Wayne T Holcombe, Pavel Konecny, Miroslav Svajda, Jean Luc Nauleau, Robert Gordon Farmer: Apparatus and method for near-field communication. Silicon Laboratories, O Keefe Egan Peterman & Enders, October 18, 2011: US08041227 (67 worldwide citation)

A communication device is disclosed having optical and near-field communication capability. The device includes an optical transceiver circuit fabricated on an integrated circuit die and configured to transmit and receive far field signals. A near field transceiver circuit is also fabricated on the ...

Jiri Benda, Pavel Konecny: Gas valve with resilient seat. Honeywell International, January 12, 2010: US07644731 (17 worldwide citation)

A gas valve having a valve member disposed within a valve cavity, and an elastomeric valve seat extending from a valve cavity wall into the valve cavity. The valve member is movable between an open position in which the valve member does not engage the resilient valve seat thereby permitting gas to ...

Jiri Benda, Pavel Konecny: Gas valve with overtravel. Honeywell International, December 1, 2009: US07624755 (17 worldwide citation)

A gas valve may include a valve body and a valve member disposed within the valve body. A resilient sealing ring may be disposed within the valve body such that the valve member achieves a closed position when the valve member contacts the resilient sealing ring. In some instances, a gas valve may i ...

Pavel Konecny, Yeshoda Yedevelly: Primary side sensing for isolated fly-back converters. Silicon Laboratories, Zagorin O Brien Graham, July 3, 2012: US08213192 (15 worldwide citation)

A switching voltage regulator samples signals corresponding to a flyback voltage on an auxiliary winding on a primary side of the switching voltage regulator. The flyback voltage functions as feedback from the output voltage on the secondary side. On detection of presence of the flyback voltage, sam ...

Pavel Konecny, Dag Pettersen: Bias circuit for generating bias outputs. Silicon Laboratories, Trop Pruner & Hu P C, May 17, 2016: US09342084 (1 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, an apparatus includes a ready circuit to output a ready indicator when a supply voltage provided to the ready circuit and a voltage regulator is sufficient to operate the voltage regulator. In turn, the voltage regulator is to receive the supply voltage and output a regulated voltage, ...

Axel Thomsen, Pavel Konecny, Xiaodong Wang: Relaxation oscillator. Silicon Laboratories, Trop Pruner & Hu P C, August 4, 2015: US09099994 (1 worldwide citation)

In an embodiment, a method includes: during a first portion of a cycle of a clock signal generated by an oscillator, pre-charging a first capacitor of a first switched capacitor stage until a first comparator determines that a first node voltage of the first switched capacitor stage is greater than ...

Bernard Gilbert Guy Gentinne, Pavel Konecny, Ludek Pantucek: Integrated sine wave generating circuit. AMI Semiconductor Belgium BVBA, Sughrue Mion PLLC, February 25, 2003: US06525592 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an integrated high power sine wave carrier circuit for outputting a low distortion high power sine wave. The circuit is used for antennas, and especially for antennas in automotive appliances. The circuit comprises a H-bridge (

Axel Thomsen, Kenneth W Fernald, Pavel Konecny: Apparatus for differencing comparator and associated methods. Silicon Laboratories, Law Offices of Maximilian R Peterson, January 8, 2019: US10175271

An apparatus includes an integrated circuit (IC). The IC includes a differencing comparator. The differencing comparator receives a differential input signal. The differencing comparator compares the differential input signal to a threshold value. The differencing comparator includes a transconducta ...

Yeshoda Yedevelly, Pavel Konecny, Wayne T Holcombe: Synchronous VCC generator for switching voltage regulator. Silicon Laboratories, Abel Law Group, May 17, 2016: US09343971

A capacitor is charged synchronously with the beginning of an ON portion of a pulse width modulated (PWM) signal to generate a voltage across the capacitor using charging current sourced from an inductor on a primary side of a transformer. The voltage is supplied as a supply voltage to control circu ...

Jinwen Xiao, Pavel Konecny, Axel Thomsen, Clayton Daigle, Xiaodong Wang, John Khoury, Alan Westwick, Shahram Tadayon: Apparatus for mixed signal interface circuitry and associated methods. Silicon Laboratories, Law Offices of Maximilian R Peterson, March 7, 2017: US09590630

An integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality of pads adapted to send or receive signals, and a plurality of mixed signal interface blocks, each of which is coupled to a corresponding pad in the plurality of pads. Furthermore, each mixed signal interface block in the plurality of mixed signal inte ...