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Abbas Elgamal, Khaled A El Ayat, Amr Mohsen: User programmable integrated circuit interconnect architecture and test method. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, July 19, 1988: US04758745 (429 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...


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Abbas El Gamal, Khaled A El Ayat, Amr Mohsen: Programmable interconnect architecture. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, February 4, 1997: US05600265 (109 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...


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Ralph G Whitten, Ta Pen Guo, Amr Mohsen, Alan E Comer: Structures for electrostatic discharge protection of electrical and other components. Aptix Corporation, D Alessandro Frazzini & Ritchie, August 23, 1994: US05341267 (85 worldwide citation)

A first passive ESD protection device for an electronic component in a microcircuit includes a fuse element shunting the component to be protected and includes a passive programming path from the outside of the microcircuit to the fuse element. A second passive ESD protection device is deactivatable ...


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Abbas El Gamal, Khaled A El Avat, Amr Mohsen: Programmable interconnect architecture. Actel Corporation, Jonathan H Schafer, December 12, 2000: US06160420 (26 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...


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Ralph G Whitten, Amr Mohsen: Electrically programmable interconnect element for integrated circuits. Aptix Corporation, D Alessandro & Ritchie, September 19, 1995: US05451811 (24 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect device includes a first lower electrode comprising a conductive material. A layer of dielectric material is disposed over the top surface of the lower conductor. An antifuse material, such as one or more layers of a dielectric material, amorphous silicon, or combinat ...


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Amr Mohsen: Multichip module integrated circuit device having maximum input/output capability. Aptix Corporation, D Alessandro & Ritchie, July 11, 1995: US05432708 (18 worldwide citation)

A high I/O count integrated circuit is disposed on a semiconductor chip having opposing faces and comprises a plurality of functional circuit modules, each having inputs and at least one output having a first drive capability. A plurality of a first type of I/O nodes, each comprising a first conduct ...


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Abbas E Gamal, Khaled A El Ayat, Amr Mohsen: User-configurable logic circuits comprising antifuses and multiplexer-based logic modules. Actel Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, December 26, 1995: US05479113 (16 worldwide citation)

A user-programmable interconnect architecture, which may be used for logic arrays for digital and analog system design, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a plurality of logic cells or modules in a matrix are connected by vertical and horizontal wiring channels. The wiring channels may in turn be prog ...