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8935586 Staggered start of BIST controllers and BIST engines  
Each register in each built-in self-test (BIST) controller contains a BIST controller-specific start count value that is different from at least one other BIST controller-specific start count. A...
8848858 Integrated non-volatile monotonic counters  
Some embodiments include a counter having a first generator to generate signals having different frequencies, and a second generator to generate counter values of the counter. Each of the counter...
8826061 Timer, method of implementing system time using a timer, and integrated circuit device including the same  
A method of implementing a system time in an electronic device using a timer is disclosed. The method comprises storing a first count reset value in the electronic device; increasing a count...
8664933 Frequency measuring apparatus  
A frequency measuring apparatus includes: a counter section adapted to count a signal including a pulse signal for a predetermined time period, and output a binary count value corresponding to a...
8643440 Electric circuit, sensor system equipped with the electric circuit, and sensor device equipped with the electric circuit  
An electric circuit includes: a reference signal generation circuit that generates a reference signal based on a first oscillation signal that is an oscillation signal of a first oscillation...
8575914 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Frequency measuring apparatus
 
A frequency measuring apparatus includes: a counter section adapted to count a signal including a pulse signal for a predetermined time period, and output a binary count value corresponding to a...
8508213 Frequency measurement device  
A frequency measurement device for measuring a frequency of a signal to be measured including a pulse signal, includes: a signal multiplier section that multiplies the signal to be measured by n...
8461821 Frequency measuring apparatus  
A frequency measuring apparatus includes: a high-order digit calculation section adapted to measure an input signal and output a high-order digit value of a frequency value of the input signal; a...
8426797 CMOS readout architecture and method for photon-counting arrays  
Embodiments of the present invention include complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) readout architectures for photon-counting arrays with a photon-counting detector, a digital counter, and...
8248773 Portable electronic device and unlocking method thereof  
A method executes an altimeter function to unlock a portable electronic device. A user can move the portable electronic device in an up-down direction to set a predetermined changed height for...
8203327 Device for counting oscillations of an oscillating temporal signal  
A device for counting oscillations of an oscillating temporal signal. The device comprises means for counting all the alternate crossings of a positive threshold value and of a negative threshold...
8175213 System and method for setting counter threshold value  
A system and method for configuring threshold values for fixed time delay counters of a System on a Chip (SoC) uses a reference clock signal and one or more frequency sub-range control signals...
8064567 Method and device for the incremention of counter statuses stored in memory cells of a memory  
A method for the incrementation of counter statuses in memory cells, which are arranged respectively in rows and columns of a first memory adds a “1” to the memory content of a memory cell of a...
7945399 Capacitive detection systems, modules and methods  
Capacitive detection systems, modules, and methods. In one embodiment, time interval measurement(s) are generated that are monotonic functions of the capacitance(s) of capacitive sensor(s) in a...
7873139 Signal processing device  
A signal processing device includes a detecting part that detects intensity of an input signal, a timer part that includes a time constant circuit and measures time based on a time constant of the...
7866566 Method for operating a tachograph and tachograph for carrying out the method  
In a method for transferring data from a tachograph (1) onto a smartcard (3), the smartcard (3) is moved out of and back into the tachograph (1) by an electromotive drive (8) as a function of...
7797115 Time interval measurement for capacitive detection  
Capacitive detection systems, modules, and methods. In one embodiment, time interval measurement(s) are generated that are monotonic functions of the capacitance(s) of capacitive sensor(s) in a...
7770081 Interface circuit for a single logic input pin of an electronic system  
An interface circuit for a single logic input pin of an electronic system, comprising a decoder for converting a pulse coded signal applied to said pin to a sequence of logic low and logic high...
7714571 Method and device for estimating variations of the position of the rotor of an electric motor  
A method estimates variations of position of the rotor of a motor having a plurality of uniformly spaced sensors that generate a position pulse at every rotation by a pre-established angle of the...
7653170 Electrical circuit for measuring times and method for measuring times  
An electrical circuit used for measuring times is disclosed. In one embodiment, the electrical circuit has a counter, a decoder and a multiplicity of time trap elements. At least the counter and...
7610175 Timestamping signal monitor device  
A signal monitor device that detects a signal propagating on a signal line and that generates a timestamp when the signal is detected. The timestamp may be used in a variety of applications...
7502703 Calibration of the fundamental and harmonic once-around velocity variations of encoded wheels  
A method of calibrating once-around and harmonic errors of encoded nips is provided. An encoder with an index pulse is used to measure the velocity and rotation of the driven wheel or idler. The...
7482827 Integrated circuit with testable clock circuits  
An integrated circuit (1) that comprises an internal clock circuit (12) with a clock output for clocking functional circuits (10) of the integrated circuit (1). The integrated circuit is provided...
7457709 Systems and methods for particle counting  
Systems and methods consistent with embodiments of the present invention provide a method for the measurement and analysis of particle counts in flow cytometry and hematology instruments. In some...
7283926 Counter circuits and distance estimation methods  
Counting circuits applied to distance estimation for ultra wideband (UWB) application, in which a first counting unit generates a sequence of pseudo-random number series not including zero, a...
