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Jimmy L Hutchines, John E Meyer: Capacitive voltage multiplier. National Semiconductor Corporation, Gail W Woodward, Willis E Higgins, September 6, 1977: US04047091 (145 worldwide citation)

A voltage multiplier in which an n-phase circuit charges n-1 capacitors during the separate phases, then during the last or nth phase the capacitors are put in series to create n times the input voltage. MOS transistor devices are used to act as switches to charge a number of series connected capaci ...


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Anthony J Varrichio, Benjamin A Tranchina: Method of efficiently performing fractional voltage conversion and system comprising efficient fractional voltage converter circuitry. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Peter R Lando, Christopher S L Crawford, February 20, 2007: US07180760 (69 worldwide citation)

Embodiments provide a capacitive voltage multiplier for efficiently producing multiples, including fractional multiples, of a power supply voltage use high, medium and low voltage field effect transistors for switching terminals of various capacitors into and out of connection with power supply or g ...


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Varrichio Anthony J, Tranchina Benjamin A: Fractional voltage converter. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, TANNENBAUM David H, October 27, 2005: WO/2005/101627 (30 worldwide citation)

Embodiments provide a capacitive voltage multiplier (311) for efficiently producing multiples (Vmult), including fractional multiples, of a power supply voltage (Vbatt) use high, medium and low voltage field effect transistors (SW1-SW7) for switching terminals of various capacitors (C1, C2, C3) into ...


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Michael Buchmann: Voltage multiplier with charge recovery. Nokia Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, June 3, 2008: US07382634 (25 worldwide citation)

Capacitive voltage multiplier for generating voltage pulses, preferably up to 100 V, that are higher than the supply voltage for displays, non-volatile memories and corresponding units especially in small electronic devices, such as handheld telecommunication terminals or corresponding devices, wher ...


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Cutting torch and electrode therefor. Brower J, December 20, 1978: GB1536107-A (3 worldwide citation)

1536107 Cutting by heat J S BROWER 29 April 1977 18113/77 Heading E1F [Also in Divisions B3 and B5] An electrode for a portable electric arc cutting torch comprises a metallic, e.g. steel, tube 10, Fig. 4, within which are disposed rods 14 of which a number are of ferrous metal, e.g. steel, and at l ...


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John H Erickson, Robert L McCormick, Benjamin A Tranchina: Method for providing multiple voltage levels during pulse generation and implantable pulse generating employing the same. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, January 3, 2017: US09533164 (1 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method of operating an implantable pulse generator comprises: providing power to a voltage converter at a first voltage level; outputting a second voltage level by the voltage converter, the second voltage level being a variable voltage level that is controlled by a control sign ...


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Paul Ierymenko: Handheld vibration control device for musical instruments. Myers Bigel P A, March 14, 2017: US09595250

A handheld device for controlling a vibration of a resonant musical member of a musical instrument includes a handheld housing; at least one transducer on the housing that is configured to sense a proximity and/or vibration of a resonant musical member and output an actuating vibratory electromagnet ...


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Philippe J Genereux, Rudy A Vandenbelt, Troy G Anderson: Personal rechargeable portable ionic air purifier. Headwaters, Albert Peter Durigon, August 22, 2017: US09737895

A portable rechargeable personal ionic air purifier energizing a personal airspace and cleaning particulate pollutants therefrom in a manner that poses little or no personal shock risk and that minimizes battery drain to maximize battery life includes ionization means and ionization actuation means ...


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Dean D Aalami: Apparatus for supplying high voltages with low power for solid state detectors and grids. Dean D Aalami, Space Instruments, March 25, 2004: US20040056704-A1

A micro power, light weight, small size bias supply is achieved by combining a driver element, followed by an inductor, followed by a capacitive voltage multiplier stack. Performance is enhanced and reduction in components count is achieved by having multiple stages in series, output of each stage a ...


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Anthony J Varrichio, Benjamin A Tranchina: Fractional voltage converter. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Fulbright & Jaworski, November 24, 2005: US20050259454-A1

Embodiments provide a capacitive voltage multiplier for efficiently producing multiples, including fractional multiples, of a power supply voltage use high, medium and low voltage field effect transistors for switching terminals of various capacitors into and out of connection with power supply or g ...