IP-Intellectual Property

Exogenesis IP

We have developed a comprehensive intellectual property (IP) portfolio covering Gas Cluster Ion Beam (GCIB) and Accelerated Neutral Atom Beam (ANAB) technologies as well as their numerous applications.

Some statistics at a glance:

  • 178 patents granted or pending
  • 21 distinct patent families
  • 124 granted patents
    • 28 in the U.S.
    • 96 in other locations, including numerous European countries, Canada, Israel, Japan, China, Australia, and Russia

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USA Granted  09-Jul-2001  13-Jan-2004 6,676,989 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical stents by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Becker, Robert K.; Freytsis, Avrum
USA Granted  28-Jun-2006  23-Oct-2007 6,676,989 C1 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical stents by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Freytsis, Avrum; Becker, Robert K.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Granted  09-Jul-2001  10-Dec-2002 6,491,800 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial hip joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Europe Granted  09-Jul-2001  11-Sep-2013 1301652 Improving the effectiveness of artificial hip by GCIB Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Germany Granted  09-Jul-2001  11-Sep-2013 1301652 Improving the effectiveness of artificial hip by GCIB DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
France Granted  09-Jul-2001  11-Sep-2013 1301652 Improving the effectiveness of artificial hip by GCIB DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
UK Granted  09-Jul-2001  11-Sep-2013 1301652 Improving the effectiveness of artificial hip by GCIB DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Japan Granted  09-Jul-2001  05-Aug-2011 4796737 Improving effectiveness of artificial hip by GCIB DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Granted  09-May-2002  08-Mar-2005 6,863,786 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
UK Granted  09-May-2002  12-Oct-2011 1392200 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Germany Granted  09-May-2002  12-Oct-2011 1392200 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
France Granted  09-May-2002  12-Oct-2011 1392200 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Japan Granted  09-May-2002  12-Nov-2010 4623934 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of artificial joints by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
USA Granted  13-May-2002  12-Sep-2006 7,105,199 Methods of adhering drugs to the surface of medical devices through ion beam surface modification Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Germany Granted  13-May-2002  29-Sep-2010 1393601 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
France Granted  13-May-2002  29-Sep-2010 1393601 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
UK Granted  13-May-2002  29-Sep-2010 1393601 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Europe Granted  13-May-2002  29-Sep-2010 1393601 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent
Europe Granted  13-May-2002  21-Jan-2015 2210626 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent; Zide, Barry M.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Germany Granted  13-May-2002  21-Jan-2015 2210626 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Zide, Barry M.
France Granted  13-May-2002  21-Jan-2015 2210626 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Zide, Barry M.
UK Granted  13-May-2002  21-Jan-2015 2210626 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Zide, Barry M.
Japan Granted  13-May-2002  29-Oct-2010 4617060 Method and system for improving the effectiveness of medical devices by adhering drugs to the surface thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; DiFilippo, Vincent; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Zide, Barry M.
Canada Granted  07-Feb-2007  27-Sep-2016 2,638,020 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Canada Published  07-Feb-2007 2,916,068 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  07-Feb-2006  23-Feb-2010 7,666,462 Method of controlling a drug release rate Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
USA Granted  17-Oct-2006  12-Apr-2011 7,923,055 Method of manufacturing a drug delivery system Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  05-Aug-2010  18-Nov-2014 8,889,169 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  21-Dec-2009  29-May-2012 8,187,662 Method of controlling a drug release rate Zide, Barry M.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Hong Kong Published  22-Aug-2012 14111972.3 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Israel Granted  14-Feb-2012  01-May-2016 218121 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Europe Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Israel Granted  07-Feb-2007  01-Apr-2014 193283 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Japan Granted  07-Feb-2007  10-Jan-2014 5448458 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Belgium Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Switzerland Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Germany Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 602007043687.7 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Spain Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
France Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
UK Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Ireland Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Italy Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Netherlands Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Sweden Granted  07-Feb-2007  28-Oct-2015 1986791 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Zide, Barry M.
Europe Published  22-Aug-2012 12825714.4 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Israel Pending  22-Aug-2012 230999 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Japan Granted  22-Aug-2012  04-Aug-2017 6185469 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Russia Granted  22-Aug-2012  29-Jan-2018 2642979 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Canada Allowed  22-Aug-2012 2,845,355 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Published  26-Sep-2014 14/238,364 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Published  29-Nov-2017 15/826,445 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Australia Granted  22-Aug-2012  16-Nov-2017 2016204279 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Granted  07-Mar-2011  28-Aug-2012 8,252,418 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  31-Dec-2015  24-Oct-2017 9,795,719 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  28-Aug-2012  05-Jan-2016 9,226,998 Method of manufacturing a drug delivery system using gas cluster ion beam irradiation Blinn, Stephen M.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  01-Oct-2008  09-Oct-2012 8,282,982 Method and system for coating a surface of a medical device with a therapeutic agent and drug eluting medical devices made thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Canada Granted  01-Oct-2008  24-Mar-2015 2,697,239 Method and system for coating a surface of a medical device with a therapeutic agent and drug eluting medical devices made thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Israel Granted  01-Oct-2008  01-Oct-2014 204172 Method and system for coating a surface of a medical device with a therapeutic agent and drug eluting medical devices made thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  26-Jun-2009  10-Sep-2013 8,530,859 Method and system for sterilizing objects by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Granted  17-Aug-2012  26-Jul-2017 2744449 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Israel Pending  17-Aug-2012 230998 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Germany Granted  17-Aug-2012  26-Jul-2017 2744449 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
