IBM patent applications published on 12 May 2011

100 US patent applications published on 12 May 2011 and assigned to IBM

1 20110113517 WEAR-LESS OPERATION OF A MATERIAL SURFACE WITH A SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPE
2 20110113493 SOFTWARE LICENSE MANAGEMENT IMPACT ANALYSIS
3 20110113474 NETWORK SYSTEM SECURITY MANAGMENT
4 20110113434 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM FOR MANAGING COMPUTER PROCESSING FUNCTIONS
5 20110113406 SYMMETRIC MULTI-PROCESSOR LOCK TRACING
6 20110113402 REPRESENTING NON-FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS (NFRS) IN UNIFIED MODELING LANGUAGE (UML)
7 20110113398 Method and System for Providing Secondary Power Pins in Integrated Circuit Design
8 20110113395 Method, Electronic Design Automation Tool, Computer Program Product, and Data Processing Program for Creating a Layout for Design Representation of an Electronic Circuit and Corresponding Port for an Electronic Circuit
9 20110113382 ACTIVITY TRIGGERED PHOTOGRAPHY IN METAVERSE APPLICATIONS
10 20110113381 MULTIPLE CHECK BOX SUBSET SELECTION
11 20110113378 CONTEXTUAL ABNORMALITY CAPTCHAS
12 20110113375 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ILLUSTRATING A MENU OF INSIGHTS ASSOCIATED WITH VISUALIZATIONS
13 20110113357 MANIPULATING RESULTS OF A MEDIA ARCHIVE SEARCH
14 20110113351 CONTEXT RESTORATION VIA SAVED HISTORY WHEN REJOINING A MULTI-USER ENVIRONMENT
15 20110113350 METHOD, SYSTEM AND PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR BUILDING COLLABORATION APPLICATIONS USING MULTIPLE-PEER USER INTERFACE LIBRARIES
16 20110113328 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROVIDE ACCESS FOR BLIND USERS ON KIOSKS
17 20110113327 INTERNATIONALIZATION TECHNOLOGY
18 20110113324 PASTING CONTENT INTO A DOCUMENT USING TWISTIES
19 20110113295 SUPPORT ELEMENT OFFICE MODE ARRAY REPAIR CODE VERIFICATION
20 20110113292 Method, Device, Computer Program Product and Data Processing Program For Handling Communication Link Problems Between A First Communication Means and A Second Communication Means
21 20110113290 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TESTING CONFIGURATION OF ENVIRONMENTS
22 20110113280 CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR EFFICIENT MEMORY REPAIR
23 20110113279 Method Apparatus and System for a Redundant and Fault Tolerant Solid State Disk
24 20110113270 Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling (DVFS) Control for Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT) Processors
25 20110113234 User Device, Computer Program Product and Computer System for Secure Network Storage
26 20110113223 BRANCH TARGET BUFFER FOR EMULATION ENVIRONMENTS
27 20110113214 INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM MEMORY MANAGEMENT
28 20110113203 Reservation Required Transactions
29 20110113159 COMMUNICATION WITH INPUT/OUTPUT SYSTEM DEVICES
30 20110113134 Server Access Processing System
31 20110113104 FLAGGING RESOURCE POINTERS DEPENDING ON USER ENVIRONMENT
32 20110113065 MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES IN A HOST SYSTEM
33 20110113049 Anonymization of Unstructured Data
34 20110113038 SEARCH TERM SECURITY
35 20110113018 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MERGING DISPARATE VIRTUAL UNIVERSES ENTITIES
36 20110113016 Method and Apparatus for Data Compression
37 20110113015 MANAGEMENT OF REDUNDANT OBJECTS IN STORAGE SYSTEMS
38 20110113012 Operating System and File System Independent Incremental Data Backup
39 20110113010 SYNCHRONIZING AN AUXILIARY DATA SYSTEM WITH A PRIMARY DATA SYSTEM
40 20110113005 SUPPORTING SET-LEVEL SLICE AND DICE IN DATA WAREHOUSES
41 20110113001 Information Integrity Rules Framework
42 20110112998 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR VARIABLE GROUP SELECTION AND TEMPORAL CAUSAL MODELING
43 20110112987 Self-Organizing Energy Pricing
44 20110112974 Distributed Policy Distribution For Compliance Functionality
45 20110112938 EFFICIENT INVENTORY MANAGEMENT FOR PROVIDING DISTINCT SERVICE QUALITIES FOR MULTIPLE DEMAND GROUPS
46 20110112889 PROACTIVE DEMAND SHAPING FOR A CONFIGURABLE PRODUCT PORTFOLIO WITH UNCERTAIN DEMAND
47 20110112820 Reusing Invalidated Traces in a System Emulator
48 20110112748 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EXCHANGING POSITIONING INFORMATION BETWEEN VEHICLES IN ORDER TO ESTIMATE ROAD TRAFFIC
49 20110112675 PRODUCT RELEASE CONTROL INTO TIME-SENSITIVE PROCESSING ENVIRONMENTS
50 20110111799 Systems and Methods for Predicting Battery Drain Time Caused by Smartphone Applications
51 20110111647 METALLURGICAL CLAMSHELL METHODS FOR MICRO LAND GRID ARRAY FABRICATION
