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Marcos Laraia
J Marcos Laraia: Circuits and methods for providing a current reference with a controlled temperature coefficient using a series composite resistor. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, February 26, 2002: US06351111 (23 worldwide citation)

A current reference circuit provides a reference current that has a controlled temperature coefficient and is relatively stable with supply voltage fluctuations. The reference leg includes a series of MOS transistors including at least one PMOS transistor that is electrically closer in the series to ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Electromagnetic engine. Searete, Workman Nydegger, November 24, 2009: US07622814 (15 worldwide citation)

An engine includes a piston slidably disposed in a cylinder with a closed end. The engine further includes a converter operable with the piston to convert mechanical energy of the piston to electrical energy in the converter in a stroke and convert electrical energy of the converter to mechanical en ...


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Marcos Laraia
J Marcos Laraia: Integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger, April 19, 2005: US06882513 (11 worldwide citation)

An integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit. The protection circuit includes a field-effect transistor having a source terminal coupled to an input terminal of the protection circuit, and a drain terminal coupled to an output terminal of the protection circuit. A resistor is cou ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Opposed piston electromagnetic engine. The Invention Science Fund I, Workman Nydegger, May 31, 2011: US07950356 (9 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, an internal combustion engine includes a first cylinder having a first piston and a second piston slidably disposed therein, an intake port arranged to admit a reactant into the first cylinder between the first and second pistons, and an exhaust port axially spaced from the intake ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Free piston electromagnetic engine. The Invention Fund I, Workman Nydegger, August 17, 2010: US07777357 (9 worldwide citation)

An engine includes a cylinder having two ends, a piston slidably disposed in the cylinder and a converter operable with the piston to convert mechanical energy of the piston from and to electrical energy.


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Marcos Laraia
J Marcos Laraia: Circuits and methods for providing a bandgap voltage reference using composite resistors. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, January 29, 2002: US06342781 (9 worldwide citation)

A bandgap voltage reference circuit includes a current source and a bipolar transistor that are coupled together such that current from the current source passes through the bipolar transistor to a low voltage source such as ground. A composite resistor is coupled in series between the current sourc ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Method of retrofitting an engine. The Invention Science Fund I, Workman Nydegger, December 28, 2010: US07856714 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of retrofitting for electrical power generation an internal combustion engine (including a plurality of pistons connected to a common crankshaft) includes applying to at least one and optionally to each piston a power converter operable to convert mechanical energy of the piston to and from ...


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William H. Gates III
Kristian L M Andaker, William H Gates III, Max G Morris: Integration of voice and data channels. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, September 12, 2006: US07106725 (7 worldwide citation)

Integrated voice and data channel communications. Browsing and source computing devices establish a first data channel. The browser transmits its data address to the source. The source then correlates that data address to a browse session identifier that may be dialed using a telephone keypad. The s ...


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Marcos Laraia
Greg Scott, J Marcos Laraia: Double-sided extended drain field effect transistor, and integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit that uses the same. AMI Semiconductor, Workman Nydegger, March 15, 2005: US06867640 (5 worldwide citation)

An integrated overvoltage and reverse voltage protection circuit that includes two p-channel double-sided extended drain transistors coupled to a high voltage source, each having their n-well coupled through a resistor to the high voltage source. For voltage regulation, a voltage divider is coupled ...


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William H. Gates III
Roderick A Hyde, William H Gates III, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Free piston electromagnetic engine. The Invention Science Fund I, Workman Nydegger, October 18, 2011: US08037852 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods of operating an internal combustion engine are disclosed that may include a first piston slidably disposed in a first cylinder having a first and a second closed end, and a first converter operable with the first cylinder. The first converter may be configured to convert mechanical energy to ...



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