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Gregory Djaja, James W Nicholes, Douglas D Smith, David William Knebelsberger, Gary Wayne Hancock: Memory compiler interface and methodology. Motorola, Robert F Hightower, June 11, 2002: US06405160 (73 worldwide citation)

A compilier methodology including a stand alone memory interface which provides a user specified memory device of a required number of words of memory of a required bits per word. The stand alone memory interface is a tool to provide a menu showing multiple ways in which the user's request can ...


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Akira Ito, Douglas D Smith, Myron J Buer: MOSFET anti-fuse structure and method for making same. Broadcom Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, March 2, 2004: US06700176 (37 worldwide citation)

An anti-fuse device includes a substrate and laterally spaced source and drain regions formed in the substrate. A channel is formed between the source and drain regions. A gate and gate oxide are formed on the channel and lightly doped source and drain extension regions are formed in the channel. Th ...


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Richard N Cunningham, Douglas D Smith, Romain E Loeffler deceased: Method and apparatus for manufacturing a laminated shingle. Johns Manville Corporation, Robert M Krone, Joseph J Kelly, Gregory W O Connor, November 11, 1980: US04233100 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to apparatus for forming a series of shingles from two shingle members. In the past such apparatus has required an inordinate number of hand operations and warehousing of such shingle members. These hand operations and warehousing functions have resulted in a substantia ...


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Douglas D Smith, Myron Buer, Bassem Radieddine: High voltage switch circuitry. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, February 17, 2004: US06693819 (25 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a high voltage switch used with a one-time programmable memory device and a method of setting a state of a one-time programmable memory device using such a high voltage switch. The memory device includes a plurality of one time programmable memory cells arranged in a ...


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Douglas D Smith, Myron Buer, Laurentiu Vasiliu, Bassem Radieddine: Memory cell with fuse element. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, February 25, 2003: US06525955 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a one-time programmable memory cell and a method of setting a state for a one-time programmable memory cell. The memory cell includes a storage element adapted to store data and two thin gated fuses coupled to the storage element, adapted to set the state of the memo ...


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Richard N Cunningham, Douglas D Smith: Apparatus for forming thermal insulation blocks. Johns Manville Corporation, Robert M Krone, Joseph J Kelly, James W McClain, August 26, 1980: US04218962 (19 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is described for the formation of thermal insulation blocks from rolls of fibrous blankets. The apparatus comprises folding means to make alternating transverse folds in the blanket, insertion means to insert block supporting members (pronged beams) into and through folds of the block, and ...


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David P DiMarco, James W Nicholes, Douglas D Smith: Sense amplifier and latching circuit for an SRAM. Motorola, Robert D Atkins, February 22, 1994: US05289415 (19 worldwide citation)

A memory circuit uses sense amplifiers to amplify a low level differential data signal from the memory cells to full logic levels. A first sense amplifier converts the low level differential data signal to an intermediate differential voltage level at first and second nodes during the read cycle. A ...


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James W Nicholes, Douglas D Smith: Multiport memory with write priority detector. Motorola, Robert D Atkins, February 22, 1994: US05289427 (17 worldwide citation)

A write priority detector in a multiport memory prioritizes write operations to memory cell by activating one of its enable signals to a memory cell upon receiving multiple address signals at different write ports of the multiport memory, each attempting to access the same memory cell. The other ena ...


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Mark Slamowitz, Douglas D Smith, David W Knebelsberger, Gregory Djaja: Very small swing high performance CMOS static memory (multi-port register file) with power reducing column multiplexing scheme. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, February 11, 2003: US06519204 (17 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods relating to a multi-port register file memory including a plurality of storage elements in columns are disclosed. The storage elements are arranged in rows and columns and store data. At least one read port is coupled to each of the storage elements and a sensing device is couple ...


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Myron J Buer, Douglas D Smith: Method and apparatus for verification of a gate oxide fuse element. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, March 9, 2004: US06704236 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and circuit for verifying the state of a gated fuse element used with a one-time programmable CMOS memory device. A first expected state is set and a state of a first gate-ox fuse is sensed. The state of the first gate-ox fuse is compared to the first expected state to determine if they are ...