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Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Calogero Ribellino: Method of controlling a step-up DC-DC converter and related converter. STMicroelectronics S R L, Lisa K Jorgenson, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, January 11, 2011: US07868596 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling a DC-DC step-up converter including at least one power switch and an energy storage inductor may include comparing a converter output voltage to a first threshold and generating a first comparison flag based on the converter output voltage comparison. The method may also incl ...


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Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Giuliana Demilato, Liliana Arcidiacono, Santi Carlo Adamo: Battery charger for providing battery protection from over discharge from voltage or current and shipping mode. STMICROELECTRONICS S R L, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, October 13, 2015: US09160186 (1 worldwide citation)

A battery charger includes an input supply terminal configured to receive a supply signal, a battery terminal configured to be connected to a battery and at least one output terminal, a switch arranged in the electrical path between the battery terminal and at least one output terminal, an element c ...


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Agatino Antonino Alessandro: Level shifter device. STMicroelectronics S r l, Gardere Wynne Sewell, August 26, 2014: US08816749 (1 worldwide citation)

A level shifter includes a first terminal configured to receive a first supply voltage, a second terminal configured to receive a second supply voltage, an input terminal configured to receive an input signal and an output terminal. The level shifter is configured to shift the input signal from the ...


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Giuliana Demilato, Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Santi Carlo Adamo, Liliana Arcidiacono: Battery charger. STMICROELECTRONICS S R L, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, November 10, 2015: US09184606

A battery charger which includes an input supply terminal configured to receive a supply signal, a battery terminal configured to be connected to a battery, at least one output terminal and an electrical path between the battery terminal and the output terminal, at least one device for the detection ...


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Giuliana De Milato, Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Roberto Salvatore Peluso: Method of operating a battery-charger device, and corresponding device. STMicroelectronics S r l, Gardere Wynne Sewell, March 20, 2018: US09923400

A battery charger operates in a current regulation mode and a voltage regulation mode. A value of the voltage on the battery being charged is sensed and compared against a target voltage value. The current regulation mode is active during charging while the sensed voltage is less than the target vol ...


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Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Carmelo Alberto Santagati: Method for driving converters, and corresponding converter and device. STMicroelectronics S r l, Crowe & Dunlevy, May 22, 2018: US09979289

A switching converter includes a first electronic switch and a second electronic switch and respective drive circuits for switching on and switching off alternatively the first and second electronic switches. The drive circuits have a supply line for supplying to them a supply voltage. At least one ...


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Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Carmelo Alberto Santagati, Liliana Arcidiacono, Francesco Pirozzi: Battery charger including correction device to correct control signals for supply switching circuit. STMICROELECTRONICS S r l, Gardere Wynne Sewell, August 15, 2017: US09735599

A battery charger includes an input supply terminal configured to receive a supply signal and a battery terminal configured to be connected to a battery. A supply switching circuit is arranged between the battery terminal and the input supply terminal. A control device generates a control signal to ...


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Agatino Antonino Alessandro, Calogero Ribellino: Method of controlling a step-up DC-DC converter and related converter. STMicroelectronics, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist Pa, January 15, 2009: US20090015230-A1

A method of controlling a DC-DC step-up converter including at least one power switch and an energy storage inductor may include comparing a converter output voltage to a first threshold and generating a first comparison flag based on the converter output voltage comparison. The method may also incl ...