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Anoop Agrawal, Juan Carlos Lopez Tonazzi, Robert LeCompte, John Cronin, Steve Kennedy, Kevin McCarthy, Matthew Denesuk, Gimtong Teowee: Busbars for electrically powered cells. Donnelly Corporation, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 13, 2001: US06317248 (263 worldwide citation)

Edge busbars on a substantial perimeter of an electrochromic device are disclosed having electrical paths wrapping over the perimeter edge. Internal busbars interior from the perimeter are disclosed which lower the conductivity of the conductive layer of an electrochromic device. Signals supplied to ...


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James D Bucher II: Switching power supply with automatic power factor correction. Zytec Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, July 28, 1987: US04683529 (240 worldwide citation)

An off-line switching power supply is described which controls the switching transistor of a fly-back circuit in such a fashion as to achieve better than 0.99 power factor control. The technique used for power factor control allows the switching power supply to operate either from AC or DC sources. ...


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Anoop Agrawal, Juan Carlos Lopez Tonazzi, Robert LeCompte, John Cronin, Steve Kennedy, Kevin McCarthy, Matthew Denesuk, Gimtong Teowee: Busbars for electrically powered cells. Donnelly Corporation, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, September 10, 2002: US06449082 (218 worldwide citation)

Edge busbars on a substantial perimeter of an electrochromic device are disclosed having electrical paths wrapping over the perimeter edge. Internal busbars interior from the perimeter are disclosed which lower the conductivity of the conductive layer of an electrochromic device. Signals supplied to ...


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Balu Balakrishnan: Switched mode power supply integrated circuit with start-up self-biasing. Power Integrations, Thomas E Schatzel, February 8, 1994: US05285369 (198 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention is a switching power supply that includes a full-wave bridge rectifier to rectify incoming AC line voltage, a transformer having a primary winding and two secondary windings and a switched mode power supply chip that includes an integrated high voltage power MO ...


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Eric J Hoekstra, Kenneth L Schierbeek: Digital electrochromic mirror system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, April 3, 2001: US06210008 (188 worldwide citation)

A vehicular electrochromic rearview mirror system includes an interior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly and at least one exterior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly. Each mirror assembly includes an electrochromic reflective element that assumes a partial reflectance level in response to ...


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Edward Rodriguez, Alexander Estrov: Switching electrical power supply utilizing miniature inductors integrally in a PCB. Theta J Corporation, Jerry Cohen, M Lawrence Oliverio, November 11, 1986: US04622627 (186 worldwide citation)

Electrical switching power supply for microprocessors and the like comprising a high voltage d.c. source (30, 34, 32, 50) resonant circuit (38, 51, 42, 52) including a switching transistor (52) which is operated in Megahertz range and provides pulses, via a transformer (40), rectifier (56), smoothin ...


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Eric J Hoekstra, Kenneth L Schierbeek: Digital electrochromic mirror system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, July 22, 2003: US06595649 (177 worldwide citation)

A vehicular electrochromic rearview mirror system includes an interior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly and at least one exterior electrochromic rearview mirror assembly. Each mirror assembly includes an electrochromic reflective element that assumes a partial reflectance level in response to ...


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Balu Balakrishnan: Plastic quad-packaged switched-mode integrated circuit with integrated transformer windings and mouldings for transformer core pieces. Power Integrations, Law Offices of Thomas E Schatzel, November 21, 1995: US05469334 (160 worldwide citation)

A switching power supply embodiment of the present invention includes a plastic leaded chip carrier (PLCC) that has two rectangular holes joined by a channel on the bottom surface that allow the PLCC to be surface mounted on a printed circuit board over a ferrite U-core section. A ferrite I-core sec ...


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James J Haflinger, David A Neese, Warren Free, David M Dull: Method and system for detecting nonfunctional elements in an ink jet printer. Encad, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 13, 2001: US06199969 (144 worldwide citation)

A method and system for detecting a nonfunctional element in an ink jet printhead is disclosed. The ink jet printer system includes: a switching power supply, coupled to the inkjet printhead, for supplying power to the printhead; an output capacitor, coupled to an output of the switching power suppl ...


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Jeffrey H Hwang: Power factor correction with carrier control and input voltage sensing. Champion Microelectronic, Derek J Westberg, December 2, 2003: US06657417 (134 worldwide citation)

A switching power supply which uses carrier control and input voltage sensing. In one aspect, an output voltage is monitored to form a carrier signal. The carrier signal is compared to a signal that is representative of the input current in order to control the switching duty cycle. In addition, a s ...