IBM patent applications published on 25 January 2007

61 US patent applications published on 25 January 2007 and assigned to IBM

1 20070022430 A MESSAGE GENERATOR
2 20070022426 Dynamic application placement with allocation restrictions, vertical stacking and even load distribution
3 20070022386 Method and system for improving selection capability for user interface
4 20070022383 Mechanism for converting after image data to a delta level change
5 20070022374 System and method for classifying electronically posted documents
6 20070022368 Method and system for hiding sensitive data in an electronic spreadsheet environment
7 20070022363 Redundant 3-wire communication system and method
8 20070022337 Method and apparatus to verify non-deterministic results in an efficient random manner
9 20070022317 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND PROGRAM FOR TRANSMITTING INPUT/OUTPUT REQUESTS FROM A FIRST CONTROLLER TO A SECOND CONTROLLER
10 20070022302 Method for providing secure access to information held in a shared repository
11 20070022267 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE FOR CONSISTENT COPYING OF STORAGE VOLUMES
12 20070022250 System and method of responding to a cache read error with a temporary cache directory column delete
13 20070022240 Method of assigning virtual import/export element addresses
14 20070022203 Method and apparatus for providing proxied JMX interfaces to highly available J2EE components
15 20070022165 Sender managed message privacy
16 20070022157 Audio-visual indication of instant message priority
17 20070022152 Method and floating point unit to convert a hexadecimal floating point number to a binary floating point number
18 20070022149 System and method for concurrent garbage collection
19 20070022144 System and method for creating an application-consistent remote copy of data using remote mirroring
20 20070022142 System and method to generate domain knowledge for automated system management by combining designer specifications with data mining activity
21 20070022133 Method and apparatus for automatically and configurably adjusting allocated database resources to avoid denial of service
22 20070022127 Method and apparatus for independent depolyment of roles
23 20070022094 Method, system, and program product for automatically populating a field of a record
24 20070022083 Method of graphical display of hierarchical hardlinks to files in a file system
25 20070022082 Search engine coverage
26 20070021997 System and method for efficient optimization of meeting time selection
27 20070021996 System and method for ongoing supporting a procurement and accounts payable system
28 20070021890 Malfunction condition judgment apparatus, control method, automobile and program method
29 20070021293 SHARED GATE FOR CONVENTIONAL PLANAR DEVICE AND HORIZONTAL CNT
30 20070021128 High-rate proximity detection with the ability to provide notification
31 20070020934 Hard mask structure for patterning of materials
32 20070020929 METHOD FOR REDUCING DENDRITE FORMATION IN NICKEL SILICON SALICIDE PROCESSES
33 20070020867 Buried stress isolation for high-performance CMOS technology
34 20070020865 Multi-work function gates for CMOS circuit and method of manufacture
35 20070020838 UNDERCUT AND RESIDUAL SPACER PREVENTION FORDUAL STRESSED LAYERS
36 20070020837 HIGH PERFORMANCE CAPACITORS IN PLANAR BACK GATES CMOS
37 20070020830 IMPROVED CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) TECHNOLOGY
38 20070020806 METHOD AND STRUCTURE FOR FORMING STRAINED SI FOR CMOS DEVICES
39 20070020098 Cooling fan and shroud with modified profiles
40 20070019905 Optical switch
41 20070019671 Hardware device emulation
42 20070019570 Reconfigurable circular bus
43 20070019546 Method and system for transmitting a message between two isolated locations based on limited range communication means
44 20070019461 Methods and apparatus for accessing memory
45 20070019382 Hot swappable cooling fan system
46 20070019336 MAGNETIC ENCODER SYSTEM
47 20070018986 Data processing method and system
48 20070018800 Vehicle collision avoidance system enhancement using in-car air bag deployment system
49 20070018698 Method and apparatus for implementing fault tolerant phase locked loop (PLL)
50 20070018690 Maskable dynamic logic
51 20070018601 Method to automatically detect and predict performance shortages of databases
52 20070018546 Rack-mounted rail system
53 20070018257 Electronic circuit having variable biasing
54 20070018252 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE CONTAINING HIGH PERFORMANCE P-MOSFET AND/OR N-MOSFET AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME
55 20070018248 Power gating schemes in SOI circuits in hybrid SOI-epitaxial CMOS structures
56 20070018239 Sea-of-fins structure on a semiconductor substrate and method of fabrication
57 20070018205 STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR IMPROVED STRESS AND YIELD IN pFETS WITH EMBEDDED SiGe SOURCE/DRAIN REGIONS
58 20070018202 HIGH PERFORMANCE MOSFET COMPRISING STRESSED PHASE CHANGE MATERIAL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME
59 20070017883 Cable management system with adjustable length arm
60 20070017659 Heat spreader
61 20070017658 Cold plate apparatus and method of fabrication thereof with a controlled heat transfer characteristic between a metallurgically bonded tube and heat sink for facilitating cooling of an electronics component