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Cubic or metastable cubic refractory metal carbides act as barrier layers to isolate, adhere, and passivate copper in semiconductor fabrication. One or more barrier layers of the metal carbide are deposited in conjunction with copper metallizations to form a multilayer characterized by a cubic crystal structure with a ...
An ultrasonic machining module that includes an ultrasonic transducer, wherein the ultrasonic transducer is adapted to receive a machining tool and a vibration-isolating housing adapted to be both compatible with a machining system and to receive the ultrasonic transducer therein, wherein the housing further includes a...
An apparatus for closure of an opening or isolation of a structure in the cardiovascular system. The apparatus generally includes an occluding segment, a delivery segment and a control segment. The occluding segment may be composed of one or more independently inflatable members which are detachably or permanently atta...
Disclosed are a chaotropic agent; a reagent including a chaotropic agent and a lithium salt; a reagent kit including a chaotropic agent; a chaotropic agent, a reagent, a reagent kit, and a method for isolating a nucleic acid by use of a magnetic cellulose material; a method for binding a nucleic acid to a magnetic cell...
An executable circuit design is used to generate waveforms, from which behaviors of the circuit are captured. The behaviors and various combinations thereof can then be saved in a database, along with descriptions and other metadata about them, thereby generating a behavioral index of the circuit design code. Behaviora...
A memory includes an I/O unit that is shared between multiple storage arrays. The shared I/O unit provides output data from the arrays. The memory includes an isolation unit connected between each storage array and the shared I/O unit. In addition, each of the storage arrays and the shared I/O unit may be connected to ...
Identification of maximum power scatters in an N-dimensional dataset generally requires two basic steps. The first step is to identify the max power scatters of the dataset and the second step removes neighboring power scatters (e.g., “hits”) of lower power. Current naïve approaches utilize an inefficient and comp...
The present invention provides an improved process of isolating purified, free 1-(alkoxyphenyl)-5-(phenyl)biguanide compounds, from a crude acid reaction mixture thereof. The compounds have the formula: ##STR1## where R is alkyl, linear of branched, having from 1-14 carbon atoms, and are useful as agricultural fungicid...
A method is provided for detecting nucleic acid sequence aberrations using two immobilization steps. According to the method, a nucleic acid sequence aberration is detected by detecting nucleic acid sequences having both a first nucleic acid sequence type (e.g., from a first chromosome) and a second nucleic acid sequen...
A method for the analysis and isolation of genes which express membrane receptors was developed. Cells of E. coli transformed with proper vectors, from phage, as well as from plasmids, containing the cDNA coding for human β-adrenergic receptors, are grown on slabs of LB/agar; the bacterial colonies, once transferred o...
A polypepide substance isolated from rat serum which, upon administration to rats incapable of producing PTH (parathyroidectomized rats), produces an increase in the observed bone mineral apposition rate. The substance bas been isolated in two forms, a first larger polypeptide having a molecular weight about twice that...
A wellhead is provided. In one embodiment, the wellhead includes a plug for sealing a side passage of the wellhead. The plug may include an outer member, an inner member extending through the outer member and coupled to the outer member with at least one degree of freedom of movement relative to the outer member, and a...
A method for isolating nucleic acids is provided. The method includes providing a biological sample containing at least one nucleic acid, and mixing the biological sample with an isolating agent under a suitable condition to isolate the nucleic acids from the biological sample in single step, wherein the isolating agen...
Where is provided a process for preparing extracellular endoxylanase that is stable and active at high alkaline pH. The process includes growing a Ccphalosporium strain on xylan rich natural media supplemented with nitrogen-rich nutrients at high alkaline pH either by submerged or semisolid fermentation. The Cephalospo...
A vertically oriented metal circuit element is electrically connected and isolated between vertically separated conductors of interconnect layers in an integrated circuit. The methodology involves connecting a lower end of the metal element to the lower interconnect layer at the lower end of an opening in an inter-laye...
A method is provided for detecting the presence of C. difficile toxin A. Stool or other appropriate specimen is contacted with a reagent containing an available non-reducing galactose-alpha-1-3-galactosyl structure, which is a specific receptor for toxin A. The reagent may be intact cells, cell membranes, membrane frac...