France Granted  17-Aug-2012  26-Jul-2017 2744449 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
UK Granted  17-Aug-2012  26-Jul-2017 2744449 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  22-Mar-2018 15/933,121 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Japan Granted  17-Aug-2012  24-Aug-2018 6388975 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  22-Jan-2013  14-Apr-2015 9,005,696 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Tarrant, Laurence B.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Hong Kong Granted  07-Aug-2009  11-May-2018 1158551B Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Tarrant, Laurence B.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Japan Granted  07-Aug-2009  05-Feb-2016 5878369 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.
Europe Granted  07-Aug-2009  11-Oct-2017 2326356 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.
Germany Granted  07-Aug-2009  11-Oct-2017 2326356 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.
France Granted  07-Aug-2009  11-Oct-2017 2326356 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.
UK Granted  07-Aug-2009  11-Oct-2017 2326356 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.
Japan Granted  22-Aug-2012  03-Feb-2017 6085604 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Tarrant, Laurence B.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Europe Allowed  22-Aug-2012 12825367.1 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Tarrant, Laurence B.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
USA Published  19-Jul-2018 16/040,385 Medical device for bone implant and method for producing such a device Tarrant, Laurence B.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
USA Granted  11-Mar-2010  19-Feb-2013 8,377,460 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Hong Kong Granted  11-Mar-2010  02-Feb-2018 1165995 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
China Granted  11-Mar-2010  16-Nov-2016 ZL201080011644.0 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
Japan Granted  11-Mar-2010  05-Feb-2016 5878374 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
Europe Allowed  11-Mar-2010 10751416.8 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  11-Mar-2010  05-Feb-2013 8,367,092 Method for modifying the wettability and/or other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of gas cluster ion beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Japan Granted  21-Aug-2012  16-Jun-2017 6157469 Method for modifying biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material with gas cluster ion beam Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  28-Apr-2014 14/238,752 Method for modifying biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material with gas cluster ion beam Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Published  21-Aug-2012 12834197.1 Method for modifying biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material with gas cluster ion beam Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Pending  03-Jan-2019 16/239,272 Method for modifying biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material with gas cluster ion beam Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  20-Jun-2013  25-Aug-2015 9,114,195 Method for modifying the wettability and other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Granted  24-Aug-2015  07-Nov-2017 9,808,344 Method for modifying the wettability and other biocompatibility characteristics of a surface of a biological material by the application of beam technology and biological materials made thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Hong Kong Granted  11-Mar-2010  29-Jun-2018 HK1165983 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
China Granted  11-Mar-2010  01-Sep-2017 ZL201080011642.1 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
Japan Granted  11-Mar-2010  27-Feb-2015 5701783 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
USA Granted  05-May-2011  29-Sep-2015 9,144,627 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Granted  05-May-2011  16-Dec-2015 2567012 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
Japan Granted  05-May-2011  08-Apr-2016 5914464 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
Germany Granted  05-May-2011  16-Dec-2015 2567012 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
France Granted  05-May-2011  16-Dec-2015 2567012 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
UK Granted  05-May-2011  16-Dec-2015 2567012 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Khoury, Joseph
USA Granted  28-Apr-2014  19-Apr-2016 9,315,798 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Granted  15-Apr-2016  12-Dec-2017 9,839,723 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Published  18-Dec-2012 12859312.6 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Doshi, Kshama J.
USA Published  26-Jun-2014 14/368,972 Methods for improving the bioactivity characteristics of a surface and objects with surfaces improved thereby Khoury, Joseph; Tarrant, Laurence B.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Doshi, Kshama J.
USA Granted  29-Jun-2010  10-Jul-2012 8,217,372 Gas-cluster-jet generator and gas-cluster ion-beam apparatus utilizing an improved gas-cluster-jet generator Harrison, Stanley
USA Published  22-Aug-2012 13/591,837 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Published  15-Jun-2017 15/624,381 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Hong Kong Published  22-Aug-2012 14108792.7 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Israel Published  22-Aug-2012 231068 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Japan Granted  22-Aug-2012  10-Aug-2017 6189297 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Europe Published  22-Aug-2012 12826468.6 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Australia Granted  22-Aug-2012  20-Oct-2016 2012298912 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Canada Allowed  22-Aug-2012 2,845,762 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Israel Published  22-Aug-2012 254182 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
Japan Granted  22-Aug-2012  22-Sep-2017 6211986 Drug delivery system and method of manufacturing thereof Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.; Blinn, Stephen M.
