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Donald J Redwine: Method of interconnect in an integrated circuit. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William W Holloway, Rich Donaldson, Leo Heiting, April 23, 1996: US05510298 (237 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit interconnect structure is provided, along with a method of forming the integrated circuit interconnect structure. A semiconductor material layer has an elongate trench formed therein. A conducting region is disposed in the trench. An insulator region overlies the conducting reg ...


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Jeffrey R Teza, Kenneth A Lies: Four mode microcomputer power save operation. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Leo Heiting, Robert D Marshall Jr, Melvin Sharp, February 23, 1982: US04317181 (129 worldwide citation)

A calculator having constant memory utilizing a low power microcomputer with on-chip memory capability, and multiple partition power control of circuit groups. Incorporation of a first and second switched negative voltage and a non-switched negative voltage enables the power hungry clocked logic and ...


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Granville E Ott: Optical system for projection display using spatial light modulator device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Leo Heiting, Mel Sharp, July 14, 1987: US04680579 (108 worldwide citation)

The projection display of the present invention employs a light source, a spatial light modulator such as a deformable mirror device having a plurality of individually electrically deformable mirror cells and Schlierin optics to project light from deformed mirror cells onto a viewing screen. An opti ...


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Lin C Wetterau Jr: Data processing device having memory selectively interfacing with computer. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, Leo Heiting, Melvin Sharp, March 31, 1987: US04654818 (100 worldwide citation)

A portable educational device that is adapted to be used in conjunction with a counter (12) having a display (14) and a keyboard (16) for input of data. A memory slot (18) or an alternate port (19) is provided on the computer (12) to receive the educational device (20). Educational device (20) conta ...


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Kun Shan Lin, Alva E Henderson, Gene A Frantz: Method and apparatus for converting voice characteristics of synthesized speech. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, James T Comfort, Leo Heiting, November 18, 1986: US04624012 (64 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for converting voice characteristics of synthesized speech from a single applied source of synthesized speech in a manner obtaining modified voice characteristics pertaining to the apparent age and/or sex of the speaker. The apparatus is capable of altering the voice characteris ...


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Daniel Baudouin, Alton Carpenter, James Wallace: Memory card with flexible conductor between substrate and metal cover. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Leo Heiting, Richard Donaldson, Lawrence J Bassuk, May 4, 1993: US05208732 (46 worldwide citation)

A memory card has a housing including an interior chamber and a top metal cover. A substrate is located in the interior chamber and carries printed circuit leads, packaged semiconductor devices connected to selected printed circuit leads, and a connector connected to selected printed circuit leads. ...


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Claude E Tew, Adam J Lewis Jr: Switching circuit for a detector array. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton Hoel, Leo Heiting, Mel Sharp, August 4, 1987: US04684812 (41 worldwide citation)

An infrared imager, wherein a transparent gate is separated from a very narrow bandgap semiconductor (such as HgCdTe) by a thin dielectric. The gate is biased to create a depletion well in a semiconductor, and photo-generated carriers are collected in the well. The gate voltage is sensed to measure ...


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Osaomi Enomoto, Yoichi Miyai, Yoshihiro Ogata, Yoshinobu Yoneoka: Two-step sinter method utilized in conjunction with memory cell replacement by redundancies. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rich Donaldson, Leo Heiting, Richard B Havill, May 7, 1996: US05514628 (41 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed herein for increasing yield in a semiconductor circuity having redundant circuitry for replacing defective normal circuitry in the semiconductor integrated circuit. In the first step, an insufficient sinter operation (50) is carried out in a hydrogen atmosphere at a temperatur ...


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Wah K Loh: Packaged integrated circuit with encapsulated electronic devices. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Richard B Havill, Leo Heiting, Richard Donaldson, April 6, 1993: US05200364 (39 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit device is disclosed. The device includes a first leadframe power supply bus and a second leadframe power supply bus that each have portions separate from and adjacent to one another that lie between a first plurality of leadfingers and a second plurality of leadfingers. An elec ...


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Byron T Ahlburn, Thomas R Seha: Method of forming a multilevel dielectric. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robby Holland, Leo Heiting, Richard Donaldson, March 4, 1997: US05607773 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a planar dielectric layer over an interconnect pattern which requires fewer processing steps and has a lower dielectric constant than is obtained in the prior art. The method comprises providing a substrate having an electrical interconnect pattern thereon, forming a first layer ...