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9021483 Making hardware objects and operations thread-safe  
Performance in object-oriented systems may be improved by allowing multiple concurrent hardware control and diagnostic operations to run concurrently on the system while preventing race...
9015090 Evaluating a questionable network communication  
Identifying a questionable network address from a network communication. In an embodiment, a network device receives an incoming or outgoing connection request, a web page, an email, or other...
9013176 Methods and apparatus for sensing a substrate in a load cup  
Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for detecting the presence of a substrate in a load cup. The invention includes a proximity sensor having a detection pad disposed below a contact...
9008833 Dynamic routing control methods and systems for a cluster tool  
Systems, methods, and apparatus are provided for operating a cluster tool including receiving recipe time data; receiving transfer time data; receiving process programs and associated substrate...
9004107 Methods and apparatus for enhanced gas flow rate control  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for controlling gas flow to a semiconductor-processing chamber. The invention includes deactivating ratio setpoint feedback control in a flow...
9002096 Method and apparatus for determining a liquid level in a container using imaging  
Methods, systems and apparatus for determining a level of a sample are provided. An image of a sample housed in a container is captured, wherein the image is represented as a two dimensional array...
8994950 Methods and apparatus for sensing a substrate in a chamber  
The present invention provides methods, apparatus, and systems of sensing a substrate in a chamber. The invention includes emitting radiation of at least two different wavelengths; directing the...
8981347 Memory cell that includes a sidewall collar for pillar isolation and methods of forming the same  
A method of forming a memory cell is provided. The method includes forming a steering element pillar having a first stiffness and a sidewall, forming a sidewall collar along at least a portion of...
8979711 System and method for improving fitness equipment and exercise  
In a first aspect, a method is provided that includes the steps of (1) providing a monitor for determining a level of exercise performance performed by an exerciser and for outputting a signal...
8976007 Systems and methods for providing biofeedback information to a cellular telephone and for using such information  
The present invention provides systems, methods and apparatus for a wearable band adapted to be worn by a user. The wearable band may include one or more biometric sensors such as a pulse monitor...
8974605 Methods and apparatus for conserving electronic device manufacturing resources  
A method for operating an electronic device manufacturing system is provided, including: introducing an inert gas into a process tool vacuum pump at a first flow rate while the process tool is...
8969923 Methods and apparatus for layout of three dimensional matrix array memory for reduced cost patterning  
Apparatus, methods, and systems are provided for a memory layer layout for a three-dimensional memory. The memory layer includes a plurality of memory array blocks; a plurality of memory lines...
8969098 Methods and systems providing reagent mixing  
Disclosed are methods and systems adapted to provide mixing of a liquid reagent in an automated clinical analyzer. The methods include aspirating an air separator (e.g., an air slug) into the...
8968055 Methods and apparatus for pre-chemical mechanical planarization buffing module  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for a pre-CMP semiconductor substrate buffing module. The invention includes a polishing pad assembly adapted to be rotated against a major...
8951861 Methods of making a high-density nonvolatile memory  
Methods are provided for forming a monolithic three dimensional memory array. An example method includes: (a) forming a first plurality of substantially parallel, substantially coplanar conductors...
8947226 Bands for measuring biometric information  
In some aspects, a system is provided that includes (1) a wrist band having one or more sensors that measure biometric data of a user wearing the band; and (2) a display on the band that displays...
8946017 Method of making a TFT charge storage memory cell having high-mobility corrugated channel  
Numerous other aspects are provided a method for making a nonvolatile memory cell. The method includes forming a non-planar dielectric structure, and conformally depositing a semiconductor layer...
8944960 Methods and apparatus for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness  
Methods and apparatus are provided for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness. In accordance with a first aspect, an apparatus is provided that is adapted to assist in weight loss and...
8942531 Optical fuse devices, optical fiber lines, and methods of manufacturing same  
An optical fuse device adapted to be placed in between ends of lead-in fibers of an optical fiber line. The optical fuse device has a destructible region having a core, the destructible region...
8939831 Systems and methods for improving fitness equipment and exercise  
The present invention provides systems for and methods of playing a video game that includes providing a game character having a virtual appearance characteristic, receiving an input signal...
8934995 Disparity correction for location-aware distributed sporting events  
Various embodiments facilitate location-aware distributed competitions. In one embodiment, a system facilitates a distributed sporting event that includes multiple players traveling over...
8934652 Visual presentation of speaker-related information  
Techniques for ability enhancement are described. Some embodiments provide an ability enhancement facilitator system (“AEFS”) configured to determine and present speaker-related information based...
8897903 Location-aware distributed sporting events  
Various embodiments facilitate location-aware distributed competitions. In one embodiment, a system facilitates a distributed sporting event that includes multiple players traveling over courses...
8888583 Systems and methods for portable exergaming  
In a first aspect, a system for playing a video game is provided that includes (1) one or more sensors adapted to monitor one or more biometric parameters of a user and communicate the one or more...
8886354 Methods, systems and apparatus for rapid exchange of work material  
Systems, apparatus and methods for the rapid exchange of work material in a facility processing substrates (e.g., LCD panels, solar panels, semiconductor wafers, or the like) are disclosed. The...
8883589 Counter doping compensation methods to improve diode performance  
A method of forming a memory cell is provided, the method including forming a diode including a first region having a first conductivity type, counter-doping the diode to change the first region...
