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Yves Theoduloz, Hugo Jaeggi, Nadia Harabech: Device for reading a low-consumption non-volatile memory and its implementing method. EM Microelectronic Marin, Griffin & Szipl P C, November 30, 2010: US07843737 (2 worldwide citation)

The reading device enables a non-volatile memory consisting of a matrix of memory cells (TM) to be read. Once the memory cells have been selected to be read in a read cycle controlled by a microprocessor unit, sense amplifiers (4) activated at the start of each cycle supply a binary data word (dx) r ...


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Jérôme Saby, Yves Theoduloz: Discontinuous mode DC-DC converter including a voltage-current conversion circuit for converting into current a difference between an output voltage and an input voltage of switches of the converter. EM Microelectronic Marin, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, July 12, 2016: US09391520 (1 worldwide citation)

The DC-DC converter includes an inductor cooperating with a first switch and a second switch operating alternately, in order to supply an output voltage of higher, equal or lower level than the level of an input voltage. The converter includes a switching control unit for the switches for determinin ...


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Yves Theoduloz, Jerome Saby, Cyril Marti: DC-DC converter with low start-up power and voltage. EM Microelectronic Marin, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, August 22, 2017: US09742271 (1 worldwide citation)

A DC-DC converter (1) with low start-up power and voltage includes an inductor (3) connected to an input voltage source (2), a switch (11) connected to the inductor and controlled by a controller (10) and a diode (12) connected to a connection node of the inductor and the switch to provide an output ...


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Daniel N Luthi, Fabien Maupas, Yves Theoduloz, Manfred Schlenk, Hans Hoffmann, Mykhaylo Raykhman, Josef Fisch: Electric device having an interference suppression capacitor circuit. MINEBEA, EM MICROELECTRIC MARIN, Volpe and Koenig P C, June 2, 2015: US09048746

An electrical device having at least one interference suppression capacitor (6, 60) that is actively discharged when there is an interruption to the mains voltage (7) by connecting an electrical load (69) in parallel. For this purpose, the device has a monitor for the mains voltage (7) and means for ...


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Daniel N Luthi, Fabien Maupas, Yves Theoduloz, Manfred Schlenk, Hans Hoffmann, Mykhaylo Raykhman, Josef Fisch: Electric device having low power consumption in the stand-by state. Minebea, EM Microelectric Marin, Volpe and Koenig P C, September 15, 2015: US09136753

An electrical device, particularly having at least one lighting system having light emitting diodes, such as a television having LED backlighting (57), which has a stand-by mode (ZPM) with very low power consumption in which only one control unit (3) is supplied with power via a capacitive voltage d ...


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Yves Theoduloz, Hugo Jaeggi, Lubomir Plavec: Configuration backup device for the terminals of an integrated circuit and method of enabling the device. EM Microelectronic Marin, Sughrue Mion PLLC, August 10, 2010: US07772886

The integrated circuit device (1) backs up the configuration of output terminals (O, SP) of said integrated circuit in low-power mode. To do this, the device includes several voltage level shift units (2, 2′, 2″, 2′″) and an output stage (3) connected to each output of the level shift units and conn ...


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Yves Theoduloz, Richard Stary, Petr Drechsler: Method for adjusting a reference voltage based on a band-gap circuit. EM Microelectronic Marin, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, March 31, 2015: US08994356

A method adjusts a reference voltage of an electronic circuit based on a band-gap voltage supplied by a first band-gap stage. The band-gap stage includes in a series arrangement, between two terminals of a voltage supply source, a current source connected to a first branch, which includes a first co ...


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Pascal Haering, Pascal Maire, Fabien Malacarne, Cyril Marti, Yves Theoduloz: Smart battery with a supply voltage control circuit and method for manufacturing the battery. EM MICROELECTRONIC MARIN, Sughrue Mion PLLC, August 8, 2017: US09728987

The smart battery (1) includes an electronic module provided with an electronic circuit (8) for controlling the supply voltage, which is disposed in a case having a cover (2) as the external negative terminal, fixed to a cup (3), as the external positive terminal. A first chemical substance (4) as t ...


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Yves Theoduloz, Hugo Jaeggi, Tomas Toth: Processor circuit with shared memory and buffer system. EM MICROELECTRONIC MARIN, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 23, 2015: US09063865

The processor circuit (1) has a Harvard architecture. This processor circuit includes a calculation unit (2), a first memory element (3a) for data storage and a second memory element (4a) for instruction storage. Said first and second memory elements (3a, 4a) are connected by at least one communicat ...


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Jér ôme Saby, Yves Theoduloz, Cyril Marti: Electronic device including a very low voltage generator powering a battery. EM Microelectronic Marin, Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, October 17, 2017: US09793737

The electronic device includes a battery, an electrical energy generator and, between the generator and the battery, an inductive voltage boost converter. The device further includes a circuit for measuring the voltage supplied by the generator which is formed by: a measuring capacitor arranged in p ...