor and use of electrode sensor as eit electrode|
Electrode sensor comprising an array of spaced apart individual contact elements (27′, 41), and an interface structure (30, 35) for forming contact between said contact elements and the skin; said interface structure comprising an interface layer of an essentially electrically insulating or poorly electrically conducting material (20′, 29, 37) defining a skin (31) contact surface on one side and an array contact surface on the other side of the interface layer, a first pattern of an electrically conducting material on the array contact surface, a second pattern of an electrically conducting material on the skin contact surface, and electrical pathways (21′, 39) connecting the first pattern with the second pattern; whereas, the first pattern comprises pattern elements, each individual contact element (27′, 41) comprises a contacting surface area large enough to cover several pattern elements of said first pattern when contacting the array contact surface of the interface structure, and by contacting distinct sections of the first pattern with said individual contact elements, groups of electrical pathways establish contact further with distinct sections of the second pattern, so that an individual contact element (27′, 41) defines an individual effective electrode on the skin contact surface. Method of manufacturing said electrode sensor, comprising the steps of: providing said interface structure, creating a first pattern of an electrically conducting material on its array contact surface, a second pattern of an electrically conducting material on its skin contact surface, electrically conducting pathways connecting the first pattern with the second pattern, and contacting sections of the electrically conducting first pattern with an array of spaced apart contact elements..
|Overlay target geometry for measuring multiple pitches|
An overlay target for use in imaging based metrology is disclosed. The overlay target includes a plurality of target structures including three or more target structures, each target structure including a set of two or more pattern elements, wherein the target structures are configured to provide metrology information pertaining to different pitches, different coverage ratios, and linearity.
A pneumatic tire has a sidewall comprising a plurality of circumferentially oriented pattern element rows having a plurality of pattern elements defining an identical contour shape in succession in a tire circumferential direction, and a plurality of radially oriented pattern element rows having a plurality of pattern elements in succession in a tire radial direction. The light-reflectance properties of each pattern element changes in one direction and determine the orientation in which the pattern elements are arranged relative to the tire circumferential or radial direction.
|Battery electrode manufacturing method and battery manufacturing method|
In a technology for manufacturing a battery electrode by applying an application liquid containing an active material, stripe-shaped pattern elements are formed at narrower intervals than before while contact between the pattern elements is avoided. While a nozzle 21 including a multitude of discharge openings in an x-direction is moved to scan in a y-direction relative to a base material 110, an application liquid containing an active material is discharged from the respective discharge openings and applied to the base material 110.
|Battery electrode manufacturing method and battery manufacturing method|
In a technology for manufacturing a battery electrode by applying an application liquid containing an active material, stripe-shaped pattern elements are formed at narrower intervals than before while contact between the pattern elements is avoided. An application liquid containing an active material is applied onto a base material 11, which will become a current collector, by a nozzle-scan coating method, thereby forming stripe-shaped active material pattern elements p1, p3, p5, .
|Generation of combinatorial patterns by deliberate tilting of a polymer-pen array|
The disclosure relates to a method of forming a pattern having pattern elements with a plurality of sizes on a substrate surface with a tilted pen array that includes choosing a tilt geometry for a pen array with respect to a substrate, inducing the tilt geometry between the pen array and the substrate surface, and forming a pattern having pattern elements on the substrate surface with the titled pen array, whereby the size of the formed pattern elements varies across the substrate surface along the tilted axis or axes. For example, the tilt geometry is in reference to the substrate surface and comprises a first angle with respect to a first axis of the substrate and a second angle with respect to a second axis of the substrate, the second axis being perpendicular to the first axis, and at least one of the first and second angles being non-zero..
|Agricultural machine with associated wheel and roller|
An agricultural machine having a first frame and a roller with a tube mounted about a first axis. A second frame is connected to the first frame and a wheel, which includes a rim mounted about a second axis.
|Method and system for encoding and decoding data|
Disclosed is a processing system and method, the system including a code physically associated with a source. The code includes one or more patterns including a guide pattern arranged in a mark, wherein each pattern includes one or more pattern elements arranged in pattern element zones.
|Article with visual code, visual code generating apparatus and information conveying method|
An article having a visual code that can visually and directly convey a message to a human and accurately and indirectly convey information through an apparatus with an optical reading function. Visual code 1 is attached to an article.