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Kazuo Katsuki, Donald J Sauer, Danny Chin: Bus structure for multiprocessor system having separated processor section and control/memory section. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, December 3, 1996: US05581767 (187 worldwide citation)

The processor section comprises a matrix-line layout of processor units; each processor unit combined with adjacent processor units in row and column direction by means of IPC buses, which are two-way buses. The control/memory section comprises arrays of control/memory units corresponding one-to-one ...


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Donald J Sauer: Wide frequency range CMOS relaxation oscillator with variable hysteresis. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, March 5, 1996: US05497127 (74 worldwide citation)

A voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) which may be adjusted to provide oscillatory signals for a wide range of frequencies includes a relaxation oscillator in which a ramp signal is compared to a reference threshold which exhibits hysteresis. The frequency of the oscillator is changed by varying the ...


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Danny Chin, Donald J Sauer, Dietrich Meyerhofer, Kazuo Katsuki: Parallel digital processing system using optical interconnection between control sections and data processing sections. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, March 5, 1996: US05497465 (59 worldwide citation)

MIMD and pipeline processing is executed by entering data and control signals into processing chips in the form of optical signals, and entering multi-bit information (data and control signals) in parallel and at high speed on the basis of non-coherence of light beams. The efficiency of MIMD process ...


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Donald J Sauer: Analog to digital converter. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, November 16, 1993: US05262779 (42 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an ADC including a comparator which sets, bit-by-bit, a successive approximation binary register. Feedback means for auto-biasing, auto calibration, and offset compensation within the ADC are provided. The ADC sets itself to a high degree of accuracy automatically by reference to ...


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Donald J Sauer: Pixel array having image forming pixel elements integral with peripheral circuit elements. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, August 9, 1994: US05336879 (42 worldwide citation)

In a pixel array having an array of pixel elements, a plurality of row select lines, a plurality of column select lines, and a plurality of signal lines, a pixel element is disclosed for minimizing dead space in an overall imager matrix which includes many pixel arrays. The pixel element includes a ...


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Donald J Sauer, Nang T Tran: Pixel array with high and low resolution mode. Imation, William K Weimer, October 26, 1999: US05973311 (38 worldwide citation)

Pixel array including a high resolution mode and a low resolution mode and method of reading out the pixel array in a high and low resolution mode. The pixel array includes a first signal line and a second signal line. An array of pixel elements are provided, each pixel element coupled to the first ...


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Donald J Sauer: Optical-input latch-circuit cell array. Nippon Sheet Glass, Ratner & Prestia, January 25, 1994: US05281805 (33 worldwide citation)

An optical latch circuit is used for an optical-input section in a processor chip having a plurality of processor units each of which includes a processing section and an optical-input section. The optical input section includes a two-dimensional array, or matrix, of optical latch circuits. The opti ...


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Donald J Sauer: CCD Input circuits. RCA Corporation, H Christoffersen, Samuel Cohen, February 13, 1979: US04139784 (33 worldwide citation)

The circuits include a floating diffusion, a source supplying a controllable amount of charge to the floating diffusion and a charge coupled device (CCD) reference register for periodically removing a fixed amount of charge from the floating diffusion. A feedback circuit senses the average voltage a ...


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Donald J Sauer: Successive approximation analog to digital converter employing plural feedback digital to analog converters. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, December 21, 1993: US05272481 (32 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an ADC including a comparator which sets, bit-by-bit, a successive approximation binary register. Feedback means for auto-biasing, auto-calibration, and offset compensation within the ADC are provided. The ADC sets itself to a high degree of accuracy automatically by reference to ...


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Donald J Sauer: X-Y addressable solid state imager for low noise operation. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, July 28, 1992: US05134489 (29 worldwide citation)

An X-Y addressable imager utilizes a gate connection of a source-follower-connected MOSFET to isolate inherent capacitance of each horizontal signal line of the imager from a vertical signal line that couples the MOSFETs to a common output circuit, including a load resistor for the source followers. ...