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Jefferson Eugene Owen, Raul Zegers Diaz, Osvaldo Colavin: Video/audio decompression/compression device including an arbiter and method for accessing a shared memory. STMicroelectronics, David V Carlson, Theodore E Galanthay, Lisa K Jorgenson, May 2, 2000: US06058459 (79 worldwide citation)

An electronic system provides direct access between a first device and a decoder/encoder and a memory. The electronic system can be included in a computer in which case the memory is a main memory. Direct access is accomplished through one or more memory interfaces. Direct access is also accomplishe ...


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Ferruccio Frisina: Method of manufacturing an integrated edge structure for high voltage semiconductor devices, and related integrated edge structure. STMicroelectronics S r l, James H Morris, Theodore E Galanthay, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 9, 2001: US06300171 (77 worldwide citation)

Method of manufacturing an edge structure for a high voltage semiconductor device, including a first step of forming a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, a second step of forming a first mask over the top surface of the first semiconductor layer, a third step of removing portion ...


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Andrea Ghilardelli, Jacopo Mulatti, Maurizio Branchetti: NMOS negative charge pump. STMicroelectronics S r l, Theodore E Galanthay, David V Seed IP Law Group PLLC Carlson, October 10, 2000: US06130572 (75 worldwide citation)

A negative charge pump circuit comprises a plurality of charge pump stages connected in series to each other. Each stage has a stage input terminal and a stage output terminal. A first stage has the stage input terminal connected to a reference voltage, a final stage has the stage output terminal op ...


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Osama Khouri, Rino Micheloni, Ilaria Motta, Andrea Sacco, Guido Torelli: Capacitive boosting circuit for the regulation of the word line reading voltage in non-volatile memories. STMicroelectronics S r l, Theodore E Galanthay, E Russell Tarleton, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 10, 2001: US06259635 (73 worldwide citation)

A circuit for the regulation of the word line voltage in a memory, comprising a voltage regulator suitable to generate an output regulated voltage to be supplied to one or more word lines of the memory when the one or more word lines are being selected. The circuit includes a voltage boosting circui ...


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Constantin Papadas: Remanent memory device. STMicroelectronics, Theodore E Galanthay, Robert Iannucci, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, April 17, 2001: US06218700 (72 worldwide citation)

A remanent, electrically programmable and erasable, memory device comprises of a MOS type transistor whose gate insulator contains charged mobile species is disclosed. The gate insulator is comprised transversely of a sandwich comprising at least five areas. Two intermediate areas have first band-ga ...


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Claudia Castelli, Francesco Villa: Linear voltage regulator with zero mobile compensation. STMicroelectronics S r l, Theodore E Galanthay, Robert Iannucci, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, October 9, 2001: US06300749 (71 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to dynamically modify the internal compensation of a low drop out linear voltage regulator is presented. The process involves using zero mobile compensation; when the output pole of the voltage regulator moves, a compensating zero is moved toward higher frequencies. This compe ...


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Osama Khouri, Rino Micheloni, Ilaria Motta, Andrea Sacco, Guido Torelli: Capacitive compensation circuit for the regulation of the word line reading voltage in non-volatile memories. STMicroelectronics S r l, Theodore E Galanthay, E Russell Tarleton, Seed IP Law Group PLLC, July 10, 2001: US06259632 (71 worldwide citation)

Circuit for the regulation of the word line voltage in a memory, including a voltage regulator suitable to generate an output regulated voltage to be supplied to one or more word lines of the memory when said one or more word lines are being selected, and charge accumulation means that are selective ...


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Claude Ferry, Carlos Serra: Voltage regulator. STMicroelectronics, James H Morris, Theodore E Galanthay, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 21, 2000: US06150798 (70 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a voltage regulator of a voltage meant to supply a load from a battery, including a first switched-mode power supply type voltage regulation component, a second linear regulator type voltage regulation component, and a control circuit that selects one of the two regu ...


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Nathan Mackenzie Sidwell, Catherine Louise Barnaby: Manipulation of data. SGS Thomson Microelectronics, James H Morris, Theodore E Galanthay, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, November 7, 2000: US06145077 (69 worldwide citation)

A computer and a method of operating a computer is disclosed which allow manipulation of data values in the context of the execution of so-called "packed instructions". Packed instructions are carried out on packed operands. A packed operand comprises a data string consisting of a plurality of sub-s ...


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Robert Warren: Method and device for communicating across a chip boundary including a serial-parallel data packet converter having flow control logic. SGS Thomson Microelectronics, James H Morris, Theodore E Galanthay, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 26, 2000: US06125416 (68 worldwide citation)

A single chip integrated circuit device includes a bus system for effecting communication of parallel data on chip, functional circuitry connected to the bus system for executing an operation in response to parallel data received from the bus system, an external port, and a serial to parallel data p ...