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8801274 Time-related temperature variation transducer, electronic chip incorporating this transducer and method of fabrication of this chip  
A transducer for transducing time-related temperature variations into a difference in potentials includes an upper conductive electrode designed to be exposed to a time-related temperature...
8783949 Self-calibrating, wide-range temperature sensor  
A self-calibrating, wide-range temperature sensor includes a current reference, impervious to process and voltage, with the current reference mirrored into two oppositely-sized bipolar transistors...
8764287 Thermal detector, thermal detecting device, and electronic instrument  
A thermal detector includes a thermal detecting element and a support member supporting the thermal detecting element and a wiring layer. The support member has an arm member connected to a...
8768645 Estimating temperature of memory elements  
The invention relates to a method for determining a temperature (T) of a plurality of memory elements (10) having a temperature-dependent probability (P) of assuming a particular bit value, the...
8757250 Advanced thermal control interface  
An apparatus for controlling a temperature of a device. The apparatus includes a body (500) having a plurality of chambers (630) spaced substantially symmetrically about an axis of the body (500),...
8734006 Calibration of an on-die thermal sensor  
A method of calibrating a thermal sensor includes setting a wafer to a control temperature. The wafer includes the thermal sensor and other chip logic. The method also includes applying power...
8727616 Differential thermistor circuit  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus and method for providing temperature information. In an example, an integrated circuit apparatus can include a first resistor configured to...
8708560 Method and apparatus for adjusting the color properties or the photometric properties of an LED illumination device  
The invention relates to a method for the temperature-dependent adjustment of the color properties or the photometric properties of an LED illuminating device having LEDs emitting light of...
8696199 Proportional settling time adjustment for diode voltage and temperature measurements dependent on forced level current  
A temperature sensor circuit and system providing accurate digital temperature readings using a local or remote temperature diode. In one set of embodiments a change in diode junction voltage...
8684597 Thermal sensor having toggle control  
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for thermal sensor power savings using a toggle control. In some embodiments, an integrated circuit (e.g., a...
8672540 Device for monitoring the temperature of an element  
A device for monitoring the temperature surrounding a circuit, including: a charge storage element; a charge evacuation device; and a thermo-mechanical switch connecting the storage element to the...
8646969 Apparatus and methods for temperature calibration and sensing  
Some embodiments include apparatus and methods having a first switch, a second switch, and a circuit coupled to the first and second switches. The first switch may be configured to switch between...
8636406 Apparatus for thermal characterization under non-uniform heat load  
An apparatus determines cooling characteristics of an operational cooling device used for transferring heat from an electronic device. The operational cooling device is thermally coupled to a heat...
8628240 Temperature measurement using a diode with saturation current cancellation  
Various embodiments provide systems and methods measuring the temperature of a device using a semiconductor temperature sensor, such as a diode. This invention allows the use of an uncalibrated...
8608376 Method for modeling and parameter extraction of LDMOS devices  
A method for modeling the performance of a laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) device across a wide temperature range is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of positioning...
8602645 Temperature detection system  
A temperature detection system includes a power semiconductor device, a chip temperature detection device for detecting a temperature of the power semiconductor device, loss-related characteristic...
8591105 Optical guide with temperature sensing matrix  
The invention relates to an optical element for guiding and forming a laser beam, and to a method for recording beam parameters, particularly in a laser system, comprising a carrier substrate (40)...
8583311 Overhead wire transportation system and control method thereof  
A storage battery control device detects an overhead wire supply current value showing a sum of a current value output from a storage battery and a current value output from a transformer...
8573841 On-chip temperature sensor  
A method and apparatus for determining a temperature of a semiconductor device is provided herein. One aspect of the disclosed subject matter is seen in a temperature sensing device. The...
8573836 Apparatus and method for evaluating a substrate mounting device  
An apparatus evaluates a substrate mounting device adapted to hold a target substrate placed on a mounting surface and to control a temperature of the target substrate. The apparatus includes an...
8562210 Thermal sensor for semiconductor circuits  
A system and a method for measuring temperature within an operating circuit use a Wheatstone bridge within a temperature sensing circuit. One of the resistors in the Wheatstone bridge is a...
8556504 Thermally decoupled micro-structured reference element for sensors  
A micro-structured reference element for use in a sensor having a substrate and a dielectric membrane. The reference element has an electrical property which changes its value on the basis of...
8540422 Electrical component behavior analysis tools  
Tools and methods for creating isolated or localized temperature changes on components in an electric circuit. By isolating temperature changes to individual components or small sets of components,...
8540423 Semiconductor temperature sensor with high sensitivity  
An temperature sensor circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the temperature sensor comprises an input circuit with a current mirror for forcing a current down a reference stage and an output...
8534914 System and method for estimating the junction temperature of a light emitting diode  
A method of estimating the junction temperature of a light emitting diode comprises driving a forward bias current through the diode, the current comprising a square wave which toggles between high...