7243169 Method, system and program for oscillation control of an internal process of a computer program  
A method for reducing oscillations of an output value associated with a program to be operatively coupled to a data processing system. The program having an internal process configured to read an...
7000162 Integrated circuit phase partitioned power distribution for stress power reduction  
Disclosed is an integrated circuit device, comprising: a first power rail for supplying power to first latch and a circuit during a first clock phase; a second power rail for supplying power to a...
6978411 Memory test system for peak power reduction  
A memory test system for peak power reduction. The memory test system includes a plurality of memories, a plurality of memory built-in self-test circuits and a plurality of delay units. Each of...
6934652 On-chip temperature measurement technique  
A temperature monitoring technique that eliminates the need for bipolar devices. In one embodiment of the present invention, a long-channel MOS transistor is configured in a diode connection to...
6882697 Digital counter  
A digital counter with a dial position having a hardware part which determines the n lowest-value bits of the dial position and a software part which determines the remaining higher-value bits of...
6865703 Scan test system for semiconductor device  
There is provided a scan test system comprising: a semiconductor device including a scan register connected between an input/output pin on an analog input side and an internal system logic; a...
6839397 Circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing high-frequency synchronous digital circuits  
A circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing high-frequency synchronous digital circuits, especially memory chips, is described. A p-stage shift register which is clocked at...
6828817 Testing device included in the electrooptic device  
The invention provides an electrooptic device and an electronic apparatus, in which the electrical characteristics of many thin-film switching elements formed in a substrate to support an...
6617610 Semiconductor integrated circuit  
In a dynamic-type semiconductor integrated circuit in which precharge and evaluation operations are preformed per cycle, an IDDQ test and a light detection test can be conducted during an...
6453250 Method and apparatus for detection of missing pulses from a pulse train  
A method and apparatus for detection of missing pulses from a repetitive pulse train including signal detection circuits for capturing the rising and/or falling edges of an input signal,...
6385273 Device for testing clock pulse generating circuit  
A testing device for checking a clock signal generated by a clock pulse generating circuit. The clock pulse generating circuit outputs a clock signal and a multiplied clock second signal. The...
6385272 Method of counting microorganisms and device for accomplishing the counting  
A filter on which living bacteria are captured is processed with an extraction reagent and a luminescence reagent. The state of luminescence of the filter is photographed by a television camera 1...
6333958 Advanced electronics for faster time-correlation analysis of pulse sequences  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for improving the precision of at least one of neutron coincidence counting and neutron multiplicity counting. The method includes the steps of:...
6330297 Semiconductor integrated circuit device capable of reading out chip-specific information during testing and evaluation  
A semiconductor integrated circuit device has a data holding section for storing information, a counter for counting the number of externally applied pulses, and a comparison/verification section....
6285730 Dust/particle monitor  
The invention relates to dust/particle monitors, and particularly but not necessarily exclusively to a method of monitoring fine particles harmful to humans in working environments. Equipment and...
6188742 Event counter and method for driving a circuit device  
An event counter is disclosed which, in one embodiment, provides a reaction timer to time a user's response time to an event. In a second embodiment, the event counter provides a counting device...
5937023 Method and circuit for detecting small variations in capacity via delay accumulation  
The present invention relates to a method for detecting a minor variation of capacity via accumulation and a circuit for detecting the same. An oscillated pulse signal is generated by a delay...
5586130 Method and apparatus for detecting fault conditions in a vehicle data recording device to detect tampering or unauthorized access  
A system and method for detecting fault conditions within a vehicle recording device are disclosed herein. The fault detection technique may be implemented in a vehicle in which are incorporated...
5309087 Air core gauge, multi-frequency pulse width modulator system therefor  
A pulse-width modulation system provides means for controlling dual-coil, air-core gauges at a various rates over 360 degrees. The system moves a dial needle from one octant of the gauge to the...
5293774 Shaft breakage detection apparatus  
Sensors are provided for monitoring the speeds of a turbine and a compressor interconnected by a shaft. Signals from the sensors are used to control the direction of counting of a counter. If the...
5245873 Capacitance-type material level indicator and method of operation  
A system and probe for indicating the level of material in a vessel as a function of material capacitance comprising a resonant circuit including a capacitance probe adapted to be disposed in a...
5245311 Logical comparison circuit for an IC tester  
In the case of setting one comparison timing in one operation period, a select signal is set to the "0" level, by which first, second and third counters are each put in the state of operation of a...
5191295 Phase shift vernier for automatic test systems  
A phase shift vernier for providing an output signal with continuously variable delay based on an input phase delay is disclosed. The apparatus comprises delay value means, a ring oscillator, a...
5185709 Apparatus and method for measuring pressure changes within pressure vessels  
Apparatus and methods for detecting pressure changes within the chamber of a pressure vessel are disclosed. The apparatus includes a pressure transducer which is gauge-referenced to atmospheric...
5123034 Automatic anomalous event detection  
An automatic anomalous event detection method uses a pair of counters to count the occurrence of main triggers simultaneously with the occurrence of advanced triggers indicative of anomalous...

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