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Number: 117/34
Name: Single-crystal, oriented-crystal, and epitaxy growth processes; non-coating apparatus therefor > Processes of growth from liquid or supercritical state > Having pulling during growth (e.g., czochralski method, zone drawing) > With liquid flow control or manipulation during growth (e.g., mixing, replenishing, magnetic levitation, stabilization, convection control, baffle) > Replenishing of precursor during growth (e.g., continuous method, zone pulling) > Including significant cooling or heating detail
Description: Subject matter in which the means or method of providing or controlling heating or cooling is significantly specified; i.e., it is more than merely recited or provided for.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8673072 Crystal grower with integrated litz coil Mar. 18, 2014
8574362 Method and apparatus for manufacturing an ultra low defect semiconductor single crystalline ingot Nov. 5, 2013
8506704 Method of fabricating polycrystalline silicon plates Aug. 13, 2013
8470093 Device for pulling a single crystal Jun. 25, 2013
8414701 Method for manufacturing silicon single crystal in which a crystallization temperature gradient is controlled Apr. 9, 2013
8404046 Single crystal silicon pulling apparatus, method for preventing contamination of silicon melt, and device for preventing contamination of silicon melt Mar. 26, 2013
8361223 Method for measuring liquid level in single crystal pulling apparatus employing CZ method Jan. 29, 2013
8337616 Apparatus and method for producing single crystal Dec. 25, 2012
8268077 Upper heater, single crystal production apparatus, and method for producing single crystal Sep. 18, 2012
8262797 Weir design providing optimal purge gas flow, melt control, and temperature stabilization for improved single crystal growth in a continuous Czochralski process Sep. 11, 2012
8236104 Single-crystal manufacturing apparatus and single-crystal manufacturing method Aug. 7, 2012
8123855 Device and process for growing Ga-doped single silicon crystals suitable for making solar cells Feb. 28, 2012
8105434 Si ribbon, SiO2 ribbon and ultra pure ribbons of other substances Jan. 31, 2012
7815733 Method for producing hexagonal boron nitride single crystal and hexagonal boron nitride single crystal Oct. 19, 2010
7691199 Melter assembly and method for charging a crystal forming apparatus with molten source material Apr. 6, 2010
7632350 Crystal grower with integrated Litz coil Dec. 15, 2009
7625446 High temperature high pressure capsule for processing materials in supercritical fluids Dec. 1, 2009
7608146 Method and apparatus for the production of crystalline silicon substrates Oct. 27, 2009
7594966 Method for producing a single crystal Sep. 29, 2009
7465351 Melter assembly and method for charging a crystal forming apparatus with molten source material Dec. 16, 2008
7326294 Preparation of small crystals Feb. 5, 2008
7291222 Systems and methods for measuring and reducing dust in granular material Nov. 6, 2007
7067007 Process and device for growing single crystals Jun. 27, 2006
6908510 Material purification Jun. 21, 2005
6899758 Method and apparatus for growing single crystal May. 31, 2005
6843848 Semiconductor wafer made from silicon and method for producing the semiconductor wafer Jan. 18, 2005
6770132 Method for pressurized annealing of lithium niobate and resulting lithium niobate structures Aug. 3, 2004
6423137 Single crystal material supplying apparatus and single crystal material supplying method Jul. 23, 2002
6402834 Apparatus and method for manufacturing monocrystals Jun. 11, 2002
6387177 Method for manufacturing a segmented crystal May. 14, 2002
6261364 Semiconductor single-crystal growth system Jul. 17, 2001
6153008 Device and method for pulling a single crystal Nov. 28, 2000
5993540 Continuous crystal plate growth process and apparatus Nov. 30, 1999
5911826 Method for pulling crystal Jun. 15, 1999
5865887 Method for improving mechanical strength of the neck section of czochralski silicon crystal Feb. 2, 1999
5858085 Method for growing a semiconductor single-crystal Jan. 12, 1999
5824152 Semiconductor single-crystal pulling apparatus Oct. 20, 1998
5759261 Method for pulling a monocrystal Jun. 2, 1998
5690733 Method for recharging of silicon granules in a Czochralski single crystal growing operation Nov. 25, 1997
5683505 Process for producing single crystals Nov. 4, 1997
5681758 Method for fabricating semiconductor single crystal Oct. 28, 1997
5629216 Method for producing semiconductor wafers with low light scattering anomalies May. 13, 1997
5607506 Growing crystalline sapphire fibers by laser heated pedestal techiques Mar. 4, 1997
5578123 Apparatus and method for preparing a single crystal Nov. 26, 1996
5571320 Spiral heater for use in czochralski crystal pullers Nov. 5, 1996
5268063 Method of manufacturing single-crystal silicon Dec. 7, 1993
5223077 Method of manufacturing single-crystal silicon Jun. 29, 1993
5089238 Method of forming a temperature pattern of heater and silicon single crystal growth control apparatus using the temperature pattern Feb. 18, 1992
5087321 Manufacturing method and equipment of single silicon crystal Feb. 11, 1992
5074953 Method for monocrystalline growth of dissociative compound semiconductors Dec. 24, 1991

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