52 20110111592 ANGLE ION IMPLANT TO RE-SHAPE SIDEWALL IMAGE TRANSFER PATTERNS
53 20110111590 DEVICE AND METHODOLOGY FOR REDUCING EFFECTIVE DIELECTRIC CONSTANT IN SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
54 20110111584 SRAM CELL HAVING A RECTANGULAR COMBINED ACTIVE AREA FOR PLANAR PASS GATE AND PLANAR PULL-DOWN NFETS
55 20110111560 Lock and Key Through-Via Method for Wafer Level 3D Integration and Structures Produced Thereby
56 20110111384 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING SKILL ACQUISITION INTERFACES
57 20110111345 SILICON CONTAINING COATING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE
58 20110111339 BILAYER SYSTEMS INCLUDING A POLYDIMETHYLGLUTARIMIDE-BASED BOTTOM LAYER AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF
59 20110110578 Evaluation of Image Processing Algorithms
60 20110110525 Fully homomorphic encryption method based on a bootstrappable encryption scheme, computer program and apparatus
61 20110110502 REAL TIME AUTOMATIC CALLER SPEECH PROFILING
62 20110110065 Integrated Circuit Die Stacks Having Initially Identical Dies Personalized With Switches
63 20110110064 Integrating Circuit Die Stacks Having Initially Identical Dies Personalized With Fuses
64 20110109998 RECORDING HEAD WITH TILTED ORIENTATION
65 20110109988 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPENSATING FOR CROSSTALK BETWEEN NEARBY WRITERS
66 20110109987 WRITING AND READING MULTI-LEVEL PATTERNED MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIA, WITH MORE THAN TWO RECORDING LEVELS
67 20110109984 WRITING AND READING MULTI-LAYER CONTINUOUS MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIA, WITH MORE THAN TWO RECORDING LAYERS
68 20110109952 NONVOLATILE NANO-ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEM DEVICE
69 20110109740 Method and Apparatus for In Situ Solar Flat Panel Diagnostics
70 20110109405 Low Temperature BI-CMOS Compatible Process For MEMS RF Resonators and Filters
71 20110109381 Integrated Circuit Die Stacks With Rotationally Symmetric Vias
72 20110109378 Method and Device For Supplying Power to a Microelectronic Chip
73 20110109366 Method and Apparatus to Limit Circuit Delay Dependence on Voltage for Single Phase Transition
74 20110109165 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING A POWER SOURCE
75 20110108992 AIR GAP INTERCONNECT STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR FORMING THE SAME
76 20110108990 Capping of Copper Interconnect Lines in Integrated Circuit Devices
77 20110108989 PROCESS FOR REVERSING TONE OF PATTERNS ON INTEGERATED CIRCUIT AND STRUCTURAL PROCESS FOR NANOSCALE FABRICATION
78 20110108972 Integrated Circuit Die Stacks With Translationally Compatible Vias
79 20110108961 DEVICE HAVING AND METHOD FOR FORMING FINS WITH MULTIPLE WIDTHS
80 20110108960 SUB-LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING METHOD
81 20110108958 Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS)-Compatible High-Aspect Ratio Through-Wafer Vias and Low-Stress Configuration Thereof
82 20110108948 INTEGRATED DECOUPLING CAPACITOR EMPLOYING CONDUCTIVE THROUGH-SUBSTRATE VIAS
83 20110108943 HYBRID DOUBLE BOX BACK GATE SILICON-ON-INSULATOR WAFERS WITH ENHANCED MOBILITY CHANNELS
84 20110108930 Borderless Contacts For Semiconductor Devices
85 20110108927 DAMASCENE GATE HAVING PROTECTED SHORTING REGIONS
86 20110108921 SINGLE METAL GATE CMOS INTEGRATION BY INTERMIXING POLARITY SPECIFIC CAPPING LAYERS
87 20110108920 HIGH-K/METAL GATE CMOS FINFET WITH IMPROVED PFET THRESHOLD VOLTAGE
88 20110108919 METHOD OF FABRICATING A PRECISION BURIED RESISTOR
89 20110108918 ASYMMETRIC EPITAXY AND APPLICATION THEREOF
90 20110108900 BI-DIRECTIONAL SELF-ALIGNED FET CAPACITOR
91 20110108895 METHOD OF FORMING ASYMMETRIC SPACERS AND METHODS OF FABRICATING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING ASYMMETRIC SPACERS
92 20110108804 Maskless Process for Suspending and Thinning Nanowires
93 20110108803 VERTICAL NANOWIRE FET DEVICES
94 20110108802 Metal-Free Integrated Circuits Comprising Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
95 20110108792 Single Crystal Phase Change Material
96 20110108626 ELECTRONIC CARD AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A MAGNETIC FIELD FROM SWIPING THE ELECTRONIC CARD THROUGH A CARD READER
97 20110108316 AXIOCENTRIC SCRUBBING LAND GRID ARRAY CONTACTS AND METHODS FOR FABRICATION
98 20110108237 HEATSINK WITH FLEXIBLE BASE AND HEIGHT-ADJUSTED COOLING FINS
99 20110108115 Forming a Photovoltaic Device
100 20110107841 PIEZORESISTIVE STRAIN SENSOR BASED NANOWIRE MECHANICAL OSCILLATOR