8523427 Sensor device with improved sensitivity to temperature variation in a semiconductor substrate  
A sensor device formed on a semiconductor substrate. The device comprises a thermal radiation sensor including a sensing cell and a referencing cell which are co-operable for providing a first...
8517605 Bimetallic integrated on-chip thermocouple array  
An integrated circuit chip is defined by a stack of several interconnected layers. The integrated circuit chip includes at least two layers of dissimilar metal patterned to define an array of...
8496378 Dram temperature measurement system  
A converter comprising a comparator having a first input operable to receive a first signal, a second input operable to receive a second signal, and an output, a switch for sinking a portion of the...
8496379 Systems and methods for determining device temperature  
Circuitry for measuring and/or monitoring device temperature may include a first node coupled to ground, and a second node and a first resistor coupled in series to ground and in parallel to the...
8480300 Device for analyzing a beam profile of a laser beam  
A device for analyzing a beam profile of a laser beam includes a carrier plate, a plurality of first temperature-sensitive measuring elements, in particular diodes, which are arranged in a...
8480297 Ear thermometer  
The present invention provides an ear thermometer that irradiates liquid crystal with backlight without increasing a battery capacity, to make a body temperature displayed with the liquid crystal...
8471565 System and method for output flux measurement of light emitting diode  
A method of estimating the output light flux of a light emitting diode, comprises applying a drive current waveform to the LED over a period of time comprising a testing period. The forward voltage...
8449179 Temperature detection system  
Provided is a temperature detection system which is low in cost. The temperature detection system includes a plurality of temperature detection ICs (10) for detecting an abnormal temperature and a...
8449174 Method and apparatus for chuck thermal calibration  
Wafer temperature is measured as a function of time following removal of a heat source to which the wafer is exposed. During the wafer temperature measurements, a gas is supplied at a substantially...
8449173 Method and system for thermal testing of computing system components  
Some embodiments provide a system that tests a computing system. During operation, the system monitors a temperature of a component in the computing system while running a series of calibrated...
8442712 System and method to thermally protect a transistor in an electric drive vehicle  
An electronic system for an electric drive mobile machine includes at least one transistor that emits heat, a pressure detector that generates a pressure signal, a temperature detector providing a...
8434941 Temperature measuring sensor and method of producing same  
A method of producing a temperature measuring sensor including an insulating substrate having a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface including a first area and a second area, and a...
8430562 Device and method for evaluating a temperature  
A method for evaluating temperature is disclosed. The method includes setting a configuration of a configurable delay line out of multiple possible configurations, and delaying a first input signal...
8425115 Multi-layered thermal sensor for integrated circuits and other layered structures  
A compact resistive thermal sensor is provided for an integrated circuit (IC), wherein different sensor components are placed on different layers of the IC. This allows the lateral area needed for...
8425113 System and method for remote temperature sensing  
An apparatus and method are disclosed for temperature measurement that includes performing a first ΔVbe measurement of a first temperature of a diode circuit comprising a transistor and, ...
8419273 Array element for temperature sensor array circuit, temperature sensor array circuit utilizing such array element, and AM-EWOD device including such a temperature sensor array circuit  
An array element for a temperature sensor array circuit. The array element includes a switch transistor; and a temperature sensor element having an impedance which varies as a function of...
8419274 Fully-on-chip temperature, process, and voltage sensor system  
A fully on-chip temperature, process, and voltage sensor includes a voltage sensor, a process sensor and a temperature sensor. The temperature sensor includes a bias current generator, a ring...
8414187 Pyroelectric temperature sensor and a method for measuring a temperature with the pyroelectric temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor includes first and second lower electrodes, a ferroelectric layer having polarization, a semiconductor layer; and first to third upper electrodes. The second upper electrode is...
8403559 Two-terminal semiconductor sensor device  
Provided is a two-terminal semiconductor sensor device with which an external device having low circuit or element accuracy may be used. An output voltage (VOUT) of the two-terminal semiconductor...
8398304 Multiple sensor thermal management for electronic devices  
A device includes a current source circuit to separately provide a first current and a second current and a thermal detection device coupleable to the output of the current source circuit. The...
8376611 Circuits and methods for temperature detection  
A temperature detection circuit includes a sensor, an integrated circuit (IC) chip, and a resistor. The sensor is operable for sensing a temperature. The IC chip can compare a sense voltage...
8371750 Physical quantity detecting apparatus  
A physical quantity detecting apparatus includes a plurality of physical quantity conversion circuits, an output selection circuit and a signal conversion circuit. Each of the plurality of physical...
8371749 Temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor includes a compare subject voltage output unit, a temperature range decision unit, and a temperature signal output unit. The compare subject voltage output unit is configured...
8348505 Self-calibration circuit and method for junction temperature estimation  
The present invention relates to a calibration circuit, computer program product, and method of calibrating a junction temperature measurement of a semiconductor element, wherein respective forward...
8308359 Semiconductor device having variable parameter selection based on temperature and test method  
An apparatus including a temperature-sensing circuit. The temperature-sensing circuit can include an amplifier. The amplifier can include a positive input and a negative input. The negative input...
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