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Lester F Ludwig, J Chris Lauwers, Keith A Lantz, Gerald J Burnett, Emmett R Burns: Call control in video conferencing allowing acceptance and identification of participants in a new incoming call during an active teleconference. Vicor, Craig P Opperman, William E Winters, Cooley Godward, May 26, 1998: US05758079 (314 worldwide citation)

A multimedia collaboration system that integrates separate real-time and asynchronous networks--the former for real-time audio and video, and the latter for control signals and textual, graphical and other data--in a manner that is interoperable across different computer and network operating system ...


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Nazzareno Rossetti, Seth Sanders: Lossless current sensing in buck converters working with low duty cycles and high clock frequencies. Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, William E Winters, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 26, 2000: US06166528 (48 worldwide citation)

A buck converter having a synchronous rectifier topology that performs current sensing at the low-side switch and employs "valley current control" to terminate a discharging phase and commence a charging phase of the converter. The buck converter is able to withstand high operating frequencies and l ...


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Christopher J Diorio, Chad Lindhorst, Shail Srinivas, Alberto Pesavento, Troy Gilliland: Method and apparatus for preventing overtunneling in pFET-based nonvolatile memory cells. Impinj, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, William E Winters, February 8, 2005: US06853583 (46 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses prevent overtunneling in pFET-based nonvolatile floating gate memory (NVM) cells. During a tunneling process, in which charge carriers are removed from a floating gate of a pFET-based NVM cell, a channel current of a memory cell transistor is monitored and compared to a prede ...


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Narbeh Derharcobian, Louis Charles Kordus II, Colin Neal Murphy, Antonietta Oliva, Vei Han Chan, Thomas Stewart Jr: Reconfigurable logic structures. Cswitch, Patent Law Professionals, William E Winters, March 31, 2009: US07511532 (28 worldwide citation)

Reconfigurable electronic structures and circuits using programmable, non-volatile memory elements. The programmable, non-volatile memory elements may perform the functions of storage and/or a switch to produce components such as crossbars, multiplexers, look-up tables (LUTs) and other logic circuit ...


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Aanand Esterberg, Scott Cooper: Interleaved digital correction for MASH delta-sigma ADC. Impinj, Thelen Reid & Priest, William E Winters, March 29, 2005: US06873281 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods of and apparatuses for optimizing quantization noise cancellation in multi-phase sampled MASH ADCs are disclosed. A test signal is combined with quantization noise produced by a delta-sigma modulator. Two parallel adaptive filters (i.e. even and odd filters) are configured to receive respect ...


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Gordon K Madson, Joelle Sharp: Method of increasing trench density for semiconductor. Fairfield Semiconductor Corporation, William E Winters, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, September 18, 2001: US06291310 (18 worldwide citation)

A method of increasing trench density for semiconductor devices such as, for example, trench MOSFETs. Trenches are formed in a substrate with mesas interposed between the trenches. The initial width of the mesas are made less than target width so that a reduction in trench pitch can be realized. Aft ...


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Robert Ballenger, Kan Chiu Seto: Device and method for reducing DC/DC converter initial set-point error and margining error. Cisco Technology, William E Winters, Thelen Reid & Priest, August 10, 2004: US06774612 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for significantly reducing the initial set-point error and voltage margining accuracy of a DC/DC converter. The initial set-point error is reduced by utilizing the remote sense lines of a DC/DC converter to sense the voltage from the DC/DC converter that is actually applied t ...


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Ian Sayers: Method and system for determining direction of transmission using multi-facet antenna. Skipper Wireless, Patent Law Professionals William E Winters, October 9, 2007: US07280073 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for determining direction of transmission using an antenna array having a number of panels is disclosed. Each panel is configured to receive signals. According to one aspect of the method, each of the panels is directed to receive signals from a transmitting node. For each panel, a first ta ...


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Charles W Ragsdale, John Tagliamonte: Electroporation cell with arc prevention/reduction. Bio Rad Laboratories, William E Winters, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, July 10, 2001: US06258592 (11 worldwide citation)

An electroporation system and method for directing high-voltage currents to a suspension of cells contained in a cuvette. A high-voltage switch controls the coupling of a charge control to a high-voltage capacitor and, additionally, controls the coupling of the high-voltage capacitor to the cuvette. ...


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Micah Stevens, Brett Augood: Tablet computer holder. Kaylor Global, Patent Law Professionals P C, William E Winters, November 8, 2016: US09486910 (7 worldwide citation)

A holder for holding a tablet computer includes a base with a bottom surface adapted to releasably attach to the back surface of a tablet computer, a top portion, and a body having an aperture formed therethrough and first and second sidewalls having inner surfaces defined in part by the aperture. T ...