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8373953 Distribution of electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuitry within an integrated circuit  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an integrated circuit (IC) or semiconductor device. This semiconductor device includes a number of I/O pads or bumps on an outer surface of the...
8373954 Composite electronic device and digital transmission circuit using thereof  
A composite electronic device includes first and second magnetic substrates, and a functional layer sandwiched between these magnetic substrates, and the functional layer is configured by a...
8369053 Discharge protection apparatus and method of protecting an electronic device  
A protection circuit apparatus comprises an electrostatic discharge circuit coupled to an isolation filter. The isolation filter comprises an inductor coupled to a ground-coupled capacitor, the...
8368145 Semiconductor device and electronic device  
A semiconductor device has a structure including the first semiconductor region 103 which is provided in the first terminal portion 100 and includes the first n-type impurity region 106, the first...
8369054 NMOS-based feedback power-clamp for on-chip ESD protection  
A power-to-ground clamp transistor provides electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection. A filter capacitor and resistor generate a filter voltage that is buffered by three stages to drive the gate of...
8363368 Power supply shunt  
A power supply shunt for an electronic circuit. The power supply shunt includes at least two Field Effect Transistors (FETs), a first of the FETs having its drain coupled to a terminal of an...
8363366 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit is disclosed, which comprises an ESD detection circuit and protection switches. If an ESD event occurs, the ESD detection circuit turns off the...
8363367 Electrical overstress protection circuit  
A semiconductor circuit for electric overstress (EOS) protection is provided. The semiconductor circuit employs an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit, which has a resistor-capacitor...
8362938 Analog digital converting device  
Provided is an analog digital converting device which consumes a low power and guarantees fast operation characteristic. The analog digital converting device includes a sub-ADC and a successive...
8358492 Surge protection systems and methods for ethernet communication equipment in outside plant environments  
The present disclosure generally pertains to surge protection systems that protect outside plant equipment from high-energy surges. In one exemplary embodiment, a protection system is used for...
8358490 Transistor with EOS protection and ESD protection circuit including the same  
A transistor with an electrical overstress (EOS) protection may include an active region, a plurality of impurity regions and a conduction pattern. The active region may be formed in a substrate....
8354722 SCR/MOS clamp for ESD protection of integrated circuits  
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit, methods of fabricating an ESD protection circuit, methods of providing ESD protection, and design structures for an ESD protection circuit. An...
8355229 Semiconductor device with an inductor  
A semiconductor device including an electrostatic discharge element that protects the semiconductor device from electrostatic destruction is provided. The semiconductor device includes a first...
8355228 Semiconductor integrated circuit having protection circuit capable of protecting against ESD and EOS  
A semiconductor integrated circuit has an internal circuit having an input terminal connected to a connection terminal, a protection circuit that discharges an over-voltage supplied to the...
8355227 Electrostatic discharge circuitry with damping resistor  
An apparatus formed on a substrate includes a pad, electrostatic discharge circuitry, and a metal damping resistor connected between the pad and the electrostatic discharge circuitry.
8351173 Power supply circuit  
A power supply circuit includes an energy-consuming component including an input terminal, an input over-voltage protection circuit connected to the input terminal, and a feed back circuit. The...
8350519 Passive over/under voltage control and protection for energy storage devices associated with energy harvesting  
Described herein is, for example, a battery or capacitor over voltage (overcharge) and under-voltage protection circuit, that, for example, is adapted to not draw current from the battery or...
8350841 ESD protection circuit and display apparatus using the same  
An ESD protection circuit comprises three transistors and two voltage dividers. The two source/drain terminals of a first transistor are electrically coupled to a first power line and a second...
8351170 Impedance compensated electrostatic discharge circuit for protection of high-speed interfaces and method of using the same  
The embodiments of the apparatus and method described herein provide an integrated ESD/EOS protection solution which simplifies system PCB design for signal integrity compliance. As part of...
8345394 ESD protection circuit for a switching power converter  
An ESD protection circuit for a switching power converter which includes a high-side switching element connected between a supply voltage and the switching node, and a low-side switching element...
8345395 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit having a reduced size and enhanced discharge  
The present invention describes an electrostatic discharge protection circuit that protects an internal circuit of a semiconductor device from electrostatic discharge. The electrostatic discharge...
8345404 Anti-static part and its manufacturing method  
A conductive layer mainly made of gold is formed on an upper surface of an insulating substrate. Plural electrodes facing each other via a gap is formed by forming the gap in the conductive layer....
8339757 Electrostatic discharge circuit for integrated circuit with multiple power domain  
An ESD protection circuit with multiple domains, which comprises: an ESD protection device, coupled between a first power supplying line and a first ground line; a first internal circuit, having a...
8339756 Control circuit having a delay-reduced inverter  
In some embodiments, a power supply clamp may include a switchable discharge device configured to discharge an electrostatic discharge; and a control circuit configured to generate a control...
8338854 TVS with low capacitance and forward voltage drop with depleted SCR as steering diode  
A transient-voltage suppressing (TVS) device disposed on a semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type. The TVS includes a buried dopant region of a second conductivity type disposed and...
