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Modified clean chemistry and megasonic nozzle for removing backside CMP
A cleaning chemistry for lowering defect levels on the backside of a semiconductor wafer after chemical mechanical planarization (CMP). In a preferred embodiment...
Method of verifying the synthesis of organic molecules using nuclear
magnetic resonance spectroscopy
A NMR method to verify the presence of organic molecular compounds consisting of repetitive occurring individual structures is presented. The method comprises...
Semiconductor processing method using photoresist and an antireflective
A semiconductor processing method includes forming an antireflective coating comprising Ge and Se over a substrate to be patterned. Photoresist is formed over...
Process for enhanced flavoring of beverages and product produced therefrom
The present invention is directed to a process for rapidly aging alcoholic beverages and to the beverages produced by the process. During the process, a...
Chemical dilution system for semiconductor device processing system
A dilution stage is adapted to supply a dilute chemistry to a semiconductor device processing apparatus. The dilution stage includes a first vessel adapted to...
Methods for making dual-damascene dielectric structures
A dielectric structure and method for making a dielectric structure for dual-damascene applications over a substrate are provided. The method includes forming a...
Printing plate precursor comprising solvent-resistant copolymer
The present invention provides a positive-working, thermally imageable element generally comprising a multi-layered imageable coating. The invention provides an...
Sol-gel process for the manufacture of nanocomposite photoluminescent
materials and materials thus produced
It is described a process based on sol-gel chemistry suitable to the production of nanocomposite materials being photoluminescent at ambient temperature,...
Three-dimensional-motion-like rotational blend device
The three dimensional shaker consists of a base box with shaking platform, magnetic holders for liquid containers, and a mounted temperature control chamber. The...
Chemical sensor using chemically induced electron-hole production at a
Electron-hole production at a Schottky barrier has recently been observed experimentally as a result of chemical processes. This conversion of chemical energy to...
Synthesis and purification of 1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene (TATB)
A method to convert surplus nitroarene explosives (picric acid, ammonium picrate,) into TATB is described. The process comprises three major steps: conversion of...
Analysis of surface immobilized polymers utilizing microfluorescence
Means for simultaneous parallel sequence analysis of a large number of biological polymer macromolecules. Apparatus and methods may use fluorescent labels in...
Gas chemistry cycling to achieve high aspect ratio gapfill with HDP-CVD
A method and apparatus are disclosed for depositing a dielectric film in a gap having an aspect ratio at least as large as 6:1. By cycling the gas chemistry of a...
Method for enhancing silicon dioxide to silicon nitride selectivity
A process for controlling the plasma etch of a silicon dioxide layer at a high etch rate and high selectivity with respect to silicon nitride, particularly in a...
Multilayer imageable elements
Multilayer, positive working, thermally imageable, bakeable imageable elements are disclosed. The elements have a substrate, an underlayer, and a top layer. The...
Substrate brush scrubbing and proximity cleaning-drying sequence using
compatible chemistries, and method,...
A method for cleaning and drying a front and a back surface of a substrate is provided. The method includes brush scrubbing the back surface of the substrate...
Controlled flow instrument for microwave assisted chemistry with high
viscosity liquids and heterogeneous mixtures
A controlled-flow microwave instrument for chemical synthesis that includes heterogeneous or highly viscous materials. Includes a fluid reservoir for supplying...
Multi-step, in-situ pad conditioning system and method for chemical
An arrangement for performing a multi-step polishing process on a single stage chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) apparatus utilizes an in-situ conditioning...
Bipolar transistor structure with self-aligned raised extrinsic base and
The invention includes methods of fabricating a bipolar transistor that adds a silicon germanium (SiGe) layer or a third insulator layer of, e.g., high pressure...
Method for removing ceramic coatings from component surfaces
Method for stripping ceramic coatings from the surfaces of articles. The apparatus includes a dedicated pressure vessel, such as an autoclave, which is...
Chemistry for chemical vapor deposition of titanium containing films
Titanium-containing films exhibiting excellent uniformity and step coverage are deposited on semiconductor wafers in a cold wall reactor which has been modified...
Process and compounds for use in detecting analytes by measurement of
residual magnetism, and the use of the...
The invention relates to a process for quantitative detection of analytes in liquid and solid phases with the aid of binding remanence measurement, compounds...
Reaction calorimeter and differential scanning calorimeter for the
high-throughput synthesis, screening and...
Workstation, apparatuses and methods for the high-throughput synthesis, screening and/or characterization of combinatorial libraries. The invention relates to an...
Organic cyclic carbonate additives for nonaqueous electrolyte in alkali
metal electrochemical cells
A lithium electrochemical cell of either a primary or a secondary chemistry activated with an electrolyte having a cyclic carbonate of a ring size equal to or...
