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8268183 Method of processing solid surface with gas cluster ion beam  
A solid surface is processed while corner portions of a relief structure are protected from deformation. A method of processing a solid surface with a gas cluster ion beam includes a cluster...
8262918 Methods of producing damascene main pole for perpendicular magnetic recording head  
Methods of producing magnetic recording heads are disclosed. The methods can include providing a wafer comprising a substrate layer in which are disposed a plurality of damascene trenches. The...
8256096 Method of using xenon ion beams to improve track width definition  
Using a beam of xenon ions together with a suitable mask, a stack is ion milled until a part of it, no more than about 0.1 microns thick, has been removed so that a pedestal having sidewalls,...
8250730 Method and apparatus for disassembling display device  
In the disassembling method of a display device of the present invention, the display device has a display panel, and metal plate unit having a panel member formed of a chassis member disposed on...
8232538 Method and apparatus of halogen removal using optimal ozone and UV exposure  
A method and apparatus for removing halogen residue from a processed wafer is provided. A wafer is transferred into a processing tool where it is processed in a manner that leaves halogen residue...
8225488 Method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) pole  
A method for providing a PMR pole in a magnetic recording transducer comprises providing a mask on an intermediate layer, the mask including a line having at least one side, providing a hard mask...
8226838 Method of forming polymer features by directed self-assembly of block copolymers  
Disclosed are methods of forming polymer structures comprising: applying a solution of a block copolymer assembly comprising at least one block copolymer to a neutral substrate having a chemical...
8225489 Method of manufacturing magnetoresistive element having a pair of free layers  
An MR element includes a first exchange coupling shield layer, an MR stack, and a second exchange coupling shield layer that are arranged in this order from the bottom, and a nonmagnetic layer...
8225487 Method for confining sense current of a read transducer to an air-bearing surface(ABS) side of a free layer  
A method according to one embodiment includes forming a mask above a thin film sensor stack; forming an electrically insulating layer above the mask and sensor stack, the insulating layer having a...
8221636 Method of manufacturing magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording  
A magnetic head includes a pole layer, and an encasing layer having a groove that accommodates the pole layer. A manufacturing method for the magnetic head includes the steps of forming a...
8216434 MEMS vascular sensor  
A micromachined sensor for measuring vascular parameters, such as fluid shear stress, includes a substrate having a front-side surface, and a backside surface opposite the front-side surface. The...
8216480 Nanopin manufacturing method and nanometer sized tip array by utilizing the method  
Methods to manufacture metal nanopins and metal oxide nanopins are disclosed. Metal nanopins are fabricated on a metal foil by capillaritron plasma source dry etching. The aspect ratio and the...
8214999 Method of forming a miniature, surface microsurfaced differential microphone  
A differential microphone having a perimeter slit formed around the microphone diaphragm that replaces the backside hole previously required in conventional silicon, micromachined microphones. The...
8216481 Process for fabricating ultra-narrow dimension magnetic sensor  
A method for manufacturing a magnetoresistive read sensor that allows the sensor to be constructed with clean well defined side junctions, even at very narrow track widths. The method involves...
8209847 Method of fabricating a magnetic head  
A method of fabricating a magnetic head is provided. The method of fabricating the magnetic head includes forming a writing head on a writing head area, forming an insulating layer having an...
8211322 Method of forming a metal layer pattern having a nanogap and method of manufacturing a molecule-sized device using the same  
A method of patterning a metal layer includes forming a first mask on a surface of the metal layer, the first mask having an opening through the first mask that exposes the metal layer, and...
8202440 Methods and apparatus for electron beam assisted etching at low temperatures  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for etching a sample, such as a semiconductor device or wafer. In general terms, embodiments of the present invention allow dry etching of a material on a...
8201321 Method of forming magnetic layer pattern, and method of manufacturing perpendicular magnetic recording head  
Provided is a method of manufacturing a perpendicular magnetic recording head which can enhance accuracy and simplify the manufacturing process. The method includes: forming a photoresist pattern...
8191234 Method of manufacturing a magnetic head with reinforcing islands  
A method for protecting a thin film structure including fabricating a plurality of island structures in a recording gap of a magnetic recording head, exposing a substantial portion of the...
8193094 Post CMP planarization by cluster ION beam etch  
The embodiments of mechanisms described enables improved planarity of substrates, which is crucial for patterning and device yield improvement. Chemical-mechanical polishing (CMP) is used to...
8182708 Method of finishing pre-polished glass substrate surface  
The present invention is to provide a method by which the waviness generated in a glass substrate surface during pre-polishing are removed and the glass substrate is finished so as to have a...
8173028 Method of manufacturing magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording including two side shields  
A magnetic head includes a pole layer, first and second side shields, and an encasing layer having first to third grooves that accommodate the pole layer and the first and second side shields. A...
8171618 Tunable pole trim processes for fabricating trapezoidal perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) write poles  
A method of forming a write pole for a magnetic recording device is provided. The method comprises providing a layer of magnetic material covered with a secondary hard mask layer and a patterned...
8168074 Modification of polymer surface with shielded plasma  
Methods and systems for modifying a surface of a polymer with a shielded plasma are provided. The surface may be modified to create a surface with increased crosslinking and/or a particular...
8166633 Method for manufacturing an extraordinary magnetoresistive (EMR) device with novel lead structure  
A method for manufacturing an extraordinary magnetoresistive sensor (EMR sensor) having reduced size and increased resolution is described. The sensor includes a plurality of electrically...
