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Larry K Johnson, Austin S O Malley, Robert M Fife, Walter L Walas, Robert K Peterson, Larry J Mowatt, Maurice M Guy: Circuit board systems, connectors used therein, and methods for making the connectors and systems. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James P McAndrews, John A Haug, Mel Sharp, October 11, 1988: US04776804 (18 worldwide citation)

A circuit board system resiliently mounts a plurality of daughter boards with high circuit interconnection density on a mother board using pairs of mating connectors having welded contact members accommodated in novel arrangements in the respective connectors to permit high density of electrical int ...


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E Earle Thompson: Data communications system with automatic communications mode. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Mel Sharp, July 10, 1990: US04941123 (17 worldwide citation)

A data communication system in which a host data processing system is responsive to an automated sequence of data processing request signals from a remote data processing system. The remote data processing system includes a means for generating and storing in a nonvolatile read/write memory a log on ...


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Kenneth M Bell, Joe R Trogolo: N-Channel JFET device compatible with existing bipolar integrated circuit processing techniques. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Mel Sharp, Richard Donaldson, Gary Honeycutt, March 30, 1982: US04322738 (17 worldwide citation)

A buried n-channel junction field-effect transistor (JFET) fabricated in standard bipolar integrated circuit starting material. The transistor has a deep p-well as the bottom gate formed in an n-type body. The source is surrounded by the p-well while the drain is the epitaxial layer near the surface ...


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Masashi Hashimoto: Method for operating semiconductor memory system in the storage and readout of video signal data. Texas Instruments, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Mel Sharp, July 10, 1990: US04941127 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of employing a semiconductor memory system in the storage and readout of video signal data, wherein first and second FIFO memories are utilized in a tandem manner to perform video-related operations in a plurality of functional modes, such as a flicker free mode, picture-in-picture mode, te ...


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Periagaram K Rajasekaran, George R Doddington: Method of encoding speech signals involving the extraction of speech formant candidates in real time. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Mel Sharp, May 1, 1990: US04922539 (15 worldwide citation)

Method of encoding speech signals which is based upon determining the roots of the linear prediction polynomial describing the spectrum of an analog speech signal, wherein the roots are candidates in determining the formants of the speech signal. The method involves the analysis of respective frames ...


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Roger J Stierman, K Gail Heinen, Thomas Ramsey, James F Haefling: Insulated substrate for flip-chip integrated circuit device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, B Peter Barndt, Mel Sharp, James T Comfort, December 18, 1990: US04979015 (15 worldwide citation)

A substrate for mounting a flip-chip on a metallized circuit on the upper surface of the substrate. The substrate is silicon carbide condensed on a graphite or silicon core. The upper surface of the silicon carbide has a layer of insulating material comprised of silicon oxide, silicon nitride, alumi ...


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John C Domogalla: Combination of an analog to digital converter with a sampling switch error correction circuit and least significant bit circuit. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Thomas E Tyson, Rhys Merrett, Mel Sharp, July 3, 1984: US04458237 (15 worldwide citation)

An analog to digital converter is provided which includes a binary weighted capacitor array connected with a series of resistors structured as an array. The converter provides for charge correction to compensate for any capacitance deviation in the capacitor array. The converter includes a charge re ...


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Steven A Hunley, Kevin Ovens: Temperature compensated bias circuit. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W James Brady III, James T Comfort, Mel Sharp, September 11, 1990: US04956567 (14 worldwide citation)

A temperature compensation circuit (FIG. 5a) has a controlled temperature compensated voltage drop across R1. A Schottky diode D1 is connected to the base of Q1 through resistor R1. The temperature coefficients of the base-emitter junction of Q1 and the diode D1 have a predetermined differential, pr ...


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Hermann Schmid: Injection mold for producing the housings of integrated circuits. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Mel Sharp, Rhys Merrett, Gary Honeycutt, October 6, 1987: US04697784 (14 worldwide citation)

An injection mold is described for producing the housings of integrated circuits. The injection mold icludes a first mold half (30) in which are disposed a number of mold recesses (46) corresponding to the number of housings to be made simultaneously, having a depth corresponding to a portion of the ...


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Masahi Hashimoto: FIFO memory capable of simultaneously selecting a plurality of word lines. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Mel Sharp, September 4, 1990: US04954994 (14 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor memory device is constructed so that a plurality of word lines may be simultaneously selected by the transfer of information through a plurality of shift register positions of a shift register, wherein the respective shift register positions are connected to individual word lines. Si ...