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Films for Semiconductor Fabrication and Medical Applciations    

Portfolio of processes and materials for semiconductor fabrication and medical applications

Overview

These patents cover processes and materials for semiconductor fabrication including:
 low k and high k thin films
 protection, sealing and strengthening of porous films
 low and high refractive index films

Other inventions include:
 controlled release from porous films for medical uses

Primary Application of the Technology

Low k and high k films targeted market: semiconductor manufacturing
Refractive index tuning for optical applications
Porous materials for controlled drug and bio-affecting compositions for medical device applications

Competitive Advantage

Low k films have improved mechanical and thermal properties over other films that are further enhanced by protection processes.

The seller may consider selling these patents individually.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 501: Compositions: Ceramic

This is the generic class for: Glass compositions and compositions for making glass, i.e., glass batch compositions, devitrified glass-ceramic compositions and processes for producing such compositions. These compositions may be regarded as thermoplastic compositions. Refractory compositions comprising primarily earthy, inorganic materials, and/or elemental carbon. Fired clay containing compositions in the nature of porcelain, earthenware, and similar materials. These compositions may be regarded as thermosetting compositions

Subclass 134: Titanate, zirconate, stannate, niobate, or tantalate or oxide of titanium, zirconium, tin, niobium, or tantalum containing (e.g., dielectrics, etc.)
Subclass 138: And divalent metal oxide other than alkaline earth oxide or magnesium oxide

Class 264: Plastic And Nonmetallic Article Shaping Or Treating: Processes

Processes for molding, casting, or shaping of nonmetallic materials to produce articles. Liquid or melt comminuting of materials other than glass or metal. Uniting or compacting of bulk or randomly assembled particles. Furnace Lining or repair. Melt shaping in the absence of a mold or shaping surface, e.g., spheroidizing of particles. Working or treatment of nonmetallic materials not otherwise provided for.

Subclass 104: FORMING ELECTRICAL ARTICLES BY SHAPING ELECTROCONDUCTIVE MATERIAL

Class 423: Chemistry Of Inorganic Compounds

This class provides for what is generally termed the field of inorganic chemistry. It includes inorganic compounds, nonmetallic elements and processes of producing the same involving a chemical reaction. The products are generally in a relatively pure state but may be a mixture with no other utility than as a source material for an inorganic compound or element. This includes metal compound products useful in metallurgical processes of obtaining free metals.

Subclass 598: Titanium (e.g., titanate, etc.)
Subclass 610: Titanium dioxide
Subclass 594.17: Vanadium (V), niobium (Nb), or tantalum (Ta) containing

Class 427: Coating Processes

This is the generic class for: A. applying or obtaining a coating on a surface. The coating may be hard or soft, permanent or transitory, supplied solely by extraneous materials or supplied wholly or in part by the base material. B. impregnating a base by causing a coating material to extend or penetrate into the base material, or into the interstices of a porous, cellular or foraminous material. C. taking preparatory treatments of the base material, subsequent treatments of the coated base material and other ancillary noncoating operations claimed, per se, processes limited to etching for making a base more compatible with, or adherent to, the coating wherein the base is the substrate (work) onto which a coating is applied are included.

Subclass 126.3: Metal oxide, peroxide, or hydroxide coating
Subclass 255.12: Chemical vapor infiltration (i.e., CVI) of porous base (e.g., fiber, fibrous web etc.)
Subclass 534: Cleaning or removing part of substrate (e.g., etching with plasma, glow discharge, etc.)
Subclass 553: Low energy electromagnetic radiation (e.g., microwave, radio wave, IR, UV, visible, actinic, laser, etc.)
Subclass 79: Condenser or capacitor
Subclass 80: Electrolytic or barrier layer type
Subclass 81: Vacuum or pressure utilized

Class 977: Nanotechnology

This art collection provides for disclosures related to: nanostructure and chemical compositions of nanostructure; device that include at least one nanostructure; mathematical algorithms, e.g., computer software, etc., specifically adapted for modeling configurations or properties of nanostructure; methods or apparatus for making, detecting, analyzing, or treating nanostructure; and specified particular uses of nanostructure. the term "nanostructure" is defined to mean an atomic, molecular, or macromolecular structure that: has at least one physical dimension of approximately 1-100 nanometers; and possesses a special property, provides a special function, or produces a special effect that is uniquely attributable to the structure s nanoscale physical size.

Subclass 773: Nanoparticle (structure having three dimensions of 100 nm or less)

Class 438: Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process

This class provides for manufacturing a semiconductor containing a solid-state device for the following purposes: (a) conducting or modifying an electrical current, (b) storing electrical energy for subsequent discharge within a microelectronic integrated circuit, or (c) converting electromagnetic wave energy to electrical energy or electrical energy to electromagnetic energy. Also operations involving: (1) coating a substrate with a semiconductive material, or (2) coating a semiconductive substrate or substrate containing a semiconductive region. It also provides for operations involving etching a semiconductive substrate or etching a substrate containing a semiconductive region. The class provides for packaging or treatment of packaged semiconductor.

