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8537512 ESD protection using isolated diodes  
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit (40) is coupled across input-output (I/O) pads (21) and common terminals (24) of a core circuit (22) to protect it from ESD events. The circuit...
8536682 Low-voltage bidirectional protection diode  
A vertical bidirectional protection diode including, on a heavily-doped substrate of a first conductivity type, first, second, and third regions of the first, second, and first conductivity types,...
8531805 Gated diode having at least one lightly-doped drain (LDD) implant blocked and circuits and methods employing same  
Gated diodes, manufacturing methods, and related circuits are provided wherein at least one lightly-doped drain (LDD) implant is blocked in the gated diode to reduce its capacitance. In this...
8530968 Electrostatic discharge protection element and electrostatic discharge protection chip and method of producing the same  
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection element includes a collector area, a first barrier area, a semiconductor area, a second barrier area and an emitter area. The collector area has a first...
8531806 Distributed building blocks of R-C clamping circuitry in semiconductor die core area  
A semiconductor die includes resistor-capacitor (RC) clamping circuitry for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection of the semiconductor die. The RC clamping circuitry includes building blocks...
8531807 ESD clamp adjustment  
Embodiments of this disclosure relate to electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection techniques. For example, some embodiments include a variable resistor that selectively shunts power of an incoming...
8531037 Semiconductor chip having power supply line with minimized voltage drop  
Disclosed is a power supply line in which a voltage drop generated in a resistance component of a metal line which delivers a power voltage is minimized so that the level of the power supply...
8526147 High voltage tolerant SCR clamp with avalanche diode triggering circuit  
In an LVTSCR, an avalanche diode based control circuit controls both the base of the internal PNP of the LVTSCR as well as the gate of the LVTSCR.
8526148 Semiconductor device, DC-DC converter, and protective element  
A semiconductor device includes a first interconnect connected to a high voltage side power supply voltage, a second interconnect connected to the high voltage side power supply voltage, a...
8520350 Protection circuit for digital integrated chip  
A protection circuit includes first and second electronic switches. When a CPU socket does not contain a CPU, a signal pin of the CPU socket outputs a high level signal. The first and second...
8520348 High-swing differential driver using low-voltage transistors  
A differential line driver with N-paralleled slices for driving an impedance-matched transmission line. Each driver slice is a modified H-bridge driver using low-voltage, high-speed transistors. By...
8520351 Electrostatic discharge protective circuit having rise time detector and discharge sustaining circuitry  
Methods of the invention include an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection method capable of detecting a slew rate of an input signal and capable of determining whether the slew rate of the input...
8520347 Circuit for ESD protection including dynamically terminated diode strings comprised of bipolar devices  
An integrated circuit includes a plurality of terminals, an unterminated diode string formed from a plurality of P-N junction devices arranged in series and coupled to the plurality of terminals,...
8514535 Electrostatic discharge device control and structure  
Structures and methods for electrostatic discharge (ESD) device control in an integrated circuit are provided. An ESD protection structure includes an input/output (I/O) pad, and an ESD field...
8514532 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuits. In certain embodiments an ESD protection circuit may include two series resistor-capacitor (RC) circuits. One...
8514533 Method, apparatus, and system for protecting supply nodes from electrostatic discharge  
Described herein are a method, apparatus, and system for electrostatic discharge protection of supplies. The apparatus comprises a timer unit having a node with a first supply signal and operable...
8514539 Composite electronic device  
The present invention is provided with a composite electronic device comprising an inductor element and an ESD protection element formed between two magnetic substrates, wherein the inductor...
8514534 Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for electronic devices using wire-bonding  
A system in one embodiment includes a cable having a plurality of cable leads, and a multi-diode chip having a pad-side not facing the cable. The multi-diode chip includes a plurality of sets of...
8514536 ESD protection device and manufacturing method therefor  
An ESD protection device includes a ceramic base material including a glass component; opposed electrodes including an opposed electrode on one side and an opposed electrode on the other side,...
8508894 Sustained-arc control system on solar battery array  
A sustained-arc control system is constituted with a capacitance which is placed between a gap on a solar battery array, working to control or inhibit the sustained arc. A solar battery array has a...
8508893 Method for providing wideband electrostatic discharge protection and circuits obtained therewith  
An distributed electronic circuit (1), such as a transmission line or distributed amplifier, is disclosed comprising an input terminal (2), an output terminal (3), power supply lines (4,5), a...
8508892 Integrated circuit with DC-DC converter and ESD protection  
An integrated circuit (10) for use in a DC-DC converter is protected against damage from electrostatic discharge when not in use in the DC-DC converter. The integrated circuit includes a control...
8503141 Transient voltage suppressor (TVS) with improved clamping voltage  
This invention discloses an electronic device formed as an integrated circuit (IC) wherein the electronic device further includes a transient voltage suppressing (TVS) circuit for suppressing a...
8503140 Bi-directional back-to-back stacked SCR for high-voltage pin ESD protection, methods of manufacture and design structures  
Bi-directional back-to-back stacked SCRs for high-voltage pin ESD protection, methods of manufacture and design structures are provided. The device includes a symmetrical bi-directional...
