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Antony G Bell, Rajesh H Parekh: EPROM Reliability test circuit. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Paul J Winters, Theodore Scott Park, Michael J Pollock, February 24, 1981: US04253059 (70 worldwide citation)

On-chip circuitry for measuring the threshold voltage and hence the data retention reliability of the floating gate transistors used in erasable programmable read-only computer memories. Upon the application of a program "verification" signal, an externally adjustable and calibrated voltage ramp is ...


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Jerome Charles Meyer: Telephone communications system for the deaf. Theodore Scott Park, March 15, 1977: US04012599 (66 worldwide citation)

A self-powered, portable, hand-held communicator and system provides a deaf user with a visual display of conversational information transmitted to him with a standard pushbutton telephone. A highly efficient and easily remembered encoding scheme is featured wherein the alphabetic character encoding ...


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William I Lehrer: Method for LPCVD co-deposition of metal and silicon to form metal silicide. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Ken Olsen, Theodore Scott Park, Michael J Pollock, November 16, 1982: US04359490 (56 worldwide citation)

A low temperature LPCVD process for co-depositing metal and silicon to form metal silicide on a surface such as the surface of a semiconductor integrated circuit wherein the metal is selected from the group consisting of tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum and niobium. A reactor which contains the surfac ...


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Paul Chu, James B Klingensmith: Interruptible microprogram sequencing unit and microprogrammed apparatus utilizing same. Fairchild Camera & Instrument Corporation, Kenneth Olsen, Michael J Pollock, Theodore Scott Park, August 9, 1983: US04398244 (47 worldwide citation)

An interruptible microprogram sequencing unit (MSU) for providing a sequence of microinstruction addresses to a control memory containing microinstructions for the operation of a microprogrammed apparatus. The MSU includes an address output for providing microinstruction addresses to the control mem ...


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Andrew C Tickle: Electrically erasable programmable read-only memory. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Kenneth Olsen, Michael J Pollock, Theodore Scott Park, March 22, 1983: US04377857 (47 worldwide citation)

An electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (E.sup.2 PROM) is provided which utilizes an inhibit voltage applied to unselected word lines during writing to prevent writing in unselected rows. In the preferred embodiment, each memory cell of the E.sup.2 PROM array consists of a single floa ...


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John A Kurtz, Donald E Cousens: Bonding wire ball forming method and apparatus. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Kenneth Olsen, Michael J Pollock, Theodore Scott Park, June 28, 1983: US04390771 (33 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for forming a ball at the end of bonding wire or lead wire in a capillary wire holding and bonding tool is described suitable for ball bonding of copper and aluminum lead wire to integrated circuit chips. A ball is formed by substantially enclosing the end of the bonding wire in ...


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William S Phy: Lead format for tape automated bonding. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Kenneth Olsen, Michael J Pollock, Theodore Scott Park, June 28, 1983: US04390598 (27 worldwide citation)

A lead frame (20) for tape automated bonding includes individual leads (12) each having a stretch loop (40) to accommodate elongation of the loop as the lead is bonded to a substrate (28) after inner lead bonds have been formed to an integrated circuit (26). Such a lead frame allows temporary connec ...


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Morley C Tobey Jr, David J Giuliani, Peter B Ashkin: Barrier height voltage reference. Hewlett Packard Company, Theodore Scott Park, January 10, 1978: US04068134 (27 worldwide citation)

A barrier height voltage reference includes two field-effect transistors which are substantially identical except for their gate-to-channel potential barrier characteristics and which are biased to carry equal drain currents at equal drain voltages. The resulting difference in potential between the ...


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Christopher H Galfo, Ashok L Nalamwar: Plasma passivation technique for the prevention of post-etch corrosion of plasma-etched aluminum films. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Paul J Winters, Theodore Scott Park, Michael J Pollock, April 20, 1982: US04325984 (27 worldwide citation)

A method for preventing the post-etch corrosion of aluminum or aluminum alloy film which has been etched utilizing chlorinated plasma wherein the etched film is exposed to fluorinated plasma.


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Yong K Lee, Joseph R Domitrowich: Regulated MOS substrate bias voltage generator for a static random access memory. Fairchild Camera & Instrument, Paul J Winters, Theodore Scott Park, Michael J Pollock, March 30, 1982: US04322675 (25 worldwide citation)

A regulated substrate bias voltage generating system for maintaining a minimum data retaining current through an associated MOS memory. The negative substrate bias voltage is generated by a charge pump operating under the control of a two-phased output oscillator, the operation of which is enabled a ...