Subclass 760: Utilizing reflow (e.g., planarization, etc.)
Subclass 778: Insulative material deposited upon semiconductive substrate

Class 521: Synthetic Resins Or Natural Rubbers -- Part Of The Class 520 Series

Part of the Class 520 Series - some general types of subject matter include: Solid synthetic resins, per se, regardless of utility; processes of preparing a synthetic resin involving a chemical reaction; reactable compositions which form a product; processes of purifying a solid synthetic resin or composition containing a synthetic resin by a chemical or physical process; process of reclaiming or recovering a solid synthetic resin; processes of treating a synthetic resin or specified intermediate condensation product with a reactant, or product thereof; blends of solid synthetic resins, processes of preparing or treating such blends; chemically reacted solid synthetic resins or processes of preparing; potentially reactable compositions which contain a solid synthetic resin or SICP and products of such a reaction, or processes of preparing; room vulcanizable potentially reactive compositions which merely require moisture and which are usually activated by heat and/or pressure to form a product; compositions of a nonreactant material and a solid synthetic resin or SICP; compositions containing a structurally defined material which is dispersed in a matrix which is not identified by overall dimension or some structure or processes of preparing; single-layered products containing a solid synthetic resin or composition thereof reciting no structure or dimension, or a fiber, filament, etc., which is no more than the material from which it is made, nonstructured single-layered web or sheet is encompassed; particles or a powder, per se, of a solid synthetic resin or composition thereof for which particles or powder no dimensions are recited; reactable compositions which form a product proper for this class and contain a photoinitiator or photosensitizer which are activated by wave energy or processes of preparing.

Subclass 86: Ingredient is organic silicon compound

Class 424: Drug, Bio-Affecting And Body Treating Compositions

This class includes the following subject matter, not provided for elsewhere: 1. Drug and bio-affecting compositions which are capable of: preventing, alleviating, treating, or curing abnormal and pathological conditions of the living body; maintaining, increasing, decreasing, limiting, or destroying a physiologic body function; diagnosing a physiological condition or state by an in vivo test; controlling or protecting an environment or living body by attracting, disabling, inhibiting, killing, modifying, repelling or retarding an animal or micro-organism. 2. Body treating compositions generally intended for deodorizing, protecting, adorning, or grooming a body. 3. Fermentates. Plant and animal extracts, or body fluids or material containing plant or animal cellular structure. 4. Compositions of this class defined in terms of specific structure; e.g., layered tablet, capsule. 5. Processes of using or preparing subject matter of the Class Definition.

Subclass 9.32: Particle containing a transition, actinide, or lanthanide metal (e.g., hollow or solid particle, granule, etc.)
Subclass 489: Particulate form (e.g., powders, granules, beads, microcapsules, and pellets)
Subclass 490: Coated (e.g., microcapsules)

Class 29: Metal Working

Metal working or shaping - it comprises processes, tools, machines, and apparatus not classifiable in the specific classes relating to the manufacture of articles from metal. It has been made the generic class for the following regardless of the composition of the blank, stock material, or article recited or worked upon: (a) process of electric condenser making; (b) a burnishing process; (c) a process of manufacture; (d) apparatus used to assemble or disassemble.

Subclass 25.41: ELECTRIC CONDENSER MAKING

Class 428: Stock Material Or Miscellaneous Articles

This is the residual class for: 1. Stock material in the form of a structurally defined web, sheet, rod, strand, fiber, filament, cell, flake, particle not provided elsewhere. 2. Stock material in the form of a web, sheet, mass or layer which consists of or contains a structurally defined constituent or element. 3. A nonstructural laminate defined merely in terms of the composition of one or more layers. 4. An article of manufacture or an intermediate-article not provided for elsewhere. 5. A process for applying an impregnating material to a naturally solid product such as a wood beam, a sheet of leather or a stone, or for applying a coating to a base, and which process includes no significant method step.

Subclass 195.1: Discontinuous or differential coating, impregnation or bond (e.g., artwork, printing, retouched photograph, etc.)
Subclass 304.4: Composite having voids in a component (e.g., porous, cellular, etc.)

Class 252: Compositions

(A) Compositions of matter, having or not having structure, physical form or heterogeneous arrangement of components and for which there is no provision elsewhere. (B) Packages of such compositions, or other articles which include such compositions for which there is no provision elsewhere. (C) Processes of making, or peculiar to making, such compositions and for which there is no provision elsewhere. (D) Apparatus for use in or peculiar to such processes and for which there is no provision elsewhere.

Subclass 299.6: Containing nonsteryl liquid crystalline compound of specified structure