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Applied Materials Patent Grants

System and method for selective coil excitation in inductively coupled plasma processing reactors

Patent Number 9659751 - May 23, 2017

Spatial distribution of RF power delivered to plasma in a processing chamber is controlled using an arrangement of primary and secondary…

Grooved insulator to reduce leakage current

Patent Number 9659753 - May 23, 2017

A plasma source includes a first electrode and a second electrode having respective surfaces, and an insulator that is between and in contact…

Enhancement of modulus and hardness for UV-cured ultra low-k dielectric films

Patent Number 9659765 - May 23, 2017

Embodiments described herein generally relate to methods for processing a dielectric film on a substrate with UV energy. In one embodiment, a…

Conformal strippable carbon film for line-edge-roughness reduction for advanced patterning

Patent Number 9659771 - May 23, 2017

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to deposition of a conformal organic material over a feature formed in a photoresist or a hardmask, to…

Doping control of metal nitride films

Patent Number 9659814 - May 23, 2017

Described are methods for controlling the doping of metal nitride films such as TaN, TiN and MnN. The temperature during deposition of the…

Applied Materials Patent Applications

SELF-ALIGNED SHIELDING OF SILICON OXIDE

Application Number 20170148642 - May 25, 2017

Methods of etching silicon nitride faster than silicon or silicon oxide are described. Methods of selectively depositing additional material…

ENDPOINTING DETECTION FOR CHEMICAL MECHANICAL POLISHING BASED ON SPECTROMETRY

Application Number 20170125313 - May 4, 2017

A method of detecting a polishing endpoint includes storing a plurality of library spectra, measuring a sequence of spectra from the substrate…

APPLYING DIMENSIONAL REDUCTION TO SPECTRAL DATA FROM POLISHING SUBSTRATES

Application Number 20170113320 - April 27, 2017

A plurality of spectra reflected from one or more substrates at a plurality of different positions on the one or more substrates are…

RADIAL WAVEGUIDE SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR POST-MATCH CONTROL OF MICROWAVES

Application Number 20170110290 - April 20, 2017

A system provides post-match control of microwaves in a radial waveguide. The system includes the radial waveguide, and a signal generator…

Bulk sintered solid solution ceramic which exhibits fracture toughness and halogen plasma resistance

Application Number 20170110293 - April 20, 2017

A bulk, sintered solid solution-comprising ceramic article useful in semiconductor processing, which is resistant to erosion by…

Applied Materials Federal District Court Decisions

Roberts v. Ebay Inc et al

South Carolina District Court - February 9, 2017

ORDER adopting in part Report and Recommendations re 135 Report and Recommendation; granting 63 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of…

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'…

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