USA Allowed  22-Aug-2014 14/466,242 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Walsh, Michael J.
Russia Granted  22-Feb-2013  28-Mar-2018 2648961 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Walsh, Michael J.
USA Granted  15-Mar-2013  14-Jan-2014 8,629,393 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Granted  16-Dec-2014  24-Oct-2017 9,799,488 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Walsh, Michael J.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  25-Sep-2014 14/496,412 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Taiwan Published  05-Sep-2016 105128622 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
China Published  22-Jul-2016 201680012562.5 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Korea Pending  22-Jul-2016 2017-7022105 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Published  22-Jul-2016 16855887.2 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Japan Pending  22-Jul-2016 2018-519298 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  08-Mar-2018 15/758,436 Method for ultra-shallow etching using neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Hong Kong Granted  23-Aug-2011  27-Apr-2018 HK1186696 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Canada Granted  23-Aug-2011  07-Aug-2018 2811750 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Europe Allowed  23-Aug-2011 11820497.3 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Russia Granted  23-Aug-2011  10-Apr-2016 2579749 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Australia Granted  23-Aug-2011  10-Sep-2015 2011293560 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
China Granted  23-Aug-2011  12-Apr-2017 201180051189.1 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Granted  23-Aug-2011  30-Sep-2014 8,847,148 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Granted  18-Feb-2016  15-Jan-2019 10,181,402 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Walsh, Michael J.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Taiwan Published  20-Jul-2016 105122882 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Korea Pending  11-Mar-2016 2016-7026517 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
China Published  11-Mar-2016 201680000895.6 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Japan Published  11-Mar-2016 2017-545938 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Europe Published  11-Mar-2016 16762616.7 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
Singapore Allowed  11-Mar-2016 11201707086R Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  15-Jun-2017 15/623,733 Method for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology and articles produced thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Svrluga, Richard C.
USA Published  21-Aug-2012 13/590,405 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Japan Granted  21-Aug-2012  23-Jun-2017 6162700 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Europe Granted  21-Aug-2012  04-Jul-2018 2748835 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
UK Granted  21-Aug-2012  04-Jul-2018 2748835 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
France Granted  21-Aug-2012  04-Jul-2018 2748835 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Germany Granted  21-Aug-2012  04-Jul-2018 2748835 Methods and apparatus for employing an accelerated neutral beam for improved surface analysis Kirkpatrick, Allen R.; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
USA Granted  25-Oct-2012  25-Aug-2015 9,117,628 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Hong Kong Granted  25-Oct-2012  02-Jun-2017 HK 1198727 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Europe Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Australia Granted  25-Oct-2012  29-Jul-2016 2012328776 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Canada Allowed  25-Oct-2012 2,853,639 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Israel Pending  25-Oct-2012 232263 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Japan Granted  25-Oct-2012  21-Jul-2017 6178324 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Russia Granted  25-Oct-2012  13-Feb-2017 2610462 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Belgium Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Switzerland Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Germany Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Spain Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
UK Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Ireland Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Italy Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Netherlands Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
Sweden Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
France Granted  25-Oct-2012  31-Aug-2016 2771907 Diagnostic method and apparatus for characterization of a neutral beam and for process control therewith Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Published  01-Mar-2018 15/909,482 Treatment method for inhibiting platelet attachment and articles treated thereby Khoury, Joseph; Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Walsh, Michael J.; Bachand, James G.; Kirkpatrick, Allen R.
USA Published  28-Jul-2015 14/763,989 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
France Granted  04-Feb-2014  30-May-2018 2952070 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
Germany Granted  04-Feb-2014  30-May-2018 2952070 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
UK Granted  04-Feb-2014  30-May-2018 2952070 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
Hong Kong Allowed  04-Apr-2014 16106680.4 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
Europe Granted  04-Feb-2014  30-May-2018 2952070 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
Japan Allowed  04-Feb-2014 6408490 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
Russia Granted  04-Feb-2014  15-May-2018 2653581 Method and apparatus for directing a neutral beam Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
USA Allowed  11-Jan-2017 15/403,964 Treatment method for defect reduction in a substrate and substrates treated thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
China Published  25-Feb-2014 201480023532.5 Treatment method for defect reduction in a substrate and substrates treated thereby Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Europe Published  25-Feb-2014 14753831.8 Defect reduction in a substrate treatment method Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
Japan Published  25-Feb-2014 2015-559051 Defect reduction in a substrate treatment method Kirkpatrick, Sean R.
USA Published  19-Nov-2015 14/892,284 Film and methods of forming same Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.
USA Published  14-Jun-2018 16/008,585 Method and apparatus for neutral beam processing based on gas cluster ion beam technology Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Jagannathan, Rangarajan
USA Published  14-Jun-2018 16/008,573 Enhanced high aspect ratio etch performance using accelerated neutral beams derived from gas-cluster ion beams Kirkpatrick, Sean R.; Chau, Son T.; Chau, Kiet A.