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Applied Materials Patent Grants

Showerhead for a semiconductor processing chamber

Patent Number D794753 - August 15, 2017

Tooling configuration for electric/magnetic field guided acid profile control in a photoresist layer

Patent Number 9733579 - August 15, 2017

A method of processing a substrate is disclosed herein. The method includes applying a photoresist layer comprising a photoacid generator to a…

Integrated apparatus for efficient removal of halogen residues from etched substrates

Patent Number 9735002 - August 15, 2017

A method and apparatus for removing volatile residues from a substrate are provided. In one embodiment, a method for volatile residues from a…

Pre-clean of silicon germanium for pre-metal contact at source and drain and pre-high K at channel

Patent Number 9735009 - August 15, 2017

The present disclosure generally relates to methods for removing contaminants and native oxides from substrate surfaces. The method includes…

Visual feedback for process control in RTP chambers

Patent Number 9735034 - August 15, 2017

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to methods and apparatus for visual lamp failure detection in a processing chamber,…

Applied Materials Patent Applications


Application Number 20170226637 - August 10, 2017

A system to form a dielectric layer on a substrate from a plasma of dielectric precursors is described. The system may include a deposition…

Non-Contact Sheet Resistance Measurement of Barrier and/or Seed Layers Prior to Electroplating

Application Number 20170226655 - August 10, 2017

A measurement tool for measuring an electrical parameter of a metal film deposited on a front side of a workpiece includes an electrical…


Application Number 20170229287 - August 10, 2017

Embodiments of the present technology may include a method of etching a substrate. The method may include striking a plasma discharge in a…


Application Number 20170229289 - August 10, 2017

An exemplary system may include a chamber configured to contain a semiconductor substrate in a processing region of the chamber. The system…


Application Number 20170229291 - August 10, 2017

A semiconductor processing chamber may include a remote plasma region, and a processing region fluidly coupled with the remote plasma region.…

Applied Materials Federal District Court Decisions

Roberts v. Ebay Inc et al

South Carolina District Court - August 2, 2017

OPINION AND ORDER adopting 171 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Mary Gordon Baker; granting 126 Motion for Summary Judgment;…

Plaintiff v. Defendant

California Northern District Court - May 25, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER re 55 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER To Continue Briefing Schedule On Final Approval Of Class Certification And…

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 …

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