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MPEP 713.01 to resolve any remaining requirements and/or issues 
prior to sending another Office Action. Relevant portions of 
MPEP 713.01 are included on the signature page of this amendment. 

Claims 115, 116, 119, 120 and 124 have been amended as suggested 
by the Examiner to overcome the rejection of these claims under 
35 USC 112, first paragraph. 

Added claims 130, 131, 133, 134, 135, 137 and 140 corresponds to 
claims 1, 17, 28, 72, 77, 86 and 103, respectively, replaced by 
"Group III B". 

Added claims 132, 135, 136, 138, 139 and 140 corresponds to 
claims 19, 77, 80, 94, 96 and 103, respectively, with 
"layered-type perovskite-like" replaced by "substantially layered 
perovskite" or "perovskite-like" replaced by "substantially 
perovskite" . 

Support for added claims 141-220 can be found through out the 

In view of the changes to the claims and the remarks herein, the 
Examiner is respectfully requested to reconsider the 
above-identified application. If the Examiner wishes to discuss 
the application further, or if additional information would be 
required, the undersigned will cooperate fully to assist in the 
prosecution of this application. 

Please charge any fee necessary to enter this paper and any 
previous paper to deposit account 09-0468. 

If the above-identified Examiner's Action is a final Action, and 
if the above-identified application will be abandoned without 

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further action by applicants, applicants file a Notice of Appeal 
to the Board of Appeals and Interferences appealing the final 
rejection of the claims in the above-identified Examiner's 
Action. Please charge deposit account 09-0468 any fee necessary 
to enter such Notice of Appeal. 

In the event that this amendment does not result in allowance of 
all such claims, the undersigned attorney respectfully requests a 
telephone interview at the Examiner's earliest convenience. 

MPEP 713.01 states in part as follows: 

Where the response to a first complete action includes 
a request for an interview or a telephone consultation 
to be initiated by the examiner, . . . the examiner, as 
soon as he or she has considered the effect of the 
response, should grant such request if it appears that 
the interview or consultation would result in 
expediting the case to a final action. 

IBM Corporation 

Intellectual Property Law Dept. 
P.O. Box 218 

Yorktown Heights, New York 10598 
(914) 945-3217 

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Respectfully Submitted, 

Registration No. 32,053