Keith Bassett, Tim Ng, Nicholas Steffen, Kenneth Ostrom, Benjamin Tang, Robert Carroll: Serial bus control method and apparatus for a microelectronic power regulation system. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, September 7, 2004: US06788035 (68 worldwide citation)

A serial bus control method, apparatus, and system for transmitting signals between a master controller and a slave controller associated with a power regulator are disclosed. The serial bus control scheme allows for information to be written to or read from individual regulators or be written to re ...

Keith Bassett, Tim Ng, Ken Ostrom, Nicholas Steffen, Benjamin Tang, Robert Carroll: Power, ground, and routing scheme for a microprocessor power regulator. Primarion, Theodore E Galanthay, September 20, 2005: US06947273 (34 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system for routing signals in a microelectronic device are disclosed. The system includes a plurality of chip components, such as transient suppression regulators, that are configured to include a transmission path that is routed through the chip component for transmission o ...


Gershon Akerling, James M Anderson, John W Spargo, Benjamin Tang: Chip-to-board connection assembly and method therefor. TRW, Michael S Yatsko, April 17, 2001: US06219254 (29 worldwide citation)

The chip-to-board (or chip-to-MCM) connection assembly and method therefor features a semiconductor chip (

Benjamin Tang, Robert T Carroll, Scott Wilson Southwell: Multi-threshold multi-gain active transient response circuit and method for digital multiphase pulse width modulated regulators. Primarion Corporation, The Noblitt Group PLLC, August 4, 2009: US07570036 (21 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a multi-phase pulse width modulated voltage regulator and method in which transient voltage excursions or deviations that exceed the load line voltage by more than a pre-determined amount are detected by an ATR circuit and a correction signal is applied. The correction signal is in the ...

Michael D McFarland, Mahadevan Krishnan, Jason D Wright, Andrew N Gerhan, Benjamin Tang: Coaxial plasma arc vapor deposition apparatus and method. Alameda Applied Sciences, File EE Patents com, Jay A Chesavage, January 11, 2011: US07867366 (18 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the deposition of a variable thickness coating onto the inside of a cylindrical tube comprises a variable pressure gas, an cathode coaxially positioned within the cylinder, and a voltage source applied between the cathode and cylindrical tube, which functions as an anode. A radial p ...

Robert Tom, Jenny Gu, Ryan Murphy, Benjamin Tang: Enhanced OBIGGS. Honeywell International, Oral Caglar Esq, December 1, 2009: US07625434 (15 worldwide citation)

A gas generating system comprises an air separation module (ASM) in fluid communication with a nitrogen enriched air (NEA) line and an oxygen enriched air (OEA) line. A valve is positioned in the OEA line and an oxygen sensor is positioned in the NEA line. The valve can be modulated in response to t ...

Benjamin Tang, Keith Bassett: High bandwidth multi-phase clock selector with continuous phase output. Primarion, Snell & Wilmer, September 16, 2003: US06621312 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a system and method for improving phase selection using a phase selector system. An exemplary phase selector system of the present invention includes a high speed phase selector having control logic, XOR gates, and a selector. The control logic uses Gray coding to gene ...

Benjamin Tang: Fine resolution pulse width modulation pulse generator for use in a multiphase pulse width modulated voltage regulator. Primarion, T E Galanthay, July 3, 2007: US07239116 (15 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a fine resolution pulse width generator for use in a multiphase pulse width modulated voltage regulator. The fine pulse width is generated by first generating a pulse with a coarse pulse width and one or more delayed replicas thereof. Then, digitally controlled analog interpolators are ...

Benjamin Tang, Scott Southwell, Nicholas Robert Steffen: PLL/DLL dual loop data synchronization utilizing a granular FIFO fill level indicator. Primarion, Noblitt & Gilmore, April 29, 2008: US07366270 (11 worldwide citation)

A dual loop (PLL/DLL) data synchronization system and method for plesiochronous systems is provided. In particular, a system and method for dual loop data synchronization using a granular FIFO fill level indicator is provided. A dual loop data serializer includes a phase lock loop (PLL) and a delaye ...