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US-1,014,8084 Overvoltage protection circuit for USB interface
Protection circuits, USB interface integrated circuits, and methods for protecting host circuitry from USB port pin overvoltages, in which a switch is connected...
US-1,014,7784 High voltage galvanic isolation device
A microelectronic device contains a high voltage component having a high voltage node and a low voltage node. The high voltage node is isolated from the low...
US-1,014,7672 Lead frame surface modifications for high voltage isolation
An integrated circuit (IC) includes a lead frame that has a set of leads coupled to a corresponding set of pins. A semiconductor die with contacts is coupled to...
US-1,014,7537 Fluxgate device with low fluxgate noise
An integrated fluxgate device, which includes a magnetic core, an excitation coil, and a sense coil. The magnetic core has a longitudinal edge and a terminal...
US-1,014,6506 Efficient implementation of a multiplier/accumulator with load
This invention is multiply-accumulate circuit supporting a load of the accumulator. During multiply-accumulate operation a partial product generator forms...
US-1,014,5948 Methods and apparatus for narrowband ranging systems using coarse and fine delay estimation
Methods and apparatus to determine a distance to a target using coarse and fine delay estimation based on a narrowband transmit signal are disclosed. An example...
US-1,014,5937 Dynamic IQ mismatch correction in FMCW radar
A FMCW radar receiver includes a LO providing a chirped LO signal, an in-phase (I) channel for outputting I-data and a quadrature (Q) channel for outputting...
US-1,014,5897 Motor winding fault detection circuits and methods to detect motor winding faults
Motor winding fault detection circuits and methods to detect motor winding faults are disclosed. An example fault detection circuit includes a positive sequence...
US-1,014,5895 Internal circuit TMS input, FIFO coupled to parallel-input serial-output register
The present disclosure describes using the JTAG Tap's TMS and/or TCK terminals as general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) Manchester coded communication...
US-1,014,5736 Bias currents to reverse-bias photodiode in light detection system
At least some embodiments are directed to a light detection system comprising a photodiode, a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) having a differential output and a...
US-1,014,2637 Method and apparatus for parallelizing context selection in video processing
A method and apparatus for parallel processing of at least two bins relating to at least one of a video and an image. The method includes determining scan type...
US-1,014,2630 Mode adaptive intra prediction smoothing in video coding
A method for decoding an encoded video bit stream in a video decoder is provided that includes decoding an intra prediction mode for a block of pixels encoded...
US-1,014,2095 Timing for IC chip
A integrated circuit (IC) chip can include a root timer that generates a frame pulse based on a start trigger signal. The IC chip can also include a hardware...
US-1,014,1981 Methods and apparatus for determining nearfield localization using phase and RSSI delivery
Methods and apparatus to determine nearfield localization using phase and received signal strength indication (RSSI) diversity are disclosed. An example method...
US-1,014,1978 Data encoder for power line communications
In a disclosed embodiment, a power line communication (PLC) transmitter includes a forward error correction (FEC) encoder that receives payload data and adds...
US-1,014,1852 LLC secondary side control with adaptive on-time
A circuit for use in an LLC converter to control diode conduction time includes a secondary side controller, the secondary side controller configured to monitor...
US-1,014,1846 Methods and apparatus for adaptive timing for zero voltage transition power converters
A method of controlling a power converter, including executing a plurality of cycles, including: turning on a first switch during a first period, the first...
US-1,014,1845 DC-DC converter and control circuit with low-power clocked comparator referenced to switching node for zero...
Disclosed examples provide DC-DC converters and control circuits to provide high and low-side driver signals and to selectively adjust a delay time between a...
US-1,014,0239 Superimposing butterfly network controls for pattern combinations
A multilayer butterfly network is shown that is operable to transform and align a plurality of fields from an input to an output data stream. Many ...
US-1,014,0229 Wired communication with remote function calls
Triggered remote function calls can be used in master-slave systems to trigger slave-side software functions pre-loaded by a master into slave MCU memory, with...
US-1,013,6418 NLOS wireless backhaul uplink communication
A method for uplink (UL) wireless backhaul communication at a wireless backhaul remote unit in a radio access network comprising receiving a configuration for...
US-1,013,5619 Methods, apparatus, and systems for secure demand paging and other paging operations for processor devices
A secure demand paging system (1020) includes a processor (1030) operable for executing instructions, an internal memory (1034) for a first page in a first...
US-1,013,5492 Compatible communication between devices using different communication protocols
In a method for communicating with a plurality of devices using different communication protocols, a signal is received at a transceiver device from a neighbor...
US-1,013,5477 Signal cancellation of amplitude/angle modulation noise using feedforward and feedback topologies
A method for cancellation of amplitude modulation noise using feedforward or feedback topologies. The method is adaptable to cancel amplitude modulation noise...
US-1,013,5460 Apparatus and method for multilevel coding (MLC) with binary alphabet polar codes
A method includes receiving multiple bits to be transmitted. The method also includes applying a first binary alphabet polar code to a first subset of the...