8166632 Method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) transducer  
A method and system for providing a PMR transducer including an intermediate layer. The method and system include providing a hard mask layer on the intermediate layer. The hard mask layer is for...
8163185 Method and apparatus for lifting off photoresist beneath an overlayer  
A method of lifting off photoresist beneath an overlayer includes providing a structure including photoresist and depositing an overlayer impenetrable to a liftoff solution over the photoresist...
8158016 Methods of operating an electromagnet of an ion source  
Methods of operating an electromagnet of an ion source for generating an ion beam with a controllable ion current density distribution. The methods may include generating plasma in a discharge...
8151442 Method of fabricating a magnetoresistive (MR) element having a continuous flux guide defined by the free layer  
Magnetoresistive (MR) elements having flux guides defined by the free layer. The MR element includes a free layer, a spacer/barrier layer, a pinned layer, and a pinning layer. A back edge of the...
8147705 Method of operating ion source and ion implanting apparatus  
When an ion beam 4 is to be extracted from an ion source 2 by using a gas containing boron trifluoride as an ion source gas 50 for supplying the gas into a plasma chamber 20 for the ion source 2,...
8147984 Clad textured metal substrate for forming epitaxial thin film thereon and method for manufacturing the same  
The present invention provides an oriented substrate for forming an epitaxial thin film thereon, which has a more excellent orientation than that of a conventional one and a high strength, and a...
8137570 Additive write pole process for wrap around shield  
A method for manufacturing a magnetic write head having a wrap around magnetic trailing shield and a very narrow track width. A magnetic write pole is formed by forming a mask over a magnetic...
8136220 Method of making an electrochemical sensor  
A process for the manufacture of small sensors with reproducible surfaces, including electrochemical sensors. One process includes forming channels in the surface of a substrate and disposing a...
8137571 Method for manufacturing perpendicular magnetic recording head  
Embodiments of the present invention help to provide a method for manufacturing a perpendicular magnetic recording head including a main magnetic pole having a width that does not generally vary....
8136227 Method for making a magnetic head having a non-GMR shunt  
A magnetic head having non-GMR shunt for perpendicular recording and method for making magnetic head having non-GMR shunt for perpendicular recording is disclosed. A shunt is provided for shunting...
8133402 Pattern forming method, charged particle beam writing apparatus, and recording medium on which program is recorded  
A pattern forming method includes performing a first resist development during a first time period to a substrate obtained by coating a resist film having a predetermined thickness onto a...
8108986 Method for manufacturing a perpendicular magnetic write pole having a large bevel angle  
A method for manufacturing a magnetic write head for perpendicular magnetic recording, the write head having a write pole with an increased bevel (taper) angle. The write pole is constructed by...
8108984 Method for manufacturing integrated circuit inductors having slotted magnetic material  
Methods of manufacture of integrated circuit inductors having slotted magnetic material will be described. The methods may employ electro- or electroless plating techniques to form a layer or...
8104166 Self-aligned method for fabricating a high density GMR read element  
A method is provided for fabricating a read element with leads that overlay a top surface of a sensor of the read element. The method includes forming a mask over a sensor layer, then using the...
8105499 Transmission electron microscopy sample etching fixture  
A mask fixture for etching an item includes: a top fixture disposed over the item, including a reservoir centered within the top fixture for containing an etchant; a bottom fixture underneath the...
8092701 Grating, negative and replica gratings of the grating, and method of manufacturing the same  
A grating of the present invention has a groove cross section shaped, for example, like a sinusoidal wave or a sawtooth other than a laminar shape, and a groove bottom part shaped as a flat form....
8091210 Method for providing a structure in magnetic recording transducer  
A method provides a structure in a magnetic recording transducer. The structure resides on an underlayer. The method includes providing a protective layer and providing layer(s) for the structure....
8083962 Method for forming minute pattern and method for forming semiconductor memory device using the same  
A method for forming a minute pattern includes depositing a material layer on a semiconductor substrate having a conductive region, forming a first mask layer on the material layer, forming a...
8079135 Method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) transducer  
A method for providing a perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) transducer is described. The PMR transducer provided includes a PMR pole and yoke structure coupled with the PMR pole. The method...
8074345 Method of measuring a bevel angle in a write head  
A method of measuring a bevel angle in a write pole comprises the step of providing a mask over a wafer containing the write pole. The mask has a first opening over the write pole and a second...
8070969 Method of fabricating microelectromechanical systems devices  
A method of fabricating microelectromechanical systems devices is disclosed. A silicon substrate having a plurality of microelectromechanical systems elements formed on a first surface thereof is...
8065798 Method of manufacturing printed circuit board  
A fabrication method which can improve electrical properties, shorten processing time, and reduce the thickness of a chip package by achieving an ultra-thin fine circuit pattern. The method for...
8056214 Method of manufacturing magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording including two side shields  
A magnetic head includes a pole layer, first and second side shields, and an encasing layer having a pole groove that accommodates the pole layer and first and second side shield grooves that...
8056213 Method to make PMR head with integrated side shield (ISS)  
A PMR head comprises a substrate, a magnetic pole formed over the substrate, the pole having a pole tip having a cross-sectional tapered shape wherein the pole tip is surrounded by a write gap...
8051552 Stitched wrap around shield fabrication for perpendicular magnetic recording write heads  
A wrap around shield of a write head is fabricated in multiple processes, with side shields fabricated in one process, and a trailing shield formed in another process. These multiple processes...