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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 (


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...