Devices and corresponding mechanical non-fermentive methods for isolating seeds from fruits or vegetables and for releasing and separating the isolated seeds from their coats, according to one embodiment the device includes a first station including a first chamber and a second chamber at least partly separated therebe...
Microbial polysaccharides can be liberated from their amine adducts by treating them with ammonia or a highly volatile amine in the presence of monohydric alkanols having 1 to 3 carbon atoms. It is advantageous to use the amine adduct in the form of a moist press cake in which it is isolated from fermenter broths. The ...
A method for isolating kerogen from a mineral sample in a pressurized reaction cell, which permits reaction at pressures greater than two atmospheres and provides for the removal of all liquids from the cell without significant loss of sample solids, employing multiple steps of addition and removal of concentrated hydr...
A radar level gauging system for determining a level of a surface of a product in a tank, comprising a propagation device arranged to allow microwave signals to propagate towards the surface, and to return a reflection of the microwave signals from the surface and at least two radar level gauge (RLG) units. Each RLG un...
An electronic device includes: multiple electronic elements each including a semiconductor film; and an element isolation region provided between adjacent ones of the multiple electronic elements, the element isolation region including a semiconductor film having a bandgap of 1.95 eV or more, an insulating film, and an...
A method for isolating human neuroepithelial precursor cells from human fetal tissue by culturing the human fetal cells in fibroblast growth factor and chick embryo extract and immunodepleting from the cultured human fetal cells any cells expressing A2B5, NG2 and eNCAM is provided. In addition, methods for transplantin...
A method for isolating access by application programs to native resources provided by an operating system redirects a request for a native resource made by an application program executing on behalf of a user to an isolation environment. The isolation environment includes a user isolation scope and an application isola...
Turbine engine ( 80 ) components, such as blades ( 92 ), vanes ( 104, 106 ), ring segment 110 abradable surfaces 120, or transitions ( 85 ), have furcated engineered groove features (EGFs) ( 403, 404, 418, 509, 511, 512 ) that cut into the outer surface of the component's thermal barrier coating (TBC). In some ...
The invention is drawn to isolating sequence variants of a genetic locus of interest using a modified iterative primer extension method. The nucleic acids analyzed are generally single stranded and have a reference sequence which is used as a basis for performing iterative single nucleotide extension reactions from a h...
A negative isolation method for separately isolating preparations of Th1 and Th2 helper lymphocytes from peripheral blood mononuclear cells involving the use of novel combinations of monoclonal antibodies to separately sequester specific Th1 and Th2 lymphocytes and contaminating leukocytes and erythrocytes, adding a ma...
A device for separating and isolating components of a biological fluid comprising a container for containing the fluid to be processed, a tube cap assembly for closing the container while providing filling and extraction communication therewith, a float assembly disposed within the container for funneling and controlli...
To decrease dimensions in the axial direction by dispensing with a stopper while making the control of a value of spring constant easy in the axial direction of a sub-frame mount and in the direction meeting at right angles therewith, an inner cylinder 3 is arranged inside of an outer cylinder which is formed in a su...
The present invention provides a method for isolating and purifying 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoroethyl iodide or hydrogen fluoride from a mixture of 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoroethyl iodide and hydrogen fluoride, characterized by distilling an azeotropic mixture of 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoroethyl iodide and hydrogen fluoride from a mixtur...
A monolithic semiconductor power switching device and a method of separating plural thyristor based active areas therein includes reverse conducting diode regions between the active areas. The reverse conducting diode regions influence current flow at the edges of the operable ones of the active areas so that current f...
The present invention relates to a DNA sequence, which codes for endomannanase produced by fungi of the genus Trichoderma and transferred into a yeast or fungus strain induces that strain to produce endomannanase, as well as to a method for isolating genes coding for endomannanases. The invention also relates to vector...
A method of isolating cells includes providing a microfluidic device having at least one microfluidic channel coupled to an inlet and an outlet, the at least one microfluidic channel comprises at least one expansion region disposed along the length thereof. The at least one expansion region is an abrupt increase in a c...