8339758 Transient voltage suppressor and method  
A transient voltage suppressor and a method for protecting against surge and electrostatic discharge events. A semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type has gate and anode regions of a...
8335064 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...
8330224 Integrated MEMS and ESD protection devices  
An electronic apparatus is provided that has a core, an electronic circuit in the core and a lid. An ESD protection device is in the lid. The ESD protection device is coupled to the electronic...
8331069 Structure for protecting an integrated circuit against electrostatic discharges  
A structure for protecting an integrated circuit against electrostatic discharges, comprising an assembly of identical cells, each of which is connected to a terminal forming a pad of the circuit,...
8331068 ESD protection for FinFETs  
An embodiment is a semiconductor device comprising a receiver circuit comprising fin field effect transistors (FinFETs), a transceiver circuit comprising FinFETs, and a transmit bus electrically...
8331108 Integrated power inserter  
The present invention relates to an integrated power inserter, comprises: a housing; a voltage lowering and rectifying member; and a coupling member having a power input end, a radio frequency...
8319258 Electro-static discharge (ESD) clamping device  
An ESD clamping device comprises a plurality of fingers each comprising a source region of first conductivity type formed in a substrate of second conductivity type, a drain region of said first...
8320091 Apparatus and method for electronic circuit protection  
Apparatus and methods for electronic circuit protection are disclosed. In one embodiment, an actively-controlled protection circuit includes a detector, a timer, a current source and a latch. The...
8319286 System and method for input pin ESD protection with floating and/or biased polysilicon regions  
A system and method for electrostatic discharge protection. The system includes a first transistor including a first drain, a second transistor including a second drain, and a resistor including a...
8320092 Protection circuit and semiconductor device  
A protection circuit 10 provided with a current regulating section 14 with a first end connected to a power source line VDD and a second end connected to an input terminal 116A of an inverter 116....
8315024 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit, integrated circuit and method of protecting circuitry from an electrostatic discharge voltage  
Implementations are presented herein that include an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit. The ESD protection circuit includes a first transistor and a second transistor. The first...
8315025 Circuit arrangement for protection against electrostatic charges and method for dissipation thereof  
A circuit arrangement for protection against electrostatic discharges comprises an shunt device, which is connected between a first and a second terminal of the circuit arrangement and has a...
8315026 Semiconductor device and apparatus including semiconductor device  
A semiconductor device includes a substrate on which an electronic circuit is provided. Two or more pads may be present which can connect the electronic circuit to an external device outside the...
8310011 Field effect resistor for ESD protection  
An electrostatic discharge protection device and methodology are provided for protecting semiconductor devices against electrostatic discharge events by temporarily forming during normal (non-ESD)...
8310798 Active monostable positive transient protection circuit for a capacitive load  
An electrically noisy D.C. power source having high slew rate A.C. transient voltage, is cut off from a capacitive load by a switchable, constant slew rate voltage source, upon the detection of an...
8305720 Latch-control protection circuit  
A latch-control protection circuit applied in a power converter is provided. The protection circuit has a comparing circuit unit and a logic gate. The comparing circuit unit is utilized to...
8305722 Dual-directional electrostatic discharge protection method  
A two terminal ESD protection structure formed by an alternating arrangement of adjacent p-n-p-n-p semiconductor regions provides protection against both positive and negative ESD pulses. When an...
8304838 Electrostatic discharge protection device structure  
An electrostatic discharge protection device structure is disclosed, which comprises a semiconductor substrate and an N-type epitaxial layer arranged on the semiconductor substrate. At least one...
8305718 Low parasitic capacitance electrostatic discharge protection circuit  
The present invention relates to an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit, and more particularly to a low parasitic capacitance electrostatic discharge protection circuit. An ESD...
8305719 Electrostatic discharge protection device for high voltage operation  
Disclosed is an improved electrostatic discharge protection device that can effectively cope with electrostatic stress of a microchip operating at high voltage. The ESD protection device includes...
8304806 ESD and EMC optimized HV-MOS transistor  
Devices and circuits related to Electrostatic discharge (ESD) and Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) are herein described. An ESD protection device is incorporated into a transistor in order to...
8305721 Electrostatic discharge protection device and method thereof  
An electrostatic discharge protection device for protecting an inner circuit, which is operated in a source voltage, is provided and includes a protection unit and a control unit. The protection...
8300371 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit and electronic device using the same  
An electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes an input terminal, a first diode, a second diode, a third diode, a fourth diode, a plurality of voltage stabilizer circuits, and a power...
8300370 ESD protection circuit and circuitry of IC applying the ESD protection circuit  
A circuitry of an IC is provided, including a pad, an internal circuit, and an ESD protection circuit. The pad transmits or receives a signal and is coupled to a first node. The internal circuit is...
8295018 Transmission-line-based ESD protection  
An ESD protection circuit includes a signal pad, a short circuited shunt stub on-chip with and coupled to the signal pad, an open circuited shunt stub on-chip and coupled to the signal pad.