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Richard A Blanchard: Trench MOS-gated device with a minimum number of masks. SGS Thomson Microelectronics, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, July 15, 1997: US05648670 (99 worldwide citation)

A low-voltage high-current discrete insulated-gate field-effect transistor which is made by a very economical process with two silicon etches. A buried poly gate gates conduction along a trench sidewall. The channel is provided by the residuum of an epi layer, and the source diffusion is provided by ...


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Denis Lehongres: Isolation between power supplies of an analog-digital circuit. STMicroelectronics, James H Morris, Theodore E Galanthay, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 5, 2000: US06157073 (99 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a composite integrated circuit including at least one well that separates analog and digital blocks of the circuit, this well being connected to a first terminal of a power supply of biasing of one of the two blocks, and being of type opposite to that of the circuit ...


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Ubaldo Mastromatteo, Bruno Murari: Process for forming front-back through contacts in micro-integrated electronic devices. STMicroelectronics S r l, Theodore E Galanthay, Robert Seed Ip Law Group PLLC Iannucci, August 29, 2000: US06110825 (97 worldwide citation)

The process comprises the steps of: forming a through hole from the back of a semiconductor material body; forming a hole insulating layer of electrically isolating material laterally covering the walls of the through hole; forming a through contact region of conductive material laterally covering t ...


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David Charles McClure: Active hierarchical bitline memory architecture. STMicroelectronics, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, Renee M Larson, November 16, 1999: US05986914 (93 worldwide citation)

In a high density memory, such as a SRAM, DRAM, EPROM or EEPROM, a hierarchical bitline configuration is utilized such that a number of local bitlines are connected to a master bitline through interface circuitry which connects a local bitline to the master bitline. Local select signals, when set to ...


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Massimo Mancuso, Antonio Maria Borneo: Non-linear adaptive image filter for filtering noise such as blocking artifacts. STMicroelectronics, David V Carlson, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, September 4, 2001: US06285801 (91 worldwide citation)

A filter reduces artifacts, such as grid noise and staircase noise, in block-coded digital images with image block boundaries. The type of filtering is determined after an estimation of the image global metrics and local metrics. For areas of the image near grid noise, the filter performs low pass f ...


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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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Richard A Blanchard: High voltage termination with buried field-shaping region. STMicroelectronics, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, Robert D McCutcheon, January 4, 2000: US06011298 (83 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor device structure and method are presented for increasing a breakdown voltage of a junction between a substrate of first conductivity type and a device region. The structure includes a region of second conductivity type in the substrate completely buried in the substrate below and sep ...


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Michael J Hundt: Packaging for silicon sensors. STMicroelectronics, David V Carlson, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, February 22, 2000: US06028773 (82 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit package for direct mounting of an integrated circuit die to a printed circuit board is disclosed. The integrated circuit die includes a silicon sensor that detects changes in external variables, such as providing an image of a human fingerprint. The integrated circuit die has w ...


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Raul Zegers Diaz, Jeyendran Balakrishnan, Jefferson Eugene Owen: Multi-standard decompression and/or compression device. ST Microelectronics, David V Carlson, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, July 6, 1999: US05920353 (81 worldwide citation)

Circuits and methods for subdividing a decoder into functional blocks that can be accessed separately. The decoder includes a decoder module having a parser, a block decoder and a motion compensation engine, which can all be further subdivided into functional blocks. The functional blocks can be byp ...