8504952 Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit and method for designing thereof for protection of millimeter wave electrical elements  
A miniaturized electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit designed for millimeter wave electrical elements, wherein the ESD protection circuit is fabricated on a multilayer substrate. The ESD...
8503147 ESD protection device  
An ESD protection device includes a ceramic multilayer substrate including a plurality of laminated insulating layers, an external electrode, at least one of an in-plane connecting conductor and an...
8498085 ESD protection circuit  
An ESD protection circuit with leakage current reduction function includes a silicon controlled rectifier, a first CMOS inverter, a first transistor, a current mirror, a PMOS capacitor and a...
8493705 Electrostatic discharge circuit for radio frequency transmitters  
A representative electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit includes a silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) that is electrically coupled to the output of a power amplifier; an ESD detection...
8493700 ESD protection for high-voltage-tolerance open-drain output pad  
A high-voltage NMOS transistor for ESD protection is coupled between a high-voltage I/O pad and a low-voltage terminal, and has a parasitic component between its source and drain. A trigger has an...
8493680 IC protection circuit, method for protecting IC, and apparatuses having the IC protection circuit  
An electronic device includes a power supply line connected between a DC power supply and an integrated circuit, and a first electronic element and a second electronic element serially connected...
8493704 Circuit protection device and method of manufacturing the same  
In one embodiment, a circuit protection device includes a common mode noise filter having a plurality of sheets, each of the sheets being formed to optionally include a coil pattern, an internal...
8493699 Low viscosity electrostatic discharge (ESD) dissipating adhesive  
In one embodiment, a system includes a cable comprising a plurality of leads and an ESD dissipating adhesive coupled to the plurality of leads in a coverage area for providing ESD protection to an...
8493698 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
It is desired to achieve a high ESD protection performance by a small area circuit. An electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes: protection circuits, wherein each protection circuit...
8493706 Semiconductor module and data memory module having the same  
A semiconductor module and a data memory module having the same are provided. The semiconductor module includes a substrate having a semiconductor device, a ground terminal, a protection pattern,...
8488288 Input protection method with variable tripping threshold and low parasitic elements  
Various embodiments of an input protection circuitry may be configured with a variable tripping threshold and low parasitic elements, which may prevent a signal from propagating into the protected...
8482888 ESD block with shared noise optimization and CDM ESD protection for RF circuits  
A RF device includes a RF integrated circuit having a RF input and a RF output. The RF integrated circuit has an NMOS transistor having a gate terminal coupled to the RF input, a drain terminal...
8482890 PCB strip and manufacturing method for electronic component embedded PCB  
A PCB strip and a method of manufacturing an electronic component embedded printed circuit board are disclosed. The PCB strip in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes a...
8482891 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
An ESD (Electrostatic Discharge, ESD) protection circuit includes a voltage-divider generating circuit, a decision circuit, and a switching circuit. The voltage-divider generating circuit outputs a...
8482889 Band-pass structure electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
The present invention relates to an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit, and more particularly to a band-pass structure electrostatic discharge protection circuit. An ESD protection...
8477467 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
An electrostatic discharge protection circuit is located between a first voltage terminal and a second voltage terminal. The electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes a first...
8467162 ESD protection circuit and ESD protection device thereof  
The ESD protection circuit is electrically connected between a first power rail and a second power rail, and includes an ESD protection device, a switching device electrically connected between the...
8467163 Protecting apparatus  
An apparatus for protecting equipment connected to a high voltage direct current line comprises a current valve having at least one semiconductor device and a rectifying member connected in...
8462473 Adaptive electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit  
For adaptive electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, an integrated circuit device having an adaptive electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, has an external connection pin to be protected from...
8464078 Delay circuit with reset feature  
A system comprises an AC/DC adapter having a connector. The system also comprises a portable computer that receives said connector. The portable computer comprising a delay circuit coupled to a...
8455918 ESD protection device and method for manufacturing the same  
An ESD protection device is manufactured such that its ESD characteristics are easily adjusted and stabilized. The ESD protection device includes an insulating substrate, a cavity provided in the...
8456784 Overvoltage protection circuit for an integrated circuit  
An overvoltage protection circuit may include a reference voltage generator, a trigger circuit, and a clamping device. The reference voltage generator is for providing a reference voltage that is...
8456783 Integrated circuit, electronic device and ESD protection therefor  
An integrated circuit comprises electro-static discharge (ESD) protection circuitry arranged to provide ESD protection to one or more external connector(s) of the integrated circuit. The ESD...
8456790 Wind power generation system  
In one embodiment, a wind-power generating system 10 includes: a lightning protecting device including a receptor 70 provided on a blade surface and a lightning conductor 73 grounding the receptor...
8456785 Semiconductor ESD device and method  
An embodiment semiconductor device has a first device region disposed on a second device region within an ESD device region disposed within a semiconductor body. Also included is a third device...
8451569 High voltage tolerant, small footprint BJT-CMOS active clamp  
In an active clamp implemented in a 5V complementary BiCMOS process, the footprint of the active clamp, which includes at least one NMOS clamp stack, is reduced by introducing a BJT into the...