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Thomas P Duffy, Ryan Goodfellow, David Susak: System and method for highly phased power regulation. Primarion, Snell & Wilmer L, May 13, 2003: US06563294 (96 worldwide citation)

A highly phased power regulation (converter) system having an improved control feature is provided. A controller, such as a digital signal processor or microprocessor, receives digital information from a plurality of power conversion blocks and transmits control commands in response to the informati ...


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Thomas P Duffy, Ryan Goodfellow, Malay Trivedi, Kevin Mori, Benjamim Tang: System, device and method for providing voltage regulation to a microelectronic device. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, November 15, 2005: US06965502 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a power regulation system and method with high speed signal settling capabilities for providing rapid active transient response to a microelectronic device. An active transient response system includes a power supply configured to receive external and/or internal signa ...


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Ryan Goodfellow, Malay Trivedi, Kevin Mori: System and method for highly phased power regulation using adaptive compensation control. Primarion, T E Galanthay, February 28, 2006: US07007176 (73 worldwide citation)

A highly phased power regulation (converter) system having an improved control feature is provided. A controller, such as a digital signal processor or microprocessor, receives digital information from a plurality of power conversion blocks and transmits control commands in response to the informati ...


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Keith Bassett, Tim Ng, Nicholas Steffen, Kenneth Ostrom, Benjamin Tang, Robert Carroll: Serial bus control method and apparatus for a microelectronic power regulation system. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, September 7, 2004: US06788035 (68 worldwide citation)

A serial bus control method, apparatus, and system for transmitting signals between a master controller and a slave controller associated with a power regulator are disclosed. The serial bus control scheme allows for information to be written to or read from individual regulators or be written to re ...


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Benjamim Tang, Kenneth Ostrom, Timothy Ng, Keith Nelson Bassett, Nicholas Robert Steffen, Clifford Duong, William Pohlman, Robert Carroll: Method and apparatus for providing wideband power regulation to a microelectronic device. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, December 13, 2005: US06975494 (59 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system for providing operating power and transient suppression power to a microelectronic device are disclosed. The system includes a primary regulator to supply nominal operating power and to respond to relatively slow transient events and a transient suppression regulator ...


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Benjamim Tang, Keith Bassett, Tim Ng, Kenneth A Ostrom, Nicholas Steffen, Cliff Duong: Methods and apparatus for open-loop enhanced control of power supply transients. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, September 14, 2004: US06791302 (54 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for supplying current to a dynamic load subject to transient current requirements. A sense unit coupled to the dynamic load is configured to sense the rate of change of supply current required by the dynamic load during a transient event. A current source coupled to the sense un ...


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John Ryan Goodfellow, Robert T Carroll, Malay Trivedi, Erik McShane, Kevin Mori: Digitally controlled voltage regulator. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, April 4, 2006: US07023672 (52 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a digitally controlled multi-phase voltage regulator system providing regulated power to electronic components that have variable power requirements. Power is supplied by one or more power integrated circuits (IC) each having a high side power switch controlled by pulse width modulated ...


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Thomas P Duffy, Malay Trivedi, Kevin Mori: System and method for current handling in a digitally-controlled power converter. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, September 21, 2004: US06795009 (52 worldwide citation)

Currents flowing in the various channels within a voltage regulator module (VRM) are suitably converted to digital equivalents that can be processed to control each module in a modular power supply. Functions that may be digitally implemented include current balancing between channels, current shari ...


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William Pohlman, Michael Eisele: Apparatus for providing regulated power to an integrated circuit. Primarion, Snell & Wilmer, August 6, 2002: US06429630 (44 worldwide citation)

A regulator system for supplying power to a microelectronic device is disclosed. The system includes an array of a plurality of regulators, where each regulator provides a portion of power required to operate the device. The system may further include an intermediate power regulator that supplies po ...


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William Pohlman, Robert Carroll, David Susak: Power regulation system, apparatus, and method for providing regulated power to a microelectronic device. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, November 16, 2004: US06819537 (42 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system for providing operating power and transient suppression power to a microelectronic device are disclosed. The system includes a primary regulator to supply nominal operating power and to respond to relatively slow transient events and a transient suppression regulator ...