• Ultra thin dielectric for electronic devices and method of making same 

      Dim-Lee Lee Kwong; Jong Han Kim; Giwan Yoon; Liang-Kai Han; Jiang Yan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-11-26)
      High quality, ultra thin SiO.sub.2 /Si.sub.3 N.sub.4 (ON) dielectric layers have been fabricated by in situ multiprocessing and low pressure rapid-thermal N.sub.2 O-reoxidation (LRTNO) of Si.sub.3 N.sub.4 films. Si.sub.3 ...
    • Ultracapacitor with a novel carbon 

      Rodney S. Ruoff; Yanwu Zhu; Meryl D. Stoller; Shanthi Murali (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-08-09)
      Disclosed is a carbon material that can be useful, for example, in ultracapacitors. Also disclosed are applications and devices containing the carbon material.
    • Ultracapacitor with a novel doped carbon 

      Li Li Zhang; Rodney S. Ruoff; Meryl D. Stoller (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-07-31)
      Doped activated microwave expanded graphite oxide materials and doped monolayer graphene materials, and methods of making these materials. The materials exhibit increased capacitance relative to undoped activated microwave ...
    • Underwater noise abatement apparatus and deployment system 

      Kevin Lee; Mark S. Wochner; Preston Wilson; Andrew R. McNeese (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-11-08)
      A deployable underwater noise abatement system allowing packing and deploying an organized set of grouped resonators is disclosed. The system allows relatively compact storage and transportation of the noise abatement ...
    • Underwater noise abatement panel and resonator structure 

      Kevin M. Lee; Mark S. Wochner; Preston Wilson; Hector L. Mendez Martinez (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-03-28)
      A system for reducing noise emissions in underwater environments is presented. The system can be extended to applications in any two-fluid environments where one fluid (gas) is contained in an enclosed resonator volume ...
    • Underwater noise abatement panel and resonator structure 

      Kevin M. Lee; Mark S. Wochner; Preston Wilson; Hector L. Mendez Martinez (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-05-17)
      A system for reducing noise emissions in underwater environments is presented. The system can be extended to applications in any two-fluid environments where one fluid (gas) is contained in an enclosed resonator volume ...
    • Uniform transfer of luminescent quantum dots onto a substrate 

      Sun-min Kim; Xiaojing Zhang; Kazunori Hoshino; Ashwini Gopal (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2012-06-05)
      A method of uniformly transferring luminescent quantum dots onto a substrate, comprising: a) preparing a colloidal suspension of luminescent quantum dots in a hydrophobic solvent, wherein the density of the hydrophobic ...
    • Unordered load/store queue 

      Robert J. McDonald; Stephen W. Keckler; Douglas Burger; Lakshminarasimhan Sethumadhavan; Franziska Roesner (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2013-05-21)
      A method and processor for providing full load/store queue functionality to an unordered load/store queue for a processor with out-of-order execution. Load and store instructions are inserted in a load/store queue in ...
    • Use of fluorocarbon surfactants to improve the productivity of gas and gas condensate wells 

      Gary A. Pope; Mukul M. Sharma; Jimmie R. Baran, Jr.; Viren Kumar (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-12-21)
      The present invention includes composition having a nonionic, fluorinated polymeric surfactant, water and solvent. Embodiments of compositions according to the present invention are useful, for example, for recovering ...
    • Use of fluorocarbon surfactants to improve the productivity of gas and gas condensate wells 

      Gary A. Pope; Mukul M. Sharma; Jimmie R. Baran, Jr.; Viren Kumar (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-08-10)
      The present invention includes composition having a nonionic, fluorinated polymeric surfactant, water and solvent. Embodiments of compositions according to the present invention are useful, for example, for recovering ...
    • Use of step and flash imprint lithography for direct imprinting of dielectric materials for dual damascene processing 

      C. Grant Willson; Yukio Nishimura; Stephen C. Johnson; Frank Anthony Palmieri, Jr.; Michael D. Stewart (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-04-06)
      In some embodiments, the present invention is directed to methods that involve the combination of step-and-flash imprint lithography (SFIL) with a multi-tier template to simultaneously pattern multiple levels of, for ...
    • Use of template switching for DNA synthesis 

      Alan M. Lambowitz; Scott Kuersten; Sabine Mohr; Travis B. White (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-04-21)
      A method of preparing a DNA copy of a target polynucleotide using template switching is described. The method includes mixing a double stranded template/primer substrate made up of a DNA primer oligonucleotide associated ...
    • User-powered recommendation system 

      Kadangode K. Ramakrishnan; Yin Zhang; Divesh Srivastava; Tae Won Cho (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-01-27)
      Recommendation systems are widely used in Internet applications. In current recommendation systems, users only play a passive role and have limited control over the recommendation generation process. As a result, there is ...
    • User-powered recommendation system 

      Kadangode K. Ramakrishnan; Yin Zhang; Divesh Srivastava; Tae Won Cho (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-02-16)
      Recommendation systems are widely used in Internet applications. In current recommendation systems, users only play a passive role and have limited control over the recommendation generation process. As a result, there is ...
    • Using chemical vapor deposited films to control domain orientation in block copolymer thin films 

      C. Grant Willson; Takehiro Seshimo; William J. Durand; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Julia Cushen; Logan J. Santos; Leon Dean; Erica L. Rausch (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-05-26)
      Vacuum deposited thin films of material are described to create an interface that non-preferentially interacts with different domains of an underlying block copolymer film. The non-preferential interface prevents formation ...
    • Using chemical vapor deposited films to control domain orientation in block copolymer thin films 

      C. Grant Wilson; Takehiro Seshimo; William J. Durand; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Julia Cushen; Logan J. Santos; Leon Dean; Erica L. Rausch (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-01-01)
      Vacuum deposited thin films of material are used to create an interface that non-preferentially interacts with different domains of an underlying block copolymer film. The non-preferential interface prevents formation of ...
    • Utilizing look-up tables representing all models in an automation control architecture to independently handle uncertainties in sensed data in oil and gas well construction 

      Pradeepkumar Ashok; Adrian Ambrus; Parham Pournazari; Roman Shor; Eric van Oort (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-01-22)
      A method, system and computer program product for utilizing look-up tables representing all models in an automation control architecture to independently handle uncertainties in sensed data. Data is stored in a form of ...
    • Versatile process for precision nanoscale manufacturing 

      Sidlgata V. Sreenivasan; Shrawan Singhal (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-06-05)
      A method for depositing thin films using a nominally curved substrate. Drops of a pre-cursor liquid organic material are dispensed at a plurality of locations on a nominally curved substrate by one or more inkjets. A ...
    • Vertical channel floating gate transistor having silicon germanium channel layer 

      Sanjay K. Banerjee; David L. Kencke (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001-11-06)
      A vertical channel flash memory cell with a silicon germanium layer in the channel region provides enhanced secondary electron injection when programming the device. The device includes a silicon substrate, a silicon ...
    • Vertical III-V nanowire field-effect transistor using nanosphere lithography 

      Jack C. Lee; Fei Xue (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-12-08)
      A vertical III-V nanowire Field-Effect Transistor (FET). The FET includes multiple nanowires or nanopillars directly connected to a drain contact, where each of the nanopillars includes a channel of undoped III-V semiconductor ...