Method and apparatus for automated crack behavior prediction determination
A method of predicting component crack behavior in a nuclear reactor provides access to a crack growth behavior model over a global network. A user inputs water...
Solid phase native chemical ligation of unprotected or N-terminal cysteine
protected peptides in aqueous solution
The present invention provides methods, apparatus and kits for synthesizing assembled peptides and proteins on a solid phase with sequential ligation of three or...
Topical oestroprogestational compositions with a systemic effect
The present invention relates to the field of therapeutic chemistry and more especially to the realization of new galenic forms intended to be applied on the...
FeRAM capacitor stack etch
The present invention is directed to a method of forming an FeRAM integrated circuit, which includes performing a capacitor stack etch to define the FeRAM...
Ion-sensitive fluorescence optical sensor
The present invention relates to optical ion sensors, including fluorescence optical ion sensors for use in liquid media in the fields of biology, biotechnology,...
Processing system and method for treating a substrate
A processing system and method for chemical oxide removal (COR), wherein the processing system comprises a first treatment chamber and a second treatment...
Dual-damascene process and associated floating metal structures
In one embodiment, an interconnect line on one level of an integrated circuit is electrically coupled to another interconnect line on another level. The two...
Prosthetic device having a polyaryletherketone component with enhanced
wettability and method for making the same
A prosthetic device having a polyaryletherketone component with a wettable surface is disclosed. The surface of the polyaryletherketone component has a surface...
Method of forming a conductive contact
In one implementation, an etching process includes forming a carbon containing material over a substrate and plasma etching at a temperature of at least...
Small scale wires with microelectromechanical devices
A process cycles between etching and passivating chemistries to create rough sidewalls that are converted into small structures. In one embodiment, a mask is...
Waveguide immunosensor with coating chemistry and providing enhanced
Methods and apparatus for evanescent light fluoroimmunoassays are disclosed. The apparatus employs a planar waveguide and optionally has multi-well features and...
System and methods for analyzing copper chemistry
The present invention relates to methods for removing the matrix effects caused by variance in copper concentration and acidity during measurement of the organic...
Micro structured electrode and method for monitoring wafer electroplating
A microstructured electrode coupled with an analytical method designed to simulate the actual conditions on the wafer and to measure critical parameters such as...
Method and apparatus for determining chemistry of part's residual
An electronic monitoring device that archives chemical exposures of a consumable part inside a semiconductor processing tool. The monitoring device includes a...
Dynamic random access memory circuitry comprising insulative collars
A method of forming a conductive contact to a conductive structure includes forming a conductive structure received within and projecting outwardly from a first...
Size enhanced hemoglobins: surface decoration and crosslinking of the
protein with polyoxy alkylene glycols
Novel modified hemoglobins comprising polyalkylene glycols and novel methods for making those hemoglobins are provided. One group of modified hemoglobins...
Hardenable materials which contain uretdione groups, method for the
production and processing thereof, and...
The invention is used in the fields of chemistry and relates to hardenable materials which can be used for producing lacquers. The aim of the invention is to...
Controlled use of photochemically susceptible chemistries for etching,
cleaning and surface conditioning
Radiant energy may be applied to a photochemically susceptible etching or conditioning solution to enable precise control of the removal of material or...
Dual chemistry electrode design
A new cathode design has a first cathode active material of a relatively low energy density but of a relatively high rate capability contacted to the outer sides...
Synthesis of non-symmetrical sulfamides using burgess-type reagents
A practical and high-yielding method for the efficient, one-step synthesis of diverse classes of N,N'-differentiated sulfamides employs a wide range of amino...
Reflective radiographic material with incorporated developer
A reflective radiographic material (at least 200 system speed) is useful especially to provide images that can be viewed without a light box. This reflective...
System and method for confining an object to a region of fluid flow having
a stagnation point
A device for confining an object to a region proximate to a fluid flow stagnation point includes one or more inlets for carrying the fluid into the region, one...
Surface chemistry modified latex and redispersible powders, production and
The present invention relates to a latex with modified surface chemistry, which may be obtained by carrying out a free-radical emulsion polymerization in the...
Zirconium oxide and hafnium oxide etching using halogen containing
A method is described for selectively etching a high k dielectric layer that is preferably a hafnium or zirconium oxide, silicate, nitride, or oxynitride with a...
Non-toxic hydrophobic elastomeric polymer chemistry system for wood
A system and method for wood preservation comprises treating wood products via conventional pressure treating mechanics of sequential vacuum and pressure with a...
Method and system for fabricating free-standing nanostructures
Systems and methods include introducing a semiconductor wafer into a process chamber. An etching chemistry is injected into the process chamber to etch a...