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Applied Materials Patent Grants

Method of reducing tungsten film roughness and resistivity

Patent Number 9546419 - January 17, 2017

Methods for controlling crystal size in bulk tungsten layers are disclosed herein. Methods for depositing a bulk tungsten metal layer can…

Variable frequency microwave (VFM) processes and applications in semiconductor thin film fabrications

Patent Number 9548200 - January 17, 2017

Methods and apparatus for processing a substrate are described herein. A vacuum multi-chamber deposition tool can include a degas chamber with…

Self-aligned multiple spacer patterning schemes for advanced nanometer technology

Patent Number 9548201 - January 17, 2017

The present disclosure provides forming nanostructures with precision dimension control and minimum lithographic related errors for features…

Reconfigurable multi-zone gas delivery hardware for substrate processing showerheads

Patent Number 9540731 - January 10, 2017

Reconfigurable showerheads used in process chambers for substrate processing are provided herein. In some embodiments, a reconfigurable…

Methods of etching films with reduced surface roughness

Patent Number 9540736 - January 10, 2017

Provided are methods for etching films comprising transition metals which help to minimize higher etch rates at the grain boundaries of…

Applied Materials Patent Applications

BRACE STRUCTURES FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Application Number 20170014907 - January 19, 2017

Additive manufacturing of an object includes dispensing a plurality of successive layers of powder over a top surface of a platform, fusing an…

SELECTIVE MATERIAL DISPENSING IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

Application Number 20170014910 - January 19, 2017

Additive manufacturing includes successively forming a plurality of layers on a support. Depositing a layer from the plurality of layers…

PROCESS FOR REMOVING CONTAMINATION ON RUTHENIUM SURFACE

Application Number 20170017146 - January 19, 2017

A method for pretreating an EUVL photomask having an exposed ruthenium surface includes subjecting the photomask to surface treatment in an…

METAL REMOVAL WITH REDUCED SURFACE ROUGHNESS

Application Number 20170018439 - January 19, 2017

Methods are described for etching metal layers that are difficult to volatize, such as cobalt, nickel, and platinum to form an etched metal…

UV-ASSISTED MATERIAL INJECTION INTO POROUS FILMS

Application Number 20170018455 - January 19, 2017

Methods are described for reducing shrinkage experienced by porous films on a patterned substrate. The film may be a…

Applied Materials Federal District Court Decisions

Plaintiff v. Defendant

California Northern District Court - May 3, 2016

ORDER re 728 Status Report filed by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Having reviewed the Joint Status Report filed on April 22, 2016 (Dkt.…

Plaintiff v. Defendant

California Northern District Court - January 29, 2016

ORDER GRANTING 40 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER To Continue Deadline To Amend The Pleadings By No More Than 10 Days filed by Maria …

Salat v. Ebay Inc et al

California Northern District Court - November 30, 2015

ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT by Magistrate Judge Paul Singh Grewal granting 34 (psglc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed…

Legg v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

New York Southern District Court - November 30, 2015

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: For the foregoing reasons, Experian's Motion to Dismiss (Dkt. 123) is GRANTED. Because Plaintiffs'…

Geter v. Shakespeare Company LLC et al

South Carolina District Court - November 3, 2014

ORDER ACCEPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION, granting defendant's motion 18 Motion for Summary Judgment, filed by Shakespeare…

Applied Materials State Court Decisions

Rizzo v. Applied Materials, Inc., et al

New York New York Northern District Court - March 22, 2016

MEMORANDUM-DECISION AND ORDER granting 38 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim: The Court hereby ORDERS that Defendant…

Insyst, Ltd. v. Applied Materials

California Court of Appeal - January 30, 2009

Linear Technology v. Applied Materials

California Court of Appeal - June 18, 2007