US-1,013,5439 Current limiting I/O interface and isolated load switch driver IC
Disclosed examples include isolated load switch driver circuits to drive a load, including an impedance circuit that receives a digital input voltage signal...
US-1,013,5432 Methods and apparatus for low current control for a power connection
Described examples include a controller having a first current source. The first current source has an output terminal coupled to a control terminal of a...
US-1,013,5430 Adjusting drive strength for driving transistor device
A system that can include a detector that can monitor a voltage at an input of a transistor device over a period of time and provide a signal having a value...
US-1,013,5428 Methods and apparatus for a low power relaxation oscillator
In a described example, an apparatus includes: a capacitor coupled to receive a current at a first terminal and having a second terminal coupled to ground; a...
US-1,013,5415 Method to reduce frequency distribution of bulk acoustic wave resonators during manufacturing
A method of tuning the resonant frequency of embedded bulk acoustic resonators during manufacturing of an integrated circuit. The rate of change in the resonant...
US-1,013,5341 Dual ramp modulation for a switch-mode power supply
A switch-mode power supply includes a transformer, a power transistor, pulse generation circuitry, and a dual ramp modulation (DRM) circuit. The power...
US-1,013,4830 Integrated trench capacitor
A deep trench capacitor and a method for providing the same in a semiconductor process are disclosed. The method includes forming a plurality of deep trenches...
US-1,013,4746 Self aligned active trench contact
An integrated circuit and method includes self-aligned contacts. A gapfill dielectric layer fills spaces between sidewalls of adjacent MOS gates. The gapfill...
US-1,013,4731 Dielectric liner added after contact etch before silicide formation
A method for forming MOS transistor includes providing a substrate including a semiconductor surface having a gate electrode on a gate dielectric thereon,...
US-1,013,4721 Variable holding voltage silicon controlled rectifier using separate and distinct bipolars
A silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) using separate bipolar transistors is disclosed. The separate bipolar SCR enables access to internal feedback terminals of...
US-1,013,4643 Poly gate extension design methodology to improve CMOS performance in dual stress liner process flow
An integrated circuit and method with dual stress liners and with NMOS transistors with gate overhang of active that is longer than the minimum design rule and...
US-1,013,4596 Recessed solid state apparatuses
In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a first layer with a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The apparatus also includes a...
US-1,013,4483 Centralized built-in soft-repair architecture for integrated circuits with embedded memories
A large-scale integrated circuit with built-in self-repair (BISR) circuitry for enabling redundancy repair for embedded memories in each of a plurality of...
US-1,013,3569 Processor micro-architecture for compute, save or restore multiple registers, devices, systems, methods and...
An electronic circuit (4000) includes a bias value generator circuit (3900) operable to supply a varying bias value in a programmable range, and an instruction...
US-1,013,3297 Embedded clock in a communication system
A method for transmitting a plurality of data bits and a clock signal on a return to zero (RZ) signal includes: transmitting a first voltage that is greater...
US-1,013,3289 Voltage regulator circuits with pass transistors and sink transistors
A voltage regulator circuit comprises: a pass transistor comprising a gate, a source, and a drain; an error amplifier comprising an output port coupled to the...
US-1,013,2864 De/mod, messaging circuitry coupling first/second function/test circuitry to power pads
The present disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for using a device's power and ground terminals as a test and/or debug interface for the device....
US-1,013,2620 Opportunistic structured light
A method for using structured light in a handheld projection device is provided that includes projecting a structured light pattern in at least one portion of a...
US-1,013,1115 Hermetically sealed molecular spectroscopy cell with dual wafer bonding
A method include forming a plurality of layers of an oxide and a metal on a substrate. For example, the layers may include a metal layer sandwiched between...
US-1,012,9927 BLE scatternet system and method
A BLE network includes a first piconet (A) including a first master scanner (3-1) and a first group of low-power slave/advertisers (5-1,2 . . . 5) for...
US-1,012,9907 Implant access in the medical implant communications service band
A system and method for providing communications between a hub (medical controller) and a node (an implant) are disclosed. The hub selects an operating channel...
US-1,012,9725 Wireless sensor network and association request transmission method
A method of transmitting association requests in a wireless sensor network includes transmitting an association request from a leaf node to an intermediate...
US-1,012,9546 Context adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) with scalable throughput and coding efficiency
A method for encoding a video sequence is provided that includes entropy encoding syntax elements representative of transform coefficients generated as the...
US-1,012,9540 Reduced complexity coefficient transmission for adaptive loop filtering (ALF) in video coding
A method for adaptive loop filtering is provided that includes determining a coefficient value for each coefficient position of an adaptive loop filter,...
US-1,012,9059 Low latency multi-amplitude modulation receiver
A multi-amplitude modulation receiver includes a signal coupler block coupled to a mixer array block receiving a first input signal from the signal coupler...
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