8878235 Memory cell that employs a selectively fabricated carbon nano-tube reversible resistance-switching element and methods of forming the same  
In some aspects, a method of fabricating a memory cell is provided that includes fabricating a steering element above a substrate, and fabricating a reversible-resistance switching element coupled...
8870512 Sealed substrate carriers and systems and methods for transporting substrates  
An electronic device manufacturing system is disclosed. The system includes a processing tool having one or more processing chambers each adapted to perform an electronic device manufacturing...
8869422 Methods and apparatus for marangoni substrate drying using a vapor knife manifold  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for a Marangoni vapor knife assembly. The assembly includes a base having a channel extending longitudinally through the base and a plurality...
8847200 Memory cell comprising a carbon nanotube fabric element and a steering element  
A memory cell is provided, the memory cell including a steering element having a vertically-oriented p-i-n junction, and a carbon nanotube fabric. The steering element and the carbon nanotube...
8845140 Heat sink and lamp using the same  
A heat sink includes a main structure and a peripheral structure. The main structure includes a bottom surface and a wall portion. The wall portion surrounds the outer edge of the bottom surface....
8835892 Electronic devices including carbon nano-tube films having boron nitride-based liners, and methods of forming the same  
Methods in accordance with this invention form a microelectronic structure by forming a carbon nano-tube (“CNT”) layer, and forming a boron nitride layer (“BN liner”) above the CNT layer, wherein...
8833966 Light device and its light emitting diode module  
A light device and its light emitting diode module are provided in the disclosure. The light emitting diode module includes a substrate, an arrayed light emitting group and a single sealant body....
8818987 Converting union commands to union all commands  
In one aspect, a method is provided. The method includes: (1) identifying in a query of a database a union command involving data in the database that is mutually exclusive; and (2) changing the...
8813538 Methods and apparatus for insitu analysis of gases in electronic device fabrication systems  
Systems and methods are disclosed that include adjusting a pressure level of a sample gas in a testing chamber, for example, using a pressurized inert reference gas, and determining a composition...
8809128 Methods and apparatus for layout of three dimensional matrix array memory for reduced cost patterning  
The present invention provides apparatus, methods, and systems for a memory layer layout for a three-dimensional memory. The memory layer includes a plurality of memory array blocks; a plurality...
8808114 Systems and methods for measuring and/or analyzing swing information  
In a first aspect, a system for monitoring a swing is provided that includes a wireless device adapted to couple to a swinging object and to provide information indicative of a characteristic of...
8808102 Systems and methods for measuring and/or analyzing swing information  
In a first aspect, a system for monitoring a swing is provided that includes (1) a swing measurement device adapted to couple to a swinging object and to output a signal indicative of a...
8796589 Processing system with the dual end-effector handling  
In a first aspect, a first substrate processing system is provided that includes (1) a chamber having a plurality of opening through which a substrate may be transported; (2) a substrate carrier...
8784273 System and method for improving fitness equipment and exercise  
In a first aspect, a method is provided that includes the steps of (1) providing a monitor for determining a level of exercise performance performed by an exerciser and for outputting a signal...
8784272 Methods and apparatus for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness  
Methods and apparatus are provided for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness. In accordance with a first aspect, an apparatus is provided that is adapted to assist in weight loss and...
8784033 Robot systems, apparatus and methods for transporting substrates  
Substrate transport systems, apparatus and methods are described. The systems are adapted to efficiently put or pick substrates at a destination by rotating a boom linkage to a position adjacent...
8781568 Systems and methods for heart rate monitoring, data transmission, and use  
In a first aspect, a heart rate monitoring system is provided that includes (1) a heart rate monitor adapted to wirelessly transmit a signal indicative of a heart rate of a user; and (2) a user...
8777547 Systems, apparatus and methods for transporting substrates  
A substrate transporting robot apparatus is disclosed which is adapted to transport a substrate to and from a chamber of an electronic device processing system. The apparatus may include an upper...
8773898 Methods and apparatus for reducing programming time of a memory cell  
A method is provided for programming a memory cell having a first terminal coupled to a word line and a second terminal coupled to a bit line. During a first predetermined time interval, the word...
8772876 High-voltage silicon-on-insulator transistors and methods of manufacturing the same  
In a first aspect, a first method of manufacturing a high-voltage transistor is provided. The first method includes the steps of (1) providing a substrate including a bulk silicon layer that is...
8769164 Methods and apparatus for allocating bandwidth for a network processor  
In a first aspect, a first method is provided for self-adjusting allocation of memory bandwidth in a network processor system. The first method includes the steps of (1) determining an amount of...
8768513 Systems having multi-linkage robots and methods to correct positional and rotational alignment in multi-linkage robots  
Methods of correction of rotational and linear misalignment in multi-link robots are provided. The method allows for precise orientation of an end effector to put or pick substrates at a target...
8766414 Deposited semiconductor structure to minimize N-type dopant diffusion and method of making  
A memory cell is provided that includes a semiconductor pillar and a reversible resistance-switching element coupled to the semiconductor pillar. The semiconductor pillar includes a heavily doped...
8766332 Optimization of critical dimensions and pitch of patterned features in and above a substrate  
A die is formed with different and optimized critical dimensions in different device levels and areas of those device levels using photolithography and etch techniques. One aspect of the invention...

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